Looking backwards and Forwards: What we’ve learnt in 2011 vs what’s next in 2012

Gemma Went

So it made sense to give it another airing and ask some clever comms folk the following questions: What was your biggest learning from a comms perspective in 2011? Marketing PR Social Media Tips 2011 trends 2011 learnings 2011 comms review 2012 comms forecast 2012 predictionsThis time last year I ran a ‘looking backwards and forwards‘ post and it was pretty popular.

How to Build the Perfect Facebook Fan Page, 2011 Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The new layout, rolled out to all Pages on March 10, 2011, gives over a full two-thirds of Page real estate to the Page owner: The Perfect Fan Page Leverages ALL the Available Opportunities. How to Build the Perfect Facebook Fan Page, 2011 Edition is a post written by Tamar Weinberg. ].

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Startups To Watch in 2011

Idaconcpts

Startups rapportive Startups To Watch in 2011 storific supermarmite this or thatThe most successful startups are able to stay a step ahead of their competition by analyzing the current trends to predict the next hot application that will captivate the public.

The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Cheryl and I thought it would be a great idea to collaborate on this special social media project—and so the process began for creating the 2011 #Nifty50 List of Top Twitter Women. Watch next month (close to Father’s Day) for the Nifty 50 Men of Twitter for 2011.

B2B Blogging Trends for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

You can get the whole story in B2B Blogging Trends in 2011 , a free (and no registration required) white paper from Aggregage (the software that powers the BMZ site). Among the findings: • If you don’t have a blog yet, 2011 is the year to start one.

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The Corporate Social Media Summit 2011

Mindjumpers

In June 2011, they will be holding The Corporate Social Media Summit in both New York and San Francisco. The State of Corporate Social Media 2011. The Corporate Social Media Summit 2011.

20 Social Media Trends for Business in 2011

Dave Fleet

Tweet 20 Social Media Business Trends in 2011. View more presentations from Dave Fleet. One of the great things about working in the digital space right now is observing the many changes constantly occurring.

Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

Get the details behind these stats and many, many more here in more than 40 of the best articles and blog posts about social media, search, budgeting and digital marketing research, facts and statistics of 2011 so far. Is a Blog Still Important in 2011?

Discounted Tickets for BlogWorld & New Media Expo in NY (May 24-26, 2011)

Idaconcpts

Deal: Registration to 2011 BlogWorld & New Media Expo. Date: May 18-24, 2011. This May 24-26, 2011, BlogWorld , a conference specifically for bloggers and social media specialists, will be taking place in New York. Deal: Registration to 2011 BlogWorld & New Media Expo.

Small Business Social Media Will Grow in 2011 [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Social Media 2011 Facebook Infographic small business Social Media statistics survey WebsTweet Many small business owners acknowledge the potential of being present on social media. This is part of the conclusion to a survey made by Webs.com based the replies from 1132 small business owners.

Best Facebook Marketing Tips, Techniques and Tools of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

Find the answers to these questions and many more here in more than 30 of the best articles and blog posts on Facebook marketing of 2011. How to Build the Perfect Facebook Fan Page, 2011 Edition by techipedia.

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2011 NBA Playoffs: Head-to-Head Twitter Matchups by Klout Score

Adam Sherk

Since I like looking at the social media presence of NBA teams I thought I’d run the 2011 playoff teams through the beta version of the new Klout to see how the fare against each other.

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Study: The Global Social Media Check Up 2011

Mindjumpers

The study is the Global Social Media Check Up 2011, which is an annual study investigating big companies’ presence on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, blogs etc.

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3 new social media resolutions for 2012 and a couple from 2011 that still need attention.

Akamai Marketing

That said, I am glad I wrote my resolutions for 2011 as it gave me focus. Here’s my 2011 scorecard: ? This is the 2nd year that I’ve published my social media resolutions.

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How to Get the Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In 2011, this list is becoming more exclusive and only those who sign up will get this great content. How to Get the Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 is a post written by Tamar Weinberg. ]. Every year, I spend hundreds, perhaps thousands of hours reading articles on Internet Marketing for my annual Best Internet Marketing Posts blog post.

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Google Zeitgeist 2011

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Zeitgeist 2011 took place from last Sunday night until the end of Tuesday and I was thrilled to be invited back. google zeitgeist 2011. This is the one event that I hope I never have to miss. Last year, I was fortunate enough (re: I have no idea how it happened!)

Eleven Digital Trends to Watch In 2011

SocialFish

Eleven Digital Trends to Watch in 2011. Location, Location, Facebook – If 2010 belonged to solely Foursquare, it’s likely that Facebook will rain on their parade in 2011. We’ll all need to figure out better ways to deal with this problem in 2011.

The Top 3 ‘Big Ones’ in Social Media 2011

Mindjumpers

Tweet Closing in on the end of 2011, I have listed the three big “events” that in my opinion have lead to important development within the field of social media. 2011 was the year when Page took over as CEO at Google.

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The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list.

