What are the Best Social Networks for B2B Marketing? (Research)

Webbiquity SMM

There’s no question that B2B marketers have embraced social media. According to recent research , more than 80% of b2b marketers now use the “big 3″ social networks—LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook—to distribute content.

Social Networking Stats: Millennials Are 56% More Likely To Find Brand Content On Social Networks

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Millennials Are 56% More Likely To Find Brand Content On Social Networks.

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Introducing Ello, the New Ad-Free Social Network

Bill Hartzer

Ello is a new social network that has literally exploded onto the social networking scene. Ello is just like a lot of other social networks. sized 340 x 340) Most avatar images from other social networks will work, but if you may want to customize this one.

Adventures in Social Networking with Mom and Dad | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

As the number of multi-generational families using online social networks increases daily, so does the number of “Oh no, she didn’t!&# Let’s take a peek at three humorous looks at how social media is, or might be, used to connect with our beloved family members.

How to Determine and Prioritize Social Media Marketing Goals and Objectives

Pam Moore

Achieving measurable social media ROI is very similar to teens and sex. In addition to running a busy social, branding and digital agency, Marketing Nutz , I also do a ton of international keynote speaking, training and workshops. As marketers it’s in our DNA to move fast.

The Nine Best Facebook Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

96% of B2C and and 88% of B2B companies use Facebook for marketing. Not surprisingly, an ecosystem of developers and vendors have created tools to extend the marketing capabilities of the world’s largest social network. ” — Social Media Examiner.

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The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

While Facebook is far and away the largest social network, when it comes to driving B2B website traffic and brand visibility, Twitter and LinkedIn are tops. Sample review: “Grow and manage your following using Tweepi. ” — Social Media Today. 22) Social Quant.

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Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

For anyone in marketing or PR being asked to make “data-driven&# decisions “based on the numbers&# (and doesn’t that include pretty much everyone in marketing and PR these days?), How are consumers and b2b decision makers using social media in their buying processes?

The Six Best Google+ Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Despite its detractors , Google+ remains one of the “big four” social networks and has its share of prominent fans in the business world. For most websites, Google+ doesn’t drive the volume of social traffic that Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter do.

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Get LinkedIn or Get Left Out: Using LinkedIn Effectively

SocialFish

You hear a lot of hype about the benefits that Facebook and Twitter can bring to your business, but these social networking sites can often overshadow the even greater potential LinkedIn has for virtually every department within the organization. Marketing.

16 Enigmatic Business Blogging and Other Marketing Stats

Webbiquity SMM

As winter comes to an end, so too does the Winter Wonderland of Marketing Stats series that’s been running here over the past few months. This final installment covers some fascinating though sometimes contradictory and confusing stats about business blogging and the value of marketing.

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Six Keys to Make It With Influencer Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Influencer marketing is becoming an increasingly popular, and powerful, tool for marketers. As recently noted on the V3*Broadsuite blog: “The beginning of the year brought the usual deluge of posts about trends and predictions for marketing in 2017.

Most Profitable Mobile App Marketing Strategies

Social Media Marketing

Types of Mobile Apps Social Media Applications Considered as the most popular mobile applications these days, these types of mobile apps have been part of our daily lives. Games Mobile Applications If people are not on social media, they may be looking for applications to entertain themselves.

2020 Content Calendar Template for Social Media & Digital Marketers [free download]

Pam Moore

Hey digital and social media marketers! Have you noticed how noisy the digital and social web is becoming? Yes, I know… smart and savvy marketers have been doing this for decades. Get a Grip on Your Content Marketing with a Content Calendar .

2020 Content Editorial Calendar Template for Social Media & Digital Marketers [free download]

Pam Moore

Hey digital and social media marketers! Have you noticed how noisy the digital and social web is becoming? Yes, I know… smart and savvy marketers have been doing this for decades. Get a Grip on Your Content Marketing with a Content Calendar .

The State of Instagram Influencer Marketing (+ Free Report)

Later

Influencer marketing is set to become an $8 billion dollar industry in 2020 — so it’s the perfect time to release The State of Instagram Influencer Marketing Report ! . Instagram Influencer Marketing Report Trend #1: Posts to the Grid are Less Frequent .

How Facebook is Slowly Strangling Twitter

Convince & Convert

Here’s a sample episode.). A combination of the right innovation, market timing, and miscalculation by your rival can change the balance of power. Image via BigStockPhoto.com. For years, Twitter has rolled out new features to make its service more like Facebook.

Is Amazon reading this blog?

The Way of the Web

September 29th, 2010 · View Comments On Monday I wrote about the future of libraries , and how digital sharing and sampling are legally enabled either by open works (Public Domain or Creative Commons), or that retailers will have a vested interest in allowing sampling.

The Five Best Pinterest and Instagram Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Increasing use of mobile devices combined with the popularity of “snackable” information have made visual content an increasingly important component of content marketing. As with other social networks, the right tools can help marketers use these platforms more effectively.

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How Distributed Content Can Help Control Social Messaging

Waxing UnLyrical

Yet with social media platforms, oftentimes messaging is controlled by the user. Distributed content is an effective way to have more control over your social messaging. No offense to other social sites , but Facebook is the big deal in social platforms.

Survey: Third of Companies Use Social Media to Promote Their Business

Bill Hartzer

According to a brand new survey by CareerBuilder , one-quarter of businesses leverage social media to recruit and research possible staff. Twenty-nine percent of companies with 500 or fewer employees are utilizing social networking in some way.

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Book Review: Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

With Social Media Marketing: Strategies for Engaging in Facebook, Twitter & Other Social Media , the inimitable Liana “Li&# Evans has provided the definitive handbook for social media marketers. Social Networking (Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, etc.).

