11 Myths of Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

While recent studies show that about half of marketers say that social media reduces their overall marketing costs , it is by no means without a price. The primary budget effect of social media marketing is to shift costs from media buying to labor. Share this on Reddit.

Social Networking Stats: Global Spending on Facebook Ads Increases 50%, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Reddit: 114 million monthly unique visitors. via Reddit. ” The price for social ads on Facebook has risen 54% over the last year; the price of cost-per click search ads rose 8% in that time. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week.

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78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Todd Heim supplies a helpful guide to best practices for building a following on and generating traffic from social bookmarking sites like Digg, Reddit, Mixx and Propeller. Mark Price summarizes a Fast Company case study on how restaurant chain Houlihan’s engaged their best customers through some exclusive social media programs to increase sales and profits, and what other social media marketers can learn from the chain’s experience. Share this on Reddit.

Reddit and Pay What You Wish


skip to main | skip to sidebar MBA2VC An MBA garduates take on the start-up/VC world Tuesday, July 13, 2010 Reddit and Pay What You Wish Interesting story is developing at Reddit, the news aggregation that was acquired by Conde Nast, and gets about 280 million hits a month.

How to Get Started with Social Media Advertising


The rapid rise of social media has allowed skillful individuals to reach thousands of others at little or no cost other than manpower and wit. You can tweak your ad’s price and reach based on its various targeting filters such as age, college level and location.

7 Ways to Generate Leads from Social Media


Social media lead generation isn’t just cost effective, but it produces actual results; reducing costs by 45% and increasing revenue by 24%. Reddit is easily one of the largest forums on the internet today. (Source).

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6,595 Words on a Traffic Generation Tactic You’re Not Using (But Should Be)

Viper Chill

App Cost : A way to calculate the likely cost of a mobile app you’re looking to develop. This one-page website has been shared 46,817 times on Facebook and reached the homepage of Reddit without having a single social share button on the site.

51 Profitable SEO Niches to Dominate with Low Competition

Viper Chill

It’s funny to see that some people are trying to capitalise on this new opportunity already with some high-priced domain names. While tiny house owners seem to want to spend as little money as possible, the one in the video above cost $77,000, which certainly isn’t cheap.

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11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

And as more people find out about this gem of an advertising experience CPC and CPM prices will continue to march upward – I have already begun to see this in my own ad buys! Then we can really change the dynamic from marketing as a cost center to marketing as a profit center!

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Startups To Watch in 2011


Customers won’t be frustrated by a busy restaurant, and the establishment can cut costs and have a more satisfied clientele. This app lets you see what’s cooking in your area along with the price, number of available portions, and when the dinner bell will be ringing!

Open Source Web Management and Design Tools


For most web designers, however, Photoshop may have a lot of features they do not need, and therefore, it may not be worth the exuberant price. Share this on Reddit. Everything a web designer needs for free: Designing and managing a website need not be an expensive affair.

31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Discover how to accomplish all of the tasks above and more using some of the coolest free and modestly priced social media and web tools released in the past year or so. Pricing ranges from $30 to $150 per month. Pricing ranges from $30 to $100 per month depending on features.

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44 Questions to Ask Your Search Engine Optimization Company

Bill Hartzer

Apparently being “penalized in Google&# cost Ryan Abood’s company $4 million. Do you have experience managing PPC – Pay Per Click, CPC – Cost Per Click, and other bid management campaigns? Is this service part of the proposed price? Share this on Reddit.

Advance Your Business With Credit Card Processing Options


Processing Costs. Some businesses raise their prices to compensate for this, or tack on a “credit card charge&# to the order of anyone who uses a credit card to make a purchase from them. Consider More Than the Price. Share this on Reddit.

The Future of Social Media

Webbiquity SMM

The cost and specialized knowledge involved, however, severely limited its utility as well as the length of messages that could be practically sent. Share this on Reddit. We live in amazing times.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Manhattan Timelapse


How to price an eBook in the Kindle age – with eBooks getting less expensive, how do you balance pricing yours based on value provided? 43 paid search signals you need to understand – what advertisers need to know to maxmize clicks and conversions while minimizing cost.

It pays to provide Support with Social Media

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The issue of the customer experience always becomes how do we improve it and how are we going to pay for it – since the contact center is typically considered a cost center. But after you look at the research below it will be hard to call the contact center a cost center for long.

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The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Tagging individuals in unflattering pictures that may end up costing your friends their jobs. Social News (Digg, Sphinn, Mixx, Reddit, Tip’d, and a whole load of related sites) Submitting only your own articles and posts to social media sites.

55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

In this post, Peter VanRysdam helpfully outlines four free-to-reasonably-priced sources for legal music soundtracks. Ekaterina Walter quotes Doug Frisbie, Toyota National Marketing Manager, as saying, “The price of inactivity is greater than the risks of anything we’d be doing in social media.”

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Simply give a person a 3 or 4 sentence email explaining what it is & does why it was created how it can benefit them and then…if it is something where incremental access costs next to nothing (like a SAAS offering) then give them a free account to check it out.

