Monday Roundup: Closing Out 2014

Waxing UnLyrical

So, for the final roundup of the year, as we’re closing out 2014, we thought we’d feature seven posts from around the web that will help you start the new year right. This is the final roundup of 2014 and the final post of 2014, as we’re going on vacation through Jan.

11 Thought-Provoking Guides to Content Marketing for 2014

Webbiquity SMM

Content marketing remains a hot topic, as practitioners continue to ask questions, like: what are the hottest trends in content marketing for 2014? Leading Experts Predict The Content Marketing Trends for 2014 by Search Engine Journal.

Microvideo Will Dominate 2014

Waxing UnLyrical

Will Vine and Instagram videos be the preferred method for digital marketers in 2014? Microvideo Will Dominate 2014 is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical. Twitter Google+ Microvideo Will Dominate 2014.

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Tradeshow Trends for 2014

SocialFish

20+ Tradeshow Trends For 2014 & Beyond from Jeff Hurt. …by the always excellent Jeff Hurt. Stick this in your pipe and smoke it! Related Posts Best Linkedin Company Pages How to Lead Your Way to a Social Organization Here’s what Silicon Valley cares about.

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2014: Everything Marketers Don’t Want You To Know

Firebelly

Although predictions or extended reality projections usually come at the end of one year or the beginning of of another – I think it’s critical to look at what’s happening so far in 2014 and imagine the rest of the year. Blog community social content performance influencer marketing marketing predictions 2014 real time analytics real time monitoring social insights social media ads

The 2014 Digital Marketing Ecosystem

Cody Ward

The post The 2014 Digital Marketing Ecosystem appeared first on Puzzle Marketer.

Companies Invest More in Social Media Marketing in 2014

Unspoken

People can argue that the shift occurred in 2013 or earlier, but 2014 has really seen even more big growth in social media advertising. Social media advertising is the wave of 2014.

SEO in 2014: Where It’s All Headed

Navolutions

2013 was a downright bizarre year for SEO, which is why you’re bound to see all sorts of wacky predictions for 2014. What is Next for SEO in 2014? My big prediction for SEO in 2014 is this: everyone is going to double down or fold.

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The State of Digital Marketing 2014

Direct Marketing Observations

Thanks to the folks over at Web Marketing 123 for this Infographic. digital marketing digital

The 2014 State of Digital Transformation

SocialFish

Slides] The 2014 State of Digital Transformation by Altimeter Group from Altimeter Group Network on SlideShare. Lots of good stuff in this Altimeter report on Digital Transformation. Jamie Notter and I have a whole chapter on Digital in our forthcoming book.

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2014 World Cup: Social Media Campaign Round-Up

The Realtime Report

The 2014 World Cup was host to countless ad campaigns, and record breaking social media statistics. Adidas has been crowned as the ‘ most talked about ‘ brand connected to the 2014 World Cup, generating 1.59

What is no longer working in social media: 2014 edition

SocialFish

This post by Tinu Abayomi-Paul originally appeared on AGBeat and is reprinted here by permission. ———-. What’s new in social media, and what is broken.

Social Media Campaigns Kick-Off 2014 World Cup

The Realtime Report

Today marks the start of the 2014 World Cup, a month-long event highly anticipated by fans – and marketers – around the globe.

Social Media Loves Valentine’s Day: 2014 Campaigns

The Realtime Report

CC: @Netflix pic.twitter.com/uuhk1Zw4ad — Oreo Cookie (@Oreo) February 14, 2014. pic.twitter.com/jZjMwsaj3Y — NU Men’s Basketball (@NUMensBball) February 14, 2014.

NBA Announces 2014 Social Media Award Winners

The Realtime Report

Rajon Rondo (@RajonRondo) January 14, 2014. Related Stories Social Media Campaigns Kick-Off 2014 World Cup Sony Builds Interactive Social Media Hub for 2014 World Cup MyPermissions’ Android App: Is Your Private Information Secure? This month, NBA Digital held its third annual NBA Social Media Awards , which honors NBA players and teams for their active participation on social media throughout the regular season.

The Pillars of Online Marketing Success in 2014 & Beyond

SocialFish

The post The Pillars of Online Marketing Success in 2014 & Beyond appeared first on SocialFish.

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Sony Builds Interactive Social Media Hub For 2014 World Cup

The Realtime Report

Sony has teamed up with media agency Isobar to create a new interactive platform for this year’s World Cup, called One Stadium Live.

Social Media Optimization 2014: Twitter or Facebook?

SocialFish

But which of the two vastly different but equally dominating social media giants takes the cake when it comes to presiding over the social scene of 2014? With these differences in mind, which outlet should you be targeting in order to get the most out of your social media outreach in 2014?

104 Fascinating Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014 (and 2015)

Webbiquity SMM

Looking at marketing surveys and studies from the past year, a few trends are clear, among them that buyers are firmly (and increasingly) in control of the purchase cycle. They prefer searching to being found, and will often be close to their final decision point before talking to a salesperson.

Why Social Media Is So Important for Your Business in 2014

yMarketingMatters

It’s obvious that social media will continue to have a significant impact in 2014 on marketers and business owners: They now have the ability to reach out and communicate on a personal level with their target audience on a daily basis.

Best Tips for Successful Social Media and Digital Marketing in 2014

yMarketingMatters

Social media and digital marketing are going to grow even stronger in 2014. Having a social media and marketing strategy and plan is crucial to your success in 2014. Set aside a budget in your 2014 plan for social media advertising.

