The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity

Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list.

40 Awesome Marketing Tweets From 2011

Marketing Insider Group

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The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity

Cheryl and I thought it would be a great idea to collaborate on this special social media project—and so the process began for creating the 2011 #Nifty50 List of Top Twitter Women. Entertainment Network. Watch next month (close to Father’s Day) for the Nifty 50 Men of Twitter for 2011.

What I learned at Dreamforce 2011

ViewPoint

Jason shared with us his key takeaways from Dreamforce 2011. Creation of an employee social network. Creation of a customer social network and product social network.

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Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity

Or which four cities rank ahead of Seattle and San Francisco as the “most networked?” Is a Blog Still Important in 2011? Minneapolis is 4th-Most Socially Networked City by Twin Cities Business Congrats to my fellow Minneapolitans!

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

Webbiquity

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. 9 Social Networks Your Business Should Be Using by Likeable Media. Are These Social Media Trends of 2011 Part of Your Strategy?

40 (of the) Best SEO Guide, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity

YouTube Video Optimization from A to Z by Search Engine Journal Harrison Jones explores why online video has become so popular, then steps through how to optimize a YouTube channel and individual videos, and how to promote videos through social networks, social bookmarking sites and blogs.

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Dreamforce 2011: Salesforce.com Talks Platforms #DF11

Modern Marketing

Tim Campos, CIO of Facebook, showed how the social networking giant uses Salesforce.com to make human resources functions like performance reviews more social by integrating an employees internal social graph.

10 Inside Sales Predictions for 2011

ViewPoint

Comment on The Bridge Group's ten predictions for inside sales in 2011. No longer will companies buy data from one vendor but rather they will create a network of data providers to deliver to them the specific information in their target markets. Trish Bertuzzi and Laurie Page start the new year off with some surprising predictions. Roles will continue to segment.

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Best Facebook Marketing Tips, Techniques and Tools of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity

Find the answers to these questions and many more here in more than 30 of the best articles and blog posts on Facebook marketing of 2011. How to Build the Perfect Facebook Fan Page, 2011 Edition by techipedia.

Toyota launches a social network for drivers

Biznology

With Salesforce.com, they've launched a social network for Toyota owners and drivers that keeps them connected to Toyota, to its dealers, and to other drivers. Image by conhunter via Flickr. by Chris Abraham. Is the car the ultimate mobile device? Toyota thinks so.

The Other Social Network

Paul Gillin

If you thought the world’s largest professional network was little more than a place to post your resume, you owe yourself another visit. LinkedIn is set to eclipse the 100 million member mark sometime this spring, and it is quickly becoming the social network of choice for B2B professionals.

10 Ways to Use Social Networks for B2B Marketing

Webbiquity

Social networks are essential for expanding your web presence —not only for creating social signals now a key component in search engine rankings, which makes your website and blog easier to find in search, but also by giving you more places to be found online. Creating your profile on each of the major social networks is a first step, but just that. As with most things in life, you’ll get out of social networks what you put into them.

Is there still room for new social networks?

Biznology

If you’re like me, you probably remember a period not too long ago when you couldn’t open your e-mail without getting another invitation to join a new social network. If you look at how social networks operate, they are rather similar. Image via Wikipedia.

Buyerology Trend: Think Buyer Network vs. Buyer

Tony Zambito

  This article looks at how buyers are developing more complex networks of interactions as well as decision-making and how organizations must adapt their view of buying. Buyer Trend: Developing More Complex Networks That Collaborate On Decisions.

Dreamforce 2011: Marc Benioff on the Birth of the Social Enterprise #DF11

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this There are plenty of reasons to head to Dreamforce : the expo floor, the certifications, the seemingly endless networking and, of course, the parties. It requires building a social network for employees.

Do you appreciate your blogger network?

Biznology

None of these bloggers are on the same server or the same node or the same cloud or in the same network. Last week, I talked about using the long tail of blogger outreach –the idea that you can’t pin your hopes for most public relations efforts on only the A-list bloggers.

Thank You to Our 27 Guest Marketing and Sales Bloggers in 2011!

ViewPoint

Here are our guest marketing and sales bloggers along with their ViewPoint posts in 2011: Ardath Albee , CEO, Marketing Interactions eMarketing Expert Ardath Albee on the Limitations of a Lead Gen Mindset. Trish Bertuzzi , President and Chief Strategist, The Bridge Group Laurie Page , Managing Partner, The Bridge Group 10 Inside Sales Predictions for 2011. Ann Handley , Chief Content Officer, MarketingProfs, and the co-author of Content Rules 4 Trends Shaping B2B Marketing in 2011.

Which Social Network is Right For B2B Marketing?

Digital B2B Marketing

When you consider what social networks can become key marketing channels for your business, there isn’t one right answer. Here are three quick practical ways you can tell what social networks may be right for your business and focus additional research.

