The Top 5 YouTube Analytics Every Marketer Should Know
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
OK, so you’re tracking the effectiveness of your website via Google Analytics or some of the excellent enterprise analytics solutions. But did you know that YouTube, which is part of Google, has an incredible analytics offering as well? In fact, YouTube Analytics probably gives users more ways to slice and dice their data than any video platform ever has.
47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts
JANUARY 19, 2016
Social media use isn’t quite universal—but it’s getting close. population now has at least one social networking profile; more than half use two or more social networks. The number of worldwide social media users is projected to grow from 2.1 90% of young adults—ages 18 to 29—use social media (compared to just 35% of those over age 65).
The evolution of social media analytics
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
DECEMBER 19, 2013
You probably can’t pick up a book on social media best practices without seeing some reference to Dell. They are one of the undisputed pioneers, leaders and innovators in the field of social media. During my recent trip to Austin, I had an opportunity to catch up with Shree Dandekar , Dell’s chief strategist for business intelligence and analytics.
23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides
DECEMBER 16, 2014
Though the use of social media and social networks for marketing is now nearly ubiquitous, and 78% of companies have dedicated social media teams, many marketers sill struggle with certain aspects of social marketing, such as formalizing strategies and measuring results. How are social media marketing best practices evolving?
Video ads: Facebook or YouTube?
MARCH 22, 2016
Video is quickly becoming a default tool for marketers around the world. Marketers are presented with a tricky challenge: a lot of internet browsers just don’t see ads anymore. The most common types of video ads are previews before another piece of video content, ads in search engines, or paid media on social. The post Video ads: Facebook or YouTube?
22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
As social media marketing has become ubiquitous ( 88% of marketers say social media is important for their businesses), hundreds of new tools have developed just in the past few years: tools for social media management, monitoring, measurement, automation, identifying influencers, creating graphical content, and more. Check out this post.
21 of the Best Social Media Marketing Guides of 2013 (So Far)
OCTOBER 8, 2013
The use of social media and social networks for marketing has rapidly advanced in the past few years from the “should I do it?” ” level to the current “how do I measure and optimize social media marketing efforts?” 500 companies use at least one major social media platform. by Social-Hire.
YouTube Analytics Decoded
EMagine B2B Blog
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
As SEOs, we know our way around Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools , and a slew of other sites that help us analyze website performance. What many don’t know, or haven’t explored yet, is the robust analytics tool that YouTube offers within its very own interface. YouTube Analytics, like any analytics tool, provides several ways to interpret data.
83 Exceptional Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014
APRIL 14, 2014
“Big data” is one of the trendiest buzzwordy terms in marketing/technology/business today. 2014 B2B Content Marketing Trends–North America: Content Marketing Institute/MarketingProfs. Which “social” brands aren’t really social at all? What do 91% of B2B marketers do, but only 36% do well? (No, not that.) SocialTimes ).
20 More of the Best Social Media Marketing Guides and Tips of 2013
JANUARY 21, 2014
Social media marketing has become an integral part of strategies for maximizing the overall web visibility of an organization. What key trends in 2014 should social media marketers to be aware of? What are the best practices for promoting events through social media? Best Social Media Marketing Guides and Tips.
Five ways to calm down and not be overwhelmed by social media change
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
OCTOBER 12, 2015
It’s impossible for a person — or even a company — to keep up with the constantly shifting platforms that make up our social media world today. But you don’t have to be overwhelmed by social media change, espcially if you can get your head around some fundamental truths about how the web works. Let’s calm your social media nerves … 1.
Hard lessons agency customers need to learn about social media marketing
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
DECEMBER 11, 2014
Four and a half years ago I was hired into an agency that needed help outlining social media solutions for its customers. worked tirelessly with my VP to design “robust turnkey social media solutions.” Why couldn’t they understand social media? We are finally selling social media services easier than we ever have before. So I did that.
87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012
OCTOBER 16, 2012
Though social media marketing is now used in about 90% of companies, techniques, platforms and best practices continue to evolve. Increase use of video marketing? What will likely be the hot trends in social media over the next couple of years? Social Media Stats and Demographics. 1. Marketing Pilgrim ). 2. Social media fatigue?
48 Ways to Measure Social Media Success
DECEMBER 20, 2011
Ultimately, as Olivier Blanchard has pointed out repeatedly , social media marketing has to demonstrate an ROI (though he acknowledges the questions have to be made more specific). But it’s crucial to the social media ROI debate to recognize that “R” is an end-of-the-process measure. Similarly, in social media marketing, there are numerous intermediate “process” measures that don’t fit into an ROI equation, but which are vital in optimizing social media efforts in order to minimize “I” and maximize “R.” Ten YouTube Metrics.
25 social media listening aids to increase your hearing
APRIL 21, 2014
78% of consumers say that companies’ social media posts impact their purchases (source: Forbes ). 74% rely on social networks to guide purchase decisions (source: Social Sprout ). 71% of consumers are more likely to make a purchase based on social media referrals (source: HubSpot ). To make sense of the noise, social media listening requires a process.
