In The News

"PR Web"
July 22, 2009 Keep From Falling off the Face of the Internet: Deltina Hay, an expert in open source programming and founder of Social Media Power, has produced a first-in-class technical handbook to mastering the application and integration of Web 2.0 tools.
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"PR Web"
March 4, 2009 Social Media Experts Join Forces to Launch Consultancy: Socialmedia.biz Helps Companies Master the Social Web: Seven thought leaders in social media join forces to offer end-to-end solutions for businesses looking to succeed on the Social Web.
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"IBPA"
January 2009 Streamlining Your Presence in the Social Web: So, you followed the experts’ advice and set up your accounts on Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, LibraryThing, Shelfari, Bebo, GoodReads, Upcoming, JacketFlap, and every other got-to-have-it social flavor of the week-as well as your very own blog.
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"Independent Book Publishers Association"
August 2008 Build an Impressive Social Networking Presence: Social and professional networking sites like LinkedIn, Shelfari, Squidoo, and Facebook can be effective outlets for finding new readers; but, with so many to choose from, it is easy to find your message spread thin.
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"San Antonio Express-News"
July 12, 2008 Rackspace uses Facebook to recruit new employees: “Small businesses also have realized they can create a page on Facebook for free, said Deltina Hay, CEO of Social Media Power, based in Austin.”
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"PR Web"
June 30, 2008 Web 2.0 Development Firm Launches Interactive Guide --
Social Media Power Offers Hands-on Instruction on Social Media and Optimization:
Social Media Power launches a practical, solutions-oriented guidebook to social media and Web 2.0 optimization to benefit entrepreneurs, small businesses, authors, and small publishers.
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"Yahoo News"
June 30, 2008 Social Media Power Offers Hands-on Instruction on Social Media and Optimization: Social Media Power, a Web 2.0 development firm based in Austin, TX, announces the launch of a practical, solutions-oriented guidebook to social media and Web 2.0 optimization to benefit entrepreneurs, small businesses, authors, and small publishers.
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"PMA Independent"
February 2008 Web 2.0 and Social Media: A Practical Guide to the New, Live Web, Part 3: Collaboration: The public relations community calls collaborations “becoming part of the conversation.” With the new, people-driven Internet, it is not enough to put your content out there; you also need to be willing to give back.
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"PMA Independent"
January 2008 Web 2.0 and Social Media: A Practical Guide to the New, Live Web, Part 2: Sharing Sharing in the live Web can mean offering your content easily to other through blogging indexes, feed services, and media communities; sharing you Web experience with others can mean tagging the sites you find interesting on social bookmarking sites or developing mini-applications like widgets of mashups that others can use.
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"PMA Independent"
December 2007 Web 2.0 and Social Media: A Practical Guide to the New, Live Web, Part 1: Achieving Interactivity: Like it or not, the Internet is changing, and it is changing fast. The changes, however, favor individuals and small businesses, including authors and independent publishers.
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"PMA Independent"
November 2007
Why You Should Build a Social Media Newsroom, and What to Put in It: Imagine you had one place, just one place you could send the media, prospective reviewers, book buyers, distributors, fans- anyone at all who wanted to know all there was to know about you and your books.
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"Authors Access"
September 27, 2007 Deltina talks with Irene Watson and Victor Volkman from Authors Access about using social media for book promotion
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"Reader Views"
2007 Deltina talks with Irene Watson from Reader Views about social media newsrooms
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