The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

This year, colleague Cheryl Burgess and I changed things up a bit, opening the award to nominations but focusing specifically on outstanding men and women who work for technology companies and are active on social media. ” She was named B2B Magazine’s 2012 Digital Marketer of Year.

Ottawa’s Twitter top 20 for 2012

Sherrilynne Starkie

All the profiles included are actually real people, not brands or companies. Ottawa's top tweeters for 2012. Sherrilynne’s Ottawa Twitter top 20 lists used to feature on this blog monthly. But they were very time consumer to compile and the grading tools used kept changing algorithms and or other aspects of their service making the lists difficult to standardize. This list was compiled using Twitter Grader.

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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.

4 Top Facebook Mistakes by Companies in 2012

Atom Thought

Treat Facebook to push Press Releases: More often than not companies push their press releases intended for newspapers and magazines on Facebook. Companies need to realize that their real job begins after getting the likes on Facebook.

87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Though social media marketing is now used in about 90% of companies, techniques, platforms and best practices continue to evolve. 90% of companies with 100 or more employees use social media in their marketing mix. Fortune 500 companies tend to be antisocial.

LinkedIn Launches ‘Follow Company’ Button

Mindjumpers

Tweet Linkedn is strengthening their approach as a platform for brand marketing with the new ability for companies to add a ‘Follow Company’ button to their websites. Here’s a quick walk through of the ‘Follow Company’ button.

2012 Social Media Marketing Industry Report

Mindjumpers

In addition, it also highlights how B2B companies differ from B2Ccompanies and whether the size of a business has any bearing on results. New Report on Social Media Management From Altimeter– Reading it Will Save Your Company’s Money!

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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. There are, however, companies that make mega mistakes for millions to see. Here are eight disasters from 2012….

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.

The State of Social Media Marketing 2012 [DATA]

SocialFish

———– Social marketing software company Awareness has just released the second part of its bi-annual State of Social Media Marketing report for 2012, and it makes for some pretty interesting reading.

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Important Findings about Social Media around the World in 2012

Mindjumpers

InSitesConsulting recently released a report of the status of social media in 2012 with more than 2.000 facts & figures about social media in 19 countries. See the full SlideShare report here: Social Media around the World 2012 by InSites Consulting.

[MUST WATCH] The Connected Company

SocialFish

Here is a 30 minute video of Dave Gray talking about “the connected company”, a theme with which you will be very familiar from Humanize. Dave is founder of XPLANE, a visual thinking company, and a partner in the Dachis Group, a social business consultancy.

My 2012 Reading Challenge: 36 Books

Dave Fleet

Brandwashed: Tricks Companies Use to Manipulate Our Minds and Persuade Us to Buy (review coming soon). For the last two years I’ve set myself a challenge – one I adopted from Julien Smith - to read at least 26 books per year. That’s one every two weeks.

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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.

MUST READ: 2012 Edelman Barometer is out

SocialFish

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

2012 AllFacebook Marketing Conference: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

For companies figuring out how to engage with their fan base on Facebook, listening is the key to success, according to an expert panel at the AllFacebook Marketing Conference. panel showed how their businesses helped companies get their message out and sell without breaking the bank.

Trust in 2012: 4 Implications for Social Media

Dave Fleet

Edelman recently released the results of its 2012 Trust Barometer survey. Results of the 2012 Canadian Trust Barometer. Today we announced the Canadian results of the 2012 Edelman Trust Barometer at an event in Toronto. 2012 Edelman Trust Barometer Canada and Global Results.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Danny Sullivan details the use and results from the “Don’t be Evil” browser bookmarklet, stating that “The companies behind the tool feel Google’s hasn’t focused on what’s best for its users with Search Plus Your World.

Top 10 Public Relations Blunders for 2012

Bill Hartzer

Not only is it a great time to look back at all of the good things that happened during the past year, but it’s also a great time to look at your mistakes, and the mistakes that other companies in your industry have made: so I don’t make the same mistakes.

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.

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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.

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Social Commerce IQ 2012 [Report]

Mindjumpers

Data from the report was gathered during the period from August to October this year, where 475 companies based on the 2012 Internet Retailer Top 500 and Second 500 were involved. Important Findings about Social Media around the World in 2012.

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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.

Top Social Media Stats of 2012

The Realtime Report

Analysts are estimating that the company’s IPO could value the social network at between $75 and $100 billion. UPDATE: By Nov 2012, Tumblr reached 20 billion pageviews per month. billion internet users by the end of 2012. What social media stats got the most attention in the last year? According to our traffic-counting elves, here are the top social media statistics we published in the last year: Twitter Hits 500 Million Registered Users (Feb 24): Approximately 12.3

Nominate Your Favorite Technology Twitterer(s) for the 2012 #Nifty50 Awards

Webbiquity SMM

For 2012, the #Nifty50 will honor 50 men and women who work for technology companies (B2B or B2C) and are, of course, active and engaging on Twitter.

