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

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . WhatsApp has 450 million members (and grew to that size faster than any company in history ).

Now People Can Join Your Facebook Fan/Business Page via SMS/Text.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Now People Can Join Your Facebook Fan/Business Page via SMS/Text Message Just found out about a neat new way to get more “Likers&# to your Facebook Page, via text message! Pingback by How to Get People to Your Social Sites and Keep them Coming Back « Saying It Social | August 24, 2010 | Reply Leave a comment Click here to cancel reply.

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On Facebook and the Death of Etiquette

Adam Cohen

Email etiquette arguably doesn’t exist – in a business context, companies have a culture around when people turn to email and when they don’t. Two years ago, no way I’d tell you that it would be acceptable to converse via text message/SMS with grandparents.

Social Media Should Drop Dead

Twist Image

You can't kill a good online social network. The music industry cheered a very small (and mostly unheard) victory a few weeks ago when a court ruling ordered a complete shutdown of the peer-to-peer file-sharing network called Limewire. People have a strong appetite to share (or steal - depending on where you stand with this controversial issue) music, movies, books and much more -much to the chagrin of the big entertainment companies and the struggling artists.

22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth

Whenever I present or give classes on monetizing social networks and online communities people usually have two questions. Social Media Monetization Models on Flickr [link]. Social media Donations it works for Wikipedia. companies sell direct to members.

How is Facebook Going to Make it’s 1st Billion Dollars?

Atom Thought

Do you know that there may be a social networking site which is bigger or almost equal to Facebook? I had an option of getting 10000 credits by sending a premium SMS. ’ Here is an interesting and well researched whitepaper on the Future of Monetization for Social Networks and Social Gaming companies- rightly christened as’ HOW IS FACEBOOK GOING TO MAKE IT’S 1ST BILLION DOLLARS? How can facebook make it.

Freemium Revenues: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

We look at Freemium revenue in social networks and online communities including asking that: if freemium is the business model of giving it all (or most) of the services away for free , how can you then charge for it? Monetizing social networks.

How Social Media and Mobile Technology Impact the Customer Experience [Infographic]

Cody Ward

It’s easy for technology start-ups and web service companies to understand the importance of communicating with customers through channels such as social media and mobile technology.

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YoMacha: India's Hot or Not ?

The Marketing Blog

A brief look at YoMacha tells you that it isn’t exactly a run-of-the mill social networking portal with typical Web2.0 Founder The founder of the company is Ajit Nawalkha, a 24 yr old graduate ! Wanting to start something of own, convinced some investors and went on creating a team and the company. I write about Social Media and how it is being used as a conversational channel by individuals and organizations.

Social Media & The Super Bowl

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read | Main | Teens & Young Adults Prefer Facebook Over Blogs » February 02, 2010 Social Media & The Super Bowl Companies love to entertain us with their 30 second spots during the Super Bowl.

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Mobile apps are a waste of time for associations.

SocialFish

App users heavily favor games, followed by news/weather, maps, social networking (inflated by successful Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter apps), and music. Social networking apps in particular will be pre-loaded on new products.â€. Remember, the adoption rate for SMS is 2.5

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Dentyne "Friend Request" Commercial: 60 Connections In Every Bottle

Firebelly

In my Social Search: Tempur-Pedic "Ask Me" Commercial post a few weeks back I shared Tempur-Pedics commercial in which they suggest viewers ask their friends on Facebook and Twitter what they think of their mattresses before buying.

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The 23 Best Free Google Chrome Extensions for Digital Marketers

Webbiquity SMM

Displays LinkedIn profile and other information about your contacts right inside your Gmail inbox: profile picture, current location (if known), job role and company. For Google Voice users—make calls, send SMS, preview Inbox, and get notified of new messages. (US Buffer Social .

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Is It Curtains for the App Store? Ive founded 5 companies, and spent 15 years running digital marketing agencies.

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Our Shifting Notion of Search, Social and Mobile.

Direct Marketing Observations

10 years ago seems so 10 years ago in the world of search, social and mobile. Google has changed and redefined what search is for you, me and all the companies that rely on it for business. Online social networks are redefining our offline relationships both casual and personal.

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The Nominees For Best Social Media Work – The Bees Awards

Mindjumpers

Tweet We have in earlier posts written about The Bees Awards; the first international social media award show. And the jury has got plenty of social media work to evaluate – from all continents and 21 countries. Best Use of a Social Media Platform. Best Social CRM.

Online & mobile disaster relief efforts for Japan

SocialFish

I scoured my Reader and fired off a few links (including some about social networks and tech companies and startups); and it seemed like a good idea to repost them here with a couple of additional ones I’ve seen since.

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6 Ways to Stay Ahead of What the World Thinks

Convince & Convert

And instant messages–text messages, smart phones, social media. SMS/MMS. While I could make an argument for every company needing to see information in realtime, there are plenty of use cases where a daily update would work just fine. Read More Than Just Social Media.

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5 Helpful Social Search Articles

Firebelly

Here are 5 articles to help you understand social searchs relevancy to your business. Social Search Optimization A search engines ultimate mission is to serve the most relevant information it can.

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How to Market Banking to Gen Y

Idaconcpts

Despite stepping up their marketing efforts, investment companies claim that they cannot get the attention of Gen Y. Yes, it is hard to imagine but people can do longer without social networking sites than without email.

