3 Things to Learn From Tumblr About Social Media

In August, telecommunications company Verizon sold social network and microblogging site Tumblr to WordPress owner Automattic for approximately $3 million. It was, many publications noted, a massive loss on their part. Just two years ago, they purchased the site for $1.1  billion. Most agree that their purchase of the platform was a complete and utter failure. 

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How to Respond to Negative Publicity on Social Media

Have you heard of the Streisand Effect? 

If not, we’ll start the piece off with a bit of a history lesson, courtesy of the Economist. In 2003, singer and actress Barbara Streisand sued the California Coastal Records Project. The organization – whose photographic library features images of nearly the entire California coastline – included photos of Streisand’s cliffside Malibu mansion.

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Why You Should Never, EVER Spin Content

As you already know, content is king.

All things being equal, a business with a steady stream of fresh content will inevitably outperform a business that generates no content at all.  Through blog posts, videos, and other materials, you can provide value to your audience beyond your core products and services. You can generate engagement, bring in more traffic to your site, and ultimately help to build a community around your brand.

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