Friendgiftr Lets You Send Gift Cards on Any Social Network or Social Media Website

Bill Hartzer

You can now use the same social network or social media website that you are on all day long to buy and send gift cards online securely. E-commerce startup Friendgiftr is the first to launch a special new service that lets you send gift cards through your favorite social network.

SalesForce Marketing Cloud – The Next Step In Social Media Engagement?

SocMed Sean

I know it’s been a few weeks since I posted last, but that’s what happens when your full-time job is leading a social media team. So…apologies for the break, but the good news is there a LOT of great posts and social media comics coming soon.

How to Take Charge of Your Personal Brand

Convince & Convert

Dorie Clark , Forbes contributor and author of Reinventing You , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss avoiding being pigeonholed in your current job, how to make a career change organically that will make sense, and accurately representing yourself in your personal brand.

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New Features from Talkwalker: Time Lapse Graphs, Improved Instagram KPI’s and LinkedIn Monitoring

Talkwalker SM

The world of social networks and online data is in constant flux. new networks emerge, changes are made to engagement options and businesses adjust their priorities. In our latest release, we’ve added new sources, enhanced our social media analytics and upgraded our data visualizations to further improve our data coverage and add deeper context to your data. Understanding the evolution of social discussions about trends, brands, events and more.

SVAMA Presents: Online Video Show and Tell

Bare Feet Studios

Home About What We Do PayPal Speaker Contact Subscribe Press / PR Bare Feet Network Internet Literacy for Business: Blogging, Podcasting, Online Video & Social Media Howto, Consulting, Training & Public Speaking Home > Speaking > SVAMA Presents: Online Video Show and Tell SVAMA Presents: Online Video Show and Tell by Roxanne Darling on January 19, 2009 Online video continues to be one of the most powerful, fastest growing, and least understood forms of communication.

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Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

They’ve adapted to using online social networks (namely LinkedIn) to identify passive candidates in the last few years and it’s serving them well. So, this recruiting firm is good at networking: online and in the real world. Blogging Supports Social Media Marketing.

Social Media Strategies of Top US Universities

Unmetric

Social media has become an invaluable asset for marketing in higher education. According to research on social media use in the U.S, Consequently, universities are ramping up efforts to connect more with their target demographic and engage on social media channels.

6 best Twitter analytics tools

Unmetric

Be it product updates or engaging in industry-related conversations, it is the go-to network to increase brand visibility. Twitter analytics tools give you key data points that are helpful in calculating your social ROI. Sign up for a demo.

Sysomos Audience Moves Towards Measuring Social Media ROI

Dave Fleet

Social media ROI is a hot topic right now, as social media begins to (slowly) mature. After several weeks of back and forth, and rescheduled meetings, I finally managed to get a demo of Sysomos Audience last week. Community management. Community Management.

Making Social Media An ROI Positive Channel For B2B Businesses

The Realtime Report

Making Social Media An ROI Positive Channel For B2B Businesses By Jingcong Zhao. Billion spent on social media marketing in the U.S. alone last year , it’s clear that social media is being cemented as a marketing function in most B2B organizations.

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6 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools: With Tips from Experts

Talkwalker SM

Social media monitoring (often called social listening) is increasingly becoming a key part of a brand, company or organization’s business strategy. These are also great networks to share content as you can reach lots of people. Twtrland: Improve Your Own Social Channels.

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Auto Brands Comparison Report

Unmetric

Social media content of the auto industry is perceived to be fueled by vanity shots of vehicles. Here we’ve taken a look at what some of the top brands in the industry do to keep their community engaged and how their efforts compare. Visual content dominates social media.

How to use social data for competitor intelligence (II): understanding performance and leaders

Audiense

We are continuing our series of articles about the best way to use social data in the competitive intelligence field. After using social data to put together a list of competitors , next we can analyze the competition and determine the insights that could to be extracted.

