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The Fantabulous Lists of Social Media Case Studies

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I’ve been browsing through the lists of top social media case studies and I thought I am going to share  some of the top sites with you: Casestudiesonline.com by Tod Maffin. List of Social Media Marketing Examples by ( [link] ). Social media case studies by  ([link] ). Social Brand Index by ( [link] ). WOMMA’s Case Study Library by ( [link] ). The Association Social Media Wiki’s List by ( [link] ).

Interview with Social Media Influencer: Tamara Littleton

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Tamara Littleton is CEO of eModeration , a moderation and community management company which works directly with worldwide advertising agencies, third sector clients and media brands including MTV, ITV, 02, Nokia and ESPN as well as leading agencies like Ogilvy, Saatchi & Saatchi, Euro RSCG, Wieden and Kennedy and Publicis. They could be followed by bots and teenagers for all we know.

Why is Grandma Using Facebook and Uncle Joe Using Twitter? 10 Social Media Statistics That May Surprise You

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The social media landscape is changing at a rapid rate.  The reason?  More people are joining the “social media game” everyday… some who you wouldn’t even expect! Here are the top 10 social media statistics that just might surprise you: 3 out of 5 Facebook users access the site more than once per day AND the younger the user, the more they log on. Even more interesting?

5 LinkedIn “Must Haves&#

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With everyone going on about the wonders of Facebook and Twitter, our poor friend LinkedIn sometimes gets left out in the cold.  While not one of the most visible sites, it is definitely one of the most powerful.  With millions of people from all over the globe taking part in the conversation on LinkedIn, it is definitely a place online where your audience thrives. Want people to call you? 

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

Build up your image on YouTube

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The social impact of online videos has been widely reported. One of the latest examples is Rebecca Black, who became a YouTube phenomenon since her “Friday” music clip hit the Net. The teenage girl is now featuring on superstar Katy Perry’s new video “Last Friday night” , premiered this week on VEVO. Thus making a big impact on the online video scene can provide you a golden ticket.

Interview with a social media influencer: Joost de Valk

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I had a great chance to interview Joost de Valk the all rounded online marketer who is going to be speaking at Fusion Marketing Experience event organized by our friends at Social Marketing Forum. Enjoy! Joost de Valk is Web Development and SEO expert whose clients list ranging from large corporates, such as eBay , Conrad Electronic and Salesforce.com, to smaller web based ventures.

6 Social Media Mistakes… and How to Avoid Them

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With all of the information out there about social media, it is tough to know what to pay attention to and what to take with a grain of salt. Yet even with all of this information, we all still make our fair share of mistakes when executing our social media marketing campaigns. Mistake #1: Lack of Research on the Platform. This is a very important one. Where is your target market?  Focus! —-.

The Most Liked Business in Shoreditch

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I am very excited to announce that we at Nearby Digital are starting a new project for local businesses called ‘the most Like’d business in Shoreditch’. We think it is going to be a great opportunity for people working in this area to get to know each other better and have a bit of fun as we also doing a competition of most Like’d business picture on our Facebook page. How is it going to work?

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Social Media Adoption by Top 10 Media Agencies

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The world of social media is maturing. People have adopted the new means of communication, companies are experimenting with the new business tools, but how the heart of the media industry is adopting to a new social landscape? Well it is quite strange, but not so well. Full document on Scribd. Sources: Campaign “Top 50 Media agencies” + Netprospex “Top 50 Brands in Social Media”.

How Effective is Social Media as a Fundraising Tool?

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As more and more businesses are jumping on the social media bandwagon, it’s only natural that many non-profit organisations regard it as an essential tool in their fundraising arsenal. To complicate things further, in order for any social media initiative or campaign to be successful, significant investments in time and staff are necessary. News Strategies

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Interview with Community Manager: Emma Gannon

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Emma Gannon is currently a global  community manager of Dove Facebook. Emma has experience of community managing blogs, Twitter and Facebook pages for international brands. Emma has a strong interest in writing, whether it be for her  personal blog , reviews for online magazines, or contributing articles about social media to the  Edelman digital blog.  It should always be organic).

Interview with Social Media Influencer: Karen Asoyan

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Karen Asoyan is the head of the Corporate Communications Department at MegaFon , one of Russia’s leading mobile operator, a company that unites 57 million customers across Russia. Socailbakers ranks MegaFon as one of the most social media-friendly Russian brands with accounts in Facebook as well as Twitter , Live Journal , YouTube and Russia’s leading national social network VKontakte.

