Crowdsource Your Way to the Best Landing Page

Convince & Convert

In the design space, crowdsourcing is being embraced as an efficient way to tap into the mindset of the customer and mine ideas directly from target audiences. Landing pages are ripe for optimization through crowdsourcing.

Crowdsourcing & Spec Work: Not a Great Rule of Thumb

Waxing UnLyrical

Since I respect her opinion, I invited her to guest post on WUL as to why she doesn't think crowdsourcing is the way to go. So let’s talk about exactly what happens when a project gets crowdsourced: The company is looking for a designer for web or print work.

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The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Although content marking is now a nearly universal practice—with 93% of B2B marketers using content marketing— half of all marketers still rank “producing enough content” as one of their top five challenges. Showcase reviews: Marketing Insider Group (Curation).

Gushcloud: Mobilizing Social Media Marketing

Mindjumpers

During the inspiring days in Austin, I also had the chance to meet the co-founder and CEO of Gushcloud, Vincent Ha, for a chat about their new social media marketing platform. Gushcloud is more than a social media marketing tool. Understanding Viral Content Marketing [Infographic].

How To Organize A Brand Hackathon (And Why) – Interview With Betabrand’s Chris Lindland

The Realtime Report

Betabrand’s first exposure to hackathons came earlier this year, when a group of Las Vegas-based developers invited Lindland to host a hackathon. Another group came up with an ad campaign that featured missing sock ads that they posted around town at foot level.

10 Social Media Tools To Help With Your Crowdsourcing Efforts

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Crowdsourcing has become more and more popular with private companies, non-profit organizations, and even government agencies. Crowdsourcing has become increasingly more widely used because it helps cultivate creativity and innovation.

17 Digital Marketing Experts Share Their Top Tips, Tricks, and Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

He’s also founder of Exploring Social Media , a social media marketing program for beginners to teach them how to best understand and make sense of this online phenomenon for marketing. Samir Balwani is a marketing strategist and Director of Member Acquisition for StyleCaster.

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General Electric Teams Up With Jimmy Fallon To Launch #SomeoneShouldInvent Campaign

Convince & Convert

Inspired by science, technology and innovation, General Electric has partnered with The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to host a series of Fallonventions segments and launch a new crowdsourced #SomeoneShouldInvent social media campaign.

Interesting Crowdsourcing Cases:MJ’s New Video, Iceland’s Constitution

Mindjumpers

Tweet A lot of videos and forums where opinions are crowdsourced have recently come to my attention. This was again a very interesting use crowdsourcing through social media since the people of Iceland, got a chance to give their opinions and have a say in the constitution.

4 Reasons to Use Social Enterprise Networks for Business

Mindjumpers

Currently, her research focuses on various topics related to CRM software, sales, customer service and marketing strategy. Such platforms as Yammer, Chatter and Jive certainly look and feel similar to Facebook – with a news feed, groups, friends and status updates.

7 Branded Experience Marketing Tips for Artists and Writers

Geoff Livingston

Music biz marketer Corey Biggs interviewed me five times for the book to help artists brand and market themselves. Based on those interviews, I have accumulated several branded experience marketing tips. Here are seven tips for personal experience marketing: 1) Focus on Actions.

Creativity Finds Its Genesis Alone

Geoff Livingston

In essence, new directions aren’t necessarily crowdsourced. That individual may take the idea to a group of friends or the crowd for refinement. However, you still have to market ideas. What do you think about creativity and groups? Image by Camila Dal-Ri Brugnera.

Crowdsourced Curation

www.popmatters.com

Eric Reasons lays out a case (via p2p foundation ) for the inevitability of “crowdsourced curation&# —i.e.

Generating a Buyer Persona with Facebook Advertising

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I am a big fan of David Meerman Scott’s work and I am in the middle of re-reading his book the New Rules of Marketing and PR 2nd edition ! 5 Tips for Optimizing your Facebook Marketing One of the great things about the Facebook platform is.

