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Social Media is Going Corporate [Infographic]

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Favorite social sites are Facebook (92%), Twitter (82%), LinkedIn (73%) and blogs (61%). 58% of Fortune 500 companies had Facebook pages in 2011, 62% had Twitter accounts.

Social Media is Complicated [Infographic]

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To demonstrate that complexity Buddy Media created this image that shows all of the brands/companies involved including: analytics, social scoring, ad networks, facebook apps, content curation, twitter apps, photo sharing, social TV, and URL shorteners… to name a few.

SMS Marketing Trumps Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

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A recent infographic by Mogreet , a leader in mobile video and MMS messaging, stacks up the usage and engagement of SMS & MMS mobile communication against social media’s top players Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest.

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Interesting Marketing Trends of Small Businesses [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

Bolt Insurance Agency compiled an interesting infographic that compiles research and data from Constant Contact, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, e-Dialog, ExactTarget, and the U.S.

Choosing the Right Social Media Platform [Infographic]

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Pinterest, Facebook, and Twitter are the most effective platforms for generating traffic goals. Slideshare, Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, YouTube, Pinterest, and Instagram are all good platforms for brand exposure goals. It’s followed by YouTube, Twitter, and Google+.

Social Media Image Sizing Guide [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

You have to design different creative at a wide variety of sizes for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest, and Google+. Online Advertising Social Media facebook google linkedin pinterest sizing guide social media twitter youtube

3 Website Metrics to Watch Daily

Puzzle Marketer

Promote your deals and discounts on social media sites like Pinterest , LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. If you own a website or blog then naturally you should be monitoring whether it is accomplishing your goals or not. Of course, that’s easier said than done in today’s world of endless numbers. Do you monitor your bounce rate, number of page views, sites referring your traffic, views on mobile, inbound links, outbound links, page rank? Well yes, but not necessarily every day.

Mobile vs. Social – Round 1: Ding! Ding! Ding!

Puzzle Marketer

This includes posting and resource investment in your favorite networks including: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Flipora, etc. Sign in with Twitter to vote now using Birdfeud! If you haven’t had the pleasure of using Birdfeud yet, this tool helps businesses increase their social media footprint and engage with their visitors through social media tools such as Twitter. This year is off to a roaring start for digital marketing.

5 Easy Black Friday Marketing Tips You Still Have Time For

Puzzle Marketer

You’ll naturally create content that you can spread across your Facebook Page, Twitter Profile, Pinterest board, and LinkedIn company page. Black Friday (November 23, 2012) is going to be the most popular shopping day of the year in the United States and your company has the opportunity to participate. Whether your business is a retail store, local restaurant, or complex B2B software provider, you can take advantage of the hype of Black Friday and Cyber Monday (November 26, 2012).

The New Rules of Lead Generation Book Review

Puzzle Marketer

Social media advertising (Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter). There are many elements to marketing that can prove effective for growth of a business. However, at the heart of every marketing strategy should be a focus on generating sales-ready leads.

Pinterest Drives Ecommerce Sales [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

What’s amazing is visitors from Pinterest are 10% more likely to make a purchase over other major social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. See below as this infographic compares Facebook, Twitter , Pinterest, and LinkedIn. Online Advertising Social Media facebook linkedin online sales pinterest shopify social media twitter

Marketing Automation, Set It and Forget It

Puzzle Marketer

Although I like to screen who I follow, you can automate following someone that follows you or unfollowing someone that unfollows you on Twitter. Whether you’re a B2B or B2C company, it’s advantageous to manage your customers and prospects in one of the many customer relationship management (CRM) systems.

The History of Marketing [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

Twitter launches in 2007 and doesn’t stop growing. If you’re looking for a quick and easy Marketing 100 class then look no further than this great infographic created by HubSpot and designed by BlueGlass. Quick summary: It’s amazing to see how marketing has transformed over the years and even more impressive is the rate in which a single message is distributed instantly to millions or billions of people.

How Are We (Ad/Marketing Pros) Using Social Media? [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

Are they as engaged on Twitter, Facebook, or Pinterest? View the full infographic below, click to enlarge: Online Advertising Social Media facebook google infographic pinterest social media twitterIt’s no surprise that advertising professionals are advocates of social media.

5 Tips for a Fantastic Marketing Conference

Puzzle Marketer

Embrace the conversations by setting up Twitter hashtags, Facebook pages about the event, or other channels for people to share. I recently attended a marketing conference in Indianapolis, IN called Connections - “Inspire the Future” The event was put on by ExactTarget , an international email marketing service provider. The event pulled together 4,000 marketing clients and industry thought leaders all learning together.

Marketing Minds: Christine Feeley – CMO @ Amptopia

Puzzle Marketer

Follow Christine on Twitter at @jcfeeley , she’s always sharing updates, trends, news, research, etc. One of the best ways to evolve as a marketing professional is to generate, collaborate, and nurture ideas among like-minded peers.

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Marketing Minds: Monu Kalsi – VP, Head of Digital @ Zurich North America

Puzzle Marketer

I must say that I continue to be impressed with the rapid maturity of social platforms such as LinkedIn and Twitter in targeting and qualifying leads. Connect with Monu on LinkedIn or follow him on Twitter at @monukalsi , he is a true visionary for digital marketing trends!

Social Media Boosts Organic Search Results [Infographic]

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1,000 Twitter followers yielded a 1.22 Search Engine Optimization Social Media facebook google ranking position search engine optimization seo twitter

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10 Tips for Success on Twitter

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When I first joined Twitter, I didn’t know quite what I would get out of it. Based on what I’ve learned, I believe that your Twitter strategy should be based on reciprocity of sharing others’ content first and then engaging them with interesting conversation. Below are 10 Tips that can help make you a success on Twitter. There are a few people/brands on Twitter that are getting some real value out of it. Your goal on Twitter is to make friends.

