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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. 90% of companies with 100 or more employees use social media in their marketing mix. Just 23% of Fortune 500 companies maintain an active blog, vs. 37% of Inc. The average Fortune 100 company is mentioned nearly 56,000 times per month On Twitter.

Bloggers Flash Back to 2006 and Flash Forward to 2009

Diva Marketing Blog

2006. Several 2006 wishes came true. I hope you enjoy the 2006 - 2009 comparisons. Elana Centor , Funny Business 2006 If I am going to be completely honest and self-absorbed, the thing that I would like it see more of in 2006 is more traffic at Funny Business. Yvonne DiVita , Lip-sticking 2006 MORE Smart Women Bloggers. Too many musings out there. You know.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

However, that figure rises if you work for a company generating at least $10 million in annual revenue, or you’re in management (in which case it’s $109,000). have a company page on at least one social networking site (but only 39% blog and just 26% tweet). Less than 30% of respondents in either group said their company maintains a blog. And much more. Adam T.

2012 Acquisitions in Social Media Analysis

Net-Savvy Executive

As with the big directory of over 400 companies, the list of transactions requires some judgment about which deals to include. The companies that offer turnkey platforms for monitoring social media are easy. The investment deal flow continues, which I plan to recap separately, and I'm still discovering new—and new-to-me—companies fairly regularly. Companies

3 Ways A Blog Helps You SEO-Wise | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

Do you have a company blog ? Contact Us | Home Site Map | Legal Notices Small Business Mavericks is a part of Melberg Marketing, Inc © 2006 – 2010 Melberg Marketing, Inc., About Us What’s a Maverick? Of course, you only get these benefits if your blog and if you blog in the right manner. This invites the search engine spiders back to your site to crawl it. If not, why not?

Under 30 and Kicking Butt List

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Under 30 and Kicking Butt List June 24, 2009 by Taylor Marek Derek Johnson over at his blog, [link] , has come out with a list of those who are under 30 and running their own successful companies. Derek is a 23 year old CEO of internet startup, and quite successful in his area of expertise. I personally heard of him through Gary Vaynerchuk and Daniel Brusilovsky. Taylor is a 21 year old New Media Visionary on a Journey to change the World.

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Why Customer Service is the Future of Social Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In 2006, social media was building steam in the United States. The hospitality company wanted to fire that brand and retain one that had some rhyme and reason to their social media marketing. This is especially true when the assistance is done in the public and the company is proactive, helpful, and professional. And make their marks they did. Then, thousands. Good call. (It’s

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Are You A Business Or A Media Company?

Small Business Mavericks

A media company. But what does it mean to be a media company? Whatever it is, if you are a media company, then you’re a power to reckon with. One Response to “Are You A Business Or A Media Company?&# GrassRoots says: April 17, 2011 at 6:24 pm #dm2 Are You A Business Or A Media Company? About Us What’s a Maverick? Even if you’re a local business.

Why Alps Bethneck is 5 Years Old

Ari Herzog

I was the creative director for a company doing online video and games. One night in 2006, over Tiger beer and carrot cake at a hawker center , my designer friend Little Ong told me about Multiply. Another friend, Dinnertube , started posting videos on Youtube in 2006. This is a guest blog post by Stephen Black. This is his story. 2005: Flickr. Ask Chiaki Williams. Foursquare?

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Small Business Marketing Optimization Tips for 2016

Webbiquity SMM

Your small business can’t afford to waste time on ineffective social media content, so make sure whoever is responsible for your social accounts is educated and empowered to positively impact the company’s success. John came to Swiftpage with a 30 year track record of building highly profitable and sustainable revenue growth for emerging companies and established global leaders.

iNET-Web Bashing

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me iNET Web Bashing July 31, 2009 by Taylor Marek iNET Web is a website design and development company based in Waukesha, Wisconsin. They are mainly focused in the Milwaukee market, but are also involved on the state (Wisconsin) level as well. Let this be the first video bashing I ever undertake. You can make a decision of whether you want to get a website designed from them after you’ve watched it, the choice is up to you. Click here to cancel reply.

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. It makes for interesting reading – the relationship between Robin Miller and David Arculus for example.

Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study

Taylor Marek

The idea behind this came out of watching companies market their products and services. Hopefully reading about these marketing blunders will help you avoid these mistakes in your own company and strive to produce a marketing campaign to be proud of. When marketing your company, there are certain ways to go about it. Case Study: iNET Web iNET Web is a website design and hosting company located in Waukesha, Wisconsin. It incenses the “Competition&# Marketing 101 for any company regardless of industry teaches owners to focus on telling their own story.

Driving Long-Term B2B Growth with an Omni-Channel Presence

Webbiquity SMM

As digital communications platforms change the way people communicate with each other, businesses have tried to keep up, using new capabilities to give customers more choices in how they interact with companies. For customers, an ad hoc approach means a lack of continuity, with customers forced to repeat their name, product and issue whenever they contact the company via a different channel.

