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

Webbiquity SMM

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. Other than some minor jockeying for position, the chart below showing the largest social networks hasn’t changed much in the past few years. Buffer Social ). Buffer Social ).

The Human Side Of B2B Social Network For Business

Social Media Marketing

With the increasing competition in the market, successful social media campaigns have become a powerful tool as it gives companies quality leads and produce higher ROI. Yet many of the B2B companies have declined to accept its importance in the market as they think that it has nothing to offer. But the truth is that in the free time, even the top business leaders socialize with family and friends online. We are the leader in offering B2B social network.

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49 Noteworthy Social Networking Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Though new social networks continue to be launched (e.g. But there are no guarantees that leadership will last, and the social networking landscape is constantly evolving. Image credit: Social Media Examiner. Here are three more key takeaways from the more than four dozen social networking facts and statistics below: Facebook is the most popular social network on the planet—except with CEOs. Social Media Examiner ).

B2B Employee Advocacy Best Practices

Oktopost

Why Employee Advocacy Matters for B2B. By sharing company-related content to their personal social media profiles, employees amplify a company’s message. It can take months for a B2B marketing team to build up a company’s presence and credibility online. Social Selling.

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35 Stupendous Social Networking Facts and Stats

Webbiquity SMM

Though “social media” broadly encompasses a variety of platforms including blogs (WordPress, Medium, Tumblr), content sharing (YouTube, SlideShare, Instagram), and content curation (Scoop.It, Triberr, Paper.li), the term is nearly synonymous to many for the big social networks. And with Google+ being deprecated , social networking now primarily means the “big three” of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, plus Pinterest now at #4.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Yet another post about 2018 B2B marketing trends? This piece compiles and analyzes the predictions of more than 100 B2B marketing professionals as published in 10 highly-ranked posts over the past month (best!). ” — 2018 Trends: B2B Marketing , Edelman. It’s popular, easy to consume, mobile friendly, and with Facebook and now even LinkedIn pushing it, video (five votes) will continue to play an expanding role in B2B content marketing.

Nine Winning Digital Marketing Strategies From The B2B World

Webbiquity SMM

Spread over paid search, video marketing, social media and other online channels , digital is expected to account for more than 46% of all advertising in the next five years. But what does this mean for brands, especially B2B vendors, that have traditionally relied on more conservative means of attracting their audiences? The rules of the game are changing, and establishing a digital presence has gone well beyond having a basic website and occasionally updated social media pages.

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Why Social Media Matters for B2B Vendors

Webbiquity SMM

Social media marketing has clearly been embraced by consumer brands. Pepsi famously dropped its Super Bowl advertising a year ago in favor of a social media campaign. SMR has developed a sophisticated methodology for continuously tracking the top brands on social media based on reach, satisfaction and other metrics. B2B marketing executives, however, tend to be a bit more skeptical. 85% of B2B buyers say they want B2B vendors to engage and interact with them online. •

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THE BEST SOCIAL NETWORK FOR LAWYERS, OR ANYONE, IS….

Myrland Marketing

Home About Services Social Media Speaking-Training LMA Contact Subscribe Myrland Marketing Minutes Strategic Social Media: Making Social Media Make Sense THE BEST SOCIAL NETWORK FOR LAWYERS, OR ANYONE, IS… by Nancy Myrland on April 6, 2010 An interesting question was posed on a legal marketing forum of which I am a member. The question had to do with a recommendation for the most effective online social network for lawyers.

B2B Marketing Stats from HubSpot’s Marketing Data Box

Webbiquity SMM

While there is some excellent information here, the wide range of topics covered (B2B, B2C, consumer demographics, TV, online, mobile, print…) ensures that while almost every marketer will find some information of value in the report, each reader will also have to sift through a bunch of figures and charts they don’t give a flying rat’s tail about in order to find those nuggets. Slide 37: The most popular use of mobile Internet time?

20 Brilliant B2B Marketing and Digital Business Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

B2B marketers today certainly live in “interesting times” (in the sense of the not-actually-Chinese curse ). While search, social media, ecommerce and content marketing have dramatically altered the roles of buyers and sellers, a number of traditional channels (that is, pre-dating millennials) remain highly effective. Image Credit: B2B Marketing Insider. 55% of B2B buyers say they search for product/vendor information on social media.

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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? The recent 72 Fascinating Social Media Stats post on JeffBullas.com was one of my post popular guest posts ever, so here is an entirely new set of social media stats, facts and research findings. Social Media Stats and Demographics. Social media fatigue?

Why CMOs Should Stop Being Addicted to Pay-per-Click Ads

Buzz Marketing for Technology

You don’t just have an array of search ads; now there are native ads on Google that replicate the search experience, remarketing display ads, mobile ads, Facebook-sponsored ads, sponsored tweets via Twitter and LinkedIn ads. But what happens when the efficacy of the ad network declines? Why would you spend a lot of money, resources and staff hours on mobile ads if the online or mobile experience itself frustrates, irks and turns away customers?

