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Actionable Social Analytics: From Social Media Metrics to Business Insights [White Paper]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Recently, Awareness released a new white paper on social analytics and suggestions on how marketers process and assimilate seemingly endless social data. This white paper called ‘Actionable Social Analytics: From Social Media Metrics to Business Insights’ presents comprehensive definition of social analytics to increase marketing and sales effectiveness.

Global Social Media Adoption In 2011 [White Paper]

Mindjumpers

Technographic segmentation is a market research analysis tool used to identify and profile the characteristics and behaviors of consumers through the process of market segmentation. Users in different part of Europe have different social media content sharing and content creation habits. 2012 Social Marketing & New Media Predictions [White Paper].

White paper on Social CRM for associations

SocialFish

We’ve just published our latest white paper,  Social CRM for Associations: What association executives should know about applying social media to membership management. The white paper deconstructs Social CRM into its basic parts and applies the concept to association management. Publications and education can build and curate content around trending topics. Marketing takes the lead on growing outposts, identifying influencers, and developing word-of-mouth marketing programs. Marketing designs campaigns for products, services, and events.

Five FREE B2B Social Media White Papers

PWB Marketing Blog

More B2B companies are blogging, tweeting, creating online videos, and producing social content than ever before. In fact, 80% of B2B marketers are producing content for the social web according to B-to-B Magazine. Because of that, we thought we’d round up five of the best B2B social media white papers from industry thought leaders.

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9 Indispensable B2B Social Media White Papers

socialmediab2b.com

White papers and eBooks can be helpful resources when they’re well-prepared and provide usable information. Below are a list of 9 B2B white papers that have useful information for B2B social media marketers. Only one of the white papers requires registration and all were published within the past year. 1. Video Case Study for B2B Marketing.

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Content Marketing isn’t Just for Marketers Anymore

Spin Sucks

Content marketing isn’t just for marketers anymore. Salespeople, customer service reps, call center agents, on-boarding staff—anyone who directly connects with customers—should be part of the content marketing process. The post Content Marketing isn’t Just for Marketers Anymore appeared first on Spin Sucks.

How to Drive Business Value with Social Marketing Funnel [white paper]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Today, a white paper called “ The Social Marketing Funnel: Driving Business Value with Social Marketing &# has been published. And the paper primarily revolves around the Social Marketing Funnel, a new social framework that is a methodological way of getting most out of social, according to Mike Lewis, VP of Sales and Marketing at Awareness.

Free white paper: key trends of 2013

Sherrilynne Starkie

Marketing integration. Paid vs. earned content. Featured Headline Social Media 2013 trends Marketing and Advertising White paper year in review How do you make something like business communications, which is seemingly intangible, become more verifiable and concrete? Presents (Photo credit: Wysz). Social media for health. Mobile! User focus. Handheld devices.

How to Kick-Start Your Content Marketing [Report]

Mindjumpers

A few days ago, the content production platform Skyword released a white paper on how to kick-start your content marketing. It includes a seven-step approach that can be used by any organization to develop or re-energize a successful content marketing strategy and program. What are you trying to achieve and how can content help in this regard?

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How to Create White Papers From Your Blog Posts and Use Them Effectively

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Mitt Ray of  The White Paper Blog. With the rise in inbound marketing, more and more blogs are using white papers to promote themselves effectively. Blogs can use white papers as part of their marketing campaigns to spread expertise, generate leads, get more subscribers, and to take advantage of many other benefits. If you’re keen on learning how to write effective white papers and then use them to promote your blog, then you have to read this post! What is a white paper? sub-headline.

Identifying, Understanding and Influencing Social Media Users [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet In my last blog post , I wrote about a recent report focusing on how social marketing is more than just ranking up a bunch of likes! Overall, the report talks about how important it is to reach fans with relevant and engaging content in their News Feed, since their interaction with the content makes your message spread to their friends. But who is this social customer?

Social Media Campaigns Don’t Match When Consumers Are Online

Spin Sucks

Ever wonder how much content you should be producing? ” According to the Engagement and Interaction White Paper , where they analyzed the top 20,000 Facebook fan pages, the answer is: A minimum of four times each day. It found a few interesting things: Marketers are deploying their Facebook campaigns the wrong time of day. and 12 a.m. to 7 p.m. to 8 a.m.

Maximize Your Online Visibility: The Web Presence Optimization (WPO) Framework

Webbiquity SMM

Of course that means it’s imperative to produce relevant, compelling, optimized content for your company’s website and blog, but online visibility goes beyond that. Optimizing online visibility then requires the coordination of public relations (PR), content development, social networking, SEO, digital advertising and marketing communications efforts.

