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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. 7 Guides to Using LinkedIn for Career or Networking.

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity

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. How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile.

Create a Buzz Around Your Brand Using Social Media

Tomorrow People

Drawing on the agency’s successful social marketing strategy, the talk, ‘Create a buzz around your brand using Social Media’ will cover key topics including: Effective use of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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10 Groups to Join on LinkedIn if You’re in Marketing

Act-On

With over 450 million users in 200 countries, LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network. From growing your business connections, learning best practices, and staying up to date on trends, LinkedIn is a one-stop-shop for marketers looking to advance their skills and career.

20 LinkedIn Groups Every Marketer Should Join

Hubspot

What these marketing pros may not realize, though, is they can easily access the latest marketing news and insights from well-known names in the field -- and even join in on interesting marketing conversations -- through LinkedIn groups. What''s your favorite marketing-related LinkedIn group?

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Mastering LinkedIn

Hubspot

With more than 100 million users, LinkedIn is the most popular social network for professionals as well as one of the top social networks overall. To help you master LinkedIn , below is our ultimate list of 20 awesome tricks you've likely overlooked. 20 Hidden LinkedIn Tricks.

Make Your CFO a Social Media Fan

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I don’t care whether you own a community or your rent one from a provider like LinkedIn Groups – but a community is a great place to create a social experience with your customer. Find diehard fans on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Creating an Influencer B2B Marketing Strategy to Fuel your Local Buzz

Modern B2B Marketing

Influencer b2b marketing (as part of a wider international marketing plan ) is one method that can help you generate a local buzz in your new market. by Kieran Flanagan Finding and succeeding in new markets is essential for any B2B company that wants to grow.

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Big Data is Buzzing, But Small Data Packs a Punch [Q&A]

Sales Intelligence View

Rand: Yes, big data has been quite the buzz word out there, but we really need to recognize the value in small data too. A decade ago, “sales-marketing alignment” was not a phrase on the tips of our tongues every time we entered a conversation about lead generation and revenue. But it is now.

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LinkedIn’s New Content Marketing Score

Vertical Response

Do you ever wonder how effective your LinkedIn content is at reaching your target audience? The changes are the latest among several LinkedIn has made recently.). You get a grade, which is a score of 1-1000, and LinkedIn tells you how you can improve. To be more specific, your grade is based on how much engagement your conte nt gets, which is divided by the number of active LinkedIn members that you’d like to reach. Sign up for the free VR Buzz. ©

The Top 20 LinkedIn Pulse Articles of All Time

Hubspot

As with any open content platform, there''s going to be some hogwash to sort through, but LinkedIn does a nice job at surfacing the good, relevant stuff into your News Feed. So, here are the top 20 LinkedIn Pulse articles "of all time" as ranked by LinkedIn Pulse, themselves. #1:

Create a Buzz Around Your Brand Using Social Media

Tomorrow People

Drawing on the agency’s successful social marketing strategy, the talk, ‘Create a buzz around your brand using Social Media’ will cover key topics including: Effective use of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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What LinkedIn’s New Blogging Tool Means for Your Business

Vertical Response

LinkedIn just announced it’s adding blog features to personal profile pages. It can be tough to get views on your business blog, but if you publish on LinkedIn, you share it with the professional contacts you’ve already built. Back in 2012, LinkedIn allowed high profile users, or influencers, like Bill Gates, to write blog posts. Wondering how a post looks on LinkedIn? According to LinkedIn , the new tool will gradually become available to all users.

B2B Lead Generation Blog: Word-of-mouth marketing gets BtoB people buzzing

B2B Lead Generation Blog

Main | Research confirms that B2B Companies Continue to Struggle with Lead Generation and Follow-up » Word-of-mouth marketing gets BtoB people buzzing I just heard that I was quoted in BtoB Magazine on word-of-mouth marketing (WOM).

31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

A realtime social search engine that pulls current and recent results for any term from Twitter, Facebook, Google Buzz, Digg and Delicious. Post on Google Buzz. Share this on LinkedIn.

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The Best Sales Groups on LinkedIn

Sales Intelligence View

LinkedIn has quickly become one of the most effective and business-savvy social networking sites. To help those in the sales industry, the following groups and channels are among the most influential and valuable on LinkedIn. technology, software, strategy, social media, blogging, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and more. technology, software, strategy, social media, blogging, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. LinkedIn’s largest Marketing & PR Innovation Group.

What are the most reliable content channels to connect with customers?

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

I recently had a chance to hear entrepreneur and author Joe Pulizzi speak about his wonderful new book Content Inc and my mind was buzzing over some of the interesting new ideas he presented. LinkedIn connections. LinkedIn connections. LinkedIn connections.

Looking for Surprises in the 2015 B2B Lead Generation Trend Report

Webbiquity

This year’s B2B Lead Generation Report from Holger Schulze of the B2B Technology Marketing Group on LinkedIn was recently published, detailing key trends, best practices, and challenges for B2B marketing professionals.

