LinkedIn and Microsoft Announce New Windows 10 App

Myrland Marketing

Today came the first noticeable result of Microsoft’s 2016 $26.2 This morning, LinkedIn and Microsoft announced they are rolling out an app for LinkedIn for use by Windows 10 customers. All Posts LinkedIn Social Media Microsoft's Acquisition of LinkedIn New LinkedIn App

Microsoft and LinkedIn: A Primer for Social Marketers

Simply Measured

When I heard the news that Microsoft is set to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 This is the perfect match for both the Microsoft brand and the LinkedIn brand. Together, they’ll be an unstoppable force, and the go-to network for professionals, on and off social. Microsoft has 1.2+

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10 Company and Product Branding Tips from Microsoft

Convince & Convert

One thing I’ve noticed is very few companies are doing a good job at both their corporate and product-level branding across social media channels. Here are a few tips to help guide you as you build out both your branding and social media strategy.

Microsoft’s new logo

Sherrilynne Starkie

For the first time in 25 years, Microsoft, one of the world’s most pervasive brands has revealed a new logo. According to Mircosoft’s blog this represents a new era for Microsoft, so a logo should evolve to visually accentuate this new beginning. Microsoft’s New Logo.

Romi Mahajan leaves Microsoft to Join Metavana as CMO

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Long time friend and well respected CMO buddy of mine Romi Mahajan is leaving Microsoft to join Metavana. Q: So social sentiment analysis is a big debate and quite the rage now, with new companies and new approaches cropping up frequently. CMO Romi Mahajan Social Sentiment

5 Social Media Best Practices Every Marketer Must Follow

Sprout Social

And most marketers today will admit a big portion of their audience is on social media. While building trust doesn’t come easily, there are simple social media best practices for marketers to maximize their efforts and campaigns. Brands Doing Things on Social Media.

Free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – PIL Microsoft Teachers

Laurel Papworth

I’m teaching a free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – it’s on the PIL network for teachers and sponsored by Microsoft. **. The person who refers the most friends to the Partners in Learning network be given a free Harvard online social media course.

5 Innovative Social Media Campaigns of 2016

Ignite Social Media

Thanks to all of these events and more, the social sphere hasn’t been any different. The only true difference is that I’d much rather prefer an awesome social campaign over a political one. Similar to Microsoft’s How old do I look?

Microsoft Launches So.Cl Social Media Network

Bill Hartzer

Being able to easily create business related social media content that goes viral is a great way to put money in your pocket, and your brand on the lips of every consumer that you reach. You can either sign up with your Facebook ID, or a present Microsoft Windows ID.

38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity SMM

Manage all of your social media accounts from a single login on your iPhone? Make more productive use of your time on social networking sites? Find tools to do all of the above and much more in this collection of helpful business, online and social media tools, apps and reviews.

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3 Scientific Studies With Real Insight Into Social Media

Convince & Convert

. It’s no secret: social media marketing has a data problem. Despite a growing number of tools available to measure the ROI of social media, many of the claims made by “marketing gurus” in this sector come from the gut.

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Major Social Media Acquisitions: 3 Must-Reads

Firebelly

Big companies have been acquiring social media startups a lot lately. Here are 3 must-reads on some of the larger acquisitions and, more importantly, why these companies feel the need to become more social. Salesforce Buys Buddy Media To Ride Social Media Marketing Wave.

Top Association Social Media Jobs This Week – February 9

SocialFish

We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. We are a nonprofit organization that believes that technology is a powerful enabler for social change.

10 Important Skills and Traits Your Social Media Manager Will Need in 2017

Buffer Social

A decade ago, the role of a social media manager might not have even existed. Today, however, almost every company is involved in social media one way or another. But what does it take to be a great social media manager? Social Media Examiner (Blog). —.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

the sources below provide a vast wealth of data, statistics and research results, as well as a bit of interesting social media trivia. How are consumers and b2b decision makers using social media in their buying processes? Social Media Facts and Stats.

The Rise of Trollmarketing and Trashtweeting on Business Social Media

Laurel Papworth

Using trolling as a marketing campaign on social media. Cup from Microsoft. Microsoft. Brand Hate The Other Guy – Microsoft vs Google. Good old Microsoft – that bastion of brand love and customer happiness ratings [sarcasm]- vs Google.

When to Post on Social Media Networks

Bill Hartzer

As you probably know, I am very active on just about all of the social media networks. Probably more active than 90 percent of my social media and search engine optimization colleagues. So, when is the best time to post on social media networks?

Pitching Social Media: Key Takeaways I’ve Learned In 6 Months

Jason Yormark

It’s hard to believe that it’s only been roughly 6 months since I left Microsoft for the agency world. Social media (as it exists today) is still in its honeymoon phase. What to charge for social media is all over the place. Social Media

11 Tips To Boost Your Social Media Marketing Productivity

Sprout Social

Social Media Managers are a special breed. You have to be organized, focused and socially aware. Social Media Managers spend their days engaging with a wide variety of stakeholders and are expected to be world-class multi-taskers.

Is Google+ the Next Big Social Media Site for Business?

The Social Media Incubator

Google+ is getting a lot of attention right now due to the “rivalry&# between Google and Facebook, which is heavily partnered with Microsoft. Social Media Strategist Caroline Melberg feels that the site will be beneficial at some point in the future, but it might take some time. “I Shorter term, Microsoft (Office, Windows), Apple ( App store ), companies like YouSendIt , and cloud back-up/storage companies like Carbonite , DropBox , etc.

