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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.

Facebook content strategy is a time bomb for inbound marketing

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Inbound marketing is a term coined by Brian Halligan of HubSpot to describe a way to promote a company through blogs, podcasts , video, eBooks, newsletters, social media marketing , and other forms of content marketing which serve to attract customers.

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

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With organic reach on Facebook declining for most businesses and content saturation occurring for many industry verticals, this is certainly a vital topic. Today I’d like to connect the dots on a few ideas about the most reliable content channels to reach customers. Facebook fans.

The LinkedIn Publishing Platform Puts Power in the Hands of the B2B Buyer

KoMarketing Associates

This past month LinkedIn announced they will be opening up the ability for every user to publish their own content on LinkedIn, through individual profiles. Platforms and publishers like Linkedin realize (or are realizing) the influence they have in buyer markets.

6 Social Media Publishing Best Practices

Modern Marketing

Believe it or not, there are still companies that have not embraced social media as a means to improve marketing, customer service, lead generation and product development. And global companies need to take multiple time zones into account.

9 Keys To Brand Publishing Success

B2B Marketing Insider

And yet we continue to expect brands and publishers to engage with us directly. In order to save marketing, brands need to begin to think and act like publishers, putting promotional messages and interruption techniques aside and seek to connect with their audience through stories they love.

28 (of the) Best LinkedIn Marketing Guides of 2014

Webbiquity

As noted in several of the posts highlighted below, LinkedIn is no longer just a hangout for job-seeking professionals, who largely abandon it in between job searches. What type of content works best on LinkedIn? How can you maximize the exposure of your content published there?

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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.

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5 Tips for Creating Shareable LinkedIn Posts

Contently

Publishing a post on LinkedIn is easy. According to Content Marketing Institute’s report, “ 2016 Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends—North America ,” 94 percent of B2B marketers use LinkedIn to distribute content. Media Social Featured LinkedIn

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No Time to Maintain a Business Blog? Use LinkedIn Instead

Vertical Response

However, sharing content with your audience can attract and support customers. If you don’t want to take the time to set up and contribute to a full-fledged blog, consider writing a few posts each month on your LinkedIn page. Ready to start blogging on LinkedIn?

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. Facebook Best Practices.

Survey: Brands Aren’t Ready to Commit to Native Publishing

Contently

Back in 2015, Facebook introduced Instant Articles. The Guardian, which used to turn every piece it published into an Instant Article, is now completely abandoning the format. Despite some early skepticism, many publishers now tout the benefits of Apple News.

B2B Blogging Gets Publishing Discipline

Paul Gillin

Blogs may be declining in importance in the consumer realm as Facebook and Twitter grow in popularity, but they are still the most valued social platforms for B2B marketers as evidenced by recent research (see p. Publishers?

How We Grew Our Organic Traffic by 43% Without Publishing a Single New Blog Post

Hubspot

The best part is, we did it without publishing any new content, spending any more money on marketing or adding any additional resources to our team. We needed a lower cost solution to bringing in new customers. Regardless of your role in our company, you can participate.

Finally, the truth about social media and customer engagement

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Brands caught on, flooding the Twittersphere with their own weird idea of customer engagement. Here is a question I received on a podcast interview this week: Should our listeners be on Facebook Live? Isn’t that where the customer engagement will be? By Mark W. Schaefer.

How to Run LinkedIn Ad Campaigns: A Beginner's Guide

Hubspot

LinkedIn is a highly valuable tool to network with like-minded professionals. You have more power at your disposal with LinkedIn than you might realize. That's because LinkedIn has a powerful ads platform. How to Run LinkedIn Ad Campaigns. Company.

Best Facebook Marketing Tips, Techniques and Tools of 2011, Part 2

Webbiquity

As it approaches one billion users, Facebook has evolved from a site where friends and family share photos to an online marketing juggernaut rivaling Google. How can Facebook be used to support an SEO strategy? Facebook Marketing Tips & Techniques. running Facebook ads).

The Disruptive Technology that will Replace Facebook

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A few months ago, I published a post here with my prediction that Facebook would decline in popularity, and that it would do so, in part, because it doesn’t put users first. Some disagreed with my assertion that Facebook as a destination would become a thing of the past.

35 experts weigh-in: How we create influence on Facebook

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So I asked a few of my friends … What do you think it takes to become powerful on Facebook? Facebook forces companies and people to compete for attention pixel-by-pixel. Too many brands treat the platform as a publishing platform.

5 Brands with Highly Successful LinkedIn Marketing Strategies

Content Standard

With 450 million users , LinkedIn is a powerful platform for brands looking to recruit top talent, generate leads, or shore up brand awareness. And given the current social media landscape, it’s no wonder many brands are doubling down on their LinkedIn marketing strategies.

The 15 Best LinkedIn Pulse Articles On Marketing

B2B Marketing Insider

I started publishing on Slideshare in July of 2010. Earlier this year, I took advantage of the opportunity to join the LinkedIn Pulse program. So In the spirit of learning from the best, here are the 15 best LinkedIn Pulse articles on Marketing.

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How to Protect Your Company’s Reputation on Social Media

Modern B2B Marketing

Companies well-versed in social media marketing have taken all these steps to grow and establish their brand’s online presence, but are they doing enough to protect it? Unsupervised Content Publishing. Simply go to your Facebook Business Manager page and follow the steps listed.

