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The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity

A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter. Not only leaders in their professional lives, nearly all these women use their social profiles to express their passions outside the workplace, which range from NASCAR, art, travel, billiards, wine and music to community service, politics and, of course, family. That will be our top focus for next year. sacevero.

Tweet like Guy Kawasaki for Twitter success

Biznology

Here are some of the least flattering blog posts, including Dear Guy Kawasaki, You Tweet Too Much , Guy Kawasaki is too ‘popular’ to stop autotweets during Boston bombings , Andrew Goodman to Guy Kawasaki: You are Ruining Twitter! ,  Is Guy Kawasaki Singlehandedly Ruining Twitter? Too many people mistake Twitter to be geographically-limited — and maybe it is.

Why Google+ Communities are the Best Place for B2B Relationships

Social Media B2B

Google+ Communities offers a clean, well-formatted destination where business relationships can blossom and stay consistent. All of your communities, which are filled with like-minded users, are presented in an easy navigational format. Need to build your communities list? Alongside users, you can specify exactly what kind of Communities you want. Simply search for it.

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How do you REALLY build a blog community? A love story.

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

It snuck up on me. I’m sorry that I don’t have anything particularly profound to say to commemorate this milestone, but I thought I would address a question I hear constantly — “How did you build such an awesome blog community?&# made an effort to connect to them by helping to support their blogs and Twitter efforts too. This is a REAL community.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity

A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter. Not only leaders in their professional lives, nearly all these women use their social profiles to express their passions outside the workplace, which range from NASCAR, art, travel, billiards, wine and music to community service, politics and, of course, family. That will be our top focus for next year. sacevero.

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.  It takes a community to build a community.

A Social Media Strategy for B2B Marketers

B2B Marketing Traction

Last year I would have recommended a minimum of three social media sites to B2B marketers: LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. Now I have to include SlideShare (acquired by LinkedIn in 2012), because this social media platform has exploded, with over 60 million users a month and 215 page views per month by the end of 2013. 1. LinkedIn. Twitter. SlideShare. Facebook.

13 Brands Using LinkedIn Company Page Features the Right Way

Hubspot

Back in November, I set out to write a post to highlight businesses that were using LinkedIn's company page features effectively. Needless to say, I couldn't find enough examples to create a compelling post, so in my dismay, what I actually ended up writing was, " 11 Reasons Your LinkedIn Company Page Sucks.". Looks like some of you may have gotten the hint! Blog RSS Feed.

7 Factors To Consider Before You Follow Someone On Twitter

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 7 Factors To Consider Before You Follow Someone On Twitter June 9th, 2010 | By Jeremy Victor Two of the most common questions asked when some begins using Twitter are, “Who should I follow?

List of Brand-Side Corporate Social Strategists: Twitter Edition

Webbiquity

It’s an outstanding list, categorized by industry including Automotive, Chemicals, Electronics, Telecommunications, and a dozen other sectors, but all of the names were linked to the individuals’ LinkedIn profiles—no Twitter links! It’s also possible there may be errors in my list; please let me know in the comments or through my Twitter if you find any, and I will correct them. Share this on LinkedIn. Here you go. Serious disconnect there.). Followers range from less than 10 (no, that’s not a typo) to more than 10,000. Anyway, on to the list!

Make Your CFO a Social Media Fan

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The classic product marketing approach to social media is treating it like just another broadcast media channel by posting press releases, sharing events, posting videos and expecting to see instant results like you get with other online media like banners, text links and search.  Find diehard fans on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Never is that more true than at budget time.

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10 Things You Must Do for LinkedIn Profile Completeness

WindMill Networking

If you looked at 10 different LinkedIn profiles, you might see 10 different ways in which people have entered their details. Redefining LinkedIn Profile Completeness. My definition of a completely filled out profile is going to differ from LinkedIn’s definition. If you’re only listing your current place of employment, your LinkedIn profile is obviously not complete.

Tackling social media: don’t do it all!

Biznology

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram… the list of today’s social media platforms is alarmingly long. Here is a brief breakdown of how businesses use five popular social media platforms: Facebook : Businesses use Facebook to build a loyal community around their brands. Twitter allows businesses to interact with consumers in real time. The bad news?

