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Social media ROI sucks! (Or, you can prove anything if you send out a survey)

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LinkedIn was rated eighth out of 13 channels and YouTube was 10th, followed by Google+, and Twitter. And YouTube in 10th place? Some of it is branding, such as blogging and YouTube. By Christopher Hosford, editor-in-chief, HosfordGroup LLC. Social media marketing is now precariously ensconced as a more-or-less mainstream marketing channel. It’s hard to believe.

Is Anyone Leading Lead Management?

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Social Media Department – blog, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, iTunes, YouTube and Pinterest, to name just a few. Sales Lead Management is a complicated process. It needs a leader to pull all of the competing interests and people together to work as a team. Sales lead management is a tough subject to truly get your arms around. There are dozens of outside vendors who say they manage some portion of the sales lead process and more than two dozen internal departments that contribute to the process and the decision making. Direct Marketing Agency. Digital Agencies. Telemarketing Inbound.

Youth, Lead Quality, Social Selling, Inside Sales and Outbound Marketing

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The interviews are available on our blog and YouTube channel. Each quarter I review my recent PowerViews shows and select one outstanding talking point from each expert (five this past quarter) who joined me. Their comments will surprise and enlighten you. In the blogs each interview is broken down into smaller segments that allow you to watch brief clips around a specific topic. Nick Stein, Vision Critical, Youth Meets Experience in Sales Force. Click to start video at this point —The young people entering the sales force are changing the dynamic between managers and their reps.

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10 Reasons Why Inside Sales Will Displace Field Sales Teams by 2015

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YouTube: youtube.com/user/josianefeigon. Josiane Feigon is President of TeleSmart Communications and author of the business bestseller, Smart Selling on the Phone and Online. To read an excerpt from her latest book, Smart Sales Manager , click here. To listen to a webinar on this topic, click here. Today’s “new normal” sales landscape has sales leaders scratching their heads, wondering about the best way to structure their sales organizations. Should they keep their expensive sales duo: inside sales AND field sales? Or just go with inside sales? Good question. Step into my time machine.

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B2B Lead Generation: The Best of PowerViews

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Each interview is only about 25 – 30 minutes and all are available on our blog and YouTube channel. Over the past few months I have had the pleasure of interviewing nineteen influential B2B sales and marketing leaders to discuss their views in areas like traditional and new media strategies, current and future trends, B2B lead generation, and sales lead management.

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Is It Really B2B, Or Something Different All Together?

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Then consider the world of social media with its Twitter accounts, Facebook pages and YouTube videos. Manufacturing firms don't watch YouTube! Because it's true: Manufacturing firms don't watch YouTube. Jason Falls is an author, speaker and CEO of Social Media Explorer. Marketing to the business consumer takes a special pedigree. Logistics companies aren't on Twitter. Sales.

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4 Trends Shaping B2B Marketing in 2011

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Similarly, social media fans love to pore over their own endlessly fascinating (but ultimately meaningless) stats: number of fans or friends or followers, number of retweets, number of views on YouTube, comparative social clout, and on and on; meanwhile, all the C-suite really counts is sales. Today's guest blogger, Ann Handley, is the Chief Content Officer of MarketingProfs and the co-author of the brand-new book, Content Rules: How to Create Killer Blogs, Podcasts, Videos, Ebooks, Webinars (and More) That Engage Customers and Ignite Your Business. Wiley, 2011). Why is that? ”).

PipeLiner CRM #SalesChats Webinar on Prospecting

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I don’t want to spoil the 30-minute YouTube video (it is packed full of great information and advice), but I will provide an overview of my responses and then hope you will watch the video for a deeper dive: Stage of Buying Process. Pipeliner’s John Golden hosted me on #SalesChats recently and the topic was prospecting. What questions should a salesperson ask to uncover need? Simplified.”

PowerViews with Jill Konrath: Changing Buyers Require Retooled Sales Reps

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Click to start video at this point — Measuring return on social media investment is hard, Jill says, because it’s difficult to know if leads came from YouTube, a blog, a newsletter or a Tweet. My guest today is Jill Konrath. Jill is an internationally recognized expert who is known for her fresh sales strategies and game changing approaches. It’s not based on anything logical. seconds.’

PowerViews with Paul Gillin: Social Media – Pick Your Spots & Focus

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” After Paul gives a presentation, he shares it on SlideShare, and he encourages marketers to look at other ways they can leverage existing content: “Corporate videos prepared for sales meetings can find new life on YouTube, or the old ads created for a campaign two years ago that you’re not running anymore can find life on YouTube. Social Media: What's Hot?

Why Engagement Will Not Generate Leads (and what to do about it)

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For years now, there's been a steady drum beat coming from content marketing experts who say producing engaging content on LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube and other social media is the key to success. Today's guest blogger is Jeff Molander. Jeff is the authority on making social media sell, adjunct faculty at Loyola University business school, a social selling speaker and author of, Off the Hook Marketing: How to make social media sell. Produce engaging content. But in reality even the most engaging blogs, videos and other forms of online publication fail to produce leads and sales. It does.

