Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Is Most Important Social Network for B2B Marketers, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. LinkedIn Is Most Important Social Network for B2B Marketers.

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New Flickr Brings Questions about the Visual Media Era

Geoff Livingston

New Flickr Interface image via Geeky Gadgets Flickr will unveil its much-needed new interface today, revamping one of the oldest and still prescient social networks. This significant change comes to a network that features more than 3.5 Flickr’s new interface seeks [.]. Mobile Photography Reality Social Media Andrew Keen Flickr infographics Instagram jess3 media mobile Pinterest portable social network Tumblr Visual YouTube

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Instagram Video Highlights YouTube Weaknesses

Geoff Livingston

YouTube may have the most to lose from Facebook’s response to Vine , 15 second format videos on Instagram. The following issues spell trouble for YouTube (and Google as a whole): Shorter video formats are increasingly desirable for mobile and tablet devices.

Klout and Peerindex – social network loyalty cards?

The Way of the Web

Both Klout and Peerindex require you to hook up various sources in order to calculate your influence – Klout includes Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Foursquare, Youtube, Instragram, Tumblr, Blogger, WordPress.com, Last.fm and Flickr.

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Thumper’s Rule – Knowing When And How To Avoid An Online Argument

SocMed Sean

'two face' courtesy of Broderick on Flickr via Creative Commons license. But don’t quote YouTube videos, don’t argue that “they say” or that you read it on Wikipedia.

YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network Trailer

Firebelly

The film is about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and how the popular social networking site got its start. Video URL : [link] ] Visit the films official website at [link] Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

10 Surefire Ways For A Business To Fail At Social Media

SocMed Sean

There are a lot of ways to engage in social media, some of them effective…some of them not. Want to fail at social media? Social networking is not about sending messages to like-minded groups of people. Online social networking is no different.

101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013

Webbiquity SMM

Okay, that statistic was made up (though probably not far off the mark), but the social media and digital marketing facts and statistics below are real (or at least from generally reliable sources). For example, 93% of marketers use social media for business. Social matters in b2b.

6 Reasons Social Media Sucks, But You Need to Use It Anyway

Webbiquity SMM

Amid all of the hype, conferences, and rapid adoption of social media marketing by organizations from sole proprietors to the Fortune 100, there remains an undercurrent of skepticism. It’s true that social media remains in many ways a sort of wild west. Social media is the new PR.

How to Get Found Where Your Buyers are Looking: Web Presence Optimization

Webbiquity SMM

Social media sites provide the opportunity to demonstrate expertise in your field and engage with peers, influencers and potential customers. Editor’s note: a version of this post originally appeared on ChamberofCommerce.com in January 2013.

Social media metrics: why, what and how to measure according to Jim Sterne

Social Email Marketing

In his book ‘Social Media Metrics’, Jim Sterne says: “The Internet has always been a social medium”. And he’s right where he writes that the Internet is the first many-to-many communication channel. Purists will say that the Internet is not a actual communication channel and they’re also.

Flickr Friday: The Content Grid

Firebelly

Image : Eloqua ] Chad Richards is Social Marketing Manager at Firebelly Marketing, a  social media marketing agency.

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31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Supplement your email list with your contacts’ social network info? Find out if the username or vanity URL you want is still available across dozens of social sites? Display a feed of brand-related comments from a variety of social networks on your website?

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Book Excerpt: The Death of Facebook

Geoff Livingston

One thing long-term Internet citizens have seen over the past 30 years: Communities and social networks get large, even as dominant as Facebook now is, and then they fade. Facebook does the same with its social network functionality.

10 Words And Phrases Social Media Pros Should Help Their Clients Understand

SocMed Sean

Below is a list of 10 terms that I think social media pros use or focus on that sometimes confuse our clients. Help your client understand that their social media efforts can not be measured by a single number or a website. Social can do both.

Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Fun Twitter Quizzes | Main | What the F**k is Social Media NOW? " That line opens this week's YouTube Tuesday video, a clever commercial for camping supplier Coleman.

Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Jakes Take: Fresh Logos, Fresher Coffee | Main | YouTube Tuesday: I Can Make You Go Viral! Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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8 Years With LinkedIn – Looking at the Growth [infographic]

Mindjumpers

And a lot has happened with the social network since it was born in the living room of Reid Hoffmann. At present, the social network is adding a million new members each week. Facebook, Flickr, YouTube, Twitter … none of them existed in May 2003.

Personal Brands RULE on Social Networks

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Yet many companies limit the use of Social Media at work which I think is very short sighted. "Of Of those not allowed to use social media at work, 65 percent said their managers block access to sites like YouTube, Facebook and Flickr because they're afraid employee productivity will suffer."

