49 Noteworthy Social Networking Stats and Facts
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
Though new social networks continue to be launched (e.g. But there are no guarantees that leadership will last, and the social networking landscape is constantly evolving. Image credit: Social Media Examiner. Social Media Examiner ). Social Media Examiner ).
35 Stupendous Social Networking Facts and Stats
AUGUST 11, 2015
Though “social media” broadly encompasses a variety of platforms including blogs (WordPress, Medium, Tumblr), content sharing (YouTube, SlideShare, Instagram), and content curation (Scoop.It, Triberr, Paper.li), the term is nearly synonymous to many for the big social networks.
Why Instagram is becoming the dominant social network
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
MAY 16, 2014
In this fast-paced talk he uses his research to make predictions on who is winning and losing in everything from social media and retail to brands and world economies. I am regular on Mitch Joel’s blog and when he says a a video is “must-watch,” I listen to the man.
The Other Social Network
MARCH 10, 2011
If you thought the world’s largest professional network was little more than a place to post your resume, you owe yourself another visit. LinkedIn is set to eclipse the 100 million member mark sometime this spring, and it is quickly becoming the social network of choice for B2B professionals.
The Top 8 Social Networks For Business
B2B Marketing Insider
APRIL 2, 2014
Recently, Adobe’s CMO.com released their 5th annual CMO Guide to The Social Landscape highlighting the top 8 social networks for businesses. These top networks have been covered each of the last 4 years. Social Media
Social networking services should be facilitated not controlled
JUNE 24, 2014
and platform-based Social Network Service (SNS); namely, her belief that communities need to grow organically and not be rigid, planned, communities: more like London than Paris. The post Social networking services should be facilitated not controlled appeared first on Biznology.
The Stories Behind 5 Social Networks That Never Caught On
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
What was the first social network you ever joined? While many people will recall it being Facebook or Twitter, others might remember some of the earlier, less popular social networks. After all, these networks laid the groundwork for the social media giants we use today.
Enterprise Social Networking Platforms: Think Amazon, Not Facebook
APRIL 22, 2013
“This is just Facebook for the Enterprise” is the most common way most people describe enterprise social networking platforms. It’s inevitable that several enterprise software vendors will come up with their own flavour of social platforms.
Which Social Network Should You Advertise On?
JUNE 10, 2015
Social media advertising is a great tactic to use to supplement your other inbound marketing efforts. Social media has become a cornerstone of marketing strategy ; it doesn’t matter what industry you’re in, social media is a tool you should be using everyday to interact with consumers.
10 Ways to Use Social Networks for B2B Marketing
DECEMBER 13, 2011
Social networks are essential for expanding your web presence —not only for creating social signals now a key component in search engine rankings, which makes your website and blog easier to find in search, but also by giving you more places to be found online. Creating your profile on each of the major social networks is a first step, but just that. As with most things in life, you’ll get out of social networks what you put into them.
The Pros & Cons of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Other Social Networks [Infographic]
APRIL 30, 2016
Nowadays, social media is one of the main channels used by companies to reach their target audiences. But with so many different social networks available, how do you choose which will work best for you? Social Media Daily IGSS
“You’re Creeping Me Out!” The Dark Side of Social Networking
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
MARCH 12, 2013
Social media has made it easier than ever to connect: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and other services have greatly amplified everyone’s personal brand message. Social gifting via Facebook and other networks has started to change public perception.
When to Post on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Other Top Social Networks [Infographic]
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
You know by now that posting on social media is one of the best ways to amplify the awesome content you''re creating. But it isn''t enough to simply post content to social whenever you feel like it. So, when are the best times to post to each of your favorite social networks?
Which Social Networks Should You Focus On? Here Are 6 Ways to Find Out
APRIL 28, 2015
It’s very easy for social media marketers to get caught up in the latest "in" thing. As each new social network pops up, many people feel the pressure to be on every single one. As a result, they struggle to generate any real customers or prove the ROI of social media.
