7 Tips to Leverage the Power of SMS Marketing

Convince & Convert

Not all SMS marketing campaigns are created equal. There are some companies who fully integrate SMS marketing into their business strategy and others who see it as a side project. Create an SMS Marketing Team. Large SMS marketing campaigns aren’t DIY.

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Now People Can Join Your Facebook Fan/Business Page via SMS/Text.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Now People Can Join Your Facebook Fan/Business Page via SMS/Text Message Just found out about a neat new way to get more “Likers&# to your Facebook Page, via text message! Tell your listeners to text “like username&# to 32665, where “username&# is the part of your Facebook Page’s URL that follows facebook.com/username.

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BP Facebook Sentiment


Main | Jakes Take: Comcast Cares & You Can Too » May 27, 2010 BP Facebook Sentiment I spent some time evaluating sentiment towards BP on Facebook based on the number of 'pro' and 'con' pages.

3 Easy Ways To Make Your Facebook Page More Welcoming


Below are three easy ways to make your brand's Facebook page instantly appear more welcoming. Don't appear to be using your Facebook page as a one-way broadcast medium.

9 Reasons QR Codes are Bad for Your Brand

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Many brands initially diverted QR Codes from its initial purpose by jumping on the bandwagon as something new and exciting that allowed them to leverage the exploding mobile market to interact with real world products. Posted in QR Codes. The tale of the QR code is a sordid story.

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Will Your Business Sell on Facebook this Holiday Season?

agora pulse

To be specific, if you have an active business page, then it’s time to sell on Facebook! of businesses using social selling outperformed their non social peers while 56% of Facebook users have clicked on an ad selling a product. Set Up A Facebook Store. SMS marketing.

5 Helpful Facebook Places for Business Articles


How To Use Facebook Places For Your Business Want to have your own business show up within Facebook Places? For companies that have a physical location it makes sense to have a Facebook Place in order to track the people who are stopping by your store, office, or venue.

Ball Memorial Hospital's Facebook Nightmare


The woman voiced her complaint on Facebook and on Ball Memorial Hospitals Facebook page. Others rallied around her and began posting comments on the Ball Memorial Hospital Facebook page as well.

Facebook Fans Mean Business (And Are More Likely to Buy)


51% of Facebook fans said they are more likely to purchase from at least a few brands they are fans of on Facebook. 60% said that being a Facebook fan of a brand would cause them to be more likely to recommend that brand to a friend.

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YouTube Tuesday: Checking In With Facebook Places


Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebelly at Blog Indiana | Main | 5 Helpful Facebook Places for Business Articles » August 24, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: Checking In With Facebook Places People are calling it a FourSquare killer.

World Cup Social Media Fever: 53% of US Smartphone Users Plan To Use Facebook To Discuss The Games

The Realtime Report

With the 2014 World Cup in full swing, it has become evident that soccer has taken over social media, especially when it comes to Facebook. Facebook remains the preferred outlet for fans to discuss the tournament’s action, as more than half of U.S.

Fans With Benefits: Add Value On Your Facebook Page


People are on Facebook to primarily interact with their family and friends - not your brand. Use Facebook Insights to monitor and measure how people are responding to your content. I think the Walgreens Facebook Page does a fantastic job of this.

Hook A Facebook Fan Up: They're Looking For Discounts


I also promised to share results from that report regarding why people become fans of businesses on Facebook in a future post. The number one reason people "fan" businesses on Facebook? Have you experimented with discounts and promotions on your Facebook page?

Facebook Stories: Everything You Need to Know About Facebook’s Latest Feature

Buffer Social

Facebook has today begun to roll-out testing of Facebook Stories to a number of new countries. Facebook Stories are short user-generated photo and video collections that can be viewed up to two times and disappear after 24 hours. Correction : A previous version of this post noted that Facebook Stories was rolling out worldwide. Now, Facebook users can share stories within the main Facebook app. How Facebook Stories work.

