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Marketing, community, support or all of the above?

Dave Fleet

Like many other people at the time, I was interested in the humanizing effect that social media could have for companies. While companies were previously faceless, anonymous entities, suddenly they could have a face, and interact with the people who cared about them. Tweet.

Marketing, community, support or all of the above?

Dave Fleet

Like many other people at the time, I was interested in the humanizing effect that social media could have for companies. While companies were previously faceless, anonymous entities, suddenly they could have a face, and interact with the people who cared about them.

Why Social Media Is So Important for Your Business in 2014

yMarketingMatters

Yes, businesses have definitely realized the power of social media and accepted that social media marketing has to be part of their marketing and PR mix. 89% of marketers stated that increased exposure was the number one benefit of social media marketing. Mobile Marketing.

In a Huge Company, Community Managers Become the Heroes

Convince & Convert

» Social Pros Podcast brand communities community management content marketing facebook integrated marketing social media Social Media Marketing social media strategy social media tools Social Pros Amrita Sahasrabudha, ARAMARK.

10 Problems Keeping Your Online Community from Being Great

SocialFish

The problem: The initial inclination when building an online community is volume. And then after you reach an acceptable, beefy threshold – that’s when you start to sculpt your community. Your community manager is an outsider. Have a community of Hybrid car owners?

9 Problems Keeping Your Online Community from Being Great

SocialFish

The problem: The initial inclination when building an online community is volume. And then after you reach an acceptable, beefy threshold – that’s when you start to sculpt your community. Your community manager is an outsider. Have a community of Hybrid car owners?

Why Doesn’t Your Company Have a Social Media Voice Document?

SocialFish

A few years ago, I think you could have gotten away with keeping the company ‘voice’ safely locked away in a few choice individuals’ minds at your company. How can we expect uniform education across the company? Facebook : Tag all relevant company mentions.

Use an editorial calendar for content marketing

Sherrilynne Starkie

If you are into content marketing make 2014 the year you start an editorial calendar and keep it going all year long. This is an essential tool in producing quality, effective content that consistently supports marketing and business objectives.

23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

Though the use of social media and social networks for marketing is now nearly ubiquitous, and 78% of companies have dedicated social media teams, many marketers sill struggle with certain aspects of social marketing, such as formalizing strategies and measuring results.

2014 Domainer’s Choice Awards – Official Results

Bill Hartzer

The first annual Domainer’s Choice Awards were presented this evening, June 28, 2014, at the Dana Point Yacht Club, in Dana Point, California. This award is to honor the conference that provides the best overall value to the domain community. Marketing

5 Social Media Tips for Social Good Companies That Will Get Your Message Heard (In Less Than 10 Minutes Per Day)

SocialFish

I don’t have the money to hire anyone to do our social media marketing.”. There are SO many social media platforms out there to drive awareness to your organization: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Vine, YouTube… heck, as social media marketers, there are some even we don’t know about!

103 Compelling Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)

Webbiquity SMM

As the use of social media in marketing has become ubiquitous, marketers have turned their attention to making the use of business social media more sophisticated and strategic. How does social media use differ in B2B vs. B2C companies? leaderswest Digital Marketing Journal ).

28 (of the) Best LinkedIn Marketing Guides of 2014

Webbiquity SMM

What’s more, as reported here previously , LinkedIn is the top social network for B2B marketing; 83% of marketers say they prefer to use LinkedIn for distributing B2B content. 7 Essential LinkedIn Marketing Stats: When to Post, What to Post and How to Improve by Buffer.

Pinterest Marketing for B2Bs

SocialFish

Traditionally viewed as a hot spot for product retailers for most of its history, Pinterest has been virtually ignored by B2B companies looking to reach their target market. Follow the tips below to increase the potential of your Pinterest B2B marketing strategy.

Search & Social – Understanding the Interdependence

Mindjumpers

This is a guest blog post written by Christine Dissing – a London-based marketing professional holding a Master in Marketing Communications Management. Also search marketers must understand the elements of social to succeed in becoming more visible.

How to Create a Thriving B2B Advocacy Community

Convince & Convert

Tweetable Moments Too many marketers these days are like T-rexes, with little, tiny arms. jtroyer Tweet This Giving Back to Your Top Influencers Back in 2003, VMware ‘s online community was centered around a forum.

Five Steps for a B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy

SocialFish

Its taken a while, but the business-to-business community is finally jumping onto the social media bandwagon. An effective B2B social media marketing strategy is very different than the ones employed by business-to-consumer companies. Humanize Your Company.

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Social Media Marketing Primer

SocialFish

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Search and Social Lessons from the Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference

Webbiquity SMM

Last month’s Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference opened with a blast of presentational energy from Neal Rodriguez. Key lessons about SEO in 2014: • The days of tips & tricks in SEO are over.

Why Customer Service is the Future of Social Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With the rise of Facebook’s popularity, the launch of Twitter, and the surge of influence from social news sites like Digg, social media looked to be a great breeding ground for marketers to make their mark. Marketers and legitimate top users got banned.

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What Pinterest’s Updated Policies Mean for Marketers

SocialFish

———— With the changes to Pinterest’s Acceptable Use Policy, marketers may have to rethink the way they use the social site. This post by Ekaterina Walter originally appeared on ClickZ and is reposted here with permission.

Engagement Is The New Real-Time

Mindjumpers

To deliver the right content at the right time and at the right place has become the focal point of digital marketing these past years. It is indisputable that successful real-time marketing does conjure up an immediate and immense reaction. Real-time marketing vs. real-time engagement.

“Growth Hacking” – Ignore the Hype

Waxing UnLyrical

There is a dangerous idea being shared in marketing, community management, and start-up circles in San Francisco – “Growth Hacking.”. Believing that “growth hacking” is the way to build your user base, community, or marketing program is a very dangerous idea.

