Personal time versus social media time: Something has to give

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Elizabeth and I owe our personal relationship to Twitter and blogging (both hers and mine). ” In 2009, we were just entering the grip of the recession. At the same time, we were seeing the explosive growth of blogging, Facebook, and YouTube.

Rick Short Explains How to Turn Staff Into Prolific Bloggers

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36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010

Webbiquity

It’s hard to overstate the impact of Facebook. Having long ago passed MySpace as the most popular social network, Facebook recently replaced Google as the most-visited website in the U.S. Facebook Marketing Tips and Guides. 2: My New Favorite Facebook Page by Inkling Media.

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7 Key Steps to Facebook Growth

Vertical Response

If your social media plan includes the goal of reaching more people with content marketing, maximizing your Facebook presence can be a good tactic. million ikes, and the Renaissance Festival performer Twig the Fairy , whose Facebook page was born in March 2009, has since hit 260,000 likes.

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

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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. Read more… Doug Kessler | June 11th, 2009 | 3 comments Choose your patients carefully The most respected surgeons in the world have the best survival rates. We… Read more… Neil Stoneman | May 8th, 2009 | 4 comments Why we steal from our clients.

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Best of 2009: Social Media Marketing, Part 1

Webbiquity

Facebook Lets Users Open Up Profiles by MediaPost Online Media Daily. Mark Walsh helpfully outlines the recent changes Facebook has made to its privacy settings, though noting that “ profiles opened to everyone, however, will still not turn up in searches on Google or other outside search engines. &#. Facebook’s InsideFacebook blog reports that in February and March of this year, the number of Facebook users age 35 and over doubled.

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Facebook MythBusters

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Would you ever have imagined that your relationship status determines whether or not you're likely to use a Facebook app? And, the common belief is that the more wall activity a person has on Facebook, the more likely they are to send virtual gifts. Tags: Facebook

Personal Brand Organization Tips

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Ok so you are comfortable with getting your personal brand out there on the web. Here are a few tips for keeping your personal brand clean, organized and synchronized. Tags: Personal Branding

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Social media strategy leaders: Kerry Gallagher

Biznology

I graduated from college in 2009 and found myself in a tough economic environment. Leading this work was a huge opportunity for me to build a team and help advance our capabilities—our work on social is more personal, more engaging now, and our team is doing really cool things.

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

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Personal pages such as "my product" inclusions really boost repeat business. Stroking the customers ego just like Facebook and other social media sites do. Personally I am a great fan of using PPC & Analytics to find out what search terms people actually use.

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Lessons learned while deleting 274 blog posts

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Between 2009 and mid-2011 I could see a definite shift toward a more confident and authoritative voice. If the Beatles ran Facebook. Between 2009 and mid-2011 I could see a definite shift toward a more confident and authoritative voice.

Personal Brands RULE on Social Networks

Buzz Marketing for Technology

On Facebook you can’t be a Friend of a brand but you can be a Fan of a brand. But on Facebook that interaction is relatively low and un-engaging. Building and allowing personal brands to flourish is important to having a strong Social Brand.

All your best content may now be considered fake news

Biznology

It’s time for you to really invest in your own personal or professional social platforms. In order to protect their readers, Facebook and others are considering filtering out the fake from the real in order to slow down or even stop a proliferation of willful and wanton deceit.

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All social media sites should offer profit sharing and ad revenue

Biznology

YouTube offers it and SnapChat offers a version of it — but every single nanosecond that you and I spend on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, is for love, God, country and, for us in the social media marketing business, brand.

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5 Tips for Optimizing your Facebook Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

One of the great things about the Facebook platform is that it provides you access to a large audience of over 200 Million people worldwide at a low cost. Also keep in mind Facebook Pages are indexable so be sure to write your content with good SEO in mind.

The results are in: An experiment in social influence

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The total I am reporting represents the new value I created for Amachi by establishing an effective social media presence and creating new connections that did not exist prior to the time I started blogging in 2009.

Facebook Launches 'Interest Lists' (Why Marketers Should Care)

Hubspot

Taking a page out of the Twitter playbook, today Facebook revealed its launch of "Interest Lists," strikingly similar to Twitter Lists, which have been around since October of 2009. According to TechCrunch , Facebook will be rolling out Interest Lists to users over the next few weeks.

How NOT to pitch a blog | Online Marketing Blog

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Ask them what they want and provide personalized pitches and story ideas that clearly indicate you’ve made an effort to understand what they write about. Sandwich that summary with a personalized message and you may just get somewhere. Keep it small, relevant and personal. In order to break through the clutter of the ‘email black-hole’ we constructed personalized videos to pitch the video campaign.

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

WebMarketCentral

Facebook Lets Users Open Up Profiles by MediaPost Online Media Daily Mark Walsh helpfully outlines the recent changes Facebook has made to its privacy settings, though noting that " profiles opened to everyone, however, will still not turn up in searches on Google or other outside search engines. "

One thousand posts. No navel gazing.

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I asked some of my friends on Facebook and the general consensus was that they wanted me to write a reflective piece on what I have learned, my expectations when I wrote post number one, and the challenges of success. This is my 1,000th post on {grow}.