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An Introduction to Peer-to-Peer Fundraising


He is the founder of DonorCommunity, an online fundraising Saas software company, which is exclusive to the nonprofit industry. 2006 and on the university’s Blue Ribbon Scholarship Committee. This is the first of a series of posts by David Blyer, Founder & CEO, DonorCommunity. Peer-to-Peer fundraising is a great way to accomplish all of this at once. How to get started.

How to Run a Meeting Like Google

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Companies. SEPTEMBER 27, 2006. POLL INSTANT SURVEY >> My company provides sexual-harassment prevention training: Periodically. Search for business contacts: First Name : Last Name : Company Name : PREMIUM SEARCH Search by job title, geography and build a list of executive contacts Current Issue. Risk-Free Issues. Subscribe Now. Investing. Technology. Innovation. Managing. Small Biz. B-Schools. Europe. Lifestyle. Magazine. Viewpoint. By Carmine Gallo. How to Run a Meeting Like Google. STORY TOOLS. Printer-Friendly Version. E-Mail This Story. Reader Comments.

The PR Nightmare for Walmart

Spin Sucks

Late last week, the New York Times revealed, in September 2005, a Walmart attorney received an alarming email from a former executive at the company’s Mexico subsidiary, which described how the company had orchestrated a campaign of bribery in order to win market share. laws had been broken. Instead, Walmart shut it down. Rather, in how it was not handled.

Open Research: A Framework for Social Analytics

After interviewing nearly 40 experts and working with Charlene Li and a bit of help from myself, she’s found six distinct use cases (see compass below) on how companies are measuring using these new toolsets. Why are social analytics so important? This is a new medium, and proof over re allocation of investment is key. The more you share it, the easier it is for us to produce more.

The Social-Shake-Up: A New Breed of Marketer is Coming

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In this new Age of the Customer (credit to Forrester for naming this one), how well a company uses the readily available information about their customer will determine how successful they are in the marketplace. Which is no small feat since most companies are not “born digital” there is a lot of work to do to get all the people, process and technology to line up.

How to Build Trust in Your Brand Using Video

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Tell a Story : The stories surrounding your company or organization are the only things that differentiate you from your competitors. This spot, produced by Ogilvy & Mather in 2006, went viral and won one of the most prestigious advertising awards in the world. Check out this excellent example of a customer testimonial video for Delcam, a CADCAM software solution company.

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10 Years Ago Today! My 1st Article About Blogging

Debbie Weil

The Corporate Bloggging Book was released exactly five years ago, in August 2006. Many companies are still leery of launching a blog as a way to communicate directly with customers. It was exactly 10 years ago today, Aug. 22, 2001 , that I published my first article about business blogging. Whew. Surprisingly perhaps, change has been slow. Big announcement soon. Lots more TK.

10 Years Ago Today! My 1st Article About Blogging

Debbie Weil

The Corporate Bloggging Book was released exactly five years ago, in August 2006. Many companies are still leery of launching a blog as a way to communicate directly with customers. It was exactly 10 years ago today, Aug. 22, 2001 , that I published my first article about business blogging. Whew. Surprisingly perhaps, change has been slow. Big announcement soon. Lots more TK.

Cool Association Jobs This Week – December 8


RGI is an AMC Institute Accredited Association Management Company. Manager, Marketing and Design , Giordano Dance Chicago – Giordano Dance Chicago, an internationally-renowned professional dance company, seeks an experienced, effective, and enthusiastic Manager, Marketing and Design. Here are some of the most interesting jobs you can find via the SocialFish job board !

Finding Keywords: The First Step to Blogging Success

Waxing UnLyrical

Having built my first web site ( DVD Verdict ) in April 1999 and managed one of the larger SEO teams in the country from 2006 to 2009, it’s safe to say I’ve seen many changes in web marketing over time. Take every question your company gets asked and consider writing a blog post to answer it. Guest post by Sean McGinnis. I’ve been a web marketer for a long, long time. Google Trends.

The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Paul Sutton

Spin Sucks

It could be staying too long in my first agency job (I was at the company for six years but, with hindsight, should have moved on after three) or it could be not setting up as an independent consultant sooner. But the biggest error I’ve made—and I blame my wife partly for this—was when we went into business together in 2006. But would I go back to 2006 and change things if I could?

10 Reasons Brands Fail to Convert Facebook Fans into Paying Customers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

According to HubSpot, ninety three percent of adults on the Internet are on Facebook, yet only 1% of a brand’s Facebook fans will ever make their way to the company’s main website. If there’s no stylistic connection between a company’s Facebook page and its main website, visitors may not trust that the page is legit. I keep posting things but I’m not getting many views.”

