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Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Is Most Important Social Network for B2B Marketers, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. LinkedIn Is Most Important Social Network for B2B Marketers. Other favorite social channels included YouTube, Flickr, Digg, Stumbleupon and Tumblr.

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New Flickr Brings Questions about the Visual Media Era

Geoff Livingston

New Flickr Interface image via Geeky Gadgets Flickr will unveil its much-needed new interface today, revamping one of the oldest and still prescient social networks. This significant change comes to a network that features more than 3.5 Flickr’s new interface seeks [.]. Mobile Photography Reality Social Media Andrew Keen Flickr infographics Instagram jess3 media mobile Pinterest portable social network Tumblr Visual YouTubemillion photos uploaded everyday, and one of the most popular APIs on the Internet.

Instagram Video Highlights YouTube Weaknesses

Geoff Livingston

YouTube may have the most to lose from Facebook’s response to Vine , 15 second format videos on Instagram. The following issues spell trouble for YouTube (and Google as a whole): Shorter video formats are increasingly desirable for mobile and tablet devices. These shifts in video consumption reveal fundamental weaknesses in YouTube’s current format.

Klout and Peerindex – social network loyalty cards?

The Way of the Web

Both Klout and Peerindex require you to hook up various sources in order to calculate your influence – Klout includes Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Foursquare, Youtube, Instragram, Tumblr, Blogger, WordPress.com, Last.fm and Flickr. Again, there’s an approved list of networks to plug-in, and there’s also the option to hook in a number of RSS feeds.

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Tips for Creating a Profitable Trade Show Experience

Spin Sucks

Yet the objective remained constant: To create events that allowed attendees to connect, engage, network, and learn (and often purchase). Add social media and digital tools to the mix and you can turbo charge your efforts. Use social media before the event to promote your company’s involvement and generate buzz. Check to see if they are using YouTube or Vimeo and add them.

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Social Network Statistics | Brian Solis - PR 2.0

www.briansolis.com

Home Articles Business – Marketing PR 2.0 – New Communications Social Media Speaking Books Appearances About Revealing the People Defining Social Networks October 1, 2009 View Comments Source: Shutterstock Social Networks are among the most powerful examples of socialized media. Stephane Dupuis brandMIND New social media stats. media+2.0

Thumper’s Rule – Knowing When And How To Avoid An Online Argument

SocMed Sean

'Angry bird puts a lid on it' courtesy of etee on Flickr via Creative Commons license If you’re engaged in social media for either personal or professional purposes (and if you’re reading this, I’m betting you are), there’s an important skillset and rule that you might want to think about: The art of not replying. But don’t be a troll. Prove it.

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Jake's Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media? Main | Are We Addicted To Social Media? » June 24, 2010 Jakes Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas Almost everyone is aware of the major social networkingwebsites in existence. MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter together dominate theweb.

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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. Save and Share.

How to Build the Ultimate Online Newsroom

Webbiquity SMM

It ideally should include: • The primary media contact’s name and contact information (including social network profile links). Also consider creating social media releases (which can include videos, images, links and other items) using a tool like PitchEngine. by TomPick and guest blogger Maria Verven. Links to news releases (current year and archive of past years).

YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network Trailer

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media News: Top 5 Stories of the Week | Main | 3 Stories That Rocked The Social Media World This Week » July 27, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network Trailer The Social Network , aka "The Facebook Movie," hits theaters October 1st. What do you think? Seriously?

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THE BEST SOCIAL NETWORK FOR LAWYERS, OR ANYONE, IS….

Myrland Marketing

Home About Services Social Media Speaking-Training LMA Contact Subscribe Myrland Marketing Minutes Strategic Social Media: Making Social Media Make Sense THE BEST SOCIAL NETWORK FOR LAWYERS, OR ANYONE, IS… by Nancy Myrland on April 6, 2010 An interesting question was posed on a legal marketing forum of which I am a member.  Now it’s all social media.

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? How do top executives use social media?

