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Social Media 101 for Professional Associations

WindMill Networking

I frequently get invited to speak on social media for professional associations , and when I do it often seems as if the clocks in the room have been turned back 10 years since before the advent of social media. always say that social media is about the convergence of information and communication. Many associations have LinkedIn Groups but haven’t really encouraged engagement inside them.

The Remarkable Growth of Social Media – an Infographic

Fearless Competitor

You can poo-poo social media all you wish. “It’s a fad.” ” “It’s not a productive use of time.” ” But as this infographic by Search Engine Journal shows, social media now a pervasive part of life. Ignore it at your peril. B2B companies need to use social media in their B2B lead generation and global marketing programs. Please tell me what you think.

Top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of February 18, 2012

Sazbean

Here are the top Internet strategy, marketing and technology links for the week of February 18, 2012…  . Deals May Get You in the Door, but They Won’t Build Relationships (AdAge). Is Your Blog Doing Okay? ProBlogger). Why It’s Not Too Late to Start Using Social Media For Business (IdentityPR). The 6 Lifelong Laws of Content Marketing for Agencies (Convince&Convert). Mashable!).

Social Media 101 for Professional Associations

WindMill Networking

I frequently get invited to speak on social media for professional associations, and when I do it often seems as if the clocks in the room have been turned back 10 years since before the advent of social media. Although there are always some savvy users of social media in the room when I present, the associations themselves are usually using the same antiquated medium to promote themselves, both internally and externally: a pre-historic website and email newsletter blasts. always say that social media is about the convergence of information and communication. Social Media Marketing

The Rise of the Customer Marketer

Explore the changes taking place in customer marketing from the perspective of customer marketers themselves.