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35 Great Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

35 Great Social Media Infographics. Here's a collection of terrific social media infographics that might come in handy. As you probably know, infographics are visual representations of information, data, or knowledge

The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases

Adam Sherk

Unique, one-of-a-kind, best-of-breed…blah, blah, blah. We see this type of marketing speak over and over in press releases and promotional materials. And let's be honest, we've all used it at one time or another — shame on us

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As much as Facebook may not be kind to businesses, it's still a tremendously valuable business tool. After all, Facebook could eat the web. In fact, you're likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television

I Don't Care Where. You. Are. Right. Now. | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Hey, you! Yeah, you standing in line at Starbucks using your phone to check-in while waiting to get your daily latte. We need to have a word. We've been connected for awhile on Twitter and Facebook. like you, really I do

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A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

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The Year of Social Media 2010 [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet. At Mindjumpers, we thought it could be interesting to make our own infographic about the year of social media 2010, and here we would like to share the result of our work with you. We have chosen to include the most significant changes at different platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Foursquare etc. And that was definitely one of the most popular ones!

How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and PR would seem to be natural allies. Both are primarily focused on brand awareness, credibility building and image enhancement. Both are critical tools for dealing with bad news or crisis situations. Both require relationships with influential people in one’s industry to be effective. And both rely on the ability to tell an interesting story. Since many (most?) Share this on Bebo.

Seeking Guest Authors for Weekly Series

Ari Herzog

Do you have a strategy or tip on social media marketing you’d like to share with other readers? Want to be featured with other guest authors ? If the answer is yes, consider writing for me. I’m looking for people to write about best practices in social media and how different tools can be used in new and innovative ways. Maybe you have your own blog and seek a new audience. Interested? Blog News

iPhone, Android and Flash

Idaconcpts

Steve Jobs must hate The Flash. Email this to a friend? Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on Facebook. Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn. Post on Google Buzz. Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon. Share this on del.icio.us. Share this on Reddit. Digg this! Share this on Technorati.

Drive Toward Social Intelligence Maturity

Propelling your organization to new levels of social intelligence skill and application is essential for maximizing the value of your listening and monitoring efforts.

Debbie Weil on Corporate Blogging and Social Media

Debbie Weil

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools

Pamorama

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools. The Twitter fail whale error message. 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

How Social Media Has Changed the Hotel Business

Spin Sucks

Guest post by Ann Manion , president of Hotel Advantage. would not describe the hospitality industry as a community of early adopters when it comes to social media. As a specialist in hotel reputation management, I’ve watched hoteliers confront companies such as Trip Advisor and request the removal of unfavorable reviews from their profiles. Followers asked me to dig deeper. So I did.

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Influence is everywhere, but it's up to you to spot it. As information flow is infinite, many find that it is of utmost importance to capture the attention of the select few who serve as influencers — these are the people who can

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

Just Because We're Social Networking “Friends” Doesn't Mean I'll.

Almost Savvy

You Don't Bring Me Flowers Anymore. Where did the romance go? When did we stop asking, “Tell me about yourself,” “Do you like to take long walks on the beach?” or even the tired old line, “What's your sign

Everything you ever needed to get started with Twitter

SocialFish

I was thinking it was probably time to post something for Twitter beginners, since it’s been a million years since the last time we did , but luckily we have some fab blogger buds who have been busy writing some of this up so I don’t need to! Twitter Basics – Part 2: Set Up an Account and Create a Profile. Twitter Basics – Part 3: How It Works. Twitter Basics – Part 4: Your Settings.

The 4 C’s of B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

We’ve all heard about the four P’s of marketing. Product. Price. Placement. Promotion. The four P’s were created mainly to describe the ideal “marketing mix&#. The term “marketing mix&# became popularized after Neil H. Borden published his 1964 article, Concept of the Marketing Mix. Connection – connecting with the audience you wish to attract. Digg this!

