Social Sleuthing: Who is Sharing Your Content: Twitter & LinkedIn Edition
Digital B2B Marketing
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
Here are ways you can find out who is sharing your content, and in some cases how much traffic each share is driving, on Twitter and LinkedIn. Who is Sharing Your Content on Twitter Because almost all tweets are public, Twitter is the easiest platform to discover who is sharing your content. Today, searching for the post on Twitter only returns one tweet.
20 Expert LinkedIn Guides
JULY 7, 2014
LinkedIn has made dramatic changes to its platform over the past 18 months, making what was a rather plain but effective business networking tool into a content-rich, visually dynamic, more interactive professionally-focused social network. 7 Guides to Using LinkedIn for Career or Networking. Boost Your Brand’s Visibility With LinkedIn’s New Profile Features by Sprout Social.
20 Display Advertising Stats That Demonstrate Digital Advertising's Evolution
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
When display advertising first surfaced in the world of marketing, many marketers were left with a bad taste in their mouth. As technology advanced, we started looking at display advertising -- digital advertising in general, really -- in a new light. To learn how to make display advertising actually work for you, download our free guide here. What Is Display Advertising?
The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools
JANUARY 24, 2017
While Facebook is far and away the largest social network, when it comes to driving B2B website traffic and brand visibility, Twitter and LinkedIn are tops. Twitter’s key strength is in driving traffic to informative online content including news and blogs. (It’s This is my favorite tool for building our audience on Twitter.” I like it.”
How to Run LinkedIn Ad Campaigns: A Beginner's Guide
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
LinkedIn is a highly valuable tool to network with like-minded professionals. You have more power at your disposal with LinkedIn than you might realize. That's because LinkedIn has a powerful ads platform. But if you're new to LinkedIn ads, fear not -- we've put together a step-by-step guide to setting up your first LinkedIn ad campaign. LinkedIn Ad Reporting.
15 ways to use Twitter to toast your competition
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
NOVEMBER 28, 2011
There are lots of success stories and case studies documenting business success through Twitter. 1) Using Twitter search and other simple listening tools, monitor real time conversations about your brand that can assist your marketing and management teams in seeing what is really being about your company today. He felt he knew me through my Twitter posts. Facebook, etc.
The 15 Best LinkedIn Pulse Articles On Marketing
B2B Marketing Insider
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
And now I’m seeing almost as much traffic and engagement there than I receive on my blog. Earlier this year, I took advantage of the opportunity to join the LinkedIn Pulse program. So In the spirit of learning from the best, here are the 15 best LinkedIn Pulse articles on Marketing. The 15 Best LinkedIn Pulse Articles On Marketing. Because Software. Worth a read.
101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013
AUGUST 5, 2013
What’s the average click-through rate of a link shared on Twitter? Facebook, Twitter and Google+ are the most popular social networks with search engine marketers. The second-most popular tier includes YouTube, blogging and LinkedIn. And the gap is even more dramatic on Twitter, where 61% of marketers but just 12% of consumers follow at least one brand. TECHi ).
Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010
JANUARY 31, 2011
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. Twitter is used (officially) in 65 of the Fortune 100 companies , 63% of small to midsized businesses, and nearly half of all B2B enterprises. Which companies are really succeeding on Twitter, and how are they doing it?
How Customer Case Studies Drive Traffic to Company Sites
Stories that Sell
OCTOBER 1, 2013
But how do you get traffic to it? Here are some fresh examples of success stories in action: Twitter. LinkedIn and Facebook. I also learned the company mentions its customer successes on LinkedIn and Facebook. Digital Display Advertising. EarthLink runs digital display ads that link back to a landing page featuring a specific case study. Print Advertising.
Content Promotion Strategy: 23 Proven Ways to Explode Website Traffic
JULY 15, 2013
Due to the increasing weight of social signals in SEO rankings, social distribution can even be a precursor to gaining the search rankings you need for organic traffic. Digital marketing agency Couch does a great job of spreading their Tweets out: To power up your content promotion efforts, delve into our blog article on the Best Twitter Scheduling Tools. Reach Your Tipping Point.
Twitter SEO? Think Twylah.
SEPTEMBER 9, 2011
Is there a way that these tweets can somehow be used in a way to not only better brand their Twitter presence but also receive some SEO benefits? The founders of the company put it this way: Twylah helps you significantly leverage your Twitter efforts. Twylah is a tool that captures the value of your Twitter efforts and allows you to realize true returns. Yes, there is.
What are the best social media platforms for your business?
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
JUNE 1, 2015
If you are reading this post, you might have discovered it through Twitter or Facebook. Twitter is not as simple as it might appear. Twitter stands alone in its ability to create a huge, relevant audience quickly, but since you cannot target groups of followers with messages (at least yet), it sometimes feels like you are throwing a message out to a big silent world. HOWEVER.
