Book Review: The B2B Social Media Book

Webbiquity SMM

With The B2B Social Media Book: Become a Marketing Superstar by Generating Leads with Blogging, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Email, and More , authors Kipp Bodnar of HubSpot and Jeffrey L. No internal advocate for social media (i.e.,

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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.

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Why Digital Influencers Can Explode Your Company’s Bottom Line

Writtent Blog

Google CEO Eric Schmidt has stated that every two days, the amount of information published online is equivalent to everything created between the dawn of time and 2003 – 5 extrabytes of data. How do you identify and connect with high-profile social media users?

Join us for a Webinar “Social Media Marketing for Franchisees.

Saying It Social

This webinar will be conducted by AK Stout, Owner & Social Media Strategist at Saying It Social, LLC. About AK: AK has been working with social media for the past 6 years, having been amongst the first group of people introduced to Facebook. Besides being the mastermind behind Saying It Social, AK is also a real estate agent who has working to expand her own brand online for the past 4 years.

6 Tips for Building a Successful LinkedIn Company Page


Let future philosophers decide whether LinkedIn is a social network for professionals or a professional network with a social overlay. LinkedIn company pages are now used to define and drive branding. Here area few quick and easy ways to shine up your LinkedIn company page.

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.

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.

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.

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. Holy Social!

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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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.

15 Tips To Optimize Your LinkedIn Initiative

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

LinkedIn has enjoyed explosive growth since its debut in 2003. LinkedIn is so much more than social networking for businesses and business people – it can totally change how you run your business as a whole. A great tool for adding social media to your signature is Wisestamp.

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.

Eloqua, TopRank, Demandbase and More – OMS Minneapolis Wrapup

Webbiquity SMM

Research, through social media, has to fill in much of this gap. Social media killed newspapers; anyone can now publish to the world. QR codes marry social media with traditional direct marketing. Lee presented a session on search and social media.

When Analog Beats Digital Marketing

Convince & Convert

I recently toured Austin-based Quantum Digital , a company that integrates digital technologies with direct mail, print, online, and mobile to optimize consumer response. I applaud the decision by a company with digital DNA to recognize when an analog solution is still best.

Judge Confirms: You Have No Privacy. Get Over It.


My old boss, Scott McNealy, former CEO of Sun Microsystems, said , in 2003, “You have no privacy. He was saying that our private information was already in the hands of credit card companies, health care providers, and so many other third parties, the notion that we control this information is flawed. All of the social networking leaders have stumbled. Tags: Online Privacy Social Media Facebook Google privacy Google Buzz

B2B Marketing needs a stronger Why

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Which reminds me of what Eric Schmidt recently said – that every 2 days we create as much information as we did from the beginning of time up to 2003. The problem is, most B2B companies don’t have a strong why. Last year I wrote about how the balance of content has shifted.

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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?

Drunk On The Social Media Kool-Aid

Twist Image

It's hard not to hit a like button and come across a Social Expert, Guru on Ninja. Even the discourse around the value of job descriptions like that has taken over the Social Media conversation over the years. In 2003, I started a Blog, Six Pixels of Separation , because my marketing agency needed some clients and my background as a journalist/writer fit in very comfortably with the emerging popularity of Blogging. Where the Social Media Guru thing comes from.

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

What really ended EMAP’s golden days?

The Way of the Web

There’s an interesting article on the Huffington Post UK site by former EMAP Director Colin Morrison, in which he asks Who Killed Britain’s Best Media Company , and goes on to discuss the inner workings of the leadership of the company at the time, before it was split into a consumer business which was sold to Bauer, and a B2B business which continues the EMAP brand joint-owned by Apax and Guardian Media Group.

How to add Social Networking Buttons to Your Email Signature in.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How to add Social Networking Buttons to Your Email Signature in Outlook 1st Ta sk: Downloading the Icons to Your Desktop Go to [link]. In the Address bar, type the URL (don’t forget the [link] of the social media site that corresponds with the icon you have selected. Comment by john | May 27, 2010 | Reply It is the 2003 version, is this doable?

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. And through social media, I’ve encountered so many wonderful people who have done exactly that.

