Daily SEO copywriting candy: February 4, 2009

Social Media News

The sun is back :) But it’s minus 15 degrees Celsius.  Umm, BRRR! I know, it seems like I’m a tad obsessed with the daily weather, I’m not sure what that’s about. Maybe I have cabin fever! I feel the need to get out and socialize, make sure the world is still carrying on through the blizzards … so that’s today’s theme – social media – enjoy!

  • Check out Greg Finn’s latest Let’s Get Social column, which gives insight on what to expect from your social media campaign. He also sheds light on some negative aspects of social media. The cons of social media made me think of Drew Barrymore’s latest movie quote, “And now you just have to go around checking all these different portals just to get rejected by seven different technologies. It’s exhausting.” I hear ya, Drew!
  • Today is Facebook’s 5th birthday – Happy B-day, FB!  Has it really been five years already? Take a quick peek at how Facebook used to look in the early days, and check out their “Thank you” gift available in the Gift Shop.
  • Created by ex-Googlers, FriendFeed is fairly new on the scene, with less than 1M users. They’re gaining momentum, though, and just launched a new search tool yesterday. Marshall Kirkpatrick explains the new features in his article, “How to Use the New FriendFeed Search for Social Media Intelligence.”