Romi Mahajan leaves Microsoft to Join Metavana as CMO

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Long time friend and well respected CMO buddy of mine Romi Mahajan is leaving Microsoft to join Metavana. Q: So social sentiment analysis is a big debate and quite the rage now, with new companies and new approaches cropping up frequently. CMO Romi Mahajan Social Sentiment

Microsoft and LinkedIn: A Primer for Social Marketers

Simply Measured

When I heard the news that Microsoft is set to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 This is the perfect match for both the Microsoft brand and the LinkedIn brand. Together, they’ll be an unstoppable force, and the go-to network for professionals, on and off social.

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Are Social Media Companies Overvalued? [Infographic]

Pamorama

Are we experiencing a tech bubble in shares of social media companies? In addition to LinkedIn’s IPO, there have been some other recent developments in the world of social media finance: Microsoft purchased Skype for $8.5

Pinterest Sweepstakes Microsoft Mouse Design: Case Study With BJ O'Hare

Diva Marketing Blog

Pinterest, the darling of food and fashion pinners, is on a hyper growth slope with brands that at first glance have nothing to do with "life style" e.g. business-to-business, technlogy, software, finance, miliatry, staffing companies and more. Microsoft Hardware Blog.

Facebook Employees Gain Access to Microsoft Office 365

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook reached a deal with Microsoft under which the social network’s more than 13,000 employees will use elements of web-based workplace productivity suite Office 365. The social network had already been using Office on-premises, Greene reported, adding that Facebook is still developing its own workplace communication and collaboration service, Facebook at Work.

20 Expert LinkedIn Guides

Webbiquity SMM

LinkedIn has made dramatic changes to its platform over the past 18 months, making what was a rather plain but effective business networking tool into a content-rich, visually dynamic, more interactive professionally-focused social network.

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?

Engaging the Right Audience on LinkedIn

Adam Cohen

LinkedIn, one of the established social networks, is making strides in advancing how businesses can leverage the platform to engage followers. This week LinkedIn launched two new products that allow companies to more effectively engage the followers they have.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

This year, colleague Cheryl Burgess and I changed things up a bit, opening the award to nominations but focusing specifically on outstanding men and women who work for technology companies and are active on social media. Jeanette leads the Social & Digital Marketing team at Cisco.

How Facebook is Slowly Strangling Twitter

Convince & Convert

But here’s why even a Jack Attack might not save the company from eventual MySpace-ization : Facebook is slowly strangling Twitter at every turn. Is Facebook the New Microsoft? This series of mirrored moves is right out of the Microsoft playbook of the 80s and 90s.

How the New Twitter Moments Change News Discovery

Convince & Convert

On Monday, the social networking giant announced its appointment of co-founder, Jack Dorsey, as CEO. With Dorsey now running Twitter on a permanent basis, there has been some discussion about leaving his other company, payments behemoth Square , behind. Microsoft Event.

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Twitter Managing Director for China Kathy Chen Out After Eight Months

SocialTimes Twitter

Kathy Chen , who joined the social network in April as managing director for China, became the latest exec to shuffle through the company’s revolving door. 6/12 At this time, our HK office will stay open to maintain our Greater China presence & for business opportunities with Chinese companies. 7/12 Now that the Twitter APAC team is working directly with Chinese advertisers, this is the right time for me to leave the company.

Does a Social Score Make a CMO?

Geoff Livingston

A recent infographic published on a Forbes blog ranks the top 20 Fortune 100 CMOs based on social scoring. The graphic poses an interesting question: Should CMOs be judged by their individual social media prowess? Today let’s address the question of CMOs and social media scores.

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Google+ and World Domination

Janet Fouts

If you’re as into social media networks as I am you’d have to have your head in the sand to miss the launch of Google+ , a shiny new social network from Google. After all, how many networks can real people manage at one time?

The End Of The Smartphone

Twist Image

When Tim Cook (CEO at Apple ) took the stage in the company's first post- Steve Jobs product launch to announce the iPad 2 in 2011, Cook's staggering statistic was that the iPad had already outsold all of the desktop and laptops sold by their competitors in the previous quarter. Imagine being at a holiday party and being able to connect the face of someone whose name you should know to not only their contact information, but their entire social feed. microsoft.

This Week in Social Media – 5/29/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week, I compose a newsletter that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep our wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs.

100 Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies

Koka Sexton

The following table contains the names of over 100 companies and organization that have published their Employee Social Media Policies or Guidelines online… The left side column is the name of the organization, and it is linked to their organizational or corporate home page.

The Year Of More

Twist Image

More social. Social Media and online social networking has changed the very fabric of business and society. Along with the slew of customer service gaffs we've seen businesses go through in the past five years, this has forced brands to become (somewhat) social. While Social Media has aligned within the marketing and communications departments, we're going to see the social impetus be pushed through the entire DNA of a company. microsoft.

3 Things About Facebook

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For some, it's easy to write off Facebook as the online social network du jour. While the company has deep challenges ahead of it (like getting a better grip on marketing opportunities and truly creating a more comprehensive mobile strategy), if you're at all interested in marketing and media, do yourself a favor and spend some time reading, watching and thinking about this. The current issue of Fast Company creates a four-dog race for technology and business supremacy.

5 Things You Should Know About the LIFT 2016 Speakers

Simply Measured

Both sessions will give you insight into the future of these networks and what you need to know as a social marketer. Where else are you going to get every single social marketing question you have answered by the people shaping social platforms and the future of social marketing?

Is Google becoming evil?

The Way of the Web

Given the high standards Google set for itself with the aims of indexing the world’s information, and the mantra of ‘Don’t Be Evil’, it’s likely we hold it to higher standards than most companies.

