35 Stupendous Social Networking Facts and Stats

Webbiquity SMM

Though “social media” broadly encompasses a variety of platforms including blogs (WordPress, Medium, Tumblr), content sharing (YouTube, SlideShare, Instagram), and content curation (Scoop.It, Triberr, Paper.li), the term is nearly synonymous to many for the big social networks.

49 Noteworthy Social Networking Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Though new social networks continue to be launched (e.g. the “big three” among both consumers and marketers continue to thrive and dominate. But there are no guarantees that leadership will last, and the social networking landscape is constantly evolving.

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Top 15 Social Media Marketing Blog Posts Of 2015

Firebelly

The 15 most-read posts on our social media marketing blog in 2015! IS IT TIME TO REMOVE SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS FROM YOUR WEBSITE? 3 WAYS TO IMPROVE SOCIAL MEDIA ROI IN 2015. SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING: PROCESS MATTERS. Here they are.

9 LinkedIn Best Practices For 2015

Firebelly

LinkedIn is still the go-to social network for business professionals and job seekers. Make this your first priority before you start networking or sharing your business on LinkedIn. 3 Network.

Video is The New King of Content Marketing

Mindjumpers

The path to video supremacy is well underway with Nielsen revealing that 64% of marketers expect video to be a key part of their content strategies. This is particularly true of social media content, which has become the latest and most brutal marketing battleground.

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5 Reasons Why Facebook Tabs Are Still Useful

Saying It Social

Check out these 5 ways for your company to effectively continue use of Facebook Tabs in 2015. Facebook Strategy Social Media facebook marketing ShortStack ShortStack Apps social media social media marketing Social network

4 Concepts Your Online Marketing Should be Ready for in 2015

The Social Media Incubator

So instead of telling you what is going to happen in 2015, we will offer a few items to watch for. If you haven’t heard of the new social media site, there’s a good chance you will in 2015. While that continues, you can almost count on 2015 bringing more of it.

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Improve Your Marketing With Hashtags

yMarketingMatters

Yet even as most people have come to know what they are, many people still don’t understand how to use hashtags to improve marketing for their business. The Hashtag… …is used on the most popular social networks: Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Vine and Pinterest. …is

How to Measure PR and Marketing Outcomes on Snapchat

Waxing UnLyrical

Leah Fein-Roque , who specializes in tech PR and digital marketing understands the Snapchat appeal personally: “I have a 21, 19 and 16 year old using it mostly for everything including texting. Vetting good PR and marketing metrics for Snapchat is no different than on any other platform.

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10 Top Marketing Thought Leaders in Social Media

Webbiquity SMM

If you were asked to name the top thought leaders in marketing today–the 10 marketers you’d definitely advise others to follow on social media–how would you proceed? Biro is an acknowledged thought leader at the intersection of HR, social media and marketing.

How To Know Which Social Networks Are Best For Your Brand

Firebelly

Which social networks should your brand be on? To make things easier for you, the good people at Sprout Social have created this infographic detailing demographics on the most popular social networks. Infographics Social Media Management Social Media Marketing

31 Sensational Social Media Marketing and PR Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Business and consumer marketers are nearly unanimous in their belief in the importance of social media to marketing activities. Still, marketers sometimes struggle with strategy, tactics, and measurement in social media marketing. Know your market (B2B).

Pinterest is NOT a social network! + tips for rocking Pinterest for Biz!

Lucy Hall

Pinterest is NOT a social network! – This statement came straight from the horses mouth at Social Media Week London. Pinterest is NOT a social network! appeared first on Lucy Hall - Social Media. internet marketing Just for fun Marketing Pinterest

Video Marketing For Your Business

yMarketingMatters

This year has been called “The Year of Video Marketing” as businesses find new ways to reach customers. Videos stand out on social media, giving customers a quick overview of a product without overwhelming them with text. The main goal of social media video for businesses is to make a connection, get shared and start a dialogue with the target audience. Where to use video marketing in social media networks: Facebook and Facebook Video Advertising.