“Digitally Mature” Companies Make More Money

The Realtime Report

How about this one: according to a new study by Capgemini Consulting and the MIT Center for Digital Business, companies that are “digitally mature” generate more revenue, are more profitable and achieve higher market valuations. What Makes a Company Digitally Mature?

2012 in Recap: The Year of Visual Social Media

Mindjumpers

But 2012 was also characterised by being the year when visual content came into focus, as Sara predicted. Take for instance LEGO’s Timeline , which goes back to when the company was founded. What do think are the highlights of the visual web 2012?

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. Photo Credit: Fast Company.

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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.

Mobile is an Opportunity to Re-Humanize Your Company

SocialFish

…or so says Dan Keldsen at Human 1.0 in this slide deck. Check it out. The Mobile Tribe – Human 1.0. View more presentations from Dan Keldsen. __. This post includes a slide deck. If you’re reading this in a reader and can’t see them, click through to the post.

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Bad Grammar Can Affect Your Brand, Your Career, Your Company

Firebelly

There was an article in the Australian Herald-Sun last week about how poor spelling and grammar can negatively affect your career, company, and personal brand. If you can’t write or spell worth a damn, your career can be adversely affected.

2012 Acquisitions in Social Media Analysis

Net-Savvy Executive

The volume has gone up every year, and 2012 is no exception. This year, I thought I'd do something new: I wrote a recap of the activity, which you can find at The Year in M&A, Social Media Analysis 2012. The companies that offer turnkey platforms for monitoring social media are easy.

What’s So Funny About Social Media and Online Marketing? April 2012

Webbiquity SMM

How do you get the world’s attention if you’re a scrappy little Linux-realm software company with a bit of creativity (and some really smart coders) but no cash?

How (and Why) to Map Your Company’s Digital Landscape

Webbiquity SMM

With more than 90% of companies now using social media to find employees and 82% having a Facebook page , there’s no question that business use of social media has become commonplace.

How Tampon Company Kotex is Real Online

Ari Herzog

Periods may not be awesome but Kotex — the feminine care company that manufactures tampons, pads, and pantiliners — is doing awesome stuff online. Over on Twitter, the company is known as @Kotex and their page is ripe with similar questions as Facebook.

Channel Partners Conference & Expo Vegas 2012

Kikolani

How small companies can appear larger to compete with big businesses. You're reading Channel Partners Conference & Expo Vegas 2012 , originally posted on Kikolani and copyrighted by Kristi Hines, freelance writer and professional blogger.

Top Rated Energy-Saving Companies In U.S

Idaconcpts

Many energy-saving companies have been working hard to develop energy-saving solutions for households to reduce utility bills in the long run. Here’s a short list of top rated energy saving companies. The company is the division of Chevron Corporation. million with the company.

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Evaluating and Improving Your Company’s Reputation

Idaconcpts

A company’s ultimate success does not rest only on the value of its products and services; image and customer satisfaction play a large part in growing and maintaining profits. Ignoring your company’s reputation and the customer’s needs and desires is one way to ensure failure.

Comparison of 100 Top Companies on Social Business and Corporate Culture

Convince & Convert

Whether it’s Charlene Li’s Open Leadership , The NOW Revolution from Amber Naslund and me, Humanize from Maddie Grant and Jamie Notter , Smart Business, Social Business from Michael Brito , or Olivier Blanchard’s Social Media ROI , there is a chorus postulating that people make your company social, not tools and technology. For each of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, I matched up their Social Business Index ranking (where applicable).

Social Responsiveness: Norway Takes the Gold, U.S. Companies Are…Last

The Realtime Report

Companies in Norway respond to 87% of all customer questions posted to brand Facebook pages, taking the gold in the “ socially devoted ” rankings based on data collected by social media measurement firm Socialbakers. According to the data, companies in the U.S.,

Study: The Global Social Media Check-Up 2012

Mindjumpers

Tweet Burson-Marsteller has conducted a survey examining the social media activity of the world’s 100 biggest companies – the Fortune Global 100 companies. 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 State of Social Media Marketing– Annual Survey Report

Mindjumpers

Tweet Recently, Awarness Inc released a report called The State of Social Media Marketing : Top Areas For Social Marketing Investment and Biggest Social Marketing Challenges in 2012. The It compares the state of social media in 2011 and expectations from 2012, based on this survey.

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2012 Social Media Predictions: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

Below are 5 must-reads related to 2012 social media predictions that we wouldn’t want you to miss. Social Media Predictions For 2012. Once we accept that “social” does not equal “transactional” we’ll all be a lot more adept at using it in 2012.