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. Other than some minor jockeying for position, the chart below showing the largest social networks hasn’t changed much in the past few years. Buffer Social ). Buffer Social ).

Irresistible Content Curation and Creation -Free Webinar Live Training

Pam Moore

Tired of spinning your social content marketing wheels trying to keep up with every Tom, Dick, Harry, and Sally in creating content that inspires, engages, empowers, ignites, educates, entertains, motivates, persuades and helps your audience? Free Irresistible Content Curation and Creation Training Webinar – Here is What you will learn: . 5 foundations for success to curate and create content even on a super tight budget! How to curate and create content that converts.

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Facebook Launches a New Social Network | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

This week we see Facebook release a brand new social network aimed at white-collar enterprise workers, proof that Messenger bots are going to be the latest rage (whether we need them or not), and data showing us how many users are viewing Instagram Stories. All of this, in this week’s Social You Should Know. Facebook Introduces Enterprise-Focused Social Network, Workplace.

The 4 Social Networks I Use Most

Ari Herzog

It’s a constant struggle for me to find signals in a sea of social media noise. The coronavirus crisis throws a giant obstacle into my social following strategies because of two reasons: First, I don’t want to tune out people who I care about but I also don’t want my newsfeed filled with politics and sensationalism. Second, I’m using mobile devices (mostly my phone) for social media consumption much more than my MacBook despite its larger screen.

Content Curation: How to Do It the Right Way (Plus Tips and Tools)

Hootsuite

Content curation is a valuable strategy for all content marketers. More than simply re-sharing content, curation is a way to provide extra value to your followers while highlighting your own industry expertise. What is curated content? Benefits of content curation.

Content Creation? Curation? Focus on Publishing Instead

Firebelly

I’ve been talking a lot lately about content curation lately, and our contributor, Erik Deckers, is all about content creation, which has led to some “Tastes great! Someone else curated the collection. This last part is important, because that’s where social media is taking us. It’s falling to the curators to make sure the best stuff is shared, while the bad stuff is ignored. We’re acting as a sort of editorial board to our networks.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Content curation offers a way to repackage and repurpose the work of others to serve the needs of your brand’s audience. Curation can take a variety of forms: Weekly “best of” compilations (example: V3*Broadsuite blog ). What’s more, the work of discovering and saving curation-worthy content—and in some cases, even displaying and sharing it—doesn’t have to be (entirely at least) a manual effort. A social network / curation tool for images.

Content Curation, Creation vs Regurgitation: How to Curate Like a Pro and Build Your Brand in 2019

Pam Moore

They quit creating their own content and start curating and sharing other helpful content from leaders in their industry. Curation can be good. Though curation can be an impactful and excellent way to establish your brand online as well as serve the needs of your audience, it requires both art and science to see real benefit. How can you curate content from other industry leaders and still be relevant to your audience? Definition of content curation.

Video Curation, It’s All About the N3TWORK

Janet Fouts

N3TWORK is billed as “The first personal TV network” Videos are categorized by hashtags and you have the ability to create your own channel and then curate content to populate that channel by either searching for and linking to your favorites or letting N3TWORK feed you videos it thinks you’ll like based on your interests. Other users can subscribe to your channel, follow hashtags and re-share videos through the app or the major social networks.

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. And if so, which social networks are most productive? The overall results—that social media drives 1.1% How much traffic do social networks drive to B2B websites?

Book Suggestions from Social Networks

Net-Savvy Executive

Whether you like your books on paper or downloaded, you have to know it exists to read it, and because we''re in the twenty teens, there''s a social way to do it online. An obvious way to learn about books online is to ask your social networks—wherever you''re connected to people online, just ask ''em. If you use different networks for different purposes, that should inform where you ask, but you have the connections. Where do you find books to read?

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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Tool Tuesday: Twitter curation tools

Akamai Marketing

We use multiple social networking platforms, which have different audiences and expectations. Enter: Twitter curation. There are several services that curate or organize tweets based on Twitter lists or keywords. For those who track this sort of thing, I’ve noticed that in some cases using a curation service can increase the Klout Score. Unlike a Twitter stream, these curation tools offer a way to collect a lot of information in a single place.

7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali 7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks December 21st, 2010 Tweet I first heard about Amplify earlier this year; I believe it was at the January chapter meeting of IABC/DC Metro. As the year went by, I found myself playing more and more with Amplify and now it’s become one of my top three social networks.

Thank you Google, for the Antithesis of a More Social Network

Waxing UnLyrical

The need for a social network that automatically aggregates all my “friends&# and then cuts off the irrelevant noise. Or are we in an infinite loop of growing out of social networks every five years? The thoroughness of it all did not imply the need to mindlessly obsess over “integrating&# all other social channels with Google+. Haven’t we all cracked jokes at Google’s moronic, bland attempts at social?

