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SMS Marketing Trumps Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

A recent infographic by Mogreet , a leader in mobile video and MMS messaging, stacks up the usage and engagement of SMS & MMS mobile communication against social media’s top players Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest. SMS and MMS are powerful marketing tactics that can get your message directly to your audience and more importantly, they’ll see it.

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Twitter to Stop Counting Photos, Links Toward 140-Character Limit?

SocialTimes Twitter

No, Twitter is not increasing its 140-character limit  for tweets, but users may soon be able to pack a lot more information into them, regardless. Bloomberg added that the 140-character limit was originally adopted to match the limit of text messages in 2006, when Twitter launched. Twitter 140 characters Bloomberg links Photos SMS Text Messages URL shorteners URLsBloomberg  reported that photos and links will not be counted as part of the 140-character limit, with the change possibly taking effect in the next two weeks. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

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SMS Marketing: a Grossly Underrated Marketing Tactic

Kikolani

Text message or SMS marketing delivers insanely higher ROIs and ridiculously higher sales than any other digital or conventional media. Take a moment to let these figures sink in: Papa John’s SMS marketing campaign boosted sales by 33% and generated an ROI above 500%. Silverstone, a British motor racing circuit, drove a 680% ROI from its integrated SMS campaign. Busines

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Ten Social Media Truths About Chatbots

Spin Sucks

Related Stories How Political Posts Will Quietly Kill Your Network The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Gerry Corbett How to Identify Popular Hashtags on Twitter. Google analytics Google's Allo internet browsing IRC MMS news feeds PR nightmare SMS social media management social media platforms Tay by Microsoft ui user interface

Twitter Stalking via SMS

TwiTip

Twitter’s launched this with the idea that you can get Twitter updates from your favorite companies, as many tend to tweet out offers that are only available to the Twitterati. Personally, I do use the mobile interface for Twitter, but really only for DMs (direct messages). In fact, the original Twitter was designed around text messaging. crazy, right?).

Should Businesses Use Twitter As a Marketing Channel? [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

One of such platforms whose value for business and utility is being questioned is Twitter. Launched in 2006, Twitter is popularly called the “SMS of internet&#. With the addition of image gallery to Twitter, the platform looks bright and updated. Take a look at the infographic here: Similar Posts: What’s Trending @Twitter? infographic].

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How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks

Kikolani

The following are links to the contact information for Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, and Reddit. Confirmation Code SMS (Text Message) Issues. How to Contact Twitter Support. In order to contact Twitter, you have to jump through some hoops (answer a bunch of questions) in order to reveal the right contact form for your needs.

22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth

Two, how can Twitter make money? Question two comes from Question one (in part) - if Twitter doesn’t find a way for us to show we value it, it will fold/go under/dead pool, and that would be a shame. . Customer Pays Twitter . Would it work for Twitter? Twitter cards (like iTunes) anyone? Would that work on Twitter? Commercial Clients pay Twitter .

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Now People Can Join Your Facebook Fan/Business Page via SMS/Text.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Now People Can Join Your Facebook Fan/Business Page via SMS/Text Message Just found out about a neat new way to get more “Likers&# to your Facebook Page, via text message! You can also send this post to your Twitter followers for them to “Like&# your Facebook page. Twitter already has the capability for you to have people tweet to follow you. The best part is you can incorporate this method with your offline advertising.  Have a local radio spot?

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Why Twitter is Trying to Turn Itself Into Facebook

Convince & Convert

The Future of Twitter. He and Dave Taylor just co-wrote “ twitter power 3.0 ,” the latest edition of his book first written in 2009. Today, Joel discusses various aspects of Twitter, including changes that seem to be moving Twitter away from a unique user experience to more of a Facebook user experience. joelcomm Tweet This. ” The Big Two: Joel Comm.

