Conversation Gained-How to Determine Influence in B2B Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

I don’t know a marketer out there that would say that influence in social media is not a commodity, if you know how to leverage it. Discussions on influence in social have been around since social began. The key to being a good social media marketer is what?

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Why your social media isn’t working

Sherrilynne Starkie

The adage holds true in the world of social and digital media where the pace of change is constant. Despite sinking time and resources into social media, many companies are not seeing the results they want. Want to get real business benefits from social media?

Conversation Lost-How to Align B2B Social Media Marketing Efforts with the Right Strategy

Direct Marketing Observations

B2B Social media success is like the American ninja warrior TV show. B2B social media marketing can be brutal but it’s not a loser. Those challenges, metaphorically speaking, completely exist in B2B social media in 2017. Loosely defined in social media.

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Conversion Rate Optimization – 20 Factors Impacting Your Sales and ROI

Pam Moore

Learning how to increase conversions is often a top goal of smart and internet savvy marketing and business leaders. Unfortunately most digital marketers lack even the most basic foundational skills to truly optimize their conversion rates. Conversion rate definition.

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations

The Key to Success in Enterprise Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

Lately, I’ve been thinking way too much about organic B2B social media marketing. This is the great struggle for the enterprise in social media. It’s ticking and you need to figure out real quick where social media fits within your org.

Best social media tools bringing conversions to your online store

SocialFish

The average order value is highest on Pinterest, Instagram and a social shopping site called Polyvore. After choosing the right ecommerce platforms and social media platforms for your business, then creating useful, visual content should all be part of your social ecommerce strategy.

Social Media Updates: July

yMarketingMatters

Many new updates were announced in the world of social media in July! This is great for any business that uses local awareness ads to drive walk-in business as it will help measure the conversion from social or mobile ad campaigns.

What every consultant should know about social media analytics

Sherrilynne Starkie

These are essential skills and talents, but to be a successful social media consultant you must add some ‘left-brain’ qualities. Effective social media analysis takes the right combination of hard skills and softer aptitudes. Social media audits.

Hating on Social Media – #NOTOK

Janet Fouts

Recent activities in Charlottesville and Seattle have been widely reported in the media and particularly on social media. ” Not OK in our communities, on our streets, and not OK on social media. What can we do to combat hate on social media?

3 More ROIs in Social Media – Conversations Leads and Advocates

Buzz Marketing for Technology

If you follow me you know I talk a lot about the ROI of Social Media since I happen to have stumbled on a great ROI using Social Media in providing support for our customers at Avaya. Social Media for the Boardroom At a recent BlogWell event I got a chance to.

Social Media Listening – It’s About Emotions

Janet Fouts

Understanding how emotion comes into play in buying decisions can be extremely useful when listening on social media sites. Sentiment analysis may add some context, but in general, we are guessing when we build predictive models based on social media data sets.

Five content marketing tricks of a great social media consultant

Sherrilynne Starkie

As in most professions, an experienced social media consultant knows certain tricks of the trade to content marketing work better, faster, easier. If the brief is PR, the goal is awareness, and if it’s marketing the goal is more likely conversions. Special Tricks.

The Role of Kindness in Social Media

Janet Fouts

We may not always agree, but if we respond with negativity we're driving the conversation down a rabbit hole it may not recover from. mindful social kindness mindfulsocial Social Media

7 Tips to Optimize Your Social Media Conversions

Sprout Social

We know how powerful social media can be for branding. But there’s another side of social media that’s equally important–converting social media followers into leads or customers. Split Test Social Media Posts.

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. Guest post by Nick Rojas.

Social Media Updates January

yMarketingMatters

There have been some important social media updates in January. These updates will keep you informed of the latest changes to social media channels, and in turn, give you the knowledge to help you optimize and improve social media marketing for your business.

Monday Roundup: Conversations

Waxing UnLyrical

Conversation.” Conversations, when initiated and managed well, can drive reputation, expand reach, and build brand loyalty. This week’s roundup features seven posts from around the web that focus on conversations. Exercises for Writing Conversationally.

How to Calculate the ROI of Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Quick: Can you list the goals of each and every one of your social media efforts? So much of social media is on the fly—a response rather than a plan—that it can become a slippery planning slope for companies, especially those that are understaffed.

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Social Media Updates: March

yMarketingMatters

March saw a few relevant new social media updates that will help you to be more effective, resourceful and efficient in your social media marketing for your business. Promoted Pins are viral and continue to drive conversions even after your campaign has ended.

