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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.

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. Community Data Systems. Virtual Community of Practice.

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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Understanding Social Media ROI Cycle

Mindjumpers

But, the following post is inspired from the thoughts of Jamie Truner, the chief content officer of the 60 Second Marketer , the online magazine for BKV Digital and Direct Response. and about 10% on qualitative metrics such as brand sentiment , survey results and customer polls.

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It's Time for Real-Time

Convince & Convert

Amber is Director of Community for Radian6 , co-proprietor of the influential Brass Tack Thinking blog (formerly Altitude Branding), a cool mom, a motivating force, and a hell of a flautist). We reconfigured our companies to accommodate phone. Not just the big companies, but the every companies. DJ Waldow Director of Community, Blue Sky Factory @djwaldow [link] DJ Waldow As I wrote on Brass Tack Thinking, I have the chills.

Freemium Revenues: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

We look at Freemium revenue in social networks and online communities including asking that: if freemium is the business model of giving it all (or most) of the services away for free , how can you then charge for it? And 9,000 buy the magazine at newsagencies.

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.

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

SocialFish

Position requires daily communication and coordination with other members of the magazine team, particularly the editor-in-chief and editorial director. 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)? companies now use social media for marketing. 22% of Fortune 500 companies have a public-facing blog that has at least one post in the past 12 months. 500 companies.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

A hybrid curation app and social network—grab any content from the web and save it to your own Flipboard magazine. Sample review: “If you want to build a list that can easily be updated and voted on by your community use List.ly.” — RazorSocial. 20: The Four Best Online Survey Tools.

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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10 Top Influencers to Guide You through the Social-Media Jungle in 2016

Socialmedia.biz

According to Entrepreneur Magazine, Neil created one of the 100 most brilliant companies in the world. Third, use of images was rated as the most important social media optimization tactic, in a 2014 survey by Adobe and Software Advice.” Fast Company called her “A veritable engine of personal branding, a relationship marketing whiz and the Pied Piper of the Online World.” Sujan is a key partner in software companies Mailshake , Narrow , Quuu and ContentMarketer.io.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Rapidly growing companies? Furthermore–75% of social media users “object to major companies and platforms using their personal information for commercial purposes.” 54% of consumers say that “smaller communities have greater influence on a topic than larger ones.”

Speaking your Members’ and Customers’ Language: Six Gaps that might be Dooming Associations to Irrelevance

SocialFish

Two articles about e-bay’s recent growth surge, by Marcus Wohlson in Wired magazine, confirmed for me our research insights: organizations that succeeded and grew in this fluid environment had a number of shared characteristics that were deeply embedded in the way they thought, framed challenges, perceived value, approached challenges, engaged people and defined priorities.

33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far

Webbiquity SMM

Given the widespread adoption of social media marketing practices, the “if” and “when” questions seemed to have now been resolved by most midsized and larger companies (and a lot of small companies as well). Companies Struggle To Manage Social Media by MediaPost.

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7 Great User-Generated Content Campaigns

Pixlee

User-generated content enables a brand’s passionate customers to become advocates, in turn building engaged communities around products and services. According to a report from Adweek , 85% of users surveyed found visual UGC to be more influential than content made by the brands directly. By highlighting the experience of traveling in Australia they created a community of both those who had been there and those who aspired to visit.

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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. Surveys.

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This Week in Social Media – 7/31/2013

Social Media Marketing

And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in the This Week in Social Media Magazine , which is now available on the Web. A similar danger could be lurking for other Chinese companies who fail to account for the world outside of China.

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. What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?

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

Adam Sherk

Of course the larger question is whether or not companies will use third-party services to distribute press releases via Twitter when they can do so for free on their own. in the comments below, today I corresponded with Greg Galant , CEO of Sawhorse Media, the company behind Muck Rack.

Grow Your Wiki

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Community. online communities. survey. 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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Speaking your Members’ and Customers’ Language: Six Gaps that might be Dooming Associations to Irrelevance

SocialFish

snapshots in time and disconnected survey answers); and reveal unexpected, hidden, often small hurdles and inefficiencies that few others may have noticed.

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. Surveys.

The Most Popular NBA Teams on Twitter and Facebook

Adam Sherk

What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964? Adam is part of the Define Search Strategies consulting team, which is owned by The New York Times Company.

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Diva Marketing Talks Online Publications With Deanna Sutton, Angela Benton & Heidi Richards Mooney

Diva Marketing Blog

What makes a great magazine? Deanna Sutton publisher – Clutch Magazine , Angela Benton publisher – BlackWeb 2.0 and Heidi Richards Mooney , publisher- WE Magazine for Women join me to discuss how online publications are dealing with this new genre.

Google javascript Changes Put Publishers in Violation of Sponsored.

