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Origami Logic Scores Gold with “Brand Olympics” Campaign

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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.

Social PPC: 17 Tips for Successful Ads on Twitter, LinkedIn & Facebook

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Foremost amongst the competition are the big three social networks: Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook, all of which, to varying degrees, rely on advertising to monetize their huge user bases. Twitter and even Facebook have shown more limited success, but both can be a good fit for certain B2B companies whose target markets align well with specific interests or keywords. Twitter. 6.

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9 Ideas (and 1 Big Lesson) from the Marketo Social Marketing Roadshow

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Marketo bills the event as an opportunity to hear, learn, and share advice on B2B social media marketing strategy. Several speakers at the conference (Marketo included) raved about results they’re generating from advertising on Twitter, specifically through Promoted Tweets. Social media used to mean launching a blog, or designing a corporate Facebook page. Surprising? Infographics?

7 Webinar Invitation Mistakes You Can’t Ignore

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Webinar invitation has one goal: getting the reader to register for the event. Here, Silverpop includes top navigation (Facebook, Twitter, Website) and a footer with contact information, more links back to the main Website, and yet more social links. How do you prevent your Webinar campaign from being lost in the crowd? If you must use a graphic header, make it count.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

and Twitter followers. will come last, not first anymore, at last. J-P De Clerck, Founder, i-Scoop [link] B2B Marketing Trends for 2016 15 Demonstrate Business Results Find Marketing ROI I predict a massive correction in B2B advertising and event budgets that will. B2B Marketing. processes are fundamentally changing. And they expect an optimized customer experience from end to end.

Master the Chatter: 8 Tips to Get Your Event Trending on Twitter


It's every event marketer's dream: Pulling up your phone during your event and quickly peeking at Twitter, only to discover that your event's hashtag is trending. After all of your hard work putting the event together, seeing people engaging in conversation online ( lots of conversation online) is a huge validation. Social Media Event Marketing Daily

How to Use Trigger Events for More and Better Leads

B2B Lead Generation Blog

” What are trigger events and why do they matter? In my all of my experience working with complex sales, I’ve not seen a customer buy without some trigger event driving their motivation. In my book , I define a trigger event happening associated with a consequence so significant that it causes new behaviors, new ideas, and new opportunities. Think about it. .

You must live tweet live events


I can’t believe you’re still hiring professional photographers with expensive DSLRs who shoot your events live but time-delay the results by days and weeks. When I know I need to capture an event via social media, I use two smart phones and several huge, portable, backup batteries. love to live tweet events for Vocus and Miriam’s Kitchen — for free.

Event Marketing – The One Secret To Killer Events

B2B Marketing Insider

I have been to a lot of events. I’ve been to conferences and tradeshows and expositions. have experienced events as an attendee, an exhibitor and been honored to attend many events as a speaker. It’s a bit of an oxymoron to suggest that events should be always-on, continuous mechanisms that live on well beyond their physical space and the duration of the show.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

and Twitter followers. will come last, not first anymore, at last. J-P De Clerck, Founder, i-Scoop [link] B2B Marketing Trends for 2016 15 Demonstrate Business Results Find Marketing ROI I predict a massive correction in B2B advertising and event budgets that will. B2B Marketing. processes are fundamentally changing. And they expect an optimized customer experience from end to end.

The Time for Twitter is NOW

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Are you using Twitter for your business? Maybe the time for Twitter is now if you consider some of the trends on this popular social media platform: Twitter has momentum. Twitter shined during the World Cup, owning the online conversation for the planet’s biggest sporting event. It appears that Twitter is preparing a “buy now” button.

10 People You Should Follow on Twitter if You’re in Marketing


Twitter’s official company mission is “to give everyone the power to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers.” However, with over 320 million active users, Twitter can sometimes feel a bit … overwhelming. In order to help you cut through the craziness, we’ve compiled a list of 10 marketing leaders (in no particular order) who are killing it on Twitter. 1.

The Twitter strategy shift and what it means to you and your business

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Twitter is at a crossroads … and it might be leading down a controversial new path. ” In other words, Twitter will start choosing what you see in your timeline based on what is trending, or what it thinks you might like to see. mentioned that Twitter strategy is at a crossroads. Breaking Twitter. As any active Twitter user knows, news breaks on Twitter.

10 Reasons Twitter is essential to your content marketing plan

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10 Reasons Why Twitter is Content Marketing’s Best Friend from Mark Schaefer I gave a rousing talk about Twitter and its essential role in marketing at the recent Content Marketing World event. There are just so many creative ways to use Twitter and most businesses overlook the amazing value there. Plus I''m on Twitter more than other social. by Mark W.

