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11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

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Around this time last year I wrote about the 10 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2010 and while I would say 7 out of 10 have already materialized and the others are on their way. Facebook Advertising – will continue to improve and unfortunately get more expensive. So people are looking for an alternative and that’s Facebook Advertising. Share this on Facebook. Enjoy!

36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010

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It’s hard to overstate the impact of Facebook. Having long ago passed MySpace as the most popular social network, Facebook recently replaced Google as the most-visited website in the U.S. It started 2010 with roughly 350 million users and is now on its way to 600  million. Facebook Marketing Tips and Guides. Facebook SEO by Blind Five Year Old. ** 5 Stars.

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35 (of the) Best Guides to Facebook Marketing, Advertising, Search and More of 2010 (So Far)

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Facebook is an extraordinary phenomenon. Also included are a few posts from Facebook proponents, and skeptics, to help you determine if you even really need to be concerned with any of this — or if your social media marketing efforts might be best directed elsewhere. Facebook Marketing Tips and Tactics. How to set up a Facebook fan page that works by Direct Creative Blog. How to Better Engage Facebook Fan Page ‘Fans’ by Social Media Examiner. Facebook Marketing Tips: Make the Most of Your Fan Page by TopRank Online Marketing Blog. Facebook SEO.

Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far)

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Read on to learn how social media is changing PR, how pitching bloggers is different from traditional media outreach, how to optimize press releases for search and online distribution, which tools should be in your social PR toolbox and more here in some of the best articles and blog posts on social PR of 2010 so far. Share this on Facebook. Post on Google Buzz. Social media has fundamentally altered the practice of public relations. Like what? Will Traditional, Social Media Blend? by MediaPost Marketing Daily Commentary. How Is PR Changing? by Journalistics. Digg this!

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Facebook’s Like Button adds Life to your Content

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At last count well over 100,000 websites integrate some form of Facebook’s social plugins (including my site!). They’ve integrated the new Like feature with every product on the site so at a quick view, you can see the number of “Facebookers” who Like the item and maybe even cast your own vote. Share this on Facebook. Could Facebook become a Lead Nurturing platform?

10 Best Posts of 2010

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This inspired me to do a quick 10 Best Posts of 2010 as we slide into the New Year. Advertising Blogging Branding Buzz Marketing Content Marketing Customer Experience Customer Support Facebook Innovation Interactive Marketing Listening Monitoring Social Media Social NetworkingFire your Director of Social Media! Is The White Paper Dead for B2B Marketing?

Best Email Marketing Tips, Tactics and Metrics of 2010

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items that should be in your 2010 email budget by BtoB Magazine. Facebook and Twitter are the social tools most commonly integrated with email campaigns. Share this on Facebook. Post on Google Buzz. While social media is the flashy show horse of online marketing, email remains the solid workhorse. Well, unlike social media, email is virtually universal. Karen J.

78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

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With the amount of helpful content about social media marketing growing faster than Facebook’s user base or Lindsay Lohan’s court appearances, it’s tough to keep up. Andrew Ran Wong provides a valuable list of productivity tips for Gmail, Twitter, Facebook, blogs, Google and other social networks to help readers get more done in less time. brand personalities Facebook and Twitter users hate by iMedia Connection. collection of short summaries and links to a huge list of posts about Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, mobile marketing and business development.

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Creating Engagement in B2B Marketing

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Their platform is good up to 20,000 people and we had 24,000 signed up for our January 19, 2010 virtual event. Share this on Facebook. Tags: Blogging Branding Buzz Marketing Communities Content Marketing Conversational Marketing Inbound Marketing Interactive Marketing Social Media Twitter A recent Cone Inc.’s Creating Engagement. Measuring Engagement. Tweet This! Digg this!

4 Tips for B2B Marketing on Facebook

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Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Business Mobile 2.0 Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! Contact Us Submit News Contact Us Write for Us Spark of Genius Series Mashable | The Social Media Guide Business Mashable on Facebook Join Us! Thanks again [link] Facebook ja B2B?

