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Does Your Content Have Superpowers?

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B2B Marketing blogging Demand Generation Facebook LinkedIn Marketing social media Twitter YouTubeA few years ago, while serving on a social media panel during a presentation to a local entrepreneurial group, I casually remarked that, “Content is everything; social media is just plumbing.” In the years since then, I’ve seen this proven over and over both with clients and with brands I follow.

Social Media Tweetable Facts

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Twitter devours 12x more. Facebook social media Twitter social media facts Social media statistics these days are all about big data, how companies are collecting (and using) the data, where this data comes from and how social media sites are used.  Do you know the recent B2B social media facts from fiction? TWEET THIS. TWEET THIS. TWEET THIS. CNET TWEET THIS. CNET  TWEET THIS.

11 Twitter Tips for Building Business Relationships

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More and more businesses are jumping into Twitter to find new customers and connect with current ones. The word’s out that Twitter builds relationships – but many businesses get it wrong. Twitter has unwritten rules of engagement. Know the norms on Twitter. If you’re using Twitter to build business relationships, follow these eleven tips. Make the tweet personal.

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12 Tweetable Statistics Prove B2B Social Media ROCKS

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FACT] B2B companies are more likely to use Twitter than B2C companies: 75% vs 49%, per @businessdotcom ( Source ) TWEET THIS. 8. B2B Internet Marketing B2B Social Media Blogging Content Marketing Facebook Media TwitterKnow B2B social media fact from fiction. Fiction: Social media offers limited value to B2B marketers. Fact: 86% of B2B companies are using social media.

Recent Research Reveals Best Time to Post on Twitter and Facebook.

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Why Your B2B Social Media is Failing (And What to Do About It)

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Remember, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are tools, not a social media strategy. What to do about it : There are a ton of things you can measure with social media – the number of Facebook fans, Twitter followers, YouTube subscribers, mentions of your company name in the social space, your influence via retweets and reblogging, etc. Are your B2B social media efforts failing?

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Seven Habits of Highly Effective B2B Websites

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Use a Facebook widget to embed a live feed from your Wall or include Twitter handles next to each employee’s biography on your “Contact Us” page. 6.     Think About a Mobile Website. B2B Internet Marketing Web Design B2B Social Media Facebook Google Analytics Media SEO TwitterAre you thinking about building new B2B website or maybe making a small tune-up? Don’t make a mess out of it.

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How to REALLY Increase B2B Blog Traffic

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We submitted our blog to Social Media Today which has 44,191 Facebook fans and 70,500 Twitter followers. B2B Internet Marketing Business Blogging B2B Marketing B2B Social Media Blogging Facebook Integrated Marketing Media TwitterGood content isn’t enough for a blog. You also need traffic. If the saying, “Content is king” is true, then traffic is queen. Explode Your B2B Blog Traffic.

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Six FREE Tools To Measure Social Media for Business

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It’s crucial to measure everything you do on Facebook, Twitter, and elsewhere. CoTweet  (free) – social media management and monitoring dashboard acquired by Twitter. HootSuite  (free) – similar to CoTweet but has a slick iPad app that makes it easy to manage Facebook and Twitter. B2B Social Media Facebook Google Analytics Media TwitterThat’s a problem.

Don’t “Blow” It – Plan Ahead on Marketing Campaigns

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checked out the Shop Arbor Hills Facebook page and also their Twitter feed. Nor did I find mention of their chosen hashtag on Twitter. Facebook Marketing Twitter marketing Last month my shoes finally decided they were not providing enough stability. My knees were returning to having nightly pain. So I grabbed a pair of tennis shoes that I had purchased on clearance.

Social Media: The New Company Newsletter? [Infographic]

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In fact I find that often I will get news from smaller businesses on Twitter or Facebook. With the rapid delivery of news through Twitter, Facebook and blog posts, it seems like that might be the case! B2B Internet Marketing B2B Marketing B2B Social Media Facebook Media TwitterThe other day I was asked “Is social media the company newsletter?”

Social Media: The New Company Newsletter? [Infographic]

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In fact I find that often I will get news from smaller businesses on Twitter or Facebook. With the rapid delivery of news through Twitter, Facebook and blog posts, it seems like that might be the case! B2B Internet Marketing B2B Marketing B2B Social Media Facebook Media TwitterThe other day I was asked “Is social media the company newsletter?”

How To Optimize Your B2B White Papers For Google

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Scribd provides metrics and graphs on how many people read your white paper, leave a comment, share it with their friends (via Facebook, Twitter, etc.), and more. B2B Social Media Integrated Marketing SEO Demand Generation Facebook Powerpoint TwitterThe fact is if your content can’t be found by Google, your white paper (and other writings) will get limited traffic. Now that’s quick!

