Realignment #3: From Passive Knowledge to Collaborative Discovery


Are plans created internally and then directly implemented or are they developed “by doing,” such as through small pilots and collaboration with customers? From The Demand Perspective Leading From the Outside.

The State of Social Media Marketing – Summary of Annual Survey Report (Part 2)


The findings are based on a survey, conducted among 469 marketers from wide varieties of industries, company sizes and levels of social marketing expertise. 80% of survey respondents state they monitor for brand mentions in real-time, near-time or a few times a week.

Trending Sources

Working to build scientific communities? Please take the AAAS State of Scientific Community Management Survey


The folks over at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) are currently running a survey to determine what community management within science looks like.

Survey of 100 Inbound Marketers: 73% Say Their #1 Blog Metric Is…

Writtent Blog

According to the survey results, most inbound marketers not only create content, but they do so every week. Both this survey and our survey results reveal content creation to be the greatest challenge inbound marketers face. We’d love to hear your thoughts on this survey.

What New Data Tells Us About Blog Advertising

Convince & Convert

Sponsored content with bloggers can often look like “native advertising,” but are most often “sponsored posts” or collaborations where the blogger integrates the brand into their content while declaring the sponsorship and brand association.

Survey results: The top Twitter tools and apps « The Cube

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Survey results: The top Twitter tools and apps 06/10/2010 tags: Twitter tools and apps by Gemma Went This is the second in the series of results that came out of my tools and apps survey a few weeks ago.

Survey: Blogging within the architecture, design and construction.

Gemma Went

Some of the results were presented by Gemma Went at the Emap Construction Marketing Pre-Conference Training Day in February 2010, but we did promise we’d publish the full results of the survey.

How Twitter & Facebook are making social media ads more transparent

Sherrilynne Starkie

This initiative is part of the Trust Project , an international consortium of news and digital companies collaborating to build confidence in the news media.

Only 17% Of Businesses Measure Social Media ROI; 12% Have A Realtime Analytics Solution

The Realtime Report

These findings are from a survey conducted jointly by Teradata Aster , Mzinga , and the Center for Complexity in Business (CCB) at the University of Maryland to provide insights into the adoption, use and current state of social business software and big data analytics in businesses.

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Humanize Public Workshop, DC Tuesday 10/16


We’re going to have a great discussion with some top execs who have been actively working through some of the concepts we talk about in Humanize, like collaboration, transparency, and social business. We are VERY excited to invite you to our very first public workshop.

STUDY: The Business Impact of Online Communities


To get answers to these critical questions, Leader Networks conducted a survey of nearly 300 marketing and community leaders that resulted in The Business Impact of Online Communities Study. How do organizations track the impact of their online communities?

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The 17 Best Social Media Management Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Sample review: “Awesome posting and social management platforms that allow you to scale all your social promotion by scheduling, analyzing, listening, and collaborating across Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, among others, include SocialFlow.”

The 6 Ways to Organize a Content Team

Convince & Convert

They recently published their 2016 Content Report, based on a survey of 370 content and digital marketers. According to the survey, content teams are organized in one of these constructs: 1. Today, Digital Content Teams are most common , with 36% of survey respondents using that model.

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[NEW!] Social Media Readiness Workshop


In this fun, collaborative, and insightful two-hour workshop, authors Jamie Notter and Maddie Grant will analyze your organization through a social media readiness assessment, digging into several principles drawn from their research and their book Humanize.

How Much Should You Pay Social Media Influencers?

Sprout Social

Determining the Value of an Influencer Collaboration. First, you need to identify your brand’s goals and objectives for partnering with an influencer for a marketing campaign or content collaboration. 500 per collaboration for blogs with 100,000 to 500,000 monthly impressions.

The Conscious Company Global Leaders Forum

Janet Fouts

Mike Brady CEO of Greyston Bakery , a benefit corp and social enterprise bakery in Pennsylvania, practices the collaborative approach to hiring. I spent a few days last week at the new 1440 Multiversity , attending the Conscious Company Global Leaders Forum.

Introduction To Real-Time Content Marketing

Visually SM

Instantaneous information-sharing, collaboration, and engagement. When including search and email usage in overall network participation statistics, as many as 92 percent of all people are networked in some form, according to the May 2011 Pew Internet and American Life survey.

10 Social Media Tools To Help With Your Crowdsourcing Efforts

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a great use because it allows doctors collaborate together and share their expertise, which can ultimately save a patient’s life and/or help find cures in the future. Evernote Create an area for your team can collaborate on notes, ideas, and information. that our greatest asset?

Engaging Brand

Talent used to be talent is accessed and deployed - think crowdsourcing, think home working, think crowdfunding, think online collaboration. Ownership has in the past been the main plan for business.

Change Happens. Are you ready?


We have put together a 5-10 minute Readiness Challenge survey covering the 5 areas outlined in this blog. It’s also about creativity, transparency, collaboration and buy-in – it’s a team effort. Why not fill in the survey now and collect your report at the show?

