What’s Your Mobile Marketing Strategy?

Small Business Mavericks

Amidst all the hype with social media, there’s a growing trend that sometimes gets lost in the shuffle: Mobile marketing. Before starting my own company in 2006, I worked for 16 years in the wireless industry for AT&T Wireless and Cingular, so I’ve watched mobile develop over the years with more than a casual passers-by interest. For many reasons, mobile marketing has been slow to grow in the United States. Where Mobile is headed.

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. Fortune 500 companies tend to be antisocial.

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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. Related posts: Brands: It’s not enough to be liked Imagine a company that has upscale retail locations around.

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Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Mobile internet activity is different, however, with the dominant share of time (42%) spent on email, and just 11% on social media. have a company page on at least one social networking site (but only 39% blog and just 26% tweet). 80% of Twitter use is on mobile devices.

Google's Third Wave Of Innovation

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Is it normal that a search engine is buying up all of the robotics and drone companies? It''s hard to reconcile how a company that was founded on a search engine (and then optimizing an advertising platform so efficiently that it drove them to a $350 billion market cap) could be spending its war chest on technology so nascent and future-focused. From there, the company has made several strategic acquisitions to build their GDN ( Google Display Network ). mobile.

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. Posted in Innovation Interactive Marketing Strategy.

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 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.

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Small Business Marketing Optimization Tips for 2016

Webbiquity SMM

Using sticky notes and mobile notepad applications are a start, but there is a much easier way to organize much, much more information. In 2006 and in 2009, John was awarded the Technology Executive of the Year, and the Titan of Technology awards by the CTA. Guest post by John Oechsle.

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.

Nielsen Report: Blogs Still on the Rise | ClickZ


Mobile. Mobile. App Economy Mobile Marketing. Mobile Email Search Social Media Video Display. Consumer-generated blogs have continued a strong upward trend since the company began tracking them in 2006, according to the U.S. By the end of 2011, the Nielsen/McKinsey company had tracked over 181 million blogs around the world, up from 36 million in 2006. Think Beyond the Desktop - Social Is Going Mobile. Mobile. Mobile Marketing.

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.

The News Feed is Outdated: How Stories Changed the Way I Think About Social Media

Buffer Social

Right now, the standards we expect on the web are being re-written for mobile. What Facebook actually popularized was the algorithmically-sorted feed, which they pioneered in 2006 with the release of their News Feed. The News Feed is not a native experience on mobile.

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The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

This year, colleague Cheryl Burgess and I changed things up a bit, opening the award to nominations but focusing specifically on outstanding men and women who work for technology companies and are active on social media. A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter.

How Pinterest Will Transform the Web in 2012: Social Content Curation As The Next Big Thing


This was kicked off in 2011 as Pinterests growth was noticed by Silicon Valley and a number of companies quickly followed suit - Snip.It I previously incubated Googles mobile team and worked on AdSense as well as a bunch of startups. Why Fewer Companies Are Successfully Raising Serie.

Interview with Social Media Influencer: Dan Schawbel

Social Media Citizens

D: I’m spending a lot of time on Google+ right now because I see it as a tool that will reinvent how small companies collaborate and do business, among other applications. When companies know where you are, they can give you more targeted offerings around you.

2012 Google I/O - Is This the 2007 Facebook F8?

Stay N' Alive

Called "Facebook Developers", the original API in 2006 was limited to a small number of requests per day, very similar to Google+'s current platform. In fact, it wasn't until years after that that developers could really start integrating this data into other websites and mobile apps.

Best Social Media and Digital Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 2

Webbiquity SMM

71% of companies now have a presence on Facebook. 59% are on Twitter, and 43% use a company blog for marketing. Researchers To Marketers: Go Social, Mobile by MediaPost Online Media Daily. Marissa McNaughton looks at social media use among America’s largest companies.

A Brief History of the Evolution of Social Technology

Social Media Marketing

Use of emails and phones has become a mobile endeavor that is no longer tied to the home- or office landline and stationary computer. Case Study: Egypt and Tunisia Mobile devices in conjunction with social media are also credited with influencing national politics.

List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)


List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS), 20 total vendors Sorted by alphabetized order by parent company, not in priority or capability. Sproutsocial that we have in the company been looking at. Enterprise features help companies with multiple brands manage/track social as well.

The Fifteen Classes of the Social Business Software Suite (Q4, 2010)


Community Platforms (private or white label): Having tracked this space for a few years now, and these tools allow companies to have their own ‘branded’ or ‘private label’ Facebook for their customers.

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Social Business: Where It's Been & Where It's Going


The " Web " became first accessible through browsers and then it became the search engines which organized what we then called "the information highway" A new digital economy was born as companies rushed to stake their claim online. Logic+Emotion. About Me. About You.

The State of the Blogosphere 2010


This year, the team dove deeper into the blogs with a focus on female bloggers and mobile blogging. Also worthy of mention, bloggers are looking to increasingly create content through their mobile devices.

