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Looking backwards and Forwards: What we’ve learnt in 2011 vs what’s next in 2012

Gemma Went

So it made sense to give it another airing and ask some clever comms folk the following questions: What was your biggest learning from a comms perspective in 2011? Marketing PR Social Media Tips 2011 trends 2011 learnings 2011 comms review 2012 comms forecast 2012 predictionsThis time last year I ran a ‘looking backwards and forwards‘ post and it was pretty popular. What is your one key comms forecast for 2012? … Read more.

How to Build the Perfect Facebook Fan Page, 2011 Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The new layout, rolled out to all Pages on March 10, 2011, gives over a full two-thirds of Page real estate to the Page owner: The Perfect Fan Page Leverages ALL the Available Opportunities. This is a guest post by Tim Ware, owner of HyperArts. You can follow Tim on Twitter or on Facebook. Much More Screen Real Estate! The Profile Picture. Does it work well with the images in the Photostrip?

Startups To Watch in 2011

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Startups rapportive Startups To Watch in 2011 storific supermarmite this or thatThe most successful startups are able to stay a step ahead of their competition by analyzing the current trends to predict the next hot application that will captivate the public. One way to get a few ideas of where to go with your new business venture is to take a look at recent successes. Already sold?

The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Watch next month (close to Father’s Day) for the Nifty 50 Men of Twitter for 2011. Few phenomena have ever spread as far and grown as rapidly as social media; obviously, this has tapped into something essential to our nature. What is it? The answer may come from the email marketing field. That is what has driven social media adoption. Jennifer Aaker. aaker. Diana Adams. adamsconsulting.

The Corporate Social Media Summit 2011

Mindjumpers

In June 2011, they will be holding The Corporate Social Media Summit in both New York and San Francisco. The State of Corporate Social Media 2011. Earlier this year, they also released the report called “The State of Corporate Social Media 2011”, which presents and analyzes the results of an extensive survey the company has conducted with corporate social media practitioners.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In January of 2011, I said that I’d make our Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 subscriber only. This year, I am pleased to bring back our Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 thanks to an excellent sponsor, HubSpot. New Edition of the Ranking Factors for 2011 is Now Live !: SEOmoz It’s my birthday and I have some great news! And I did. wget, curl, Xenu, etc.)

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

Webbiquity SMM

Read on for answers to these questions and more from some of the best minds in social media in some of their best blog posts and articles of 2011 so far. 2011 Trends: Make Your Corporate Site A Social Media Hub by Business 2 Community. 2011 Predictions: Top 12 Reasons Businesses Will Fail at Social Media by FruitZoom. Are These Social Media Trends of 2011 Part of Your Strategy?

The Top 3 ‘Big Ones’ in Social Media 2011

Mindjumpers

Tweet Closing in on the end of 2011, I have listed the three big “events” that in my opinion have lead to important development within the field of social media. If you have been following f8 for the last few years, I think you will have to agree that the announcements of the 2011 conference were the biggest in years. 2011 was the year when Page took over as CEO at Google.

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My Top Posts of 2011 on SEO, PR and Social Media for Publishers

Adam Sherk

Nevertheless, here are my top 10 posts of 2011 by pageviews: Which NBA Teams Have Seen the Most Growth on Twitter and Facebook? Looking at my 2011 posts, it is interesting that a sports topic got the top slot since that’s not a major focus for me. Fewer PR Organizations Plan to Increase Focus on SEO and Social Media in 2011. Original idea! Is LinkedIn the New Old Boys Network?

#FollowFriday: January through June 2011

Spin Sucks

For the last two Fridays of the year, I thought I’d do something a little bit different and fun. With the help of my work wife,  Patti Knight , we compiled a list of all of the #FollowFridays for the year. This week is a list of everyone featured January through June. And next week we’ll do July through December. Joey Strawn can be found on  Twitter  and blogging at  joeystrawn.com.

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

Webbiquity SMM

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. Is a Blog Still Important in 2011? Social Media 2011 Just The Stats by Reciprocate Karen Emanuelson shares research from HubSpot showing that there are 10.3

20 Social Media Trends for Business in 2011

Dave Fleet

Tweet 20 Social Media Business Trends in 2011. View more presentations from Dave Fleet. One of the great things about working in the digital space right now is observing the many changes constantly occurring. This week, I had an opportunity to pull together some of the key social media trends I’m seeing for a presentation at an event in Waterloo. Trend #1: Integration.

Discounted Tickets for BlogWorld & New Media Expo in NY (May 24-26, 2011)

Idaconcpts

Deal: Registration to 2011 BlogWorld & New Media Expo. Date: May 18-24, 2011. This May 24-26, 2011, BlogWorld , a conference specifically for bloggers and social media specialists, will be taking place in New York. Deal: Registration to 2011 BlogWorld & New Media Expo. Date: May 18-24, 2011. Landing Page: [link]. Landing Page: [link].