15 Ways To Get More Followers On Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google+

The Social Media Hat

Social Media 15 Ways To Get More Followers On Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google+. If you've been in the social media marketing business for long, you have probably been asked how to increase followers of the different social networks.

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How Glympse Can Track Your Friends

Ari Herzog

Here is a demo screenshot from Glympse.com. Ari Herzog provides communications services to the nonprofit and public sectors, and encourages you to join his Facebook community. by Gabriella - The Stepford Wife Wow love the demo screen shot of Glympse.

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How to Fail in Business Without Really Trying

Waxing UnLyrical

At this time I am not interested in a <REDACTED> demo. And it’s not just email pitches that you need to learn how to write; it’s how to pitch people on social networks, such as Twitter, as well. Focus on building community.

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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)? Or which four cities rank ahead of Seattle and San Francisco as the “most networked?” Social Media Stats, Facts and Research Does Facebook Need To Build A Search Engine?

Social Media in Financial Services: 5 Essential Tips and Benefits

Hootsuite

The use of social media in financial services organizations is no longer an option. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Marketing Research found nearly all Fortune 500 financial services organizations have active social media profiles. Conduct a social media audit.

Why audience Insights can save your agency both time and money

Audiense

Perhaps it’s time to opt for the insights extracted from social data and save yourself a lot of time (and money)… As any marketing professional knows, the insights to be extracted from social data are incomparable. Book your Audiense Insights Demo TODAY !

How to Use Social Media Strategy to Reach Mommy Blogs

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

You want to start with a list of mom blogs that you like — ones that jive with your brand, are in your target demo, and look like they get medium to high traffic. I also highly recommend commenting on some of their articles and sharing some of their posts on social networks.

How to use social data for competitor intelligence (III): researching to inform potential actions & recommending actions

Audiense

This is the last article of our series about how to use social data to gain competitive intelligence. According to the social data, there is a great affinity between the analyzed audience and the following brands which may result in direct or indirect competition for Häagen-Dazs.

13 Signs That You're At a Tech Conference | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

When demo-ing new apps, all problems are explained away by “Twitter must be running slow.&# Related articles which may interest you: Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends Ready for Yet Another Social Platform?

Enterprise 2.0 Isn’t About Social Business, It’s Just About Business

Social Media Strategery

Conference – Santa Clara , I thought about all of the sessions I attended, the people I spoke with, the demos I watched, and I kept thinking back to something that Dawn Lacallade said in her presentation on Wednesday afternoon: “If you want your Enterprise 2.0 If you’re talking with Director of HR, he doesn’t care that you are managing 100 new communities or that 1,000 Yammer messages were posted today. For you, building communities might be the goal.

Needle Threads Customers Into Personal Interactions in New, Social Chat Service

Stay N' Alive

That service gave me a demo a couple weeks ago - it's called Needle , and I love it! Needle goes above and beyond just the traditional, detect-if-the-user-is-idle chat approach and instead uses social media to improve the experience. Each customer has the ability to associate a social networking account, and in doing so they get special benefits. This reduces spammers, and allows you to integrate with the viral nature of social networking sites like Facebook.

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Instagram marketing: how to establish an effective strategy

Sprout Social

From social selling to community-building and beyond, there’s a reason why Instagram is booming right now among businesses and consumers alike. Many brands struggle to grow or adopt Instagram as part of their social strategy and we totally understand why. Building a community?

YouTube - What is LinkedIn? Part 2

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Community. Social. Networking. LinkedIn Mobile Demo for the iPhone. Demo of LinkedIn Status and other communication features. Community Guidelines. Close. Sign Up. QuickList ( 0 ). Sign In. Site: Home. Videos. Channels. Upload. Videos. Channels. advanced. Loading. What is LinkedIn? Part 2. Rate: 1 ratings Sign in to rate. Views: 288. watch in standard quality. watch in high quality. Share. Favorite. Playlists. MySpace. Facebook. more share options ).

