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Teens Prefer Tumblr Over Facebook

The Realtime Report

Tumblr is more popular than Facebook among young social media users, according to a recent survey by Posterous co-founder Garry Tan. Out of an impressive field of social sites – including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat – Tumblr was the favorite social network for the two age groups surveyed, ages 13-18 (teens) and 19-25 (young adults).

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Tumblr – Why, How & Who?

Mindjumpers

Most brands today are active on Facebook, Twitter and maybe Instagram. But if you’re one of the cool kids now, you rule Tumblr! Because Tumblr has potential. Today there are more than 170,000 million Tumblr blogs with 200,000 visits each month. These young people are often media-savvy and like to be part of a community. Social Videos – Why, Where And How?

23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

Though the use of social media and social networks for marketing is now nearly ubiquitous, and 78% of companies have dedicated social media teams, many marketers sill struggle with certain aspects of social marketing, such as formalizing strategies and measuring results. What trends and changes in social media do marketers need to stay on top of?

Social Networking Stats: Tumblr Draws Youngest Users Among Top 10 Social Platforms, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23 via  Facebook. Tumblr: 188 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Please email marissa@modernmedia.co if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list.    . Tumblr, Instagram, YouTube Attract Younger Audience. billion monthly active users. YouTube.

A Comprehensive Guide to Your Social Media Image Sizes

Pamorama

Make an impact with your social media images! Harnessing the power of images makes your social media marketing more powerful and memorable. You’re You’re probably already using the visual elements of your brand on your social media channels. Facebook profile photo size. Facebook cover photo size. Bonus: Facebook ad sizes.

What is Tumblr

Kikolani

One of those changes could be Tumblr , a microblogging program developed a mere four years ago and which has recently taken over WordPress.com as the blogger’s favorite platform, according to Mashable. Tumblr has also attracted well-respected news outlets such as Huffington Post and the NY Times Style Magazine. What Makes Tumblr So Different. More Tumblr Perks. Bloggin

Thinking About Moving to Tumblr? Don’t.

Spin Sucks

A couple of weeks ago on Inside PR , Martin Waxman , Joe Thornley , and I broached the subject of Steve Rubel moving his blog to Tumblr. Why did you make the decision to shut down your existing blogs and move everything to Tumblr ? chose Tumblr since it’s aggressively being used by media, has tentacles into Twitter and Facebook and it’s own robust community.

Top Social Media Stats of 2012

The Realtime Report

What social media stats got the most attention in the last year? According to our traffic-counting elves, here are the top social media statistics we published in the last year: Twitter Hits 500 Million Registered Users  (Feb 24): Approximately 12.3 Facebook User Worth Up To $118   (Feb 3): According to Facebook’s SEC filings, the site now has over 845 million active monthly users. UPDATE: At Facebook’s current valuation of $57.4 UPDATE: By Nov 2012, Tumblr reached 20 billion pageviews per month.

The Basics of B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy

Webbiquity SMM

Although more than three-quarters of B2B technology marketers use social media to market their products, less than half say they can tie social channels to revenue generation for their businesses. But it may also be a problem with basic B2B social media marketing strategy. Cross-Platform Social Media Strategy. Platform-Specific Social Strategy.

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Evolving Social Landscape – Social Media Channel Updates in 2016

Ignite Social Media

The world of social media is constantly changing and evolving. That’s why today you are going to be put through a crash course in some of the latest social media channel updates to various big time social media platforms in 2016, and there are A LOT. Facebook. Facebook Live – Live streaming becomes available to everyone through Facebook Live.

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3 Easy DIY Social Media Content Creation Tools

Firebelly

You don’t have to be a graphic designer or a Photoshop pro to create stunning graphics for your social media channels. Available templates: • Facebook cover photos. Facebook posts. Facebook apps. Facebook event covers. Facebook ads. Tumblr banner. Tumblr graphic. Wide: ideal for Facebook and Twitter posts. Canva. annually.

How Campbell’s Go Targets Millennials On Facebook, Tumblr, Spotify, BuzzFeed And Mobile Games

The Realtime Report

Campbell’s Soups is reaching out to millennials with a “whimsical, humorous personality” on social media to promote a new line of microwaveable soup products, called Campbell’s Go. The campaigns reaches across multiple social platforms, including Facebook, Tumblr, BuzzFeed, Spotify and mobile gaming.

