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

Webbiquity SMM

Sure, teenagers spend a lot of time on YouTube, but did you know that three-quarters of business executives watch work-related online videos weekly? Minneapolis is 4th-Most Socially Networked City by Twin Cities Business Congrats to my fellow Minneapolitans!

UberMedia, Mixx, And Twitter | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

If UberMedia actually does purchase Tweetdeck and competes directly against Twitter, will they incorporate Mixx into the fray as well? A partnership with Tweetdeck would undoubtedly increase their clout. About Us What’s a Maverick?

Trending Sources

Facebook’s new update scheduler

Sherrilynne Starkie

Will this new function put TweetDeck , SocialOomph and HootSuite out of business? 10 Easy-To-Digest Small Business Social Media Tips. Facebook Featured Social Media Facebook features HootSuite SocialOomph Tweetdeck

How to Produce Social Media Content for Your Business

yMarketingMatters

If your business already has a presence on your chosen social media profiles or if you are just starting out, you know that you have to post great valuable content continually and consistently to attract new followers and retain the ones you have.

4 Tools to Streamline Your Social Media Outreach

Idaconcpts

Many companies, especially small businesses, might rely on Facebook while letting other social media outlets slide. For a small business, or even an individual who likes to chat online, Digsby is a simplified solution that requires less time investment than other options.

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Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Dave offers “25 ideas for ways you can get value out of Twitter, with a mix of business and personal focus,” such as meeting new people, staying on top of the news, influencing the influencers, and re-purposing content. How Twitter Web Analytics Will Help Your Business by PCWorld.

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How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

A to Z of Bite-Size Twitter Tips For Business Startups by Social Success. ** 5 STARS. ” Infographic: Dr. Seuss’ Guide to Twitter for Busy Executives by The Sword and the Script. ” 5 Tools to Research the Demographics of Your Twitter Followers by Small Business Trends.

50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Social media marketing has gone well beyond the hype stage and is now mainstream business practice. 30 Ways to Use Social Media for Business People by SEOptimise. 9 Social Networks Your Business Should Be Using by Likeable Media.

List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)

www.web-strategist.com

Constant Contact: Purchased Nutshell Mail which has keyword monitoring systems that can empower small business owners to receive alerts about their social networking accounts. For the last year I have had a small team in the Philippines working on what you are calling SMMS.

15 Ways to Make Your Social Media Strategy a Complete Fail

Writtent Blog

In fact, recent studies by Manta have found that 60% of small businesses have yet to see a significant ROI from their social media strategy. Are they an early adopter dedicated to Google+, or a busy professional who uses LinkedIn as a news source?

90 Tips to Make Your Blog Rock

www.jeffbullas.com

Suggestion maybe create a separate dedicated email account eg alert@jeffbullas.com so that it doesn’t overwhelm your personal or business account 75. This content was simply about insight and ideas about how they run their business. It will keep me busy with ideas for months and months.

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Hey Twitter, I won’t quit you.

Absolute PA

There’s a rumour that Twitter is losing it’s sparkle as a way to boost business for the solo-worker. And, that’s important for business because we can listen to those conversations, we can ask our own questions to understand our customers better. Trust me as a business user this.

A Comprehensive List of Social Media Tips, Guides, Plugins.

Saying It Social

of upcoming trends [link] Seesmic – Twitter & FB app [link] Twitterrific – Mac & iPhone app [link] TweetDeck – Twitter, FB & MySpace app [link] Power Twitter – Firefox Add-on https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/9591 Twuffer – schedule tweets for later! « Previous | Next » About Saying It Social, LLC provides Social Media Marketing & Local SEO Services for Franchisees & other Small Businesses.

8 Ways Businesses Should Use Social Media

Kikolani

Many businesses hear about the advantages of social media in terms of marketing their products or services, but some forget to look at other major benefits of social media beyond finding leads or making a sale. Include searches for your company, business owner, or unique product name.

Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

My only questionable tweets are actually about business projects (yes, I am NameCheap’s new marketing consultant as Michelle Greer moves onto bigger and better things ). In your primary account, you might want to strictly use it to empower your customers and share business opportunities.

Free Twitter Automation Tools Roundup

gigaom.com

You could also schedule tweets at different days of the week announcing special promotions for your small business, restaurant or whatever. They also do project management / business approach like Cotweet but with a better interface.

Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary

Pamorama

Compete : Compete is a Web-based application that offers users and businesses Web analytics and enables people to compare and contrast the statistics for different Web sites over time. LinkedIn : LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking site.

Which are the top tools and apps: The results « The Cube

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Which are the top tools and apps: The results 27/09/2010 by Gemma Went A couple of weeks ago I started a survey to find out which business tools and apps you guys can’t live without.

Install twittergadget in Gmail (how to)

Freelance Social Media

Jacinta uses TweetDeck. Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Install TwitterGadget in Gmail (how to) by Jesse on December 11, 2008 I j ust installed the new twittergadget for Gmail.

