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The Eight Best Social CRM Tools

Webbiquity

According to Google Trends , the average number of monthly web searches for the phrase “social CRM” quadrupled from June 2009 to June 2011. When you add a contact from LinkedIn into Nimble, it automatically checks to see what other networks it is on. B2B PR Sense Blog.

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Is social media effective for B2B lead generation?

Sales Lead Insights

Examples that come to mind include David Meerman Scott , speaker and author of The New Rules of Marketing and PR: How to Use News Releases, Blogs, Podcasting, Viral Marketing & Online Media to Reach Buyers Directly , and Joel Comm , the Internet entrepreneur, speaker and author of Twitter Power: How to Dominate Your Market One Tweet at a Time. A blog post I wrote a few weeks back, How does social media rank in influencing business technology purchase decisions?

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Rick Short Explains How to Turn Staff Into Prolific Bloggers

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Blog HubSpot TV Contributors Marketing Kit Internet Marketing Blog The HubSpot Inbound Internet Marketing blog covers all of inbound marketing - SEO, Blogging, Social Media, Landing Pages, Lead Generation and Analytics. What made you want to start your first blog?

Why are America’s fastest-growing companies killing their blogs?

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

Are America’s fastest-growing companies shifting away from blogging as a primary social media platform? ”Maybe” could be a conclusion based on new research examining the INC 500 from The Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts. Is blogging dying?

How to Start an Awesome LinkedIn Group

Vertical Response

One excellent way to establish credibility organically is to launch a LinkedIn Group. This powerful B2B networking tool on the “social network for professionals” has spawned over 1.5 Social Media Commercial Real Estate is small by LinkedIn standards.

The Top 3 Priorities for 2010 Marketing Budgets

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About | Advertise | Submissions | Write for Us CrowdsourcedFRD Home Advertising Branding Design PR SEO-SEM Social Media Strategy More testchannel AdROCK eBooks Educational Facebook Guest Posts Twitter The Top 3 Priorities for 2010 Marketing Budgets November 2nd, 2009 | By guestblogger By Tom Pick | Online Marketing Executive | KC Associates With a lingering recession, the U.S. Share this on Facebook Share this on FriendFeed Share this on Linkedin Share this on del.icio.us

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55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

If 2009 was the year many marketers puzzled over, poked at and pondered incorporating social media into their marketing mix, 2010 was the year of diving in. According to a HubSpot study, 71% of marketers viewed Twitter as a useful marketing tool last year, up from just 39% in 2009.

Eight Factors to Consider When (Re)Launching a Business Blog

Webbiquity

Over the last decade, business blogs have gone from being a novelty to a leading-edge practice to an essential element for any company seeking to optimize its presence on the web. According to Small Business Trends and HubSpot , the percentage of businesses with blogs has increased from less than half in 2009 to nearly two out of three in 2011. Why are so many companies now embracing blogging? Will the blog be part of your corporate site or have its own unique URL ?

The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

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Also, at my social media speaking engagements hither and yon I’m often asked what tools I use. So, I took a personal inventory and created this overview of the 39 social media tools I use daily. Note that nearly 40% of all subscribers to this blog are via email, not RSS.

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The Blog Tree: New Growth. Fruit for Your RSS Feed [Infographic]

Modern Marketing

Last year, storytelling, influence and curation came together in The Blog Tree , a collaboration between Eloqua and JESS3 that turned a hackneyed “top blogs list” into a rich, playful visual that not only listed top marketing blogs, but also showed the interrelationships between and among them.

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Crunchy, salty, nutritious news & views on B2B marketing for technology companies | Velocity - the B2B marketing acceleration agency for technology companies

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Home > Our blog HOME | RSS FEEDS | SITEMAP | CLIENT ZONE | CONTACT US Our blog About Velocity Our clients What we do Who we are Recent posts The white paper is dead…or is it? So click here to find out whether they changed my mind… Read more… Stan Woods | June 16th, 2009 | one comment The Content Marketing Workbook It’s here. We… Read more… Neil Stoneman | May 8th, 2009 | 4 comments Why we steal from our clients.

102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)

Webbiquity

B2B buyers are most likely to share useful vendor content via email (79%), followed by LinkedIn (53%), Twitter (39%) and Facebook (18%). B2B Lead Blog ). 57% of companies say they generated sales through their blogs, and an identical share have closed business through LinkedIn.

