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Successful SNS’s should be modeled on the college campus

Biznology

Social Media Marketing College football Digg Google Harvard Harvard University High school Social network service thomas pynchon USENET Yale College The future of Social Network Services (SNS) can be discovered on High School and College campuses.

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10 Ways to Kickstart Your Inbound Marketing Program

Digital B2B Marketing

Social Advertising It may be some time before your social media presence is large enough to effectively seed your content through your own social media footprint. Until then, look to social advertising opportunities to present your content in a way that is similar to how it would be discovered in social media. One benefit of social advertising is you are reaching an audience that is active in social media and may be more likely to share your content.

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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. Given these issues, it’s little wonder that Facebook has the lowest user satisfaction rating of all the major social media sites. Imagine that you walk into a restaurant and there’s no one there to take your order. You can’t even find anyone working in the place.

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Best Social Media Management Tools for Small Business Owners

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

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.

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. >

How NOT to Do Social Media - Three Disastrous Social Media C**k Ups

Tomorrow People

The recent sale of former social media darling Digg for $500,000 (it was valued at $175m four years ago) is a timely reminder that in the world of social media , nothing is forever. Behold, three exercises in social media slapstick: Skittles falls prey to Twitter trolls.

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Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity

the sources below provide a vast wealth of data, statistics and research results, as well as a bit of interesting social media trivia. How are consumers and b2b decision makers using social media in their buying processes? Social Media Facts and Stats. by Social Media Today.

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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.

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!

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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.

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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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.

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. Monitoring beyond social media.

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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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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.

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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+. Blogger outreach is earned media not paid, right?

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! We live in amazing times.

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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. Social Media and C-Level Executives.

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.

Are You Committing Content and Social Media Sabotage?

Vertical Response

You may not realize it, but making it difficult for readers to share your content is committing content and social media sabotage. You’re obstructing eager readers who, might I add, are helping you with your social media marketing efforts for free, and getting your word out.

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

Buzz Marketing for Technology

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. Welcome to Social Media U. social media.

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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.

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. 500 companies now call social media “very&# or “somewhat&# important to their marketing or business strategy.

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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! Social Media: You’re Shouting Too Loud.

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.

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. 2 Digg and Reddit bookmarking. . Marketing Strategy Social Media

Five Audiences for Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity

The challenge in social media is to be able to consider the needs of multiple audiences at once, because even though you may be aiming a tweet, blog post or Facebook update at a particular group, everyone can see it. Interact and engage with them in their preferred social media venue.

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Fire your Director of Social Media!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

At a recent ANA conference I was interviewing Brian Wallace VP of Digital Marketing and Media for RIM when I heard him say “2 years from now- if I still have a Director of Social Media – I should be fired!&# Digg this! Why is measuring Lead Gen in Social Media so hard?

The Spirituality of Social Media

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

Little social strings between me and others, pushing, pulling, inspiring me to do better, to think bigger about my social media community and the world. 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. Does LinkedIn have a defensible advantage as a B2B media player as they go into an IPO? Here are five reasons I believe LinkedIn has performed well, and what it means for LinkedIn’s future as a B2B media powerhouse. Although Facebook will continue to challenge LinkedIn as a place to build business-focused communities, LinkedIn is way ahead of other B2B media companies.

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After Google Reader’s demise, does RSS matter to your business?

Vertical Response

Andy Crestodina, principal and strategic director of Orbit Media Studios, a community of professionals and media specialists, agrees: “[RSS] is becoming irrelevant as a way to connect with your audience.

The Ultimate Glossary: 120 Social Media Marketing Terms Explained

Hubspot

Thus, while we're all learning about social media and inbound marketing as well as teaching others about it, having a resource that quickly and clearly explains all of the basic terms and applications is critically important. Social Media Marketing Dictionary: 120 Terms to Know.

Should You Outsource Your Social Media Efforts?

delicious b2bmarketing

Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Explore Classifieds ); // ); // Trending Stories YouTube Video of the Day: Is David Beckham’s Pepsi Clip Real or Fake?

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

Biznology

Sadly, since there were so many Harlem Shake videos, only the really raunchy, sexy, bombastic videos ever made the light of day (very smart, you introverted social media manager — you were able to hide in plain sight!).

5 Must-Read B2B Marketing & Social Media Books

Modern Marketing

Periodically we review a must-read B2B marketing or social media book on this blog. by Joe Chernov | Tweet this. Rule #5: Reimagine; Don’t Recycle (via Content Rules ). Great advice. So great, in fact, that we try to live it (when it comes to marketing, anyway) every day.

2011 Social Media Marketing Trends

Webbiquity

Social media marketing has progressed from radical new idea to widely adopted practice in a remarkably short period of time. Three-quarters of b2b buyers use social media at some point during their purchase decision process, and marketers are responding with increased spending on social media marketing. Social media will become targetable. Digg this!

Should You Outsource Your Social Media Efforts?

delicious b2bmarketing

Should You Outsource Your Social Media Efforts? This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum , where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. Can effective social media drive your business growth?