Social Networking Online and Non-Profit Organizations | Freelance.

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Social Networking Online and Non-Profit Organizations by Meghan on May 26, 2009 As budgets and fundraising levels for non-profits get smaller, more organizations are turning to using social networking online as an essential part of their overall marketing strategy. YouTube (46.5%) and Twitter (43.2%) were cited as alternate social networking tools.

Users dissatisfied with social networks – are you surprised?

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Social networks don’t make students dumb Summer iPadwatch → Users dissatisfied with social networks – are you surprised? July 22nd, 2010 · View Comments Apparently American consumers surveyed in the 2010 American Customer Survey Index ranked Facebook lower than any other business in its category, but it still managed to beat Myspace by a point.

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Facebook vs Twitter (A Comparison)

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02 am Facebook vs Twitter (A Comparison) Jump to Comments With over 40,000 tweets per minute and new-user registration growth rate of 1500%, you would expect Twitter to give a close fight to the social networking giant Facebook. I was just testing uberVU , a paid social media analytics service for doing a comparison between Twitter & Facebook and the results that it shows are quite interesting to say the least. Wish to see more such interesting stuff on social media.

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

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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 Surprising Statistics About Twitter in America April 29th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Ah Twitter, we thought we knew you.

Some Social Tools You Should Know About

Direct Marketing Observations

Thanks to the folks at imediaconnection , I give you 15 social tools you should know about. NutshellMail users social network updates so they don’t have to login and check. UserVoice creates engaging survey forms on Facebook and other sites to solicit feedback from fans and visitors. MemoLane is a “virtual scrapbook” generated by a user’s social media history. It also allows users to search their social history across multiple networks.

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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 Are You Treating Your Fans Like Cattle June 30th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Email ain’t dead yet. Just fun and friendly and well, social.

5 Popular Posts About Social Media

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Social Media Marketing Policies and Education: The Employee Perspective 4 Ways Social Media Has Changed The Fashion Industry » 5 Popular Posts About Social Media Posted by Anne Herngaard Sep 9th, 2010 Tweet It’s time for a recap: I have gathered 5 of the most popular posts you might have missed within the last month or so.

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Integrating Social Media in Email Marketing Campaigns | Freelance.

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Integrating Social Media in Email Marketing Campaigns by Meghan on July 9, 2009 Online marketers are increasingly seeing the benefits of integrating social media into their e-mail marketing campaigns, a recent study by StrongMail Systems Inc.

Mapping the Social Internet – what part of the world is the most.

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Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « 5 Tips To Great Blogging The Business Behind Facebook » Mapping the Social Internet – what part of the world is the most developed? Posted by Jonas Klit Nielsen Aug 9th, 2010 Tweet In the latest (July – August) issue of Harvard Business Review, I found a very interesting article by Mikolaj Jan Piskorski and Tommy McCall – mapping out the social internet around the globe.

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10 Reasons Market Research is Critical to Social Media

Adam Cohen

But those same companies need to leverage, not ignore, that insight available when fusing social media into the marketing mix they already have. People are the fuel behind social media, which is really just tools and tactics. Here is a quick list of reasons to get Market Research engaged early in order to give social media (People fueled) initiatives the best chances of long term success. Do they use social platforms and if so, how often and why?

Social Media Marketing Goals & Tools | Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Get Inspired And Go Shopping with French Connection’s Youtique Social Media Marketing Requires Involvement » Social Media Marketing Goals & Tools Posted by admin Oct 6th, 2010 Tweet Written by J-P De Clerck , who is an experienced content, conversion and social media consultant. Like Mindjumpers, he is associated with Social Marketing Forum. People use social media.

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Government Use of Social Media - "In Addition to," Not "In Lieu of.

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Government Use of Social Media – “In Addition to,&# Not “In Lieu of&# Tue, Apr 27, 2010 Government 2.0 Two in five Americans believe that the use of social media is a waste of government resources, although 3/4 believe this type of engagement makes government accessible.

10 Social Media Tools To Help With Your Crowdsourcing Efforts

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There have also been doctors that have used social networking tools, like Twitter, during surgery. Here are ten social media tools that can aid you with crowdsourcing: Twitter It is already being used for many crowdsourcing efforts. You can use the many applications that Facebook offers, so that others can answer questions on a survey, have discussions on the forums, and/or have notes to bring awareness to a topic. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy 10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy by Tamar Weinberg on May 18, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Beth Hrusch. Why do businesses need social media? Which is why, of course, your business needs a killer social media strategy.

How You Can Benefit from Real Time Search » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Internet , Marketing > How You Can Benefit from Real Time Search How You Can Benefit from Real Time Search by Tamar Weinberg on April 22, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Evan Britton, founder of Sency. In addition to Twitter, there are a slew of other social networks which enable users to post status updates, links, and information daily.

6 Lessons Learned From the Demise of MySpace | facebook | Social.

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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 6 Lessons Learned From the Demise of MySpace September 8th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Once the undisputed king of social media (at least in the U.S.),

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on May 5, 2010 Share As much as Facebook may not be kind to businesses , it’s still a tremendously valuable business tool. Disclosure: I helped plant the social media seeds for rushIMPRINT.)

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

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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 survey of 4,875 adults (500 U.S.)

An Interview with Blogger Bob From TSA's Evolution of Security.