10 Steps to Maximizing LinkedIn for Sales and Social Media Marketing
AUGUST 8, 2011
LinkedIn just announced their earnings last week for the first time since going public, and it was good to see that their membership (now at 115 million members ) and website traffic ( #11 in the U.S., #13 As one of those who I interviewed for the book suggested, “LinkedIn is only valuable if you decide to be an active member. website traffic
102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)
JANUARY 2, 2013
What is the source of the largest share of social traffic to websites? (It’s B2B buyers are most likely to share useful vendor content via email (79%), followed by LinkedIn (53%), Twitter (39%) and Facebook (18%). 79% of small business owners on Twitter post just once per day or even less frequently, yet one out of three want to spend less time on social media.
13 Brands Using LinkedIn Company Page Features the Right Way
MARCH 20, 2012
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.". What can I say? Looks like some of you may have gotten the hint!
Hasta La Vista, Twitter Share Counter: How to Measure Engagement Without Social Share Counters
Modern B2B Marketing
DECEMBER 16, 2015
Author: Elaine Ip It’s been a few weeks since we bid adieu to a good friend, the Twitter share counter, but life must go on. While this has caused quite a headache for some marketers, Twitter did explain their reasoning on their blog. Displaying a share count may make it seem like you’re an amateur or, worse, make it seem like you’re content isn’t valuable. But how?
How to Use LinkedIn to Generate and Qualify B2B Leads
Modern B2B Marketing
JANUARY 18, 2012
by Jason Miller LinkedIn is often considered a jobseeker-only social media platform. LinkedIn enables brands to offer bite size chunks of content that support business objectives. To better understand LinkedIn’s value, it’s useful to understand its usage patterns. At first glance, LinkedIn’s main usage appears to be during the workweek across the U.S., were male. Links.
StumbleUpon Marketing: 5 Ways to Get More StumbleUpon Traffic to Your Website
SEPTEMBER 21, 2010
There seems to be an aura that somehow just posting all of your own content to these sites will somehow magically drive massive traffic to your website. So while considerably fewer users are stumbling when compared to the user base of LinkedIn or Twitter, membership of over 10 million users is not something to ignore in terms of social media marketing. What to do? 3) Follow.
LinkedIn Launches Company Follow Button (How to Add It Now)
FEBRUARY 27, 2012
Looking to generate more followers for your awesomely optimized LinkedIn Company Page ? (It This morning, LinkedIn made it just a little bit easier to generate company followers with the launch of its new follow button. No navigating to the LinkedIn website required! Convinced you should spend some time building the reach of your LinkedIn Company Page? It's easy!
11 Reasons Your LinkedIn Company Page Sucks
NOVEMBER 18, 2011
Up until recently, the value of a LinkedIn Company Page was minimal. But ever since LinkedIn enabled company updates for pages , they've become monumentally more valuable for marketers. Upon investigation of various LinkedIn Company Pages, though, it turns out that very few companies are actually leveraging this awesome new feature. 11 Reasons Your LinkedIn Company Page Sucks.
33 Inspiring B2B digital marketing case studies
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
MAY 21, 2015
In this post, we wil feature case studies in the areas of content marketing, social media marketingm social CRM, social selling, LinkedIn marketing, and webinars. The campaign increased web traffic by 119%, traffic from social media by 4800%, lead conversions by 3900%, quote requests by 500% and new qualified sales opportunities by $3.4 million. million. million. million.
SEM is “Most Effective” B2B Marketing Strategy | CMI Manufacturing Report (2015)
APRIL 2, 2015
LinkedIn allows for even more detailed targeting (by job title, company size, groups, and more) and Twitter recently entered into a partnership with Acxiom and Datalogix that will allow advertisers to target Twitter users based on past offline purchase behavior. Paid advertising (through Google, Bing, LinkedIn) allows you to distribute your message immediately.
LinkedIn Company Page Checklist for B2B Marketing
B2B Ideas @ Work
NOVEMBER 7, 2011
Your Company Page on LinkedIn is a powerful way to reach millions of professionals and reveal the human side of your company. million companies on LinkedIn. LinkedIn regularly informs members of Company Pages changes via email or network update. When LinkedIn members want to know about your company, they look to your Company Page. Assign Admins - LinkedIn wants to know who will administer your company page. Add the CompanyTwitter and Blog RSS Feeds - Bringing in your twitter updates and blog feed keeps your company page active, relevant and current.
Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010
JANUARY 17, 2011
At its current rate, Twitter will process almost 10 billion tweets in 2010. According to MarketingSherpa research, marketers working in social media report an average 27% conversion rate for organic search traffic, while those not using social media reported a 17% rate. Facebook, Twitter Growing As Video Referral Sources by MediaPost Online Media Daily. Then Twitter.