Understanding Online Community and Influencers with @Tamar Weinberg [@InboundNow #8]

Hubspot

In the show we chat about: The importance of understanding your online community. For audio and the complete transcript head click here: Connecting with your community and infleuncers online. Niche Communities Matter. There are a ton of highly targeted micro communities online that you can interact with super fans. How Tamar Got Started With Social Sedia. Seize The Day.

@fearlesscomp congratulates the Nifty 50 Men of Twitter

Fearless Competitor

The Nifty50 Men of Twitter. Cheryl Burgess of BlueFocus360 and Tom Pick of KC Associates (both good friends of the Fearless Competitor , President of the B2B lead generation consultancy, Find New Customers ) recently announced the Nifty 50 men of Twitter on the Blue Focus Marketing Blog. Our community depends on your insights and knowledge. Congratulations to each of those men.

5 Tips for Managing LinkedIn Groups

Hubspot

In B2B marketing, creating and managing your own LinkedIn group for your brand is a great lead generation strategy. LinkedIn groups draw prospects to you in several ways: 1. Grow a community of advocates. At HubSpot, we've learned a thing or two about building and moderating LinkedIn Groups through our LinkedIn groups , including: - Inbound Marketers. Participate!

5 Great Reasons to Retweet Others on Twitter

Webbiquity

One of the key characteristics I (and many other Twitter users) use when determining whether I should follow someone back on Twitter is the level of interaction in their tweet stream. Now virtually every blogger and business user on Twitter tweets their own content, and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that—it’s one of the strengths of the platform. But Twitter is a social tool, not a broadcasting medium. Retweeting is a key part of the social interaction on Twitter. Share this on LinkedIn. Do they ask questions? Answer them?

6 Compelling Reasons to Use LinkedIn Signal (with 4 Caveats)

WindMill Networking

LinkedIn Signal was released just two months ago as a new way for professionals to consume information.  While the new product was only available in beta for some time, my good friend Glen Loock recently mentioned to me that now anyone can access the application through LinkedIn Labs , or better yet, here’s the official link for Signal. Twitter has more than 175 million users. 

Out with the Old (Marketing) And In With the New

Blue Focus Marketing

Marketers are learning that it is important to build relationships using inbound marketing instead of broadcasting mass messages. Build and maintain communities. Companies soon came to realize that although there are no paid media costs, resources are needed to build and maintain initiatives on Facebook, Twitter, blogs or Google+. Enter Twitter. Charles Darwin. No Pain.

CEOs are finally embracing social. What does it mean to you?

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

LinkedIn rules. The rate of CEOs using LinkedIn nearly quadrupled since 2010, going from 4% to 22%. million CEO-titles now appear on LinkedIn. In a way, it is a gated community for professionals. 4. You probably don’t want the first CEO social media experience to be a Twitter chat or a live broadcast on Meerkat. LinkedIn rules. More than 1.7

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10 Things Seth Godin Taught Me about Social Media Marketing

WindMill Networking

The greater Orange County community made it happen.  We are all making it happen! What have I learned from Seth Godin’s blog posts which, like Twitter, are so short and concise yet full of such deep insight?  I went through my favorite blog posts from Seth over the last 12 months and chose those which I felt were gems in this respect. Let Others Broadcast Your Message for You.

Social Media Marketing: Top 100 Influencers and Brands

Onalytica B2B

The ability to find like-minded people within MySpace groups and communities allowed lesser known artists to reach out to individuals in an attempt to build their fan base. Twitter was launched in 2006; it rapidly gained popularity amongst organisations and celebrities and, by 2013, was one of the ten most-visited websites in the world. MAPPING THE SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING COMMUNITY.

106 More Amazing Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014 and 2015

Webbiquity

Image credit: Business 2 Community. Among the largest social media sites, YouTube drives the most highly engaged website traffic (with visitors overall spending on average nearly four minutes and visiting three pages on target sites), followed in order by Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter. Business 2 Community ). Not as believable.) ( Business 2 Community ).

