35 Stupendous Social Networking Facts and Stats
AUGUST 11, 2015
Though “social media” broadly encompasses a variety of platforms including blogs (WordPress, Medium, Tumblr), content sharing (YouTube, SlideShare, Instagram), and content curation (Scoop.It, Triberr, Paper.li), the term is nearly synonymous to many for the big social networks. Facebook is of course (by far) the largest social network. Buffer ).
The Top 8 Social Networks For Business
B2B Marketing Insider
APRIL 2, 2014
Recently, Adobe’s CMO.com released their 5th annual CMO Guide to The Social Landscape highlighting the top 8 social networks for businesses. The Big 4: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube. These top networks have been covered each of the last 4 years. And YouTube is a totally different thing. Social Media How about you?
What are the Best Social Networks for B2B Marketing? (Research)
AUGUST 27, 2013
There’s no question that B2B marketers have embraced social media. According to recent research , more than 80% of b2b marketers now use the “big 3″ social networks—LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook—to distribute content. And if so, which social networks are most productive? How much traffic do social networks drive to B2B websites?
25 ideas for your social media network strategy
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
JULY 14, 2014
Behind every social media strategy you have to have a content plan and a network plan. But a network plan? “But how do I build this network,” you might be asking. Plus, unlike other social media platforms, you can build an audience on Twitter even if your contacts don’t follow you back. Building your social media network. building.
The Top 9 Social Networks For Businesses
B2B Marketing Insider
AUGUST 2, 2012
Are you always wondering which social network is hot and which is not? And how many social networks can your business really continue to pay attention to? Well here you will see the search growth rates of the 9 major social networks that I think are most important to businesses and our social media marketing efforts. Social MediaMaybe.
Is YouTube Replacing the Printed Manual? [CHART]
It's All About Revenue
NOVEMBER 12, 2012
by Andrew Stivelman | Tweet this In June of 2010, the nielsenwire published statistics on how much time people spend using social networks and blogs on a monthly basis. Look for Part 2 of this Chart of the Week in the near future for a discussion of how an added benefit of using YouTube for your documentation could potentially reduce your support call volume and costs.
5 Tips for Creating Shareable LinkedIn Posts
JUNE 2, 2016
Publishing a post on LinkedIn is easy. According to Content Marketing Institute’s report, “ 2016 Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends—North America ,” 94 percent of B2B marketers use LinkedIn to distribute content. But only 51 percent pay to promote their posts on social platforms. If these influencers are outside of your company, connect with them on LinkedIn.
Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2011
MARCH 21, 2012
While B2C marketers focus on Facebook, LinkedIn is consistently cited as the top social network for B2B marketing. Part of the reasoning is that while Facebook is good for sharing coupons, promoting events, and showcasing corporate culture to potential employees, LinkedIn is powerful at generating web traffic and leads. LinkedIn Tips, Tactics and Best Practices.
The Definitive Guide to Awkward LinkedIn Networking
JULY 31, 2014
Even though "network" is in the name, I don''t think of most social networks as actual networking sites. YouTube is for videos. But LinkedIn? That''s the one social network that I actually use for networking. Now, I don''t keep up with my LinkedIn networking as well as I should. Social Media Twitter is for sharing.
Launching your social campaign with guns blazing!
APRIL 26, 2016
Creating real buzz, at least on Twitter, and in the Blogosphere, doesn’t rely as much about all those things, such as Followers, like SEO-focused social media marketing does. YouTube : /chrisabraham 3.5k The value is that I can deliver content to them through a broad variety of platforms and delivery tools, including: Share on Linkedin. Share Photo on Linkedin.
10 Ways to Use Social Networks for B2B Marketing
DECEMBER 13, 2011
Social networks are essential for expanding your web presence —not only for creating social signals now a key component in search engine rankings, which makes your website and blog easier to find in search, but also by giving you more places to be found online. Creating your profile on each of the major social networks is a first step, but just that. As with most things in life, you’ll get out of social networks what you put into them. This is a level deeper than the majority of more superficial social networks. Interact (e.g.,
18 Ways To Build Trust Within Your Online Network
AUGUST 5, 2015
Here are 18 ways you can build trust in your online network. If you are connected on LinkedIn, write a colleague a LinkedIn recommendation. Rate a good video from one of your that was published on YouTube. Participate in a LinkedIn group discussion of interest (or Facebook, maybe even Google+). Pressed for time? Endorse a few of their key skills instead.
