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?

Social media marketing is Homo sapiens sapiens social

Biznology

I have been doing social media strategy and planning in one form or another for clients since 2003. But in the context of social media and social media marketing, here’s how I break it down. Social Media Monitoring. Social Media Planning and Calendaring.

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. ” — Social Media Today.

12 Solid Stats Surrounding Social Networking (Plus Four  Timely Tips)

Webbiquity

Though it’s dangerous to assume anything about leadership in the social networking space (Facebook overtook MySpace as the biggest social network less than a decade ago , after all), the landscape does seem to have matured and stabilized somewhat at this point. Buffer Social ).

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.

Influencer marketing is fully integrating with social media marketing strategy

Biznology

The RFP was for a year’s social media strategy consulting. ” Companies, brands, associations, and organizations are not separating out social media from influencer engagement. Too many companies that have invested vast resources in social have Pretty Boy/Girl Syndrome.

Nine Social Media Marketing Stats You Can Use

Webbiquity

According to Google Trends, social media marketing as a topic if search interest recently turned nine years old (or is about to turn 11 years old, depending on when you place its origin). Buyers appreciate business social media use. across all major social networks.

5 Reasons to Re-share Your Content on Social Media

Act-On

Here's a super simple way how: Just re-share your content on social media ― up to a year after publication. Content Marketing Social Media Marketing content marketing social marketing social media social media marketingWant better ROI from your content marketing?

Social media strategy leaders: Lisa Marcyes

Biznology

How has your work brought you to where you are now, a leader in social media strategy? Loving the social aspect that communities offered so much, I transferred into a social media channel management role. I currently manage all of the social media marketing strategy for Marketo.

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 Media

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.

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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.

The Eight Best Social CRM Tools

Webbiquity

Social customer relationship management (CRM) was being written about as a distinct product category as far back as 2008, but market interest really began to take off the following year. How does social CRM differ from traditional CRM? 26: The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools. #27:

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Organic vs paid social media: 12 myths vs realities

Biznology

Paid social social is paying any of these social networks to boost the reach of posts, display ads and videos, or sponsor messaging. Paid social media is charged on a cost-per-click (CPC) or cost-per-thousand (CPM) basis. The social media landscape is constantly evolving.

115 Facts You Never Knew About Social Media [Infographic]

Webbiquity

It’s something that you use almost every day, but how much do you really know about social media? Social Media Is The New Newspaper. Did you know that Reddit is the most popular social media platform as a source of news? Social In Sixty Seconds.

INFOGRAPHIC: Worldwide Social Network Users

Modern Marketing

We all know that social media has significantly changed the way the world operates, from the way we interact to the manner in which we conduct business. I believe we understand that social media and the use of mobile technology is extensive both in the US and abroad. Social Marketing

Nine Useful Social Media Marketing Stats: An Interactive Infographic Made with Venngage and ThingLink

Webbiquity

Content marketing and social media are the top lead generation tactics for B2B marketers. Social media, both paid and organic, is viewed as a highly effective channel for content promotion and amplification, second only to organic search.

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Why Every CEO Should Have a Social Media Presence

Onalytica B2B

We live in a technology obsessed society where your average millennial’s reality blurs into one with their virtual online world; posting anything and everything from their latest fashion purchases, to their selfies and social life goings on. WHY SHOULD I BE ON SOCIAL MEDIA?

How to Get Your Employees to Care About Social Media and Employee Advocacy

Marketing Insider Group

Having worked with hundreds of organizations on the rollout of their social advocacy programs, it’s clear that in order to get your employees engaged, they need to understand why doing so will be of benefit to them. Social Media

Why Your Business Needs Social Media

Marketing Insider Group

Social media provides immense potential for businesses because consumers habitually log on to it daily and are exposed to companies. It can be difficult to keep up with evolving trends on social media, so B2B reviews […]. The post Why Your Business Needs Social Media appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Social MediaIt also presents huge challenges for businesses, however, because it’s an ever-changing space that is extremely noisy and crowded.

Social media strategy leaders: Kerry Gallagher

Biznology

Welcome to the next post in a series celebrating leaders in social media strategy. These professionals are pioneers, laying the groundwork for future social media marketers. I am happy to introduce Kerry Gallagher , AVP, Social Media Manager at Citizens Bank.

Free Tools for Startups to Boost Social Media Presence

Webbiquity

While it’s almost unheard of for businesses to completely ignore social media these days, startups have to be especially mindful of its advantages and uses. Here are some unique tools to help boost the social media presence of your startup. Guest post by Nick Rojas.

