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15 Call to Action Samples for Rocking Blog Posts that Convert

Writtent

Blog posts without a call to action are like Facebook posts without images. Inviting your readers to share your blog posts on Twitter or Facebook can provide valuable exposure and an SEO boost. Feel free to share on Twitter or Facebook by using the super-easy share buttons on the left! Check out our Facebook page for daily tips on how to improve your strategy!

Facebook Rolls Out Twitter-Like 'Trending' Topics Feature

Hubspot

Facebook released one more feature today -- one that''s remarkably Twitter-like, actually. According to Mashable , the new tool is called "Trending," and it''ll be showing up in a Facebook account near you in the next few weeks -- on both mobile and desktop. How Facebook Trending Works. Well -- whaddya think of this new feature from Facebook? Sound familiar?

Keep your bet on Facebook’s dominance … for now

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

common question I get asked in classes is if teens are abandoning Facebook. This is usually a function of the “sample of one problem” — “Well my kids are using Facebook much less, so it must be a dying platform.” ” Or it might come from scanning headlines about Facebook’s slowing penentration among America’s youth.

How to Use Twitter Retargeting Ads to Generate More Customers

Hubspot

At HubSpot, we started experimenting with Twitter Ads as a method of lead nurturing. And given Twitter’s mobile-first nature , it was easy to see why we weren’t successful. But instead of throwing in the towel and deciding not to use Twitter Ads for the middle of the funnel, we decided to take a different approach. Of course you do. And you would be right. How come?

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Content Methodology: A Best Practices Report

improvements.”2 For a set of sample goals, content objectives, and KPIs, see the chart to the right3: 2 From Altimeter Group’s “A Culture of Content” report, by. See a sample template below: Category % of. Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, LinkedIn, etc.) • Combination of link. Outbrain, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.) • Paid promotion of. Content. Methodology: A Best.

Generating Leads from a Facebook Fan/Business Page Engagement Strategy

NuSpark

Facebook and B2B lead generation.  Have you considered Facebook as a channel for lead generation?  Yes I know the jury is still out, but you can’t deny the power of Facebook as it relates to brand building and audience reach.  In 2011, 70 percent of B2B marketers used Facebook to share content with their networks, a 30 percent increase over the previous year.

Twitter SEO? Think Twylah.

WindMill Networking

Many businesses, through proactive content curation and a social media strategy that guides them into becoming the resource for their industry by sharing a lot of content, send out a lot of tweets on a daily basis.  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? Yes, there is.

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Integrating RSS Feeds, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, a Primer for Managing your Social Media Time Efficiently

NuSpark

Accounts on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. Search and install the following extensions: Gooce+  that lets you view your LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter feeds from Google+. like this, because as I mentioned, I go to my RSS Google Reader first, and here I am able to share WITH initial comments as below: Third, now let’s set up sharing on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter from the Google Reader, since we already set up Google+. Facebook and Twitter.   The easy ones.  Many Twitter 3 rd party dashboards do have Tweet later options.

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Integrating RSS Feeds, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, a Primer for Managing your Social Media Time Efficiently

NuSpark

Accounts on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. Search and install the following extensions: Gooce+  that lets you view your LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter feeds from Google+. like this, because as I mentioned, I go to my RSS Google Reader first, and here I am able to share WITH initial comments as below: Third, now let’s set up sharing on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter from the Google Reader, since we already set up Google+. Facebook and Twitter.   The easy ones.  Many Twitter 3 rd party dashboards do have Tweet later options.

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Research shows Facebook emotional boost is like marriage

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Among the many interesting findings, Pew reports that the social relationship “boost&# received by Facebook users is equivalent to about half the total support that the average American receives as a result of being married. Facebook dominates the social space in this survey: 92% of social media users are on Facebook; 29% use MySpace, 18% used LinkedIn and 13% use Twitter.

20 Fascinating Things You Didn't Know About Your Facebook News Feed

Hubspot

The feature TIME once compared to "a glitzy laundry list" is now the crux of Facebook's success. Facebook's News Feed launched in September 2006, about a year and a half after the launch of the site. In a nutshell, it scans and collects every single post put out by your Facebook friends, the people you follow, the groups you belong to, and the pages you've Liked. The result?

