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49 Noteworthy Social Networking Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Though new social networks continue to be launched (e.g. SnapChat , Blab ) and some disappear (anyone remember Pownce or Friendster ?), the “big three” among both consumers and marketers continue to thrive and dominate. But there are no guarantees that leadership will last, and the social networking landscape is constantly evolving. MediaPost ).

How to Choose the Best Social Network for Your Audience

Simply Measured

How about Periscope?”. There are plenty of social media platforms to choose from , and I need to stress the word “choose” here. Just because a social network exists does not mean that your brand needs to be on it. The answer lies in the demographics, and the need to be authentic. Social MediaI hear it all the time.

How To Know Which Social Networks Are Best For Your Brand

Firebelly

Which social networks should your brand be on? There are a lot of them, but the answer to that question largely depends on where your customers are located. To make things easier for you, the good people at Sprout Social have created this infographic detailing demographics on the most popular social networks. 10 FACE / Shutterstock.com. Get in touch!

How Enterprise Social Networking Drive Business Value [Report]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Using social media to bring business value is an obvious choice for many companies. But the benefits of using social media inside an organization still remains somewhat unexplored. As a result, a new approach is required that focuses on four key ways that relationships create value through enterprise social networks, as you can see in the figure below.

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How to structure glocal communication on Social Media

Mindjumpers

Today we are happy to share her thoughts on Digital Glocalization, based on her master thesis in the field. . In December 2013 I started writing my master thesis and teamed up with Mindjumpers because I was curious about glocalization on social media. My thesis, with the title ‘Digital Glocalization – Strategic Communication on Social Media’, investigates how global brands communicate locally on social media and which challenges glocalization on social media causes. How to. How do you organize and manage glocal communication? 2.

How to Easily Remove Any Facebook Application

Idaconcpts

As the single most popular social networking website ever created, it has become a major hub for communication between friends, family, colleagues and even strangers from across the world. It has also become a major place for quizzes, gaming and other fun little activities that are easy to find anywhere on the site. Here’s how to get rid of any Facebook Application.

How B2B Social Network Enhance Your Business Brand

Social Media Marketing

However, the only thing which is needed is the perseverance, patience, and a great desire to become financially independent. If you look around, then there lies an innumerable amount of tips to get richer in the market and immediate success, but all of them fail to achieve the exact result. Now, the question may arise in your mind that how to achieve a great brand on the internet? How to become financially independent? Having an internet business online is full of fun and profitable too. But do you know one thing?

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How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts

Webbiquity SMM

In addition to their SEO benefits and role in maximizing web presence for brands , blogs produce sales and leads. According to recent research , more than half (52%) of consumers say blogs have impacted their purchase decisions; and 57% of marketers say they’ve acquired new customers with their blogs. 25 Easy Ways to Promote Your Blog by Kim Garst.

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Authenticity: At The Core Of Smarter Social Networking

Waxing UnLyrical

Smarter social networking. A few nights ago, I was part of the “ Get Geeky &# panel that Social Media Club-DC had put together. Along with Alex Howard , Frank Gruber and Shana Glickfield , we talked about “ smarter social networking.&#. Yea, sometimes the tools are funky, you have to get used to the platforms, etc. The real challenge.

How to Use Pinterest And The New Rich Pins Features

Mindjumpers

Pinterest is especially a platform where people go and find inspiration, collect items found on the web onto boards to share with their network. You can follow users with similar taste and interests as you to repin what they have pinned or find items across the web on your own. However, remember to also use Pinterest as a way to tell more about your company and your values.

How To Build Your Own Social Network On WordPress

Firebelly

It’s no secret that I’m a WordPress advocate, but I’ve just recently discovered one of the project’s most impressive features– running a social network. With the help of the BuddyPress plugin , you can turn your website in to the perfect hub for a group of people. No, you’re not going to create the next Facebook or MySpace on a simple WordPress website, but it’s a great (and cheap) alternative to social network creation engines such as Ning or Grouply. Make sure you have the time to be involved yourself.

How To Use Twitter For PR

Waxing UnLyrical

When I first started writing this post, I was going to call it “How I Use Twitter.” ” Then I thought again, because a) I’m not as frenetically active on Twitter these days as I used to be, and b) who the heck cares how I use Twitter? There’s a lot more you can do to use Twitter for PR in a smart way. ” 3. These include: 6.

