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Make Your CFO a Social Media Fan

Buzz Marketing for Technology

When you do that the results reported in a recent Jive report of over 2000 customers are outstanding. Blogging Buzz Marketing Content Marketing Conversational Marketing Facebook Marketing Social Media Social Networking Strategy CEO CFO Customer Support Jive LinkedIn Groups TwitterSocial media definitely pays off, but you’ve got to focus on the approach not the tools. Users. Employees.

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Our Job in PR is So Much Easier Now Thanks to Mobile

Spin Sucks

Collaboration tools such as  Jive and Yammer allow employees, customers, and partners to collaborate on work-related matters.  . Marketing Mobile Marketing apprise mobile cotap jive mobile marketing slack teamchat yammerBy Jeff Corbin. Certainly nothing is easy, but mobile technology now allows us to accomplish our business objectives more quickly and maybe even more effectively.

For Social Business, Remember the 90-9-1 Rule

Webbiquity SMM

Social Media Marketing Dion Hinchcliffe Jive Software management fad McKinsey Peter Kim Socail Business by Design book social business social media is everyone's job social media training social networking Yammer” This was hogwash of course. Sales is Sales’ job. But sales is not the job of Francis in Accounting, Pat in Engineering or Chris in Purchasing.

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9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

Webbiquity SMM

Social Media Marketing Alterian SM2 analytics Beevolve BP social media failure Buzzlogic Cision Converseon free social media monitoring tools HubSpot Jive Klout Lithium OneRiot Radian6 realtime alerts Salesforce.com Scout Labs social media monitoring tools social monitoring tools Socialmention SproutSocial Sysomos Topsy Trackur UberVU Vosuc workflowSocial media monitoring tools are increasing essential for companies of all sizes as the explosion of social media content renders manual monitoring efforts hopeless. But how do you choose one? Range of coverage. Frequency of alerts. Value.

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4 Reasons to Use Social Enterprise Networks for Business

Mindjumpers

Such platforms as Yammer, Chatter and Jive certainly look and feel similar to Facebook – with a news feed, groups, friends and status updates. Community Management Guest Post HR Social Media Social Network Chatter Crowdsourcing group discussions guest blog post Jive Social Enterprise Social Enterprise Networks YammerHer work has appeared in myriad publications including Inc., Upstart

The Complete Guide to Getting Started with Facebook Ads

Buffer Social

How does this jive with your experience on Facebook Ads? . I’ll be happy to share the specifics of what we tried and how we tried it (and how you can test this for yourself, too.). Understanding how to leverage Facebook Ads is becoming a staple part of almost every social media strategy. Though it’s not without its questions. How well does it work? Generate new leads. Step 2.

How to Use Social Media Strategy to Reach Mommy Blogs

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

You want to start with a list of mom blogs that you like — ones that jive with your brand, are in your target demo, and look like they get medium to high traffic. This is a guest post by Vanessa Van Petten. Since I had no marketing budget, I decided to spend all of my efforts partnering with other mom blogs and asking them to post about us. Here is the list I use. Offer Something Good.

Fall in Love with Customer Relationships

Spin Sucks

Today, customers expect to have a say not only on your product, but also corporate policies that may or may not jive with the ethos of your consumer community. By Dana Ilovich. Valentine’s Day is behind us and hopefully our romantic lives are in order, so now it’s time to focus on another one of our most important relationships—our customer relationships. Empower Purchase Decisions.

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Spotify Is Not Your Dad’s Radio Station

Spin Sucks

Once upon a time, radio was a club, you felt a member, now it’s just jive deejays and the hits of the day. Let’s talk about something a little less polarizing today, shall we? Something like, say, how freaking cool Spotify is and that everyone should get (at the minimum) a free account?! Yes, let’s do that. First things first. Click here and it should let you in.

