Thoughts on Poken & Off-line Social Networking

The Marketing Blog

While, the diary still scored over cellphone in some of the features the socially conscious consumer just wanted to have a single device. ‘Convergence’ which is quite often heard or referred to these days was still a necessity back then. Fast forward to 20 September 2010 i.e. today where I just finished reading Kapil Ohri’s latest write-up on afaqs.com which talks about Poken – a USB enabled pen drive type social business card device.

YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network Trailer

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media News: Top 5 Stories of the Week | Main | 3 Stories That Rocked The Social Media World This Week » July 27, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network Trailer The Social Network , aka "The Facebook Movie," hits theaters October 1st. The film is about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and how the popular social networking site got its start.

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The Life Cycle of a Social Network

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The launch of Geocities by Yahoo marked for some the beginning of a new revolution in the online media called social networking. Later, several other websites such as Classmates.com and Friendster contributed to the development of social networking to help reach our present day scenario, where we see the domination of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+. Likewise, social networking is also subject to several stages of its own life cycle.

Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Fun Twitter Quizzes | Main | What the F**k is Social Media NOW? » July 13, 2010 Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site "We're not saying that  Facebook and Myspace got their idea from us, but we're not saying they didn't either." Video URL: [link] ] Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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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. And if so, which social networks are most productive? The overall results—that social media drives 1.1% How much traffic do social networks drive to B2B websites?

Social Networking Stats: 25 Million LinkedIn Profile Pages Viewed Daily, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. via SmartBlog on Social Media. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. CEO Jeff Weiner referred to this overhaul as “one of the biggest changes to a LinkedIn pillar product in the company’s history.” Facebook: 1 billion active users. via Facebook. Twitter: over 500 million users.

A Reference Guide for Social Media Scheduling – Tools and Tactics

Razor Social

Scheduling content on social media is critical to your success. Social media scheduling pitfalls to avoid. ‘We’re starting my session on social media in 5 minutes, come to room xxx’ Sounds good? Most social media platforms allow you to schedule but some do not. For a couple of the tools we ignored the ‘free’ price as they didn’t support enough social media networks in the price. Stats from Track Social.

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Jake's Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media? Main | Are We Addicted To Social Media? » June 24, 2010 Jakes Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas Almost everyone is aware of the major social networkingwebsites in existence. But did you know there’s a social network dedicated to people who like totravel to different baseball parks?

Social Networking Meets Game Consoles

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Courtney Love gets sued over tweets | Main | Cyber Monday Is Here! » November 24, 2009 Social Networking Meets Game Consoles There used to be a time where you could play video games for video games and use the computer for computer related things. Social networking… Welcome to the new and highly integrated gaming world.

You have to be in social networks, but what role do they play in marketing strategy?

Audiense

Social networks are constantly evolving. From the very beginning, companies have searched for ways to use social networks as one more sales channel in their marketing strategies. This is logical, companies survive on sales and not the number of followers of their social profiles. The reality is that social networks as a social platform (I’m not talking about advertising) are not a direct conversion channel such as Adwords.

Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What's More Important?

Jason Yormark

Are You Skilling the First Step of Your Daily Social Networking.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Are You Skipping the First Step of Your Daily Social Networking Maintenance? Daily Social Networking Tasks: It’s not all about content blasting. Sometimes we are overly anxious to jump online and start posting or sometimes we just don’t have a lot of time and a very important task of social networking maintenance falls by the wayside.

Hitwise Reports News and Media's Share of Search-Referred Traffic.

Adam Sherk

Related posts: 5 Ways to Deal with Seasonal Dips in Search Engine Traffic Social Media Visitors More Loyal But Still a Very Small Percentage of Site Traffic Survey: Twitter Less than 1% of Traffic to Newspapers and Magazines; Facebook 1% 20+ Major News Sites Ranked by Domain Authority My Top 10 Posts of 2009 on News Media, SEO and Social Media Leave a Comment Subscribe (1-2 posts per week) Connect with Me Recent Posts Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

Hitwise Reports News and Media's Share of Search-Referred Traffic.

Adam Sherk

Related posts: 5 Ways to Deal with Seasonal Dips in Search Engine Traffic Social Media Visitors More Loyal But Still a Very Small Percentage of Site Traffic Survey: Twitter Less than 1% of Traffic to Newspapers and Magazines; Facebook 1% 20+ Major News Sites Ranked by Domain Authority My Top 10 Posts of 2009 on News Media, SEO and Social Media Leave a Comment Subscribe (1-2 posts per week) Connect with Me Recent Posts Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

Ultimate Social Media Image Sizing Guide for 2017 + Adobe Photoshop Templates

Pam Moore

Are you tired of your Facebook cover image, Facebook advertising images, Facebook Group image, Twitter cover images, Pinterest board covers and LinkedIn images not looking as beautiful as the cool social media kids (aka visual savvy social marketers)? We have created the Ultimate Social Media Image Sizing Reference Guide that you can download right now , right here ! We didn’t stop at just creating an amazing image sizing reference guide!