How to Optimize Events with Social Media [Infographic]

Webbiquity

In order to generate social media buzz on your business’s upcoming event, create and share content in the weeks leading up to it. LinkedIn. Marketing your events with LinkedIn reaches out to the right people including peers, partners, and current as well as prospective clients.

11 LinkedIn Marketing Gems You're Missing Out On

Hubspot

We already know that LinkedIn is more effective at generating leads than Facebook or Twitter. The companies that turn these possibilities into realities are those who leverage all the little hidden marketing gems LinkedIn has to offer -- and there are a lot of them. LinkedIn Answers.

Is Your Manufacturing Company on LinkedIn? It Should Be. Here’s Why.

Fathom

Fathom has been trumpeting the value of social media in-general and LinkedIn in particular for business clients for quite sometime, but it never hurts to refresh our readers’ memories every now and then about valuable online tools. And LinkedIn definitely is a valuable tool. … Read the rest The post Is Your Manufacturing Company on LinkedIn?

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Creating Engagement in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Share this on Linkedin. Tags: Blogging Branding Buzz Marketing Communities Content Marketing Conversational Marketing Inbound Marketing Interactive Marketing Social Media Twitter A recent Cone Inc.’s

Buzz watch 1/5: Account-based marketing

Integrated B2B

That’s why we’ve decided to write a series of blogs, briefly looking at a few of the more bewildering buzz-words and setting the record straight with regards to what they actually mean. The post Buzz watch 1/5: Account-based marketing appeared first on IntegratedB2B.

Influencer outreach is more PR than marketing or advertising

Biznology

Remember, if your campaign doesn’t check all the boxes of being a publicity, PR, or buzz campaign, it won’t work as an earned media campaign.

How to Sponsor an Update on LinkedIn [Video]

Vertical Response

In this installment of Tips in 2, our video series of helpful, two-minute small business marketing tips, our senior social media manager, Derek Overbey shows you how to easily sponsor an update on your LinkedIn business page. Get the VR Buzz delivered daily. ©

Influencers vs Advocates in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Share this on Linkedin. Tags: Blogging Buzz Marketing Communications Communities Inbound Marketing Interactive Marketing Media PR Social Media Twitter

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The Other Social Network

Paul Gillin

Have you checked out LinkedIn lately? LinkedIn is set to eclipse the 100 million member mark sometime this spring, and it is quickly becoming the social network of choice for B2B professionals. LinkedIn gets none of the buzz of Facebook, and no one’s going to make a movie about it.

Launching your social campaign with guns blazing!

Biznology

Creating real buzz, at least on Twitter, and in the Blogosphere, doesn’t rely as much about all those things, such as Followers, like SEO-focused social media marketing does. Share Photo on Linkedin. Follow Linkedin Company Page. Follow LinkedIn Influencer.

5 reasons B2B firms should invest in social media

Biznology

This is especially true of LinkedIn , where buyers look at personal profiles and company pages to get a feel for the people and the firm.This most basic reason for investing in social media is defensive.

Is “social media campaign” an oxymoron?

Chris Koch

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. Indeed, HDS initially started publicizing its contest across Twitter, LinkedIn , Google AdWords , and with media partners as well as Facebook, but soon shifted most of the budget to Facebook because response was so much better there.

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

Webbiquity

Dan Neely discusses which social networking sites get the most attention from marketers (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, no surprises there), how marketers can best use social media for branding and business development, and concerns about the use of social media in brand planning.

B2B Lead Generation Blog: Social Media Pundits Disconnect from B2B Marketing

B2B Lead Generation Blog

« The Physics of Trigger Events for Lead Generation | Main | Online Lead Generation and Management Strategies that Get Results » Social Media Pundits Disconnect from B2B Marketing As someone in B2B, do you feel left out of the social media buzz?

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Using Content to Build Trust in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

If you know this going into the launch plan – then its just a matter of how you are going to sequence those messages (for example do you send out the eBook first with a link to the video second and the press release third with the virtual event forth and the blog/twitter buzz fifth?)

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity

Social Media 3Q Update: Who Uses Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, & MySpace? Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn continued to add users in the second half of 2010, albeit at a slower pace than in previous quarters. 2010 LinkedIn Marketing Stats That Matter For B2B by SmartBug Media.

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Build some social media marketing backbone you big wuss

Biznology

All you do is make it as easy as possible but sharing your content not only on your own site and blog but also across Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and even reddit, digg, Newsvine, YouTube and anywhere else.

My Big, Mean B2B Social Conversion Machine

LEADership

Then, in case you cannot see me, you will definitely hear me coming with a big, fat exhaust pipe creating a buzz around the neighborhood. To sum up (and to put it into social language): Get noticed and create a buzz.

If you perform only to an empty house your show will close

Biznology

People are spending the money and devoting the resources required to create compelling and engaging social media posts, not only just on Facebook but also on LinkedIn , Twitter , Pinterest , and even Google+. I am so impressed by how well brands are messaging these days.