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As the number of multi-generational families using online social networks increases daily, so does the number of “Oh no, she didn’t!&# If this is the case when our kids or parents say something “inappropriate&# in person, imagine the widespread humiliation (and hilarity) that ensues when this all takes place on a social networking site for all of your friends to see. Ready for Yet Another Social Platform?

A Social Network For Genetics Research: Can It Help Isolate Parkinson’s Genes?

The Realtime Report

Can social networks help with medical research? The world’s first genetics-based social network – as 23andMe labels itself – is looking to show they can. The company has already collected more than 125,000 DNA samples from customers, and is now specifically reaching out to those with Parkinson’s, in an effort to find new genes linked to the disease. Social Media Campaigns 23andMe crowdsourcing DNA genetics medical research Parkinson's


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Public Relations becomes Community Relations – Social Media

Laurel Papworth

If you have the relationship with the community, and they like and respect you, it’s tough to turf you out and go with a competitor agency. Build and manage the community and you automatically take on a “public relations manager&# role. Today you do your best to get them articles in women’s magazines, hand out free samples and so on. External PR consultants will know which community managers to approach and how to approach them.

How to Determine and Prioritize Social Media Marketing Goals and Objectives

Pam Moore

Achieving measurable social media ROI is very similar to teens and sex. It’s interesting because many marketing and social media leaders within brands and organizations of all sizes dream about achieving real ROI using social media and digital marketing, yet very few of them actually bring to fruition much more than a social media dream. We believe in jumping onto social platforms before they are proven. Social media is not free.

Monetizing Facebook: Dollar Value of Facebook Fan

Laurel Papworth

Savvy marketers continue to invest substantial sums in building a presence on social networks like Facebook and Twitter. Vitrue “manages&# 45 million fans, so sampled that data to look at wall post impression to fan ratio. Monetizing Facebook: Dollar Value of Facebook Fan is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Technorati Tags: Australia , cpm , Facebook , Marketing , Monetization , revenue , ROI , social media , social networks , value.

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. Dataset and Sampling Methods. 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. Use of Landscape Samples.

WOM: What's Really Behind The Buzz

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: betsyjean79 via Flickr , Creative Commons Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, Design, Digital, TV, Radio, Podcasts, Blogging, Social Networks, Newsfeeds, Affiliate Marketing, Web TV, SEO… Creative industries have evolved just as the environments, mediums, consumers and needs of our clients have evolved over time. To say I knew who he was (via the London social media circuit) would be an understatement.

You are NOT the Main Character of Your Brand Story, Your Customer Is

Pam Moore

It's these common foundations that weave the threads for relationships, trust and community. They say they want to build community. Take a listen to episode 161 of the Social Zoom Factor podcast to learn 10 key foundational elements to successful brand storytelling.

Top 5 Facebook Promotion Types

Harp Interactive

If you have a Facebook Page for your business, you should strongly consider running a social, interactive promotion on your Page. And, companies that run contests or sweepstakes have twice as many fans on their sponsored social network pages as those who don’t. Running a social promotion on Facebook is easier than you might think. The Benefits of Running an Interactive, Social Promotion. build a sense of community around your brand.

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Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

the sources below provide a vast wealth of data, statistics and research results, as well as a bit of interesting social media trivia. How are consumers and b2b decision makers using social media in their buying processes? Which social media platforms are most effective at influencing buyer behavior? How do the audiences differ across various social networks? How do social media marketing strategies in small businesses differ from those in larger enterprises?

57 Social Media Policy Examples and Resources

Dave Fleet

Over time I’ve found myself doing more and more foundational work for organizations looking to dip their toes into social media. One of the key elements of this work, in my opinion, is creating a social media policy that fits well with the organization’s goals, culture and risk tolerance. As it happens, lots of organizations publish their social media guidelines online, ready for you to review and use yourself. Social Media Policies and Guidelines. Social Media Policy.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. 71% say they are likely to purchase an item based on social media referrals; in fact, consumers report that social media plays almost as big a role in purchasing decisions as does television. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. ” — Social Media Today.

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Get the Best Internet Marketing Posts in Your Inbox THIS WEEK

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you want know about tools and reviews of the newest social networks, it’s all there. Want a sampling of the email you’ll get? Buy my book, The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web , a primer to social media marketing, and subscribe to the Techipedia RSS feed. Marketing Social Media internet marketingIn 2011, my highly anticipated Internet Marketing Best Posts is being moved to subscription only.

