B2B Marketers Now Use Facebook More Than Any Other Social Network

KoMarketing Associates

B2B marketers use a wide range of social media platforms these days to reach out to their prospects and customers. Now, new research indicates that the one they use most often also tops the list of most important platforms among social media marketers.

Social networking services should be facilitated not controlled

Biznology

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. Back in the late 90s I had an online community about memetics, memes.org, which I wanted to be a place in which to discuss memes, memetics, popular culture, and other social- and pseudo-scientific stuff.

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The Top 8 Social Networks For Business

Marketing Insider Group

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. I covered both of these in my own review on the top 9 social networks for businesses 2 years ago. The post The Top 8 Social Networks For Business appeared first on B2B Marketing Insider. Social Media

Are social networks as dominant in B2B content marketing?

Exo B2B

A large majority of specialist firms are pushing content marketing on social platforms, especially LinkedIn. But I ask the question: are social networks as dominant in B2B content marketing as they are in B2C? Social networks dominate the channels! Oh, really?

Make the Most of Sharing to Every Social Network (Without Wasting Time)

Sharpspring

You need more traffic sources, and one of the most obvious of those is social media and making a habit of sharing to every social network. Yes, you can scale social media traffic by creating your own routine! Social Sharing Tools to Help Scale the Process.

The Top 9 Social Networks For Businesses

Marketing Insider Group

Are you always wondering which social network is hot and which is not? And how many social networks can your business really continue to pay attention to? Well here you will see the search growth rates of the 9 major social networks that I think are most important to businesses and our social media marketing efforts. All this data is thanks to some amazing research by Ignite Social Media which I found thanks to Justin Flitter (@ JustinFlitter ).

Private Social Networks and the “Bathroom Moment”

Oracle

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%.).

The Other Social Network

Paul Gillin

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. There’s very little waste because members are there to seek professional opportunities, ask and answer questions and network with their peers.

37 Sensational Facts and Stats About the Seven Most Popular Social Networks

Webbiquity SMM

Those are just a few of the social network-specific findings from the recently-released Digital 2021 Global Overview Report , compiled by We Are Social and Hootsuite. Other Social Media Platforms.

Toyota launches a social network for drivers

Biznology

With Salesforce.com, they've launched a social network for Toyota owners and drivers that keeps them connected to Toyota, to its dealers, and to other drivers. Time will tell if this takes hold, but you have to admit that the Internet-connected car is closer to reality than ever before, and even before we reach that state, we all have network-connected phones with is in the car. Image by conhunter via Flickr. by Chris Abraham. Is the car the ultimate mobile device?

Use of social networks in B2B marketing (2) The buying cycle!

Exo B2B

I would like to discuss in this post, the importance of social networks in the B2B buying cycle. It’s not enough to be there, but it’s often the central element of a B2B social networking strategy. I mentioned LinkedIn 1 month ago in a blog post.

Use of social networks in B2B marketing (1) – Oh, LinkedIn, what a «chou-chou» !

Exo B2B

As we know, the pandemic has increased the use of social networks and the Internet. The information overload generated by the use of social networks has reached a staggering level. The post Use of social networks in B2B marketing (1) – Oh, LinkedIn, what a «chou-chou» !

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

Webbiquity SMM

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. Other than some minor jockeying for position, the chart below showing the largest social networks hasn’t changed much in the past few years. Buffer Social ). Buffer Social ).

Is there still room for new social networks?

Biznology

If you’re like me, you probably remember a period not too long ago when you couldn’t open your e-mail without getting another invitation to join a new social network. The business results of all those social networks indicate that you responded the same way that I did, which is to ignore those invitations. More recently, those invitations stopped coming as everyone decided that there’s no more room for new social networks.

How to Optimize Videos Across Every Social Network

Oktopost

From Instagram Stories to Facebook Live, more and more B2B marketing professionals are realizing the potential of social video in driving greater audience engagement, higher conversion rates, and more revenue. Social Media Marketing Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Social Engagement Social Media Strategy Thought Leadership Twitter Video Marketing YouTubeWe’ve all heard the numbers: video is expected to make up more than 80% of all web traffic by 2019.

Business Value of Social Networking

Industrial Marketing Today

Home Marketing Matters About Contact B2B Marketing Store Company Website Business Value of Social Networking by Achinta Mitra on July 29, 2009 in Social Media Marketing , Social Networking Saw a very interesting video where Seth Godin talks about how useful social media is to businesses. Even though the use of social media like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn is growing exponentially, there is a raging debate about measuring its ROI.

Email bankruptcy and internal social networking

Biznology

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. But what Social Business giveth, Social Business taketh away: as channels proliferate, your communication strategy of relying on a single hub — your email client — no longer holds water. Credit: Wikipedia.

Hindsight 20/20 Series: 5. Enterprise social networking is about people, content and places

Biznology

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? Well, the fundamental point missed in that way of thinking is that a robust, mature social business platform is not just a Facebook-style social networking used at work. Your choice of social platform does matter ; 2.

B2B buyers and professional social networks in the purchase decision

Social Email Marketing

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. Even more impressive: 84% of C-level/VP executives in the research also use social media for the […]. Content marketing Research Social media marketing IDC LinkedIn Social Buying Study social networks

Social Media Mistakes: 7 Things You Need to Stop Doing On Social Networks

Oktopost

From an embarrassing typo to a broken link, social media mistakes are no strangers to any social media manager. But what happens when those social media mistakes keep repeating themselves until they become guiding principles for […]. Social Media Marketing Social Analytics Social Engagement Social Listening Social Media Management Thought LeadershipWe’ve all been there.

