12 Solid Stats Surrounding Social Networking (Plus Four  Timely Tips)

Webbiquity SMM

Though it’s dangerous to assume anything about leadership in the social networking space (Facebook overtook MySpace as the biggest social network less than a decade ago , after all), the landscape does seem to have matured and stabilized somewhat at this point.

Top Five: Social networks invest in quality news

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s must-know social media news for marketing and communications professionals includes headlines about Facebook’s attempt to clean up, support for journalism from Twitter and Google, the continuing importance of links in SEO and some new, clever features from LinkedIn.

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35 Stupendous Social Networking Facts and Stats

Webbiquity SMM

Though “social media” broadly encompasses a variety of platforms including blogs (WordPress, Medium, Tumblr), content sharing (YouTube, SlideShare, Instagram), and content curation (Scoop.It, Triberr, Paper.li), the term is nearly synonymous to many for the big social networks.

SEO 101: Using Social Networking to Boost Website Traffic

Meltwater

On its own, writing stellar content for your real estate site isn’t going to make… Read More.

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The Secret Sauce of Social Networks

Direct Marketing Observations

What is the secret sauce of a social network? What motivates people in your networks? Right now, companies are obsessed with or have deduced that the only way to grab market share in social is to incent their customers into doing something-give them something.

YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network Trailer

Firebelly

The film is about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and how the popular social networking site got its start. Video URL : [link] ] Visit the films official website at [link] Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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? Video URL: [link] ] Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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10 Ways to Use Social Networks for B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Social networks are essential for expanding your web presence —not only for creating social signals now a key component in search engine rankings, which makes your website and blog easier to find in search, but also by giving you more places to be found online. Creating your profile on each of the major social networks is a first step, but just that. As with most things in life, you’ll get out of social networks what you put into them.

7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

My friend (and client, but he’s a friend first) Shashi Bellamkonda is, I think, genetically-wired to try and talk about new things – no doubt why he’s Network Solutions’ “social media swami,&# and he mentioned it. Plus there are too many networks.

Becoming More Accessible on Social Networks

Kikolani

Everyone uses social media in their own way. The following is for those who want to be found on social networks, or for the networks on which they want to be found. Social Media Dataflow. Why You Want to Be Found on Social Networks.

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? But did you know there’s a social network dedicated to people who like totravel to different baseball parks?

Social Networking For a Cause: The Power of Online Communities

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Social Networking For a Cause: The Power of Online Communities I’d like to use this blog post to step out of our social-networking-for-business mentality and talk a little bit about using social networking for special causes. Please also use the “share&# button to let your networks know how they can help.

[DIGITAL TIPS] Combining SEO And PPC To Advance Your Marketing Strategy

SocMed Sean

SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean [DIGITAL TIPS] Combining SEO And PPC To Advance Your Marketing Strategy The world of online marketing is a dynamic and ever-changing one. Understanding the value of SEO and PPC The best place to start is with the long-term goal in mind.

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Pew Research Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks.

Adam Sherk

The content on search engines and social media gets a little lost among all the stats and charts so I thought I’d summarize that data here. Social Media 19% of the public regularly (7%) or sometimes (12%) get news or news headlines through social networking sites.

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How To Leverage Your Social Networking Sites When Visiting.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How To Leverage Your Social Networking Sites When Visiting Influence Centers & Referral Sources While this post is specific to my friends at Senior Helpers , the underlying principle is applicable for all businesses – so read on! One of the biggest benefits to a strong social media presence is its relationship building abilities.

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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.

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.

It’s Time to Rethink Facebook

Direct Marketing Observations

And then there’s that whole contextual advertising thing taking place on the social network. in some cases, upwards of 40% have decided to take “a break” from the social network. So what will it take for these networks, or a future network to succeed?

The Ideal Image Sizes for Your Social Media Posts: Guidelines for All 6 Major Social Networks

Buffer Social

This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with the latest ideal image sizes for the various social media platforms, as of August 2017. You’ve got all the great tools to create engaging images for social media. There’s so much to consider in creating great images for social media —for me, the size and shape tend to get locked in before I even realize what’s happened. Ideal image sizes for social media.

SEO Strategies: Optimisation Ideas for Your Google+ Page

Mindjumpers

Tweet Guest post written by Emma Tomlinson , who is the Head of Retail at Smart Traffic, a SEO consulting company based in Bristol delivering successful campaigns to both SMEs and major brands. And, right now, Google+ is one of the dominating social networking sites.

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5 Ways Your Social Media Posts Improve Your SEO

Convince & Convert

Google has been particularly enigmatic about how, or even if, its rankings are influenced by social media. But the experience of industry professionals has been universal—highly engaged content has much greater SEO value than do less popular pages.

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Three Overlooked Ways to Improve SEO Results

Webbiquity SMM

To keep up with changes on the SEO landscape and make sure I’m consistently utilizing the most effective techniques on behalf of clients, I read a lot of articles and blog posts about SEO.

7 Steps for Performing Your Next SEO Audit

Convince & Convert

Search engine optimization (SEO) audits have the unfortunate reputation of being time-consuming and tedious. Even if you have consultants take care of your SEO, it’s still a good idea to understand these seven steps. SEO is a constantly changing landscape.

