47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Social media use isn’t quite universal—but it’s getting close. population now has at least one social networking profile; more than half use two or more social networks. The number of worldwide social media users is projected to grow from 2.1

Coca-Cola Is #1 Brand In Social Media Impressions

The Realtime Report

billion impressions generated by the top 100 consumer brands, according to a new monthly report tracking social media “conversations’ related to those top 100 brands. Apple – 761,162,000. Coca-Cola accounted for nearly 14% of the 10.6

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How Do You Like Them (Infographic) Apples?

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I also spend more time on Twitter than on any other social network, so even though the data supporting the infographic is limited to the results of one post, if I replicated it 100,000 times, it would continue to return similar results. How do you like those apples?

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Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Ad Retargeting, Google ‘+Post Ads,’ Apple Buys Topsy

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Tumblr and Apple: Facebook. Facebook adds more ‘News’ to News Feed to become more Twitter-like – Facebook is now promoting more ‘real news’ posted by users; the social network’s news-feed algorithm will now expose more links to articles from media organizations — especially on mobile (AdAge).

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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. Get social PR right.

11 Storytelling Formulas to Supercharge Your Social Media Marketing

Buffer Social

Apple tells stories of people challenging the norms. While researching on the topic of storytelling, I discovered several tested-and-proven storytelling formulas — formulas used by companies like Pixar, Apple, and more. Social Media Marketing Tips / How To

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87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Though social media marketing is now used in about 90% of companies, techniques, platforms and best practices continue to evolve. What will likely be the hot trends in social media over the next couple of years? Social Media Stats and Demographics.

Welcome To The Future: Apple And Google Cars, Anyone?

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It''s not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. If you were wondering what, exactly, Apple is going to do for it''s next act (after it releases the watch that we''re all waiting for)? There were a lot of rumours floating around two weeks ago ( including some from the Wall Street Journal ), but things got real and tangible last week, that Apple is working on an electric car. apple.

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Apple and Firebelly: How These Two Opposites Go Hand In Hand

Firebelly

One may wonder how a small, locally owned social media marketing firm like Firebelly can have so many similarities to a global technology conglomerate like Apple. Blog Apple Social Media Marketing

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How to Fix Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

Convince & Convert

Over the years, Convince & Convert has continued to refine its social media strategy process. I’ve pasted the slides below, but also included a short summary of the eight steps in our social media strategy process, as the slides are more visual than descriptive.

50 Shortcuts to Create Visual Content for Social Media

Socially Sorted

In this post I share 50 shortcuts to Visual Content Creation for Social Media including tools, strategies and apps that work to save you HOURS of time every month. . Let’s take a look at the tips and tools: 50 ShortCuts for You to Create Visual Content for Social Media Marketing.

Social Media and Travel

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Just this week, Apple announced that it sold 37 million iPhones and 15.4 The Airlines To my knowledge, Southwest was the first airline (or at least the most prominent early on) to get involved with social media. What's your experience with regard to social media and travel?

10 Steps to Master Your Social Media Analytics

Convince & Convert

As digital marketing increasingly becomes more and more measurable, there is no reason brands should not understand the effectiveness and reach of their social media. Gone are the days when traditional PR and media strategies relied on the “spray and pray” method.

38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity SMM

Manage all of your social media accounts from a single login on your iPhone? Make more productive use of your time on social networking sites? Find tools to do all of the above and much more in this collection of helpful business, online and social media tools, apps and reviews.

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4 Tools to Streamline Your Social Media Outreach

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Whether you’re promoting a product, a service, or just trying to expand the audience for a post on your blog, social media has grown into a digitized word-of-mouth marketing platform that, when used correctly, can outcompete a billboard or an ad on television.

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Social Media Recap: April 2017

Meltwater

For social media and PR this month, it's all about visual media. Companies from Apple… Read More.

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102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)

Webbiquity SMM

With 92% of companies now incorporating social media into their marketing efforts, it’s no longer sufficient to just “be there” on social networks. What do buyers really want from social media marketers? 25 Social Media Facts and Statistics.

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Apple's Marketing Secrets

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If you ask veteran marketing professional, Ken Segall , what made Apple so great, he can sum it up in two words: insanely simple. This is a fascinating conversation not just about Apple and their marketing strategy but how to think differently. apple. online social network. social media. Episode #347 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to.

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Apple Debuts iBeacon Location Technology in U.S. Stores

The Realtime Report

Apple’s iBeacon technology is looking to accomplish both, and after a successful run with the MLB’s ‘At the Ballpark’ mobile app at Citifield , Apple has now installed the location technology into its own retail stores.

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Stories Are the New Social Media Newsfeed

Convince & Convert

The social channels we use are less important now than ever before. Carefully choosing your social channels no longer has the impact it once had on your marketing success. Many of the new feature roll-outs on top social platforms have focused on storytelling.

How To Keep Up With A Million Social Media Changes

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Social media marketing never stands still. New platforms, changes to algorithms, new features, new opportunities to integrate social media marketing. You have to stay on top of all these social media changes while also giving great service to your clients.

38 Benefits of Social Media Marketing Every Business Needs to Know

Sprout Social

Despite social media’s proven track record, there are still some companies who aren’t quite sold. Maybe you have questions about the value you’re getting from it or even the benefits of social media for your business.

