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. 19 Social Media Best Practices [VIDEO] by Social Media Explorer. Social Media and Online Video.

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 !:

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Got video?

SocialFish

Enter the YouTube DooGooder Nonprofit Video Awards ! You could win a $2500 (provided by the Case Foundation), have your video on the YouTube Homepage (just think of the traffic…!!)

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

Webbiquity SMM

Sure, teenagers spend a lot of time on YouTube, but did you know that three-quarters of business executives watch work-related online videos weekly? ” Nearly a quarter prefer video content to text. Over 2 billion videos are viewed every day on YouTube.

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. The Definitive List of Facebook Video Apps for Facebook Pages by ReelSEO.

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A Tale of 2 Vatican Videos

Ari Herzog

It is intriguing to compare two videos marking the papal tweet. The first video shown here is the official piece from the Vatican’s YouTube channel. The second video also shows the papal event but is live in Latin and contains no English.

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How to Hack Video Screens on Times Square

Idaconcpts

Want to hack video screens? A hacker claims that he was able hack video screens around New York’s Times Square using his iPhone, a transmitter, and a video repeater. Watch the video below. There’s an app for that! Via gothamist.com.

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Deconstructing Your Social Business Plan For 2011

darmano.typepad.com

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.

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?

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.

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

Kikolani

Tap into video and images. Somewhere out there is a video of us accepting our prizes – I’d be curious to see it! I also have some interviews and plans to do video & screencasting. Photos, Video, and Additional Recaps.

Who will win the video app wars?

Janet Fouts

We all know video is wildly popular across the board and people love the experience of sharing their life experiences with others in real time.When Meerkat launched in March it got a huge bump from social media marketers who created live video in real time from the South by Southwest conference.

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Social Video-some interesting facts

Proactive Report

Online PR Social Media Tools online PR social media strategy videoRead the full press release about the study.

5 Simple SEO Tips To Optimize B2B Video

PWB Marketing Blog

Powerpoint presentations, Adobe pdf’s, photographs, news stories, blogs, videos, and other online content are now shown in search results – making it Universal. If your business puts video online, make sure it’s optimized for search engines. Optimize Your Video For Search and YouTube.

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Facebook For Business Tip #7: Facebook Video

Firebelly

Video can be a great part of an online marketing mix. Many people upload and share YouTube videos, but there are also advantages to Facebook Video as well. Note: I would not recommend using Facebook Video instead of YouTube. You can tag people in Facebook videos.

Mix of Social Media Trends 2011

johnbell.typepad.com

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.

Video: Thoughts on Social CRM for Small Businesses

Dave Fleet

So, when Lauren Carlson drew my attention to a video interview she conducted with Marshall Lager from Third Idea Consulting - a well-known name in the field – at the CRM Evolution conference, it caught my attention. Tweet. Social CRM is a hot topic right now.

The Power of Video & Telling Stories

Firebelly

Video URL: [link] ]. Stories give our lives meaning. It is our stories that connect us as individuals to our communities and the world. Here’s one of my stories and how I relate to my community.

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34 (of the) Best Google+ Tips, Tactics and Guides of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Justin Garrison details tools that can be used “to migrate pictures, videos, and friends” from Facebook to Google+ (assuming you want to connect with the same people on Google+). Google+ (or Google Plus) is many different things, depending on who you ask.

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How Long Should My YouTube Video Be?

The Social Media Incubator

Including video within your content on your blog or your website can help you show up higher in the search engine results, and helps keep your visitors engaged on your website for longer periods of time. We are the TV generation, and your visitors expect video now when searching online.

How to Spice up Your Social Media Strategy in 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Have customers submit their own online videos or commercials for your products as a part of a contest, directly involving them in creating your next ad campaign. How to Spice up Your Social Media Strategy in 2011 is a post written by Tamar Weinberg. ].

How Carlsberg’s Bikers Video Went Viral

Mindjumpers

Tweet If you are into watching videos online, you have probably seen Carlsberg’s bikers cinema stunt video that took place in Brussels, Belgium. Ever since the video came out last month, it has been going viral and are now charted among the most seen viral videos at the moment.

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

Webbiquity SMM

YouTube etiquette for 2011 by iMedia Connection. Chris Adams of gShift Labs explains how to optimize video rankings in YouTube, the factors that affect ranking (beyond the obvious) and the importance of analyzing and acting upon YouTube metrics regularly.

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A Look at Social Video’s Big, Bright (and Somewhat Uncertain) Future

SocialTimes Facebook

Now, it stands at the forefront of a video revolution. Facebook isn’t the only social platform in the live video race. Most are locked in through 2022 as a result of negotiations that happened in 2010 and 2011, when Facebook didn’t have video and Netflix was only testing digital streaming. The streaming TV world lags behind in this area, and we expect that Facebook video buys will jump as more brands catch on and build creative for this purpose.

