Rick Short Explains How to Turn Staff Into Prolific Bloggers
JUNE 30, 2009
Blog HubSpot TV Contributors Marketing Kit Internet Marketing Blog The HubSpot Inbound Internet Marketing blog covers all of inbound marketing - SEO, Blogging, Social Media, Landing Pages, Lead Generation and Analytics.
Three steps for B2B marketers to build a personal social media presence
JUNE 26, 2009
In my last post, I hope I convinced you why you should establish a personal presence in social media even if your company hasn’t done so yet. That was the why of social media. I’m going to attempt to explain it by humbly offering my own initiation into social media as a guide. In pursuing a personal presence in social media, I had it easier than you will. You shouldn’t just get involved in social media to the extent necessary to do your day job.
How to create B2B social media policies
NOVEMBER 24, 2009
One of the cornerstones of a social media strategy is having a clear set of corporate social media guidelines or policies. Here are some recommendations based on a cross-section of social media policies from B2B companies, including social media policy examples from some leading B2B companies. IBM and SAP put their draft guidelines on wikis, where employees were invited to make comments and suggestions. Encourage community through sharing and attribution.
The 1-9-90 rule won't work for Internal Collaboration
Buzz Marketing for Technology
SEPTEMBER 15, 2009
Ok, so you decide to implement an internal microblogging platform like Yammer or Socialcast, or even an internal Wiki platform like SocialText or Confluence. I think as Social Media marketers we have to get better at training. Tags: social media
Associations Social Media Opportunity
JULY 5, 2009
This morning I had one of those wonderful social networking moments. She had a posted listed in her profile Be a Renegade – Bringing Social Media to Your Association. Because I think of social networks as a big cocktail mixer in the sky, this was one of those great moments when you feel like - wow, let’s talk about that a bit. Deirdre points to a feeling that many of us have - the associations where we are members or staffers should be doing more with social media.
Strategic Guy: Three Phases of Social Media Maturation
JULY 9, 2009
skip to main | skip to sidebar Strategic Guy Timely views and best practices in the world of technology public relations Sunday, April 12, 2009 Three Phases of Social Media Maturation At Strategic Communications Group (Strategic) weve been through the cycle.
Social Media: Not Just for Kids – Arm Yourself for the C-Suite Discussion
B2B Marketing Savvy
SEPTEMBER 17, 2009
Even if your target communities are exceptionally narrow, odds are these sites capture some segment of your audience base if you embed content. Certainly consumer brands are early adopters, but the B21B aspects of social media networking are fast gaining traction. Wikis: developerWorks.
My Company is Blogging and Tweeting: So Now What Do We Do?
JUNE 17, 2009
Here’s the article: Recently, I had the great pleasure of talking with Forrester’s B2B marketing guru, Laura Ramos , about the emerging social media landscape and opportunities for B2B companies to build better relationships with their customers and target prospects. Laura Ramos: Social media is clearly relevant for B2B marketing today for two reasons. First, at Forrester we’ve studied how B2B buyers participate socially and found that participation is much higher than U.S.
Best of 2008: Social Media Optimization, Part 1
APRIL 6, 2009
Everybody uses Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, but which niche social media sites are worth investigating? How can you maximize your results through social bookmarking sites like Digg? How does social media relate to SEO? Social Tagging
Why Your Small Business Needs to Measure Its Return on Social Media Investments
Content Marketing Today
AUGUST 11, 2009
It seems as though every kind of organization from multinational to small business to nonprofit are beginning to believe that social media should be an important component of their marketing programs. Social media marketing must prove itself with measurable returns.
Tuula Lehtimäki & Jari Salo & Heidi Hiltula & Mikko Lankinen. Harnessing web 2.0 for business-to-business marketing - Literature review and an empirical perspective from Finland. ISBN:978-951-42-9120-3
JUNE 4, 2009
tools, we mean blogs and podcasts, social networks, communities, content aggregators and virtual worlds. is still low, but blogs, wikis and video sharing raised some interest.
Social Media Book Review : The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web by Tamar Weinberg
APRIL 6, 2010
Following up on my “ Top 15 Social Media Books of 2009 ” blog post as well as my recent review of “ A Survival Guide to Social Media and Web 2.0 Optimization by Deltina Hay ,” I want to cover another book which I thought was one of the best social media-related books of 2009: “ The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web ” by Tamar Weinberg. The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web Summary.
Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags
SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
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5 Golden Rules for a Successful Location Based Marketing Campaign
SEPTEMBER 8, 2011
Aaron Strout joins us for another exciting episode of Inbound Now, HubSpot's social media and inbound marketing podcast ! But in 2009, Foursquare launched with an eye toward utilizing location based tools for marketing and business.
How To Create A Know-It-All Company - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
Social Responsibility. Before creating an online community of practice (COP), Michael Behounek, KM director for $1.25 Behounek once created a community to devise performance enhancements for a particular 2,000-horsepower pump used in the companys oil refineries. While it was an urgent matter at the time, the communitys activity rapidly decreased because the essential business problem had been solved. That gave us fertile ground to kick off the community.
Top 60 B2B Marketing Posts and Hottest Topics November 2010
B2B Marketing Zone Posts
DECEMBER 1, 2010
Here’s what the social signals said was the best content and the hottest topics. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Ten reasons to blog – even if nobody reads it - grow - Practical Marketing Solutions , November 7, 2010 Building an engaged community through a business blog can be extremely difficult — sometimes impossible. Below are a list of 9 B2B white papers that have useful information for B2B social media marketers.