China: The Most Popular Social Networks

Mindjumpers

Facebook is a “one size fits all social network” for much of the world. It does not matter what age or social background you have, you are on Facebook. The networks in China are much more fragmented. Web-based social networks. Specialized networks.

The Challenge of Authenticity in Social Networking

Waxing UnLyrical

I’ve been thinking about this since Shonali’s thought-provoking post a few weeks back about how to social network smartly by being yourself online. What are we really up against (against ourselves) in the way we behave on social networks?

Four Points to Remember When Adopting a New Social Network

Waxing UnLyrical

While I haven’t given in to the craze yet, it’s impossible to ignore its meteoric rise in the world of social media, not just within our industry but in mainstream adoption. Here are some questions to ask yourself as you develop a strategy for social networks, both new and old.

Your Favourite Social Networks as Comic Book Heroes [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Of course, the infographic has a lot less serious approach in describing the different social networks that we might be present on, but some interesting reflections definitely have been made, in my opinion. Companies’ Use of Content Marketing Is On the Rise [infographic].

What are the Best Social Networks for B2B Marketing? (Research)

Webbiquity SMM

There’s no question that B2B marketers have embraced social media. According to recent research , more than 80% of b2b marketers now use the “big 3″ social networks—LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook—to distribute content.

The Life Cycle of a Social Network

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The launch of Geocities by Yahoo marked for some the beginning of a new revolution in the online media called social networking. Likewise, social networking is also subject to several stages of its own life cycle. How relevant is social media life cycle for a business?

The Serious Goings-On Behind The Social Networking Scene

Waxing UnLyrical

We met on someone’s blog, followed each other “home,” and now see each other on social platforms pretty much daily. It wasn’t a link to a “Join me at New Social Group.” The vibe I got via our communications on social media was just right.

50+ Social Media Comics And Cartoons For Use Your Presentations

SocMed Sean

I have been publishing my social media cartoons and comics for a while now and I often get emails or tweets asking whether someone can use one of my comics in their book or presentation. So, with that clarified, here are 25 of my social media comics all in one spot.

Chances Are You’ve Met Less Than 5% of the People in Your Social Network

Direct Marketing Observations

The difference between a friend, an acquaintance and the friends and acquaintances we have met online is blurring…Social media would seem to dictate or would assume that I’m supposed to develop or have developed these deep online, networked, connections, i.e. That I have met them.

Social Networking For a Cause: The Power of Online Communities

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Social Networking For a Cause: The Power of Online Communities I’d like to use this blog post to step out of our social-networking-for-business mentality and talk a little bit about using social networking for special causes. Please also use the “share&# button to let your networks know how they can help.

How to Create a Powerful Presentation and Grow Your Business

Rebekah Radice

Yet I remember my first presentation like it was yesterday. I’ve found my voice, strengthened my style, and nailed down a process that creates powerful and engaging presentations. How to Create a Powerful Presentation and Grow Your Business.

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Will Amazon Improve Social Networking?

Small Business Mavericks

Amazon recently announced the company has acquired social networking site Goodreads , a site for readers and book lovers. But what kind of opportunities will this present for authors? Secondly, if a Goodreads Kindle app is on the way, then you may have a more effective way to network with your readers through that app. Social Media Amazon authors Goodreads Kindle social networking

How To Leverage Your Social Networking Sites When Visiting.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How To Leverage Your Social Networking Sites When Visiting Influence Centers & Referral Sources While this post is specific to my friends at Senior Helpers , the underlying principle is applicable for all businesses – so read on! One of the biggest benefits to a strong social media presence is its relationship building abilities.

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Cool Presentations on Marketing

The Marketing Blog

36 am Cool Presentations on Marketing Jump to Comments I’ve been going through some nice SlideShare presentations on evolving subjects of Viral Marketing, WOM & Social Media Marketing. Here are some nice presentations worth a watch. Word of Mouth Marketing Viral Strategies & Buzz Marketing Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit Leave a Comment Filed under Presentations Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply.