How to Make Social Sell: From Thought Leader to Thought Provoker

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I learned how investment and property management firm, Jones Lang LaSalle is generating tangible leads on seven-figure commercial real estate deals using YouTube. Do your YouTube videos or white papers reveal hidden opportunity? Jeff Molander is a professional speaker, author of Off the Hook Marketing: How to Make Social Media Sell for You and adjunct faculty at Loyola University Business School. He blogs at www.offthehookblog.com and can be reached at jeff@jeffmolander.com. Why is it so difficult to generate actual leads and sales using social media in the B2B world? Take Action.

YouTube Ads for Beginners: How to Launch & Optimize a YouTube Video Advertising Campaign

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Running a series of YouTube ads is one way to make sure more of your target audience finds the video content you've produced. The thing is, advertising on YouTube is very different from running a PPC or paid social campaign. What’s New With YouTube Advertising. per click on YouTube, compared to the average Google Search cost per click, which is estimated to be between $1-2.

Video ads: Facebook or YouTube?

Vidyard

For the last decade, the social option has lived almost exclusively in the land of YouTube, but since last year, Facebook has officially become a player in the video field. November 2015 marked the first month where more videos were uploaded to Facebook than posts containing links to YouTube. Well you can accomplish the same thing with your own videos on YouTube. Get the Guide.

11 Top Tips For Developing YouTube Influencers

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YouTube influencer marketing is an often-overlooked, but highly valuable component, of a strong marketing automation strategy. YouTube is just one platform where you can execute your influencer marketing strategy. But because of its high discoverability, authenticity, long-form potential and long-tail durability, YouTube is ideal for information-based lead generation.

Google integrating G+ Pages and YouTube Channels

Biznology

It’s Google’s hub, from which YouTube, Google Business Pages, Google Mail, and even Google Apps for Business (which looks like it’s rebranding as Google + Business — interesting). YouTube Channels, They Are A-Changin’ Another case-in-point: how YouTube has begun handling YouTube Channel creation. Google+ as Social Layer. Good luck, Tiger!

YouTube Views Don’t Matter – Here Are 5 Metrics That Do

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“Wow, that YouTube video has got more than a million views already!” The YouTube view count is probably the most well-known statistic in social media. But the real truth is YouTube views don’t matter. Everyone has seen those skippable pre-roll videos on YouTube, right? Trying to get ranked higher on YouTube by getting more views. Not true.

Three YouTube stars share their intimate personal branding lessons

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I recently had the opportunity to meet three of YouTube’s biggest stars — Tyler Oakley , Bethany Mota , and Andrea Russett. Being imperfect is normal on YouTube.” “People on YouTube are OK with looking like idiots. I have a YouTube channel where we build each other up.” Being imperfect is normal on YouTube.”. Above all, be congruent.

The Top 5 YouTube Analytics Every Marketer Should Know

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But did you know that YouTube, which is part of Google, has an incredible analytics offering as well? In fact, YouTube Analytics probably gives users more ways to slice and dice their data than any video platform ever has. But like Google Analytics, YouTube Analytics has so much data that it can be overwhelming. Same goes for YouTube videos. Of course not.

4 Ways to Improve Your YouTube Channel

Vertical Response

Given these numbers, it’s not surprising that so many businesses are turning to YouTube to create a video presence. We’ve created a list of four tips to help you make the most of your YouTube channel. Your YouTube page is a representation of your business. If someone is surfing around your YouTube channel, he or she is already interested in what you have to offer.

How a small family business pulled off one of the greatest successes in YouTube history

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This is the story of how an entrepreneur used a shoe and a wine bottle to create one of the most successful videos in YouTube history and transform his small family-owned business. YouTube views: 4.2 million (not counted in the YouTube numbers). YouTube views: 4.2 million (not counted in the YouTube numbers). Here was his story: Left his corporate job in London.

How to Get Results from YouTube Ads (Hint: It’s Not Advertising)

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Most YouTube ads do not deliver a measurable ROI for advertisers. This is because most of the pre-roll ads (YouTube calls them “in-stream ads”) we see on YouTube are geared only towards raising brand awareness – they’re designed to get reach and attention, but not conversion. You can create highly targeted YouTube campaigns towards specific demographics.

How To Make the Most of the YouTube Content Marketing Customer Journey

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We use YouTube in fundamentally different ways when we’re using it for fun than when we’re using it for business. When we watch YouTube videos for fun, we might have a personality we like to follow, or might see an intriguing video embedded in a news article, tweet or Facebook post. Generally, we come to YouTube videos through search. A video from YouTube.

4 Marketing Lessons from YouTube Giants

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Raymond Coppinger Did you catch the video about the crazy guys snowboarding through New York that went viral just hours after it was posted on YouTube? I have actually been following the work of Casey for the last year, and through Casey’s content, I was introduced to another New York-based entrepreneur and YouTube personality, Gary Vaynerchuk. The commitment is staggering.).