What are the Best Social Networks for B2B Marketing? (Research)

Webbiquity

According to recent research , more than 80% of b2b marketers now use the “big 3″ social networks—LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook—to distribute content. The short answers are “yes” and “LinkedIn and Twitter.” The figures here are based on a small, but presumably representative sample of 10 B2B technology websites.

Twitter 101: What Should I Tweet About? Understanding Why Personal Branding on Twitter Matters

WindMill Networking

Despite the fact that Twitter has apparently grown from 58 to 175 million users in less than a year , it is clear that some of those “users&# are actually “bots&# or even corporations who have several different accounts to serve their current and potential customers with.  Case in point: Dell alone has more than 30 Twitter accounts.  LinkedIn is where your colleagues are. 

Blog your way into a book deal

Biznology

On March 14, 2007, Minh created the @bottomshelfbks Twitter account. ” she might have said, because she was already a fan, already followed Minh on Twitter, and had read both his Best Picture Books of 2013 and 2014 Spring/Summer Picture Book Preview on Huffington Post. Blogging Slider Book Riot Dave Eggers Facebook Huffington Post Minh Minh Le Publishing twitter Vietnam

The Top 20 Twitter Clients being Used in 2012

WindMill Networking

I recently changed my main Twitter client (more information on that below) and decided to create a new LinkedIn Poll for Groups  in my Social Media Strategies for Business LinkedIn Group  to find out what others use. asked my 2,500 group members: What Twitter client do you use for business ? CIBO (@cibostudios) January 15, 2012. I am assuming that Cibo pulled in this data directly from the Twitter API, so I believe these results are a good enough sampling to be pretty indicative as to the top 20 Twitter clients being used in 2012. TwitterSproutSocial.

The Emotion found in Social Data

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Surveys – break-down for four reasons:  they are episodic, have limited sample-sizes, the answers are effected by the way the questions are posed, and because they rely on the concept of “recall.”  And recall is imperfect because it asks a person to offer information on a past event outside of the context and situation in which he or she experienced it. Let’s be clear. 

Facebook Apps for Business: Post Planner Adds New Killer Content Curation Feature

WindMill Networking

Lure your readers back to your Facebook Page with new content curation features from Post Planner. When I present on Facebook as part of my social media workshops , I introduce a number of Facebook tools for business that I would divide into the following categories: Application platforms (for Facebook contests , etc.). FacebookPhoto credit: Wikipedia).

3 Ways To Use the Value of a Like or Follow

Digital B2B Marketing

Social media segmentation isn’t trivial, however you can determine the general firmagraphic or demographic profile of your social media audience using a number of different tools (or by manually researching a sample) and compare that to the audience that is driving value. Share your view in the comments below or with me on Twitter (@wittlake). Then what? via Wikimedia Commons.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity

Facebook is the world’s most visited social media brand with 54% of the worlds internet population visiting the brand. More than 700,000 local businesses have active Pages on Facebook. At its current rate, Twitter will process almost 10 billion tweets in 2010. Facebook, Twitter Growing As Video Referral Sources by MediaPost Online Media Daily. Then Twitter.

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Twitter Launches Gender Targeting, and Other Marketing Stories of the Week

Hubspot

Twitter Launches Gender Targeting For Advertisers, From Marketing Land. You might recall Twitter’s previous update for advertisers in the beginning of September, when they launched their targeting by interest and username for promoted tweets. What’s interesting about this is, users don’t actually need to specify whether they’re a male or female when creating a Twitter profile.

Twitter or Facebook: Which Is Right for Your Business?

Hubspot

Since Facebook announced its new social pluggins designed to become the web's identity system, marketers have been buzzing about Facebook. Clearly there's a lot of potential in Facebook -- but how does it compare to Twitter? looked specifically at the number of followers each company had last week on Twitter and Facebook (we call it their reach on each channel).

How to Save Time & Effort with Your Social Media/Facebook Posting

Fearless Competitor

Those business owners need to set up accounts for Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Google +. It then applies the following calculation per time bucket: # of RTs in this bucket / # of RTs within the sample of 199 tweets. Tweroid analyzes your twitter activity and determines the optimal time for you to tweet. It can be incredibly time-consuming. Or do they? No problem.