Tips on how to use Twitter if you're a business

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Tips on how to use Twitter if you’re a business by cinta5 on November 15, 2009 It’s great to see new businesses and organizations join Twitter!

Great American Beer Festival and Twitter

Freelance Social Media

About 10:30, when the GABF was shutting down, I fired up my Tweetdeck to make a search for #GABF and see what the users were saying.

5 simple ways SMB’s can readily adopt social media and get rolling in one day

Direct Marketing Observations

I recently spoke at a little breakfast meeting of a 100 people or so and I knew that the economy was still being unkind to small business owners.

Kill The Five Year Plan: Is It Time To Unplan Your Business?

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Kill The Five Year Plan: Is It Time To Unplan Your Business? A random tweet can produce an unanticipated business opportunity and your fortunes can change in an instant.

This weeks #Social Media Tweetchat Topic: Socializing My Business – What Comes After the Chit-Chat?

Direct Marketing Observations

Everyone’s talking about integrating social media into our everyday business. Whether you have a small local business or are a global enterprise, everyone is interested in the best way to incorporate social media practices in some way to solve their business challenges. Eventually we need to evolve, to discover the best ways to integrate into our management and business practices. Q1: Why do we even need to integrate social into our businesses?

My 10 essentials for a new PC

The Way of the Web

Tweetdeck : My most subjective choice is using Tweetdeck as my standard Twitter client, as there are a lot of viable alternatives. Tweetdeck), and one for client accounts (e.g

Interview with Google Wave testers

Freelance Social Media

I forsee wave developing into sort of a Tweetdeck for all your online services. I am a user of Google Voice, Apps for business, chrome, android, picasa, maps. Q4: How do you see Google Wave being beneficial for personal use and/or business use?

26 Free Tools for Monitoring Your Brand's Reputation

Pamorama

Beyond the integrated search of Twitter apps like Seesmic and TweetDeck, Monitter provides real-time monitoring of the Twittersphere. TweetDeck : Not only a great way to manage your Twitter account, but the keyword search means you can see what people are saying about you. Sideline : A TweetDeck-esque tool from Yahoo. link] WE magazine for women » Four Social Media Tips for Your Small Business [.] Time to Get Down to Business =-.

Social Media Monitoring Grudge Match: Radian6 vs. Scout Labs

www.socialmediaexplorer.com

Scout Labs is a self-serve, web-based tool priced for small to mid-sized business and brands. They don’t limit the number of users and offer monthly plans starting at $99 (enough to handle a single brand or small business with monitoring of 3-4 competitors).

Three Essential Tips to Growing Sales and Service, One Tweet at a Time

ProBlogger

Twitter offers small businesses and independent professionals unique opportunities to out-maneuver their larger competitors, by using the social network as a real-time prospecting and customer service system. Some of their cries will be relevant to you and your business. What you need is one or more well-tuned Twitter searches, running in a good Twitter client, such as TweetDeck. How else do you use Twitter to promote your business or blog?

42+ Social Media Marketing Tools

blog.junta42.com

LinkedIn - Start the practice of connecting with every business card you receive from contacts. LinkedIn Groups - Find groups that make sense for your business. Tweetdeck - The ultimate Twitter management system. I also recommend using this CMS for any small-business website (also courtesy Tina Bentley ). 15 Steps to Small Business Business Online Marketing Success.

As Tumblr Changes From Platform To Network

openmode.ca

That’s just from an consumer point of view as it ignores the many ways that business and mainstream media outlets use the platform. Businesses Using Tumblr Some of these problems also affect the business Tumble users. First, let’s look at how businesses are using Tumblr. Startups and small businesses : The startups and small businesses I see using Tumblr use it more as a traditional blog.

Social Media Monitoring Tools Demystified: Analysing Sources

energise2-0.com

I have written before about the criticality of Social Media Monitoring tools to business success. In this first issue, we will examine how these tools ‘stack up’ in terms of meeting business requirements around analysing Social Media Sources.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, First Newsletter & Tennis Street Magic

Kikolani

Business / Career / Finance. Recommended online store products , services, and tools – huge list of greate resources for online businesses. 5 tips on how to create a business website with minimal expenses – how to get great deals on domains, hosting, setup, and sitebuilders. Establishing goals for your small business blog – determine what goals you have for your blog before deciding on the content.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, OMS Takeaway & Swagger Wagon Rap

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, Search & Social Awards winners, a key takeaway from the Online Marketing Summit for businesses and bloggers, the Swagger Wagon Rap, and what’s coming up on kikolani.com. Business / Career / Finance. Build your business with SEO. Facebook: the big picture for small business. How to craft the perfect meta tags (great tips for business and blogging sites).

Fetching Friday – Resources, Dofollow Updates & Go Daddy

Kikolani

Business / Career / Finance. 10 social media FAQs for business. Top 5 ways for small businesses to save money. 8 easy steps for local businesses to dominate Twitter. Hootsuite vs. Tweetdeck – a comprehensive analysis. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, Dofollow blog directory updates, and a bit about what I think of Go Daddy after the recent malware attacks. The Resources Mashup.