The What, Why, and How of Brand Awareness


Yet they have no shortage of competition from brands looking to be the leaders in their industries. Standing out in a crowded newsfeed is no easy feat, but with an understanding of audience, creativity, and investment in brand awareness initiatives, it is possible.

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Greenpeace's Unfriend Coal Campaign Calls Facebook A "So Coal" Network


Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Branding Outside The Box | Main September 17, 2010 Greenpeaces Unfriend Coal Campaign Calls Facebook A "So Coal" Network Greenpeace rolled out the  Unfriend Coal Campaign after Facebook chose coal to power its data center in Oregon.

Social Media Bootcamp: Facebook For Business


Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « YouTube Tuesday: Digital Ethnography | Main | 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week » March 03, 2010 Social Media Bootcamp: Facebook For Business This past Saturday, I presented Facebook for Business at Hoosier PRSAs Social Media Bootcamp and wanted to share it with our readers as well. Facebook For Business View more presentations from Firebelly Marketing.

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


Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « How One Unhappy Customer Multiplies Across Social Media | Main | Social Media News: Top 5 Stories of the Week » July 23, 2010 Jakes Take: Facebook Hits The Big 5-0-0 This week, Facebook announced that it now has over 500million users.

7 Strategies I’m Pitching for Businesses to use Facebook Places

Stay N' Alive

Facebook Places is the latest and greatest service offered by Facebook that has many Brands raging around how to build a strategy. In addition to what Jolie recommended (which are great tips), here are some of the ways I’m suggesting businesses deploy Facebook Places.

5 Facebook Stories From This Week You Need To Read


Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Toyotas "Sienna Family" YouTube Campaign | Main | Twitter is top social media channel among Fortune 500 » February 19, 2010 5 Facebook Stories From This Week You Need To Read Facebook made a lot of news this week. Facebook Outpaces Yahoo to Become No. Facebook Is the Web’s Ultimate Timesink [STATS] By Ben Parr The average U.S. With PayPal, users will be able to purchase Facebook ads as well as credits.

Two Easy Ways To Still Get People To Your Facebook 'Landing Tab'


Facebook surprised, and upset, a lot of people yesterday when they announced that now only "Authenticated Pages" or Pages with over 10,000 fans can have a custom landing tab.

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Tips To Get You Started On TSU [For Personal Use, Business Use, Brand Use] - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

New York-based Tsu , which looks a lot like Facebook at first glance, only takes 10 percent of the ad revenue it generates, passing the other 90 percent back to users like You. 5.Network To Launch Your Business And Brand On TSU Many Artists And Shops Are OnTo This Platform Doing The Same. Have Your Brand And Business Page Created On TSU - Here Brands Have Events And Launch Their Products, Their 'Sneek Peeks' And 'Premier Previews' Is What Gets OnTo TSU.

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How Grandma Reads Your Facebook Updates & 4 Other Social Media Stories


Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Two Easy Ways To Still Get People To Your Facebook Landing Tab | Main | YouTube Tuesday: Im A Social Media Guru! Can you really send grandma a printed newsletter of your Facebook updates? They may become your brands best friend.

Wendy's "Treat it Forward" on Facebook, Twitter & Foursquare for.


Theyll donate an additional 50 cents every time you help spread the word about Fathers Day Frosty Weekend on Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare or FrostyCard.com.

6 Lessons I learned from Seth Godin at SmartHustle Conference


The hierarchy of attention is: SMS, email, video, and far at the bottom….reading. Convenience and brand matter. Last week I attended Ramon Ray’s SmartHustle Small Business Conference in New York City. What a day! Ramon will wake up any room at 8 am!

8 Marketing Trends to Implement in Your 2012 Marketing Plan


And surprisingly, so much marketing and branding today lacks personality! Inject your own special personality into your brand, and each piece of content. This is how you will turn your casual website or Facebook visitors into ongoing subscribers and fans.