How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips


From humble beginnings, Twitter has grown to become an indispensable source for online news alerts as well as a vital marketing tool. The microblogging site now boasts more than 255 million monthly active users , and 53% of Twitter users recommend products in their tweets at some time. How can marketers best utilize Twitter’s expanded features and the latest tools?

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

and Twitter followers. will come last, not first anymore, at last. J-P De Clerck, Founder, i-Scoop [link] B2B Marketing Trends for 2016 15 Demonstrate Business Results Find Marketing ROI I predict a massive correction in B2B advertising and event budgets that will. B2B Marketing. processes are fundamentally changing. And they expect an optimized customer experience from end to end.

This is why you must use Twitter

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If you’re like me, you probably hated Twitter when you first tried it. In fact, it took me months to “get” it and unless you’re immersed in this platform, it’s pretty difficult to explain to another person.  If I told you Twitter helped keep you safe, would you believe it? This is a conference created entirely through Twitter. Solve tech problems?

Here’s why 100,000 people unfollowed me on Twitter

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The other day, I was cleaning up my Twitter account and clicked on an analytics button that I had not used before. currently have about 60,000 people following me on Twitter, all of them are real people to the best of my knowledge. Nobody could possibly suck at Twitter so bad that 100,000 people followed and then dropped them moments later. What I saw made me gasp. Trust me.

How to Promote an Event with Social Media

Paul Gillin

As a frequent speaker at events of all sizes, I’ve had a chance to observe some of the best practices conference organizers used to promote their events through social media. We’ll look first at tactics the can work for any event, then I’ll propose a few ideas for large conferences covering multiple days and many speakers. Events of all sizes. Large events.

How to save Twitter

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Despite all the Wall Street belly-aching about Twitter, The Bird is a powerful force in our world. It is the place for real-time commentary on live events. But if Twitter has no paying customers, it will not be a platform forever. Twitter has an enormous and passionate audience. It is changing the world through Twitter chats. How do you save Twitter?

Testing Event Technologies at EventLab

Earnest about B2B

Recently we hosted London Business School at EventLab – a showcase of event technologies. To test and explore what’s cutting edge in the event world to the benefit of organisers and attendees a like. We hosted EventLab because it’s become clear that as time out of the office is becoming more precious, events need to step up the game in order to add real value. Events

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Register a domain name for every event on your calendar


have been doing this for years for my blogger outreach and influencer engagement campaigns: registering bespoke campaign-related domain names in order to make it as easy and as simple as humanly possible for everyone who has even the slightest inkling to attend your event or buy your stuff or get to know you a little bit better. Nobody wants to key in a complicated URL. Like this post?

29 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Infographics of 2013


Twitter became a publicly traded company on November 7 and saw the price of its shares climb 73% on the first day of trading. Does anyone still thing Twitter is for the birds? What are the best ways to drive website or blog traffic with Twitter? To grow your company’s Twitter following? Utilize Twitter advertising? Get the most out of Twitter search?

How to Socialize an Event


In the past month I’ve spoken at Moto X launch events in Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Chile, and the United States. ended the tour leaving nothing to chance and determined to take total control of the social media exposure of each event. From the moment you start promoting an event, the hashtag should be in place. Social Media event marketing

The Best Ways to Promote Your Small Business Event

Vertical Response

From ribbon-cuttings to charity auctions, every small business wants to draw a customer-friendly crowd to its event. One undisputed benefit of hosting a live event: reaching your target audience in real-time. “It takes time and effort to plan the event, so make sure you have the resources to devote to its planning and execution,” she says. Partner with a non-profit.

5 Event Ideas that Attract Customers

Vertical Response

Customer events are outstanding ways to create excitement and attract new prospects and loyal customers to your business. But how do you come up with an event idea that people want to attend and then get the word out? Here are five ideas for customer-attracting events that any business can use: 1. Always include a call to action to register or sign up to attend the event.

Ready for Events That Work?

B2B Marketing Unplugged

Breakfast events are a terrific way to engage prospects and clients both. After the menu is selected, the speaker booked and the invitations designed, your event will succeed only with the help of some diligent follow-up, polite nudging, friendly stalking and, when those don’t work, a little guilt. or follow me on Twitter @bizmkter. I’ve got just three words for you: Breakfast.

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Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011


In just a few short years, Twitter has transformed from an odd little sort of public IM service where people posted what they just ate for lunch or what their cat was doing at the moment into one of the big four social networks and a significant channel for news, PR & marketing, politics and more. Twitter’s 200 million users collectively tap out a billion tweets per week.

