12 Solid Stats Surrounding Social Networking (Plus Four  Timely Tips)

Webbiquity SMM

Though it’s dangerous to assume anything about leadership in the social networking space (Facebook overtook MySpace as the biggest social network less than a decade ago , after all), the landscape does seem to have matured and stabilized somewhat at this point.

35 Stupendous Social Networking Facts and Stats

Webbiquity SMM

Though “social media” broadly encompasses a variety of platforms including blogs (WordPress, Medium, Tumblr), content sharing (YouTube, SlideShare, Instagram), and content curation (Scoop.It, Triberr, Paper.li), the term is nearly synonymous to many for the big social networks.

49 Noteworthy Social Networking Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Though new social networks continue to be launched (e.g. But there are no guarantees that leadership will last, and the social networking landscape is constantly evolving. Image credit: Social Media Examiner. Social Media Examiner ).

Top Five: Social networks invest in quality news

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s must-know social media news for marketing and communications professionals includes headlines about Facebook’s attempt to clean up, support for journalism from Twitter and Google, the continuing importance of links in SEO and some new, clever features from LinkedIn.

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Top Five: Social Networks Take Action on Politics

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five: Social Networks Take Action on Politics. This week's top five social media must-know news features Facebook & Twitter's new rules for political content, Google's action on scammers, new features from Snapchat & LinkedIn. REPORT.

Social Networking Stats: Millennials Are 56% More Likely To Find Brand Content On Social Networks

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. . Millennials Are 56% More Likely To Find Brand Content On Social Networks.

Four Benefits of Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Social media marketing has come a long way over the past decade. Creativity and engagement are essential for a successful B2B or consumer brand social strategy. Here are four key benefits of social media marketing. Promote Content.

Top five: New features from social network giants

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top five: New features from social network giants. This week's top five social media must-know news includes new features from Facebook, Google, Instagram and Linkedin. The post Top five: New features from social network giants appeared first on Sherrilynne Starkie.

Top Five: social networks push new shopping features

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five: social networks push new shopping features. This week's top five must-know social media news come from LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Google and Pinterest. The post Top Five: social networks push new shopping features appeared first on Sherrilynne Starkie.

The More, the Merrier: Audiences Are Increasingly Embracing Multiple Social Networks

agora pulse

Some brands still believe the common misperception that social media is a zero-sum game regarding platforms: If audiences are embracing one platform, then it must mean that they are rejecting another. . That misconception comes in part from how social is covered.

Instagram: The Perfect Social Networking Platform for Businesses

Social Media Marketing

Currently, Instagram is the most preferred social networking platform that most of the businesses use for marketing their business. You will get detailed knowledge regarding when your audience is active and also the kinds of content that they are interested in receiving from you.

The Importance of Localized Branded Content on Social Media

Mindjumpers

The best performing and most valuable content provides relevance for the user as well as the brand with a great respect for the context. And do you take local context into consideration when creating Social Media content for your global brand?

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5 Ways that Social Media Marketing Software Can Fail You

Pam Moore

5 Ways that Social Media Marketing Software Can Fail You. There’s no denying that social media marketing software can be an enormous asset to businesses of all sizes, creating, publishing, and even reviewing the performance of their content easier and quicker.

5 Step Success Strategy to Prioritize Social Networks for Your Business

Pam Moore

When it comes to digital marketing, social media and branding, it is no different. ” Unfortunately, there are far too many “experts” online touting that you must be on every new shiny object and social network. Earned, Owned an Paid Media in a Nutshell.

2019 Social Media Resolutions

Ignite Social Media

Going over this distinct group of improvements that people seem to choose at the beginning of the year got me thinking – what if social media channels attempted to improve in the same way we do? Is your New Year’s resolution social media-related?

Which Social Networks Drive the Most Engaged Referrals?

The Realtime Report

YouTube is the “undisputed champion” among social networks in terms of driving referrals, delivering the most traffic and the highest levels of engagement, according to a new study from Shareaholic. How much traffic does your site receive from social media referrals?

ECIS2014 – New Views on Social Networks

Mindjumpers

Our industrial PhD Christopher Zimmerman has been attending this year’s European Conference of Information Systems (#ECIS2014) in search of freshly revealed research on social media, and in particular contributions to the emerging field of social business intelligence.

Which Social Network Has The Highest User Activity? [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Are you considering which social networking site to spend your time and money on? Maybe this is due to the fact that Pinterest is a more engaging interface based on visual content – maybe it has also something to do with the fact that it is still newsworthy.

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].

[SOLUTION] Six Tips for Managing Your Social Media Over Holiday Vacations

SocMed Sean

SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean [SOLUTION] Six Tips for Managing Your Social Media Over Holiday Vacations Holidays and vacations are the most exciting part of every year. However, deciding on whether to unplug from social media can be a hard one to decide.

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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.

What drives participation in a social network?

Direct Marketing Observations

If you’re a social media consultant like Jay Baer , or a larger organization like Accenture for instance, one of the constant constants in social media is the amount of education required to get people all on the same page, before anything can really be accomplished.

