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Simple Ways to Power your Website with Social Media

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The simplest way to get started is to connect to the major social media outlets: Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Here are the plugins I use: Follow Me – Offers hyperlinked social media icons that your users can click on to follow you. Sociable – Provides a wide variety of social media buttons at the bottom of every post so that users can share your content with others.

[INFOGRAPHIC] How to Use QR Codes for B2B Marketing

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Marketing Social Media Strategy and Planning marketing content marketing strategies mobile QR codes smartphonesI’ve been seeing QR codes more and more and wondered how I might incorporate them into my own marketing content and activities for B2B companies. After doing much research, testing, and my own brainstorming, I came up with this infographic to help pull it all together.

Visualize Social Media Data

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So, I started poking around looking for some cool infographics and found some in the social media space. First, that social media has connected us in ways never before possible. Social media has significantly changed my life for the better, giving me access to people that have helped make my business successful. If you know me, you know I’m a very visual person. Facebook.

B2B Finally Embraces Social Media

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B2B Finally Embraces Social Media It seems like for so long, B2B companies struggled with the social media concept–how to get the attention of their customers through Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and other social avenues. ” This infographic from Insideview speaks to the great benefits B2B companies have received as they’ve embraced social media tactics.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

Paul Gillin, B2B Social Media Strategist, Senior Trainer, Profitecture www.[link] Another good example is Top Rank’s Social Media Marketing Management. how you can solve their burning problem. • E – Engage Meaningfully via Social Media. more true, apparently, than in social media. social media. He writes about content and social media. B2B Marketing.

Social Media Share Buttons Cause Link Overload

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My 3 Wishes from the Marketing Genie

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will look for clues in your blog posts, Twitter tweets, forums, and other forms of social media. 2. Tags: Content Social Media marketing B2B case studies e-mail web site white papers Remember watching cartoons about Aladdin and the magic lamp? always hoped I’d find a magic lamp on a beach somewhere and I’d be granted three wishes. Here are my three wishes: 1.

Networking Your Social Media

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Social media is still fairly new and understanding how to connect the various social media tools is not easy. Yet, that’s where the power lies, especially when it comes to dynamic content like blog posts. I’m often asked how to get more exposure leveraging social media, so I thought I’d give you the “101” on connecting, specifically your blog with Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

Will Social Media Replace Traditional Marketing?

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Social media is on the tip of most every B2B marketer’s tongue these days. Of course, it’s no surprise that Forrester finds social media to be the hot new marketing tool. Looking at B2B social media efforts in 2009, the study shows: 68% have set up group pages on social networking sites. What does your company think about social media marketing? What about LinkedIn?

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

Paul Gillin, B2B Social Media Strategist, Senior Trainer, Profitecture www.[link] Another good example is Top Rank’s Social Media Marketing Management. how you can solve their burning problem. • E – Engage Meaningfully via Social Media. more true, apparently, than in social media. social media. He writes about content and social media. B2B Marketing.

The Social Media Marketing Wormhole

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Marketing as we know it is over and we are about to enter a whole new universe I call social media marketing. Social media marketing is still young and still only a small percentage of companies are giving it a try. They understood that adding social media to their marketing was not as simple as it sounds. A few weeks ago, I told of my college daughter’s tale of woe.

The Buzz about Social Media Marketing

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So much buzz about social media marketing (Facebook, Ning, YouTube, Flickr, Twitter, LinkedIn), it’s almost tough to separate practical information from the hype. Interactive media: podcasts, video, online demos – 30%. believe this is the major reason why social media for B2B (or even B2C) has so much value. And here are the answers: Peers and colleagues – 84%. Blogs – 24%.

Is Twitter Dying?

