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30 Social Media Sites, Tools, Posts and Articles that I Bookmarked from 2010

Direct Marketing Observations

2010 was a heck of a year in so many ways wasn’t it? Well, rather than have you sort through the 14 thousand bookmarks in Delicious, I saved you the trouble and am sharing my favorites of 2010. 12) From March of 2010, David Armano , from Edelman, rolled out a pretty good deck himself about the need for the uncommon in social media. know it was for me. Common sense silly.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

2010 by far was the biggest year yet in the Internet Marketing realm. Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!), Facebook SEO Ranking Factors, 2010 Study Results (aimClear): Wow, the depth of this report is incredible.

Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Read on to learn how social media is changing PR, how pitching bloggers is different from traditional media outreach, how to optimize press releases for search and online distribution, which tools should be in your social PR toolbox and more here in some of the best articles and blog posts on social PR of 2010 so far. Quoting a recent study from Cision and George Washington University, Todd Defren reports that “an overwhelming majority of reporters and editors now depend on social media sources when researching their stories. Like what? How Is PR Changing? Digg this!

The State of the Blogosphere 2010

Brian Solis Home Articles Business – Marketing PR 2.0 – New Communications Social Media Speaking Books Appearances About The State of the Blogosphere 2010 December 13, 2010 View Comments The question we ask ourselves when examining the state of the blogosphere is whether or not the cup is half full or half empty? If drinking from the glass, it is then half empty. startups.

The Blogosphere in 2010

Social Media Marketing

I just found the State of the Blogosphere in 2010 report over at BlogHerald. It would seem that their report is still a few weeks away. It's chock full of lots of data about blogs and the bloggers who blog them, taken from the BlogPulse survey that includes over 150,000,000 blogs. See if you can guess what #1 is.) Typically, this is a function that was handled by Technorati.

50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

You’ll find the answers to these questions and many more here in 50 of the best Twitter tools, posts, how-to guides and rants of 2010 so far. Jennifer Laycock reports some fascinating statistics and insights from a HubSpot study, revealing factoids such as: the average Twitter user has about 300 followers and follows 170. So what are the best ways to use Twitter for business?

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Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Americans spent nearly a quarter of their time online on social networking sites and blogs in 2010, up from 15.8 At its current rate, Twitter will process almost 10 billion tweets in 2010. According to MarketingSherpa research, marketers working in social media report an average 27% conversion rate for organic search traffic, while those not using social media reported a 17% rate.

What’s the law around aggregating news online? A Harvard Law report on the risks and the best practices

Harvard Law report on the risks and the best practices By Kimberley Isbell / Sept. 8 / 10:30 a.m. [So much of the web is built around aggregation — gathering together interesting and useful things from around the Internet and presenting them in new ways to an audience. This entry was written by Kimberley Isbell , posted on September 8, 2010 at 10:30 am , and tagged Abrams v. AFP v.

The Fifteen Classes of the Social Business Software Suite (Q4, 2010)

Although I started a list , my partner Marcia Conner specializes in this space, and has an upcoming research report on this topic, follow her on Twitter to learn more. Read the Social CRM report to learn more. Share This Post: This entry was posted on Sunday, October 3rd, 2010 at 9:39 am and is filed under Social Media. looking forward to the upcoming report!

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How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on May 5, 2010 Share As much as Facebook may not be kind to businesses , it’s still a tremendously valuable business tool. Want one? Thanks!

Social Media Adoption by Top 10 Media Agencies

Social Media Citizens

Case Studies & Reports Social Media News Trends Social Media social media adoption social media case study social media reserach top social media agenciesThe 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?

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > How to Get an Influencer’s Attention How to Get an Influencer’s Attention by Tamar Weinberg on March 24, 2010 Share Influence is everywhere, but it’s up to you to spot it. and the Silicon Alley Reporter. Do be direct.

