Top 9 LinkedIn Social Media Marketing Groups

Firebelly

Here is a list of my nine favorite LinkedIn social media marketing groups that I think you’ll enjoy too. They’re great places to solicit and share social media marketing advice! Social Media Marketing. Group size: 999,929 members.

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LinkedIn Groups: What you Need to Know Now

SocialFish

But with regard to LinkedIn–specifically, LinkedIn groups–I’ve been chronicling them being stripped of features and utility for years now and it seems like their eventual demise that I and others have been predicting may actually be about to happen.

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Are LinkedIn Groups Are Out Of Control?

Myrland Marketing

Many LinkedIn groups are out of control. Group members have discovered they can spam the group and get away with it. Many group admins are not doing a good job managing their groups. It matters because it’s ruining LinkedIn groups for everyone.

Facebook Testing Ads in Groups

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook confirmed to Josh Constine of TechCrunch that it is testing the inclusion of ads in groups. The social network issued the following statement to Constine: We have started to test delivering ads to people in Facebook groups and will be evaluating the response before determining how we will move forward. Readers: How do you think Facebook users will react if they start seeing ads in groups?

LinkedIn Groups Marketing: Effectively Market Through Groups

Devumi

Of the many features of LinkedIn, Groups are often one of the most recommended for your marketing effort. LinkedIn groups marketing lets you better connect with other members for promotional purposes. Read on to learn how to make your LinkedIn Groups marketing […].

LinkedIn Groups Have Changed. Do They Still Make Sense for your Org?

SocialFish

A few weeks ago, LinkedIn announced that they were going to be rolling out some pretty big changes to their Groups feature. When a member requests to join a Standard Group, their connections in the group can approve the request. All Groups Are Now Members-Only Groups.

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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?

Content Marketing Food Groups

Koka Sexton

Marketing professionals wonder what makes for a great mix of content. The team at LinkedIn Marketing Solutions has a model they follow that I feel is one of the best I’ve seen when it comes to content marketing best practices. The idea is simple, think of your content strategy like a world class chef and break content into food groups that will feed your audience with the right mix of content that engages them, educates them and keeps them wanting more.

Content Marketing Food Groups

Koka Sexton

Marketing professionals wonder what makes for a great mix of content. The team at LinkedIn Marketing Solutions has a model they follow that I feel is one of the best I’ve seen when it comes to content marketing best practices. The idea is simple, think of your content strategy like a world class chef and break content into food groups that will feed your audience with the right mix of content that engages them, educates them and keeps them wanting more.

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.

Twitter Aim to Regain Momentum with New Video & Group Message Features

Mindjumpers

Furthermore, a new group direct message feature was added, which appears to be an invite for the mobile-focused millennials who seem to prefer group messaging apps such as WhatsApp (another Facebook property via acquisition) as well as Snapchat. Marketing Predictions for 2015.

Review of the Online Group Buying Industry

Idaconcpts

Group buying is a trend that had incredibly growth throughout 2010. Group buying, which refers to social buying or collective buying as well, is the buying an offer which has been significantly reduced, due to the fact that it is only valid if enough buyers are found.

Why is Twitter a crucial channel for trade associations and advocacy groups?

SocialFish

This dynamic makes the platform a prime marketing channel for trade associations and advocacy groups seeking to shape the national dialogue. Why is Twitter a crucial channel for trade associations and advocacy groups?

Facebook Audience Insights: 5 Groups You Should Analyze

Jon Loomer

If you’re a marketer, you need to do your research. Smart marketers are using a free Facebook tool called Audience Insights. Home Market Value. Most Common Age Group is 25-34. Advertising Target Groups. Fans: 59% men; largest group of men is 25-34 (44%).

New Facebook Group Tools, Mission Statement, Catfishing Defences

Devumi

Facebook has just announced a range of new tools and features that will improve the Group functionality, along with a brand new mission statement for Facebook Inc. The introduction of the new tools provides Group Admins ways to assess their group strategy to increase engagement.

The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

” That’s why, as reported here previously , 88% of B2B marketers in North America use Twitter for content distribution. ” — Marketing Insider Group (Arsenal). Sample review: “Would you like to direct message a group of people on Twitter?

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An Overview of Bulletin Board Focus Groups

Idaconcpts

Bulletin boards focus groups (also known as BBFGs) are extended online discussions that take over 3 to 5 days, or more. BBFGs may have between 18 to 25 participants per group and develop in an asynchronous, threaded, self-paced fashion. . Methodology of Bulletin Board Focus Groups.

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

Audiense

What can marketers learn from this? 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.

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.

Navigating Facebook: The Difference Between Profile, Page and Group

Social Media Citizens

This personal account (think of it as your FB home) is required before you can move up to pages and groups and is limited to “one per person.” This takes a bit more presence of mind but can be an extremely useful tool for both targeted marketing and reputation management. Facebook Groups (Club). Find like-minded individuals through the FB Group (or Club). Are you using your Profile to its best advantage, as a stepping stone to creating your Page and Groups?

