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China: The State of Social Media

Mindjumpers

A survey done in 2012 by McKinsey, showed that 95 percent of those living in Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 cities are registered on a social media site and proves at the same time to be the most active users. The Chinese social media landscape is vast and bubbling with innovation.

The Social/Anti-Social Network

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Online social networking continues to change and evolve. That is mind-blowing, impressive and not all that surprising when you consider how popular platforms like Twitter and Facebook are, and how people are looking for newer/cooler social networking experiences. Google + lets you be selectively social. the most common response is the ability to segment the social graph (Google + calls them, "circles"). It's a different kind of "social."

8 Marketing Trends to Implement in Your 2012 Marketing Plan

yMarketingMatters

What a year was 2011 for social media and marketing! I watched and experienced first-hand the marketing and social media landscape change, consolidate, focus, develop and evolve all at the same time. And other important marketing tactics must not be ignored either.

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Protecting Your Online Privacy: How to Keep Your Online Activity Private from Pirates, Hackers and Marketers

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The recent proliferation of social media networks has increased awareness of online privacy issues. On the surface, some may feel that online privacy is only a concern for those attempting to hide their internet activities. Social Networks. Mobile Devices.

Interested in mobile or internet privacy and security?

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Why ‘journalists’ might need the likes of Wikileaks Nokia developers, Absolute Radio and the N8 → Interested in mobile or internet privacy and security?

Why Online Banking on Mobiles Will Soar

Idaconcpts

Several forecasts predict that by 2015, 50% or more of US mobile users will be conducting transactions from their mobile devices (e.g. Yes, it is hard to imagine but people can do longer without social networking sites than without e-mail.

A Social Media Status Quo Pt.1-Japan

Mindjumpers

The following post is part of the Mindjumpers Network series t hat examines the state of social media around the globe. Mindjumpers’ global network consists of local country community managers, creating a platform of multinational professionals. Japan’s social status quo.

3 Things You Don’t Know About Social Media Monitoring

Waxing UnLyrical

Advanced social media monitoring skills are a critical component of effective social media communications. This is why social media monitoring training is so important. Here are the top 3 reasons why social media monitoring has become riskier than ever: 1.

Is Facebook Still the Most Effective for Social Advertising?

Ignite Social Media

In the lush landscape of social networking sites, advertisers are left asking themselves which platform will reach their target audience while generating desired business results. Along with businesses, Facebook continues to be a leading social media site for U.S

21 Fantastic Facebook Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

marketers have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. But the bottom line is, as Amanda DiSilvestro notes in one of the posts highlighted below, “there are two online platforms (marketers) just can’t avoid: Google and Facebook.” Best Facebook Marketing Guides.

How to Set Your Facebook Privacy Settings If You Don't Want Your.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How to Set Your Facebook Privacy Settings If You Don’t Want Your Personal Profile Searchable Why would you want to do this? To avoid having people requesting to be your friend with the result of being ignored making you look like a jerk, it is advisable to set your privacy settings so that the profile cannot be searched out or inadvertently stumbled upon.

The Top 10 Marketing Attribution Software Solutions

Oktopost

It’s hard to deny that it is the biggest marketing concern in 2019. Especially, for B2B and Considered Purchase marketing. digital companies now have a veritable plethora of viable and effective marketing channels available for lead generation. B2B Marketing

54 Pearls of Marketing Wisdom from HubSpot

Webbiquity SMM

The inbound marketing experts at HubSpot along with Jeff Ente of Who’s Blogging What have just published an outstanding collection of social media insights, 54 Pearls of Marketing Wisdom by “26 of the world’s best marketing experts.”

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

2010 by far was the biggest year yet in the Internet Marketing realm. Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!),

9 Resolutions Every Marketer Should Make for 2019

The Realtime Report

9 Resolutions Every Marketer Should Make for 2019. what should marketers seek to improve professionally? Which approaches should you embrace to make your marketing efforts more efficient and effective? I will use social media to engage, not just to post.

Can Publicly-Traded Social Media Companies Survive?

SocMed Sean

Social media companies, like Facebook, who choose to trade on the exchanges are going to have to walk a fine line between serving their members and their shareholders. Heck, Bono was a huge pre-IPO investor in Facebook but still isn’t an active participant in the social space.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

It has enabled revolutions in real life as well as in digital marketing. So how can marketers and PR professionals use Twitter more effectively? ” The Ultimate Guide to Twitter Marketing by Copyblogger. How To: Get More Qualified Followers on Twitter by Social Media Today.

Instagram vs Facebook: which is best for your brand’s strategy?

Sprout Social

When it comes to social media marketing, Facebook is the big guy on campus. billion users , making it the top social media platform for the total number of active users. In the world of social networking sites, Instagram is still relatively new in age.

15 Things Smart, Social Savvy Business Marketers Never do on Facebook

Pam Moore

It’s no surprise that Facebook is still one of the hottest social networks around. 989 million mobile daily active users on average for March 2016. billion mobile monthly active users as of March 31, 2016. Every social network is different.

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Flying Viral: What Businesses Can Learn from the Flappy Bird Saga

The Realtime Report

Such is the story of Flappy Bird , a seemingly simple mobile game created in a matter of days and released last May. The success of Flappy Bird almost seems like satire; however, perhaps it’s simply an experiment in today’s mobile users and the viral nature of the web.

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This Week in Social Media – 6/26/13

Social Media Marketing

And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in the This Week in Social Media Magazine. Industry Social networks continue to expand globally, with nearly one in four people using social networks worldwide. Some highlights: Mobile users make up 78% of the U.S.

