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Social media strategy leaders: Tory Starr

Biznology

Last month, I launched a new series here on Biznology , interviewing leaders in social media strategy. This month we speak with Tory Starr , Director of Social Media at WGBH. Tory Starr has been involved in media of all sorts for most of her adult life, including working on an Academy Award-winning documentary. Very cool work history for this young woman who is now Director of Social Media for WGBH! ROLE OF SOCIAL MEDIA.

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Integrating RSS Feeds, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, a Primer for Managing your Social Media Time Efficiently

NuSpark

I’m taking a break from the usual material on lead generation strategy and tactics to do a post on managing my social media time. If you’re like me (and if you’re not, read this anyway), you’re looking for ways to monitor social media and blog feeds without jumping around to multiple platforms. So here’s my method to be more efficient with my social media time. First, my toolset: RSS Reader from Google. RSS Share for Google Plus and Google Reader.

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Your social media marketing automation solution

Biznology

Even of you have enough money to hire an entire social media symphony as well as a social media monitoring and response task force, there are too many hours in a day and, according to some, the sweet spots aren’t even during the work day anymore. So, social media automation is key. In The Biggest Social Media Science Study: What 4.8 You can learn a little more about IFTTT here, IF you haven’t THEN you should use IFTTT for social.

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Integrating RSS Feeds, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, a Primer for Managing your Social Media Time Efficiently

NuSpark

I’m taking a break from the usual material on lead generation strategy and tactics to do a post on managing my social media time. If you’re like me (and if you’re not, read this anyway), you’re looking for ways to monitor social media and blog feeds without jumping around to multiple platforms. So here’s my method to be more efficient with my social media time. First, my toolset: RSS Reader from Google. RSS Share for Google Plus and Google Reader.

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Social media content discovery and curation for the win

Biznology

There aren’t enough nanoseconds in the entire universe to populate all the social media content to cover even a small brand if you’re not passionate about social media or if you’re not a natural communicator. If you feel deep contempt for social media in the first place, I don’t know what to tell you. The post Social media content discovery and curation for the win appeared first on Biznology.

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Social Media Analytics Pricing in 2022

TrustRadius Marketing

Social media analytics is a series of digital marketing tools that allow you to see how users interact with your social media channels. You can use these tools to gather a wide variety of insights from your social pages. Zoho Social. Sprout Social.

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B2B social media: Highlights from new benchmarking research

Savanta

B2B social media; is it a case of the Emperor’s New Clothes? The social media Emperor is getting dressed, but is still in his underpants. B2B social media has reached the tipping point and in doing so it’s following the classic technology evolution curve. Now it’s in the initial stages of becoming main stream with eight in every ten marketers (78%) currently using social media in their B2B marketing activity.

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13 qualities of a good social media voice

Chris Koch

When people ask about how to use social media tools like Twitter, LinkedIn, or Facebook, I suspect that they are really asking about how they should sound in those tools. But developing a social media voice is a more complicated proposition. A good starting point is to create a social media policy for the organization. Employees and subject matters experts need active support from marketers to develop their social media voices.

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How B2B Marketers Benefit From Social Media?

Valasys

Any businesses can construct online media accounts and post the articles, products, and services through content or video clips. The real challenges for brands in social media include crafting techniques and implementing a profitable marketing strategy that levitates sales and revenue.

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15 qualities of a good social media voice

Chris Koch

When people ask about how to use social media tools like Twitter, LinkedIn, or Facebook, I suspect that they are really asking about how they should sound in those tools. But developing a social media voice is a more complicated proposition. A good starting point is to create a social media policy for the organization. Employees and subject matters experts need active support from marketers to develop their social media voices.

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Social Media Success Stories

Anything Goes Marketing

I get a few blank stares at times when I talk about social media technologies with friends and colleagues but I’m starting to win people over day by day. Today, I want to share these stories with you to help you better understand the power of social media and to hopefully inspire you to continue on your social media efforts or to jump in for the first time. Twitter tip #2: Make sure you add your Twitter URL to your LinkedIn profile.

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How to use social media for B2B

Chris Koch

I’d like to create a guide for how to use social media in B2B that does not involve talking about the specific tools—as least not in the top line. I think it’s important to try to do this if we’re going to get social media integrated with the rest of marketing. I started trying to do this a year or so ago by talking about the four components of social media management. I wanted to focus the discussion on things that we differently in social media.

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How IntraLinks Used Social Media to Generate Twice as Many Sales-ready Leads as Any Other Channel

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet Do you think social media is better for researching prospects than for attaining face-to-face meetings where deals are won and contracts are signed? In this high-tech world, social media has revealed itself to be a lead generation goldmine. A 50% connection rate with potential customers on LinkedIn. In February, Johnson enlisted the help of a B2B social media lead generation agency, to develop a lead generation campaign on LinkedIn.

