49 Noteworthy Social Networking Stats and Facts

Webbiquity

Though new social networks continue to be launched (e.g. But there are no guarantees that leadership will last, and the social networking landscape is constantly evolving. Learn more about those findings and many others in these 49 noteworthy social networking facts and stats.

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Google+ is an antisocial network

Biznology

For most, Google+ is an antisocial network. Antisocial Networking Service. Over the last few weeks I have been writing almost exclusively about Google+: Google+ on its third birthday and How to be a Google+ success. Google+ did no such thing.

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35 Stupendous Social Networking Facts and Stats

Webbiquity

Though “social media” broadly encompasses a variety of platforms including blogs (WordPress, Medium, Tumblr), content sharing (YouTube, SlideShare, Instagram), and content curation (Scoop.It, Triberr, Paper.li), the term is nearly synonymous to many for the big social networks.

The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity

While Facebook is far and away the largest social network, when it comes to driving B2B website traffic and brand visibility, Twitter and LinkedIn are tops. Twitter’s key strength is in driving traffic to informative online content including news and blogs. (It’s

How to be a Google+ success

Biznology

It just occurred to me, after spending a week deep-diving into Google+ , that Plus is not a social network — or even a social layer — it’s a global reboot of the message board. There are cooler, smarter, funnier people on Google+ than we have in our own lives now.

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Google+ on its Third Birthday

Biznology

I have been covering Google Plus since its inception three years ago. Before I go into G+ as a social network or social media platform, let me remind you that not even Google calls G+ a social network, it calls it a “social layer” and an “authorship tool.”

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The Top 8 Social Networks For Business

Marketing Insider Group

Recently, Adobe’s CMO.com released their 5th annual CMO Guide to The Social Landscape highlighting the top 8 social networks for businesses. The Big 4: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube. These top networks have been covered each of the last 4 years.

When to Post on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Other Top Social Networks [Infographic]

Hubspot

Every social network has higher and lower traffic times throughout an average day and an average week. So, when are the best times to post to each of your favorite social networks?

How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity

From humble beginnings, Twitter has grown to become an indispensable source for online news alerts as well as a vital marketing tool. The microblogging site now boasts more than 255 million monthly active users , and 53% of Twitter users recommend products in their tweets at some time.

Marketers Are Dramatically Underreporting Results from Twitter

Digital B2B Marketing

B2B marketers are undervaluing Twitter’s contribution to their business. That’s hard to believe at a time when many B2B marketers are glomming on to Twitter like it’s the last shiny object opportunity they will ever have (even turning to spamming ), but it’s true.

Google+ is an island of misfit toys

Biznology

During the height of my online community involvement, from ages 23-31, 1993-2001, even my home base online, The Meta Network , was a walled garden. Google+ Is Potentially Everyone. Does Google Know how Money Plus Is? Do you think Google knows what they have in Google+?

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The Top 9 Social Networks For Businesses

Marketing Insider Group

Are you always wondering which social network is hot and which is not? And how many social networks can your business really continue to pay attention to? In their research, Ignite documents the growth rates, demographics and top countries of 59 social media networks.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity

A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter. We’re proud to acknowledge these 50 women from 41 different organizations as the top #Nifty50 women of technology on Twitter for 2012. She’s a rock star on Twitter and also speaks French.

Google is a lying liar that lies

Biznology

The following list of Google lying liar lies all have exceptions to the rules. And, Google does make examples of bad actors. That’s all Google has and that’s really all you have when it comes to whether or not someone clicks on your content or not.

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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? Then again, the average Facebook user spends nearly seven hours per month on the site—compared to just three minutes for the average Google+user. Google+ Guides and Tips.

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Why Social Media Trumps In-Person Networking

Marketri

Let’s compare social media networking to in-person networking. Have you ever attended a business networking luncheon, happy hour, or other evening meeting? I’m not completely knocking business networking events; I’ve been to many over the years.

18 Ways To Build Trust Within Your Online Network

KoMarketing Associates

Here are 18 ways you can build trust in your online network. Share that blog post on Twitter , with perspective on why its great (make sure to reference their Twitter handle as well). Retweet another person’s discovery on Twitter as well.

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Three Things Twitter Needs to Thrive

Webbiquity

Though Twitter is still the third-most popular social media platform according to eBizMBA , speculation about the company’s struggles abounds. News outlets from CNN to Wired to TechCrunch to The Verge have detailed Twitter’s struggles to grow its user base, increase advertising revenue, and innovate new products. Still, Twitter’s best days may be ahead of it. Here are Twitter’s options: Image credit: agency:2.

18 Expert Guides to Using Google+ for Business

Webbiquity

Despite the reputation Google+ has in some circles for being the social network that everyone has joined but no one uses , marketers are increasing viewing it as a vital platform for branding and engagement. So what are the best practices for posting and sharing content on Google+?

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Social PPC: 17 Tips for Successful Ads on Twitter, LinkedIn & Facebook

The Point

It seems only yesterday that “PPC advertising” was synonymous with Google AdWords. Google still dominates search advertising – at last count, it handles roughly two-thirds of all Web search queries , a market share that won’t be decreasing any time soon. Billion with Google in 2013.

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Top online marketers on Twitter

Biznology

We all love lists so I thought I would collect the top online marketers on Twitter. I included content marketing, social media marketing, influencer marketing, inbound marketing, email marketing, acquisition marketing, B2B marketing, network marketing, and search engine marketing.

