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Why Your CEO Should Be Active On Social Media [Study]


One of the basic steps for brands to take on social media is to enhance brand awareness by focusing on spokesperson visibility. The need for the top officials to communicate on behalf of the company becomes more apparent through the study done by social media branding firm BRANDfog. And 94% said C-suite social media participation enhances a brand image.

Social Media to Replace Traditional Media Says CEO Study

Spin Sucks

” When Geoff Livingston and I were writing Marketing in the Round , we referred to the 2011 IBM Global Technology Study , which showed the anecdotal information I was collecting was right on par with what other business leaders around the world were saying. Social Media to Replace Traditional Communication. ” And the 2012 IBM CEO Study confirms it once again.

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The State of Social Media Marketing– Annual Survey Report


Tweet Recently, Awarness Inc released a report called The State of Social Media Marketing : Top Areas For Social Marketing Investment and Biggest Social Marketing Challenges in 2012. This report looks at key different areas of your social media strategy like monitoring, investments, human resource allocations and last but the most important one – the challenges.

The State of Social Media Marketing – Summary of Annual Survey Report (Part 2)


In a previous blog post , Jonas made a summary of a report called “The State of Social Media Marketing” from January 2012 in which he outlined the key points and conclusions drawn from the report. The findings are based on a survey, conducted among 469 marketers from wide varieties of industries, company sizes and levels of social marketing expertise. Platforms.

Survey: 60% of Physicians Believe Social Media “Improves the Care They Deliver”

The Realtime Report

Many physicians are making use of social media – as a way to manage new information, discuss the latest journal articles or research, and to help provide quality care. ” The survey asked physicians how social media can be used for professional development and lifelong learning. 14% contribute information to social media daily.

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The Demographics of Twitter Users [Study]


Pew Research Center has released an Internet study that focuses solely on Twitter and includes some great user demographics. The study is based on the findings of a survey on Americans’ use of the Internet. It’s very valuable for marketers to know who they will be most likely to reach on different social media platforms. The State of Social Media in Norway.

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2013 B2B Marketing Priorities [Study]

Puzzle Marketer

Towards the end of 2012, Software Advice , , and Eloqua teamed up to ask marketing professionals their priorities in 2013.The study titled B2B Demand Generation Benchmark Surve y, gives marketers a complete view of the current status of the marketing sphere as well as a look at what’s to come. Social Media is the Least Expensive Lead Generation Channel.

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The Impact of Social Media


Tweet Harvard Business Review Analytics Services has released a study on the impact of social media. But even though social media has great potential, many organizations do not properly integrate social media in their marketing and communication efforts, or only use it as a one-way communication channel instead of listening, analysing, and driving conversations.

The Top Benefits of Social Media Marketing [Infographic]


89% of marketers say that social media generates more business exposure. There are a million articles and blog posts out there that sing the praises of social media marketing — how social networks like Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest have had a major impact on lead generation and sales. 69% of marketers use social media to gather marketplace intelligence.

Summarized: The 2013 In-House Counsel New Media Engagement Survey

Myrland Marketing

Those of us who care about all forms of marketing, networking and communication for lawyers anticipate surveys that study the use of Social Media, as well as all marketing tools, when it comes to lawyers’ clients. Today, the 2013 In-House Counsel new Media Engagement Survey conducted by Greentarget , Inside Counsel and Zeughauser Group was released.

Social Media And Branding [Infographic]


Tweet Social media is the now a hot spot for all brands, though it presents an amazing opportunity to create a presence and connect with customers, but on the hind side, it is quite easy to get the whole thing wrong. The survey findings: In order to dive deeper into this topic AYTM Market Research surveyed 2,000 internet users. Social Commerce Psychology [Infographic].

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In-House Counsel Use of Social Media Survey: An Interview With Greentarget’s John Corey

Myrland Marketing

The long-anticipated 2013 In-House Counsel Use of Social Media Survey conducted by Inside Counsel , Greentarget and Zeughauser Group was released today. In another blog post today, titled  Summarized: The 2013 New Media Engagement Survey , I provided a quick overview of the survey. Lee Pacchia : “This is the 3rd year for this survey.

Ultimate Guide to Social Media Marketing

Sprout Social

Social media marketing evolved from something only a few cutting-edge brands did to an integral piece of every company’s marketing strategy. It’s no longer a question of whether or not your brand should be on social media, but how can you best use sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to grow your business. Choosing Your Social Networks. Quick Stats 1.65

Understanding Social Media ROI Cycle


Tweet On our blog, we have several times written about how to calculate ROI of your social media campaigns. He is also the co-author of How to Make Money with Social Media. In this post, we will look at ROI on social media with a different perspective, starting from the launch stage of a brand till it becomes matured in the industry. Stage 1: Launch.