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media An Interview with Blogger Bob From TSA’s Evolution of Security Blog Tue, Mar 10, 2009 Best Of , Government 2.0 When I first started “ Social Media Str ategery &# six months ago, on e of my inspirations was the TSA’s “ Evolution of Security &# blog. How much, if any, outreach do you do on other blogs/social networks?

What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Interviews , Marketing , Opinion , Social Media , Websites > What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? What skills, though, do successful social media marketers have that put these individuals above the average (or addicted) social media user, and better yet, above the traditional marketer?

The GAP, ROI, and Awareness

Josh S Peters

Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » The GAP, ROI, and Awareness The GAP, ROI, and Awareness Written on September 18, 2009 by Josh Peters in Social Media 5 Comments - Leave a comment! A list of people who use social media, engage and interact with the brand. There has been a lot of tweets on social media and ROI. As far as social media goes.

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

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While many businesses are excited about opportunities to reach their customers on the social web, few actually believe they have done so successfully. According to a recent Social Media and Online PR Report from Econsultancy , 86% of companies surveyed planned to spend more on social media marketing in 2010, but only 25% say they have gained “real, tangible value&# from the medium. Are Gardening Forums social media?

Crowdsourcing Our Health – Using Social Media to Educate and Unite.

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Crowdsourcing Our Health – Using Social Media to Educate and Unite the Public Mon, Mar 23, 2009 Social Media “Social media on the Internet are empowering, engaging, and educating consumers and providers in health care. Social media is bridging the gap between health and healthcare. Social media or Health 2.0

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

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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.

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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 Online Community With Purpose and a Plan May 5th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Lisa Beatty was at a cross-roads. Social media success.

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

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This is the strategy of creating a Social FAQ. Website surveys, email surveys, Facebook inquiries, focus groups, telephone calls to 25 customers each month. The Key to Social Media Success is Just 2 Letters Why Content Marketing Matters To Me And Should To You [link] Howie at Sky Pulse Media This is what Sky Pulse Media is built on. Thanks for the link back to the social FAQ – I'd lost the link during my busy summer.

4 Steps to Drive Sales with a Social FAQ | Blogging and Content.

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During my 15 years of Web site strategy and usability work (before I got all social media on you) I very much tried to live by the two-click rule (discover the most common questions customers have about your business, and answer them on your site within two clicks or fewer). Social media makes it possible. The key is to create meaningful content that answers those questions, and propagate that content throughout the social Web, making a visit to your site unnecessary.

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

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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 6 Dangerous Fallacies of Social Media October 8th, 2008 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet (Amazing Gangsta Chimp image by the talented Matt Cioffi ) You may have heard of social media.

What You Can Learn About Social Media Marketing from TLC

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > What You Can Learn About Social Media Marketing from TLC What You Can Learn About Social Media Marketing from TLC by Tamar Weinberg on September 15, 2010 Share Because a Flickr photo and tweet I posted eventually was responded to, I debated posting this altogether. Heck, perhaps TLC will come by and ramp up their social media efforts.

14 Things I Think I Think About Social Media

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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 14 Things I Think I Think About Social Media May 26th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet This is a video interview that my friend Mike Stelzner of Social Media Examiner did with me a few weeks ago.

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

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Yes, social media applies to B2B. In fact, social media can be MORE transformative for a B2B company than a B2C company. Are there differences between B2B and B2C in social media? Creating and calibrating a social media strategy for any company should follow the same process. You need to determine why your company should be social, for whom your efforts are intended and where your audience is in the buying cycle, and how you’ll measure success.

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

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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 6 Critical Services Agencies Must Provide to Stay Relevant in Social Media March 3rd, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Is there a future for agencies in a social media world?

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

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Surveying, physical and online focus groups and opinion polling are still the primary tactics companies depend upon for market prediction and go to market strategy. After the socially awkward embracing is done, invite both groups in during the creative process. Effective crowdsourcing delivers exactly this and it can super-charge your social media efforts along the way. Social media is helping businesses (big or small) thrive and increase their customer strength.

It's Time for Real-Time

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But fundamentally, we’ve done very little in response to social media – perhaps the most transformative change of them all. It’s the book about social media’s impact on the inside of your business, not the outside. About Damn Time Great idea to do the survey, makes it easier to see early on that people are feeling it for the water theme suzyoge 1. Two of my favorite social media thinkers/writers — this is a powerhouse collaboration.

An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > An Open Letter to Facebook An Open Letter to Facebook by Tamar Weinberg on April 28, 2010 Share I started this letter before f8, so for the record, it’s not about anything new. With Facebook being the social destination of choice, these pages are businesses’ lifelines. Unless top-down social business strategy totally stinks, yes.

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The Key to Social Media Success is Just 2 Letters | Integrated.

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Why can’t your social media program do that? The best – and most effective – social media programs aren’t based on promotions and message distribution. That’s understanding that social media success is a long putt, not a tap-in. Social Media Success = Find a Way to Remove Friction Start today by conducting a Helpfulness Audit for your company. I think the idea of “helping&# is a good catch phrase for the social media umbrella (connecting, interacting, and so on).

Is Twitter for Business Even Worth the Trouble | social crm.

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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 Is Twitter for Business Even Worth the Trouble? but Twitter (or any other social media tool) is just one of many tactics and channels used in marketing communication.