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Best Place to Advertise Online in 2014?

The Social Media Incubator

billion in 2014. Twitter has increased their ads since hitting the IPO scene, and Facebook introduces video ads to their news feed early on in 2014. Have you noticed more ads in your social media feeds lately? It may be something you have to get used to.

Asia-Pacific Will Account For One-Third of All Twitter Users In 2014

The Realtime Report

The number of Twitter users worldwide is projected to increase by nearly 25% in 2014, according to new estimates from eMarketer. By the end of 2014, India and Indonesia will have the third and fourth largest Twitter populations in the world.

Social Networking Stats: 25% of US Smartphone Users Will Use Instagram in 2014, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

25% of US Smartphone Users Will Use Instagram in 2014. When the data is narrowed down to smartphone users, Instagram is set to overtake Twitter in 2014. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube.

My Social Networking Primer in 2014

Ari Herzog

I’m opening the social networking gates in 2014. With over 4,500 people and companies following me on Twitter at @ariherzog , why did I create a new account at @ariherzogdotcom last week and ask people to follow me there instead? With over 8,400 people in a LinkedIn group I manage about social media marketing , why did I create a new group using that dotcom name and ask people to join that?

Internet Trends for 2014 Report is a must read

Dave Fleet

KPCB Internet trends 2014 from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Tweet. Every so often you stumble across a report that contains so much insight that it’s futile to try to digest it all in one sitting.

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Monday Roundup: Happy New Year

Waxing UnLyrical

I hope that you all had a wonderful holiday season and are well rested, ready to take on 2014. Top Marketing Predictions For 2014. Why: Michael Brenner identifies the marketing trends he thinks will make waves in 2014, including brand publishing. Happy New Year!

30 Remarkable Content Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)

Webbiquity SMM

And it continues to expand: 82% of marketers plan to increase their budgets for content marketing in 2014. Content marketing has become ubiquitous, with 93% of B2B marketers now using it. Image Credit: Robert Rose.

Content Creators Unite At NMX 2014: A Brief Review

Firebelly

Scott Stratten, the President of Un-Marketing, speaks at NMX 2014. A few weeks ago my father ( @shashib ) and I attended the New Media Expo in Las Vegas (If you want more information on this check out my Blogworld post ).

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Internet Trends for 2014 Report is a must read

Dave Fleet

KPCB Internet trends 2014 from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Every so often you stumble across a report that contains so much insight that it’s futile to try to digest it all in one sitting.

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3 Rules for Success from the Top 10 Marketers of 2014

Convince & Convert

» Content Marketing Ann Handley Brian Clark content marketing content marketing advice content marketing strategy heidi cohen joe chernov rand fishkin scott abel top content marketers of 2014

Google Quality Rater Guidelines 2014

Bill Hartzer

I just got ahold of the latest copy of Google’s Quality Rater Guidelines, with a date of March 2014. It’s an interesting read, all 160 pages of this document.

Please Take My 2014 Reader Survey

Justin Levy

The post Please Take My 2014 Reader Survey appeared first on Justin Levy. One area that I have struggled with over the past couple of years has been consistency in writing.

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Mayor Jim Watson named 2014 communicator of the year by IABC Ottawa

Sherrilynne Starkie

Mayor Watson will be recognized at the IABC Ottawa 2014 Excel Award Gala on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at the National Arts Centre, the largest gathering of the year for Ottawa’s communications, marketing and creative design community.

Facebook Update: New Layout for Business Pages

yMarketingMatters

Blog Facebook Social Media Marketing Facebook changes Facebook for business Facebook Timeline Facebook Timeline for Business Pages Facebook Tips New Facebook Page Layout 2014 new layout for facebook business pages new layout for facebook pages

Essential Twitter Cheat Sheet for 2014

Harp Interactive

Check out our essential list of all the Twitter commands, lingo and resources you need to know to make the most of Twitter in 2014. Categories: Blog , How To , Social Media Marketing , Twitter Tags: social media , Twitter , twitter cheat sheet , twitter essentials , twitter lingo Finally! All the Twitter tips, tricks and resources to support your business or brand…all in one place.

Essential Twitter Cheat Sheet for 2014

Harp Interactive

Check out our essential list of all the Twitter commands, lingo and resources you need to know to make the most of Twitter in 2014. Categories: Blog , How To , Social Media Marketing , Twitter Tags: social media , Twitter , twitter cheat sheet , twitter essentials , twitter lingo Finally! All the Twitter tips, tricks and resources to support your business or brand…all in one place.

So Long Summer of 2014

Geoff Livingston

So those are my five big memories of The Summer of 2014. It’s hard to believe, but this is the last week of unofficial summer. Labor Day is just one week away, and the official autmun grind begins. Personally, I feel like the summer ended somewhere in July.

2014 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales for Marketers

Kikolani

You''re reading 2014 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales for Marketers , originally posted on Kikolani and copyrighted by Kristi Hines, freelance writer and professional blogger. The post 2014 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales for Marketers appeared first on Kikolani.

Essential Nonprofit Software of 2014

SocialFish

Let’s examine the best nonprofit software of 2014 and how these solutions can address the unique needs of nonprofit organizations. The newest release for 2014 includes improved calendar functionality, updated task features, and a new iPad app for users on the go.