Tag Archive | "social bookmarking"

Using Social Networking in Tourism Marketing: Twitter

August 6, 2009 View Comments

What is it?
Twitter is a social networking site that allows users to answer the question “What are you doing?” in 140 characters or less. People have the opportunity to “Follow” people from all over the world to keep up with friends, headlines or even celebrity gossip. There is no limit of how many people can [...]

Using Social Bookmarking in Tourism Marketing: Digg

August 4, 2009 View Comments

What is it?
Digg is a social media site geared toward bookmarking. When users find what they are looking for online and like what they see, they have the ability to Digg it, or add it to a bookmarked list of other sites they enjoy. Users can search for articles online via a search box at [...]

Using Social Bookmarking in Tourism Marketing: StumbleUpon

August 4, 2009 View Comments

What is it?
StumbleUpon is a social media bookmarking site that allows users to keep all of their favorite sites they stumble upon in one place. Similar to Digg and Delicious, StumbleUpon allows you to search in categories of News, Photos, Videos, Arts, Business, Computers, Health, Fun, Lifestyle, Music, Science, Sports and Technology. You can also [...]

Using Social Bookmarking for Tourism Marketing: Mixx

August 4, 2009 View Comments

What is it?
Mixx is a social bookmarking site that allows its users to view a customized list of sites they want to see on the web. When you log in to Mixx, you see the top stories in each of the categories you want to see. Categories consist of Popular, News, Entertainment, Sports, Business, Life, [...]

Using Social Bookmarking in Tourism Marketing: Kirtsy

August 4, 2009 View Comments

What is it?
Kirtsy is a social bookmarking site that allows users to bookmark articles on sites they think are the most interesting, then put them in a popularity contest against each other. On Kirtsy, articles are categorized into articles about: Arts & Entertainment, Design & Crafts, Family & Parenting, Fashion & Style, Food & Home, [...]