Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

LinkedIn is firmly ensconced among the “big 3″ social networks for marketing and business purposes, and though its base of 80 million members is far smaller than the 600 million users of Facebook, its impact in B2B marketing is larger. How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile.

Review of the Online Group Buying Industry

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As you can see, another player in the group buying industry, Tippr, does not even come close to the number of monthly unique visitors from LivingSocial and Groupon throughout the period April to December 2010. Here is a short review of these 2 key players in the online group buying industry.

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LinkedIn Releases New Share Button

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In response to the many options for sharing content online such as Twitter and Facebook, on November 30, 2010 LinkedIn released its new share button. Photo Credit: LinkedIn. Why should you share content on LinkedIn? Will you implement the LinkedIn share button on your website?

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

To answer some questions, Industry connections are those I know through the search industry (primarily) but I have not yet met in person. Industry colleagues are those I have met in person (typically in a casual atmosphere or at conferences). LinkedIn is a industry tool.

How (and Why) to Map Your Company’s Digital Landscape

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Facebook / LinkedIn / Google Plus metrics (i.e. These are the journalists, bloggers, analysts (industry or financial) and others who can help amplify your content, spread your story, and lend credibility to your messages. Find relevant groups on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

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Social Media 3Q Update: Who Uses Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, & MySpace? Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn continued to add users in the second half of 2010, albeit at a slower pace than in previous quarters. 2010 LinkedIn Marketing Stats That Matter For B2B by SmartBug Media.

55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Dan Neely discusses which social networking sites get the most attention from marketers (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, no surprises there), how marketers can best use social media for branding and business development, and concerns about the use of social media in brand planning.

5 Things True Social Media Experts Do Online

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Because of this, I believe the influencers in any niche should be the people who are the most passionate about their industry doing well.

How to Market Banking to Gen Y

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Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati. On July 2010, Bloomberg Businessweek reported that “Gen Y lacks confidence about making financial decisions&#. Despite stepping up their marketing efforts, investment companies claim that they cannot get the attention of Gen Y.

Meet the Chinese Groupon: GaoPeng.com

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It was only a matter of time, that the online group buying industry will have its pioneer in China. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati. Chinese social startups are thriving. If you look for a Chinese version of Facebook, you will find Renren.com.

Baby Boomers Get Connected with Social Media

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The rise of the social games industry has been partly fueled by their increased used of the Internet and social networks. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati.

How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

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Both require relationships with influential people in one’s industry to be effective. The social media release also links back to the company’s LinkedIn and Twitter accounts. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati.

3 Examples of Auto Insiders Using Viral Videos to Market Cars

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Within the auto industry, there are three leaders who have made a mark for themselves amongst social media experts, both for viral ingenuity and panache. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati.

List of Brand-Side Corporate Social Strategists: Twitter Edition

Webbiquity SMM

It’s an outstanding list, categorized by industry including Automotive, Chemicals, Electronics, Telecommunications, and a dozen other sectors, but all of the names were linked to the individuals’ LinkedIn profiles—no Twitter links! Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati.

Startups To Watch in 2011

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This little app is definitely a win-win for both the restaurant industry and the diner. Another French foodie startup, SuperMarmite is an app that diners might love, but the restaurant industry … not so much. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati.

How to Become an Entrepreneur (Who’s Successful!)

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You’ll tend to read up on the latest happenings inside your chosen industry because they interest you, not because they were “necessary.”. Trying a different business approach in a different industry isn’t really giving up, but rather, it’s being flexible and cognizant.

Measuring Social Media ROI

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eMarketer reported in September that 86% of those who responded to a survey of professionals from various industries said they had adopted social technologies. ComMetrics Footprint: Technorati nixes blog rankings =-. ComMetrics Footprint: Technorati nixes blog rankings =-.

Seven Ways to Use Social Media for Business

Webbiquity SMM

Tracking mentions of competitors and industry terms using social media monitoring software provides a vast trove of inexpensive, real-time competitive and market intelligence. Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn groups, community sites (e.g. Share this on LinkedIn.

9 Must-Have WordPress Plugins

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Selena Narayanasamy eats, breathes and sleeps the internet industry. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati.

Eloqua, TopRank, Demandbase and More – OMS Minneapolis Wrapup

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Don’t overlook the value of native searches on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Technorati. Think about visitors in terms of company size and industry, then optimize forms and offers for each. •

10 Strategies of Push-Pull Marketing for Your Online Business

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Collaborate with others in your industry. If you can get quoted as an expert in your industry by credible bloggers and journalists then you can raise awareness of your online business. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati.

11 Myths of Social Media Marketing

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On the producer side, the most important attributes are interpersonal skills and industry knowledge. This fear is most common in the medical, financial services, and other regulated industries. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati.

