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Mapping Your Social Graph

Proactive Report

Social media has extended the reach and influence of your stakeholders – they’re on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn and they’re connecting to each other. The Social Graph is the representation of our relationships. Journalists have Twitter feeds and Facebook pages where they ask questions openly and directly.  The 800-pound Gorilla – Facebook.

Everloop promises: No child left without a social graph

Socialized

Everloop, which bills itself as an e-learning social network, claims “All tweens are left out of the social graph because they must be over 13 in order to legally use services such as Facebook. Without having a centralized online community of their own, a tween’s social media experience is disparate

Facebook Video and Facebook Live: The Future for Marketers

SocialTimes Facebook

Believe it or not, Facebook is the answer for marketers. Creating an effective Facebook strategy needs to be an essential focus, and with influencer marketing  now becoming a staple, huge opportunities exist for brands that invest at the intersection of these two complementary approaches. So what is Facebook video anyway? And what about Facebook Live?

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Google+, Google Apps and Your Social Graph

Proactive Report

Google+ and Mapping Your Social Graph. When Google releases its G+ business model,  Circles will address the need for clustering stakeholders and community members: employees, customers, bloggers, media people, analysts, vendors etc. You’ll have your social graph at your fingertips. Digital PR  Facebook Page. Social Media Case StudiesVoila! 

Crowdsourcing Curation: The Social Graph as Gatekeeper

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Tuesday, July 20, 2010 Crowdsourcing Curation: The Social Graph as Gatekeeper Ive written before about the compromise we tacitly agree to when amateurs take over the roles formerly held by professionsals. Did you see it posted to Facebook, Twitter, Buzz? The Internet has enabled us to build our social graph, and in turn, that social graph acts as an aggregate gatekeeper.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

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Sign in with Facebook or Twitter to get started! Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Classifieds Trending Stories Sorry, This is Not the End of the PC Era [OPINION] 11 How Are People Using Twitter? Today, the comment section provides a tool to build community engagement around a publisher.

Facebook for Marketing Research: Political Polls #auspol

Laurel Papworth

What if instead of checking a thousand people, instead of ringing those poor souls when they get home from work and are trying to get dinner on the table, we could just check in on what they were thinking, facebooking, tweeting about? What if we could go on Facebook and have a look at 11.5 And how totally outdated, outmoded and antique they seem compared to Big Data of social media.

Why Publishers Need to Walk Away From Facebook

SocialTimes Facebook

In late June, Facebook once again announced a News Feed algorithm change —this time to focus more on friends and family content, and less on brands and publishers —a change that’s not all that surprising since Facebook is organized around who you know. This modification, however, is making huge waves in the publishing world, since publishers and content houses have relied on Facebook as an effective way to get in front of consumers. But publishers are not quite in as dire straits as it may appear, even with this seeming abandonment of Facebook. percent on Facebook.

Facebook Commenting Platform: Pros and Cons For Businesses

Dave Fleet

Facebook has announced a new version of its Comments Box plugin – its social plugin that enables Facebook-connected commenting on a website. Facebook’s Comment Box plugin. Among the features Facebook has revealed: Social relevance – the new plugin uses what Facebook calls “social signals&# to prioritize comments on posts.

Facebook Graph Search: Why Investors Shouldn’t Worry

Mindjumpers

Much anticipated, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled this week that Facebook has built Graph Search  – a search engine within Facebook that combines web search with your social graph thus making it possible to search your entire life and those of your friends. But the investors’ question remains: How will Facebook make money out of it? Facebook stocks falling.

How Your Brand Can Get the Most Value Out of Facebook’s Edgerank Algorithm

Mindjumpers

The following post is a follow-up on the ongoing discussion about the recent changes in Edgerank algorithm  affecting Facebook reach and engagement. What the report basically outlines, is that the content you post on your Facebook page is now being better targeted to a lower number of fans: Fans who have already been engaged with your page and have a higher affinity for your brand.

How Can Brands Connect With the Facebook Generation?

