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How to Use Social Media to Stand Out at a Conference

agora pulse

Attending conferences can be a big expense for your business. Often it’s the people you meet and the networks you develop that provide the real value of attending conferences. But it can often be difficult to meet all the people you wish to connect with, particularly if it’s a large conference. That’s where the value of social media kicks in.

20 Must-Attend Social Media Conferences in 2017

Buffer Social

Working on social media can be a little lonely at times, especially if you are working as a team of one. Social media conferences are the secret to all that. These conferences, ranging from one day to a week, promise talks from top social media experts, workshops on the latest social media strategies , networking opportunities with fellow marketers, and more.

Search and Social Lessons from the Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference

Webbiquity SMM

Last month’s Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference opened with a blast of presentational energy from Neal Rodriguez. The conference, hosted by Marty Weintraub ‘s agency, aimClear, was an impressive affair. Among the first group of morning breakout sessions was “Using Social Media Analytics To Define ROI KPIs.”

How Being Generous on Social Media Will Change Your Life

Spin Sucks

Social media can change your life. Paula Kiger shares the curious case of a professor who advised readers to quit social media in order to preserve their careers. The post How Being Generous on Social Media Will Change Your Life appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories Pay to Speak at Your Social Media Conference? Are You Drunk?

The Six PR Conferences to Attend in 2017

Spin Sucks

Today it includes everything from content marketing and media relations to social media advertising and email marketing. To that end, Gini Dietrich has six must-attend PR conferences to continue your professional development. The post The Six PR Conferences to Attend in 2017 appeared first on Spin Sucks. The role of the communicator continues to evolve.

Lanyrd: Social Media Conferences & More

Jason Yormark

It seems like almost every day more and more cool sites are popping up taking advantage of the social web. A few weeks ago I stumbled across another gem, Lanyrd and it’s officially my go to site for all things conferences. Lanyrd uses your Twitter account to effectively crowdsource conference information and it’s working. In addition to simply listing conference details, you can get information on speakers, sessions & content. Related posts: 5 Great Social Media & Community Job Resources. Social Media

Firebelly CEO Presenting “Next Generation Social Media” At BOLO Conference

Firebelly

Our own Duncan Alney will be presenting “Next Generation Social Media For Agencies” at the 2014 BOLO Conference, a conference that brings together thought-leaders and change-makers of the agency world, in Scottsdale, Arizona on October 20th. Session description This session will focus on emerging trends that will effect most agencies in the near future. Specifically, Blog News

The Social Media Mob Needs to Go

Spin Sucks

By Gini Dietrich We live in a strange and unprecedented world: Rather than give people a scarlet letter when they do something we don’t agree with, the social media mob comes after them and, in some cases, ruins their lives. The social media mob went nuts. It also has sparked an online conversation about the social media mob and how it should be stopped.

Making Social Media An ROI Positive Channel For B2B Businesses

The Realtime Report

Making Social Media An ROI Positive Channel For B2B Businesses By Jingcong Zhao. Billion spent on social media marketing in the U.S. alone last year , it’s clear that social media is being cemented as a marketing function in most B2B organizations. Most B2B marketers are still using a social media playbook developed by B2C companies. With $5.4

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33 Thought-Provoking B2B Social Media and Marketing Stats

Webbiquity SMM

B2B marketing budgets are shifting to digital and social. But spending on digital marketing programs is projected to rise three times as fast, and over the next five years, the share of budget dollars dedicated to social media marketing will more than double. Social media benefits are unclear. 9 B2B Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts. Iconsive ).

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The #GetSocialSmart Show Episode 003: How to Make the Most Out of Conferences

Katie Lance

Today’s episode is all about conferences. Many of you know that I get the chance to speak at conferences all over the country, but I also love attending conferences. This video is all about five quick tips for making the most out of every conference. If there’s a conference app, download the app. It’s episode three of the #GetSocialSmart show!

The Truth About How Often to Post in Social Media

Convince & Convert

How often should I post to social media? You could fill Tom Brady’s trophy case with the amount of research that has been conducted on social media posting frequency. did a piece of social content get, and what happens to those baseline results when the frequency of publication goes up, or down? In social media, the algorithm is the most important customer.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

As social media marketing has become ubiquitous ( 88% of marketers say social media is important for their businesses), hundreds of new tools have developed just in the past few years: tools for social media management, monitoring, measurement, automation, identifying influencers, creating graphical content, and more. Image credit: Buddy Media.