Demand Gen And The Whale: 5 Takeaways From Marketing World 2011

Modern Marketing

Recently, presented at a wonderful event in New Orleans – Frost & Sullivan’s Marketing World 2011. So, to all of you, take some time this year to network with colleagues outside of your organization, learn from each other’s mistakes and successes, and keep on riding that mechanical whale. by Jennifer Horton | Tweet this. It was a well-attended session and the group shared several ideas, providing a great opportunity to learn from my peers.

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11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Here are 11 concrete ways I think the environment in which B2B Marketers operate will evolve in 2011. 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.

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The New Alliance Between Sales and Marketing – SiriusDecisions 2011 Recap

ANNUITAS

Developing a defined process was one of the keys in transforming organizations like Iron Mountain, F5 Networks and Kronos Inc. I spent last week at the Sirius Decision Summit. As usual, it was a tremendously rewarding and informative event. This year marked the largest crowd ever for the six-year annual event. Attendees received more than their money’s worth with a mix of great content, research and end-user case studies.

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Dreamforce 2011: Salesforce.com Will Leave Marketing Automation Alone. But Revenue Performance Management Might Be Another Story.

Customer Experience Matrix

Their equivalent is Salesforce Chatter, the social network for company workers they see as connecting all company systems. The still broader goal is to add customers and suppliers to each firm’s Chatter network, and to incorporate non-human objects such as orders and equipment. For better or worse, this is already happening today: the company demonstrated networks where an automobile can warn you that its tire pressure is low or a network switch can report on its status.

Another Dreamforce 2011 Recap #DF11

Sales Intelligence View

Dreamforce 2011 was an amazing event. The first Keynote by Marc Benioff focused on the Social Enterprise and showed how companies from all over the world have started collaborating and engaging within social networks and Chatter. Dreamforce 2011 was a great event.

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity

While B2C marketers focus on Facebook, LinkedIn is consistently cited as the top social network for B2B marketing. 10 Tips for LinkedIn Social Networking by Online Social Networking.

2011 Sales & Marketing Success Conference

Sales Intelligence View

The 2011 Sales & Marketing Success Conference is an event where 36 of the top speakers, bloggers and experts from the sales world are getting together over a 5 day series to educate and enlighten sales professionals in succeeding, winning and exceeding expectations.

Sales Intelligence & Microsoft Dynamics – Convergence 2011

Sales Intelligence View

InsideView is sponsoring the upcoming Microsoft Dynamics Event – Convergence 2011 April 10-13 in Altlanta Ga. Top Five Reasons to Attend Convergence 2011 Atlanta: Learn how you can get the most out of your Microsoft Dynamics solution to drive sales productivity. Network and collaborate with your peers and the product experts from InsideView and Microsoft. The best reason to attend Convergence 2011 is to be in the Geekiest party of the year.

Product Update: August 2011 Release

Sales Intelligence View

These are not direct connections that can be found using networks like LinkedIn but more implied connections that look at my past employeers and other information from my profile to identify ways I can be connected to my target.

6 Reasons Social Media Sucks, But You Need to Use It Anyway

Webbiquity

This surfaces in posts like Social Media Skepticism , 5 reasons why social media skeptics maybe right and Business social networking: where’s the ROI? Despite the dangers and potential pitfalls of social media , businesses will continue to expand and refine their social networking efforts.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity

Noting that unlike other social networking sites, Twitter is an “open-format chat setting that invites communication and connections with anyone who happens by. The 11 Twitter Tools and Apps I Use Every Day in 2011 by Business2Community.

Why Product Launch Plans Need to Include Social Networking

B2B Marketing Traction

Tweet. I recently provided some marketing consulting and services for a technology start-up about to launch a new product. They contacted me with little time to spare before their intended product launch at an industry event.

Brands: It’s not enough to be liked

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Related posts: Paul Dunay joins Networked Insights as the CMO Almost 5 years ago I started this blog with the. Facebook Social Media Social Networking Audience Discovery Audiences Brands Competitive Analysis Fan Pages

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My social media marketing posts from 2011

Biznology

I have been writing for Biznology every Tuesday since January 18th, 2011, so there are quite a few posts that may well be useful for you now that you never had an opportunity to read before — before you knew about Biznology or me. Read more… Do you appreciate your blogger network?

Who Goes to Eloqua Experience?

Modern Marketing

Eloqua Experience 2011 also features a strong mix of public and private companies, including many multinational businesses to younger startups. GoodData Harte-Hanks Lift Agency Limelight Networks NetProspex Oceanos.

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How much is that Facebook Fan worth anyway?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

For the last 2 years we have been building our network of people that “like” the brand by creating content and engaging with them. Branding Conversational Marketing Facebook Inbound Marketing Social Media Social Networking Brand Advocates Brandglue Fans Media Equivalent Value MEV Vitrue