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Chapter 7: Social Bookmarking and Crowd-Sourcing

Chapter 7 of the book is about social bookmarking and crowd-sourcing using news aggregators, where users can save and share their favorite Websites, and determine the popularity of a news story, blog entry, or Website through various voting and rating systems. The following excerpts are from A Survival Guide to Social Media and Web 2.0 [...]


Chapter 6: Social Networking and Microblogging

Chapter 6 of the book focuses on one of the most powerful social media strategies: social networking. These sites are incredibly effective outlets for finding new customers and readers, but if you don’t chose the right strategy, it’s easy to find your message spread thin. Below you’ll find a detailed explanation for creating and optimizing [...]


Bookvisions Blogger “Highly Recommends” Social Media Survival Guide

Self-proclaimed “social media dummy,” Linda of Bookvisions calls Deltina Hay’s A Survival Guide to Social Media and Web 2.0 Optimization “interesting and informative” in a recent review. She praises the accompanying resource CD for its detailed forms and charts, and additional reading and resources lists. Linda notes that the book is “written textbook style – [...]


Deltina Hay Talks on Social Media Topics in “Cover to Cover” Radio Interview

Hear Social Media Power owner Deltina Hay’s interview with Frank Gromling of Cover to Cover. Gromling spoke with Ms. Hay about social media and Web 2.0 topics and how it all applies to the book publishing industry in an interview that aired on WNZF NewsRadio Saturday morning, July 18. Listen to the interview here…