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What ComScore Data Tells Us About Google+

Geoff Livingston

comScore released a report on Friday examining the demographics of the first 20 million people to join Google+. The international flavor demonstrates the discussion about social media uberinfluencers dominating Google+ is a myth. Social Media ComScore facebook google influencerSome of the statistics were not surprising. based.

35 Great Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

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. The Social Engagement Spectrum 2. The Social Media Effect 4. Social Marketing Compass 5. Anyone?

21 of the Best Social Media Marketing Guides of 2013 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

The use of social media and social networks for marketing has rapidly advanced in the past few years from the “should I do it?” ” level to the current “how do I measure and optimize social media marketing efforts?” You’ve seen the statistics on social media marketing : 93% of marketers use social media for business.

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?

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How Women Use Social Media [Infographic] | pamorama

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. Corey J. Don’t you agree?

Report: Social Marketing Is More Than Just Likes [Report]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Recently, ComScore , the global leader in measuring the digital world, published a report on social marketing and how it’s not just about getting likes! The report called “The Power of Like 2 – How Social Marketing Works” was made in a research collaboration with Facebook in order to deliver unique insights on social media marketing. It’s all about planning!

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This Week in Social Media – 4/24/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week, I compose a newsletter that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep the wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs. Most users are cross-platform device owners that use different media simultaneously.

How Smart Brands are DemoCasting in Social Media

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto.com. I am often asked which social networks are best for a particular company or organization. ” This is, of course, because different social platforms attract difference audiences based on the nature of the technology that powers them and the community and content they attract. Comscore data, reported by BI Intelligence. Are you DemoCasting?

Social Networking Accounts for 1 in 4 Minutes Spent Online in Europe

The Realtime Report

hours) online every month, according to a new report by comScore. For those 397 million Europeans, social networking now accounts for 1 in 4 minutes spent online. Download the full comScore report here. Social Media Statistics Comscore EU5 Europe social networking statisticsThe average European consumer spends more than a day (25.9

This Week in Social Media – 7/24/2013

Social Media Marketing

customers love to complain on Twitter, Flipboard makes users’ magazines available on the Web, the CIPR issues guidance on social media measurement, the mix of journalism and marketing needed in brand newsrooms, the royal fuss over real-time marketing and more, it''s This Week in Social Media. this week in social oreo Marketing social media facebook PR content

Best Social Media and Digital Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 2

Webbiquity SMM

Reports, surveys, studies and infographics are among the most popular content posted and shared across social networks. How widespread, really, is the use of social media for marketing? How are B2B marketers using social media differently from their B2C counterparts? How are marketers measuring social media success? General Social Media Statistics.

100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

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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.

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7 Social Media Tactics Your 2013 Budget Needs to Succeed

www.clickz.com

Media. Media Planning Media Buying Publishing Display Advertising Video Mobile. Social. Social Media Community Management Social Commerce Social Integration Social Media Smarts. Social Media Tactics Your 2013 Budget Needs to Succeed [Research]. As social media matures, its no longer a test outside of your budget.

12 Social Media Marketing Myths

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 12 Social Media Marketing Myths by Pam Dyer on January 19, 2010 Share For brands, resistance to social media is futile. Millions of people create content for the social Web on a daily basis. Before you jump in, keep these myths in mind: Social media is cheap or free. Yes, many social media tools are free to use, including Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, the social network building tool Ning, and content aggregators like StumbleUpon and Digg.

5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics

mashable.com

Sign in with Facebook or Facebook Mashable Social Media All Social Media How-To Facebook Twitter YouTube Google+ Featured in Social Media Tech All Tech Apps & Software Dev & Design Gadgets Mobile Featured in Tech Business All Business Advertising Marketing Media Small Business Startups Featured in Business Entertainment All Entertainment Film Gaming Music TV Featured in Entertainment US & World All US & World Politics Social Good U.S. Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics. Monitor Social Media Reputation.

12 Reasons to Use Social Media to Grow Your Business

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 12 Reasons to Use Social Media to Grow Your Business by Pam Dyer on June 1, 2010 Share Social media is fast becoming an essential part part the marketing mix for brands. Here are 12 compelling reasons to use social media to help grow your business: 1. Good stuff! Thanks.

Social Media: A Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Social Media: A Cheat Sheet [Infographic] by Pam Dyer on March 14, 2010 Share Are you new to social media? Here’s a handy infographic that doubles as a roadmap of the social Web. Created for CMO.com by 97th Floor , it analyzes the top social media sites in the U.S.

How Social Media Can Affect Your Search Engine Rankings

ProBlogger

This is a guest contribution from digital media project manager Sandeep Sharma. Now more than ever, marketing experts are improving their marketing strategy with fewer resources, and they are shifting marketing budgets from traditional to digital tactics like search engine optimization and social media. Source: comScore. Consumers who use social media (vs.

Four Social Media Game-Changers to be on the Lookout For

ProBlogger

This dependency on mobile technology is largely driven by our addiction to social media networking, underpinning the single biggest trend affecting marketers in the coming year. This supports Australian figures, with the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) finding that one in five Australians now access the internet only via smartphone. Social Media

Women + Social Media = ?

Diva Marketing Blog

Social Media. Curious to what other people would say, I posted the question to my social networks, including the Atlanta Women in Social Media group. Women don't think of social media as an 'obligation' . 4. The number of women speakers on soical media is disporportionate to that of men . women are on social networks an average of  5.5

Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary

Pamorama

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.

How Social Media is Affecting the News

Proactive Report

A new report from Pew shows that while the news industry has lost more than a third of its newsroom jobs in traditional media, there are now more than 5000 jobs in digital news.  The report covers five aspects of the relationship between social and news: Social Media as a Pathway to News. How Social Media Users Participate in News. Next is Twitter.

