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. The average millennial checks their smartphone about 45 times a day, and is 56% more likely to find brand content on social networks than on search engines or other online news feeds, according to SDL’s global study.

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 figures here are based on a small, but presumably representative sample of 10 B2B technology websites. The overall results—that social media drives 1.1%

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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. Think Facebook and Twitter combined into one social media network–without all of the ads, retweets, and “likes” And there’s no algorithm behind their newsfeed or timeline. Ello is just like a lot of other social networks. The post Introducing Ello, the New Ad-Free Social Network appeared first on Bill Hartzer.

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!&# If this is the case when our kids or parents say something “inappropriate&# in person, imagine the widespread humiliation (and hilarity) that ensues when this all takes place on a social networking site for all of your friends to see. Ready for Yet Another Social Platform?

A Social Network For Genetics Research: Can It Help Isolate Parkinson’s Genes?

The Realtime Report

Can social networks help with medical research? The world’s first genetics-based social network – as 23andMe labels itself – is looking to show they can. The company has already collected more than 125,000 DNA samples from customers, and is now specifically reaching out to those with Parkinson’s, in an effort to find new genes linked to the disease. Social Media Campaigns 23andMe crowdsourcing DNA genetics medical research Parkinson's

We don’t discuss politics on Facebook, right?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Well this advice seems to hold true according a new survey by the Pew Research Center ’s Internet & American Life Project that on social networking sites. Postings on social networking sites reveal surprises for many users when it comes to the political views of their friends. Three-quarters of social networking site users say their friends post at least some content related to politics on the sites from time to time. Boomers flock to social networks.

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. And on Tuesday, Amazon announced their ‘Kindle for the Web’ , which allows eBook sampling and embedded excerpts on the web.

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. It’s kind of like the social media version of the “telephone” game: the recipient gets a clearer message fewer iterations from the sender. No offense to other social sites , but Facebook is the big deal in social platforms. Guest Post by Jim Dougherty.

How Facebook is Slowly Strangling Twitter

Convince & Convert

Here’s a sample episode.). Social Media Strategy Social Media Tools facebook facebook live medium periscope Social Media Marketing social media strategy social networks twitter twitter mentionsImage via BigStockPhoto.com. For years, Twitter has rolled out new features to make its service more like Facebook. Images in the tweet stream. Profile pages. Video. A more robust ad platform.

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. I encourage you to check out sample business pages and find out how you can use Pinterest brand pages to promote your business more effectively.

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LinkedIn Fails with Feature to Create Resumes

Ari Herzog

By following these directions… …you can achieve this sample result. Social Networking LinkedInThere is a failure in LinkedIn’s new resume builder that converts your experience, education, and related profile keywords into a printable document. The failure lies in LinkedIn’s belief that every job seeker should use the same resume.

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 first was a study by ForeSee Results , which showed that 1% of website referrals came direct from a social networking url, and that’s after a survey of 188 websites and over 295,000 responses from individual consumers. 24 companies is a pretty small sample group, but hey-ho… Why am I perplexed?

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. And more than half of leisure and hospitality organizations use social networking to help promote their businesses. A brand new CareerBuilder survey reports that 35 % of employers use social media to market their company.

WOM: What's Really Behind The Buzz

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: betsyjean79 via Flickr , Creative Commons Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, Design, Digital, TV, Radio, Podcasts, Blogging, Social Networks, Newsfeeds, Affiliate Marketing, Web TV, SEO… Creative industries have evolved just as the environments, mediums, consumers and needs of our clients have evolved over time. To say I knew who he was (via the London social media circuit) would be an understatement.

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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Social Media Lead flow in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Word spreads quickly in Social Media – sometimes more quickly than you can keep up with. In the last post we covered Social Media Listening for B2B Marketing and while providing outstanding customer support is always a good choice when it comes to building a business case that will stand up in the boardroom, another very fertile area to consider is creating a stream of leads from all those conversations out there.

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Some Perspectives on Pinterest

Social Media Marketing

I've been wanting to write something about Pinterest for the last 2-3 weeks, but haven't been able to because of a grueling work schedule, and rather than simply provide you an introduction to the site, I thought I would take a sampling of articles that have been written about it and see if we can explore some topics related to Pinterest instead. pinterest trends social networksYou've probably heard that Pinterest is here and in a big way.

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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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? Which social media platforms are most effective at influencing buyer behavior? How do the audiences differ across various social networks? How do social media marketing strategies in small businesses differ from those in larger enterprises?

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. Monetizing Facebook: Dollar Value of Facebook Fan is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Technorati Tags: Australia , cpm , Facebook , Marketing , Monetization , revenue , ROI , social media , social networks , value.

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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. Here are a few sample profiles from PeoplePond: Tony Wright. Search Engine Optimization: Is Social Sharing the Next Link Building?

Five 2021 Social Media Predictions That are “So 2020”

Ignite Social Media

With murder hornets , African dust storms blanketing Puerto Rico, and a biblical plague of locusts representing just a small sample, 2020 was the WTF of years. Competition Between Major Social Networks Heats Up: 4. Subscribe to Social You Should Know.

Top 5 Facebook Promotion Types

Harp Interactive

If you have a Facebook Page for your business, you should strongly consider running a social, interactive promotion on your Page. And, companies that run contests or sweepstakes have twice as many fans on their sponsored social network pages as those who don’t. Running a social promotion on Facebook is easier than you might think. The Benefits of Running an Interactive, Social Promotion.

