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.

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. She’s an informative and prolific Twitterer, and active in Twin Cities social media.

B2B Blogging Trends for 2011

Webbiquity

Facebook, Twitter and even newer tools like Quora may be sexier and get more attention, but blogs are the workhorses essential to making social media marketing work. Research from HubSpot shows that small businesses with blogs have twice as many Twitter followers as those who don’t.

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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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2011 Social Media Marketing Trends

Webbiquity

Just 5% of Americans said they were familiar with Twitter in 2008; by the fall of last year, that figure was 87%, and Twitter is now adding 300,000 new users per day. A new report from Focus, 2011 Trends Report: Social Media Marketing presents observations and predictions from eight leading social media experts (and me) about social media trends and developments to watch for in the coming year. link on Twitter.

2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Women

Ambal's Amusings

Mothers Day 2011 was indeed a special day. After breakfast, May 9, 2011 only got better. I was very honored to find out that I was on the " 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Women " list that Tom Pick of KC Associates and Cheryl Burgess of Blue Focus Marketing had just announced.

Dreamforce 2011: Salesforce.com Talks Platforms #DF11

Modern Marketing

Dreamforce 2011: Salesforce.com Talks Platforms #DF11 is from Eloqua’s It’s All About Revenue, a Blog Covering Business To Business Marketing. Twitter. Marketing Efficiency #DF11 cloud computing Dreamforce Dreamforce 2011 keynotes Marc Benioff social enterprise

B2B Marketing Insider Top Posts Of 2011

Marketing Insider Group

Whatever the reason for humanity’s obsession, here’s my simple objective: to share with you the B2B Marketing posts that generated the most traffic, conversation and sharing in 2011. Now I hope you will follow along in 2012: on Twitter , LinkedIn , Facebook or Subscribe.

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What I learned at Dreamforce 2011

ViewPoint

Jason shared with us his key takeaways from Dreamforce 2011. To accomplish this, social profile has been integrated with LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and takes advantage of open API.

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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 companies are really succeeding on Twitter, and how are they doing it? How to Get More Followers on Twitter.

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

Webbiquity

Get the details behind these stats and many, many more here in more than 40 of the best articles and blog posts about social media, search, budgeting and digital marketing research, facts and statistics of 2011 so far. 48% of Twitter users say they rarely or never check Twitter.

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. Expand Your Social Media Mix: Twitter Alone is Not Enough by Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang. ** 5 STARS.

12 Ways to Avoid Being a Dork on Twitter

Webbiquity

Note: a version of this original post appeared previously on the B2B Twitterer of the Year (B2BTOTY) blog. If you regularly read blogs like this, you’re probably already a Twitter pro. Complete your Twitter bio. Again, seems like a no-brainer, but it’s surprising how many people use photos that look like Nick Nolte’s mug shot , or worse – the default Twitter egg. It’s common courtesy, something people learn from grandma , but not always common on Twitter.

B2B Marketing Predictions For 2011

Marketing Insider Group

So here is my list of B2B Marketing Insider predictions for 2011. Related Posts: The Future of B2B Marketing: It’s Social Confessions Of A B2B Marketer Augmented Reality For B2B Marketing in 2011? Follow Me: Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Recent Tweets Have any B2B examples?

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Report: B2B Blogging Trends in 2011

The Point

Tony Karrer and Tom Pick, founders of the popular B2B Marketing site B2B Marketing Zone just released a compelling report on B2B Blogging Trends in 2011. 2011 may be the year when B2B companies finally realize blogs are more than just a PR vehicle for propagating so-called thought leadership.

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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.

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

Webbiquity

and) all major search engines take data feeds from Twitter and Facebook,” Lee Odden provides two tactical approaches (nicely illustrated with diagrams) for incorporating social media efforts into SEO processes.

