The Year of Social Media 2010 [infographic]

Mindjumpers

At Mindjumpers, we thought it could be interesting to make our own infographic about the year of social media 2010, and here we would like to share the result of our work with you. Similar Posts: 5 Great Social Media Initiatives in 2010. Tweet.

Top Posts About Social Media During 2010

Mindjumpers

During the year of 2010, we have gained more readers on our blog, which we of course are very happy about. Here is what you can learn from the company to achieve a more engaging and growing community. How can we do something that will create value through social media?”

5 Great Social Media Initiatives in 2010

Mindjumpers

Tweet It has been a great year for social media. Much has happened and many new features, services and platforms has seen it light or been developed during 2010 – and it has led to much writing here on our blog. Similar Posts: Old Spice: Successful Social Media Campaign.

Companies Embrace Social Media

Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers is in a collaborative partnership together with the Bees Awards – the first social media marketing award show that will take place 9th November in San Francisco.

The Takeaway from Social Media in 2010

Direct Marketing Observations

In social networks and social media, every time we join a new shiny network, or register for something online, we give up a little piece of our privacy, like a sculptor chipping away at a piece of marble. social media social media influence social media transparency Facebook

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

the sources below provide a vast wealth of data, statistics and research results, as well as a bit of interesting social media trivia. How are consumers and b2b decision makers using social media in their buying processes? Social Media Facts and Stats.

16 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Social Media Company

Harp Interactive

Recently an entrepreneur friend of mine called me long distance to pick my brain about what questions should he be asking candidates applying for Social Media Consultant’s position. I am sure many of you have similar concerns regarding hiring a company for your social media and SEO needs. Even before the interview you must conduct detailed background research and check the company/consultant’s profiles on popular social media platforms.

Best Social Media Stats and Market Research of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Data junkies, stats addicts, web trivia buffs rejoice — here are a deluge of social media, search and other marketing research facts and figures from 50 articles and blog posts published so far in 2010. What percentage of Fortune 100 companies are on Twitter?

The Bees Awards Winners 2010

Mindjumpers

Tweet Earlier we wrote about The Bees Awards on the blog , which is the 1st international social media competition for marketing and communications professionals. Best Use of a Social Media Platform: Prime. Best Use of Media Press Room: Wenderfalck Kommunikation.

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The 7 Fluid Absolutes of Social Media for 2010

Direct Marketing Observations

But I also like to measure the collective efforts of both large companies and small when it comes to social media and social media marketing as well, and how it all plays out into today’s economy and how it utlimately affects you, the consumer.

5 Popular Posts About Social Media | Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Facebook Reveals New Changes On Platform 5 Popular Posts About Social Media Posted by Marlene Friis Oct 8th, 2010 Tweet Now, it is time for a recap again.

78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

With the amount of helpful content about social media marketing growing faster than Facebook’s user base or Lindsay Lohan’s court appearances, it’s tough to keep up. Social Media Marketing Tips, Tactics and Guides. Building Social Bookmarking Networks 101 by Search Engine Journal. What is Social Media Optimization and Why Should I Care? 30 Tips: The Productivity Guide of Social Media by WebStudio 13.

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Office For Mac Macworld 2010 Recap

Jason Yormark

What’s been most interesting is seeing the social media plan that I’ve been working on for quite a while go into action. So many companies have good intentions and launch, but never back it up with real people and responses.

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What You Can Learn From H&M's Use Of Social Media | Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers

» What You Can Learn From H&M’s Use Of Social Media Posted by Sara Hansson Oct 1st, 2010 Tweet H&M is one of the businesses that has done some great work in using social media for marketing.

12 Guidelines for Corporate Social Media Policies

Harp Interactive

Welcome to the era of Socialism in Communication. While wide social media participation offers innumerous advantages to companies and brands it also requires constant monitoring and the need to provide clear guidelines to all participants to protect both the employees and the company.

The Social Media ROI Debate

Webbiquity SMM

Can the financial return on expenditures for social media business activities– in marketing, PR, customer support, HR, product development or other areas — be accurately measured? Among social media pundits, the debate rages on. Is social media ROI measurable?

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13 Soft Skills Needed for Companies Selling Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

Do you ever stop and think about how much you’ve actually read and heard about social media? 9) You will have to have the foresight to anticipate not only change in social, but change within the organization that you are dealing with and how that might affect what your pitching.

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11 Myths of Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Though social media marketing is rapidly advancing in terms of adoption and sophistication, many marketers and business executives still struggle with it. This confusion is partly due to some still-common misconceptions about social media marketing. Social media is free.

Is “Social Media” Hurting Social Media?

Dave Fleet

Is the term “social media&# hurting strategic communicators in the digital space? Plenty of people have wondered about the term before ( Google “social media term&# and you’ll find a 2007 post from Jeremiah Owyang on the topic) but I’m thinking of this from a slightly different angle. Is the term “social media&# leading clients to take the wrong approach to their online activities? Social media.

