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Top 9 LinkedIn Social Media Marketing Groups


Here is a list of my nine favorite LinkedIn social media marketing groups that I think you’ll enjoy too. Description: This is the largest and most active social media marketing group on LinkedIn and it includes 20 subgroups for special interests. Group size: 999,929 members. Group size: 50,858 members. Group size: 182,536 members. Group size: 43,974 members.

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Are LinkedIn Groups Are Out Of Control?

Myrland Marketing

Many LinkedIn groups are out of control. Group members have discovered they can spam the group and get away with it. Related but directly selling something the poster benefits from without alerting group members. It matters because it’s ruining LinkedIn groups for everyone. Group Admins and Managers have grandiose plans when they start groups.

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


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. percent incidence in the control group.

LinkedIn Groups Have Changed. Do They Still Make Sense for your Org?


A few weeks ago, LinkedIn announced that they were going to be rolling out some pretty big changes to their Groups feature. wrote about how the changes would likely impact associations on Mizz Information ; in short, here’s an overview of the new Groups features and what associations need to know about each: Member Approval in Standard Groups. Better Content Filtering.

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How to Kick-Start Your Content Marketing [Report]


In the report, Founder & Group CEO of Mindjumpers, Jonas Klit Nielsen, states: “Companies need to be ready to think as publishers and not marketers. They need to know what value they can provide their target group (above and beyond the value offered via their brand or products) and implement a robust editorial process in their workflow.”. Go through one step at a time.

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Altimeter Report: the Convergence of Paid, Owned and Earned Media


Altimeter Group just released a report, written by Rebecca Lieb, Jeremiah Owyang, Jessica Groopman and Chris Silva, shedding more light on the evolutions in these areas. The report also stresses that no single medium can stand alone. There are some nice tips and data in the report. Co-author Rebecca Lieb By now, you probably know what paid, owned and earned media are.

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WhatsApp Adds Ability to Tag Users in Group Chats

SocialTimes Facebook

WhatsApp added the ability for users to tag other users in group chats, according to a report from  The Next Web. With this update, a user can tag another user in a group chat by typing the “@” symbol, typing their name and then tapping the right contact on a bar that appears. When users tag other users in group chats, the tagged users will receive notifications, even if they’ve muted the conversations. Apps Facebook Android android apps App Updates Google Play group chats iOS iOS apps iTunes App Store Messaging messaging apps The Next Web Whatsap

How Enterprise Social Networking Drive Business Value [Report]


Altimeter Group just released a report Making The Business Case For Enterprise Social Networks that include extensive research where results show that enterprise social networking can provide value to the organization, especially around collaboration between departments, finding experts or share expertise from around the company as well as sharing best practices.

Report on “EMV for a Week Challenge” in Hawaii


After visiting several neighborhoods and talking with members of the local business community, here is my report on what you can expect when using a chip in Hawaii. 1. However, folks at the  Reddit Hawaii group pointed out that I could have also visited Office Max or Office Depot. Damian Davila (@idaconcpts) February 17, 2016. This time dip-and-sign.

Review of the Online Group Buying Industry


Group buying is a trend that had incredibly growth throughout 2010. Group buying, which refers to social buying or collective buying as well, is the buying an offer which has been significantly reduced, due to the fact that it is only valid if enough buyers are found. Here is a short review of these 2 key players in the online group buying industry. Enter: Google Offers.

Five Powerful Ways to Get More Leads from Your Website Forms

Spin Sucks

You’ve designed your landing pages, mapped out your funnel, and even paid for targeted traffic. Yet, your conversion rate continues to flatline. Could your website forms be holding you back? There is good chance they do. Khalid Saleh explains why optimizing your website forms is crucial for increasing your conversion rates.

Should You Use Facebook Page Or Facebook Group - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Many a times am asked if the Business House should get onto Facebook Page or Facebook Group. Also you need to have a clear idea on how Groups and Pages function. Facebook Group can be used for varied purpose. For instance: Family based Groups: When you put up photos and messages not all of your Facebook friends / list can be disturbed and interfered with. Close friends Groups: You will have your privacy and just have your gang / group of friends communicating without the world really interfering onto your team. Do you also face this dilemma?

Google Analytics Unveils a Set of Social Reports


Therefore, Google has recently released a new set of Social Reports within Google Analytics. The new Social Reports will be available from a new “social” tab, when you log in to Google Analytics. The conversations report allows users to see exactly the number of conversions that have originated from the different social media sites.

Facebook Audience Insights: 5 Groups You Should Analyze

Jon Loomer

Most Common Age Group is 25-34. Average salary group below $75k is below the Facebook average while every group above that salary is above the Facebook average. Advertising Target Groups. Let’s compare the composition of each of these groups… Demographics. Website Visitors: 61% men; largest group of men is 25-34 (47%). Lifestyle. Job Title.