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Tags: Social Media technology adoption lifecycle Twitter

Embracing Socialytics

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love this word – it perfectly captures what it is — analysis of social media. I’ve only heard it used a couple times but when Michael Fauscette of IDC wrote his post, Socialytics , I decided to investigate it further. Though there aren’t many, there are more and more social media analysis vendors with solid offerings. Socialytics. wondered who plays in this space today.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

Paul Gillin, B2B Social Media Strategist, Senior Trainer, Profitecture www.[link] Another good example is Top Rank’s Social Media Marketing Management. how you can solve their burning problem. • E – Engage Meaningfully via Social Media. more true, apparently, than in social media. social media. He writes about content and social media. B2B Marketing.

On the Internet, Everyone’s an Expert

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Social Networking Starts the Relationship, Face to Face Clinches It

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Tags: Social Media blogs comments conference face to face facebook LinkedIn social networking Twitter

If We Can't Laugh at Ourselves…

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If we’re not working on a corporate marketing team, we’re trying to find and convince prospects to use our services, trying to stay up with the latest social media trends, and competing with thousands of other independent marketers or agency marketing teams. Marketers today are spending a lot of energy trying to do more with less. My marketing friends need a good belly laugh.”.

If We Can't Laugh at Ourselves…

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If we’re not working on a corporate marketing team, we’re trying to find and convince prospects to use our services, trying to stay up with the latest social media trends, and competing with thousands of other independent marketers or agency marketing teams. Marketers today are spending a lot of energy trying to do more with less. My marketing friends need a good belly laugh.”.

Once upon a time in B2B marketing

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The emergence of social media has helped changed the face of B2B marketing, an improvement in my opinion. Is it just me or is most marketing content for B2B pretty dry? So much of our content says, “This is our software. It enables you to do this, so that you can do that.”. I’ve been thinking about the “dry and boring” problem for a long time. just keep thinking there has to be a better way.

Once upon a time in B2B marketing

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The emergence of social media has helped changed the face of B2B marketing, an improvement in my opinion. Is it just me or is most marketing content for B2B pretty dry? So much of our content says, “This is our software. It enables you to do this, so that you can do that.”. I’ve been thinking about the “dry and boring” problem for a long time. just keep thinking there has to be a better way.

Communicating CSR: Are you ready?

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The CSR stakeholder community is pretty diverse, so it’s to your benefit to get information out using a variety of media. Media should include all of the usual suspects such as press releases, newspaper articles, television news casts, radio public interest stories. CSR uses a triple bottom line that measures success based on financial, environmental, and social metrics.

How to Bake a White Paper from Scratch: Part Four – The Consumption

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Now it’s time to use your social media channels. So there you have it—a nicely-written, neatly-formatted, white paper. You learned how to choose a topic and create an outline in part one , how to research and write the content in part two , and how to dress it up with graphs, quotes, and images in part three. Now, it’s sitting there, all shiny, just begging to be read. Now it’s time to make it available and get the word out. The first thought is to add it to the resources section of our company website. But, how about adding a small blurb and link on the relevant product page?

TDWI Vendor Panel on the Future of BI – part One

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Social Media Data – Also known as social media analytics (SMA), this is definitely a new trend that has incredible value. Last week I had to opportunity to attend the TDWI conference on BI in Las Vegas. While TDWI actually holds four conferences every year, this first one of the year is always the largest. This year, things seemed to be hopping with over 750 attendees. During the conference, I spent some time in the TDWI Executive Summit. The summit is meant to give executives who have some responsibility for BI a high-level overview of various topics of concern and interest.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

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Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. 71% 71% say they are likely to purchase an item based on social media referrals; in fact, consumers report that  social media plays almost as big a role in purchasing decisions as does television. ” — Social Media Today. 10) Attentio.

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115 Facts You Never Knew About Social Media [Infographic]

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It’s something that you use almost every day, but how much do you really know about social media? Social Media Is The New Newspaper. Did you know that Reddit is the most popular social media platform as a source of news? Younger people are more likely to be making the change to news on social media. Guest post by Josh Wardini. It is. You’re Hired.