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Facebook vs. Twitter [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Digital Surgeons has been comparing the two most popular social networks: Facebook and Twitter. See who the users are and what their behavior is – how often do they login, how many users follow a brand and how often do they update their status. Similar Posts: New Facebook Profiles – A Great Thing For Facebook’s Revenue Stream. The State of Brands on Facebook [infographic].

The Smart Marketer's Guide to Social Media Management

Engaging in social media isn't an option anymore. So if you're going to do it, you want to do it well.

11 Myths of Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Though social media marketing is rapidly advancing in terms of adoption and sophistication, many marketers and business executives still struggle with it. They wonder if their organizations are doing enough, if they are doing things right, even if they should be involved in social media at all. This confusion is partly due to some still-common misconceptions about social media marketing. Argh, no!

10 Practical Twitter Tips for Publishers

Adam Sherk

Dilbert on Social Media Managers

Idaconcpts

Dilbert is known for its satirical office humor about a white-collar, micromanaged office featuring the engineer Dilbert as the title character. Dilbert portrays corporate culture as a Kafkaesque world of bureaucracy for its own sake and office politics that stand in the way of productivity, where employees’ skills and efforts are not rewarded, and busy work is praised. Sounds familiar?

Social Media Adoption by Top 10 Media Agencies

Social Media Citizens

The world of social media is maturing. People have adopted the new means of communication, companies are experimenting with the new business tools, but how the heart of the media industry is adopting to a new social landscape? Well it is quite strange, but not so well. Full document on Scribd. Sources: Campaign “Top 50 Media agencies” + Netprospex “Top 50 Brands in Social Media”.

Master The Next Wave Of Social

As social media adoption becomes more and more mainstream, marketing leaders race to keep up - creating blogs, communities, and Facebook pages, all too often without a clear road map in mind.

How Women Use Social Media [Infographic] | pamorama

Pamorama

Social media sites are having a powerful effect on our lives. This infographic shows how women leverage the social Web

57 Social Media Policy Examples and Resources

Dave Fleet

Over time I’ve found myself doing more and more foundational work for organizations looking to dip their toes into social media. One of the key elements of this work, in my opinion, is creating a social media policy that fits well with the organization’s goals, culture and risk tolerance. But where to start? As it happens, lots of organizations publish their social media guidelines online, ready for you to review and use yourself. Here are 57 61 great social media policy templates and resources to use when building your own. thanks for the suggestions in the comments!). Source. Resource. Cisco.

Social Media Strategy from A to Z » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social media might be old. It might even be a dead buzzword. That's why you need to paint a picture that's more meaningful and encompasses what social media

Twitter: 15 Ways to Stay Interesting

Spin Sucks

Guest post by Elena Verlee , founder of Cross Border Communications. If you’ve been on Twitter a while, you’re probably stuck in a rut. We all know we’re supposed to engage, share links to valuable information, and re-tweet others. What else is there? If you want to spice up your Twitter feed, here are 15 ideas to get you going. 1. Share your opinion – Go ahead, let it out!

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

Get started on truly maximizing your LinkedIn presence with this informative eBook.

NEVER Feed the Trolls

Janet Fouts

There’s a saying in social media that goes something like this “You know you’ve “arrived&# when you’ve got trolls commenting on your work&#. It’s true, the more connections you have on social media networks the more likely someone will disagree with you. Now, just disagreeing doesn’t make somebody a troll though. Trolls are a special breed. You decide.

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Facebook Advertising Tricks for B2B Marketers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

If I could offer you a billboard in the middle of Times Square for little to no cost for you to advertise your company would you do it? One of the great things about the Facebook is that it provides you access to a large audience of over 550 Million people worldwide at a very low cost so why not take advantage of it. Trick 1) Place specific Job Titles into the Likes and Interest field. Tweet This!

How Disney Reached 100 Million Page Likes on Facebook

Mindjumpers

Tweet Last weekend, Disney hit the huge amount of 100 million likes across its more than 200 official brands, properties and character pages. The company has been around for 109 years and is loved by people all over the world – no doubt the company is “liked” on Facebook too. Since August 2009, Disney started posting regularly on Facebook and their community grew wide. They are entertaining.