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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.

49 Noteworthy Social Networking Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Though new social networks continue to be launched (e.g. the “big three” among both consumers and marketers continue to thrive and dominate. But there are no guarantees that leadership will last, and the social networking landscape is constantly evolving.

Which social network would you quit?

Sherrilynne Starkie

If you had to quit one social network, which would it be? This is my most-answered Facebook question ever posed with 57 people taking the time to register a vote. Perhaps surprising, Facebook! Six people would leave the most popular of social networks.

Top five: New features from social network giants

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top five: New features from social network giants. This week's top five social media must-know news includes new features from Facebook, Google, Instagram and Linkedin. Influencer marketing data as bonus. Facebook Rolls Out New Live Video Tools. REPORT.

Top Five: Social networks invest in quality news

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s must-know social media news for marketing and communications professionals includes headlines about Facebook’s attempt to clean up, support for journalism from Twitter and Google, the continuing importance of links in SEO and some new, clever features from LinkedIn.

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The More, the Merrier: Audiences Are Increasingly Embracing Multiple Social Networks

agora pulse

Some brands still believe the common misperception that social media is a zero-sum game regarding platforms: If audiences are embracing one platform, then it must mean that they are rejecting another. . That misconception comes in part from how social is covered.

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.

Why Facebook Is Still the Hottest Social Network for Brands

Firebelly

Mobile users spend 30 minutes a day on Facebook. This just in from Business Insider ‘s Matt Rosoff: “ When it comes to mobile social network usage, there’s Facebook, then there’s everybody else. Facebook Social Media Marketing

How to Optimize Videos Across Every Social Network

Oktopost

From Instagram Stories to Facebook Live, more and more B2B marketing professionals are realizing the potential of social video in driving greater audience engagement, higher conversion rates, and more revenue. Social Media Marketing Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Social Engagement Social Media Strategy Thought Leadership Twitter Video Marketing YouTube

Social Networking Spam – 5 Rules for Marketers

Convince & Convert

Josh Mackey is General Manager at PeekAnalytics , a Social Audience Measurement Platform. There has been a lot of talk recently about social networking spam – inactive and bogus accounts on social platforms. Social Networking Spam - You Are What You Tweet.

Social Networking Spam – 5 Rules for Marketers

Convince & Convert

Josh Mackey is General Manager at PeekAnalytics , a Social Audience Measurement Platform. There has been a lot of talk recently about social networking spam – inactive and bogus accounts on social platforms. Social Networking Spam - You Are What You Tweet.

5 Step Success Strategy to Prioritize Social Networks for Your Business

Pam Moore

Every marketer and business leader is faced with the challenge of where to prioritize their time and investment. How we spend our time can make or break business and marketing success. When it comes to digital marketing, social media and branding, it is no different.

Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Should I connect only with family and good friends on Facebook and only business contacts on LinkedIn? How secure should I feel when using Facebook’s privacy settings to determine which groups of friends can or cannot see particular photos?

Big Ad News at the Big 3 Social Networks | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram all made moves last week in the ad space that social media marketers will want to be up to speed on, in this week’s Social You Should Know. Facebook Announces New Data Analysis Options for Advertisers.

Social Networking Stats: 52% of SMBs Use Facebook for Ads/Promotions, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23 via Facebook. via Facebook. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . 27% use Facebook an awareness and promotion tool.

Four Points to Remember When Adopting a New Social Network

Waxing UnLyrical

While I haven’t given in to the craze yet, it’s impossible to ignore its meteoric rise in the world of social media, not just within our industry but in mainstream adoption. Here are some questions to ask yourself as you develop a strategy for social networks, both new and old.

The 2010 Social Network Map | Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers

Facebook seems to be the largest country on the map, and it is a really fast indicator of where to spend your social media efforts. It is simple and an illustrative way to show the different scale between networks.

10 Ways to Use Social Networks for B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Social networks are essential for expanding your web presence —not only for creating social signals now a key component in search engine rankings, which makes your website and blog easier to find in search, but also by giving you more places to be found online. Creating your profile on each of the major social networks is a first step, but just that. As with most things in life, you’ll get out of social networks what you put into them.

Mixing Business with your Personal Life on Social Networks

WebInKnow

Social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are great places to engage both your professional network as well as your personal. However, most people separate business and personal on social media and I think that's a mistake.

3 Infographics on Why You Should Use Social Networks as Marketing.

Mindjumpers

Statistics taken into consideration, it’s more popular than ever to be present at several platforms, and Facebook, Twitter and Youtube each have a large audience. For example, if you just think about your circle of friends, is there anybody who is not on Facebook?

Why Engagement On Your Social Platforms Is Important For Your Next Trade Show

Webbiquity SMM

Trade show or event marketing offers an excellent opportunity for businesses and marketers to gain valuable face-to-face time with potential clients, customers and business partners. In this article, we take a look at why engagement on your social media platforms is so important.

6 Ways To Increase Engagement on your Facebook page.

Socialmedia.biz

billion people logging into Facebook every day, almost 50 million businesses continue to use the 13-year old social networking platform for attracting new customers and interacting with their existing audience. below average engagement rate. How-To Marketing

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. Marketing.

Social Networking Stats: Comparing Top Brands (Big vs. Small) on Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.19 via Facebook. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Interbrand companies average 43,100 engagements per month.