Social media content discovery and curation for the win
AUGUST 11, 2015
There aren’t enough nanoseconds in the entire universe to populate all the social media content to cover even a small brand if you’re not passionate about social media or if you’re not a natural communicator. If you feel deep contempt for social media in the first place, I don’t know what to tell you. You’re kind of screwed. Or, you were until now.
YouTube - What is LinkedIn? Part 2
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JULY 2, 2008
What is LinkedIn? Sign in to YouTube now! Sign in to YouTube now! Sign in to YouTube now! Join YouTube for a free account, or sign in if you are already a member. Sign in to YouTube now! practical example of how LinkedIn works. practical example of how LinkedIn works. Social. Networking. What is LinkedIn? What Is LinkedIn? LinkedIn Outlook Toolbar. Barack Obama on LinkedIn. LinkedIn Mobile Demo for the iPhone. Facebook Vs. MySpace (and LinkedIn). LinkedIn-PCR Tutorial. YouTube.
Visitors hate online ghost towns more than spammy auto posts
OCTOBER 6, 2015
No, that’s only the second most-hated thing in corporate social media branding. Because stupid things like birthday parties, office cakes, meetings, internal newsletters, business meetings, motivational outings and happy hours do happen on a daily basis, and all of those things are less important to your brand than social media marketing. Know why I know this? Like this post?
Social Media Usage by Engineers and Industrial Professionals
Industrial Marketing Today
MARCH 11, 2013
Last week I downloaded and read the new research report, “Social Media Use in the Industrial Sector” published by IHS GlobalSpec. Social Media Marketing Social Networking Google+ Industrial Marketing Lead generation LinkedIn videos YouTubeSome of the findings are consistent with their reports [.]. This is only a content summary. Please click on the headline to read the full article. Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.].
You can only win search by winning social
MAY 5, 2015
Social Media Engagement is Not Just Dropping Links. And it’s even worse if you’ve not a wiggly-bottomed online community and also have a history of doing things that Google has never liked but have been very effective in the fast: paying for backlinks, paying for links, or being a founding member of especially powerful private blog network. Nothing’s helping.
Search isn’t about search anymore, it’s about social
MAY 19, 2015
Google is severely penalizing sites that are buying links or are invested in private blog networks. Social Media Strategy for Social Signals : A site needs to be organic (never static), as Google tends to spend most of its attention on site that are constantly changing and updating. Actually, Madda Fella is really underutilizing their YouTube site. Influencer Outreach.
Deciphering Network Personas For Your B2B: Follow Up Q&A
EMagine B2B Blog
APRIL 2, 2015
If you missed it live you can catch a replay of Deciphering Network Personas For Your B2B over on our YouTube Channel. Below are some answers to questions asked by our viewers that we didn’t have time to answer. 1. I don’t have time to post to each of my network individually, what tools do you recommend to schedule my social messaging? Vimeo or YouTube?
Social Media Sommeliers – Choosing perfect pairs of social networks
The New Strategist
MARCH 20, 2013
A well maintained social media presence is like a fine wine; it develops more character as it ages. As you invest more time in to social media, joining additional networks and using new tools, your presence gains different characteristics that it did not have before. So it is with different social networks. They are both very visual networks with savvy users.
A social media hoarder intervention
FEBRUARY 11, 2014
Are you a social media hoarder? Is it time for a bit of a social media spring cleaning? Or, all the stuff you’ve posted since the beginning of your social media life, including your blogs, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn , Friendster, MySpace , Flickr, YouTube , et al. Professional In Are you a social media polymath? What defines you? This is a gift.
