104 Fascinating Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014 (and 2015)

Webbiquity SMM

What are the top barriers to adopting social business practices? Find the answers to these questions and many others in more than 100 social and online marketing stats from 20+ different sources. Social Fresh ). Social Fresh ). Social Fresh ). 89% of 18-29 year-olds are active on social media, as are 43% of adults 65 and older. 48% of marketers curate noteworthy content from third-party sources weekly (this post is an example).

What Fresh Statistics Tell Us About Twitter’s Decline

Convince & Convert

” I decided to take a look at some recent data on the relative growth from 2013 to 2014 of the leading social networking sites and services, to see if the rumors of Twitter’s demise were exaggerated, or if the service did indeed have something to worry about. The social networking space is showing signs of being an actual, you know, market , with a wider variety of players all developing significant user bases.

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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. There is no doubt that social media, when done right, is a time suck. A social media consultant should invested in productive work, and use automation to perform repetitive tasks. There are free tools such as Google Alerts, Social Mention and Mentionmapp. The statistics speak for themselves.

3 Ways Every Business Can Benefit From Passive Income

Twenty4 Social

Have you heard the statistic that millionaires have at least seven income streams? I'm now using my social media as my full-time income as a result of following Amy's advice and doing her influencer course! 3 Ways Every Business Can Benefit From Passive Income.

Affiliate Marketing Success: 4 Tips for Affiliate Niche Marketing

Twenty4 Social

Whether you are creating a blog, website, or using social media to promote your affiliate products, you want to make sure that you add value for your customers. The post Affiliate Marketing Success: 4 Tips for Affiliate Niche Marketing appeared first on Twenty4 Social.

3 Ways Every Business Can Benefit From Passive Income

Twenty4 Social

Have you heard the statistic that millionaires have at least seven income streams? The post 3 Ways Every Business Can Benefit From Passive Income appeared first on Twenty4 Social. That’s seven different ways that they’re making money each month.

What does a social media analyst do?

Unmetric

Now that social media is mainstream with every company, the demand for marketers with social media skills is higher than ever. The importance of having a dedicated person to monitor a company’s social media presence and derive insights for successful marketing practices is the need of the hour. Enter social media analysts. So what does a social media analyst do? What is the purpose of having a social media analyst?

4 Steps to Boost Your Social Media Engagement

Convince & Convert

Simply too many brands use social media as a free advertising platform where they can sell, sell, sell. While the drive to push sales on whatever platform available is admirable, social media (as most of us have realized by now) plays by different rules. Social media instead demands a symbiotic relationship between brands and their fans. Posting content on a regular basis is critical to showing up on users’ cluttered social media feeds.

6 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools: With Tips from Experts

Talkwalker SM

Social media monitoring (often called social listening) is increasingly becoming a key part of a brand, company or organization’s business strategy. In a time where people of diverse ages and backgrounds take to social networks to post tweets, upload photos and write comments, it makes sense to track these public opinions for reasons ranging from reputation management and market research to customer service and campaign tracking.

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How to Effectively Curate Content

Social Selling Masters

Many marketers tend to overlook curation in favor of creation — and that’s a shame. On social media sites in particular, you’ll naturally do both, posting original content as well as sharing content published by others. The most successful companies have learned how to do content curation well to engage an online audience. Check out the following infographic for more information on how content curation benefits you and your customers.

Social Media Management 101: What Every Smart Social Media Manager Needs to Know

agora pulse

Are you now handling social media in-house? Learn the basics of social media management for businesses and agencies in this invaluable guide. Social Media Planning. To get started with social media planning, follow these five steps.

9 Types of Social Media and How Each Can Benefit Your Business

Hootsuite

When you’re thinking about creating a social media strategy for your business, a few leading platforms probably come to mind right away: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and maybe YouTube or Pinterest, depending on your industry. Keep up to date with social media statistics.

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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. Wondering which social network is most effective at generating b2b leads?