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The History of Marketing [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

SMS messaging on mobile phones gets introduced in 1992 and twenty years later is still at it’s infancy. Twitter launches in 2007 and doesn’t stop growing. Content Marketing Email Marketing Online Advertising Paid Search Search Engine Optimization Social Media google history internet marketing mobile marketing sms social mediaIf you’re looking for a quick and easy Marketing 100 class then look no further than this great infographic created by HubSpot and designed by BlueGlass. Internet advertising spikes in 1995-2002 as the dot-com bubble grows. Anyone?

7 Powerful Tips for a Winning Twitter Sales Strategy

ProBlogger

More than 73% US companies use Twitter to connect with their target audience, get direct feedback from their customers and keep an eye on their competitors. But are you getting any real value from the time you spend on Twitter? large number of businesses on Twitter fail to do any of those things. Because they don’t see Twitter as a sales channel. Here’s how. 1. General

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Five Forms of Mobile Media

Geoff Livingston

Primary Communication Methods. 1) Short Messaging Service (SMS) : Second generation or 2G digital cellular networks (PCS) enabled SMS, which was the death of pagers in the 90s. New group texting applications like Group.Me and traditional social networks like Twitter and Facebook with their mobile applications are the leaders here. Image by Paul Swansen.

How to ignite your business with Twitter: The X Factor

Blue Focus Marketing

Everyone seems to have a Twitter handle these days:  News reporters, celebrities, restaurants, friends, and your business contacts.  Twitter usage has skyrocketed to over 100 million active accounts.  game-changer, Twitter offers you the ability to strategically build and leverage your business brand. We’re big Twitter advocates!” Engaging Your Customers.

5 Tips for a Fantastic Marketing Conference

Puzzle Marketer

Embrace the conversations by setting up Twitter hashtags, Facebook pages about the event, or other channels for people to share. Content Marketing Email Marketing Online Advertising Social Media conference event event marketing keynotes live mobile sms speakers statisticsI recently attended a marketing conference in Indianapolis, IN called Connections - “Inspire the Future” The event was put on by ExactTarget , an international email marketing service provider. The event pulled together 4,000 marketing clients and industry thought leaders all learning together.

How To Spread Your Facebook Page URL And Twitter Handle - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Signature in your Forums as well Write a Blog Post for them mentioning what people will find if they join them Request your existing Network to share and spread them ?? Your Turn, add to this List! work as Freelance Social Media Network Online Professional. My Business Page is on Facebook at: [link] pervarakapadia Do join me

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Show 377 - How to make your brand reach the next billion

Engaging Brand

SMS marketing through free air time. If you have feedback for me on the show or topics that you would like me to cover then e-mail me at  anna@theengagingbrand.com  or join me on  twitter , leave a message at The Engaging Brand Fan Page or join me on to discuss it on  Google+. Pod Casts marketing tips customer surveys the engaging brand nathan eagle jana sms marketing emerging market what are emerging markets localisation localization brand strategy social marketing marketing podcast anna farmery mobile marketingThe opportunities in emerging market trade. What are emerging.

Twitter versus Plurk: Not Even in the Same League

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

After using both closely, the comparison to Twitter shouldn’t even be the case. Plurk and Twitter are two entirely different beasts. But Plurk is a lot more, and Twitter still has its place. In Aaron’s case, it was a lengthy dialogue with another Twitter user that I couldn’t exactly figure out, so I direct messaged him for clarification. Which sux!

Hurricane Sandy & Social Media: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

Facebook, Twitter abuzz with Sandy chatter, photos. By Barbara Ortutay Whether you call it Frankenstorm, Stormpocalypse or simply Hurricane Sandy, the giant weather system barreling into the East Coast is a favorite topic of conversation on social media from Facebook to Twitter. By Adi Robertson From tweets to SMS to data dumps, social media goes broad and deep in a disaster.

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[COMIC] The Complexity Of Social Media Communications

SocMed Sean

It all remains to be seen how humans will filter and process the massive amounts of data that are being thrown at us via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and SMS text messaging. Blogs Facebook Featured Humor LinkedIn Social Media Twitter cartoon comic comic strip communication facebook humor linkedin social media social networking Cheers! –Sean.

