Five social media courses make one social media strategy meal

Biznology

Most social media marketing strategies are like my mum and me in Genova : we were supremely blissed-out happy with our experience of the authentic, delicious, “to the tooth” spaghetti al pesto.

The art of narrative storytelling via social media marketing

Biznology

I’m always asked about analytics and metrics when it comes to my earned media micro-influencer marketing campaigns, the campaigns that Dan Krueger and I produce for our clients at Gerr.is Done right, both social media engagement and influencer outreach are personal, person-to-person.

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Social Media is Like Riding a Bike

Biznology

I get to a point on social media eventually, so hang in there. The same thing with social media: just because you can use Facebook and follow folks on Twitter doesn’t mean you know how to do social media marketing or be a digital PR professional.

5 Effective Options For B2B Advertising on Social Media

KoMarketing Associates

Social media isn’t most B2B marketers’ first choice for most effective platform, but highly targeted advertising campaigns are starting to change that line of thinking. If you don’t think your audience is on social media, you’re wrong. Social Media Strategies

7 social media lies the gurus want you to swallow

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Social media is unfortunately no exception to the rule and there will always be people (often those who claim to be experts or “gurus”) to sell you the newest bells and whistles. The social web is free . It’s the same with the social web.

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)? Social Media Stats, Facts and Research Does Facebook Need To Build A Search Engine? companies now use social media for marketing.

Is “social media campaign” an oxymoron?

Chris Koch

If you had asked me a few years ago whether the traditional marketing campaign had any place in social media I would have scoffed. After all, “engaging” is one of the four components of social media management. But then I see something like HP Technology Services (HPTS)’ “Where’s the Humanity in Your Technology” campaign, or Hitachi Data Services ( HDS )’ Social Media Buzz campaign. Facebook is the fun social network.

Social Media is Like Riding a Bike

Biznology

I get to a point on social media eventually, so hang in there. The same thing with social media: just because you can use Facebook and follow folks on Twitter doesn’t mean you know how to do social media marketing or be a digital PR professional.

What B2B Marketers Need To Know About Social Media Advertising in 2015

KoMarketing Associates

Over the past few years, advertising on social media has grown in sophistication. What started as a few advertisements on the side of the screen has evolved into a full and mostly seamless blend of the overall social media experience.

Blogger outreach is more PR than social media

Biznology

The current catch-all these days for what I do is social media; unfortunately, when what you do is described as social media, people tend to think Facebook , Twitter , Pinterest , and maybe Google+. Blogger outreach is earned media not paid, right?

The Social Media Monitoring Metric We Need, But Can’t Get

Webbiquity

Social media monitoring tools continue to proliferate in number and advance in functionality. Social media’s effects are often indirect, which makes “hard&# ROI measurement challenging. Good social media marketing creates positive karma.

The Future of Social Media

Webbiquity

Social media is transforming communications in ways unimaginable just a couple of decades ago. Social media is being embraced by marketers , of course, but it’s much larger than that. We live in amazing times.

Best practices for social media shilling

Biznology

Or, by throwing money into the bottomless put known as Google AdWords, hoping that your ads will end up coming up all over the boards you hope to target. Inauthenticity – Social Media’s Dirty Little Secret (senseimarketing.com). Photo credit: calmenda.

Interesting Infographics: Create a Killer Social Media Strategy

LEADership

Why the intense focus on social media marketing these days? It’s where your customers are: 74% of adult internet users are active on social media and 55% of buyers use social media sites when researching products.

3 Things Your Social Media Team Should Know About SEO

KoMarketing Associates

Enter search and social. . With social now positioned as a legitimate marketing channel with genuine customer (and potential customer) interactions, there’s a lot of great information coming out of the social media department. Social Media’s Impact on Search.

17 (of the) Best AdWords and SEM Guides of 2011

Webbiquity

Google AdWords) in conjunction to maximize first-page-of-the-search-results exposure. Understand Google AdWords quality scores? Discover the answers to these questions and many more here in 17 of the best AdWords and SEM guides of the past year. How Does the AdWords Auction Work?

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A Simple Guide to Mastering the Basics of Effective Social Media Advertising

Hubspot

Don’t let the costs scare you, paid social advertising is incredibly measurable, and can produce real ROI. One of the most daunting things about social media advertising is the fact that you are dropping cold hard cash on your campaigns. Social Media Ecommerce

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Case study: Fast-growing B2B expands social media exposure

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He recently commented that he could relate to the research on the explosive growth of social media in small businesses because he was witnessing it first hand. Our social media growth has paralleled the rapid financial growth of our company.

Social Media Marketing Tools For B2B Marketers

Tomorrow People

But as more B2B companies adopt social media marketing programs, the importance of measuring ROI is taking over, says Liad Guez from Oktopost. Some rely on their gut feelings, claiming that social media ‘just works’. Social Listening.

Reaching Millennials With Social Media: A Healthcare Case Study

Fathom

Check it out now and learn how to engage millennials with a modern, comprehensive digital media plan. It’s simple; market to millennials on social media. Keep reading for OhioHealth’s strategy, execution, and success in targeting millennials with social media.

Social Media Marketing Tools For B2B Marketers

Tomorrow People

But as more B2B companies adopt social media marketing programs, the importance of measuring ROI is taking over, says Liad Guez from Oktopost. Some rely on their gut feelings, claiming that social media ‘just works’. Social Listening.