The Problem with the Social Web

Direct Marketing Observations

In the larger picture of the social web though-there is Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, YouTube and blogs. Those are your so called starting points in social and then everything else sorta falls into lockstep behind them. Right now we are stuck in the Me too phase of social.

List of Brand-Side Corporate Social Strategists: Twitter Edition

Webbiquity SMM

Jeremiah Owyang recently published a fantastic List of Corporate Social Strategists for 2011 (Buyer/Brand Side) , an impressive compilation of individuals either holding the title or performing the role of corporate social strategist, defined by Jeremiah as “the business decision maker for social media programs – who provides leadership, roadmap definition, and governance; and directly influences the spending on technology vendors and service agencies.&#.

A great opportunity for Nokia that no one has mentioned…

The Way of the Web

The news is full of reports on the abysmal second quarter results posted by Nokia today, which saw such a massive drop for the company that it has been surpassed by Apple in smartphone sales for the first time (16.7

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4 Reasons to Use Social Enterprise Networks for Business

Mindjumpers

Most people wrongly assume social enterprise networks are simply Facebook for business. If that were the case, Microsoft wouldn’t have dropped $1.2 This month, I surveyed end users to find out how they draw value from going social. Future of Social Media?

Implement a Social Media Policy: Make Your Employees Brand Ambassadors

Mindjumpers

Every day, you are faced with multiple considerations concerning your organization’s social media strategy. In order to ensure effective stakeholder communication and avoid any unfortunate situations, it is a good idea to create a social media policy for your employees.

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

Buffer Social

What does the future look like for social media? As part of our State of Social Media week, it feels like a great time to sit back and reflect on the social media landscape and what may be ahead. What’s coming next for the biggest social media platforms?

Facebook’s IPO: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

But Facebook has many of the traits that made Apple, Microsoft, and Google great in the long run. By Tim Worstall It might sound a little strange claiming that a company which has just launched a huge IPO has in some way failed. Facebook IPO Spawns New Wave Social-Media Angel Investors.

Apple Gets More Serious About Using Twitter, but Why it Doesn't Matter

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

First, I’m going to say kudos to Apple for trying involve themselves in the world of social media. If it was a Comcast product, you’d get a near immediate response from Frank Eliason , the company’s Director of Digital Care. Never heard of that at any other company.

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The Rise and Rise of Apple Inc

Idaconcpts

Fast forward to the 1984 Super bowl and a Ridley Scott directed commercial for the company. The PR spread like wildfire, and it established a motif that would run through Apple’s marketing through to their present day battles with Microsoft. A company for the New Millennium.

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What Leading Candidates Need To Land A Top Social Media Job In 2016

Audiense

Social media is occupying a growing place of importance in brand strategies, with 63% of CMOs saying it will soon be the most important way of reaching customers. As a result, CMOs are looking to increase social media spending to 21.4% Think Bigger Than Social.

Protecting Your Online Privacy: How to Keep Your Online Activity Private from Pirates, Hackers and Marketers

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The recent proliferation of social media networks has increased awareness of online privacy issues. Microsoft Windows is the most widely used operating system and is therefore the biggest target for criminal activity. Avira, AVG and Microsoft Security Essentials.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #55

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It must be even harder if you are mobile phone giant, once totally dominant, now reeling from a new universe opened up by a computer-maker turned smartphone pioneer and a search engine company turned mobile OS producer. And charged with turning around the floundering Nokia is Stephen Elop - a Canadian and former Microsoft exec. The leaders of these companies have their hands full. microsoft. online social network.

7 Popular Goal-Setting Strategies That Will Help You Achieve Great Things on Social Media

Buffer Social

Setting social media goals is hard. ” This is how I tend to go about setting social media goals. Coming up with social media goals for our marketing team here at Buffer has often been a bit haphazard for me. 7 Popular Strategies for Setting Social Media Goals.

Master List ?(A Wiki of Social Media Marketing Examples)?

wiki.beingpeterkim.com

Social networks Automotive United States David Bausola Ford Ford Drives U Social networks Automotive United States David Bausola Ford Scott Monty Organization & staffing Automotive United States Peter Kim Ford Twitter account Microblogging / Microsharing Automotive United States social brand index- twitter Ford FordDriveOne Microblogging / Microsharing Automotive United States Social Brand Index- Twitter Ford Where are the Joneses?

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The role of social media in managing projects for brands

Socialmedia.biz

B rands believe social channels are only to create engagement. In this article, I’ll discuss how social media can assist brands in managing projects. B2B content marketing has lately been centering around social media. How can social media be of help in this?

11 Tips To Boost Your Social Media Marketing Productivity

Sprout Social

Social Media Managers are a special breed. You have to be organized, focused and socially aware. Social Media Managers spend their days engaging with a wide variety of stakeholders and are expected to be world-class multi-taskers.

How to Write a Blog Post Your Audience Can’t Resist Sharing

Sprout Social

Content is the lifeblood of social media marketing. If you don’t have anything worth sharing, you’ll never be able to build an audience, earn traffic or maximize your social media ROI. Not every blog post will resonate on social media. Your Social Media Followers.

38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity SMM

Manage all of your social media accounts from a single login on your iPhone? Make more productive use of your time on social networking sites? Find tools to do all of the above and much more in this collection of helpful business, online and social media tools, apps and reviews.

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How Tools Measure Your Internet Life

Ari Herzog

Thanks to your participation in the comments, your choosing to link here from blogs and social networking channels, and web standard compliance in numerous areas, this site is ranked in the top 1% of those 1.2 Social Mention is the odd duck that caters to all.

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