55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

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If 2009 was the year many marketers puzzled over, poked at and pondered incorporating social media into their marketing mix, 2010 was the year of diving in. Facebook added more than 200 million users last year, and Twitter more than doubled in size, adding 115 million. Which Profile Aspects Should Be Emphasized on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn? by Green Buzz Agency.

11 Myths of Social Media Marketing

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On the consumer side, the largest cohort of Facebook’s user base is the 35-54 age group, and the fastest growing is the 55+ cohort. Certainly the tools are new: Twitter has only been around since 2007, Facebook since 2006, and even blogging has been popular for less than a decade. Share this on Facebook. Post on Google Buzz. Social media marketing is really hard.

Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

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Twitter came of age in 2010, growing at a scorching pace —from 75 million users at the beginning of the year to more than 190 million by the end of December. Best of 2010: 14 Ways Every Business Should Be Using Twitter by Inkling Media. All You Need to Know About Twitter in 2010 [Infographic] by Mediabistro. Share this on Facebook. Post on Google Buzz. Digg this!

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

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LinkedIn is firmly ensconced among the “big 3″ social networks for marketing and business purposes, and though its base of 80 million members is far smaller than the 600 million users of Facebook, its impact in B2B marketing is larger. According to recent research , 32% of B2B marketers use LinkedIn to generate leads, versus just 16% who do so on Facebook. Digg this!

Ten reasons to blog – even if nobody reads it

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Share this on Facebook. Post on Google Buzz.  . 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. There must be some good business reason they do it, right? . There better be. Digg this!

Best Website Design Guides and Tips of 2010

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Things That Websites Need in 2010! Share this on Facebook. Post on Google Buzz. Website design standards continue to evolve and grow more sophisticated. Tables are out; CSS is in. Flash is out (or should at least be used sparingly): HTML5 is (almost) in. Screen sizes now range from small smartphone screens to large, widescreen desktop monitors. Visual Website Design. Digg this!

What a Trifecta of a Year!

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Last year I wrote about how some weeks are hard to top and how lucky I was to have launched my first book – Facebook Marketing for Dummies (Wiley) with my co-author Rich Krueger, and I was nominated for BtoB Marketing Magazine’s (a Crain’s publication) list of the Top 25 BtoB Marketers of the Year 2009. also contracted with Wiley to do another book called Facebook Advertising for Dummies.

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How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

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In this example, a press release is distributed online, posted to the company’s Facebook and Twitter updates, and used to create a social media release (using a tool such as PitchEngine ). When a blogger publishes a guest post from the company, that post gets linked in the company’s LinkedIn groups, Facebook page, Twitter and social bookmarking sites. Share this on Facebook.

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A fascinating “hardcore” B2B social media success

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Share this on Facebook. Post on Google Buzz. 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.  I discovered a great success story to share with you through a masters thesis being developed by Haakon Jenson of Norway. BACKGROUND. STRATEGY.

Using Content to Build Trust in B2B Marketing

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If you know this going into the launch plan – then its just a matter of how you are going to sequence those messages (for example do you send out the eBook first with a link to the video second and the press release third with the virtual event forth and the blog/twitter buzz fifth?)  And then what is the timing? Share this on Facebook. Tweet This! Share this on Linkedin. Digg this!

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Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

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Noting that “Social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook, if used effectively, can help build relationships, identify new trends and help facilitate networking with like-minds throughout the industry,&# Lacey Haines and Adam Vincenzini share a few best practices for pitching journalists through social media, such as keeping pitches short and using a DM rather than a public message when pitching on Twitter. Among her findings: “While most agencies didn’t link to their social media channels on their website in 2009, 83% included this on their home page in 2010.

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8 (of the) Best Web Analytics Guides of 2010

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How can you use GA to track visits to a Facebook page? How to Add Google Analytics to a Facebook Page Tab by SitePoint. Alyssa Gregory lays out a quick and relatively easy three-step process for adding Google Analytics tracking to a Facebook page tab, while noting that Google Analytics is now the analytics package of choice on 56% of all websites. Share this on Facebook.

