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NewsCred sur Twitter : "INFOGRAPHIC: Where Will #SocialMedia Users Go In 2016? via @B2Community... Where Will Social Media Users Go In 2016? (Infographic) A new infographic produced by AdWeek draws off exclusive eMarketer data to break down 2015/2016 social network demographics.

Where Will Social Media Users Go In 2016? (Infographic)

Where can we expect to see social media users setting up camp in the coming months? Where will we see them flooding out the exit gates? Social Network Demographics: Key TakeawaysEmbedded in these six pie charts is some very valuable information. If you’re not a data-person, we’ve got a few observations of our own for you to chew over. Below, you’ll find my two key takeaways from this chart. Facebook grows and shrinks at opposite ends of the demographic spectrum. What it means? This trend has already been going on for a few years, as younger social media users migrate to mobile platforms and networks that don’t have an older crowd (i.e. parents). Facebook is the “gateway drug” that has brought an older generation into regular social media use: sharing, free giving of personal information, connectivity, connection with mass-brands and retail, etc.

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7 Ways to Get More Meaning Out of Your Social Media

Our days are filled with never-ending waves of content – text messages, news feeds, app notifications, Twitter streams, Instagram uploads, videos in our email. BusinessWomenExperts sur Twitter : "7 Ways to Get More Meaning Out of Your Social Media @AlizaSherman #socialmedia. 7 Ways to Get More Meaning Out of Your Social Media. Digital Summit Phoenix. Due to facility capacity, space is limited and early registration is encouraged.

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7 Ways to Get More Meaning Out of Your Social Media

Our days are filled with never-ending waves of content – text messages, news feeds, app notifications, Twitter streams, Instagram uploads, videos in our email. How do you get past the information overload – both consuming it and creating it – and return to making real connections for your business? Here are 7 ideas for recalibrating what you’re doing in social networks and how you’re using social media tools. Gregg Rapaport sur Twitter : "It all started in 1935, actually...#socialmedia... 53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts. 12.7K Flares Filament.io 12.7K Flares × Here on the Buffer blog, we think a lot about visual content.

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We’ve shared our own study on the importance of images in Twitter posts for more social sharing. We’ve explored tools that help anyone create visual content. Aliza Sherman sur Twitter : "Me speaking in Powell #Wyoming. On #crowdfunding & #socialmedia for The Local Crowd... 7 Ways to Get More Meaning Out of Your Social Media.

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Please enter a quantity of 1 or more. The quantity you chose exceeds the quantity available. Please enter your name. Please enter an email address. Please enter a valid email address. How to Create an Online Book Tour With Social Media. You thought that writing your book was going to be hard work, right?

How to Create an Online Book Tour With Social Media

Well, the work begins when you publish. Whether you are a traditionally published author, hybrid author or independently self-publishing, you will need to market your book and online is the place to do it. Britt Michaelian: Social Media As a Vehicle to World Improvement. "Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened.

Britt Michaelian: Social Media As a Vehicle to World Improvement

Happiness never decreases by being shared. " - Buddha Social media is a global networking event that has taken the world by storm. Every day, people from around the world meet at the virtual water cooler and share stories, inspiration and resources during brief intermissions as we go about our daily routine. It is through the wonder of technology that we have the opportunity to make the world a better place without leaving the comfort of our very own laptop or iPhone. Tailwind Blog: Pinterest Analytics and Marketing Tips, Pinterest News - Tailwindapp.

We don’t want to beat a dead horse; we’re sure you’ve heard it over and over again- marketing through social media is big.

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With this new type of marketing comes a whole new set of rules, techniques and goals. Social media marketing is meant to complement, not take the place of, traditional forms of marketing, so its goals are unique to its practice. Here are some of the main goals that you will want to keep in mind when marketing on social media. Tailwind Blog: Pinterest Analytics and Marketing Tips, Pinterest News - Tailwindapp.