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4 Trends Shaping B2B Marketing in 2011

ViewPoint

Wiley, 2011). Follwer her on Twitter @marketingprofs. So at the start of 2011, here are a few bigger trends I see shaping the way B2B marketers will do business in the coming year. Most businesses have some kind of social presence or plan to have one: Most have attempted a blog or Facebook page, or have at least peeked at Twitter. What’s the value of social-streaming platforms like Twitter, where your content quickly vaporizes?

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10 Inside Sales Predictions for 2011

ViewPoint

Comment on The Bridge Group's ten predictions for inside sales in 2011. Blogs, twitter, Facebook and Linkedin have created an environment where individual sales reps can know showcase their knowledge and value as a partner to their buyers Trish Bertuzzi and Laurie Page start the new year off with some surprising predictions. Roles will continue to segment.

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5 Big Marketing Fails of 2011

Modern Marketing

In the spirit of moving forward with lessons learned, here are 5 big marketing fails of 2011. Engaging customers on Twitter often requires an informal tone. 5 Big Marketing Fails of 2011 is from Eloqua’s It’s All About Revenue, a Blog Covering Business To Business Marketing. Penney Kenneth Cole marketing fails Netflix New York Times PayPal Regretsy seo SEO strategy Twitter marketingby Jesse Noyes | Tweet this Everyone makes mistakes. Marketers are no different.

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10 Terrific New Twitter Infographics in 2011

Hubspot

I've noticed there have been some truly awesome new Twitter infographics out there lately, so I wanted to share them with all you marketing folks. From usage statistics to Twitter marketing tips , these new Twitter infographics are sure to stimulate the nerdy designer in you!

7 Ideas To Increase Your Twitter Followers

Marketing Insider Group

All over the world, Twitter is getting more and more popular every day. Once a site for developers and bloggers, Twitter has hit the mainstream of news, politics, sports and entertainment. Here is a slideshare presentation from SAP’s most popular Twitter user, Ali R?za

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

Modern Marketing

Benioff talked about how much of customer service is now taking place on Twitter, and used Bank of America as an example. Dreamforce 2011: Marc Benioff on the Birth of the Social Enterprise #DF11 is from Eloqua’s It’s All About Revenue, a Blog Covering Business To Business Marketing.

Feed Your Blog Automatically to LinkedIn & Twitter

Writing on the Web

How do you get your blog posts to feed into your LinkedIn profile and Twitter automatically? The second option is to add your Twitter stream to LinkedIn and then by default as long as your blog posts are appearing in Twitter they will also appear on LinkedIn. Twitter.

How To Get Started On Twitter

Marketing Insider Group

With Twitter’s Fifth Birthday now behind us, there are still plenty of B2B Marketers considering whether Twitter is a place to engage with customers, prospects, partners and future employers. Who to follow on Twitter? Create a descriptive Twitter profile.

May The Force Be With You: 4 Takeaways From Cloudforce 2011

Modern Marketing

But if you read between the lines of the slick demos, there were four key takeaways from yesterday’s Cloudforce 2011 in New York. Salesforce has been arguing for years that customer service starts by searching Google, asking friends on Facebook, and Tweeting for help on Twitter. Twitter integration , allowing you to search Twitter for questions, tags, and mentions. by Andrew Sinclair | Tweet this.

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10 Tips For Twitter Success From A B2B Twitterer Of The Year

Marketing Insider Group

On Thursday January 27th, while attending the #B2BChat on Twitter, I was honored and amazed to learn that I won the B2B Twitterer Of The Year award in the “Boss Tweet&# category. So I really owe this award to all my Twitter friends.

Myth Busting on Twitter

Webbiquity

Your Twitter followers really want you to sell to them. Check out more of these erroneous notions (and countervailing truths) in 7 Twitter Myths Busted , my guest post on Arik Hanson’s Communications Conversations blog. So check out the 7 Twitter Myths Busted post, because you never get a second chance to beat a dead horse with a mixed metaphor. Twitter Arik Hanson Mark Ragan Missy Berggren PR Daily Twitter myths

B2B Marketing Predictions – 3 Actions To Achieve Your Goals in 2011

Marketing Insider Group

Is 2011 turning out the way you expected? So figuring these two data points are pointing to a trend, I thought I would offer my update on the state of B2B Marketing in 2011. Subscribe to the B2B Marketing Insider Blog or f ollow me on Twitter , LinkedIn , Facebook.

