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The Other Social Network

Paul Gillin

Have you checked out LinkedIn lately? 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 gets none of the buzz of Facebook, and no one’s going to make a movie about it.

20 Expert LinkedIn Guides

Webbiquity

LinkedIn has made dramatic changes to its platform over the past 18 months, making what was a rather plain but effective business networking tool into a content-rich, visually dynamic, more interactive professionally-focused social network.

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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 can companies best use LinkedIn as a marketing platform? LinkedIn can help by iMedia Connection.

40 Ways to Get Banned From the Top 5 Social Networks

Hubspot

It may feel like a fustercluck, but there are actually some rules and regulations that go along with participating in social media. You know, the things that help make social media a nice place to be. How Marketers Can Get Banned From LinkedIn. 5) Selling your LinkedIn presence.

Remember LinkedIn for social media marketing

Biznology

Promoting yourself, your brand, your products, your services, and your clients via social media is what we’re about here at Biznology. Social media marketing is what I have been doing for my clients, my business, and my own brand since 2003. Download the LinkedIn App.

How to Craft Perfect Posts for Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter [SlideShare]

Hubspot

I don''t know about you, but I''m tired of hearing "social media gurus" compare the effectiveness of Twitter versus LinkedIn, or Facebook versus Twitter, or Linkedin versus Facebook, or whatever other comparison you bring to the table. LinkedIn Best Practices.

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. more here in 30 of the best business blogging guides and resources of the past year. Why Blog.

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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How LinkedIn's University Pages Will Kick Your Marketing Strategy Up a Notch

Hubspot

Ready to give your university''s social presence a boost? Last week, the professional social network LinkedIn announced University Pages. Components of LinkedIn University Pages. Featured LinkedIn Groups. 1) Build a Credible Brand in Social Media.

Is LinkedIn Really for Sharing Content?

Digital B2B Marketing

As LinkedIn share buttons pop up across the web and share counts climb, it appears LinkedIn is quickly becoming a major platform for sharing articles and links. The truth is, LinkedIn isn’t where we share. Here is what does drive LinkedIn’s sharing counts: Twitter.

Eight Factors to Consider When (Re)Launching a Business Blog

Webbiquity

Over the last decade, business blogs have gone from being a novelty to a leading-edge practice to an essential element for any company seeking to optimize its presence on the web. According to Small Business Trends and HubSpot , the percentage of businesses with blogs has increased from less than half in 2009 to nearly two out of three in 2011. Why are so many companies now embracing blogging? A blog helps on all three fronts much more than a standard corporate website.

How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data

Webbiquity

The key is a balanced strategy of search engine optimization (SEO), social media, syndication and guest posting. So where does blog traffic come from, and how does this change over time? Looking at data from the Webbiquity blog, several trends are apparent.

What Makes Top Company Blogs So Successful? [New Data]

Hubspot

Anyone who runs a business blog knows how much of a challenge it is. Developing a great blog with great content that attracts lots of readers and subscribers requires you to be consistent, resourceful, and creative on a daily basis. So what's the "right" strategy for growing a blog?

How to Showcase Your Work Using LinkedIn's 'Professional Portfolio' Feature [Quick Tip]

Hubspot

Interviewers are constantly brainstorming new and unique questions for evaluating a candidate''s true potential , and while LinkedIn was once a great place for discovering such value, it quickly became another place where folks talked the talk. The LinkedIn Professional Portfolio.

How to Leverage LinkedIn for Lead Generation and Recruitment

Marketing Action

Though it might lack the flair its younger siblings on social possess (Facebook, Twitter, et al.), In fact, Forbes reports content sharing on LinkedIn rose by 15% in the third quarter of 2013, at a rate faster than larger content-sharing giants such as Facebook and Twitter.

10 Fresh Ways to Get Better Results From Your Blog Posts

Hubspot

You''ve published a blog post. To get more eyeballs on your new blog post, you need to do more than just hit "publish." Adding your most recent blog post to your email signature is one clever way it can support your marketing. 4) Share your blog post with prospects.

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. ” — Blogging Wizard.

How to Optimize Blog Images for Social Sharing: An Intro to Open Graph Tags

Hubspot

You''ve written a great blog post, and you''ve plopped a featured image in there to represent the post on social media, your blog''s main page, and so on. Then, you hop on your social media accounts and paste the link into a new post. LinkedIn. Social Media

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4 Unique Ways to Get Traffic to Your Blog from LinkedIn Answers

Hubspot

LinkedIn is a great social network for small and large businesses to reach out to relevant prospective customers. LinkedIn Answers in particular allows you to find people publicly stating that they have a specific problem or need that your product or service would solve.

How to Build Authority on LinkedIn in 15 Minutes a Day

Hubspot

So you followed the step-by-step wizard to completing your LinkedIn profile. Then, maybe you even went a step further and added some apps like your SlideShare account, claimed your vanity URL , and linked your profile to your website and blog.

11 Reasons Your LinkedIn Company Page Sucks

Hubspot

Up until recently, the value of a LinkedIn Company Page was minimal. But ever since LinkedIn enabled company updates for pages , they've become monumentally more valuable for marketers. 11 Reasons Your LinkedIn Company Page Sucks. and company (HubSpot, LinkedIn, etc.).

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90 Tips to Make Your Blog Rock

delicious b2bmarketing

Jeffbullas's Blog Internet Marketing Home Bio Speaking Grade your Site Marketing Resources Twitter Jeff’s YouTube Contact Congratulations: You have successfully subscribed! 90 Tips To Make Your Blog Rock 1. Develop a series of how to blog posts 13.

