7 Ways B2Bers Can Rock Lead Gen Via Social Media

Act-On

You knew that social media is a very affordable lead generation tool, but did you know that it’s rated third in effectiveness after email and your website?

What’s the Right Social Media Scheduling Tool for Your Business?

Webbiquity

With so many different social media scheduling tools to choose from, there’s something for everyone. Every business has its own set of goals when it comes to social media marketing, so it makes sense that they’d use different tools based on those objectives.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. ” — Social Media Today.

Nine Social Media Marketing Stats You Can Use

Webbiquity

According to Google Trends, social media marketing as a topic if search interest recently turned nine years old (or is about to turn 11 years old, depending on when you place its origin). Buyers appreciate business social media use. Plan to increase your social media budget.

Seven Things Marketers Need to Know About Lead Generation

Speaker: Douglas Burdett, Host of The Marketing Book Podcast, Founder/Principal of ARTILLERY

How email and social media can supercharge your lead generation strategies. Lead generation is the process of attracting and converting strangers and prospects into someone who has indicated interest in your company's product or service.

Five social media courses make one social media strategy meal

Biznology

Most social media marketing strategies are like my mum and me in Genova : we were supremely blissed-out happy with our experience of the authentic, delicious, “to the tooth” spaghetti al pesto.

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5 Reasons to Re-share Your Content on Social Media

Act-On

Here's a super simple way how: Just re-share your content on social media ― up to a year after publication. Content Marketing Social Media Marketing content marketing social marketing social media social media marketingWant better ROI from your content marketing?

Social media marketing is Homo sapiens sapiens social

Biznology

I have been doing social media strategy and planning in one form or another for clients since 2003. But in the context of social media and social media marketing, here’s how I break it down. Social Media Monitoring. Social Media Planning and Calendaring.

Five Actionable Social Media Tips for Your Web Development Business

Webbiquity

A huge proportion of brand promotion is now done online, particularly through social media. If you create online solutions for your clients but have poorly designed and managed social media accounts, it doesn’t make a great impression. By David Gutierrez.

Why Your Business Needs Social Media

Marketing Insider Group

Social media provides immense potential for businesses because consumers habitually log on to it daily and are exposed to companies. It can be difficult to keep up with evolving trends on social media, so B2B reviews […]. The post Why Your Business Needs Social Media appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Social MediaIt also presents huge challenges for businesses, however, because it’s an ever-changing space that is extremely noisy and crowded.

115 Facts You Never Knew About Social Media [Infographic]

Webbiquity

It’s something that you use almost every day, but how much do you really know about social media? Social Media Is The New Newspaper. Did you know that Reddit is the most popular social media platform as a source of news? Guest post by Josh Wardini.

Free Tools for Startups to Boost Social Media Presence

Webbiquity

While it’s almost unheard of for businesses to completely ignore social media these days, startups have to be especially mindful of its advantages and uses. Here are some unique tools to help boost the social media presence of your startup. Guest post by Nick Rojas.

Nine Useful Social Media Marketing Stats: An Interactive Infographic Made with Venngage and ThingLink

Webbiquity

Content marketing and social media are the top lead generation tactics for B2B marketers. Social media, both paid and organic, is viewed as a highly effective channel for content promotion and amplification, second only to organic search.

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How to Get Your Employees to Care About Social Media and Employee Advocacy

Marketing Insider Group

The post How to Get Your Employees to Care About Social Media and Employee Advocacy appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Social MediaA common challenge organizations face when rolling out an employee advocacy program is engagement.

Make an Impact: Intelligent Social Media Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

Investing in social media is something every business owner is told to do and something that every marketing department has to focus on – that’s a given. Return on investment in social media marketing has long been a tricky topic and […]. The post Make an Impact: Intelligent Social Media Marketing appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Social Media business internet marketing marketing social media marketing

Social media strategy leaders: Sarah Nilson

Biznology

Welcome to the next post in a series celebrating leaders in social media strategy. With a background in communications and public relations, Sarah has been at QuintilesIMS for almost three years now in several roles touching social media.

Social media strategy leaders: Lisa Marcyes

Biznology

How has your work brought you to where you are now, a leader in social media strategy? Loving the social aspect that communities offered so much, I transferred into a social media channel management role. I currently manage all of the social media marketing strategy for Marketo.

Why Every CEO Should Have a Social Media Presence

Onalytica B2B

This social media trend coupled with millennials being deemed the “future” would suggest that every professional looking to target this group should be on social media; a “no brainer”- right? WHY SHOULD I BE ON SOCIAL MEDIA?

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.

Earned-media micro-influencer marketing primer

Biznology

It used to be thousands of dollars-per-post, but now brands and agencies are signing partner contracts with digital, social media , and online influencers. And then there’s earned media marketing. The post Earned-media micro-influencer marketing primer appeared first on Biznology.

