An Introduction to Social Media for Business
AUGUST 23, 2016
Despite the growing popularity, social media for business is still put on the back burner for a lot of organizations. However, social media can benefit businesses of any size. Social Media for Business by the Numbers. Social media allows smaller companies to compete against some of the larger businesses to reach more customers. sponsored.
33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far
AUGUST 28, 2012
Given the widespread adoption of social media marketing practices, the “if” and “when” questions seemed to have now been resolved by most midsized and larger companies (and a lot of small companies as well). However, as the posts and articles highlighted below show, plenty of questions remain, such as how much should we budget for social media?
How to Write a Social Media Strategy in 9 Steps
FEBRUARY 22, 2015
Which Covers: Purpose vs Values, Tribes & Customer Avatar (Targeted Comms),Spaces and Platforms, Roles and Personal Brand Gamification, Engagement Life Cycles & Call To Actions, Key Influencers, Voice & Etiquette, Campaign & Activities, Rituals & Conversation Diary. Do you have to write a social media strategy for a client? Who, what , why etc.
The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
DECEMBER 10, 2008
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.
How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JUNE 16, 2010
Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself by Tamar Weinberg on June 16, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Kwame Boame.
A Brief History Of Social Media
JUNE 15, 2009
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. The first “tweetup type social media events were 2600 meetings.
What has Social Media Network done to us
Social Media Network Marketing
JUNE 10, 2010
Sections To Read Home Main Page Community - Social Media Network Online Who will benefit from this blog? Social Media Ne. About Me - Social Media Network Online Contact Me - Social Media Network Online Your Contribution To This Blog - Social Media Netw. What People Have To Say About Pervara - Social Med. Unported License.
How PR Pros Are Using Social Media for Real Results
OCTOBER 31, 2010
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What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing
OCTOBER 29, 2010
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Social Media Strategy: 10 Experts Reveal Their Secrets
APRIL 26, 2010
For example, you might not know that I helped one newspaper go from a limited social media presence to helping them hit the Digg homepage over 40 times. Together, these people have been involved in social media as long as anyone else and discovered tactics to help you get the most out of the services. Use the messaging system in SU to actively promote your links.
How to Use Audiense to Analyze and Grow Your Twitter Presence
DECEMBER 8, 2016
You can filter Twitter users based on their influence and activity, demographics, or even create your own custom filters. Community insights – Get a detailed breakdown of your audience to see what their interests are, which ones have avatars, the languages they tweet in, their time zones, gender, etc. Audiense focuses on one social platform: Twitter. Social Media Tools
Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary
JUNE 30, 2010
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary by Pam Dyer on June 30, 2010 Share The social media landscape is changing quickly, and it’s filled with terms that are strange to those who aren’t familiar with it. Comments are a primary form of two-way communication on the social Web.
Seven Elements of a LinkedIn Audit to Improve Brand Consistency
AUGUST 10, 2015
Whenever I start a new job, one of the ways I get to know my fellow colleagues is to take a tour through their social media networks and complete a LinkedIn audit. This makes it essential that your employees are actively engaged on social media, and acting as a brand ambassador, especially on LinkedIn. Activity. Activity. By Erika Heald. Connections.
What Does Your Twitter Avatar Say About You?
JULY 26, 2009
Tweets are short at 140 characters, but a Twitter avatar must visually represent a user in just 2304 pixels. Choosing the right avatar can affect the way people see you online. Here are some of the most popular avatar types and what they say about the user: Standard head shot : Head and shoulders, framed squarely, professional in appearance, though perhaps a little formal. Political dissident : Generally based on the previous avatar types, but modified to show support for a person, political cause, etc. And go ahead and critique my avatar. (I can take it.).
3 Simple Tactics for Using Twitter as a Traction Channel
Convince & Convert
NOVEMBER 22, 2016
If yes, then no social media channel is going to be right for you—try advertising. This bombardment of information is happening all across social media, and at this point, it’s just part of playing the game. No one is on social media to download your stupid e-book. Congratulations, you’ve just started a conversation on social media. “Me.
Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.
Convince & Convert
SEPTEMBER 21, 2010
Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search The 6 Dangerous Fallacies of Social Media October 8th, 2008 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet (Amazing Gangsta Chimp image by the talented Matt Cioffi ) You may have heard of social media.
