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Fire your Director of Social Media!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

At a recent ANA conference I was interviewing Brian Wallace VP of Digital Marketing and Media for RIM when I heard him say “2 years from now- if I still have a Director of Social Media – I should be fired!&# and after thinking about that I can’t help but agree with him. Said differently how do we make social part of the very DNA of the firm? What’s your view?

11 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Me to Unfollow You on Twitter

Almost Savvy

Like all social media tools, there is no one right way to use Twitter. Way to take the “social&# right out of social media. You don’t get that authenticity is a key component of social media success. Reply Keith (aka Tsudohnimh) says: July 11, 2009 at 10:31 pm Amen! I use these rules exactly as she stated them. Seriously.

65 Terrific Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

Last year, I assembled a collection of 35 infographics that told the story of social media at that time. That post proved to be so popular that I wanted to update it, including images that are still relevant and adding newer visualizations that illustrate more recent knowledge and insights into the social Web. The History of Social Networking. How Women Use Social Media.

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media > How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page by Tamar Weinberg on December 1, 2009 Share This is a guest post by Jesse Stay , founder and CEO of SocialToo.com and all around great Facebook Fan Page coder.

A Brief History Of Social Media

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Home Consulting About Contact Subscribe Social Media Rockstar Social Media Blog – ::Social Media Rockstar:: A Brief History Of Social Media by Brett Borders on June 2, 2009 S ocial media isn’t really “new.&# These early social media explorers built “ boxes “… homemade electronic devices that could generate tones allowing them to make free calls and get access to the experimental back end of the telephone system. AOL brought the social features on the web into the mainstream.

Corporate Social Media Reading List

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Corporate Social Media Reading List I’m a huge fan of social media. joined Twitter on June 30 2007 and after a few bumps in the road, I was addicted and even wrote a set of top twitter tips. I try to follow the trends and news around social media as best I can. That is until recently.

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2009 Tax Deduction Tip for Businesses

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me 2009 Tax Deduction Tip for Businesses February 23, 2009 by Taylor Marek With 2009 comes another year, and with a new year comes taxes. Taylor is a 21 year old New Media Visionary on a Journey to change the World. Time for all business owners to pull out their books and tally up everything. But before you send it into the Fed, here is a tip. Have you checked all your expenses? Mileage? Business lunch meeting?

Debbie Weil on Corporate Blogging and Social Media

Debbie Weil

How to Identify Your Own Top Trends of 2009

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk How to Identify Your Own Top Trends by Adam Sherk on December 22, 2009 Yesterday Facebook shared its Top Status Trends of 2009 , providing insight into what terms most commonly occurred in users’ status updates. Last week Twitter gave us their Top Twitter Trends of 2009 for categories like news events, people, movies, etc. And throughout December we’ve gotten top 2009 searches lists from Google , Yahoo , Bing and Ask. What sections, special features, individual articles, etc.

Gary Hayes Social Media Count

Laurel Papworth

Social Media statistics: Ever wondered how many people are blogging, uploading videos, tweeting right at this very minute ? Social Network activity measured in real time. You might want to factor that into the social media counter! The counter is wildly popular in Germany, England (The Guardian embedded it) and other parts of Europe, and the US is picking up on it now, as we speak (Wired embedded it).  I just thought that was interesting… Gary Hayes Social Media Count is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy.

Master List ?(A Wiki of Social Media Marketing Examples)?

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Social networks  Automotive  United States  David Bausola   Ford   Ford Drives U   Social networks  Automotive  United States  David Bausola   Ford   Scott Monty   Organization & staffing  Automotive  United States  Peter Kim   Ford   Twitter account   Microblogging / Microsharing  Automotive  United States  social brand index- twitter   Ford   FordDriveOne   Microblogging / Microsharing  Automotive  United States  Social Brand Index- Twitter   Ford   Where are the Joneses? adenin Facebook Page   Social networks  High Tech  United States  Meryl K.

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50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Social media marketing has gone well beyond the hype stage and is now mainstream business practice. Still, questions remain: how do I use social media most effectively across the enterprise? Which social media monitoring tools should I use? What social media developments and trends should I be watching? Can social media ROI really be measured?

The ROI of Social Media

Ari Herzog

Pam Moore created a Twitter chat last night and asked people to explain the return on investment of social media. Some responses: One thing I'll offer off the bat: ROI is vital, but not every social activity should have ROI. or email? Stop asking about social media ROI and start learning how to measure. Sometimes other KPI. getrealchat. A2.Yes.

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Association Social Media: The CFA Institute

SocialFish

The social media function at CFA Institute has grown in strategic importance over the years, and its location within our organizational structure has evolved along the way. This year, the social media team — along with our web team — joined the global marketing and communications division. The social media team should set strategy, of course. link]. link].

Why SEO is Easier than Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

However, the number of SEOs I’ve come across are much fewer and farther between than social media marketers. In fact, I hear the same SEO names every day; I learn of a new “social media expert&# twice a day. Despite this, social media marketing is much more difficult than search engine optimization. Social Media as an awareness builder?

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Back-up Your LinkedIn Information | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

What other questions do you have about LinkedIn or other social networking sites which you’d like me to address? 31 Responses to “Back it Up – Own Your LinkedIn Information&# Simon Hamer says: April 12, 2009 at 4:10 pm Nice piece of advice. Simon Hamer Reply Matthew Stack says: April 12, 2009 at 6:18 pm Hi Irene, Thanks for sending out the information on how to ?back-up?

How NOT to Run Your Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

Social media is a great tool for engaging with consumers. There are some fantastic examples of effective social campaigns and professionally-maintained accounts out there. Social media is very susceptible to human error, things are said in the heat of the moment without enough forward planning, and a large follower base can mean something goes viral in minutes.

