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

Mindjumpers

Tweet Recently, Awareness released a new white paper on social analytics and suggestions on how marketers process and assimilate seemingly endless social data. The white paper throws some light on the following: How to define social analytics as a discipline. How to use The Social Analytics for Marketing and Sales Effectiveness Framework.

2012 Social Marketing & New Media Predictions [White Paper]

Mindjumpers

Tweet In 2011, social media has grown and graduated to a whole new level. We saw an expansion of social media and integration of it in every sphere of our lives. These insights and  predictions have been collected and organised into different sections, depending on their nature: Sections : The Biggest (Social) Marketing Developments. Top Trusted News Resources.

ROI and the Impact of Social CRM [NEW WHITE PAPER]

SocialFish

Our latest white paper is out! Introducing ROI and the Impact of Social CRM: 12 Forward-Looking Use Cases for Associations. This paper is the second in our Social CRM series. The first paper in the series, Social CRM for Associations , has had close to 2000 downloads to date)! Download now! It’s free of course. Featured

Global Social Media Adoption In 2011 [White Paper]

Mindjumpers

Tweet In January 2012, a report called ‘Global Social Media Adoption In 2011’ was published by Forrester. This report uses Forrester’s Social Technographics groupings to show how people around the world use social media. Regional social media adoption patterns: Here are some brief take-aways from the report. The State of Social Media In The UK.

Five FREE B2B Social Media White Papers

PWB Marketing Blog

This has been a pivotal year in the world of B2B social media. More B2B companies are blogging, tweeting, creating online videos, and producing social content than ever before. In fact, 80% of B2B marketers are producing content for the social web according to B-to-B Magazine. Finding B2B Marketing Success Integrating Social Media and Search ” by Business.com.

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Is The White Paper Dead for B2B Marketing?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In a recent conversation I was having with the Bloom Group they believe “the practice of publishing white papers must come to a close because of the utter proliferation of white papers, and the poor content contained within so many of them.” Kill the white paper!” Social Media in Business study found. And I tend to agree. Tweet This!

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How To Optimize Your B2B White Papers For Google

PWB Marketing Blog

If you’re like most B2B companies, you have white papers, case studies, articles, product brochures, and a lot of other marketing, sales, and thought leadership documents. The fact is if your content can’t be found by Google, your white paper (and other writings) will get limited traffic. It really doesn’t matter how important your white paper is.

Identifying, Understanding and Influencing Social Media Users [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet In my last blog post , I wrote about a recent report focusing on how social marketing is more than just ranking up a bunch of likes! Further, several cases (respectively based on both earned and paid media) were included in the report in order to demonstrate how successful management of a community contributes to the brand increasing its sales figures. Social media personas.

How to Drive Business Value with Social Marketing Funnel [white paper]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Today, a white paper called “ The Social Marketing Funnel: Driving Business Value with Social Marketing &# has been published. And the paper primarily revolves around the Social Marketing Funnel, a new social framework that is a methodological way of getting most out of social, according to Mike Lewis, VP of Sales and Marketing at Awareness.

Free white paper: key trends of 2013

Sherrilynne Starkie

Click here  to download your copy now to get the hard numbers behind the eight key trends of 2013: Powering events through social media. Social media for health. Related posts: Study shows social media drives sales. 100 free social media resources. 13 Free Social Media And SEO Xmas Gifts For Your Website. Mobile! User focus.

Social Media Campaigns Don’t Match When Consumers Are Online

Spin Sucks

What about how many times you should be posting to the social networks? I was just asked this question during a speaking engagement yesterday, “How many times should I be posting to Facebook every day?” ” According to the Engagement and Interaction White Paper , where they analyzed the top 20,000 Facebook fan pages, the answer is: A minimum of four times each day.

How to Create White Papers From Your Blog Posts and Use Them Effectively

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Mitt Ray of  The White Paper Blog. With the rise in inbound marketing, more and more blogs are using white papers to promote themselves effectively. Blogs can use white papers as part of their marketing campaigns to spread expertise, generate leads, get more subscribers, and to take advantage of many other benefits. If you’re keen on learning how to write effective white papers and then use them to promote your blog, then you have to read this post! What is a white paper? How can blogs use white papers?

