Is LinkedIn the New Old Boys Network?

Adam Sherk

Related posts: Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter. According to the new Pew Internet study Social Networking Sites and our Lives there are nearly twice as many male LinkedIn users as female. What gives? So what accounts for this disparity?

The Psychology of Change: How We React When Our Favorite Social Networks Shift

Buffer Social

And they found that though networks like Friendster and Myspace had tens, and eventually, hundreds, of millions of registered users the bonds between users weren’t particularly strong. Hopefully avoiding the same pitfalls that Friendster and Myspace fell into as they scaled.

Trending Sources

Measuring Social Media ROI


eMarketer reported in September that 86% of those who responded to a survey of professionals from various industries said they had adopted social technologies.

How Social Media Has Become a Tool For Clinical Research

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

A new survey shows that the internet is edging out doctors as people’s primary source of information on clinical trials. Further surveys have shown that 80% of these e-patients would be interested in participating in a clinical trial. A significant number of their patient referrals are being generated through platforms like Facebook and MySpace.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

A comprehensive survey (1,753 respondents) released today by Edison Research, paints a fascinating picture of Twitter and its role in America’s social media ecosystem. Note that the survey population was 12 and up, including a representative portion of seniors).

Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

Tumblr, StumbleUpon, LinkedIn) and which are declining (MySpace – there’s a shock, Friendster, Ning and Hi5) as well as sharing details about the demographics of several top social networks (e.g.

9 Surprising New Facts About Social Media in America

Convince & Convert

52% of Americans have a profile on Facebook, Linkedin, MySpace or elsewhere. 98% of super socials use Facebook, and 45% use MySpace). population surveyed; and when presented the choice of abandoning their smartphone or television, 64% of super socials would choose to keep the phone.

Best Social Media and Digital Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 2

Webbiquity SMM

Reports, surveys, studies and infographics are among the most popular content posted and shared across social networks. ” McKinsey Social Technologies Survey: the Business Ecosystem Benefits by Fusion Marketing Experience.

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Take MySpace as just one of many examples of an online property that become too comfortable with its “space.&# i feel like many of them had 5x the amount of friends on myspace than they do on facebook.

URL 145

9 Surprising New Facts About Social Media in America

Convince & Convert

52% of Americans have a profile on Facebook, Linkedin, MySpace or elsewhere. 98% of super socials use Facebook, and 45% use MySpace). population surveyed; and when presented the choice of abandoning their smartphone or television, 64% of super socials would choose to keep the phone.

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

The report is primarily based on their own insights, research by industry analysis and the results of an informal survey they conducted.

Class 49

Facebook Rules The SMB Social Media Roost

Small Business Mavericks

A recent survey shows that Facebook is the king of social media for small businesses. But the really interesting aspect to this survey is the muddle in the middle. And of course, I don’t think anyone is surprised that 81% of surveyed small businesses don’t use MySpace (does anyone still use MySpace?). I think there’s an interesting study here. Why is Facebook so effective for small businesses?

Social Media Marketing - Is Your Business Ready?

One of the most effective ways TopRank Online Marketing has found to assess a company’s awareness, capabilities and resources for social media marketing is to conduct an external audit and an internal survey.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Marketing Salary Survey: Social Media Marketing by Aquent. According to an ExactTarget survey, Twitter users who follow a brand are more than twice as likely as Facebook users who “like” a brand to say they are more likely to purchase from the brand after becoming a social media follower.

Marketing Budgets and the Economy

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Marketing Budgets and the Economy by cinta5 on October 31, 2008 According to survey results released by eMetrics, the majority of marketing budgets are not seeing a cut due to the economy.

The Evolution of Our Data Fixation in Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

Six years ago, we were talking about the growth of blogging and MySpace. In 2006, Radian6 was founded by Chris Newton (@ cdnewt ) and Chris Ramsey (@ chrisramsey ) Back then monitoring and listening were a novel concept, but they knew that social wasn’t a fluke.

Data 28

If Size Matters, Social Media is Huge in the US


In a survey of 1,700 Internet users, researchers found that 73% engage in social media at least once a week. According to Nielsen’s survey, 32.7 pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact If Size Matters, Social Media is Huge in the U.S.

Open Research: A Framework for Social Analytics

Debunking Five Social Media Myths


MySpace Is Where the Young People Hang Out. Everyone knows MySpace is the social network for kids, but in truth, in October, 2006, comScore reported More than Half (51%) of MySpace Visitors are Now Age 35 or Older, as the Site’s Demographic Composition Continues to Shift. Of course the demographic at MySpace, and on every network, continues to shift, and is interpreted differently from study to study.

22 Social Media Marketing Management Software & Services Reviewed - Online Marketing Blog

This Week in Social Media – 6/5/2013

Social Media Marketing

News Corporation (which owns MySpace) is expanding the Wall Street Journal site into a platform for users to network in addition to read news. A roundup of relevant links affecting our industry.

