Sprout Social Raises $40.5 Million Series-D Fundraising

Sprout Social

Sprout Social , a leading provider of social media marketing, analytics and advocacy solutions for business, today announced $40.5 “Social marketing and social data have become mission-critical to virtually all aspects of business. Headquartered in Chicago, Sprout is a Twitter Official Partner, Facebook Marketing Partner, Pinterest Marketing Partner, Instagram Partner Program Member, LinkedIn Company Page Partner and Google+ Pages API Partner.

An Early Look at Facebook Open Graph Protocol Integration on News.

Adam Sherk

Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

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Social Pros 30 – Eric Schwartzman, Social Media Boot Camp

Convince & Convert

This episode features Eric Schwartzman , online social media training provider, entrepreneur and the best-selling co-author of Social Marketing to the Business Customer. Pinterest has purposefully not published an API precisely because they don’t want to have Twitter’s problems.

The skinny on the Small World Labs – Personify merger


We were the first to make our full API publicly available to any 3rd party and publish them on our website. Despite all the noise and hopes put forth in press releases and road shows, what happens to the acquired company’s CEO is telling.

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The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Creator Studio


According to Facebook’s press release , one of their biggest goals is to help creators earn money from the content they create, including ad revenue, brand collaborations, and support from fans.

Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Facebook The Facebook Marketing Bible: 24 Ways to Market Your Brand, Company, Product, or Service Inside Facebook (Inside Facebook): Justin Smith shows how Facebook includes a variety of channels that spread the word in a very in-depth blog post. 9 Reasons You Should be Using and Watching Facebook (Sugarrae): There’s a lot of marketing potential in Facebook, and Rae shows you why. What are Social Media Marketing and Social Media Optimization?

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring and analysis to measure the impact from campaigns and content, social attribution to help allocate budgets, and an analytics API to connect to dashboards and reporting tools. A multi-channel marketing platform primarily for B2C marketers.

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5 Alternatives to LinkedIn Elevate for Superior Employee Advocacy


Over the years LinkedIn has released several useful features and tools that have helped distinguish the platform as the go-to social network for business. One of the tools released by LinkedIn that has grown to be especially popular is LinkedIn Elevate , an employee advocacy platform.

3 Scientific Studies With Real Insight Into Social Media

Convince & Convert

. It’s no secret: social media marketing has a data problem. Despite a growing number of tools available to measure the ROI of social media, many of the claims made by “marketing gurus” in this sector come from the gut. Facebook API data. Viral Marketing?

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Sydney Social Media Course – 3 Days with Laptop

Laurel Papworth

Social Media Press Releases & Media Rooms for Bloggers and Twitterers, Social Media Campaign vs Strategy vs Tactics: Facebook Pages and Google Plus for Business and Twitter Tools including Measurement and Monitoring. Sydney social media course 2013.

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Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

Adam Sherk

Now the focus is decidedly more tactical with sites looking to understand how to maximize the benefits of their efforts and better integrate them with other marketing initiatives.

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The complete guide to Facebook listening

Sprout Social

It’s used by companies around the world to understand their customers better and inform their next marketing step. Listening gives you a better perspective on how customers feel about you (brand perception) or shapes your next marketing campaign. Due to privacy concerns and API limitations , Facebook limits the kind of information it provides to third-party applications. Not only does it improve your own marketing strategy but it also helps develop your other departments.

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

Why invite Bloggers to a News.com Press briefing? Or putting out a Press Release on How Press Releases Are No Longer Effective. Now they have the Press. Are they the new Press? Can the Third Estate (Common workers) merge with Press.

Social Media Training: 3 Day Intensive Advanced Class

Laurel Papworth

Lecture : Laurel was named in 2012 by Forbes magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, and Marketing Magazine named her “Head of Industry, Social Media”. Computer Based Session: Build a social media press room with socmed press releases, blog and social objects. . We look at transactional based APIs (selling on Facebook) to Freemium (free and plus premium tiers) and marketing intelligence.

Social Pros 8 – Ian Greenleigh of Bazaarvoice

Convince & Convert

The problem that we have a lot in content marketing is that people say, “Okay, we did this thing and then we had a call to action.” ” This sounds like a case study for great content that was really marketed well. It sits within marketing.

Social Pros 8 – Ian Greenleigh of Bazaarvoice

Convince & Convert

The problem that we have a lot in content marketing is that people say, “Okay, we did this thing and then we had a call to action.” ” This sounds like a case study for great content that was really marketed well. It sits within marketing.

7 Exciting Instagram Features Coming in 2019


For example, Instagram creator profiles aren’t connected to the Instagram API , which means they won’t be able to schedule posts automatically to Instagram or use third-party analytics tools. . So what does this mean for influencer marketing?

This Week in Social Media - 3/26/2013

Social Media Marketing

Rishad Tobaccowala, a pioneer in digital marketing, says that because of their ability to secure earned media, PR professionals are natural digital storytellers and therefore well suited to social media. mobile Advertising this week in social technology news Marketing social media PR