36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Having long ago passed MySpace as the most popular social network, Facebook recently replaced Google as the most-visited website in the U.S. It’s hard to overstate the impact of Facebook.

What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity SMM

And Facebook’s size may be no defense against ultimate demise; it wasn’t all that long ago the MySpace was the largest social network, and the experience of social news site Digg—once valued at $100 million but sold recently for just 5% of that —is a cautionary tale. Facebook Social Media Marketing Twitter Digg Facebook changes facebook killer Facebook privacy Google Gears google killer Google Knol LinkedIn MySpace Panda Penguin Picnik twitter killer user experience

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Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site

Firebelly

» July 13, 2010 Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site "We're not saying that  Facebook and Myspace got their idea from us, but we're not saying they didn't either."

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The Evolution of Our Data Fixation in Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

Six years ago, we were talking about the growth of blogging and MySpace. Yes, we’re becoming enamored with the data and analytics of social, and we’re becoming really good at collecting it, but we still need a primer in what to do with it and how to turn it into Action.

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Jake's Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas

Firebelly

MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter together dominate theweb. Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media? Main | Are We Addicted To Social Media?

[VIDEO] Minute Masterclass: What should you look for when buying a marketing tool?

Audiense

Welcome to the latest Audiense ‘Minute Masterclass’: the third in a series of videos that stick around about as long as a date would if they ever saw our old MySpace profiles. (I Blog Social Media Data Twitter Analytics

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Uncoupling Everything

Twist Image

As Social Media gained traction, it seemed like MySpace and Facebook were just the next generation (or next iteration) of the portal - with the big difference being that it wasn't about the edited content but rather about the connections that individuals have to one another. The challenge we quickly discovered was unveiled in the web analytics. myspace. web analytics. Do the great brands drive you to them or do the great brands put themselves everywhere?

Facebook Isn't (Just) A Destination

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There's this feeling of Facebook becoming the next Friendster of MySpace. Facebook sees, knows and understands their web analytics. myspace. web analytics. Is Facebook a valuable Marketing tool? The general discussion (or debate - depending on which Blogs and/or articles you read) about Facebook as a marketing engine seems to be both a little misguided and a little shortsighted - all at the same time.

Demand Better Content

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company based in Santa Monica, California, and is headed by Richard Rosenblatt , who is the former chairman of MySpace. Through studying Web analytics and niche topics that are getting search engine traffic online, Demand Media uses the information to create content (mostly text articles and videos). Is it the editors of the newspaper, the webspam team at Google, the Web analytics behind Demand Media or you? myspace. web analytics.

The Social Media Strategist

Social Media Network Marketing

Saturday, May 29, 2010 The Social Media Strategist Develop comprehensive social media strategy, leveraging the major social networks (LinkedIn, FaceBook, Twitter, YouTube, MySpace), blogs, video, stand-alone social newtorks, social commerce and more.

Users dissatisfied with social networks – are you surprised?

The Way of the Web

July 22nd, 2010 · View Comments Apparently American consumers surveyed in the 2010 American Customer Survey Index ranked Facebook lower than any other business in its category, but it still managed to beat Myspace by a point.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Advanced social media analytics and ROI calculations often require tying together disparate systems, and looking for causation (or at least correlation) between social media success and business outcome.

The big challenge for social media attribution

The Way of the Web

It was the same year Facebook launched for Harvard students, the year after the arrival of Myspace, and two years before Twitter arrived. This particular example stuck in my mind, but the same process is happening much more often and is going uncredited by me, let alone analytics software.

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The big challenge for social media attribution

The Way of the Web

It was the same year Facebook launched for Harvard students, the year after the arrival of Myspace, and two years before Twitter arrived. This particular example stuck in my mind, but the same process is happening much more often and is going uncredited by me, let alone analytics software.

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How Social Media Has Become a Tool For Clinical Research

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Google Analytics. Custom Social Media Reports for Google Analytics. Twitter Analytics. A significant number of their patient referrals are being generated through platforms like Facebook and MySpace. The exceptional growth and adaptation of social media networks represents an ideal opportunity to overcome one of the most challenging aspects of the clinical research industry.