Why Marketers Need to Rethink Influencer Targeting
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
Over the past few years, we’ve seen a significant shift in the way brands utilize social media. As companies have built out their social media teams, the tools those teams use mature, and best practices have been honed. Likewise, social marketers are expanding the possibilities of what can be achieved. But should it be? Measuring What Matters.
20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools
APRIL 26, 2010
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. How social are they? Wide reach.
How to Use Analytics to Increase Instagram Engagement
FEBRUARY 8, 2016
It's always important to start with the basics for social strategy. Have a clear, fantastic avatar that you use on Instagram as well as Twitter, Google+, Facebook. It helps people to recognize you across social media if you use the same photo. From Rebekah Radice , “There’s no sense in getting active on a social network if no one knows about it. Add
5 Ways to Humanize Your Brand on Twitter
Convince & Convert
JULY 25, 2012
In some large corporations every Tweet is run by legal, which doesn’t always allow for real time posting or the ability to engage actively with followers in a human-esque way. If you’re a smaller company you might consider using your headshot as your avatar. In this example, Matt Martin works for Sam’s Club and has a dedicated employer account. 3. Include Host Twitter chats.
How to Create an Online Course Your Audience Will Fall in Love With
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
It’s the kind of content that will have your audience saying “you must have read my mind” and “it’s just what I needed” It’s content that gets them results and turns them into raving fans who stay active in your online course … and refer all their friends. Nail Your Ideal Customer Avatar. Founder of Razor Social. . Listen.
Klout: A Call To Inaction
NOVEMBER 8, 2011
One’s ability to motivate people to take action is not only made up of blog readership, tweets, followers on LinkedIn , or collections of pictures on Facebook ; it is about the person behind the social media. We wizards of Twitter , don’t just interact with the tiny little avatars, we get to know them. It is not to say that being active and involved isn’t important, it is.
Interview with Social Media Citizen: Laurent Blondeau
Social Media Citizens
OCTOBER 14, 2010
With 13 years experience in media business, previously managing the Business Development unit at Canal+ , he has become an expert in all kind of media activities in all kind of TV’s: Pay, Free, VOD and Web TV. Finally, I was in, without any forecasted plan, and still continue to like social media, as it starts to improve people, relations and knowledge.
Why the Blue Key Campaign is Turning Me Blue
JUNE 1, 2011
Second, I think it’s interesting from a “social media campaign in progress point of view; think of it as your little SM campaign petri dish. You have only to look at who has signed on so far as a Champion to see how many vibrant social media personalities and voices have signed on to promote the campaign. Because it’s important. So here I go. Please.
Forget What the Experts Say…You CAN Shortcut Your Way to Success with Social Media
SEPTEMBER 17, 2010
There is some validity however, to the shear amount of effort required in implementing social media marketing strategies….or And that’s why I’m not surprised when agents ask me if I can do “the social media” for them. Now the reason I’m so passionate about social media as a real estate marketing strategy is because it gives agents who are willing to be a participant….a
Supercharge WordPress: A Little Known Way to Increase Pageviews & Conversions
AUGUST 16, 2012
Even more impressive is that 75% of these weren’t even available when I signed up last year, so they’re actively growing the service. For blog posts with just a few comments the additional load isn’t too bad, but when you get a lot like me, showing avatars next to comment dramatically slows the loading time of a page. seconds to 0.9 Choosing a Dedicated Host. 4.45s.
6 Science-Backed Strategies to Get More Followers on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and More
JUNE 12, 2016
Follower count is one of the metrics we keep a close eye on with our social media reports and audits. There is a lot of great advice on how to grow your followers on social media (much of which I’ll relay below), and at Buffer we’ve always been interested in the research behind the advice. Engage with others on the social platforms. Stay active.
22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets
APRIL 13, 2010
Whenever I present or give classes on monetizing social networks and online communities people usually have two questions. One, should we monetize other people’s activity? The first question is ethical – if money and currency is about a show of worth, a menu of value, then yes, we can monetize conversations and activities. Different types of Social Networks (3).
Seven Steps To A Better Facebook Business Page
FEBRUARY 17, 2011
Bonus tip: This is also a very smart way to keep on top of activity on competitors’ pages. With the new page layout, because your page’s fans are no longer featured with their avatars, as they used to be, your “liked pages get moved up a bit. Public Relations Social Media amplify hootsuite hyper alerts tips on facebook business pagesThe rest is easy. Sorry!
Social Media Triggers Us To Be Helpful!
