Report: Marketers Now Seeing Increased Exposure, Traffic and Leads from Social Media Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

As marketers look for new ways to help their businesses stand out from the competition, new research suggests that social media marketing is helping them lead the charge. Marketers are Now Willing to Spend More on Social. Industry News Social Media Marketing digital marketing

Report: Marketers Continue to Struggle to Measure Social Media ROI

KoMarketing Associates

New research suggests that marketers are continuing to utilize social media as a tactic, but they remain unsure of how to measure its overall effectiveness. Buffer recently published its “State of Social” report, which found that the overwhelming majority of marketers (58.8

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. Buffer Social.

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.

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

lead generation tactic, followed by social media. It’s viewed as the most effective lead gen tactic, followed by social media. year, followed by social media. of highly qualified leads, including media. content marketing, social media) used to.

Seven Key Categories of Social Media Marketing Tools

Webbiquity

But that first impression may instead come from the company’s social media presence (and if not the first, very often the second). That fact alone shows the importance of building a solid social media as well as website presence. Social Media Monitoring Tools.

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Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity

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.

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. Yes, I know we’re “supposed” to post to social media to “connect with our readers” and “amplify our content.”

Survey: Marketers More Likely to Resonate with Millennials through Social Media Efforts

KoMarketing Associates

When it comes to reaching out to target audiences via social media, new research suggests that millennials are far and wide more receptive to marketers through this channel. Visual Objects recently conducted a survey to determine how social media helps businesses drive website traffic.

5 Types of Social Media Content that Drives B2B Results

KoMarketing Associates

A common challenge in the B2B space is figuring out how to use social media to drive results. This is a valid question, as social media platforms are filled with social media content from B2C industries such as lifestyle and entertainment.

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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Marketers Continue to Struggle with Organic Search and Social Media Obstacles

KoMarketing Associates

Marketers continue to turn to organic search and social media to achieve their top objectives. When it comes to the most critical challenges to the success of an organic search and social media strategy, increasing traffic to website and/or blog (47 percent) tops the list.

Report: 78% of Customers Want Marketers to Use Social Media to Forge Connections

KoMarketing Associates

Despite some of the challenges associated with social media, new research shows that people still believe in its power to connect customers with brands. Specifically, 78 percent of customers would like to see companies use social media to help people connect with each other.

19 More Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity

While social media marketing has become commonplace, questions about how to optimize the use of social channels and networks, and how to stand out from the crowd, remain. Which tactics work best today for building a social media following and growing traffic?

Social media employee advocacy is the heartbeat of your company

Biznology

On social media. Start your social strategy with your employees. I look at social media for business from a holistic viewpoint. Crafting an effective social media strategy starts with your employees. You have a social media playbook for your company.

Spring-Cleaning: Social Media Tips & Tricks to Organize Your Accounts

KoMarketing Associates

For social media marketers, spring-cleaning takes on an entirely new meaning. It’s no longer washing windows and scrubbing floors, but it’s organizing social audiences, reexamining the competition, and more. Reevaluate Your Social Media Goals.

How to Set Your Social Media Strategy for 2019 and Beyond

KoMarketing Associates

Setting your social media strategy in the new year can seem like a daunting task. Here are the steps necessary to creating a wholistic social media approach in the new year: Identify what matters in your social media strategy.

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. 5. Use Social Proof.

How to Choose the Right Social Media Channels for Your Business

Biznology

Social media can be one of the most effective digital marketing channels today. Social media enable you to run targeted campaigns with greater control. Take Stock of Existing Traffic Sources. Social Media Social Media Marketing 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.

Bridging the Gap Between Onsite Content and Social Media Engagement

BuzzSumo

Your social media people share it on Facebook and Twitter. Why Doesn’t Your Onsite Content Blow Up on Social Media? For most of us, however, our social media channels are an echo chamber. The problem seems simple — stuff isn’t getting shared on social media.

36 Rules for Social Media: Optimize your Digital Market Performance

Marketing Insider Group

Are there really rules for social media? In this post from @thekraushalsoni, 36 rules for social media are presented (see image below). And, while such images with lists designed to drive traffic are […]. Social Media

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Survey: Social Media Marketing Prioritized in SEO Efforts

KoMarketing Associates

Marketers are continuing to invest in SEO, and as they do so, research shows that they are shifting their focus toward social media marketing in the new year. The top SEO priority – answered by 20 percent of respondents – was social media marketing. Social media helps build branded traffic and provides more exposure for content, which can result in more links.”. Marketers and the ROI of Social Media.