Are You Skilling the First Step of Your Daily Social Networking.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Are You Skipping the First Step of Your Daily Social Networking Maintenance? Daily Social Networking Tasks: It’s not all about content blasting. Sometimes we are overly anxious to jump online and start posting or sometimes we just don’t have a lot of time and a very important task of social networking maintenance falls by the wayside.

The Ideal Image Sizes for Your Social Media Posts: Guidelines for All 6 Major Social Networks

Buffer Social

This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with the latest ideal image sizes for the various social media platforms, as of August 2017. You’ve got all the great tools to create engaging images for social media. There’s so much to consider in creating great images for social media —for me, the size and shape tend to get locked in before I even realize what’s happened. Ideal image sizes for social media.

The other side of Social Networking

The Marketing Blog

47 am The other side of Social Networking Jump to Comments Social networking is making a deep(er) penetration in our lives,(our? Consultants are enjoying the social-media revolution. However, a couple of bitter events, connected with Facebook and Orkut, the biggest community sites question the growth of social n/w. Young Indian teenager has lost his life and social n/w site Orkut played a big role in his death.

Reasons Why You Can’t Do Without a Company Blog

Mindjumpers

Tweet At the moment, we are beginning to see more and businesses running a company blog after having established a presence on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Here, I will take a closer look at the subject together with presenting you reasons why I think it is!

Wanna Present Like Steve Jobs?

The Marketing Blog

Social Media Scores over Mass Media Again May 12, 2008.3:28 28 am Wanna Present Like Steve Jobs? Terrific video on presentation structure and performance. Subscribe to Blog Updates Feedburners Stats Email Subscription My Company About Hi, I am Daksh author of themarketingblog & co-founder of Iffort, a web-strategy & digital marketing consulting firm. Home About In the Media Zemanta: A blessing in disguise for bloggers?

What is Experiential Marketing and How Can B2B Companies Leverage It

Oktopost

As more companies are producing a proliferation of offers and bland advertising messages, people have become more desensitized and cynical about the general mindless consumerism. . How B2B Companies Can Leverage Experiential Marketing.

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Should You Build Your Own Private Social Network?

Small Business Mavericks

Does your company need its own private social network? Let’s talk about why you might want a private social network. If you are a global company or you have multiple office locations, a private social network could allow employees at your multiple locations to get to know each other better and to share their insights into your company processes and work environment. Prepare sales presentations.

How to add Social Networking Buttons to Your Email Signature in.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How to add Social Networking Buttons to Your Email Signature in Outlook 1st Ta sk: Downloading the Icons to Your Desktop Go to [link]. In the Address bar, type the URL (don’t forget the [link] of the social media site that corresponds with the icon you have selected. Happy networking! eMarketer reports that consumers force retailers to adopt social strategy.

Indian Companies on Twitter – A Usage Study

The Marketing Blog

39 pm Indian Companies on Twitter – A Usage Study Jump to Comments We recently did a study to understand how the businesses in India are using twitter. For this study we profiled 66 companies from ’9′ verticals and analysed them on different quantitative & qualitative parameters like no. Iffort Consulting , a NCR based social media consulting firm has researched the Twitter usage by companies in India.

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How Companies Are Dedicating Their Budgets to Social Media [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

This media planning and buying is done, keeping in mind where they were present in the last year and how it affected their revenue stream. According to eMarketer Report in 2011, 10% of online spending is used for advertising on social networking sites. The Impact of Social Media.

How Do I Contact Instagram Support When I Need Help?

SocMed Sean

The simple fact is that big social media companies like Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Snapchat just don’t want to be inundated with support requests. 6) In the feedback form that is presented, type the information about your Instagram issue.

5 Email Engagement Lessons from the Big Social Networks

ProBlogger

Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter send a significant amount of email to their users, and by examining their strategies and formats, you can learn a great deal about using email to reach your blog readers. offer social media sharing buttons.