What Social Marketers Need to Know From Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report 2016

Simply Measured

Mary Meeker’s annual KPCB Internet Trends Report is a legendary and much-anticipated document for every person in business. This year’s report gave an intricate overview of the global economy before delving into more specific topics relevant to us marketers. Quick Reports for Measuring Brand Awareness Download. The 2015 Instagram Industry Report Download.

Identifying, Understanding and Influencing Social Media Users [Infographic]


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?

Future of Social Media Report with Jason Keath CEO of Social Fresh

Pam Moore

He partnered with Simply Measured and Firebrand Group to develop “ The Future of Social Media ” research report.  It digs deep into how brand and marketing leaders are utilizing social media today and how they plan to embrace the new technologies and opportunities in the future. Supporting Resources: Future of Social Media Report (download free report).

MUST WATCH: The state of the internet and group-forming


I pointed last week to the latest Pew Internet research study about internet users and groups which found that the users most engaged with social media are also the most engaged in groups. According to Pew, American adults active in groups were asked about three potential reasons for being active in social or civic groups. Clearly directly relevant to associations.

New Report on Social Media Management From Altimeter– Reading it Will Save Your Company’s Money!


” The above lines are from the executive summary in a new report published last night/CET (5/1-2012). The report is named ‘A Strategy for Managing Social Media Proliferation’ and conducted by Jeremiah Owyang from Altimeter Group. There is no doubt in that you will find the report worth reading and sharing with your colleagues interested in this field. Infographic].

Workplace (Formerly Facebook at Work) Officially Launches Worldwide

SocialTimes Facebook

Workplace brings traditional Facebook features such as News Feed , groups , messaging , Facebook Live  livestreaming, Reactions , search  and Trending  to company networks that are kept separate from Facebook users’ personal profiles. The service will be offered free-of-charge to nonprofits and educational institutions. Norway. France. We feel we are ready for primetime now.

Nielsen Report: Blogs Still on the Rise | ClickZ

Nielsen Report: Blogs Still on the Rise. Everyday humans are churning out more content than ever, and blogging remains an important avenue for consumer expression, according to an NM Incite report published today. Digital Consumer Report State of The Media: Q3-Q4 2011. Using data from Google Ad Planner and Ignite Social Media, 60-second Marketer found users almost equally spread among three age groups: 25 to 34, 45 to 54 and 55 to 64, with 80 percent of them female. About us Contact us FAQ Write for us Advertise Report a bug Newsletter problems?

Washington Redskins’ Media Coverage Report Fails to Use PR Standards

Waxing UnLyrical

The media monitoring report concluded that the earned media coverage was worth a whopping $76,146,720 to the Washington Redskins! The Meltwater and TVEyes report makes the leap to place a monetary value on the earned media, in this case $76 million. Washington Redskins’ Media Coverage Report Fails to Use PR Standards. Guest Post by  Julie O’Neil. Let’s take a look: 1.

MUST READ new Pew survey about groups on the internet


There is a brand new Pew Internet Research survey out called The Social Side of the Internet which is all about the impact of the internet on GROUP-FORMING. There’s lots of data in here about internet users joining groups, including associations. It is hard to underestimate the impact of social media and internet use on group engagement.  As noted [.], See what you think.

How To Create a Cross Channel Social Media Report


Less than 24 hours ago, we launched a cross-channel social media reporting capability. This means Unmetric clients can download a detailed comparison report for as many social profiles for any time period. Here is how you download a report from the Unmetric Analyze Platform. 1. Choose the type of report you want to create. These reports are completely editable.

10 Tips to Be a Social Media and Digital Marketing Rebel

Pam Moore

Future of Social Media Report with Jason Keath CEO of Social Fresh. Why is it so many smart social media and digital marketers claim they want to lead or are already leading their industry and niche? They write blog posts, record and publish videos, live streams, webinars and podcasts teaching and preaching others how to build a unique brand. They know how to work smart, not just hard.

How Your Brand Can Get the Most Value Out of Facebook’s Edgerank Algorithm


This week, Group M Next shared a report called “Gaining an Edge: The Brand Impact of Facebook’s EdgeRank Algorithm Change” where Group M Next Predictive Insights team, together with the GroupM–owned social media and community activation agency M80, share results from an analysis, conducted across the Facebook pages of 25 brands. Engagement. What is your vision for the future?

How Journalists Use Social Media to Report the News

Proactive Report

A new report from the Indiana University School of Journalism shows how US jouranlist are using social media to report the news.  journalists conducted during the fall of 2013, the new report updates previous findings and adds new ones concerning the role of social media in journalism. The largest group (30.5 Based on online interviews with 1,080 U.S. 40% of U.S.

