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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.

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.

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?

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?

Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

laurelpapworth.com

Managing staff who participate in social networks. Not surprising - it goes a long way to protect the company from fallout if/when staff do ignore the social media guidelines in place. . Media companies: For Journalists entering into public debate  [link]. BBC Staff Editorial Guidelines Personal use of Social Networking and other third party websites   [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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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].

Debbie Weil on Corporate Blogging and Social Media

Debbie Weil

11 Tips To Thrive on Twitter | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

31 Responses to “11 Tips To Thrive on Twitter&# Oscar Del Santo says: September 10, 2009 at 6:26 am Great stuff Irene. Reply Irene Koehler says: September 10, 2009 at 9:39 am Thanks so much, Oscar. Reply Judith says: September 10, 2009 at 6:49 am Thanks for putting this together Irene. Reply Irene Koehler says: September 18, 2009 at 5:44 pm Hey, Imran. Take care.

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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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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.

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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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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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?

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.

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.

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.

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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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?

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.

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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.

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.

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?

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.

39 More (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

The notion of using social media for business has gone from cutting edge to commonplace in an amazingly short time. And for those laggard firms still resisting social media, recent changes by Google now make it all but imperative. Of course, there’s no single cookie-cutter approach to social media marketing that works for every enterprise. And again.

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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] ).

SEO and Social Media for Publishers: A Low-Rent Infographic

Adam Sherk

SEO and social media are now vital components of audience development for publishers of all shapes and sizes, but there are still huge opportunities for improvement. Related posts: My Top Posts of 2011 on SEO, PR and Social Media for Publishers. My Top 10 Posts of 2009 on News Media, SEO and Social Media. So maybe I’m on to something here.

Social media and selling snake oil | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

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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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.

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.

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.

Guest Blogging: The Ultimate Guide

Viper Chill

target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 107 Comments Diggy - Upgradereality says: December 21, 2009 at 2:26 pm Hey Glen! Reply Glen says: December 21, 2009 at 2:39 pm Hey Diggy, thanks I appreciate. Reply Glen says: December 21, 2009 at 2:33 pm If you’re talking about ‘how to woo a blogger’ then it’s funny as I have that into my “to link to folder&#.

Need Social Media Coaching?

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Need Social Media Coaching? October 27, 2009 by Taylor Marek Something has been on my mind for the past several years now. What does this have to do with Social Media? Well, hang on, you’ll find out… Everything changed in my world three years ago when I first learned about blogging, podcasting, vlogging, and something called, “New Media&#. Then I attended New Media Expo 2008. SOCIAL MEDIA!

Pepsi to drop Super Bowl Ads for Social Media?

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Pepsi to drop Super Bowl Ads for Social Media? December 23, 2009 by Taylor Marek Ah, the Super Bowl. Mashable just posted an article on Pepsi dropping the Super Bowl Ads in favor of a $20M Social Media Campaign. Anyone think the Social Media Revolution is still a fad, or are we going to wake up? I am dead serious. They know and have used all the traditional media and advertising outlets since the beginning.

The Corporate Social Media Summit 2011

Mindjumpers

Tweet Useful Social Media is a company that produces business intelligence products designed to help big businesses get the most of their use of social media. The company was established in December 2009 by Nick Johnson , and until now Useful Social Media has put together two conferences about social media in marketing and communications relation.

13 Signs That You're At a Tech Conference | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Related articles which may interest you: Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends Ready for Yet Another Social Platform? Korn says: November 28, 2009 at 5:33 am #14 – Google v Microsoft (or XXXXXXX v Microsoft) is actually a good reason for a fist fight – or its digital equivalent. If you are looking for a social media guru, youve come to the wrong place.

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.

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.