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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 State of the Blogosphere 2010

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The State of the Blogosphere 2010 Since 2004, Technorati has published its annual State of the Blogosphere report. Photos… Indeed, after the focus on the rise of video in social media, photos remain as the preferred visual to help tell a story.

Best Email Marketing Tips, Tactics and Metrics of 2010

Webbiquity

3 items that should be in your 2010 email budget by BtoB Magazine. Achinta Mitra provides step-by-step instructions for integrating Google Analytics with standard ESP email tracking, which produces much richer data to help optimize conversion rates.

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

Webbiquity

Which tools are most helpful? 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. 27 Twitter Tools To Help You Find And Manage Followers by 1stwebdesigner.

11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Around this time last year I wrote about the 10 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2010 and while I would say 7 out of 10 have already materialized and the others are on their way. Startups like Payvment , and Alvenda will help companies large and small to open up shop in Facebook.

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

Webbiquity

With the amount of helpful content about social media marketing growing faster than Facebook’s user base or Lindsay Lohan’s court appearances, it’s tough to keep up. 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. A Cheat Sheet to Help You Conquer Social Media by Fast Company. You need help from the power users in that community.

A fascinating “hardcore” B2B social media success

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

In 2008 the company turned to the social web to help them through several marketing challenges: Image of being an impersonal software company.

Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

Twitter came of age in 2010, growing at a scorching pace —from 75 million users at the beginning of the year to more than 190 million by the end of December. Which are the most helpful third-party tools for Twitter? 3 Absolutely Cool Twitter Search Tricks to Help You Save Money!

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity

Mark Walsh reports on company pages, another new feature added by LinkedIn in late 2010. 4 LinkedIn Tips to Help You Stand Out by Social Media Examiner.

Best Website Design Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity

Jacob Gube presents 15 examples of creative and unique ways that organizations have integrated Twitter feeds on their websites, plus five resources to help display a Tweet feed on any site. 5 Things That Websites Need in 2010!

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. B2B Marketing Online , September 20, 2010 But surely it must be?

Help me solve marketing’s biggest mystery

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

Of course I’m talking about the Old Spice The Man Your Man Could Smell Like campaign of 2010. In 2010 using social media to promote a product was a novelty but most big brands should have it figured out by now. So help me out here. So help me out here.

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How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

Webbiquity

But integrated properly, social media can help amplify PR efforts, and effective PR can help generate social media coverage. Social media and PR would seem to be natural allies. Both are primarily focused on brand awareness, credibility building and image enhancement.

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Seven Ways to Use Social Media for Business

Webbiquity

In the research cited above, 74% of marketers who have been using social media for at least two years report that it has helped them close new sales. There’s no better source of information than your prospects and existing customers to help generate new product ideas.

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. Most Popular Free Windows Downloads of 2010 by Lifehacker. ** 5 Stars. Looking for an easy way to create a cool graphical email signature with trackable interactive buttons?

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How a Content Refresh Can Help You Stay Relevant

Modern B2B Marketing

Fortunately, these indicators will help you determine which gems to polish: It’s evergreen. That content is clearly already performing well, but a little refresh could put it over the top and really help it climb the rankings.

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

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

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. March 5, 2010. March 12, 2010.

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Report: Blogs Are An Important Part Of The Marketing Mix

B2B Marketing Insider

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. Blogs help deliver information from the company to the consumer.

Internet Trends From The Web 2.0 Summit

B2B Marketing Insider

Skip to content Home About Michael Brenner Appearances B2B Marketing Insider Michael Brenner's Blog on B2B Marketing Content Marketing Demand Generation Mobile Sales Alignment Search Marketing Social Media Strategy November 30, 2010 Subscribe Internet Trends From The Web 2.0

Want a Bigger Marketing Budget? Send Less Leads to Sales

B2B Lead Generation Blog

How can you make a water-tight financial case to your CEO to prove that giving marketing more money will help significantly increase sales productivity and revenue capacity? If your 2011 marketing budget is tighter than you want it to be, trying giving sales less leads.

The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

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Also check out Gist [link] – helps with seeing the connection between your various social networks in a dashboard setting. Also check out Gist [link] – helps with seeing the connection between your various social networks in a dashboard setting. Helps us all in the industry!

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Marketing, Death and Taxes

B2B Marketing Insider

Pages About Michael Brenner Appearances Search Based on Traction Theme by The Theme Foundry Copyright © 2010 B2B Marketing Insider.

