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Top Social Media Case Studies of 2012

The Realtime Report

What were the most popular social media case studies in 2012? How Nike Stole Social Media Gold From Olympic Sponsor Adidas (Aug 21): 2012 was dubbed the “Social Olympics” and both Nike and official sponsor Adidas planned extensive social media campaigns around the Games.

79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Find the answers to those questions and many, many more in this collection of 72 fascinating social media marketing facts and stats for 2012. 70% of marketers plan to increase the number of different social platforms they use in 2012.

8 Marketing Trends to Implement in Your 2012 Marketing Plan

yMarketingMatters

So here are my 8 marketing trends to implement in your 2012 marketing plan. I think these marketing trends are a must for your SMB this year, following how the landscape “ended” in 2011 and are going to be very powerful in 2012. This will be even more prevalent in 2012.

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The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

We’re proud to acknowledge these 50 women from 41 different organizations as the top #Nifty50 women of technology on Twitter for 2012. ” She was named B2B Magazine’s 2012 Digital Marketer of Year. There you have it, the #Nifty50 Women of Twitter for 2012.

2012 Marketing: Five Ways to Power It Up

Spin Sucks

Marketing Websites 2012 marketing mana ionescuToday’s guest post is written by Mana Ionescu. . During the holidays I prepared two days of meals, made three grocery trips, and cooked for about 12 hours straight.

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20 Social Media Blogs You Should Read in 2012

Pamorama

Here’s a list (in alphabetical order) of some great social media blogs to read in 2012. Social media is now an essential component of doing business.

Top Social Media Stats of 2012

The Realtime Report

UPDATE: By Nov 2012, Tumblr reached 20 billion pageviews per month. billion internet users by the end of 2012. Related Stories Social Networking Stats: Twitter Tops 200 Million Monthly Active Users, #RLTM Scoreboard Social Networking Stats: 63% of Users Share Product Info on Facebook, #RLTM Scoreboard Social Networking Stats: Twitter & Politics In 2012, #RLTM Scoreboard. What social media stats got the most attention in the last year?

The Fastest and Slowest News Sites in 2012

Adam Sherk

Here are the fastest – and the slowest – news sites in 2012: Home Page Page Speed Score. April 2012. April 2012 Page Speed Score.

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Jack Dorsey’s Speech at Disrupt 2012 [Full Video]

Idaconcpts

“We probably need to change the name of this conference,” Twitter and Square co-founder Jack Dorsey said on September 10, 2012 from the stage of TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco.

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5 Lessons for Nonprofits from Kony 2012

Waxing UnLyrical

One of the primary criticisms is that the Kony 2012 video doesn’t accurately represent the current state of affairs in Uganda and the LRA , not to mention the fact that Kony hasn’t been in that country in a while. ” Kony 2012 did that in spades.

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Social Networking Stats: Twitter & Politics In 2012, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Twitter & Politics: A 2012 Recap. On Tuesday, Twitter released a recap of the past year – 2012: Year on Twitter. The tweet garnered not only the most retweets in 2012, but the most retweets in history (over 817,000, as reported by the Washington Post.).

The State of Digital Marketing 2012 [Infographic]

SocialFish

I posted last week a post from Danny Brown about the State of Social Media Marketing 2012 report. If you haven’t had time to read that, here’s a handy infographic for ya from webmarketing123. Get the full report from Awareness here. Useful Data

Three Words for 2012

Justin Levy

Over the past month I’ve been working on my 2012 plans and getting myself organized and set up for the upcoming year. My three words for 2012 are: Consistency, Balance, & Ship. This is actually one of my three words from 2011 that I’m choosing to include again for 2012.

15 Informative 2012 Marketing Infographics

Pamorama

We live in the age of data. The information collected by the world’s databases grows by an astounding 40% annually. How we collect, harness, and use this content shapes our lives — our work, our relationships, everything. One way to make the fire hose of information more understandable is to use visual representations, which is why [.]. Infographics Marketing Social Media Stats

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2012 Social Media Marketing Industry Report

Mindjumpers

Tweet Recently, a report called “How Marketers Are Using Social Media To Grow Their Businesses” was released by Social Media Examiner. The report uncovers the “who, what, where, when and why” of social media marketing.

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US Mobile Ad Spending Will Top $4 Billion in 2012

The Realtime Report

Mobile advertising spending will total more than $4 billion by the end of 2012, according to eMarketer estimates. The third quarter of 2012 saw a 574% jump in mobile ad spending for the automotive industry year-over-year.

Social Media In 2012: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (5 Must-Reads)

Firebelly

2012 was an exciting year in the social media space. From the Nielsen Social Media Report for 2012. 8 Big Social Media Disasters of 2012. Here are eight disasters from 2012…. 100 Fascinating Social Media Statistics and Figures From 2012.

87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

76% of marketers said they planned to increase use of video and YouTube in 2012. ( HubSpot ). In a July 2012 survey, 26% of respondents said they were interested in the iPhone5, while 74% said they were “over it”–just not that intrigued by another new Apple device.

Facebook 2012: This Is What Success Looks Like [INFOGRAPHIC]

Mindjumpers

2012 has been the year of many great achievements and little downfall for the social network. Adding Timeline applications to pages is not the only 2012 change that has been of great importance to brands interacting with their consumers on the network.

