12 Solid Stats Surrounding Social Networking (Plus Four  Timely Tips)

Webbiquity SMM

Though it’s dangerous to assume anything about leadership in the social networking space (Facebook overtook MySpace as the biggest social network less than a decade ago , after all), the landscape does seem to have matured and stabilized somewhat at this point.

The Future of Mobile Social Networking

Kikolani

This is a guest post by Zack Hanebrink , an online marketing professional guest posting on behalf of Zerista, provider of services to help you build your own mobile community app for your community. It is safe to say that social networking has gone mainstream and is here to stay.

Social Networking Stats: Instagram Reaches 80 Million Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. Facebook: 955 million active users. via CNET.

Gushcloud: Mobilizing Social Media Marketing

Mindjumpers

SXSW is a sizzling hub for the rising stars of social media. Consequently, representing Mindjumpers at this year’s conference included meeting with a variety of these passionate and engaged newcomers in the social media ballgame (see my blog post on BigMarker.com , April 3 rd 2012).

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Social Networking Online and Non-Profit Organizations | Freelance.

Freelance Social Media

Non-profits see online social media as an inexpensive way to build relationships, increase involvement, and help out with publicity and education efforts. YouTube (46.5%) and Twitter (43.2%) were cited as alternate social networking tools.

Mobile Positioning: A Business Must

Webbiquity SMM

Mobile access to the web has surpassed browser usage. Consider these 2012 statistics: • Twitter estimates 55% of users access the site through a mobile device. • Click-through rates on search result ads are higher on mobile, according to a Marin Software study.

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Social, Local, Mobile: The SoLoMo Revolution

Mindjumpers

Today, people are increasingly using social media as a natural part of their everyday lives, especially when on the move. Besides social media platforms as Facebook, geo-localising applications are popular amongst smartphone users who check into locations or tag the location onto a photo.

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How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks

Kikolani

Do you have a burning question you want to ask the support team at a popular social network, but you gave up because you couldn’t find the actual contact form through the endless maze of self-serve support documentation? Mobile. Report an Issue with Facebook Mobile Texts.

The Misnomer of Social Networking

Ari Herzog

It is a fallacy to suggest social networking is about networking, opines Jeff Hurt. Identity comes first, relationship building second, and networking with the community third. Social networking sites are social identity sites.

Social Intranet: Open Atrium social network for internal use

Laurel Papworth

I’m about to install and muck around with Open Atrium as an social network intranet product for a client. It’s based on social networking software Drupal, and is free to download: Social Intranet Open Atrium. Walled Garden vs Gated Community (1).

Big Announcement! THE Social Media Training Academy and Member Community for Business is Here!

Pam Moore

Do you have social media, digital marketing and branding problems? I am excited to announce that TODAY we officially open the public doors to our brand new Social Profit Factor training academy and member community! Do you have social media problems? .

THE BEST SOCIAL NETWORK FOR LAWYERS, OR ANYONE, IS….

Myrland Marketing

The question had to do with a recommendation for the most effective online social network for lawyers. I’ve spent the past 2 years studying the Social Web in depth, even going through Certification last year because of my passion for this area. Now it’s all social media.

What the New Google+ Mobile App Additions Mean to Small Business Owners

Navolutions

With today’s relaunch of the Google+ mobile apps for iPhone and Android, it’s gotten even easier to let customers and clients keep tabs on your day to day, and give them a glimpse of the faces that make your company work. Mobile Community Controls.

5 Ways that Social Media Marketing Software Can Fail You

Pam Moore

5 Ways that Social Media Marketing Software Can Fail You. There’s no denying that social media marketing software can be an enormous asset to businesses of all sizes, creating, publishing, and even reviewing the performance of their content easier and quicker.

Humanize It: 10 Tips to Make Your Tweets More Human

Pam Moore

Are your tweets helping you grow community and nurture relationships? Or maybe your tweets are all about you and it’s obvious you are only using social media and Twitter to blast noise about yourself. Newsflash: You can not fake relevancy or caring using social media.

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What the New Google+ Mobile App Additions Mean to Small Business Owners

Navolutions

With today’s relaunch of the Google+ mobile apps for iPhone and Android, it’s gotten even easier to let customers and clients keep tabs on your day to day, and give them a glimpse of the faces that make your company work. Mobile Community Controls.

The Importance of Localized Branded Content on Social Media

Mindjumpers

What is happening right now in your local community? And do you take local context into consideration when creating Social Media content for your global brand? It takes a Community Manager who grew up in the given location and is based there.

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Google Rolls Out New Mobile Friendly Tag

Bill Hartzer

Google has started displaying new mobile friendly tag in the search results to show which sites are mobile-friendly and which sites are not. If you’re on a mobile device, you’ll see the “mobile friendly tag”, as shown above.

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Ready, Set, Action! How to Activate Your Social Media Audience and Communities

Pam Moore

They invest in social media platforms but don’t do much more than slap some fancy marketing branding lipstick on a Facebook business page, LinkedIn profile or Instagram account. How to activate your audience to nurture relationships and build community.

7 Steps to Build a Pinterest for Business Plan to Ignite Sales and ROI

Pam Moore

Pinterest is an amazing platform that surpassed more than 10 million users faster than any stand alone social network in history. Pinterest is different than some social networks though in that it requires both art and science even more so.