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Firebelly Work: JC Hart "Show The Love" Facebook Sweepstakes


Hart "Show The Love" Facebook Sweepstakes Firebelly recently helped client J.C. This current sweepstakes is being run on Facebook via a page seamlessly built into a custom tab on the J.C Hart Apartment Communities Facebook Page. Find him on Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn Posted | Permalink Reblog (0) | | Digg This | Save to del.icio.us | TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Firebelly Work: J.C.

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Teens & Young Adults Prefer Facebook Over Blogs


71 percent of young adults prefer Facebook while 66 percent of younger teens prefer Myspace. Image: Pew Internet ] Chad Richards Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn Posted | Permalink Reblog (0) | | Digg This | Save to del.icio.us | TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Teens & Young Adults Prefer Facebook Over Blogs : Comments Verify your Comment Previewing your Comment Posted by: | This is only a preview.

How To Start A Mobile Marketing Strategy

The Realtime Report

There is also an option to create a paid Facebook post, which can be integrated into the Facebook application, which is regularly used by millions of people across the globe. SMS Marketing. There is no better way to advertise a new product, service or deal than via SMS marketing.

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YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media?


A great video that in 2 minutes shares 10 key reasons why brands should be aware of social media.

Monday Roundup: Campaigns

Waxing UnLyrical

Everything You Need to Know to Run a Successful SMS Marketing Campaign. Why: Has your business tried implementing an SMS campaign? Why: How are B2B brands achieving results with content marketing? Why: A social media campaign can either make or break your brand’s image.

Email and Mobile - what blasts better?

Social Media Network Marketing

The recent understanding goes that email blasts are obsolete - when you compare this with mobile SMS. Combining the two paths can give a brand a cohesive strategy that naturally deepens awareness, drives stronger engagement, and in the process, delivers increased value to the consumer. Social Media Facebook Security These days all accounts and sites are concerned about account holders identity, and rightly so. How To Add Static FBML To Your Facebook Page For S.

Monday Roundup: Smart Integrated Communications

Waxing UnLyrical

SMS Marketing: a Grossly Underrated Marketing Tactic. Why: “Your brand’s messaging won’t reach your target audience if you’re using the wrong platforms. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Monday Roundup: Smart Integrated Communications.

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YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network Trailer


The film is about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and how the popular social networking site got its start. Haven't we already read, watched and listened to all the drama that created the empire of Facebook and developer Mark Zuckerberg?

Keep company and customer data safe with social media security best practices

Sprout Social

A brand’s online presence is deeply connected to its reputation—a breach can damage customers’ confidence and put company information at risk. They can also ensure that those running your brand’s accounts are leveraging those features and following the best practices.

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Social Media Tools, Apps, Resources and Plugins

Harp Interactive

Amplify integrates with Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Friendfeed and more so you can keep your friends and followers all over the web updated with you latest findings and invite them to discuss them with you. Lets you set up columns which you can use to monitor twitter mentions of your brand.

Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site


» 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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Mobile Marketing Tips: 8 Steps to be Seen ANYWHERE


You can do any number of things: SMS marketing Have a mobile friendly website Social media marketing for mobile Build a mobile app Knowing what you have now, and where you want to go, is always the first step. Different people have different tolerances and needs for SMS marketing.

Social Media News: Top 5 Stories of the Week


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Jake's Take: Fresh Logos, Fresher Coffee


However, a brand needs to stay fresh. I’ve become very familiar with their brand and their logo. To keep with the theme of coffee, Seattle's Best recently announced their brand refresh.

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Dentyne "Friend Request" Commercial: 60 Connections In Every Bottle


Almost every cell phone provider now touts Facebook and/or Twitter connectivity in their TV spots. This playful commercial compares sharing pieces of Dentyne gum to sending and receiving friend requests on Facebook.

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2 Social SEO Stories You Need To Read This Week


10 Steps for Optimizing the Brand for Social Search By Brian Solis Facebook recently overtook Yahoo as the second most visited site in the United States.

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Jake's Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas


MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter together dominate theweb. Of course, there are a few drawbacks to consider beforeyou launch a social network around your brand. Before jumping in to a starting a social community, start off with a good alternative like Facebook Pages.