Marketing Budgets and the Economy

Freelance Social Media

Also, it looks like senior management is finally interested in tracking their online marketing campaigns with analytics. (It’s of marketers say interest in web analytics from senior management in the past 6 months has increased.

Bridging the Social, the Human, and the Practical

SocialFish

Social best practices is aligning so much so with business practices that in looking for social analytics I came across an excerpt from Social Media Metrics Secrets by John Lovett that was brought to me by IBM Enterprise Marketing Management.

4 Tools to Streamline Your Social Media Outreach

Idaconcpts

HootSuite includes built in analytics through Google and Facebook, letting users easily track the effectiveness of their outreach to determine what type of posts are driving the most traffic. Finally, it creates a unified homepage for Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn.

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A Comprehensive List of Social Media Tips, Guides, Plugins.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials A Comprehensive List of Social Media Tips, Guides, Plugins, Platforms, Analytics Tools, Apps and other great Social Media Resources Below you’ll find a comprehensive list of Social Media Tips, Guides, Plugins, Platforms, Analytics Tools, Apps and other great Social Media resources.

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6 Annoying Ways You’re Using WordPress

Firebelly

MySpace? No tracking Or analytics. Many times I’ve had to work with sites that have absolutely no sort of analytics set up. StatPress only takes a few minutes to set up, and Google Analytics doesn’t take much more effort.

5 Fun Twitter Quizzes

Firebelly

YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media?

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media Weekly: 5 Stories You Need to Read | Main | Jakes Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas » June 22, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media?

BP Facebook Sentiment

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « YouTube Tuesday: Im A Social Media Guru!

YouTube Tuesday: I Can Make You Go Viral!

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter | Main | United Way of Central Indiana Recognized for their Social Media Efforts » June 08, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: I Can Make You Go Viral! Brian, the " social media guru " is back.

Jake's Take: TV On The Internet

Firebelly

Over a million votes were cast on MySpace and the current Glee cast members even were featured in videos encouraging people to enter andvote.

Happy Social Media Day - June 30th

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Are We Addicted To Social Media?

United Way of Central Indiana Recognized for their Social Media.

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « YouTube Tuesday: I Can Make You Go Viral!

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How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

You can also get Google Analytics installed on your Facebook Fan page. Facebook Analytics for domains was recently announced as well. According to your web analytics, what social media site gets you more traffic?

Are We Addicted To Social Media?

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Jakes Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas | Main | Happy Social Media Day - June 30th » June 25, 2010 Are We Addicted To Social Media?

What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity SMM

And Facebook’s size may be no defense against ultimate demise; it wasn’t all that long ago the MySpace was the largest social network, and the experience of social news site Digg—once valued at $100 million but sold recently for just 5% of that —is a cautionary tale.

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Flickr Friday: The Content Grid

Firebelly

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What the F**k is Social Media NOW?

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site | Main | How One Unhappy Customer Multiplies Across Social Media » July 16, 2010 What the F**k is Social Media NOW?

Jake's Take: Facebook Hits The Big 5-0-0

Firebelly

Nobody expected it to even overtake social-networking giant MySpace,as it did in 2008, and eventually have more users than the USA has citizens.

Firebelly at Brainstorming & Social Media Optimization Summits

Firebelly

5 Helpful Social Search Articles

Firebelly

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5 Helpful Social Media Must Reads

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebelly VP Co-Authors Corporate Blogging for Dummies (Out Now!) | Main | Firebelly at Blog Indiana » August 13, 2010 5 Helpful Social Media Must Reads Tweet 1.

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5 Helpful Facebook Places for Business Articles

Firebelly

Measuring the Impact of Social Media in B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

a particular platform loses favor; MySpace comes to mind). Many marketers may find these analytical models difficult to implement and the results of even a successful exercise somewhat fuzzy.

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Social Media News: Top 5 Stories of the Week

Firebelly

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3 Stories That Rocked The Social Media World This Week

Firebelly