Ad Opportunities on Twitter, Foursquare and Tumblr

Mindjumpers

For brands with a presence on Facebook, Twitter etc., it is becoming increasingly popular to make use of advertising. In this post, we look at the ad opportunities on Twitter, Foursquare and Tumblr, beginning with Twitter that offers three different ad products. Tumblr. Tumblr has begun to offer paid advertising. This To read more about marketing on Tumblr, click here.

31 Sensational Social Media Marketing and PR Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Business and consumer marketers are nearly unanimous in their belief in the importance of social media to marketing activities. As noted below, the money is following that belief: social media now accounts for about 11% of all digital marketing outlays, and spending on social media marketing will total nearly $10 billion this year. Get social PR right.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

As social media marketing has become ubiquitous ( 88% of marketers say social media is important for their businesses), hundreds of new tools have developed just in the past few years: tools for social media management, monitoring, measurement, automation, identifying influencers, creating graphical content, and more. Image credit: Buddy Media.

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Social Media Ostriches – The Corporate Hypocrisy Of Blocking Employee Access To Facebook and Twitter

SocMed Sean

Every time I hear of companies blocking Blogging Sites, Facebook, Twitter, and other Social Media sites, it makes me wonder what curmudgeon or poorly informed leader is calling the shots and what experience drove them to make the decision. By blocking social media sites, employers are limiting their employees ability to collaborate with others in their industry.

General Electric Hosts a Virtual Science Fair On Tumblr

Convince & Convert

To host this campaign, General Electric has introduced a new “#6SecondsScience Fair” Tumblr , which serves as a virtual home for the best submissions. Throughout this time window, the best videos are being posted on Tumblr, but fans can further share across Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr. The examples of Vines submitted are incredibly diverse, but interesting.

79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and inbound marketing techniques have been a boon for marketers. Not only do leads generated through social and content marketing cost half as much as traditional outbound-generated leads (see below), they also close at higher rate (again, see below). And social media isn’t just about lead generation of course. And…even social media itself.

50 Top Tools for Social Media Monitoring, Analytics, and Management 2013

Pamorama

Use these platforms to manage, measure, and analyze your social media marketing initiatives. Over the last decade, social media monitoring has become a primary form of business intelligence, used to identify, predict, and respond to consumer behavior. Facebook Insights (Free) | Facebook’s built-in tool provides Facebook Page owners with metrics around their content.

Social Networking Stats: Tumblr Serves 20 Billion Page Views Per Month, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. Tumblr: 80 million blogs. via  Tumblr. via  SmartBlog on Social Media. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. Tumblr Serves 20 Billion Page Views Per Month. Tumblr is now “pushing more than 20 billion page views a month” said CEO David Karp at GigaOM’s Roadmap 2012 conference. via  Twopcharts. via  Google.

Tumblr Now Has Live Video: Why and What Your Brand Can Do About It

Simply Measured

Tumblr just announced that it has live video with the sardonic, very Tumblr subheading, “This should be interesting.” Yes, Tumblr is throwing its hat in the ring with all the other social networks who offer live video to brands and audiences —  Facebook,  YouTube,   Twitter,  and Snapchat.  But instead of competing with these networks as another location for  creating  live video, Tumblr has chosen to be the  venue  and  home  for live video. This new feature is giving Tumblr a fresh sense of relevance. link]. The Details.

Customer Satisfaction: Social Media Websites Rank Among The Worst

The Realtime Report

How satisfied are consumers with social media sites? Today, the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) released its yearly E-Business Report, which takes an in-depth look at user satisfaction with social media, as well as portals and search engines, and news and opinion websites. Social Media. Overall, e-business websites have seen a 2.9%

The Best Social Media Analytics Tools for Publishers

Adam Sherk

What are the best tools for publishers looking to track social media activity at the content level? There are a lot of options for social monitoring, tracking and analytics, with prices ranging from free to very expensive. The primary focus here is on social media analytics and share count tracking, along with identifying content and topics with the potential to go viral.

101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013

Webbiquity SMM

Okay, that statistic was made up (though probably not far off the mark),  but the social media and digital marketing facts and statistics below are real (or at least from generally reliable sources). For example, 93% of marketers use social media for business. But how do marketers and consumers view social media differently? Facebook Facts and Statistics.

