YouTube Has Turned 6!

Mindjumpers

Tweet 6 years ago, back in May 2005, YouTube was launched and since then it has been revolutionizing the way in which marketing can work virally. Today, amidst its birthday hustle, YouTube announced 2 new landmarks: users are now uploading more than 48 hours of video footage per minute, and accounting for more than 3 billion videos per day! Well thats really big considering the views increased by 50% since last year, as reported by official YouTube blog.

Social Networking Stats: Foursquare Sees Major Revenue Growth, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

YouTube. via YouTube. Foursquare: 45 million users. Foursquare Sees Major Revenue Growth in 2013 and Q1 2014. Foursquare is rapidly approaching its fifth birthday, and CEO Dennis Crowley is optimistic about the app’s future.

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Which Social Media Sites Are The Riskiest?

Small Business Mavericks

Company and third-party blogs are considered less risky than Twitter or Facebook, which indicates that businesses are warming up to blogging. Foursquare could be considered the least risky social media site online as 58% of businesses surveyed said it was not risky; on the other hand, 20% said it was slightly risky, showing that 78% of those surveyed consider Foursquare slightly risky or not risky at all. Social Media facebook Foursquare google Twitter YouTube

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The Year of Social Media 2010 [infographic]

Mindjumpers

We have chosen to include the most significant changes at different platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Foursquare etc. Companies have started to think more about their surroundings, and realized how crucial it is to engage and involve users. Tweet.

50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

9 Ways B2B Companies Can Use Location Based Services by Social Media B2B. He lists nine steps its imperative for companies to take in order to “build enough social karma (yes, I said karma) to facilitate things like guest posting opportunities, retweets, likes, etc.&#.

BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

It’s “YouTube” not “The YouTube” It’s Twitter not “The Tweeterboard” You don’t “Twit” things on Twitter, you “Tweet” them. 10) Social media channels like Facebook and YouTube are constantly evolving.

Social Networking Stats: Tumblr Draws Youngest Users Among Top 10 Social Platforms, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

YouTube. via YouTube. Foursquare: 45 million users. Tumblr, Instagram, YouTube Attract Younger Audience. Social Media Statistics Facebook Instagram LinkedIn social media statistics social networking statistics social networking stats Tumblr Youtube

This Is Being Recorded. By You

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We post tweets on Twitter , we check-in on Foursquare , we publish pictures of our daily lives on Facebook, upload videos to YouTube , and much more. We're not just talking about family, friends and people from high school that we swore we never wanted to see again (but still wind up creeping on their Facebook profiles every so often to see if they got fat or not), but it's also companies who are able to see, hear and know things about us that they could have never known before.

The Ultimate Question: Self-Interested Or Interesting?

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You're a plumbing company and you're Blogging about home improvement. Think about Facebook , Twitter , YouTube and even Foursquare. The ultimate question - according to Reichheld - is: "How likely is it that you would recommend this company to a friend or colleague?" foursquare. youtube. Do you want to know if your content is working for you?

The Ugly Truth About Business Models And The Advertising Scapegoat

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It's something that everyone from Facebook , YouTube , Twitter , Quora and Foursquare continue to grapple with. When people ask me how companies (like the ones listed above) are going to make money, I half-jokingly reply that they may never look to their users to monetize. Today on MoBlog (via MediaPost ), there was a Blog post titled, Can Foursquare Find A Business Model? foursquare. youtube.

Social Media Success is About the Wizard, Not the Wand

Convince & Convert

His example was his local watering hole, where he figures by the time he’s checked in 10 times, the offer they make on Foursquare should encourage his evangelism, not just offer a discount on an item he doesn’t order. Klout’s or the companies that use it?

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Using Location-based Services for Content Marketing

Convince & Convert

Sure, location-based services like Foursquare are great for customer engagement and loyalty rewards. When we say “content creation” what we usually think of is the company in question creating informational materials themselves, and putting that information on a website, blog, and/or YouTube.

Social Media in the Industry: Customization is the Key to Success

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

On top of that, let’s add all of the other social networks out there including Linkedin, Foursquare, Myspace, Friendster, Tumblr, YouTube and the list goes on. In my professional opinion, most companies, industries and organizations can benefit from a Facebook page. Foursquare!

Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Is Most Important Social Network for B2B Marketers, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Foursquare: over 20 million users. via Foursquare. YouTube was significantly less popular with just 8%, and Google+ was most important for only 1% of B2B marketers. Other favorite social channels included YouTube, Flickr, Digg, Stumbleupon and Tumblr.

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Memolane’s Success at SXSW

Mindjumpers

A new Danish start-up company called Memolane did very well at SXSW. When asked about the business model, the company has no defined plan for revenue intake. As Eric says: “We want to stay, where our friends are, i.e. Twitter, Foursquare, LastFM etc.&#. Tweet.

10 Examples of Social Media ROI [Infographic]

Pamorama

The infographic below from Psoshul illustrates how 10 companies successfully used social media marketing initiatives and measured their effectiveness. Saves the company hundreds of thousands annually vs. traditional research and test marketing. Channels used: YouTube and Twitter.

50 Top Tools for Social Media Monitoring, Analytics, and Management 2013

Pamorama

To succeed in today’s connected world, you need to build a community around your company, brand, and products. BlitzMetrics ($) | Social media dashboards for your brand that monitor content across Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Tumblr, and more.

3 Ways to Capitalize on the Opportunity Economy

Convince & Convert

Jay was in downtown Flagstaff, Arizona, and used Foursquare to check in at a local restaurant. That type of rifle shot, competitive marketing would be unthinkable in the “real world,” but it happens every minute of every day on Foursquare and elsewhere.