5 Ways Twitter is changing the world (despite what the critics say)

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I was recently interviewed by CNN  about how Twitter is shaping the world. Despite the gloomy projections of analysts and the cries of the purists who long for the “old days” on Twitter, this is a media channel that has profoundly changed our world … and continues to do so. 1. Today, news breaks on Twitter. Twitter is the wind. Twitter is the wind.

100,000 Twitter followers. Now what?

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I used to document my social media journey by writing a post at each increment of 10,000 Twitter followers on my account. But I recently hit 100,000 Twitter followers so I thought this would be an appropriate time for a momentary zig from the regular content on {grow} to reflect on how I am keeping up personally with what has become a social media tsunami. How did this happen?

Event Marketing: How a technology start-up made a trade show splash booth-free

B2B Lead Generation Blog

Tweet Brickstream , a retail technology company, was too late to rent a booth at the year’s most important industry event where it had to have a strong presence. This conference, sponsored by the National Retail Federation, is the largest technology event for retailers. Twitter identity for Seymour, @SeymourKnowMore. Placed their logo and website link on the event’s webpage. 4.

Eight Rules for Lead Generation Events

B2B Marketing Unplugged

It was all written down at a pretty bad prospect lunch I attended a few months ago, and the cold darkness was an under-heated lava cake, which signaled the end of a dismal meal at a dismal event. These guys managed to violate all of the rules I subsequently made up for events like these. Rule 1: Use an experienced event manager. Event managers know about this stuff.

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How to Make a Splash With Twitter At Your Next Big Event

Modern B2B Marketing

by Dayna Rothman Being active on social networks before, during, and after your event is critical for optimal engagement. Since events are in real time, attendees often use social networks to get updates and to communicate with other participants in a live environment. If you need some help, check out our brand new Sample Social Media for Events Template. Before an Event.

12 Examples of B2B Companies Managing Impactful Twitter Profiles

KoMarketing Associates

Nowadays, Twitter, its tweets, and hashtags seem to be everywhere around us. An impressive amount of individuals as well as groups and brands are leveraging Twitter to deliver messages (in 140 characters or less!) to the masses. Additional research shows us that Twitter outperforms LinkedIn and Facebook 9 to 1 for lead generation. Twitter Profile :  @Intel. Enjoy! . 1.

On Twitter’s birthday: How Twitter changed my life

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Twitter was nearly an afterthought in those early days, an outcropping from a video service Dorsey had a hand in starting. It is no overstatement or social media hyperbole to say that Twitter has changed my life. for writing the best-selling book on Twitter , the platform has altered my path in profound ways. Twitter chatter. Twitter chats were created by the people.

Everything you wanted to know about Twitter Chats

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I’ve been very active on Twitter for about four years now and I would say the aspect that has changed the most in that time is the explosive popularity of Twitter Chats. Twitter Chats have become an important networking and sales tool. In fact, you can even make money off of Twitter chats.  So let’s take a deep dive into this important social media trend.

24 Event Planning Details That Everyone Overlooks


It’s a worst case scenario: You have dozens, hundreds, maybe even thousands of people at your event. To help make sure you don’t let a tiny detail slip through the cracks when you plan your next (or first) event, I’ve compiled this list of event planning tips from some of my esteemed HubSpot colleagues. 22) Reviewing Your Banquet Event Orders (BEOs).

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The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012


A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter. We’re proud to acknowledge these 50 women from 41 different organizations as the top #Nifty50 women of technology on Twitter for 2012. She also hosts the talent chat (#TChat) on Twitter Wednesdays from 7-8pm eastern time. She’s a rock star on Twitter and also speaks French. sacevero.

5 Event Planning Tips…Even If You’re Not An Event Planner

It's All About Revenue

Vogel | Tweet this Here’s the dilemma: You need to plan an event, but you have no background in event planning. Many organizations don’t have a dedicated point-person for event marketing. Yet, an event can make or break a campaign. No matter the type of event you’re planning, you need to map out a strategy. What’s the goal of your event? Remember, you’ll have no clue whether your event was a bust or boon unless you have the right metrics. Personally, I make a checklist of every single cost item I need to make an event happen. Twitter.

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Twitter will be transformed by The Olympics

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And while I have been training to best my personal mark, I’m also guessing another hallowed record is about to fall — Twitter volume. In fact, I think it is safe to say that Twitter may be transformed during this sustained period of athletic activity that captivates every corner of the world. The Olympics will transform Twitter. The excitement is building!