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Free Twitter Automation Tools Roundup

gigaom.com

GigaOM Research Events Home Apple Cleantech Cloud Collaboration Mobile Video Collaboration Free Twitter Automation Tools Roundup By Doriano "Paisano" Carta Feb. 1, 2010, 11:00am PDT 12 Comments Tweet There are several tools available that can schedule tweets to post at a specific time on Twitter; they can be handy for a number of reasons. Very fuss-free and easy to use.

8 Marketing Trends to Implement in Your 2012 Marketing Plan

yMarketingMatters

With your subscribers having access to their own circle of influence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+, they are becoming your evangelists to spread your content across social networks even more seamlessly. At ANY FREE MOMENT, we can shop on line, post on Facebook or Twitter, send an SMS, share pictures or videos. What a year was 2011 for social media and marketing!

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How To Spread Your Facebook Page URL And Twitter Handle - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

work as Freelance Social Media Network Online Professional. My Business Page is on Facebook at: [link] Do join me

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Every word matters

Socialized

This is especially important in today's foreshortened communications environments like Twitter, Web banners, SMS, and advertising taglines. Every word matters. Whether you're writing to persuade, to inform, or entertain, nearly every word choice affects the meaning of your message. couple years ago I wrote a competitive response for internal use

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5 Ways To Maximize the Marketing Budget

Engaging Brand

Establish a presence on Twitter and Facebook , and any other social media sites. As long as the business is diligent about having employees engage in conversation on Facebook and Twitter, they can establish firm relationships with customers, eventually building a wider customer base through word of mouth. 5)  Mobile Marketing.

How Chicago Cabbie Grows Business Using Social Media

Spin Sucks

It takes away from everything I else I need to be doing.” Or “My customer isn’t on Twitter.”. Twitter: Customers can @ or DM him for an immediate pickup or to schedule. SMS Messaging: He texts confirmation and arrival. Social Media Twitter Business Growth chicagocabbie lisa gerberToday’s guest post is written by Lisa Gerber. . He happily accepts credit cards.

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How To Incorporate Twitter Into Your Event

TwiTip

Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip Lara Kulpa @larakulpa How To Incorporate Twitter Into Your Event 16 [Hey everyone - our submission form has been acting up, so if you have submitted a guest post and have had troubles, please email it to me at lara@twitip.com - Thanks!]

Five Benefits to Using Twitter Â? Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Internet , Marketing , Social Media > The Many Uses of Twitter The Many Uses of Twitter by Tamar Weinberg on June 15, 2007 Share As I promised in my earlier thread , besides answering the typical question, “What are you doing?&# , Twitter has many additional uses. Twitter as a tool to communicate during conferences. This was particularly prevalent during the South by Southwest conference several months ago, which helped fuel Twitter’s growth.

The Untapped Potential Of Emojis And Their Role In Social Media Marketing

Unmetric

Nokia 3310 with its smileys ruled the way we communicated, almost every SMS sent out had a ‘smiley’ attached. Taco Bell’s social media petition to ask for a taco shaped emoji, or the Domino’s Twitter emoji pizza ordering are just a couple of examples of how emojis can impact your marketing program for your target audience. Well, there’s your answer in that very question. And bam!

Small Businesses Online Marketing Efforts Surge in 2012 [Infographic]

Blue Focus Marketing

Twitter actually saw small businesses begin to walk away from the service, although not at a very alarming rate. Small businesses using Twitter dropped from 19% in 2010 to 18% last year. Infographics Social Media Marketing Social Media Trends Strategy TwitterLocation-Based Social Networks & Daily Deals. Today, that number now sits at a much more robust 25%.

