Social Networking Online and Non-Profit Organizations | Freelance.

Freelance Social Media

Non-profits see online social media as an inexpensive way to build relationships, increase involvement, and help out with publicity and education efforts. 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? or b) That social networks are still growing massively despite such dissatisfaction?

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Facebook vs Twitter (A Comparison)

The Marketing Blog

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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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 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

Most of them have pretty hands-on information about how to navigate with social media and some have more background knowledge. But with the arrival of digital channels and social media, word-of-mouth is increasingly used for marketing purposes.

Integrating Social Media in Email Marketing Campaigns | Freelance.

Freelance Social Media

According to the June 2009 survey of over 500 marketers, 66% of respondents were planning to integrate their email marketing campaigns and social media sometime in 2009, and 48% of respondents have already formulated a strategy for linking the two channels.

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

Mindjumpers

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?

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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. Do they use social platforms and if so, how often and why?

Social Media Marketing Goals & Tools | Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers

Like Mindjumpers, he is associated with Social Marketing Forum. Do you use social media and the proper tools to measure, engage and act? People use social media. They use them to share their views – word of mouth – and build personal networks.

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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

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. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Why do businesses need social media? After all, spending time, money, and other precious resources on social media marketing before you have an understanding of what it can do for you is kind of like putting the cart before the horse (not advisable).

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In addition to Twitter, there are a slew of other social networks which enable users to post status updates, links, and information daily. And for a bonus : SEOmoz is conducting a search engine marketing survey. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

What You Can Learn About Social Media Marketing from TLC

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The first week of September was difficult for American cable network TLC. TLC made many missteps when it came to their social media marketing efforts. Heck, perhaps TLC will come by and ramp up their social media efforts. It’s social media.

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How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It also reminds you that Facebook is one of their social destinations on the web, but that you might be interested in their YouTube page. Disclosure: I helped plant the social media seeds for rushIMPRINT.) Also if you are not doing social media right it can actually harm your business!

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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.),

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

An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Facebook’s goal to be the social network of choice for all was a lofty one, but I gotta hand it to you, Facebook — it was a big deal, and let’s be honest here, it made lots of sense. Unless top-down social business strategy totally stinks, yes.

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?

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!

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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 Social media is bridging the gap between health and healthcare. I’m one of the leads for our social media/Government 2.0 Social media or Health 2.0

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?

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.

Convince & Convert

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Convince & Convert

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.

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 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.

Convince & Convert

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.

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).