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.

Facebook Launches Questions


Tweet Yesterday Facebook has launched Facebook Questions, which allows users and pages to post a Question to friends or a Facebook community. And now Facebook has launched Questions after Quora has been buzzing for a while. Questions have been beta-tested over almost a year.

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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.

The Hard Questions of Social Media

Akamai Marketing

” Its a fair question. After dabbling in Facebook or opening a Twitter account, the next question is often, “what now?” ” And much of this questioning is driving the conversation for ROI. QUESTION: What questions would you add to this list?

B2B Blogging Trends for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

To answer those questions, the founders of the B2B Marketing Zone asked 22 of the most influential b2b marketing and PR bloggers—including Roxanne Darling, Jay Baer, Ardath Albee, Erik Qualman and Chris Abraham—for their prognostications.

Two Great Questions

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Here are two questions about business that will either take someone completely off guard or engage you - head on - in a deep and fascinating conversation. Two great business questions: What is the coolest thing that you have seen in the past little while? This question really demonstrates both how closely someone pays attention to what's going on around them, but it can also frame what their true passions are. What are some of the best business questions you love to ask.

Should You Answer Survey Questions On Facebook?

Small Business Mavericks

Usually, the questions are asked by people who already know you, but they may not be customers. Business people like to criticize social media websites like Facebook and Twitter for being time killers. You get sucked into some game like Farmville or Cityville and the next thing you know you’ve spent an entire afternoon killing time. Who’s fault is that? It cerainly isn’t the game maker’s fault nor is it the fault of the game.

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

Webbiquity SMM

While having a presence on Facebook is no longer an “if” question for most companies, many “how” questions remain. 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.

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Study: The Global Social Media Check Up 2011


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. Around 57 % also answer questions here in order to help customers.

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Questioning Why I Still Use Twitter

Ari Herzog

If you are inspired to add a comment with your thoughts, please visit Questioning Why I Still Use Twitter in your browser. Photo by darnok. Bill Dorman and Shonali Burke probe into the efforts of friendship and internet relations.

8 Social Media Questions Publishers Should Be Asking Themselves

Adam Sherk

To provide a strategic overview and set a framework for the discussion I came up with a list of questions that summarizes the types of issues we frequently encounter in helping publishers with social media. Here are eight social media questions that publishers should be asking themselves: 1.

12 Questions When Considering A Hybrid Event


12 Question To Consider About Hosting A Hybrid Event. If you are considering a hybrid experience, here are 12 questions to answer before proceeding. If yes, consider securing onsite moderators to follow the chat and direct questions to the speaker when possible.

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

Jason Yormark

Because of this approach, DM usage is out of the question. The time has finally come.

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

Jason Yormark

Because of this approach, DM usage is out of the question. The time has finally come.

8 Questions to Ask After Facebook Community Growth


Your community has grown significantly. People have responded to your story and your conversational style. Your last contest brought hundreds of new members to your Facebook community. Here are a few points to now ponder: 1. How has the audience make up changed? How has the conversation changed?

Gary Vaynerchuk (@garyvee) Answers Tough Questions

Geoff Livingston

In the above video, Author of The Thank You Economy Gary Vaynerchuk answers five questions about his views on consultants and social media. Here are the questions posed to Gary.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Discover the answers to those questions and many more here in 45 of the best guides to Twitter tips, tools and tactics of the past year. The 11 Twitter Tools and Apps I Use Every Day in 2011 by Business2Community.

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.

11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

So that begs the question – what’s on the horizon specifically for B2B Marketers next year? Here are 11 concrete ways I think the environment in which B2B Marketers operate will evolve in 2011.

12 Questions To Ask Before You Build An Online Community


Here are some more specific questions*: Are people genuinely interested in your organization? this is a partial list of questions. I can answer the questions hypothetically but every organization has to answer these question for themselves (or with someone’s help). “I don’t know if I should build an online community&#.

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


100 Questions to Help You Write, Publish, and Sell Your Ebook – If you want to write an ebook but are having difficulty getting started, these 100 questions will give you the jump start that you need.

How to Use Facebook Questions as Research Tool


Tweet Keeping up their trend of constant innovation, Facebook launched their Questions tool in March, which we also wrote about on the blog. Questions work on simple voting formula based on individual choices and opinions. Similar Posts: Facebook Launches Questions.

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Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Find the answers to these questions and more here in 22 of the best LinkedIn guides of the past year. While B2C marketers focus on Facebook, LinkedIn is consistently cited as the top social network for B2B marketing.