Creating Ongoing Value from Media Coverage Using Social Networks
OCTOBER 31, 2013
The day coverage runs there’s … Continue Reading Creating Ongoing Value from Media Coverage Using Social Networks by Maggie Patterson - Maximize Social Business - Maximize Social Business - Your Social Media for Business Resource. Media Relations Google Instagram LinkedIn Pinterest slideshare Social Media Marketing Twitter YouTube
How to Use LinkedIn Groups for Social Selling
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
LinkedIn Groups can be extremely valuable tools for social selling but, I find them to be somewhat of an anomaly based on the relatively small percentage of group members (I’m guessing single digits, on average in any given group) who are actually active on this platform. Jamieson contributes a monthly column on Social Selling. He is the managing partner of Adaptive Business Services in Boise, Idaho which owns and operates NetWorks! Twitter | Facebook | Google+ | LinkedIn | YouTube |. Social SalesActive means contributing, not merely belonging.
An Eye-Opening Look into the New Tsu Social Network
NOVEMBER 13, 2014
There has been a lot of buzz about the new Tsu social network lately, whether from our recent post on why you might not like Tsu to invitations from social media friends to join the network all the way to the New York Times and their post on “The Social Network That Pays You to Friend.” ” “Wait, I […] Author information Neal Schaffer The Founder and Editor-In-Chief of Maximize Social Business, Neal Schaffer is a leader in helping businesses and professionals strategically maximize their use of social media.
The Pyramid of Influence on Social Media
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
Re-start at the bottom of the pyramid of influence on social media There are many challenges that confront professionals and organizations that cause them to completely rethink their approach to social media in order to meet the expectations of their customers. To achieve success in social media, businesses should reconsider what they’re trying to achieve … Continue Reading The Pyramid of Influence on Social Media by Raymond Morin - Maximize Social Business. YouTube
5 Ways to Generate Leads from a LinkedIn B2B Company Page
Social Media B2B
JUNE 6, 2012
Many B2B companies have been successful at generating leads from LinkedIn , but there are features of a company page that B2B marketers are just not aware of. Most B2B companies have company pages on LinkedIn where they include a keyword-stuffed paragraph or two of marketing-speak. This is the most basic option for LinkedIn. 1. Products and Services. Free Banners.
Social Media Engagement: How to Pick and Use The Right Networks
The Forward Observer
JUNE 11, 2013
Artillery B2B Marketing Blog > The Forward Observer With a social media engagement strategy, marketers can make sure they not only pick the right social media networks, but also use the right tone and message in order to connect with their prospects, customers and advocates. The idea of just one social media network is appealing to marketers. in a falsetto.
What are the most reliable content channels to connect with customers?
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
LinkedIn connections. YouTube subscribers. LinkedIn connections. consider email marketing as the “glue” connecting your social media content. 2. Research shows that Pinterest drives more web traffic — and more purchases — than any other social media channel. Just look at how many people are making millions off of personal YouTube channels.
23 (More) of the Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012
DECEMBER 4, 2012
As noted in 33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012 So Far , posted here a few months ago, social media marketing adoption is now so widespread there’s little further question of “if” or “when” in the minds of most marketers–but many “how” and “what” questions still remain. ” Social Media Tools.
47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts
JANUARY 19, 2016
Social media use isn’t quite universal—but it’s getting close. population now has at least one social networking profile; more than half use two or more social networks. The number of worldwide social media users is projected to grow from 2.1 90% of young adults—ages 18 to 29—use social media (compared to just 35% of those over age 65).
Hacking Tribal Social Instincts with LinkedIn
MAY 8, 2015
Before diving into our suggestion on how LinkedIn can help achieve this, a quick comment on sociobiology will be useful: Going back as far as 100,000 years, tribal societies have used symbolic markings -- like beadwork, shell necklaces, body painting -- to mark off those who are part of the tribe (in-group) from those who aren’t (out-groups). On LinkedIn? Social Media
20 More of the Best Social Media Marketing Guides and Tips of 2013
JANUARY 21, 2014
Social media marketing has become an integral part of strategies for maximizing the overall web visibility of an organization. What key trends in 2014 should social media marketers to be aware of? What are the best practices for promoting events through social media? Best Social Media Marketing Guides and Tips. The Ultimate Social Media Tip Sheet by Heidi Cohen.