Can Your Customers Find Your B2B Industrial Company Online?

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The other listings are for our blog, Twitter feed, Facebook page, and LinkedIn company profile. B2B Internet Marketing Social Media Facebook Industrial Media SEO TwitterQuick, type in your company name in Google. What are the search results? Does your company show up for the first listing? It better; if not, you have an SEO problem. But don’t stop there. That was five years ago.

Social Media Image Size Guide [INFOGRAPHIC]

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This infographic is a great source to reference when creating the correct size images for your LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ and YouTube, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. Facebook LinkedIn social media Twitter YouTube I have been updating a couple client social media sites recently and realized that it has been a while since we updated a social media image size guide.

Three Ways to Supercharge Social Media with Google Analytics

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Go further than just looking at whether Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn is driving the most traffic. Find New Customers on Twitter. Google Analytics can help you identify which Twitter conversations you should be listening for. Then, create an automated search feed for these keywords on Twitter to identify conversations people are having using these keywords.

21 Things to Know When Pricing a B2B Website

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Do you need to integrate social services such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Google Maps, Flickr, etc.? B2B Internet Marketing Business Blogging Facebook Industrial PWB SEO Twitter WordpressMany factors influence the price of a website. At PWB, we like to say the cost of a website is like the cost of a bag of groceries. It depends what you put inside it.

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Image Sizes for Social Media Branding [Infographic]

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The changes to cover art sizing are frequent enough, and none of the channels – Facebook, Linked In, Twitter, Google+, YouTube – have the same size images. The infographic will help you create the correct size images for your LinkedIn or Facebook cover photos, Google+ channel art or Twitter and YouTube header! Again. What does this mean to me? One word of caution.

Great Example of Photos in Social Media [Infographic]

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Simply slapping images into posts onto Social Media sites, like Facebook or Twitter isn’t going to cut it. Want Facebook LinkedIn social media TwitterSharing photos in social media often improves the chances that posts get views. It can also help improve user engagement. Want to see a great example of sharing photos in social media? That my friends is user engagement.

How to Use Twitter to Get Business Leads | PWB Marketing Blog

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Live Tweet During A Webinar To Get Targeted Twitter Followers

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Plus, it’s a great way to gain targeted Twitter followers. Since people watching the webinar have similar interests as you, you know you’ll get targeted Twitter followers. At a recent webinar we attended, we achieved the following: Acquired six new Twitter followers. Getting Twitter followers, learning more about a specialized topic, and getting exposure for your business are benefits of attending webinars. SEO TwitterLive-tweeting during a webinar is a great way to provide your followers with helpful information and fill your feed with great content.

Social Media Activity Influences Google Rankings

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Many businesses may not realize that another signal is social data from social networks like Facebook and Twitter SEOMoz released a study this week correlating data from over 10,000 keyword rankings and the factors that influence Google to highly rank a website. And Facebook may be more influential that Twitter. The correlation for Twitter‚ data (that is, the number of tweets), on the other hand, is far less than Facebook. This is not to say stop using Twitter and focus on Facebook. This won’t work. They’re misinterpreting the correlated data. social media

More B2B Social Media Fact vs. Fiction

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B2B Marketing social media Twitter Updated 2013 stats – Know B2B social media facts from fiction. Fiction: Social media offers limited value to B2B marketers. Here are 8 Tweetable Facts bout how B2B companies are  using social media to generate leads, connect with customers, and reach business goals. FACT] B2B companies that blog generate 70% more leads/month than those who do not.   TWEET THIS. FACT] Increasing blogging to 6-8x/month nearly doubles leads according to @Hubspot. TWEET THIS. FACT] 83% of B2B marketers are using LinkedIn to distribute content. TWEET THIS. TWEET THIS.

4 Quick Tips to Help Employees Deliver Your Social Media Message

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Many businesses are jumping on the social media bandwagon, utilizing Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and Twitter to promote business. If no one knows about your being on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or Google+ how will they know to look for you there? B2B Marketing B2B Social Media Facebook Media TwitterAllowing your employees to be the company voice in social media marketing campaigns can be powerful for the company and the individual. Often one of the biggest challenges in creating social media campaigns however is spreading the word. Content Is King! Talk to Your Customers.

2015 Predictions: Increated “Because we can!” Website Hacking

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January 2014: GoDaddy and Twitter divulge information to a hacker that causes one man to loose his beloved Twitter account. As promised in last week’s post, at PWB we have a couple of our own predictions. Keith Kopinski our  Senior Art Director , predicts that, “As we roll into 2015 we will see an increase in website hacks. Sixty-three Thousand! So what can you do?

