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The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011


Watch next month (close to Father’s Day) for the Nifty 50 Men of Twitter for 2011. Few phenomena have ever spread as far and grown as rapidly as social media; obviously, this has tapped into something essential to our nature. What is it? The answer may come from the email marketing field. That is what has driven social media adoption. Jennifer Aaker. aaker. Diana Adams. adamsconsulting.

The Top-10 B2B Marketing Trends for 2011

Everything Technology Marketing

It is January and time again for the obligatory 2011 predictions. Many marketing experts have strong opinions on what they think will happen in 2011. asked you to rank the marketing areas you think will become more important in 2011. What marketing areas are less important in 2011? Does this reflect the reality in your organization going into 2011? Happy New Year!

B2B Blogging Trends for 2011


You can get the whole story in B2B Blogging Trends in 2011 , a free (and no registration required) white paper from Aggregage (the software that powers the BMZ site). Among the findings: • If you don’t have a blog yet, 2011 is the year to start one. Again, you can download the complete Aggregage white paper on B2B Blogging Trends in 2011 here. There’s much more.

50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)


Read on for answers to these questions and more from some of the best minds in social media in some of their best blog posts and articles of 2011 so far. 2011 Trends: Make Your Corporate Site A Social Media Hub by Business 2 Community. 2011 Predictions: Top 12 Reasons Businesses Will Fail at Social Media by FruitZoom. Are These Social Media Trends of 2011 Part of Your Strategy?

Content Marketing Playbook: Strategy and Roadmap

an interview with Scott Belsky during a 2011 Behance. in 2011. ULTIMATE CONTENT STRATEGIST PLAYBOOK CONTENTLY1 The Ultimate Content Strategist. Playbook No. 2: Strategy and Roadmap Copyright © 2015 Contently. All rights reserved. By Joe Lazauskas ULTIMATE CONTENT STRATEGIST PLAYBOOK CONTENTLY2 I. Introduction 3 II. Adopting a Winning Perspective 7 III. Back at GE and in.

Aha! Marketing Leaders Reveal Their Most Powerful Marketing Insights from 2011

B2B Lead Generation Blog

Tweet At the B2B Summit 2011 in San Francisco, Daniel Burstein, Director of Editorial Content at MECLABS, asked me and a few other attendees to reveal our most important “aha” moments in 2011. Marketers need to think like plumbers and find the leaks and plug them.”. 2:40 – Karen Hayward, CMO and EVP of CenterBeam , believes it’s time for marketers to be accountable for results and has been working diligently with her team throughout 2011 to demonstrate that. Everything I thought was true wasn’t.”

Best Facebook Marketing Tips, Techniques and Tools of 2011, Part 1


Find the answers to these questions and many more here in more than 30 of the best articles and blog posts on Facebook marketing of 2011. How to Build the Perfect Facebook Fan Page, 2011 Edition by techipedia. You know the statistics : Facebook is the most popular method for sharing online content. It’s approaching one billion users worldwide. ” Ouch. Mark R. More Inc.

New Report: 2011 B2B Content Marketing Trends

Everything Technology Marketing

SlideShare views for the new report " 2011 B2B Content Marketing Trends " are off the charts - looks like we have a topic that is really resonating with B2B marketers. The biggest motivator for content marketing is its ability to drive awareness, leads, and engagement with prospects to compensate where where traditional tactics are falling short.

40 Awesome Marketing Tweets From 2011

B2B Marketing Insider

” Here is my 2011 list of favorite tweets.@ e6e6e6 ;'> February 11, 2011 8:32 am via HootSuite Reply Retweet Favorite. e6e6e6 ;'> February 15, 2011 1:22 pm via TweetDeck Reply Retweet Favorite. e6e6e6 ;'> March 4, 2011 8:18 am via UberSocial Reply Retweet Favorite. e6e6e6 ;'> March 4, 2011 9:00 am via HubSpot Reply Retweet Favorite. jeremyvictor. link] #B2B.

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2011 Marketing Resolutions to Consider


Welcome to 2011. This is a good time to think about your goals for 2011. Everyone seems to be doing their list of resolutions. For b2b marketers, think about your target audiences, and continue to understand how they research products. Have you done any business resolutions? Perhaps the list below can help: 1. You will embrace social media for what it is, and do a better job engaging with prospects. Yes, I had to start with a social media … [ visit site to read more ]. Marketing Strategy

2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Women

Blue Focus Marketing

Cheryl and I thought it would be a great idea to collaborate on this special social media project – and so the process began for creating the 2011 #Nifty50 List of Top Twitter Women. Maybe next year… Watch next month (close to Father’s Day ) for the #Nifty50 Men of Twitter for 2011. What is it? The answer may come from the email marketing field. Amber Buhl.

