35 Stupendous Social Networking Facts and Stats

Webbiquity SMM

Though “social media” broadly encompasses a variety of platforms including blogs (WordPress, Medium, Tumblr), content sharing (YouTube, SlideShare, Instagram), and content curation (Scoop.It, Triberr, Paper.li), the term is nearly synonymous to many for the big social networks.

Thoughts on Poken & Off-line Social Networking

The Marketing Blog

While, the diary still scored over cellphone in some of the features the socially conscious consumer just wanted to have a single device. The device allows users to exchange their contact details and social networking profile within a few seconds.

[Infographic] Facebook Is NOT The Largest Online Social Network, Email Still Rules!

SocMed Sean

Contrary to popular belief, Facebook is NOT the largest social network on the planet. So the numbers are clear that more transactions are sent via email every day, but is email really a social network? Contacts, distribution lists, etc…meet these criteria.

How to Meet Your Consumers’ Social Media Expectations

Mindjumpers

The crucial part of being commercially successful on social networks, however, isn’t just to have a profile or account. However, with the maturity of social media and the use thereof, what consumers want has changed over the years. Already on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest?

Monetization: Social Network Advertising

Laurel Papworth

Social Media Monetization is becoming THE hot issue in online community chatter. Probably because companies are getting past the “why should we care?&# for every 1,000 views; social sites dragged down the average online CPM by as much as 18% over the last year.

10 Ways to Use Social Networks for B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Social networks are essential for expanding your web presence —not only for creating social signals now a key component in search engine rankings, which makes your website and blog easier to find in search, but also by giving you more places to be found online. Creating your profile on each of the major social networks is a first step, but just that. As with most things in life, you’ll get out of social networks what you put into them.

The Top 20 Health and Fitness Social Networks

Direct Marketing Observations

One of my clients, a very large sports drink company, has indirectly nudged me into taking a look at the state of what I drink, and ea, on a daily basis. The offshoot of this has been that I have been paying a lot of attention to the health and fitness social space.

Can Publicly-Traded Social Media Companies Survive?

SocMed Sean

During my career , I have worked for a couple of big Fortune 500 telecom companies and the challenge was always working to balance the wants and needs of the customer with the wants and needs of the shareholders. As a social network, LinkedIn focuses on the business of business.

Becoming More Accessible on Social Networks

Kikolani

Everyone uses social media in their own way. The following is for those who want to be found on social networks, or for the networks on which they want to be found. Social Media Dataflow. Why You Want to Be Found on Social Networks.

My Social Networking Primer in 2014

Ari Herzog

With over 4,500 people and companies following me on Twitter at @ariherzog , why did I create a new account at @ariherzogdotcom last week and ask people to follow me there instead? With over 8,400 people in a LinkedIn group I manage about social media marketing , why did I create a new group using that dotcom name and ask people to join that? I wanted to create new social networking channels on some of the leading platforms and watch them grow.

Social Analytics: A Valuable Tool Evolving to Meet Expectations

The Realtime Report

Social Analytics: A Valuable Tool Evolving To Meet Expectations. G2 Crowd , a business software reviewing company, recently released a report focusing on social analytic software. The report contains nearly 900 reviews of over 25 different social analytics products.

6 Tips for Building a Successful LinkedIn Company Page

Oktopost

Let future philosophers decide whether LinkedIn is a social network for professionals or a professional network with a social overlay. LinkedIn company pages are now used to define and drive branding. The Future of LinkedIn Company Pages.

Meet The Founder of The Bees Awards

Mindjumpers

I have previously written the overall blog post on what the Bees Award is, and on my personal blog , I have written a bit about the meeting from a more personal aspect.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Kitten Meets Hedgehog

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Social Media / Social Networking. Kitten Meets Hedgehog. Kitten Meets Hedgehog.

Companies Embrace Social Media

Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers is in a collaborative partnership together with the Bees Awards – the first social media marketing award show that will take place 9th November in San Francisco.

Danish CSR Initiative on Social Media Meets Criticism

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Is Social Media Just A Buzzword? They came up with a good and fun idea that could go viral by using social media. Maybe you are a bit too pro company on this, but then again.

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The Story of The World's Most Powerful Social Network – Facebook

Mindjumpers

It describes how the business is being done in Silicon Valley and how building a company like Facebook demands fierce fighting, no doubts, full focus and what the costs are in lost friendships and created enemies.

You Are The Company You Keep

Waxing UnLyrical

Are you keeping company with people who are successful and learning as much as you can? I have made some fantastic friends online, and have even had the privilege of meeting some of them in person. Putting on an act is not a way to get me to follow you on any social network.

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.

Meet 19 Twitter Users Following Me and Discover Why They Are All Fake

Ari Herzog

Upon clicking the link, you get redirected to the Tweet Attacks website which may not sell anything scammy but the product is definitely not social, which is what Twitter is all about. Social Networking advertising newmarketing Twitter

Social Media Managers And Digital Pros – How to Keep Track of Your Tasks When You’re Offline

SocMed Sean

Thanks to Sean for sharing his insights on the challenge of managing digital social media channels…even when you’re offline! One of the significant challenges of working with social media is that you cannot be continuously online. Now more than ever there are many aspects of your social media marketing you should continuously monitor, from ROI to algorithm updates and recent feature releases. There are reports to make and meetings to attend.

