Business Facts To Inspire Your Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

The fact is that Digital, Social, and Mobile technologies have dramatically changed the world we live in and the businesses we work for. Only 2-5% of all website traffic comes from social media. Employee social networks are 10x larger than the brands they work for.

How to Choose a Good Social Media Agency

Biznology

There are thousands of agencies that claim they “do social media.” The truth is that there are tons of agencies that offer social media services, but it is exceedingly difficult to find an agency that really does social media well. So how do you find a good social media agency?

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Five Social Proof Best Practices for 2022

Webbiquity

Social proof can help create trust and boost your business growth in 2022. Social proof is more than reviews and testimonials. Social media is a great channel for community growth. But what’s even more powerful is combining multiple types of social proof.

8 social selling metrics to measure success

Sprout Social

Social media is quickly emerging as the go-to channel for salespeople seeking new prospects. According to LinkedIn , 78% of social sellers outsell their peers who don’t use social media. In this article, we’ll walk you through 8 social selling metrics to pay attention to.

The #1 Reason Why Sales Coaching is Critical to Your 2022 Sales Success

Speaker: Tim Hughes, Co-Founder and CEO of Digital Leadership Associates

Join Tim Hughes, Author of Social Selling – Influencing Buyers and Changemakers and Co-Founder/CEO of Digital Leadership Associates, as he details how investing in sales coaching will teach your team how to navigate social media and therefore create greater sales success.

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. Social media budget.

What vertical networks mean for the future of social media

Sprout Social

Vertical social networks aren’t overnight sensations. Understanding what these niche social media platforms say about the future of social media as a whole can help marketers stay ahead of the trend curve. We’ve seen social trending this way for the past few years.

9 social media marketer predictions for 2022

Sprout Social

Over the past year, social has increased its influence on trends , industries and even markets. As its impacts continue to grow, social media managers have taken their roles in new and innovative directions. More senior-level marketing roles will call for social media experience.

How to roll out a successful rebrand on social media

Sprout Social

Is a social media rebrand on your radar? In this guide, we’ll break down how to rebrand your business on social media and keep your customers happy. Why (and when) a rebrand on social media is necessary. A commitment to being more socially conscious. Social media teams.

The marketer’s guide to reporting on social video engagement

Sprout Social

And with many social media platforms doubling down on video and TikTok-style shorts, it’s no question that video engagement is key. If you haven’t brought video into your social media strategy, consider this your “twist my arm” moment. A post shared by Sprout Social (@sproutsocial).

The Secret to Building Successful Digital Sales Programs in 2022 and Beyond

Speaker: Jordi Gili, International Speaker, Managing Director at Execus, Professor Geneva Business School

In this session Prof. Jordi Gili with the Geneva Business School will share key learnings from digital sales programs and will hint at the Key Performance Indicators that Digital Sales programs should aspire to in 2023.

Who rules social media? Industry benchmarks for 2022

Sprout Social

Sharing your performance data without including industry-specific social media benchmarks is like putting on a play without setting the stage. To help, we pulled social metrics to show marketers how different industries performed across all social platforms last year.

How long should social posts be? Free social media character counter

Sprout Social

More importantly, you need to know the ideal character count for social media posts. To make your job a little easier, we’ve put together a detailed guide on social media character limits and ideal post lengths. Free social media character counter.

How cannabis brands are elevating their social media content

Sprout Social

The cannabis industry is booming, which means more brands are leveraging social media as a channel to promote their products, share educational information about cannabis use, and advocate for decriminalization, social justice and destigmatization.

How to Create Shareable Social Media Content

Marketing Insider Group

Writing optimized social media posts that are highly engaging isn’t as easy as it looks. Posting on social for a personal account can look a lot different than posting for a business account. To get the most out of social media, you need a plan. 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.

Conversational marketing: What it means for your social media strategy

Sprout Social

Let’s dive into what conversational marketing is and how it will help your social media strategy evolve. The inbound marketing strategy connects channels like your website, social profiles and CRM. Conversational marketing and social media: How to adapt your strategy.

Social commerce trends and misconceptions: What leaders need to consider

Sprout Social

When you think about social commerce trends, what comes to mind? As a consumer, you probably think about the convenience of being able to buy directly from your favorite social media app. Reframe the context around social commerce trends. Social commerce isn’t going away.

Successful events start with social

Sprout Social

What do events teams and social teams have in common? Listen below and read on to hear Sprout’s Manager of Events, Alysha Daytner, and Senior Manager of Social Media, Rachael Samuels talk about how they partner to produce outstanding experiences. .

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Top 10 Social Selling Tools

Oktopost

Looking for B2B leads on social media? billion active social media users are out there, and many of them are just who you are looking for. The sheer volume of users flocking to social media sites proves that it only makes sense to target prospects where they congregate.

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3 Steps for Mastering B2B Demand Generation on Social Media

Speaker: Paul Slack, Vende Digital CEO

Today, we all need to have a robust social presence, but most companies struggle to do it correctly. Discover how leading B2B companies are driving opportunities and revenue with social media by engaging buyers in the places they go to learn.

