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Why Niche Social Networks Like Empire Avenue Matter to Social Media Marketers

WindMill Networking

Social media websites are filled with communities and large numbers of people, and most businesses decide to strategically market to the largest websites that exist: Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Empire Avenue is a similar type of niche social networking site for those that are active in social media. minutes Digg 4.1 Empire Avenue Social Media Marketing

11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

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? Here are 11 concrete ways I think the environment in which B2B Marketers operate will evolve in 2011. Digg this!

Facebook Advertising Tricks for B2B Marketers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

So let’s go through 3 Tricks to Maximize a Facebook Advertising purchase for B2B Marketers. This will give you a feeling for how the self service system works and perhaps even try some of the tricks above for your initial ad buy. Digg this! Advertising Facebook Interactive Marketing Lead Generation Online Advertising Pay Per Click SEO Social Media Social Networking

31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

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? Search for a brand name or keyword across all of the most popular social networks at once?

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Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity

For anyone in marketing or PR being asked to make “data-driven&# decisions “based on the numbers&# (and doesn’t that include pretty much everyone in marketing and PR these days?), the sources below provide a vast wealth of data, statistics and research results, as well as a bit of interesting social media trivia. How do the audiences differ across various social networks?

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Generating a Buyer Persona with Facebook Advertising

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Kadient, a software as a service provider, has a number of buyer personas – 2 in fact – one named Anya and one named Luke. Digg this! Can your social media activities cost you your job? Will Facebook replace your B2B Marketing email system? So do you have buyer personas at your company? Not any more …. How … Facebook! Tweet This! Share this on Facebook.

Overcoming the B2B Marcom Manager's Content Conundrum

B2Bbloggers

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 Overcoming the B2B Marcom Manager’s Content Conundrum April 29th, 2010 | By Joan Damico B2B marcom managers solve the content conundrum with a social media workflow.

What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

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Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Business Small business Social media 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! Social media is capable of so much more.

What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

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Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Small business Business 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! Social media is capable of so much more.

5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

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Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Android 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! Social is not an isolated activity.&#

5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

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Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Mobile 2.0 Android 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! Social is not an isolated activity.&#

It pays to provide Support with Social Media

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In a recent Forrester Report on “ Customer Experience Pays Off as Social Media reduces Obstacles for Real Change ” they have really nailed down the argument I have been making over the last year about why Support is the single best place to build your business case for Social Media. It pays off in any industry (B2C or B2B) and it pays off handsomely! Digg this!

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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?

Breaking News: LinkedIn Revolutionizes Social News with LinkedIn Today

WindMill Networking

And then using Social CRM applications like Nimble to use as your communications dashboard within the Professional Graph.  Now it’s your turn: What do YOU think about this new social news application? LinkedIn Business Facebook Social network StumbleUpon TechCrunch Twitter Wall Street JournalThese will be subjects of future blog posts.

B2B marketers are stumbling in the dark

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Events Conferences Digital Cream 2011 Digital Cream Dubai Past Conferences Social Events Digital Ski 2011 Past Social Events Jobs View Jobs Post a Job More Blog Press Releases Consulting Services Supplier Directory Member Directory Forums Best Practice Supplier Selection Other Topics Innovation Awards How to enter Why enter? Theyre missing out on a hugely powerful asset.

Best Social Media and Digital Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 2

Webbiquity

Reports, surveys, studies and infographics are among the most popular content posted and shared across social networks. But which networks are most effective for spreading the content produced? 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

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

Webbiquity

What are our key objectives for social media marketing? As we rely more on all of our employees (not just marketing and PR) to represent our company through social media, how do we train and motivate them to do so effectively? Big Ed’s Top 10 B2B Marketing Trends For 2010 by Marketing-Gimbal. C. 2010: Social Network Advertising and Marketing Outlook by Brian Solis.

Review: Postling for Social Media Management

Sazbean

Postling is a web-based application for monitoring and managing brands on social media. It connects up to a variety of social networks, as well as provides tracking of keywords on the web, and tracking of RSS feeds (which can be hooked up to Google Alerts or searches). The number of social media networks and services Postling connects to is not bad.

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4 Things Triberr Reminded Me about Twitter

WindMill Networking

Many a blogger has wondered, “Why don’t I get as many views and/or retweets even though my content is better than [social media rockstar name]?&# Authentic Curation). A lot of people complain that Triberr is all about what is bad in how some marketers exploit social media in quid pro quid fashion disregarding their community and treating Twitter followers as mere numbers.

Content Curation in B2B Marketing

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November 7, 2010 Content Curation in B2B Marketing Posted by: Lee Odden of Online Marketing Blog on 06/29/10 1 Comment : Linking Blogs : Add to del.icio.us : Many of the B2B companies that publish corporate blogs have long realized the value of publishing useful content in the form of white papers, case studies, webinars, newsletters and other types of educational content. Email us.

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

Webbiquity

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. Which social networking site is used by 92% of senior marketing executives? What social media tool helps small business double their reach on Twitter? While social.

Social Media Listening for B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

One of the biggest challenges for organizations today is managing the flow of information about their brands, products, and services that occurs in social media channels, including microblogs (such as Twitter), social networking sites (such as Facebook), blogs, and online forums. Digg this! What’s your Social Media diet? Tweet This! Share this on Facebook.

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5 Ways Mobile Marketing is Affecting Social Media

Marketing Action

How often do you check social media on your phone? And, since our lives are increasingly intermingled with social networks – with 1 billion users around the world accessing Facebook in a single day  – life without social media can become quite inconceivable. For the B2B marketer, all this can be summed up in a small yet powerful statement; we need to adapt.