Why Social Media Is So Important for Your Business in 2014

yMarketingMatters

Social media networks were a novelty 5 years ago, but today their importance is no longer debated.  Yes, businesses have definitely realized the power of social media and accepted that social media marketing has to be part of their marketing and PR mix. 89% of marketers stated that increased exposure was the number one benefit of social media marketing.

The State of Social Media In The UK

Mindjumpers

Another chance to look at the social media universe, analyse the trends and make the strategies. UK Facebook statistics. Facebook now has a reach of just over 30 million unique users for the UK. 25-34 year olds are now the largest age group on Facebook as we enter 2012, with users under 17 years making up just 5% of the user base. LinkedIn. The losers.

The Social Media Landscape [Infographic]

Pamorama

Last year, I posted a great infographic from CMO.com that did a terrific job of roadmapping the social Web. As social media continues to evolve, it’s difficult to keep up with all of the changes. The acceptance of social media’s importance by consumers has increased very quickly. Brand Exposure: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Digg, Tumblr.

84% Say Company Leaders on Social Media Provide A Competitive Edge

The Realtime Report

Does having a company leader on social media give that organization a competitive edge? recent survey by Humanize looks at social media and leadership in organizations – in particular, how company leaders are leveraging social media for organizational results. social media involvement should be limited to crisis situations.

103 Compelling Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)

Webbiquity SMM

As the use of social media in marketing has become ubiquitous, marketers have turned their attention to making the use of business social media more sophisticated and strategic. They are refining tactics, integrating social with other marketing channels, taking a hard look at new networks, and continuing to refine their measurements of success. Why Tumblr?

Social Networking Stats: Active Usage Drops For Facebook and Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23 via  Facebook. Tumblr: 186 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Please email marissa@modernmedia.co if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list.    . Active Usage Drops For Facebook and Twitter. Tumblr saw a 22% growth in active usage.

Think Twice About Automating Your Social Media Efforts

SocMed Sean

I recently participate in an Twitter chat where the conversation turned to whether or not it’s a good idea to automate social media activities. Do you automate your social media activities? –Sean Share this on Facebook Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn Share this on Tumblr Share this on del.icio.us These are just my preferences, though. Cheers!

Social Media Campaigns Kick-Off 2014 World Cup

The Realtime Report

Social media is expected to play a huge role in this year’s tournament, and we’ve compiled some of the most popular and creative marketing campaigns centered around the event: Hyundai’s dedicated Tumblr site will release 120 pieces of football related artwork including GIFs, quotes, illustrations and short films throughout the 2014 World Cup.

How to Use Tumblr and Automated Tweets to Drive Awareness

Convince & Convert

Corcoran Group  plays the long game with their social media strategy : “While we can’t specifically tie a particular Tumblr post to a sale, we get that we need to nurture and build relationships with our followers in hopes that maybe, down the line, it could turn into something.”. Social Media Number of the Week: 10. Holy Social! barimogil Tweet This.

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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10 Questions You Should Ask Your Social Media “Expert”, “Guru” or “Wizard”

SocMed Sean

Finding a social media professional to help you with your online activities can sometimes be a tough process. Believe it or not, online social networking didn’t start with Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Plenty of social media professionals have experience that goes back to online bulletin boards, forums on CompuServe, Prodigy, and AOL, and online forums.

Branded Content: 6 Things To Remember before Publishing

Mindjumpers

It doesn’t need to address your entire customer database or Facebook fans at once. Remember to have your marketing- and Social Media persona in mind and always have your playbook within reach. Similar Posts: How to advertise and optimise posts on Facebook. How to structure glocal communication on Social Media. There – we said it!

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.

Your Definitive Guide to Social Media Image Sizes

Convince & Convert

Social media platforms are always being updated, which means they’re constantly changing their profile and cover photo dimensions, layouts, and dimensions for uploaded images. It However, high-quality and creative imagery is imperative to your social media marketing success, so it’s important that you know the proper dimensions for each network you use. Facebook.

87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Though social media marketing is now used in about 90% of companies, techniques, platforms and best practices continue to evolve.  What will likely be the hot trends in social media over the next couple of years? Social Media Stats and Demographics. 1. 56% of Americans have a profile on at least one social networking site. Facebook Stats.

19 More Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

While social media marketing has become commonplace, questions about how to optimize the use of social channels and networks, and how to stand out from the crowd, remain. This follow-up post answers several more, such as: what are the best social networks for b2b social media marketing? The Dead Zones: When Not to Post on Social Media by Cool Infographics.