5 Step Success Strategy to Prioritize Social Networks for Your Business

Pam Moore

When it comes to digital marketing, social media and branding, it is no different. ” Unfortunately, there are far too many “experts” online touting that you must be on every new shiny object and social network.

How (and Why) to Clean Up Your Online Reputation

Unspoken

In the past few years, the focus of your so-called “reputation” has shifted from how you present yourself in person and on the telephone to how your present yourself in a digital environment. Using the Internet to establish your reputation can be great.

10 Ways to Use Social Networks for B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Social networks are essential for expanding your web presence —not only for creating social signals now a key component in search engine rankings, which makes your website and blog easier to find in search, but also by giving you more places to be found online. Creating your profile on each of the major social networks is a first step, but just that. As with most things in life, you’ll get out of social networks what you put into them.

How To Manage Your Online Reputation By Using Google Alerts

Almost Savvy

In addition to the wonderful feedback to my post last week about 3 Mistakes You’re Making Online , I also received questions about my third point – using Google Alerts to monitor your reputation online. Branding Business Career Social Media Tips etiquette Online reputation trust

Only 66% Of Companies Agree: Social Media Poses Significant Risk To Brand Reputation

The Realtime Report

Two-thirds of companies agree that social media poses a significant or critical risk of damage to their organization’s reputation. Managing the Risks From Social Media: Identify, Assess, Mitigate, Evaluate .

Why You Should Move From Resume To Reputation

Koka Sexton

It can become the single resource for your reputation. While you may have other online profiles to update and manage, LinkedIn is the only social network that grants you the ability to see who has touched your profile. Consider your personal brand: what are you all about? Make whatever changes are necessary to protect and develop your online, professional reputation.

Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Social Networking Lines Get Blurred With the unprecedented growth of Facebook, it has become the largest social networking platform by far. Is this because social networking is new? The Real Life Social Network v2 View more documents from Paul Adams.

65 Terrific Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

Last year, I assembled a collection of 35 infographics that told the story of social media at that time. The History of Social Networking. Who is the “Me&# in Social Media? How Marketers Are Using Social Media. The Rise of Social Networking Ad Spending.

6 Tools That Help Bloggers Manage and Monitor Their Online Reputation

Kikolani

Unfortunately managing your online reputation is everything but an easy task. There are many social media channels where people can spread unbased opinions about others, tag inappropiate photos, and otherwise mess with your reputation. This is a guest post by Per Schmitz.

31 Expert Guides to Maximizing Online Brand Visibility – WPO

Webbiquity SMM

The original WPO model focused on content-sharing to maximize organic brand visibility; as the WPO framework evolved , it incorporated paid and industry (e.g., How can social, PR, SEO, and online advertising efforts be coordinated to maximize brand visibility?

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Search + Social = Online Reputation

Socialmedia.biz

I have been doing online reputation management (ORM) for clients since 2003. There’s one thing that everyone who comes to my door has in common, whether it was for NMS, Abraham Harrison, Reputation, Gerris , or now for Status Labs : too little content online! Online reputation

Top 10 Reputation Tracking Tools Worth Paying For

mashable.com

Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Apple Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! Reputation management is essential to both individuals and companies.

11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Social Media Strategists will become Chief Customer Officers – ok so you know I am also @Avaya_Support on Twitter so perhaps this is a closet fantasy for me but it may just come true – perhaps not this coming year but in years to come. Everyday I provide support on the social web to customers.

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5 Reputation Management Lessons from Prince, Dell and Beyond

Convince & Convert

Reputations become tarnished — this is the way of the world, particularly when an error occurs after a company brand achieves a leadership position or a human being becomes famous. But when the setback is embraced, reputation damage can be ameliorated and in some cases, even reversed.

How Airlines Use Social Media: Lessons for Everyone

Pamorama

In an effort to build customer engagement, an increasing number of airlines are creating an active social media presence — Twitter accounts, Facebook pages, and check-in locations for location-based apps. Airline social-media marketing survey results.

Is It Time To Reconsider Sentiment Scoring?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

With semantic analysis marketers can better understand the conversations about their brand or product category– here is a white paper that compares Semantic vs Sentiment Analysis and can help you make a more informed decision about when and how to use Sentiment.

10 Steps To Create An Awesome Google+ Profile

Almost Savvy

As with any social networking site, your profile is your home base. Links : Any good online reputation or digital footprint is seamlessly connected. For me, the answer is 1,000,000% yes because I know what a huge branding and visibility opportunity it is.

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How Old is the Perfect Social Media Expert?

Almost Savvy

His talk was hitting all the right notes, exceeding my expectations, when he began to discuss the need for transparency for corporate executives and the critical opportunity, and must-have piece of their communication strategy, social media now represents for everyone in the C-suite.

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The 7 Types of Social Media Users and How to Engage Them

SocialFish

Using social media to market your company is an undoubtedly wise decision. If you can get them to begin engaging with your brand more, your content will be more visible in their newsfeeds. One brand that has done this impressively in a “duller” industry is Maxwell Systems.

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The #1 Reason You’ll Want to Use Google+

Almost Savvy

If you’re still wondering if you ought to bother spending time getting to know yet another social network, I’ve got one big reason you might want to give Google+ a try. When a Brand Name Becomes a Verb, You Know Something Big is Going On .