A Simple 3-Step Approach to Increasing Conversions and ROI with Social Media Advertising

Buffer Social

There’s so much to learn with social media advertising that it’s difficult to know exactly where to start. After speaking with top brands and marketers from around the globe, we’ve discovered a simple 3-step approach to successful social media advertising.

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Social Media Marketing For Businesses

Socialized

Social media marketing for a business is a term you have probably heard of quite often. You may however not be sure of how you can use social media for marketing or even believe that you can get clients through it because social is just that, social-no business here.

3 Steps to Responding to Trends on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

One of the major benefits to social media marketing is the ability to capitalize on relevant trends to get in front of more people. However, it is important to keep in mind your overall social strategy before jumping on every trending conversation.

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Big Announcement! THE Social Media Training Academy and Member Community for Business is Here!

Pam Moore

Do you have social media, digital marketing and branding problems? I am excited to announce that TODAY we officially open the public doors to our brand new Social Profit Factor training academy and member community! Do you have social media problems? .

Four Ways to Evolve Your Online Conversions

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Conversion Conversion Optimization. And now in the era of rock-solid online competition, we have to evolve even further and ask ourselves: What does it take to lead the online conversion movement?

Social media for start-ups: Connect, converse and grow!

Mindjumpers

Social media is no more the next thing. There is a brand karma associated with social media, when it comes to start-ups who grow to become smart-ups. Why do start-ups adhere to social media so vigorously? What is the ROI quotient from social media? -

3 Ways to Use Social Media to Grow Membership

SocialFish

Now you may have a growth strategy in place (as part of your association’s strategic plan), but does that growth strategy incorporate social media? If not, you may want to consider adding that in, as social media is typically a fairly cheap and easy way to reach new eyes. Not sure how to grow your organization’s membership using social media? Monitor industry conversations (and participate when appropriate).

Search marketing services every social media consultant should offer

Sherrilynne Starkie

Social media is great for brand recognition, community engagement and public relations. But, if gaining a page-one ranking is the main goal, a social media strategy can’t do it alone. A good social media consultant understands the basics of search engine marketing.

Social Media Updates – February

yMarketingMatters

The month of love saw many new social media updates that I loved. Here are the latest social media updates and changes to help you optimize and make the most of your social media marketing efforts for your business.

5 Social Media Trends to Follow

Unspoken

Whether you're just getting your social media strategy rolling or you've already built a powerful following, you must evolve with changing trends. Marketers who are keeping up already know that video on a landing page significantly impacts conversion rates.

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Should you let social media conversations direct your business?

Dave Fleet

Here’s a question for you: Should you let conversations in social media direct your business? If you’ve worked in the social media space, that seems like a pretty straightforward “yes”, right? monitoring social media social media monitoring

The 11 Best Social Media Campaign Builders and Ad Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media has become a core element of marketing across businesses of all types and sizes: maintaining active, optimized profiles; sharing industry-related updates; amplifying their own content; and engaging with prospects, influencers, advocates, and customers.

Zika: A Social Media Conversation Timeline

Simply Measured

Performances and athletic drama may be over, but a concerning public health issue endures: the Zika Virus entered mainstream news prior to the Games, and traveled quickly through social media. Zika became a major topic of conversation on the world stage in Río, and it continues.

How to Turn Video Content into Conversions

Convince & Convert

That being said, it seems like every brand on the market is pulling out the stops to invest in video content as a prime vehicle for conversions. At the end of the day, conversions occur when you put the right content in front of the right eyes.

Social Media Updates: April

yMarketingMatters

Things happening at breakneck speed in technology these days, and social media service providers are doing their best to vie for the most popular, most innovative and most highly sought-after spot among their users.

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.

Social Media Comic – WordPress vs The.NET Shop

SocMed Sean

Today’s social media comic is reflective of a conversation I have had with leaders at multiple agencies. Like these social media comics?

Social Media Spring Cleaning

Ignite Social Media

With the first day of spring right around the corner and the end of Q1 approaching it is a great time to do some ‘spring cleaning’ of your social channels and tactics. Change Up Your Media Buying Habits. We are seeing the conversion campaign driving more quality actions.

How Conversational Commerce will Affect your Business

Razor Social

Have you noticed that some brands are increasingly looking at how they engage in conversations with their audience? The conversation economy is encouraging conversations with your audience for better business results. How does social media fit into this?

19 More Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

While social media marketing has become commonplace, questions about how to optimize the use of social channels and networks, and how to stand out from the crowd, remain. Which tactics work best today for building a social media following and growing traffic?