35 Great Social Media Infographics


pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 35 Great Social Media Infographics by Pam Dyer on March 3, 2010 Share Here’s a collection of terrific social media infographics that might come in handy. It’s very helpful to use infographics in presentations, reports, articles, etc., to convey concepts. April 2010 von bayernonline [link] [.]

31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Economic conditions may have been tough in 2010, but there was no shortage of online innovation. Lithium also includes response assignment and reporting tools. social media monitoring tool that tracks your brand and keyword searches across Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Youtube, Google Buzz, Blogs, and News, and reports results hourly. Create video emails? Create animations? Klout.

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Social Media Monitoring Tools – 2010 Review (intro)

Over the last few weeks we’ve been carrying out detailed tests and analysis on 7 social media monitoring tools – Alterian , Brandwatch , Biz360 , Nielsen My Buzzmetrics , Radian6 ,  Scoutlabs and Sysomos – so that we can provide an in-depth review of the tools and a comprehensive report laying out the pros and cons for each tool. Who’s using the tools and for what?

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Mark Walsh reports on company pages, another new feature added by LinkedIn in late 2010. Pauline Ores expands on the reporting in the post above with a close look at the new marketing features of LinkeIn company pages, implementation considerations, and musings on what LinkedIn may or should do next to capitalize on the unique strengths of its business-focused social media platform.

10 Free Social Media Tools Every PR Pro Should Master In 2010

Paratus Comms #CommsChat PR Daily Top Blogs Speaking / events Thursday, 8 April 2010 10 Free Social Media Tools Every PR Pro Should Master In 2010 By Adam Vincenzini (Note: Part 2 of this series is available here ) Im always a bit hesitant when it comes to writing posts about social media tools. However, on this occasion I think the tools / resources Im about to walk you through MUST be part of a modern communicators arsenal, if not today, then by the end of 2010. April 2010 23:19 cmom said. Regards, @_cmom_ 9 April 2010 01:09 Prateek Shah said. Pages. Thanks!

10 Free Social Media Tools Every PR Pro Should Master In 2010

Paratus Comms #CommsChat PR Daily Top Blogs Speaking / events Thursday, 8 April 2010 10 Free Social Media Tools Every PR Pro Should Master In 2010 By Adam Vincenzini (Note: Part 2 of this series is available here ) Im always a bit hesitant when it comes to writing posts about social media tools. However, on this occasion I think the tools / resources Im about to walk you through MUST be part of a modern communicators arsenal, if not today, then by the end of 2010. April 2010 23:19 cmom said. Regards, @_cmom_ 9 April 2010 01:09 Prateek Shah said. Pages. Thanks!

10 Best Posts of 2010

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This inspired me to do a quick 10 Best Posts of 2010 as we slide into the New Year. Using Content to Build Trust in B2B Marketing – In the recent Edelman Trust Barometer report they detail out how trust is rebounding in a handful of Western countries especially in the United States where trust in business jumped 18 points to 54 percent. Fire your Director of Social Media!

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The First Ever ViperChill Income Report

Viper Chill

Last year I wrote my 12th monthly traffic report and said it would be the last one ever. Instead, I will only be reporting on the money that I’m making with ViperChill. Since I’m going to be sharing these reports on a monthly basis, I should really comment on how I feel about making money with this website. ViperChill has almost 16,000 RSS subscribers (thank you!),

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools


pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools by Pam Dyer on April 26, 2010 Share Image via Wikipedia Social media is much more than a way to stay connected and to have fun: it’s a way to market yourself, your business, and your products and services. It takes just a few seconds to generate your free report.

55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

If 2009 was the year many marketers puzzled over, poked at and pondered incorporating social media into their marketing mix, 2010 was the year of diving in. Social Media Metrics and ROI. 6 Key Metrics for a Social Media Measurement Dashboard [Best of SEW 2010 #4] by Search Engine Watch. 78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far).