Integrating Social Leads into the Demand Generation Funnel

The Point

Social media may be a hot topic in B2B marketing circles, but most of that buzz focuses on the role of social media advertising. Just listen to marketing guru Gary Vaynerchuk, perhaps the biggest champion for advertising on Facebook and other channels, who says that social media advertising is “grossly underpriced” and that companies have a window of opportunity to take advantage before big brands drive up the cost. HS) Social media advertising has taken off lately.

5 simple ways to increase online sales through social media

Sprout Social

If you’re reading this, you probably know the answer to the question, “Can social media support our company’s sales goals?” Social is now a fixture in the customer journey and has a direct impact on purchasing decisions. Start selling directly on social media platforms.

Kids and keyboards don’t mix for social media managers

Biznology

But if you manage your company’s social media accounts, this is actually a risk that you should consider. This is also very helpful because you can separate your personal social media notifications from the work ones.

22 Key Statistics For Successful B2B Social Media Marketing Programs

KoMarketing Associates

Social media has changed the way we live, interact with each other, and, yes, even market our businesses. billion people use social media worldwide, making it one of the most popular online activities. Designing an effective B2B social media marketing strategy, however, is no easy feat.

How Sales Enablement is Supporting Social Selling in 2022

Speaker: Brynne Tillman CEO | LinkedIn Whisperer at Social Sales Link

In this 1-hour session, Brynne Tillman from Social Sales Link will teach you why Sales Enablement teams should own Social Selling

How to Become a Successful Social Media Consultant

Sprout Social

Do you have what it takes to be a social media consultant? Let’s break down ways to become a successful social media consultant and how to get started. If you need writing, social, or marketing/comms help, I’m taking clients! What do social media consultants do?

7 risks of not prioritizing social media governance

Sprout Social

Anyone who manages their company’s social media for a living operates every day in fear of being the one at the helm when the company Twitter account is hacked. Let’s state the obvious: Social media governance is not the sexy side of social.

How different generations use social media: A complete guide

Sprout Social

Social media usage is on the up and up. Our Sprout Social Index™ 2021: UK & Ireland Edition report found 76% of consumers have used social media more in the past year, and 63% have bought from it. Success on social media starts with defining your target audience.

4 ways social media can revitalize small business competition

Sprout Social

As small business owners navigate change and recovery in the wake of the pandemic, social media will continue to be a key element in accelerating their organizations’ future growth. Use social data for more than marketing. Drop your business social media below????????????

Organic Growth Strategy: How to Leverage Market Collateral Around Social Media

Speaker: Akilah Murrell, Sr. Director of Channel Marketing at Channel Maven

Join Akilah Murrell, Senior Director of Channel Marketing at Channel Maven, for this how-to session on engaging your buyer base through social media.

What you need to know before creating a social media RFP (template included)

Sprout Social

So, you’ve been tasked with creating a social media RFP. What is a social media RFP? A social media request for proposal (RFP) is a formal questionnaire used to gather proposals for service or software needs. Social media marketing agencies typically offer a variety of services.

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Your guide to social media targeting via Sprout Social

Sprout Social

Another way to win attention in noisy social feeds is by being highly relevant. This is why audience targeting has become a necessary component of successful social media publishing. However, social media targeting can be used strategically beyond paid social advertising.

The best brand marketing we’ve seen on social media in the last 5 years

Sprout Social

Thanks to social media, the goals of brand marketers are within reach. Having a social presence is a top priority. Nearly one in two businesses consider social media their primary channel for external communication while 58% anticipate it becoming their primary channel in the future.

How to effectively plan your social media campaigns step-by-step

Sprout Social

Social media campaigns are never as simple as they seem. That’s why it’s so important to have a defined game plan for your social media campaigns before you’re in too deep. 5 steps to creating a social media campaign from scratch. Social ad campaigns.

Download 7 Exceptional Event Email Templates for Driving Attendee Engagement

Write winning event emails in minutes! Relying on decades of social science research and more recent behavioral data, we’ll show you the science-backed methods to creating a wildly successful event-marketing email campaign for almost any situation. Download the eBook today!

Choosing the Right Social Media Platforms for Your Buyer Personas

Marketing Insider Group

But when you’re dealing with large social media audiences, you need to not only think about who you’re talking to but where they spend their time and what you want to achieve by engaging with them. There are so many social platforms, and new ones are popping up every single day.

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. Social media demographics to inform your brand’s strategy in 2020.

Being funny on social media can drive serious business

Sprout Social

Look, it isn’t essential to be funny on social media—but my goodness, it helps. Humour is a hugely powerful currency on social, but beyond likes and engagement, how does cracking a joke on social media actually impact your bottom line?

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.

Utilizing Intent Data to Get Everyone a Seat at the Planning Table

Speaker: James Gilbert, Head of Marketing at CRMNEXT

Social distancing is a byword now often heard in B2B companies, but what about the departmental distance between your own organization's sales and marketing teams? This detachment can lead businesses to use the wrong account-based marketing programs (ABMs) as an instant fix, but it isn’t a magic tool that will make all your problems disappear. Join James Gilbert, CMO at CRMNEXT, for his in-depth & exclusive session about properly using intent data during your ABM campaign.