3 Unbelievable Lessons and Sessions from Social Media Strategies Summit NYC

Simply Measured

Dark social can come from social mobile apps like  Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. It can come from SMS t ext messaging. daughter might share her desired holiday gift with her mother via SMS. Let us know on Twitter, and download the Social Marketer’s Guide to Social Media ROI below to connect strategy to business impact. want to share them with you. 1. https://t.co/seVh3wBG1g.

Advice for startups: Focus on your super-fans

Socialmedia.biz

Communicate with them through SMS, email, Twitter, FB, push notifications. Don’t put all your eggs in the Facebook or Twitter baskets.” See his About page, contact JD or follow him on Twitter or Google Plus. Taylor Swift brought fans to her house, baked them cookies and invited them to her concerts for free, said Jordan Stone, CEO of Huckle. She baked them cookies.

5 Fun Twitter Quizzes

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Fridays Fun Online Finds | Main | Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site » July 09, 2010 5 Fun Twitter Quizzes Its Friday and todays fun finds are 5 Twitter quizzes that are sure to entertain you, enlighten you, and help you unwind after a busy work week. How addicted to Twitter are you?

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49 Tactics to Atomize Your Content Marketing

Convince & Convert

SMS messages. Twitter card. Twitter video. Last week, I spent an afternoon in Cleveland conducting a workshop on content atomization with my colleagues Brad Walters from Lowe’s and Jani Byrne from IBM. have written about the need to atomize content many times, and I published a how-to guide that details how we atomize my Jay Today video series too. Audio Tactics. 1. 

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Twitter announces #NewTwitter

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Flickr Friday: The Content Grid | Main | Branding Outside The Box » September 15, 2010 Twitter announces #NewTwitter Last night Twitter announced that it was rolling out several new changes to its web interface - incorporating many aspects of existing 3rd party applications such as Seesmic and Tweetdeck. Please try again.

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Can Twitters growth continue?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The most recent numbers from Nielsen indicate that Twitter grew 1,382% year-over-year, registering a total of just more than 7 million unique visitors in the US. But what is even more surprising and potentially derailing for Twitters growth, is the lack of Twitter adoption in the teen market. But outright rejection of the technology can’t be good for Twitter long term.

Six Tips to Go Mobile without Going Broke

Spin Sucks

So, why not share deals, information, and updates with your customers via SMS? For a simple guide to get started with SMS Marketing, check out the Beginner’s Guide to SMS Marketing by Tatango. Cost: Varies depending on the SMS Marketing Software partner. He can be found on Twitter @ericKoester. Today’s guest is post is written by Eric Koester. When Gini Dietrich made her 2012 predictions , she (correctly) included integration of disciplines and social commerce. But, I’d expand social commerce to be a bit more broad. Cost: Free  . 2. Cost: Free. 3. 

Gary Hayes Social Media Count

Laurel Papworth

Here’s a counter that displays growth of Twitter, money spent on Facebook gifts, number of SMS’s sent worldwide second by second. Technorati Tags: counter , Facebook , Gary Hayes , numbers , Online Communities , social media , social networks , statistics , Twitter , youtube. Tags: Online Communities social media social networks statistics counter Facebook Gary Hayes numbers Twitter youtube Social Media statistics: Ever wondered how many people are blogging, uploading videos, tweeting right at this very minute ?

Top 6 Rules of Digital Marketing: Learn from Matomy and Other Masters

Idaconcpts

In fact, with so much of your competition concentrating on SMS, now is the best time to make sure that your emails (and list) are greater than they have ever been. 3. You should not, however, be limiting your social media efforts to Facebook and Twitter. After all—knowing that we need a website and a social media presence is old news. At the same time, though, the web moves fast.

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The Future of Social Media Is Mobile. Are You Ready?

Simply Measured

Almost all of these apps have messaging capabilities that have the potential to shift messaging away from straightforward, text-based SMS to more expressive, creative, and immersive forms of communication housed within apps. There’s no denying the trend that mobile is taking over the digital landscape, particularly amongst the 18-34 year old demographic. There are currently 2.6