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Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need

The Social Media Hat

Social Media Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need. Along the same lines, periodically, it's a good idea to take stock of your social profiles and do a little Spring Cleaning of your own. Certainly, stop sharing them to social channels.

12 Simple Tactics to Boost Your SEO and Increase Your Influence Through Guest Blogging

Convince & Convert

If your content marketing efforts include guest blogging or submitting e-zine articles, taking a few minutes to synchronize your effort with 12 basic SEO tactics can boost visibility and do powerful things for growing your influence. Learn more about using SEO tactics for blogs here.

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How to add Social Networking Buttons to Your Email Signature in.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How to add Social Networking Buttons to Your Email Signature in Outlook 1st Ta sk: Downloading the Icons to Your Desktop Go to [link]. In the Address bar, type the URL (don’t forget the [link] of the social media site that corresponds with the icon you have selected. Happy networking! eMarketer reports that consumers force retailers to adopt social strategy.

THE BEST SOCIAL NETWORK FOR LAWYERS, OR ANYONE, IS….

Myrland Marketing

The question had to do with a recommendation for the most effective online social network for lawyers. I’ve spent the past 2 years studying the Social Web in depth, even going through Certification last year because of my passion for this area. Now it’s all social media.

SEO Guidelines – Four Major SEO Pitfalls to Avoid

Social Media Marketing

If you own a website, then definitely you would be using the basic SEO techniques to drive traffic to your site. Sometimes, your SEO techniques may not favor your website and your site may step down from the search engine rankings. This article will be useful for the websites that need good SEO optimization. It takes few weeks or months to modify your website and implement the effective SEO techniques. link building technique seo.

How Google+ Can Be An SEO Tool

Small Business Mavericks

Google+ made history last year when it became the fastest growing social media website to date – in one month. But it has a special significance beyond being a mere social networking website. It’s also a product of Google, which means it has some SEO benefit. But can you take that to another level and use Google+ as an SEO tool ? Instant SEO. SEO for Small Business google SEO Social Media

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What SEO Is Today

Small Business Mavericks

SEO used to be the art of ranking web pages in the search engines for specific key phrases. Thanks to personalized search, social signals, and hundreds of search signals, search engine optimization is no longer about achieving high search engine rankings. But to achieve high traffic from search engine rankings, you need to focus on producing quality content and distributing that content across as many platforms as possible – search and social. I’ve said it before.

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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.

SEO Ideas: How to Improve SEO with User Generated Content

Pixlee

Yet what many marketers don’t know is that it’s also good for SEO. As a result, integrating user-generated content into your SEO strategy is an effective way to boost your brand’s search rankings and to build social proof for your products. Social Media and SEO.

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5 Email Engagement Lessons from the Big Social Networks

ProBlogger

Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter send a significant amount of email to their users, and by examining their strategies and formats, you can learn a great deal about using email to reach your blog readers. offer social media sharing buttons.

How Google+ Could Affect SEO

Idaconcpts

While arriving late to the social media party, the search giant is finally showing signs of introducing user-generated into the search algorithms. The introduction of Google+ is an interesting attempt in bringing user-generated content through social media closer to the Google search engine.

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Optimize Your Social Media and Make Your SEO More Social

Harp Interactive

Social Media Marketing and Search Engine Optimization work best when synergized. Similarly using SEO without social media substantially limits the potential of organic search. SEO for Social Media.

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News Feed Optimization (NFO) is the new SEO!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I mean content that can be used for Inbound Marketing (hat tip to HubSpot who created the term) things that can be shared socially like blog posts, eBooks, videos, podcasts, research reports.

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10 tips to take advantage of Google+ for SEO

Socialmedia.biz

It is very well known that Google created and designed Google+ to be an SEO colossus—a platform that could dominate search results in a way Twitter and Facebook could not. It’s fairly easy to take advantage of the SEO dominance offered by Google+.

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Free Tools for Social SEO

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Free Tools for Social SEO Plenty of bloggers are talking about the inevitable intersection of social media marketing and search engine optimization. Keyword optimized social content and channels of promotion provide abundant signals to search engines for improved visibility on standard, social and real-time search.

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How to Test Content Marketing and Digital Campaigns with Social Media

Pam Moore

The new always on, always connected, digital and social world provides amazing opportunities for smart digital brand marketers and business leaders to develop, test, and launch marketing programs, campaigns, products and services to market in far less time than days past.

Do Google +1s Really Affect SEO?

Kikolani

Do +1s Have Any Bearing on SEO at All? So in this sense they can have a bearing on SEO – just not in the way you might think. Their social network and +1 facility could all end up influencing the search results more than they do at present. SEO Social Media

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SEO vs SMO and how to TURN OFF Google Social Media Optimization

Laurel Papworth

How to turn off Google personalisation (SMO) and go back to SEO BUT: SEO is dead, SMO rules. Search Engine Optimization has been hijacked by your friends and family (Social Media Optimization) and that’s a good thing. SEO is a waste of money, or will be very soon.

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Alan K’necht: Über Thinker & SEO Brainiac: An Interview

Firebelly

Social analytics, the role of social in the future of SEO, and his favorite city – Auckland. His handle on SEO and analytics – and online marketing in general make him a hot commodity at conferences all over the world.

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