Everyone’s a curator now…

The Way of the Web

We’ve talked for years about citizen journalism and self-publishing, but more important than the channels of distribution are the ways in which content and context are discoved via search engines and social recommendations, and the fact that theoretically this leads to any piece of content available online being indexable, findable and potentially popular. How much more content is being produced already which isn’t being curated and tagged, and therefore lies undiscovered?

B2B Marketing needs to Curate a Vibrant Community

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This is something I am working on for FY11 and will be more than just a social network for our best customers. If you ask the members of my leadership team – they will tell you I keep talking about how I think we have B2B Marketing backward. Let me explain …. We focus a lot of energy on the acquisition part of marketing looking for new customers and getting them up the awareness to consideration to purchase cycle.

Humanize It: 10 Tips to Make Your Tweets More Human

Pam Moore

Or maybe your tweets are all about you and it’s obvious you are only using social media and Twitter to blast noise about yourself. Newsflash: You can not fake relevancy or caring using social media. The concept of people buying from people was not invented by Facebook or any other social network. Social media is really no different if you think about it. Social networks such as Twitter, simply enable us to more easily connect with other human beings.

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Curation and the paradox of user-generated radio

The Way of the Web

Those are the immediate ones which spring to mind, and you could possible include the likes of Spotify (Although the social playlist sharing really takes place outside of it) or mFlow. And there are an increasing number of social sharing music apps for smartphones. In an age of democratisation of content creation and particularly at the moment, content curation, it seems as if simple and easy user-generated radio is an obvious desire and fit.

15 Golden Rules of Content Marketing in 2018

Pam Moore

Now businesses large and small must learn not just how to inspire and engage their audiences with content, they must also learn the technologies, mediums, social networks and how to orchestrate them all together to somehow rise above the noise. Want the blueprint for social marketing success right now? Increase sales by generating more leads using social media and content marketing to nurture relationships.

Social networks don't make students dumb

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Live cross-platform mobile gaming arrives Users dissatisfied with social networks – are you surprised? Until computers and networks become completely sentient, then it’s the human interaction with the internet which shapes what it can do, and what it becomes. Tags: Digital Culture · social networks blog comments powered by Disqus Blog Partners

How to Create Exciting Social and Digital Content for Unsexy, Boring and Regulated Industries

Pam Moore

The social and digital web is getting noisier and standing out from the crowd is a challenge if you don't understand the ecosystem, your audience, and how your business can provide the most relevant and unique value possible. Before founding our social media, digital marketing and branding training and consulting agency, Marketing Nutz, I spent 15 years in corporate America working in “boring” and regulated industries.

February 17: This week in social media

Sherrilynne Starkie

February 17: this week in social media. 17 essential social media guidelines to follow. 100 Content Marketing Tools for PRs: From Content Marketing Software to Content Curation. Headline Social Media Facebook LinkedIn Ottawa Social network TwitterView more lists from Sherrilynne Starkie. Related posts: Five Ottawa Facebook pages worth checking out. Ottawa’s Twitter top 20 for 2012. October’s most popular posts.

Content Marketing for Regulated, Boring and Unsexy Industries

Pam Moore

The social and digital web is getting noisier and standing out from the crowd is a challenge if you don't understand the ecosystem, your audience, and how your business can provide the most relevant and unique value possible. Before founding our social media, digital marketing and branding training and consulting agency, Marketing Nutz, I spent 15 years in corporate America working in “boring” and regulated industries. How to Subscribe to Social Zoom Factor Podcast .

Content Curation Tips: 6 Places to Find Content to Share on Social Media

Writtent Blog

Content curation isn’t a quick fix for your staffing woes, or a way to escape your company’s need to think in campaigns. MarketingProfs’ Ann Handley shared at the recent Inbound13 marketing conference that she believes effective content curation is a way to enhance a company’s existing strategy. You should approach content curation with a goal of enhancing and adding value to your existing content resources, in order to best tell your brand’s story.

Relevant Social Content is Visual, Spatial and Mobile

Firebelly

When it comes to sharing content across social networks and platforms you should remember these three things about what content becomes popular quickly these days. Social is Visual. I shared text and photo content regularly from my phone to my networks. Blog Blogging Content Marketing Curation Instagram social curation Social Media Social Media Marketing Writing

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2 Tips for Creating Sharable Content for Influencers – SEO Strategies

Twenty4 Social

This was a strategy that was around before social media marketing existed in a big way and one that allowed for a piece of writing to go viral before the days of Facebook or Twitter. One of my ‘favourite’ SEO strategies has always been “link baiting.”

May 18: this week in social media

Sherrilynne Starkie

Here’s my pick of the week’s top social media news. May 18: this week in social media. May 18: this week in social media. What''s new and cool in the world of social media. curated. Actress Emma Watson hates social media. The 23-year-old actress claims young girls worry about their looks younger She claims this is because of photos being uploaded to social media sites Film star was speaking at Cannes launch of her new movie The Bling Ring.

