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The LinkedIn Meme that Went Viral

Koka Sexton

LinkedIn is the professional network. Most people understand that LinkedIn is no longer just an online resume but a robust social network where professionals are able to connect, share and gather insights from others in their industry. Would I be able to post a picture into LinkedIn and get as much, if any engagement on it with my professional network? link].

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The Psychology of Change: How We React When Our Favorite Social Networks Shift

Buffer Social

Instagram changed its logo on Wednesday, and as with almost any significant change to a popular social network, the internet was split. And the memes started flowing. But why do social networks feel the need to change their core functionality and design? Why social networks change (and why we keep coming back). Why social networks need to change.

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. 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. With over 80 million blogs and tens of millions of users ( GigaOM ), the platform has grown popular for sharing pictures, stories and memes without losing its “intimate, community feel.” Social Media Statistics #RLTM scoreboard social networking statistics TumblrFacebook: 1 billion active users.

The Meme to End All Memes

Geoff Livingston

The anti-social media guru meme received a death wish from Shel Holtz last week. And we thought to ourselves why just stop with the anti-social media guru meme, there are so many rehashed tired conversations that could stand for a shorter shelf life. With that, this is the meme to end all memes! 10) Social Media Gurus. Or at least these 10.

The meme-ing of Christmas

The Way of the Web

I’d been meaning to write about how social networks really do seem to have killed something with regards to blogging – the blog meme. That includes companies who are now claiming to be social or engaged as bandwagon jumping, but haven’t invested the time and effort behind the scenes to make it part of their actual business process. Blogging augmented reality carl lyons dave cushman jonathan jacobs jonathan macdonald marketing neil perkin overhyped technology social mediaBugger. Looks like Forrester agree with me on that one). Jonathan J.

A More Elegant Question About Facebook

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That was the plan when Mark Zuckerberg moved the online social network out of his college dorm room, and into a business/something more substantive. It was (if we're going to be honest) just another online social network in a world where MySpace was dominating. Social Virtual Reality. Big, big steps away from news feeds, status updates, emoticons and a place to share our memes and pictures of food and cats. Is Facebook the future of social networking or the future of the Internet? online social network. social media.

The Age of the Sycophant

Geoff Livingston

Entire businesses and social networks have been built on the back of the die-hard loyalist. This lack of intellectualism provides one of the reasons for an increasing backlash against social networking in the United States. While democratizing in some ways, social media has also created a means to create blood loyal fans who opt for passion instead of mindful choice.

All About Internet Memes [Infographic] | pamorama

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact All About Internet Memes [Infographic] by Pam Dyer on August 31, 2010 Share Here’s an infographic by Online University that does a good job of describing Internet memes and the sites that host them. The infographic presents a great mix of some of the funniest, most popular memes in Internet history.

Advertisers Embrace Facebook, Other Social Networks

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Advertisers Embrace Facebook, Other Social Networks by Pam Dyer on December 28, 2009 Share Social ad spending will become a higher priority in 2010, with the combination of mobile and social advertising generating more opportunities for advertisers to reach their target markets for branding and engagement. eMarketer forecasts that 2009 ad spending on social networks will surpass $1.2 So social network advertising is set to intersect with other kinds of advertising.

Average Age of a Facebook User? 38. [Infographic] | pamorama

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Average Age of a Facebook User? Infographic] by Pam Dyer on September 14, 2010 Share The demographics of the most popular social networking sites are changing quickly and, once again, the team at Flowtown has done a great job of compiling the latest statistics about Facebook users and social network usage in general. 

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?

With 4 Days Before Blogger Social, I Bring You the 4×4 Meme

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal > With 4 Days Before Blogger Social, I Bring You the 4×4 Meme With 4 Days Before Blogger Social, I Bring You the 4×4 Meme by Tamar Weinberg on March 31, 2008 Share As I was traveling on my last of three conferences, Chris Kieff tagged me on the 4×4 meme that’s going around. The idea of this meme is somewhat like previous memes , but it’s four times full of fun. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

What Social Network Should You Use to Grow Your Business?

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact What Social Network Should You Use to Grow Your Business? by Pam Dyer on February 23, 2010 Share Where should you go to reach your target market via social media? Read the original post: What Social Network Should You Use to Grow Your Business? It depends on who your customers are.