The Two Core Elements of B2B Social Media Marketing Success

Webbiquity SMM

There have been numerous models proposed for social media and content marketing (including the Four C’s of Social Media Marketing model previously published here), but when all of the complexity is stripped away, social media marketing success comes down to two core elements: content and amplification. Content is like singing a song. Content can be produced in a wide variety of formats: • White papers. Easy to share: encourage sharing and make it easy by including social sharing buttons on your content whenever practical.

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Become a Content Marketing Fox

Spin Sucks

By  Michael Gerard According to a survey by Curata , more than three quarters of content marketers plan to boost their content marketing investment in the coming year. We have a name for content marketers that are the most savvy with their content marketing budgets: FOXES. Identify and replace outdated content.

Tips for Creating a Profitable Trade Show Experience

Spin Sucks

Makes old-school marketing tactics such as events and trade shows seem…almost outdated. Depending on your industry and marketing strategy, a trade show may be just what your company needs. Create a QR  code at your booth that visitors can use to download a white paper. Today’s guest post is by Allen Mireles. Have tradeshows become obsolete? Or do we?

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Where Does Content Marketing Belong?

Spin Sucks

By Gini Dietrich There is an interesting fight happening in marketing departments around the globe: Where does content marketing belong? Does it belong to advertisers because, without distribution, your content goes nowhere? Does it belong to marketers because it helps generate leads? Let him create content and distribute it. Communication Content

Social Marketers, CMO’s Are Most Worried About These Things

Simply Measured

With only a certain amount of budget and a seemingly endless list of goals, CMO’s are looking to balance the art and science of marketing. And you, the social marketer, can help (and maybe get some extra budget for your social team along the way). It also includes suggestions for what social marketers can do to alleviate these stresses and solve these problems. 1. We

Measuring Your Content Marketing Success [Infographic]

Pamorama

Content marketing one of the most reliable and effective tactics available to digital marketers. Brands are increasingly employing content marketing strategies to generate product awareness and drive demand. Here’s how they suggest that you track your content marketing success. How do you measure content marketing? 1.

25 Excellent Content Marketing Tools for Your Brand

Pamorama

Successful content marketing initiatives have many moving parts. Creating powerful content that grows your business can be a discouraging process. The good news is that there are many content marketing tools available to help you streamline the process. You’re sure to find something that will help you jumpstart your content marketing programs.

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18 of the Best Content Marketing Strategy Guides of 2013

Webbiquity SMM

Content marketing is a hot topic, primarily in the B2B world but increasingly in consumer marketing as well. And as noted here yesterday , 93% of B2B marketers are now using content marketing, with more than half calling it their biggest priority this year. Content Marketing Strategy Guides. by GO Marketing. But where does one begin?

Offsite Content Marketing: Six Tactics to Reach New Audiences

Spin Sucks

Yesterday we had a nice conversation about content distribution and how to gain new readers. The comments were alive with things such as “the Internet is over-valued,” which means comments and social shares are too, and without those things, you’re losing out on important data to help guide your content. Offsite Content Marketing. Content Amplification.

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A Beginners Guide to Content Marketing [Plus Infographic]

Pamorama

Content marketing has changed the way consumers research and buy your products. This is why content marketing is key. What is content marketing? Any form of marketing that relies on or draws from editorial content is considered content marketing. The current state of content marketing. Content marketing is hot.

33 Phenomenal Content Marketing and Copywriting Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

Content marketing represents the most fundamental and widespread rethinking of marketing practices in decades. Content marketing turns the dominant paradigm of the last half-century—interruption-based mass marketing—on its head. What types of content are most valuable to my sales prospects? Content Marketing Guides, Tips and Tactics.

30 Remarkable Content Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)

Webbiquity SMM

Content marketing has become ubiquitous, with 93% of B2B marketers now using it. And it continues to expand: 82% of marketers plan to increase their budgets for content marketing in 2014. In addition, nearly half of marketers say they are unable to measure the value of their content marketing efforts. Image Credit: Robert Rose.

88 Expert Content Marketing Posts Worth Another Read

Webbiquity SMM

As noted here previously, content marketing is now ubiquitous, with 93% of all marketers saying they do content marketing. All of those marketers are creating an enormous amount of content, which is making it difficult to stand out and rise above the noise. So what are the secrets to developing content that gets read, shared, and compels action?

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EGC is the Key Content Marketing Trend

Convince & Convert

EGC is 2015’s most powerful marketing abbreviation. We’ve talked for years about UGC – user generated content – but now we find that perhaps the best source of great content is instead EGC – employee generated content. Further, content from employees is often more trusted than content from the organization itself.

