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How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks

Kikolani

Do you have a burning question you want to ask the support team at a popular social network, but you gave up because you couldn’t find the actual contact form through the endless maze of self-serve support documentation? Report an Issue with Home Page or News Feed.

2012 Round-Up Of My Social Media Cartoons And Comics

SocMed Sean

It’s that time again, time to bring all of my 2012 social media comic strips, cartoons and humorous graphics into one single post. If you haven’t already, also be sure to check out my roundup of social media comics and cartoons that I created in 2011.

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PLEASE Don’t Visit My Google+ Page! Here’s Why.

SocMed Sean

Most of you probably know that Google+ has been around for a couple of years now and is Google’s attempt to overcome the hideous social media experiments of Google Wave and Google Buzz. When I ask if they are on Facebook or Twitter, they all say yes.

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Can Good Social Media Customer Service Help You Grow Your Brand?

SocMed Sean

Stan is an online writer and a social media enthusiast who loves to write about the latest social media trends. However, many businesses using social media to brand themselves fail to offer this staple. Remember that word “social”?

BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

I get a lot of questions via Facebook , Twitter and my email contact form and many of the items listed below come straight from those questions, my experience in social media strategy, years of researching platforms and best practices and…well…tinkering with social media.

21 of the Best Social Media Marketing Guides of 2013 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

The use of social media and social networks for marketing has rapidly advanced in the past few years from the “should I do it?” ” level to the current “how do I measure and optimize social media marketing efforts?” by Social-Hire.

Facebook and hashtags: at long last

Sherrilynne Starkie

A black hole in social media data got a step closer to being understood this week. Up until know, it’s been almost impossible to see into the world’s most popular social network to gain insight that could be crucial in developing social media strategies and campaigns.

How to Use Pinterest And The New Rich Pins Features

Mindjumpers

Pinterest is one of those platforms that has now become established among prime players such as Twitter, Facebook and Google+. Pinterest is especially a platform where people go and find inspiration, collect items found on the web onto boards to share with their network.

Social Media News Ticker: Instagram Direct, Twitter Mirror and Photos in DMs

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: Facebook. Twitter. Any social media updates that we missed?

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20 More of the Best Twitter Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

As the fourth-largest social network, and the fastest growing in 2012 , Twitter has emerged as a serious platform for business professionals to share breaking news, promote thought-leadership content, and engage with customers, prospects, peers and industry influencers.

Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Ad Retargeting, Google ‘+Post Ads,’ Apple Buys Topsy

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Tumblr and Apple: Facebook. Facebook adds more ‘News’ to News Feed to become more Twitter-like – Facebook is now promoting more ‘real news’ posted by users; the social network’s news-feed algorithm will now expose more links to articles from media organizations — especially on mobile (AdAge).

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Facebook Reader a welcome feature

Sherrilynne Starkie

I liked that it had the ability to search through feeds to find specific content. But little by little Twitter and Facebook have taken over the reader duties for me. Today, we are hearing reports that Facebook is going to launch a reader application, and my first thought was, I hope this won’t change Facebook’s current update feeds. Earlier this month, rumours about Facebook’s possible Google Reader replacement erupted when mentions of RSS feeds appeared in Facebook’s code.

Pheed App: Better Social than Twitter or Facebook?

Bill Hartzer

If you have spent any amount of time online, you have probably spent at least a few minutes browsing a social network. Almost every brick and mortar business has some form of social media presence that it uses to help customers better connect with their products and / or brand.

20 Tools to Grow Your Business, Efficiency and Productivity

Waxing UnLyrical

Newsle syncs with your social networks, and then sends you an email when any of your contacts are “in the news.” Content curation & social media management. I’d signed up for Feedly a while back, and have just started using that as my RSS reader of choice.

Get Happy: Putting Yourself into Your Brand’s Personality

Convince & Convert

This week: From ExactTarget , a free whitepaper entitled The Mathematics of Social Marketing. And from Expion , a free report on the top 50 retail brands’ social media use in 2013. The RSS feed is: [link]. Holy Social!

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Solving Klout’s “Warren Buffett Problem”

Convince & Convert

Matt Thomson , VP of Business Development at Klout , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the “Warren Buffett problem” his company faces, those fancy analytics at work behind the Klout algorithms, and expanding to offer brands a whole new product.

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App Of The Week: HootSuite

The Social Media Incubator

It’s a very popular social media organizer for both businesses and individuals. HootSuite allows you to manage all of your social networks in one place. HootSuite allows you to schedule posts for anytime to any of your networks.

Facebook Has Lost Their Teen Spirit

Firebelly

Surprisingly, a lot of the drama and popularity contests stem from social media. But now, most of her social media interactions are on Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and Kik (which I do not approve of for a 14 year old). Is Facebook being pushed out of the spotlight for teens?

Improving Family Life, One Blog Post at a Time

Convince & Convert

And from Expion , a free report on the top 50 retail brands’ social media use in 2013. The RSS feed is: [link]. “Content marketing without social is, frankly, stupid because that’s just broadcasting.” How did you get involved with social media?