Facebook Users Prefer to Share Funny, Inspiring Content (Infographic)

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With more than 1 billion people logging in every day , Facebook is the king of social networks in terms of daily active users and the amount of referral traffic generated by those users. By contrast baby boomers are most likely to share political content and least likely to share satirical news or memes. Fractl surveyed 2,000 people about how they share content.

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2015 Social Media Predictions

Spin Sucks

Social Media Predictions. And since we’re already spending so much time looking forward this month as we dug into the nitty gritty of planning, I thought, why not also take some time to make some social media predictions? I can’t let this crystal ball (sure, I have one!) go to waste. might as well get those social media predictions done. There Will Be New Social Media Networks.

4 Social Media Management Strategies for Mobile Consumers

agora pulse

How many social media management strategies REALLY incorporate mobile users? Marketing Land reported that nearly 80 percent of social media time is now spent on mobile devices. Therefore, when they check their social media accounts, it includes short time intervals. If not, your business will get lost among all the other social noise. Go Social With Mobile.

The Social Habit: Who Uses Social Media and How

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact The Social Habit: Who Uses Social Media and How by Pam Dyer on June 22, 2010 Share Edison Research just released its latest report on social network usage. The study compares the behavior and demographics of frequent users of social media to those of the population at large. said: [.]

What Kind Of Content Do Buyers Love [Infographic]

Social Selling Masters

Content is shared 3 times faster than text, so imagine what social sharing can do for your sales. Memes. Memes are a popular way to express humor through the art of parody. Memes with GIF content usually go viral on social media quickly, so don’t be afraid to use humor to your advantage. Popularity of Visual Media on Social Platforms. Why is this so?

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Humorous Uses for Social Media

Unspoken

Rife with.gifs, memes, and funny stories, the Web is the perfect place to find humor. Social media is certainly no exception. Companies also use social media for humor. There’s no doubt that with social media essentially taking over the world, we’ve got to all have a good sense of humor about it. Related posts: Tips on Making Your Social Media Pages Unique.

A Step-By-Step Guide to Launching a Branded Hashtag

Sprout Social

Originally intended to group content based on subject matter, the hashtag has been adopted across every popular social platform and has cemented its place in our culture. One of the greatest things about the hashtag is that originated from a Twitter user–not a marketing agency, not a brand and not a social platform. how do you feel about using # (pound) for groups. Promotions.

7 Warning Signs That Your Blog Needs Better Social Media Management

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There is no one way to do social media right, but there are a million ways to get it wrong. If you’re guilty of any of the offences below, it’s time to step up your social media game and start getting the results your blog deserves. 1. No one is interacting with you on social media. Your social media feeds are deserted. Social Media social mediaBoring!

RIP Spammy Twitter Marketers (#RIPTwitter)

Geoff Livingston

A Twitter meme — #RIPTwitter — took the social network by storm over the weekend. Users believed the experience would be bad enough to kill the network. The meme was so overpowering it caused founder and current CEO Jack Dorsey to make a statement and allay concerns: Hello Twitter! So no, Twitter algorithms won’t kill the social network.

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Are Social Causes a One Click Pony?

Convince & Convert

Social Media Controversies Addressed, Fresh Each Week. If an Avatar Falls in the Forest… It is admirable – and remarkable – when causes “catch fire” in social media and become a meme. Social Media’s Weak Ties. He was pilloried by the social community for this stance, and I’ll admit to writing my own stern rebuke.

How Nonprofit Pros Use Twitter

SocialFish

It’s the second most popular social network used by nonprofits, after Facebook. When you network with the right influencers, you gain access to their followers by way of retweets. Don’t be so quick to jump onto trends and memes — they usually *aren’t* the right way to engage your community. Don’t waste time engaging with users who don’t have strong networks

29 Ways to Stay Creative

Kikolani

Ways to Write Great Blogging Meme Responses. Ways to Use Social Networking for Blog Promotion. Over the weekend, I found this video and thought it was a perfect fit for bloggers who need to keep the inspiration flowing for their writing. 29 WAYS TO STAY CREATIVE from TO-FU. I do everything in this list but drink coffee and sing in the shower. sing in the car instead. Blogging

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Facebook News Feed Algorithm Changes: 5 Must-Reads

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If they haven’t already, many marketers will soon see the organic reach of their posts on the social network drop off, and this time Facebook is acknowledging it. By Jeremy Liew Yesterday Facebook made a change to its news feed algorithm, promoting high quality content and deprecating [fancy word for de-emphasizing] low quality content and meme photos.