Which is YOUR Content Marketing Goal?

Engaging Brand

He had been put in charge of content marketing and wanted to get started on producing content. Then the CEO walked down the corridor and little Bob felt very proud to introduce himself as Head of Content Marketing. The CEO turned and asked "Great Little Bob, we must produce loads of content - after all our competitiors do!". His aim had been content.

The Beginner’s Guide to Social Attribution

Simply Measured

If you’re an email marketer, you send an email, you drive action, you measure that action’s impact on the business, and then you figure out what you could do better and do it again. But in order to do that, we need to understand a very important type of analysis that’s new to social marketers: Attribution. This impacts social marketers in one of two ways: Budget and Growth.

Content Marketing: What Content People Share And Why They Do It

Conversionation

Why do people share content? However, in trying to answering it, one can find a lot of value for his business and “target groups” in this social media and multi-channel marketing age where content plays an increasing role and content marketing is a hot topic. Content is an enormously broad concept that we use every day without really defining it. We talk about how it should be: how important relevant and share-worthy content, how crucial it is in lead nurturing, how it makes or breaks our email marketing programs and even how it has become a currency.

33 Thought-Provoking B2B Social Media and Marketing Stats

Webbiquity SMM

As noted in the 2016 B2B Marketing Trends report , B2B marketing strategies and practices are in the midst of significant change, driven by new technologies and evolving buyer expectations for more “consumer-like” experiences. These changes are affecting tactics, budgets, messaging, and metrics as illustrated in the compilation of B2B marketing facts and statistics below.

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By: Blogging, Content Marketing and Social Metrics: Ways to Improve Them « Marketers.BlogNotions - Thoughts from Industry Experts

Conversionation

The mentioned white paper provides some thoughts and ideas to improve your blogging and social media marketing efforts for each of the metrics. […] per metric. We added links and ideas to do […

Get Content First Format Content Later

Convince & Convert

Get all JayToday episodes at [link] (watch video to see amazing quilt at my Mom’s house) When you’re doing content marketing, you need to worry about capturing the content first, and the format for that content second. A lot of times in organizations, especially big B2B companies they’ve determined that they need to create more content than ever.

Review of Content Marketing Measurement Platform Squeeze

Spin Sucks

Squeeze is a Sequentia product and the way they describe it is as: A new content marketing measurement platform designed to help marketers make better decisions, optimize their budgets, and deliver greater results. Another marketing measurement platform? You can squeeze links for any of your content, as well as forms. I have something new for you to try! 11 p.m.

Content Marketing is More Than Just Blogging

Firebelly

Content marketing is about more than just blogging. While that’s the first thing that people think of — at least me, as a professional blogger — content is anything that can be read, watched, seen, or heard. Some basic content concepts: Written word: White papers, ebooks, newsletters, electronic magazines, online articles, print books — you name it.

How to Determine and Prioritize Social Media Marketing Goals and Objectives

Pam Moore

It’s interesting because many marketing and social media leaders within brands and organizations of all sizes dream about achieving real ROI using social media and digital marketing, yet very few of them actually bring to fruition much more than a social media dream. As marketers it’s in our DNA to move fast. Smart social media marketers know they must… .

Does Your Content Have Superpowers?

PWB Marketing Blog

A few years ago, while serving on a social media panel during a presentation to a local entrepreneurial group, I casually remarked that, “Content is everything; social media is just plumbing.” In the years since then, I’ve seen this proven over and over both with clients and with brands I follow. In order to succeed, your content marketing needs superpowers. Brand Power. Sean-.

Four Tips to Help You Create Content in a tl;dr World

Spin Sucks

By Kevin Dugan Four tips to help you create content in a tl;dr world. After serving up hundreds of thousands of stories, the content discovery platform knows we’re more likely to click through headlines with 12 to 18 words   in them.  How to Communicate While Marketing in a World of Brevity And, more troubling, mobile makes our eight-second window of opportunity seem even smaller.

How to Create a Call-to-Action for All of Your Content

Spin Sucks

When I speak to these groups, it doesn’t matter what they sell, how savvy their marketing team is, or if they’re consumer or not, 99 percent of them are distributing content without a specific call-to-action. Generate Leads The very best way to generate leads is through content. Think about content with two perspectives: Free and paid. Our time equals money.

Four Content Ideas for Driving Inbound Leads

Spin Sucks

As some of you know, Marcus Sheridan , of The Sales Lion , did a fantastic job of giving an overview of inbound marketing and how to create content that drives leads. I’ll be honest. Four Content Ideas for Driving Inbound Leads. Following are four content ideas he had for driving inbound leads. Why not create some content that talks about your company vs. another?