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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? How do marketers separate hype from reality in mobile? As many companies have learned the hard way, unanswered complaints on social networks can go viral, causing real damage to a company’s brand.

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Penenberg’s ( @Penenberg ) Fast Company article: “Social Networking Affects Brains Like Falling in Love” examines research by neuroeconomist Paul Zak that suggests social networking triggers the release of the generosity-trust chemical in our brains: Oxytocin (known as the cuddle chemical).

How To Create A Know-It-All Company - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership

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Mobile. Are you involved in setting the direction for your companys IT budget or strategy? Apply today for a FREE subscription to CIO Magazine! How To Create A Know-It-All Company. Heres how some companies convinced individuals to share best practices. To drive KM at Russell Reynolds, the company circulates a document every afternoon throughout its 32 offices worldwide that shows all outstanding proposals and projects. How To Create A Know-It-All Company.

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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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Local/Mobile Search. How to Develop a Social Media Strategy: A Roadmap for Integration (Very Official Blog): Shannon Paul did an amazing job on this post that presents questions and answers that will help companies consider their goals for the creation of a social media strategy.

Learn, Grow and Succeed

Waxing UnLyrical

One Saturday afternoon recently my dining room table was filled with laptops, mobiles, pens, paper and a strong pot of coffee, along with an assortment of sandwiches and sweets. I was working with a professional group to flesh out strategy and prep for a board meeting in a few weeks.

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Why The Term “Social CRM” Is Just STUPID!

SocMed Sean

Yes…companies have been watching everything you do and everything you buy to formulate their marketing strategies. When he did business, he didn’t need a computer, email, or a mobile phone. Meet with them face-to-face. Meet some of their employees.

Association Social Media: National Business Officers Association (NBOA)

SocialFish

This is a photo of me helping a member in the NBOA Connect Café at our 2014 Annual Meeting in Orlando. The NBOA Connect Café was a section of the annual meeting with coffee and meeting areas where people could come to learn and ask questions about NBOA’s social media channels.

Top 10 Content Marketing Tools for Serious Marketers

Kikolani

Today, virtually no company, large or small, can deny the importance of content marketing or the need for a strong web presence. It is a monumental task and even the largest companies often look outside their own walls for expertise and support.

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Is your online education ready for Generation Flux?

SocialFish

Why are these companies having early success? They will expect to access those experiences using whatever device is handy, including their mobile phones and tablets. Newspapers, magazines, music companies, and now higher education have struggled in response to changes in their markets.

Association Social Media: The CFA Institute

SocialFish

Along the way, I took on responsibilities for digital innovation as well as mobile and content strategy. Additionally, I oversee our member magazine and continue to help look after our organizational blogging strategy, two key editorial platforms that we hope to bring much closer together.

Online Jobs for College Students

SocialFish

You must be able to meet deadlines. You can either find jobs on your own or use companies that recruit college students for virtual tutoring. I would recommend that you use the companies as you will always be assured of a job. Oh, College! Who doesn’t love it?

5 Smart Marketing Strategies for Niche Businesses

Convince & Convert

As marketers, we usually prefer popular brands or companies (such as those in the food, digital, or retail sector) whenever we handle advertising campaigns. Just like these companies, you need to think outside the box in order to maximize the efforts of your niche marketing project.

Book Review: The B2B Social Media Book

Webbiquity SMM

First, five reasons B2B companies are a better fit for social media marketing than their B2 counterparts: • Clear understanding of customers (“B2B marketers go far past demographic data”).

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10+ Indispensable (and Free!) Marketing Graders and Social Media Scores

Buffer Social

Marketing Grader will give you an overall score for your website, based on four categories: Performance Mobile SEO Security. WooRank’s free tool tests seven aspects of your site—SEO, mobile, usability, technologies, social, local, and traffic.

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. It works on desktops, laptops, and mobile devices.

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This Week in Social Media – 8/14/2013

Social Media Marketing

And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links by subscribing to the This Week in Social Media Magazine , which is now available on the Web. India now boasts over 82 million Facebook users , 75% of which are from mobile devices.

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. Mobile Apps.

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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. Mobile Apps.

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? When search meets social by Econsultancy.

Our Relationship to Technology is Changing; Don’t Get Left Behind

Convince & Convert

This week: From ExactTarget , a free whitepaper entitled The Mobile Idea File. “People don’t care what platform they’re on; they just want to meet other people.” Shel and Robert managed to condense the global trends down to these five categories: Mobile.

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Ultimate Guide to Instagram For Fashion

Later

While previously we relied on fashion magazines, celebrities, and TV ads to push out styles and trends, now Instagram followers are free to engage, follow and even start a trend – and brands are paying close attention. Meet our Pro Series boardshorts – made from recycled P.E.T.