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4 Studies on the State of Influencer Marketing

Convince & Convert

Yesterday, I published a case study on how Lake Tahoe worked with mom bloggers for a press trip. Implement a strategy that works on multiple platforms—most bloggers promote their blog on social media. Two studies were recently released on influencer marketing revealing what makes for successful influencer outreach. love this study from Burst Media on Earned Media Value.

84% Say Company Leaders on Social Media Provide A Competitive Edge

The Realtime Report

Does having a company leader on social media give that organization a competitive edge? recent survey by Humanize looks at social media and leadership in organizations – in particular, how company leaders are leveraging social media for organizational results. social media involvement should be limited to crisis situations.

An Introduction to Social Media for Business

Sprout Social

Despite the growing popularity, social media for business is still put on the back burner for a lot of organizations. However, social media can benefit businesses of any size. Social Media for Business by the Numbers. Social media allows smaller companies to compete against some of the larger businesses to reach more customers. sponsored.

Association Social Media: Kelli Windsor, Food Marketing Institute


I had the great pleasure of moderating a panel of fabulous association social media managers at an Association Trends breakfast last month, where results were shared (and we opined on them) from the Association Social Media Benchmark Survey. Here’s a snippet of my conversation with just one of several great association social media folks.

104 Fascinating Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014 (and 2015)

Webbiquity SMM

Looking at marketing surveys and studies from the past year, a few trends are clear, among them that buyers are firmly (and increasingly) in control of the purchase cycle. What are the top barriers to adopting social business practices? Find the answers to these questions and many others in more than 100 social and online marketing stats from 20+ different sources.

Study: Social Media is Not a Trusted Media Source for PR Pros

Convince & Convert

In partnership with PR News , Cision polled the PR community on their social media usage to find out how they engage, which platforms they utilize, and where they spend ad dollars.  Interestingly, however, Snapchat is the least-used platform, with only 2 percent of brands using it (also clocking in at 2 percent are brands that use no social channels). What does this mean?

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Don’t Believe Everything You Read About Social Media

Spin Sucks

These days my skepticism kicks in when I read sensational articles around “social media.” ” With all of the nuances of different platforms, social media is a huge umbrella that encompasses some very specific tools. Considering the range of services informing our perspectives, “social media” becomes quite an opaque concept.

Actionable Social Analytics: From Social Media Metrics to Business Insights [White Paper]


Tweet Recently, Awareness released a new white paper on social analytics and suggestions on how marketers process and assimilate seemingly endless social data. It has been noticed that marketers are turning towards social analytics to make use of this ‘big data’ while also attempting to understand consumer attitudes and behaviors and to harness these insights for business.

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

Webbiquity SMM

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. They are refining tactics, integrating social with other marketing channels, taking a hard look at new networks, and continuing to refine their measurements of success. Relevanza ). 2.

What To Tweet And Not To Tweet About [Study]


Tweet Recently researchers from Carnegie Mellon University, MIT and Georgia Tech conducted a study to understand the Twitter behavior of 1,443 Twitter users who rated 43,738 tweets during a 19-day period. In the following post, I will use the survey findings to highlight which kind of tweets people like on Twitter and why. All You Need To Know About Your Facebook Reach [Study].

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101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013

Webbiquity SMM

Okay, that statistic was made up (though probably not far off the mark),  but the social media and digital marketing facts and statistics below are real (or at least from generally reliable sources). For example, 93% of marketers use social media for business. But how do marketers and consumers view social media differently? Social matters in b2b.

A Strategic Guide to Social Media for Nonprofits


Reposted from Sprout Social with permission.  By Alicia Johnston.  . GET THEIR COOL STRATEGIC GUIDE TO SOCIAL MEDIA FOR NONPROFITS here. ———– Nonprofit organizations have become increasingly social over the past decade, whether they are cultivating a dedicated Facebook following or blazing a trail on new networks such as Snapchat. What to Share.

Why Komen Was Destined to Clash with Social Media


This is a guest post by Kami Watson Huyse, CEO of Zoetica Media  and editor of the Communications Overtones blog. Then at the end of February, the organization, in an effort to assess the level of the damage to its reputation, sent out a survey that tested messages rather than looking at a more organic approach to restore trust. Lucky for us, she agreed. Enjoy. Photo by WeNews.