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7 Best Social Media Practices To Boost Your Conversions

The Social Media Hat

Social Media 7 Best Social Media Practices To Boost Your Conversions. Few businesses create social media accounts just for fun. They post on social media in the hopes of converting their fans and followers into customers. Does social media increase sales? Start at the Beginning. A lot of marketers develop a social media strategy a little late in the game.

Facebook’s Organic Reach Decline: How to Respond in 4 Steps

Pamorama

The tight-lipped social network acknowledged as much  in a leaked sales deck obtained by TechCrunch in December that included this statement: “We expect organic distribution of an individual page’s posts to gradually decline over time as we continually work to make sure people have a meaningful experience on the site.” Translation: You must pay to play.

[Interview] How Hashtags Increased Peru’s Blood Donor List By 1840%

Audiense

Utilising one of the most prominent vehicles of social media data , hashtags, they assisted the Peruvian Red Cross in getting thousands of people to become volunteer blood donors. Audiense: When you formulated the idea for ​​the campaign, social media was an integral component. ” Which social channels did you use for this campaign, and how did they perform?

5 Hacks To Make The Most Out of Social Channels

Kikolani

this post till the end, and I promise to share tricks you haven’t taken into consideration while choosing right social channels for your business. believe you have skills to bring every social channel to heel. To make the most out of social channels, you should choose the right one for your business. Know the character of every social channel. Consider your content.

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StumbleUpon Etiquette Guide and Best Practices

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

But with all other social networks, there are rules of engagement that are determined by the community. More information and tips for usage can be read in The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web. This description of StumbleUpon has been taken from the book: StumbleUpon [is] a social content discovery engine with bookmarking features. Exactly.  Still stuck?

Social Media Time Management: The Best-Kept Secrets Revealed for Curating, Creating and Promoting Hot Content

Katie Lance

So, how can we be most effective with our time when it comes to social media, stay up to date with the latest and greatest, build engagement with our customers and clients, generate new leads – AND do everything else we need to do in our day-to-day job? How can you be effective in social media and not have it be a complete time suck? share links to multiple networks.

How Women Use Social Media [Infographic] | pamorama

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact How Women Use Social Media [Infographic] by Pam Dyer on July 12, 2010 Share Social media sites are having a powerful effect on our lives. Women are online and interacting on social sites just as much — if not, more — than their male counterparts. Splash Social Media said: Listen up, ladies!

Social Media Ad Spending Will Hit $3.3 Billion in 2010 | pamorama

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Social Media Ad Spending Will Hit $3.3 Billion in 2010 by Pam Dyer on September 7, 2010 Share Social networks worldwide will rake in $3.3 billion, will go to the social-media juggernaut. social ad spending is expected to rise 20% to $1.7 The big loser in social ads this year?

3 Quick Ways to Drive Conversions on Pinterest

Convince & Convert

million, representing almost 30 percent of American social networkers, predicts eMarketer. study conducted by Shopify reveals that Pinterest users are 10 percent more likely to make a purchase than users referred from other social media sites. Convertro study indicates that Pinterest drives more revenue per click than Facebook, Twitter, or any other social network

The Ultimate Guide to GIFs: How to Create Them, When to Use Them and Why They’re Essential for Every Marketer

Buffer Social

Once you’re happy with the way your GIF feels, click ‘Create GIF’ and it’ll be added to Giphy ready to share across any social network. Once you’re happy with the way your GIF is looking, it’s time to export it for use on your website, social media profiles, or anywhere you’d like to share it. GIFs are great. Gifs.com. Giphy GIF Maker.

Can Flickr Catch Instagram?

Geoff Livingston

Flickr celebrated 10 years of serving photos earlier this month, making it an old man amongst social networks. But the photo network is still relevant today, ranking in the top 10 social networks thanks to a resurgence under Marissa Mayer’s watch. In fact, Flickr is now ranked just one spot behind rival photo network Instagram. In my opinion, Yahoo!’s