Social Media Network Marketing
OCTOBER 30, 2010
Well at the start let me confess that I myself am glued to the world of Social Media Network Online. So much so that apart from my personal life I have made a profession out of it and am into freelance Social Media Network Online which also takes us to the Online Reputation Management System. And so I lead my life on the Social Media Network Online. Maslow in today's world would have added Social Media Network Online as one of the basics that one needs to survive apart from food, clothing, shelter, security etc. In web 2.0
50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)
OCTOBER 5, 2010
While a dwindling number of business executives still dismiss Twitter as a waste of time, recent research suggests it is one of the most valuable social networks for business. Although fewer Americans use Twitter than Facebook, Twitter users “are far more likely to follow Brands/ Companies than social networkers in general. This table says why by Social Media Today.
Social Media Should Drop Dead
NOVEMBER 9, 2010
You can't kill a good online social network. This makes it increasingly as easy to grab a HD bluray version of Avatar as is it to grab a copy of Lady Gaga 's latest single. " DeadSwap removes the need to go to a fixed location and turns the off-line file sharing system into a real-world social network where individuals secretly pass USB sticks from one person to another (in a very James Bond -ish kind of way). avatar. online social network. social media. social web. Plus ca change. It changes. It evolves. Drop dead, Internet. eyebeam.
Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User
AUGUST 1, 2010
Called Facebook “Credit it includes a real world component named, rather fetchingly, “App2User , which aims to encourage merchants and loyalty programs like Qantas Frequent Flyer points and Flybuys and whatnot to use the Facebook points social media system. Social Networks and Online Communities – maybe Twitter? Facebook Money for Social Games.
Seven truths about online influence
APRIL 4, 2011
If you’re an active participant in your community, immersed in listening and responding and building relationships on a daily basis, you will already know who is connected to whom just through your regular interactions with people. 2. For us, of course, this is just one piece of the bigger Social CRM puzzle. And by friends, I mean REAL friends. Remember this ?
Academy Awards: Oscars Social Media
MARCH 7, 2010
When I speak and write on the COI of Social Media – the Cost of Inaction – one cost is cultural relevancy. In fact, there is a full generation gap between the ages of average members of AMPAS and the ages of active filmmakers. from Media Awareness Network, California ). That could be fatal… The Oscars and social meda. Televising the Oscars.
How to Turn Your Twitter Profile Page into an SEO Masterpiece
FEBRUARY 26, 2010
Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip David McClellan @simmentors David McClellan aka -Twitter Dave. I am a Co-blogger at SIM Mentors, a social influence media blog. How to Turn Your Twitter Profile Page into an SEO Masterpiece 46 If you have spent any time around social marketing you probably know that SEO and social media go hand and hand. You can even SEO your Twitter pic (avatar)… Yes, you can even SEO your profile picture!
Foster Customer Relationships With Sprout’s Instagram Contact View & Engagement History
DECEMBER 8, 2016
Instagram empowers brands to distribute compelling media in a way that tells a story and engages consumers. For consumers, Instagram enables them to tag their location, join a communal conversation through hashtags and visually share their daily activities and interests. Our data report revealed that 75% of consumers have purchased a product because they saw it on social media.
Top Twitter Blog Marketing Tips
APRIL 23, 2012
Twitter is one of the top three or four social media marketing tools today, with roughly 12% of online adults using Twitter according to this Pew Internet report. Entrepreneur Mark Suster explains this at Tech Crunch , saying, “Twitter is an amazing generator of social hooks to websites. Beware of using tools such as Klout, as users with significant social media influence have been routinely undervalued by the Klout algorithm. Are they active? Be socially proactive. Blog Promotion blog marketing social media twitterFind influencers.
Hotels and Social Media Travel Tourism
JANUARY 14, 2010
HotelsMag has come up with 10 Internet Marketing Resolutions for 2010 including social media ones. Engage your customers directly via social media and mobile initiatives, and Web 2.0 will take full advantage of Social Marketing and enhance the social media strategy for my hotel in 2010. Over 44% of Internet users are active in social media.
How to Create a Scrappy Brand Blueprint
Convince & Convert
MAY 9, 2016
In fact, data from Edison Research’s Infinite Dial study shows that over a third of Americans age 12 and up knowingly follow brands on social media. The “marketing megaphone” we use to tell our stories continues to change dramatically as new networks like Snapchat and Instagram gain in popularity, but these new forms of media still require strong brands behind them.