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How to Create a Thriving B2B Advocacy Community

Convince & Convert

jtroyer Tweet This Giving Back to Your Top Influencers Back in 2003, VMware ‘s online community was centered around a forum. Today, despite the fractured social media landscape, their community still has one central home on the web: the VMware Community site.

Social Media "Pioneers" Tell Why

Diva Marketing Blog

Recently many of my social media conversations seemed to be about the perception that social is a young person’s game. However, many of the people who began exploring social media 7, 8, 9, 10, 12 years ago were 30+ when they/we started working in this industry.

API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

Companies that open their business databases and stream that data out, can have an army of hundreds of thousands (mostly) unpaid developers creating Facebook apps, iPhone apps and blog widgets to help sell their products and services. An overview of social media monetization revenues.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 13 Observations From South by Southwest (SXSW) March 16th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet As usual, this year’s South by Southwest Interactive conference was a blur.

Social media and the rise of fantasy sports

Sprout Social

You don’t have to be a sports fanatic to know how much sports fans love to share updates about their teams on social media. Fantasy sports have played a huge role in shaping fans’ communities and conversations on social platforms. Fantasy sports have been popular in the media since baseball’s big strike in the 80s. Let’s take a look at how social media helped make fantasy sports into the craze that they are. million in 2003.

Social Media’s Redheaded Stepchild

Jeff Esposito

It’s a response that all of us who engage in the social media space have probably heard at one time or another when we ask someone if they are on LinkedIn. Of all the social media platforms and/or networking sites that have enjoyed some semblance of longevity, LinkedIn is probably the most misunderstood and the most underutilized. The latest version of LinkedIn is – dare I say it – social. What makes it ‘social?’”. Larry Jones LinkedIn social media

Social Success Comes from Individuality

Convince & Convert

An interesting theme arose with the Social Pros in April: everyone ended up talking about how important individualization is in social media. Bob used the social media tools and strategies he learned to make contacts across the world and ultimately brought Jerry home.

Why More Members, Money, and Ads Don’t Always Mean More Success: A B2B Marketer’s Survival Guide

Webbiquity SMM

This question is particularly compelling today as we see Facebook set new records in terms of users, market valuation and revenue growth and wait with anticipation to see if Myspace can reinvent itself after conceding its market leadership position in social networking back in 2008.

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The Life Cycle of a Social Network

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The launch of Geocities by Yahoo marked for some the beginning of a new revolution in the online media called social networking. Likewise, social networking is also subject to several stages of its own life cycle. It’s an innovative platform in the social networking space.

The Silent Rise of LinkedIn to 500M Members: What Marketers Need to Know for 2018 [SSM069]

Buffer Social

What if I told you that LinkedIn, a social media platform that is now 14 years old, is the next big opportunity for marketers and brands? billion at the end of 2016 in one of the largest social media deals in history. But what does this mean for B2C and B2B companies?

The Rise of the Do-Leaders

Koka Sexton

I was somehow becoming hyper aware to the people talking in the social media industry. We all know them, the people that are keynoting at conferences, have large twitter followings and run consulting businesses on how to leverage social media. Blog Social Media Tips

Day One: Mirum

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As someone who has both published magazines and worked as a freelance journalist, there was something (deep inside of me) that wanted to use technology to share both the process of what we were going through as a business and how we - as an agency - felt about technology, brands and building a semblance of community. Having this out there - for all to see - was something new in 2003 (which is when this blog was started). community. social media.

My Oscar Moment: the 2015 Matrix Awards

Waxing UnLyrical

So I share below the gist of what I said yesterday – in the company of many amazing area professionals, each a superstar in their own right – because you are a large part of my success. I first encountered Katie back in 2003, when she graciously taught a half-day workshop on PR measurement for a San Francisco-area PR club I was involved with. community embraced me when I was new here; as did San Francisco back in the day.

The Complete Solo Build It! Review - An Insider’s Perspective

The Social Media Hat

She wanted some basic guidance on how to use social networks, and which she should be using. I met with the CEO and Founder, Ken Evoy, as well as the then-President of the company. suite of tools, training and community so that I could review everything.

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10 Tips to Be Successful on LinkedIn

Ari Herzog

LinkedIn launched on May 5, 2003 (on my mother’s birthday) and currently has 277 million members — with two new people creating accounts every second. Tell your story — why you joined the company, what you did, why you left. Stop Using Social Media.

Time for a Change

Social Media Strategery

My first day with Booz Allen was October 6, 2003. For one, I never expected to still feel challenged after so long with one company; I never expected to have even half the opportunities that I’ve had here; I never expected to enjoy working hand in hand with our clients as much as I did; and most of all, I never expected to love working with the people here so much. I created our now 6,000 member+ Yammer community more than three years ago), and Gov 2.0 (I

Content Marketing 2018 - The Next Chapter

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for this community. The Six Pixels of Separation content strategy that Mirum has been nurturing and developing since 2003 has been challenged more than ever before. They live and breathe in social media spaces like Facebook , Instagram , Snapchat , LinkedIn , YouTube and beyond. So, what happens when your company posts a brilliant article to the corporate blog? social media. social media platform.

Lessons along the road: 5 career pointers for new graduates

Dave Fleet

For me, it’s evolved over time… but it really started with social media. I loved the idea that companies could use these new online technologies to anticipate and serve the needs of their customers. When social media first emerged, I found it absolutely compelling.

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. I’m looking forward to meeting you next weekend for the Social.

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Diva Marketing Talks Online Publications With Deanna Sutton, Angela Benton & Heidi Richards Mooney

Diva Marketing Blog

1 topic about social media marketing. However, with the onset of social media your favorite author may not be a staff writer but a reader. With a passion for all things social media, she recognizes the power and opportunity that the new media platform presents.

The Team Behind My Blogs: From Solo Blogger to Business

ProBlogger

December 2003 : By this point, I’d started to experiment with making money from my blogs (I had a couple by this point). While I’m still a minor shareholder of the company, I am no longer actively involved. social media (mainly on ProBlogger).

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