7 Targeted Social Networks Niche Marketers Should Try
OCTOBER 12, 2012
You're probably always hearing about the most popular, mainstream social networks -- Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , Google+ -- and how you can use them for business. But you must know that those "top" social networks aren't the only ones out there, right?
Social is Coming: If Social Networks Played the Game of Thrones [Infographic]
Modern B2B Marketing
JUNE 12, 2014
If you’re marketing on social , the rises and falls to power on Game of Thrones are all-too familiar. Social networks rise to the top, only to be acquired by Facebook or bested by a competitor. Infographic Social Media
Private Social Networks and the “Bathroom Moment”
JULY 12, 2012
This is where private social networks can shine. Social media was supposed to usher in a new era of real-time collaboration. But while the big, public social networks may get the most attention, it’s hard to see how incessantly refreshing your newsfeed improves work performance. In fact, many enterprises treat social sites as distractions. Estimates for how many employers block access to social sites range from 29% to 54%.).
Advice from a Social Pro: Which Social Network Should You Concentrate On? [VIDEO]
JUNE 13, 2014
In this episode of the “Magic @ Ball of Social Media,” our video series where experts answer small business social media questions, we sit down with Jess Ostroff, “Director of Calm” at Don’t Panic Management.
Choosing the Best Big Social Networks for Publishers
JUNE 25, 2015
With social media being one of the main channels used by companies to reach their audiences nowadays, and hundreds of social media sites available for use, it can make even a seasoned marketer or publisher feel overwhelmed when choosing which networks will work the best for them.
B2B buyers and professional social networks in the purchase decision
SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
In case you believed we can forget about social media in marketing and business, here’s a wake-up call: according to the latest Social Buying Study from IDC, 75% (!) of B2B buyers “studied social media” to SUPPORT purchase decisions.
Managing Your Social Network: Top Tools You Should Use
Anything Goes Marketing
OCTOBER 22, 2012
After having my kids I took a step away from social media except for posting adorable pics of my kids on Facebook. social media RSS customer service social bookmarking Twitter online communities social networksThat's about all I had time for - so I thought. My thought process was driven by a severe lack of sleep (which still exists) and a desire to focus on my core tasks which included leading my team.
Hello Ello: What You Need to Know About This New Social Networking Site
OCTOBER 7, 2014
In Facebook’s decade-long quest for market saturation, the social networking behemoth has many users questioning the site’s validity. Is a new social networking site the solution to the seemingly-growing list of Facebook concerns? Social Media ello ello.co
What the Top 4 Social Networks Can Do For Your Social Commerce Revenue
MARCH 26, 2015
The social commerce marketplace has grown more than 4-fold since 2012. Then, social commerce represented some $3 billion in retail sales. In 2015, social commerce accounts for some $14 billion. Why: Of all the social channels, Facebook has the highest conversion rate at 1.08%.
Introducing Twitter Moments: How to Navigate the Social Network's Newest Feature
OCTOBER 14, 2015
Tweets, by nature, have very short lifespans. Every time you post a new tweet, it has only minutes in the spotlight before getting drowned out by newer tweets. In fact, every second, 9,100 new tweets are posted by Twitter users around the globe. That's a lot of content you never get to see.
Pinterest vs. Facebook: Which Is REALLY the Better Visual Social Network?
OCTOBER 22, 2012
Just about every major social network allows marketers to share visual content in some capacity, but that doesn't necessarily mean that particular network is the best medium for visual promotion. which is the better social network for promoting visual content ?
Social Networking – Organic? Strategic? or Gaming a System?
B2B Marketing Traction
JANUARY 4, 2013
Now that social media is used by more businesses, it’s become clear that there is a right (and wrong) way to use it. Social media is supposed to be an authentic and transparent online conversation with your peers – not a marketing ploy or a way to pull one over on your prospects.
Which Social Network is Right For B2B Marketing?