Three Creative Ways to Use Social Media to Promote your Event

Webbiquity SMM

Social networks have become the primary means of keeping friends, family members, and business contacts up to date on what’s happening in our lives. 77% of all Americans have at least one social media profile. The growing propensity of people to share life’s moments, particularly when doing something outside the ordinary routine, is why social media remains a great fit with live events. Use Targeted Social Media Ads.

Top 12 Social Media Content Types to Make Your Brand Stand Out

Pam Hughes

Your success on social media ultimately depends on the quality of the content you post. Let’s take a look at 12 different types of social media content you can use to make your brand stand out and appeal to your target audience.

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Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Also, at my social media speaking engagements hither and yon I’m often asked what tools I use. So, I took a personal inventory and created this overview of the 39 social media tools I use daily. Lifetime statistics, cross-posting, multiple accounts, etc. Virality & Search Topsy One part virality tool, one part tracking mechanism, one part social listening post, Topsy is becoming one of new favorites. 39 social media tools I will use today.

How to Use Social Media for Ecommerce (Tips and Examples)

Hootsuite

Social media and ecommerce are a match made in heaven. Marketers have been using social platforms to connect with ecommerce customers for a while now. And for a good reason — more and more internet users shop online and use social media to research brands.

The 6 Things Marketers Expect from Social Media Management Tools (but don’t have yet)

agora pulse

The World of Social Media Tools is an overcrowded, making it difficult for users to navigate the maze of features and pricing offered to them. But when you ask social media experts if these tools offer what they really need, the answer is often a resounding “no.” ” I’ve asked that question to 23 social media experts for “ What Do Social Media Management Tools Really Need?

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. Yet as buyers make increasing use of social media to evaluate the offerings of and engage with vendors, expectations will inevitably increase.

Is Marketing Education Keeping Up With Social Media?

Hootsuite

Ask the nearest social media manager how they found their career—no really, try it. (Or Chances are you’ll hear a variation of “well, I just fell into it” or “my boss asked me to start running our social media accounts… and it just became my job.”

36 Sensational Social Media Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Though social media marketing has become ubiquitous, most companies and brands still struggle to achieve their desired results. Those are among the conclusions it’s fair to draw from the collection of social media marketing facts and statistics below. Eights years after social media marketing became a trending topic , marketers still struggle with tactics and metrics. Social media needs to be part of an integrated strategy.

New Features Added to B2B Marketing Zone and Social Media Informer

Webbiquity SMM

Several great new features were recently added to the B2B Marketing Zone and Social Media Informer by co-founder Tony Karrer. For example as I’m writing this, I see a few great posts right up top: • 3 Questions To Ask About The Qualified Lead You Just Received… • Do B2B Editors Get Twitter? • The evolution of social media power and influence. Topics on B2B Marketing Zone include social media , inbound marketing and business blogging.

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Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 11 Whys I’m a Social Media Addict September 2nd, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Connectivity Social media brings me closer to people with whom I ordinarily would seldom interact.

Let’s Talk Content Curation and Creation for Social Content

agora pulse

What is content curation? Here’s a look at what each offers social media managers and digital agencies. The Content Creation versus Content Curation debate has been around a while. But first, let’s be clear on content creation vs Content Curation.

We Studied Our Top Social Media Posts of 2017. Here’s What We Learned.

Buffer Social

We are grateful for people who share what worked (and what didn’t) for them on social media. With 2017 coming to an end, I thought it might be helpful to do a review of our social media performance and share the findings with you. In this post, you’ll find our top five posts of the year of each of our social media profiles and what we’ve learned from them. Our top social media posts of the year. 219 social actions.

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Future of Social Media Report with Jason Keath CEO of Social Fresh

Pam Moore

To be successful in business using social and digital marketing strategies and tactics, you must do more than simply focus on the near term. The only one guarantee we have in the social and digital world is change. Would you like to know this about your peers… What they are doing to ignite their business using social and digital technologies? What priority are they placing on video and visual focused social platforms such as SnapChat, Instagram etc.?

