What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity

A potential Google killer , Facebook killer or even Twitter killer may not do it with superior technology, but simply with a better user experience. Facebook. One of the biggest complaints about Facebook is of course its constantly changing interface , and its convoluted privacy settings have also repeatedly come under fire (as have changes to its privacy settings ). Granted, even with its never-ending UI changes, Facebook is easy enough to use even for technophobic grandmas.

Connect Your Blog to Facebook Automatically

Writing on the Web

Are your blog posts fed automatically into Facebook? The other day I was horrified to learn that a dear client was manually posting his blog articles to Facebook. So I asked Facebook expert Annalaura Brown to write this guest post. Facebook. Digg this!

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10 Ways to Kickstart Your Inbound Marketing Program

Digital B2B Marketing

Here are social platforms to consider: Twitter StumbleUpon Digg Slideshare YouTube Facebook LinkedIn Although Facebook and LinkedIn may be core to your long-term inbound marketing program, you cannot emulate organic social media sharing with paid programs on these sites nearly as well. In contrast, Twitter, StumbleUpon and Digg indicate a listing is sponsored, but otherwise include it in the interface like other content.

Facebook Advertising Tricks for B2B Marketers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

One of the great things about the Facebook is that it provides you access to a large audience of over 550 Million people worldwide at a very low cost so why not take advantage of it. So let’s go through 3 Tricks to Maximize a Facebook Advertising purchase for B2B Marketers. Digg this!

Successful SNS’s should be modeled on the college campus

Biznology

The success Facebook is that the verticals are not (were not) defined for them by their grand architects – they are self-creating, self-forming, and also self-destructing. Facebook does this amazingly well.

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What Google and Facebook Hide From You

Writing on the Web

Do you ever wonder what Google , Facebook , and other sites record about your online viewing habits? Digg this! Share this on Facebook. 10 Ways to Use Facebook as a List Building Tool.

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Generating a Buyer Persona with Facebook Advertising

Buzz Marketing for Technology

How … Facebook! As you may be aware I co-wrote the book Facebook Marketing for Dummies (Wiley) and I am in the middle of working on Facebook Advertising for Dummies (Wiley) right now. And I stumbled upon this concept while working on a Facebook Ad campaign. Digg this!

4 Tips for B2B Marketing on Facebook

delicious b2bmarketing

Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Business Mobile 2.0 Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! A couple of months ago, we talked about ways to engage your fan base on Facebook.

Facebook Enables Brands To Tag Photos. Proceed With Caution.

Modern Marketing

Not sure if you heard, but last week Facebook made some changes to its photo tagging feature. Makes sense, especially since tagging a photo is innately more intimate than simply liking a page on Facebook. Facebook. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this.

[Interview] Klout & Involver On Influence And Facebook Marketing

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this If you follow social media, online influence or Facebook marketing, chances are you heard the news last week between Klout and Involver. Klout measures influence on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and, most recently , LinkedIn. Facebook.

35 (of the) Best Guides to Facebook Marketing, Advertising, Search and More of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity

Facebook is an extraordinary phenomenon. Also included are a few posts from Facebook proponents, and skeptics, to help you determine if you even really need to be concerned with any of this — or if your social media marketing efforts might be best directed elsewhere. Facebook Marketing Tips and Tactics. How to set up a Facebook fan page that works by Direct Creative Blog. How to Better Engage Facebook Fan Page ‘Fans’ by Social Media Examiner. Facebook SEO.

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[Chart] Can Google’s +1 Catch Up With The Facebook “Like”

Modern Marketing

by Egan Cheung | Tweet this With much fanfare, Google launched it’s equivalent of the Facebook “Like&# to websites, blog posts and more recently. (We Facebook.

The One Effective Use of Facebook for B2B Marketing

Webbiquity

You’ve seen the eye-popping statistics: Facebook now has more than 350 million active users. TechCrunch predicts that “by this summer (2010) well over half of all Internet users will likely visit Facebook each month.&# Digg this!

Facebook Fan Page: Top 5 Reasons to Have One

Writing on the Web

As some of you know, I’m not an avid Facebook fan, but as a business owner, I don’t ignore the fact that so many people use it daily. Digg this! Share this on Facebook. Related posts: 10 Ways to Use Facebook as a List Building Tool.

What Your Business Needs To Know About Google+

Modern Marketing

It’s called Google+ , and it’s been labeled the search giant’s Facebook contender. Google+ is aiming at Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter users. At its core Google+ is a social media platform, much like Facebook. Facebook.

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20 Experts, 1 Awesome Resource: The Social Media ProBook

Modern Marketing

Specifically, it will answer the following questions (and more): How to optimize your Facebook newsfeed to be seen by as many fans as possible (by Jeff Widman, aka “The Facebook Whisperer&# ). Facebook.

Search isn’t about search anymore, it’s about social

Biznology

Using platforms like Pinterest , Google+, Facebook , Instagram, and other sites, are essential. Facebookers : Everyone in the entire world is on Facebook. Search will never be the same as it was as recently as a few years ago.

11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Facebook Advertising – will continue to improve and unfortunately get more expensive. So people are looking for an alternative and that’s Facebook Advertising. I even wrote a book this year on just this topic called Facebook Advertising for Dummies (Wiley). Digg this!

Adventures in Frictionless Sharing

Biznology

What this means is that all you need to do is look at a particular piece of content such as a news item, story, video, or content, and the object of your attention–whatever you read at the moment of reading it–is appended in mention and link to your Facebook timeline.

