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The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. Buffer Social.

33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far

Webbiquity

Given the widespread adoption of social media marketing practices, the “if” and “when” questions seemed to have now been resolved by most midsized and larger companies (and a lot of small companies as well). How do we demonstrate the ROI of social efforts?

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22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity

Image credit: Buddy Media. In the posts highlighted below, 20 (or so) social media marketing pros review more than 200 tools, ranging from popular, widely used tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and Feedly to intriguing but lesser-known apps. 15 Best Social Media Tools by CodeGeekz.

Three Influencer Marketing Secrets to Drive Traffic

Webbiquity

I recently had the opportunity to speak to a couple classes of high school students, and used my time to dig into what and how they interact on the web and social media. When was the last time you clicked on an ad on social?” Guest post by Tim Brown.

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?

7 Ways B2Bers Can Rock Lead Gen Via Social Media

Act-On

Social media is an essential part of the marketing mix. Here’s why: Social media is becoming as important to customer service as the telephone. Social media is indispensable for promoting your content. Social media is one of best ways to get leads.

How even social media & social selling experts are getting LinkedIn wrong – Part 1

Biznology

I showed how the actions of these CMOs and others are the reasons behind why 8 out of 10 sales and marketing leaders are unable to prove a clear social media ROI on LinkedIn. Keep reading my most controversial and provocative article yet to see what I mean….

How to Lure Readers to Your Blog from Social Media

Writing on the Web

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Our Favorite Articles & Blog Posts of 2017

KoMarketing Associates

Much like our Secret Santa gift exchange, this list of our favorite articles and blog posts from past year has become an annual end-of-year tradition. In a reflection of our growth as digital marketers and as a team, I’m happy to report that this year’s list features more contributors and articles than any previous year! I love the breakdown KISSMetrics provides here and the tips on how marketers can do a better job of engaging customers in a real and valuable way.

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8 Powerful Tips for Going Viral on LinkedIn Pulse

Act-On

Somebody publishes a post on LinkedIn, and nearly overnight it goes viral, soliciting massive amounts of traffic, shares, and comments — and, consequently, a sharp spike in both leads and sales. In fact, 93 percent of B2B marketers report social media as their No.

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How to Promote an Event with Social Media

Paul Gillin

As a frequent speaker at events of all sizes, I’ve had a chance to observe some of the best practices conference organizers used to promote their events through social media. You need a single Web address that people can refer to in their social channels.

Three Tips for Boosting SEO with Social Media

KEO Marketing

There has been a lot of discussion about whether or not social media activity and posts are ranked by the search engines, or if they help with search engine optimization (SEO). Here are three techniques for improving your SEO with social media.

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10 Tips for Getting Long-Term Traffic to Your Content

Hubspot

We spend tons of time writing posts and optimizing them for search and social media. We'll excitedly watch as we see a burst of new traffic to our site. You can start by analyzing topics that you have published in the past to see how well they have continued to attract traffic.

The Social Media Manager's Guide to Staying Organized

Hubspot

Managing social media accounts for a brand, no matter how big or small, is not easy -- and one of the biggest and most consistent challenges is staying organized. How on earth do busy social media managers keep their ducks in a row? Social Media

5 Hacks for Creating a Successful Law Firm Social Media Marketing Plan

Go Beyond SEO

Simply posting to social platforms without a goal is so 2008 – in order to be successful now and in the future, outlining your social media marketing plan is key. This is particularly true for businesses that rely heavily on social media marketing.

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The Simple, 3-Step Process to Generating Leads and Revenue through Social Media Channels

Marketing Action

Social media is a huge opportunity for businesses to spread their message to a large number of people in a relatively short amount of time. So first, how do you drive more traffic to your site through social channels? Advertise it on social media.

How Content Automation Boosts Social Media Marketing

Sharpspring

Yep, I’m talking about social media marketing. This type of marketing is called “social” for a reason. Your social followers want a personal connection with you. So yes, you need to run your social media marketing on a more “personal” level.

7 Tips to Supercharge Your Content on LinkedIn Pulse

Act-On

B2B marketers are charged with creating massive amounts of content, primarily to fuel inbound marketing, social media, lead nurturing, and pipeline acceleration. Master LinkedIn Pulse: 7 Tips for Success.

10 Ways to Mix Up Your Visual Content on Social Media

Hubspot

Visual content is the most powerful tool your brand can use to engage your fans on social media. So which kinds of visual content works best on social media? In this article, I’ll show you how to create a series of visual social media posts quickly and effectively.

26 Outstanding LinkedIn Tips and Tactics

Webbiquity

Indisputably the largest business-oriented social network, LinkedIn has emerged as a crucial site for professional networking, B2B marketing, hiring and job seeking. How to Use LinkedIn Powerfully: 10 Tips to Know by Social Media Today.

10 Ways to Generate More Leads from Your Business Blog

The Point

It’s highly likely that most of your blog traffic will come, not from visitors wandering over from the main corporate site, but through search. But don’t think that simply placing a row of social icons at the top of your main blog page is enough. BONUS TIP: 11.