Pamorama

According to a report by McCann WorldGroup , “The Truth About Youth&# , millennials live in a new “social economy&# in which recommending and sharing brands is front and center in their daily lives. The need for justice (to achieve personal or social justice and do what’s right through activism). The need for authenticity (to see things as they are). Save and Share.

Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth

Facebook has just announced it’s plans to expand it’s Facebook currency. 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.

Time Spent Is The New Impression

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Facebook made a major update and announcement this week. There have been some brands looking to transcend engagement as a metric in social media (they're not getting enough value out of it). These brands believe that they can be more transactional or direct response-driven in social media platforms. It's not a zero sum game, but it's also not something that many brands will be able to achieve, with the current flow of social media usage. Did they like the content so much that they would be willing to acknowledge it to their social graph (a "like" or a favorite)? .

Your Brand Is A Learning Space

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brand is not something that sits outside of innovation, culture, traditions and creativity (all of of things that turn us from individuals into communities). Brands are now an important part of our communities and ecosystems. So, if brands are struggling with their advertising to drive business, and have turned to content, digital platforms, social media and mobile to better connect with an ever-evolving consumer, why do we have the expectation that traditional advertising on new media platforms will deliver the efficacy needed for businesses to evolve in the future? brand.

Is it That Easy?

Proactive Report

Last week I wrote that for a company to successfully integrate social media with their  PR activities they have to listen, learn and respond.  Building social graphs has not been part of our PR practice. I don’t know about you, but I have not studied math since high school. what communities do they belong to? What does their social graph look like?

Tweeting of purchases is a plug that money can’t buy – Social Media ROI Monetization

Laurel Papworth

How about a customer sharing a purchase on Facebook – can that make you money? At the end of the online checkout, Amazon thanked me for my purchase and then asked me to tweet, Facebook, LinkedIn or Google Plus the Amazon link with an image of the DVD, the price and a description. Eventbrite, the social ticketing site, sold another $2.52 Off it went. Twitter: @silkcharm.

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Social Media is Dead, Long Live Big Data

Laurel Papworth

Shares Social Media has trained artificial intelligence and now Big Data is taking over. They are focussing on the DATA behind social media. Viva La Big Data. I’ve been giving some keynote presentations and one day workshop in the last year on Big Data and Social Media, and this is a summary of the marketing part of those workbooks. While SMH big data social media.

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Facebook, Sharing, Social And Me

Mindjumpers

Two days ago, Facebook announced how they are going to use Facebook as a platform for communication between users and franchises. Facebook is offering people deals from different places they check into (coffee shops, clothing stores, restaurants etc) by checking into Places on Facebook. This is great advertising for consumer communities on Facebook.

To Thine Own Self Be True

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There was a massive call to action in the bottom right-hand corner of the print ad that said something like: "to lean more, please follow us on Facebook." " I found myself asking a very simple question: "what is this brand of diapers doing on Facebook that is so unique to the brand experience that it can't be done on their own website?" This brand's Facebook page isn't doing much to leverage the power of the social graph or use Facebook's functionality to extend the brand narrative in a unique way. Facebook isn't bad.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

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 Science of Inequality – Finding Your Influential Customers April 28th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Does social media breed inequality? Also, perhaps your potential Mass Influencers aren’t already fans of yours on Facebook.

How to Stay Relevant in an Algorithmic Instagram Feed

Convince & Convert

Instagram recently sparked a social media panic attack when they announced their decision to move from a chronological feed to an algorithmic feed. While this is something that its sister company, Facebook, has done for a while, it didn’t stop people from freaking out. Instagram is unique; it is not like other social platforms. Marketers need to up their game now. Gamers.

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The 6 Types Of Twitter Trolls

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Wikipedia defines a "troll" as "someone who posts inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community, such as an online discussion forum, chat room, or blog, with the primary intent of provoking readers into an emotional response or of otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion." " While Twitter definitely has people like this engaged in the online social network, I've decided to expand the definition (sue me) to nefarious, self-involved types of people on Twitter that, ultimately, make people collectively groan in disappointment.