Make an Impact: Intelligent Social Media Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

Investing in social media is something every business owner is told to do and something that every marketing department has to focus on – that’s a given. Return on investment in social media marketing has long been a tricky topic and […]. The post Make an Impact: Intelligent Social Media Marketing appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Social Media business internet marketing marketing social media marketing

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. ” Avinash’s post highlights social media posts from big-brand companies and breaks down their actual success metrics (rather than just focusing on likes).

Why Engagement On Your Social Platforms Is Important For Your Next Trade Show

Webbiquity

However, digital technology, and social networking sites in particular, have fundamentally altered the way events are experienced. Through social media platforms , attendees and businesses can share content and experiences from the event. Guest post by Reno Macri.

How Even Social Media & Social Selling Experts Are Getting LinkedIn Wrong – Part 1

Marketing Insider Group

The post How Even Social Media & Social Selling Experts Are Getting LinkedIn Wrong – Part 1 appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Social Media LinkedIn LinkedIn Marketing linkedin social selling social selling

How to Calculate the ROI of Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

Webbiquity

Quick: Can you list the goals of each and every one of your social media efforts? So much of social media is on the fly—a response rather than a plan—that it can become a slippery planning slope for companies, especially those that are understaffed.

How even social media & social selling experts are getting LinkedIn wrong – Part 2

Marketing Insider Group

In my last post, I started to show how even the most recognized social media and social selling authors, experts, and consultants are getting LinkedIn wrong. Content Marketing LinkedIn LinkedIn Marketing linkedin social selling social media marketing

Hiring the Perfect Person to Run Your Social Media

Act-On

Planning to increase your social media budget this year? According to the Content Marketing Institute’s 2016 Benchmark report , 93% of marketers use social media, on an average of six platforms. Social media marketing. Social media engagement. Social Media Planner.

Social media strategy leaders: Sarah Nilson

Biznology

Welcome to the next post in a series celebrating leaders in social media strategy. With a background in communications and public relations, Sarah has been at QuintilesIMS for almost three years now in several roles touching social media. The merger really expanded our social presence.

Why every business needs a social media business audit

Biznology

Not active on social media? While your business may be posting to social media and doing all the right things, you must regularly assess where you stand on your most important social channels. Or, you will struggle to consistently improve your social strategy.

5 Expert Tips from Influential Executives to Improve Your Social Media Approach

Marketing Insider Group

Social media has quickly become a go-to resource for marketing and sales. billion social media users globally. But just because social media is widely used doesn’t mean it’s well understood. Social Media

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. Start your social strategy and planning with your employees in mind.

The Social Club: Charmin Community Manager Beth Harker

Contently

The Social Club is Contently’s new Q&A series with the people behind the most creative, notable, and successful social media accounts. How would you describe the Charmin social voice? What metrics do you use to track your social success?

Social Selling vs. Social Media Marketing

Televerde

Social media: the virtual marketplace. The advent of social media has given marketing and sales new ways to connect to prospects and clients. This is a primer on the differences between social selling and social media marketing. What is Social Selling?

The Social Club: Merriam-Webster Chief Digital Officer Lisa Schneider

Contently

The Social Club is Contently’s new Q&A series. Every month, social media editor Tallie Gabriel will talk with the people behind the most creative, notable, and successful social media accounts. What was your vision for the social media presence?

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How to Scale a Social Selling Program

Modern Marketing

Increasingly, businesses are investing more resources into social sales programs to engage their prospects in innovative ways. If you want to see real success when attempting to scale your social selling program , then it all starts with training. New to Social Selling?

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How to Create Social Media and Content Marketing Synergy

Act-On

Do you have social media and content marketing synergy? Marketers understand that in today’s digital environment, social media is a must-have for reaching customers. In fact, roughly one in every five minutes (about 19%) of all media time is spent on social sites and apps. But despite their promotional efforts on social, many marketers aren’t harvesting the desired results. John’s in charge of social marketing for the Good Company.

3 Storytelling Tips for Marketers in the Age of Social

Modern Marketing

The traditional sales funnel has been circumvented by consumers’ use of social media channels to interact with brands. And social media and messaging services such as Snapchat and Instagram have risen to prominence in recent years, launching tools such as Instagram Stories.

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7 reasons why you need a social media marketing consultant

Biznology

You are ready to start implementing all those techniques you discovered from those social media gurus. Wouldn’t you rather be building your business in alignment with your vision than using social media to market it? You don’t like social media marketing.