The future of Twitter is as a protected essential public utility

Biznology

Sally sent me a series of questions about what I think the the future of Twitter will be in light of a fourth quarter revenue miss based on analysts’ expectation. SF: What’s your take on the future of Twitter? CA: Twitter isn’t going anywhere.

17 Hidden YouTube Hacks, Tips & Features You'll Want to Know About

Hubspot

When people talk about today's most popular social sharing websites, YouTube often gets left out of the conversation in favor of sites like Facebook and Twitter. But don't be fooled: YouTube has a lot going for it. Ever seen YouTube videos you wished you could bookmark for later?

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Why every business needs a social media business audit

Biznology

Twitter. YouTube. Are all the descriptions, bios and URLs uniform? Example: Update your LinkedIn header to match your Twitter header. Not active on social media? You are losing ground to competitors. But you already know that.

29 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Infographics of 2013

Webbiquity

Twitter became a publicly traded company on November 7 and saw the price of its shares climb 73% on the first day of trading. Does anyone still thing Twitter is for the birds? What are the best ways to drive website or blog traffic with Twitter? Utilize Twitter advertising?

15 Ways B2B Marketers Can Use Twitter to Drive Business Results

KoMarketing Associates

The wonderful world of Twitter has unlocked business opportunities for almost every type of user – from emerging artists, celebrities, big brands, news sources, and (most importantly for you) B2B marketers. Twitter offers B2B marketers the chance to attract prospects, interact and engage with clients, increase brand awareness, better understand their audience and much more. Twitter offers B2B marketers another avenue to participate in conversations with prospects.

My online influencer research and engagement process

Biznology

I upload big batches of keywords and then take the results and chop off the fat and then take the resulting URLs and upload them to GroupHigh, where their powerful app takes those blog URLs a thousand at a time and populates each one with all of its related social media metrics.

50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity

While a dwindling number of business executives still dismiss Twitter as a waste of time, recent research suggests it is one of the most valuable social networks for business. 51% of active Twitter users follow companies, brands or products on social networks. How popular is Twitter?

Twitter Launches Gender Targeting, and Other Marketing Stories of the Week

Hubspot

Twitter Launches Gender Targeting For Advertisers, From Marketing Land. You might recall Twitter’s previous update for advertisers in the beginning of September, when they launched their targeting by interest and username for promoted tweets. So how does Twitter know?

How to Build the Ultimate Online Newsroom

Webbiquity

Links to all of the company’s social media profiles (LinkedIn company page, Facebook, YouTube channel, Twitter etc.). • It almost goes without saying, but important news should be shared via the company’s Twitter feed, Facebook page and other important social media outlets.

13 Free Marketing Tools: Optimize Efficiency Without Breaking the Bank

Modern Marketing

Use it to convert files from URLs, as well as videos, which are then sent to you via email. Broken Link Checker EventBrite Followeronk free marketing tools Google Alerts Google Keyword PlaceIt SlideShare StumbleUpon Survey Monkey Tumblr Youtube Zamzarby Amanda Batista | Tweet this.

How to Promote an Event with Social Media

Paul Gillin

Create a Twitter hashtag and promote it to your colleagues and registrants. Schedule Twitter promotions to go out at different times of the day, including on weekends. Ask registrants for a Twitter address and then follow them on Twitter.

B2B Video Content Marketing on Youtube

delicious b2bmarketing

Today, I will touch on a few reasons why Marketers should consider video content creation and Youtube to get found online by the right prospects. B2B content creators should seriously consider creating videos and uploading them to Youtube.

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Internet marketing abhors a closed door so open a window

Biznology

YouTube. Did you know that you can load up your YouTube channel with links to all your other social media and web properties in addition to offering you a lot of space to share everything about you and your brand on the About Page ? Summary : Never paint your visitor into a corner.

The dashboard has finally been perfected

Biznology

Then, I can stream social mentions, my inboxes, my site performance data, questions and queries happening on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+, help desk queries, and even project management stuff. Private URL. Twitter. Twitter Search. YouTube.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity

Social media monitoring, analytics and stats for Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram, with benchmarking to measure your performance against peers, insights to optimize content, and reporting capabilities. Track shares, likes, tweets, and more for any URL.

What Your Business Needs To Know About Google+

Modern Marketing

Google+ is aiming at Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter users. But this week Google+ Product Manager, Christian Oestlien , took to YouTube to announce that Google was developing brand pages to be rolled out “later in the year” and that brand profiles would be removed from the system.

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Trying GroupHigh for Blogger Outreach Campaigns

Biznology

This sort of high-influencer outreach generally is limited to 25-100 hyper-targeted and super-influential bloggers, tweeters, Facebookers, YouTubers , SoundClouders, Instagramers, Viners , and I guess Google Plussers.

Twitter Introduces New Changes to Users' Timelines

Hubspot

It appears that certain Twitter users have noticed changes to their Twitter timelines, indicating that we all may be receiving updates to our accounts soon. Your Twitter timeline is the scrolling feed of tweets on your homepage from the users you're following.).

Creating a content marketing plan — without any content

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

Twitter. In this separate post , I’ve provided some helpful ideas on building a targeted audience through Twitter. It makes no sense to work on micro-content on Twitter if you have nobody listening! Pass on links and snip your URL’s!

How to Optimize Your B2B Marketing and Sales with Online Video

Modern B2B Marketing

Take YouTube, for example. Second only to Google, YouTube has rapidly emerged as an easy-to-use and reliable search tool; it overtook Yahoo as the second largest search engine in 2008 and is now the fastest-growing media platform in history. by Jon Miller Online video is exploding.

