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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.

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. Connie is the Community Strategist for the Alterian (formerly Techrigy) SM2 social media monitoring platform.

Mobile Positioning: A Business Must

Webbiquity SMM

Mobile access to the web has surpassed browser usage. Consider these 2012 statistics: • Twitter estimates 55% of users access the site through a mobile device. • Click-through rates on search result ads are higher on mobile, according to a Marin Software study.

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50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Read on for answers to these questions and more from some of the best minds in social media in some of their best blog posts and articles of 2011 so far. 9 Ways B2B Companies Can Use Location Based Services by Social Media B2B. How much does Social Media cost companies in 2011?

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

Webbiquity SMM

companies now use social media for marketing (though the figure varies widely based on size of company)? companies now use social media for marketing. 22% of Fortune 500 companies have a public-facing blog that has at least one post in the past 12 months. 500 companies.

Link Love Monthly: Best of March 2011

SocialFish

MIT Media Lab Identity, 2011 from readyletsgo on Vimeo. bitly’s Got a Brand New Mobile Site! Things Companies Don’t Want to Hear about Social Media (Sysomos). 8 Signs You Have Outgrown Your Online Community Platform (Socious Member Engagement Blog).

Social, Local, Mobile: The SoLoMo Revolution

Mindjumpers

People are connecting to their social networks through their mobile phones , and last week Socialbakers announced that the majority of Facebook users (57%) access Facebook through mobile; a fact that convincingly underlines the mobile revolution.

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The Winners From This Year’s SXSW Interactive Awards

Mindjumpers

Tweet SXWS Interactive 2011 is about to close down for this year. Community. Social networks and wikis that have quickly developed an extraordinarily active multi-user community and an exceptional following of users who assist with content development. Mobile.

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QR Codes, Email, and Mobile Marketing: Tools for Small Businesses to Compete Digitally

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

That’s why at Signal , we’ve dedicated a piece of our business to providing an affordable and simple product to help small businesses leverage mobile marketing, social media and email to grow and nurture their customer base.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In January of 2011, I said that I’d make our Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 subscriber only. This year, I am pleased to bring back our Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 thanks to an excellent sponsor, HubSpot. New Edition of the Ranking Factors for 2011 is Now Live !:

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter users are twice as likely to purchase from companies they follow than are Facebook users. Community manager Jen Lopez explains how SEOmoz increased its total Twitter followers by 250% to over 27,000 people. Hint: it helps to have a community manager.

Friday Fun: Bathroom BlogFest 2011 Climbing Up!

Diva Marketing Blog

Whittemore asked if I would particiapte in Bathroom Blogfest 2011 and the theme was C limbing Out I knew I wanted In. With your mobile device in hand your personal library can be anywhere in the world. Just for fun, which Fortune 500 company do you think claims this bathroom? .

[Case Study] Have you crossed the mobile threshold?

SocialFish

The first of hopefully many case studies of the awesome work that ICF (the company we consult for) does every day. This one is w ritten by Jeremy Vanderlan, Mobile Practice Lead. Interested in mobile strategy? Crossing the Mobile Threshold. Optimizing for mobile.

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. Roundup of the Top Internet and Social Media Statistics by Awareness Community. 80% of Twitter use is on mobile devices.

Facebook by the Numbers [infographic]

Mindjumpers

The study included 331 companies with an annual revenue of more than $10 million, and it found that 23 percent of them provide customer service and support via the social network. Twitter Grows by 75% in Mobile Audience, LinkedIn Close Second.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I have an annual tradition of giving back to the community on my birthday, which is why this year is no different. Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations.

Winners of Mashable Awards

Mindjumpers

Mashable Awards is made to recognize the best online communities and services, and it was hosted by comedian Baratunde Thurston. Most Promising New Company: PSGive.org. Best Mobile Device: iPhone. Best Mobile Game: “Angry Birds”. Best Mobile Platform: Android.

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Why The Term “Social CRM” Is Just STUPID!

SocMed Sean

Yes…companies have been watching everything you do and everything you buy to formulate their marketing strategies. When he did business, he didn’t need a computer, email, or a mobile phone. There are a LOT of idiotic corporate terms out there.

Klout Adds WordPress But Not For Self Hosted Blogs?

Jason Yormark

Besides the awful, short and careless community support responses implying nothing else is on the way, there was no official announcement or acknowledgement of this. You’d think a company centered around social media would be a bit better with communication and community.

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BIG SOCIALFISH ANNOUNCEMENT

SocialFish

We are super excited to announce that we are establishing a joint venture with CommPartners , a long-established company in the association industry that focuses on online education programs, knowledge communities and multimedia events for associations.

Like Stuff On Facebook? Say Cheese, You're An Ad!

Waxing UnLyrical

January 26th, 2011 Tweet What’s the buzz, tell me what’s happening Yesterday’s social media storm-in-the-making (or so it seems to me) was about the fact that Facebook can now turn your “likes&# into ads. Quora) says: January 28, 2011 at 6:14 pm [.]

55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

500 companies now call social media “very&# or “somewhat&# important to their marketing or business strategy. 6 Basic Questions For Social-Optimizing Your Company Website by BlueGlass. For Companies: 10 Questions to ask yourself before entering social media by Mindjumpers.

