How to Optimize Events with Social Media [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Nothing promotes event marketing as well as social media. As a result, social platforms are a great way to publicize events in real time. In order to generate social media buzz on your business’s upcoming event, create and share content in the weeks leading up to it.

4 Ways Your Website Can Replace Focus Groups

Buzz Marketing for Technology

While focus groups attempt to simulate and gain insights on what the customer potentially thinks, nothing can substitute truly anonymous, honest and unbiased feedback. So how are websites replicating—and advancing—the traditional focus group?

Trending Sources

The Complete Guide to Facebook Groups: How to Create a Group, Build a Community and Increase Your Organic Reach

Buffer Social

Facebook has recently launched Groups for Pages, enabling the 70 million+ Pages on Facebook to create their own unique communities and feeds. More than 1 billion people around the world use Groups. So how do you create a Facebook Group? Facebook Groups vs Facebook Pages. —

Facebook Group Updates: Insights, Scheduled Posts and More

Jon Loomer

Facebook is rolling out new features for Group admins that will aid in the management of members and content. Let’s take a closer look at what you can expect, and how you might take advantage of these updates… Group Insights. Group to Group Linking.

Why the Changes to LinkedIn Groups are Better for Your Users – and You

SocialFish

LinkedIn groups, I assure you, are not on the brink of going up in flames and burning group owners to the ground in their wake. The Changes to LinkedIn Groups Streamline its Top Functions. LinkedIn Groups Aren’t Your Bulletin Board for Sales.

5 Group Buying Sites to Stalk

Idaconcpts

Group buying sites are becoming a popular online destination for many shoppers. Groupon was one of the first websites to capitalize on the growing niche of online customers who want to receive group savings on purchases.

The devil’s in the data: Identifying the groups that won the election for Trump

Audiense

His team’s main objectives were to: shrink the number of Clinton voters, specifically targeting groups with material designed to turn them off Hillary. From the resulting audience of 17,500, we distinguished four distinct groups among his supporters. 3) The #MAGA group.

[Cool Social Tools] QiqoChat for Live Online Events

SocialFish

Groups on Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, etc. In-depth written conversations to get people thinking and exchanging ideas even before the a live event begins. This makes the live event that much more productive.

Adding Satellite Sites To Your Hybrid Event Mix

SocialFish

Think big massive events, large numbers of people…and many locations. That’s the best environment for satellite sites or pods with your hybrid event. A satellite site is when a group of people gather together to watch a live stream from your main event. Creating satellites sites with your hybrid event is best described as creating your own television network. Creating satellite sites with your hybrid event is nearly the same thing.

Guerilla Community-Building Group Provides Insight to Modernizing Your Organization

SocialFish

I attributed this to the event that I called “the advent of utilitarian social media sites” which, in hindsight, is sort of silly because if you put anything to use, it is utilitarian – but I digress! Cater2.me : experts working to help plan catered events for businesses or organizations.

5 Events for Busy Entrepreneurs Who Love Traveling

Idaconcpts

Luckily, there are conferences, meetups and other events aimed at people in exactly your circumstances in cities all around the world! London International Meetup Group. Toronto Social Group. Film and Culture Group. Photo Credit: SavorTheSuccess.com.

5 Events for Busy Entrepreneurs Who Love Traveling

Idaconcpts

Luckily, there are conferences, meetups and other events aimed at people in exactly your circumstances in cities all around the world! London International Meetup Group. Toronto Social Group. Film and Culture Group. Photo Credit: SavorTheSuccess.com.

Facebook page, group or profile – what’s better for business?

Absolute PA

First off, lets look at the differences between a profile, page and group. A group is ideal for small communities of people who share a similar interest. Groups can be open (anyone can join), closed (your request to join has to be accepted) or secret (the group is completely invisible to everyone other than the group members and you have to be invited to join). Do you know what the best option is for your business?