8 Killer Tips for Harnessing the Power of SlideShare

Act-On

In fact, statistics show that SlideShare is driving higher results than some of the most popular social sharing sites. Business owners are receiving 500 percent more traffic from SlideShare than from Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, or LinkedIn. If so, please share your experiences and tips.

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15 Ways Content Marketers Can Use Pinterest to Drive Traffic

Marketing Action

According to Shareaholic’s Q3 2014 Social Media Traffic Report , the pinning platform brought in more than three times the traffic of Twitter, StumbleUpon, Reddit, Google Plus, YouTube and LinkedIn combined. Do you want traffic to your site?

28 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2013

Webbiquity

Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips. It does mean that you’re the most receptive and understanding of your customers’ needs,” the brilliant Wendy Marx offers half a dozen tips for making the transition, including writing for trade publications and speaking at industry events.

8 Clever Ways to Triple Your Content Output (and Traffic)

Hubspot

In content marketing terms, this means repacking your blog posts into new formats and promoting it on the sites and platforms your customers spend time on -- social media, article aggregators, Q&A sites, and SlideShare to name a few. Content Creation Social Media

Four Simple Ways for Busy CPAs to Engage on Social Media

Marketri

Now more than ever, professional services firms, including CPA firms, are embracing social media marketing techniques -- and not only to connect and network, but also to position their experts as thought leaders, and generate leads and income. Automate Social Media Activities.

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How To Increase Referral Traffic And Get More Leads

Hubspot

Most marketers have one goal in common: increasing the amount of traffic to their website. There are various tactics for accomplishing this goal including search engine optimization (SEO), pay per click advertising (PPC), blogging, social media marketing, etc.

Tips for making your blog the best ever

Biznology

Here are tips for making your blog the best ever: Make each blog post pop! However, when you make at least one image in your blog a Pinnable one, which will help your social game and drive more traffic to your blog. Of course, each post doesn’t have to have all of the above, but keep a good media mix to keep your blog posts interesting and readers engaged. Plan for the social element. Write each blog post with the social element in mind.

New Year, New Audience: 10 Essential Social Media Tactics to Get Your Content Seen

Modern B2B Marketing

But aside from simply posting it across your social media channels, what else can you do? Use the Problem-Agitate-Solve (PAS) formula on social media. How to use PAS on social: Let’s say your video teaches a person how to cook healthy pancakes.

How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity

Given the increasing level of social media noise, which advanced practices are most helpful for Twitter marketers today? Find the answers to those questions and others here in more than three dozen expert Twitter marketing guides from top social media pros.

Creative strategies to improve your brand’s online reputation

Biznology

Use a tool like Hootsuite to monitor your social channels in one place. Tip: Be proactive if you know a wave of negative PR is on the way. Tip: Create alerts for your competitors much like you did for your own brand.

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No. 4 Trend: What Fringe Social Media Platforms Are Worth Your Time in 2016?

Content Standard

Social media marketing has evolved from a practice run by interns and misguided Millennials to a complex strategy used across almost every B2B and B2C organization. And I admit to not being social media’s biggest supporter. Fringe Social Media by the Numbers.

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Creating Social Media Buttons

Hubspot

Social media is an extremely valuable tool for promoting your great marketing content. Social Media Follow Buttons: These buttons serve to promote your business' presence on various social media sites and help you generate fans/followers for those particular accounts.

Social Media Marketing Tips for A/E/C

Hinge Marketing

Social media marketing, when executed well, can be just as scientific as the technologies employed in the project site. There is a strong case to be made for social media marketing: Prospective clients rely heavily on referrals and online search to find new firms.

24 of the Best Google+ Guides, Tips, Rants and Raves of 2012

Webbiquity

Will Google+ be a “Facebook killer” or just Google’s next failed social network? Many of this year’s best posts about Google’s newest social platform were written early in the year. Google+ Guides and Tips.

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29 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Infographics of 2013

Webbiquity

What are the best ways to drive website or blog traffic with Twitter? Find the answers to those questions and many more here in more than two dozen of the best Twitter guides, tips and helpful infographics of the past year. Twitter Guides and Tips. Twitter Tips for Beginners.

The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

delicious b2bmarketing

Also, at my social media speaking engagements hither and yon I’m often asked what tools I use. So, I took a personal inventory and created this overview of the 39 social media tools I use daily. Mobile access to the social Web is a virtual requirement to do it well.

Connect Your Blog to Facebook Automatically

Writing on the Web

The other day I was horrified to learn that a dear client was manually posting his blog articles to Facebook. Automatically linking your blog posts to Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin can get you some great publicity and traffic but it can be challenging to figure out how to make it all work.

30 Awesome Blogging Guides, Tips and Resources

Webbiquity

Despite the occasional “death of blogging” pronouncements (often made, ironically, in blog posts), blogs remain the core of a robust social media strategy. Why You Want To Be the Last Blog Standing by Outspoken Media. Blogging Tips and Guides.

5 Tips to Get Your Content Shared More Often

Act-On

And are there any best practices or tips to get your content shared? Content that doesn’t address these triggers may end up like that second marketer’s blog post – with little traffic and exposure. Here are five tips to get your content shared.

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