November 23, 2009

OutLoud: A new way to distribute your content

by Ayelet Noff

Last week Eytan Galai, brother of Yaron Galai (founder of Quigo, which was sold to AOL) came to our offices to show us all the latest that’s been happening with Outbrain. For those who don’t know, Outbrain has recently launched its revenue program OutLoud. For $10 a month, you can submit an interesting article to OutLoud. Outbrain will then take … Continue reading

November 16, 2009

An era of total transparency

by Ayelet Noff

Image by Polyvore.com With the new platforms of openness, all you need is social love These days we’re living a historian’s wet dream. We are consistently recording history through all our social tools. Our actions, feelings, thoughts, our everything, constantly being recorded. From where we are eating to what we are annoyed about to what it is that makes us … Continue reading

November 2, 2009

10 ways to improve Twitter lists

by Ayelet Noff

The brilliance of Twitter lists and suggestions for making them more powerful In my opinion Twitter is the best tool we have today to engage with others, spread a message, network, meet other likeminded people, and stay on top of the news, in any industry. The only aspect I’ve always found problematic on Twitter was the impossibility of organizing information. … Continue reading

October 26, 2009

Xsights’ new iPhone app brings print to life

by Ayelet Noff

Xsights is a new start-up that has just come out with its Light app for the iPhone, which enables its users to bring print to life. Xsights makes it possible to transform static printed items that can be captured through the cell phone’s camera into an interactive multimedia experience. (Disclosure: Xsights is a Blonde 2.0 client)

October 1, 2009

SimilarWeb launches three new features

by Ayelet Noff

SimilarWeb — the Firefox add-on that enables users to discover related websites similar to ones they are currently visiting — has now made it simpler than ever to find similar content that relates to the user’s interests. The three new features include Similar Articles, Recent Buzz, and Mini-Mode, which allow the user to further research and organize finding websites and … Continue reading

September 30, 2009

The Top Five Misconceptions About Social Media

by Ayelet Noff

In the years that I’ve been involved in social media, I have heard so many misconceptions and myths about social media that I am certain this article is long overdue. Here is a list of the top five misconceptions regarding social media: Misconception #1: Social media is only right for certain brands Often people ask me: “Is social media only … Continue reading