The 25 Best Social Media Books of 2011

WindMill Networking

Time flies so fast and 2012 is just around the corner, so it’s time to reveal my picks for best books of 2011. There were simply too many great additions to literature that exists on social in 2011 to be limiting. Brian Solis has been busy in 2011, revising his best-selling social media book Engage  while also releasing another noteworthy book. Engage! The Social BOOM!:

Take the 2011 B2B Content Marketing Survey

Everything Technology Marketing

Take the 2011 B2B Content Marketing Survey It may sound easy to create crisp definitions of market segments, buyer personas, and buying stages, and then to build compelling content for each relevant intersection of these three (or more) dimensions. The 2011 B2B Content Marketing Survey takes less than 5 minutes to complete - take it now. Thank you! Holger Schulze

40 (of the) Best SEO Guide, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)


2011 Search Engine Ranking Factors by SEOmoz Rand Fishkin (again) uses a series of graphics to illustrate the key SEO ranking factors based on research, as well as another graphic on the future of search which attempts to predict which ranking factors are likely to become more or less important in the coming year. How to keep up? This is one outstanding checklist. And more.

2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men

Blue Focus Marketing

Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 )  present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list.  These men are indeed using Twitter to rewire and reorient the Web.  But, by no means, is this list complete. Adam L. Andres Silva A.

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50 Ways To Make 2011 Rock | - B2B Social Media and.


About | Advertise | Submissions | Write for Us CrowdsourcedFRD Home Advertising Branding Content Marketing Lead Gen SEO-SEM Social Media More Strategy Design PR eBooks Educational Facebook Guest Posts Twitter 50 Ways To Make 2011 Rock January 5th, 2011 | By Jeremy Victor For the last couple of years as we have been mired in the uncertainty surrounding the end of the recession and the tough economic times that seem to be lingering, we’ve fought for the survival of our jobs and companies, we’ve worried more, and we’ve become more stressed. 50 Ways To Make 2011 Rock 2.

Social Commerce Trends – July 2011


JWTIntelligence conducted a study to find out what trends are important in social commerce: Social Commerce (July 2011). Wondering whether opening a storefront on Facebook is worth it? Need to know why social commerce is important? View more presentations from JWTIntelligence. News & Notes

B2B Blogging Trends 2011: Towards an Integrated Approach


You can read a summary of the trends and their thoughts and tips in the B2B Blogging Trends 2011 white paper. B2B Blogging Trends 2011. In many organizations, blogs are still seen as almost separate entities. Several other organizations have no blog at all. included). Should a company blog? Should employees blog? There are no “musts” in business. They should be obvious by now.

The Top 10 Marketing Infographics of 2011


It's almost impossible to believe that 2011 is so close to being over. Check these out for a visual look at inbound marking in 2011. The Top 10 Marketing Infographics of 2011. 1. While the web is full of some really great marketing infographics, we decided to limit our list to just 10. Inbound Marketing Rising. 2. The Anatomy of a Fan. 3. Top Email Marketing Irritations. 4.

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Is this the best commercial of 2011?

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

I found this commercial to be brilliant on every level. It tells a great story, the nuanced looks and expressions of the actresses are priceless, it’s memorable, and it’s HILARIOUS. This is a work of art and there is no doubt it had to be shared with the {grow} community! What are your thoughts? What would you name as your all-time favorite commercial of this or any other year? If you can’t view this commercial within the blog, please click here to view it. humor YouTube and video

2011: The year of personal brands

Chris Koch

This is the year that the personal brand begins to do battle with the corporate brand. think we need to let the personal brand win—especially in B2B. Featuring big pictures and bios of your subject matter experts on your website is a good start, but it is the equivalent of paid search. It’s relevant but still a step removed from the truly personal connection. We need the equivalent of organic search, where our people rise to the top on their own, independent of their corporate affiliations. Then as marketers, we create a virtuous cycle that links these personal brands to the corporate brand.

My social media marketing posts from 2011


have been writing for Biznology every Tuesday since January 18th, 2011, so there are quite a few posts that may well be useful for you now that you never had an opportunity to read before — before you knew about Biznology or me. I am traveling this week so I have decided to spend my blogging time aggregating some of my favorite Biznology blog posts. call this “fire for effect.”

11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Here are 11 concrete ways I think the environment in which B2B Marketers operate will evolve in 2011. 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. So that begs the question – what’s on the horizon specifically for B2B Marketers next year? Enjoy! Tweet This!

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011


The 11 Twitter Tools and Apps I Use Every Day in 2011 by Business2Community. In just a few short years, Twitter has transformed from an odd little sort of public IM service where people posted what they just ate for lunch or what their cat was doing at the moment into one of the big four social networks and a significant channel for news, PR & marketing, politics and more. Twitter Tools.