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Blog World LA 2011 Recap – Session Notes and Experiences from #BWELA


Top Three Questions I Was Asked. Aside from the standard who are you and what do you do , there were three questions that kept coming up, and I thought I would take a moment to answer them here for anyone else who is curious.

44 Blogging Questions and Answers


Last week, I was given the opportunity to do a live question and answer session on Social Media Examiner ’s Facebook page. So without further ado, here is the transcript with the questions that were asked during that hour and responses from myself as well as fans.

Best Quora Guides and Insights of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

According to Compete.com, traffic to the site did fall off sharply in February and March of 2011 after an initial surge, but has rebounded to new highs since then (though half a million unique visitors per month isn’t particularly impressive for a social media site).

Mix of Social Media Trends 2011


Digital Influence Mapping Project Home About John Speaking & Events Papers Contact Archives Links Useful Tools December 28, 2010 My Mix of Social Media Trends 2011 It's trendy to write a "trends" post at the end of the year. I see many indicators that that will change in 2011.

Five interesting questions on Quora


If you haven't used it, it's basically a Q&A site where people post questions and others answer, comment and rank the responses. I've really been enjoying Quora. It has elements of Wikipedia (community editing) and enough rules, etiquette and oversight to be really pleasant most of the time. I've learned

Top 10 Public Relations Blunders of 2011

Bill Hartzer

So, here is this year’s list, the top ten public relations blunders of 2011. According to numerous media sources, the candidate breathed audibly and glared at Politico’s John Martin for several seconds when asked if he had ever been accused of harassment before evasively echoing the question.

It's All About The Reputation

Small Business Mavericks

The only question to ask, really, is what kind of online marketing are you going to do? Tags: link building , online marketing , Reputation Management , SEO , Social Media This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 at 8:29 am and is filed under Reputation Management.

The Question Of Quora

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At it's core, Quora is a question and answer service. Anyone can post a question and anyone can answer it. Quora seems to be working because the questions are smart and the varied answers are smarter. answering questions (and even posting questions). Pushing that further, what happens when a well-known entity is active on Quora (posting questions and answering them), but then ignores a question being asked on Quora by a legitimate source?

Looking backwards and forwards: What we’ve learnt in 2010 vs what’s next in 2011

Gemma Went

Instead I sent out a plea to some respected comms folk and ask these two questions: 1. Marketing Social Media Trends 2010 learnings 2011 trends communicationsHere’s my obligatory trends post. But lo, it’s not the standard list of trends from my perspective. What was your biggest learning from a communications perspective in 2010? What is your one, key communications trend or forecast [.].

9 Questions with Sean Platt of Ghostwriter Dad


44 Blogging Questions and Answers. 3 Questions to Ask About Offensive Content on Your Blog. The following is an interview with Sean Platt of Ghostwriter Dad and previous guest blogger here at Kikolani. Hi Kristi! it’s great to be here! Thanks for having me.

What Does 'Questions' Mean On Facebook For Social Media Professionals?

Social Media Network Marketing

You will have seen and used the 'Question' feature on Facebook. Facebook 'Question' is a very useful tool for Page Administrators. Have you ever wondered what would be the reach of the 'Question' when used? Lets just understand a situation: When you post via the Facebook 'Question' your 'Question' will appear in the News Feed of your Community Members. This feature is available to Pages and Personal Profiles as well.

24 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides, Tips and Tools of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Get the answers to those questions and more here in two dozen of the best blogging guides of the past year. Top 10 Blog Directories 2011 by SEO Wizardry.

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39 More (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Find the answers to these questions and more here in more than three dozen of the best social media guides, insights, rants and reports of the past year. YouTube etiquette for 2011 by iMedia Connection. Things We Should Ask The ROI Question About Before Social Media by UnMarketing.

3 Questions about Buzz

Engaging Brand

Order comes when we can ask ourselves 3 questions about all the buzz. There is a wonderful quote which I have in my moleskine which is from John Hunter. "My My mind is like a beehive; but full as it is of buzz and apparant confusion, it is yet full of order and regularity".

The 10 Questions Every Content Creator Must Ask

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Here are the 10 questions that every content creator must ask their subject: How do you spell your name? Tying this into the last question, people often use titles to downplay their role within the organization. While this question is akin to opening a can of worms, it's a great way to know and understand what errors typically happen around a brand. What do you think are some of the basic questions that content creators should be asking?

Do You Know Your Best Question?

Engaging Brand

On The Engaging Brand podcast I start by saying that the show is not about giving you answers to your problems but giving you ideas about what are the right questions you should be asking yourself, your colleagues, your customers. did you find a way of answering the questions?