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10 Ways to Use Social Networks for B2B Marketing

Webbiquity

Social networks are essential for expanding your web presence —not only for creating social signals now a key component in search engine rankings, which makes your website and blog easier to find in search, but also by giving you more places to be found online. Creating your profile on each of the major social networks is a first step, but just that. As with most things in life, you’ll get out of social networks what you put into them.

10 Reasons Brands Fail to Convert Facebook Fans into Paying Customers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Commerce Facebook Interactive Marketing Sales Social Media Social Networking Strategy. Many blame their low conversion rates on Facebook: “Facebook ads don’t work.” “I It simply can’t be Facebook’s fault….

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View From The Boardroom – Social Networks Around The World: Challenges and Opportunities

Traackr

Social Networks Around The World: Challenges and Opportunities. For a while there – circa 2010 – it looked like CMOs would be having an easier time of things, as the marketing world moved towards embracing social networks.

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21 Fantastic Facebook Marketing Guides

Webbiquity

marketers have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. But the bottom line is, as Amanda DiSilvestro notes in one of the posts highlighted below, “there are two online platforms (marketers) just can’t avoid: Google and Facebook.” Best Facebook Marketing Guides.

Why CMOs Should Stop Being Addicted to Pay-per-Click Ads

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Advertising Behavioral Targeting Conversion Optimization Customer Experience Interactive Marketing Lead Generation Online Advertising Online Testing Testing. But what happens when the efficacy of the ad network declines?

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How Facebook Watch Will Change the Game for Marketers

Modern B2B Marketing

Facebook’s recently announced (Wednesday, August 9 ) that the company is expanding their already robust platform by adding an episodic streaming video platform—Facebook Watch. The Facebook Watch Launch. What Facebook Watch Could Mean For Marketers.

Are LinkedIn Groups experiencing a crisis?

Biznology

After all of the changes LinkedIn has made to groups, it’s no wonder LinkedIn users and social selling experts are questioning the value of LinkedIn groups for sales and marketing programs. Become an active participant by sharing regular, relevant posts with your groups.

How B2B Marketers Can Succeed on the 6 Big Social Networks

Hubspot

It's easy to think of ways to use social media for B2C marketing. But many B2B marketers, while noting the importance of social media, have still struggled to find their footing in the social media marketing game. Alright, you probably haven't gotten that desperate, but MarketingProfs did shed some light on the issue earlier this week in its post about going B2B on social sites , and I think the topic deserves some serious attention. Social media!

Integrate Social Networks with your Corporate Website with ‘Social Sign On’

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The Techcrunch acquisition dispels those myths 2 days ago « People on the Move in the Social Business Industry: Sept 21, 2010 Upcoming Research Teaser: What do Employers Want in a Corporate Social Media Strategist? timbursch Do you think we will see a Social ID, similar to OpenID?

The Nine Best Facebook Marketing Tools

Webbiquity

Along with Google, Facebook is one of the giants of the Internet. According to recent research , 71% of all Internet users have a Facebook profile. 96% of B2C and and 88% of B2B companies use Facebook for marketing. ” — Social Media Examiner. Buffer Social.

Google+ on its Third Birthday

Biznology

It feels to me like a very rich, very opinionated Google has decided what the right way to do social media is and they’re going to implement this utopian vision whether or not anyone else is interested in joining — or attending — their Church of Plus.

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Stepping Up Your Facebook Retargeting with Video

Vidyard

That’s the beauty of retargeting with Facebook! Humans are already addicted to it: according to Facebook, there are over 1.65 billion active Facebook users, and 1.51 We use PerfectAudience to retarget our leads on Facebook, and we use their retargeting pixels to build our lists.

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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.

6 Reasons Social Media Sucks, But You Need to Use It Anyway

Webbiquity

Amid all of the hype, conferences, and rapid adoption of social media marketing by organizations from sole proprietors to the Fortune 100, there remains an undercurrent of skepticism. It’s true that social media remains in many ways a sort of wild west. Social media is the new PR.

How the News Feed Algorithms Work on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

Hubspot

You're connected with hundreds of people -- maybe even thousands -- on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. But when you log in to each of these social networks, it's likely that you don't want to be bombarded by every single update from every single connection. Relevancy Score.

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Knowledge management in the age of social media

Biznology

Ever since the days of MySpace , it became pretty clear that social media platforms have a bright future ahead. This became further clear when networking platform Facebook was launched and became an instant hit. Social media trends.

87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Webbiquity

Though social media marketing is now used in about 90% of companies, techniques, platforms and best practices continue to evolve. What will likely be the hot trends in social media over the next couple of years? Social Media Stats and Demographics. Social Media in the Enterprise.

Why WordPress Isn’t Scared of Facebook, Snapchat, or the Future of Publishing

Contently

I reached out to five tech companies for this story: Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Medium, and WordPress. At this point, Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat are practically publishing platforms, even if they may not define themselves that way. Facebook asked to comment only on background, which defeated the purpose of receiving the brand’s thoughts. The influence of Facebook, you can see cracks in it as Snapchat has started to amplify,” Hernandez offered.

What Social Media Marketers Should and Shouldn’t Do

Paul Gillin

A journalist contacted me with some questions about social media marketing that I hear quite often. What are three or four things social media marketers should do, and explain why they’re important. Identify the social media channels that your customers use – if any – and stake out at least a basic presence there. You need a way to determine how your activity and social channels is translating into business results. Social media is a conversation.

How to Craft Perfect Posts for Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter [SlideShare]

Hubspot

Here''s how many marketers handle their social media strategy: Craft update. Select Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Auto-publish update to all three networks. Users interact and consume content on each of these social media channels differently.

