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How Does Treating LinkedIn Like It Was Twitter Impact Results for B2B? [Research]

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The top two social networks for B2B marketers, LinkedIn and Twitter, are different in several important ways. And marketers generally use them differently. LinkedIn is more formal, more professional, more selective, and more about thought leadership and insights.

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Five Reasons Why You Absolutely, Positively Need to do Online Brand Monitoring

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You’d never speed down the freeway at night with your headlights turned off. You’d never walk down a busy city street blindfolded. And you’d certainly never talk about your brand or product at a business conference or networking event…while wearing noise-cancelling headphones.

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How B2B Tech Marketing on Twitter is Changing (Research)

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Twitter and LinkedIn remain the top two social networks for B2B marketers. Twitter offers some specific capabilities (such as lists ) that make it uniquely valuable for B2B companies. That said, there are some disturbing signs developing for Twitter (and the B2B marketers who rely on the platform).

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Why Digital Marketing Professionals Shouldn’t Neglect Cyber Security

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Guest post by Andy Beohar. No industry today is immune from cybersecurity risk. While a digital marketing agency may not appear to be a high-risk enterprise, it’s as much in peril as any other company. Image credit: tookapic on Pixabay.

Social Media Automation 101

A beginner's guide to social media automation tools and getting automation right.

How to Use Instagram to Drive Traffic to Your B2B Website

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Guest post by Natasha Ponomaroff. A lot of B2B marketers make the mistake of thinking their brand has no place on Instagram.

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How to Convert Employees into Brand Ambassadors on LinkedIn

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Guest post by Anastasia Masters. There are still a few old-school managers out there who are hesitant to encourage their employees to stay active on LinkedIn. After all, it is a platform that connects talent with recruiters.

How B2B Brands Can Drive More Leads This Year

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Guest post by Brandon Brown. In survey after survey, year after year, lead generation is a top priority for B2B brands. No matter how big or small, B2B businesses can’t survive without new leads. Generating high-quality leads is essential to get more sales and more revenue.

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Best Brand Monitoring Tools – At Any Price

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Why You Should Thoroughly Audit Your Social Media Presence

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Guest post by Kevin Conner. Social media success isn’t nearly as random as it can seem. Most successful pages and brands have had a great deal of work put into them over time, along with solid decision-making in terms of content, post frequency, and who or what they tag.

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

The Guide To Social Media Marketing Automation

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Guest post by Anand Srinivasan. There are several reasons why marketers may want to partially automate their social media campaigns. First, success with social media marketing comes with frequency (plus quality).

Seven Reasons Your B2B Marketing Should Include Cats

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Guest post by Emma Williams. Cats rule the internet—so much so that the topic has its own Wikipedia page. Even with millions of cat photos and videos online, any content that features a cute or funny cat still has a good chance of going viral. And cats aren’t just superstars in pet-centric niches.

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12 Solid Stats Surrounding Social Networking (Plus Four  Timely Tips)

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Though it’s dangerous to assume anything about leadership in the social networking space (Facebook overtook MySpace as the biggest social network less than a decade ago , after all), the landscape does seem to have matured and stabilized somewhat at this point.

Four Easy Ways To Improve Your LinkedIn Company Page

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Guest post by Stuart Cooke. When harnessed to its full potential, it’s surprising how powerful LinkedIn can be as a marketing tool.

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

Digital Marketing Trends to Watch in 2019

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Guest post by David Gutierrez. As of June 2018, 4.2 billion people had access to the Internet—in other words, about 55 percent of the entire population of the world.

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Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

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By Peter Caputa. I did a website analysis and custom demonstration for a local IT recruiting company recently. This is a very successful company. They’re a leader in their field and they have a good number of recruiters working for them.

How to Target Users of Specific Software with LinkedIn Ads

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Sponsored post. LinkedIn advertising is a powerful channel for any B2B company looking to reach relevant audiences based on their profession. But if you don’t get your targeting right, it can end up costing you a lot of money. Image credit: C_osett on Flickr.

Three Creative Ways to Use Social Media to Promote your Event

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Guest post by Rosemary McKee. Social networks have become the primary means of keeping friends, family members, and business contacts up to date on what’s happening in our lives. 77% of all Americans have at least one social media profile.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

Improve Your Facebook Sales With These 10 Tips

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Guest post by Rachel Summers. Facebook is an excellent sales platform, as it offers a huge potential audience you can reach with relative ease. However, you’ll be up against some stiff competition on the world’s largest social network.

