Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity

Read on to learn how social media is changing PR, how pitching bloggers is different from traditional media outreach, how to optimize press releases for search and online distribution, which tools should be in your social PR toolbox and more here in some of the best articles and blog posts on social PR of 2010 so far. Social media has fundamentally altered the practice of public relations.

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The Best B2B Marketing Ideas of 2010

delicious b2bmarketing

The Best B2B Marketing Ideas of 2010 A guest post by Jeff Ogden , president of Find New Customers Although companies like Marketo, Eloqua and Kinaxis have produced terrific written content in blogs, e-books, etc., 19 , 2010, the marketing take-away I shared was “Think Different.&# Kinaxis has a lot of great video content with tons of humor, but this campaign – witty and remarkable, is their very best. 19, 2010.

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Best Email Marketing Tips, Tactics and Metrics of 2010

Webbiquity

Find the answers to those questions and others here in more than two dozen of the best email marketing guides of the past year. 3 items that should be in your 2010 email budget by BtoB Magazine. Use e-mail for what e-mail is best at!

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

Webbiquity

So what are the best ways to use Twitter for business? You’ll find the answers to these questions and many more here in 50 of the best Twitter tools, posts, how-to guides and rants of 2010 so far. How-To Guides and Best Practices.

Eloqua Experience 2010

LeadSloth

In Monday’s blog post I emphasized that process and best practices are they key to unlocking the full potential of Marketing Automation. This week I attended the Eloqua Experience, Eloqua’s user conference in San Francisco. The big news of this event is the launch of Eloqua 10.

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity

What the best practices for professional networking, generating sales leads, connecting with potential business partners, sharing content and getting answers to tough business questions? Mark Walsh reports on company pages, another new feature added by LinkedIn in late 2010.

Best Website Design Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity

Discover the answers to these questions along with a heavy dose of artistic inspiration here in 27 of the best website design guides, tips and insights of the past year. 5 Things That Websites Need in 2010! Website design standards continue to evolve and grow more sophisticated.

78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity

Here’s a modest contribution to help with that effort; more than six dozen of the best, most bookmark-able articles and blog posts about social media tactics, tools and strategies written so far this year, by leading writers like John Jantsch , Lori Dicker , Lee Odden , Lisa Barone , Jay Baer and many more. Todd Heim supplies a helpful guide to best practices for building a following on and generating traffic from social bookmarking sites like Digg, Reddit, Mixx and Propeller.

5 Outbound Calling Best Practices

Smashmouth Marketing

I'll be presenting these 5 Outbound Calling Best Practices later today (4:00-6:30) at Papa Razzi in Burlington at the AA-ISP meeting ( American Association of Inside Sales Professionals ). AA-ISP Meeting Thursday Jan 21, 2010 4:00-6:30 Papa Razzi in Burlington

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. ROI remains a contentious issue, but in at least a few areas best practices began to emerge.

33 (of the) Best Marketing Strategy Guides and Insights of 2010

Webbiquity

While you won’t find much in the way of “tips and tricks&# in this post, you will find guidance on answers to these big-picture marketing questions and more here in some the best marketing strategy guides and insights of the past year.

Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

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. We’ve seen these before—meaningless, over-used goobledygook buzzwords in press releases—but here Adam Sherk provides an updated list for 2010, topped by “leading,&# “unique,&# “solution&# and “innovator&# and proceeding through “customer-centric,&# “outside the box&# and “peak performance.&#

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A Simple B2B Marketing Framework

Everything Technology Marketing

Pragmatic Marketing Framework One of the best known frameworks in product marketing is from Pragmatic Marketing. We often discuss in this blog how B2B marketing is becoming more complex, and how to manage this complexity.

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

Webbiquity

It started 2010 with roughly 350 million users and is now on its way to 600 million. Find out here in three dozen of the best Facebook marketing guides of last year—along with some interesting stats and even counterpoints from a few naysayers and holdouts.

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8 (of the) Best Web Analytics Guides of 2010

Webbiquity

Discover the answers to these questions and others here in eight of the best guides to web analytics of last year. One of the great advantages of online marketing is that it’s measurable to far greater degree of precision and richness than older media like broadcast and print.

11 Myths of Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity

Social media marketing success is all about rules and best practices. military, you not only don’t need social media marketing, it would probably be best to avoid it.

How To Focus On Your Marketing Plan

Marketing Insider Group

And while we all try to avoid these topics, the best way to deal with them is straight on. The best approach to dealing with uncertainty is to be prepared and to have a plan. Pick your best content from this year along with your best media and plan to fund that to start.

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Best Content Marketing Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity

Get the answers to these questions and more here in some of the best guides to content marketing of the past year. A list of the best sites to submit articles to by Internet Marketing for Business Owners. Top 21: The Best Article Directory List by Friday Traffic Report.

Top 56 B2B Marketing Posts for September 2010

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

Best of B2B Marketing for September 2010. Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far) - Webbiquity , September 1, 2010 Social media has fundamentally altered the practice of public relations. Social media and the big conversation “fail” - grow - Practical Marketing Solutions , September 26, 2010 I am feeling sad and a bit ashamed of myself. B2B Voices , September 1, 2010 Image via CrunchBase. Great stuff in the B2B Marketing world in September.

Top 25 Articles and 8 Topics in B2B Marketing for March 2010

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

Best of B2B Marketing. March 2010. Great stuff in the world of B2B Marketing for March 2010. We’ve hit a new low: The shittiest social media marketing plan ever - grow - Practical Marketing Solutions , March 10, 2010 A local news and media company is getting into the social media consulting business. Real Examples of Social Media ROI - Customer Experience Matrix , March 19, 2010 Summary: some published examples of “hard&# ROI from social media.

