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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Social Networking Stats: Moms on Facebook, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube. over 1 billion monthly unique users. via YouTube.

Social Networking and Your Tradeshow [infographic]

SocialFish

Events are a great way to connect with new prospective customers, marketing partners, new employees and influentials in your industry. Learn how to use social media to get the most out of attending your next exposition.”

Three Creative Ways to Use Social Media to Promote your Event

Webbiquity SMM

Social networks have become the primary means of keeping friends, family members, and business contacts up to date on what’s happening in our lives. 77% of all Americans have at least one social media profile. Build Hype for your Event. Use Targeted Social Media Ads.

Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Social Networking Lines Get Blurred With the unprecedented growth of Facebook, it has become the largest social networking platform by far. Is this because social networking is new? The Real Life Social Network v2 View more documents from Paul Adams.

On Trust and Children in Social Networks

Direct Marketing Observations

1) Not 2 weeks prior to this happening, I was on television and in front of a live audience, as well as members of the school board, explaining why I did not see the point in children (freshman to sophomores on down) using Facebook, let alone a social network at all.

Social Networking Stats: Foursquare Sees Major Revenue Growth, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Social Media Statistics Foursquare social media statistics social networking statistics

Social Networking Stats: Twitter & Politics In 2012, #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.

How to Optimize Events with Social Media [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Nothing promotes event marketing as well as social media. Many marketers use social media regularly, whether for networking or business purposes. As a result, social platforms are a great way to publicize events in real time. Guest post by Dave Landry.

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.

Social Networking Stats: Global Spending on Facebook Ads Increases 50%, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Social Media Statistics Facebook Kenshoo social networking statistics

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.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook Drives More Dollars, But Twitter Drives More Traffic [Study], #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.

Social Networking Stats: 8 in 10 U.K. Twitter Users Log In Via Mobile, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . currently access the social platform via mobile device; 70% log on ‘primarily’ via mobile.

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Social Media Planning Around Popular Events

Ignite Social Media

This saves you time in the long run and allows you to share quality content across your social channels that your audience can engage with. Planning social content in advance ensures you always have quality content to share with your audience on a consistent basis.

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. Plus there are too many networks.

Finding Order in Social Networking Chaos

Ari Herzog

When I began speaking at social media conferences in 2009, I auto-followed 7,000 on Twitter and had nearly 1,000 Facebook friends. I hope that if I inspire you across social media, and you can click those links to see me there, follow me or add me as a friend in return.

Becoming More Accessible on Social Networks

Kikolani

Everyone uses social media in their own way. The following is for those who want to be found on social networks, or for the networks on which they want to be found. Social Media Dataflow. Why You Want to Be Found on Social Networks.

Social Networking For a Cause: The Power of Online Communities

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Social Networking For a Cause: The Power of Online Communities I’d like to use this blog post to step out of our social-networking-for-business mentality and talk a little bit about using social networking for special causes. Please also use the “share&# button to let your networks know how they can help.

How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks

Kikolani

Do you have a burning question you want to ask the support team at a popular social network, but you gave up because you couldn’t find the actual contact form through the endless maze of self-serve support documentation? Report an Isssue with Events. Report abuse on events.

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

Almost Savvy

If this happened at a live networking event, the conversation would go something like this: “Hi. Related articles which may interest you: How Facebook Hurt My Feelings Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends Happy Holidays!

Adventures in Social Networking with Mom and Dad | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

As the number of multi-generational families using online social networks increases daily, so does the number of “Oh no, she didn’t!&# Let’s take a peek at three humorous looks at how social media is, or might be, used to connect with our beloved family members.

#FacebookDown - How A Social Network's Failure Made This Community More Social

Forbes Social Media

especially the 24-hour Roanoke Valley Gives event taking place in western Virginia Wednesday's sustained outage of Facebook and Instagram for millions of users worldwide led to some unique challenges for nonprofits around the U.S.,

The other side of Social Networking

The Marketing Blog

47 am The other side of Social Networking Jump to Comments Social networking is making a deep(er) penetration in our lives,(our? Consultants are enjoying the social-media revolution. However, a couple of bitter events, connected with Facebook and Orkut, the biggest community sites question the growth of social n/w. Young Indian teenager has lost his life and social n/w site Orkut played a big role in his death.

Apple is Creating a “Social Network” the Right Way

Stay N' Alive

Today Apple launched, quite simply , a “Social Network for Music&#. What’s so powerful is that they’re not really trying to create a social network at all. Apple realizes the Social Graph is just a complement to something bigger.