10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

surveys, focus groups, test marketing) often spend millions to locate their target markets. Kirtsy Likaholix LinkedIn Mahalo Mento Mixx MyBlogLog MySpace Plurk Pownce Propeller Reddit SEOmoz Sphinn StumbleUpon Technorati Toluu Twitter Wikipedia Yahoo!

Study Finds Marketers Embracing Social Media Marketing In A Big Way


pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Study Finds Marketers Embracing Social Media Marketing in a Big Way by Pam Dyer on January 21, 2010 Share Integrated marketing services provider Alterian today released the results of their seventh annual survey on social media marketing adoption. The survey covered 1068 marketing professionals worldwide (actually, it was 98% North America and Europe and only 2% Asia Pacific and other regions).

25 Experts Share Top 3 Content Marketing Trends for 2017

Writtent Blog

Based in the UK and having worked in digital content for some of the largest organisations (BBC & MySpace), he now has carved a niche for himself in the training sector and also has a cool site called Thinking Outside The Blog.

Teens & Young Adults Prefer Facebook Over Blogs


71 percent of young adults prefer Facebook while 66 percent of younger teens prefer Myspace. The survey also showed that teens are significantly less likely that Gen Y and adults to use Twitter.

Should You Outsource Your Social Media Efforts?

According to a recent MerchantCircle survey of 8,500 small businesses across the U.S.,

iPad 39

Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing

Integrating listening data with internal web behavior metrics captured by JavaScript tags, customer care logs, brand surveys and transactional data can enable a business to get a 360 degree view of the activities of customers across all of the purchase touchpoints.

21 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Tools and Rants of 2012 So Far

Webbiquity SMM

Will Facebook continue to grow and dominate the web, or is it headed for a fall like AOL and MySpace before it? Attempts to “humanize” the brand through off-topic surveys, questions, and recommendations don’t increase “likes” or grow a brand’s following. As soon as the aunts and uncles and grandpas showed up on MySpace, the kids that were the cornerstone of their business hit the exits and ran straight for Facebook.

The Three C’s of Social Content: Consumption, Curation, Creation

On Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, et al., I recently conducted a survey with Vocus to understand the qualities that equate to influence and the characteristics that define an influencer.

The Business of Social Media: B2B and B2C Engagement by the Numbers | Brian Solis

However, B2C businesses dominated engagement within Facebook and MySpace. of consumers reported friending a brand on Facebook or MySpace. In a survey of 350 IT buyers, the majority (55%) now use social media during the purchasing process--that's up 50% from last year.

Plaxo 32

The Importance of Social Media in a Successful Marketing Campaign


One advantage that social media networks such as Twitter, Blogspot, MySpace and Facebook possess is that of cross-communication. According to the results of a survey, only 26% of companies believe that their employees should have sufficient social media training.


Buzz Marketing for Technology

When I was in school, we had a TV, the stereo, and the (one) family telephone, but we certainly didn’t work with one ear to the phone and an iPod earpiece in the other ear while typing on our MySpace pages. A 2005 survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation of Americans ages eight to 18 found that American children today were using electronic media a total of 6.5 How to Train Multitaskers? By Tom Brigham.

Wiki 59

What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

BTW, our recent HRmarketing Trends Report Survey ( [link] ) showed that in 2009 82% of companies didn't measure ROI of social media but now, 69% intend to do so! Movies music myspace ONLINE VIDEO politics pop culture privacy Search small business social good social media social networking social networks software sports startups tech television trending tv twitter verizon video video games viral video web video Wordpress Yahoo youtube Join More Than 2.8

B2B 39

Integrate Social Networks with your Corporate Website with ‘Social Sign On’

Primary Vendors Most social networks offer integration features such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Google Myspace, and Twitter, see my complete matrix list (I worked with these vendors to create this list).

List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)

Pick your battles and remember that the needs of the LinkedIn community are far different than those of MySpace, be selective by first knowing your socialgraphics of your customer base.

We're Addicted to Social Networks: 48% of Us Check Them in Bed


A recent study by Retrevo surveyed just over 1000 Americans and asked questions such as when, where, and how much time they spend on sites and services like Facebook and Twitter. It would be cool if someone did a survey from the otherside to measure the impact of this.

100 Media Monitoring Tools for PR

Dialogix is a social media monitoring tool that shows you exactly what is being said about your brand, industry and competitors in Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, news websites, forums, MySpace, Facebook and much more.

Tools 49

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

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.

Class 33

What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

By that I mean not only the social voting sites like Digg, Reddit, etc, but also on the social networks (Facebook, MySpace, etc), social communication tools (Twitter, Pownce, Seesmic, etc.), Creating sites on Facebook and MySpace are not either.

50 Ways to use Social Media, listed by Objective « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

Start a community group on Facebook or Ning or MySpace or LinkedIn around the space where your customer does business. 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 @ spicedawg56 It is! Yet remember email is a social network.