Is Social Media BS?

Webbiquity SMM

Key point #1: Social media is a critical component of inbound marketing. Successful marketers can’t rely solely on social media or treat it as a silo, separate from other marketing activities. Social media is different, however.

Large companies are into social media | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

Social Media Trends in 2010

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Thoughts on Social Media Trends in 2010 by cinta5 on November 4, 2009 David Armano of HarvardBusiness.org published on Monday what he believes to be the social media trends in 2010.

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5 Tips for Making a Consistent Social Media Marketing Effort

Mindjumpers

I have put together a list of five basic – but useful – steps, when your business is navigating in social media. These steps will help you to portray a consistent social media identity. Marlene says: September 9, 2010 at 8:57 am Thanks for your comment!

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How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and PR would seem to be natural allies. So why do corporate PR and social media efforts so often appear disconnected and out of sync? To be sure, some agencies and companies get it, and do an effective job integrating social media and PR efforts.

Social Media Strategy? Think Like a Reporter

Webbiquity SMM

Recent surveys have shown that while businesses are embracing social media in droves, many are doing so without any real strategy in place. Just as these questions are critical to solid journalism, so they can be invaluable to social media strategy development.

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What Does it Mean When Social Media Companies Can’t Survive?

Direct Marketing Observations

With 12seconds.tv, I had used a dozen times or so and I could see an application or a place for it in the crowded world of social applications and services. Sure we’ve had a ton of companies that have gone belly up , but what does it mean today?

Everything You Need To Know About Social Media

Mindjumpers

The 42 pages long Social Media Playbook contains information and best practices on blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, YouTube, Wikipedia, Delicious, Flickr, Google Buzz and Geosocial Networks.

Are You Creating Social Media Scorched Earth?

Dave Fleet

As corporate spending on social media-based communication continues to rise, I’m beginning to worry that many brands are inadvertently adopting a ’scorched earth’ approach to their online activities. Tags: social media strategy engagement

How to Write a Social Media Policy

Webbiquity SMM

Why is having a social media policy in place so critical? Because virtually 100% of companies are now involved in social media—whether they acknowledge it or not. If no one else is discussing a company, its employees almost certainly are.

For Companies: 10 Questions to ask yourself before entering social.

Mindjumpers

How can we do something that will create value through social media?” Over time I have come up with the following 10 questions you should ask yourself before entering the landscape of social media – that’s my best advice.

Firebelly Named “Most Ethical Social Media Company”

Firebelly

On Thursday, December 30th 2010, Firebelly was named Most Ethical Social Media Company at the 2010 Indiana Social Media Summit. Firebelly was among 12 Indiana social media companies nominated for the Most Ethical Social Media Company award.

For Companies: 10 Questions to ask yourself before entering social.

Mindjumpers

How can we do something that will create value through social media?” Over time I have come up with the following 10 questions you should ask yourself before entering the landscape of social media – that’s my best advice.

Fear of Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

I worry about the expectations that some people have for social media success versus the actual results. Meaning it is easier to succeed in social media now than it was in 2008. Yes but… It’s also easy to think you know what results you want from social media.

Social Media Dominates 2010 PR Planning, But SEO Increasingly in.

Adam Sherk

Not surprisingly, social media gets the most attention with 80% of respondents indicating they plan to do more with it in 2010. Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

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Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Social media has fundamentally altered the practice of public relations. Of course, there’s more to (successful) blogger outreach than just pitching, and there’s more to the new practice of social PR than just blogger outreach. Will Traditional, Social Media Blend? Pros & Cons of Applying Social Media to Traditional PR Campaigns by Howell Marketing Strategies. Social Media, PR, and the Shape of Things to Come by CIO Zone.

Social Media Consultants & Companies-The truth can be found in their numbers

Direct Marketing Observations

I read an article in Wired’s Epicenter from a couple of days ago titled- Gaming the System: How Marketers Rig the Social Media Machine and the article caught my eye for a number of reasons. I now understood the real reason why social media was so dynamic and so transformational.

How Companies Are Dedicating Their Budgets to Social Media [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet At the beginning of a new financial year, all marketers sit down to draft their strategies in form of new media planning and budget allocations. This media planning and buying is done, keeping in mind where they were present in the last year and how it affected their revenue stream.

Book Review: Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

With Social Media Marketing: Strategies for Engaging in Facebook, Twitter & Other Social Media , the inimitable Liana “Li&# Evans has provided the definitive handbook for social media marketers. Social Networking (Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, etc.).

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Selling Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

I got a call yesterday from a vendor selling a social media solution. I was astounded by the person admitting that he really didn’t know enough about social media to answer the question. company.

Making the Leap: Why Companies Struggle with Social Media

Adam Cohen

How many people at your company are trained, equipped and empowered to talk to customers? How many customers does your company have? No doubt the numbers stack up in a heavy ratio against people inside the company that are trained to engage them.