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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.

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. Marketing Automation.

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. ].

The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

The answer may come from the email marketing field. Many of these were other B2B marketers, but others were social media experts, journalists, PR professionals, or just plain fascinating personalities. This list will be posted on Cheryl Burgess’ Blue Focus Marketing Blog.

The Corporate Social Media Summit 2011

Mindjumpers

The company was established in December 2009 by Nick Johnson , and until now Useful Social Media has put together two conferences about social media in marketing and communications relation. The State of Corporate Social Media 2011. The Corporate Social Media Summit 2011.

How to Get the Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: 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. The posts for the last five years are: Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010. Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009. Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2008. Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2007. Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2006. Marketing Personal Social Media

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

Webbiquity SMM

Social media marketing has gone well beyond the hype stage and is now mainstream business practice. 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.

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. Social Media Marketing Goals & Tools.

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11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

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. So that begs the question – what’s on the horizon specifically for B2B Marketers next year?

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My Top Posts of 2011 on SEO, PR and Social Media for Publishers

Adam Sherk

Nevertheless, here are my top 10 posts of 2011 by pageviews: Which NBA Teams Have Seen the Most Growth on Twitter and Facebook? Looking at my 2011 posts, it is interesting that a sports topic got the top slot since that’s not a major focus for me.

Marketing Trends for 2011

Blue Focus Marketing

Yes, things are a bit crazy but this is also an exciting time for marketing professionals. Marketers will accelerate efforts to identify, leverage and measure the results of social media marketing. In 2011, it’s more about measuring the true value of social media.

20 Social Media Trends for Business in 2011

Dave Fleet

Tweet 20 Social Media Business Trends in 2011. Trend #17: Marketing in streams. social media trends communications marketing pr public relationsView more presentations from Dave Fleet.

#FollowFriday: January through June 2011

Spin Sucks

Nancy Myrland can be found on Twitter and blogging at Myrland Marketing. Beth Harte can be found on Twitter and at The Harte of Marketing. For the last two Fridays of the year, I thought I’d do something a little bit different and fun.

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.

2011 Spin Sucks #FollowFriday Recommendations

Spin Sucks

Margie Clayman can be found on Twitter and blogging at Social Media, Marketing, & Musings. FollowFriday Social Media 2011 #followfriday Spin SucksWoo hoo! It’s the last #FollowFriday of the year. Last week I listed the January through June #FollowFriday friends.

2012 Social Marketing & New Media Predictions [White Paper]

Mindjumpers

Tweet In 2011, social media has grown and graduated to a whole new level. It became an integral part of all marketing, communication agendas and therefore there is an innate need to understand what lies ahead in future. The Role of Big Data in (Social) Marketing.

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: ? social media Trends 2012 event marketing resolutionsThis is the 2nd year that I’ve published my social media resolutions.

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2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Women

Blue Focus Marketing

The answer may come from the email marketing field. Many of these were other B2B marketers, but others were social media experts, journalists, PR professionals, or just plain fascinating personalities. This list will be posted on Cheryl Burgess’ Blue Focus Marketing Blog.

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Note: This post, a joint effort between Cheryl Burgess and me, originally appeared on the Blue Focus Marketing Blog last month. So, as promised in Tom Pick’s blog, “ 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Women ”, in honor of mothers, our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men now honors fathers.

Eleven Digital Trends to Watch In 2011

SocialFish

Eleven Digital Trends to Watch in 2011. Developer Engagement – Marketers typically don’t try to court developers, but that’s all about to change. Location, Location, Facebook – If 2010 belonged to solely Foursquare, it’s likely that Facebook will rain on their parade in 2011.

Marketing In the Round

Spin Sucks

But it’s time to let the cat out of the bag because Marketing In the Round: Multichannel Approaches In the Post- Social Media Era is listed and ready for pre-sale on Amazon and Barnes & Noble ! A recent IBM study of 1,700 chief marketing officers has some interesting results.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

It has enabled revolutions in real life as well as in digital marketing. So how can marketers and PR professionals use Twitter more effectively? ” The Ultimate Guide to Twitter Marketing by Copyblogger. Twitter for B2B Marketing. by B2B Marketing Insider.

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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

Best Facebook Marketing Tips, Techniques and Tools of 2011, Part 2

Webbiquity SMM

As it approaches one billion users, Facebook has evolved from a site where friends and family share photos to an online marketing juggernaut rivaling Google. What common mistakes should marketers avoid? Facebook Marketing Tips & Techniques. Using Facebook for B2B Marketing.

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2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men

Blue Focus Marketing

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.

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. Social Media Uncategorized Christian Science Monitor Craig Kanally Facebook GigaOm Global Neighbourhoods Gloria Goodale Huffington Post Libya Mathew Ingram Myrland Marketing Predictions Shel Israel Twitter YouTube

Is SMS Marketing Still a Viable Strategy?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Experienced marketers will tell you that customers are much more likely to respond to campaigns that engage them on a personal level. The marketing strategy must be relevant and timely while meeting the customer’s individual needs. Calls to Action’ are essential within marketing texts.

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How To Monitor Your Three Essential Internet Marketing Strategies

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Internet marketing strategies vary depending on the nature of the blog, brand, or business and alter with accordance to their physical and digital size and their particular niche. Andy Havard is a Marketing Executive at Skeleton Productions, a UK based Internet video production company. [

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. The Age of Persuasion: How Marketing Ate Our Culture (via @DoctorJones ). 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. Clearly one of the ways to address this is discussed in Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation. 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.

Seven Tools for Your 2012 Marketing and Communication Plans

Spin Sucks

Today, though, I want to talk about some things you should be considering for your 2012 marketing and communication plans. We’ve talked about this before, but gamification is going to continue to grow and will affect your marketing and communication in 2012.

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‘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. market in recent months.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

He’s also founder of Exploring Social Media , a social media marketing program for beginners to teach them how to best understand and make sense of this online phenomenon for marketing. Samir Balwani is a marketing strategist and Director of Member Acquisition for StyleCaster.

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The Five Business Books That Shaped 2011

Twist Image

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.

Making Marketing Agility Cool

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Chief Marketing Officers take pride in being the trendsetters around the corporate corral – the arbiters of hip, the sharpest dressers, the consummate gadgeteers. Good creative will always be important in marketing. Related posts: Marketing needs to be more Adaptive!

Deconstructing Your Social Business Plan For 2011

darmano.typepad.com

Marketing, customer service, HR, IT, and a host of other operational groups may be in turf wars over who runs what. What should a company's Facebook presence be leveraged for primarily: Marketing? What should a company's Facebook presence be leveraged for primarily: Marketing?

SXSW 2011: Strong on Networking; Less on Content

Dave Fleet

I went to some interesting sessions ( Gary Vaynerchuk was again a SXSW highlight, while Angela LoSasso ( disclosure: client ), Adam Lavelle and Siobhan Quinn did a great panel on real-time marketing) but avoided many others.

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. Advanced LinkedIn strategies for marketers by iMedia Connection. 7 Quick Ways to Turn Your LinkedIn Profile into a Social Media Marketing Workhorse by Copyblogger.

Understanding Viral Content Marketing [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Through a guest blog post called “ Tips for Viral Marketing Success: Channels, Stories and People ”, our posts “ Viral Campaigns: Do’s & Dont’s ” and How to Create Viral Success: Top 10 Viral Campaigns. Why should you opt for viral content marketing?

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. Marketing today is a far cry different than it was in 1950, or 1980, or even in 2000. About Us What’s a Maverick?