The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

While Facebook is far and away the largest social network, when it comes to driving B2B website traffic and brand visibility, Twitter and LinkedIn are tops. HubSpot has noted Twitter has more than 300 million active monthly users, and “accounts for 16% of referrals to longer articles from social sites and 14% for shorter news articles.” Sample review: “Grow and manage your following using Tweepi. ” — Social Media Today. Buffer Social.

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The 11 Best Social Media Campaign Builders and Ad Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media has become a core element of marketing across businesses of all types and sizes: maintaining active, optimized profiles; sharing industry-related updates; amplifying their own content; and engaging with prospects, influencers, advocates, and customers. As part of the business fabric, social media marketing is an ongoing activity with a beginning for every company but no real end (though specific social networks may go, e.g., Jaiku, Pownce, FriendFeed…).

How to Hire a Social Media Manager: Our Exact Process and Job Description

Buffer Social

For any company, building and maintaining a social media presence is a key marketing strategy for reaching more potential customers. A company’s social media profiles also act as a space where anyone can get to know your company much better, helping to build a stronger online brand.

10 Small Businesses on How They’re Doing Marketing Differently in 2022

Buffer Social

Alison Hazinski, owner of One and Only Paper On social media, Hazinski describes her approach as "treating my customers like my friends." " This means framing social media content as though if she's keeping her real friends up to date on her business.

The Six Best Google+ Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Despite its detractors , Google+ remains one of the “big four” social networks and has its share of prominent fans in the business world. For most websites, Google+ doesn’t drive the volume of social traffic that Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter do. As with Facebook , Twitter, and other popular networks, Google+ has also inspired its own ecosystem of tools. Sample review: The Google+ tool “I find really useful is CircleCount.

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Using Social Media in Education: 8 Can’t-Miss Tips


Social media has revolutionized the way we connect and communicate with each other. Teachers and administrators have realized the potential of using social media in education. These days, the best educators are embracing social media’s role in the classroom.

9 tips for designing TikTok marketing campaigns (and examples to show them in action)

Sprout Social

We have some exciting news: As of today, Sprout Social is partnering with TikTok to launch a first-of-its-kind integration. With engagement like this, the network is quickly moving away from the fringes of the social media landscape and into the center of forward-thinking brands’ strategies.

The Brand’s Guide to Getting Verified on Social Media in 2021


The coveted ‘blue check’ or verified symbol can play an integral role in a brand’s social media marketing strategy. When your social media account is verified, it serves as immediate credibility. For additional proof, you can supply links to your other social media accounts.

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????????? Cyber Monday: Discovering the online consumers


In effort to visualize the unseen we decided to analyse a sample of 115,000 users who published content containing relevant keywords or trending hashtags related to Cyber Monday in 2015 and then in 2016. Insight : The data revealed the consumer community behind cyber Monday is predominantly young, with almost 60% of users ranging between the ages of 18 and 35. Action : Identify potential influencers and social media channels of interest for this demographic.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

The 20+ tools showcased here enable you to automatically find, source, search, store, organize, annotate, and/or share content from a wide range of publishers and social sources. Sample review: “Add and curate content from any public webpage. It’s a great way to capture the buzz from the show floor after a tradeshow, event or conference.” — Maximize Social Business (Drive). Sample review: “One of the most important tools in a marketer’s tool belt is knowledge.

Experiment: Do LinkedIn Posts With Links Get Less Engagement and Reach?


The social media team at Hootsuite uses posts without links to ask questions and get to know the LinkedIn community. Continue reading to see how Iain Beable, Hootsuite’s Social Media Strategist (EMEA), pulled up the numbers and broke them down.

Customer acquisition through social: what’s your headroom for success?


Analysing your social community doesn’t just produce interesting metrics. The question is what are you trying to do with social media? OK, let’s return to the domain in question: social. There are three key measures to consider that you may not even know how to address – because you have no means of knowing them: Your social market share. The actual size of your social community. How to determine your social market share. Total community.

9 Creative Ways to Improve Your Brand Awareness


Bonus: Get a free social media strategy template to quickly and easily plan your own strategy. Rather than a simple individual metric, brand awareness is a concept that touches on many different KPIs, from traffic to social share of voice. Contribute to your community.

Case Study: Blogger Outreach for Oxfam America’s International Women’s Day 2012 Campaign

Waxing UnLyrical

Since OA already has a robust social media presence, our task was not to add to its social media plan, but to supplement it via blogger outreach. Since we didn’t need to focus on promoting the campaign in social networks per se, but were focused on blogger outreach, we did a ton of research. I am very proud of these: We secured 42 blog posts from a range of outlets, including Mashable , Mom Bloggers for Social Good , Beth’s Blog , Tootzypop (I loved this one!)