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The Challenge of Authenticity in Social Networking

Waxing UnLyrical

How easy is it, really, to be authentic online? I’ve been thinking about this since Shonali’s thought-provoking post a few weeks back about how to social network smartly by being yourself online. tend to agree with this assertion, but her post definitely got me wondering about online identity from a cyberpsychology perspective. Anonymity.

How to Build a Community that Thrives

Spin Sucks

thought my keyboard was going to catch fire. During that conversation, one of the questions posed to me was: What role does social media play in content marketing? We talked a lot about engagement and networking and building community. In the early days of social media, everyone talked about community. Talk to your community. You build a referral network.

How to Use Analytics to Increase Instagram Engagement

Peg Fitzpatrick

Do you use analytics to increase Instagram engagement ? How How do you grow your Instagram account? I’m going to share some solid tips to increase Instagram engagement account using analytics. In this article, I’ll discuss: • How to create an Instagram strategy. Easy-to-use daily and weekly Instagram admin task list. Click To Tweet.

How to Ignite Your Brand Ambassadors

Spin Sucks

After my presentation on Spin Sucks , several people asked me how to create a brand ambassador program. It seems to be the one thing everyone wants to do, but hardly anyone knows how to build and execute. After all, wouldn’t it be nice to have an army of people out there who zealously promote your products and company to anyone who’ll listen?

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How to Blog Differently in Three Easy Steps

Peg Fitzpatrick

Being unique and standing out in the online world is crucial to your blog’s success. Learning how to blog differently is easier than it might seem. While other’s are trying to copy the big blogs, find your own mojo and really hit your blogging stride. You don’t have to blog X times per week or write posts that are X many words long. Writing.

Social Networking Spam – 5 Rules for Marketers

Convince & Convert

Josh Mackey is General Manager at PeekAnalytics , a Social Audience Measurement Platform. There has been a lot of talk recently about social networking spam – inactive and bogus accounts on social platforms. Instead of admitting that this “social thing” is not as easy as all that, some are pointing fingers at the platforms, saying SPAM! Bad ROI…Spam!

Social Networking Spam – 5 Rules for Marketers

Convince & Convert

Josh Mackey is General Manager at PeekAnalytics , a Social Audience Measurement Platform. There has been a lot of talk recently about social networking spam – inactive and bogus accounts on social platforms. Instead of admitting that this “social thing” is not as easy as all that, some are pointing fingers at the platforms, saying SPAM! Bad ROI…Spam!

How to Use Snapchat for Lobbying and Public Affairs

SocialFish

This post by Mike Panetta originally appeared on the Beekeeper Group blog here  and is reposted here with permission.  By the way if you have ANY grassroots social media needs, Beekeeper is who to call. It may be easy to dismiss the image and video messaging mobile app as a millennial fad, but with 100 million daily users it’s definitely reaching a large audience. Snapchat has

How to Use Social Media And Stay Couth

Waxing UnLyrical

If you ask any expert how to use social media, they will probably tell you it comes down to two verbs: 1. But if you’re just going to listen, without doing much else, you’re basically using social media as a monitoring tool, and not much else. How to use social media (not). So how do you use social media and remain couth?

How To Schedule Instagram Posts

The Social Media Hat

Social Media How To Schedule Instagram Posts. Instagram is the fastest growing social network, which means that bloggers and businesses need to get on board in order to take advantage of the many opportunities. If you haven't yet started an account, you might want to check out Instagram for Bloggers and Instagram for Business to get caught up.

How To Create a Presence on Google+

Mindjumpers

For long, Google’s message to business has been to “hold your horses”, while they were creating a proper solution for businesses and brands. Of course the reasons for having a Page on Google+ are those that we already know from Facebook: To build relations and to connect with your network. guess many of these services will be integrated to a Google+ Page too.

How to Create a Social Media Presence That Says Hire Me

Peg Fitzpatrick

Whether you’re looking for a job, trying to connect with potential clients, or managing a small business, social media can be the key to getting hired. Learn how to create a social media presence that says “hire me!” It’s complicated to write succinctly and get all the main points in but with some work you can get it just right.

Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need

The Social Media Hat

Social Media Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need. Make Sure That Your Social Profiles Are Cleaned Up And Ready For The Coming Year When my sister and I were growing up, as soon as the weather started to be consistently warm, we'd spend a weekend helping our mom with "Spring Cleaning." We would clean the house from top to bottom.

How to Love Facebook Live

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook is not only the world’s largest social network, it’s also a media monster. Both businesses and individual brands such as Robert Scoble  are capitalizing on Facebook Live in a variety of ways, from showcasing new virtual reality  technology to offering a behind-the-scenes tour of new exhibits at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Be social.

How to Get Followers on Instagram: A Full Guide

Sprout Social

When businesses want to learn how to get followers on Instagram, there’s a lot of shady and unethical services offering to do it for you. At Sprout Social, we’ll be the first to tell you it’s always better to organically build your social media audience. But many experts believe that number is only going to grow.

How to Meet Your Consumers’ Social Media Expectations

Mindjumpers

Then you have taken the first baby steps to understanding what your consumers expect. The crucial part of being commercially successful on social networks, however, isn’t just to have a profile or account. However, with the maturity of social media and the use thereof, what consumers want has changed over the years. And they expect the brands to respond! Responding

How to Write Better Content for Social Media

Convince & Convert

What do you want from social media today? I’ll answer this question for you: When you post something on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+ you want tons of people to click and read it. And social media is a great way to promote your work and attract people to it. As a result, you must know whom you are going to share your content with. Posting to Circles.

The 7 Types of Social Media Users and How to Engage Them

SocialFish

Using social media to market your company is an undoubtedly wise decision. But understanding the differences between each type of user who follows you can also lead to an increase in awareness and sales. To figure out what to do to get the most out of every user, here’s a breakdown based on this  infographic by ReachLocal : The Quiet Follower —. Caryl M.

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How to Promote Your Event With Social Media Marketing

Pamorama

Events are, by nature, social affairs. Likewise, people join social media networks such as Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to connect, interact, and share with their peers. If you play your cards right, these similar characteristics can work to your advantage when it comes to planning, promoting, and building excitement for any public event you’re hosting.

How to Reach Gamers on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

How old are they? With this many gamers, there certainly isn’t just one place to reach them. So where do gamers spend time in social when they’re not actively gaming? Social Gaming. Whether you cared to see them or not, you were probably well aware of how many pounds of beets your friend Adam harvested yesterday. Common Social Networks.

Introducing Ello, the New Ad-Free Social Network

Bill Hartzer

Ello is a new social network that has literally exploded onto the social networking scene. It’s in private beta right now, so you’ll need in Invite from someone to get an account. First off, you need an Invite from someone in order to make an account. You can request one via the home page of Ello, but who knows how long that will take.

How to Improve Your Facebook Fan Engagement

Pamorama

Facebook marketing isn’t only about what you say — it’s also about when and how you say it. In the process, they’re missing opportunities to increase audience engagement. Branding Facebook Marketing Nonprofit Social Media Social Media Marketing Social Network Strategy Brand engagement Social media marketing StatisticsThe key message from Buddy Media’s latest study, Strategies for Effective Wall Posts: A Timeline Analysis, is that brands aren’t taking full advantage of Facebook’s timeline.

How to Use Google+ to Update All Major Social Networks

ProBlogger

We tend to use social networks as channels that feed into each other, with certain channels for posting content and others for re-publishing it. Widgets and apps can help pull a Twitter feed to a website, or a blog RSS feed to a LinkedIn profile or Facebook profile. The hub is at the centre of the model, connected to each spoke. How does it look?

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How To Use Social Networking To Stop Riots

Engaging Brand

I feel passionate about how social media gets potrayed in the media when an awful event happens. The headlines around the London Riots are about how social networking 'caused' the riots. But the answer is not to restrict social media. That to me is the equivalent of removing all phones because you often get a crank caller! Etc etc.

How to Get Started with Instagram Marketing

Pamorama

It enables businesses to improve engagement and increase sales by showcasing their products in creative ways and implementing interactive hashtag campaigns. With more than 300 million active users , it is now the most popular photo-sharing social media platform, surpassing Pinterest by more than 250 million. They are limited to 150 characters and are not indexed by search engines. Your