4 BtoB Marketing Action Items for 2011

Fearless Competitor

Now that it’s March of 2011, it is time to revisit this important post for the new year. This week some prognosticators predicted lots of growth in 2011. hope we leave the recession in the rear view mirror and you have a great 2011. And we at Find New Customers want to help you make 2011 a great year! So let’s do it differently in 2011. Thank God.

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Key Initiatives for 2011 – How are you tackling them?

B2B Lead Blog

We kicked off this year asking our customers and marketing leads database (key marketing decision makers) what their priorities were for the New Year (2011). know you are probably shaking your head and thinking.“Just Just like everyone else.” Yep, just like everyone else.because we wanted to know first hand. While "New

Infographic of the Week: Best Tweets of 2011

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By way of Social Media Today , we’ve got a cool little infographic from Future Simple that shows the top tweets of 2011. Infographics future simple infographic social media today top tweets of 2011Enjoy!

2011 Social Media Marketing Trends


So what’s next? A new report from Focus, 2011 Trends Report: Social Media Marketing presents observations and predictions from eight leading social media experts (and me) about social media trends and developments to watch for in the coming year. Social Media Marketing b2b social media Focus Frank Days Jay Baer Lee Traupel Maggie Fox Mark Schaefer Michael Brenner Paul Dunay social media marketing trends social media predictions for 2011 social media report Stephanie Marx TwitterFacebook added more than 150 million new users in 2010. Among the top 10 trends identified: 1.

Social Media Revolution 2011 in video

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Discussion Interesting social media social media revolution 2011 social media stats VideoWe came across this beautiful video (or at least the music is beautiful ), and wanted to share it.  It’s loaded with interesting and compelling stats from around the world on how digital and social technologies are being used. What’s the most interesting stat?

Internet Trends via Mary Meeker — October 2011


Summit on October 18, 2011. Mary Meeker's internet-trends oct 2011 Web Summit 2011. If you want to know what the latest trends are for the Internet, Mary Meeker is the absolute expert. Here is her presentation from the Web 2.0 View more presentations from Fred Zimny. Marketing News & Notes Strategy

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2011


While B2C marketers focus on Facebook, LinkedIn is consistently cited as the top social network for B2B marketing. Part of the reasoning is that while Facebook is good for sharing coupons, promoting events, and showcasing corporate culture to potential employees, LinkedIn is powerful at generating web traffic and leads. What’s the best way to start and grow a LinkedIn group?

5 Big Marketing Fails of 2011

It's All About Revenue

In the spirit of moving forward with lessons learned, here are 5 big marketing fails of 2011. 1. Let us know in the comments section below! 5 Big Marketing Fails of 2011 is from Eloqua’s It’s All About Revenue, a Blog Covering Business To Business Marketing. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this Everyone makes mistakes. Marketers are no different. In fact, there are some nightmare scenarios many marketers have come to fear. Most of the time those mistakes go unnoticed or blow over quickly. Kenneth Cole Sticks Fashionable Foot in Mouth. The brand apologized for the poor choice in Tweets. 2.

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Baseone Buyersphere 2011 Report and the Changing B2B Buyer Behavior

Tony Zambito

Baseone, the London based B2B Marketing Agency, released its 2nd annual Buyersphere Report 2011 this   month.    The Basone Buyersphere Report surveys approximately 1,000 businesses, heavily comprised of UK and European firms and ranging from small to multi-national enterprises, on the steps they take in making purchases.  Related articles.

Marketing Trends for 2011

Blue Focus Marketing

Engagement, interactions, Tweets, Likes, and earned media all count.  In 2011, it’s more about measuring the true value of social media.   Apple’s FaceTime becomes widely popular as the way to have a conversation.  In 2011, marketers start to invest in more ways to reach the growing millions of smart phone users.   “It’s all about protecting and nurturing the brand&#. R.E.M.

10 Tips for Integrating Social Media and LinkedIn in to Your Job Search in 2011

WindMill Networking

Since I began blogging in July of 2008 to share with the world my advice on many things in social media, I wanted to devote this blog post to give all of you in transition the same advice that I gave my friend’s sibling as to how I would go about looking for a job in 2011.  As a job seeker in 2011, you want to be as approachable as well as be able to message as many people as possible. 

The Big SaaS Trends of 2011

It's All About Revenue

by Egan Cheung | Tweet this This week, Joe Payne wrote a blog post titled A Very Cloudy Year: How the Cloud Drove Apps, Mobile and Social , discussing the positive effect that Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) businesses have had on Social and Mobile platforms in 2011. The Big SaaS Trends of 2011 is from Eloqua’s It’s All About Revenue, a Blog Covering Business To Business Marketing.