5 Reasons Every Business Professional Should Take A Course In Marketing

SocMed Sean

This includes activities like deciding what holiday photo to post on Instagram, what clothes we wear to our work meeting, and how we sign off on each of our emails. You Will Better Understand The Power Of Interpersonal Communication And Social Media.

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5 Reasons Every Business Professional Should Take A Course In Marketing

SocMed Sean

This includes activities like deciding what holiday photo to post on Instagram, what clothes we wear to our work meeting, and how we sign off on each of our emails. You Will Understand The Power Of Interpersonal Communication And Social Media.

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Can We Talk? Why Your Company’s Social Media Needs to Sound Human

Navolutions

Maybe you’re a business owner who wants to give your brand a presence on social media platforms—but odds are you’d prefer not to play the role of reaching out to the masses yourself. If you feel that you’re ready to grant that exalted ‘Social Media Officer’ title to someone, keep in mind that you need to allow them enough independence to do an effective job. These not-so-lofty claims are especially true for social media, where you can hold multiple conversations simultaneously.

The KISS Method For Determining Social Media ROI

SocMed Sean

Unfortunately, many social media strategists get caught up in the numbers that relate specifically to social media and they forget about the numbers that are meaningful to their business. DON’T try to use Facebook as a company intranet.

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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? How do the audiences differ across various social networks?

[SOLUTION] Six Tips for Managing Your Social Media Over Holiday Vacations

SocMed Sean

SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean [SOLUTION] Six Tips for Managing Your Social Media Over Holiday Vacations Holidays and vacations are the most exciting part of every year. However, deciding on whether to unplug from social media can be a hard one to decide.

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Emailvision Acquires Social Media Marketing Company ObjectiveMarketer

Stay N' Alive

I’m always giddy to report on people I know whose companies have been acquired. I’ve had the chance to meet Amita Paul, ObjectiveMarketer’s founder at BlogWorld a couple years ago, and I must say the acquisition is well deserved.

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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Facebook Goes Live with New Video Channel

Mindjumpers

Facebook Live is a new interactive channel for the Facebook crowd, more precisely a channel dedicated to the happenings of the social networking company as opposed to a channel for others.

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10 Easy Reasons That Justify The Use Of Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

Thanks to Nicole for sharing her insights on the topic of social media and its use in the business setting! These social media ostriches are still looking for the business justification that shows them there can be a strong ROI from engaging in social media.

Emailvision Acquires Social Media Marketing Company ObjectiveMarketer

Stay N' Alive

I'm always giddy to report on people I know whose companies have been acquired. I've had the chance to meet Amita Paul, ObjectiveMarketer's founder at BlogWorld a couple years ago, and I must say the acquisition is well deserved.

Facebook Goes Live with New Video Channel

Mindjumpers

Facebook Live is a new interactive channel for the Facebook crowd, more precisely a channel dedicated to the happenings of the social networking company as opposed to a channel for others.

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Are You A Blogging Addict? Take This Test To See!

SocMed Sean

You spend more than 30 minutes each day slicing and dicing Google Analytics so you can figure out how to tweak your existing content to meet incoming search terms. (1 Bonus points if the conference room was being used for a meeting when they ducked in. (2

Can Social Media Disrupt Your Life Or Career? 5 Tips For Managing The Timesink

SocMed Sean

Social media offers a lot of great opportunities and access to information. These activities may actually cause damage by keeping you from meeting your work deadlines or distracting your from your real-life relationships.

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When Does Social Media Really Work?

Direct Marketing Observations

The beauty of social media isn’t in the online connections. No the beauty of social media is in it’s potential. The article was good but it was really similar to a thousand other articles that I have read over the years about how brands need to do this or that in social in order to be successful. As I neared the end of the piece, I read the following: The great social wave is an opportunity that no business can afford to ignore or look at myopically.

The Secret Formula To Social Media Success (shhh…don’t tell)

SocMed Sean

There is no doubt that 2012 is going to be THE year of social media. Hand social media activities over to a junior staff member or intern with no communications experience. Those are all important factors in how NOT to engage in social media. A formula for social media success.

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

SocMed Sean

I get a lot of questions via Facebook , Twitter and my email contact form and many of the items listed below come straight from those questions, my experience in social media strategy, years of researching platforms and best practices and…well…tinkering with social media.

How to effectively use social media for real estate

Sprout Social

While businesses of all shapes and sizes can benefit from a smart social presence, the importance of social media for real estate really can’t be overstated. 47% of real estate businesses note that social media results in the highest quality leads versus other sources.

Changing Trends in Social Media Can Influence Your Business Model (part II)

Mindjumpers

In my previous post, I have given an overview of the changing trends in social media. Take a look: Social networking: Connect, Share, Engage. Most often the company professionals maintain accounts for interacting with their customers.

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