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Top 6 Social Media Marketing Tools for Small Businesses

TrustRadius Marketing

It’s an inevitable part of operating a business: eventually, you’ll have to start posting on social media. Maintaining a social media presence is more than a simple checkbox step in establishing your business’s credibility. Enter, social media marketing software.

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Explaining Social Media

The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking Explaining Social Media If you need to explain what social media is and the impact it can have in your company or industry, the slideshow below might help. Rule 1: Listen Rule 2: Engage Rule 3: Measure And my favorite quote is “Don’t assume social media is the answer to everything&#.

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Five Ways to “Get Real” With B-to-B Social Media

Biznology

are using social media, says a study conducted by iTracks and the Business Marketing Association (BMA). In fact, B-to-B use of social media may have even eclipsed that of consumer marketers, according to another report from White Horse Productions. First, get busy on LinkedIn. This is the no-brainer of B-to-B social media marketing. Your LinkedIn to-do list looks like this: Fill out your profile 100%. Image by Getty Images via @daylife.

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10 Best Social Media Scheduling Tools to Save Time in 2022

Hootsuite

Social media scheduling tools are some of the most useful items in a social media manager’s toolbox, whether you work at a small startup or a multinational enterprise. The benefits of social media scheduling tools. 10 social media scheduling tools for 2022.

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Social Media with Email Marketing – is it the Super Combo?

Industrial Marketing Today

Home Marketing Matters About Contact B2B Marketing Store Company Website Social Media with Email Marketing – is it the Super Combo? by Achinta Mitra on June 24, 2010 in B2B E-Mail Marketing , Industrial Marketing & Web 2.0 , Social Media Marketing , Social Networking Lately, social media seems to garner all the attention in the media and blog posts with very little mention about email marketing.

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Social Media: Leverage Technology, But Be Human!

B2B Marketing Traction

Now it’s about having the great web site, the content, the eLetter, plus a presence on social media. And, yes, technology exists to make your presence on social media easier and more cost-effective, but I never told anyone to be an automaton ! I do suggest that folks use some tools to automatically send links to new blog posts to Twitter or RSS feeds to send new press releases to a Facebook company page. This is social media not robot media !

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Social Media Monitoring: The B2B Process

Marketing Envy

When it comes to B2B marketing, social media can bring so much more to the table than simply posting and sharing content. While social media is an important distribution tool, it's also a window into your audience's behavior and habits. Whether you're gauging your own social media performance, competitors' or opinion leaders', better monitoring can help you leverage your social marketing activities and optimize your social media strategy to generate MQLs effectively.

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How to Integrate Social Media and Blogging from The Art of Social Media

Marketo

A few years ago, blogging and social media were separate. Social media was short-form, personal, and spontaneous. Some people predicted that social media would replace blogging because of declining attention spans. Now blogging and social media not only amicably coexist; they complement each other. The trick is to use a blog to enrich your social media with long-form posts and to use social media to promote your blog.

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Why the volume and quality of interactions with customers has to pass for social media ROI

Chris Koch

I wish I could say that social media leads to sales. So when we think about social media ROI, we need to make a leap of faith. To make ourselves feel a little more comfortable with this idea, we may need to categorize social media with something whose hazy ROI we’re more familiar and comfortable with: PR. Return on media impact. Value of earned media. Did the social media impression really lead to the sale? RSS+comments=VIP.

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7 Common B2B Social Media Marketing Mistakes

Marketing Insider Group

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 May 18, 2010 Subscribe 7 Common B2B Social Media Marketing Mistakes Share Social Media has become a hot topic for marketers and currently much of the success is being seen in the B2C space.

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Social Media and B2B Marketing Do Pair Well

Industrial Marketing Today

Home Marketing Matters About Contact B2B Marketing Store Company Website Social Media and B2B Marketing Do Pair Well by Achinta Mitra on April 20, 2010 in B2B Lead Generation , Industrial Marketing Strategies , Social Media Marketing , Social Networking For a while, it was difficult to find hardcore data to make a business case for social media. Don’t forget to check out Social Media Success Summit 2010.

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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. For LinkedIn you have a couple of options as well. Your first option is to add the WordPress blog option to your Linkedin profile. Click on the link and you will be taken to a page where you can add in the RSS feed for your blog. Share this on LinkedIn. How’s Your LinkedIn Profile?

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How B2B Buyers Have Changed- and the Role of Content & Social Media

NuSpark

These are primarily online pull tactics (including inbound marketing, content marketing, SEO and social media). The astounding growth in social media usage by B2B buyers reflects an accelerated tendency to eliminate salespeople from the early stages of the buy cycle. With social media, buyers can reach out to colleagues, experts, peers, etc. That means social media. Content Social Media

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Social Media Features in Marketing Automation Systems: Who Does What?