Blog World 2010 Recap – My Notes and Experiences

Kikolani

I have returned from Blog World Expo 2010 with new friends, 30 pages of notes, tons of pictures, two magazines, three books, a blank journal, a nice stack of business cards, four buttons, stickers, a yo-yo, and, most importantly, an elevated enthusiasm for the world of blogging and social media.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter users are twice as likely to purchase from companies they follow than are Facebook users. 40 Examples Of Creatively Designed Twitter Backgrounds by Tripwire Magazine.

How Data Is Used to Refine Marketing Messages

Convince & Convert

By now, we’re all aware that the campaign-centric model of marketing is over—at least, if you want to be a company that remains viable and visible in the minds of consumers. Companies used to do this with everything, including product development. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

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Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #150

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How Lego Became the Most Valuable Toy Company in the World - AdWeek. Great look inside the marketing machine of a company everyone loves." Mobile phone data redraws bus routes in Africa - BBC. Nilofer Merchant: Got A Meeting? Or Of Magazines? -

BBC’s The Apprentice needs a disclaimer

The Way of the Web

Ironically having created a mobile app in a previous challenge, this week the contestants were tasked with creating a print magazine, essentially acting out my career path in reverse.

78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Noting that “Smart and savvy companies have positioned themselves as authoritative experts and trusted sources of information by creating their own content,&# Gordon Plutsky outlines a six-step process for consistently connecting with prospects through relevant, compelling content. A Cheat Sheet to Help You Conquer Social Media by Fast Company. Five Rules for Responsible Social Marketing by Fast Company.

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Google’s Content Rules

Proactive Report

But it’s still an emerging tactic and far too many companies are “flying blind” – just pumping out content without any strategy. And since Google dominates the search market, it pays to develop content that meets Google’s quality guidelines and ranking rules.

Can Products And Services Be More Social Than Humans?

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From tweets and posts to online videos to mobile apps and games, there is no doubt that the role of marketing continues to evolve well beyond its intended state. Thomas has built a fortune (and some significant companies - like Epsilon ) pushing technology to help marketers. His latest venture is Sprinklr , a company focused on the next evolution of social media by helping big brands get social at scale. mobile app. Can technology make marketers suck less?

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Mark Frauenfelder Mark Frauenfelder is a co-editor of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE Magazine. For example, I write a lot about AOL, and after the recent layoffs, I wrote how the entire mobile advertising team took a voluntary buyout and quit the company.

Productivity 2.0: How the New Rules of Work Are Changing the Game | Zen Habits

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Don’t plan and hold meetings and form committees — just launch the software or product or service and keep improving it. Minimize Out Meetings and Planning — Just Start. Meetings are a waste of time, usually. Meetings are a waste of time, usually.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #50

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It's the perfect game - poker-meets-debating-meets-logic-puzzle. He's talking about research into cities, animals and companies, looking at the power laws that govern all of these systems as they scale. I bet if Ayn Rand was still alive, she'd write a fun to read, but poorly argued book about how appalling and inefficient your company is.'" Abrams Is a Crowd Teaser - The New York Times Magazine. the new york times magazine.

Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Then and Now In the good old days, say from the 1850s onwards, marketing was mostly a one way “communication&# : companies advertized their wares via local media like newspapers, magazines, and traveling salespeople. The time has come for companies to be part of the conversation.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The Jordan Rules): This is a great chart and article on the best social media channels for both B2B and B2C companies. Samir Balwani): Samir talks about the pros and cons of Tweeting by company representatives, from the CEO to a brand.

Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers

Kikolani

She has written for major sites like Mashable and Smashing Magazine as well as published the book Internet Famous: A Practical Guide to Becoming an Online Celebrity. Her blog, She Geeks , covers education, mobile, social media, web, and technology.

Content Is Everywhere - The Changing Tide Of The Internet

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I've had the pleasure of meeting Armstrong on many occasions and knew that when he took on the helm at AOL, things would change. Here's what Arianna Huffington had to say about the acquisition of her company to AOL: "AOL's Patch.com covers 800 towns across America, providing an incredible infrastructure for citizen journalism in time for the 2012 election, and a focus on community and local solutions that have been an integral part of HuffPost's DNA. mobile content.

6 Sweet Tips to Help You Track Social Media Trends

ProBlogger

Flipboard adopts a magazine-style interface to make reading your social media news simple. Kip Bodnar of HubSpot says of Flipboard , “This application and others like Pulse take information from news sources and social networks like Twitter and Facebook and display them in the form of a digital magazine, instead of boring lists of headlines like most RSS readers.”. Not only that, meeting with people in person can help you network in all kinds of different ways.

How to Create Maximum Content with Minimal Hassles

Convince & Convert

Jess : I think the biggest reason why content has become so important is because people are able to have all of the information that they could have ever wanted at their fingertips literally with their mobile phones and of course at their computers.

The Line

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TV, radio, print, out of home, online, mobile and beyond. When I see a terribly executed creative, I don't shut off the TV, skip the commercial or flip the page in a magazine or newspaper. It's like a strange, sick game in which I hope that - by deconstructing everything from the first client/agency meeting to the media company's placement - I'll be able to figure out how things went so terribly wrong. What happens when great Marketing creative goes bad?