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Three More Ways to Get the Attention of Today’s Busy B2B Buyers

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Guest post by Marie Johnson. If you’re in B2B sales or marketing, you know how challenging it is to get the attention of today’s buyers.

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Three Things Twitter’s Marketing Team Needs to Do

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Though it’s still one of the top three social networks for B2B marketers, Twitter is struggling. The platform needs to make changes to attract new users, and re-activate dormant accounts, in order to maintain its long-term viability.

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Despite Missteps, Twitter Reports Strong 2Q Performance — What’s Next?

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Some companies succeed by innovating, continually improving product quality, and listening to their customers. And some succeed despite not doing any of those things. Twitter is in the second camp.

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8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

Discover just how easy it is to boost SEO with social media.

19 Noteworthy Stats About Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter Marketing

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Social media marketing is sometimes viewed as Facebook —and then there’s the other guys. But like detectives Gamble and Hoitz , the “other guys” of social networks may be more effective even if less flashy.

Seven Key Categories of Social Media Marketing Tools

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Savvy B2B marketers put significant effort into developing a professional, attractive, and highly functional website design —as the company’s website is often the first impression prospective buyers will get of the business and its offerings.

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Three Simple Ways to Interact With Your Online Readers

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Guest post by Joey Feldman. Authors and writers used to be people distant from the most of the world. Few of us regular people ever interacted with the kind of individuals who wrote books, magazine articles, or even newspaper stories. They were famous but unfamiliar, like Hollywood movie stars.

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The Top B2B Marketing Trends for 2018 – A Meta-Analysis

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Yet another post about 2018 B2B marketing trends? Yes, but wait—this one is different. Promise. Most “top trends” posts either tell what the blogger thinks (good), or curate the opinions of multiple experts (better).

Nine Social Media Marketing Stats You Can Use

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According to Google Trends, social media marketing as a topic if search interest recently turned nine years old (or is about to turn 11 years old, depending on when you place its origin). Facebook was opened up to the public in 2006. Twitter emerged at the SXSW conference in March 2007.

Three Influencer Marketing Secrets to Drive Traffic

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Guest post by Tim Brown. I recently had the opportunity to speak to a couple classes of high school students, and used my time to dig into what and how they interact on the web and social media.

6 Steps to Creating a Successful Instagram Marketing Strategy

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Guest post by Jill Phillips. Instagram has rapidly grown into one of the largest social platforms, boasting more than 500 million daily users. More than fifty percent of Instagram users are followers of different brands on the network.

Five Actionable Social Media Tips for Your Web Development Business

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By David Gutierrez. A huge proportion of brand promotion is now done online, particularly through social media. Digital ad spending exceeded TV promotion budgets for the first time ever in 2017. Photo by Tracy Le Blanc from Pexels.

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Three Ways Users Can Help Keep Twitter Vibrant

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Is Twitter dying? That seems to be a common question right now, according to Google. “Dying” may be too strong a word, but the microblogging social network is clearly struggling.

The Nine Best Facebook Marketing Tools

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Along with Google, Facebook is one of the giants of the Internet. According to recent research , 71% of all Internet users have a Facebook profile. 96% of B2C and and 88% of B2B companies use Facebook for marketing.

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Why Engagement On Your Social Platforms Is Important For Your Next Trade Show

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Guest post by Reno Macri. Trade show or event marketing offers an excellent opportunity for businesses and marketers to gain valuable face-to-face time with potential clients, customers and business partners.

Five Situations Where Marketers Should NOT Use Automation

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Guest post by Godwin Adoga. Automation has been a big win for small and large businesses alike. Any one of us can think of many things we’d rather do instead of laboring over repetitive tasks that a computer could easily take care of.

A 10 Step Guide To Creating A Social Media Marketing Plan

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Guest post by Marvellous Aham-adi. There are almost 3.5 billion social media users in the world. With so many people—from every country, every age, and every profession—marketing professionals have ramped up their use of social media marketing over the past decade.

17 Stellar Stats and Facts for Facebook Fans

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Facebook is, for marketers of all types, the social network that can’t be ignored.