The Two Core Elements of B2B Social Media Marketing Success

Webbiquity SMM

Research reports / briefs. research reports at the top of the funnel; webinars at mid-funnel; product comparisons near the bottom). On LinkedIn, search for relevant groups, then connect with members of those groups. Join the same groups on LinkedIn. Social Media Marketing AllTop American Idol amplification case studies content Content Marketing ebooks elements of b2b social media marketing success Field of Dreams infographics key influencers LinkedIn Groups presentations reports Twitter directories Twitter hashtags video viral video webinars white papers

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The 12 Best Competitive Intelligence and Benchmarking Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Showcase reviews: Anders Pink, BuzzBlogger, Blogging Wizard, Perception System, Katie Lance, MarketingLand, Cent Muruganandam, Visually, Catherine Pham/SlideShare, Marketing Insider Group, Comms Axis, StoreYa Blog, Express Writers, Rebekah Radice, Mention, SnapApp, Robbie Richards. 4) TrackMaven. Marketing Insider Group. increasing social engagement, website traffic over time, etc.)

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28 Indispensable Research Reports and Marketing Case Studies for #SmallBiz Strategy

Writtent Blog

Ongoing education is critical, which is why we’ve compiled 28 of the brightest and most-inspiring research reports and case studies to hit the web in the recent months. Trust us, you’ll be unstoppable: Research Reports. 1. CMI’s small business report cuts to the chase to examine how marketers are using platforms and creating content. 2. B2B Marketing Trends Survey 2012 Report.

Report: How Social Marketing Works for Retail Brands [Report]


Tweet In late June, I wrote about ComScore’s second report called “The Power of Like 2 – How Social Marketing Works” and how it’s not just about getting likes, but rather about creating engagement and interacting with fans. Like the second report, the third one is also based on collaboration between ComScore and Facebook. Focus of recent study. France: La Redoute and Zara.

Social Media Marketing: A Jungle Too Deep Or A Sea of Opportunities? [Infographic]


Knowing how to create engagement with your target group by using the right channels/platforms, how to distribute and monitor it most time efficiently and how to analyse on the data your social media efforts produces will guide you to the goal. But once you know when and where you can find your target groups online and with what content, you’ve come a long way already. Tweet.

Business Development for Communications Firms

Spin Sucks

The first is a Bulldog Reporter book, but because they’ve recently gone out of business (sad face) and you no longer can buy yourself a copy, I’ve included some highlights below. Bulldog Reporter recommends using or to quickly get contact information, though I’m not super keen on buying lists. By Gini Dietrich. Segment targets.

It’s 2015 and #PRDiversity Is Still An Issue

Waxing UnLyrical

Yet, despite our increased awareness, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) reported as recently as April 2014 that many companies still lack diversity training, budgets and metrics. As of 2011, the BLS reported that only 8.7 strong example of this can be seen on PRWeek ’s 2014 Agency Business Report. Ed: Did you do a double take? And that’s no double talk.

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Put Content Marketing at the Heart of Your Brand Strategy


In fact, 90% of marketers think content marketing will become more important over the next year, according to a report from Econsultancy & Outbrain, yet only 38 % have a content marketing strategy in place. 360i just released a very useful report drawing out the key elements of content marketing. Here are the key takeaways from the report: Digital branded content is a new animal.

Five Takeaways from the 2012 State of Community Management Report

Jeff Esposito

Effective managers do not view their community as tied to a specific technology or network, but rather as a group of users who share principles and interests. Over each of the past three years, the CR has produced the State of Community Management Report. This report offers insights and research from the group and sheds light onto the general health and status of the space.

What’s the law around aggregating news online? A Harvard Law report on the risks and the best practices

Harvard Law report on the risks and the best practices By Kimberley Isbell / Sept. 8 / 10:30 a.m. [So much of the web is built around aggregation — gathering together interesting and useful things from around the Internet and presenting them in new ways to an audience. Harvard Law report on the risks and the best prac… Thorough. Its the foundation of blogging and social media.

3 Ways Social Media can Boost Sales Success

Buzz Marketing for Technology

But a new RAIN Group report proves otherwise and shows that sales people that truly “connect” with buyers in this “always on” environment we live in to win more often. Facebook Lead Generation Lead Nurturing People Sales Social Business Intelligence Social Media Social Networking Strategy Thought Leadership Twitter Google Hangout GotoMeeting HBR Hootsuite Rain Group Sales Team

Report: Women Use Social Media to Support Causes and Charities More than Men

Bill Hartzer

There is a new report out from 30 Hour Famine that shows that women are more likely to use social media web sites to support causes they believe in than men. The survey was commissioned by World Vision, an international relief and development group. According to the results of this study, girls are more likely than boys to friend, like, or follow charities they believe in.

5 Ways to Use Automated Internet Marketing Software in Managing Social CRM and Sales Leads

Koka Sexton

Businesses are using traffic analytics and reporting  tools to help in classifying their data. Through these automated analytics tools, they are able to capture information about the traffic and further analyze it in different demographic attributes such as location of the traffic and the different age groups. Classify and categorize the traffic. Assist in lead follow up.