Infographic: How to Build the Perfect YouTube Channel

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If you’re hoping to snag a young audience, you need to be on YouTube. In 2014, Variety reported that teens prefer YouTube stars to mainstream celebrities and movie stars—and those YouTubers wield a much larger influence. If you want to be part of that influence, it’s time to create a YouTube channel of your own. Media Infographic video YouTube

YouTube Analytics Decoded

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What many don’t know, or haven’t explored yet, is the robust analytics tool that YouTube offers within its very own interface. Unlike the majority of social networks that offer little more than “vanity metrics,” YouTube Analytics gives marketers the tools they need to drill down and decode specific metrics- with help from its parent company, Google of course. YouTube Monitor.

Is YouTube Replacing the Printed Manual? [CHART]

It's All About Revenue

The number is a staggering 110 billion minutes per month, with the top four sites being Google, MSN (Windows Live/Bing), Facebook and YouTube. In April 2010 alone, visitors to YouTube accounted for 53% of world’s internet user population, spending an average of 110 minutes a month. Is YouTube Replacing the Printed Manual? So, how does this relate to documentation?

How Should Our Staffing Firm Use YouTube?

Haley Marketing

YouTube may be one of the most overlooked social channels to use in the staffing and recruiting industry -- which leaves a large gap in your overall social media strategy. As with many of the other social channels, including Facebook, Twitter and Google+, YouTube provides an opportunity for you to answer questions and provide valuable resources for your key audiences. Create videos!

Video Marketing How-To: YouTube vs. Your Website

Vidyard

This week we want to tackle a question that comes up often — whether your video should live on your website, your YouTube channel, or both! First thing’s first is understanding that YouTube, alone, isn’t a video strategy. Your videos on YouTube can have a variety of objectives — awareness building, generating subscribers, and driving traffic back to your website.

YouTube - Education Today and Tomorrow

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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! YouTube. YouTube On Your Site. YouTube Handbook. © 2008 YouTube, LLC Sign Up. QuickList ( 0 ). Sign In. Worldwide. English. Close. Set Your Country Content Preference. Close. Set Your Language Preference. Videos. Channels. Community. Upload. Videos. Channels. advanced. Loading. Education Today and Tomorrow. Rate: 182 ratings Sign in to rate. Views: 171,510.

Using YouTube for Lead Generation

WindMill Networking

Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | Using YouTube for Lead Generation by Jayson Duncan - Maximize Social Business. Video YouTube The majority of companies are not using video in any way that provides any real ROI. Just to clarify, simply knowing the number of people that clicked on your video is not a measurement of ROI. He has created videos for Fortune 50 companies.

This Week in Content Marketing: YouTube Proves We Have No Rights on Social Media

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In this week’s episode, Robert and I question YouTube’s controversial decision to force content creators to be part of their new paid subscription program. A companion article describes how this is already starting to happen to ESPN, which has already removed its videos from YouTube. Content Marketing Examples Industry News and Trends Paid Advertising PNR YouTubelink].

Video Content: Facebook VS. YouTube in the Ring

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Facebook Vs. YouTube video content. While YouTube has been dubbed the second largest search engine in the world, many signs point to the power of Facebook as the winning platform to publish videos. Here are a few things to keep in mind when betting on Facebook VS. YouTube in the ring: Round 1: Content Consumption. Just because the internet is awash with articles about Facebook taking over YouTube, doesn't mean you need to dive in. YouTube. YouTube is more or less the destination, right? for YouTube. YouTube. YouTube. YouTube.

17 Hidden YouTube Hacks, Tips & Features You'll Want to Know About

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When people talk about today's most popular social sharing websites, YouTube often gets left out of the conversation in favor of sites like Facebook and Twitter. But don't be fooled: YouTube has a lot going for it. Although Facebook might be the largest social networking site, YouTube has the second greatest reach after Facebook in terms of general usage. I'll wait. t=3m39s ).

Why Can’t YouTube Do Drama?

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Given YouTube’s popularity, it’s surprising that the video platform doesn’t have its own Breaking Bad , Mad Men , or Game of Thrones— a singular story that creates shockwaves of influence across culture—especially considering YouTube’s recent push into scripted original series with YouTube Red. Can you name a YouTube Red original?) Drama is hard.

4 tips to improve your YouTube channel

Biznology

If you’ve turned to YouTube like many other businesses, you need to know one rule–and it’s one that is tough for many to execute. Publish quality content on a regular basis for success; 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute so you need to ensure your video is worth watching. Work diligently to craft your YouTube channel. That rule is that volume wins.

How to Gain More Subscribers on YouTube

Vertical Response

Have you created and posted videos on YouTube only to realize they’re not garnering the engagement you’d hoped for? To be successful on YouTube, you need to build an engaged subscriber base. In this short video, we show you how to use your existing YouTube videos to gain more qualified subscribers. © 2014, VerticalResponse Blog. All rights reserved.