Surefire Social introduces SurePulse “webmaster tools”
JUNE 7, 2016
Surefire Social is about to offer an all-in-one social media, search, reputation, review, analytics tool in the form of SurePulse , now in beta. I get to play with a lot of cool tools in my work doing social media and SEO audits and reporting. DMV Marketing Gods & Goddesses. Seriously: easy-to-use. Seriously: all-in-one. It was quite a crew.
50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)
SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
Social media marketing has gone well beyond the hype stage and is now mainstream business practice. Still, questions remain: how do I use social media most effectively across the enterprise? Which social media monitoring tools should I use? What social media developments and trends should I be watching? Social Media Tools.
10 social media metrics every marketer should know
OCTOBER 22, 2012
Social media measurement tools are one of the fast-growing areas of analytics and venture funding. To save you frustration, here are 10 social media metrics every marketer should know. 1. TRAFFIC SOURCES ( GOOGLE ANALYTICS ): It may surprise you but, to me, Google Analytics is the most effective social media measurement tool available.
33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far
AUGUST 28, 2012
Given the widespread adoption of social media marketing practices, the “if” and “when” questions seemed to have now been resolved by most midsized and larger companies (and a lot of small companies as well). However, as the posts and articles highlighted below show, plenty of questions remain, such as how much should we budget for social media?
A Social Media Measurement Dashboard; One Approach
AUGUST 9, 2012
A re your social media efforts working? That’s one of the most misunderstood questions in marketing today. There really is no “right” way to measure social media. The more blogs and books you read on the subject, the more confused you probably get. Social media marketing in theory isn’t all that different from traditional media (well it is, but).
An Unedited and Unfiltered Open Letter to the Staffing Industry on Social Media
APRIL 28, 2016
When I started at Haley Marketing Group in 2013 Social Media Marketing was an idea. The true impact that came from social media. 2016, just 3 years later, social media is still booming. Let’s be honest the staffing industry NEEDS social media. Social media exists for one major reason.to Connect is the keyword there.
102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)
JANUARY 2, 2013
With 92% of companies now incorporating social media into their marketing efforts, it’s no longer sufficient to just “be there” on social networks. The first step to improving digital marketing results is to understand the emerging trends and best practices. What do buyers really want from social media marketers? eMarketer ).
Video Content: Facebook VS. YouTube in the Ring
JULY 1, 2015
Facebook Vs. YouTube video content. While YouTube has been dubbed the second largest search engine in the world, many signs point to the power of Facebook as the winning platform to publish videos. Here are a few things to keep in mind when betting on Facebook VS. YouTube in the ring: Round 1: Content Consumption. Just because the internet is awash with articles about Facebook taking over YouTube, doesn't mean you need to dive in. YouTube. YouTube is more or less the destination, right? YouTube. it's all about the YouTube link. YouTube.
38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews
APRIL 9, 2012
Manage all of your social media accounts from a single login on your iPhone? Make more productive use of your time on social networking sites? Find tools to do all of the above and much more in this collection of helpful business, online and social media tools, apps and reviews. Cool Social Media Tools. Storefront Social. Inefegy Social Radar.
Social Media Image Size Guide [INFOGRAPHIC]
PWB Marketing Blog
MARCH 16, 2015
I have been updating a couple client social media sites recently and realized that it has been a while since we updated a social media image size guide. The size of social media images changes from time to time, so having the most current data available is paramount. Having trouble managing your social media?
Search and Social Lessons from the Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference
JUNE 10, 2014
Last month’s Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference opened with a blast of presentational energy from Neal Rodriguez. While there’s no video of his keynote available, his YouTube channel will give you some sense of how Neal can wake up an early-morning crowd in a packed ballroom. Only 22% of businesses track their social results well.
A Social Media Measurement Dashboard; One Approach
AUGUST 9, 2012
A re your social media efforts working? That’s one of the most misunderstood questions in marketing today. Working” can mean a number of different things, depending if you’re a content marketer, a business owner, a CMO, a CFO, and more. . A few months ago, I wrote a popular post on the right way to measure social media ROI, and now I want to take social media measurement to the next level. There really is no “right” way to measure social media. The more blogs and books you read on the subject, the more confused you probably get.
Six YouTube Tools and Tips For Social Media Success
NOVEMBER 7, 2012
Boost your social media presence by using YouTube. It seems that YouTube gets overlooked as a social network despite the fact that it is the most popular of the video sharing sites. Vimeo is second.) In fact, seventy-two hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute, but not enough of it is from marketers. YouTube’s new focus on engagement.
Social Pro | A New Way for Staffing Firms to Use Social Media
JANUARY 13, 2016
To build a truly elite social media marketing strategy that generates more job applications and sales leads requires the combined effort of a lot of great minds. social media marketing strategist that is an expert in utilizing all leading social platforms to their maximum potential. Introducing Social Pro by Haley Marketing Group.