How to Get Google to Recrawl a Social Network Page: Ask An SEO via @rollerblader

Search Engine Journal

There are quite a few reasons why it would be beneficial to get social media pages re-crawled. The post How to Get Google to Recrawl a Social Network Page: Ask An SEO via @rollerblader appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

YouTube Used By More US Adults Than Any Other Social Network via @sejournal, @MattGSouthern

Search Engine Journal

More adults in the US use YouTube than any other social network, according to a study from Pew Research Center. The post YouTube Used By More US Adults Than Any Other Social Network appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

Google needs its own social network

Biznology

They lament how social has changed everything. If you are one of those search people descrying social media's impact, you need to check out my latest post on Search Engine Guide, " Google needs its own social network.". Organic Search Social Media Marketing Facebook Google MySpace Search engine optimization Searching Social media Social network TwitterImage via CrunchBase.

Working your social network

Biznology

And the advice is simple: Don't just ask for help from your social network. Instead of using your social network, work your network. Social networks are built for creating close relationships in simple ways and you don't need money or fame to do it. But the currency of social media is helpfulness--if all you do is ask for help, you'll probably get a lot less of it. Image by Getty Images via @daylife. I'm blessed. I'm the first to admit it.

49 Noteworthy Social Networking Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

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. Here are three more key takeaways from the more than four dozen social networking facts and statistics below: Facebook is the most popular social network on the planet—except with CEOs. Social Media Examiner ).

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Managing Your Social Network: Top Tools You Should Use

Anything Goes Marketing

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.

Why Facebook Should Be Worried About Other Social Networks

Contently

Early social networks had life spans like house flies. But with newer social networks abounding, is it still the preferred choice of the public? According to data from a February 2017 Sprout Social report , Facebook has had no trouble maintaining its grasp on older generations, as an overwhelming majority of Gen X and baby boomers favor the platform. While millennials also prefer it to the competition, a pair of newer networks is gaining ground.

INFOGRAPHIC: Worldwide Social Network Users

Oracle

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. From world leaders offering their opinions via Twitter to viral videos on how to de-clutter your home , the impact of social media is widespread and profound. I believe we understand that social media and the use of mobile technology is extensive both in the US and abroad. Social Marketing

Social Networking for Business: What’s Right for Yours?

Writing on the Web

(As I’m on vacation for a week, I’ve invited Sydni Craig-Hart to share social networking tips.). The point is, participating in social networking is like participating in live networking. Take the time to do your research and find out EXACTLY which social networks your target market is hanging out in. A big part of your social networking marketing success will depend on how well you do your research.

Warm Up Your Closing Call With a Social Network Referral

Sales Intelligence View

By using your social accounts to keep in touch with prospects and keep your name fresh in their minds, you can create a positive environment for closings. Before you can warm up a potential sale with social media, you need to know what social media networks they use, and which ones they don’t. So this needs to be step one: find out exactly which social networks they use, and what they use them for. The way you do this depends on the network.

Social Network based Caller Routing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Maybe they know someone in your social network and can even broker a chat with them (live through Facebook) about their recommended rod and reel combo for you. Tags: Social Networking Ok, let’s say you are searching the web for a new fishing rod. You find the right website but you are having trouble locating the right rod and reel combination. Frustrated you consider giving up but give it one last shot and decide to call the 800 number on the site.

Promoting your B2B content on social networks: get your $$$ ready

Exo B2B

Recently, we came across a post written by Sarah Taylor from Relevance that deals again and again with the same subject; how and why native content from companies and brands is not read on social networks or on the Web. But as everyone rushed to this social buffet offered at will, this “all you can eat” of the new marketing, we unwittingly created a monster traffic jam at the buffet, no one knows what exactly to consume as the offer was especially in content marketing.

How to Create Social Media Buttons for All the Top Social Networks

Hubspot

Social media is an extremely valuable tool for promoting your marketing content. Additionally, embedding your social profiles on your website or blog posts can help increase traffic to your social networks, and ultimately create brand consistency across platforms.

Which Social Network Should You Advertise On?

Hubspot

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. Let’s dive in and examine the pros and cons of advertising on each of the four major social media platforms. This makes it a social media platform with high conversion rates.

Social Networking – Organic? Strategic? or Gaming a System?

B2B Marketing Traction

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. What are the keys to success in social media? Yes, there are ways to automate social media, so you don’t have to key in a message multiple times. Social Media/Web 2.0

How to Limit Email and Messages from Social Networks

B2B Marketing Traction

Are you getting too many emails or text messages from others’ sharing on social media sites? Note the link to a useful social media notification tool at the bottom of this post.). Each social media platform has setttings or preferences that allows you to limit or control how you receive notifications (email, text messages to your phone, etc.) For the most part, I have set my preferences to receive as few emails as possible from my social networks.

Which Social Network is Right For B2B Marketing?

Digital B2B Marketing

When you consider what social networks can become key marketing channels for your business, there isn’t one right answer. Unless your audience cleanly matches a common research segment, there is likely limited information available about what social networks they are actively engaged with. Here are three quick practical ways you can tell what social networks may be right for your business and focus additional research.