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30 Resources and Tips for Using Pinterest to Market Your Business

Pamorama

Pinterest , the new social-media darling, took note of this behavior and created an easy-to-use site where people can share their interests in the form of pictures. I just started playing around with the platform, collecting images about social media and marketing and other topics. .

Is Social Media the New TV for Brands?

Simply Measured

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. Beyond Engagement: Why Brands Must Use Outcomes to Prove, and Improve, Social Success Download.

8 Tips: How To Choose the Right Profile Photo

Almost Savvy

Logo – Unless your business is a well known brand (think Ford or Macy’s), it is probably best to use your photo rather than a logo. Consistency – A great way to help your own branding is to use the same photo for all of your online profiles.

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Social Media – the Next Frontier!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Many BtoB organizations these days are spending time and money to listen to the conversations that are happening about their brand, which is a basic essential for any brand. If you think about it there is at least 2 solid years of user generated content out in the social sphere.

What Twitter Trolls Can Teach You About Your Brand

Simply Measured

They’re negative, they attack the the integrity of your brand, and they thrive on the chaos they create. We all know it’s harder to be a bully in person, but the anonymity of the internet gives trolls the tools to threaten brands across all of the social networks.

Graduates- Think about Your Brand

Janet Fouts

Most students have a social media presence of some sort, but thinking about a professional brand hasn’t been high on their priority list. It’s not too late, but it’s time to take a considered and mindful approach to what your brand represents in the world.

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Marketing Nutz Launches Social Profit Factor: Social Media, Branding Training Academy for YOU!

Pam Moore

I am thrilled to announce that Social Profit Factor is finally here! We have worked on Social Profit Factor for more than a year to solve for an underserved need in the world of online business and internet marketing today! Why did we create Social Profit Factor? .

Is Social Media is the Brussels Sprouts of the Internet?

Almost Savvy

To those of us who live and breathe social media every day, it is easy to forget that not everyone is as comfortable online as we are. To my fellow social media aficionados, I realize this may come as a shock. Using social media is not straight forward.

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Fans, Followers, or Subscribers: Which Are Better For Brands.

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Fans, Followers, or Subscribers: Which Are Better For Brands? These aren’t the only choices in social media platforms, but many brand marketers seem to vacillate between the two.

The 12 Best Competitive Intelligence and Benchmarking Tools

Webbiquity SMM

increasing social engagement, website traffic over time, etc.) Showcase reviews: RazorSocial (Social Media Tools), Kissmetrics Blog, PR Daily, Comms Axis. Also useful for content curation, content planning, social media monitoring, and infuencer outreach. Social Media Examiner.

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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. Social matters in b2b.

It's A Small (And Strange) World After All, Brands

Twist Image

How much control does a company really have over their brand? Technology, the Internet and social media have been a virtual can of worms for brands that has extended well beyond the marketing department, and has poured over into everything from customer care, business innovation, the reputation of individual leaders within the organization, how a company hires employees and more. What is the face of the brand? What does a crossbreed brand look like?

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!), Quick Jump: Social Media: Getting Started, Implementation, and Execution.

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Can We Talk? Why Your Company’s Social Media Needs to Sound Human

Navolutions

Maybe you’re a business owner who wants to give your brand a presence on social media platforms—but odds are you’d prefer not to play the role of reaching out to the masses yourself. If you feel that you’re ready to grant that exalted ‘Social Media Officer’ title to someone, keep in mind that you need to allow them enough independence to do an effective job. Anti-Social Media. The Sweet Spot for Social Media: Casual yet Competent.

Top 5 Signs Your Business Should Not Be Using Social Media

Almost Savvy

Beware the hidden dangers of social media. Social media is all the rage. If you own a business, work for or with businesses, I’m sure you’ve heard from nearly everyone you know that you must be using social media. Set Up Your Social Accounts, Watch the Money Roll In.

7 Branded Experience Marketing Tips for Artists and Writers

Geoff Livingston

Music biz marketer Corey Biggs interviewed me five times for the book to help artists brand and market themselves. Based on those interviews, I have accumulated several branded experience marketing tips. Building a branded experience to last extends beyond messaging.

Who Are You? The What, Why and How to Develop Your Personal Brand

Pam Moore

Welcome to the digital age of marketing where you are the brand. You can run and hide but you can't escape the need to build your personal brand. It is becoming a requirement , not an option to develop your personal brand. You don't build your personal brand in minutes or hours.

We're Addicted to Social Networks: 48% of Us Check Them in Bed

Pamorama

It turns out that many of us are obsessed, checking in with our social circles at all times of the day and night. Similarly, 26% of iPhone owners check in with Twitter or Facebook before turning on the TV, compared with 17% each of all social media consumers.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Think instead about social media traffic, good content, a cleanly coded website, slow progressive growth, and your site’s authority. How Social Media Affects Content Relevance in Search : Why is social media so important? Branding. Social Media.

How to Use Your CEO’s Twitter Account to Build Brand Loyalty

Convince & Convert

Looking for a way to get more trust in your brand, a lift in consumer engagement, and an edge over your closest competition? A dramatic number of consumers have come to expect an executive presence on social media, particularly Twitter, as a means of accessing brands 24/7/365.