What Are Social Businesses Really Doing?


They got nearly 3,500 responses to their survey from managers in companies in 115 countries and 24 industries, so it’s a nice, broad study. 138-140 and 200-03), using collaborative tools to enable faster solutions to operational problems (Humanize, pp.

Cool Association Social Media Jobs This Week – March 2


Do you enjoy creating, disseminating and tabulating surveys that impact an association’s mission? Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board !

Time for a Social Media Assessment?


Clarity and collaboration –finally, you’ll get a sense for how your organizational dynamics are impacting your social media efforts. We start with a short survey of staff who are involved with your social media work. Want to get a taste of what it’s like to work with SocialFish?

Measuring Social Media ROI


eMarketer reported in September that 86% of those who responded to a survey of professionals from various industries said they had adopted social technologies.

How Social Is YOUR organization?


Collaboration. It’s not about whether your employees are happy, unhappy, or even if they are engaged or disengaged (those engagement surveys don’t get to the truth, but that’s for another post). It’s official – we’re launching !

13 Great Guides to Growing Your Blog Audience

Webbiquity SMM

Survey of 1000+ Bloggers: How to Be in the Top 5% by Orbit Media Studios. Andy Crestodina reports on findings from the Department of Blogger Labor Survey , which asked 11 questions of more than 1,000 bloggers.

The Marketer’s Toolbox: The 60 Marketing Tools We Use at Buffer

Buffer Social

Dropbox Paper for collaboration. For document collaboration and team note-taking, we use Dropbox Paper to jam on ideas together either in real-time or asynchronously. From our State of Social Media 2016 survey results , we concluded that video is on the rise.

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The 11 Best Content Marketing, SMO, and Marketing Performance Management Tools

Webbiquity SMM

A “content creation, workflow and experience platform” that helps marketing teams strategize, plan, and produce content; collaborate on projects and content calendars; set up and manage approval processes; and manage campaigns. 20: The Four Best Online Survey Tools. #21:

Scientific community managers: applications for the AAAS Community Engagement Fellows Program are now open


You may remember the survey AAAS ran in connection with the fellowship program to begin to understand what community management in science looks like. They’ve published a series of blog posts about the survey results and will be releasing a complete report soon.

Awesome Association Jobs This Week – February 2


Identify existing and emergent needs of Physicians, collaborate with AMA subject matter and product experts to identify product and service gaps and to fulfill those needs and opportunities. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board !

Social Music: A Sound Endorsement Strategy [INFOGRAPHIC]


Some brands have even founded music academies , special artist collaborations for upcoming musicians and festivals. Please comment below, if you have already collaborated with musicians, if you have considered endorsements or simply found the numbers interesting.

The Individual Donor Benchmark Report is Out!


Third Space Studio in collaboration with BC/DC Ideas, has released the third annual Individual Donor Benchmark Report , the results of a nationwide survey collecting fundraising data for small and medium nonprofits.

Hot Association and Nonprofit Social Media Jobs This Week – April 5


We partake in regular collaborative events throughout the year and enjoy Friday afternoons off throughout the summer. The Membership Manager will serve as the primary contact for all member relations and will collaborate with other team members on additional aspects of membership as necessary.

Why Your Brand Should Create Less Content

Convince & Convert

They sent out an email surveying the marketers in their network, asking us to weigh in on strategy, and promised early access to the report if they took the survey. Quick! It’s time to audit the amount of content on your social channels.

Association Social Media: National Society of Accountants


3) Can you describe the internal collaboration workflow with other areas of the association (e.g. Over the last 3 years, it has been really exciting to watch our small staff become more collaborative in terms of projects, roles and brainstorming.

Influence your PR campaign with Influencer Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

According to a survey by Tomoson : Influencer marketing generates as much as $6.50 The famous brewer Heineken promoted its #100Heineken Campaign by collaborating with top men’s influencers, designers and boutiques such as fashion Instagrammer Eliezer Infante ( elisoul01 ).

Digital business is a strategic priority for CEOs… but not for CIOs (yet).


Tons of interesting data in this survey. Also required is a new approach to managing talent by utilizing flexible team structures, engaging outside collaborators, and increasing corporate tolerance for failure. Check out the latest McKinsey Global Study on Digital Business.

Make Your CFO a Social Media Fan

Buzz Marketing for Technology

A recent Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) survey found that only 20% of CMO’s felt social media produced measurable ROI and 62% hoped it may someday. If the CMO’s lacked ROI confidence, then just imagine what a CFO or CEO survey might have told us! Collaborate with your customers.

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Full Case Study Report from GiveToTheMax Day


It includes a contextual comparison to other similar one-day fundraising events in other states; comparison to nonprofits’ own online fundraising campaigns; and surveyed feedback from participating nonprofits, including challenges and ideas for improvement.

Twitter Insiders: A Research Hub for Brands, Agencies

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter is working with consultancy CSpace on the initiative, and Proctor said consultants from CSpace “specialize in fostering collaboration between companies and their customers.”.