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Five Digital Media Marketing Lessons in Sandy’s Eye

Biznology

Interestingly, even the folks I know who rarely use social media were relying heavily on Facebook and Twitter for updates. One Facebook friend said it best (full disclosure, she works for a major media organization): Someone actually said “no information is better than misinformation.” During the day, the company is answering questions and providing updates via Twitter , and every evening it is sending an email update to all customers. But I’ve been particularly impressed by the Facebook page of the West Windsor Police Department. Alert.

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Top 30 Most Useful Facebook Blog Posts of 2010

WindMill Networking

Since Facebook is where Americans spend more time than anywhere else on the Internet , our needs as social media marketers as well as professionals to stay on top of the latest trends in 2010 regarding the social media gorilla are as important as ever.  10 Cool Facebook Status Tips and Tricks by Amy-Mae Elliott [4,225]. 20 Facebook Tips/Tricks You Might Not Know from Hongkiat [3,302].

The Six Best Google+ Marketing Tools

Webbiquity

For most websites, Google+ doesn’t drive the volume of social traffic that Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter do. As with Facebook , Twitter, and other popular networks, Google+ has also inspired its own ecosystem of tools. Sample review: The Google+ tool “I find really useful is CircleCount. Here are half a dozen of the most popular, as ranked by reviewers.

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Patient Satisfaction Is the Name of the Game; Social Media Is a Player

Fathom

What the smarter ones are discovering is that social media offers a quick, broad and often highly effective sampling of opinion as to what can improve the patient experience. Healthcare Industry Social Media Big Data/Predictive Analytics Facebook pinterest Twitter Every hospital knows Medicare is beginning to tie some payments to patient satisfaction.

Social Marketing Wisdom from the Insurance Industry – Really

Paul Gillin

million Facebook likes  by boring people. sampling of what New York Life has done: Partnered with the NFL on a “ protection index ” of pro football teams; Created the New York Life Game of Life in partnership with Hasbro. The goal was to get people talking about financial stability and have a chance to win the popular board game; Hosted a Twitter chat about Halloween safety.

This Week in Content Marketing: Content Marketing Predictions for 2015

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In addition, we discuss why the decade-old medium of podcasting is finally taking off and the controversy surrounding Facebook’s automated “Year in Review” feature. He also outlines some fascinating ideas to improve the processes of finding, sampling, subscribing to and sharing podcasts. This week’s show. Recorded live on December 28, 2014; Length: 1:11:55).

Twitter's New Search Features, And Other Marketing Stories of the Week

Hubspot

How to Use Twitter's New Search Features, From Mashable. have to hand it to Twitter. They're really working hard to catch up to Facebook in terms of their frequent updates. Mashable reports on the latest set of updates Twitter has released, this time to their search feature. Facebook Groups Start Showing Exactly Who Saw Each Post, From TechCrunch. From SEOmoz.

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Mariana Uses Artificial Intelligence to Build Personas and Find Target Audiences

Customer Experience Matrix

The whiz-bang part of its pitch is using artificial intelligence (“deep learning” as in the Mariana Trench – get it?) to build personas by analyzing a sample of your existing customers. This helps it pick the right person when several people share the same name and lets it build detailed, accurate profiles ncluding Twitter and Facebook handles, employer, job function, and interests.

The 14 Best Content Planning and Research Tools

Webbiquity

Sample review:  “Trello is a simple, yet effective project management tool following the agile development model. Sample review:  “This is a very easy-to-use tool for brainstorming and creating mindmaps. I use it for mapping out different content and blog post types to include in my editorial calendars.” — Online Marketing Institute. Best Content Planning Tools. 1) Trello. HubSpot.

10 Ways to Boost Your B2B Content Shares

BuzzSumo

Most shares of B2B blog posts take place on Twitter and that network is the primary focus for most B2B blogs. However, the top 5 B2B sites achieve significantly more Facebook and LinkedIn shares (both absolutely and as a percentage). Look beyond Twitter to Facebook and LinkedIn as places to promote specific content. Twitter. Twitter. Twitter. 174. 6.

7 not-quite-predictions for marketing technology in 2016

chiefmartech

There weren’t many new big company entrants into the marketing tech space in general, although Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Google all continued to build deeper direct relationships with marketers. (C-). The next version of my landscape won’t cover all of them, just a large representative sample. thought it was a reasonably solid bet. ” (A).

