Review of the Online Group Buying Industry
JANUARY 25, 2011
Group buying is a trend that had incredibly growth throughout 2010. Group buying, which refers to social buying or collective buying as well, is the buying an offer which has been significantly reduced, due to the fact that it is only valid if enough buyers are found. Here is a short review of these 2 key players in the online group buying industry. Share this on Facebook.
Why Facebook Breeds Voyeurism
FEBRUARY 19, 2011
Rachel Jonat recently shared why she quit Facebook , extracting in part: I want more from my friends than status updates. Rachel replied that she joined Facebook in 2006 as a convert from MySpace. Instead of calling people or seeing people I just watched them on Facebook. people who watch everyone else Facebooking. Why I Don’t Hate Facebook Anymore.
‘China’s Facebook’ Renren Seeks NYSE Listing [Data]
APRIL 22, 2011
According to AsiaTimesOnline.com , Renren, known as the “Facebook of China , will be listed in the New York Stock Exchange next month, raising up to US$584 million. literally “on-campus network ) is a Chinese social networking site with an interface similar to that of Facebook. Here is a break down of Renren, including demographic and traffic data. What is Renren?
Dear Facebook Friends, You're Doing it Wrong
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JUNE 23, 2010
Facebook, originally known as thefacebook.com, was a service that connected college students to their classmates and to friends in other universities. If you do so on Facebook, your account will likely be terminated especially if Facebook receives reports of misrepresentation. Facebook is a great tool for marketing your business , but only if you use it correctly.
“Reclaim Blogging”: Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook
AUGUST 22, 2011
Home Buy Art Here Stormhoek Winer(y) Hughs Book Daily Cartoon Email About Contact/Connect Home Hugh MacLeod Cartoons drawn on the back of business cards August 19, 2011 (3 days ago) “Reclaim Blogging : Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook. Earlier today I told everybody on Twitter and Facebook, that I’m leaving Twitter and Facebook. Facebook. Go me!
How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JANUARY 12, 2010
That doesn’t typically fly elsewhere (Facebook will kill the account), but Times Square on Friendster required 2 accounts at the time because I maxed out on the initial 500 person limit. I had many friends just like that. The High Point: Facebook In 2004, I joined Facebook and my behavior changed drastically. Facebook is mostly used for professional use. MySpace?
Evolving on Facebook From Then to Now
MAY 12, 2011
Reviewing my Facebook history from Day One (which you can learn how to download yourself ), I’ll guess I joined the social networking site in the spring of 2005 shortly after I gained an.edu email address in graduate school. Facts from my Facebook past… August 30, 2005: I wrote a message to someone for the first time. August 20, 2006: Someone wrote on my wall for the first time. November 5, 2006: Someone sent me an event invitation for the first time. Because search engines can see pages, so too can any person whether or not a Facebook user.
Australia: Senior Citizens on Facebook over 55’s
FEBRUARY 13, 2010
Facebook has seen a surge of 513% of Senior Citizens and over 55’s joining in the USA. Figures show that the number of older users of Facebook increased nearly tenfold in America last year, while university-age users declined by 55 per cent. Australian figures show that about one in five over the age of 55 is connecting through Facebook, with 550,000 logging in. Do you?
Search and Social Lessons from the Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference
JUNE 10, 2014
Among the first group of morning breakout sessions was “Using Social Media Analytics To Define ROI KPIs.” ” Grant Tilus and Katy Katz of Collegis discussed the virtual demise of organic reach on Facebook, and what to do about it. Facebook work best over lunch). 20% of searchers, on average, looked at the second page of results on searches back in 2006.
Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010
JANUARY 17, 2011
Facebook is the world’s most visited social media brand with 54% of the worlds internet population visiting the brand. More than 700,000 local businesses have active Pages on Facebook. Facebook, Twitter Growing As Video Referral Sources by MediaPost Online Media Daily. Are Twitter Followers Better Than Facebook Fans? Facebook reaches 57% of the U.S. Adam T.
Email Dashboard: Information Overload Research Group news wrapup
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 30, 2008
« Information Overload Research Group launches | Main. Information Overload Research Group news wrapup. We publicly launched the Information Overload Research Group yesterday, thanks to Matt Richtels NYC article Lost in E-Mail, Tech Firms Face Self-Made Beast (which was originally titled Creators of E-Mail Monster Now Try to Tame It - not sure which one I like better). Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Information Overload Research Group news wrapup : Comments. Information Overload Research Group news wrapup. November 2006. Email.
