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. Because blogging helps Indium reach target audiences, get the company message out and -- above all -- get found via search engines and social media. Wrong. and Italy.
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. This time, I’d like to concentrate on the how. I’m going to attempt to explain it by humbly offering my own initiation into social media as a guide. When I despair at ever mastering all the social media tools that exist out there, I remind myself (as I hope you will) that at its core social media is all about communication and that marketers are all expert communicators. Monitor. CMO 2.0
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. The code of conduct is the “umbrella policy” for your social media policy; it does the heavy lifting for the more serious aspects of employee conduct (e.g.,
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. Jacob Nielsen coined a theory called the 1-9-90 theory that says out of every hundred people who join a community or network – 1% actively contribute – 9% contribute from time to time – and 90% are lurkers. You are a hero.
Associations Social Media Opportunity
JULY 5, 2009
This morning I had one of those wonderful social networking moments. I received a note that I had been accepted into the smchat ning group - a group that meets once a month for chats. I joined last week’s chat and thus signed up to the ning group. 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. Why associations fear 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. They may recognize that their customers and partners have become engaged in social networks and online communities.
Social Media: Not Just for Kids – Arm Yourself for the C-Suite Discussion
B2B Marketing Savvy
SEPTEMBER 17, 2009
Read time = 2-3 minutes) As social media intrudes further into the B2B marketing, many managers, consultants and agencies are being asked by the C-suite to defend against the perception that social media is just for kids “ Here’s a quick reference list prepared for just such a discussion at an ingredient brand technology company during the engagement evaluation discussion.
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. There’s tremendous activity right now because social media is a novelty to the B2B world.
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? Learn the answers to these questions and more here in some of the best blog posts on social media marketing and optimization of 2008. 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. In our own Southwest Florida community, this is clear from the organic growth of the social media coffee sessions organized by a savvy local marketer, Cyndee Woolley.
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. Among the examined Finnish industrial firms the utilization of web 2.0 is still low, but blogs, wikis and video sharing raised some interest. for business-to-business marketing and add an empirical perspective on the subject from Finland. Web 2.0 By web 2.0 Overall, web 2.0
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. The scope is what one would expect from a social media marketing book, and at 300+ pages there is a lot of content covered.
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 ! He is the author of an upcoming book, Location Based Marketing for Dummies , he runs his own podcast called The Quick-n-Dirty Social Media Podcast on BlogTalk Radio , and he blogs over at his own site. Aaron is the head of location based marketing at WCG in Austin.
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. New Top-Level Domains Expected in 2009. Blogs and Wikis in the Business World. Blogs |.
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. Look at companies like General Electric who do an amazing job with their blog and yet have almost no “community or comments at all. Social scoring will change your life. com , wiki.