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Social proof and your battle for credibility

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Like any good business person, I’m competitive. One blog in the top 100 has not even been updated since 2009. A personal decision. Social proof is important, but it was driving the wrong behaviors in me personally.

Case study: Creating social media benefits in a regulated industry

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Rick has had a successful law practice for more than two decades but has transformed his business through social media — nearly 75 percent of his customers now come from Facebook. “In 2009 everybody I knew was experimenting with Facebook but I mostly did it for fun,” he said.

Three steps for B2B marketers to build a personal social media presence

Chris Koch

In my last post, I hope I convinced you why you should establish a personal presence in social media even if your company hasn’t done so yet. In pursuing a personal presence in social media, I had it easier than you will. You may have to adopt a more split business personality (and do more work). But his personal presence in social media is based on sharing best practices in B2B and social media generally—there’s nary a mention of his company or his day job.

Best of 2009 (So Far): Twitter Tips and Tactics, Part 2

WebMarketCentral

but in the end concedes that "Twitter is ripe for experimentation," and advises marketers to "be true to your brand personality and ethos and play with this (not so) new tool." What are the four stages of Twitter enlightenment? How important is Twitter for business?

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When will Amazon go Social?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I was just searching on Amazon for my new book Facebook Marketing for Dummies (Wiley) which is due out in late August. And I was looking at the “personalized recommendations” that Amazon provided me. Obviously it lists Facebook for Dummies and maybe not so obvious, Twitter Power.

B2B Marketing Trends From Eloqua Experience 09 Via Twitter

Anything Goes Marketing

EE09 Eloqua : Omniture: EVERY email must be personalized and relevant. RT @chadhorenfeldt: [link] - The Eloqua Markies finalists #EE09 For more information on the winners, see: Winners of the 2009 Markie Awards where you can learn more about the categories, the winners and why they won.

Why you need to build your Social Capital?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

A web that brings your search results based on what your friends clicked on and a buying experience based on what others in your social network (like Facebook) have bought. Tags: Facebook social media

B2B Marketers – It’s Time to Face Your Fear of Facebook

B2B Marketing Traction

Less than a year ago Facebook changed its privacy policies and clumsily lost the trust of some of its users – including those who wanted to establish a business presence on Facebook. Even so, the perception lingers on – “Facebook is not safe for business!”

Lead Generation Tip - Make Your Social Media Presence Known

Smashmouth Marketing

Tags: hubspot blogs fast company socialmedia SMM marketing tips facebook b2b marketing twitter b2b drivel demand gen green branding SEO inbound marketing linkedin SEM

What do CMOs and Sales 2.0 Junkies Have In Common?

Smashmouth Marketing

Facebook for personal. The exception are Facebook Fan Pages for companies, products and brand presence. Tags: demand marketing linkedin facebook twitter sales2.0 This past week I was lucky enough to attend both the CMO Club Summit in New York, and the Sales 2.0

Avaya makes Business Communications more Social

Buzz Marketing for Technology

We just launched a new product that is a true leap frog from where most enterprises are today and will make it easier for enterprises to integrate social technologies like Facebook into their overall communications and contact centers while saving them real dollars in the near term.

Best of 2009 (So Far): Twitter Tips and Tactics, Part 1

WebMarketCentral

Despite a recent dip in users, Twitter remains a hot social media platform (and arguably a better venue for b2b marketers than Facebook). Bloggers not only use Twitter to promote their content, but writing about Twitter frequently is their content.

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. Facebook, Twitter Growing As Video Referral Sources by MediaPost Online Media Daily.

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The Networker's Dream

The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking The Networker’s Dream Ever been in a situation where you are trying to get a hold of someone or get introduced to another person but just can’t figure out how?

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Social CMO – Will CMO’s miss this opportunity?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

2009 was the year Social hit its tipping point and from here on out we will never be able to go backward. Share this on Facebook. Personal Brands RULE on Social Networks On Facebook you can’t be a Friend of a.

Social CMO – Will CMO’s miss this opportunity?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

2009 was the year Social hit its tipping point and from here on out we will never be able to go backward. Share this on Facebook. Personal Brands RULE on Social Networks On Facebook you can’t be a Friend of a.

Making Sense Out of All this Data!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

2009 Report on American Consumers. Share this on Facebook. Ok I admit it I am a bit of a data geek but I cant help myself when I see stats like this in a recent study titled How Much Information?

Sales 2.0 and Social Media: Thought Leadership with Anneke Seley

Modern B2B Marketing

we often think about social media - but does it entail more than using Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn? I believe that customers look to social media for an authentic, personal, real-time view of you and your company. By tracking this "online body language", you can determine when to get a sales person involved and help prospects make a buying decision when they are ready. What can Sales 2.0 do to improve your sales success?

Email Marketing Metrics You Should be Tracking

Anything Goes Marketing

Sometimes it’s What’s Missing That Counts I was reading MarketingSherpa’s 2009 Email Marketing Benchmarking Guide looking for useful metrics and tips. A common theme in 2009 is that marketers need to prove the value of their marketing spend in even greater detail.

Social media influence in the workplace may be relatively small

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That view gets support from a recent Harris poll in which 21% of participants said they relied on face-to-face info from a family member or friend when researching a purchase decision,compared to only 4% who mentioned using online social networking sites such as Facebook,Linked-In or MySpace.