Study shows Twitter users are powerful consumers

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A new study finds consumers active on Twitter are three times more likely to impact a brand’s online reputation through syndicated Tweets, blog posts, articles and product reviews than the average consumer. – 23 percent of online consumers read Twitter updates at least monthly. Share this on Facebook. Tags: research twitter Tweet This! Post on Google Buzz.

3 Ways Data’s Popularity Is Changing Business

It's All About Revenue

Businesses like Klout and PeerIndex measure how influential you are among a cadre of Twitter users, while Mention Map provides a visualization of your sphere of influence. Nielsen ratings became a household name by sampling household television viewing. Despite better tracking, people can still practice selective sampling, reporting data that makes them look good but not necessarily the data that enables the company to make wiser decisions and drive revenue performance. Facebook. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this. You’re not crazy. Marketing – Less Art, More Science.

Referral Marketing: 8 tips for building a powerful referral channel

B2B Lead Generation Blog

They sampled multiple incentives to identify what their audience would like best. While most of what was sampled fell flat, one item succeeded against expectations – a t-shirt featuring the words “data nerd.” Advocates shared across Facebook, Twitter, PURLs and email. It’s no wonder she wanted to find the best way to formalize her client’s referral process.

He Tweeted, She Tweeted: Men vs. Women On Twitter [Infographic]

Hubspot

One evening last week, I conjured up a reasonably clever way to make a pretty good guess as to the gender of a Twitter user. First, I added a new feature to Twitter Grader to show a list of the Top 100 Most Influential Women on Twitter. Next, I decided to look at how men and women differ on Twitter. tweet]. 2) Men follow an average of 287 users on Twitter - women 381.

Top 10 Social Media B2B Posts in First Half of 2011

Social Media B2B

If you are a new reader, below is a good sampling of the kinds of posts we publish. The most popular social network on this site, based on this list, is Facebook, followed by Twitter, then LinkedIn. That is because more B2B marketers are trying to understand how to use Facebook in their social media plans. Top 10 B2B Companies on Twitter. 3. Ways for B2B Companies to Engage on Facebook. 6. 75 of the Best B2B Facebook Marketing Tips. 7. 8 B2B Facebook Landing Pages. 8. Updated] 10 Examples of B2B Facebook Fan Pages.

Social Media Marketing becoming Mainstream in BtoB, though most still can’t measure it

Fearless Competitor

Facebook (75%) and Twitter (74%) are almost as commonly used, with YouTube (59%), blogging (48%), Google+ (32%), customer communities (24%), Pinterest (19%) and LinkedIn’s SlideShare (13%) also represented. Here, LinkedIn (34%) bested Facebook (19%) by far, with blogging (17%), Twitter (12%), customer communities (10%) and YouTube (5%) following. What do you think?

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Are The Days Of Mad Men And Big Ideas Dead Or Alive?

B2B Marketing Insider

Here is the sample he pointed to: Yes, people still do ad campaigns. Please follow me on Twitter , LinkedIn , Facebook and Google+ or Subscribe here for regular updates. Most business people would agree that the digital, social, mobile age has caused massive impacts to the marketing function. This makes it harder to see where the world is headed. But that’s fine.

Agency: Bottom-Line Boosters for Marketing Agencies to Adopt in the New Year

Act-On

You can integrate Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn into a single publishing interface, easily schedule and share your content, and measure the results. There are lots of sample agreements and contracts available online. Whether your marketing agency is just starting out, doing steady business or is absolutely booming, there’s always room for improvement. So why do it now?

10 Ways to Optimize Your Enewsletter Landing Page

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As content marketers, it is critical that we develop our audiences and build our channels, with a primary emphasis on email in conjunction with social channels like Facebook and Twitter. Theoretically (and legally) the customer names that sign up to our social channels do not belong to us (they belong to Facebook and Twitter). Bring the signup above the fold.

A Social Media Measurement Dashboard; One Approach

NuSpark

This post includes a sample dashboard based on our real world approach to social media clients. For the social media measurement dashboard below, you’ll note 4 columns: Previous Period Number, Current Period Number, Percent Change, and Weight.  We’ll focus on Twitter, Google+, Facebook and YouTube. Twitter. Potential Reach  sums your follower count and the sum of your followers’ followers for any follower retweeting any of their Tweets during the previous seven days to estimate the total potential reach on Twitter at any given time. Facebook. Facebook.

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