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Best Web Presence Optimization Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity

WPO is about capitalizing on these trends, so learn how to integrate your social media, search, SEM, content marketing and other interactive marketing and PR efforts to optimize your web presence here in some of the best articles and blog posts on (shhh!

Best SEO Guides, Tips and Resources of 2010

Webbiquity

Find the answers to those questions and many more here in more than two dozen of the best guides to SEO tips, strategies, techniques and tactics of the past year. Google Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide 2010- Plain Speak on SEO by WorkingPoint.

The 4 C’s of B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I would argue this killer combo of marketing is mainly for B2C marketing and thus it is best applied to the marketing of products, especially mass retail products. We’ve all heard about the four P’s of marketing. Product. Price. Placement. Promotion.

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Facebook Advertising Tricks for B2B Marketers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Best of all when appears; inside the ad it will personally name your friends who already like your Page giving it the credibility and hopefully the “like” ability you are looking for.

Report: Blogs Are An Important Part Of The Marketing Mix

Marketing Insider Group

Share: Read more from Social Media Blog , Blogwell , Marketing Mix , Social Media 4 Comments Post a comment Andrew Corliss Nov 9 2010 I believe blogging but all acts of social media are now necessary for businesses. Michael Brenner Nov 11 2010 Thanks Andrew!

What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends

Webbiquity

For those short on time and seeking a shorter list of tools to evaluate, below are nine tools at various price levels that may or may not be the best but are certainly among the most popular and capable social media monitoring tools currently available. These tools are among the best for social media monitoring, whatever your budget and needs. Until fairly recently, keeping track of your organization’s online presence was relatively easy.

35 (of the) Best Guides to Facebook Marketing, Advertising, Search and More of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity

Also included are a few posts from Facebook proponents, and skeptics, to help you determine if you even really need to be concerned with any of this — or if your social media marketing efforts might be best directed elsewhere. In this article I’ll tell you how to best engage with Facebook fans.&# Tactics include tying your post frequency to number of fans, creating an editorial calendar and varying the types of content posted. Facebook is an extraordinary phenomenon.

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Best Google AdWords Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity

According to recent research from eConsultancy, “Paid search consumes the largest portion of online lead generation budgets, accounting for 28% of spending (in 2010), up from 22% in 2009.&#

31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

Economic conditions may have been tough in 2010, but there was no shortage of online innovation. Highlight the best comments, selectively hide comments (e.g. Most Popular Free Windows Downloads of 2010 by Lifehacker. ** 5 Stars.

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The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

delicious b2bmarketing

The dominant URL shortener is also the best – in my opinion – at tracking and analytics. I use the Panasonic a ton with my family, as I find it to have the best combination of zoom and wide angle capabilities.

SAL is the Glue that Binds Sales and Marketing in Lead Generation

Industrial Marketing Today

Being able to prove marketing’s value with empirical data is the best defense against the C-Suite’s charge of “show me the money.”. Lead scoring must be based on both profiling of the best prospects (company size, industry classification, job function, etc.) A lead is a lead, right?

17 Examples of Great Presentation Design

Hubspot

We gathered some of the best examples of slides and presentation design to help provide a clear picture of what great presentation design is and isn't. Steve Jobs is one of the best presenters in the world. Last week we shared 10 rules to help instantly improve your presentations.

Inbound Marketing vs. Outbound Marketing

Hubspot

The best analogy I can come up with is that traditional marketers looking to garner interest from new potential customers are like lions hunting in the jungle for elephants. Free Download: 2010 Online Marketing Blueprint.

Is The White Paper Dead for B2B Marketing?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

But the purpose of a topic micro site is to help a firm show it has deep expertise in a given subject and to help potential customers think about that issue and the best way to solve it.

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Best Random but Interesting B2B Marketing Posts, Articles and Resources of 2010

Webbiquity

In this penultimate best-of-last-year post you’ll find a compendium of interesting, informative and valuable but difficult-to-categorize marketing-related articles and blog posts from 2010. The 10 Best Infographics for Internet Marketing Pros by Marketing Pilgrim. ** 5 Stars.

How to Calculate Social Marketing ROI

Paul Gillin

The best way to select relevant metrics is to work backwards. This is a draft of chapter 10 of Social Marketing to the Business Customer by Paul Gillin and Eric Schwartzman. This chapter focuses on how to calculate ROI of social media and Internet marketing programs in general.

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Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags

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Hashtags.org : While not the best at helping you understand the meaning behind a tag, Hashtags.org is good at showing you its use over time and recent tweets, which oftentimes is enough to figure out the meaning behind the tag. The best way to utilize them is when you need to organize information. Submissions once a day till Nov 26, 2010 per category Top 5 per category will advance to finalists round Good luck to everyone!

Marketing Automation Trends for 2010

LeadSloth

In this post I want to focus on the trends in Marketing Automation for 2010. 4) Marketing is getting more of a science: creative marketers need to acquire new skills and more people with an analytical background need to enter the profession (5) Data quality is somewhat boring, but it is a prerequisite for effective marketing automation and (6) sales and marketing need act as one team to give buyers the best possible buying experience.

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Teradata Buys Aprimo for $525 Million: More Marketing Automation Consolidation To Come

Customer Experience Matrix

Aprimo is probably the vendor best positioned to benefit because its MRM systems inherently work across an entire marketing department (although I’m sure many Aprimo deployments are more limited). Summary: Teradata's acquisition of Aprimo takes the largest remaining independent marketing automation vendor off the market. The market will probably split between enterprise-wide suites and more limited marketing automation systems.

Guest Post: Best Practices in Marketing Automation

LeadSloth

As such there are a variety of best practices to be followed in order to maximize the use of these systems. Below are some of the best practices we have found within our customer base that helped drive success with marketing automation. By: Lisa J.