Google AdWords for B2B Organizations: 8 Questions Leadership Should Ask

KoMarketing Associates

As I reviewed Salesforce 2015 State of Marketing report, I was encouraged to read that even though search engine marketing took a backseat to more “popular” programs such as social media and mobile marketing, it is still considered a highly valuable and effective component of the marketing mix.

Influencer outreach is more PR than marketing or advertising

Biznology

When I pitch my influencer marketing services these days on behalf of my digital agency Gerris , I find that I am not competing against humans at other agencies, I am fighting it out with Google AdWords , Facebook Ads , Twitter Ads, Bing Ads and even Pinterest Ads.

You can only win search by winning social

Biznology

Social Media Engagement is Not Just Dropping Links. Social media’s the answer, buddy. The post You can only win search by winning social appeared first on Biznology.

Get the Most Bang for Your Buck: Google Adwords vs. Facebook Ads

Vertical Response

Should you bet your marketing dollars on Google Adwords – the search engine behemoth’s online advertising service? Google Adwords are targeted based on search terms (and sometimes location, for brick and mortar businesses). Are you using Google Adwords, Facebook ads or both?

9 Key Points & Action Items from BtoB Magazine’s Social Media Report

KoMarketing Associates

As B2B marketers work on refining 2012 strategic marketing initiatives, social media has become a central focus. Advances in search engine algorithms bring social media in focus for link acquisition and as a potential signal of trust for engines. The Role of Social Media.

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Surefire Social introduces SurePulse “webmaster tools”

Biznology

Surefire Social is about to offer an all-in-one social media, search, reputation, review, analytics tool in the form of SurePulse , now in beta. I get to play with a lot of cool tools in my work doing social media and SEO audits and reporting.

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A Year in Review: The Biggest Social Media Updates of 2013

Hubspot

One aspect of marketing (and my personal favorite topic) that saw tremendous strides for marketers was social media. So, we pulled the top two or three updates to your favorite social networks from 2013 and what they mean for marketers everywhere. inbound marketing Social Media

Social PPC: 17 Tips for Successful Ads on Twitter, LinkedIn & Facebook

The Point

It seems only yesterday that “PPC advertising” was synonymous with Google AdWords. Foremost amongst the competition are the big three social networks: Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook, all of which, to varying degrees, rely on advertising to monetize their huge user bases.

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How the Long Tail AdWords Approach Works for Blogger Outreach

Biznology

So, this week, I want to draw an analogy to successful Google AdWords approaches so that you can see how to apply that same technique to blogger outreach. When it comes to reaching out to bloggers online, there’s a lot you can learn from Google AdWords. Long-tail blogger outreach is like long-tail Google AdWords advertising. Another thing you’ll learn is that AdWords can rapidly burn all your cash with nothing to show for it. Image via CrunchBase.

How To Develop Keyword Lists for Adwords and Pay-Per-Click Campaigns

NuSpark

Social media monitoring. Modified broad match keyword in Adwords: +How +To +Pay +per +click. . Modified broad match keyword in Adwords: +Pay +per +click +techniques. . Modified broad match keyword in Adwords: +Pay +per +click +articles. .

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Influencer marketing tools of the trade

Biznology

TotalChoice Hosting — When it comes to what I need in a landing page, a Social Media News Release, TotalChoice is the devil I know. They offer a gorgeous tool for tracking Boolean keywords across Social Media. We’re off to the races!

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33 Inspiring B2B digital marketing case studies

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In this post, we wil feature case studies in the areas of content marketing, social media marketingm social CRM, social selling, LinkedIn marketing, and webinars. SOCIAL MEDIA CISCO : Established a social media listening center.

14 Tools to Streamline Your Social Media Marketing : Social Media Examiner

Opentopic

Do you want to manage social media more efficiently? In this article I’ll share the best tools to manage and optimize your social media marketing. #1: 1: Find Your Audience Followerwonk Traackr #2: Discover Relevant Content SEMrush Google AdWords Tool Moz’s Fresh. Do you have the right tools? To streamline your approach, you’ll need resources that work well with your business.

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Win lifestyle influencers over with generosity and attentiveness

Biznology

If you read last months article in the New Yorker, #Vanlife, The Bohemian Social-Media Movement , you’ll quickly learn how much work goes into taking Instagram selfies of your leisure, surf-obsessed, life living in a van with a super-hot lover.

How to reach your customers at work or at home

Biznology

With StiristaLINK , you can enhance your business contacts with a personal email address, their social media handles, postal home address and phone, demographics and personal interests, vastly enhancing your understanding of your business contacts.

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Earned-media micro-influencer marketing primer

Biznology

It used to be thousands of dollars-per-post, but now brands and agencies are signing partner contracts with digital, social media , and online influencers. And then there’s earned media marketing.

Top 10 Demand Generation Resolutions for 2014

The Point

It’s a new year, so what better time to get your demand generation strategy “in shape” for improved performance? Here are my candidates for 10 strategies that offer real potential for low risk/high reward: 1. Improve campaign measurement.

Marketing & Sales: Integrating Social Media and Lead Generation

B2B Marketing Insider

Social media marketing is also a channel where marketing and sales departments need to be closely aligned, but the assignment of roles and tasks can be unclear to many firms. the role of social media comes into play. Social Media

11 Infographics Marketers Should Keep Near Their Desks

Modern Marketing

In an age where social media is all the rage, it can be easy to forget just how effective email marketing is. How Do Social Login & Sharing Affect Ecommerce? The popularity of social sign-on has risen, but many marketers are not sure of the benefits.

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