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. Wondering which social network is most effective at generating b2b leads?

Social Media Optimization 3 Steps to Tweeting with a Purpose

Convince & Convert

Social media optimization gives you the ability to not waste bullets. As Charlene Li said – and I routinely steal this line – “social media isn’t inexpensive, it’s different expensive.&#. Smart companies are using social media optimization and social media marketing software to add some clarity to the value of their behavior on the social Web. Getting smarter at social analytics requires three things: 1.

How to perfect your product launch on social media

Sprout Social

Do you know what a successful social media product launch looks like? Because no matter what you’re selling, recent statistics note that more and more consumers are discovering and researching new products via social. The 6-step social media product launch plan.

Is Facebook Suffocating the Rest of Social Media?

Convince & Convert

Tweet Forrester Research recently released a 2010 update to its Social Technographics® data that analyzes the social behaviors of global Internet users. consumers engaged in certain social behaviors actually went down, not up. Is this the long-promised social media backlash? Overall, social media usage among U.S. Social Behaviors Are Shifting. To me, the more disturbing findings are in the composition of social behaviors.

Top 17 Social Media Monitoring Vendors for Business

Socialmedia.biz

For instance, internet users create new social media accounts every day. You cannot underestimate the power and impact of social media in the business world today. Previously, people used social media platforms to chat, create friendships, share files, and perform other social activities. Today, social media is the best marketing and promotional tool. Social media monitoring technology enables you to read the minds of your customers.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 7 Reasons Not to Put All Your Eggs in the Twitter Basket March 16th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Are you too Twitter-obsessed in your social media approach?

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search The Social Impact of Friendships and Lies February 9th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Do you trust me?

A Daily Social Media Checklist That Will Double Engagement

Rebekah Radice

We all know that social media success doesn’t happen by accident. That’s where a social media checklist comes in. If you’re ready to better manage your daily social media to-do list, this checklist is what you need. GET YOUR DAILY SOCIAL MEDIA CHECKLIST: DOWNLOAD NOW. A Daily Social Media Checklist That Will Double Engagement. Put Your Social Content Strategy in Place. Curate Awesome Content.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Not unlike traditional surveys, keyword research and social data mining tools tell a powerful story about the information target audiences want from organizations, on-and-offline. In doing so, we’ve learned that findings resulting from search and social data mining are incredibly handy for informing creative and content, improving relevance and impact. Package for Consumption Observe what types of content social media users are interacting with and where.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Do You “Like&# How I Look In These Jeans? The killer app isn’t information, it’s curation.

Social Networking Stats: Tumblr Serves 20 Billion Page Views Per Month, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. via SmartBlog on Social Media. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. The result? ”An eco-system in which creators love curators who share their work and curators who love the creators who help them build a sense of identity,” GigaOM reports.

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How Pink Panties Heralded India's Social Media Movement

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali How Pink Panties Heralded India’s Social Media Movement January 4th, 2011 Tweet Move over, adult entertainment It might border on redundant to mention that the social web has surpassed pornography as the most popular activity on the Internet. Apprehensions of a social bubble, destined to eventually attain saturation, still linger.

7 Smart Small Business Strategies to Get Noticed on Social Media

Rebekah Radice

Marketing your small business on social media continues to evolve. In fact, if you’re a local or small business, you can no longer afford to avoid social media. With 97% of consumers using the Internet as a resource , building your social media presence is a critical component in your overall marketing strategy. Producing quality content, whether it’s created or curated, is essential to promoting and growing your business online.

An Introduction to Social Media for Business

Sprout Social

Despite the growing popularity, social media for business is still put on the back burner for a lot of organizations. However, social media can benefit businesses of any size. Social Media for Business by the Numbers. Social media allows smaller companies to compete against some of the larger businesses to reach more customers. One of the biggest advantages of social media marketing is it’s less reliant on a large budget.