Which Social Network Should You Advertise On?

Hubspot

2) Twitter. The Good: Twitter allows you to target people based on their current interests. Every time someone sends out a tweet with a hashtag, you have the ability to target them via social media advertising; this is just like keyword targeting on Google AdWords. 3) Google+.

Social Sleuthing: Who is Sharing Your Content: Twitter & LinkedIn Edition

Digital B2B Marketing

Here are ways you can find out who is sharing your content, and in some cases how much traffic each share is driving, on Twitter and LinkedIn. Some of the approaches here use Google Analytics or WordPress statistics, the measurement solutions I use here on B2B Digital Marketing.

Remember to market to your own influencer network

Biznology

Instantly access your network and communications anywhere. Please pop them in the comments or reach me via Twitter @chrisabraham. The post Remember to market to your own influencer network appeared first on Biznology. I really love influencer marketing. Too much.

34 (of the) Best Google+ Tips, Tactics and Guides of 2011

Webbiquity

Google+ (or Google Plus) is many different things, depending on who you ask. It’s the fastest-growing social network ever. It’s the tool Google will use to beat Facebook. It’s a pain in the arse because it’s yet another social network to join.

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20 More of the Best Twitter Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2012

Webbiquity

As the fourth-largest social network, and the fastest growing in 2012 , Twitter has emerged as a serious platform for business professionals to share breaking news, promote thought-leadership content, and engage with customers, prospects, peers and industry influencers.

The Stories Behind 5 Social Networks That Never Caught On

Hubspot

What was the first social network you ever joined? While many people will recall it being Facebook or Twitter, others might remember some of the earlier, less popular social networks. After all, these networks laid the groundwork for the social media giants we use today.

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.

Why Google Social Search Means You’ll Probably Want a Google+ Page

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this Gargantuan search king, Google, announced changes yesterday intended to provide people with highly personalized search results and drive folks to the company’s nascent social network Google+. You can get a full synopsis at Google’s blog.

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13 Networking Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

Hubspot

But there are ways to make networking less of a chore. It starts with reflecting on your current networking habits and learning where you might be making mistakes. 13 Networking Mistakes You Need to Stop Making. 1) You're waiting to build your network until you need it most.

What Your Business Needs To Know About Google+

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this Unless you’ve avoided the Internet over the past two weeks, you’ve probably heard about Google’s big play into the social web. It’s called Google+ , and it’s been labeled the search giant’s Facebook contender. That issue is solved with the launch of Google+.

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Google demands your papers with the Hummingbird algorithm update

Biznology

Why is Google being such a dick? Because there’s not only billions of dollars being spent of getting to the top of Google, but everything to lose — losing just one spot, going from 2nd to 3rd, to say nothing about going from a top-three organic result on Google to the fifth spot.

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The 3 Social Media Networks That Are Best for B2B Marketing

The Forward Observer

As a B2B marketer, are you overwhelmed by all the available social media networks? That same CMI/MarketingProfs study B2B marketers are using many different social media networks , albeit to varying degrees. This can lead to a tendency to overextend your brand on too many networks.

15 Ways B2B Marketers Can Use Twitter to Drive Business Results

KoMarketing Associates

The wonderful world of Twitter has unlocked business opportunities for almost every type of user – from emerging artists, celebrities, big brands, news sources, and (most importantly for you) B2B marketers. Twitter offers B2B marketers the chance to attract prospects, interact and engage with clients, increase brand awareness, better understand their audience and much more. Twitter offers B2B marketers another avenue to participate in conversations with prospects.

50 Stats to Help You Choose The Right Social Networks for Your Brand

Modern B2B Marketing

In this blog, I’ll outline three ways to help you choose the right social networks for your business. . Twitter. Twitter has 313 million monthly active users. Twitter. adults) use Twitter. Video is the fastest-growing media type on Twitter. Twitter.

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. The constant changes are a problem for brands not only due to the expense of keeping up to date, but also because the newest (Timeline) layout has reduced tab engagement.But the most appalling shortcoming of the world’s most popular social network may be how un-social it is. Google. Twitter.

The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity

Cheryl and I thought it would be a great idea to collaborate on this special social media project—and so the process began for creating the 2011 #Nifty50 List of Top Twitter Women. One source of inspiration was Twitter’s Top 75 Badass Women by Diana Adams ( @adamsconsulting ) and Amy D.

Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

Twitter came of age in 2010, growing at a scorching pace —from 75 million users at the beginning of the year to more than 190 million by the end of December. Which companies are really succeeding on Twitter, and how are they doing it? How to Get More Followers on Twitter.

Google unmasks the anonymous with Google Authorship

Biznology

Google has a goal in mind and it has more to do with visitor identification as it relates to targeted advertising than it has to do with improving the quality, speed, or usefulness of searching or finding. Google wants to triangulate real name with as much online behavior as possible. Google’s apps, products, phones, OSes, and services are just elaborate strategies to lure Internet denizens out of the cold and into the system. Google’s conflicted.

What Google+ Needs to Offer Businesses

Modern Marketing

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this There’s no doubt Google made a huge splash when it unveiled Google+. With a reported 25 million users, it’s fastest growing social media network of all time. Google’s number one advantage is its overwhelming 65.5% Google Bookmarks.

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