11 Myths of Social Media Marketing
MAY 24, 2010
On the consumer side, the largest cohort of Facebook’s user base is the 35-54 age group, and the fastest growing is the 55+ cohort. Certainly the tools are new: Twitter has only been around since 2007, Facebook since 2006, and even blogging has been popular for less than a decade. Share this on Facebook. Social media marketing is really hard. Argh, no!
Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JANUARY 5, 2011
Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations. Facebook. 11 Ways to Lose Your Job on Facebook (Jeffbullas.com): This section is about social media and hiring — how about the opposite? This post explores YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and Flickr. Facebook.
Facebook talks like a pirate. Movember and online community rituals
SEPTEMBER 16, 2010
Want to know how to change Facebook to Talk Like A Pirate? Whether it’s Facebook or Twitter or a blog or forum, always a great idea to agree in advance on viral spiked activities. First, Changing Facebook to Pirate Speak. Even people leaving the group can create a rituals of goodbyes and “remember when… reminiscing. Facebook talks like a pirate.
Open Research: A Framework for Social Analytics
AUGUST 14, 2011
After interviewing nearly 40 experts and working with Charlene Li and a bit of help from myself, she’s found six distinct use cases (see compass below) on how companies are measuring using these new toolsets. Why are social analytics so important? This is a new medium, and proof over re allocation of investment is key. The more you share it, the easier it is for us to produce more. Wowza!
Driving Long-Term B2B Growth with an Omni-Channel Presence
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
Now, most businesses offer other communication channels, including email, customer portals and chat windows, and some also use social media like Twitter and Facebook to communicate with customers and manage support. The company was sold in 2006 to Avid Technology (Nasdaq: AVID). Guest post by Robert C. Johnson. Image credit: i-SCOOP. Robert C.
Make Your LinkedIn Profile Work for You | chrisbrogan.com
Buzz Marketing for Technology
SEPTEMBER 30, 2008
Use the groups features and find groups where you might want to contribute. Swing by [chrisbrogan.com] for more posts in the series, and if you have topic ideas, feel free to share them, as this is a group project, and your opinion matters. It helped me a lot setting up a group about my passion who was joined by 1000 people. What also helped me was joining groups of open networkers such as Toplinked. The great thing about these king of groups is that invites are welcomed and you can introduce yourself to a lot of interesting people. December 2006.
How the @ and the #hashtag Took Over Social Media
JANUARY 17, 2014
The @ symbol made its debut on Twitter in 2006 and Facebook added the ability to mention people using the @ symbol in 2009. Now, the symbol is used across nearly all social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Google+. Groups of users would be labeled with a #, such as #women for a group of women who were chatting. Social Media and Kids.
As Twitter Locks Out Developers, a New Site Welcomes Them
SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
In the early days, I created a group of friends who we still refer to ourselves as the posse. Maybe it’s a phone call for some or a Facebook update for others. But if you were on Twitter in the early days (I’m talking 2006 and 2007), it feels very much like it did then. It won’t come to a surprise to many of you that I love Twitter. As they should. IFTTT.
5 Tips for Blogging in the Post RSS Era
JANUARY 22, 2011
Building a successful blog in 2006 depended on building a loyal readership via RSS. It has to resonate though the clutter on Twitter, Facebook, groups, usenets, emails, etc., Again, it’s important to be a part of a group of people as opposed to talking at them. ( image by the Bilerco Project ). The latter arguments are sound. But the dynamics have changed.
What's the R.O.I.? A Framework for Social Analytics
SEPTEMBER 3, 2011
To help, Susan Etlinger ( @setlinger ), my colleague at Altimeter Group , recently published an open research report, “ A Framework for Social Analytics. The report opens puts ROI in context to help you focus on business value in your social media efforts: “What is the ROI of social media?” We are not all part of the business in-group that understands these things. & I.
The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012
SEPTEMBER 10, 2012
As the CEO and Founder at TalentCulture Consulting Group, Meghan connects talent with technology companies as well as being an accomplished speaker and author. Our group is responsible for setting the strategy for the company’s global digital brand presence on cisco.com , social web sites and mobile. A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter. sacevero.