Social media metrics: why, what and how to measure according to Jim Sterne

Social Email Marketing

In his book ‘Social Media Metrics’, Jim Sterne says: “The Internet has always been a social medium”. Social media management Social media metrics and measurement Social media ROI blogging bookmarking consumer-generated content customer satisfaction David Berkowitz Delicious Digg Facebook Flickr Forums and message boards Jim Sterne key performance indicator KPI LinkedIn lower costs Marketers Studio marketing mix media sharing micro-blogging Ning raise revenue roi sentiment social media marketing Social Media Metrics social networks StumbleUpon YouTube

6 Reasons Social Media Sucks, But You Need to Use It Anyway

Webbiquity SMM

Amid all of the hype, conferences, and rapid adoption of social media marketing by organizations from sole proprietors to the Fortune 100, there remains an undercurrent of skepticism. This surfaces in posts like Social Media Skepticism , 5 reasons why social media skeptics maybe right and Business social networking: where’s the ROI? Reasons Social Media Sucks. 1.

How to Get Found Where Your Buyers are Looking: Web Presence Optimization

Webbiquity SMM

To expand your online footprint within your market, think about three types of sites where you want a presence: Social media sites: these include social networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn), social content sharing sites (YouTube, Flickr, SlideShare) and social bookmarking sites (Reddit, StumbleUpon, Diigo). Provides referral visits to your website.

Personal Brands RULE on Social Networks

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Yet many companies limit the use of Social Media at work which I think is very short sighted. "Of those not allowed to use social media at work, 65 percent said their managers block access to sites like YouTube, Facebook and Flickr because they're afraid employee productivity will suffer." Blocking social media sites entirely may not be a good idea.

31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Supplement your email list with your contacts’ social network info? Find out if the username or vanity URL you want is still available across dozens of social sites? Display a feed of brand-related comments from a variety of social networks on your website? Convert PowerPoint presentations to Flash, or into YouTube videos? Cool Social Media Tools.

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Flickr Friday: The Content Grid

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Helpful Social Search Articles | Main | Twitter announces #NewTwitter » September 10, 2010 Flickr Friday: The Content Grid A content marketing framework that plots type and channel across two dimensions: who should create it (a single owner or the entire staff) and how it should be distributed for maximum impact on the sales funnel.

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10 Surefire Ways For A Business To Fail At Social Media

SocMed Sean

There are a lot of ways to engage in social media, some of them effective…some of them not. If your organization is considering getting active in social or if you’re analyzing your current efforts, take a look at the following list and make sure you’re not undermining the success of your activities. Want to fail at social media? Really? There you have it!

YouTube Tuesday: Digital Ethnography

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week | Main | Social Media Bootcamp: Facebook For Business » March 02, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: Digital Ethnography A few years back, Dr. Michael Wesch, of Kansas State University,and his class decided to make the subject of their anthropology class for thesemester a study with ethnography.

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8 Years With LinkedIn – Looking at the Growth [infographic]

Mindjumpers

And a lot has happened with the social network since it was born in the living room of Reid Hoffmann. At present, the social network is adding a million new members each week. Facebook, Flickr, YouTube, Twitter … none of them existed in May 2003. The LinkedIn network started with just 10 people — the founding employees connected to each other.

Book Excerpt: The Death of Facebook

Geoff Livingston

One thing long-term Internet citizens have seen over the past 30 years: Communities and social networks get large, even as dominant as Facebook now is, and then they fade. Some stay relevant as leaders in their niches — YouTube, for example — and others drop into a second tier, or worse. Facebook does the same with its social network functionality. Ice cream?

Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Fun Twitter Quizzes | Main | What the F**k is Social Media NOW? » July 13, 2010 Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site "We're not saying that  Facebook and Myspace got their idea from us, but we're not saying they didn't either." They may be right. Please try again.

10 Words And Phrases Social Media Pros Should Help Their Clients Understand

SocMed Sean

Speaking social can sometimes be tough, especially with clients who haven’t yet engaged in social media or sometimes just “don’t get it” Even those clients who do understand and engage in the social space are sometime confused about the use of specific terms and jargon that social  media pros use. And it’s certainly not the same as Klout.

Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Jakes Take: Fresh Logos, Fresher Coffee | Main | YouTube Tuesday: I Can Make You Go Viral! » June 04, 2010 Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter Heres an interesting look at a breakdown of the several different Twitter user types. Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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The New Wave of Online Brand Management

Social Media Marketing

Prior to the rise of social networks, online brand management solely focused on common SEO techniques such as keywords, content, and proper HTML code. Company’s now must integrate SEO techniques with the use of social media sites if they wish to protect and promote their brand. For many companies’ marketing teams these social networking sites have been a marketing dream.

Protecting Children from Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

How can you protect your children from social media? “I’m on top of it, I know what this social networking thing is all about&# , “My child doesn’t really use it&# , “Does it really matter? Create video on YouTube. Comment on YouTube. Create a network via Ning. Create hundreds of profiles on hundreds on networks. Right?

