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78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

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Todd Heim supplies a helpful guide to best practices for building a following on and generating traffic from social bookmarking sites like Digg, Reddit, Mixx and Propeller. Despite the widespread use of the phrase “social media marketing,&# marketing is not the only business use of social media, as John Jantsch reminds us. Here he outlines five ways that sales can use these tools as well, from social CRM to teaching prospects how to solve business issues. Digg this!

Best Social Media Stats and Market Research of 2010 (So Far)

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What social media tool helps small business double their reach on Twitter? How much do small businesses spend on search engine marketing? Digg is the most technical; 12% of its outbound traffic goes to technology sites, vs. 10% from Twitter and 7% from Facebook.

Is Social Media BS?

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That was the provocative question raised, and answered, by HubSpot VP of Marketing Mike Volpe in a webinar last Friday. Key point #2: To be successful with social media, you need to change the way you do business. This diagram from HubSpot illustrates the relationship visually.

B2B Blogging Trends for 2011

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Research from HubSpot shows that small businesses with blogs have twice as many Twitter followers as those who don’t. Increased search engine visibility, targeted traffic and enhanced brand image are just a few of the benefits of business blogging. Digg this!

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Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

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LinkedIn is firmly ensconced among the “big 3″ social networks for marketing and business purposes, and though its base of 80 million members is far smaller than the 600 million users of Facebook, its impact in B2B marketing is larger. Digg this! Post on Google Buzz.

55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

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According to a HubSpot study, 71% of marketers viewed Twitter as a useful marketing tool last year, up from just 39% in 2009. 500 companies now call social media “very&# or “somewhat&# important to their marketing or business strategy. No bells, no whistles, just business.&#

(Almost) 100 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Blog Posts and Articles of 2009

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Why Many Businesses Still Fear Social Media by The Marketing Mélange. Facebook for Business SuperGuide by Interactive Insights Group. New e-Book: “GOING SOCIAL…&# Developing a Social Media Program for Your Business, Your brand or Your Clients by CVMonologues. When Social Media & PR Matters More Than SEO by Small Business Search Marketing. How to Extend Your Customer Experience Through Social Media by Harvard Business Review. Digg this!