How to Make Money Online in 2016: An Unexpected Approach

Viper Chill

It’s easy to get lost on Reddit for an hour, start flicking through Tinder when I’m bored or load up some documentary on YouTube. The car cost around $150,000 so it’s a car out of reach for most people (you’ve got to love those taxes).

Data Mining: The Ultimate Guide to Niche Analysis

Viper Chill

I ran the social news site Reddit through the tool as an example and I’m told that around 55% of visitors are male (though I expect this to be a little lower than reality) and 24% of the audience are over 50 years old.

Search Engine Optimization Firms Like RankPay Still Hurting SEO Industry

Bill Hartzer

upfront pricing on our website, and have zero start up costs. Share this on Reddit.

Social Media Optimization Tools


This is a characteristic of more advanced social media monitoring tools, but for those that want a quick glimpse, HowSocialble is easy to use and the price is right, just like these free social media monitoring tools.

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100 Media Monitoring Tools for PR


Some offer in-depth features, but the price is too high; those that are free are not always that complete, or fast enough, or in-depth enough. You may also want to visit [link] It is an interactive directory of 450+ such platforms and tools, and includes description and pricing.

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3 Trust-Building Factors That Improve Sales and Boost Profits


There is an immense amount of competition for any consumer looking to purchase online and often what will separate one website from another will not be price – it will be trust. Quality at All Cost. Share this on Reddit.

Why I Gave a Domain Name Back to Its Former Owner

Bill Hartzer

I could have talked to this former domain owner and told him that I owned the domain now and it would cost him $1000 to get it back. Share this on Reddit.

The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This

Viper Chill

It’s more like a mini-eBook, without the price tag. Don’t let its lack of cost make you doubt the value here though. The Reddit homepage which was once home to interesting debates on world topics is now more dominated by IMGUR links than ever before.

How to Publish Your Blog on Amazon Kindle


There are several reasons, but the main ones are that it costs only 99 cents to subscribe to a blog on Kindle, and it offers added handiness. You get 30% of the total price, which is set by Amazon and can be anything between $0.99 This guest post is by Ali Abbas of thenextgenwriter.com.

Search Engine Optimization: Why a Blog is Important

Bill Hartzer

Great website design does cost a lot of money, and putting together a great looking website is time consuming, especially if you want great copy. It really depends on your industry, but prices could vary from $5 per blog post to $100 or more for each blog post. Share this on Reddit.

A Brief Introduction to The New Community Rules: Marketing on the.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The only substantial cost for you is time. How many of you would really want to ignore such a viable source of business that comes at such an affordable price? Kirtsy Likaholix LinkedIn Mahalo Mento Mixx MyBlogLog MySpace Plurk Pownce Propeller Reddit SEOmoz Sphinn StumbleUpon Technorati Toluu Twitter Wikipedia Yahoo!

Content Is No Longer King: Curation Is King


In fact, content creation is costly and painful though this may be, may not result in measurably better content than content curation. For example the prices of a service are at 3,50$ - 7.00$ for 500 Words (0.007 $ - 0,014 $ per word!),

How a Small New York City Hotel Put Itself on the Map through.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Pam says that she’s experienced great service and low prices (especially with their Twitter discounted rate) — and the “rooms were spacious&# too. Hotels in NYC are costly.

Score $5 Movie Tickets TODAY ONLY


Note: IMAX tickets in some cities cost more than the $10 voucher, so you’ll have to pay the difference. Each voucher goes toward the purchase price of one ticket.). Share this on Reddit.

Why You Should Fix Your House Before Inviting People Over

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Payless Shoes Payless is another well-known brick-and-mortar brand that’s best known for their ability to offer quality shoes for a low price. I had an employer that was notorious for a bit of a “bait and switch&# pricing model.

The Perfect Storm in Customer Service

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In my last post we discussed the 4 reasons why using Social Media pays to provide Support : Customers prefer a good customer experiences to low prices, helps aid in spreading WOM, makes customer less likely to defect and results in high profitability for the company. Share this on Reddit.


Social Customer Support delivers Strong ROI

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Not only that but a recent Forrester study showed that customers actually prefer a better customer experience compared to everyday low prices, and moreover great customer experiences drive positive word of mouth (WOM). Layering on social media tactics for support can also decrease your contact center costs. Share this on Reddit. In a recent poll by the TSIA o f firms using social media – 68% of companies don’t know or can’t measure the ROI of social media.

Why Become a Web Hosting Reseller?


For example, if you need a private server to host your website yet you do not want to pay the price for one, you can lease out partitions of the hard drive and divisions of the bandwidth to other people and divide the cost of the whole server between them. Share this on Reddit.

The Audacity of Free: The Products and Services Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Somehow, individuals forget along the way that costs accrue when considering the venue, food, exhibit hall, and the staff required on hand to run the event smoothly. Free is beautiful, and costs are part of life.&# Look at Amazon.com’s current price.

Is Social Media Worth it for You?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

1: Opportunity Cost – Every time you spend a minute on social media is one minute you potentially lost revenue. This inherent cost needs to be included in any equations you make when allocating resources.