Digital B2B Marketing
APRIL 28, 2011
When you consider what social networks can become key marketing channels for your business, there isn’t one right answer. Here are three quick practical ways you can tell what social networks may be right for your business and focus additional research.
Why Every Nonprofit Should Adopt a Social Networking Mindset
OCTOBER 15, 2012
What we ended up agreeing on is that, yes, having a nonprofit CEO use social media shows that social media participation is important to the organization from the inside/out; but it is equally important to have all staff involved. Understanding the Network Mindset.
40 Ways to Get Banned From the Top 5 Social Networks
SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
It may feel like a fustercluck, but there are actually some rules and regulations that go along with participating in social media. You know, the things that help make social media a nice place to be. This constitutes a misuse of service, and can get you kicked off the network.
View From The Boardroom – Social Networks Around The World: Challenges and Opportunities
AUGUST 18, 2015
Social Networks Around The World: Challenges and Opportunities. For a while there – circa 2010 – it looked like CMOs would be having an easier time of things, as the marketing world moved towards embracing social networks.
Advice from a Social Pro: Is Twitter a Viable Small Biz Social Network? [VIDEO]
AUGUST 8, 2014
In this episode of “The Magic @ Ball of Social Media,” we sit down with Zena Weist, Strategy Director at Level Five Solutions. The post Advice from a Social Pro: Is Twitter a Viable Small Biz Social Network?
Email bankruptcy and internal social networking
APRIL 11, 2012
Then, you hear about this new social business initiative going on at your company, which promises to end all maladies of Dilbert’s world: work will be meaningful and rewarding again, communications and collaboration will just work as they were supposed to. Credit: Wikipedia.
How to Change Photo Privacy Settings on Facebook, Twitter & Other Popular Social Networks [Infographic]
APRIL 10, 2015
In a world where the phrase "pics or it didn''t happen" is a widespread mantra , people of all ages are sharing a wide range of information about themselves on social media. M any people want to limit who actually sees the stuff they''re posting on social -- especially personal photos.
Which Social Networks are Right for My Business?
JULY 11, 2016
Social media. When you own a small business, you’ve got a lot to think about, a lot to consider, and a LOT to do. One thing you may have overlooked or set aside? No, you don’t have to have a profile on every site ever created. You don’t have to post 10 times a day and interact with every single. Cognitive Technology Cmo cognitive technology
Hindsight 20/20 Series: 5. Enterprise social networking is about people, content and places
MARCH 13, 2014
What is the big deal about the modern social business and social collaboration platforms? Is there anything unique in them that can’t be done better and faster using the toolset that preceded all the hype around social technologies? Metrics – social business friend or foe?
10 Pinterest Infographics: Visual Explanations for a Visual Social Network
MAY 29, 2012
Everyone keeps talking about how Pinterest will grow to become one of the largest used social networks, but truth is, it already is. As a social network that is built around one of the hottest trends in social media today -- visual content -- it's no wonder Pinterest is thriving.
Why Product Launch Plans Need to Include Social Networking
B2B Marketing Traction
MAY 3, 2011
Today it’s important to leverage social media by connecting and engaging with the right people far in advance of your product launch. It takes time to establish a following, a rapport with your connections, and credibility on social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and even LinkedIn.
Where does Google+ fit into your B2B Marketing plans? [infographic]
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JULY 9, 2014
After all, it’s not every day that a social media website goes to great lengths to make your business more visible, but that’s exactly what you’ll get from Google’s services. Have you made Google Plus a part of your marketing strategy yet?
Choose the Right Social Networks to Boost Your Business
JUNE 13, 2014
You have to embrace social media and integrate it into your marketing strategy. The good news is you don’t have to have a brand presence on every single social networking platform out there. Choose the social networks that fit your audience.
Social networking for business benefits, YES it works!
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
AUGUST 17, 2011
Here’s a little story about a wide web of social connections coming together over a period of two years to create extraordinary new economic value for me, a university, a client, and several valued business partners. Social networking for business — it WORKS!