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Although content marking is now a nearly universal practice—with 93% of B2B marketers using content marketing— half of all marketers still rank “producing enough content” as one of their top five challenges. Showcase reviews: Marketing Insider Group (Curation).

Strategic Marketing of Managing Expectations

Unspoken

” Let’s try to apply this wisdom to Product Marketing and Marketing Strategy. Can they negatively affect the market performance of the current model as they influence consumers to delay their purchase until speculated new model is launched?

Social Media Marketing: A Jungle Too Deep Or A Sea of Opportunities? [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

On Friday, businessinsider.com presented the Buddy Media infographic of the social media marketing landscape as of today. Of course you need to know your target group(s) as well as the relevant social media platforms and channels before you can profit from any of your actions. Tweet.

Podcasts and Facebook Groups Are the New Community Levers

Convince & Convert

One of the ways Social Fresh connects its members is through Facebook Groups surrounding the conference. Jason chose Facebook because while LinkedIn Groups are great and accomplish similar goals, Social Fresh doesn’t have the bandwidth to run both.

Guerilla Community-Building Group Provides Insight to Modernizing Your Organization

SocialFish

I believe associations and other organizations, or even a group of erstwhile unaffiliated individuals can learn a lot about modern community building strategies and tactics from Office Heroes. This group is about networking but it is also rooted in appreciation.

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?

20 Brilliant B2B Marketing and Digital Business Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

B2B marketers today certainly live in “interesting times” (in the sense of the not-actually-Chinese curse ). Image Credit: B2B Marketing Insider. Despite the tremendous growth in digital marketing , several basic old-school marketing channels remain highly effective.

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Five Intriguing Inbound Marketing Stats [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Inbound marketing is fundamentally about making your company’s website an active component of the sales process rather than static “brochureware.” The most successful marketers though are likely combine both approaches in a coordinated manner.

Omnicom Media Group Acquires Bruce Clay Australasia

Bill Hartzer

Omnicom Media Group has acquired Bruce Clay’s Australasia division. Bruce Clay Australasia’s 70 employees will join Omnicom Media Group’s Resolution global search network. Omnicom Media Group (OMG) is the media services division of Omnicom Group Inc.

10 Tips to Be a Social Media and Digital Marketing Rebel

Pam Moore

Why is it so many smart social media and digital marketers claim they want to lead or are already leading their industry and niche? They forget their core business and marketing goals. They lack basic business, digital marketing and social media marketing knowledge and experience.

Improve Your Marketing With Hashtags

yMarketingMatters

Yet even as most people have come to know what they are, many people still don’t understand how to use hashtags to improve marketing for their business. You can use hashtags on personal and business pages, in groups and even in comment sections.

5 Social Media & Digital Marketing “Must Haves” for 2016

yMarketingMatters

With so many social media and digital marketing options now available, it can be overwhelming to know what you should be doing first. Businesses have no choice but to seriously adopt and add social media as a strong marketing channel to gain exposure exponentially.

23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

Though the use of social media and social networks for marketing is now nearly ubiquitous, and 78% of companies have dedicated social media teams, many marketers sill struggle with certain aspects of social marketing, such as formalizing strategies and measuring results.

200+ Brilliant Content Marketing World Speakers (and Where to Find them on Twitter)

Visually SM

In the universe of content marketing, few events rival Content Marketing World currently happening Sept. Ardath Albee, Marketing Interactions, Inc. David Brown, Meredith Xcelerated Marketing. Heidi Cohen, Actionable Marketing Guide. Dominik Grau, Ebner Media Group.

The Two Core Elements of B2B Social Media Marketing Success

Webbiquity SMM

There have been numerous models proposed for social media and content marketing (including the Four C’s of Social Media Marketing model previously published here), but when all of the complexity is stripped away, social media marketing success comes down to two core elements: content and amplification. Amplification is the process of getting influential voices in your market to share your content with their friends and followers. Join the same groups on LinkedIn.

Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

companies now use social media for marketing (though the figure varies widely based on size of company)? companies now use social media for marketing. companies are currently using blogs for marketing purposes, up from 29% in 2009 and just 16% in 2007.

Why This Successful Solopreneur Uses Facebook Groups to Grow His Business – Daniel DiPiazza [SSM011]

Buffer Social

How many Facebook Groups have you joined that you don’t check regularly? After years of following his work, I had the pleasure of chatting with Daniel about his best practices for building a truly engaging Facebook Group and community that stands out from the rest.

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.

Just get us the Millennials! #Marketing #Fail

Janet Fouts

“Just get us the millennials” This mind set is short-sighted and mindless old-school marketing at best! Millennial’s are just one demographic in your potential market and you need to think carefully before you focus entire marketing campaigns on them.

Didit Acquires LVM Group

Bill Hartzer

Didit , a digital advertising and marketing company based in Mineola, New York, has acquired LVM Group, a Manhattan-based public relations firm. Marketing