Social Network Analysis - KM4DevWiki

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Social Network Analysis. 1 Social Network Analysis. Social Network Analysis. Social network analysis is the mapping and measuring of relationships and flows between people, groups, organisations, computers or other information/knowledge processing entities." Social Network Analysis (SNA) is a method for visualizing our people and connection power, leading us to identify how we can best interact to share knowledge.

Social Networking Stats: Instagram Has 90 Million Active Monthly Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. While reports soon followed that Instagram’s numbers were down, these were largely referring to daily active users, which can fluctuate wildly on a daily basis. Social Media Statistics Instagram monthly active users photo sharing

Applying Social Network Analysis to Social Media

Net-Savvy Executive

Social network analysis has been a part of social media analysis ( not the same thing ) for a long time, but it hasn't been central to the social media discussion lately. A recent conversation on intelligence applications of social media data got me thinking about how much more could be done with the many expressions of connections online. replies Probably weaker than a social network connection, but stronger than a follow.

Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What's More Important.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What’s More Important? Subcribe via RSS Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What’s More Important? August 9th, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share When I peruse the different Twitter followers and followees I often get Twitter envy when I stumble across some users with a large follower base.

Social Media Image Sizes: A Quick Reference Guide for Each Network

Hootsuite

Social media image sizes seem to change constantly. But not if you consult our guide to social media image sizes first! Below are the most recent social media image dimensions, as of 2019. Social media image sizes in 2019. Bonus: Get the always-up-to-date social media image size cheat sheet. The free resource includes recommended photo dimensions for every type of image on every major network. More advice about social media images.

Social Trust Factor: 10 Tips to Establish Trust and Credibility for Your Brand

Pam Moore

Many marketing and business leaders spend months developing an integrated online platform, brand architectures, message platforms, social media strategies and plans, logos, and more. Social media is far different than handing someone a business card. In the social realm it's easy to validate who you are, where you have worked, what references you have, who your clients are, who your contacts are within only a few clicks. Social proof.

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The best tips for online writing with reference to famous celebrities (Article for training purposes)

The Way of the Web

Writing online, optimising for search engines and marketing your digital content via social media isn’t rocket science. But you can learn how to nail your blog posts, get ranked first on Google and become a social networking expert by learning from generic celebrity X. And social networks can also be incredibly useful for finding people to quote or interview, in addition to specific tools for journalists, such as Newsbasis or Help A Reporter Out.

13 Social Networks That Are a Big Deal in Non-English Speaking Regions

Hootsuite

When it comes to social media, thinking globally means thinking beyond the English language. Finding your target market is important to creating a solid social media strategy. If some or all of your target market speaks a language other than English or resides in a non-English majority speaking country, they might be active on a non-English social network. In that spirit, here are some of the most popular social channels for non-English speakers.

Every Social Network is Different: Here's What You Need to Know

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Internet , Opinion , Social Media > Every Social Network is Different: Here’s What You Need to Know Every Social Network is Different: Here’s What You Need to Know by Tamar Weinberg on January 25, 2008 Share Over at the Blog Herald , Chris Garrett says that Twitter is changing his news consumption habits.

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Protecting Children from Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

How can you protect your children from social media? “I’m on top of it, I know what this social networking thing is all about&# , “My child doesn’t really use it&# , “Does it really matter? Though the above graphic refers to adults, children are not too far off from this model. This graphic by Forrester Research, refers to the types of people that hang out in communities and what they do in those communities.

The KISS Method For Determining Social Media ROI

SocMed Sean

SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean The KISS Method For Determining Social Media ROI Attend any corporate meeting on social media initiatives and it’s likely that you’ll hear a question or two along the lines of “how is this selling us more product” or “what’s the ROI on these activities”? Wikis, idea networks, blogs, and social Intranets are a great tools that can be used to encourage employees to share what they know.

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7 Important Steps to Great Business Communication

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « The Social Media Policy – not just for the big players Using Social Media Monitoring to Improve Your Search Engine Marketing Relevance » 7 Important Steps to Great Business Communication Posted by Marlene Friis Aug 26th, 2010 Tweet Because of my interest in business communication, I have made some research on some basic, but very important steps within the field.

Download the Ultimate Facebook Image Size Guide Cheat Sheet

Pam Moore

One very important factor for success on any social network including Facebook, is visual marketing. Download our brand new Facebook image sizing reference guide! The only guarantee we have in the social media world of today is change! Download the Facebook Social Image Size Reference Guide and Adobe Photoshop Templates Now! . With more than 1.23

Weekly Roundup: Unsung Heroes

Waxing UnLyrical

After all, this is the third post in three days to reference that wretched campaign. Why: Jen is one of the finest people it’s been my privilege to meet through social media. Social media as the new support group? Why: it touched me deeply that Chuck (who has also appeared on #measurePR ) would share something so personal, and acknowledge at the same time how critical social networks can be as support systems.