CEO Today: Interview with the co-founder of Flip.to – Brian J. Kent

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Brian is the co-founder and product lead of Flip.to. He’s been breathing life into web products for over 10 years as a hybrid developer/designer. As a Brooklyn-born, engineer by schooling, world traveler by preference, visionary by self-proclamation, Brian is a proponent of social media, travel and new technology bridging the two. Here’s an example of how it works for hotels. Just as Flip.to

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

10 Ways to Tweet Locally

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So you’re tweeting away on Twitter about your latest blog…posting links to industry related articles…engaging with people, and so forth. You’ve followed some of your favorite folks, tweeted about your favorite place to eat sushi, and others are now following  you. Like the dentist in Calgary and the life coach in Scotland. What about the users in your own backyard? How do you find geographically closer prospects who may be interested in your offer? Top Ten Local Tweeting’ Tips: 1. Twitter Search. Type in your city’s name to access a list of Twitter users in your region. Why not Tweetup?

Interview with Social Media Influencer: Tom H. C. Anderson

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Tom H. C. Anderson is the founder and managing partner of Anderson Analytics , a full-service market research consultancy that takes a “next generation” approach to research by fusing advanced analytics and traditional methodologies with leading edge technologies. Named the “Uncrowned Father of Web 3.0 Tom served as the elected U.S. Conversely, they can also be influenced to some degree. are good.

Interview with Social Media Influencer: Gianfranco Cuzziol

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Gianfranco heads up eCRM at EHS 4D where his remit is to create first class eCRM programmes leveraging data, direct and digital expertise. He has a wealth of experience from both agency and client side with over 15 years in Direct Marketing focusing more recently on key email, social & mobile trends in a multi-channel eCRM Planning. remember a quote from Lyndon B. Why is it important?

Facebook Commerce Explained

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Just found this great video by WeExplainVideos called Facebook Commerce Explained – a simple review of the new trend that is changing business for good. It is a simplistic review, but that is what industry really needs at the moment as there are so many CEO who can’t still get it that Facebook can influence and will influence their sales.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

The True Social Media Revolution

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The influence of social media as a news platform until recently has far been underestimated. Businesses and individuals alike have been first on the social media bandwagon to try and monetise its uses. However, a different purpose has emerged in recent months. Social media has become an icon of revolution throughout the world. This was a small feat in comparison with its role in 2011.

Interview with Community Manager: Jonas de los Reyes from Yahoo!

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Jonas de los Reyes is a lead community manager of Yahoo! in Southeast Asia. Jonas has over 10 year experience in online marketing and is very passionate for all things social media. Jonas also blogs at his personal site. The first was blogger relations. The second thing is public speaking. That speaking engagement led to another invitation which led to another. The third is customer service.

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Interview with Social Media Manager: Hristina Hristova from Acronis

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Hristina Hristova is currently working for Acronis as a global social media manager for consumer products. Hristina’s background is in social media and publishing – Hristina was a founding member of Groupon UK , and worked for the social buying giant as a social media strategist. Hristina’s interests include all things digital, web and graphic design, as well as typography.

10 Suggestions to Making a Killer Facebook Page

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So…do you need Facebook pages? Here are some reasons why: *Branding:  These pages are a wonderful way to develop your professional brand on Facebook without taking away from your own PERSONAL profile. This allows you to have the best of both worlds without hurting your brand positioning. Newsfeed Visibility:  Again, this is a main reason why these are powerful. This is very powerful! Have videos?

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

Discover just how easy it is to boost SEO with social media.

Interview with Community Manager: Ben Bateman from Square Enix

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Ben Bateman is community manager from Square Enix. An energetic and highly talented gaming specialist interested in all aspects of game development. Currently Community Manager for Codemasters, supporting all boxed titles including DiRT 3, Operation Flashpoint Red River, F1 2011, and Bodycount. often find out new strategies or ideas through what they’re tweeting about. Are you building a franchise?

Interview with Social Media Influencer: Trey Pennington

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­ Trey Pennington is a marketing pro, business connector, and storyteller for business who’s passion is helping people uncover their hidden treasures and put them to work. He uses social media to connect with audiences around the globe. HubSpot ranks his Facebook profile as one of the most influential in the world and his Twitter profile in the top 0.01%. Trey helped start ten Social Media Clubs in the US, UK, and Australia and routinely speaks to groups about using social media to make connections and have conversations that lead to commerce.  The tide seems to be changing.