Group Buying! Game Changer or Not?

Atom Thought

And that brings us to a couple of questions everyone is asking today- Is Group Buying going to be the next big thing? Or Is Group buying = social shopping? Let me explain- Group buying as we see today focuses on only one aspect of buying and that’s price or discounts!

Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing

mashable.com

Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Classifieds Trending Stories Rupert Murdoch’s “The Daily&# Officially Launching Feb 2? link] The New Metrics for Social Marketing [.]

Master List ?(A Wiki of Social Media Marketing Examples)?

wiki.beingpeterkim.com

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Your Guide to the Crowdsourced Workforce - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Your Guide to the Crowdsourced Workforce. Crowdsourcing, a term coined by Jeff Howe in a June 2006 issue of Wired magazine, is a model of labor that has been fully embraced on the Internet over the past couple of years. Crowdsourcing takes tasks traditionally done by a single person or small groups of people, and farms them out to a global workforce. One of the most well-developed areas of crowdsourcing services on the Internet is graphic design. crowdsourcing.

What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

mashable.com

Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Business News Advertising & Marketing Small Business Advice Career Development Money & Finance Business Apps Now Trending : Facebook Status Updates Tell the Story of Romance Gone Awry [INFOGRAPHIC] October 28, 2010 Ben Parr View Comments What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing email share email share Do you like this story? What Tools Will B2B Marketers Use?

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5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

mashable.com

Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Business News Advertising & Marketing Small Business Advice Career Development Money & Finance Business Apps Now Trending : 3 Tips for Maximizing Engagement With Facebook “Likes&# and Shares November 4, 2010 Erica Swallow View Comments 5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing email share email share Do you like this story?

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What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

mashable.com

Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Business News Advertising & Marketing Small Business Advice Career Development Money & Finance Business Apps Now Trending : 3G Mobile Internet Comes to Mount Everest October 28, 2010 Ben Parr View Comments What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing email share email share Do you like this story? The B2B Social Media Marketing Series is supported by IDG Enterprise.

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Media and Mining vs Social Media and GetUp

Laurel Papworth

And taking out injunctions to stop social media “crowdsourcing” about her, her family and her business. No,” Monckton told the gathered group, which included Manners himself. Crowdsourcing is so much more than gossiping about family troubles of the Super Rich.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Active across social networks, Cindy leads Microsoft’s small- to midsized-business sales and marketing efforts as Vice President U.S. ” She was named B2B Magazine’s 2012 Digital Marketer of Year. How to Use ANGELS to Energize Your Market.

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

Webbiquity SMM

With the amount of helpful content about social media marketing growing faster than Facebook’s user base or Lindsay Lohan’s court appearances, it’s tough to keep up. Social Media Marketing Tips, Tactics and Guides. Despite the widespread use of the phrase “social media marketing,&# marketing is not the only business use of social media, as John Jantsch reminds us. 10 Essential Social Media Tips for B2B Marketers by Mashable.

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30 Low-Cost Ideas for Content Marketing on a Shoestring Budget

Writtent Blog

If you ever want to really annoy a marketer, tell them that content is low cost marketing. Content marketing can take hours and some serious elbow grease, which is why we’ve curated a list of 30 brilliant ways for you to make a maximum impact in the least amount of time possible.

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The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Note: This post, a joint effort between Cheryl Burgess and me, originally appeared on the Blue Focus Marketing Blog last month. This should be a wake-up call for companies’ content on pursuing outbound marketing initiatives. Marketing Professor at Universidad Andrés Bello and DuocUc.

Media Hacks #40 Is Now Live

Twist Image

In a world of unconferences, crowdsourcing and Social Media, it's surprising how many people struggle with the messages coming out of the Occupy Wall Street movement. digital marketing. facebook group. marketing. marketing over coffee. new marketing labs. social media marketing. Episode #281 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. This is also episode #40 of Media Hacks !