5 Ways You Can Use Facebook Groups to Benefit Your Blog

ProBlogger

3 days ago Facebook ticked over the major milestone of 2 billion monthly users , over half of whom use Facebook groups. That’s right, more than 1 billion people are using Facebook groups. Here’s how you can move to where the conversation is and develop community for your blog in 5 different ways with Facebook groups. Groups for your eCourse or other Education. One of the most common uses of Facebook groups by bloggers are ones set up to support a course or an event.

The Introvert’s Solution to In-Person Events?

SocialFish

If you have not participated in an #eventprofs (Event Professionals) TweetChat, I suggest you try one! I attended my first session last Thursday, moderated by Tahira Endean ( @TahiraCreates ), on ways to add ‘freshness and wonder’ to your events.

How LinkedIn Groups can Explode your Blog Traffic

ProBlogger

The answer is LinkedIn Groups. What is a LinkedIn Group? LinkedIn defines LinkedIn Groups as “a great way for organisations to keep in touch with their members about current events and to discuss issues of common interest.”. The benefits of LinkedIn Groups: It’s free.

Workplace (Formerly Facebook at Work) Officially Launches Worldwide

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced the global availability of Workplace–long-awaited, long-tested and formerly known as Facebook at Work –at an event in London Monday.

What Happened at Problogger Training Event 2016

ProBlogger

The two days of the event this year were all about inspiring bloggers to be proactive and giving them the information and support they needed to take action. This year also saw an amazing number of new attendees to our event – over half those who were there were first timers!

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[Event Info] Announcing the #SocialPRbootiecamp

Waxing UnLyrical

Speaking of homework, you’ll be directed to my Social PR Posse Facebook Group once you sign up, because that’s where you’ll share your #SocialPRbootiecamp homework. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn [Event Info] Announcing the #SocialPRbootiecamp.

Great event combines my passion for social media and motorcycles

The Way of the Web

I’m pleased to say that I’ll be one of the speakers at Torque Social , which is a new social media event dedicated to the motorcycle industry. It runs from Thursday 9th February until Friday 10th February 2012 at The Manor House Hotel in Gloucestershire, and should be a fantastic event as it combines two of the biggest passions in my life – using new technology to benefit businesses and their customers, and motorcycles.

How to Create Awesome Content From Your Next Event Experience

ProBlogger

If your business exhibits at trade shows or appears at other events, you have a great opportunity to get new content ideas – as well as detailed interviews – from the attendees and influencers you interact with during the event. Are you getting the most from your event attendance?

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Ideal for live blogs, breaking events, and conferences. It’s a great way to capture the buzz from the show floor after a tradeshow, event or conference.” — Maximize Social Business (Drive). Showcase reviews: Marketing Insider Group (Curation), Online Marketing Institute.

Videos Can Now Be Added to Facebook Comments

SocialTimes Facebook

Videos are everywhere on Facebook, and they can now be included in one more place: comments and replies to posts from users, pages, groups and events. Facebook Web Video Android Applications apps bob baldwin Comments Events Groups hackathons iOS Pages Videos

5 Reasons to Leap at the Social Media Marketing World’s Next Event

Socially Sorted

This post will be updated soon to be about content from the event. If you want to stay tuned for new Social Media events, please subscribe and you’ll be notified. . Every event, every summit, every live event has been a non-negotiable part of my calendar.

A social media focus group in the 99-year old home of the Red Sox

Jeff Esposito

So when I got an invitation from the Boston Red Sox to visit their home offices for a Twitter focus group, I could not have said yes quickly enough. The Sox’ social media team asked the focus group of their Twitter community what we liked, what we didn’t and what they could do better.

A Busy Week of Events: #S20C #MUS13 and #LISalesConnect

Koka Sexton

I was part of three separate events in San Francisco. Conference, then I spoke with Jason Miller at the Marketo User Summit on the best practices of using social media for lead generation and then the biggest event of all (for me) was the LinkedIn Sales Connect event. This was the first big production of the LinkedIn Sales Solutions group to an audience. Here are some of my favorite tweets from the past week including those from the events.