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The Importance of Local Activation on Social Media: India

Mindjumpers

Our ever-growing global network of Local Social Media Managers around the world helps us ensure contextually relevant content through social listening, content production and response management. Social Media Users: 134 million, +26% in the past year.

10 Social Media Marketing Mistakes Businesses Must Avoid

Webbiquity SMM

Social media is an integral component of any successful digital marketing strategy. With 74 percent of adults using social networking sites , the opportunity to increase your site’s online exposure to new customers cannot be ignored. Using too many social networks.

Which social network is best for my business?

Lucy Hall

Which social network is best for me and my business? And there are now heaps of channels and social media platforms a business can get set up on for free, some are more popular than others. Each social network has it’s advantages and of course some have disadvantages. It has to be said that you don’t necessarily have to be active on all of the networks otherwise you may find you will be spreading yourself too thin.

Seven Top Marketing Posts for 7-7

Webbiquity SMM

and many people still away from the office (mentally if not physically), it seems an opportune time here in the lazy, hazy days of midsummer to take a quick look back at the seven most-read posts of 2015 so far. What SEO tactics work most effectively in 2015?

Should Inbound Links Play An Important Part Of Your Content Marketing Strategy?

SocMed Sean

Trying to decide whether social media links are as valuable as incoming links from other blogs? Blogs Featured Social Media content marketing inbound search seo social media social networking strategyConfused about the value of developing inbound links? Wondering whether it would be worth your while to buy inbound links from sites like Fiverr? If these are questions you’ve been pondering, take a look at the Slideshare presentation below.

A Framework For Real-Time Content Marketing

Visually SM

While the task of getting into an “always on” mindset can seem daunting, the truth is that good real-time content marketing takes lots of planning and preparation. Your real-time marketing identity is a combination of what you write, what you say, and how you conduct your business.

Why Social Networks Need to Be Part of Your Holiday Sales Strategy

Ignite Social Media

Convenient, GlobalWebIndex just released some fascinating stats around product research on social platforms. According to the study, 37% of internet users use social networks to research products and brands. That’s a large leap from the 28% back in 2015.

One Suprising Way To Skyrocket Your Profile Views On LinkedIn

SocMed Sean

Having worked in social media and digital marketing for quite a while now , I often get asked questions by my clients about gaining more Twitter followers , attracting new Facebook fans or generating more subscribes to a YouTube channel.

The Dos and Don’ts of a Social Media Automation Strategy

Waxing UnLyrical

A staggering 74 percent of Internet-using adults are active on at least one social networking website. And with more than 3 billion users online , that amounts to almost 2 billion social network users. Social media automation addresses this challenge beautifully.

How many Twitter users actually tweet?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Twitter has almost 284 million users however nearly 24 million of them never issue updates via the social networking platform, according to data filed by Twitter with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Featured Headline Social Media Twitter

Facebook Pages are getting mobile friendly

Sherrilynne Starkie

The social network will be soon introducing new sections to Pages, so different types of businesses can feature prominently the most relevant content. Facebook Featured Headline Marketing Uncategorized mobile

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Video Marketing For Your Business

yMarketingMatters

This year has been called “The Year of Video Marketing” as businesses find new ways to reach customers. Videos stand out on social media, giving customers a quick overview of a product without overwhelming them with text. 2 search engine in the world , according to Mushroom Networks.

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Social Media Trends, Prospects, and Challenges in India

Mindjumpers

Our ever-growing global network of Local Social Media Managers around the world helps us ensure contextually relevant content through social listening, content production and response management. And it remains the fastest growing market for social networks in the world.

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Introduction To Real-Time Content Marketing

Visually SM

The marketing world has exploded with social content initiatives in the last few years, and when combined with the urgency and real-time expectations of audience and customers, and new marketing discipline has emerged, one that call “real time content marketing.” ” In the new world of real-time information-sharing, there are many new concepts that businesses must embrace in order to be successful in their Internet marketing efforts.

Are you an intentional marketer?

Janet Fouts

Are you intentional with your social marketing? Most marketers will say yes–or at least most of the time, and hey, nobody’s perfekt right? Today I want you to think about your intentions for using a specific network and ask yourself a few questions.

Like, Share,Tweet – Is that All You Can Do on Social Media?