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10 Tips to Be a Social Media and Digital Marketing Rebel

Pam Moore

Why is it so many smart social media and digital marketers claim they want to lead or are already leading their industry and niche? Too often they are chasing shiny objects, have a deep rooted fear of missing out and end up wasting cycle after cycle on social networks, technology and tactics that simply are not even appropriate for their business. We must ask WHY. iTunes.

Takeaways From Disney’s Social Media Moms Conference

Jenn's Trend

Yes, I was invited to a social media conference at Disneyland, and yes, it was awesome. I will share all of my takeaways from the Social Media Moms conference here with you, but first I want to share how/why I was invited – because I’ve been asked this dozens of time! So, first of all,… The post Takeaways From Disney’s Social Media Moms Conference appeared first on Jenn's Trends.

How to Use Social Media for Event Marketing [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Using social media to maximize the impact of live events (like trade shows, forums and conferences) is where shiny new tools meet old school marketing. But social media marketing, which emerged as a distinct discipline just eight years ago this month, has proven a powerful tool for maximizing the results from and investment in live event marketing.

Eight Social Media Tactics Designed for Big Return

Spin Sucks

I was the last docket on the agenda and my job was to rally the troops around using social media for the business. There were 30 people who were held captive and I got to spend two hours showing them some of the social media tactics they’re doing really well already, highlighting some of their colleagues, and then providing recommendations. By Gini Dietrich.

Social Media Purism Stupidity is what Gets You Fired

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Ten years ago, social media marketing did not exist. In the beginning, a core group of social media marketers were making waves on sites that have since shut down, creating the foundation for social media marketing as we see it today. It’s been a constant theme of mine since I stumbled upon social media in 1993. Social Media

Why It Might Be Time to Completely Change Your Social Media Strategy

Convince & Convert

I recently delivered the closing keynote at the Social Fresh Conference in Orlando (the next Social Fresh – a conference I very much endorse – is in October in San Diego). My presentation was called “Shotguns Trump Rifles: Why Social Success is Now a Volume Play” and was one of most controversial talks I’ve ever given about social media strategy.

Eight Social Media Trends for 2012

Spin Sucks

I’ve written the eight social media trends you need to pay attention to for next year. 2012 Social Media Trends. At the PRSA Conference this year, I had a really interesting conversation with Dan Tisch , who is serving as president of Global Alliance this year. Social TV Convergence. Not everyone uses social networks (yet). Social Commerce.

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Association Social Media Best Practices

SocialFish

Last month, I presented at an Association Trends event about association social media. It was fun to talk about my favorite subject and especially fun to be part of a panel facilitated by Maddie Grant with association social media directors Susannah Murley (SEIA), Chad Davis (NAHB) and Curtis Midkiff (SHRM). Yes, young people are using social media….but

Monday Roundup: PRSA 2015 International Conference

Waxing UnLyrical

I’m here for the 2015 PRSA International Conference where there’s absolutely no shortage of awesome speakers this year. And why not get to know me a little better this weekend during my first ever free online mini-training, The Social PR Launchpad: Unleash Your Inner Social PR Superhero ? How to Prevent a Social Media Crisis. ” 1. ” 2.

79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and inbound marketing techniques have been a boon for marketers. Not only do leads generated through social and content marketing cost half as much as traditional outbound-generated leads (see below), they also close at higher rate (again, see below). And social media isn’t just about lead generation of course. And…even social media itself.

When to Thank Your Social Media Fans

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Ever read those articles on how a business has successfully used social media to increase brand awareness and drive sales? Saying thank you is not only a vital “social” action in social media, but it’s also just plain good marketing. Does your business regularly attend industry conferences or trade shows? This is a guest post by Lisa Kalner Williams.

Social CRM Use Case 4: Conference social media campaigns to increase outreach and lead generation

SocialFish

Our [SocialFish] definition of Social CRM is “the discipline of applying social media to membership management”, and the 12 use cases in our white paper, ROI and the Impact of Social CRM , show this in action. In ALL cases, you should be building your community on social media sites before you even think about ROI. Social CRM and ROI

Enriching Conferences With Real Interaction

Janet Fouts

Conferences have changed. The days of canned presentations where we hear the same old blah, blah, blah we heard at the last 3 conferences just isn’t going to draw a crowd anymore. Social Media in Action speaking What attendees want are dynamic panels and forward thinking keynotes full of material they can take home and put to use. See the full agenda here.