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B2B Search Marketing: 5 Must-Read Tips - Online Marketing Blog

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Online Marketing Blog TopRank's internet marketing blog on the intersection of social media, digital public relations and search engine marketing. For one client in the B2B marketing industry, TopRank devised a blog strategy incorporating industry thought leader interviews.

12 Social Media Tools for B2B Pre-Event Marketing

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LinkedIn Events Setting up an event in LinkedIn is a fairly simple process. LinkedIn users will be shown events that match their specific business needs based on the information they’ve added to their LinkedIn profile (Job Title, Industry, etc.),

Blogging, social media use skyrocketing at universities

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100 percent of colleges and universities studied are using some form of social media, up from 95 % last year, 85% in 2009 and 61% in 2008. Eighty-four percent have a school Twitter account (up from 59%) and 66% have a blog (up from 51%). The rise of the blog.

Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

Which online tools are most helpful for PR pros? Get the answers to all of these questions and more here in some of the best social PR guides, tips and tools of the past year. Interactive PR Guides, Tips and Tools. Rachel Hunt supplies valuable guidance on how to use social networking, award submissions, guest blogging, speaking opportunities and original research to maximize the impact of PR efforts. The tools, briefly reviewed, range from the obvious (e.g.,

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50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity

Awareness of Twitter has exploded; 87% of Americans said they were “familiar with” Twitter in a poll taken earlier this year, versus just 5% in 2008 and 26% in 2009. 71% of business users now say Twitter is a useful tool, up from 59% a year ago. Which tools are most helpful?

How NOT to pitch a blog | Online Marketing Blog

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Online Marketing Blog TopRank’s internet marketing blog on the intersection of digital PR, social and search engine marketing. Home About Resources Archives Subscribe Consulting Contact How NOT to pitch a blog 29 Comments | Posted by Lee Odden on Aug 29th, 2007 in Blog Marketing , Blogging , Online Marketing , Online PR In the past I’ve written about blogger relations offering tips on how marketers or PR professionals ought to present their story ideas to bloggers.

ClickInsights: What was your "Aha" moment in 2009? - Part 2

Ambal's Amusings

I have invited our Panel of B2B Marketing Experts to reflect on 2009 and answer the following question: What was your aha moment in 2009 ? Blogs. Forrester Blog for Interactive Marketing Professionals. Ardath Albee's blog Marketing Interactions.

Best of 2009: Social Media Marketing, Part 1

Webbiquity

With the rapidly increasing use of social media tools for marketing and PR comes growing pressure to demonstrate results. Which tools are most important for social media participation, analyzing what’s being said, and separating important substance from the noise? The set up takes some time, but the end result is a powerful monitoring tool without the cost of a paid social media monitoring application. 11 Reasons You Can’t Ignore Social Media in 2009 by Digital Labz.

B2B Lead Generation Blog: New Book on Corporate Blogging

B2B Lead Generation Blog

B2B Lead Generation Blog About Free Resources Get FREE Updates Instantly Get A FREE Chapter from my book. This is the perfect time to release a book on corporate blogging. Many companies are just getting started with using blogs to attract and engage their customers.

50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity

Which social media monitoring tools should I use? Read on for answers to these questions and more from some of the best minds in social media in some of their best blog posts and articles of 2011 so far. by B2B Lead Roundtable Blog. Social Media Tools.

5 steps for using LinkedIn as lead generation tool

B2B Lead Generation Blog

Like many of you, I’m using LinkedIn to connect with work friends and colleagues. But I’ve been intrigued by how LinkedIn has quietly developed into a useful lead generation tool for marketers and sales people to build relationships with potential customers. Here are 5 ways you can generate leads via LinkedIn: Step #1 - Create a polished and personally branded profile on LinkedIn. Step #4 - Answer questions posted on LinkedIn.

tools of the trade: webinars and online presentations

The Effective Marketer

A common tool for today’s marketer they provide a great way to reach a large number of people with your message. Online training : an instructor sharing PowerPoint slides, maybe sharing the desktop screen and using arrows, circles, and other annotation tools to illustrate a point.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity

Social media networks and blogs consume nearly 25% of people’s time online. Americans spent nearly a quarter of their time online on social networking sites and blogs in 2010, up from 15.8 Social Media 3Q Update: Who Uses Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, & MySpace?