5 Expert Tips from Influential Executives to Improve Your Social Media Approach

Marketing Insider Group

Social media has quickly become a go-to resource for marketing and sales. billion social media users globally. But just because social media is widely used doesn’t mean it’s well understood. Social Media

Should you stop (organic) social media activity?

Biznology

Here’s the deal: your inability to crack the social media code and get more likes, retweets, and shares may not be you. ” Avinash’s post highlights social media posts from big-brand companies and breaks down their actual success metrics (rather than just focusing on likes).

Social media strategy leaders: Kerry Gallagher

Biznology

Welcome to the next post in a series celebrating leaders in social media strategy. These professionals are pioneers, laying the groundwork for future social media marketers. I’ve spoken with leaders in media, marketing technology, higher education and now finance!

How to Calculate the ROI of Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

Webbiquity

Quick: Can you list the goals of each and every one of your social media efforts? So much of social media is on the fly—a response rather than a plan—that it can become a slippery planning slope for companies, especially those that are understaffed.

7 reasons why you need a social media marketing consultant

Biznology

You are ready to start implementing all those techniques you discovered from those social media gurus. Wouldn’t you rather be building your business in alignment with your vision than using social media to market it? You don’t like social media marketing.

Organic vs paid social media: 12 myths vs realities

Biznology

Paid social media is charged on a cost-per-click (CPC) or cost-per-thousand (CPM) basis. The social media landscape is constantly evolving. To understand organic vs paid social media, here are 12 myths vs realities. SOCIAL MEDIA IS ABOUT CONVERSATIONS AND CONTENT: Myth.

Social Media Engagement – 2017’s Surprising Best and Worst Performers

Marketing Insider Group

Spoiler alert: Facebook is not the most engaging social media channel! Despite its sheer numbers of active users and maturity, this social media network may no longer be the top platform to focus on for your social media marketing strategies. Social Media

Why Plan a Social Media Takeover?

Act-On

Brands spend many years strategically building, nurturing, and growing their social media presence — and for good reason. Social media is the younger and more powerful sibling of “word of mouth,” with 77 percent of customers more likely to purchase a new product when they learn about it from friends or family. After carefully cultivating these channels, however, many brands willingly hand over the keys to a complete stranger for a social media takeover.

First Aid for Media Burn

Marketing Craftmanship

In the business of keeping everyone else honest, the news media is “one of the worst sectors in keeping themselves accountable,” according to American Lawyer editor Steven Brill. This is where more sophisticated remedies for media burn may be appropriate.

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3 Tips for Using Social Media for B2B Marketing

Webbiquity

Social media can be a great business tool to use for marketing, sales, PR, customer service, and HR. But with the right knowledge and strategy, social media can be an invaluable part of a B2B online marketing plan. Employ Someone Who Knows Social Media, Not Just Your Business.

How to Get More Leads From Social Media

Act-On

What’s your impression of how hard it is to generate leads on social media? My impression used to be that social media lead generation is unusually hard—much harder than content marketing. But in a recent survey of marketers from Ascend2 , content marketing actually surpassed social media in terms of difficulty. And today even generating leads from social media is no longer impossible. How we track and measure and publish on social media has improved.

How to Create Social Media and Content Marketing Synergy

Act-On

Do you have social media and content marketing synergy? Marketers understand that in today’s digital environment, social media is a must-have for reaching customers. In fact, roughly one in every five minutes (about 19%) of all media time is spent on social sites and apps. They share their amazing footage with the company, which in turn posts the videos on social media. Select social media channels strategically.

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.

Media Kit

emedia

View our Media Kits below to find out more about our leading products and services and what they can do for your business. The post Media Kit appeared first on emedia. Media Kits Resources

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Should Brands Rely on Social Media to Connect with Consumers?

Marketing Insider Group

Since social media channels have come into existence, brands have been trying to figure out how to leverage them as sales channels for consumers. The post Should Brands Rely on Social Media to Connect with Consumers? Social Media

How to Use Slack for Social Media Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

Social media marketing is a necessary part of any brand’s promotional strategy at this point. The post How to Use Slack for Social Media Marketing appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Social Media slack social marketing

Social media employee advocacy is the heartbeat of your company

Biznology

On social media. I look at social media for business from a holistic viewpoint. Crafting an effective social media strategy starts with your employees. Too many companies work backward, trying to fit employee advocacy into a pre-existing social media program.

How to Harness the Power of Social Media

Writing on the Web

When it comes to content marketing , social media has become an essential part of most smart professionals’ marketing plans. However, social media marketing isn’t as simple as a lot of business owners anticipate.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity

Image credit: Buddy Media. In the posts highlighted below, 20 (or so) social media marketing pros review more than 200 tools, ranging from popular, widely used tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and Feedly to intriguing but lesser-known apps. 15 Best Social Media Tools by CodeGeekz.

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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. Very cool work history for this young woman who is now Director of Social Media for WGBH!