Busting the Top 5 Social Media Myths

Biznology

Leading social media practice at a major company is never boring. And yet, I do find myself sometimes sounding like a broken record – especially when it comes to helping people understand some very basic principles of social media for business. Social media is for fun.

Report: 69% of Marketers Use Social Media to Develop More Brand Awareness

KoMarketing Associates

Although social media marketing is still challenging for some marketers, new research suggests that it continues to help businesses grow brand awareness. Only 40% of respondents said that driving sales was the primary purpose of their social media marketing strategy.

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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.

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

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.

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 Management

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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.

10 Sales Influencers You Should Be Following On Social Media

Zoominfo

Social media has become a bullhorn for top sales influencers, and these easy-to-use (not to mention, free) platforms are something you should absolutely be active on in order to stay current in your sales strategy and become a sales influencer yourself. B2B Sales Social Selling

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.

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.

Graphic Design Trends for Social Media in 2021

RockContent

When it comes to social networks, success requires more than quality content and a competent strategy – the “third whale” is thoughtful design. With social networks, everything is much simpler – such platforms offer endless experimental opportunities for your business.

8 Best Social Media Feed Tools to Boost Followers

Optinmonster

Are you looking for the best social media feed tools for your website? In this post, we’ll explain the best social media feed tools on the market. 8 Best Social Media Feed Tools. There are several social media feed tools on the market.

How to Improve your e-Commerce Performance using Social Media

Biznology

If you’re struggling to improve your website’s traffic, consider reaching out to your customers through some of the currently popular social media platforms. These are the 5 most effective ways you can use social media to your advance. Keep the “Social” in Social Media.

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? Whatever you decide on, know that consistency is the key to social media success. Determine Your Preferred Social Media Channels.

Learn 3 Digital Marketing Hacks to Grow Leads and Sales in 2021

Speaker: Paul Slack - Vende Digital CEO

The role of marketing is changing rapidly. Marketers are now expected to grow pipeline and prove ROI more than ever! Register for this live webcast and you’ll see how other B2Bs are using digital marketing to EXPLODE their pipelines. What’s working may surprise you: It’s not PPC It’s not SEO. It’s not Content Marketing AND It’s NOT even social media You Don’t Want to Miss This Virtual Lunch & Learn! The first 100 registered attendees will also receive a $20 GrubHub gift card. During this webcast you will learn: Ways you can be OMNIPRESENT to your ideal target prospects EVERYWHERE! How to take the lead RIGHT NOW while others are just trying to stay relevant To go from an inconsistent and unreliable pipeline to CONSTANTLY FEEDING your sales team with qualified leads. How to EFFECTIVELY plan your next move with digital And how to do ALL of this without having to learn new things, work 12 hours a day, or pull your hair out trying to figure this out on your own.

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.

How We Learned To Stop Worrying and Love Social Media Governance

Biznology

Does your company suffer from abandoned Facebook accounts, a company Twitter handles you never knew about, misbranded Tik Tok channels, or even an occasional personal tweet mistakenly posted to a branded social media channel?

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.

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)

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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

The Future of Social Media

Marketing Insider Group

Social 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. The post The Future of Social Media appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Social MediaA 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 […].

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.

Does Social Media Really Generate Revenue?

Zoominfo

As these social networks have risen, a graveyard of failed businesses trailed behind them, Friendster, MySpace, Vine, and so many more. We then grouped this data by company size to understand how much of an impact social media following has, depending on business size.

Social media analytics & reporting guide

Sprout Social

Once you’ve started a social content strategy, you need to know how well your content performs and what’s working best. The only way to do that is to keep track of your social media analytics, and equip yourself with the right tools and reports to do so.

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?

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 to Handle a Social Media Crisis

Oracle

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.

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 advertising helps your content get views without relying on organic platform algorithms and their ongoing changes. Paid social media strategies help with exactly that.

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.

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

Growing Your Social Media Audience

Sprout Social

In order for social media marketing to work, you need an audience. Use the strategies in these Sprout resources to help you refine your strategy to expand your reach and successfully engage your social media audience. How to create achievable social media goals.

6 Social Media Metrics That Matter

Benchmark Email

You get out of social media marketing what you put into it. We get it: posting on social consistently is already a massive effort, and tracking your analytics along the way can seem like an even larger one.… Social Media

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

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?

Influencer marketing is fully integrating with social media marketing strategy

Biznology

The RFP was for a year’s social media strategy consulting. What made it unique and worth a Biznology blog post is that influencer marketing was assumed to be an essential and inextricable part of a social media marketing campaign: “The selected consultancy will review and advise on social/digital online strategies, such as leveraging reach through influencers , to position engagement across social and digital online platforms and result in coordinated messaging.”

Top 14 Social Media Management Tools for 2021

Oktopost

Social selling has become an almost inevitable part of B2B selling. Sadly enough, even though social selling is proven to increase company revenue by upwards of 16% , 3 in 4 sales reps don’t implement the strategy. Clearly, your buyers are now all over social media.