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2010 Digital Marketing Outlook

Social Media Marketing

The 2010 Digital Marketing Outlook contains some 70 pages of particularly poignant facts for the U.S. Here are some key takeaways worth calling out: Online Marketing Spending In 2010, two-thirds expect to spend the same or more than in 2009. The top priorities in 2010 will be social networks/applications and digital infrastructure. The beginning of the end of the banner ad.

10 Reasons Market Research is Critical to Social Media

Adam Cohen

Consumer segmentation models are typically owned in these groups, and often they are leveraged for behavioral patterns that help with the proverbial 4 Ps – Product, Price, Place and Promotion.  That stuff is important to the business, no doubt.  But those same companies need to leverage, not ignore, that insight available when fusing social media into the marketing mix they already have.

Free report: Who is talking about you in social media | Sherrilynne.

Sherrilynne Starkie

36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

It started 2010 with roughly 350 million users and is now on its way to 600  million. Derek Gordon reports on Mark Zuckerberg’s 60 Minutes interview and simultaneous release of Facebook’s new profile functionality. Mark Walsh reports interesting stats on Facebook’s continued growth in the U.S. It’s hard to overstate the impact of Facebook. As A.J.

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Content Sharing Trends in 2010 [Infographic]


In an interesting snapshot of the evolving world of media distribution, AddThis reports that Facebook’s piece of the sharing pie grew from 33% last year to 44%. The link sharing service AddThis , which announced last month that it’s now tracking the interests of more than 1 billion people across the Web , has created an infographic that breaks down the most popular destinations for content shared through its widget. Sites that utilize AddThis enable readers to send pages of interest to friends through more than 300 different methods. Facebook. The runner-up?

9 Takeaways from SME’s 2013 Social Media Marketing Report

Writtent Blog

Well, you’re in luck, because the Social Media Examiner just released their annual report, the 2013 Social Media Marketing Industry Report , and we’ve analyzed key takeaways from their survey of over 3,000 marketers that made the biggest impression. 1. HubSpot’s 2013 State of Inbound Marketing Annual Report found integration is lagging, particularly at enterprise organizations.

Altimeter Report Provides Facebook Page Guidelines, Benchmarks

Dave Fleet

In the latest of a series of practical and helpful resources for marketers, Altimeter Group has released a free report entitled The 8 Success Criteria for Facebook Page Marketing. The report also uses those criteria to evaluate the success of the Facebook pages for 30 well-known brands. Check out the report, and let’s add to it – what are your best practices?

How Marketers are Using Social Media for Business: New Report

Webbiquity SMM

Whatever questions you may have about social media marketing, you’ll probably find the answers in the 2010 Social Media Marketing Industry Report from white paper guru Michael Stelzner.  The report notes that “the question of whether social media works has dropped off the charts completely.&# One in three marketers said that measuring results and identifying best practices are their top questions about social media marketing. B2B marketers were slightly more likely to report increased sales than than their B2C counterparts. The Biggest Question.

Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Maya Wasserman offers expert guidance to successfully connecting with reporters and editors on Twitter, from focusing on individual journalists rather than publications and building a relationship before pitching to using PitchEngine and being brief (which is pretty much enforced by Twitter anyway). Cece Salomon-Lee reports on the progress PR firms are making in using social media for their own business as well as their clients’—&# eating their own dog food&# so to speak. Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far). Optimize company news for SEO benefit? Stars **.

Social Media Predictions for 2010

Social Media Marketing

I'm sure you've seen your fair share of social media predictions for 2010 by now. And while my posting is a little late, I hope I'm note treading too fine a line by waiting until 2010 hits before I make my predictions. Okay, so where does that leave us for 2010? In 2010, I believe we'll begin to see a contraction of networked relationships. Check. Check. Check.

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Australia: Number of Australians on Facebook 2010

Laurel Papworth

Australia: Number of Australians on Facebook 2010 is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. The Australian: Balanced reporting? (0). Well, the number of Australians on Facebook has shot through the roof. After sitting on 6 million for a while, we have 7,900,000 monthly active users, 6,900,000 over 18 years old. That’s quite a jump. It just keeps increasing.