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Weekly Reads: Facebook, Marketing Trends and Social Media’s Effect on Stereotypes

Dave Fleet

Fast Company: UFC and Its Gang of 4.6 Fast Company notes that “Experimenting with new web integration is a natural fit for the UFC, a business built on the strapping backs of its early, Internet-savvy fans.&#. Forrester: Actual Interactive Marketer Predictions For 2011.

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Etsy's PR Nightmare: Greeting Cards Making Light Of Rape

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Etsy’s PR Nightmare: Greeting Cards Making Light Of Rape January 25th, 2011 Tweet Guest post by Steff Metal [Update from Ed.:

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4 Nearly Guaranteed 2012 Social Media Predictions

Convince & Convert

Tim Hayden (my tequila and poker friend, and mobile marketing impresario ). Jim Storer (runs the amazing resource The Community Roundtable ). An explosion in short-form multimedia, as companies start to truly embrace. The Year of Mobile – Seriously.

10 Reasons Why I’m Going To Socialize West

Firebelly

The short answer: “The powerful lineup and sheer diversity of timely topics covering the entire spectrum of social gaming, mobile, search and social all under one roof. Much like my company’s approach – it’s about the results.

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7 Levels of Social Media Engagement

Laurel Papworth

Probably doesn’t give laptops or mobile phones to staff. LinkedIn is blocked because someone mentioned someone once found a job on this online community. At this point, the company has confused listening with engaging. Is your company ready for Stage 7?

5 Supah-Cool Free Online Tools For Nonprofits

SocialFish

From the BigMarker website: BigMarker is a free web conferencing community. With unlimited access to live events, there are endless opportunities for you, your community, organization, business, classroom, and social network to grow. Unlike other web conferencing services, they offer a community to connect with. They also have a mobile application as well. This is a guest post by Joe Yeoman, who is obsessively addicted to new web technologies and discussing them.

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New Photo-sharing App Called “Color”. The Next Big Thing?

Mindjumpers

However, a part of this might be caused by the fact that the company received $41 million in pre-launch venture funding from Sequoia Capital, Bain Capital and Silicon Valley Bank. Tweet. Recently, the new social networking photo sharing app called Color was launched.

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17 Digital Marketing Experts Share Their Top Tips, Tricks, and Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

And while I am not a consultant with the company, we have a partnership agreement that makes them a preferred vendor for Social Media Explorer and our companion learning site, Exploring Social Media. Jay Berkowitz is is the owner and founder of B2B marketing company TenGoldenRules.com.

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What's A QR Code And Is It Contagious? | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

If you’ve been sleeping lately and haven’t heard about the new mobile “barcode&# device called QR Code , then allow me to be the first to give you a heads up. I think QR Codes represent the future of online marketing – at least, the future of mobile marketing.

Is Google+ the Next Big Social Media Site for Business?

The Social Media Incubator

Shorter term, Microsoft (Office, Windows), Apple ( App store ), companies like YouSendIt , and cloud back-up/storage companies like Carbonite , DropBox , etc. expect Google+ use to explode, just like hosted gmail premium has exploded in the business community already. Google+ is getting a lot of attention right now due to the “rivalry&# between Google and Facebook, which is heavily partnered with Microsoft.

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A Reminder on Risk Mitigation in Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

Businesses are starting to realize and understand that social provides or could provide another way to extend brand identity and establish a better connection to internal and external communities. Social media is altering the how, the when, the why and the who in companies large and small. And in some cases they don’t let up, they mobilize others who have been treated the same way and then in a twist, others pile on. Social is here to stay.

The Problem with the Social Web

Direct Marketing Observations

Consider the following statements: “We have a blog, come read it and find out cool stuff about our company&#. “Come join our community and learn more about us&#. “Download out mobile app and receive valuable benefits&#. Competition is a good thing.

10 Ways to Position Your Blog Above Copycats

Kikolani

If you’re a company, create a logo and color scheme to identify your blog from all the rest. It’s an exciting time to do it because so many people view YouTube each day, about 100 million on YouTube mobile , to be exact. This is a guest post by Gabrielle Conde.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

The above companies also offer hosting plans, but I’d like to focus on ones that have easy WordPress installations. Be sure to look at which hosting companies: Offer plans that allow you to have multiple domains, unlimited storage, and unlimited bandwidth.

44 Blogging Questions and Answers

Kikolani

Question: How to convince a company that you work with how important blogging can be to their company’s success? Answer: I would say the easiest way to convince a company to use blogging is to find a competitor that is using it successfully.

List of Brand-Side Corporate Social Strategists: Twitter Edition

Webbiquity SMM

Jeremiah Owyang recently published a fantastic List of Corporate Social Strategists for 2011 (Buyer/Brand Side) , an impressive compilation of individuals either holding the title or performing the role of corporate social strategist, defined by Jeremiah as “the business decision maker for social media programs – who provides leadership, roadmap definition, and governance; and directly influences the spending on technology vendors and service agencies.&#.

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The 6 Stages of Exposing Yourself with Content Marketing

Convince & Convert

Is it always a net positive to create and give away content on behalf of your company? The second stage in kimono-opening is creating thought leadership by participating in communities and content opportunities that you do not control.

Everyone’s on Facebook, Why Aren’t They on the Intranet Too?

Social Media Strategery

There has also been a substantial move to mobile technology. Don’t just post the company’s newsletter on the platform – make it interactive, use the discussion forum to determine the content for the next newsletter, etc.

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