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Why CMOs Should Stop Being Addicted to Pay-per-Click Ads

Buzz Marketing for Technology

You don’t just have an array of search ads; now there are native ads on Google that replicate the search experience, remarketing display ads, mobile ads, Facebook-sponsored ads, sponsored tweets via Twitter and LinkedIn ads. But what happens when the efficacy of the ad network declines?

Why Online Banking on Mobiles Will Soar

Idaconcpts

Several forecasts predict that by 2015, 50% or more of US mobile users will be conducting transactions from their mobile devices (e.g. Yes, it is hard to imagine but people can do longer without social networking sites than without e-mail.

The Importance of Local Activation on Social Media: India

Mindjumpers

Our ever-growing global network of Local Social Media Managers around the world helps us ensure contextually relevant content through social listening, content production and response management. Social Media Users: 134 million, +26% in the past year.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Every time I tell someone I’m a Community Manager , I get a varied response. Really, many people trying to describe Online Community Managers, end up sounding like this: Others may know what Community Manager is, but don’t know exactly how much it entails.

The Intersection of Online Communities and Learning Management Systems

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. SocialFish and OCR partner on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours. Social learning is a growing trend.

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Social Media Trends, Prospects, and Challenges in India

Mindjumpers

Our ever-growing global network of Local Social Media Managers around the world helps us ensure contextually relevant content through social listening, content production and response management. And it remains the fastest growing market for social networks in the world.

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A Social Media Status Quo Pt.1-Japan

Mindjumpers

The following post is part of the Mindjumpers Network series t hat examines the state of social media around the globe. Mindjumpers’ global network consists of local country community managers, creating a platform of multinational professionals. Japan’s social status quo.

themarketingblog@wordpress on Mobile

The Marketing Blog

Marketing, Social Media & Branding Blogs in India July 14, 2008.8:16 16 am themarketingblog@wordpress on Mobile Jump to Comments There was a time when mobile version of a website used to be a rarity. The trend appears to have changed now and today’s development-teams have to consider the compatibility of their website/blog with mobile phones. The mobile version of themarketinblog.wordpress.com uses.mobi as an extension.

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How to Increase Cyber Monday and Holiday Sales with Social Media Marketing

Pam Moore

By tapping into the power of mobile marketing, social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Pinterest you can really turn up the volume in sales and business over the holidays with your online platform, website and blog.

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Social Media Marketers: Time to Get Personal

Mindjumpers

On our blog, we have written about the journey of making the extensive amounts of Big Data reveal as well as increase the social ROI. Even though you’ve managed to put social media into your budget, you have not necessarily secured your brand’s social success. Tweet.

The New Competition: For-Profit Communities with Deep Pockets

SocialFish

——— While catching up on my reading last week, I spotted this opening sentence in a Pando Daily article : “In the fourth part of our totally unofficial, accidental series on how vertical professional social networks are changing the way industries work, we bring you…healthcare.”.

[SOLVED] WordPress Gives A HTTP Error When Uploading Images To The Media Gallery

SocMed Sean

It’s my favorite CMS and blogging platform, primarily because of the fact that the community of developers who make themes and plugins for WordPress are amazing. If you’ve been around my blog for long, you know I am a bit of a WordPress fanboy.

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. Facebook = mobile.

Most people think about what they see on Facebook

Sherrilynne Starkie

Whether it’s someone’s funny anecdote or a heartfelt plea for prayers, the social network lets us connect over stories in so many ways. Related posts: Which social network would you quit? Facebook and the Limits of the Network Effect.

Facebook by the Numbers [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet The online social media news site, Mashable , has put together a very nice infographic giving an overview of the current state of the social platform Facebook. Twitter Grows by 75% in Mobile Audience, LinkedIn Close Second.

Effectively Recruiting Top Performing Employees through Social Media

SocMed Sean

Thanks to James for sharing his insights on the topic of social media recruitment and tips on how to find the right employees using social networks! Social Media Recruitment is a valid—and recommended— strategy to gain new, cutting-edge employees and expand your workforce.

Snapchat: An Emerging Platform for Teamwork and Collaboration

Waxing UnLyrical

Snapchat can be used as a customer service tool to provide visual, engaging, and mobile feedback to individual users. Community Social Media Social Networks Strategy collaboration snapchat teamworkGuest Post by Karen Freberg.

Brand Storytelling in a Nutshell: 10 Foundations of Success

Pam Moore

It's these common foundations that weave the threads for relationships, trust and community. They say they want to build community. Brand storytelling is not about bragging about yourself all day on the latest live video streaming mobile application.

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Power of Trust and Intention in Earning Attention of Your Ideal Customer and Audience

Pam Moore

Every where we turn, every device we turn on, every social network feed we scroll, there is noise. Some of them may not know better as they are not savvy on the new ways of social and digital marketing. Their intention is easily seen by even those new to the social networks.

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Thanksgiving Social Media Stats, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Thanskgiving Stats: Stuffing is the Most Popular Side Dish on Social Media.

Protecting Children from Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

How can you protect your children from social media? “I’m on top of it, I know what this social networking thing is all about&# , “My child doesn’t really use it&# , “Does it really matter? Create a network via Ning.

Facebook Messenger 101: Get Started Guide for Business [download now]

Pam Moore

Want the blueprint for social marketing success right now? Check out our new online social media and branding training academy, the Social Profit Factor , designed to help you create a solid social media strategy and plan that will connect you with your ideal customer in a human way!

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? .