Report: Facebook Remains Dominant Among B2B Social Media Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

As B2B marketers turn to social media to reach out to customers and prospects, new research suggests that Facebook still reigns supreme as a go-to channel. There are several benefits associated with utilizing social media across the board, according to the report.

The Upcoming Brand’s Guide to Social Media Policy

Marketing Insider Group

Social media is an undeniable part of the B2B digital environment. With 74% of global marketers investing in social media marketing, the channel allows you to connect with your audience, increase brand awareness, handle customer service, and even increase conversions. Social Media

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Which social media channels should your brand be present?

RockContent

But with so many social media platforms out there, how can your company make such a big decision? In this guide, you will understand why it is so important to have social media profiles for your business. How to build a social media strategy? Social media is the place for that.

Your Content and Social Media: What You Need to Know

B2B PR Sense

Content and social media seem like the ultimate pair -- you create content, social media helps you amplify it. Engagement on social media boosts brand awareness, brand authority, and even website traffic. Content and Social Media: The Key Takeaways for You.

Why Start With Marketing & Sales Alignment

Speaker: Molly Rigatti, Marketing Strategist at SmartBug Media

Before you plan your next sales kickoff or bottom of the funnel marketing campaign or any effort where sales and marketing are both on the hook for performance, you need to check in on your teams. Sales and marketing both oversee a very important part of the pipeline and revenue process for your organization. But that doesn’t mean they should function in silos. When building up your sales enablement program, think about the three “P”s—practicality, productivity, and profit—when defining responsibilities and facilitating communication between your teams.

What is Controlled Media?

Brandpoint

With such a saturated market of news and information, controlled media is not only a way to gain full control over the perception of your brand, but also guarantee that your content is seen. Haven’t heard of controlled media? What is controlled media?

Media 95

B2B Advertising: 20 Examples of Terrific B2B Social Media Ads

KoMarketing Associates

B2B advertising has a reputation for being dull, but it doesn’t have to be – especially when you’re advertising on social media. The more relaxed nature of social media platforms gives B2B marketers a valuable opportunity to be more approachable and relatable. B2B social media advertising is also a bit less competitive than other marketing channels. There’s also a perception that most of B2B social media advertising is done on LinkedIn.

Survey: Digital Marketing, Social Media Remain Top Tactics Among Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way marketers do business, new research shows that they are falling back on some of their favorite tactics, such as social media marketing, to maintain a certain level of success. At the bottom were media planning and buying (2.9)

Survey 216

Why Social Media Marketing Is Important in 2020 and Beyond

Oktopost

We’ll just come right out and say it: Social media marketing isn’t for the faint of heart. Follow Oktopost on LinkedIn , Twitter and Facebook for meaningful discussion on incorporating employees into your social media strategy. Social Media Marketing Social Media Strategy

Visual Data Media Services Poised for Next Phase of Growth

Biznology

Visual Data Media Services , a leading entertainment services company, will partner with Endeavour Capital , a mid-market investment firm, to support Visual Data’s next phase of growth. Visual Data Media Services is a JEM client.

Your Recipe for Inbound Success

Speaker: Jen Spencer, VP Sales and Marketing, SmartBug Media

Join Jen Spencer, VP of Smartbug Media, as she discusses how to grow an inbound strategy and framework in your organization to attract leads and establish your brand. Recent studies have shown what a lot of B2B marketers already know - it’s hard to build a successful inbound marketing program.

How to Convey Your Brand Personality Through Social Media

Marketing Insider Group

But, conveying your brand’s personality to your audience on social media isn’t always easy. Before you can convey your brand personality through social media, you need to define it. What do we want to offer our audience on social media? How does our audience use social media? Once you have an idea of who your audience is and a content strategy that makes sense, you’ll be able to begin creating social media content that resonates with them based on their personality.

Resources for social media advertising & paid social

Sprout Social

In a pay-to-play game, social media advertising is a must for brands. Paid social media strategies help with exactly that. But the real challenge is understanding the specifics of social media advertising, how to get started, what to spend and how each network operates.

Social media video tips & strategies

Sprout Social

There are so many elements that go into social media videos including subtitles, length, details and sound. Social Media Video Basics. There are various ways you can approach your social media video content. Know your social media video specs. First things first, you need to learn specs, sizes, dimensions and ratios to all your social media videos. This also includes your social media ad videos as well. Always Up-to-Date Guide to Social Media Video Specs.

7 Best WordPress Social Media Plugins to Boost Your Followers

Optinmonster

Are you looking for the best social media plugin for WordPress to increase your followers? Social media is one of the biggest tools for companies to grow. But how can you leverage the website you already have to increase your following on social media?

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.

How to Hire The Perfect Person To Run Your Social Media

Act-On

Are you thinking about hiring a social media expert to help with (or run) your social marketing? Social Media Marketing hiring recruiting recruitment social marketing social media social media experts social media for business social media marketingPro tips for knowing when, why, who - and how - to hire.

Ways To Fuse Social Media With Print Media

Marketing Insider Group

Creating a publicity campaign could never be easier now thanks to social media. The post Ways To Fuse Social Media With Print Media appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Social Media StrategyGone are the days of printing out thousands, if not millions, of flyers. No more buying up space in your local newspaper and plastering your logo on billboards. Digital marketing can spread your brand to users all over the globe. Or can […].