Interactive Social Media: Add Your Favorite Tune of 2012

The Realtime Report

Have you shared your favorite song of 2012? To participate, Facebook and Twitter users can go to this link and share their favorite 2012 tune, adding to a “blank canvas” that will eventually make up the mosaic.

Revisiting My 3 Words for 2012

Justin Levy

We are now 50% of the way through putting 2012 in the history books. For the past few weeks my team has been busy putting together our plans for the 2nd half of 2012 and sharing them with various teams. Welcome to July.

U.S. Election 2012 & Social Media: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

8 Big Social Media Takeaways from the 2012 Election Campaign. It is with that point that this set of social media takeaways from the 2012 election begins. Election Day in the U.S. is November 6th. Take a look at how social media has influenced campaigns in today’s must-reads.

24 of the Best Google+ Guides, Tips, Rants and Raves of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Will Google+ be a “Facebook killer” or just Google’s next failed social network? It’s certainly gaining traction, with over 500 million users now on board, already half of Facebook’s total.

Case Study: Blogger Outreach for Oxfam America’s International Women’s Day 2012 Campaign

Waxing UnLyrical

One of the most fun projects I’ve worked on recently was Oxfam America’s (OA) International Women’s Day (IWD) 2012 campaign. write their own blog post to promote IWD 2012.

33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far

Webbiquity SMM

Find the answers to those questions and many more here in almost three dozen of the best social media tips, how-to guides, lists and reports of 2012 so far.

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2012 AllFacebook Marketing Conference: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

The Firebelly crew is back in the office today after spending last week in San Francisco for the AllFacebook Marketing Conference. Here are 5 must-reads by AllFacebook’s Justin Lafferty that came out of the conference sessions.

Study: The Global Social Media Check-Up 2012

Mindjumpers

The Global Social Media Check-Up 2012 specifically looks into how these companies use Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google+ and Pinterest. As of 2012, 87% of the companies are using at least one of the major social platforms to engage with online stakeholders.

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The Biggest Social Media Mistakes & Disasters of 2012

Firebelly

Learn about some of the biggest ones brands made in 2012 (as well as lessons learned) in these must-reads. 11 Biggest Social Media Disasters of 2012. Lessons Learned: The Top 10 Twitter Mistakes of 2012. Lessons from 2012’s Social Media Disasters.

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. If you’re looking for an opportunity to use a daily deal site, keep an eye on which ones remain toward the middle of 2012.

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23 (More) of the Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Find the answers to those questions and many more here in almost two dozen of the best social media guides, tips, tools, insights and rants of 2012. ” Beyond the Basics: 30 Fresh Social Media Tips for 2012 by KISSmetrics.

Mobile-Only Facebook Use Climbs 23% Since March 2012

The Realtime Report

That’s 102 million people accessing Facebook every month only from mobile – a 23% increase over the 83 million mobile-only users in March 2012. Mobile ads just started showing up on Facebook in February 2012.

MUST READ: 2012 Edelman Barometer is out

SocialFish

From the post (my bold): Yesterday morning in London, Richard Edelman unveiled the 2012 Edelman Trust Barometer. Just saw this post from Edelman: Why Your Company Needs to Structure Properly for Social Media… Right Now.

The State of Social Media Marketing in 2012 [Study]

Pamorama

Marketers continue to question the value they get from Facebook, Twitter, and other social networking sites. Many don’t know any more about how to measure engagement and what benefits it offers brands than when social media marketing first took off a few years ago. Even though current thinking dictates that social media outreach is essential [.]. Social Media

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Five Tips for Preparing for 2012

Spin Sucks

But 2012? Following are five tips on doing the same so your 2012 shapes up to be excellent. Where do you see yourself at the end of 2012? We spent a good portion of the year getting as lean as we could by doing some of these things in order to make cash king in 2012.

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Corporate Humanism is the #1 Trend Business Trend that Matters in 2012

SocialFish

2012 Edition: 15 Business & Marketing Trends That Matter. … at least according to the always super smart Rohit Bhargava. This slide speaks for itself; and it’s what we’re digging deep into in Humanize.

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20 Awesome Facts About LinkedIn – 2012 Edition

Shift Digital

One of my most popular blog posts over at Social Media for Law Firms is 20 Awesome Facts About Twitter – 2012 Edition so I decided to pen another similar post focused on the social media platform for business, LinkedIn. 20 Awesome Facts About LinkedIn – 2012 Edition.

Three Values to Hold High in 2012

Spin Sucks

Three Values to Hold High in 2012. Today’s guest post is written by Shelley Pringle. . Once upon a time in a land far, far away—actually it was in Canada so maybe not that far away for some of you—I worked for an integrated marketing communication company called Promanad.

Eight Social Media Trends for 2012

Spin Sucks

2012 Social Media Trends. But 2012 is the year it need to integrate. If you aren’t measuring your results to true dollars and cents, you may work yourself out of a job in 2012. You’ll see a big swap of print moving to the tablet in 2012.

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Social Media for Business in 2012 [Infographic]

Direct Marketing Observations

Since it was a short week, we’re going to go with an infogrpahic from Patricia Redsicker. social media Social Media marketing

2012 Is The Year of Visual Communication

Mindjumpers

Tweet It’s a known fact that visual stimuli has a strong effect on humans, also compared to other kinds of stimuli such as reading or listening. Now, more than ever before, technology has made it easier to take part in visual storytelling with online communities.