Nine Expert Guides to Local SEO

Webbiquity

Any business that primarily relies on customers within it’s local geographic area—which includes not just restaurants and dentists but also some types of b2b vendors, such as IT services and of course marketing and PR firms—needs to understand the ins and outs of local search engine optimization (SEO). How important is social media to local search success? Digg this!

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Social Media Lead flow in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Word spreads quickly in Social Media – sometimes more quickly than you can keep up with. You must keep a constant eye on mentions of your brand, your products and your services in order to survive in this market landscape. Then all you have to do is feed this list into your listening platform and you should be able to create a steady stream of Social Media Leads!

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Social Media Budget Ratio in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The question is – What is the appropriate level of budget to support social media for a B2B company? First was the post on the Media Budget Ratio (MBR) for a B2B company. According to the IT Services Marketing Association (ITSMA) which, full disclosure, I am a member and an avid fan of their work. Digg this! What’s your Social Media diet? Tweet This!

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Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

Twitter is used (officially) in 65 of the Fortune 100 companies , 63% of small to midsized businesses, and nearly half of all B2B enterprises. Get More Twitter Followers by Treating Your Profile Like a Landing Page by Social Times. 40 useful things you can share on Twitter besides blog posts by Social Media Today. Really Cool Things About the New Twitter by Social Media Today.

Best Social Media Management Tools for Small Business Owners

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

Everyone knows that social media needs to play a role in their marketing efforts, but managing all of the different social networks can seem daunting. There are numerous tools that make populating your Twitter feed, Facebook page, and other social media outlets relatively painless, and some are completely free. some services require premium subscriptions. Buffer.

Analog Bridges Help Cross the Social Media/Digital Divide ~ScoopD

B2B Marketing Savvy

Read time = 2 minutes)   For me – getting a handle on the “social media” marketing landscape is easier if I simply connect the new stuff to my trusted, old and faithful outbound and marketing roots.    This will be way to simplistic for some, but hopefully a way to lessen the confusion, for others. My Analog B2B Roadmap for Framing the Social Media Conversation. Welcome!

Analog Bridges to Help Cross the Social Media/Digital Divide ~ScoopD

B2B Marketing Savvy

Read time = 2 minutes)   For me – getting a handle on the “social media” marketing landscape is easier if I simply connect the new stuff to my trusted, old and faithful outbound and marketing roots.    This will be way to simplistic for some, but hopefully a way to lessen the confusion, for others. My Analog B2B Roadmap for Framing the Social Media Conversation. Welcome!

Do you need to be an Extrovert to be in Social Media Marketing?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

But focusing on the Extrovert angle for a second, I began to wonder if you need to be an extrovert to be in social media. Certainly internally in your organization you need to be an extrovert if you want to organize a Tribe or movement in your company to take on social media. And for sure you need to be an extrovert if you plan on becoming a proclaimed social media expert or guru.

Just how connected are the world’s top 5 IT services companies?

Earnest about B2B

Take the top 5 IT services companies globally - and see how they’re managing their brands on the social web. So the top 5 under scrutiny (as defined by Services Top 100 ) . 1. IBM Social Media is where where the smart money is – with 792k channel upload views, just shy of 1.9k Visibility of social network links from global site : Zero on site.

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How to Do Great Marketing with (Almost) Zero Money

Fearless Competitor

But they are looking to sell their product and services. Technology and the advent of high speed connection and social networks means the world has changed dramatically. Where do they look for answers – friends, social networks, Google, Trade Associations? Distribute your content on social networks (Cost: Zero). They cannot buy booths at trade shows.

9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

Webbiquity

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? The best also monitor message boards and forums, easy to overlook but critical particularly for niche b2b products and services.

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

Webbiquity

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. 500 companies now call social media “very&# or “somewhat&# important to their marketing or business strategy. Now that social media has advanced from the “should we do it?&# to the “how do we do it better?&#

Should I Open A New Social Channel? 5 Questions To Ask Yourself

Modern B2B Marketing

by Maria Pergolino As the social media terrain becomes more populated with websites, the choices for B2B social media marketing stretch far and wide.  Digg : Delve into this library of articles on almost every topic. Ning : Design your own social network to connect customers, prospects, vendors and industry associates. Should I Open A New Social Channel?

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Best Web Presence Optimization Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity

Web presence optimization (WPO)—using tactics like SEO, PPC, online PR, social media, content marketing and reputation management in a coordinated fashion to maximize your online visibility and business results—is the core theme of this blog. Social Media Affecting BtoB Buying Behavior by The Proactive Report. Why B2B Marketers Should Leverage Flickr by Search Engine Land.

Social Media is Simpler Than You Think

Webbiquity

With the tidal wave of how-to articles , jargon and self-proclaimed “social media experts&# hitting the online world, it’s easy for marketers and business executives to view social media as something akin to the unexplored regions of the earth as presented on medieval maps—&# here be dragons.&# Social Media Demystified. Social Media Listening. Networking.

How to Do Great Marketing with (Almost) Zero Money

Fearless Competitor

But they are looking to sell their product and services. Technology and the advent of high speed connection and social networks means the world has changed dramatically. Where do they look for answers – friends, social networks, Google, Trade Associations? Distribute your content on social networks (Cost: Zero). Or watch this Slideshare: _.

Brand Advocates vs Brand Adversaries – it’s a Very Thin Line!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Everyday I provide support on the social web to customers. But what’s becoming clear to me is that real time communications is essential in this new multi channel world where you better be listening for your customers and delighting them with Social Customer Service. It’s a great double sided ROI story for Social Customer Support. Digg this! Tweet This!