Introducing ArtStudio! The Tool That Creates High Impact Images For Your Social Networks

Postcron

A new tool that allows you to design the best posts for your social networks, and even better: your Instagram Stories. Starting today, you can explore the potential of image sharing by designing your content with ArtStudio for free! Social Media Apps and Tools

How to Test Content Marketing and Digital Campaigns with Social Media

Pam Moore

The new always on, always connected, digital and social world provides amazing opportunities for smart digital brand marketers and business leaders to develop, test, and launch marketing programs, campaigns, products and services to market in far less time than days past.

Annual Social Media Budget Planning For Companies And Bloggers

SocMed Sean

I hope the updates help this growing group of solo-preneurs who recognize the value of creating and monetizing content. 2) Listening and Engagement Tools like Hootsuite, Curata, Sprout Social, Brandwatch. 5) Organic Content Analysis Tools like SEMRush, Moz, Ahrefs, or Screaming Frog.

3 Social Media Advertising Spending Trends to Consider in 2019

Ignite Social Media

Whether you are still finalizing your social media strategy or hitting the ground running with execution this year, we’ve compiled the following few social media ad spending trends to help guide and inform your social advertising spending in 2019.

The KISS Method For Determining Social Media ROI

SocMed Sean

Unfortunately, many social media strategists get caught up in the numbers that relate specifically to social media and they forget about the numbers that are meaningful to their business. It’ll be shared via social media.

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28 Qualities of Amazing Content Marketing

Pam Moore

Content marketing is the new yet not new buzzword. The truth is content marketing has been around for decades, since conversations and business has existed. Content marketing is not a new shiny object invented via social media. Is everyone really a content expert?

Virgin America Launches First In-Flight Social Network With #PlanePitch Twitter Contest

The Realtime Report

The ability to access your social networks while in the air is nothing new; many airlines offer in-flight WiFi (for a price) within the US. Users access the network by downloading Here on Biz iOS mobile app and registering a new account using their LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter profile.

Must have graphic design skills for social media consultants

Sherrilynne Starkie

Great social media consultants don’t have to be RGD-certified, but they do need to have considerable design know-how. It takes a lot of design knowledge to develop a social media strategy and plan a program. For example, there are dozens (probably 100s) of format requirements for the various social networks and platforms. Photo and image selection are key design skills for social media consultants too. Being an imagery content maker.

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YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network Trailer

Firebelly

The film is about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and how the popular social networking site got its start. Video URL : [link] ] Visit the films official website at [link] Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Tops 259 Million Members, #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. . Social Media Statistics China iPad apps LinkedIn mobile apps social networking statistics students University Pages

The Guide To Social Media Marketing Automation

Webbiquity SMM

There are several reasons why marketers may want to partially automate their social media campaigns. First, success with social media marketing comes with frequency (plus quality). Social media platforms and practices evolve constantly.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. Buffer Social.

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China: The State of Social Media

Mindjumpers

A survey done in 2012 by McKinsey, showed that 95 percent of those living in Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 cities are registered on a social media site and proves at the same time to be the most active users. The Chinese social media landscape is vast and bubbling with innovation.

[Infographic] Facebook Is NOT The Largest Online Social Network, Email Still Rules!

SocMed Sean

Contrary to popular belief, Facebook is NOT the largest social network on the planet. So the numbers are clear that more transactions are sent via email every day, but is email really a social network?

Bubblews: The Social Network That Pays Users To Post

The Realtime Report

Today marks the official launch of Bubblews (the combination of “bubbles” and “news”), a new social media website that pays its users for each view, like and comment. The study also found that 62% of Americans are willing to try a new social media platform.

5 Ways to Humanize Your Brand with Data and Social Media Insights

Pam Moore

Have you ever thought about the quality of the human connections you make via social media? Marketers must use the data and social media insights to connect in a more human way. Success in business utilizing social media and digital marketing requires both art and science.

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Using Social Media Humor Can Benefit Your Business, But Be Cautious Of The Pitfalls

SocMed Sean

Today’s guest post comes from Hazel Fogg, creative social media manager and editor at Academic Brits. Just recently she started to create her first social media course. Thanks to Hazel for sharing her thoughts on the use of humor in social media.

Social Network: The Movie

Social Media Marketing

To get you started, here are ten individuals in the social media space and their Hollywood doppelgängers. Johnny Carson. ** No, this isn't the a remake of the 1976 movie Network , famous for the line "I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take this anymore!"

The Importance of Local Activation on Social Media: India

Mindjumpers

Our ever-growing global network of Local Social Media Managers around the world helps us ensure contextually relevant content through social listening, content production and response management. Social Media Users: 134 million, +26% in the past year.

On Trust and Children in Social Networks

Direct Marketing Observations

1) Not 2 weeks prior to this happening, I was on television and in front of a live audience, as well as members of the school board, explaining why I did not see the point in children (freshman to sophomores on down) using Facebook, let alone a social network at all.

Seven Key Categories of Social Media Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

But that first impression may instead come from the company’s social media presence (and if not the first, very often the second). That fact alone shows the importance of building a solid social media as well as website presence. Social Media Monitoring Tools.

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