Adam Sherk

I can’t imagine they would, especially when virtually no one outside of the developer and SEO communities is even aware that this change has taken place. What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?

25 Newsletter Content Ideas + Bonus Newsletter Idea Resources

Writtent Blog

Because magazine and newspaper editors are pros at coming up with content ideas. The same is true for your company newsletter. Employee spotlight or profile: Like executive letters, employee profiles humanize the company and help strengthen the community around your brand.

Ultimate Guide to Instagram For Fashion

Later

A fashion-forward Instagram strategy can drive traffic, make sales, and attract a loyal community of followers. Shoppers are no longer limited to searching for an outfit by scrolling through endless studio photos on a company’s website.

This is How Much Instagram Influencers Really Cost

Later

According to influencer marketing company Linqia reports in 2019: 39% of marketers surveyed with a digital marketing budget above $500,000 plan to increase their influencer marketing budget. In the world of social media and branded partnerships, how much does influencer marketing cost?

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Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

In you guessed it–another guest post–Wayne Howard describes his method for quickly building the following for a new blog, using tactics such as Facebook postings, the BloggerLuv community, Twitter, LinkedIn and contests. then provides tips for maximizing company blog success.

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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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The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases

Adam Sherk

Bruce – It seems like when a company doesn’t quite know how to describe their product/service, they go with “solution.&# The numbers are a little skewed on that one because there were releases from companies with “Synergy&# in their name.

57 Notable and Unique Content Marketing Ideas

Writtent Blog

Survey Results. Online Communities. The Home Depot is one of several brands with a highly-popular online community. Company Manifesto. LinkedIn and Google+ Communities. Does your company have a living or inanimate mascot, like a dog, cat, or even a teddy bear?

Will Publishers Add Cross-Domain Rel=Canonical to Syndication Deals?

Adam Sherk

At Define we work with a lot of newspaper and magazine sites, many of which have syndication deals with multiple partners. I can see how Google might like to keep that low profile among the general population (so it can safely drop 2ndary/tertiary content versions from the index), yet go higher profile in the seo/webmaster community (so as to influence the use of rel canonical). What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?

88 Expert Content Marketing Posts Worth Another Read

Webbiquity SMM

Surveys suggest that many marketers are uncertain of the effect of content marketing. this week’s chart, we look at data from a survey of 542 U.S. Slideshare is the largest Powerpoint sharing community on the web, but it is so much more than that.

44 Blogging Questions and Answers

Kikolani

Question: How to convince a company that you work with how important blogging can be to their company’s success? Answer: I would say the easiest way to convince a company to use blogging is to find a competitor that is using it successfully.

Customer Anthropology: The Art of Observation

Buzz Marketing for Technology

You wont read much about it on the Web because its still competitive-advantage stuff: What I know about the science of it I cannot disclose under a confidentiality agreement, and most of the companies doing it (Steelcase, Intel, Volkswagen, Microsoft -- thats Bill Gates in the pith helmet at right, from a recent Forbes Small Business magazine article on the subject) arent talking about it much. Darwin Magazine. Fast Company Blog. Grist Magazine. Orion Magazine.

The Secret to Using Your Blog to Generate Sales

ProBlogger

Back in the day, companies used to spray and pray. They sprayed their message in as many places as possible (magazines, newspapers, TV, radio, etc) and prayed that they picked the right advertising spots. Smaller companies didn’t have this luxury.

How to Save the World

Buzz Marketing for Technology

fluency -- our ability to function socially in the modern complex world, to be of use socially to others in our communities. This could show what people value in others in their networks/communities, and what they offer, and how that effects both their popularity and the strength of the community as a whole. Building a Community-Based Society. Blog Surveys & Directories. Darwin Magazine. Fast Company Blog. Grist Magazine. Orion Magazine.

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Social Pros 9 – Christopher S. Penn, WhatCounts

Convince & Convert

Penn , the Director of Inbound Marketing for enterprise email company WhatCounts. Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch.

The Bamboo Project Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Companies that didnâ??t Facebook or LinkedIn) or other communities of practiceâ?? 38% of organizations surveyed for an upcoming study from Aberdeen said the biggest growth in learning and development over the next year will come from â??informal The Bamboo Project Blog.

Social Pros Podcast 6 – Chad Pollitt, Kuno Creative

Convince & Convert

Instead of Jim the author and super cool guy, pretend you’re Jim the Social Media Manager at a software company or a brand. Jim: It depends on the company. If it’s a company that really does a lot of customer service, then I’ll take Twitter every day of the week.

Social Pros 9 – Christopher S. Penn, WhatCounts

Convince & Convert

Penn , the Director of Inbound Marketing for enterprise email company WhatCounts. Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch. Explain to the folks at home why your company is called Argyle Social. We should get a social media software company named after these! I was a customer of this company for a while.