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Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010


the sources below provide a vast wealth of data, statistics and research results, as well as a bit of interesting social media trivia. How are consumers and b2b decision makers using social media in their buying processes? Social Media Facts and Stats.

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A fascinating “hardcore” B2B social media success

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With many companies now engaged in social media marketing strategies for nearly two years or more, success stories are starting to emerge, even in the difficult marketing world of industrial B2B. A survey showed 65% regarded the social web as a “distracting waste of time&#.

Best Social Media and Digital Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 2


Reports, surveys, studies and infographics are among the most popular content posted and shared across social networks. How widespread, really, is the use of social media for marketing? How are B2B marketers using social media differently from their B2C counterparts?

5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

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The Ultimate Glossary: 101 Social Media Marketing Terms Explained


As we all learn about social media and inbound marketing and we teach others about it, having a resource that quickly and clearly explains all of the basic terms and applications is critically important. Social Media Marketing Dictionary: 101 Terms to Know.

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2011 Social Media Marketing Trends


Social media marketing has progressed from radical new idea to widely adopted practice in a remarkably short period of time. Just 5% of Americans said they were familiar with Twitter in 2008; by the fall of last year, that figure was 87%, and Twitter is now adding 300,000 new users per day. Facebook added more than 150 million new users in 2010. Social efforts will permeate the enterprise. “Social is much bigger than marketing and PR. Digg this!

The Ultimate Glossary: 120 Social Media Marketing Terms Explained


Thus, while we're all learning about social media and inbound marketing as well as teaching others about it, having a resource that quickly and clearly explains all of the basic terms and applications is critically important. Social Media Marketing Dictionary: 120 Terms to Know.

Best Social Media Stats and Market Research of 2010 (So Far)


Data junkies, stats addicts, web trivia buffs rejoice — here are a deluge of social media, search and other marketing research facts and figures from 50 articles and blog posts published so far in 2010. How do B2B social media marketing practices differ from B2C companies?

Social Media Budget Ratio in B2B Marketing

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The question is – What is the appropriate level of budget to support social media for a B2B company? First was the post on the Media Budget Ratio (MBR) for a B2B company. Digg this! What’s your Social Media diet?

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Small business? THIS is how to work the social web!

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Chandra has skillfully used the social web to connect to fans around the globe with an amazing spirit of community, devotion, and authenticity. As an entrepreneur, how do you specifically use the social web to fuel your business success? Digg this!

New research puts Fortune 500 social media usage on display

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This is up from 16% in 2008. 93 of the 108 F500 blogs are linked to a corporate Twitter account, a 300% increase over 2008. It’s encouraging to see the adoption of social media tools among large companies, especially Twitter. Digg this!

Best Social Media Stats and Market Research of 2009


Whether you need data to back up a proposal for investing in social media marketing for CFO, want to understand which online tactics work best for engaging with customers and prospects, or are just an analytics data junky, you’ll find a treasure trove of key insights and happy hour trivia in this collection of the best articles and blog posts on social media and other marketing research of the past year. Who’s really using which social media networks?

Best of 2008: Amusing, Creative and Just Plain Odd


I hate to kick that dead dog again, but it sucked in 2007, it sucked in 2008, and it’ll continue to suck wind in 2009.&#. The Freakiest Ads of 2008, Final 4 by AdFreak. ’ Content marketing within the realm of social media is extremely powerful, but it does have a downside. Top 21 Signs You Need a Break From SEO (2008 version) by Small Business Search Marketing. The folks at social bookmarking site Searchles have some fun with web 2.0

Top 56 B2B Marketing Posts October 2010

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50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far) , October 5, 2010 While a dwindling number of business executives still dismiss Twitter as a waste of time, recent research suggests it is one of the most valuable social networks for business. Awareness of Twitter has exploded; 87% of Americans said they were “familiar with” Twitter in a poll taken earlier this year, versus just 5% in 2008 and 26% in 2009. Social media and leadership.

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2010 B2B Marketing Budgets and Mix Trends Research

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Reviewing the prior survey's results published in April 2009 , I expected that the economy -- and burgeoning interest in social media -- would accelerate the shift toward digital channels throughout 2009 to an unprecedented degree. In fact, most digital media fair equally, and unremarkably, poorly on the list of "what works?" Here are some of the more interesting things found in the January, 2010 survey: 1) Social media became the hot new marketing tool.

New report suggests corporate blogging may be at saturation point

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That’s up just 6% from 2008 study. Of the 108 blogs located, 93 (86%) are linked directly to a corporate Twitter account, a more than 300% increase over the 2008 study. For more on GE’s social media efforts: click here. Digg this!

A Skewed Web: Are you an outlier?


Relying solely on social news or social bookmarking services such as Digg , Reddit , Fark , Slashdot , and Delicious might leave you with a very peculiar version of the world. But is that real, or just a distorted view of the social media world?

Research shows fastest-growing businesses pile on to the social web

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brand new study from the University of Massachusetts Center for Marketing Research compares adoption of social media over three years (2007-2009) by the Inc. 500 was outpacing the Fortune 500 companies in their use of social media. Digg this!

10 Fast Facts About HomeAway

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million in 2010 and $52 million in first three months of 2011. in 2010 and 76.7% In 2010, 91.1% between the end of 2008 and the end of 2010. The company’s listings renewal rate was around 76% in 2010 and the first quarter of the year.

Blogging Strategies: Post in Haste, Promote at Leisure

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A 2008 study looked at the best times and days to publish content. What Luciani examined was not when posts were published , but when they were submitted to social-media sites , Digg , Reddit and Mixx : “He determined the best days and times for a blog post to be submitted to those sites if its author wants it to receive the maximum number of votes, comments and inbound links.&#

Just how connected are the world’s top 5 IT services companies?

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Take the top 5 IT services companies globally - and see how they’re managing their brands on the social web. But first a minor disclaimer: our study was carried out over a week in mid-May 2010. Visibility of social network links from global site : Zero on site.

10 Fast Facts About Zynga

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After months of expectation, social game-maker Zynga , creator of Farmville and Cityville, snuck in its intention to go public right before the long weekend. From 2008 to 2010, Zynga’s adjusted EBITDA increased from $4.5 million in 2010 to $112.3 According to AppData, Zynga has more monthly active users on Facebook than the next 15 social game developers combined.

10 Fast Facts About Zillow

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But Zillow is a fascinating mix of social media and data. million in 2008 to 7.6 That number grew by another 66% during the same period of 2010 to nearly 12.7 Between 2008 and 2010, annual revenues grew from $10.6 by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this.

Blog Marketing Tactics - 10 Tested, Proven Ideas

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And I don’t think I’d be nearly as effective in my recommendations if I wasn’t also an active participant of the social web. Provide relevant, timely information to established media This is a really simple tactic I came up with as a PR strategist.

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