How to Use LinkedIn to Generate Leads

B2B Lead Generation Blog

Tweet You need to rethink the way you use LinkedIn. Without some of us even noticing, LinkedIn developed into a useful publishing platform and lead generation tool for marketers and sales people looking to build relationships with prospects. After using LinkedIn to build my own discussion groups, I’ve discovered that using LinkedIn as a lead generator can be a pretty simple process — if you’re willing to invest a little time sharing your expertise and thought leadership.

5 Strategies to Build Customer Relationships Through Content

bizible

What exactly a company provides and its details are mainly delivered through content. As you learn the answers to these questions, it makes it easier to determine how often to publish content and which channels receive the most engagement.

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Content Shock is here. Now what?

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Organic reach on Facebook and other platforms has dropped precipitously for most brands, while spending to promote and boost on those channels has risen dramatically. Insights on content sharing and distribution trends being dictated by Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google.

How To Make a B2B Company “Sexy” with Social Media [Infographic]

Crimson Marketing

If you work for a B2B company, you’ve most likely noticed that it’s not as fast or easy to grow your social media presence as it is for a B2C company. Why should B2B companies invest in social media? 55% of companies invest to increase trust. 82% LinkedIn.

The Social Media Publishing Schedule Every Marketer Needs [Template]

Hubspot

And then Facebook. Also LinkedIn. it's not in panic mode looking for something to push out to our Facebook fans -- we already took care of that last Friday before we left. How to Use Your Social Media Publishing Schedule. Facebook Updates. but for Facebook!

Choosing the Best Big Social Networks for Publishers

Hubspot

With social media being one of the main channels used by companies to reach their audiences nowadays, and hundreds of social media sites available for use, it can make even a seasoned marketer or publisher feel overwhelmed when choosing which networks will work the best for them.

Copywriting Lessons From Companies Doing It Right

Hubspot

Companies who don’t know their audience opt for the safe (read: no one gets fired) option and over explain so everyone gets it. You’re a Publisher and a Brand. Smart, progressive brands are starting to see themselves as publishers. Did we miss any companies whose copy you admire?

Customer-Obsessed Marketing Is Your Next Competitive Edge

Modern Marketing

by Mark Hurd | Tweet this Editor’s Note: Today’s post is an excerpt of an article originally published on LinkedIn. Read the full article on LinkedIn.

Four overlooked B2B marketing ideas you can use now

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In B2B, the right kind of person employed by the wrong type of company isn’t a good prospect. Account-based advertising isn’t just targeting a list of companies. And don’t overlook the potential of social advertising to reach specific companies cost effectively.

How to Increase Customer Loyalty through B2B Marketing

B2B Marketing Traction

Many B2B marketers get so caught up in new lead generation, their marketing and communications to existing customers can fall by the wayside. Now we have more tools to stay in front of our customers, keep them engaged and increase their loyalty.

What are the best social media platforms for your business?

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The ultimate goal There are lots of amazing things a business can do to create benefits from the social web — customer service, business intelligence, and creating awareness to name a few. If you are reading this post, you might have discovered it through Twitter or Facebook.

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

Hubspot

But with blogging's challenges come its many benefits, often in the form of traffic, leads, loyal fans, and -- eventually -- customers. The key is nailing down the right strategy for publishing, optimizing, and promoting content so you can grow you blog into something spectacular.

104 Fascinating Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014 (and 2015)

Webbiquity

91% of people have unsubscribed from company emails they previously opted into. Nearly half (46%) of people say a website’s design is their number one criterion for determining the credibility of a company. 62% of companies outsource their content marketing.

How I Came in Second to Bill Gates: The Brilliance of the LinkedIn Influencer Program

Hubspot

This article originally appeared on LinkedIn Today. It’s not a fantasy if you’re Bill Gates , you wrote this post , and you’re a LinkedIn Influencer. There are over 300 influencers that are writing as part of LinkedIn Influencers. LinkedIn, 604 clicks. LinkedIn

Ignite Your Company To Create Content That Rocks

B2B Marketing Insider

And this is causing battle for customer attention between brands, agencies and publishers. So how do brands, agencies and publishers reach the audiences of today and tomorrow? Traditional publishers are struggling as well. We are all drowning in a sea of information.

The Basics of B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy

Webbiquity

This may be a problem with measurement, or with setting the wrong objectives for social media marketing (it’s far more effective for customer service and driving traffic to top-of-the-funnel content than to direct purchase, for example).

Publish Or Perish – The Future Of Storytelling [Video]

B2B Marketing Insider

If you don’t get that we need to start publishing, things are going to get ugly for us. The video is meant to inspire the creative genius that lives inside each and every one of you out there, to think about how we can use creativity and technology to better engage and reach new customers with stories they might like and could even love. The first social network, LinkedIn, has just recently celebrated its twelfth birthday. Make Your Customers The Hero Of Your Story.

36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010

Webbiquity

It’s hard to overstate the impact of Facebook. Having long ago passed MySpace as the most popular social network, Facebook recently replaced Google as the most-visited website in the U.S. Facebook Marketing Tips and Guides. 2: My New Favorite Facebook Page by Inkling Media.

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