"We" is a new "Me" by Simon Mainwaring (Video)

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It’s Friday so it’s time to relax and enjoy someone else’s great work. just wanted to share this cool promotional video of the book We First by Simon Mainwaring. It is just simple and great promotion and I bet it is going to be quite an interesting book to read for beginners. Consumer Behavior Trends "We" is a new "Me" Simon Mainwaring we first bok

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5 Tips to Better Facebook Pages

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It is not a surprise that so many  have been asking for more quick and easy tips to building and promoting your Facebook Pages – they are more popular than ever at the moment! For example, on my radio show, The Social Media Chef , a few weeks back we focused on Facebook Pages and the comments were through the roof. The next week I continued on the topic of Facebook Pages with yet another mountain of comments. Here are my top  5 Tips to Better Facebook Pages : 1.   Get Your Custom Facebook Page URL :  If you haven’t done this yet, it is free and wonderful.

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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The Digital World Is The Real World

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Ok probably it’s not only about social media, but digital world in general. just get sick and tired of people comparing online and offline worlds as completely two different entities. Now listen carefully there is no two worlds, there is one world and it’s called the planet Earth. Internet is not a world on its own it just technological extension of our normal lives. That’s my view about privacy.

Interview with Social Media Influencer: Robin Fray Carey

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Robin Fray Carey is CEO and Co-Founder of Social Media Today , one of the most popular social media news websites online. Social Media Today LCC also helps global organizations create purpose-built, B2B social communities designed to achieve specific, measurable corporate goals by engaging exactly the customers and prospects they most want to reach. Susan Scrupski for some time.

Paying for Twitter? Would You?

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Here is a good question: If you had to pay to use Twitter, would you still participate? Jeffrey I. Cole, the Annenberg School’s director of the Center for the Digital Future, explains, “Consumers really want free content without advertising, but ultimately they understand that content has to be paid for one way or another.” However, Cole continues, “Such an extreme finding that produced a zero response underscores the difficulty of getting Internet users to pay for anything that they already receive for free.”. 50% never click on online ads. Ecommerce sites are not affected by these findings.

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Why You Should Think Before You Type

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Human nature is a very complicated thing and many times our emotions can rule our actions.  I’m sure everyone, at one time or another, has had an awful day and snapped at someone at the office, on the phone or even over the dinner table. Now, these instances happen in real time, where the interaction is not documented (unless there is a hidden camera at the water cooler).  So if you make a mistake, you can apologize and smooth out the situation. Many times you can even improve on a poor first impression. But when it comes to online interactions, it isn’t as simple. They are totally wrong!

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5 Reasons Getting News Via Twitter Is All You Need

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Yes, I have a confession to make here. For about 9 months, I haven’t opened any newspaper or trivia, watched the news or listened to any news programs on the radio. Instead I am consuming all the news I am interested in from my Twitter stream day in day out. believe doing this has major benefits to my life and let me therefore share with you which: 1.) The World is a good place – Twitter tells me that. One major reason I think Twitter is all you need, is because I got sick of the negativity in the news. 10 people died there, hundreds injured over there. You probably knew that one already.

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What Are You Doing Wrong on LinkedIn?

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So you’re ready to get started networking on LinkedIn and converting those contacts to leads and partnerships. But what’s the best way to go about it? Think of LinkedIn as your online resume. It’s a spot for potential employers/clients to find out more about you. Make sure to completely fill out your profile (including an appropriate photo) and keep it updated. The more complete the better – LinkedIn profiles adds to your overall SEO power.) Don’t forget to ‘tag’ your profile with the appropriate keywords, as it will help others find you. Add LinkedIn to your email signature.

Converting Your LinkedIn Connections to Customers

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Last time you checked your LinkedIn stats, you had a good number of connections, and it seems to be growing every day. But what does it all mean? How can you take those numbers and turn your connections into business? Here are a few tips to get you started. Create a strong profile. Don’t even think of beginning a growth campaign without a strong profile. It’s the first place people go to learn more about you! Make sure your profile is not only complete, but thorough and engaging. Give and request recommendations. Reciprocate by recommending others as well. Join or create groups.

Crazy Virals: Go the F**k to Sleep – read by Samuel L. Jackson (Video)

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It’s almost Friday and I’ m already switching into “silly and unserious mode” so just wanted to share this crazy viral video with you before going to sleep A great effort by Samuel L. Jackson to promote his personal brand and have some fun. What do you think about this? Case Studies & Reports News Crazy Virals Go the F**k to Sleep Samuel L. Jackson top viral videos viral videos

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Interview with Community Manager: Helen Lynch from Yell.com

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Helen Lynch is a community manager at Yell.com, UK’s leading local search engine. Helen also blogs about technology and social media at Zath. You can follow Helen on Linkedin or Twitter. G: How did you build your experience as community manager? H: I started out in forums and IRC chat rooms, first as a user then as a volunteer mod and eventually moving into the role professionally. blog occasionally for various sites, most recently Zath.co.uk It’s fantastic to be able to throw a question out to your peers across the industry – both in the UK and around the globe.