PEJ Study Shows Print Still Primary Source of Original News Reporting

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk PEJ Study Shows Print Still Primary Source of Original News Reporting by Adam Sherk on January 11, 2010 The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism released a study today of the modern news ecosystem, examining a week of news activity in Baltimore, MD.

Report: Social Media + Email = More Power

Social Media Marketing

A new report from eMarketer shows how combining the strengths of email and social media can lead to better results. Now this report teases that out a little more. You can find the full report, Maximizing the Email/Social Media Connection , on eMarketer's site. You'll recall around these parts the discussion of " Silent E." Personally, I think it's about time. ow about you?

Social Media Strategy? Think Like a Reporter

Webbiquity SMM

Most of us have, through the classroom, TV shows or somewhere in life, learned about the reporter’s questions : who , w hat , when , where and why. It’s a challenging exercise, but one that can made easier by thinking differently—such as like a reporter. Yet developing such a strategy can be challenging; where does one start? Who else will be involved? Tweet? Digg this!

Content Sharing: the What and Why

Social Marketing Forum

The report also provides some interesting findings concerning the reasons why e-mail is used so often to share content: it offers a possibility of saving and sorting content, as opposed to the more real-time nature of social networks such as Twitter. The report also gives some tips and facts concerning the type of content that people share most and also how important it is to make your content share-worthy. Why do people share content? Content is an enormously broad concept that we use every day without really defining it. We seldom talk about what it is. Thus context.

Fans, Followers, or Subscribers: Which Are Better For Brands.


by Pam Dyer on September 21, 2010 Share Which one is it? According to a recent report (PDF) from digital direct marketing firm ExactTarget that compares Facebook and Twitter to e-mail, “e-mail, Facebook, and Twitter offer unique strengths to marketers and consumers alike”. Other key findings in the report 93% of U.S. Twitter or Facebook? Facebook or Twitter?

It’s 2015 and #PRDiversity Is Still An Issue

Waxing UnLyrical

Yet, despite our increased awareness, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) reported as recently as April 2014 that many companies still lack diversity training, budgets and metrics. 2010 census of PRSA’s 22,000 professional members shows that 14 percent of the membership self-identified as Hispanic, black/African American, and Asian/Asian American. Enjoy! Covey. Scary. And

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How Women Use Social Media [Infographic] | pamorama


pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact How Women Use Social Media [Infographic] by Pam Dyer on July 12, 2010 Share Social media sites are having a powerful effect on our lives. Women are online and interacting on social sites just as much — if not, more — than their male counterparts. Fashion/beauty/shopping comes in fifth. Corey J. Don’t you agree?

Survey Reveals Mobile Email Trends: Where Is Your Subscriber?

Social Marketing Forum

We are on the go and so is our inbox, according to a new report from eROI. Email marketing Mobile Research email marketing mobile marketing report trendsFor some time now the focus of email marketers has been getting to the inbox and making sure that the message is compatible with whatever email client the subscriber is using. Mobile devices started out at a reasonably slow pace, but this is accelerating as would a sled on an icy slope.

List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)

This is one component of Social CRM, which if you haven’t heard about, please read the report on the 18 use cases of Social CRM. In particular, this is an existing enterprise class vendor (previously I’ve published thorough research report on them) which bodes well to their level of potential levels of service, support, and market viability. like socialoomph too. Thanks!

22 Social Media Marketing Management Software & Services Reviewed - Online Marketing Blog

Objective Marketer - Offers social media marketing and analytics with integrated campaign management (Twitter, Blogs, Facebook, YouTube), multi-channel execution, engagement reports and user management. Here’s another useful list of SMMS was compiled in March 2010 by Jeremiah Owyang. Social Media Marketing is no different. Also offers a white label option for agencies.