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Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Is your business easy to find for local and mobile searchers? I promptly pulled out my smart phone, went to Google and typed merely “Italian deli&# – not having to add a geographic modifier because the GPS on my phone was enabled and would automatically pull local business listings based on my current location.

B2B Marketing Stats from HubSpot’s Marketing Data Box

Webbiquity SMM

Social media is now in third place (for 61% of B2B marketers), having pulled ahead of B2B publications, paid search and banner ads. consumers own smart phones. cell phone users owned a smart phone. While execution is more urgent for consumer marketers, B2B marketers need to at least start thinking strategically about topics like apps, QR codes, and how their content appears on smart phones.

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Klout and Peerindex – social network loyalty cards?

The Way of the Web

And here’s where the loyalty card element comes in: Supermarkets and social networks: The basics of the supermarket loyalty card are pretty simple. The hook with Klout and Peerindex is that you tend to receive awards if you reach a certain level of influence, which requires you to use specific networks. Again, there’s an approved list of networks to plug-in, and there’s also the option to hook in a number of RSS feeds.

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Pinterest for Business by the Numbers – Should Your Business Have an Interest in Pinterest?

Pam Moore

Would you like to tap into a social network that can help you generate leads, sell more product or services and deliver you more blog or website traffic than Twitter? Did you know… When Pinterest launched in 2012 it surpassed 10 million users faster than any other stand-alone social network in history. More than 60% daily winners access Pinterest once a day or more using a smart phone. Pinterest = 90% social shares on the web.

Path: the sequel

Sherrilynne Starkie

Well over a year ago a new social network, Path, was launched. It was positioned as ‘personal network’ and friends were limited to just 50, a number based on the psychology theories that 150 is the maximum number of social relationships any human can handle. That was until last week’s relaunch which repositions the platform as a ‘smart journal’ for use on smart phones.

11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Mobile Marketing – I know I said last year was the year of mobile marketing but I just saw a stat from a Mary Meeker presentation that smart phones will eclipse PC sales in 2012 (that’s just a year away) which will lead us to more mobile usage than PC usage so you better start your Mobile Marketing program now. Think about it marketers have been given this gift of Social Media which is reinventing areas of your company on the fly.

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Foursquare Review: Why You Should Check In

Bill Hartzer

Foursquare is a social networking website that works off the location of its users. There are even apps for the iPhone, and other smart phone devices to access the Foursquare website while on the go. Overall, Foursquare is definitely a game changer for the social media landscape. Social Networking

Top Marketing Trends for 2013

yMarketingMatters

Here we go: Social Business Has Risen. You cannot afford to ignore social media. Consumers rely on social media to research and make buying decisions and for customer service issues. You need to leverage this with a strong presence on major social channels like Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Google+ for real-time communication and service with your customers. This should be the year that your small business becomes confident and adept at social media.

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Top five: New features tools and services from the ‘Big Three’ (plus Pinterest)

Sherrilynne Starkie

Each week, I’ll highlight the five most important social media news stories of the week (according to me!). Now Pinterest is introducing its own version to help users jump easily to boards by using their smart phone cameras. The professionals’ social network is introducing lead forms for Sponsored InMails. Struggling to keep up with social media trends and innovation? Facebook LinkedIn Social Media Twitter Pinterest top5

7 Tactics for Promoting Your Brick-And-Mortar Business Online

The Social Media Incubator

Business branding pages – Most social networking sites that allow you to set up a business branding page allow you to brand your business page consistent with your business website. Event apps – Facebook, Google+, and other social media websites have Events apps where you can promote your events. Online marketing Strategic Social Media brick-and-mortar business online marketing plan online marketing strategy promoting online

Top Marketing Trends for 2013

yMarketingMatters

Here we go: Social Business Has Risen. You cannot afford to ignore social media. Consumers rely on social media to research and make buying decisions and for customer service issues. You need to leverage this with a strong presence on major social channels like Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Google+ for real-time communication and service with your customers. This should be the year that your small business becomes confident and adept at social media.

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Where’s Social Media Going in 2014?

Mindjumpers

2013 is coming to an end after what has been an interesting year for social media and we think that 2014 isn’t going to be any less interesting. This means that more and more companies try to tab in on this opportunity and make use of or create their own social news rooms to find the content that fit their brand. Social media is our new news site. We already know that more and more people access their social media profiles on their smart phones.

Facebook Places Explained

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Spacebook and Danceroulette Music Video Flowtown – an Interesting Social Marketing Tool » Facebook Places Explained Posted by Anne Herngaard Aug 30th, 2010 Tweet Are you wondering what all the talk with Facebook Places is about? By using places, you can get to know what people in your network that are near you and get together.

Welcome to the Participation Age: Is Your Digital Brand Ready?

Pam Moore

I am the co-founder and CEO of a successful social media, digital marketing and conversion optimization agency, Marketing Nutz. Participation, inspiration, human relationships were not invented by Facebook, Twitter or social media of any kind. Smart marketers have understood these behaviors are at the core of business and relationships for decades. The sad truth is that it took social media to wake many people up to this fact. You are the media. Yes you.