Public Relations Lessons From Jesus, The Apostles And The Bible

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Martin LaBar via Flickr, Creative Commons And even many non-Christians will be relaxing, perhaps joining in the revelry (as many of my friends did when I was growing up in India). The more popular one is A Digital Nativity , but A Social Network Christmas is fun to watch as well. Tomorrow Christians around the world will be celebrating the birth of Christ. Jesus.

This Week in Social Media – 5/1/2013

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. Alternatively, email and social are being underspent on while they have a more effective ROI.

This Week in Social Media – 5/29/2013

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 our wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs. And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in the This Week in Social Media Magazine.

The Gamification of Social Media

Social Media Marketing

It sits squarely in the social networking space, but it has a different twist - one from which I think businesses may be able to gain valuable insights, all while allowing people to enjoy themselves. When tied to other accounts such as Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, YouTube, LinkedIn and blogs, your net worth rises based on the content you either create or share. What is it?

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How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal , Social Media > How Do You Network on Different Social Sites? How Do You Network on Different Social Sites? It comes with my social media maturity , I suppose. network with other marketers and people in SEO. Are you the same? MySpace?

Learning via the Social Media Game

Bare Feet Studios

Tomorrow I am working with an esteemed group of coral reef scientists here in Hawaii to illustrate various ways to use social media. will be using a version of The Social Media Game , an interactive learning process originally developed by my darling colleague Beth Kantor a few years ago. I’ve updated it and added 12 more “tools&# – and am still missing a lot of those available to us today. It just shows you how much app and platform development continues in the sphere of online social networks and mobile options. Social Network.

Social Networking Meets Game Consoles

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Courtney Love gets sued over tweets | Main | Cyber Monday Is Here! » November 24, 2009 Social Networking Meets Game Consoles There used to be a time where you could play video games for video games and use the computer for computer related things. Social networking… Welcome to the new and highly integrated gaming world. You can then check out your updates, and those of your friends, on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media favorites through the PS3’s built-in web browser.” Availability?

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This Week in Social Media – 5/15/2013

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 our wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs. And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in the This Week in Social Media Magazine.

This Week in Social Media – 6/5/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week, I compose a newsletter for our team 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 our wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs. Stumped for how to get your executives involved in social media ?

Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Flickr YouTube Blogging Blah Blah Blah: Knowing Why You Use Social Media is What Counts

Ari Herzog

We use social networking sites for different reasons, but it is crucial to grasp the WHY. We owe it to ourselves to continue doing things — raking leaves, running errands, posting status messages on social networking sites — on our own schedules and for our own reasons. Others wrote me they appreciated my friend request despite being unfriended in the past, which goes to show people use social media differently. Related posts: Strategies and Tips on Social Media and Online Marketing — To What End Should This Blogging Trend Continue?

Youtube Tuesday: Lost Generation

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/18-1/22 | Main | Dentyne "Friend Request" Commercial: 60 Connections In Every Bottle » January 26, 2010 Youtube Tuesday: Lost Generation Way back in August2007, the AARP launched a YouTube video contest that asked youngergenerations to voice their concerns about aging.

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22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth

Whenever I present or give classes on monetizing social networks and online communities people usually have two questions. Social Media Monetization Models on Flickr [link]. Social media Donations it works for Wikipedia. Pay $25 a year a la Flickr for a Pro account. SMS other social networks are built on SMS revenues such as SMSFun.

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Facebook: Iceland Constitution and Gov 2.0

Laurel Papworth

Iceland have turned to social media to ask the population to crowdsource writing Iceland’s new constitution. The main online community Facebook – and other social networks such as Twitter, YouTube, Flickr and Livestreaming – have been appropriated for the Icelandic Government’s communications channels to it’s own people. And so on.

Are You Addicted To Empire Avenue Yet?

Koka Sexton

Empire Avenue is a stock market simulation social network game that allows users to buy and sell shares of people and websites. Part game, part ratings system, Empire Avenue works by allowing users to create a ticker inked to their activity on various social media profiles like Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube. InsideView Empire Avenue. There are some issues.

Everyone’s a curator now…

The Way of the Web

We’ve talked for years about citizen journalism and self-publishing, but more important than the channels of distribution are the ways in which content and context are discoved via search engines and social recommendations, and the fact that theoretically this leads to any piece of content available online being indexable, findable and potentially popular. All totally normal.