3 Tips for Using Social Media for B2B Marketing

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Social media can be a great business tool to use for marketing, sales, PR, customer service, and HR. However, most of what’s written about social media functionality on a professional level tends to be focused on businesses that work directly with consumers (B2C) rather than B2B enterprises. Here are three tips for using social media more effectively in your B2B marketing.

Social Media Explained. Really.

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With every client I meet, every class I teach, and every speech I give, there is always a group of people who desperately need to understand social media marketing but don’t have the time to do it. If you are thinking to yourself, “This world does NOT need another social media book,” you’re partially correct. But this is not just another social media book.

47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts

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Social media use isn’t quite universal—but it’s getting close. The number of worldwide social media users is projected to grow from 2.1 Social media now plays almost as large a role in purchasing decisions as does TV, and 57% of consumers say they’re influenced to think more highly of business after seeing positive comments or praise online. 70% of the U.S.

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The Future of Social Media

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The post The Future of Social Media appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Social MediaSocial networks are becoming more and more popular. In 2016, about 70% of Internet users are social network users and these figures are expected to grow. A few years ago, we were happy to get likes from friends and relatives; today, we share tips and skills, promote services and buy goods, etc.

The new standards for strategy and social media success

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By Mark Schaefer. I was recently interviewed for an international business magazine and offered my views of digital marketing transformation, social media success and the skills needed to succeed today. Is the organization ready for a public social media presence? They can surround themselves with people who can set up a social media account or create Facebook ads, for example.

23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

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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? Social Media Marketing Guides.

Why it takes so long to achieve social media success

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If you’re impatient, social media is probably the wrong marketing channel for you. This is data from the recent research released by  Social Media Examiner. Let’s take a close look at what we can learn from the feedback provided by these active social media marketers. Social media success takes time. But social media connections are weak relational links.

How to turn social media connections into an actionable audience

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Probably the biggest myth — and mistake — I see regarding social media marketing is the idea that audience equals action. Most of the time, your social media connections begin as “weak relational links.” ” Building social media connections that work. By Mark Schaefer. It doesn’t. ” It’s like a handshake. Don’t believe me?

The first step in social media marketing is not social media

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“I’m kind of overwhelmed,” he wrote me, “I’m trying to get a social media program going and I really don’t know where to start.” Shouldn’t I dive into social media for them? Sometimes the first step in social media marketing … is NOT social media! Social media marketing doesn’t start with social media.

How to Get More Leads From Social Media

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What’s your impression of how hard it is to generate leads on social media? My impression used to be that social media lead generation is unusually hard—much harder than content marketing. But in a recent survey of marketers from Ascend2 , content marketing actually surpassed social media in terms of difficulty. And today even generating leads from social media is no longer impossible. There was a time, just a few years ago, that lead-gen efforts on social media were kinda … disappointing. How we track and measure and publish on social media has improved.

7 Social Media Mistakes Bloggers Should Avoid

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A Note from Patsi: This week’s guest post is about social media  and it’s really important. Because if you want to engage your business blog readers and grow your reader base, you need to use social media. ocial Media. Here are Paul’s 7 Social Media Mistakes Bloggers Should Avoid. Ignoring social media return on investment. ssets (free). Like-baiting.

70 Rising Social Media Stars

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Sometimes I weary of social media lists that are simply popularity contests or a cheap way to promote some start-up or PR agency. Who are the unknown stars who will be rocking the social media conferences two or three years from now? 70 rising social media stars. She is currently Senior Manager, Social Media Strategy at CVS Caremark. And a savvy social media marketer.

Your social media strategy plan: Where do you START?

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And by the way, your social media initiative doesn’t start with a Facebookpage. Marketing strategy I know this seems so basic but there is no way to have an effective social media marketing strategy if you don’t have a company marketing strategy to begin with … and many companies don’t! Social media lead team. Social media policy. What did I miss?