Free Tools for Startups to Boost Social Media Presence

Webbiquity SMM

While it’s almost unheard of for businesses to completely ignore social media these days, startups have to be especially mindful of its advantages and uses. Here are some unique tools to help boost the social media presence of your startup.

Startup Weekend (India): Social Entrepreneurship in Action

Waxing UnLyrical

I’m sure whatever you did was interesting but I… … I attended Startup Weekend in New Delhi. Startup Weekend is a global network of passionate leaders and entrepreneurs on a mission to inspire, educate, and empower individuals, teams and communities.

The ABCs of Startup Marketing

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking The ABCs of Startup Marketing Written on July 10, 2010 by Justin Levy in hubspot , inbound marketing , marketing strategy , social media , video 6 Comments - Leave a comment!

Startups: No, You Don’t Need To Hire A Social Media Experts

Dave Fleet

My eye was caught this weekend by a post from Francis Tan, asking whether startups need to hire social media experts. His key points: First things first: Agreeing with Peter Shankman that startups should focus on generating revenue. The exception: online startups?

10 rules of branding for your startup or small biz

Socialmedia.biz

L ast month I attended one of the most eye-opening startup marketing/growth hacking talks I’ve seen in years, so I wanted to share some highlights for you in a short multi-part series. (I I used to do this a lot more often before launching a startup !).

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Image credit: Buddy Media. In the posts highlighted below, 20 (or so) social media marketing pros review more than 200 tools, ranging from popular, widely used tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and Feedly to intriguing but lesser-known apps. 15 Best Social Media Tools by CodeGeekz.

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23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

Though the use of social media and social networks for marketing is now nearly ubiquitous, and 78% of companies have dedicated social media teams, many marketers sill struggle with certain aspects of social marketing, such as formalizing strategies and measuring results.

20+ Tips to Land a Job at a Startup: Get Hired at a Startup!

Devumi

Landing a job at a startup can be exciting. It’s a new company, with new growth opportunities, and you get to be right there as an integral part of the journey. They jump from startup to startup, and when one builds they move on to […].

5 Funny Social Media Predictions for 2018

agora pulse

By now you will all have read some social media predictions for 2018. In this article I’m going to give you five funny social media predictions for 2018 and tell you how social media managers can prepare for them. SOCIAL MEDIA PREDICTIONS TAKEAWAY.

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.

3 Up & Coming Social Media Tactics Every Small Business or Startup.

Jason Yormark

Exclusive Couponing – As a consumer who has used the likes of Groupon , and Living Social , I can tell you with certainty that it works. If I were a local business, I would immediately partner with these companies and get an offer on the table, and window decals advertising the fact.

3 Up & Coming Social Media Tactics Every Small Business or Startup.

Jason Yormark

Exclusive Couponing – As a consumer who has used the likes of Groupon , and Living Social , I can tell you with certainty that it works. If I were a local business, I would immediately partner with these companies and get an offer on the table, and window decals advertising the fact.

Social media news: Top 5 feat. LinkedIn’s Top Voices

Sherrilynne Starkie

The top five must-know social media news stories of the week feature a Google’s new app for small businesses, LinkedIn’s Top Voices list, Facebook welcoming in French regulators, Pinterest’s UX improvements and Instagram’s new time tracking feature.

How Fintech Companies Succeed at Twitter

Meltwater

In the past few years, a small group of small startups have disrupted the massive,… Read More >>>. Social MediaThe financial technology industry (fintech) is one of the most innovative and revolutionary business spaces.

Customer Experience: The Future of Business & Marketing #AdobeSummit 2016 Recap

Pam Moore

To hear the answers to these questions and more, take a listen to the 205th episode of the Social Zoom Factor podcast for a recap of the event and my key take-aways. Why Most Companies Can’t Yet Handle Great Marketing Technology (Jay Baer).

It's International Startup Festival Week

Twist Image

It's not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. Very exciting week for digital media. We have International Startup Festival happening again. digital media. fast company.

Prospecting for new clients with social media

Socialmedia.biz

Bootstrapping your startup? Social media is your best friend. Target audience: Startups, businesses, brands, digital marketers, advertising agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, educators, journalists, Web publishers. Social media can do that!

47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Social media use isn’t quite universal—but it’s getting close. population now has at least one social networking profile; more than half use two or more social networks. The number of worldwide social media users is projected to grow from 2.1

The 12 Startups I’ve Invested In and Why

Convince & Convert

I mentioned that I am an investor in that company, and Chris said, “You are? Addvocate is a leader in the fast-growing field of employee social enablement and advocacy software. This is a corner of the social media world that will be accelerating quickly, I believe.

How These Founders Turned Their Social Media Startup Into A Top Influencer Marketing Agency

Forbes Social Media

I spoke with Get Engaged founders Cameron Fordham, Ben Hiott and Alex Dermer about the vision behind their company and their secrets to staying ahead in an evolving global industry

How to Determine and Prioritize Social Media Marketing Goals and Objectives

Pam Moore

Achieving measurable social media ROI is very similar to teens and sex. In addition to running a busy social, branding and digital agency, Marketing Nutz , I also do a ton of international keynote speaking, training and workshops. Social media is not free.