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7 Things You’re Doing In Your Relationship You Don’t Realize Are Destroying It

Jason Yormark

You’ve got to embrace the fact that whoever you end up with will possess mannerisms, traits, or habits that don’t jive with you, and that’s ok. Relationships are not easy. More of them fail than succeed. We’ve all had our fair share of failed relationships, and I certainly fall into that category as well. Most people don’t figure it out until later in life.

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5 Community Management Tips on Community Manager Appreciation Day #CMAD

Waxing UnLyrical

” (on the difference between social media managers and community managers) ~ Ryan Rutan , Jive Software. In addition to being Community Manager Appreciation Day (#CMAD for all you hashtag fiends), today is also the day: Henry VIII died (1547, and women all over England breathed a sigh of relief). Elvis Presley made his first U.S. Image: geektasticlondon via Flickr, CC 2.0.

Change Management Is the Foundation of a Social Organization

SocialFish

Organizations need to be smart and think long term before investing in technology applications that meet their technology and cultural requirements i.e. internal collaboration (Jive, Lithium, Yammer), social listening (Radian6, Meltwater), measurement (Rowfeeder, Argyle), social relationship management (Sprinklr, Syncapse Platform) and social CRM (Nimble, JitterJam, Pivotal). 

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

Webbiquity SMM

Hmm, that doesn’t jive with other research on B2B social media. 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. How can marketers help their organizations move from “social media marketing” to “social business”? Relevanza ). 2. Wrong.

On Influence and Bad Blog Posts

Direct Marketing Observations

That’s kind of jive isn’t it? I like differing opinions, thoughts and comments. think it’s good to have a variety of thought. No one likes a yes man right? Except maybe in the social media world. Then sometimes it resembles a quid pro quo type of environment. I’ll promote your stuff you promote mine. Here’s why. What if the content sucks? But it works. Hoping.

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4 Angry Birds Apps for iPhones

Idaconcpts

Year in and year out the birds don’t take any jive from egg napping pigs. The world has been suffering of late from Angry Bird mania. These revengeful little birdies aren’t happy, as the games’ titles imply. It is perhaps another sad reflection on human nature that we can take pleasure in the difficulties of our feathered friends. Angry Birds. Angry Birds Space. Angry Birds Rio.

The Music Of Communications

Waxing UnLyrical

brand that has a sense of humor, runs, jumps & jives. Guest post by Narciso Tovar. Music, beautiful music. Whenever I think of chamber music, I think of Haydn, Beethoven or Mozart – beautiful stuff, but something I *really* have to be in the mood for. Don’t get me wrong – their compositions have everything I look for in music: passion, depth and that element of surprise. Nay Nay.

Social Media Sommeliers – Choosing perfect pairs of social networks

The New Strategist

So how do you know which networks jive well together, and which just don’t? Or are there two that don’t jive for you at all? A well maintained social media presence is like a fine wine; it develops more character as it ages. However, just as certain wine characteristics mesh well together, others simply do not. So it is with different social networks. Smart stuff, to be sure.

5 Tips to Unleash the Power of Long-Tail SEO

The New Strategist

Cookie-cutter repetition usually doesn’t jive when you’re dealing with different platforms and formats. 5) Repeat - Great job! People ain’t searching the way they used to. It’s a fact. Google doesn’t arbitrarily change their algorithms just because they ‘feel like it’. In it’s simplest terms, semantic search is more like asking an actual question instead of just plugging in keywords.

The Chrysler Tweet: The Take from An Agency Owner

Spin Sucks

Clients have relationships with agencies and, sometimes, the person or people on the account, no matter how much or how little experience they have, just don’t jive. I’ve fired only one person because a client asked her off an account. When I was 23, I was a freshly promoted account executive. I had just led a very successful campaign for potato farmers across the country.

Where Most Got Social Business All Wrong, Including Me

Convince & Convert

Deploying internal communities using software platforms like IBM or Jive just because your competitors are doing so is a complete waste a time, money and resources. Regardless of how you define social business; it’s hard to argue that organizations today must change if they want to stay relevant and competitive. That’s where I got it wrong.  I didn’t continue the story.