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Crazy Virals: Go the F**k to Sleep – read by Samuel L. Jackson (Video)

Social Media Citizens

It’s almost Friday and I’ m already switching into “silly and unserious mode” so just wanted to share this crazy viral video with you before going to sleep A great effort by Samuel L. Jackson top viral videos viral videos

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Chatroulette Love Song – Going Viral [Video]

Mindjumpers

In the beginning we often saw, simple fun spoke videos or naked people scarring the crap out of one suddenly watching, not the most intelligent and well prepared and organized stuff. Social Media chatroulette love song Old Spice romance video serenade Viral marketing Viral video Youtube

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

Webbiquity SMM

How to Create a Facebook Business Page in 5 Simple Steps (With Video!) 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.

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3 Examples of Auto Insiders Using Viral Videos to Market Cars

Idaconcpts

Viral videos, in spite of hitting the ceiling for time trending, have remained relevant because they are irresistible. As a prelude to the release of the Prius plural, Toyota unveiled a snapshot of the car in a viral video of world-renowned Brazilian skater Bob Burnquist doing his thing.

The Biggest Trend in 2011? Our Continued Laziness.

Direct Marketing Observations

Did you know that as of March 2010, 24 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube every minute? Lady Gaga’s Bad Romance video has been viewed over 328 million times since it’s release. Entertainers aside, there is a reason we like to watch videos.

Top Twitter trends for 2011

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top 5 YouTube videos: Justin Bieber vs Lady Gaga (examiner.com). Featured Social Media Twitter Betty White Facebook Online Communities Social network Viral video YouTubeThis infographic describes the top trends on Twitter last year. It’s a snapshot of popular and youth culture.

8 Observations from Internet Week New York 2011

Mindjumpers

Last week, I visited the Internet Week 2011 in New York. Video & UGC , the “traditional” video sites like CollegeHumor.com, are having less and less user generated video content – today more than 70% is editorial content. ?Vyou.com Tweet.

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Corning Creates an Impactful and Viral Video

Direct Marketing Observations

Watch this video from Corning. This is isn’t a funny video. Something to ponder the next time your company wants to create a video. I don’t think so… YouTube Corning VideoWhen I first saw it, I was amazed at what was possible with glass and then what caught my eye was the number of views-5.8 million views in less than one month. It’s not scandalous or malicious or of someone getting hurt. It’s simply about the many uses of glass.

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Why Most Social Media Departments Fail

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It’s 2011. Those who joined the social media party in 2007 are thriving; those who join in 2011 often find themselves at a complete loss.

Even Al Qaeda Using Online Video Marketing

Small Business Mavericks

And when a simple video draws media attention as a mere mention, then you know they’re onto something. This is video marketing at its purest. I didn’t see the video. So what does this video really mean in terms of keeping Al Qaeda in the public spotlight? Video is a powerful medium. You can have much more impact with one video than you can with ten articles. Video MarketingThis story of Al Qaeda No.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Best Wedding Video Ever

Kikolani

Best Wedding Video Ever. This is hands down the best wedding video ever. If I had it to do all over again, I would most certainly hire this person for their creative ideas and video editing skills. Best Wedding Video Ever.

How to Activate Your Facebook Timeline [video]

Koka Sexton

This is gold for those of us that heard all the hype around Facebook Timeline and can’t wait to see the changes to Facebook.

How To Monitor Your Three Essential Internet Marketing Strategies

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Utilizing Internet video. This information is incredible valuable as it indicates the actual impact of any new approaches you take to your social media profiles, be it daily updates, frequent photo and video uploads, or competition giveaways. Internet Video Tracking.

Five Awesome B2B Social Media Statistics

PWB Marketing Blog

Source: Hubspot, State of Inbound Marketing Report, 2011. Think about highlighting the benefits of your complex industrial product through a series of YouTube videos. Then equip your sales force to use the videos as a sales tool.

"We" is a new "Me" by Simon Mainwaring (Video)

Social Media Citizens

I just wanted to share this cool promotional video of the book We First by Simon Mainwaring. It’s Friday so it’s time to relax and enjoy someone else’s great work. It is just simple and great promotion and I bet it is going to be quite an interesting book to read for beginners.

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Facebook Sharing and Privacy Tips (Video)

Almost Savvy

In the video, I highlight a number of key points: What is that Ticker on the right side of the page and why am I seeing information from people who aren’t my Facebook friends? The video is a recording of a live webinar from last week.