Is Social Media the New TV for Brands?

Simply Measured

To be fair, these numbers are not an apples to apples comparison, but they do indicate the growing ubiquity of Facebook. For brands, the sheer numbers are among a variety of reasons why social media could become a true challenger to television to reach and engage audiences.

How to Write a Social Media Strategy in 9 Steps

Laurel Papworth

Do you have to write a social media strategy for a client? Videos Covers Course Content: Client Brief x 4 and Social Media Strategy Steps x 9 . What subjects are close the Brand’s corporate social responsibility vs which one’s to stay away from.

The Rise of Trollmarketing and Trashtweeting on Business Social Media

Laurel Papworth

Using trolling as a marketing campaign on social media. When Apple ripped into IBM with the Superbowl 1984 Ad, it was a shocker to the world. Brand Sarcasm – IKEA vs Apple. The newest trollmarketing campaign comes from Ikea against, ironically, Apple.

Will the New Apple Car Have Windows?

Convince & Convert

Social Fresh. Down in sunny Tampa, FL, Social Fresh 2015 kicked off on Wednesday. This event is run by Jason Keath and his social media education company (under the same name), producing conferences for industry leaders from around the world (so much to learn, always a blast!).

11 Simple Design Tips to Enhance Your Social Media Images

Buffer Social

That’s all to say that social media images are a vital part of your content reaching the maximum amount of people, people who are very visual beings! Marketers that have dabbled in creating engaging images for social media know just how tough and time-consuming it can be.

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Is Google+ the Next Big Social Media Site for Business?

The Social Media Incubator

Social Media Strategist Caroline Melberg feels that the site will be beneficial at some point in the future, but it might take some time. “I I think it is a bit too early for most businesses to jump into Google+ as the jury is still out on how participation will ramp up, but if it happens like I think it will, Google+ will become the first real social-business networking site,” said Melberg.

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The 10 Point Check List for Effective Social Media Analytics (with Infographic)

Talkwalker SM

As digital marketing increasingly becomes more and more measurable, there is no reason brands should not understand the effectiveness and reach of their social media. Gone are the days when traditional PR and media strategies relied on the “spray and pray” method.

What Are Social Media Marketing Essentials in 2017?

Simply Measured

Social media marketing can be a challenging aspect of marketing for some companies, both in terms of valuing this channel and using it effectively. Introduction to Full-Funnel Social Analytics Download. Dove uses videos frequently throughout their social media posts.

This Week in Social Media – 6/26/13

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And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in the This Week in Social Media Magazine. Industry Social networks continue to expand globally, with nearly one in four people using social networks worldwide. Apple and Android seem to be struggling for dominance.

If You Can’t Afford It Apple Doesn’t Want You

Convince & Convert

In this live-from-an-abandoned-warehouse edition of The Baer Facts, I talk with Kyle Lacy of ExactTarget about Apple’s new iPad announcements, and the fact that they really don’t care whether the masses buy their gear. Apple Sauced. Apple Pi.

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Social Media ROI and CEOs – Affecting the $$$ Bottom Line

Laurel Papworth

Is Social Media just people mucking around on Facebook with their mates or does Social Media make share prices go up or down? But your CEO “gets” social media, right? Add this case study to the other one about Apple losing 4.6

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Social Media’s Response to Apple vs. The FBI

Convince & Convert

” Tech: Apple vs. the FBI. Earlier this week, Apple shared that a federal court ordered the company to help the F.B.I. The tech giant responded with a strongly-worded letter that caused a media frenzy. Business: Virgin America Launches #LetModFly. Calling all Mad Men fans!

This Week in Social Media – 4/17/2013

Social Media Marketing

And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in my new This Week in Social Media Magazine. While LinkedIn is pushing to become more of a content provider (see below), it''s also clear that Flipboard is continuing to shake up the traditional media business.

Financial Services and Social Media The Australian

Laurel Papworth

If your financial services/advisor is not using social media, sack them. The real questions are: how can a market be so vulnerable to a single tweet, is this a new situation and what should financial boffins be doing about social media? Apple now engages with social media.

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6 Powerful Social Media Lessons from Tourism that will Boost Your Brand

Socially Sorted

We can learn a lot from the Tourism Industry when it comes to Social Media Smarts. . In this post I share 6 Powerful Social Media Lessons from Tourism that work… that you can implement in your business to boost your brand too! .

The Secret Life Of Social Media

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As much as our social lives are now made public in everything from 140-characters of text on Twitter to long-form videos that we post of ourselves on YouTube , there is a growing mass audience (and developers behind them) that are creating an entirely new (and private) layers to social media. That doesn''t sound very social, does it? While Secret isn''t the first or only app like this, it is currently getting the lion''s share of media and consumer attention.

Social Media News Ticker: Vine Gets Website of Its Own, Vine.co

The Realtime Report

Just in case you missed it, here’s the one social media update for the week — and it’s a pretty cool one: Vine. Social Media News Ticker Apple camera app SnappyLabs Vine

This Week in Social Media – 6/19/2013

Social Media Marketing

And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in the This Week in Social Media Magazine. Here are three keys that open the door to massive social sharing of your content. If anything, our communications and marketing skillset is being challenged by more visual media.