How to Gather Fan Feedback on Social Media

Convince & Convert

Customers today are turning towards social media instead to let companies know exactly what they thought of their experience. According to a recent study carried out by Conversocial , 43% of customers expect social channels to be integrated with other customer service channels. Get Customer Feedback on Social Media. Create Feedback Forms and Surveys.

33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far

Webbiquity SMM

Given the widespread adoption of social media marketing practices, the “if” and “when” questions seemed to have now been resolved by most midsized and larger companies (and a lot of small companies as well). However, as the posts and articles highlighted below show, plenty of questions remain, such as how much should we budget for social media?

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4 Brand-Changing Lessons from the 2016 Social Media Marketing Industry Report

Simply Measured

Social Media Examiner ‘s 2016 Social Media Marketing Industry Report is always a highlight of the savvy social marketer’s year. This year, the 8th annual version of the report surveyed 5,000 marketers to find out what they care about and how they’re solving problems right now. More Experienced Marketers Do More Social. ” 4.

87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Though social media marketing is now used in about 90% of companies, techniques, platforms and best practices continue to evolve.  What will likely be the hot trends in social media over the next couple of years? Social Media Stats and Demographics. 1. 56% of Americans have a profile on at least one social networking site. Social media fatigue?

19 More Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

While social media marketing has become commonplace, questions about how to optimize the use of social channels and networks, and how to stand out from the crowd, remain. This follow-up post answers several more, such as: what are the best social networks for b2b social media marketing? The Dead Zones: When Not to Post on Social Media by Cool Infographics.

The 4 Best Influencer Marketing Studies of 2015 (So Far)

Convince & Convert

Partnering With Influential Moms Yesterday, I published a case study on how Lake Tahoe worked with mom bloggers for a press trip. Implement a strategy that works on multiple platforms—most bloggers promote their blog on social media. Stats, reach, and social footprint are very important and can be streamlined with a blogger outreach tool. This post reveals more.

How to Align Social Media and SEO Strategy

Simply Measured

Are your social media efforts aligned with your SEO strategy? successful social media campaign should have a positive impact on your search ranking, as well. Moz has found that social metrics are among the most important search ranking factors, along with link quality. How to Perform Your Own Social Media Audit Download. Increase Your Following.

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Benefits of Putting Cost in Social Media [infographic]


Tweet Some time ago, we had a guest post on our blog stating how social media is not a cheaper alternative , even though many marketers think it doesn’t cost much. Of course, it’s free to establish a presence on social networks, but if you want to do it right and hire the right people to help you, it’s the wrong assumption to think it’s cheap.

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3-Part Social Media Strategy That Actually Works

Rebekah Radice

There is a common misconception when it comes to social media marketing. All you have to do is set up a few social networks and the results will start rolling in. If you want to amplify your message through social media, you need more than a wish and a dream. Let’s take a look at how easy it can be to put a social media strategy that actually works in place.

Fortune 500 Executives Aren’t Using Social Media and That’s OK

Spin Sucks

Some of you may have seen the report last week that shows 70 percent of Fortune 500 executives aren’t using social media. I’m not sure why we needed a study to tell us this. Executives Using Social Media. So why do we expect them to be using social media? Now there are lots of lights along the social media path. The Stats.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Peer Pressure Can Be Multiplied Through the Social Media

SocMed Sean

Today’s guest blog post comes from Mary Tyler, who writes about parenting, social media & addiction at [link]. If you find this post interesting, be sure to also check out the article on whether teens prefer social media to real life. Healthy social interaction and participation among peers is important for a healthy lifestyle.

PR Pros Not Keeping Up with What Journalists Want

Spin Sucks

And it spread like wildfire on Twitter before traditional media had a chance to even get to the scene to begin their reporting. Combined with the social media and citizen journalism phenomenon, the  Oriella Digital Journalism Study  shows journalists are now swinging back to trusted – and credible – sources for information. ” What Journalists Want.

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16 Enigmatic Business Blogging and Other Marketing Stats

Webbiquity SMM

The resolution of both of these paradoxes may lie in yet in another study cited below, in which 72% of respondents agreed that “having a societal purpose will be a key competitive advantage in the future.” 86% of B2B companies surveyed are currently blogging, along with 77% of B2C companies. But just 60 percent of surveyed marketers consider them effective.

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