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. Andres is a social media expert.

40 Awesome Marketing Tweets From 2011

Marketing Insider Group

” Here is my 2011 list of favorite tweets.@ e6e6e6 ;'> February 11, 2011 8:32 am via HootSuite Reply Retweet Favorite. e6e6e6 ;'> February 15, 2011 1:22 pm via TweetDeck Reply Retweet Favorite. e6e6e6 ;'> March 4, 2011 8:18 am via UberSocial Reply Retweet Favorite.

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The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity

Few phenomena have ever spread as far and grown as rapidly as social media; obviously, this has tapped into something essential to our nature. That is what has driven social media adoption. Alicia is a warm and outgoing social media pro and creator of March Marketing Madness.

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.

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.

Dreamforce 2011: Salesforce.com Talks Platforms #DF11

Modern Marketing

The startup plans to eliminate “big boxes&# by putting the manufacturing software on a social, cloud-based platform. Dreamforce 2011: Salesforce.com Talks Platforms #DF11 is from Eloqua’s It’s All About Revenue, a Blog Covering Business To Business Marketing.

What I learned at Dreamforce 2011

ViewPoint

Jason shared with us his key takeaways from Dreamforce 2011. Here are some big ideas that I took away from the show… The Social Enterprise The central focus of the show was leveraging the power of social media to reach and help more customers.

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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. While employees and customers are flocking to social media, Benioff noted, companies have lagged behind.

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

Webbiquity

Social media marketing has gone well beyond the hype stage and is now mainstream business practice. Still, questions remain: how do I use social media most effectively across the enterprise? Which social media monitoring tools should I use? Social Media Tools.

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

Webbiquity

Amid all of the hype, conferences, and rapid adoption of social media marketing by organizations from sole proprietors to the Fortune 100, there remains an undercurrent of skepticism. It’s true that social media remains in many ways a sort of wild west. Social media is the new PR.

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. Social media has leveled the playing field. Trish Bertuzzi and Laurie Page start the new year off with some surprising predictions. Roles will continue to segment.

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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.

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

Webbiquity

companies now use social media for marketing (though the figure varies widely based on size of company)? Or which four cities rank ahead of Seattle and San Francisco as the “most networked?” Social Media Stats, Facts and Research Does Facebook Need To Build A Search Engine?

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?

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

Webbiquity

Supplement your email list with your contacts’ social network info? Find out if the username or vanity URL you want is still available across dozens of social sites? Display a feed of brand-related comments from a variety of social networks on your website?

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Do you appreciate your blogger network?

Biznology

One cannot assume that anyone knows what a press release is, or a social media release or what PRWeb is or, heaven forbid, how to keep an embargoed message holy. None of these bloggers are on the same server or the same node or the same cloud or in the same network.

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. Social – hot or not? Lots of discussion, case studies, and debate on the role of social in demand generation. However, in the end, as one gentleman pointed out, we still don’t know what we don’t know with social. Focus on knowing your customer and understanding how they use social channels – this should inform your social strategy and efforts.

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Why Product Launch Plans Need to Include Social Networking

B2B Marketing Traction

Today it’s important to leverage social media by connecting and engaging with the right people far in advance of your product launch. It takes time to establish a following, a rapport with your connections, and credibility on social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and even LinkedIn.

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

ViewPoint

Social media strategies and ROI. 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.

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

Webbiquity

And with continual algorithm changes by the search engines and the emerging importance of social signals and content, SEO ranking signals, responsibilities and best practices continue to evolve.

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B2B social media: Highlights from new benchmarking research

Savanta

B2B social media; is it a case of the Emperor’s New Clothes? The social media Emperor is getting dressed, but is still in his underpants. B2B social media has reached the tipping point and in doing so it’s following the classic technology evolution curve.

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.

Google needs its own social network

Biznology

They lament how social has changed everything. If you are one of those search people descrying social media's impact, you need to check out my latest post on Search Engine Guide, " Google needs its own social network.". Organic Search Social Media Marketing Facebook Google MySpace Search engine optimization Searching Social media Social network TwitterImage via CrunchBase.

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.

Why Facebook Should Be Worried About Other Social Networks

Contently

Early social networks had life spans like house flies. But with newer social networks abounding, is it still the preferred choice of the public? While millennials also prefer it to the competition, a pair of newer networks is gaining ground.

Dreamforce: Buyer Behavior Marketing in a Social World #DF11

Modern Marketing

Eloqua’s “Accelerating the Revenue Engine&# session today at Dreamforce 2011 looked at how to do buyer behavior marketing in an increasingly social world. Taleo CMO, Heidi Melin, at Dreamforce 2011.

The Dirty Dozen Top 12 Social Media Mistakes to Avoid

Webbiquity

There have been numerous posts written about the pitfalls of social media marketing (including helpful pieces from Online Social Networking , Sysomos , and one I wrote for HubSpot ). Social media is about having a conversati0n with your prospects, not broadcasting to them.

Another Dreamforce 2011 Recap #DF11

Sales Intelligence View

Dreamforce 2011 was an amazing event. Knowing that there was going to be a focus by attendees on Radian6 getting acquired by Salesforce and the growing trend for companies trying to become more social, we stuck with a focused message around “Cutting through the noise.&#

Say NO to Auto-Feeds: Your Blog & Facebook, Social Sites

Writing on the Web

Your Blog & Facebook, Social Sites" alt=" Say NO to Auto Feeds: Your Blog & Facebook, Social Sites" />. Many people who think they don’t have time for social media use applications that automatically feed their blogs into Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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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.

The Myth of Business vs. Personal Profiles in Social Media

Marketing Insider Group

Like most people I started out using social tools for very distinct purposes. But now we have Google+, Pandora is becoming a social sharing site (not to mention Flickr and Foursquare) and well you get the point: its getting even more confusing! Computing is Social. Social Media

The Best Socially Connected Marketing Campaign of 2011: Museum of Me

Marketing-Gimbal

This is what socially connected. Branding Marketing Social Networking Viral Marketing branding data interactive marketing media privacy social

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. A Big Brand’s Social Strategy Really Means ‘Facebook’ by MediaPost Online Media Daily.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity

Noting that the top barrier to increased business use of social media is a lack of time and resources, Leyl Master Black shares “seven Twitter tricks from the pros that allow you to spend less time on the mechanics and more time engaging.”

My Social Media Hangover

Marketing Insider Group

Last week I attended SAP’s annual conference SAPPHIRE NOW in Orlando as a “ social reporter.&# When it was all over, I collapsed into a social media stupor. For three days after the show, I felt my social media haze and headache. Social Media

The 10 Traits of Successful Social Marketers

Marketing Insider Group

What makes one company’s social media strategy successful while others #fail? Recently I have been speaking with a number of marketers, customer service folks and even sales people about social media strategies that produce real business results. Social Media

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