Microsoft and LinkedIn: A Primer for Social Marketers

Simply Measured

When I heard the news that Microsoft is set to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 This is the perfect match for both the Microsoft brand and the LinkedIn brand. Microsoft and LinkedIn’s Economic Graphs side-by-side from the presentation deck. Microsoft has 1.2+

Romi Mahajan leaves Microsoft to Join Metavana as CMO

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Long time friend and well respected CMO buddy of mine Romi Mahajan is leaving Microsoft to join Metavana. Q: So social sentiment analysis is a big debate and quite the rage now, with new companies and new approaches cropping up frequently.

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Does QR stand for Quasi-Ridiculous? (an analysis)

Convince & Convert

I’m as guilty (probably more so) than you, as we included 22 Microsoft Tags (QR’s urbane, proprietary cousin) in our book The NOW Revolution. mobile Crowne Plaza Hotels exacttarget Microsoft Tag mobile marketing QR Codes smartphones text messaging

Pinterest Sweepstakes Microsoft Mouse Design: Case Study With BJ O'Hare

Diva Marketing Blog

BJ O'Hare , social media lead for Microsoft Hardware Team, graciously agreed to tell us the back-story in a Diva Marketing Mini Case Interview. About BJ O'Hare - BJ O’Hare is the Social Media Lead for the Microsoft Hardware Team. Microsoft Hardware Blog.

Instagram Lessons from the Forbes Top 10 Most Valuable Brands

Simply Measured

The top brands on the Forbes list are tech brands: Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook. Brand Profiles & Case Studies Education & Analysis Social Media

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The ROI of Knowing Your Social ROI

Simply Measured

Ron Schott, who runs Global Advertising and Social Ads at Microsoft, had this to say: If we want a seat at the table when it comes to budgets, we need to be able to prove how our efforts impact the bottom line. Education & Analysis Social Media

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What Is Influencer Marketing?

Simply Measured

As Ron Schott, Senior Communications Manager at Microsoft, put it here, “It’s a question of mass reach versus mass impact. Education & Analysis Social Media

3 Creative Ways to Use Twitter Polls

Simply Measured

For example, we surveyed how people felt about the LinkedIn and Microsoft deal: What do you think about the Microsoft x LinkedIn deal? Education & Analysis Social MediaAll marketers know that Twitter is a great platform for audience engagement. However, one of Twitter’s most interactive features is also one of its most underused. Coming soon! We’re rolling out the ability for everyone to create polls on Twitter:

Leicester City: A Tale Of Success, Social Media Affinity, And Crisps


They command a higher share of this audience than Microsoft, EA Games, and Harry Styles, plus rival accounts such as Nokia, Sony, and Apple CEO Tim Cook. Platform Blog Social Media Data Twitter Analysis

The Weekly Digital Marketing Round-Up

Simply Measured

Microsoft could be preparing to take on SalesForce–but only after buying more data-heavy companies in the space. Education & Analysis Social MediaThe digital marketing world is changing rapidly, even as I write this.

A great opportunity for Nokia that no one has mentioned…

The Way of the Web

For a full and complete analysis of how far Nokia have floated up the creek without any propulsion, Tomi Ahonen is as comprehensive as ever in his figures, predictions, and critical analysis of Microsoft and Nokia CEO Stephen Elop.

Analysis: StumbleUpon's Top 25 Users

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » Analysis: StumbleUpon’s Top 25 Users Analysis: StumbleUpon’s Top 25 Users Written by Glen, this post has 20 Comments Around two years ago I took some time out to analyse the top 50 Stumbleupon users. Cool analysis man.

The role of social media in managing projects for brands

A product of Microsoft, Yammer is a social network for employees, assigned a project. Fellow writer John Dietrich did an excellent analysis of how data visualization can benefit social media professionals. Post by Adi Englander.

How to improve Google Ranking with H1 Tags

Razor Social

When you’re creating a document in Microsoft Word or similar programs, you can section off your document. If you want to do a full analysis of H1 tags on pages on your website, you can use the Screaming Frog tool. This will do an analysis of up to 500 pages for free.

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The Silent Rise of LinkedIn to 500M Members: What Marketers Need to Know for 2018 [SSM069]

Buffer Social

Microsoft must have seen something in the rising star as well – officially acquiring LinkedIn for $26.2 2016 (400M members): Microsoft acquires LinkedIn for $26.2B. Statistical Analysis and Data Mining are the top skills on LinkedIn. Microsoft officially closes its $26.2B

comScore December 2012 Search Engine Rankings

Bill Hartzer

NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, has released its monthly comScore qSearch analysis of the U.S. percent market share, followed by Microsoft with 16.3

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #41

Twist Image

Jaron Lanier: The Frontiers of Augmented Reality and Human Potential - Microsoft Advertising. In this video, he discusses the impact of technologies like Microsoft 's Kinect and the future of computing. "I wasn't sure whether to link to this long piece - a dense and difficult, but fascinating, analysis of Stanley Kubrick 's ' The Shining ' - or the short blog-post that lead me to it (found here ). microsoft. microsoft advertising.

Snooki v. Toni Morrison

Waxing UnLyrical

I hate that Microsoft Word won’t recognize ‘google’ as a verb. This is the sort of in-depth political analysis this country needs, to drag us out of this terrible recession and help us choose our leaders. Guest post by Brian Meeks. I don’t know Snooki.

Internet Marketing and SEO Analyst Job Opening

Bill Hartzer

Perform analytics-based analysis to measure program progress/success. Compile findings and provide analysis. Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.). CS Creative is seeking an Internet Marketing Analyst, to work client-side with a leading technology company based in Dallas. This position will be responsible for keyword research, optimizing and coding various pages in HTML.