Indiana University Athletics Bring Fan’s Twitter Stories to Life

Convince & Convert

In watching the video, it isn’t immediately apparent that the video was crowdsourced from 27 fans on Twitter. Marketers always talk about building passionate communities and brand advocates. photo credit: Indiana Public Media via cc What does Hoosier Nation mean to you?

The Four Social Strategies Applied to Facebook

Geoff Livingston

Facebook has everything from video and pics to groups and questions. From a marketers perspective, perhaps the most attractive features are the robust activity stream and inbound Like functionality. Recent Facebook changes allow you to target posts towards particular stakeholder groups.

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late. : Community Group Therapy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

3) Cross functional participation is important - but consensus is only a “nice to have&# : Much of the long range benefits from doing this work brilliantly accrues from driving cross functional execution(Marketing/Support/Business Units). So, don’t get paralyzed by the cross group challenges - move it forward and determine where the opportunities to improve customer experience are for what “you control&# and drive progress there - then fan out with your early successes.

How to Customize Your Facebook News Feed to Maximize Your Productivity

Buffer Social

Facebook is still the leading platform for marketers. From our State of Social Media 2016 report , we found that 93 percent of marketers are actively using Facebook for their business. I’d recommend pinning the Facebook Pages and Groups you are managing to the top of the list.

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7 Social Media Tactics Your 2013 Budget Needs to Succeed

www.clickz.com

); //. Marketing News & Expert Advice. Marketing. Strategies Data-Driven Marketing Marketing Automation Marketing to Latinos Conference Call Local Retail Sports & Entertainment Politics & Advocacy Automotive CPG Financial Services Healthcare & Pharma Agency Spotlight.

32 Experts Share Their Best Blog Post Promotion Tips

Kikolani

In celebration of the launch of my first premium training course on how to promote your content , I asked some of the top blogging, content marketing, and online marketing experts to answer one important question. Connect with influencers in your market.

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5 Ways Social Media is Like a Great Friendship

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

While social media has evolved into a lot of other things, such as a great marketing tactic, an amazing customer service tool, and even helps with content sharing and discovering, it’s maintained many of its important values which make it seem a lot like any great friendship.

10 Amazing Tricks To Get The Most Out Of Your Travel

Peg Fitzpatrick

Since you’re going all out for dinner, save money by checking out local markets and groceries for lunch. You can also crowdsource your social media channels by asking for recommendations for upcoming trips. Create a hashtag group for Instagram. I love to travel!

Book Review: APE – Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch

Akamai Marketing

Writing a book is no-less a task master, just a different one from marketing to distribution And. Many writers might think the only role for social media is in the marketing and promotional phase. In the marketing world, we essentially do this through focus groups.

The New Competition: For-Profit Communities With Deep Pockets (Part 2)

SocialFish

They’re big money generators because they deliver a targeted audience up to advertisers looking to market their wares,” says reporter Carmel DeAmicis. It also charges companies who want to offer crowdsourced challenges.

Social Media for Sales

Webbiquity SMM

One of the challenges in measuring the ROI of social media marketing is that the use of social networking and social sharing tools isn’t confined to the marketing group. through co-creation and crowdsourcing ) and customer service ( Best Buy and Comcast for example) to human resources (outstanding HR tweeps: Sharlyn Lauby and Alicia Arenas ) and sales groups.

16 Tips for Using #hashtags HINT: You’re doing it wrong :P #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth

But they are also about COMMUNITIES OF INTEREST and linking your content to groups that would be interested. TIP only makeup your own branded hashtags if you are going to slap it on every piece of marketing material going out the door.

How to Craft a Perfect Blog Post Headline [+Examples]

Writtent Blog

Example: “17 Crowdsourcing Capers You Just Won’t Believe”. Bounce ideas off of others, reference the internet, brainstorm, or group-write. The post How to Craft a Perfect Blog Post Headline [+Examples] appeared first on Inbound & Content Marketing Hub.