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Less Than a Week to Blog World

Kikolani

8 quick tips for developing a Facebook marketing strategy – competing with search engines, community pages, and more. Is Facebook suffocating the rest of social media ? How to add the official Facebook page (instead of community page) to your profile employer link.

How I Increased My Twitter Following by 45% In One Week

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / How I Increased My Twitter Following by 45% In One Week | Subcribe via RSS How I Increased My Twitter Following by 45% In One Week September 30th, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share I’ve been fascinated by the art and science of building a relevant network of Twitter followers in the past few months. Check them out and try the free demo yourself.

New ASAE website is live… and it rawks.

SocialFish

Such a huge improvement, not least because their active community has been brought to the forefront. We really wanted to put the focus on community and our members. We LOVE the new ASAE website !!

Where Social Media Is Headed in 2017: The Biggest Trends to Watch For

Buffer Social

What does the future look like for social media? As part of our State of Social Media week, it feels like a great time to sit back and reflect on the social media landscape and what may be ahead. What’s coming next for the biggest social media platforms?

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The 20 Best New Social Media Tools to Try in 2017 (And How to Use Them)

Buffer Social

The social media world is a fascinating one. Every so often, a new social media platform emerges to capture our attention ( Peach ) or become part of our daily lives ( Snapchat ). The social media tools landscape can be just as fascinating — and robust! Business Networking.

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Marketing Marvels – How to Find Influencers with Little Bird

Convince & Convert

Each and every episode of Marketing Marvels includes an overview and a quick demo of some sort of cutting edge marketing technology that I personally endorse and recommend and in many cases use for my own clients at Convince & Convert. Or I could say show me the social media veterans, etc.,

The 25 Top Social Media Management Tools for Businesses of All Sizes

Buffer Social

How do you stay on top of all your social media marketing tasks? From creating and publishing content to analytics and reporting, it can be pretty overwhelming to think of all the jobs social media marketers have to complete every day. The 15 top social media management tools for SMBs.

101 Marketing Tools and Technology Tips for 2017

Razor Social

Social Media. The successful people on social media build relationships and add value. They are there for their community and make them feel appreciated and connected to a brand on a more personal level. Use a social media management tool.

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[Interview] The Story Of The World’s First Global Flight Without Fuel, And How Social Media Helped

Audiense

This flight allowed us to open many conversational doors, and social media had a big role to play in that. One discussion alone achieved over 60,000 views across all platforms, and this highlights the ability that social media had to connect the flight with celebrities and global figures.

[Interview] The Story Of The World’s First Global Flight Without Fuel, And How Social Media Helped

Audiense

This flight allowed us to open many conversational doors, and social media had a big role to play in that. One discussion alone achieved over 60,000 views across all platforms, and this highlights the ability that social media had to connect the flight with celebrities and global figures.

What’s a social CRM going to do for my business?

Janet Fouts

According to Altimeter Group’s Jeremiah Owyang , social CRM will give businesses a way to really focus on listening to what their customers want and still have time to do business. In it’s most basic form the concept is to allow you to cross reference what your customers are saying in social media circles as individuals and as a group with what you know about them from a business standpoint. Steve Farnsworth, Jolt Social Media. Are you using a social CRM?

A Complete Guide to Instagram Marketing: Get the Playbook That Drives Results for Instagram’s Top Profiles

Buffer Social

Research shows that brands enjoy a number of distinct benefits and advantages on the network: Instagram, brands enjoy regular engagement with 4 percent of their total followers. On networks like Facebook and Twitter, engagement is less than 0.1 Build your community.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Key Takeaways from #SMAZ

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, key takeaways from Social Media AZ, and jumping otters on kikolani.com. A look at the brand domination and importance of good online reputation and social media. Social Media / Social Networking.

The Ultimate LinkedIn Lead Generation Guide

Sprout Social

Unlike social networks such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram where users sign up for a variety of purposes, a majority of LinkedIn users are there for business. Most people sign up for LinkedIn for one of three reasons: Networking.