'Jumo' – The New Social Networking Site For Non-profit.

Mindjumpers

Hearing Chris Hughes speak about the social networking site, definitely made me think two things: 1. So, put simply, Jumo is going to be an umbrella network for organisations doing good. The real issue I noticed here is how brilliant the marketing strategy is.

7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

My friend (and client, but he’s a friend first) Shashi Bellamkonda is, I think, genetically-wired to try and talk about new things – no doubt why he’s Network Solutions’ “social media swami,&# and he mentioned it. You can schedule posts to Facebook.

SalesForce Marketing Cloud – The Next Step In Social Media Engagement?

SocMed Sean

I know it’s been a few weeks since I posted last, but that’s what happens when your full-time job is leading a social media team. So…apologies for the break, but the good news is there a LOT of great posts and social media comics coming soon.

Facebook Marketing Webinar: Change the Way You Think About Marketing Your Business on Facebook

Pam Moore

Tired of spinning your social wheels trying to market your business on Facebook? This is a special Facebook live webinar event packed with actionable tips and strategies you can implement immediately. Free Facebook Training Webinar – Here is What you will learn: .

The Nine Best Facebook Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Along with Google, Facebook is one of the giants of the Internet. According to recent research , 71% of all Internet users have a Facebook profile. 96% of B2C and and 88% of B2B companies use Facebook for marketing. ” — Social Media Examiner. Buffer Social.

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Social Engagement Is More Important Than Ever

Mindjumpers

In fact, thanks to smartphones (and undoubtedly social media too), our average attention span is now shorter than that of a goldfish. If a piece of content resonates with a user, they’re more likely to engage with it. Engagement is the greatest form of social attention. And people don’t want to spend time engaging with a piece of content unless they capture both quality and context. It’s still engagement. Platform features affect the way users engage.

21 Fantastic Facebook Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

marketers have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. But the bottom line is, as Amanda DiSilvestro notes in one of the posts highlighted below, “there are two online platforms (marketers) just can’t avoid: Google and Facebook.” Many (most?)

Humanize Your Brand with Data and Social Insights using these 5 Strategies

Pam Moore

Have you ever thought about the quality of the human connections you make via social media? As marketing leaders we must remind ourselves that behind every click, share, like, view, listen and subscribe is a person, a human being. How to Subscribe to Social Zoom Factor Podcast .

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The Story of The World's Most Powerful Social Network – Facebook

Mindjumpers

It describes how the business is being done in Silicon Valley and how building a company like Facebook demands fierce fighting, no doubts, full focus and what the costs are in lost friendships and created enemies. So what can I as a marketer or CEO get from reading the book?

Just Because We're Social Networking “Friends” Doesn't Mean I'll.

Almost Savvy

Talk (And Listen) To Me We’ve all read the advice that the most effective ways to leverage the opportunities to build relationships with new people online is to be engaging and interested in them, by having a conversation that includes both listening and responding.

Video is The New King of Content Marketing

Mindjumpers

The path to video supremacy is well underway with Nielsen revealing that 64% of marketers expect video to be a key part of their content strategies. This is particularly true of social media content, which has become the latest and most brutal marketing battleground.

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Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Tops 187 Million Active Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via Facebook. 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. This accelerated pace of innovation is fundamental to our goal of driving greater engagement on the LinkedIn platform.”

Good Or Bad – You Must Engage With Your Customers Through Social Media

SocMed Sean

Today’s post comes from Laura Clarke,a blogger and lover of all things social media. Laura currently works on behalf of Sentiment Metrics, a leading provider of social media management software. Never has social media been such a brilliant marketing and customer relation tool.

Social Networking Stats: #RLTM Scoreboard, Facebook’s Mobile Ads More Effective Than Twitter’s

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 950 million active users. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. Do Facebook Mobile Ads Work Better Than Twitter’s? Facebook mobile ads are more successful than Twitter’s, according to a new report by TBG Digital. Facebook doesn’t show the same ad too many times.

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Is Facebook advertising worth it?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Is Facebook advertising worth it? The numbers speak for themselves: about 3 million businesses are spending more than $30 billion on Facebook ads each year. Facebook ads are radically different from mainstream media and other digital platform ads.

Why Social Media Will Challenge Marketers in 2019

Direct Marketing Observations

In 2007 when I joined Twitter, those were not front of mind questions for those of us using the social network for the first time. In 2007, when I joined Facebook, it was all about the one degree of separation between you, and who you knew. What are people thinking?

How Recent LinkedIn Updates Can Be Leveraged to Engage Your Audience

Ignite Social Media

LinkedIn has prioritized on-platform engagement over the last few months, developing a handful of new features that encourage dialogue and help facilitate interaction between members. With record levels of engagement – up 24% year over year – it seems those efforts are paying off.

How Users Engage With Advertising on Facebook

Mindjumpers

This means that if you run a business, you can benefit from having a Facebook page where you can send out updates to your customers and create dialogue. 40 people from Ireland participated in the test that used eye-tracking to docuement their online behaviour when using Facebook.

5 Facebook Marketing Tips That Will Increase Engagement

Rebekah Radice

About to abandon Facebook marketing? Capturing the attention of your audience is increasingly difficult — whether because of Facebook’s latest algorithm changes or the constant uptick of shared content in the news feed. Social Media