Social Media ROI with these 195+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

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Home About Recommendations 195 Social Media Monitoring Tools Website Sales program Small Business Apps Read Up…RSS Sales Rescue Team Want More Customers? Need to Increase Website Traffic and Sales? 195 Social Media Monitoring Tools Is Social Media ROI on your mind?  This list can help. Social media is about relationships.  So is email. report. experts) for generously supporting our work.

The Fifteen Classes of the Social Business Software Suite (Q4, 2010)

www.web-strategist.com

Commonly heard vendors are Awareness, Mzinga, Jive, Telligent, Ingage Networks, Kickapps, Pluck, Lithium, Liveworld, and to some degree,  recent counts have placed this space at 125 vendors , it’s a commodity and most have evolved past offering these features only. See how I segment these vendors into specific sub classes. The most common vendors include Gigya and Janrain.

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How is Social Media Affecting Your Business Strategy?

Proactive Report

Yes, said 78% of participating executives in the recent study from Jive Software and Penn, Schoen, & Berland.  Is social media important to the future success of your business?  These execs see social media as a key factor in business strategy and direction. “ But what they underestimate is the power of people. “ It’s not enough to be present on social networks.

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B2B Social Media Gets Intimate

Social Media Marketing

Others are leveraging platforms like Jive to create their own, password protected social networks, as SAP has so famously done already. The following is a guest post by @ericschwartzman. Up to now, one the biggest challenges that social media posed was forcing organizations to decide just how open they should be. But what if you want to use a social network to collaborate internally?

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The 3 Building Blocks of Social Business Evolution

Convince & Convert

Organizations need to be smart and think long term before investing in technology applications that facilitate internal collaboration (Jive, Lithium, Yammer), social listening (Radian6, Meltwater), measurement (Rowfeeder, Argyle), social relationship management (Sprinklr, Syncapse Platform) and social CRM (Nimble, JitterJam, Pivotal). Building a business is easy. Start with an idea.

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Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Bill Hartzer

Jive Market Engagement – Jive’s Market Engagement Solution is the first to combine social media monitoring software with the power of collaborative Social Business Software (SBS), enabling enterprises to strengthen their brands and implement a unified social media marketing strategy. More and more businesses are getting into social media – an umbrella term that covers various activities that help bring about social interaction on the internet. What is needed are powerful methods, and tools to track your brand in the social media paradigm. Digg this! Tweet This!

Listening Tools

Proactive Report

Jive Software They integrated Filtrbox into their Jive Market Engagement Solution. We know by now that we have to listen before we jump into social media. But the question I often get asked is how?  I just got an email from a friend today who is in NYC at a conference and she said “I am looking for concrete answers and all I get is platitudes!&#. Free Tools. Backtype. IceRocket.

How to Create Synergy Between Sales and Marketing Teams

Convince & Convert

Jive Collaboration Solutions. Enabling Bigger Sales Through Better Marketing. As we move through the first quarter of 2016, the predicted marketing trends from the end of 2015 are beginning to emerge. While many marketers throw away that term, claiming it doesn’t relate to them, Randy and Chris argue that it’s a huge part of a marketer’s responsibility. Why, you ask?

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5 Tips for Blogging in the Post RSS Era

Geoff Livingston

Reply to their comments, even the negative ones that don’t necessarily jive with what your thesis. ( image by the Bilerco Project ). Much has been said about the decline of blogging , and why now is a great time to start creating content. The latter arguments are sound. But the dynamics have changed. Building a successful blog in 2006 depended on building a loyal readership via RSS.

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What Does Salesforce-Radian6 Deal Mean for Everyone Else?