3 Companies Focused on Helping Not Selling

Convince & Convert

This article for me is part sharing what I know about digital marketing tools and part love letter to three companies that really deserve your business. Its no secret that my favorite web company right now is Wistia.

How Companies Like Bored Panda, REI, and Vox Are Growing Their Organic Reach on Social Media

Buffer Social

Is it the end of organic reach on social media? Yes, the (average) organic reach on social media has been falling over the years. Because we’ve seen businesses, including ourselves, growing their organic reach on social media in the last few years.

87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Though social media marketing is now used in about 90% of companies, techniques, platforms and best practices continue to evolve. What will likely be the hot trends in social media over the next couple of years? Social Media Stats and Demographics. Social media fatigue?

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

While B2C marketers focus on Facebook, LinkedIn is consistently cited as the top social network for B2B marketing. So how can companies most successfully use LinkedIn to generate more leads and sales? How can you maximize the visibility and impact of your LinkedIn company page?

7 Skills Every Marketing Student Should Learn And Why They Matter

SocMed Sean

He is also a content writer for various blogs about higher education, entertainment, social media & blogging. Students pursuing marketing, arguably the most dynamic industry of all, need to be conscious of the fact that the industry is influenced significantly by major technological and social changes. In simple terms, marketing is the art of presenting products or services to prospective customers and convincing them to purchase or subscribe.

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You Should Really be Using Instagram Stories in Your Marketing Mix

Waxing UnLyrical

During the last couple of years, several trends have impacted the way businesses carry out social media marketing. The data presented will be backed by a series of well-researched statistics. On the other hand, 22% of companies choose to feature an inside look.

Study: The Global Social Media Check Up 2011

Mindjumpers

Tweet According to a relatively new study carried out by Burson-Marsteller , a public relations agency, it is clear that European and other global companies keep a focus on social media, as well as Asian companies are becoming more evident on social media platforms.

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July Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

Social media marketing is one of the fastest changing forms of marketing online and this past month was no exception! There has been a whole host of new features and updates that have rolled out so without further ado let’s dive into some of this month’s social media trends.

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Social Media for Training Departments in Companies

Laurel Papworth

I was invited to speak on social media in the Enterprise by Cadre eLearning to a group of corporate training people. Training departments and social media. View more presentations from Laurel Papworth. The key points I covered: we can use social media internally to distribute (broadcast) our own training material, or we can use community tools to create the material right through to peer to peer training. Social media improves staff retention (thanks again Deloittes!).

How Recent LinkedIn Updates Can Be Leveraged to Engage Your Audience

Ignite Social Media

Earlier this year, LinkedIn finally caught up with the other major social networks and debuted its own version of live video streaming, LinkedIn Live. As with other forms of live video, LinkedIn Live allows broadcasters to share videos with their network in real time.

Effectively Recruiting Top Performing Employees through Social Media

SocMed Sean

Today’s guest post comes from Eric Czerwonka , an entrepreneur and co-founder of Buddy Punch , a software company founded in 2013 that provides time tracking solutions for startups, companies with employees, as well as anyone with a remote team to manage.

5 Tips For Using YouTube to Grow Your Business

SocMed Sean

Your intro video should explain a little about your company and describe your goals for the YouTube channel. Think of the process of publishing to a YouTube channel like putting together a pitch presentation for investors.

Cool Web Hosting company

The Marketing Blog

After some brain-storming I discovered a kool webhosting company called Velnetweb which seems to be one stop shop for all web hosting needs. Subscribe to Blog Updates Feedburners Stats Email Subscription My Company About Hi, I am Daksh author of themarketingblog & co-founder of Iffort, a web-strategy & digital marketing consulting firm. I write about Social Media and how it is being used as a conversational channel by individuals and organizations.

Top Posts About Social Media During 2010

Mindjumpers

We believe that this is due to the fact that it can be very inspiring for brands to see how others have obtained success in building a presence on social media, and thereby gain insight into how to do so themselves. How can we do something that will create value through social media?”