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Big data: seeing the forest and the trees

Sherrilynne Starkie

You can see the forest and the trees in big data, according to Nora Young , the Canadian author and the host of CBC Radio One’s Spark, in her opening keynote at last week’s Fireworks Factory conference held on Galiano Island, British Columbia. This information all becomes part of big data.

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Top Magazines on Google+ Have Larger Fan Base But Less Engagement Than On Facebook

The Realtime Report

The buzz about Google Plus was grim as 2012 began: “ a virtual ghost town compared to Facebook ” was how the platform was described in February, as the rapid user growth following its June 2011 launch leveled off — and data revealed that those who signed up were doing little after that.

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From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories

Buzz Marketing for Technology

From shared databases to communities of practice: A taxonomy of collaboratories. From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories. The types are: Distributed Research Centers, Shared Instruments, Community Data Systems, Open Community Contribution Systems, Virtual Communities of Practice, Virtual Learning Communities, and Community Infrastructure Projects. Future plans include online data archiving.

How To Create A Know-It-All Company - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Data Center. Data Warehouse. Are you involved in setting the direction for your companys IT budget or strategy? Apply today for a FREE subscription to CIO Magazine! How To Create A Know-It-All Company. Heres how some companies convinced individuals to share best practices. To drive KM at Russell Reynolds, the company circulates a document every afternoon throughout its 32 offices worldwide that shows all outstanding proposals and projects.

103 Compelling Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)

Webbiquity SMM

How does social media use differ in B2B vs. B2C companies? As many companies have learned the hard way, unanswered complaints on social networks can go viral, causing real damage to a company’s brand. More than one-third of Fortune 500 companies have active Google+ accounts.

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In fact, you’re likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television commercials, they’re asking their followers to join them on Facebook. If you are officially representing your company, you’d want to create an Official Page.

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Day One: Mirum

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As someone who has both published magazines and worked as a freelance journalist, there was something (deep inside of me) that wanted to use technology to share both the process of what we were going through as a business and how we - as an agency - felt about technology, brands and building a semblance of community. It''s a place where technology and data can help meld into the future. Walter Thompson Company as a founding partner of a new global company.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I have an annual tradition of giving back to the community on my birthday, which is why this year is no different. Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations.

Do You Know When to Create and When to Curate?

Convince & Convert

Paul Haskell , Social Media and Content Marketer at Omaha Steaks , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss curation versus creation on different platforms, success in visually focused social media platforms, and the culture at a family-owned company. via Boston Magazine.

Put Yourself on the Social Map: From Vagueness to Greatness

Convince & Convert

From Janrain , a free guide to improve your conversion rates and your data quality. Nissan is one of the few multi-national car companies with a dedicated Hispanic presence. Erich Marx, Nissan @emarxe.

Monetization: Social Network Advertising

Laurel Papworth

Social Media Monetization is becoming THE hot issue in online community chatter. Probably because companies are getting past the “why should we care?&# At least with TV and magazines you know that at least nominally, they are there with some focus.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

A recent study by Econsultancy called “ The Value of Social Media &# shows that companies are overwhelmingly using the “Big 4″ of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Linkedin for their social media efforts. And while I don’t have any issues with those sites (in fact I wrote about Facebook marketing in-depth here), but is treating social media like a checklist really the best possible solution for your company?

How Glossier Built a Cult Following on Social Media

Unmetric

The sought-after and celebrated cosmetics company originally started off in 2010 as a beauty blog called IntotheGloss.com started by Emily Weiss, a former styling assistant for Vogue. They even used social media metrics and data to fuel product development.

How to Grow Your Fitness Blog to 100,000 Monthly Visitors in Less than a Year

ProBlogger

On the other hand, it’s the companies that make millions per year by selling meal plans, diets, supplements and sometimes just hope to help those people achieve their goals. In the middle, we have giant websites (newspapers, online magazines, etc.) Build a community around your blog.

Is your online education ready for Generation Flux?

SocialFish

This article originally appeared on the Avectra blog with the title, Association Learning Communities Offer More than MOOC. MOOC is stirring up the same types of sentiments in the academic community that social media stirs up in the association community.

Why The Term “Social CRM” Is Just STUPID!

SocMed Sean

The theory is that the more data they can collect about you, the more they will know about you, and the better they can sell to you. Yes…companies have been watching everything you do and everything you buy to formulate their marketing strategies.

This Week in Social Media – 4/10/2013

Social Media Marketing

And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in my new This Week in Social Media Magazine. Industry News More than half of surveyed marketers feel that they''re missing key data points to inform them about their customers , according to a recent CMO Council survey.

Association Social Media: National Business Officers Association (NBOA)

SocialFish

Our website also has a private social community, hosted by Higher Logic, called NBOA Connect. NBOA’s LinkedIn Group , Company Page and the CEO’s personal profile have some of the organization’s highest followings, but yield very little data.

Content IS your Brand

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Therefore shoppers (B2C) and buyers (B2B) are armed with more data than ever before and its going to get worse thanks to social media. we saw companies create websites as outposts of their companies and immediately everyone had to have one.

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Seven Tips For Jumpstarting Your Visual Storytelling Strategy

Convince & Convert

Similar to how people grow relationships with each other, visual storytelling offers companies meaningful opportunities to deliver positive experiences that build brand awareness, trust, loyalty and engaged communities.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

This year, colleague Cheryl Burgess and I changed things up a bit, opening the award to nominations but focusing specifically on outstanding men and women who work for technology companies and are active on social media. ” She was named B2B Magazine’s 2012 Digital Marketer of Year.

This Week in Social Media – 7/31/2013

Social Media Marketing

The secrets of success to building a digital newsroom, the secrets of bureaucracy-free content marketing, Sina Weibo was slow to evolve, Quebec loves Twitter, Pinterest and Google+ are gaining on Facebook, what to do with marketing data and more, it''s This Week in Social Media.