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Integrating RSS Feeds, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, a Primer for Managing your Social Media Time Efficiently

NuSpark

I’m taking a break from the usual material on lead generation strategy and tactics to do a post on managing my social media time. If you’re like me (and if you’re not, read this anyway), you’re looking for ways to monitor social media and blog feeds without jumping around to multiple platforms. We’re all busy, and am sure we have our own methods to monitor, share, and comment on the tweets, posts, blogs, and updates we receive each day. LinkedIn sharing.

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Integrating RSS Feeds, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, a Primer for Managing your Social Media Time Efficiently

NuSpark

I’m taking a break from the usual material on lead generation strategy and tactics to do a post on managing my social media time. If you’re like me (and if you’re not, read this anyway), you’re looking for ways to monitor social media and blog feeds without jumping around to multiple platforms. We’re all busy, and am sure we have our own methods to monitor, share, and comment on the tweets, posts, blogs, and updates we receive each day. LinkedIn sharing.

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15 Blog KPIs You Should Already Be Tracking

Hubspot

Anyone who manages a business blog knows all too well that the darn things require quite a bit of commitment. 15 Blogging KPIs You Should Be Tracking. 1) Overall Blog Visits. In other words, how many visits does your blog rake in in a given period of time? Social media?

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Why You Need a Blog and How to Leverage It Using Social Media

Fathom

More than 70 percent of Fortune 500 companies have active Facebook and Twitter accounts, yet only 34 percent have a blog. As brands’ reach continues to decrease on Facebook, some are looking to take their marketing resources and dollars to other social networks.

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YouTube - What is LinkedIn? Part 2

Buzz Marketing for Technology

What is LinkedIn? This video will appear on your blog shortly. A practical example of how LinkedIn works. A practical example of how LinkedIn works. Social. Networking. URL: Customize. What is LinkedIn? What Is LinkedIn? LinkedIn Outlook Toolbar. Barack Obama on LinkedIn. LinkedIn Mobile Demo for the iPhone. Facebook Vs. MySpace (and LinkedIn). LinkedIn Company Profiles | March 20, 2008. Close.

34 Compelling Content Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity

And trying to use content too blatantly to drive sales often backfires. • Blog. Blogs are one of the most effective tools for increasing organic search traffic, and are highly influential with buyers. – Blogs (62%). Social Media Today ). Social Media Today ).

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10 Social Media Marketing Mistakes Businesses Must Avoid

Webbiquity

Social media is an integral component of any successful digital marketing strategy. With 74 percent of adults using social networking sites , the opportunity to increase your site’s online exposure to new customers cannot be ignored. Using too many social networks.

What Your Business Needs To Know About Google+

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this Unless you’ve avoided the Internet over the past two weeks, you’ve probably heard about Google’s big play into the social web. Google+ is aiming at Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter users. At its core Google+ is a social media platform, much like Facebook.

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9 Must-Have Basic Business Blog Features

B2B Marketing Traction

If you’re just getting started in blogging, it’s not easy to know the basic features you need to include in your blog. There is a lot of information on the Internet about how to blog and about blog features. 9 Basic Blog Features.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity

Curation can take a variety of forms: Weekly “best of” compilations (example: V3*Broadsuite blog ). The 20+ tools showcased here enable you to automatically find, source, search, store, organize, annotate, and/or share content from a wide range of publishers and social sources.

B2B Lead Generation Blog: B2B Marketing and lead generation via Social networking

B2B Lead Generation Blog

B2B Lead Generation Blog About Free Resources Get FREE Updates Instantly Get A FREE Chapter from my book. In the article, Wegert highlights how some marketers are experimenting with using the Facebook site for proactive marketing and build targeted niche networks and B2B communities.

100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity

Over time, the top source of traffic for most blogs is search. social networking profiles, social bookmarking sites, other bloggers). But two great sources are blog directories and RSS syndication sites. So, having recently completed a submission campaign for a client, here is an updated list of blog directories and RSS syndication sites that remain active and free. Webbiquity B2B Marketing Blog). Blog URL (e.g., Feed URL (e.g.,

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Six Best Practices for Marketing with White Papers

Webbiquity

Social media (e.g., discussions in relevant LinkedIn groups, trending topics on Twitter). Industry news sources and blogs. For example, this blog frequently publishes updated compilations of social media and digital marketing statistics.

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The 9 Worst Ways to Use LinkedIn for Business

Hubspot

LinkedIn is a powerful social network to connect with industry professionals, especially for B2B. People use LinkedIn to connect with coworkers and industry peers, get business advice, and even find new jobs. Enter the URL.

Blog Marketing Tactics - 10 Tested, Proven Ideas

delicious b2bmarketing

And I don’t think I’d be nearly as effective in my recommendations if I wasn’t also an active participant of the social web. This is in the hopes of inspiring some new ideas to help your blog or your client’s blog. They found me, mostly through my blogs.

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Are marketers getting lost in the Dark Funnel?

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

The rise of online and social marketing and the vast distribution of content have added another level of complexity to what we used to think of as a sales funnel. Before the explosion of social media and content marketing, marketers probably knew the answers to these questions.

How B2B Marketers Can Connect Offline and Online Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

Here are 5 tactics for you to consider: Social Media Engagement. Social media offers a huge opportunity for B2B marketers to connect with their existing database of customers, partners and/or vendors to create awareness and build relationships online. Social Media Advertising.

The 26 Best WordPress Plugins

Webbiquity

Here are more than two dozen of the best WordPress plugins to optimize the performance, appearance, and popularity of your website or blog. Connect your WordPress.com site to various social networking services. Sample review: “Monarch is a Social Sharing Plugin.

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