Influencers vs Advocates in B2B Marketing

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Share this on Facebook. Tags: Blogging Buzz Marketing Communications Communities Inbound Marketing Interactive Marketing Media PR Social Media Twitter It identifies the individuals that have influence over potential buyers, and orients marketing activities around these influencers. They are non partial and therefore they write about many firms. Tweet This! Share this on Linkedin.

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Top 56 B2B Marketing Posts for September 2010

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Best of B2B Marketing for September 2010. Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far) - Webbiquity , September 1, 2010 Social media has fundamentally altered the practice of public relations. Social media and the big conversation “fail” - grow - Practical Marketing Solutions , September 26, 2010 I am feeling sad and a bit ashamed of myself. Savvy B2B Marketing , September 1, 2010 The other week I had a post on the Content Marketing Institute about how to develop an editorial calendar for content marketing. Even Facebook is building a phone. uberVU.

Will Facebook replace your B2B Marketing email system?

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I want to roll the clock back a few weeks to the announcement of an initiative by Facebook called – Project Titan. Well first that means that Facebook will issue 400 Million email account – which is no small feat. Second those email accounts will be tied to your Facebook profile Vanity URL in my case PaulDunay@facebook.com. Share this on Facebook. Tweet This!

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Seven Ways to Use Social Media for Business

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Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn groups, community sites (e.g. The social media “big four&# –Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and blogs–as well as specialized social event tools like Lanyrd , Meetup.com , Eventbrite and Amiando can all help with arranging and promoting offline opportunities to meet in-person with your online social acquaintances. Share this on Facebook.

Make Your CFO a Social Media Fan

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Find diehard fans on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Related posts: 5 ways to use social media for solution marketing It’s easy to get caught up in the buzz, 10 Best Posts of 2010 Far and away one of the best blog posts. Social media definitely pays off, but you’ve got to focus on the approach not the tools. Never is that more true than at budget time. Users. Employees.

Snooping on Facebook: Not just for stalkers any more

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When she told me the following story I was frankly a little weirded-out.   Let’s see what you think about using Facebook as an investigation tool after reading my daughter’s guest post … Since my last post on {grow} , I’m a year older, I’ve aced all my classes, started my own blog and developed a fondness for coconut ice cream.  His Facebook page is private.

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The 20 craziest things you can do on Twitter

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Share this on Facebook. Post on Google Buzz. OK, we’ve heard all the great business success stories about connecting and learning through Twitter. But the human race is made up of all kinds of people and some of them have more important things to do. Bloody great idea. The cows at a Buttermine Farms near Woodstock, Ont., Here was mine: I am writing this in the nude. Tweet This!

33 (of the) Best Marketing Strategy Guides and Insights of 2010

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Sometimes it’s essential to step back from everyday marketing tactics to ask the bigger questions: not just “ how do we get more people to `like’ us on Facebook? &# or “what apps should we be adding to our Facebook page?&# but: why do we even have a corporate Facebook page? Big Ed’s Top 10 B2B Marketing Trends For 2010 by Marketing-Gimbal. C.

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The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

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find it to be especially valuable and hassle-free for updating Twitter, Facebook, and LInkedin simultaneously. I do this only occasionally, however, as my friends/followers on each site don’t have much overlap. It doesn’t have the advanced functionality of Tweetdeck (such as cross-posting to Facebook), but it’s so easy-to-use that it’s my favorite Twitter app.

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Top 25 Articles and 8 Topics in B2B Marketing for March 2010

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March  2010. Great stuff in the world of B2B Marketing for March 2010.  Best Social Media Stats and Market Research of 2009 - Webbiquity , March 31, 2010 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. March 5, 2010.

Best Content Marketing Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

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Share this on Facebook. Post on Google Buzz. How many times have you heard the expression “content is king?&# That’s the case because, in an increasingly competitive and noisy market, buyers care not so much about what you sell as about what you know , and what you are passionate about. Great content fills a need for both the consumer and the producer. by Ink Rebels.

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

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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. Senior marketing execs see their companies moving to social media in 2010 by The Viral Garden. 92% said they personally use LinkedIn, versus 56% on Facebook. More than 1.5

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