33 Personal Blogs of Startup Marketers We Love

Buffer Social

Personally, I have benefited a lot from reading these blogs, especially blogs published by startup marketers. And today, I’d love to take you on a deep-dive into personal blogs of startup marketers. 33 Blogs to Follow, Written by Some of the Very Best Startup Marketers.

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.

What Does it Mean When Social Media Companies Can’t Survive?

Direct Marketing Observations

With 12seconds.tv, I had used a dozen times or so and I could see an application or a place for it in the crowded world of social applications and services. Sure we’ve had a ton of companies that have gone belly up , but what does it mean today?

Harambe Live: Secrets to blowing up your company’s social channels

Socialmedia.biz

Also see: 10 rules of branding for your startup or small biz. V iral marketer Vincent Dignan is on a 100-date world tour right now, teaching companies how to blow up their social channels. He says London has become a hotbed for enterprising new tech startups.

How to Leverage Social Media to Maximize Your CSR Efforts

SocialFish

Social media has become the primary hub for marketing among brands of every size. Open platforms for engagement are an enticing and powerful tool, and the focus has really shifted from traditional media to digital advertising campaigns.

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Startup Life: Diary of a First Generation Entrepreneur

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media Facebook & India Dear Airtel: It is about Customers & Conversations July 10, 2010.1:11 11 pm Startup Life: Diary of a First Generation Entrepreneur Jump to Comments ‘Oh shit.’ In our mind, we knew that was just one of those days when we as drivers of the startup car were being tested. Daksh said: Startup Life: Diary of a First Generation Entrepreneur [link] [.]

The Next Billion-Dollar Startup

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either way, we're now evaluating startups using the "b" word and that changes everything. Who will be the next startup to get that kind of deal going? Believe it or not, there is a laundry list of great, new companies who had very interesting valuations prior to the Instagram acquisition, but now they're looking prettier than ever. Here are four other hot startups that are more than capable of cracking an Instagram-esque sale price: Square. mobile social network.

How to Create a Social Media Calendar (and What You Need in It)

Rebekah Radice

Do you scramble to find content to post on social media? If you struggle to organize, plan, and post content to social media… there’s a better way! How to Create a Social Media Calendar (and What You Need in It). Set Social Media Goals.

7 Ways to Generate Leads from Social Media

Kikolani

In a society that thrives on social media, marketers must learn how to bring in new leads from the networks or risk falling into obscurity. Social media lead generation isn’t just cost effective, but it produces actual results; reducing costs by 45% and increasing revenue by 24%.

Are Startups The Future Of Media?

Twist Image

Who holds the future of media in their hands? If you take a serious look at the media world, there are only a handful of significant players. While it may be easy to define "significant" as a company doing interesting things, it's more practical to look at the media landscape, and you'll note a handful of advertising networks and multi-national media corporations command the majority of audience. Sure, some of these startups were interesting.

Startups Use Micro-PR Campaigns to Tip Momentum in Their Favor

Adam Sherk

How many great ideas and concepts from early startups are out there just waiting to be heard? It turns out that even the most brilliant visionaries, startup founders – dreamers of the next big thing – struggle to communicate that vision to investors, client prospects or suppliers.

10 Important Skills and Traits Your Social Media Manager Will Need

Buffer Social

A decade ago, the role of a social media manager might not have even existed. Today, however, almost every company is involved in social media one way or another. But what does it take to be a great social media manager?

What Do Social Media Management Tools Really Need? 23 Experts Tell Us

agora pulse

Social media management tools are constantly evolving in order to keep up with businesses’ and marketers’ needs. For this blog post, I’ve approached some of the top influencers and bloggers in the social media world and asked them two questions regarding social media management tools.

Social Media News Ticker: Tumblr Users Can Now Customize Blogs Via Mobile

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Twitter, Tumblr, Foursquare and Snapchat: Tumblr’s app update allows users to customize the way their blog looks on mobile. Any social media updates that we missed?

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Indian Companies on Twitter – A Usage Study

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media Facebook vs Twitter (A Comparison) How People Respond to Your Online Content March 8, 2010.1:39 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.

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Criticising Social Media ?

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media Entrepreneurial resources Enterprise 2.0 35 pm Criticising Social Media ? Jump to Comments Criticizing social media ? Understand Social Media as a Philosophy and its application as a Culture. Criticising Social Media ? Awesome bullet points, helps to clarify lots of things for those with questions and give insight into why certain people shove social media away.

[Cool Social Tools] Amplifr takes your social media management to the next level

SocialFish

Startups and tech vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms – SocialFish readers love to read about new tools and apps! Post and schedule to all social accounts from a single place. Cool Social Tools

Talking Startup Culture, Marketing, and Work Ethic With the Woman who Defines “Brand Tech”

Pixlee

Emma Cookson is a partner at brandtech group You & Mr. Jones , a new group comprised of tech & tech-enabled companies that help startups and Fortune 500 brands harness the power of technology to do their marketing better, faster & cheaper. We talked to Emma for her perspective on startup culture, brandtech marketing, and why new frontiers in marketing are eclipsing the old standards of agency marketing.

How to Leverage Social Media to Maximize Your CSR Efforts

SocialFish

Social media has become the primary hub for marketing among brands of every size. Open platforms for engagement are an enticing and powerful tool, and the focus has really shifted from traditional media to digital advertising campaigns.

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