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33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far

Webbiquity SMM

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? Get a dog.

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Facebook’s New Graph Search – What Does it Mean for Brands?

Proactive Report

Facebook recently announced that it is launching a search engine for the social network called “graph search.” Mark Zuckerberg described graph search as the third pillar of the Facebook experience, along with the News Feed and the Timeline. It is a search based on your social graph. Graph search focuses on people, photos, places and interests. 

Can Greater Social Connections Improve Higher Education?

Social Media Strategery

I’ve written about my interest in the potential of social media to improve higher education before , and as one of the members of the SMCEDU Board of Advisors , I want to help increase awareness among colleges and universities in how social media can help improve the quality of education and why students should be learning the business applications of social media in college.

Fall in Love with Customer Relationships

Spin Sucks

Customer relationships should be of the utmost importance to you, because in the age of social media and review sites such as Yelp and Angie’s List, the love your customers spread can catapult your brand awareness to new heights. Today’s consumers have shifted their expectations, which are now set by the explosion of touchpoint, social media, and online review sites. By Dana Ilovich.

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The Three C’s of Social Content: Consumption, Curation, Creation

www.briansolis.com

Such is true for social networks and the digital persona and resulting experiences we create and cultivate. On Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, et al., we were attracted by the promise of reigniting forgotten relationships and enamored by the sparking of new connections. In social media, we are measured by our actions and our words as well as who we know. call this behaviorgraphics.

Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources

Aggregage

Social filtering? Social distribution strategy?  What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing. The New Curators: Weaving Stories from the Social Web. Nsyght – social search. Leverages social signals to indicate quality content. Ping.fm – ping multiple social networks. Used to produce sites like Social Media Informer. Social Filtering.

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools

Pamorama

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. Share URLs?

Trust and Reputation – the new currency?

Proactive Report

Another interesting finding of the 2012 report is that the media is the only institution that saw a slight rise in trust and the majority of that rise is in social media. Peer-to-peer sharing “involves the re-emergence of community,” says Rachel Botsman, co-author of What’s Mine Is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption in a Time article. Follow me on Twitter.

Social Media Strategies: The Changing role of Content Strategist

Social Media Citizens

Welcome to my new series of posts “Social Media Strategies" where I will try to clear up some taboos about social media strategies, tools and other buzz words of our social life which sometimes unnecessary confuse us in this industry. Bain-sourcing and community building. Nevertheless, building and developing your own social channels is not going to be enough.

38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity SMM

Manage all of your social media accounts from a single login on your iPhone? Make more productive use of your time on social networking sites? Find tools to do all of the above and much more in this collection of helpful business, online and social media tools, apps and reviews. Cool Social Media Tools. Storefront Social. Inefegy Social Radar. PingTags.

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Open Research: A Framework for Social Analytics

www.web-strategist.com

Why are social analytics so important? Being a new tool set, there’s a lot of experimentation and it’s important to see what will actually make a change, It’s a very difficult medium to track, unlike transactional advertising, social engagement is hard to tie to point of sale or conversion. link] Dan Whitehouse Social analysis. Wowza! Wowza! Wowza! Wowza!

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

www.toprankblog.com

Social Media Marketing is no different. Over the past 6-9 months, I’ve been researching and reviewing a variety of social media management tools that help with everything from source network connections to campaign & social content management to monitoring & measurement. Also includes access to 7 white-labeled, best practice social networking applications.

100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

Pamorama

From fans to followers, brands are actively working to engage their current and future customers via social media — and online reputation management is quickly becoming a vital part of doing business. Social media monitoring helps brands discover, in real time, who is saying what online and where the conversations are happening so they can respond in a timely fashion. Businesses also need to measure, analyze, and report on their social media efforts. There are countless ways to track and manage your brand’s engagement and reputation on the social Web.

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100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

www.pamorama.net

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools by Pam Dyer on October 12, 2010 Share From fans to followers, brands are actively working to engage their current and future customers via social media — and online reputation management is quickly becoming a vital part of doing business. Analytic.ly Greetz!

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