Firebelly at Brainstorming & Social Media Optimization Summits

Firebelly

In today’s competitive environment, it takes a fierce marketing strategy to position your company and communities ahead of the competition; and this session will equip you to make-over your existing marketing plan into a Super Model of success.

7 Powerful Tips for a Winning Twitter Sales Strategy

ProBlogger

More than 73% US companies use Twitter to connect with their target audience, get direct feedback from their customers and keep an eye on their competitors. Use Twitter for SMS Marketing. Twitter SMS is a highly underutilized feature.

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5 Helpful Social Media Must Reads

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebelly VP Co-Authors Corporate Blogging for Dummies (Out Now!) | Main | Firebelly at Blog Indiana » August 13, 2010 5 Helpful Social Media Must Reads Tweet 1. Is A Social Crash Coming?

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

Idaconcpts

After all—knowing that we need a website and a social media presence is old news. In fact, with so much of your competition concentrating on SMS, now is the best time to make sure that your emails (and list) are greater than they have ever been. Social media.

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45 Marketing Tools to Consider for 2017

Razor Social

It can streamline a lot of key marketing functions, and it’s proving itself as a great revenue driver for companies large and small. Research shows that companies that use marketing automation to generate leads have a 53% higher conversion rate on average. Social Warfare.

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5 Helpful Facebook Places for Business Articles

Firebelly

For companies that have a physical location it makes sense to have a Facebook Place in order to track the people who are stopping by your store, office, or venue. Chad Richards is Social Marketing Manager at Firebelly Marketing, a social media marketing agency.

Getting to Know the Ghost: The Complete Beginners Guide to Snapchat

Buffer Social

Snapchat is the latest platform taking the social media world by storm. The Venice, California-based company now boasts over 161 million daily active users and 10 billion video views , daily. To achieve long-term success, any social network must figure out their monetization strategy.

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Ball Memorial Hospital's Facebook Nightmare

Firebelly

That is why it is so important for businesses to develop both proactive and reactive response strategies for their social assets. Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

5 Ways to Fan the Viral Flame

Firebelly

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Getting Ready for LeWeb, Need Your Ideas

Almost Savvy

If you had the opportunity to meet technology and social media users and entrepreneurs from around the globe, what one question would you ask them? Blogging Between Hot Flashes New Tool Makes My Email Work Harder and Smarter Social Media Stats – It’s Raining Content!

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Jake's Take: Comcast Cares & You Can Too

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « BP Facebook Sentiment | Main | 3 Easy Ways To Make Your Facebook Page More Welcoming » May 27, 2010 Jakes Take: Comcast Cares & You Can Too Comcast Cares.

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How One Unhappy Customer Multiplies Across Social Media

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « What the F**k is Social Media NOW? I loved that this woman felt empowered by her online network! Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

A Brief History of the Evolution of Social Technology

Social Media Marketing

To truly appreciate social media and the ubiquitous nature of the Internet, the consumer must first remember the wireless networks' distant and humble beginnings. Fast forwarding to 1970, Norman Abramson designed and tested the first wireless local area network, also known as the WLAN.

Barcamp Delhi 5: Spreading the Word out !

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media SMTP Settings in MediaWiki After Hiatus, Social Media Predictions & 2009 October 10, 2008.7:08 Be it Web Technologies, technology related trends, Mobiles, Hacking, Blogging, Vlogs, Social Media etc. Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit 5 Comments Filed under BarCamp Tags: BarCamp , BarCamp Delhi , BCD5 , delhi , Google , open source , Social media , startup , twitter 5 Comments Sesso January 22, 2009 at 12:25 pm Great site.

Firebelly at Blog Indiana

Firebelly

Youll learn how to identify your content assets, use a push and pull approach, the social platforms that can work for you, a review of the monitoring tools, and see case studies of companies doing it right.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Timescapes

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. What’s the Secret to Monetizing Social Media – There are people and companies out there who are turning a profit with social media.

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Twitter is top social media channel among Fortune 500

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Facebook Stories From This Week You Need To Read | Main | Firebelly Work: J.C. 35% (173) of the Fortune 500 have active Twitter accounts (a post within the past thirty days); and nearly 50% of the top 100 companies (47) have a Twitter account. The number one ranked company, Exxon Mobil, does not have a Twitter account. Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

Social Search: Tempur-Pedic "Ask Me" Commercial

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebellys Top 9 Blog Posts of 2009 | Main | We Interrupt This Lifecast: Syndication Overload (Part 1) » January 07, 2010 Social Search: Tempur-Pedic "Ask Me" Commercial People trust their friends more than Googles algorithm.

WebVisible Contest to Award Free Local Online Advertising to Small Businesses

Bill Hartzer

Each episode will showcase a different component of online advertising – mobile, social, search and more. and Bing, a call tracking number, and a multi-function landing page that includes video, form fill and SMS text lead delivery. Social networks?

Burrp Delhi

The Marketing Blog

Log on to burrp Delhi and read the review and send the restaurant details to your uncle right on his phone using Burrp’s SMS feature. Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit 3 Comments Filed under Kool Companies 3 Comments Anand August 10, 2007 at 11:48 am The comment section of this blog itself is a demostration of the wisdom of crowds. I write about Social Media and how it is being used as a conversational channel by individuals and organizations.