Best Facebook Marketing Tips, Techniques and Tools of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

Find the answers to these questions and many more here in more than 30 of the best articles and blog posts on Facebook marketing of 2011. How to Build the Perfect Facebook Fan Page, 2011 Edition by techipedia. You know the statistics : Facebook is the most popular method for sharing online content. It’s approaching one billion users worldwide. ” Ouch. Mark R. More Inc.

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2011 Spin Sucks #FollowFriday Recommendations

Spin Sucks

FollowFriday Social Media 2011 #followfriday Spin SucksWoo hoo! It’s the last #FollowFriday of the year. Last week I listed the January through June #FollowFriday friends. Today I’m listing the July through December recommendations. Actually, I don’t know that Shrek started July off (though it would be easy for me to figure out). With that nonsense, here they are. Think.

2011 NBA Playoffs: Head-to-Head Twitter Matchups by Klout Score

Adam Sherk

Since I like looking at the social media presence of NBA teams I thought I’d run the 2011 playoff teams through the beta version of the new Klout to see how the fare against each other. The Lakers’ 84 also gave them a close victory over Miami, making them the 2011 NBA Klout champions : Will they make it happen on the court? In the second round the Magic proved no match for the Bulls.

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3 new social media resolutions for 2012 and a couple from 2011 that still need attention.

Akamai Marketing

That said, I am glad I wrote my resolutions for 2011 as it gave me focus. Here’s my 2011 scorecard: ? Fine This is the 2nd year that I’ve published my social media resolutions. Reading over last year’s resolutions I’m proud to say that I stay committed to each of them fairly well, though I some I outright failed at doing one of them. failed. Yahooo!! ? Social

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How to Get the Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In 2011, this list is becoming more exclusive and only those who sign up will get this great content. Sign up today to get in on this amazing opportunity at the super low rate, available for a limited time. [ How to Get the Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 is a post written by Tamar Weinberg. ]. Every year, I spend hundreds, perhaps thousands of hours reading articles on Internet Marketing for my annual Best Internet Marketing Posts blog post. Over the last five years, hundreds of URLs have been carefully collected and selected for inclusion in this post. Like this post?

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Google Zeitgeist 2011

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Zeitgeist 2011 took place from last Sunday night until the end of Tuesday and I was thrilled to be invited back. google zeitgeist 2011. This is the one event that I hope I never have to miss. Last year, I was fortunate enough (re: I have no idea how it happened!) to get invited to Google Zeitgeist in Arizona. It is by invitation only and, by the looks of it, only 400 people attend).

2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Women

Blue Focus Marketing

Cheryl and I thought it would be a great idea to collaborate on this special social media project – and so the process began for creating the 2011 #Nifty50 List of Top Twitter Women. Maybe next year… Watch next month (close to Father’s Day ) for the #Nifty50 Men of Twitter for 2011. What is it? The answer may come from the email marketing field. Amber Buhl.

Eleven Digital Trends to Watch In 2011

SocialFish

Eleven Digital Trends to Watch in 2011. Location, Location, Facebook – If 2010 belonged to solely Foursquare, it’s likely that Facebook will rain on their parade in 2011. Out of the many social media-related trends and predictions posts I’ve been skimming lately, this is by far the one that makes the most sense to me from a social business standpoint. Relationship-building, too.

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list. Now, along with Tom Pick ( @TomPick ) and myself, we would like to introduce the recipients of the 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Award.

B2B Blogging Trends 2011: Towards an Integrated Approach

Conversionation

You can read a summary of the trends and their thoughts and tips in the B2B Blogging Trends 2011 white paper. B2B Blogging Trends 2011. In many organizations, blogs are still seen as almost separate entities. Several other organizations have no blog at all. included). Should a company blog? Should employees blog? There are no “musts” in business. They should be obvious by now.

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Steve Jobs, 1955 - 2011

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Here's to the crazy ones. Thanks for being one of craziest of the crazy ones. iSad. (my thoughts on Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs , from August: Steve ). heres to the crazy ones. steve jobs. apple herestothecrazyones rip stevejobs

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LinkedIn’s Announces First Earnings Call (Q2 2011)

Idaconcpts

On 08/04/11, LinkedIn reported their financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. Business & Marketing Social Media first linkedin earnings call LinkedIn linkedin earnings call linkedin gaap linkedin ipo linkedin q2 2011In the second quarter, the company saw record levels of members, unique visitors, and page views, while top line growth accelerated.

The Great Twitter Purge of 2011 Or Why I Have Decided To Unfollow Everyone & Start Over

Jason Yormark

The time has finally come.  I think I always knew that I’d have to do some sort of Twitter house cleaning, but based on my last blog post, and some folks like Michael Hyatt and the mighty Chris Brogan who have pioneered by braving the backlash, I think I’m ready for a purge myself.  So starting today, I begin unfollowing everyone on Twitter with the help of SocialOomph. You follow me? 

The Great Twitter Purge of 2011 Or Why I Have Decided To Unfollow Everyone & Start Over

Jason Yormark

The time has finally come.  I think I always knew that I’d have to do some sort of Twitter house cleaning, but based on my last blog post, and some folks like Michael Hyatt and the mighty Chris Brogan who have pioneered by braving the backlash, I think I’m ready for a purge myself.  So starting today, I begin unfollowing everyone on Twitter with the help of SocialOomph. You follow me? 