How to Hire and Partner with a Social Media Marketing Agency for Maximum Success and ROI

Pam Moore

Hiring a social media marketing agency is a big decision. Unfortunately many business and marketing leaders think they can quickly hire a social media agency to generate some fast buzz and a viral video. The truth is that social media is NOT a silo. A good social media agency will help you integrate social media into your business. They will help you leverage social media to achieve your business and marketing goals, not just get a few tweets to go viral.

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New Features Added to B2B Marketing Zone and Social Media Informer

Webbiquity SMM

Several great new features were recently added to the B2B Marketing Zone and Social Media Informer by co-founder Tony Karrer. For example as I’m writing this, I see a few great posts right up top: • 3 Questions To Ask About The Qualified Lead You Just Received… • Do B2B Editors Get Twitter? • The evolution of social media power and influence. Topics on B2B Marketing Zone include social media , inbound marketing and business blogging.

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101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013

Webbiquity SMM

Okay, that statistic was made up (though probably not far off the mark), but the social media and digital marketing facts and statistics below are real (or at least from generally reliable sources). For example, 93% of marketers use social media for business. But how do marketers and consumers view social media differently? How do top executives use social media? B2b vendors? Social Media Facts and Statistics. Social media has reached middle age(d).

LinkedIn is the Login of Choice for B2B sites [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet The social networking platform LinkedIn has become the login of choice on business-to-business websites. Since its last round-up of social logins in July 2010, the login of choice for B2B sites has grown rapidly. According to ReadWriteWeb , the numbers were assessed by Gigya , which is a provider of tools for social sharing and third-party logins. The Development in Facebook Mobile [infographic].

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Top 10 LinkedIn Power Tips to Ignite Your Brand and Business [podcast]

Pam Moore

LinkedIn is one of the most powerful social networking and digital platforms to build your personal and business brand of authority, influence and human connection. Tips to be a people connector and build a network of power players.

Social Media Success Requires a Marriage, Not a One Night Stand

Pam Moore

We don’t want to wait in line or even wait for a mobile web page to load on our device. So why would we think that marketers and business leaders would think any different when it comes to social media? I remember the early days of social media and watching the tweets fly by looking something like this… Free marketing with social media, join my workshop! Get instant results with this super duper quick social media plan!

2018 Content Marketing Trends, Predictions + Editorial Calendar Template

Pam Moore

Smart and savvy marketers know the days of throwing social spaghetti at the wall and hoping it sticks are over and done. The social web is getting noisier by the minute. If you are ready to once and for all see a real return on your investment in social media and digital marketing you need to look deeper than the follows, clicks and retweets. Here is what this blog post and episode #242 of the Social Zoom Factor Podcast will provide to you: . Social Post.

50 Amazing Mobile Marketing Statistics That Will Move You to Action

Writtent Blog

Mobile isn’t just a trend, it’s a total revolution in the way consumers interface with technology and businesses. In fact, experts estimate that mobile usage will overtake desktop and laptop usage by the end of this year. Cultural shifts can eat a weak marketing strategy for lunch, which is why it’s crucial for small businesses to immerse themselves in the realities of mobile, and adapt to the change. Mobile devices will account for 25% of global internet traffic by 2014.

Media Fragmentation: 3 Strategies For How Business Marketers Can Keep Up

The Realtime Report

But today, the pervasiveness of social media, the continued digitization of content, and the fragmentation of media platforms have given consumers and business decision makers a bewilderingly broad array of offline and online sources—creating significant challenges for marketers when it comes to measuring audiences and effectively targeting prospects throughout a decision-making process. Shifting the B2B Media Research Model.

Want More Content Marketing ROI? Stop These 8 Bad Content Marketing Habits Now!

Pam Moore

Unfortunately many marketers like to take the easy route, yet they'll be the first to complain that social media doesn't work. The social networks and any digital platform is nothing more than a medium for you to connect with your audience, partners and friends. Are you sick and tired of spinning your digital marketing and social media wheels in the content marketing engine feeling as if you are creating, creating, creating loads and mounds of content yet getting nowhere?

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Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

the sources below provide a vast wealth of data, statistics and research results, as well as a bit of interesting social media trivia. How are consumers and b2b decision makers using social media in their buying processes? Which social media platforms are most effective at influencing buyer behavior? How do the audiences differ across various social networks? Social Media Facts and Stats. 10 Interesting Social Media Statistics by Jeff Bullas.

Engaging the Right Audience on LinkedIn

Adam Cohen

LinkedIn, one of the established social networks, is making strides in advancing how businesses can leverage the platform to engage followers. Companies that serve both SMB and Enterprise customers in a B2B line of business can target status updates to followers who work only at those respective sized companies, increasing the likelihood of engagement through a comment, ‘like’ or click. Customer Engagement LinkedIn Social Media Social Networking

The Top 10 Marketing Attribution Software Solutions

Oktopost

Especially, for B2B and Considered Purchase marketing. These include social media, paid search, organic search, paid social, affiliates, email marketing, marketing automation, and many more. In 2015, the average B2B nurture funnel was 12 months long with the full marketing and sales funnel taking about 512 days from lead to sale on average! Considered purchase funnels are not quite there yet but moving in the direction of B2B funnels. B2B Marketing

Social media loyalty: me like you long time (but me hard to get)

Mindjumpers

Tweet Written by J-P De Clerck , who is an experienced content, conversion and social media consultant. Like Mindjumpers, he is associated with Social Marketing Forum. This post is not about movies but about “the loyalty&# of fans, followers and all those other labels we give to people on social media. The average user of social and new media follows less than five brands. Sounds like B2B marketing and lead nurturing, doesn’t it?

