Social Marketing, Digg, Sphinn, Spam, Oh My

Social marketing offers so many advantages, however Scott Goodyear points out not to get carried away and become a spammer, however unintentionally

Scott Goodyear offers a great take on social marketing, Digg and Sphinn and what may look like spam to others.

Scott says in opening “While it is important to get the word out about your site or service far and wide, there is a fine line between submitting something interesting and spamming social sites like Sphinn, Digg, and others. Some are surprised to find out that some of their self promotional efforts may be construed as “spam”. In this post I want to point to an example that I saw over at Sphinn.”

I want you to go there and read the whole thing, Spamming Sphinn, Digg, and Others… as he did this well.

Spammers are turning their attention to social networking sites to hawk their products, according to Cloudmark, a messaging security company. As email antispam technology has improved, spammers have branched out to other areas, said Adam O’Donnell, director of emerging technology at Cloudmark. “The social networking side provided a fertile ground for spammers,” he said.

Also for anyone that delivers any email the Comast Feedback Loop is now active.