11 Myths of Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity

It helps to be creative, curious, articulate, friendly and helpful. Though social media marketing is rapidly advancing in terms of adoption and sophistication, many marketers and business executives still struggle with it.

How To Focus On Your Marketing Plan

B2B Marketing Insider

It helps here to take a narrow view. Pages About Michael Brenner Appearances Search Based on Traction Theme by The Theme Foundry Copyright © 2010 B2B Marketing Insider.

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Marketing’s Battle: How Big Data and Marketing Technology Helps Win The Game

Crimson Marketing

Although Paychex remained solidly profitable, business was flat in 2009 and declined slightly in 2010. “We The post Marketing’s Battle: How Big Data and Marketing Technology Helps Win The Game appeared first on.

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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. In this post, Peter VanRysdam helpfully outlines four free-to-reasonably-priced sources for legal music soundtracks.

Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

Which online tools are most helpful for PR pros? Noting that “Social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook, if used effectively, can help build relationships, identify new trends and help facilitate networking with like-minds throughout the industry,&# Lacey Haines and Adam Vincenzini share a few best practices for pitching journalists through social media, such as keeping pitches short and using a DM rather than a public message when pitching on Twitter.

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

Webbiquity

Big Ed’s Top 10 B2B Marketing Trends For 2010 by Marketing-Gimbal. Edward Brice pretty much nailed the significant b2b marketing developments for 2010 (e.g. 2010: Social Network Advertising and Marketing Outlook by Brian Solis.

Four Must-Have Metrics for Marketing Measurement

Customer Experience Matrix

It’s always hard for marketers to know which revenues they helped to generate, but I’ll assume a database or digital environment that identifies the treatments applied to individuals and their actual purchases.

Inbound Marketing vs. Outbound Marketing

Hubspot

Rather than do outbound marketing to the masses of people who are trying to block you out, I advocate doing "inbound marketing" where you help yourself "get found" by people already learning about and shopping in your industry. 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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The 20 craziest things you can do on Twitter

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

Did you know Twitter can help you … Tweet with vampires — The Twitter account @vampires will let you follow the adventures of the undead. Water your plants — This device helps your plants tweet you when they need some H2O.

17 Examples of Great Presentation Design

Hubspot

Last week we shared 10 rules to help instantly improve your presentations. 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.

Hushly Helps Marketers Connect With Anonymous Web Site Visitors

Customer Experience Matrix

When this blog last left Geoff Rego in 2010 , he had just sold the assets of pioneering B2B marketing automation vendor Market2Lead to Oracle. Since then, he’s been gnawing at the bone of anonymous business leads, suspecting that there’s some way to gain value from people who are interested in a product but haven’t identified themselves to vendors. Rego has shown me a couple of approaches over the past few years, none of which quite worked out.

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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. Kristina Weis supplies helpful instructions for how to do things like target your posts to specific audiences, create a custom URL for your Facebook page and get into your fans’ “top news.&#.

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Marketing Automation Trends for 2010

LeadSloth

In this post I want to focus on the trends in Marketing Automation for 2010. Marketing automation solutions can facilitate remarketing to inactive leads, or so-called lead recycling, which helps drive value from a marketer’s most valuable asset, his or her lead database. In 2010 you’ll start to hear about marketing methods. At Marketbright, we believe Agile Marketing will emerge as a popular methodology so marketing professionals can adapt and survive in 2010.

15 things marketers should stop doing and thinking in 2011

Chris Koch

But influence in social media isn’t purely a numbers game (though numbers can certainly help). Here’s a list of things I wish we would stop doing and thinking as of December 31 st : Social media. Social media cause people to waste time at work. Companies have a long and pointless history of resisting new forms of communication.

8 (of the) Best Web Analytics Guides of 2010

Webbiquity

Detailed instructions for five helpful GA tips; most of these are pretty basic, though setting up expressions for searches and filters is a fairly advanced technique.

Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags

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Twitter hashtags like #followfriday help spread information on Twitter while also helping to organize it. Twubs : Twubs, which we recently reviewed , uses a wiki system to help disseminate information on a hashtag. It aggregates tweets and imports pictures to help illuminate the topics being discussed. todo) can help organize specific tweets and make life easier on you and your followers. Lori Help pls. Read everything and HELP. Lori Help pls.

Best Content Marketing Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity

Great content accomplishes at least two of the following objectives: • It helps get you “found&# online. • by demonstrating how smart and helpful you are). • It helps move a prospect along the buying cycle.