35 Great Social Media Infographics


Building a Company With Social Media 26. Make Social Media Work for Your Company 35. Facebook was founded 2004, not 1997. ( [link] ), Twitter launched 2006, not 2000. ( [link] ). Ingénieur développement informatique mobile [.] : 35 Great Social Media Infographics | pamorama.

Brand Monitoring, Social Analytics, Social Insights


Companies cannot scale to match this in a 1:1 basis, and most companies are in early phases of the 8 Stages of Listening. I started a list in 2006 , yet now there are over 145 indexed by E&Y employees. Look for companies who have data across a value network.

It's A Small (And Strange) World After All, Brands

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How much control does a company really have over their brand? Technology, the Internet and social media have been a virtual can of worms for brands that has extended well beyond the marketing department, and has poured over into everything from customer care, business innovation, the reputation of individual leaders within the organization, how a company hires employees and more. Never has this question in business been asked more than in the past decade.

An Extensive Guide To Web Form Usability


Upon acceptance (or denial), the company would inform the user of the outcome, thus completing the communication process. Mobile Design. There’s been further research since 2006, obviously not mentioned in Matteo’s article. Magazine. Network. Job Board.

Integrate Social Networks with your Corporate Website with ‘Social Sign On’


Companies that simply put a “Follow me on Twitter&# or “Like us on Facebook&# without registration are doing themselves a disadvantage as they throw away hard earned traffic to a social network. you turn your customers into company/brand ambassadors.

Social Media "Pioneers" Tell Why

Diva Marketing Blog

In fact, some companies thought we were a bit crazed to encourage brands to embrace concepts like transparency, authenticity, honesty and the most radical of all … customer-to-brand, peer-to-peer conversations in public forums. We came, we saw, we kicked its ass. Ghostbusters.

50 Ways to use Social Media, listed by Objective « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing


Check out Twitter as a way to show a company’s personality. Turn your blog into a mobile blog site with Mofuse. Help companies participate in existing social networks, and build relationships on their turf. Participating in social media requires a company to be transparent and honest, and to tolerate honest, straightforward feedback and commentary on the brand from all quarters. If only I had the authority to implement some very necessary changes in my company.

Online Content Curation: The Key To Building Visibility, Authority And Value


Since content production cannot be a hobby if you are serious about your online business, you can fight the scarcity of your content production by organizing all the value that other companies (even your competitors) create.

Predictions Revisited: Five Not-Too-Distant Technologies That Might Change Social Media

Ignite Social Media

In 2006 Second Life was set to be the next big thing. At the time of the post, several companies were emerging to focus on brain-computer interfaces (BCI). There were two companies I cited in the previous posts, Emotiv and NeuroSky.

As Journalism Weakens, the Fifth Estate Strengthens

Geoff Livingston

As the traditional print, cable and broadcast media weaken, online content creators, the Fifth Estate as dubbed by Stephen Cooper in 2006 strengthens. Media companies are now investing in new tablet based start-ups and purchasing higher quality social channels like the Huffington Post.

21 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Tools and Rants of 2012 So Far

Webbiquity SMM

Dennis Yu provides an outstanding set of techniques to use in various circumstances, such as when you hosting an event, promoting a video, or if your customers are other businesses: “If you know the names of the actual companies you’d like to have as clients, include them in the your list of workplace targets. A fantastic infographic illustrating the history of Facebook feature changes from 2006 through the beginning of 2012.

Apple Turns Its i To Television

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The everyday user of the iPhone 4 probably doesn't realize how powerful this feature-set is for the mobile device. While many are still lamenting Steve Jobs ' decision to resign from Apple last week and what that impact will have on the company (which is one of the most valued in the world), it's clear that their product development roadmap and lifecycle is primed for another major disruption of an already established media industry. mobile device. mobile operator.

How to Rock Your Social Customer Service

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

You’ll learn how to manage correspondence on the mobile and desktop. I’ve given variations of these tips to a multitude of high level Fortune 1000 companies for thousands of dollars over the years. I could easily charge any big company the big bucks for it.

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Content Is No Longer King: Curation Is King


He thinks his company is awesome! In 2006, IBM predicted that the worlds volume of information would double every 11 hours by 2010. The most watched videos on YouTube are from the record companies. The most read news items still come from the big news companies.

A Brief History Of Social Media


Phreaks sniffed out telephone company test lines and conference circuits in order to host virtual seminars and discussions. Napster … a peer-to-peer filesharing application that went live in June 1999, marked an radical shift of distribution power from record companies to the consumer. followed by MySpace (2004 – 2006) and then Facebook (2007 -> ). Location-based software will unlock the mobile experience to its full potential.

CTRL AT DEL - The Business Book

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Now it's less about if a business needs Social Media or a mobile application because technology has fundamentally changed the DNA of business. In 2006 he was named one of the most influential authorities on Blog Marketing in the world. The challenge is that most businesses don't know how to adapt and most of the people who are working for these companies don't know how to change. mobile application. CTRL ALT DEL is the title of my second business book.

Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary


B BackType : BackType is a social media analytics company that helps companies measure their social engagement. It offers both a free and a paid platform for individuals and companies who want to host an online video show.