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. 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. The device allows users to exchange their contact details and social networking profile within a few seconds.

Which Social Networks Drive the Most Engaged Referrals?

The Realtime Report

YouTube is the “undisputed champion” among social networks in terms of driving referrals, delivering the most traffic and the highest levels of engagement, according to a new study from Shareaholic. The analysis of average visit duration, pages per visit and bounce rate reveals which of the top eight social media platforms are driving the best referral traffic. While traffic from these two social networks remains low, engagement is impressive.

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Should Your Social Networks Mingle?

Direct Marketing Observations

In fact, back in April there was a pretty good post in Social Media Today on 7 social media aggregation tools that you should use that caught my eye. Yoono connects you to your social networks and messengers. It unifies your status updates into a single stream of information and lets you update your status across all your social networks at once. But what if each network has specific audiences? Twitter is your peer network.

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.

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. And with Google+ being deprecated , social networking now primarily means the “big three” of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, plus Pinterest now at #4.

How Consumers Use Social Networking Sites

Small Business Mavericks

A study carried out by Sensis shows how consumers are using social networks. Of course, most people are using the social networks for personal reasons, but you should pay attention to these numbers. They seem small, but what they tell me is that people are on the social networks for personal reasons, but while they are there they are also using their time to research consumer opportunities.

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. Pretty powerful metrics for any type of business. Running a social promotion on Facebook is easier than you might think. The Benefits of Running an Interactive, Social Promotion.

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Internal Social Networks Versus Social Networks-Where Should You Spend Your Time?

Direct Marketing Observations

The tug-o-war for your time when you participate on multiple social networks can be difficult. On the networks that matter to you or on the networks where you HAVE to participate? The fact is, the more networks you’re in, the more likely that your content is going to suck in some of them. You’re going to devote more time and effort to the networks that matter. So does the internal corporate network win then?

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.

Will Amazon Improve Social Networking?

Small Business Mavericks

Amazon recently announced the company has acquired social networking site Goodreads , a site for readers and book lovers. Goodreads is asking users to let them know in the comments on the above thread what type of Kindle experience they’d like to see with Goodreads. Secondly, if a Goodreads Kindle app is on the way, then you may have a more effective way to network with your readers through that app. Social Media Amazon authors Goodreads Kindle social networkin

Introducing ArtStudio! The Tool That Creates High Impact Images For Your Social Networks

Postcron

A new tool that allows you to design the best posts for your social networks, and even better: your Instagram Stories. Our main goal is to help anyone that works in the Social Media field to save time managing their social networks, which also means generating great content for posting. 2- Select the format you want for your design, depending on the type of image you want to create. 1- Find the exact size for each type of design.

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. Error type: Your comment has been saved.

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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?

Instagram: The Perfect Social Networking Platform for Businesses

Social Media Marketing

Currently, Instagram is the most preferred social networking platform that most of the businesses use for marketing their business. Hashtags are responsible for making the Instagram posts discoverable and people who are looking for the type of business that you are into will easily come across your business with the help of hashtags. Conclusion There is no denying the fact that marketing on social media is crucial for all businesses, whether they are big or small.

Bubblews: The Social Network That Pays Users To Post

The Realtime Report

Today marks the official launch of Bubblews (the combination of “bubbles” and “news”), a new social media website that pays its users for each view, like and comment. With a minimum of 400 characters per post, social media users are encouraged to use the new “global community” to share their interests, feelings and passions — all while being paid to do so. Social Media Campaigns Bubblews social media platform social media user

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.

Break Out of the Boring With These 10 Types of Videos

agora pulse

These types of videos can help you start thinking outside of what you usually do. As a social media marketer, you don’t have any excuse not to give video content a try. If you don’t know where to start or what video content you need for social, you’re in the right place for help.

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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? Error type: Your comment has been saved.

A Beginner’s Guide to Online Social Networking

Idaconcpts

Online social networking sites permit you to get together and bond with new friends. The majority of the popular online social networking sites permit users to bond with new friends from across the world. You can make use of various online social networking sites to get together and keep in touch with like-minded people who share your interests. Using social networking sites is a valuable way to build your own friends circle online.

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. Error type: Your comment has been saved.

The “other” types of social media users

Direct Marketing Observations

I’ve been thinking a lot about how people use social networks and why. The newbie in social media might think, and somewhat accurately I might add, that it’s easy to just dive right into social and worry about the big stuff later. They’ll join any and all social networks that they can. They are flying blind into social media. Those are the one’s who join a social network without really vetting the users of that group.

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How to Get Your First 1,000 Followers on Every Major Social Network

Buffer Social

This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with the latest tips and tricks to grow your following on every social media network. It also includes the latest podcast episode from The Science of Social Media! . You’re taking the dive into a new social network, or you’re itching to grow your existing profile. You’ve got a social media strategy in place and a plan in mind. So how do new social media accounts do it?

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.