103 Compelling Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)

Webbiquity SMM

As the use of social media in marketing has become ubiquitous, marketers have turned their attention to making the use of business social media more sophisticated and strategic. They are refining tactics, integrating social with other marketing channels, taking a hard look at new networks, and continuing to refine their measurements of success. Relevanza ). Wrong.

Association Social Media: ASAE

SocialFish

——————— Let’s welcome Lauren Precker, Social Media Manager for ASAE to the SocialFish stage! At ASAE social media is in the Marketing and Communications Group, and the social media manager reports directly to the senior manager of public relations. ASAE Great Ideas Conference Twitter account.

Making Sense of Social Media Analytics

SocialFish

At the beginning of October, I had the pleasure of finally going to (or at least *near*) Boston for the first time in my (long) life to present about social media analytics at NESAE’s Technology Conference. The good news is that this is partly because associations seem to have mostly moved beyond the “should we be doing social media?”

Association Social Media: The CFA Institute

SocialFish

The social media function at CFA Institute has grown in strategic importance over the years, and its location within our organizational structure has evolved along the way. This year, the social media team — along with our web team — joined the global marketing and communications division. The social media team should set strategy, of course. link]. link].

11 Social Media Ideas for Small Businesses

Sprout Social

One of the toughest parts about putting together a social media campaign is coming up with ideas. Even the most experienced marketers struggle to come up with social media ideas at some point. We’ve compiled a list of 11 social media ideas to get your creative juices flowing on those days when your mind goes blank. What should you Tweet?

How You Should Really Use A Social Media Calendar

agora pulse

If you’ve read ten “best practice” articles on social media management, at least half of them told you to use a social media calendar. The problem is — most of the “gurus” who tell you to use a social media calendar neglect to show you HOW to use it well. Jot down all holidays you plan to celebrate on social.

Coverage From #LMA16, The 2016 Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference

Myrland Marketing

We are the 1400 members of the Legal Marketing Association (LMA) who attended the 2016 Annual Conference in Austin, Texas, April 10-14, 2016. It started prior to the conference, continued during the conference with a record number of live-Tweets (and I wasn’t even live-Tweeting this year, so I can’t take any credit!), and continues post-conference. We came.

How a Conference Creates Social Buzz

Mindjumpers

Written by Christina Bruun who works as social designer at Mindjumpers. On Monday I am leaving for London for the conference Future of Web Design and I have already been impressed by the way they make use of digital media. The conference has been able to create plenty of opportunity for people and participants to connect with one another and to get the word out in a social way.

Social Media Marketing Has a Major Influence on Moms’ Buying

Pamorama

Want to market to socially-savvy moms? 92% of them buy products based on social media recommendations. Data from a new study by Child’s Play Communications, specialists in connecting companies with moms, shows that moms are increasingly using social networks to research products. Presented at the Marketing to Moms Conference in Chicago,“How Moms are Using Social [.].

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How To Speak At A Conference & Raise Your Social Profile

Jason Yormark

One of my favorite parts of my job over the past year or so is having had the opportunity to participate in speaking engagements at conferences and local business chapters. It goes without saying that without a mildly successful blog, social network, or career, you might have a hard time joining the speaking circuit. The session was titled “ Social Media Solutions On A Budget ”.

How To Speak At A Conference & Raise Your Social Profile

Jason Yormark

One of my favorite parts of my job over the past year or so is having had the opportunity to participate in speaking engagements at conferences and local business chapters. It goes without saying that without a mildly successful blog, social network, or career, you might have a hard time joining the speaking circuit. The session was titled “ Social Media Solutions On A Budget ”.

Are You Trying Social Media Contests to Promote Your Conference? [CASE STUDY: AILA]

SocialFish

They kindly agreed to write up their experience as part of a social media contest put on by the association. The Lawyers Debrief: Participation in Social Media Contest to Promote Bar Association Conference. Each year, AILA hosts many conferences and seminars to provide its members with important information about developments in immigration law.

Brilliant Minds Behind Intel’s Social Media ~ @Ekaterina

Unspoken

Lately I’ve focused on individuals who build influence through the effective use of social media. Today I’ll talk about how Intel sets the standard for corporate social media excellence, using all manner of social media to engage its audience, inform, educate and build the brand. Related posts: The Most Remarkable People on Social Media Today.

How To Boost Your Social Media Like a Boss

Peg Fitzpatrick

Social media marketing is evolving at rapid speed. In this article I want to share how to boost your social media like a boss and grow your business or brand. It’s not rocket science to boost your social media but it does take planning and effort. The other side of this coin is creating content that reaches your social media goals.