3 Key Takeaways from Social Media Marketing World

Modern B2B Marketing

Make it easy for your customers to ask questions and engage with your brand, and consider  creating a community where your audience can share their experiences with your brand and interact with each other. 2. You can broadcast simultaneously via multiple devices. If it’s well-received, your brand will be broadcasted across hundreds and thousands of messages. Be accessible.

Top 5 Marketing Skills

PR Meets Marketing

It’s more than broadcasting your own content (known as “owned” media).  You For example, new prospects may be asking questions in LinkedIn groups, influencers may be on Twitter and customers in dedicated online communities. Photo credit: by Will Lion via flickr: [link]. One post that continues to get views is from 2012 about about  the top 5 skills for marketing professionals. In reviewing the post, while some of the information still resonates, I decided to provide an updated list of skills. 1. And great content helps you stand above the noise.

The Secret Life of a Social Media Manager

Modern B2B Marketing

Gone are the days where we had to tune in to the local television news broadcast while making breakfast to find out what’s happening in our communities. 30PM – 6:30PM: If the first half of my day is Community Management, then the second half is Social Strategy and partnerships. Author: Shanna Cook Have you “liked” all of your Social Media Manager’s posts today?

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The 16 Most Important Social Media Updates of 2012

Hubspot

The Biggest Facebook Updates of 2012. 1) Global Brand Pages. W ith users coming to companies' Facebook pages from all over the world, Facebook needed to do something to make marketing easier so community managers wouldn't have to either 1) keep up multiple brand pages, or 2) maintain one brand page with really untargeted content. The Biggest Twitter Updates of 2012. 5) Tailored Trends.

5 B2B Social Media Tips to Drive Prospect Engagement

Hinge Marketing

Here are five tips for using B2B social media to give clients and prospects the green light to reach out and engage: Join and Post on LinkedIn Groups With more than 330 million people (primarily professionals) on LinkedIn, you can think of this B2B social media platform as business networking on a scale never before possible. Twitter is not something you can simply set and forget.

Everyone Has A Story To Tell

B2B Marketing Insider

When he was 22 years old, he found his calling for radio broadcasting. The riot made a lasting impact on the gay and lesbian community, and marked the beginning of the modern gay rights movement. Please follow me on Twitter , LinkedIn , and Facebook and Subscribe here for regular updates. Everyone has a story to tell. The Stonewall Riot Story. Talk to them.

Social media and thought leadership: The virtuous circle for B2B marketing

Reputation to Revenue

In fact, isn't this just a more refined version of the same old one-way broadcast mentality? It can be as sophisticated as using high-end monitoring and analytics services like Radian6 or Nielsen BuzzMetrics , organizing "Innovation Jams" like IBM , or building your own customer communities to ensure a steady flow of deep customer insight. Make sense? What do you think?

5 Social Media Savvy Nonprofits

It's All About Revenue

Twitter. Some organizations treat like Twitter like just another broadcasting channel, tossing up the latest plea for funding or information about their next gala. The National Wildlife Federation has mastered the art of engagement on Twitter. With nearly 50,000 followers, the NWF has an active community. LinkedIn. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this. Facebook.

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The Marketing Power of Pokemon Go and Other New, Unsaturated Marketing Channels

Hubspot

For local businesses, from large cities to small communities, spending on Pokemon Go ads is a new and exciting way to get more customers. Everyone is a broadcaster - Thank you Periscope. Monitor the online communities like Inbound.org , GrowthHackers , and ProductHunt. 6 months ago, I didn't care a hoot about augmented reality games. So what? Who cares about some mobile game?

Will Social Media Apps Become Irrelevant to Marketers?

Content Standard

report from SimilarWeb found that people worldwide are spending less time using social apps like Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter. percent, Twitter use dropped 27.94 However, in the US, installs of Instagram and Twitter were on the rise, even as Facebook and Snapchat were on the decline. But if current trends continue, social media apps may become less relevant.

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Why Your Brand’s Content Strategy Should Cover the News

Content Standard

Remember when we used to get news from a newspaper or a local television broadcast? Sixty-six percent of Facebook users get news on the social network, compared to 59 percent of Twitter users and 70 percent of Reddit users who get news on the respective platforms. Pew Research Center found that 62 percent of US adults get news on social media , and 18 percent do so often. Native Ads.