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20 Expert Tips for Better Facebook Marketing

Hubspot

If you've been reading our blog and other marketing blogs out there, hopefully you're convinced that setting up a Facebook Page can be beneficial to your business. Nurturing a Facebook presence that actually provides business benefits takes some work. Understand How Facebook Works.

What Google+ Needs to Offer Businesses

Modern Marketing

But the built-up anticipation raises the following question: What exactly does Google Plus business pages need to woo brands, especially those in the grip of Facebook? Google Plus has been growing at healthy clip, but its overall size is tiny compared to Facebook’s 750 million users.

Feed Your Blog Automatically to LinkedIn & Twitter

Writing on the Web

This is the 2nd part of her post Connect Your Blog to Facebook. Your first option is to use the networked blogs and check off that you want your posts to go to Twitter in addition to Facebook. Digg this! Share this on Facebook.

Blogger outreach is more PR than social media

Biznology

The current catch-all these days for what I do is social media; unfortunately, when what you do is described as social media, people tend to think Facebook , Twitter , Pinterest , and maybe Google+.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity

Facebook is the world’s most visited social media brand with 54% of the worlds internet population visiting the brand. More than 700,000 local businesses have active Pages on Facebook. Facebook, Twitter Growing As Video Referral Sources by MediaPost Online Media Daily.

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

Webbiquity

Facebook added more than 200 million users last year, and Twitter more than doubled in size, adding 115 million. Which Profile Aspects Should Be Emphasized on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn? 11 Practical Business Uses for LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter by GigaOM. Digg this!

10 Ways to Use Facebook as a List Building Tool

Writing on the Web

Facebook can be a powerful list building tool if you know how to use it properly as such. This is Facebook’s way of allowing you to write blog posts directly on FB. 8. Use Facebook groups. Follow these ten steps and watch your email list explode using the power of Facebook.

11 Myths of Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity

On the consumer side, the largest cohort of Facebook’s user base is the 35-54 age group, and the fastest growing is the 55+ cohort. Certainly the tools are new: Twitter has only been around since 2007, Facebook since 2006, and even blogging has been popular for less than a decade.

Fulfill your resolution to blog in 11 steps

Biznology

And, if you’re really committed, try out all the platforms in order to build your personal brands: YouTube, Soundcloud, Facebook , Google+, Twitter, Reddit, StumbleUpon , Digg, Tumblr, as well as your blog. So “blogging” is on your 2014 New Year’s resolution.

The Future of Social Media

Webbiquity

Gutenberg didn’t “invent&# printing any more than Zuckerberg really invented social networking—online forums and chat rooms existed long before Facebook—but like Zuckerberg’s, his creation popularized the medium.) Digg this! Share this on Facebook.

Your corporate website needs to become a trap

Biznology

The true results might surprise you — your best performers may well not be Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, as you may expect. Businesses Not Profiting from Social Media Get In-depth Strategies from FB Ads Lab New Video Revealing the Three Costly Mistakes on Facebook.

11 digital marketing resolution ideas for ’13

Biznology

However, if you’ll notice, most of what folks are sharing online via Twitter , Facebook , Pinterest , Tumblr, and Google + are articles via links. Apps and updates worth downloading: Facebook Poke and Flipboard for the holidays (digitaltrends.com).

Kiss your line-of-shame smack on its social media lips!

Biznology

That, as we laugh and our shoulders relax and we let some of our daily stress disperse into the Interwebs, we also click Share To: Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, Reddit, Digg, Vine, StumbleUpon , Tumblr and everywhere else.

My social media marketing posts from 2011

Biznology

In today’s decontextualized world of walls, feeds, RSS , e-mail, diggs, reddits, Stumbles, tweets, and retweets, you need to attract your potential reader based only on the appeal of your title and nothing else, especially if you’re new to blogging and don’t happen to be Seth Godin.

Social Media For Social Good. Will It Do Any Good?

Modern Marketing

But only 33% of those surveyed considered Facebook very important with 46% considering it somewhat important. Too often, nonprofits treat Twitter, Facebook and other forums strictly as broadcasting platforms, rather than as a means for creating conversations with supporters, Andresen said.

The best online reputation defense is a good offense

Biznology

Online Reputation Online Reputation Management Reputation Management Reputation.com CafeMom Facebook Google GovLoop linkedin LiveJournal social media StumbleUpon twitter TypePad

Facebook Advertising for Dummies (Wiley)

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Whether you’re on the Facebook home page, reading comments on a friends’ Walls, or playing your favorite Facebook game, you have probably noticed at least one advertisement running on the right hand side on the page. Share this on Facebook. Digg this!

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.

How to Choose a Social Media Listening Platform for B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Share this on Facebook. Digg this! Tags: Blogging Customer Support Facebook Interactive Marketing Social Media Social Networking Twitter In the last post we covered how to create a Social Media Lead Flow.

The History of #SXSW [Infographic]

Modern Marketing

We are hosting a party with partner Bulldog Solutions and make a donation to a local Austin, TX charity for every Gowalla or Foursquare check in (RSVP on Facebook ). Facebook. by Joe Chernov | Tweet this. There are two basic ways to grow a business.

Images are now mandatory in social media content

Biznology

Facebook , Google +, and Twitter have become much better at following links and automagically populating your shares with photos, videos, titles, and teasers (instead of just making your Bit.ly I knew that digg and reddit always looked for an illustrative graphics file every time I would submit a link and I knew that Facebook and Twitter would even give me the option of choosing which photo would best define my thousand words — I knew that.