79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and inbound marketing techniques have been a boon for marketers. Not only do leads generated through social and content marketing cost half as much as traditional outbound-generated leads (see below), they also close at higher rate (again, see below). And social media isn’t just about lead generation of course. And…even social media itself. Wondering which social network is most effective at generating b2b leads? Social Media B2B ).

What Twitter’s Rate Limit Changes Mean to You

Janet Fouts

They use Twitter online or the Twitter application on their smart phone, so for the average user this isn’t such a big deal at all. If you are on your smart phone 24/7 as I am and you rely on a tool like Tweetbot for your interaction for yourself or for your business then you could Tweet them your support and if you start hitting limits a lot you may need to start checking your Tweet stream on the Twitter website.

9 social media trends to keep your eye on in 2012

Akamai Marketing

2011 was a game changing year in social media. In some ways, social media is growing up, but in other ways we’re just getting started. I’m putting my Carnack hat on and writing down the trends I see in social media for 2012. Social CRM: I predict in 2012, I think we’re going to see an increasing attempt to translate digital profiles back to a customer. Rather, the social media team will be comprised of the best communicators within each department.

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The New Measurement: Shifting from Traditional PR to Growth PR

Waxing UnLyrical

Our computers, smart phones, televisions and other devices are inundated with information: From news articles and blog posts, to tweets, Facebook posts and messages on dozens of other social networks, to emails and newsletters. Social Amplification of Earned and Owned Media. Guest Post by Dan Beltramo.

Five Social Media Predictions for 2010

Socialized

Here are my five social media predictions for 2010. Augmented Reality (AR) is the ability to place computer-generated information, such as text and labels, on top of live real world data, such as video from a smart phone. Location-Based Applications Will Dissolve Into General Social Networks. Features and capabilities help grow a network’s user base in infancy; huge subscriber numbers grow it to adulthood.

What or Who will Continue to Shape our Social Media World?

Direct Marketing Observations

especially when it comes to digital, social media, and marketing. With that being said, I started to think of who or what will continue to astound me in regards to pushing the social media envelope. It’s social messaging at it’s finest. The smart phone is and will be the ultimate connector. To have a Facebook account is akin to having a cell phone-it raises eyebrows when you declare that you do not have either one. Social commerce?

An Introduction to Instagram

Idaconcpts

Instagram allows its users to post photos online to several social networks, including Facebook and Twitter. While Instagram was only available on the iPhone and iPad for some time, the service recently released an app for Google Android smart phones. Instagram photos often recreate the look of old photographs from the 1970s and 1980s, and the service has built a reputation as a hip, fun way to share photographs across several social networks.

An Introduction to Instagram

Idaconcpts

Instagram allows its users to post photos online to several social networks, including Facebook and Twitter. While Instagram was only available on the iPhone and iPad for some time, the service recently released an app for Google Android smart phones. Instagram photos often recreate the look of old photographs from the 1970s and 1980s, and the service has built a reputation as a hip, fun way to share photographs across several social networks.

Why Your Business Presence Has To Be Mobile Ready

Navolutions

There are three main reasons people do mobile searches on these devices: to find entertainment, to engage others on a social network, and to find an immediate solution to a problem. 48% said that if a site didn’t work well on their smart phones, it made them feel like the company didn’t care about their business. Search Industry Trends local seo mobile phone responsive statistics web design web development

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Are Your Customers Too Old for Social Media – Not a Chance!

Proactive Report

Baby Boomers are jumping on the social media bandwagon at a rapid rate. Previously viewed as laggards, those over 50 are now leading the way in social media adoption. In the last year, social networking among 50-plus Internet users nearly doubled — from 25 percent to 47 percent, according to a Pew study. And this is no small market segment: These new “Social Media Mavens&# are heavily connected, exploring and expanding their networks, reports CPH Research.

6 Ways to Stay Ahead of What the World Thinks

Convince & Convert

And instant messages–text messages, smart phones, social media. Read More Than Just Social Media. While the media loves Twitter, the story is bigger than any one social network. However, if you really want to stay ahead of what the world thinks and listen to what real people are saying (and sharing) in realtime, you need to follow what’s happening across social media, news, blogs, broadcast, print, and more.

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Four Handy Windows Phone Apps

Idaconcpts

But Windows Phone 8 still has a thing or two to teach to those young whippersnappers over at Apple and Google. Case in point, these four handy apps for your Windows Phone (also check out these other lists of useful Windows Phone apps and must-download Windows Phone apps ). Which as ‘Wooram’, a user reviewer over at the Windows Phone Store pointed out, is somewhat difficult with the included music app in Windows Phone. It must be difficult for Microsoft.