The Must-Have 2021 Social Media Calendar

SocialBakers

Never miss a social media holiday with the help of this calendar from Socialbakers. Social Media News

6 Social Media Metrics That Matter

Benchmark Email

You get out of social media marketing what you put into it. … The post 6 Social Media Metrics That Matter appeared first on Benchmarkemail. Social MediaAnd to know how far your efforts are taking you, you need to be tracking your metrics.

Intent Data: No Tricks, all Treats

Speaker: Michael Ballard, Senior Manager of Digital Marketing, Lenovo

Using social media, machine learning, lead scoring, and so much more, we can learn so much about our prospects. The modern era of MarTech is great, isn't it? and then proceed to annoy the heck out of them with endless emails, ads, and other marketing messages.

Email Marketing Isn’t Owned Media—It’s Granted Media

Modern Marketing

Email marketing has an unfortunate reputation as being owned media. Okay , you might say, if email marketing isn’t owned media, then what is it? The root of the misconception here is that email marketing doesn’t fit into the traditional paid-owned-earned (POE) media model. In fact, social media doesn’t fit into that model either. What are the key characteristics that distinguish granted media from owned media? all paid media).

Media 173

The Future of Social Media

Marketing Insider Group

The post The Future of Social Media appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Social MediaSocial networks are becoming more and more popular. In 2016, about 70% of Internet users are social network users and these figures are expected to grow. A few years ago, we were happy to get likes from friends and relatives; today, we share tips and skills, promote services and buy goods, etc. Many well-known […].

Top 14 Social Media Management Tools for 2021

Oktopost

According to the same survey, 84% of company decision-makers are using social media to support a purchase decision. Clearly, your buyers are now all over social media. To execute an effective B2B social media marketing strategy , you need the right set of tools to organize it all.

How to Plan Your Social Media Strategy for Better Engagement

RockContent

If you have a personal social media account, you probably know that people don’t actually prepare what they post there. However, if your brand is on social media, you have to think differently : it’s essential to plan out what you will do there, as well as think about to whom you’re talking. If you aim to leverage those channels, you will need to develop a social media strategy. Here, you will see: What is a social media strategy? Social Media

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? Demand & Lead Generation Social Media Marketing demand gen demand generation lead lead gen lead generation leads social marketing social media social media marketing

How to Handle a Social Media Crisis

Modern Marketing

The key to crisis management in the digital era is social media. Using social media , companies and brands can respond to crises in near real-time. And the focal point of this crisis response on social media needs to be the company’s CEO. In short, it’s important for the CEO to step up during a social media crisis , and to ensure that the proper policies and procedures are in place to deal with any potential crisis moment.

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. A proper online brand management and social media marketing campaign demands a multi-course meal of more than just spaghetti al Twitter , pasta a la Facebook , and lasagna al Instagram. Each one of of the social media “courses” are part of the entire experience.

Why Sales Needs Social Media Engagement Insight

Oktopost

Social media is the third-largest engagement channel just after email and website. Why not allow your sales reps to discover and follow-up on people who recently engaged with content on social media as well, gain their contact information (email, phone number, company, location, etc.)

5 Reasons B2B Companies Should Use Social Media Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

A pervasive belief that social media marketing is only for B2C companies keeps B2B companies from getting the most from this effective channel for communication and collaboration. Despite the advantages of social media marketing, […]. The post 5 Reasons B2B Companies Should Use Social Media Marketing appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Social Media

10 Examples of B2B Companies Using Social Media Successfully

KoMarketing Associates

B2B companies are doubling down on social media and it’s paying off. Many social media marketers feel like social media is an important part of their overall marketing strategy, and they’re employing the latest trends and available options. After all, Content Marketing Institute reported that 61 percent of B2B marketers increased their use social media for content marketing purposes compared with one year ago.

How companies use video content on social media

RockContent

If you haven’t already made substantial investments in video content for social media platforms, then it’s about time to get started. In this article, we are going to explain the following topics: Why should we use videos for social media? Why use video for social media?

5 Ways to Boost Your Social Media Engagement

Act-On

Check out these tips to learn how to develop a social media marketing strategy that improves engagement and drives ROI. Social Media Marketing

What Is B2B Social Media Marketing?

KoMarketing Associates

Before it’s possible for B2B marketers to implement successful social media tactics and tools, it is essential to understand what exactly social media is and how it supports your overarching business objectives. The goal of social media marketing is to build relationships and connections with target audiences, that lead to improvements marketing performance (such as brand awareness, website traffic, leads, etc), in defined social media platforms.

24 Tools Every Social Media Manager Should Use

RockContent

Social media tools are essential for a smart business to manage important channels in their Digital Marketing routine. In this day-to-day task, a social media manager has a million balls to juggle at once, so using that direct line of communication effectively can be a major achievement.

How Social Media Impacts Small Businesses

BenchmarkONE

Social media needs no further introduction, as over half of the world’s population currently uses various social platforms. But, let’s dive a little deeper into what a social media strategy can offer small businesses, and how exactly it can lead to certain benefits for your brand. .

5 Reasons B2B Companies Should Use Social Media Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

A pervasive belief that social media marketing is only for B2C companies keeps B2B companies from getting the most from this effective channel for communication and collaboration. Despite the advantages of social media marketing, […]. The post 5 Reasons B2B Companies Should Use Social Media Marketing appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Social Media