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What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity

Yet we tolerate exactly that type of behavior from leading search and social media sites every day, and even reward them with growing traffic and more of our precious time. 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. Granted, even with its never-ending UI changes, Facebook is easy enough to use even for technophobic grandmas.

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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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Feed Your Blog Automatically to LinkedIn & Twitter

Writing on the Web

How do you get your blog posts to feed into your LinkedIn profile and Twitter automatically? I asked social media expert AnnaLaura Brown to write a guest post. This is the 2nd part of her post Connect Your Blog to Facebook. For LinkedIn you have a couple of options as well.

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!

LinkedIn is the New B2B Media Powerhouse

Digital B2B Marketing

The company is profitable, growing, and for the moment, on top of business social media networking. For B2B marketers, LinkedIn cannot be ignored. Does LinkedIn have a defensible advantage as a B2B media player as they go into an IPO? Will the advertisers driving marketing revenue (approximately one-third of LinkedIn’s revenue) see results and continue investing? Across multiple clients, LinkedIn has consistently performed well.

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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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Best Social Media Management Tools for Small Business Owners

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Everyone knows that social media needs to play a role in their marketing efforts, but managing all of the different social networks can seem daunting. Connects all (or most of) your social media accounts , so you don’t have to visit multiple sites or launch multiple apps to update your feeds.

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

Webbiquity

If 2009 was the year many marketers puzzled over, poked at and pondered incorporating social media into their marketing mix, 2010 was the year of diving in. Facebook added more than 200 million users last year, and Twitter more than doubled in size, adding 115 million. Digg this!

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Build some social media marketing backbone you big wuss

Biznology

This sort of general point-of-view is actually dangerous for anyone who actually wants to be successful using social media as a marketing platform. Social media is people and not a pit full of vipers. As a result, social media is oppressively noisy.

11 Myths of Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity

Though social media marketing is rapidly advancing in terms of adoption and sophistication, many marketers and business executives still struggle with it. This confusion is partly due to some still-common misconceptions about social media marketing. Social media is only for the young.

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10 New Facebook Features Your Brand Needs To Know

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this If your company uses Facebook to drive online engagement, then you’ve likely noticed the flurry of enhancements the social media giant has made in recent months. Facebook is among the most transformative communications companies of our time.

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. LinkedIn.

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

Biznology

Social Media Strategy for Social Signals : A site needs to be organic (never static), as Google tends to spend most of its attention on site that are constantly changing and updating. Using platforms like Pinterest , Google+, Facebook , Instagram, and other sites, are essential.

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The Future of Social Media

Webbiquity

Social media is transforming communications in ways unimaginable just a couple of decades ago. Social media is being embraced by marketers , of course, but it’s much larger than that. Digg this! Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn.

A fascinating “hardcore” B2B social media success

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

With many companies now engaged in social media marketing strategies for nearly two years or more, success stories are starting to emerge, even in the difficult marketing world of industrial B2B. Content was leveraged and re-purposed in various ways across all the social media sites. >

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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. Share this on LinkedIn. 10 Ways to Use Facebook as a List Building Tool. The Sociology of Social Media: TED TV Talks.

How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

Webbiquity

Social media and PR would seem to be natural allies. So why do corporate PR and social media efforts so often appear disconnected and out of sync? To be sure, some agencies and companies get it, and do an effective job integrating social media and PR efforts. Digg 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.

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!

Seven Ways to Use Social Media for Business

Webbiquity

Though business use of social media is rapidly increasing, many executives remain skeptical of its value. Rather than trying to force the proverbial square peg into a round hole by using social media in ways it’s not effective, take a broader view of the business benefits it offers.

Hiring the Perfect Person to Run Your Social Media

Act-On

Planning to increase your social media budget this year? According to the Content Marketing Institute’s 2016 Benchmark report , 93% of marketers use social media, on an average of six platforms. Social media marketing. Social media engagement. Social Media Planner.

Will Content Marketing Destroy Social Media?