ONE SOCIAL MEDIA PREDICTION FOR 2011…YES, 2011

Myrland Marketing

About a year ago, Twitterville author Shel Israel wrote a blog post titled “My Predictions for 2011″ on his blog Global Neighbourhoods. One of his predictions that resonated with me at the time was Number 9. Shel wrote: “The Chinese government will accelerate its suppression of free speech on the Internet. Simultaneously, more Chinese people will bypass the government [.].

47 Books For Your 2011 Reading List

Dave Fleet

Tweet Looking for books to populate your reading list for 2011? also reached out to you – the readers of this site – for suggestions on what to read, and they obliged. I was so pleased with the results that I’m doing the same in 2011. Here are a few to think about. Once again, I reached out for suggestions – this time to people on Twitter. Winning - Jack Welch.

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Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

The 11 Twitter Tools and Apps I Use Every Day in 2011 by Business2Community. In just a few short years, Twitter has transformed from an odd little sort of public IM service where people posted what they just ate for lunch or what their cat was doing at the moment into one of the big four social networks and a significant channel for news, PR & marketing, politics and more. Twitter Tools.

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Curation a Key Theme in B2B Blogging Trends in 2011

Aggregage

The new white paper – B2B Blogging Trends in 2011 has been released. Several of the contributors pointed out that a big challenge in 2011 is rising above the noise.  At the same time one of the primary challenges for blogging is the effort involved in creating quality content in an on-going basis. That’s why Yann Ropars tells us that: 2011 is often cited as the year of ‘curation’. Certainly one of the big trends is curation.  Clearly one of the ways to address this is discussed in Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation. Curation

2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men

Blue Focus Marketing

Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 )  present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list.  These men are indeed using Twitter to rewire and reorient the Web.  But, by no means, is this list complete. Adam L. Andres Silva A.

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Marketing Trends for 2011

Blue Focus Marketing

Engagement, interactions, Tweets, Likes, and earned media all count.  In 2011, it’s more about measuring the true value of social media.   Apple’s FaceTime becomes widely popular as the way to have a conversation.  In 2011, marketers start to invest in more ways to reach the growing millions of smart phone users.   “It’s all about protecting and nurturing the brand&#. R.E.M.

Top 11 Social Media Marketing Blog Posts of 2011

Firebelly

Here are the top 11 social media marketing posts on the Firebelly blog in 2011 based on number of views. Facebook For Business Tip #1: Pages not Profiles. Social Search: Tempur-Pedic “Ask Me” Commercial. 9. Facebook For Business Tip #8: Wildfire Contests. 8. Gettin’ Unique With QR Codes. 7. Make Your Social Media Sharing Buttons Effective. 6. Facebook for Business Tip #4: Custom “Tabs”. 5.

‘China’s Facebook’ Renren Seeks NYSE Listing [Data]

Idaconcpts

As of 2011, it has about 160 million registered users. Here are some important demographic and traffic data of Renren.com for 2011, courtesy of Brian Chappell from Ignite Social Media. 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. What is Renren? Takeaway.

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The Five Business Books That Shaped 2011

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I'm also a bit of a business book geek, so in the spirit of the Holidays Season, year-end lists and "top 10 of 2011" linkbait posts, the world seems primed for. The 5 Business Books That Shaped 2011: Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson ( Simon & Schuster - October 2011). " Poke The Box by Seth Godin ( The Domino Project - March 2011). Great By Choice by Jim Collins and Morten Hansen ( HarperBusiness - October 2011). The Lean Startup by Eric Reis ( Crown Business - September 2011). What are you business book picks for 2011? if that).

Deconstructing Your Social Business Plan For 2011

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    Posted by David Armano on Sunday, January 02, 2011 in Social Business | Permalink Reblog (0) | | Digg This | Save to del.icio.us | | Comments Deconstructing Your Social Business Plan For 2011 It's 2011 and as you gear up for planning initiatives for the new year, it's the best time ever to take a step back and think about what needs to be done before you take action.

The Slideshare zeitgeist 2011

SocialFish

SlideShare Zeitgeist 2011. Loving this quick slide deck showing some stats of the most popular presentations on Slideshare this year. Looks like slides are definitely moving away from Powerpoint Hell… yay! View more presentations from Rashmi Sinha. Presentations Social Learning

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11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Here are 11 concrete ways I think the environment in which B2B Marketers operate will evolve in 2011. Around this time last year I wrote about the 10 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2010 and while I would say 7 out of 10 have already materialized and the others are on their way. So that begs the question – what’s on the horizon specifically for B2B Marketers next year? Enjoy! Tweet This!

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SXSW 2011: Strong on Networking; Less on Content

Dave Fleet

I just arrived home from South by Southwest Interactive after six days down in Austin, Texas. Given that my voice has pretty much deserted me after numerous days trying to have conversations in overly noisy places, I thought I’d get some of my thoughts on the conference down on “paper&# for you. Networking Mecca. Tips: Don’t just hang out with people you already know.