Net-Savvy Executive

Social business software companies Jive and Lithium have picked up their own listening platforms. Every few seconds this morning, TweetDeck brings another comment on today's announcement that Salesforce.com is buying Radian6. The announcement's not exactly a surprise—Radian6 was the obvious acquisition target in social media analysis (SMA), and their platform had supported Salesforce integration since mid-2009. The price ($340 million in stock and cash, including retention bonuses for the founders) is larger than expected, but overall, it's a logical deal that surprises no one.

How to easily find customers on social media

Absolute PA

You need to find another group, on another platform that jives with you and is buzzing with newly engaged brides-to-be! You’ve narrowed down your ideal client or group of people you would love to work with. You’ve figured out where they are online. The next step is showing them how you can work with them and why they should choose you! But, the Dine N’ Dash isn’t going to work.

100 Media Monitoring Tools for PR

www.pamil-visions.net

Jive enables real-time visibility of competitor issues and commentary. Thank you for this list. I can’t imagine how much work it took to list all 100. I’ll add JitterJam, Klout and Jive to the list. We put together a collection of 100 such sources (software, applications and service providers), some free, some that require a fee. Discover product gaps and vulnerabilities.

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How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Submit content that jives with the recipient. Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > How to Get an Influencer’s Attention How to Get an Influencer’s Attention by Tamar Weinberg on March 24, 2010 Share Influence is everywhere, but it’s up to you to spot it. No hype.

Do you need to own your community?

Jeff Esposito

Aside from the cost of a Jive or Lithium, creating your own community comes with the task of recruiting users to the platform and keeping them coming back. A little while back I was catching up with my friend Jim Storer of the Community Roundtable before we shared a panel about social customer support. Humans are a curious species that will find places to connect. What say you?

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3 Words That Get You Unstuck To Take Action

Absolute PA

They don’t want to declare them to the world because they think that doesn’t jive with their big hearts and service-centered businesses. In January, I didn’t set a one-word theme for the year like I’ve done in the past. And, when I have done, I’ve never declared it. kept it to myself. Hoping that those people who need them will find them anyway. WE ALL FEEL THIS WAY SOMETIMES!

3 Golden Business Rules for Social Media Engagement

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It doesn’t happen easily but there are sites that let you join to post paid reviews. I don’t really do it — it doesn’t jive with me and the messages don’t really resonate with my community — but the options are out there. Many companies partake in this “shiny toy syndrome&# and do it all without a plan or strategy in place. Don’t self promote.

5 Tips to Unleash the Power of Long-Tail SEO

The New Strategist

Cookie-cutter repetition usually doesn’t jive when you’re dealing with different platforms and formats. 5) Repeat - Great job! People ain’t searching the way they used to. It’s a fact. Google doesn’t arbitrarily change their algorithms just because they ‘feel like it’. In it’s simplest terms, semantic search is more like asking an actual question instead of just plugging in keywords.

Brand Monitoring, Social Analytics, Social Insights

www.web-strategist.com

They don’t want to end up being trilobites and have become part of a larger system:  Recent acquisitions include Scoutlabs+Lithium(community), Filtrbox+Jive(Community), Techrigy+Alterian(WCM) and others. Social data is overwhelming. More customers, buyers, and consumers are creating content everywhere they go. Social Analytics and Social Insights are Components of the Social CRM Suite.

The Social Organization: Social Media Metrics

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The Social Organization About Rachel Social Media Metrics Social Media Examples Enterprise 2.0 Events Examples News/Commentary Organizational Structure People Relationship Management Social Media Marketing Technology Web/Tech Weblogs Archives March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 More. We use web2.0 great job.

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Buzz Marketing for Technology

As Solutions Consulting Manager at Jive Software, Barry has worked with Fortune 500 corporations to establish and execute strategies to develop and grow corporate internal and external communities, including Bank of America, Intel, Cognos, Apple, GE Healthcare, NetApp and more. Gia holds a degree in Organizational Communication and has over 10 years experience in developing, educating, consulting and selling social and collaborative solutions with IBM, and now with Jive Software. Learn more about Jives solutions for enterprise collaboration and online communities. egister.