3 Beer Brands Brewing Great Social Media Campaigns
JUNE 6, 2016
Every Tuesday, the two-person social media team at Colorado-based New Belgium Brewing Company sits down to review last week’s social media analytics and determine what to put on the calendar for the week to come. Or you can brew up a social media campaign with a flavor that’s as unique as your beer. Brands Featured social media
106 More Amazing Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014 and 2015
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
Or have too many social media marketing statistics.” ” Well, she actually only said the first part (which is debatable), but certainly would have said the second part (which isn’t) had social media been around in the 1930s. How effective is social media in comparison to other digital marketing channels? Social Media Slant ).
Creating A Social Media Marketing Strategy
SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
As we reflected on all the topics we have covered in all three social media marketing related courses I teach, a common theme emerged. Almost all the work we did in our final project within the concluding course was dictated by set goals … Continue Reading Creating A Social Media Marketing Strategy by Jessica Rogers - Maximize Social Business - Maximize Social Business - Your Social Media for Business Resource. Another eleven-week term wrapped up for my students and I last week.
9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool
MARCH 23, 2011
Social media monitoring tools are increasing essential for companies of all sizes as the explosion of social media content renders manual monitoring efforts hopeless. With almost 200 social monitoring tools (and new entrants still coming to market), available at a range of price levels from free to if-you-have-to-ask-you-can’t-afford-it, how does an organization select the right social monitoring tool for its needs? News can travel extremely fast through social media. Monitoring beyond social media. Value.
55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
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. According to a HubSpot study, 71% of marketers viewed Twitter as a useful marketing tool last year, up from just 39% in 2009. How can you “train your CEO to use social media productively?
31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010
JANUARY 24, 2011
Supplement your email list with your contacts’ social network info? Find out if the username or vanity URL you want is still available across dozens of social sites? Display a feed of brand-related comments from a variety of social networks on your website? Convert PowerPoint presentations to Flash, or into YouTube videos? Promote events through social media?
18 (of the) Best Web Analytics Guides of 2011
APRIL 3, 2012
When it comes to questions like which web metrics are most important, how to scrutinize Google Analytics reports for actionable data, how to create custom reports or evaluate social media ROI, and how to improve SEO, reduce bounce rates or measure YouTube success, these 18 articles and posts on using web analytics to improve marketing performance offer invaluable assistance.
15 Social Media Concepts to Make You a More Marketable Social Media Professional in 2013
JANUARY 11, 2013
Social media marketing know how is quickly becoming a must-have skill for marketing professionals. However, many of these organizations lack experienced personnel to truly unleash the power of social. According to a survey by Harvard Business Review of 2,100 companies, only 12% of those utilizing media feel they use it effectively. Your competitors?
5 Steps To Optimizing Your YouTube Videos [Infographic]
EMagine B2B Blog
JUNE 18, 2015
Titles help audiences and YouTube’s discovery systems make sense of your content. video’s description field is valuable real estate, helping audiences and YouTube’s discovery systems understand what your content is about. Tags are keywords that the YouTube discovery systems use to help new users discover your videos. YouTube recommends using an image (.JPG,GIF,BMP,
3 Things Your Social Media Team Should Know About SEO
JUNE 19, 2014
One of the biggest challenges we hear about in the world of marketing is around the idea of silos. As businesses (and marketers), we need to make sure we are breaking down these silos to see the bigger picture. Enter search and social. . We also the need these departments sharing their data with the social media team, including the SEO team. Connections.
Best Social Media and Digital Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 2
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
Reports, surveys, studies and infographics are among the most popular content posted and shared across social networks. Marketers, we’re told, need to think like publishers. How widespread, really, is the use of social media for marketing? How are B2B marketers using social media differently from their B2C counterparts? hours to 6.3
You can only win search by winning social
MAY 5, 2015
Social Media Engagement is Not Just Dropping Links. Just because you don’t actually see people when you look at your performance on Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools, just hits, visitors, clicks, bounces, and dollar dollar bills, yo, doesn’t mean that every single one of those visits represent the human soul of a beautiful Child of God. Like this post?
Paid Advertising 101: Understanding the Basics of Advertising on Social Media
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
An age-old advertising industry aphorism notes how ad spend follows eyeballs, and these days all eyeballs are on social media. billion on paid media to reach consumers on social networks in 2015, a 33.5% By 2017, social network ad spending will reach $35.98 Compelling stats and figures aside, it doesn’t take a marketing guru to realize that, with virtually everyone on the planet interacting on social networks, social media might not be such a bad place for your business to advertise. Advertising on YouTube. Enough said. 4.
20 Common Social Media Marketing Myths BUSTED
OCTOBER 19, 2012
As the former dark horse of the marketing world (I think we're past those days though, right?), social media has had plenty of time to accumulate some big, cuhraaaazy myths. Myths some marketers have held onto because, well, it's just kind of hard to keep up to date on what's really going on with social media. Or YouTube? Poppycock. Finance.