Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing – The Marketing Strategy Of Today

Every business needs to have a plan or strategy that will guide its efforts. You can do this by learning the best methods of using social media marketing. If you do not provide interesting content and an appealing profile, it will be difficult to maintain an effective online presence. Take time to write and proofread […]

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Social Marketing: No Longer ‘Separate, Disconnected, Cute and Experimental’

Buddy Media now has a very special buddy: Salesforce, which has signed an agreement to purchase the social marketing agency for $689 million (up to $745 million, according to the SEC filing.) It’s the largest deal ever done by Salesforce.com and the largest acquisition of a New York City tech company in the last five years. […]

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How to Increase your Social Media Audience through the Creation of Tabs

With social media playing an increasingly important role in marketing, it is important to know how to increase your audience among social media and effectively market your brand. Creating additional tabs on your Facebook profile can help increase your audience. Before creating a new tab, keep the following in mind. 1. Know your audience. Before […]

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Consumers want ‘free stuff’ from social, marketers think they ‘want to be heard’

According to the 1,300-plus consumers surveyed online globally, there was found to be an expectation that a brand follow, like, post or preference in a social media environment would enable a person to; be eligible for exclusive offers (67%), have the opportunity to interact with other customers who share the same experiences (60%) and gain […]

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Social Media Marketing Trends, Highlights of 2011, According to Mashable

Social media marketing strategies are now a must for a business of any size. Whether it be a slave to posting Facebook updates or tweeting 140 characters consistently throughout the day, a business needs to be, pretty much in a customer’s face and build a reliable brand that people can trust. Each company has different […]

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Google+ vs. Facebook: The Battle Continues

On Thursday, December 8th, Google released the newest addition to their social network Google+. Schemer is an activities recommendation engine with invite only beta aimed to challenge Facebook’s event application. Schemer allows circles within your Google+ network to divulge information about what activities you are doing at the moment such as taking a walk, or […]

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Radian6: It’s All About Listening to the Customer

Radian6 Social Marketing Cloud has been released — it’s the first Radian6 product to come to market after the company’s acquisition by Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) earlier this year. It is also the first product in which Salesforce.com’s functionality has been tightly embedded in the Radian6 feature set, although the two companies worked closely together even […]

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Report: Facebook boosts social media marketing referrals and conversions

AllFacebook.com recently highlighted an interview with social media marketing expert Trevor Legwinski saying that the platform has helped countless organizations improve referrals and boost web leads. According to Legwinski, companies with effective campaigns gain access not only to fans, but also to valuable friends of fans who will see any of their connections’ brand-related activities […]

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Top 6 Social Media Marketing Trends of 2011

Every so often you experience a year in which everything in the marketing world changes because of rapid innovation in digital and in social media. This wasn’t one of those years. Instead, 2011 will likely be remembered as a year of incremental upgrades in various social media platforms. This was not a year like 2006, […]

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Canadian Regulator Issues New Social-Media Guidelines For Advisers

–IIROC stresses need to pre-approve so-called static contents –IIROC says real-time discussions should be supervised –IIROC: Firms should monitor third-party posts such as retweets that may be considered endorsements TORONTO (Dow Jones)–The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada issued new social-media guidelines for investment advisers, stressing the need to pre-approve some content and supervise real-time […]