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Social network commerce and referrals: Rubbish in, rubbish out?

The Way of the Web

Two recent studies into social networking referrals and Facebook ecommerce left me slightly perplexed until the obvious answer smacked me in the face. The networks included ranged from Facebook and Twitter to the likes of Foursquare, Scribd and Meetup.

Is Facebook Fan Growth for Brands Slowing Down?

Ignite Social Media

The chart below looks at the action of liking/following brands on a social network. While this is not exclusive to Facebook, we do see that liking a brand on social media peaked in 2017 and has slowly been declining since. Are Users Unliking/Unfollowing Brands on Social Media?

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Get Your Pinterest Brand Page Now

Small Business Mavericks

Being one of the fastest growing social networks for the past year, a lot of people flocked to Pinterest to set up an account. If you don’t have a business presence at Pinterest currently and you are ready to add a visual branding element to your social networking, you can set up a business brand page. Add Pinterest branding to your marketing brochures and other collateral. Social media marketers have a lot more options available to them today.

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WOM: What's Really Behind The Buzz

Waxing UnLyrical

There’s one area within today’s creative industry that is not only comparatively new (when compared to more traditional disciplines), but is taking a growing foothold via a clear aptitude for maximizing effective use of the ever-expanding world of social technology.

Do You Forget “Marketing” in Your Content Marketing?

Writtent Blog

Yes, this is a great start, but what many of us forget is actually marketing the content we’ve written. Do you also forget “marketing” in your content marketing strategy? The steps below briefly outline what should be on your content marketing “ta-da” list.

Fetching Friday – 23 Marketing Links

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Have you signed up to learn about the art of promoting a single piece of content for an increase in traffic, engagement, and social shares ? Why Email Marketing is the Key to Ecommerce Success – If your ecommerce business hasn’t taken the time to adopt email marketing, then you’re leaving money on the table.

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. A social network / curation tool for images.

Cranberry Launches PeoplePond.com Search Engine Optimization for People Service

Bill Hartzer

PeoplePond allows you to create an online profile complete with an “About Me&# biography–it will then link to your social media content. Using your PeoplePond profile, you can then promote your verified identity and authenticated ownership of your social media content.

You are NOT the Main Character of Your Brand Story, Your Customer Is

Pam Moore

If we all know life and business is really about people, then why do so many marketing and business leaders still fall to lazy marketing tactics and corporate marketing speak as they set out on their online digital and social media adventures?

Saying It Social has Added Two New and Exciting Services!

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Saying It Social Adds Two New and Exciting Services! New Service #1: ‘How to Use LinkedIn: Setting up a Profile and Beyond’ Webinar At Saying It Social we acknowledge that LinkedIn is one of the most important social networking sites for business. eMarketer reports that consumers force retailers to adopt social strategy.

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The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. ” — Social Media Today.

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The 11 Best Social Media Campaign Builders and Ad Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media has become a core element of marketing across businesses of all types and sizes: maintaining active, optimized profiles; sharing industry-related updates; amplifying their own content; and engaging with prospects, influencers, advocates, and customers.

The Complete Guide to TikTok Advertising for Marketers

Hootsuite

When it comes to hot social marketing trends, nothing is hotter than TikTok. Download the full Social Trends report to get an in-depth analysis of the data you need to inform your social strategy in 2020. blockquote.tiktok-embed { all: unset !important;

Some Perspectives on Pinterest

Social Media Marketing

There are a number of sites and platforms that serve as social bookmarking tools: Delicious is probably the best known one; StumbleUpon, Reddit and Digg are variations on the concept of the merging of discovery, serendipity and search, with tagging as the common thread that runs through each.

Monetizing Facebook: Dollar Value of Facebook Fan

Laurel Papworth

Savvy marketers continue to invest substantial sums in building a presence on social networks like Facebook and Twitter. Vitrue “manages&# 45 million fans, so sampled that data to look at wall post impression to fan ratio.

Get the Best Internet Marketing Posts in Your Inbox THIS WEEK

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In 2011, my highly anticipated Internet Marketing Best Posts is being moved to subscription only. In addition, beyond the general high quality and evergreen posts on Internet Marketing, I’m including a segment of new trends and data that may help you improve your current efforts right away. If you want know about tools and reviews of the newest social networks, it’s all there. Want a sampling of the email you’ll get?

The 17 Best Photo Editing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Instagram, Snapchat and Pinterest are among the fastest-growing and most engaging social networks. SlideShare is one of the most underrated content platforms in existence for B2B marketers, according to Jay Baer. Sample review: “You don’t need to learn any software.

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Fetching Friday – 21 Marketing Links

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. But they’re powerful tools that marketers have used for decades. Social Media / Social Networking.

The Eight Best Social CRM Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social customer relationship management (CRM) was being written about as a distinct product category as far back as 2008, but market interest really began to take off the following year. Market interest has remained fairly strong since then. 39: The Eight Best Social CRM Tools.

Nielsen Social Media Report: mobile social web use on the rise

SocialFish

If you haven’t seen it yet, the Q3 2011 Social Media Report released this September by Nielsen is worth a look. Highlights of Nielsen’s “State of the Media: The Social Media Report”. Tumblr is an emerging player in social media, nearly tripling its audience from a year ago.

The Ultimate 2019 Content Calendar Template to Get a Grip on Your Social Media Content FAST

Pam Moore

The social media content jungle is getting scary for marketers who don't have a content strategy. The social web is more crowded and noisier than ever. The social networks are feeling the pressure as much as any marketer working in any business.