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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. Through social media platforms , attendees and businesses can share content and experiences from the event.

7 Steps to Build a Pinterest for Business Plan to Ignite Sales and ROI

Pam Moore

Pinterest is an amazing platform that surpassed more than 10 million users faster than any stand alone social network in history. Pinterest is different than some social networks though in that it requires both art and science even more so.

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Social Intranet: Open Atrium social network for internal use

Laurel Papworth

I’m about to install and muck around with Open Atrium as an social network intranet product for a client. It’s based on social networking software Drupal, and is free to download: Social Intranet Open Atrium. Twitter: Social StoryTelling (14).

13 Twitter Hashtags to Follow for Nonprofit and Charity Updates, Events and Inspiration

SocialFish

Twitter has been one of the major hubs of social networking , revolutionizing what was already a new and adapting Internet invention. From social media campaigns aimed at ending hunger, to events for breast cancer awareness, this covers it all.

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

Mindjumpers

8 Professional Speaker Tips to Ignite Trifecta Success for Audience, Event Hosts and YOU!

Pam Moore

Amazing events don't just happen, they are planned. These things all impact the success or failure of the event. ” The best events and presentations happen when there is a magical synergy between the speaker, the audience and the event organizers and purpose.

Professional Keynote Speaker Tips for the Magic Trifecta Success with Your Audience, the Event and YOU!

Pam Moore

Amazing events don't just happen, they are planned. These things all impact the success or failure of the event. ” The best events and presentations happen when there is a magical synergy between the speaker, the audience and the event organizers and purpose.

Social Network Identity: Anonymity, Pseudonymity and Accountability -Media140

Laurel Papworth

Will be the second biggest revenue earner in the Social Economy. . An event worth attending – see below (remember, Google and Facebook are removing Pseudonymity as well as Anonymity) . Media140 EVENT - Digital Anonymity : Do we have a right to anonymity online?

The Big Events Law of Social Media: The More People Post, The Shorter The Message

The Realtime Report

We’re now in an age where large public events lead to a huge increase in social media activity; Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres’ selfie that ‘broke’ Twitter with the most retweets ever is just the latest example.

Most-Tweeted Sports Event In History: Germany vs. Brazil

The Realtime Report

Though the 2014 World Cup action has begun to die down, now with only two teams remaining, the social media frenzy surrounding the tournament has not. Social Media Statistics #WorldCup Brazil Facebook Germany social media social media campaign tweets per minute Twitter World Cup

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Minnesota’s Social Media Event of the Summer

Webbiquity SMM

On June 24, SCORE will be hosting its Social Media & Internet Marketing Boot Camp in Bloomington. This seminar will cover a wide range of actionable social media and online marketing subject areas, including how to: • Develop a social media strategy. •

Fashion and P.R. Social Media blogger events

Laurel Papworth

PR people need to be careful how they frame an invite to a blogger press event. This social media invite sent to Fashionista highlights some of the issues of running blogger only events. Social Media Fashion. That’s the nature of social media: pay it forward.

Social Networking – Going Round in Circles

Proactive Report

Back in January I wrote about rumor that Google would launch a new social network at CES in Las Vegas. It didn’t happen at CES, but Google+ did launch a month ago and it’s certainly caught the interest of the social media set. Mastering Social Media digital.

How ALL Wildly Successful People Use Social Media for Events

Rebekah Radice

Or worse yet – realize you didn’t capture any contact information, making event follow up next to impossible? Whether it’s a lack of preparation or a whirlwind event, showing up without a plan is an immediate fail. In fact, it’s the key to expanding your network.

How many social networks can you handle?

Jeff Esposito

I like to consider myself pretty tech and social media savvy. However, I have recently found myself pondering how many networks I could realistically handle on a personal basis. We’re social beings so adding another network can’t hurt right?

How to Size Images for Facebook Event Cover Photos

Sprout Social

One of the easiest ways to connect your friends, family or fans is through an event. And on Facebook, it’s simple to create an event , send invites and keep the conversation going. How to Add a Facebook Event Photo. Facebook Event Photo Size & Dimensions.

Event: Media140 Foodies with Bridget _Cooks

Laurel Papworth

Watch as Bridget Davis prepares some fabulous food together with discussion and conversation around how real-time social media is changing the food industry. Event: Media140 Foodies with Bridget _Cooks is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy.

I Attended a Networking Event…Now What?

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials I Attended a Networking Event…Now What? You already understand the importance of networking for growing your business. So, you’ve attended a handful of networking events, met some interesting people, and acquired a handful of business cards. Write on the back of each business card , noting the date and event where you met the person.