Five Signs the Future Belongs to User-Generated Content

Waxing UnLyrical

In the realm of marketing, learning is the name of the game no matter what your goal is. It’s a landslide: Community creates results. The Harlem Shake depended on community. User-generated content is far better at creating that community.

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Why CMOs Should Stop Being Addicted to Pay-per-Click Ads

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Advertising Behavioral Targeting Conversion Optimization Customer Experience Interactive Marketing Lead Generation Online Advertising Online Testing Testing. As more and more marketers are discovering, it’s impossible to.

Robust Collaboration Tools to Empower the Modern Social Media Marketing Team

SocialFish

Regardless of the type of business you’re engaged in online, your trump card will, in many cases, be your team’s ability to respond to customers’ needs and communicate and give generously; none are tasks to be oversimplified, especially when serving a large client base or community.

7 Ways to Lighten Up Your Marketing and Generate Conversation

Convince & Convert

As content marketing explodes, so too, does the volume of noise. Show Empathy: The Truth is Funny Connect on an emotional level by tying your company and offering to a real human challenge that your prospect has. These conversations are something every B2B company can do.

Why Research Is Key to Improving Your Social Media Marketing

Convince & Convert

“ Social media is very visible to everyone within the company,” Marji points out. » Social Pros Podcast brand communities content creation content marketing digital marketing social media Social Media Marketing Social Pros twitter

How to Use Reddit to Boost Your Marketing through the Roof

Webbiquity SMM

Although Reddit is dwarfed by the likes of Facebook and Twitter, its influence on the internet is huge, and its potential for marketers as a way to reach customers is incredible. Honest Marketing. It just goes to show that Reddit doesn’t hate marketing—it just hates boring marketing!

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Why More Members, Money, and Ads Don’t Always Mean More Success: A B2B Marketer’s Survival Guide

Webbiquity SMM

So the question is–are there things that today’s B2B marketers can learn from history, specifically, the tremendous success of Facebook and the rise, fall and possible resurrection of Myspace? These differences can and should provide valuable lessons for B2B marketers.

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Just get us the Millennials! #Marketing #Fail

Janet Fouts

“Just get us the millennials” This mind set is short-sighted and mindless old-school marketing at best! Millennial’s are just one demographic in your potential market and you need to think carefully before you focus entire marketing campaigns on them.

Social Media for Alumni Networks

SocialFish

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31 Expert Guides to Maximizing Online Brand Visibility – WPO

Webbiquity SMM

event sponsorships, community outreach, analyst coverage, trade association membership) components. Beyond Search & Social: Online Marketing in 2014 by Search Engine Journal. Convergence: Merging Disciplines Between PR and Marketing by InNetwork. email marketing.

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A Social Media Status Quo – Brazil

Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers Network is a global platform of local country Community Managers, enabling international companies to execute and maintain brand communities in a structured, quality assured and cost effective way across markets with the aim of creating effect and value.

Actionable Listening Promotes Real-Time Engagement

Mindjumpers

But similar to a real life conversation, social media marketers of today must be equally eager and prepared to listen , as they are to lead the conversation. This will enable you to adapt your campaign to match the moment – wait; did someone say real time marketing?

Monitoring What Others Are Saying About Your Organization

SocialFish

You can’t engage your audience or your market base if you can’t see your organization through their eyes. You can measure your brand’s mentions and compare and contrast your content marketing topics. Essentials of Online Community Management On-Demand Course Cool Social Tools: Noosfeer.

Why You Should Encourage Social Advocacy among B2B Employees

SocialFish

When we discuss brand advocates, it often refers to influential persons outside of the company – media and bloggers with a large following, for example. Firstly, your employees know more about your brand and company culture than anyone else. Featured Implementation Open Communit

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Presentation: The Power of Loyalty in Social Media

Dave Fleet

I focused on several insights: Social media is a two-way channel, but over the last ten years social media marketers have increasingly shifted to focus activities on one-way interruption – applying old techniques to new channels, which is exacerbated by updates on networks like Facebook. Communities form post-purchase, but most marketers are focused pre-purchase. When you force a community to act as a new acquisition channel in that way, you dilute the community.

The 7 Deadly Sins Of Digital Marketing In 2014

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Have we solved the most basic of questions for our digital marketing efforts? I would argue that the vast majority of brands engaged in digital marketing have left the fundamentals behind them. You can pick a brand (any brand) and benchmark them against these 7 deadly sins of digital marketing in 2014, and you will see where the real gaps truly lie. Here are the 7 deadly sins of digital marketing in 2014. community building. content marketing.

Linkedin Update: Linkedin Products & Services Page To Be Removed

yMarketingMatters

On April 14 Linkedin Products & Services Tab will be removed from LinkedIn Company Pages! In its place, Linkedin is recommending two alternatives to share information about your products and services: Company updates. Yes, that’s right.

How to Measure Social Media Success for Your Small Business

yMarketingMatters

With social media marketing, you can undeniably grow your audience, gain visibility and exposure for your company/products/services, provide outstanding customer service, and – yes – generate business and increase sales. Community Growth & Sustainability.

Content Marketing and Social Business

Janet Fouts

Content marketing is the new buzzword on the lips of every marketer these days, but what does it mean for your newly social business? That last one is a trick by the way, you need to know that content marketing is a long-term strategy.

Why Great Marketing Isn’t Always Done “At Scale”

Convince & Convert

Contrary to popular belief, marketing doesn’t necessarily need to be a “scalable” operation. In fact, outreach marketing focuses on the “one to one to many” approach where brands reach out to a handful of passionate fans, influencers, etc.