Jake's Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media? Main | Are We Addicted To Social Media? But did you know there’s a social network dedicated to people who like totravel to different baseball parks?

How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal , Social Media > How Do You Network on Different Social Sites? How Do You Network on Different Social Sites? Also find YouTube fascinating.

Public Relations Lessons From Jesus, The Apostles And The Bible

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Martin LaBar via Flickr, Creative Commons And even many non-Christians will be relaxing, perhaps joining in the revelry (as many of my friends did when I was growing up in India). The more popular one is A Digital Nativity , but A Social Network Christmas is fun to watch as well.

Social Networking Meets Game Consoles

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Courtney Love gets sued over tweets | Main | Cyber Monday Is Here! » November 24, 2009 Social Networking Meets Game Consoles There used to be a time where you could play video games for video games and use the computer for computer related things. Social networking… Welcome to the new and highly integrated gaming world.

Are You Addicted To Empire Avenue Yet?

Koka Sexton

Empire Avenue is a stock market simulation social network game that allows users to buy and sell shares of people and websites. People can buy shares in you and you can buy shares in others, which leads to a virtual social currency that moves up and down just like a stock.

The New Wave of Online Brand Management

Social Media Marketing

Prior to the rise of social networks, online brand management solely focused on common SEO techniques such as keywords, content, and proper HTML code. Company’s now must integrate SEO techniques with the use of social media sites if they wish to protect and promote their brand.

Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Flickr YouTube Blogging Blah Blah Blah: Knowing Why You Use Social Media is What Counts

Ari Herzog

We use social networking sites for different reasons, but it is crucial to grasp the WHY. We owe it to ourselves to continue doing things — raking leaves, running errands, posting status messages on social networking sites — on our own schedules and for our own reasons. Others wrote me they appreciated my friend request despite being unfriended in the past, which goes to show people use social media differently. Understand Social Media in 3 Words.

22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth

Whenever I present or give classes on monetizing social networks and online communities people usually have two questions. Social Media Monetization Models on Flickr [link]. Social media Donations it works for Wikipedia. Pay $25 a year a la Flickr for a Pro account.

Everyone’s a curator now…

The Way of the Web

What I mean by ad hoc is that we’re all walking around with cameras or mobile phones, and many of us are then sharing via our various online networks – and that can range from family pictures and days out to long form writing and video.

YouTube Tuesday: Digital Ethnography

Firebelly

Digital Ethnography is a way ofpresenting data through video, YouTube videos in this case. Since then, Digital Ethnography has gotten a huge responsefrom YouTube viewers around the world.

Youtube Tuesday: Lost Generation

Firebelly

This Week in Social Media – 5/1/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week, I compose a newsletter that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep the wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs.

This Week in Social Media – 5/29/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week, I compose a newsletter that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep our wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs.

The Gamification of Social Media

Social Media Marketing

It sits squarely in the social networking space, but it has a different twist - one from which I think businesses may be able to gain valuable insights, all while allowing people to enjoy themselves. But like the other sites, it's also a social network itself.

The 17 Best Social Media Management Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Monitoring and managing even a moderately active business social media presence can be time-consuming. The number of people using social media continues to grow, usage is increasing, and more networks require attention. Sprout Social. 3) Radian6 (aka Social Studio).

Facebook: Iceland Constitution and Gov 2.0

Laurel Papworth

Iceland have turned to social media to ask the population to crowdsource writing Iceland’s new constitution. HOWEVER and it’s a big however, according to my 7 Steps of Social Media Engagement, these look very campaign based. Flickr Photos are deadly dull to me.

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.

This Week in Social Media – 6/5/2013

Social Media Marketing

And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in the This Week in Social Media Magazine. Once again, political upheaval is seeing traction from social media over local media - this time in Turkey. Stumped for how to get your executives involved in social media ?

This Week in Social Media – 5/15/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week, I compose a newsletter that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep our wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs.

Social Media for Training Departments in Companies

Laurel Papworth

I was invited to speak on social media in the Enterprise by Cadre eLearning to a group of corporate training people. Training departments and social media. The diagrams I used are on Flickr. The key points I covered: we can use social media internally to distribute (broadcast) our own training material, or we can use community tools to create the material right through to peer to peer training. Social media improves staff retention (thanks again Deloittes!).

Youtube Tuesday: ESCP Europe Human Experience

Firebelly

The ESCP Europe Human Experience was spotlighted in YouTube’s “Popular” section and for good reason.