Customer Experience Matrix

Social media is arguably overhyped as a marketing trend: it gets well under 10% of marketing budgets (different surveys have figures from 3% to 8%) and results are questionable (it was rated the least effective content marketing tactic in a recent MarketingProfs study ). But social is clearly growing fast and has great potential. I recently took a quick tour of vendor sites to see what social features they’re offering.

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5 Ways to Use Social Media in Marketing Automation

LeadSloth

I will be speaking about Marketing Automation features, the marketing technology ecosystem, and the impact of Social Media. In this first post I will give an overview of my talk on Social Media: if you’d like to hear the full story, please come to the DC event , or wait until the University comes to a city near you (London, Palo Alto, Boston confirmed; Dallas, New York, Atlanta and Chicago announced). Social Media.

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Have Digital Marketing and Social Media Killed the Industrial.

Industrial Marketing Today

Home Marketing Matters About Contact B2B Marketing Store Company Website Have Digital Marketing and Social Media Killed the Industrial Sales Job? by Achinta Mitra on September 27, 2010 in Industrial Marketing Strategies , Industrial Websites , Sales Strategies , Social Media Marketing Remember the very first music video ever played on MTV? And digital marketing and social media are as disruptive as they come.

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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. Thats why many of todays colleges and universities are now offering "social media" classes as an option for their students. Welcome to Social Media U. Lesson # 5 Use Social Networks.

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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. In addition to editorial “blog” content, it’s always worth developing content on the maddafella.com domain in addition to producing content only for social media. LinkedInners : Apparently LinkedIn is a thing. Social Media Marketing.

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How to Fail at Social Media

The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking How to Fail at Social Media The challenge of keeping up with the competition in the social media space is not new. An interesting post on Why So Many Companies Suck at Social Media brings in some good insights and compares the now famous Old Spice youtube campaign with copycats like Cisco and Brigham Young University.

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Three steps for B2B marketers to build a personal social media presence

Chris Koch

In my last post, I hope I convinced you why you should establish a personal presence in social media even if your company hasn’t done so yet. That was the why of social media. I’m going to attempt to explain it by humbly offering my own initiation into social media as a guide. In pursuing a personal presence in social media, I had it easier than you will. Pick an RSS tool. One of the best ways to start is with RSS.

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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. Everyone’s obsessed with drawing visitors to their sites and online social media properties through advertising, SEO, marketing and PR; however, when the stars align and someone actually clicks through and comes into your sphere of influence, do you have a collections strategy? Social media is a trap. Social Media Ranks Low for Small Business.

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6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. RSS is easily one of the best things to happen to web publishing in the past 10 years. Information overload is a real problem for many web users, and one way to cope with it is to filter your RSS feeds so you only see what you want to see. There are many ways to filter news feeds from your favorite sources, including passively by relying on meme trackers like Techmeme or social news services such as Google Readers shared items.

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Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

They’ve adapted to using online social networks (namely LinkedIn) to identify passive candidates in the last few years and it’s serving them well. Bookmark a site on a social bookmarking site where they can look it up later and where some of their contacts might discover it. The nice thing about SEO, blogging and social media marketing, is that the results are cumulative and compounding. Blogging Supports Social Media Marketing.

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: Blogging & RSS Events

B2B Lead Generation

Recent Posts Learn the New Rules for Selling to Crazy-Busy Prospects BtoB 2010 Lead Generation Guide just published Thoughts on how the human touch impacts marketing performance 5 Steps To Creating A Lead Gen Machine & The Predictable Revenue That CEOs Love 100 Tips for Trade Show Lead Generation LinkedIn B2B Lead Generation Roundtable Group Turns One Lead Generation 2.0 Blogging & RSS Jumpstart Half-Day Workshop Cant make it to DC?

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100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity SMM

social networking profiles, social bookmarking sites, other bloggers). But two great sources are blog directories and RSS syndication sites. Not only do they provide valuable links, they can also supply direct traffic and help build your RSS subscriber list. So, having recently completed a submission campaign for a client, here is an updated list of blog directories and RSS syndication sites that remain active and free. Blogbunch blog+rss.

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Infographic: 15 Mistakes That Could Tank Your Social Media Strategy

Contently

There are so many ways to underserve your audience on social. All the possible pitfalls that social media marketers face are laid out below, in this handy infographic from Red Website Design. From refusing to discuss issues with your followers to forgetting to attach visuals to most posts, there are so many ways to do social badly. A detailed content strategy can and should include social. Overall, succeeding on social media hinges on how social you are.

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Best of 2009: Social Media Marketing, Part 1

Webbiquity

With the rapidly increasing use of social media tools for marketing and PR comes growing pressure to demonstrate results. But what metrics are really most appropriate for social media measurement? How can you monitor everything that’s being said about your company, competitors and key industry topics across the social media landscape without spending a fortune on monitoring software? A free DIY approach to social media by iMedia Connection.