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Search and Social Lessons from the Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference

Webbiquity SMM

Essentially, Google will judge your website by the company it keeps, so try to attach your content to high-authority sites like Forbes and industry-specific trade journals (a key channel in the web presence optimization (WPO) model ). • 20% of searchers, on average, looked at the second page of results on searches back in 2006. Start with research: is your goal achievable?

GoDaddy: Good Marketing Or Reputation Problem? | Small Business.

Small Business Mavericks

But recently, the company has taken controversy to a new level. Contact Us | Home Site Map | Legal Notices Small Business Mavericks is a part of Melberg Marketing, Inc © 2006 – 2010 Melberg Marketing, Inc., About Us What’s a Maverick? » GoDaddy: Good Marketing Or Reputation Problem? GoDaddy has been the center of controversy before. Was that a good move? Are you wowed?

Marketing Minds: Chris Pinkerton – VP, Enterprise Development, Media & Research @ Mediative

Puzzle Marketer

Chris Pinkerton VP, Enterprise Development, Media & Research @ Mediative Chris works with teams of marketing, branding and technology professionals to improve a companies interactive marketing, online sales, and clicks to bricks approach. His team builds solutions and deep consumer insight to help companies better engage the mobile, local & social consumer of the future.

Make Your LinkedIn Profile Work for You |

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I want people who read my profile to see that I’m happily employed, that I work for a “real&# company, and that my company has capabilities in certain areas. I state my company’s primary functions in the first sentence of my current role, so that people can see what I’m bringing to the table alongside my own personal skills. Chris, Early on I used it as a billboard; over time it became a tool to bring together more people within our company seeing that we’re spread out over four states. December 2006. November 2006. About.

Should Businesses Use Twitter As a Marketing Channel? [Infographic]


Also, since most global companies recognize the need for geo-targeting, it would also be of great value to know which platforms are popular in your target market and which locations generate the maximum traffic on it. Launched in 2006, Twitter is popularly called the “SMS of internet&#. One of such platforms whose value for business and utility is being questioned is Twitter.

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Trust Barometer Reveals Need For Mature Social Media

Dave Fleet

Canadian headquartered companies maintain high levels of trust, at 75 per cent. When a company is not trusted, 63% of people will believe negative information after hearing it 1-2 times. When the company is trusted, that falls to 22%. The new trust framework involves profit with purpose, engagement with stakeholders and transparency around the company’s activities.

What's the R.O.I.? A Framework for Social Analytics

Often it is asked without a clear understanding as to whether or not the answer will actually change the company vision or the current course of business. Social media must be an enabler to our business, just show me how.&# - Your CEO Your job is to connect the dots between the value of new media, the expectations of your customers, and the business roadmap the company is operating against.

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

Webbiquity SMM

How can the respective histories and behaviors of these two companies inform the best practices for B2B marketers? The two companies were created six months apart; Myspace was founded in August 2003 and by July 2005 was bought by News Corp for 580 million dollars. In 2006, Myspace was the most visited U.S. The company now has over 1.4 Guest post by Ariel Applbaum. Louis.

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Twitter’s Biz Stone speaks at CIRA’s AGM

Sherrilynne Starkie

He told the crowd made up of Internet geeks, social media enthusiasts and business professionals about how Twitter was born in 2006. Soon Twitter came to the attention of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg who offered Biz and co-founder Jack Dorsey $500 million for the company, which was at the time valued at $25 million. Photo Credit: CIRA. This week CIRA*, the organization behind

Sharing My Database of Listening Vendors

Net-Savvy Executive

In late 2006, I decided it would be interesting to find every company in the world that offered social media listening tools or services. I thought I'd find a few dozen companies. Five years on, I've found hundreds of companies, and I'm still finding more. Today, I'm sharing the database that I've been using to track them: Companies in Social Media Analysis. Each company gets its own page, which includes: A link to the company's main website. The location of the company's main office. Listening companies, are you on the wrong list?

Realignment #4: The New Engagement – from Participation to Connection


It is also the path to growth into new services, products, partnerships, and categories of membership for other categories and levels of employees within a company. In successful, market-leading companies, customer relationships begin rather than end with sales. In this way, we are now able to advise companies and add strategic consulting to the value members can get from us.

Monitoring What Others Are Saying About Your Organization


Topsy is a free monitoring tool that can boast searching every Tweet that’s ever been tweeted since Twitter’s launch in 2006 – that’s something hardly any other tool, app or browser can claim. This complaint search can help you to search over 40 complaint sites, so you can check to see whether your company is among them. Tools to Monitor Your Brand and Your Competitor’s Brand.

Automation Killed the Social Media Star

Geoff Livingston

The social media conversation paradigms of 2006 form a foundation for today’s online world. The resulting technological imperative forces success-driven individuals and companies to use automation tools to drive online engagement. Judy Dench looking over coffins in a scene from Skyfall , image by Sony. Has automation killed the social media star? I think so. Selling Out?