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Top 80 B2B Marketing Posts for 2009

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

This technique was also used to generate the Hot Trends in B2B Marketing for 2009. Top 80 Posts - December 1, 2008 to November 30, 2009. How to Create a Social Media Marketing Strategy - WebMarketCentral , March 24, 2009. PR Meets Marketing , February 16, 2009. Twitter Analytics: Five Practical, Lesser Known Free Tools for B2B Professionals - B2B Marketing Savvy , August 31, 2009. 42+ Social Media Marketing Tools - Junta 42 , June 2, 2009.

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Best of 2009 (So Far): Social Media Marketing, Part 4

WebMarketCentral

With the rapidly increasing use of social media tools for marketing and PR comes growing pressure to demonstrate results. Which tools are most important for social media participation, analyzing what's being said, and separating important substance from the noise?

Best of 2009 (So Far): Social Media Marketing, Part 2

WebMarketCentral

But which social media tool do marketers find most valuable? What's the best tool for social media research and learning? How can you maximize the business value of tools like LinkedIn and Twitter? tools (delicious, Feedburner, LinkedIn et al.),

Social Media for Busy Business Bloggers

Writing on the Web

With the onslaught of social media in the last 10 years, the ever constant question is, what can it do for my business and my business blog? First, why should you bother with social networking sites ( Facebook , LinkedIn , Twitter ) if you’re in business? Not the only tool.

Research shows small business owners struggle with Twitter

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Just 27 percent of the respondents used the micro-blogging site. One typical quote: “On Twitter, the people I follow provide me with more relevant links and information than any other tool. Business.com, December 7, 2009, [link].

B2B Lead Generation Blog: On B2B Demand Generation tools and Lead Generation Dashboards

B2B Lead Generation Blog

B2B Lead Generation Blog About Free Resources Get FREE Updates Instantly Get A FREE Chapter from my book. As a result there’s been a surge of interest in software and tools to manage the process of lead management, lead nurturing and lead generation with a greater emphasis on measurability.

Online Marketing News in 2009: The Year’s Hottest Events

Modern B2B Marketing

Here is our 2009 year in review. December 2009 Online Marketing News. Top word of 2009: Twitter. November 2009 Online Marketing News. Linkedin and Twitter integrate. October 2009 Online Marketing News. Technorati release their state of the blogosphere - shows that most bloggers are just hobbiest and number one use of Twitter is to promote blogs. Google Removes Page Rank from the Webmaster Tools. September 2009 Online Marketing News.

Best of 2009 (So Far): Social Media Marketing, Part 3

WebMarketCentral

What tools are available for cost-effectively monitoring brand conversations across social media sites? Discover the answers to these questions and others here in more of the best blog posts and articles about social media marketing so far this year.

Are You Old Enough for Inbound Marketing?

LeadSloth

So I created a non-scientific poll on LinkedIn asking: “Do you use Inbound Marketing for B2B Lead Generation?&#. LinkedIn showed this poll to randomly selected marketing professionals who work in the Tech Industry.

Top 10 Marketing Predictions for 2009

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Joe Pulizzi from Junta42 polled content marketers and social media marketers for their best single prediction for 2009 - see the full list of 42 predictions here.

B2B Lead Generation Blog: Budget Wars: Sales & Finance vs Marketing

B2B Lead Generation Blog

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B2B Social Media Content Strategy - Best of B2B Marketing Zone - September 2009

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

September 2009. Deconstructing Twitter: Analytics for Reach and Impressions - B2B Marketing Savvy , September 10, 2009. Six Steps to a Successful Small Business Content Marketing Strategy - Content Marketing Today , September 4, 2009. 5 Ways B2B Marketing Professionals Can Leverage Social Media - Modern B2B Marketing , September 29, 2009. Show Me the Numbers: Hard Data on Internet Use and Media Spend - Customer Experience Matrix , September 3, 2009.

Which is Better for Driving B2B Blog Traffic - Twitter or LinkedIn?

WebMarketCentral

I recently did a little test to determine whether Twitter or LinkedIn was more effective at driving traffic to a few specific posts on this blog. For a minimally retweeted post, Twitter drove about twice the traffic of LinkedIn.

5 Mistakes B2B Marketers Need to Avoid in 2010

Anything Goes Marketing

2009 has been a long year but as I reflect back on my many conversations, I've created a top 5 list of items to avoid in 2010: 1. Addictomatic is a free tool that will get you started down this path. Ask and answer questions on LinkedIn.

10 BtoB Marketers Predictions for 2010

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Around this time last year I wrote about some Predictions for 2009 and while I would say 8 out of 10 have already materialized and the other 2 are on their way, it has become clear that this year was the year we past the point of no return on Social Media. Share this on Linkedin.