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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.

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

Webbiquity

Marketers, we’re told, need to think like publishers. 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?

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6 Social Media Marketing Myths to Avoid

Marketing Action

Despite its relative youth, social media marketing has proven itself to be a valuable addition to the marketing mix. By recognizing the following six myths, you’ll be better able to improve your social media marketing efforts while avoiding ineffective practices.

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B2B Marketing Mix: Will Online, Social Tactics Lead?

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B2B Marketing POSTs by Laura Ramos About the Author About this blog High tech marketers face incredible challenges building awareness, developing demand, enabling sales, and demonstrating marketings impact on the business in an increasingly digital world.

Why Social Shouldn’t Scare Email Marketers

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this Last year was all about social media, right? When it comes to ROI, email remains a relatively inexpensive, high-return marketing method. by the end of 2011, according to the Direct Marketing Association. The year started out with a lot of predictions talking about the end of email,” said Bill McCloskey, Founder of OnlyInfluencers.com and an expert on email marketing. “If Social Media’s Big Year.

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B2B Social Media Strategy and Executive Buy-in

B2B Marketing Insider

The post is called B2B Social Media Strategy – 5 Steps to Gain Executive Buy-in and will show you how to develop your company’s B2B social media strategy. A special thanks to Jeremy Victor and Make Good Media for the opportunity.

Understanding the New Roles in Marketing

Hubspot

Could David Bowie's 70s hit be a marketer's theme song, or what? On a related -- but arguably more serious -- note, according to the 2012 CMO Survey by the American Marketing Association and Duke University, Marketing appears to be one of the early rebounders in the initial economic recovery.

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17 Compelling and Highly Usable B2B Marketing Statistics

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This is set to reach 12% by 2013 Source : AMR International B2B Online Marketing Assessment and Forecast to 2013 US business-to-business (B2B) advertising and marketing spending will increase by 0.8%

5 B2B Marketing Infographics You Can’t Go Without

Modern B2B Marketing

As marketers, we thrive off data visualization using graphics, charts and images to educate ourselves and tell our stories. Good, better, best is a mantra we can all live and learn from in B2B marketing. Visualizing Facebook.

17 Compelling And Highly Usable B2B Marketing Statistics

Modern B2B Marketing

Knowing what’s happening in the B2B marketing industry is key to understanding current and future trends. B2B advertising spend on social media and lead generation sites is forecasted to grow at an annualized rate of 21% and 17% respectively to 2013. Source : Forrester Research.

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Best Practices for Technology Marketing

KEO Marketing

What do technology companies care about when it comes to marketing? But before they excel with their marketing efforts, they must rise above the noise to make their message stand out. The most effective mix for your company will depend on your goals and available resources.

Why Is Search…So…Darn…Hard!

B2B Marketing Insider

Skip to content Home About Michael Brenner Appearances B2B Marketing Insider Michael Brenner's Blog on B2B Marketing Content Marketing Demand Generation Mobile Sales Alignment Search Marketing Social Media Strategy October 14, 2010 16 Subscribe Why Is Search…So…Darn…Hard?!

Agencies Under Pressure to be More Digital

Act-On

The economy continues to dig its way out of the recession, and businesses that hunkered down for years are beginning to market themselves again. Marketing has changed more in the past five years than in the past 50. This is heady stuff for marketers, let alone business leaders.

Top 40 Posts and Hot Topics of Inbound Marketing and Social Media

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

Best of B2B Marketing. A fascinating “hardcore” B2B social media success - grow - Practical Marketing Solutions , June 20, 2010 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. Is lead generation killing marketing? &# If you’re a business to business marketer, you ought to check it out.

2010 B2B Marketing Budgets and Mix Trends Research

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Reviewing the prior survey's results published in April 2009 , I expected that the economy -- and burgeoning interest in social media -- would accelerate the shift toward digital channels throughout 2009 to an unprecedented degree. In fact, most digital media fair equally, and unremarkably, poorly on the list of "what works?" " in the marketing mix. More than half of respondents (55%) said they use Twitter for marketing purposes.

What made the Digital Marketing World-Go-Round? 10 Takeaways from the MarketingProfs Digital Marketing World Virtual Conference

Modern B2B Marketing

Yesterday’s Fall 2009 MarketingProfs Digital Marketing World Virtual Conference was the perfect event to prepare for the planning of Q4 marketing programs. I focused on the B2B sessions along with hosting a one hour chat session on Email Marketing and Lead Nurturing in the network lounge during the event. Here are my top takeaways from the event: Social media should be embedded into your marketing campaign s Social media isn’t a standalone activity.