Digital grassroots: the Internet fights back
NOVEMBER 4, 2012
It was during the 2006 election that first signs that a grassroots movement was taking hold were spotted, according to Geist. This was when groups first started to come together to self-organize online.”. From then the movement grew: The Fair Copyright for Canada Facebook Group was launched in 2007 and soon had 90,000 members. PLEASE LIKE MY FACEBOOK PAGE.
Social Media and Electronic Discovery: A New Nightmare
MAY 5, 2011
Electronically stored information (ESI) created new discovery, so in December 2006 the United States Supreme Court and U. S. The 2006 FRCP changes further increased the potential penalties for the destruction, alteration or failure to preserve evidence. High volume and usage (“everyone” is on Facebook). Electronic Discovery. According to Wikipedia, discovery is. Call to Action.
The Three C’s of Social Content: Consumption, Curation, Creation
NOVEMBER 8, 2010
On Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, et al., we were attracted by the promise of reigniting forgotten relationships and enamored by the sparking of new connections. To this day, it’s widely regarded in its ability to help us understand the need to create targeted content designed for the groups of individuals who each process information differently. call this behaviorgraphics.
Nielsen Report: Blogs Still on the Rise | ClickZ
MARCH 13, 2012
Latest Facebook Cannes Sports Politics & Advocacy UK & Europe. Consumer-generated blogs have continued a strong upward trend since the company began tracking them in 2006, according to the U.S. While Facebook continues to be the social media juggernaut, dont count blogging out. Facebook had 139.1 By the end of 2011, the Nielsen/McKinsey company had tracked over 181 million blogs around the world, up from 36 million in 2006. Facebook Marketing Conference: Whats On Tap? Facebook. Facebook. Facebook. ClickZ.asia. SES Events.
How to get “Custom Customers”
MARCH 30, 2010
As my college blocks every video site except Facebook videos, I had to catch up on the videos I missed while I was away for three months. Market only to that select group, and sooner or later everyone and their cat will hear about you. Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me How to get “Custom Customers March 30, 2010 by Taylor Marek As I am writing this, I am currently home from college on spring break. How do you get customers? Well, to put it bluntly, you MARKET to them. deal closed.
Interview with Community Manager: Jonas de los Reyes from Yahoo!
Social Media Citizens
MAY 12, 2011
You can follow Jonas on Twitter , Facebook and Linkedin. G: How did you build your experience as community manager? J: For me, it was a combination of things happening in my career that stirred my path to community management. have seen companies deepen their engagement with their communities through a Flickr group or a Yahoo! Jonas de los Reyes is a lead community manager of Yahoo!
The Fifteen Classes of the Social Business Software Suite (Q4, 2010)
OCTOBER 3, 2010
Social Platforms: Social Networks (organic): There’s a large group of social networks all across the globe but Facebook continues to take dominance in adoption. Much how Facebook offers this on the newsfeed we’re seeing similar features from vendors like Chatter, SocialText, Gist. See how I segment these vendors into specific sub classes.
Use of Social Media to Inspiration for All Businesses
FEBRUARY 2, 2011
For example, Southwest Airlines do the following: - Team members handling Facebook activity sign their names to their responses. Southwest tries to share “real” content on topics customers are thinking about relative to flying. - It encourages localization with 20 local station Facebook pages covering specific Southwest airport operations groups.
How a Social Media Evangelist Became a Social Media Realist
Social Media Strategery
OCTOBER 15, 2012
You can buy thousands of Facebook likes. And there are all too many social media experts, ninjas, and gurus ready to help them get on Twitter, start a Facebook page, and check in on Foursquare. When I first started using social media professionally back in 2006, it was because I recognized that these new tools could fundamentally change the way organizations communicated and collaborated. When did I become the guy who gets tired of social media? haven't blogged here in more than a month. I'm substantially less active on Twitter than I used to be. Poor Q1 sales?
35 Great Social Media Infographics
MARCH 3, 2010
Facebook vs. Twitter 6. The Facebook Juggernaut 29. Visualizing 6 Years of Facebook 32. The World Map of Social Networks Tagged as: Facebook , Illustrations , Infographics , Metrics , Social Media , Social media infographics , Social Networks , Statistics , Twitter davidsaffir very well done! will be promoting your site on my Facebook Fanpage: [link]. Anyone?
Six Steps to a Remarkably Powerful, Personal Network - Liz Strauss at Successful Blog - Thinking, writing, business ideas. You're only a stranger once.