Preview: 20 Social Media Marketing Statistics from Upcoming Industry Report
It's All About Revenue
MAY 17, 2016
It is 2016 and we are still talking about social media marketing. Believe it or not, there are still companies that have not embraced social media as a means to improve marketing, customer service, lead generation and product development. Every year Social Media Examiner conducts a large survey to get a pulse on social media marketing and how marketers are using it.
83 Exceptional Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014
APRIL 14, 2014
So before it gets replaced by the next trendy buzzwordy term, here’s some marketing-related big data for you: 83 valuable facts, stats, and research findings covering strategy, social media, SEO, online advertising, email marketing, content, blogging, social networking, video and more. What do 40% of B2B buyers say about LinkedIn, that only 19% say about Twitter?
6 Important LinkedIn Company Page Strategy Tips
JANUARY 14, 2016
LinkedIn Company Pages are growing in relevance every day as more people start using the platform for both B2B and B2C purposes. So how can you use your company’s page on LinkedIn to see real success? LinkedIn is unique in that most users do not want to be entertained on it. They have YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Vine, Vimeo, and on and on for that already. eBooks.
25 B2B Social Media Statistics About Platform Usage
Social Media B2B
JUNE 18, 2015
The latest social media industry report from Social Media Examiner is loaded with statistics about social media usage broken down all different ways. 88% of B2B marketers use LinkedIn ( Tweet this stat ). 41% call LinkedIn their most important platform ( Tweet this stat ). 80% plan to increase their use of LinkedIn ( Tweet this stat ). Photo credit: Flickr.
How to Craft Perfect Posts for Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter [SlideShare]
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
Here''s how many marketers handle their social media strategy: Craft update. Select Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Auto-publish update to all three networks. Users interact and consume content on each of these social media channels differently. So to make the most of these platforms, you need to optimize your posts for each social network. and 3 p.m.
101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013
AUGUST 5, 2013
Okay, that statistic was made up (though probably not far off the mark), but the social media and digital marketing facts and statistics below are real (or at least from generally reliable sources). For example, 93% of marketers use social media for business. But how do marketers and consumers view social media differently? How do top executives use social media?
5 Ways Your Business Should Be Maximizing Your LinkedIn
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
If you’re overlooking LinkedIn, your business is ignoring the second-largest social network. That’s right, some data suggests that LinkedIn actually has more dedicated users than Twitter. Whether you are seeking introductions to decision makers or more clients for your business, LinkedIn can help you get there, but only if you use it right. Overhaul your LinkedIn […]. Neal is the author of three social media books, including the recently published definitive social media strategy book Maximize Your Social.
B2B Social Media Opportunities [#B2Bchat Recap]
Digital B2B Marketing
JANUARY 16, 2012
In our most recent #B2Bchat discussion, we looked at a number of social networks and how B2B marketers can take advantage of them, and once again I was pleased to have the opportunity to moderate the lively discussion. Rather than a deep dive into a single network or objective, the discussion quickly touched on a number of social networks or platforms.
6 Reasons Social Media Sucks, But You Need to Use It Anyway
JUNE 20, 2011
Amid all of the hype, conferences, and rapid adoption of social media marketing by organizations from sole proprietors to the Fortune 100, there remains an undercurrent of skepticism. This surfaces in posts like Social Media Skepticism , 5 reasons why social media skeptics maybe right and Business social networking: where’s the ROI? Reasons Social Media Sucks. 1.
10 Tools to Help Get More Social Media Traffic
MARCH 21, 2014
In past blog posts, we’ve gone through tips on how to get more traffic from almost all major social networks – this month I’d like to share with you some of my favorite tools that can help you get more social media traffic more easily. 1. 10 Tools to Help Get More Social Media Traffic by Lilach Bullock - Maximize Social Business. Related Stories Embrace the “One to One to Many” Approach by Working with Bloggers Boost Credibility on Social Media with Customer Stories Blog + Social Media: Not Your Mom’s Donor Acquisition / Retention Plan.
23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides
DECEMBER 16, 2014
Though the use of social media and social networks for marketing is now nearly ubiquitous, and 78% of companies have dedicated social media teams, many marketers sill struggle with certain aspects of social marketing, such as formalizing strategies and measuring results. What trends and changes in social media do marketers need to stay on top of?