Key to Creating B2B Social Content That Engage Audiences

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How do you get Facebook fans and Twitter followers excited and look forward to what you have to say? B2B Social Media Branding Content Marketing Demand Generation Facebook Media TwitterProbably the number one thing that keeps social media managers up at night is thinking about how to create content that engages audiences and gets people to interact. How do you get people to share your content, leave comments on your business blog, and get busy executives to interact with you? The answer is by having a content marketing strategy. Marketers are now publishers.

Internet Trolls

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The space, whether on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or within the blog and comments, should be a platform where your customers feel comfortable sharing, connecting, and receiving help. Clients often ask me “How do I deal with negative comments across social media?” I have even blogged about censorship in blogs.  I have begun to realize though that negative comments are becoming all too common.

5 Tips to Manage Your Social Media Efforts

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Managing Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and their blog – on top of managing their overflowing e-mail in-box, employees and day-to-day business functions. So while linking your social networks may help an audience find you, messaging on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter should deliver a slightly different flavor. For one thing, consider that each has a limit to what can be said: Facebook status updates have 420 characters, Twitter allows 140 characters per tweet, and blog posts are typically have 300-1000 words. Many businesses out there are challenged by this juggling act!

Live Tweet During A Webinar To Get Targeted Twitter Followers.

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How To Mine Twitter for Sales Leads | PWB Marketing Blog

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Social Media Image Size Guide [INFOGRAPHIC]

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This infographic is a great source to reference when creating the correct size images for your LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ and YouTube, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. Facebook LinkedIn social media Twitter YouTubeI have been updating a couple client social media sites recently and realized that it has been a while since we updated a social media image size guide.

Social Media Posting Frequency

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The problem with giving that bit of advice is, in telling clients “how often to publish on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter” or anywhere else, is that individual company needs and goals are not being considered! Look at Google Analytics, Twitter and Facebook Insights, or other available analytical data. First review, review and re-review all available analytical information.

Social Media Posting Frequency

PWB Marketing Blog

The problem with giving that bit of advice is, in telling clients “how often to publish on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter” or anywhere else, is that individual company needs and goals are not being considered! Look at Google Analytics, Twitter and Facebook Insights, or other available analytical data. First review, review and re-review all available analytical information.

Social Media Tweetable Facts

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Twitter devours 12x more. Facebook social media Twitter social media factsSocial media statistics these days are all about big data, how companies are collecting (and using) the data, where this data comes from and how social media sites are used.  Do you know the recent B2B social media facts from fiction? TWEET THIS. TWEET THIS. TWEET THIS. CNET TWEET THIS. CNET  TWEET THIS.

Social Media Tweetable Facts

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Twitter devours 12x more. Facebook social media Twitter social media facts Social media statistics these days are all about big data, how companies are collecting (and using) the data, where this data comes from and how social media sites are used.  Do you know the recent B2B social media facts from fiction? TWEET THIS. TWEET THIS. TWEET THIS. CNET TWEET THIS. CNET  TWEET THIS.

Don’t “Blow” It – Plan Ahead on Your Marketing Campaign

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checked out the Shop Arbor Hills Facebook page and also their Twitter feed. Nor did I find mention of their chosen hashtag on Twitter. Facebook Marketing Twitter marketing Last month my shoes finally decided they were not providing enough stability. My knees were returning to having nightly pain. So I grabbed a pair of tennis shoes that I had purchased on clearance.

2015 Social Media Predictions

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With the introduction of the ‘buy’ button both on Twitter & Facebook, social commerce will truly get its wings. There is always interesting discussion at the end of one year looking into the next – What are the social media predictions, trends and hot topics to look forward to. Many marketers are looking forward to a “buy” button availability. Is your voice being heard?

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2015 Social Media Predictions

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With the introduction of the ‘buy’ button both on Twitter & Facebook, social commerce will truly get its wings. There is always interesting discussion at the end of one year looking into the next – What are the social media predictions, trends and hot topics to look forward to. Many marketers are looking forward to a “buy” button availability. Is your voice being heard?

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Internet Trolls and Blog Censorship

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The space, whether on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or within the blog and comments, should be a platform where your customers feel comfortable sharing, connecting, and receiving help. Clients often ask me “How do I deal with negative comments across social media?” I have even blogged about blog censorship.  I have begun to realize though that negative comments are becoming all too common.

Internet Trolls and Blog Censorship

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The space, whether on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or within the blog and comments, should be a platform where your customers feel comfortable sharing, connecting, and receiving help. Clients often ask me “How do I deal with negative comments across social media?” I have even blogged about blog censorship.  I have begun to realize though that negative comments are becoming all too common.