B2B Marketing Insider

There was a recent exchange on twitter where a prominent, intelligent and well-respected analyst predicted that content marketing will destroy social media. The suggestion was that content marketing will result in the rapid erosion of the sacred trust we all have in the established media.

Adventures in Frictionless Sharing

Biznology

Well, according to Wikipedia , frictionless sharing describes the transparent sharing of resources using social media services. I have been exploring frictionless sharing for years in the form of auto-tweets, retweets, automatic cross-posting, and attention data. What is it, you ask?

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

Webbiquity

Monitor social media discussions of your company or product in real time? Promote events through social media? Discover how to accomplish all of the tasks above and more using some of the coolest free and modestly priced social media and web tools released in the past year or so.

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Best Social Media and Digital Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 2

Webbiquity

How widespread, really, is the use of social media for marketing? How are B2B marketers using social media differently from their B2C counterparts? How are marketers measuring social media success? General Social Media Statistics. hours, on facebook it’s 3.2

9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

Webbiquity

Social media monitoring tools are increasing essential for companies of all sizes as the explosion of social media content renders manual monitoring efforts hopeless. Virtually every social media monitoring tool worthy of the label covers the big social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter), social bookmarking sites (Digg, Reddit) and content sharing sites (YouTube, Flickr). News can travel extremely fast through social media.

Your corporate website needs to become a trap

Biznology

I just started as Director of Social Media at Unison Agency in Washington’s historic Georgetown. Social media is a trap. The true results might surprise you — your best performers may well not be Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, as you may expect.

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4 Tips for B2B Marketing on Facebook

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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.

How to Hire The Perfect Person To Run Your Social Media

Marketing Action

Planning to increase your social media budget in 2015? Salesforce’s 2015 State of Marketing report says 70% of marketers plan to increase their overall social media spend this year. Social media marketing. Social media engagement. Social media is an inexact science.

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. LinkedIn. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this.

Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Facebook. Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media. Social media. Whether youre socializing on Facebook , updating Twitter , or just adding a new bookmark to Ma.gnolia , social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. Thanks Facebook."

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5 Ways Mobile Marketing is Affecting Social Media

Marketing Action

How often do you check social media on your phone? And, since our lives are increasingly intermingled with social networks – with 1 billion users around the world accessing Facebook in a single day – life without social media can become quite inconceivable.

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!

The 12 Days of Social Media; a Holiday Post

NuSpark

In the spirit of the holidays, and with inbound marketing and social media continuing to explode, here’s my take on the 12 Days of Christmas , social media style. 11 Facebook status updating. 7 LinkedIn statuses I’m updating. 4 Facebook post commenting.

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5 Social Media Tips From A Digital Native

Modern Marketing

When the phrase “social media” became popular, I viewed it merely as a moniker for what I’d been doing for almost a decade. Marketing on social media is more than a tactical shift; it’s a complete change in strategy. First, I don’t like the phrase “social media marketing.”

What Google+ Needs to Offer Businesses

Modern Marketing

With a reported 25 million users, it’s fastest growing social media network of all time. But the open question is whether the ripples from that initial splash will impact businesses’ social media marketing strategy. For those using social media for b2b, this could be a boon.

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

Modern Marketing

Those most passionate about the cause were more likely to encourage others to give via social media. It’s one of the many companies popping up all over the country that promise to help nonprofits tap into social media to engage donors and raise cash. Facebook. LinkedIn.

[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 This week we launched a textbook for just that purpose: the Social Media ProBook. Facebook. LinkedIn.

The Sociology of Social Media: TED TV Talks

Writing on the Web

Now you can learn all about social media and the sociology of the Internet through video lectures. What I find fascinating is the sociology of social media : we’re still operating with the same primitive brains. Digg this! Share this on Facebook.

The best online reputation defense is a good offense

Biznology

If you’re a serious businessman who’s business isn’t digital, you’re probably too busy making money to fart around on social media. Social media’s stupid, right? 8 Ways to Convince Your Boss Social Media is a Good Idea (blogs.constantcontact.com).