Is Twitter “social?”

Chris Koch

Majority opinion seems to be that Twitter isn’t really a social platform it’s a broadcast medium. For these reasons, pundits say that Twitter isn’t much use for reaching B2B customers. But I treasure this “eliteness,” and while older, high-level executive technology buyers are not on Twitter, the younger ones (and those that wannabe C-level executives) are. Twitter isn’t for conversation, it’s for learning.

Twitter By The Numbers: Are You Listening to 100 Million Voices?

Marketing Insider Group

Last week, Twitter announced it had reached One hundred million voices or active users. So here I will provide a snapshot of Twitter “by the numbers&# and explain how and why I use it. More than half of the 100 million twitter users log-in every day.

Who Tweets? Survey Says Twitter Use Up More Than 60 Percent

Marketing Insider Group

I was sitting in a Miami hotel room on May 1st, 2011 catching up on Twitter when I saw a tweet that Osama Bin Laden had been found. It was a sign that Twitter had finally gone mainstream and I was no longer one of the few “cool&# kids using the micro-blogging service.

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Why You Should Have Celebrated Twitter’s Birthday

Marketing Insider Group

Happy Birthday Twitter! Twitter turned 5 yesterday. I know far more people who are NOT on Twitter than who are. I know people who outwardly question Twitter’s utility or ability to connect people from around the world in an instant.

How to Master Twitter for Business in 2011 [Free Ebook!]

Hubspot

The fact is, when used effectively, Twitter can have a number of business benefits , like helping you develop and promote your brand and content, interact and support your customer base, monitor social media, develop online relationships, and yes, even generate leads!

PR Lesson from a Twitter Flap

Marketing Craftmanship

Emma Sullivan. emmakate988. Just made mean comments at gov brownback and told him he sucked, in person # heblowsalot.

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Do Celebrities “Get” Twitter?

Modern Marketing

Then he started talking about Twitter. Crystal had just joined Twitter and joked about trying to come up with material to tweet. It seems like every week another star takes to Twitter with a mixture of bafflement and wonderment. All of this begs the question: Do celebrities really get Twitter? Ricky Gervais jumped off Twitter only after about a month because he failed to see the point. Twitter is more of a one-way street than many of like to think.

Thinking of Starting a Twitter Chat? Read this First.

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this Anyone who’s spent significant time on Twitter has probably jumped on a Twitter chat, or at least seen one in action. You see a hashtag and, suddenly, your Twitter feed is popping up with questions and answers around a particular topic. If you’re charged with developing a brand’s social media strategy, creating Twitter chats can be tempting. A good Twitter chat needs to be relevant. 13 Twitter Chats You Should Check Out.

The Perils of Corporate-Personal Twitter Names

B2B Memes

In a post today on The Wall , Tom Callow addressed the tricky question of ownership of journalists’ Twitter accounts. If employees use a Twitter ID that combines their names with those of their employers’ brands, whose account is it? A Twitter account should be treated the same way.

Twitter Adds Brand Pages. The Brand Pages War Gets Bigger.

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this Twitter announced a new look on Thursday. Twitter’s Chief Revenue Officer, Adam Bain, told Advertising Age that brand pages on Twitter were a frequent request of CMOs. Twitter brand pages hinge mainly on two elements: A branded header marketers can use to more prominently promote their logos and taglines; The ability to promote a particular tweet at the top of a brand’s timeline, which can contain an embedded video or photo.

Metallica Will Be at DreamForce 2011 #DF11 (maybe?)

Sales Intelligence View

This is the first mentions of Salesforce having Metallica as their featured performer at their annual Dreamforce 2011. Twitter has been spreading the news about Metallica fairly quickly and most people are excited at the news. Sales Data salesforce.com Social CRM social selling twitte

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