The Two Core Elements of B2B Social Media Marketing Success

Webbiquity SMM

There have been numerous models proposed for social media and content marketing (including the Four C’s of Social Media Marketing model previously published here), but when all of the complexity is stripped away, social media marketing success comes down to two core elements: content and amplification. Content can be produced in a wide variety of formats: • White papers. Easy to share: encourage sharing and make it easy by including social sharing buttons on your content whenever practical. Content is like singing a song. Video.

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How to Kick-Start Your Content Marketing [Report]

Mindjumpers

A few days ago, the content production platform Skyword released a white paper on how to kick-start your content marketing. Additionally, it includes insights from 21 experts and influencers within the fields of content marketing, search engine optimization and social marketing. Things To Be Kept in Mind To Promote “Social” Culture.

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The State of Community Management 2014

SocialFish

Related Posts Awesome Nonprofit Social Media Decks from #14NTC ePatient 2015: Healthcare Associations, Are You Ready? BREAKING: LinkedIn is Shutting off the Jobs Tab for Groups Five Web Design Trends to Watch [Cool Infographic Friday] Big Data Big Profits How to Lead Your Way to a Social Organization. You know, it, it’s that time again! Appetite whetted? photo credit).

Maximize Your Online Visibility: The Web Presence Optimization (WPO) Framework

Webbiquity SMM

It also requires an active presence and network of relationships in social media, coverage in industry press, and carefully targeted online advertising to be where your prospective buyers are looking, when they are looking. But it may also be sent to specific journalists and bloggers, who need to be followed up with, shared socially, and have any questions or comments responded to.

Top 9 LinkedIn Social Media Marketing Groups

Firebelly

Here is a list of my nine favorite LinkedIn social media marketing groups that I think you’ll enjoy too. They’re great places to solicit and share social media marketing advice! Social Media Marketing. Description: This is the largest and most active social media marketing group on LinkedIn and it includes 20 subgroups for special interests.

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Tips for Creating a Profitable Trade Show Experience

Spin Sucks

Consider this: A trade show can offer valuable opportunities to meet decision makers face-to-face, scope out your competition, scope out  what’s new and trending in the industry , connect with trade media, build new relationships, generate leads, and build brand awareness. Add social media and digital tools to the mix and you can turbo charge your efforts. Or do we? Plan, even.

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33 Thought-Provoking B2B Social Media and Marketing Stats

Webbiquity SMM

B2B marketing budgets are shifting to digital and social. But spending on digital marketing programs is projected to rise three times as fast, and over the next five years, the share of budget dollars dedicated to social media marketing will more than double. Social media benefits are unclear. MediaPost ). 9 B2B Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts.

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Is your social media going in the right direction?

SocialFish

Are you an association or nonprofit whose been doing social media work for a while?  Do you need a “gut check” to make sure you’re on the right track?  Do you need recommendations for growth or infrastructure improvements?  Do you need data to backup future requests for more staff or resources? Social Media Audit. Featured SocialFish News White Paper

True Customer Engagement: the Leap Beyond User Experience

SocialFish

For social media architects and community designers, this confusion has a somewhat different tilt.  Ironically, such concepts and practices reinforce the status quo that treats the use of social media as a marginal, token gesture.  Purpose is what differentiates engagement from experience and strategic vs. social use of communities. They do.

36 Sensational Social Media Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Though social media marketing has become ubiquitous, most companies and brands still struggle to achieve their desired results. Those are among the conclusions it’s fair to draw from the collection of social media marketing facts and statistics below. Social media needs to be part of an integrated strategy. Social is for customer service.

The Social Media Lifecycle [Infographic]

Pamorama

When implemented correctly, social media campaigns on Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks enable brands of all sizes to track sentiment, spot trends, filter and analyze data, collaborate with fans, and improve ROI. If you really want to get results from social media, it begins with creating a process.

Social Media Checklist: Planning for a Very Social New Year

Spin Sucks

We still have plenty of time to come up with some fabulous ideas for improving what we do in our communications, especially in social. This social media checklist isn’t designed to tell you everything you need to do in the new year. I can’t tell you that. Social Media Checklist for the New Year Check : Did I dig deep into my 2014 analytics ? You don’t do this?

The Basics of B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy

Webbiquity SMM

Although more than three-quarters of B2B technology marketers use social media to market their products, less than half say they can tie social channels to revenue generation for their businesses. But it may also be a problem with basic B2B social media marketing strategy. Cross-Platform Social Media Strategy. Platform-Specific Social Strategy.