Social Media Metrics Superlist: Measurement, ROI, & Key Statistics Resources

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Interactive Insights Group Interactive Insights Group helps companies use the Internet and Social Media to grow their business. Our blog offers resources, information, and advice on using social media to achieve your business goals. Boss asking about the ROI of your social media campaigns? What Results Can I Expect From My Social Media Campaign?

The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook by Tamar Weinberg on December 10, 2008 Share Social media mimics real relationships — in many cases.

Measuring Social Media ROI

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Measuring Social Media ROI by Pam Dyer on December 21, 2009 Share Companies and brands are finally beginning to fully embrace social media. As of December, about 25% indicated that they had reached the “strategic&# phase of their social-media efforts.

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Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

For anyone in marketing or PR being asked to make “data-driven&# decisions “based on the numbers&# (and doesn’t that include pretty much everyone in marketing and PR these days?), the sources below provide a vast wealth of data, statistics and research results, as well as a bit of interesting social media trivia. Social Media Facts and Stats. Adam T.

All of Seth Godin's Free ebooks in one place | Shuaism

Josh S Peters

Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » All of Seth Godin’s Free ebooks in one place All of Seth Godin’s Free ebooks in one place Written on September 16, 2009 by Josh Peters in Social Media 17 Comments - Leave a comment! Enjoy! Congrats on your book too!

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Innovation in Healthcare Social Media

SocialFish

ICF is doing a lot of great work around innovation in healthcare IT, as well as exploring how social media can help push the healthcare industry forward. ” Social Media – The Competitive Edge in Healthcare  [WHITE PAPER]. Social media platforms have transformed engagement in all areas of life, including healthcare.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Business , Google , Industry News , Internet , Interviews , Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media , Viral Marketing , Web Design > Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009 Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009 by Tamar Weinberg on January 5, 2010 Share It’s my birthday!

Social Media Ostriches – The Corporate Hypocrisy Of Blocking Employee Access To Facebook and Twitter

SocMed Sean

Flash forward to 2009, when every company realizes that email and Internet access are key tools for most back-office employees in the company to do their job. In short, by ignoring new technologies like Social Media and Social Networking, companies are not only burying their proverbial heads, but are actively engaging in hypocrisy regarding their messages to employees.

102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)

Webbiquity SMM

With 92% of companies now incorporating social media into their marketing efforts, it’s no longer sufficient to just “be there” on social networks. What do buyers really want from social media marketers? What is the source of the largest share of social traffic to websites? (It’s not what you almost certainly think.). Visual.ly ). 8.

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Corporate Social Media Reading List I’m a huge fan of social media. joined Twitter on June 30 2007 and after a few bumps in the road, I was addicted and even wrote a set of top twitter tips. I try to follow the trends and news around social media as best I can. That is until recently.

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Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

companies now use social media for marketing (though the figure varies widely based on size of company)? Get the details behind these stats and many, many more here in more than 40 of the best articles and blog posts about social media, search, budgeting and digital marketing research, facts and statistics of 2011 so far. companies now use social media for marketing.

Gartner: fake social media reviews

Sherrilynne Starkie

With over half of the Internet’s population on social networks, organizations are scrambling for new ways to build bigger follower bases, generate more hits on videos, garner more positive reviews than their competitors and solicit ‘likes’ on their Facebook pages,” said Jenny Sussin, senior research analyst at Gartner. Photo credit: Wikipedia). Related posts: Users flee MySpace.

Interview with Social Media Influencer: Karen Asoyan

Social Media Citizens

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. This social network was among the fastest-growing Web 2.0 Anyway, the main feature about new media is that it is a hybrid of personal and mass communication.

Small Businesses Have a Unique Opportunity in Social Media

Spin Sucks

And this kind of domain expertise translates incredibly well on social media. According to a recent study by Blue , 50 percent of small businesses report they have developed new leads from social media. So social is working for small businesses.  Social media is the perfect extension to what you’ve already been doing. Total real-ness. Meet Dave.

50 Ways to use Social Media, listed by Objective « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

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Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang Home About Speaking Research Media Contact Subscribe via RSS Connect with Jeremiah: twitter friendfeed linkedin flickr technorati Connect with Jeremiah on twitter @ spicedawg56 It is! Yet remember email is a social network. Collectual these folks own social media budgets: LIST [link] in reply to spicedawg56 1 week ago « Community Platform Pricing for New Clients Scorecard: Should Startups Have Community Managers? Collect case studies of social media success. Vote them up at social sites. Gently. Reblog them.

Business Cards - So Important or So Over?

Almost Savvy

Posted by Irene Koehler in Business , Networking on March 1, 2009 | 40 responses After spending much time deeply immersed in the high-tech, heavily wired world of virtual networking, it can become easy to overlook some of the “old school&# networking tools. Many of his business contacts are active social media users. Reply Jerlyn says: March 3, 2009 at 2:00 pm Great post.

Google News Optimization Tips

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Google News Optimization Tips by Adam Sherk on September 3, 2009 This week Google put out a video to give publishers more information on how Google News works and how best to optimize for it. Duplication and Novelty Detection – More credit is given to original sources of content.

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Debbie Weil on Corporate Blogging and Social Media

Debbie Weil

The Fantabulous Lists of Social Media Case Studies

Social Media Citizens

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] ).

Social Media Strategy from A to Z » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Business , Marketing , Social Media > Social Media Strategy from A to Z Social Media Strategy from A to Z by Tamar Weinberg on May 28, 2010 Share Social media might be old. Kirtsy and Other Niche Social Networks.