7 Steps to Develop a Profitable Social Media & Digital Marketing Plan [podcast]

Pam Moore

· 7 Steps to a Profitable Digital and Social Media Marketing Plan. Developing a digital marketing and social media marketing plan that delivers measurable results requires more than a few pretty visuals or snazzy bite size videos you post on LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.

4 Concepts Your Online Marketing Should be Ready for in 2015

The Social Media Incubator

If you haven’t heard of the new social media site, there’s a good chance you will in 2015. The site offers a simple, easy, ad-free social network for its users to share information and status updates, and stresses that user information will not be shared with third party sites. This is the mantra of social networks in today’s digital advertising age. LinkedIn will become B2B leader.

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Best Social Media Stats and Market Research of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Data junkies, stats addicts, web trivia buffs rejoice — here are a deluge of social media, search and other marketing research facts and figures from 50 articles and blog posts published so far in 2010. Which social networking site is used by 92% of senior marketing executives? What social media tool helps small business double their reach on Twitter? How do B2B social media marketing practices differ from B2C companies? Social Media Statistics.

Facebook’s Like Button adds Life to your Content

Buzz Marketing for Technology

At last count well over 100,000 websites integrate some form of Facebook’s social plugins (including my site!). Research is showing that we will use the Like button for many things because its is one of the easiest social actions (easier than share) and can signify you like certain content, show you like a certain product, approve of an advertisement, or share your feeling for a video. My favorite is Levis use of the Like button to create a social shopping experience.

Buyer Personas 101: What, Why & How to Use for More Customers! [template + podcast]

Pam Moore

Download my free Buyer Persona Template here-> Buyer Persona Template Pack (It includes editable templates for both B2B and B2C!). Take Action: Download my Buyer Persona Template Pack (editable templates for B2B and B2C). How to Subscribe to Social Zoom Factor Podcast .

Facebook can’t be stopped and here’s why!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

And a question I get asked in every meeting when I present social media is – “so who is going to become the next Facebook?” In my Top 10 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2010 blog post last year I called that day to be February 14, 2010 (betting on the social activity that the holiday brings) but I was actually 2 months late – the first time Facebook surpassed Google was on Christmas day 2009. Written on the eve of the launch of the movie The Social Network).

The #1 Reason Why Your Social Media Has Zero Return on Investment in 2018

Pam Moore

Do you feel stuck in a rut when it comes to achieving your business goals and utilizing social media to help you do such? Even some of the most savvy social marketers are finding themselves ready to throw in the towel with social media for business in 2018. According to a recent study from the DMA, only 48% of marketers believe they are receiving a positive return on their investment in social media. The goal is not to “do social media.”

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 And that usage isn’t all selfies and cat videos; both consumer and B2B purchases are influenced by social content. Top executives: social media marketing is for thee, but not for me.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

In just a few short years, Twitter has transformed from an odd little sort of public IM service where people posted what they just ate for lunch or what their cat was doing at the moment into one of the big four social networks and a significant channel for news, PR & marketing, politics and more. Twitter: Marketers Still Struggling To Understand Social Channel by MediaPost Online Media Daily. How To: Get More Qualified Followers on Twitter by Social Media Today.

Big Announcement! THE Social Media Training Academy and Member Community for Business is Here!

Pam Moore

Do you have social media, digital marketing and branding problems? We have been working the past year on a game changing online social media training academy and member community to help solve your biggest problems and challenges related to social media marketing, digital marketing, and branding. I am excited to announce that TODAY we officially open the public doors to our brand new Social Profit Factor training academy and member community!

Paul Dunay joins Networked Insights as the CMO

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Almost 5 years ago I started this blog with the notion exploring the changing definition of Buzz Marketing in light of this new thing I saw on the horizon called “Social Media”. After 2 years of developing a strategy to deal with various types of social media conversations within Avaya we finally got the monitoring and routing of those conversations to be institutionalized within the firm. Related posts: Social Media for the Boardroom At a recent BlogWell event I got a chance to.

79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and inbound marketing techniques have been a boon for marketers. Not only do leads generated through social and content marketing cost half as much as traditional outbound-generated leads (see below), they also close at higher rate (again, see below). And social media isn’t just about lead generation of course. And…even social media itself. Wondering which social network is most effective at generating b2b leads? Social Media B2B ).

Sales and Marketing Conversion Funnels – The Ultimate Get Started Guide

Pam Moore

Although many marketers and business owners who are new to digital and social marketing may think that by simply adding social media to their bag of ninja marketing tricks, all of their problems will be solved. How to Subscribe to Social Zoom Factor Podcast .