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How to Obtain More Views on Your Facebook Page [presentation]

Mindjumpers

Searching the web, I came across this interesting white paper, namely what you can do as a brand to get more views on your page. The white paper is co-authored by Facebook and BrightEdge presenting how to optimize pages for better placement in search results. – drive engagement on your social media sites. – increase your brand visibility.

Understanding Social Media ROI Cycle

Mindjumpers

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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How to Determine and Prioritize Social Media Marketing Goals and Objectives

Pam Moore

Achieving measurable social media ROI is very similar to teens and sex. It’s interesting because many marketing and social media leaders within brands and organizations of all sizes dream about achieving real ROI using social media and digital marketing, yet very few of them actually bring to fruition much more than a social media dream.

35 Great Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 35 Great Social Media Infographics by Pam Dyer on March 3, 2010 Share Here’s a collection of terrific social media infographics that might come in handy. The Social Engagement Spectrum 2. The Social Media Effect 4. Social Marketing Compass 5. Anyone?

Are You Measuring Your Social Media Efforts?

Idaconcpts

Businesses that have jumped on the social media train will do well to make sure that they monitor their social media efforts. Before you start monitoring your social media platform, you’ve first got to know what you should be paying the most attention to. Always be honest with yourself when it comes to determining the cost of social media monitoring.

10 Tips to Be a Social Media and Digital Marketing Rebel

Pam Moore

Why is it so many smart social media and digital marketers claim they want to lead or are already leading their industry and niche? Too often they are chasing shiny objects, have a deep rooted fear of missing out and end up wasting cycle after cycle on social networks, technology and tactics that simply are not even appropriate for their business. We must ask WHY. iTunes.

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Social Media Analytics – How to Engage With The Data Of Social Media

Mindjumpers

Tweet A couple of days ago, I gave a guest lecture at the Danish IT-University on the subject of Social Media Analytics. Social Media Analytics has an increasing audience with a lot of people discussing the subject around the world. Slide 9: Social Data – it’s a revolution or at least a high growth evolution. Understanding Social Media ROI Cycle.

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The State of Social Media In The UK

Mindjumpers

Another chance to look at the social media universe, analyse the trends and make the strategies. 2012 Social Marketing & New Media Predictions [White Paper]. New Report on Social Media Management From Altimeter– Reading it Will Save Your Company’s Money! Tweet Beginning of 2012 has brought in a lot of predictions and opportunities.

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.

Social Marketers, CMO’s Are Most Worried About These Things

Simply Measured

And you, the social marketer, can help (and maybe get some extra budget for your social team along the way). How Your Social Data Can Benefit Every Department Download. It also includes suggestions for what social marketers can do to alleviate these stresses and solve these problems. 1. We Social is a great place to begin this research. How You Can Help.

20 Ways to Cultivate Brand Unawareness in Social Media

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Many businesses use social media to promote brand awareness, and it can be quite effective. Because social media is largely personality-driven, a savvy entrepreneur can level the playing field against much larger competitors and establish his company as a widely recognized, credible source. Even if you push product only occasionally, it’s the soft sell that suits social.

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Social Media Marketing: A Jungle Too Deep Or A Sea of Opportunities? [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

But the term “Social media” is an umbrella that covers much, much more. On Friday, businessinsider.com presented the Buddy Media infographic of the social media marketing landscape as of today. As Jonas wrote last week , the future of successful social media engagement lies in the understanding of how to transform Big Data into business intelligence.

Innovation in Healthcare Social Media

SocialFish

ICF is doing a lot of great work around innovation in healthcare IT, as well as exploring how social media can help push the healthcare industry forward. Here are some awesome free resources for you to check out: Innovation from Within  [WHITE PAPER]. ” Social Media – The Competitive Edge in Healthcare  [WHITE PAPER].

The State of Social Media Marketing– Annual Survey Report

Mindjumpers

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.

How to: Develop an Advanced Understanding of Social Media

SocialFish

Social media, as a professional endeavor, is still in its youth; has just started to think about the opposite sex, get hair in weird places, and catch wind of the Hunnic acne horde. I’m foregrounding this claim because, to some, it might seem like the glut of social media job opportunities is indicative of maturation. What are social media users?

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