Reuters, Rogers and social dashboards

Sherrilynne Starkie

Reuters has launched Social Pulse , a social media hub on Reuters.com which highlights social media’s most shared news, companies and influencers. It displays the news that is most popular in Reuters social network. It also has a stock sentiment module, which features opinions from hundreds of thousands of sources captured and curated by WiseWindow , which uses statistical techniques and natural language processing to deliver predictive data in realtime.

RIP: Social Media Networks & Features that Died in 2016

Ignite Social Media

The social media space saw many changes as well. Social media networks constantly have to improve and evolve in order to stay relevant. This post will revisit some of the social media networks and channel features that didn’t make it to 2017. Meerkat was another social platform that went under in 2016. Twitter as a Social Network. Local stories were curated stories of what was happening in large cities like New York and L.A.

When Social Media Fills In The Blanks

Waxing UnLyrical

You’ve probably noticed that while I’ve gotten back to curating a decent amount of content on Twitter, I haven’t really been “on” all that much lately. That’s why I’ve gone back to at least curating content through Triberr and Buffer more frequently, from sources I trust on a somewhat regular basis. I suppose I did this because of the primary social networks, my personal Facebook circle is the one I’ve kept tightest rein on.

Travel Brands that Are Doing Social Right

Ignite Social Media

Social media’s impact on the travel and tourism industry continues to grow stronger. Pairing this with the rise of travel blogging and the highly-visual nature of social media, especially Instagram, social networking platforms have transformed into a top destination for wanderlusters and adventure-seekers. When it comes to reaching these users, here are our top travel brands on social. A key part of our social strategy is the curation of UGC.

Content Marketing for Regulated, Boring and Unsexy Industries

Pam Moore

The social and digital web is getting noisier and standing out from the crowd is a challenge if you don't understand the ecosystem, your audience, and how your business can provide the most relevant and unique value possible. Before founding our social media, digital marketing and branding training and consulting agency, Marketing Nutz, I spent 15 years in corporate America working in “boring” and regulated industries. How to Subscribe to Social Zoom Factor Podcast .

Like, Share,Tweet – Is that All You Can Do on Social Media?

Waxing UnLyrical

According to a non-exhaustive list on Wikipedia , there are more than 200 social media sites across the globe. Although you may have thought otherwise, social media is not limited to Facebook or Twitter. Mainstream social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter undoubtedly let you reach a much wider audience, than niche networks like Care2 or Untappd. How can you diversify your social media channels? Like, Share,Tweet – Is that All You Can Do on Social Media?

Why Buffer, HootSuite and Post Planner are the Holy Trinity of Managing Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

When it comes to staying on top of social media, one of the big challenges we have is to find the social media tools that will help us achieve a happy medium between curating, listening, engaging and producing content. – but of those I have tested, here is what I currently think is the holy trinity of managing social media. My primary platform for content curation is Twitter. There you have it: my holy Trinity of managing social media.

How an Instagram Account May Be a Game Changer in Promoting Your Business

Postcron

Instagram has the highest engagement rates of any social media network. In other words, your audience doesn’t just see your ads, they interact with them and are more likely to remember them than on any other social media channel. Even then, Instagram still has higher engagement rates than all other social media networks. Social media networks are by far the most effective method of increasing your brand’s visibility when it comes to digital marketing.

How to Curate Content: The Secret Sauce to Getting Noticed, Becoming an Influencer, and Having Fun Online

Buffer Social

If you’re looking for a competitive edge, a way to establish your authority, a way to get more followers, one of the best, proven paths to online success is content curation. The difficult part is that there is a lot that goes into a world class content curation strategy. We’ll be talking a lot about great curation tools in this post. Click to jump to any section: The one-a-day formula for great content curation. Content curation tools.

Why Instagram Stories is Actually Good News for Snapchat

Convince & Convert

Snapchat is the preferred social network of more Americans than Instagram. Snapchat is the favorite social network of 53% more Americans 12-24, compared to Instagram. This will cause the original adopters to say “This doesn’t feel as interesting as it used to, and I don’t want to hang with my parents in a social network. Social Media Strategy facebook instagram instagram stories snapchat social networks social video

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Instagram vs Facebook: which is best for your brand’s strategy?

Sprout Social

When it comes to social media marketing, Facebook is the big guy on campus. billion users , making it the top social media platform for the total number of active users. Over the past decade, Facebook has redefined the way we look at social networks and also expanded the possibilities of social media for businesses. In the world of social networking sites, Instagram is still relatively new in age. Which network is best for your brand?

Everything You Need to Know About IGTV, Instagram?s Long-Form Video Platform

Ignite Social Media

Instagram hit the social media community with some major news this week. These tabs categorize videos by: For You – curated videos suggested by Instagram. Social media updates across all platforms happen 24/7 nowadays, and marketers are expected to be nimble and adapt to these changes at the drop of a hat. If you’re looking for help navigating the waters of social media, give us a shout.

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