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9 Indispensable B2B Social Media White Papers

socialmediab2b.com

Below are a list of 9 B2B white papers that have useful information for B2B social media marketers. Social Media for the B2B Sphere. Radian 6 offers up tips, concepts, anecdotes, and examples to help you connect the dots between your B2B company and social media.

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Implement a Social Media Policy: Make Your Employees Brand Ambassadors

Mindjumpers

Every day, you are faced with multiple considerations concerning your organization’s social media strategy. In order to ensure effective stakeholder communication and avoid any unfortunate situations, it is a good idea to create a social media policy for your employees.

Buy Some Social Media Today!

Jason Yormark

I had built up close to 12+ years of experience around digital marketing, but was really gravitating towards social media marketing. I was lucky to be in the right place at the right time at Microsoft Advertising on the community team. MA has established themselves as a leader in brands using social, and I was lucky enough to be a part of that team in the early stages as social media tools like Facebook and Twitter began to take off. Social Media

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Where Social Media Is Headed in 2017: The Biggest Trends to Watch For

Buffer Social

What does the future look like for social media? As part of our State of Social Media week, it feels like a great time to sit back and reflect on the social media landscape and what may be ahead. Microsoft acquires LinkedIn. Social Media Marketing

Are Social Media Companies Overvalued? [Infographic]

Pamorama

Are we experiencing a tech bubble in shares of social media companies? In addition to LinkedIn’s IPO, there have been some other recent developments in the world of social media finance: Microsoft purchased Skype for $8.5

Pinterest Sweepstakes Microsoft Mouse Design: Case Study With BJ O'Hare

Diva Marketing Blog

BJ O'Hare , social media lead for Microsoft Hardware Team, graciously agreed to tell us the back-story in a Diva Marketing Mini Case Interview. About BJ O'Hare - BJ O’Hare is the Social Media Lead for the Microsoft Hardware Team. Microsoft Hardware Blog.

Nine Winning Digital Marketing Strategies From The B2B World

Webbiquity SMM

Spread over paid search, video marketing, social media and other online channels , digital is expected to account for more than 46% of all advertising in the next five years. Be human: Not just social media; be social. Use social media to humanize your brand.

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How Necessary is a Social Media Plan?

Ari Herzog

Gabrielle Medecki, marketing director for Wolfgang’s Vault (a kick-ass 9-year-old music website if you’ve never visited) questions whether the creation and guidance of a social media plan (also called a social media policy or a social media strategy) is a sound business decision.

The role of social media in managing projects for brands

Socialmedia.biz

B rands believe social channels are only to create engagement. In this article, I’ll discuss how social media can assist brands in managing projects. B2B content marketing has lately been centering around social media. How can social media be of help in this?

5 Reasons to Use Social Media Even If It’s Not Driving (Free) Traffic

Convince & Convert

Picture this situation: You’ve chosen the right social media platforms for your business and are posting good content to each one of them, but you’re not getting any more than just a handful of clicks. 81% of the SMBs the company surveyed use social media.

7 Popular Goal-Setting Strategies That Will Help You Achieve Great Things on Social Media

Buffer Social

Setting social media goals is hard. ” This is how I tend to go about setting social media goals. Coming up with social media goals for our marketing team here at Buffer has often been a bit haphazard for me.

100 Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies

Koka Sexton

The following table contains the names of over 100 companies and organization that have published their Employee Social Media Policies or Guidelines online… The left side column is the name of the organization, and it is linked to their organizational or corporate home page.

Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Microsoft. Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media. Social media. Whether youre socializing on Facebook , updating Twitter , or just adding a new bookmark to Ma.gnolia , social media has become an integral part of our daily lives.

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Are Chatbots Right for Your Brand?

Ignite Social Media

appeared first on Ignite Social Media - The original social media agency. Picture yourself needing to switch a flight, upgrade your cable package, or order a new smartphone.

Is YouTube Part Of Your Social Media Strategy?

Jason Yormark

Such as the winning entry in the 2007 Microsoft Company Meeting Lip Sync Contest. Related posts: 5 Great Social Media & Community Job Resources. The Office For Mac Social Media Extravaganza! Buy Some Social Media Today!

Top 5 Social Media Fails of 2012

Shift Digital

Brands love social media for marketing and business development because it allows them to expose themselves to global audiences and hopefully, have a promotion go viral. Here are the top 5 social media fails of 2012. Microsoft gets Political.

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.

37 Free Marketing and Social Media Classes to Elevate Your Skills Today

Buffer Social

When I first started out with digital marketing, I was blown away by the sheer amount of online marketing resources and social media classes. The list here includes free online courses in a number of social media-related topics and disciplines. What Is Social?

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Social Media Management Tools Compared

Ignite Social Media

You’ve come up with a great social media strategy and your team has created some fantastic content. One last question before you do: will you post and monitor your comments natively, or will you use a social media management tool?

Social Media News Ticker: Edit Your Facebook ‘Look Back,’ LinkedIn Kills ‘Intro,’ Twitter Debuts Data Grant Program

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Foursquare: Facebook’s Look Back movie now has edit options. Any social media updates that we missed this week?