Social Media Referral Traffic Tactics

EMagine B2B Blog

Businesses and corporations across the world are all embracing new forms of lead generation and sales tactics with social media savvy. Business professionals understand the concept and need for social media but struggle to determine the ROI or generate leads via the networks.

7 Social Media Mistakes Bloggers Should Avoid

Writing on the Web

A Note from Patsi: This week’s guest post is about social media and it’s really important. Because if you want to engage your business blog readers and grow your reader base, you need to use social media. S ocial Media. Ignoring social media return on investment.

Social media strategy leaders: Robert Bochnak

Biznology

How has your education and career brought you to where you are now, a leader in social media strategy? I am the Director of Social Media for the Harvard Business School Office of Alumni Relations. In this role I solely focus on social media for alumni relations.

4 Ways to really engage your customers on social media

Biznology

It isn’t too tough to get your fans to like and share your posts on social platforms, but it is trickier to get them to leave comments. Many businesses really want to interact with their fans and ignite more engagement on social media to build relationships and loyalty.

The Importance of Data to Social Media Marketing

Modern Marketing

More than ever before, data is driving marketing strategy , tactics, and messaging, and that includes social media marketing. The proliferation of data is only set to rise as more people and businesses continue to share information about themselves on channels like social media.

121 Amazing Social Media Statistics and Facts

Brandwatch

We come across all sorts of interesting stats about social media sites and users, so we’ve collated the best of them in this bumper facts list. And it comes as a great fact sheet to give context to your social media marketing efforts. Social media statistics.

How to Prove ROI for a B2B Social Media Strategy

KoMarketing Associates

If your organization is struggling to measure the success of a B2B social media strategy, you are not alone in this challenge. As detailed in news coverage last year, a report from Simply Measured discovered that 61 percent of brand and agency marketers were struggling to determine the ROI of their social media initiatives. Social Media Lead Generation. But make sure social media is getting it’s full credit due. .

What is Social Media Marketing?

Biznology

Social Media Marketing — according to Wikipedia , “social media marketing is the process of gaining website traffic or attention through social media sites.” Driving Search Traffic to Your Company’s Website.

36 Sensational Social Media Stats and Facts

Webbiquity

Though social media marketing has become ubiquitous, most companies and brands still struggle to achieve their desired results. Those are among the conclusions it’s fair to draw from the collection of social media marketing facts and statistics below.

3 Differences Between B2C and B2B Social Media Marketing

Oktopost

Over time, as the world started to realize the amazing potential of social media marketing, forward thinking organizations began incorporating social media marketing into their overall marketing mix. Today, we are seeing a proliferation of social channels.

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3 Ways Content Can Convert Social Media Fans Into Customers

Biznology

Social media is a fantastic platform for promotion. What’s more, social networks are an ideal place to find the perfect customer. You can engage with people on social media. However, navigating social media is no easy task. Here’s the thing.

B2B Social Media: An Underutilized Method for Improving SEO Performance

KoMarketing Associates

As a Millennial, or digital native as some will put it, I grew up immersed in social media. Today, pretty much everyone uses social media – not just Millennials. As of last July, Pew Research Center found that 76% of online adults use social networking sites.

101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013

Webbiquity

Okay, that statistic was made up (though probably not far off the mark), but the social media and digital marketing facts and statistics below are real (or at least from generally reliable sources). For example, 93% of marketers use social media for business.

The 11 Best Social Media Campaign Builders and Ad Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity

Social media has become a core element of marketing across businesses of all types and sizes: maintaining active, optimized profiles; sharing industry-related updates; amplifying their own content; and engaging with prospects, influencers, advocates, and customers.

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How to Increase Your Social Media Traffic - The Expert's Advice

SocialBakers

So you published your polished up post on social media and started waiting for the clicks to roll in. That's because the volume of social media traffic is in decline. Back in 2014, over 31% of referral traffic came from social media - a number that dropped to 26% in 2018, the first year when search outpaced social for referral traffic. Read on to find out how to increase social media traffic in an effective way

47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity

Social media use isn’t quite universal—but it’s getting close. population now has at least one social networking profile; more than half use two or more social networks. The number of worldwide social media users is projected to grow from 2.1

7 Essential Steps In Developing A B2B Social Media Strategy

KoMarketing Associates

As detailed in coverage earlier this year, CMO’s remain committed to growing their investment in social media. percent of their marketing budget on social media, they expect to increase this percentage to 12.9 Furthermore, B2B CMO’s foresee social media spending rising to 18.5 As investment in social media continues to be on the rise, B2B marketers also face greater pressure to attribute their programs to broader business outcomes and revenue.