Social Networking Stats: 21% Of Online Video Is Now Mobile, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

YouTube. via YouTube. Foursquare: 45 million users. 21% of all online video-plays globally were completed through mobile devices in the first quarter of the year, according to video technology company Ooyala. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week.

Social Networking Stats: Faster Growth Predicted for Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

YouTube. via YouTube. Foursquare: 50 million users. via Foursquare. Related Stories Social Networking Stats: Twitter Sees Over 300 Million Tweets Around #WorldCup, #RLTM Scoreboard Social Networking Stats: World Cup Draws 58 Million Facebook Users On First Day, #RLTM Scoreboard 77% Of Company Mentions On Social Media Are Neutral. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via Facebook.

Monday Morning Reads: Mobile Apps; LoTR Revisited; Funky SEO

Dave Fleet

Fast Company: Google Gives More Prominence to Social Search. Mashable: Text a Nearby Group of Friends With GroupMe’s New Foursquare Feature. Another Mashable story – this one on an interesting use case for Foursquare – GroupMe, which lets you text groups of nearby friends.

How to Get Your Profile and Data Completely Disconnected from Klout

Unspoken

GOOGLE PLUS YOUTUBE BLOGGER. You will need to revoke every application for Klout sparate, for Google+, YouTube, Blogger.com see screen shoots bellow: LINKEDIN. FOURSQUARE. LATES UPDATE. November, 1 2011: As of today you can request complete opt-out of your Klout account!

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Social Networking Stats: Twitter Sees Over 300 Million Tweets Around #WorldCup, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

YouTube. via YouTube. Foursquare: 45 million users. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. over 1 billion monthly unique users. Twitter: 255 million monthly active users. via VentureBeat.

Foursquare Gowalla and Yelp Oh'My

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Foursquare Gowalla and Yelp Oh’My I’ve become obsessed with location based applications for my iPhone. More up to par with foursquare and Gowalla.

Ignore Foursquare at Your Peril - An Analysis of Potential.

Convince & Convert

Now, I’m not suggesting Foursquare will ever approach Twitter’s level of ubiquity, much less Facebook’s. Because Foursquare makes very little sense unless you’re in a physical location like a store, restaurant, etc. But, if you are a business with a physical location (or you have clients that fit that bill) you need to pay attention to how Foursquare and geo-location can help you – and it can. Foursquare and Gowalla are evolving quickly.

10 Tools for Measuring Your Social Media Influence

Pamorama

How do companies validate that that their messaging is is working? It pulls and generates metrics from Twitter, Facebook, bit.ly, YouTube, Google Analytics, MySpace.

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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Why Your B2B Social Media is Failing (And What to Do About It)

PWB Marketing Blog

Foursquare is popular, but if your customers aren’t checking in to various locations, then it’s a waste of time for you to be on Foursquare. Remember, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are tools, not a social media strategy. Are your B2B social media efforts failing?

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39 More (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

And many companies that jumped in early experienced failures and disappointments, pulled back, and then re-approached social media from a more strategic angle. What’s the most effective way to grow a company’s social influence? YouTube Tips and Tactics.

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Social Networking Stats: Mobile Accounts for 43% of LinkedIn’s Traffic, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

YouTube. via YouTube. Foursquare: 45 million users. LinkedIn recently projected that mobile would account for half of the social networking platform’s traffic ; based on the company’s 1st quarter results, that could be a reality soon.

Why Alps Bethneck is 5 Years Old

Ari Herzog

I was the creative director for a company doing online video and games. Another friend, Dinnertube , started posting videos on Youtube in 2006. Foursquare? This is a guest blog post by Stephen Black. This is his story. 2005: Flickr.

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Social Networking Stats: Twitter Engagement Drops, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

YouTube. via YouTube. Foursquare: 40 million users. The company’s growth has slowed, adding only ~9 million users since the fall quarter (for a total of 241 million). How will the company get user growth back on track?

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

Webbiquity SMM

Rapidly growing companies? The second-most popular tier includes YouTube, blogging and LinkedIn. Furthermore–75% of social media users “object to major companies and platforms using their personal information for commercial purposes.”

Social Networking Stats: Facebook To Acquire WhatsApp, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

YouTube. via YouTube. Foursquare: 40 million users. According to The Wall Street Journal, it’s “the largest-ever purchase of a company backed by venture capital.” The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23

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

Buffer Social

For example: YouTube is testing community features allowing creators to share text and image based posts (aka, Facebook). – Quickfire: Pinterest, LinkedIn, YouTube. In their latest earnings report , the Menlo Park-based company shared that it earned $7.01

6 Reasons Social Media Sucks, But You Need to Use It Anyway

Webbiquity SMM

YouTube reaches 36% of all business decision makers (more than 10 times the figure for Forbes.com). And 93% of business buyers believe all companies should have a social media presence.

Top 6 Rules of Digital Marketing: Learn from Matomy and Other Masters

Idaconcpts

Instead you should be sending people to a social media profile or a YouTube channel. You’ll want to make sure you’re listed in local directories, that you’ve got a Google Places page, that you’ve signed your business up with Yelp, Foursquare, etc.

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10+ Ways To Use B2B Social Media In Your Business

PWB Marketing Blog

It’s surprising how many B2B companies still overlook this key task. This includes having your company’s social media links included in every employee’s email signature line. Skin your YouTube page.

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The Social Media Monitoring Lighthouse – A Guide on What and How to Monitor

Razor Social

They could be saying something positive or negative about your company. Attensity is a social analytics and engagement platform specifically designed for very large companies. For a large company, there is far too much to do this manually.

HOW TO: Properly Use Badges to Engage Customers

mashable.com

This has been exacerbated by the decline of Foursquare ’s badging system. Beyond the progress indicators of Foursquare, badges provide the user with a slot machine-style reward for completing a specified activity.

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