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[ANSWERED] How Do I Save Groups Of Hashtags For Reuse On Instagram?

SocMed Sean

The Simple And Free Way To Save Hashtag Groups On Your Mobile Device As my wife and I were planning our recent trip to Iceland, I knew that we would be posting a lot of photos to the @FlatlandersIn Instagram account and since we’re in the growth phase of the blog and the corresponding social media accounts, hash-tagging would definitely help us attract visitors and potential followers. SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean [ANSWERED] How Do I Save Groups Of Hashtags For Reuse On Instagram?

Pinterest Is No. 4 In Traffic Generation

Small Business Mavericks

Google and Facebook out-refer Pinterest as do direct referrals. 1 reason to consider using Pinterest for your social networking is that your audience is there – or at least a significant amount of your target audience. If the people you are trying to reach are using Pinterest and you have interesting images to pin, then I believe you can make some good use out of the social network service. Social networking is, uhm, networking.

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Tumblr’s Revenue Per Visit Jumps 340% Year-Over-Year

The Realtime Report

A new study from Adobe reveals a record-setting fourth quarter 0f 2013 in terms of revenue from social media visitors, and Tumblr’s growth rate was the highest among all social media networks. Another important takeaway from the report: Facebook’s share of referral visits is dropping (15% year-over-year) while shares are rising for Twitter (referred visits up 125% year-over-year) and Pinterest (up 89%).

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What Compels People to Share Your Content?

Waxing UnLyrical

Have you ever wondered what compels people to share content on their social networks? Two social accounts cross in the night , and a re-tweet or Like is born – why is that? Universal McCann’s Wave 6 social media study seems to substantiate that claim for written digital content as well, showing that blog creation and consumption may have peaked in 2010. Blogging Guest Posts Jim Dougherty Media Social Media facebook research social networks viral marketin

[Answered] Are Guest Blog Posts Even Worthwhile Or Am I Just Giving Away My Content?

SocMed Sean

For those of you who don’t know what back-links are or what “back-link building” means, this concept refers to the proactive activity of searching out high-quality web sites and identifying ways to get the author to create a link to your site or article. Most of the time, I even go a step further and include a link to their Twitter handle or Facebook page to help generate some social media following.

The Audacity of Free: The Products and Services Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Yet with social media, there’s a perception that it’s easy to score freebies. Social media has introduced incentives to the online space, encouraging others to connect with your business. And unfortunately, social media is at fault for breeding this mentality and causing it to spread. If you want great beginner social media content behind a pay wall, check out Exploring Social Media , a project I am working on with Jason Falls and some other great minds.)

Are You A Blogging Addict? Take This Test To See!

SocMed Sean

People know you and have referred to you by your blog name. Your friends are complaining that you’re not active enough on Steam, the Playstation Network, or XBox Live because your spending more time blogging and not enough time gaming. (1 Blogs Featured Humor People Social Media Tech content content management humor social social media social networking wordpress

10 Easy Reasons That Justify The Use Of Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

Thanks to Nicole for sharing her insights on the topic of social media and its use in the business setting! In the effort to stay relevant and cover a wider range of market, business people are relying more and more on social media as a method of advertising their businesses and selling their products. These social media ostriches are still looking for the business justification that shows them there can be a strong ROI from engaging in social media.

Five Social Channels You May Not Know About

Ignite Social Media

How many social channels do you know about? If you’re in the United States that might be the extent of your social channel knowledge but what about other countries? In longer form, Sina Weibo is one of the most popular social media sites in China and is commonly referred to as the “Chinese Twitter”. Russia’s social media and social networking service that allows for similar interactions to Facebook. Hello Network.

10 Questions You Should Ask Your Social Media “Expert”, “Guru” or “Wizard”

SocMed Sean

Finding a social media professional to help you with your online activities can sometimes be a tough process. 1) How long have you been engaged in social networking and/or social media channels? Believe it or not, online social networking didn’t start with Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Plenty of social media professionals have experience that goes back to online bulletin boards, forums on CompuServe, Prodigy, and AOL, and online forums.

How to Measure PR and Marketing Outcomes on Snapchat

Waxing UnLyrical

Despite Fein’s experience, it appears that Snapchat is a closed alternative to Facebook or Instagram for social communication. PlayStation Social Media Strategist Genny Harrison says that the gaming community hasn’t found Snapchat as useful to build community as other industries have. “In Indeed, many of the social marketers and PR practitioners that I reached out to are perplexed by Snapchat although most agree that the potential audience is compelling. Refer from Snapchat?

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