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The Nine Best Facebook Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Not surprisingly, an ecosystem of developers and vendors have created tools to extend the marketing capabilities of the world’s largest social network. Sample review: “Are you randomly posting to your Facebook Page with no clear strategy? Showcase reviews: RazorSocial, Buffer Social, BuzzBlogger, Rebekah Radice. Sample review: “Heyo makes its simple to design beautiful and fully optimized pages that help you get more fans, leads and sales.”

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Public Relations becomes Community Relations – Social Media

Laurel Papworth

Today you do your best to get them articles in women’s magazines, hand out free samples and so on. Public Relations becomes Community Relations – Social Media is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Technorati Tags: Australia , company , management , Online Communities , PR , public relations , publics , social media , social networks. Singapore: PR Social Media Course and Crisis Communication (2).

57 Social Media Policy Examples and Resources

Dave Fleet

Over time I’ve found myself doing more and more foundational work for organizations looking to dip their toes into social media. One of the key elements of this work, in my opinion, is creating a social media policy that fits well with the organization’s goals, culture and risk tolerance. As it happens, lots of organizations publish their social media guidelines online, ready for you to review and use yourself. Social Media Policies and Guidelines. Social Media Policy.

Monitor Your Brand’s Instagram Activity with New Reporting Tool

Mindjumpers

In my blog post How to Boost Your Number of Followers on Instagram , I wrote about the importance of monitoring your activity on photo-sharing application Instagram at the same level as you monitor your other social media presences. Instagram is a growing mobile-only social media platform that shouldn’t be ignored by brands in their social media activities.

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. 71% say they are likely to purchase an item based on social media referrals; in fact, consumers report that social media plays almost as big a role in purchasing decisions as does television. 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 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. HubSpot has noted Twitter has more than 300 million active monthly users, and “accounts for 16% of referrals to longer articles from social sites and 14% for shorter news articles.” Sample review: “Grow and manage your following using Tweepi. ” — Social Media Today. Buffer Social.

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How To Create a Cross Channel Social Media Report

Unmetric

Less than 24 hours ago, we launched a cross-channel social media reporting capability. This means Unmetric clients can download a detailed comparison report for as many social profiles for any time period. You can choose between three types of reports: An ‘ Analysis Report ’ gives you an in-depth evaluation for a single brand’s performance for the selected social network. Given the recent launch, we’ll be looking at how to create a cross-channel social media report.

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How to Use UTM Parameters to Track Social Media Success

Hootsuite

If you’re sending any traffic at all to your web properties from your social accounts, UTM codes should be a critical part of your marketing toolkit. UTM tags provide three key benefits: They help you track the value of social marketing programs and campaigns and measure ROI.

Is There Magic Behind Your Bulk Uploading Scheduler?

agora pulse

If you manage multiple social networks, this will be such a timesaver. Which Social Networks Can You Bulk Schedule To From Agorapulse? From your Agorapulse dashboard, choose your network then click on ‘Bulk Publishing.’ ’ Select your network and click the ‘Bulk Publishing’ button. I recommend downloading a sample file for bulk scheduling. If you used the sample as a basis for your upload this should be a painless task.

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. According to Google Trends , the average number of monthly web searches for the phrase “social CRM” quadrupled from June 2009 to June 2011. How does social CRM differ from traditional CRM? Social CRM systems don’t simply track a larger amount of customer data, however.

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. As part of the business fabric, social media marketing is an ongoing activity with a beginning for every company but no real end (though specific social networks may go, e.g., Jaiku, Pownce, FriendFeed…).

My Favorite 2010 Search & Social Awards Nominees

Kikolani

In just a few hours, I had the Search and Social Awards banner in my sidebar and had sent out a tweet asking readers for support. So I would like to take a moment to introduce you to some of my favorites in the nominee list, plus a sampling of some of their recent top posts. Daily SEO Tip is a blog that covers everything from SEO, link building, social media, blogging, and keyword tools. A Sampling from Daily SEO Tip. A Sampling from SEM Group Blog.

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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. As with Facebook , Twitter, and other popular networks, Google+ has also inspired its own ecosystem of tools. Sample review: The Google+ tool “I find really useful is CircleCount.

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The 17 Best Photo Editing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Instagram, Snapchat and Pinterest are among the fastest-growing and most engaging social networks. Sample review: “FotoFlexer (has) a clean, tabbed interface featuring basic edits, effects, and animations, and the ability to beautify, distort, and decorate your images. Sample review: “PicMonkey (is an) online photo editing tool that makes it easy for you to create cool images for your blog posts.” 17 ) Social Image Resizer.

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11 Shocking New Social Media Statistics in America

Convince & Convert

You think social media is reaching maturity, and the whipsaw behavioral shifts that change like a Dwight Howard trade request are things of the past? Released yesterday at Blogworld New York , findings from social media behavioral researcher Tom Webster and the team at Edison Research show some shocking changes in how Americans use and consume social media. But, you can get exclusive access to the Social Habit research when it’s refreshed and expanded in early Fall.

Compete Responds To Criticism

Dave Fleet

Compete is based on a sample of 2 million, US based panelists. We have a small sample warning on your website, which means we have limited data on your domain. The consumer metrics that panel companies provide are based on statistically-derived estimates that are derived from a representative sample of consumers; in this instance, the behaviors of the sample are weighted and extrapolated to represent the entire internet browser population.

Cross-channel Social Media Reporting in 5 minutes or less

Unmetric

Hey social media analyst, we’re sorry, but all those hours you put into creating that perfect report, you could’ve done it in 5 minutes. Not only will you be able to see how you performed and how that stacks up against your industry, you’ll also see how it compares across four social networks - Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. You can view a sample report here. Inside Unmetric Social Media Reports