Buzz Marketing for Technology
SEPTEMBER 29, 2008
This relational group will be a much smaller subset of the network of folks that you know. network built from relationships that are carefully tended is likely to become a remarkable group of lifelong friends and colleagues. In the age of Facebook, Plaxo and LinkedIn, it is all to easy to start thinking of the network as numbers. Standard networks are collecting numbers (Facebook etc)= quantity, truly effective networks are about relationships = quality. December 2006. November 2006. October 2006. September 2006. August 2006. Karin!
The State of the Blogosphere 2010
DECEMBER 13, 2010
On Facebook this month, the average user created 90 pieces of content and contributed to the more than 30 billion pieces of content (web links, news stories, blog posts, notes, photo albums, etc.) The second largest contingent of bloggers have done so for 2-4 years, followed by a group of dedicated writers who have been at it between 4-6 years. If pouring, it is half full. startups.
List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)
OCTOBER 31, 2010
How it works: Three simple features In the most basic sense, these management tools do the following: 1) connect with social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn. 2) Allow the manager to quickly publish from one location to each of those channels, some provide ability to customize to each channel 3) Aggregate and Manage social data. Facebook integration offers in-line commenting.
Best Social Media and Digital Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 2
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
Also noted: • One in four Americans watches a YouTube video every day. • 53% of employers now research candidates on social networks before hiring. • 71% of companies now have a presence on Facebook. times each, on average, across all sharing channels, so content shared by large groups of people reach a wider audience than content passed along from others.” hours to 6.3 hours.
The Business of Social Media: B2B and B2C Engagement by the Numbers | Brian Solis
JANUARY 13, 2010
However, B2C businesses dominated engagement within Facebook and MySpace. They meet online and then form little groups in the real world. An example of this is the ‘wake me up’ groups where students txt/IM each other at, for example, 5.30m, to get each other out of bed and start the day ‘together’. If you’re working in B2B, perhaps this post will provide you with value. Please!
100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media | chrisbrogan.com
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
Facebook and/or MySpace are useful social networks where you can build outposts (see next list). Build RSS outposts on Facebook. Another promotion tool: use the status section of LinkedIn and Facebook. Swing by [chrisbrogan.com] for more posts in the series, and if you have topic ideas, feel free to share them, as this is a group project, and your opinion matters. Chris, when you discuss making Facebook an “Outpost, are there any other RSS/etc. Thank you. I’ve been looking for a good RSS parser for Facebook for a lone time. December 2006.
The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases
JUNE 29, 2010
And from what I can tell the PRWeb archive dates from 2006 so that is a good way to check press releases from just the last four years. Any phrases that are sometimes hyphenated are grouped together with the non-hyphenated version (e.g. We see this type of marketing speak over and over in press releases and promotional materials. chose PRWeb over PR Newswire, Business Wire, etc.
Brand Monitoring, Social Analytics, Social Insights
OCTOBER 3, 2010
These technologies scrape and aggregate what’s being discussed by a topic, channel, or group and derive alerts and workflows. Commodity technology. I started a list in 2006 , yet now there are over 145 indexed by E&Y employees. Social data is overwhelming. More customers, buyers, and consumers are creating content everywhere they go. Social Analytics Intelligent.
Niches, Starfish, and Circles: The Potential of Google+
AUGUST 15, 2011
We share different content on LinkedIn than we do on Facebook or on Twitter. The key is to find a way to easily separate our contacts into different groups. Whether we realize it or not, we are actually creating groups of contacts and distributing information to the correct groups, without much thought given to the benefits of a digital tool to structure these groups.
Social Media "Pioneers" Tell Why
Diva Marketing Blog
AUGUST 1, 2013
And even my early experiments in marketing via the social web channels that existed at the time (pre-Facebook, pre-Twiiter, etc.) Paul Chaney, Chaney Marketing Group - It was an outlet for personal expression, and a way to scratch my writing itch. Drew McLelllan, McLellan Marketing Group - I was curious -- and it seemed like the right time to jump in. Ghostbusters. Update.
How to Integrate Social Media into Your Website with a Homeland Embassy Strategy
Convince & Convert
MAY 14, 2013
Is it okay for a company or brand to engage on Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin but be antisocial on their own website? Michael Dell spoke about the issue of proximity in an article in Forbes back in 2006: The first step was to add blogs and message boards in the hope that irate customers will talk to the company rather than gripe to the whole Internet. The option just doesn’t exist.