If You Manage Your Social Accounts on the Go, You Need This App

agora pulse

Does your job require you to create great social media content, keep on top of social chatter, and reply to all the comments on your social accounts? Well, that or trying Agorapulse’s mobile app. Social Listening / Monitoring.

If You Manage Your Social Accounts on the Go, You Need This App

agora pulse

Does your job require you to create great social media content, keep on top of social chatter, and reply to all the comments on your social accounts? Well, that or trying Agorapulse’s mobile app. Social Listening / Monitoring.

Life After Websites

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Many people are not falling in love with the terms of service for this Facebook Messenger app (see here: Wall Street Journal - Facebook Messenger Privacy Fears? Here''s What You Need To Know ), which is slanting the launch of into another battle between users and Facebook over privacy. Adding more functionality into Facebook is essential but it won''t help them scale in the way that the public markets will demand. mobile. mobile device. online social networking.

Bots And The Next Wave Of Marketing

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Marketers hate bots. Bots have been the bane of marketers for nearly as long as online advertising has existed. According to MarketingLand , bots will cost marketers over seven billion dollars in 2016 alone. billion in losses for marketers in 2016 on a global basis." Marketers better love bots. Messaging apps now have more active users than social networks." The current bot landscape feels a lot like the web in 1995, or mobile apps in 2008."

Is Marketing About To Get Really Creepy Or Really Good?

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There is still one slightly unchartered territory that will - without question - be the last mile in marketing. It is the ability for a brand to deliver contextual and highly targeted marketing at the local retail level. We are building the next generation of location-based mobile apps that, for the first time, engage with users at the scale that personal interaction actually takes place. Is this marketing at its finest or another privacy concern for consumers?

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This Week in Social Media – 4/24/2013

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.

These Are the Biggest Disruptors to the Future of Email Marketing

Convince & Convert

Email marketing has changed significantly over the past several years—driven by migration of email reading to mobile devices, the debut of email on wearables like the Apple Watch, and broad adoption of engagement-based email filtering by inbox providers.

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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. billion to acquire ExactTarget , the cloud marketing company known primarily for its email marketing prowess. Stumped for how to get your executives involved in social media ?

Using the Twitter Small Business Planner: #SmallGoesBig

Devumi

We’ll be looking at preparing your social media channels, and your small business, for the holidays this week on the Devumi blog. The goal of the Twitter Small Business Planner app is to help small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) improve their Twitter marketing.

Facebook About to Drop a Bomb on Foursquare?

Socialized

Changes announced today to Facebook’s privacy agreement suggest the company is about to flip the switch and add location-based capabilities to the social network. And Yelp is an interesting player in this market, boasting a huge user base (huge by Foursquare standards) that it brought into the location-based world with an iPhone app earlier this year. And there’s something nice about simple, uncluttered, standalone apps, particularly in a mobile environment.

YouTube Tuesday: Checking In With Facebook Places

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebelly at Blog Indiana | Main | 5 Helpful Facebook Places for Business Articles » August 24, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: Checking In With Facebook Places People are calling it a FourSquare killer.

3 Major Changes Coming to Facebook in 2019

Later

There are some big Facebook changes coming soon in 2019, with the company’s focus shifting to community and privacy. Here are the new features and changes coming to Facebook in 2019: Facebook Update #1: A New Mission and Focus on Privacy.

78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

With the amount of helpful content about social media marketing growing faster than Facebook’s user base or Lindsay Lohan’s court appearances, it’s tough to keep up. Social Media Marketing Tips, Tactics and Guides. Building Social Bookmarking Networks 101 by Search Engine Journal. What is Social Media Optimization and Why Should I Care? 30 Tips: The Productivity Guide of Social Media by WebStudio 13. Social Media Tools.

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How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Let’s just take a look at the potential of Facebook for business for a moment here and review the various options business owners have in order to be effective with Facebook business marketing. Disclosure: I helped plant the social media seeds for rushIMPRINT.)

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This Week in Social Media

Social Media Marketing

Each week at Ford, I assemble a newsletter from all of our regional social media teams on projects they're working on, significant progress made over the course of the previous week, and any items of note that Ford leadership might be interested in.

Google Plus Expands Reach to Include 13 and Above Teen Market

Idaconcpts

Recently the search giant has announced that it is now opening the service to the thirteen years old and up market. The Lucrative Teen Market. The teenager market is one of the most desirable markets to penetrate for advertisers and marketers.

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Firm Leaders: Are You Social?

Myrland Marketing

Hootsuite, the Social Media management tool, recently published a post by Shawn Neumann , President and Founder of the web agency Domain7 , and a contributor to the HootSource Blog. It was called The Social Executive: Are You A Social CEO?

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What the ComScore Digital Year in Review means for small biz marketers

Akamai Marketing

If you thought that 2010 was a big year for digital marketing, you were right. The report is quite detailed and as you consider your marketing strategies for 2011 (provided you haven’t already done so), the report is full of tidbits that can help you make decisions.

YoMacha: India's Hot or Not ?

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media OSSCamp Summer Edition themarketingblog@wordpress on Mobile June 23, 2008.2:25 A brief look at YoMacha tells you that it isn’t exactly a run-of-the mill social networking portal with typical Web2.0 While going through the initial research we bumped into few Indian rating sites, which did not take care of person’s privacy and safety. 25 am YoMacha: India’s Hot or Not ?