Facebook and Google Rule Advertising, and 3 Other Takeaways From the IAB’s Latest Report

Contently

Last week, Facebook announced that it had reached 1 billion mobile-only monthly users. The Interactive Advertising Bureau’s (IAB) latest revenue report , released on November 1, shows that advertisers are finally catching up to these trends. Social ad spend is on the rise as well.

Successful SNS’s should be modeled on the college campus

Biznology

The future of Social Network Services (SNS) can be discovered on High School and College campuses. Google returned USENET to relevance in a world that considered newsgroups and IRC to be dead or dying. Facebook does this amazingly well.

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8 Rookie Facebook Mistakes No One Should Still Be Making

Hubspot

Well, the same can be said for Facebook: Just because your business has a Page doesn’t mean that you’re using it right. Even with 10 years of Facebook behind us, we’re all guilty of committing our fair share of social oversights and slip-ups. Social Media

How to Choose a Social Media Listening Platform for B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In the last post we covered how to create a Social Media Lead Flow. There is a growing number of listening platforms devoted to Social Media – everything from highly customized services that are managed for you, to free tools you can manage yourself. Share this on Facebook.

20 Fascinating Things You Didn't Know About Your Facebook News Feed

Hubspot

The feature TIME once compared to "a glitzy laundry list" is now the crux of Facebook's success. Facebook's News Feed launched in September 2006, about a year and a half after the launch of the site. Facebook's best estimation for what you actually want to see on your feed.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity

Twitter users are twice as likely to purchase from companies they follow than are Facebook users. What’s the best way to build a quality, relevant Twitter following? Twitter: Marketers Still Struggling To Understand Social Channel by MediaPost Online Media Daily.

5 Tips to Inject Humor into Your Social Media Mix

Vertical Response

These are some of the reactions you might see on your social media networks when injecting humor into your tweets, posts and/or photos. You can even win awards for causing a chuckle or two on social. LOL, ROFL, HAHA.

Latest Facebook News: More Power For The User. What Does It Mean For Marketers?

EMagine B2B Blog

Facebook announced a new change to newsfeeds last week giving their users the ability to choose what updates they want to see first. Facebook organic reach has been in a nosedive for over a year, the ability to reach your entire audience with every post is over. Facebook Social Media

15 Powerful Social Media Questions for B2B Sales

Sales Intelligence View

“In this world of crazy busy buyers, the road to relevancy is often the road to success. Today’s buyers are web and social media savvy. In the last few years, social networks have tipped the balance of power to the customer.

The 13 Best College Facebook Pages (And What Sets Them Apart)

Hubspot

The first thing you see when you visit a college or university's Facebook Page is their cover photo. So you might visit a college's Facebook Page that features a beautiful, colorful, high-definition cover photo and say, "Wow, they did a great job with their Facebook Page.".

Live Blog: Lotusphere 2012 Opening Session

Paul Gillin

Fox’s brief speech isn’t very relevant to social business, but the audience receives him well. IBM’s Alistair Rennie kicks off the core session.There’s nothing new about social business, he says. Data and social tools will be embedded in daily work.

15 Tips for Getting the Most From LinkedIn Groups

Paul Gillin

LinkedIn is the only major social network that doesn’t permit brands to interact as members. For example, instead of saying, “This webinar on the benefits of platform as a service has particular relevance to business partners,” try “This webinar on the benefits of platform as a service looks interesting. Corporate speak doesn’t work in social channels because you communicate there as a person, not as an institution. B-to-B LinkedIn social networks

How to Create a Facebook Business Page in 5 Simple Steps (With Video!)

Hubspot

You may already use Facebook for personal reasons such as keeping up with your friends or sharing photos, but the idea of running a business page on the world's largest social network might still seem intimidating. Facebook will then ask you to invite your friends.

Photos on Facebook Generate 53% More Likes Than the Average Post [NEW DATA]

Hubspot

In fact, Facebook users are uploading approximately 300 million photos to Facebook per day, up 20% from earlier this year. Even u sage of the photo-sharing tool Instagram, purchased by Facebook in April of 2012, has increased 1,179% in six months.

4 Tips for B2B Marketing on Facebook

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Stop doing PR. Start doing visibility.

Chris Koch

Most journalists have discovered social media as an important research tool. PR schedules interviews between the subject matter experts and the influencers and tries to influence the interaction to put the company and its offerings in the best light. Beyond discovering and prepping spokespeople for the company, PR becomes responsible for making them nodes on the online network that can be easily found by influencers and customers.

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The Basics of B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy

Webbiquity

Although more than three-quarters of B2B technology marketers use social media to market their products, less than half say they can tie social channels to revenue generation for their businesses. But it may also be a problem with basic B2B social media marketing strategy.

Part 2: 10-Point Checklist: Getting C-Suite Buy In for Social Media

LEADership

Continuing this from my last piece, let’s look at: The Next 5 Steps to Help You Get C-Suite Buy In for B2B Social Media. And they are often wary of social media for this same reason—they don’t know enough about it and they have not tried it. You don’t have a social media policy?

24 of the Best Google+ Guides, Tips, Rants and Raves of 2012

Webbiquity

Will Google+ be a “Facebook killer” or just Google’s next failed social network? It’s certainly gaining traction, with over 500 million users now on board, already half of Facebook’s total.

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The Ultimate Guide to Marketing With Facebook's Social Plugins

Hubspot

Facebook's social what? In simplest terms, a Facebook Social Plugin is basically a widget you can add to your website to extend the benefits of your Facebook marketing efforts beyond Facebook. Facebook currently boasts 11 of these Social Plugins.