How to Build an Incredible YouTube Strategy: Live with Sean Cannell

agora pulse

On this episode of Social Pulse Weekly, I was joined by the amazing Sean Cannell, a world-renowned YouTube expert. “I actually got into video way back in 2003. What’s working for you these days in terms of your social media strategy? Tune In to Social Pulse Weekly.

Eight steps to thriving on information overload

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Recent Media Appearances. « Professional services network offsite: Tapping the Power of Collaboration | Main | Audio stream of radio interview on Facebook, networks, connectivity, and media » Eight steps to thriving on information overload. RECENT MEDIA APPEARANCES.

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.

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. It hasn't been updated since around 2003, although SBI! The Complete Solo Build It!

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An Interview with Founder of


Here is an interview with Cynthia, the founder of , who will talk about her company, what happened on that day, how social media helped her to handle to inform people who received the spammy email, and what she has learned from this experience.

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'm excited to see where they take social media after I'm gone.

5 Issues to Consider to Increase Website Traffic


As of 2003, Reuters estimated the number of websites on the Internet to be about 550,000,000,000. Should you Use Social Media Tools?

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Linking Up on LinkedIn


She works at Media Needle, a social media/word-of-mouth marketing agency based out of Los Angeles.]. Launched in 2003, LinkedIn is a business-related social networking site. With last month’s LinkedIn stock market launch the company is more talked about than ever.

SMS Marketing: a Grossly Underrated Marketing Tactic


Text message or SMS marketing delivers insanely higher ROIs and ridiculously higher sales than any other digital or conventional media. A cross-media study conducted in 2013 found the ROIs of TV, radio, online, newspapers, and magazine ads to be between 60% (for TV) and 130% (for magazines).

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How To Get Serious About Your Creativity

Twist Image

" But that all changed back in 2003 when I read Steven Pressfield 's book, The War Of Art. which also happens to be the second release on Seth Godin 's new publishing company, The Domino Project ). media hacks. online social network. social media 101. social media marketing. Episode #251 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Here's a confession: I'm a procrastinator.

My 3 Words For 2017

Twist Image

This quickly evolved into the "social media" speaker, and this (kind of) evolved into the "digital marketing" speaker. Plus, if a brand calls my bureau and asks for a speaker who can talk about "what's next in business and consumer behavior," I'm often not thought of, because these agents are still thinking "personal branding", "social media", etc. I've been deeply depressed about the state of social media. Social media is a paid media channel channel.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #250

Twist Image

Writing about ''s recent push to make ancient video games playable, he says, ''this software emulation project feels, to me, like the kind of thing Google would have tried in 2003. What is a company really worth? social media.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #202

Twist Image

"Back in 2003? And it was my first true experience really using Wikipedia , which, despite its flaws, was an amazing tool for an independent researcher, writer, even back in 2003. I''m not bullish on advertising as the sole revenue generator for media properties any more. While I would never go so far as to say that ''Twitter is dying,'' I do think that this piece points to some very real challenges that the company will need to address. media hacks.

Day One: Mirum

Twist Image

Having this out there - for all to see - was something new in 2003 (which is when this blog was started). It proved that social media can be used as an inbound marketing channel (long before those words were cool), and it proved that content marketing is a powerful way to gain attention and business (long before content marketing was a thing, as well). Walter Thompson Company as a founding partner of a new global company. social media.

The Hot Mess Dumpster Fire That Is Corporate Content

Twist Image

My blog, Six Pixels of Separation , started back in 2003. Since then, we've seen so many new and exciting forms of media (text, images, audio and video) come into their own. You can go back to the early 2000s and read me saying things like: the beautiful thing about social media (when done right) is that it enables and empowers a consumer to have a real interaction with a real human being at the brand. media. social media.

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.

Do Brands Have Rights When Their Own Data Is Used Against Them?

Twist Image

In the early days of social media, I would warn brands against creating something called, The Streisand Effect. It is named after American entertainer Barbra Streisand, whose 2003 attempt to suppress photographs of her residence in Malibu, California inadvertently drew further public attention to it.". and this includes companies that may not be so interested in their data being used to create this type of efficiency. This is an interesting one, isn''t it?

What Is Your Transparency Architecture?


Transparency is one of those terms thrown around in the social media world that is much easier said than done. For employees, they give everyone complete information about the company strategies, financials, and operations. The Social Organization

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.