Directory of Social Networks for Learning Professionals

Buzz Marketing for Technology

DIRECTORY OF SOCIAL NETWORKS FOR. SOCIAL LEARNING. SOCIAL LEARNING. Directory of Social Networks for Learning. social networks aimed at learning professionals. of networks for both educators and workplace learning professionals. Use the list to find one or two relevant networks to join. The list is ordered by name of network. name of the network creator, where known are shown in brackets. Social.

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.

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

Myrland Marketing

Home About Services Social Media Speaking-Training LMA Contact Subscribe Myrland Marketing Minutes Strategic Social Media: Making Social Media Make Sense THE BEST SOCIAL NETWORK FOR LAWYERS, OR ANYONE, IS… by Nancy Myrland on April 6, 2010 An interesting question was posed on a legal marketing forum of which I am a member. The question had to do with a recommendation for the most effective online social network for lawyers.

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!

What Types Of Conversations Lead You Towards Trust?

Firebelly

What types of conversations lead you towards trust? I was at IUPUI’s New Media program recently speaking about building a personal story and activating social networks. Various types of conversation that lead to trust. source: [link]. I asked the class two questions. The answers to the first question are here. The second question was what kinds of content are you most likely to share? Here are some of their thoughts.

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The Psychology of Change: How We React When Our Favorite Social Networks Shift

Buffer Social

Instagram changed its logo on Wednesday, and as with almost any significant change to a popular social network, the internet was split. But why do social networks feel the need to change their core functionality and design? Why social networks change (and why we keep coming back). These type of changes tend to be met with some pushback. Why social networks need to change. As such users felt a looser affiliation with the networks.

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.

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. Make Sure That Your Social Profiles Are Cleaned Up And Ready For The Coming Year When my sister and I were growing up, as soon as the weather started to be consistently warm, we'd spend a weekend helping our mom with "Spring Cleaning." 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.

Friendgiftr Lets You Send Gift Cards on Any Social Network or Social Media Website

Bill Hartzer

If you are like me and you spend quite a bit of time hanging out on social networks and social media websites online, then you know that your friends’ and family members’ birthdays and other special occasions tend to pop up out of nowhere, and you are left to scramble and purchase something online and send it to them. You can now use the same social network or social media website that you are on all day long to buy and send gift cards online securely.

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. Social media is equivalent to one big fat focus group that never sleeps. Smart marketers know how to tap into the research and testing power of the social networks without becoming a spammer.

5 Types of Social Media Posts to Engage your Followers

Oktopost

The type of message you like to pass on to your followers, is one of them. That type of message should be converted to a type of social media post that will get the desired result and make your followers engage. Here are the Top 5 Types of Social Media Posts to Engage your Followers: 1. Competitions drive user-generated content that will increase your online presence through the social network.

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Social Networking Sites

Social Media Network Marketing

Online networking and online social bookmarking are more popular now than ever. But its hard to know which social network is right for you if you haven't tried all of them. This is why many Internet users find social network reviews valuable. Many folks fight for their choice of online social networking sites vehemently. Sites such as MySpace can be used just for fun or for serious business networking, or both!

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Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Debuts New Ad Types, Vine Gets Direct Video Messaging

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube: Vine adds direct messaging via video (photo: Vine blog). Coming to your Twitter feed: 15 new types of ads – Twitter is debuting 15 new types of ad products, including ‘app install’ ads, which have proven successful for Facebook; the ads are designed to appeal to e-commerce companies and mobile-game developers (WSJ, re/code ).

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How to Determine and Prioritize Social Media Marketing Goals and Objectives

Pam Moore

Achieving measurable social media ROI is very similar to teens and sex. It’s interesting because many marketing and social media leaders within brands and organizations of all sizes dream about achieving real ROI using social media and digital marketing, yet very few of them actually bring to fruition much more than a social media dream. We believe in jumping onto social platforms before they are proven. Social media is not free.

Humanize It: 10 Tips to Make Your Tweets More Human

Pam Moore

Or maybe your tweets are all about you and it’s obvious you are only using social media and Twitter to blast noise about yourself. Newsflash: You can not fake relevancy or caring using social media. The concept of people buying from people was not invented by Facebook or any other social network. Social media is really no different if you think about it. Social networks such as Twitter, simply enable us to more easily connect with other human beings.

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Social Networking at a glance

Social Media Network Marketing

Social networking media can be a helpful tool for companies to generate more business, marketing experts say. LinkedIn: A business-oriented networking site where users can put their resume online for other users to see. Professionals can find other professionals by typing in key words on the Web site to find people in their network who have information that can help them with their business needs.

Global Map of Social Networking [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media Marketing

Last July , I covered the work of Global Web Index , which offered a quick glimpse of data for global social network usage, which they called Global Web Index LITE. The Global Map of Social Networking 2011 shows the size of active social networkers for each regional market and then segments them into three behavior types: messagers and mailers, joiners and creators of groups, and content sharers. tools global social media