Coca-Cola’s New Corporate Website Aims to Refresh the World Through Storytelling

Convince & Convert

Inspired by the power of storytelling has to cultivate engagement, the company has re-launched their corporate website, “ Coca-Cola Journey ,” as a highly visual, sharable digital magazine. Yes, even with less branded lifestyle content alongside company news.

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

Webbiquity SMM

As marketing becomes more data-driven, it’s vital to use data to keep up with trends, competitor strategies, and developments in your market. Rapidly growing companies? 54% of consumers say that “smaller communities have greater influence on a topic than larger ones.”

Social Media Visitors More Loyal But Still a Very Small Percentage.

Adam Sherk

In publishing that typically means additional page views and time on site, RSS and e-mail newsletter subscriptions, user account and on-site community sign-ups, etc. What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?

How to Take an Audience-Centric Approach to Content Marketing

Convince & Convert

Phil is a 30-something male interested in data science who enjoys city life and travels occasionally. Here is how Fitbit’s audience breaks out: The visualization above shows the communities within the Fitbit audience.

This Week in Social Media – 5/8/2013

Social Media Marketing

And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in the This Week in Social Media Magazine. Being a community manager is more than just posting to social networks on behalf of brands. Here are eight different roles that community managers must play on any given day.

This Week in Social Media – 7/24/2013

Social Media Marketing

customers love to complain on Twitter, Flipboard makes users’ magazines available on the Web, the CIPR issues guidance on social media measurement, the mix of journalism and marketing needed in brand newsrooms, the royal fuss over real-time marketing and more, it''s This Week in Social Media.

NBC Targets Local Markets on the New Digg

Adam Sherk

Lauren: Our team started the NBCLocal account a little over a year ago because we wanted to be part of the Digg community in the most transparent way possible, and we wanted to connect the national and international Digg community with interesting local stories.

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105 Types of Content to Fill Up Your Editorial Calendar

Convince & Convert

This is a classic for marketers, magazines, and sites like Buzzfeed. These are their own words—a form of word of mouth—that you use to inspire interest in your company, products, or services. Company News. Your company is ever-changing. Company Goals. Data Visuals.

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This Week in Social Media – 7/17/2013

Social Media Marketing

And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in the This Week in Social Media Magazine. Be vigilant, community managers. Dissatisfied with the amount of data being consumed by the new messaging app, Unicom, a Chinese telco will be launching a WeChat subscription plan on August 8.

Awesome Association Jobs This Week – February 23

SocialFish

The role focuses on delivering data-driven results and facilitating strategic and tactical marketing decisions across all touch points and channels. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board !

Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

companies now use social media for marketing (though the figure varies widely based on size of company)? Content Sharing Trends in 2010 [Infographic] by Pamorama Pam Dyer reports on data from AddThis showing the top methods for sharing information from more than 300 options.

A Look at Muck Rack's Twitter Press Release Service, 51 Releases Later

Adam Sherk

search to get click data on each of those shortened URLs. reports from its search page are not very complete or accurate (you get better data on URLs you’ve personally shortened in your history when signed into bit.ly). What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?

3 Scientific Studies With Real Insight Into Social Media

Convince & Convert

. It’s no secret: social media marketing has a data problem. And this was a case study if ever there was one, because the data they had to work with was phenomenal: A database of 14,000 customers , including, get this, actual sales data. Facebook API data.

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My Obsession: The Consumption of Information

Justin Levy

Magazines : I subscribe to a healthy number of magazines (affiliate links): Fast Company , Inc. Also, besides the magazines that I already subscribe to, occasionally I pick up another magazine based on an interesting article or feature.

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38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity SMM

CommerceTools uses cloud-based technology to help companies streamline the distribution of products, supplies, services and content to individuals or groups by simplifying and automating order and fulfillment processes. The 5 Best Free Tools For Making Slick Infographics by Fast Company.

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Grow Your Wiki

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Community. data center. online communities. Social Enterprise: Interview with 7thFloor Magazine. The current issue of 7thFloor , an italian business magazine, includes an interview with the speakers from the International Forum on Enterprise 2.0. About. Services.

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105 Ideas to Add to Your Editorial Calendar

Convince & Convert

This is a classic for marketers, magazines, and sites like Buzzfeed. These are their own words—a form of word of mouth—that you use to inspire interest in your company, products, or services. Company News. Your company is ever-changing. Company Goals. Data Visuals.

An Early Look at Facebook Open Graph Protocol Integration on News.

Adam Sherk

Consider the impact that Facebook Open Graph protocol integration will have on your existing on-site community features and social functionality. Not covered in my examples above is the fact that Open Graph protocol can also provide sites with additional reporting data.

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Never Run Out of Content to Share: 70+ Places to Curate Great Content

Buffer Social

With our community’s help, we put together an ultimate list of content curation sources across multiple industries. Ecommerce Marketing Blog by Shopify: A blog about ecommerce marketing, running an online business, and updates to Shopify’s ecommerce community. . Data, Data Visualization, and Data Science. No Free Hunch : The official blog of Kaggle, the home of data science and machine learning. .

Is your Organization Capable of Unorthodox Thinking?

SocialFish

Would they have the foresight, market instincts, understanding of customers and creativity that led Amazon to continuing growth and transformation from book retailer, to one-stop shopping community and leader in cloud computing? The New Competence of the Knowledge Age.

Get Over Your Creativity Block With These 20 Social Media Content Ideas

Buffer Social

By pulling our key ideas and data from a blog post, we can easily turn blog posts into short videos to share on our social media channels. Company announcements or milestones. Our Instagram strategy is built on curating awesome photos from the Buffer community.