Social Media: Tracking Its Exponential Growth [Stats, Video]

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Social Media: Tracking Its Exponential Growth [Stats, Video] by Pam Dyer on May 10, 2010 Share Many of you are probably familiar with Social Media Revolution , a fantastic video created last year by Erik Qualman that examined the explosion of social media onto the modern scene.

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Measuring Social Media ROI

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Measuring Social Media ROI by Pam Dyer on December 21, 2009 Share Companies and brands are finally beginning to fully embrace social media. As of December, about 25% indicated that they had reached the “strategic&# phase of their social-media efforts. link] Urs E.

All You Need To Know About Your Facebook Reach [Study]

Mindjumpers

Engagement is one of the key words when it comes to social media. Here are some statistics given out by comScore, which we see again and again, but make a lot of sense when quoted here too. Three out of four US Internet users visit Facebook daily according to comScore. It was discovered in the research that shares and clicks vary on different days, which is a further extension of statistics we read in Buddy Media report , where we saw engagement rates differ on a daily basis. Tweet. Each post on Facebook roughly reaches about 2.5% of fans.

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8 Social Media Tips for Small Business

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 8 Social Media Tips for Small Business by Pam Dyer on April 11, 2010 Share The majority of small businesses (52%) believe that having a social media presence is important, according to a national poll of 500 small business owners or managers commissioned by EMPLOYERS. link].

Google Puts Feet on the Street

Geoff Livingston

Google’s DC Office Featured Love Bugs on Valentine’s Day The Wall Street Journal slammed Google last week for launching another social network when one wasn’t needed (um, yeah, that’s why Pinterest is doing so poorly, right?). Marketing Social Media ComScore google Grassroots Intel Pinterest Tumblr Word of Mouth ZyngaMeanwhile, Google has quietly been deploying its local offices to meet with businesses and internet aficionados. The company wants [.].

What’s New in Social Media for Associations

SocialFish

While it’s gotten a tiny bit less intimidating, for the most part I still dread it, but I continue to do it, both out of desire to overcome my fear and, more importantly, because I do like to help others and share the knowledge I gain being immersed in social media on a daily basis. At any rate, last week I presented at an Association Foundation Group  lunch about association social media. They were super nice and it was a good incentive for me to collect my thoughts on the state of association social media right now. The presentation is below.

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The More We Stay, the Less We Say

Geoff Livingston

Forrester recently updated its Technographics profiles (made famous in the book Groundswell) for global social media consumption, surveying 95,000 consumers across 18 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Marketing commenting ComScore customer feedback Forrester Gina Sverdlov Nate Elliott participation Poll survey technographicsDoes it seem quieter online? One primary finding was the lack of commenting occurring in mature western markets, including the United States. Adoption is [.].

Social Media Strategy Daily News

Proactive Report

A Dramatically Different Approach to Social Media Metrics in 2011. By the end of 2013, half of all companies will have been asked to produce material from social media websites for e-discovery, says Gartner. Enterprises need an overall governance strategy for all applications and information, and this strategy should include content created on social media.  Read the article>> Social Networking is Becoming a Real-Time, On-the-Go Activity. used their phones to access social networking sites at least once a month, says ComScore

Global Social Media Usage Patterns

Net-Savvy Executive

So when somebody takes a good look at social media patterns beyond the US, I'm usually interested. Vincenzo Cosenza's world map of social networks (shown above) gives a different kind of high-level summary. Global Publics Embrace Social Networking , Pew Global Attitudes Project (Dec 2010). Global Social Media Usage and the Language Factor , Lionbridge (2010).

The Social Habit: Who Uses Social Media and How

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact The Social Habit: Who Uses Social Media and How by Pam Dyer on June 22, 2010 Share Edison Research just released its latest report on social network usage. The study compares the behavior and demographics of frequent users of social media to those of the population at large.

Socialympics: How Social Media and Blogging Has Boosted Sports Media

Convince & Convert

Sports have been played, enjoyed by spectators and covered by the media since well before the advent of smartphones and social media. But it’s no question that the development of social platforms has changed how we play, enjoy and cover sports. Traditional media will be there but  social media and blogging will be the major reason for the media explosion.

16 Free Must-Read eBooks About Social Media

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 16 Free Must-Read eBooks About Social Media by Pam Dyer on February 3, 2010 Share Whether you’re keeping up with family members or growing your company’s brand, social media has become integral to many aspects of our lives. Here are some ebooks that can get you started on your path towards social media success or help you kick things up a notch if you’re already active on the social Web. Building a Social Media Team , Amber Naslund. link].

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Are You Making These Costly Holiday Mobile Mistakes?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

According to comScore, consumers spent approximately $37 billion on holiday shopping in 2011—up about 15 percent from 2010. Social Media Gone Wrong … and How to Avoid Making the Same Mistakes We’re all human. Customer Experience eCommerce Mobile Christmas shopping comScore eTail holiday shopping RetailPosted in Customer Experience eCommerce Mobile. won’t return.

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How Fortune 100 Companies are Leveraging Social Media [Infographic]

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact How Fortune 100 Companies are Leveraging Social Media [Infographic] by Pam Dyer on March 14, 2010 Share Burson-Martseller , a leading global public relations and communications firm,  recently released a report detailing how the Fortune 100 companies are using social platforms.

Monday’s 5 Social Media Must-Reads

Firebelly

Below are 5 social media must-reads that we wouldn’t want you to miss. ComScore Report: 27% of Facebook Browsing on News Feed, Just 10% on Apps. By Jeff Bullas Twitter and other social media and social networking sites can accelerate your business networking by allowing you to identify your prospects, make contact online and then arrange a real life meeting over coffee.