7 Popular Goal-Setting Strategies That Will Help You Achieve Great Things on Social Media

Buffer Social

In one of the studies , Locke performed an analysis of 10 years’ worth of lab and field studies on the effects of goal-setting. Microsoft : A computer on every desk and in every home. Setting social media goals is hard.

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Search Engine Rankings for September 2011

Bill Hartzer

NASDAQ: SCOR) , a leader in measuring the digital world, has recently released its monthly comScore qSearch analysis of the U.S. billion search queries during the month of September 2011, followed by Microsoft with 2.5

Essential tools for influencer marketing

Microsoft Excel. Microsoft Excel — Sometimes you just need to do some Excel jujitsu ! It’s not really a dashboard the way I use it, it’s a historical analysis tool, allowing us to show our clients the impact that our outreaches have on the volume and quality of brand conversation.

Search Engine Market Share for December 2011

Bill Hartzer

NASDAQ: SCOR) is a leader in measuring the digital world, and released its monthly comScore qSearch analysis of the U.S. Microsoft’s web sites now has 15.1 Google Sites ranked first with 12 billion (up 3 percent), followed by Microsoft Sites with 2.7

The Future of Human-Assisted Machine Learning

Convince & Convert

As a result, we’re seeing machine learning playing a significant role in the development of ever-more sophisticated analytics models through Amazon, IBM’s Watson , Microsoft’s Azure, and more.

TechnoVision Report shows Media Coverage of Top Tech Brands in 2014

Proactive Report

This new report shows relative 2014 media coverage for ten top business-to-business (B2B) tech brands – Amazon, Cisco, Dell, EMC, Google, HP, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, and Oracle. Microsoft leads on cloud computing – with Google and Amazon in second and third.

Top 10 Travel Marketing Conferences of 2017


Past keynote speakers have included Uber, Jet Blue, and Microsoft. Top US-based travel industry leaders and decision makers will introduce case studies and new tools and tactics while sharing thought-provoking ideas and analysis of recent trends affecting the industry and travelers all over the world.

February 2012 Search Engine Rankings

Bill Hartzer

NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its monthly comScore qSearch analysis of the U.S. percentage points), followed by Microsoft Sites with 15.3 Every month about this time comScore releases the search engine rankings data, and I report it here.

[Interview] How Eric Cantona and #LeBigSwim Created An Ocean Of 2.5 Million Engagements


With regards to the responses, those were reviewed using qualitative analysis.” Check out the other social media interviews in our Spotlight Series, including NASA, Paddy Power, Microsoft, Pizza Express, and many more.

10 Premium SEO Tools That You Can Try for Free (or Cheap)


On-Page Analysis – Receive graded on-page keyword targeting. Keyword Difficulty & SERP Analysis – Uncover opportunities, determine how challenging it is to rank for a keyword, and get a powerful analysis of your competitive landscape. SEO Competitor Analysis.

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The Future of Digital Marketing According to the Giants

Webbiquity SMM

and Microsoft have been making acquisitions that could change the way digital marketing is done in the near future. Guest post by Clayton Wood. Google, Yahoo! What seemed to be objects of science-fiction books and shows are now being developed in the real world, and may be used for marketing.

7 Steps for Performing Your Next SEO Audit

Convince & Convert

However, before you start the analysis process, click here to open a Google spreadsheet that will help give you a place to store your SEO audit data. ” (You also have the option of downloading it to Microsoft Excel.). Image via

37 Free Marketing and Social Media Classes to Elevate Your Skills Today

Buffer Social

Data analysis. You’ll learn all about SEO, blogging , landing pages, lead nurturing, conversion analysis and reporting come together to form a modern-day inbound marketing strategy. Topics include : Data Collection, Analysis and Visualization.

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PPC Specialist Job Opening: Dallas Texas

Bill Hartzer

– Provide analysis of existing PPC campaign performances and devise actionable optimization insight for recommendations and strategies to align with our client objectives. Google AdWords Editor, Microsoft Bing Ads Editor, Yahoo!

Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing

All of this underscores the need for real-time monitoring and analysis. If businesses shift their focus to a conversation-based, rather than a comment-based sentiment analysis, they will be able to get a far better read on the aggregate sentiment of online chatter.

Search Engine Optimization Manager Job Opening – Dallas Texas

Bill Hartzer

– Reporting and analysis of current and historical SEO campaigns. – Perform client specific keyword research and competitive analysis. – Perform Backlink analysis, opportunity identification, solicitation and optimization. – Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). From time to time I post various job openings and employment opportunities in the Search Engine Marketing and Search Engine Optimization industries.

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The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases

Adam Sherk

When Microsoft, for example – and that was my allusion to a four-colored flag – says that their products are, “designed to function as a stack in the ecosystem of the computer server space,&# those are all perfectly pure buzzwords.

21 Content Marketing Tools to Use in 2014

Writtent Blog

With the help of their platform, you can perform competitive analysis and determine the highest potential keywords in one easy swoop. Many experienced content marketers prefer drafting their articles in Microsoft Word or Google Docs, and for good reason.

100 Media Monitoring Tools for PR

Crimson Hexagon’s platform for social media monitoring and analysis empowers companies to gain actionable insight into consumer opinion of their brand, product, or market by tapping into the billions of conversations taking place in online media. Focus on analytics and sentiment analysis.

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This Week in Social Media

Social Media Marketing

Researchers from the University of Cambridge and Microsoft Research published a study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that show that by analyzing users' likes on Facebook, they can determine certain private personality traits.

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

The report is primarily based on their own insights, research by industry analysis and the results of an informal survey they conducted.

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