Fandango Making Good Use of Group Buying

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However, there’s another company that is making good use of the group buying industry. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati. You might have heard of the Amazon.com deal on Livingsocial and the Gap deal on Groupon.

Three Overlooked Ways to Improve SEO Results

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And it’s important to recognize that not all search happens on search engines any more; it’s also important to optimize for search within social networks like Facebook and LinkedIn. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati.

User Interface Design: Some Simple Tips

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Selena Narayanasamy eats, breathes and sleeps the internet industry. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati. UI design can be a big hit or miss. Often times we try to go for form over function, without really thinking about what the user wants and need.

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Five Audiences for Social Media Marketing

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Every industry and profession has it’s own “language.&#. Journalists will look at your content when seeking industry experts to quote. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati.

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

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In addition to customizable search and sentiment monitoring, the Buzz Tracking feature provides realtime “metrics around how much buzz is out there, how much of it is yours, how much of it is your competitors’, and what’s buzzing industry-wide.&# Share this on LinkedIn.

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The State of the Blogosphere 2010

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The State of the Blogosphere 2010 Since 2004, Technorati has published its annual State of the Blogosphere report. As it indexes over 1 million blogs, Technorati is the authority. Gender Two-thirds of bloggers according to Technorati are male.

Amplify Your Content Strategy with Influencer Marketing

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Most of us are familiar with the concept of influencer marketing, i.e., marketing to a select group of individuals — such as journalists, bloggers, consultants, or industry analysts — who influence your buyers’ decisions. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)

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Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang Home About Speaking Research Media Contact Subscribe via RSS Connect with Jeremiah: twitter friendfeed linkedin flickr technorati Connect with Jeremiah on twitter @ mattgalloway Wow thanks, I really appreciate that.

How Marketers are Using Social Media for Business: New Report

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Whatever questions you may have about social media marketing, you’ll probably find the answers in the 2010 Social Media Marketing Industry Report from white paper guru Michael Stelzner. LinkedIn – 78%. Digging further in the details, b2b marketers are considerably more likely to find value with LinkedIn, and slightly more likely to utilize blogs, than their b2c peers. There’s much more in the 2010 Social Media Marketing Industry Report as well.

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Don’t try impress me with your funding or whatever industry related things you think you do really well. My eyes glaze over at the site of industry jargon. Valuable info for those who reach out to “influencers&# or almost anyone in any industry.

10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social media gives businesses on small budgets the ability to find out what people are saying about them (and others) in their industry, without paying large sums on market research. In every industry, there are existing conversations going on.

Best Web Presence Optimization Guides and Tips of 2010

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20 Common LinkedIn Mistakes Online Job Seekers Make by New Grad Life. Though aimed at job seekers, this post provides an excellent checklist for anyone on LinkedIn to review. 5 Ways to Weave LinkedIn Into Your Marketing Mix by TopRank Online Marketing Blog.

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Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Effectively connect with bloggers and other key online influencers in your industry? While that may be taking a good idea a bit too far, she does make an interesting argument that “If your ‘news’ is cool or important enough that when you post it on your blog, your community shares it, and tweets it, and talks about it, then the trade journalists who cover your industry will notice…Do this right and the news will find you.&# Share this on LinkedIn.

Advance Your Business With Credit Card Processing Options

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It helps protect both the buyer and the seller, and can be used in almost any industry. Some of them have bigger names in the industry than others, but you’ll want to explore your options carefully and choose the one that feels right to you. Share this on LinkedIn.

The Fifteen Classes of the Social Business Software Suite (Q4, 2010)

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Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang Home About Speaking Research Media Contact Subscribe via RSS Connect with Jeremiah: twitter friendfeed linkedin flickr technorati Connect with Jeremiah on twitter A few years ago, critics said Blogging was a fad.

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Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

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Sarah Worsham lists helpful tips for increasing engagement and growing your following on Twitter, such as sharing and retweeting, asking questions, attending tweetups and using Twitter directories to find people in your industry. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati.

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11 Common Mistakes That People Make With Their Personal Brands.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

He also posts on their blog where he focusses on covering new hardware releases in the print industry. Kirtsy Likaholix LinkedIn Mahalo Mento Mixx MyBlogLog MySpace Plurk Pownce Propeller Reddit SEOmoz Sphinn StumbleUpon Technorati Toluu Twitter Wikipedia Yahoo!

100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

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Crimson Hexagon By leveraging the Crimson Hexagon ForSight platform, customers can easily uncover consumer opinions and insights about their company, products, industry, competitors and more. PostRank PostRank is the largest aggregator of social engagement data in the industry.