3 Simple Ways to Encourage Your Audience to Create More User-Generated Content


One of the most overlooked practices that can exponentially grow your social media audience (while improving ecommerce metrics) is implementing User-Generated Content (UGC). Run a Social Media Contest to Collect Content.

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B2B Employee Advocacy Best Practices


By sharing company-related content to their personal social media profiles, employees amplify a company’s message. This is exactly why employee advocacy is so powerful: your team is the key to unlocking the true potential of social media marketing. Social Selling.

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Alan K’necht: Über Thinker & SEO Brainiac: An Interview


Social analytics, the role of social in the future of SEO, and his favorite city – Auckland. In addition to speaking, conducting corporate training, attending to all his clients (He’s the founder of K’nechtology), he’s an internationally published columnist and even written a book – “The Last Original Idea” What role does social play in the future of SEO? Data used in analytics has and always will be a sampling and is not an absolute.

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Doin' The Innovation. Howl

Diva Marketing Blog

demand-driven social network for people’s needs." The concept is obviously new however, one positioning might be a channel that companies can leverage to allow customers to do a beyond sample test drive of a product. In the meantime SnapGoods is making the most of social media through blogs and social networks Facebook and Twitter. . Yovonne took her love of animals plus social media and morphed both into an innovative community.

The Five Best Pinterest and Instagram Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Greater use of visual communication has in turn made Instagram and Pinterest two of the fastest-growing social networks. As with other social networks, the right tools can help marketers use these platforms more effectively. Sample review: “Are you posting multiple times a day on Instagram? Sample review: “My go-to tool for content scheduling and detailed Pinterest data is Tailwind.

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The Ultimate Influencer Pay Guide for 2022


Influencer marketing is one of the most effective ways for brands to ignite community engagement and drive sales. Social media managers used to chase the number of followers. Engagement is also determined by the speed of getting likes , social networks track this. .

What Fresh Statistics Tell Us About Twitter’s Decline

Convince & Convert

” I decided to take a look at some recent data on the relative growth from 2013 to 2014 of the leading social networking sites and services, to see if the rumors of Twitter’s demise were exaggerated, or if the service did indeed have something to worry about. The results were… mixed, as the graph below indicates: This data is based upon a representative sample of Americans 12+, is projectable to the U.S.

2020 Content Editorial Calendar Template for Social Media & Digital Marketers [free download]

Pam Moore

Hey digital and social media marketers! Have you noticed how noisy the digital and social web is becoming? The social networks are feeling the pressure as much as any marketer working in any business. Social posts for content (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, etc.).

2020 Content Calendar Template for Social Media & Digital Marketers [free download]

Pam Moore

Hey digital and social media marketers! Have you noticed how noisy the digital and social web is becoming? The social networks are feeling the pressure as much as any marketer working in any business. Social posts for content (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, etc.).

How to Sell on Pinterest: 7 Simple Steps


Pinterest is a perfect hybrid of social media and window shopping. Unlike other social media platforms, Pinterest allows you to make sales directly on the platform — you don’t have to send potential customers anywhere else. Pinterest has made a sample spreadsheet available here.

Facebook Tip: How To Choose Who Can See Your Friends

Almost Savvy

Display Your A-List Friends on Your Profile On each person’s profile page, a sampling of their friends’ photos are displayed. This significantly simplifies the process for those of us with a relatively large network. twitter organize spam Students technology trust Twitter Proud to be featured on Social Media Informer The what and why How can I help you leverage social media and networking for your business or career?

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The Secret of Marketing With Women - From The 19th To The 21st Century

Diva Marketing Blog

Last week Kelley Connors invited me to join a few smart people: Rob Peterson , Tom Andersen and Cassie Holm on her popular BlogTalkRadio show Real Women on Health for a chat about How To Gain Women's Trust and Advocacy With Social Media. Pre show Kelley & I were talking and we agreed the emphasis should be Marketing With not Marketing To Women. The culture of social media along with those funny tech tools like blogs, Twitter, social networks, etc.,

11 Essential Elements of an Effective Social Media Business Plan

Rebekah Radice

Are you using social media to market your business , but struggling to create momentum? Would you like to make sense of each social network, clearly defining where and how to spend your time online? While there’s no one-size fits all solution, you can succeed with an effective social media business plan in place. Why Create a Social Media Business Plan? ” And just as in life, the same holds true in social media. Choose Your Social Network(s).