Why Twitter #Hashtags Are Worthless [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

Twitter is a fantastic tool for disseminating information to an audience in real-time. Because of that, media organizations are constantly citing posts on Twitter as an almost immediate news source. Automated tweets also adds another level of complexity to the Twitter ecosystem.

6 Insightful Blog Quotes for Puzzle Marketers

Puzzle Marketer

On Growing Your Twitter Followers, By Thousands Grow your following organically by producing sharable tweets that people want to pass along to their own followers. When your tweets get re-tweeted and, thus, your twitter handle shared, it acts as an advertisement for you. Online Advertising Social Media blogging content entreprenuer marketing public relations small business story telling twitter

Get Your Account Verified on Twitter

Janet Fouts

Getting a verified Twitter account is easier than it seems. Social Media Networks Social Media Tips and Tricks Twitter strategy TwitterFollow this guide to getting your own account verified.

Eleven Ways to Rock Your Twitter Chat Guest Slot

Spin Sucks

Preparing for a Twitter Chat? With dozens of participants and hundreds of tweets over the course of the hour, Twitter chats can be overwhelming. Erika Heald put together some recommendations for how to get the most out of your Twitter Chat guest slot.

How to Identify Popular Hashtags on Twitter

Spin Sucks

If you are yet to explore this avenue, Jack Danielson shares four proven ways to find trending topics on Twitter that people in your niche are actually discussing about. The post How to Identify Popular Hashtags on Twitter appeared first on Spin Sucks.

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. Twitter’s key strength is in driving traffic to informative online content including news and blogs. (It’s

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#ContentChat Twitter Chat Recap

Spin Sucks

The post #ContentChat Twitter Chat Recap appeared first on Spin Sucks. This week, Gini Dietrich participated in the weekly #ContentChat, hosted by Erika Heald. They discussed the PESO model, content for PR pros, and more.

Agency Leads Must Absolutely Use Twitter

Spin Sucks

A few weeks ago, a client asked if we should try Twitter Lead Generation Cards for their business. Just Follow on Twitter? You see the author, a lead at a very well-known firm, thinks those of us who run agencies should only follow people on Twitter—not engage, respond, or even tweet.

10 Commandments for Twitter

Janet Fouts

Twitter is such a simple communications tool, yet people seem to really struggle with how to tweet. I guess that’s why my Twitter etiquette post is so popular. Social Media Tips and Tricks Twitter strategy

The Future of Twitter

Proactive Report

The major social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter) have been fairly stable for the past five or six years. That might be about to change -Twitter just reported a dismal Q4 for 2016: 16 cents per share on revenue of $717 million. Journalists on Twitter.

Twitter’s enhanced analytics dashboard

Janet Fouts

Twitter has been slowly improving their analytics features for profiles and ads and it’s been very interesting to see. The new analytics dashboard shares top tweets, mentions, Twitter cards and followers on a month by month basis. Thank you Twitter! Twitter cards.

Understanding Twitter: Best Ways to Tweet

yMarketingMatters

Twitter is a remarkable social media platform for your business. But if you’re new to Twitter it can be more than a little confusing. An effective Twitter presence starts with understanding how it works. To see your Twitter Home feed, click on Home: .

Understanding Twitter: Best Ways to Tweet

yMarketingMatters

Twitter is a remarkable social media platform for your business. But if you’re new to Twitter it can be more than a little confusing. An effective Twitter presence starts with understanding how it works. To see your Twitter Home feed, click on Home: .

Twitter Best Practices For 2016

Firebelly

Brands ask their customers for a lot on Twitter—follows, likes, retweets—all the time, but they’re awful about returning the love. Check out my three Twitter best practices for 2016 and beyond! Twitter Best Practices For 2016.

Does My Business Need to be on Twitter?

yMarketingMatters

As previously discussed in my post “Which Social Media Channels Should I Use For My Business?” , I am following up with an more in-depth look at Twitter and why your business should make use of this social media channel. The average Twitter user has 208 followers.

Meet 7 Twitter Influencers Who Follow Millions

Ari Herzog

How do you know if you are following one too many people on Twitter? What Twitter tools do you use to manage your relationships; and does the tool matter? I asked these questions to seven Twitter users who collectively follow 2.3 Twitter lists are like Google+ circles.

8 Twitter Bio Ideas to Attract More Followers

Sprout Social

How much time did you put into creating you Twitter bio? You don’t have to spend hours crafting your Twitter bio, but you should put more effort into it than most brands realize. The Pieces of Your Twitter Profile. It’s Time to Rethink Your Twitter Bio.

5 Keys toward Creating a Killer Twitter Audit

agora pulse

Is it time for a Twitter audit? That’s why it’s important to conduct an assessment of your Twitter marketing efforts. Here are five keys to a killer Twitter audit. Like all your communication channels, Twitter needs to represent your brand’s mission and values.

Can You Really Use Twitter for Sales?

agora pulse

Twitter is well-known for learning about breaking news, sharing funny GIFS , and connecting with friends. But for businesses, Twitter is an opportunity to build relationships with customers and cultivate brand awareness. So is it really possible to use Twitter for sales?

How to Take Advantage of the Google-Twitter Partnership

Saying It Social

Information about the Google-Twitter Partnership and how your business can take advantage of the new possibilities it provides. The post How to Take Advantage of the Google-Twitter Partnership appeared first on.

10 Twitter Tools You’ll Actually Use

Sprout Social

Twitter marketing involves a lot of moving parts. As you can imagine, doing all of this within the native Twitter app can be frustrating, to say the least. There are hundreds of Twitter tools out there you could try, but that doesn’t mean your business needs them. Twitter