What’s Next for Social Media and Events?

SocialFish

Woe to the networked nonprofit or association who only thinks of events in terms of their end of year fundraising gala or annual conference! With events, planned or otherwise, what kinds of best social media practices should nonprofits be using today?

ProBlogger Event Speakers Share Their Experience

ProBlogger

At this year’s 7th Annual ProBlogger Event, hundreds of bloggers will come together to network with each other and learn from over 30 speakers and subject matter experts. Get out there, find events, talk to people, make friends, and you’ll grow as a result. By Grove Galligan.

Linking Up on LinkedIn

Idaconcpts

Look at LinkedIn as you would a cocktail event; you’ll want to “network” and introduce yourself to as many people as is appropriate. Create and Maintain a LinkedIn Group. You’ve started a group on LinkedIn, but you only have four members. [Tina Safi blogs weekly at [link].

The Lego Model: How to Build Your Social Brand

SocialTimes Twitter

From @Starbucks to @Samsung Mobile and even @LEGO_Group, they all use audience segmentation to break their potential followers up into smaller accounts, which all feed up to the main account. For example, there is the main @LEGO_Group account. — LEGO (@LEGO_Group) May 7, 2016.

Top Strategies for Taking Your Online Community Offline with Marketing Events – Stefanie Grieser [SSM019]

Buffer Social

How do you go from having no conference — from almost having no marketing team, just you being the 9th employee and one of the very first marketers — to a marketing conference of 1,000 attendees, acclaimed in your industry, a must-attend destination on the annual events calendar?

Make Your CFO a Social Media Fan

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The classic product marketing approach to social media is treating it like just another broadcast media channel by posting press releases, sharing events, posting videos and expecting to see instant results like you get with other online media like banners, text links and search.

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The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Monitor conversations about your brand, a specific hashtag, keyword a URL using advanced search operators to narrow the results; maintain history; schedule alerts for selected events; and coordinate activities among team members. ” — Marketing Insider Group (Arsenal).

ProBlogger Event 2014 – Wrap Up

ProBlogger

It is hard to believe but the 2014 ProBlogger Training event is already last month and if I’m honest with you – I’m still reeling from it a little. This year’s event took a good 11 months to plan for – with the help of an amazing team.

Attend the ProBlogger Training Event From the Comfort of Your Home with Our Virtual Ticket

ProBlogger

Today we’re launching Virtual Tickets for the ProBlogger Training Event 2016. In September this year we’ll hold our live event on the Gold Coast in Australia for the 7th time. This event is designed for bloggers and online entrepreneurs of all levels.

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The 3 Most Effective Ways to Use Social Media to Generate Leads

Katie Lance

Facebook Groups. Creating a Facebook Group around a specific community or neighborhood is a great way to generate new leads. The key to creating a great community Facebook group is to truly make it about the community.

The 11 Best Social Media Campaign Builders and Ad Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media campaigns, on the other hand, are short (and defined) term bursts of activity and advertising relating to a specific promotion, event, contest, report, or other call to action. Marketing Insider Group.

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Part of the reasoning is that while Facebook is good for sharing coupons, promoting events, and showcasing corporate culture to potential employees, LinkedIn is powerful at generating web traffic and leads. What’s the best way to start and grow a LinkedIn group?

Evolving Social Landscape – Social Media Channel Updates in 2016

Ignite Social Media

Group Calling Messenger Feature – You can now group call with your friends and family using Facebook Messenger. Event Pages for YouTube Gaming – Ahead of E3 , YouTube launches event pages for YouTube Gaming to serve as content hubs for major video game events.

Recap: the September 2015 #measurePR-palooza

Waxing UnLyrical

It was a once in a lifetime, all-star event, best described by Betsy Decillis as #measurepr-palooza. A2 The Barcelona Principles updated launch last week, @richardbagnall ‘s AMEC group is ALWAYS developing resources.