Waxing UnLyrical

According to a non-exhaustive list on Wikipedia , there are more than 200 social media sites across the globe. Although you may have thought otherwise, social media is not limited to Facebook or Twitter. Mainstream social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter undoubtedly let you reach a much wider audience, than niche networks like Care2 or Untappd. How can you diversify your social media channels? Like, Share,Tweet – Is that All You Can Do on Social Media?

How Facebook is Slowly Strangling Twitter

Convince & Convert

A combination of the right innovation, market timing, and miscalculation by your rival can change the balance of power. Social Media Strategy Social Media Tools facebook facebook live medium periscope Social Media Marketing social media strategy social networks twitter twitter mentions

Nine years of Twitter

Sherrilynne Starkie

I use it to communicate with reporters and other news professionals too; it’s often their preferred social network. According to Social Mention , about 13 per cent of my 12,325 followers have a professional interest in social media or marketing; no surprises there.

Smarter Ways to Measure Authoritative Content

Waxing UnLyrical

That no matter how good it is, how it is disseminated and received in social channels has a lot to do with whether or not your story will get play. Then social really started coming into its own. taking place in various social networks, that added to your comment count.

Marketers- Stop multi-tasking social media

Janet Fouts

Here are a few tips to make the time you spend working on social media marketing tasks, and your entire day, more useful to everyone. As a bonus, you’ll be more focused and engaged with the conversations you have on social networks, increasing your effectiveness.

5 Easy Tools for Social Selling Success

Webbiquity SMM

Social selling is an awesome way to get things done. But, like the early days of anything on social, it’s difficult, messy, and imprecise. Remember trying to manage your brand’s presence on social media pre Hootsuite? 5 Easy Tools for Social Selling Success.

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20 Brilliant B2B Marketing and Digital Business Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

B2B marketers today certainly live in “interesting times” (in the sense of the not-actually-Chinese curse ). Image Credit: B2B Marketing Insider. 55% of B2B buyers say they search for product/vendor information on social media. 12 B2B Marketing Facts and Statistics.

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10 PPC Blogs Every Marketer Should Read

Convince & Convert

When I first started my own digital ad agency, all I had was a strong passion for marketing. If there was one thing I wanted to do in my life, it was digital marketing. Get you entire marketing team to read these blogs today! Specialization: PPC + Paid Marketing Strategy.

What Bill Gates Predicted About Content Marketing

Convince & Convert

How important is content marketing? And it’s one reason why we should heed his vision on the value of content marketing. But are you making full use of your content marketing strategy ? Content marketing isn’t just about blog posts anymore.

6 Timeless Principles for Content Marketers

Small Business Mavericks

Your content marketing strategy should consist of six timeless principles that will keep visitors coming back to your site again and again and lead those visitors to do business with you through a series of steps called your sales funnel. Here are the six timeless principles for effective content marketing. That means writing attention-grabbing headlines and writing awesome content that inspires readers to share it on their social networks.

10 Tips to Shave Hours Off Your Social Media Marketing

Convince & Convert

According to recent research by LinkedIn , 94% of all SMBs in the United States leverage social media for marketing themselves to their audiences. 60% of SMBs that embraced social media claimed that social media marketing got them new customers.

The One Must-Listen Podcast for Social Media Marketers

Convince & Convert

But it’s not just me saying it, as I am thrilled to announce right here at Convince & Convert that our Social Pros Podcast won the 2015 Content Marketing Award for best podcast! Jay Today (a Content Marketing Awards finalist for best short-form video series).

One Social Media Metric to Rule Them All

Visually SM

Please excuse the nerdy headline—I’ve been on a real “Lord of the Rings” kick recently—but if I can borrow some of Mr. Tolkien’s flare for the dramatic, I will say that there really is one social media metric out there should be monitored more closely than the rest. Social Media

Twitter Aim to Regain Momentum with New Video & Group Message Features

Mindjumpers

The launch comes in a time where the social platform has been struggling to keep up with Facebook-owned and video-enabled Instagram. A lot has changed since we wrote about video content in 2012, and today the format is integrated with the largest social platforms.