55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
According to a HubSpot study, 71% of marketers viewed Twitter as a useful marketing tool last year, up from just 39% in 2009. 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? Share this on LinkedIn. Adoption soared.
22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
It converts Google+ into a social media management tool”) and Agorapulse , a social media management tool that integrates with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. If you have been struggling with Twitter because you find that the signal to noise ratio on the network is so poor, then Followerwonk could revolutionize how you use the service.” Image credit: Buddy Media.
87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012
OCTOBER 16, 2012
48% of these consumers responded to a retailer’s offer posted on Facebook or Twitter. Twitter is about in the middle (55% of users age 35 or older) while 65% of Facebook users are over 35 (didn’t this start with college students?) and LinkedIn is the “oldest” network, with 79% of users age 35 and older. 66% use Facebook while 54% utilize Twitter. But 3.1
7 B2B Advertising Opportunities You Are Probably Missing
Digital B2B Marketing
MARCH 25, 2013
Search retargeting allows you to buy display ads targeted to people that have searched for your keywords. Retargeting doesn’t have to stop with your site traffic. LinkedIn Data Targeting. Through a new partnership, LinkedIn can now sell ads across the web targeting using their own profile data. Today, B2B marketers have many new options available. InText Ads.
Utilizing Paid to Boost Your Social B2B Marketing Strategy
APRIL 2, 2014
Utilize paid advertising to drive more traffic to your social pages and increase brand awareness or promote new products/services. Remember that most individuals are on a social site for networking (ex: LinkedIn), staying connected (ex: Facebook) or being informed (ex: Twitter), so ad content should connect to your target audience goals. For example, you can utilize third party tools to remarket ads on Facebook or promoted tweets on Twitter to persons who visited your website or downloaded a spec sheet but did not request a product quote. Increase content engagement.
[Infographic] The Periodic Table of Elements for B2B Marketing Attribution
JANUARY 6, 2016
The Periodic Table of Marketing Attribution displays the key components necessary for a fully functional, data-driven attribution strategy. It can track keywords, campaigns, content, display ads, events (and more) and follow a customer through their interactions with all of those marketing touches. Direct traffic. Twitter. Linkedin. Google display network.
Not Just for Job Seekers – 3 Ways to Get More Out of LinkedIn
MAY 24, 2012
If you’re like most Internet users out there, you probably think of LinkedIn as the world’s largest career-oriented social network. What you may not realize, though, is that LinkedIn can be far more than just a networking site for job seekers. Here are three easy ways to get LinkedIn to work for you: 1) Showcase Your Content. 2) Improve Your Personal SEO.
5 Of the Best Data Visualization Examples from Content Marketers
OCTOBER 8, 2015
In this post, we’ll examine several of the best data visualization examples from the brands Think With Google, Castlight Health, KISSmetrics, OK Cupid and LinkedIn. The simple icons and easy-to-digest fonts of the data visualizations blend with a snappy caption and a backlink to Google’s site, generating valuable returns to the content creator in the form of clickthrough traffic.
Origami Logic Scores Gold with “Brand Olympics” Campaign
AUGUST 16, 2016
Results are also promoted on Twitter ( @brandolympics ) and using the hashtag: #BrandOlympics2016. The twitter feed section was created using third party software that pulls in twitter data based on hashtag or user account. This kind of “social wall” is also commonly used for events to display live tweets as they posted.
17 Lead Generation- Demand Generation 2015 New Year’s Resolutions
JANUARY 3, 2015
Major categories for me are content marketing, marketing automation, SEO, paid search, analytics, online display (programmatic and retargeting), mobile, conversion optimization, social media marketing, and social selling. I did my last one on online display in the fall. Yes we can increase website traffic. By building a robust guest blog outreach program, and being genuine, links will increase as will referral traffic. . Understand programmatic display advertising and retargeting. Display advertising is more than just Google. Happy New Year!
83 Exceptional Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014
APRIL 14, 2014
What do 40% of B2B buyers say about LinkedIn, that only 19% say about Twitter? 40% of B2B buyers say LinkedIn is important when researching technologies and services to purchase; 19% say the same for Twitter. The top three social networks used by B2B marketers are LinkedIn (91%); Twitter (85%); and Facebook (81%). 3 LinkedIn Marketing Stats. A lot.
Paid Advertising 101: Understanding the Basics of Advertising on Social Media
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
Now, whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or YouTube, they’ve all stripped down their processes, simplifying the user experience and making it astonishingly easy to set up ad campaigns on their platforms. Now that we’ve reviewed the big picture process of advertising on social media, let’s take a quick spin through some of the high points of advertising on each of four major social networks—Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube. Advertising on Twitter. To learn more about advertising on Twitter, check out the Twitter Ads homepage.