Behind the Curtain of a Sports Social Media Giant

Convince & Convert

Bryan Srabian , Director of Social Media for the San Francisco Giants , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss dedicating a physical space to social, basing an editorial calendar on the baseball game schedule, and how to handle rivalries in the Twittersphere.

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Contagion, Social Media, and Why Things Catch On

Convince & Convert

Jonah Berger , Marketing Professor at the Wharton School , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss his bestseller Contagious: Why Things Catch on , the science behind those viral marketing hits, and the importance of setting realistic and helpful goals with a viral marketing campaign.

Traffic Rises 350% Year-Over-Year For Social Publisher BuzzFeed

The Realtime Report

Calling itself “the social news and entertainment company,” BuzzFeed demonstrated last month that whatever the publisher’s formula may be, it’s working. Creating shareable content: different feed options on BuzzFeed’s homepage. Referrals from Twitter, Facebook and Google hit record highs; Facebook is easily in the lead, but referral traffic from Twitter grew 180% in the last year.

9 Tools to Improve Social Media Productivity

Convince & Convert

Do you find that the daily demands of social media promotion are increasing? Our time is our most precious asset and social media is great at eating into it! Here are 9 social media tools that will help you save time and improve your productivity.

10 Search and Social Posts You Don’t Want to Miss (1.7)

Josh S Peters

By using statistics, we can overcome these situations and generate actionable analysis… How to Do SEO in 2013. Social media has taken these brand advocates of days gone by, given them each a megaphone and shot them full of espresso and steroids.

Is Your Brand Socially Agile?

Convince & Convert

The RSS feed is: [link]. “Most brands are completely tone deaf, even if they’re on social media.” He has been running their social media scene for a few years but has always done so as a contractor from social media agency M80. Holy Social! .

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Fetching Friday – 20 Marketing Links & Sad Cat Diary

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. The Ultimate Resource for 2013 Inbound Marketing Stats and Charts – Looking for a compelling inbound marketing stat?

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & The Future of Google Author Rank

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Do you wonder if your blog is optimized for social media conversions? Social Media / Social Networking.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & The Science of Productivity

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Social Media / Social Networking. Here are 50 ways to drive leads with social media.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Google Internship

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Social Media / Social Networking. Also, be sure to follow him on Twitter @jasonphines or Google+ !

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Fetching Friday – 22 Marketing Links

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Social Media / Social Networking. An in-depth, tactical approach to optimizing your social profiles.

How to Integrate Social Media into Your Website with a Homeland Embassy Strategy

Convince & Convert

I’d like to walk you through a social media strategy concept known as the homeland-embassy approach. Is it okay for a company or brand to engage on Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin but be antisocial on their own website? Or do they need to socialize their homeland as well?

Put Yourself on the Social Map: From Vagueness to Greatness

Convince & Convert

And from Expion , a free report on the top 50 retail brands’ social media use in 2013. The RSS feed is: [link]. When Erich was asked to take over Nissan ‘s digital marketing, his assignment was as vague as “Put Nissan on the social map.”

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & World’s Cutest Frog

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Social Media / Social Networking. Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+.

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Fetching Friday – 21 Marketing Links

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Social Media / Social Networking. Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter and Facebook.

Is Your Blog Better Now Than When You Started It?

Kikolani

When it comes to blogging, numbers mean traffic and social media metrics. You’ll see increased activity on your social media properties and referral traffic from such sites. Social Activity. Do you see traffic coming back to your blog from social media networks?

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Imagine the World

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Social Media / Social Networking. Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+.

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How to Be Careful Without Being Boring

Convince & Convert

Live from WOMMA Summit , it’s Social Pros! And from Expion , a free report on the top 50 retail brands’ social media use in 2013. The RSS feed is: [link]. As a company that sells alcohol, Beam’s actions on social media are closely monitored.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Guest Blogging Hangout

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Share them easily on Twitter and look like an online marketing smartypants. Social Media / Social Networking.

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This Week in Social Media – 8/7/2013

Social Media Marketing

Why Bezos bought the Post , Facebook gets a CMO and starts bumping, time on digital surpasses TV, Facebook ads are undervalued, Vietnam outlaws sharing news on social sites, GE wants to put an end to press releases, the effect of tweets on TV ratings and more, it''s This Week in Social Media.

Effectively Recruiting Top Performing Employees through Social Media

SocMed Sean

Today’s guest post comes from Eric Czerwonka , an entrepreneur and co-founder of Buddy Punch , a software company founded in 2013 that provides time tracking solutions for startups, companies with employees, as well as anyone with a remote team to manage.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Funny Cute Animal Compilation

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Find out how to use Twitter as your source of social proof testimonials. Social Media / Social Networking.

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This Week in Social Media – 4/3/2013

Social Media Marketing

And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in my new This Week in Social Media Magazine. Typically reserved to the right column, Facebook just announced that these targeted ads will now come to the News Feed. Twitter is being mined for similar uses as well.

26 Outstanding LinkedIn Tips and Tactics

Webbiquity SMM

Indisputably the largest business-oriented social network, LinkedIn has emerged as a crucial site for professional networking, B2B marketing, hiring and job seeking. How can individuals use LinkedIn most effectively, whether for personal branding, job seeking or networking?