Steve Jobs, 1955 - 2011

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Here's to the crazy ones. Thanks for being one of craziest of the crazy ones. iSad. (my my thoughts on Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs , from August: Steve ). heres to the crazy ones. steve jobs. apple herestothecrazyones rip stevejobs

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LinkedIn’s Announces First Earnings Call (Q2 2011)

Idaconcpts

On 08/04/11, LinkedIn reported their financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. Business & Marketing Social Media first linkedin earnings call LinkedIn linkedin earnings call linkedin gaap linkedin ipo linkedin q2 2011

The Great Twitter Purge of 2011 Or Why I Have Decided To Unfollow Everyone & Start Over

Jason Yormark

The time has finally come. I think I always knew that I’d have to do some sort of Twitter house cleaning, but based on my last blog post, and some folks like Michael Hyatt and the mighty Chris Brogan who have pioneered by braving the backlash, I think I’m ready for a purge myself.

The Great Twitter Purge of 2011 Or Why I Have Decided To Unfollow Everyone & Start Over

Jason Yormark

The time has finally come. I think I always knew that I’d have to do some sort of Twitter house cleaning, but based on my last blog post, and some folks like Michael Hyatt and the mighty Chris Brogan who have pioneered by braving the backlash, I think I’m ready for a purge myself.

ONE SOCIAL MEDIA PREDICTION FOR 2011…YES, 2011

Myrland Marketing

About a year ago, Twitterville author Shel Israel wrote a blog post titled “My Predictions for 2011″ on his blog Global Neighbourhoods. One of his predictions that resonated with me at the time was Number 9. Shel wrote: “The Chinese government will accelerate its suppression of free speech on the Internet. Simultaneously, more Chinese people will bypass the government [.].

47 Books For Your 2011 Reading List

Dave Fleet

Tweet Looking for books to populate your reading list for 2011? I was so pleased with the results that I’m doing the same in 2011. Here are a few to think about.

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Curation a Key Theme in B2B Blogging Trends in 2011

Aggregage

The new white paper – B2B Blogging Trends in 2011 has been released. Several of the contributors pointed out that a big challenge in 2011 is rising above the noise. That’s why Yann Ropars tells us that: 2011 is often cited as the year of ‘curation’. Certainly one of the big trends is curation. At the same time one of the primary challenges for blogging is the effort involved in creating quality content in an on-going basis.

Top 11 Social Media Marketing Blog Posts of 2011

Firebelly

Here are the top 11 social media marketing posts on the Firebelly blog in 2011 based on number of views. Facebook For Business Tip #1: Pages not Profiles. Social Search: Tempur-Pedic “Ask Me” Commercial. Facebook For Business Tip #8: Wildfire Contests. Gettin’ Unique With QR Codes.

‘China’s Facebook’ Renren Seeks NYSE Listing [Data]

Idaconcpts

As of 2011, it has about 160 million registered users. Here are some important demographic and traffic data of Renren.com for 2011, courtesy of Brian Chappell from Ignite Social Media.

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Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

The 11 Twitter Tools and Apps I Use Every Day in 2011 by Business2Community.

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The Five Business Books That Shaped 2011

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I'm also a bit of a business book geek, so in the spirit of the Holidays Season, year-end lists and "top 10 of 2011" linkbait posts, the world seems primed for. The 5 Business Books That Shaped 2011: Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson ( Simon & Schuster - October 2011). " Poke The Box by Seth Godin ( The Domino Project - March 2011). Great By Choice by Jim Collins and Morten Hansen ( HarperBusiness - October 2011). best business book 2011.

Deconstructing Your Social Business Plan For 2011

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Michael Yoder on Deconstructing Your Social Business Plan For 2011 Jun Mhoon on Deconstructing Your Social Business Plan For 2011 Dan Greenfield/PR+MKTG Camp on Deconstructing Your Social Business Plan For 2011 Pjswb2010 on Heres To Integration (and more) in 2011.

SXSW 2011: Strong on Networking; Less on Content

Dave Fleet

I just arrived home from South by Southwest Interactive after six days down in Austin, Texas.

11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Here are 11 concrete ways I think the environment in which B2B Marketers operate will evolve in 2011. Around this time last year I wrote about the 10 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2010 and while I would say 7 out of 10 have already materialized and the others are on their way.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, 2011 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup.

How To Promote Your Business In 2011 | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

3 Ways A Blog Helps You SEO-Wise » How To Promote Your Business In 2011 When it comes to promoting a small business, you have to prepare for changes. Here are some of the most effective strategies for promoting a business in 2011. About Us What’s a Maverick?

The Slideshare zeitgeist 2011

SocialFish

SlideShare Zeitgeist 2011. Loving this quick slide deck showing some stats of the most popular presentations on Slideshare this year. Looks like slides are definitely moving away from Powerpoint Hell… yay! View more presentations from Rashmi Sinha. Presentations Social Learning

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Hope in the City 2011 | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

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12 things I thought I knew About Social Media in 2011

Direct Marketing Observations

As 2011 winds down, it’s time for me to reflect on the state of my social media world in 2011. Things that I thought I knew about social media in 2011: 1) That I knew what I was talking about. 5) Corporations were ready to be transparent in 2011. 8) That FB would get to 1billion users in 2011. 10) That 2011 would be the year that corporations would be ready to adopt social media both internally and externally.

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

While B2C marketers focus on Facebook, LinkedIn is consistently cited as the top social network for B2B marketing.

Link Love Monthly: Best of January 2011

SocialFish

Deconstructing Your Social Business Plan For 2011 – David Armano. The 10 Reasons Integration Is Crucial In 2011 – Gini Dietrich. Here’s a monthly selection of links to some of the most interesting posts that we’ve read and shared over the last 30 days.