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11 digital marketing resolution ideas for ’13

Biznology

However, if you’ll notice, most of what folks are sharing online via Twitter , Facebook , Pinterest , Tumblr, and Google + are articles via links. Make sure it includes source(s), creator(s), and its home URL.

5 SEO Tips for Videos: How Google Ranks Them & How to Optimize

Modern B2B Marketing

Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are great places to get eyes on your video content, but prospects aren’t necessarily in work- or buy-mode as they scroll through these platforms. Author: Nate Dame Videos are becoming increasingly important for B2B marketing.

34 Compelling Content Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity

More than 70% of B2B marketers use the “big four” social media sites (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube) to distribute content. There are 100 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute. (

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6 Video Podcasts B2B Businesses Can Learn From

Vidyard

For context, 21% of Americans also use Twitter. TED Talks – Not Just a YouTube Phenomenon. TED does a lot of things right, both on YouTube and in their podcasts, but here are my big takeaways from their success: The content is always engaging. Podcasts are nothing new.

Why Brand Consistency Matters to B2B Companies (+ 1 Brand SEO Hack)

Act-On

While you can catch it now on YouTube, the ad was only broadcast twice – once in 10 smaller local markets (think Twin Falls) on the last day of 1983 (to qualify for awards), and then in the Super Bowl.Yet its anti-conformity message is still a beacon for many.

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Direct Mail Is Not Dead: Top 4 Ways to Integrate Digital and Direct Mail

Act-On

Scanning the code led customers to a YouTube video that featured staffers expressing their sincere gratitude to their customers. Customers could reach the page by scanning a QR code included in the direct mailer or by entering the landing page URL (both allowed easy tracking). The audience loved the piece, and since Adobe made it available through digital channels, they shared it through Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr.

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10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Google+

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

The “plus” in Google+ is the skeleton key that opens the doors to the wonders of the Googleverse: YouTube, GMail, Android, Drive and more.You can trip on the high resolution images, the awesome photos and gifs and spend days reading insightful posts. By Ray Hiltz, {grow} Community Member.

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The 20 Best SEO Rank Tracker Tools

Webbiquity

Most offer multiple pricing levels based on number of URLs and keywords tracked. Special features: geo tracking; social metrics for Facebook, Twitter and Google+; Google Analytics integration; team management/collaboration.

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5 Ways B2B Marketers Can Learn to Love Facebook

Act-On

But all my real focus was on Twitter and LinkedIn. Based on a 2013 survey by Pew Research Center’s Internet Project, the most popular social media platforms, in order, are: Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Twitter (Google+ wasn’t rated).

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity

Grab content (articles, videos, whatever) from your web browser, email, or a wide range of apps including Twitter, Flipboard and Pulse, and save it in Pocket. Just paste in a feed URL, enter your email address, and choose your preferred sending frequency.

48 Phenomenal SEO Guides, Tips & Tactics

Webbiquity

How To Use SEO To Boost Your Brand’s YouTube Channel by MediaPost. through integrating your YouTube channel with your Google+ account. If you want to create a video that is specifically for branding and getting your name in front of people, then YouTube, Vimeo, etc.

The When, Where & How of Using GIFs in Content Marketing

ScribbleLive

Integrations with social networks make it easy to share GIFs across major players like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Giphy.com is the largest GIF collection online but it also has a GIF Maker that allows you to create GIFs from video files or YouTube links. For each GIF you make, CloudApp will provide you with a unique URL making it easy to share and embed. GIFs have evolved our visual language and the way we communicate with each other in a very short amount of time.

Optimize Your Content for Inbound Marketing: Part 2

Act-On

It’s the wording that displays on the SERP under the title tag and the URL, telling the reader what they can expect to find on this page. “The best place to hide a dead body is Page 2 of Google’s search results.”. Now that I have your attention ….

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The Character Count Guide for Blog Posts, Videos, Tweets & More

Hubspot

Below, you'll find a more detailed guide to character limits and ideal character counts for posts on your blog, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, SnapChat, and YouTube. 3) Twitter. You can post a video on Twitter by importing a video or recording it using the Twitter app.

25 social media listening aids to increase your hearing

Biznology

Addictomatic : Focuses on a variety of platforms such as: Flickr, YouTube, Twitter, WordPress, Bing News, Delicious, Google, Ask.com, etc. Bit.ly : The dominant URL shortener also has analytics and tracking to show what where traffic is coming from and how many click and save messages.

11 Creative Ways to Use Live Streaming on Snapchat, Facebook Live & More

Hubspot

Within one week , the #LastSelfie campaign received 40,000 tweets, and was seen by roughly 50% of all active Twitter users. Note: As of today (September 12th) Hangouts On Air will move from Google+ to YouTube Live.

4 Ways to Make Your Video Content More Measurable

Modern B2B Marketing

For example, this humorous explainer video by Poo Pourri has received more than 36 million views on YouTube alone, and helped grow their Facebook fan base by 70% and doubled their Twitter following, according to Social Media Today.

31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

Find out if the username or vanity URL you want is still available across dozens of social sites? Convert PowerPoint presentations to Flash, or into YouTube videos? Don’t want to follow Twitterers who aren’t following you?

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Unique Ways to Build Your Email List

Vertical Response

As an easy solution, you can simply include a link (if it’s too long, use a URL shortener like Bit.ly ) to your sign up form on all of your printed receipts. At the end of every video you create, include a slide at the beginning and/or end that contains a URL to your sign up form.

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How to Write Good Instagram Captions: 8 Tips for Perfecting Your Copy

Hubspot

We found that verbs generate more shares on Twitter than nouns and adjectives -- the same can be true for Instagram. Clickable URLs aren't allowed anywhere except the single "website" box in your bio. Learn how to create UTM codes to track your URLs here.).