Switching to Impulse: Social Media Gets Faster

Socialized

Social media just got faster. Immediacy is one of the Six Valuable Attributes of Social Media. The ability to communicate about something as it happens, as opposed to hours or even days later, is a big part of the appeal of social media. Erick Schmidt commented (in two separate tweets): “Video has become inherently social. Tags: Social Media Video Flip impulse iPhone 3GS posterous YouTube

10 reasons Avon Is Not Too Late To The Social Media Party

Diva Marketing Blog

Based on its direct sales approach, which was built on developing relationships and sharing conversations, Avon has been called the original “Social” Brand. However, its competition has left it in the 18 th century “social media” dust. A recent Wall Street Journal article, Avon Is Late to Social Media’s Party , reported sales for cosmetic products have steadily moved online to sites. 10 reasons Avon Is Not Too Late To The Social Media Party. In 1886, Mr. D.

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Social Share Shopping Dance

Diva Marketing Blog

The interweb and smart phones forever changed how we buy, what we buy, where we buy. What makes social shopping work is something so simple but at the same time it’s often a challenge for brands to achieve. The Social Share. For some folks social shopping is an amazing adventure. Jelly combines your social network and your friends'' network. . Often overlooked are hidden insights in comments on your own social platforms.

Social Media Does A Like = A Friendship?

Diva Marketing Blog

Today I had the honor of speaking about social media to a wonderful group of educators and people who work with children and school systems. This post was inspired by and dedicated to educators who are bravely stepping into an an exciting new world of social media; and are opening the doors for our children to learn in a different way. . I've spent the last couple of weeks preparing for this assignment by wandering about the "Social Media Education Village."

Top 6 Rules of Digital Marketing: Learn from Matomy and Other Masters

Idaconcpts

After all—knowing that we need a website and a social media presence is old news. These days, one of the best things you can do with your website design is create an easy to navigate and uniform visual that translates well on standard sized screens and smart phones. No more one design for the laptop and another for the phone. Social media. Yes, you need to have a social media presence.

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Social Media Trends in 2010

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Thoughts on Social Media Trends in 2010 by cinta5 on November 4, 2009 David Armano of HarvardBusiness.org published on Monday what he believes to be the social media trends in 2010. Social media begins to look less social Armano mentions the hyperactive updaters on Facebook and the ability to “hide&# them.

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Learning via the Social Media Game

Bare Feet Studios

Tomorrow I am working with an esteemed group of coral reef scientists here in Hawaii to illustrate various ways to use social media. I will be using a version of The Social Media Game , an interactive learning process originally developed by my darling colleague Beth Kantor a few years ago. It just shows you how much app and platform development continues in the sphere of online social networks and mobile options. Social Network. Social Bookmarks.

7 Top Content Marketing Trends You Can’t Ignore in 2019

Pam Moore

Content is at the core of our digital and social, always on, always connected and always learning mobile world of communication. Smart marketers are already working on their plans and likely have a content calendar being populated with content to delight and engage their audiences. The days of lazy marketers throwing social content spaghetti at the virtual walls of Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter are over and done.

7 Top Content Marketing Trends You Can’t Ignore in 2019

Pam Moore

Content is at the core of our digital and social, always on, always connected and always learning mobile world of communication. Smart marketers are already working on their plans and likely have a content calendar being populated with content to delight and engage their audiences. The days of lazy marketers throwing social content spaghetti at the virtual walls of Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter are over and done.

5 Ways to Use Social Media Automation in Your Marketing Strategy

Rebekah Radice

Social media overload. As social media speeds along at a lightning pace, marketers feel the pressure to keep up. That’s where social media automation comes in. If you’re trying to save time, get more done and see better results in social media, automation is a must. Learn how to use social media automation to improve your results! FREE Webinar: How Smart Marketers Use #SocialMedia Automation to Improve Results on 6/7 Click To Tweet. Hear that?

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Cedar Breaks

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, freelancing, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Expert Panel Lists Their Favorite Smartphone Apps for Business – n this day and age, we all have our smart phones tied to our hips. Top 10 Vital Elements of a Successful New Freelancer’s Website – How can you make your site into a client magnet that has prospects ringing your phone off the hook?

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Social Share Shopping Dance

Diva Marketing Blog

The interweb and smart phones forever changed how we buy, what we buy, where we buy. What makes social shopping work is something so simple but at the same time it’s often a challenge for brands to achieve. The Social Share. For some folks social shopping is an amazing adventure. Jelly combines your social network and your friends' network. . Often overlooked are hidden insights in comments on your own social platforms.

How to Double Your Social Engagement With Images

Convince & Convert

With such an influx of content on social media, it’s more difficult than ever for brands to stand out and get noticed. Catching and sustaining your audience’s attention on social media is an all-out competition. Visuals are no longer a nicety; they’re an essential, core component of a successful social media strategy. Don’t believe that graphics have a tremendous effect on the posts that your share to social media? Understand Which Social Media Images Resonate.

What the ComScore Digital Year in Review means for small biz marketers

Akamai Marketing

While the report doesn’t directly address much about social media, it does make a case for some strategic choices that may impact your social media campaigns. While this crowd is hardly the “early adopters&# crowd, if you are marketing to boomers or anyone in retirement age, this data suggests that increasing your visibility on social networks is increasingly important. Social media, search and apps all need integration.