Social Pros 11 – Vanessa Sain-Dieguez, Hilton Hotels

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This is Episode 11 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. This episode features Vanessa Sain-Dieguez who is the Social Media Director at Hilton Worldwide. Read on for insights from Vanessa, and Eric’s Social Media Stat of the Week (this week: 27% of people go through other channels before calling customer service lines). It is episode number 11 of Social Pros. It’s purely social.

How Social Media and Smartphones Breed a Petri Dish of Negativity

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Even with your commitment to humanization, social outreach, customer experience and all the rest, you’re still getting more angry missives than ever. It’s happening at McDonald’s, too, despite their major commitment to real-time customer service via social media (listen to the Social Pros interview with their social media head Rick Wion for details). Jay is the founder of [link] and host of the Social Pros podcast.

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Why Personalization is the Next Big Opportunity in Social Media Marketing

Buffer Social

Social media marketers are always looking to uncover the “next big thing”, and as we head into 2019 personalized social media engagement is becoming the latest must-have strategy for businesses of all sizes. And this applies to social media too.

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Social Media Horror Story With A Happy Ending

Firebelly

Worse, I somehow lost my credit card between the airport and the hotel. The clerk wouldn’t let me check-in, citing hotel policy. One hotel chain has a process to monitor Twitter, where they will say “Hey Dennis — man, sounds like a bad day. Imagine if this poor girl was in charge of that local Candlewood Suites social media presence and said something like that? As their social presences grow (yippee – we hit a million fans!),

Favorite Social Media Management Tools for Small Business

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Although we consult primarily for large and medium-sized businesses here at Convince & Convert, we are often asked online and in speaking engagements about social media management tools for smaller businesses. If you’re thinking about adopting a social media management tool, there are several questions you should be asking yourself and your team before you dive in. All-in-one view of social media channels. 5 for up to 5 social media accounts.

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Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search The 6 Dangerous Fallacies of Social Media October 8th, 2008 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet (Amazing Gangsta Chimp image by the talented Matt Cioffi ) You may have heard of social media.

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Four high-rise hotels surround Starbucks like castle ramparts, each filled with caffeine-crazed travelers. At least 50% of all hotel rooms (hundreds) have windows that look out directly on the Starbucks roof logo. This is the strategy of creating a Social FAQ. The Key to Social Media Success is Just 2 Letters Why Content Marketing Matters To Me And Should To You [link] Howie at Sky Pulse Media This is what Sky Pulse Media is built on.

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But it’s not like social media created negativity, it just puts a magnifying glass to it. The public and immediate nature of getting slammed via social is what stings. But, one of greatest benefits of social media is that it puts the shortcomings of your operations department in marketing’s lap, and vice-versa. The customers that take you to task in social media aren’t the ones you need to worry about.

Social Media Lawsuits Protect Yourself From Them | Guest Posts.

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Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Protecting Yourself From Social Media Lawsuits July 21st, 2010 |Written By: Indra Gardiner | View Comments Tweet Guest post by Indra Gardiner , founding partner and COO at BG Creative.

Please Aggravate Me: Is Gamifying Customer Service a Reality

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She is also founder and principal of Genuine Media, a marketing agency that helps clients build their individual and brand reputation through social media. Social games have become the online version of popular reality TV shows – having an astounding impact on our leisure and down time. According to a report focusing on online casual and social games from market research firm Newzoo , 126 million Americans, or 87% of the 145 million U.S.

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Please Aggravate Me: Is Gamifying Customer Service a Reality

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She is also founder and principal of Genuine Media, a marketing agency that helps clients build their individual and brand reputation through social media. Social games have become the online version of popular reality TV shows – having an astounding impact on our leisure and down time. According to a report focusing on online casual and social games from market research firm Newzoo , 126 million Americans, or 87% of the 145 million U.S.

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Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 13 Observations From South by Southwest (SXSW) March 16th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet As usual, this year’s South by Southwest Interactive conference was a blur.

6 Required Competencies for Social Organizations | Conferences and.

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Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 6 Required Competencies for Social Organizations February 24th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Now, marketing is the center of American business.

The 50 User Generated Content Stats You Need to Know

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74% of consumers rely on social media to inform their purchasing decisions. That's followed by cars (54%), major appliances (53%), mobile phones (46%), hotels (45%), and travel plans (40%). 65% of social media users from ages 18 - 24 evaluate information that is shared on social networks when making a purchasing decision. User-generated content is 20% more influential to millennials in their choice of purchases than any other media.

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Sharing Is Caring (And Selling)

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What makes media a social media? If you ask someone what social media is, they will inevitably say that it's all about the conversation. I'm no longer bullish on this notion of conversation within social media. On March 30th, 2012, Marketing Charts published a news item titled, Social Shares Drive 1 in 4 Online Shoppers to Purchase. Scaling your social media efforts back is the best way to scale them for true growth.

Ignore Foursquare at Your Peril - An Analysis of Potential.

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There are three primary benefits: awareness via virality and social proof; loyalty and rewards; and market research. Recently, I had the good fortune of hosting the weekly #socialmedia chat (Tuesdays 9am Pacific) where social media types congregate on Twitter and answer three questions posed by the host. Before these apps, I usually do the social media, traditional text messaging and, yes, even phone calls (GASP!).