It’s a new year, and you know what that means- the perfect time for New Year’s resolutions! When setting your resolutions, think larger than yourself; perhaps it’s time to better your business. Social Media Engagement Webinar with Aliza Sherman and Danielle Smith. Put "engage" front and centre in your social media marketing engagement strategies! When you focus on the engagement side of a social media marketing strategy, you'll build and grow relationships with followers and customers, craft content just for them, analyse how they're responding, and refocus and refresh your campaigns accordingly.

This smart guide shows you how to do all that, and then some. From building trust to sparking conversation to using video and other tools, this creative book is a must read if you want to discover all that goes into the most important aspect of today's social marketing. Social Media Engagement Webinar with Aliza Sherman and Danielle Smith. Social Media Engagement Webinar with Aliza Sherman and Danielle Smith. Social Media Engagement Webinar with Aliza Sherman and Danielle Smith. Book review: Social Media Engagement for Dummies » Trafcom News Blog. Social Media Engagement for Dummiesby Aliza Sherman and Danielle Elliott Smith John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2013 Social Media Engagement for Dummies manages to distill the most important elements of the major social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+ and others) and explains how to best use them for engagement.

In other words: connecting with customers and prospects, and building trust and credibility. Newcomers to social media will find great help in this book. In fact, I am recommending it to participants in my social media workshops. (Of course the drawback to a printed book is that the information might be out of date as soon as it leaves the press.) Chapters on the major social platforms, as well as sections on how to earn trust, maximize engagement, create connections, and drive interaction, are packed with useful information. I have one quibble, and that’s the section on podcasting. This book is a winner. Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book. Social Media for the Savvy Professional (with images, tweets) · alizasherman.

10 Strategic Ways to Optimize Your Pinterest Page - Infographic. In September this year, ComScore reported that Pinterest had penetrated the top 50 list of most visited sites in the USA. Not bad for a new social network that is barely 3 years old. The same study highlights Pinterest’s explosive growth, which now equates to over 25 million unique monthly users.

Given this fast-growing user base, Pinterest is a solid choice for attracting more traffic, leads and customers to your business. But if your new Pinterest business page is missing a few critical ingredients, then you could be going nowhere fast. ErinMargolin : Dear @alizasherman &... Savvy Social Engage: NYC June 26 Tickets, New York. Invalid quantity. Please enter a quantity of 1 or more. The quantity you chose exceeds the quantity available. Please enter your name. Please enter an email address. Please enter a valid email address. Social Media Engagement For Dummies (For Dummies (Business & Personal Finance)): Aliza Sherman, Danielle Elliott Smith: 9781118530191: Amazon.com. 5 New Twitter Features You Shouldn´t Miss. 1. Facebook might make money from its search tool, analysts say. Facebook did not introduce a phone as many had hoped, but its new Graph Search might actually be able to generate revenue for the social-networking giant, analysts say.

Still, Facebook likely won't make much money from the tool in the near term as it focuses on user experience, analysts added, and people shouldn't expect Facebook to actually challenge Google's search dominance anytime soon. In addition, Facebook's stock could see some short-term pressure from investors who were expecting a larger announcement like a phone or Web search, RBC analyst Mark Mahaney said. 'It's About Time': Facebook Reveals New Search Feature : All Tech Considered. Hide captionFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., on Tuesday. Instagram Flap Shows Confusion Over Control of Content. 7 Simple Ways to Jumpstart Your LinkedIn Account.

How ‘Half the Sky’ used social TV to fight oppression against women. Facebook 'Page Post Targeting': Great Opportunity, at a Cost. Instagram 3.0 Bets Big On Geolocation With Photo Maps, Letting You Showcase The Story Behind Your Photos. You won’t find any new filters in the latest version of Instagram. Instead, the fourteen person team behind the world’s most beloved mobile app (now 80 million registered users strong) has decided to think outside the box, the browser box. “With every dot oh release we’ve tried to shift our focus dramatically,” Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom tells me in one of the longest interviews I’ve ever conducted about a UI change , “Instagram 2.0, with its new filters, etc, was all about the user’s production experience.

Instagram 3.0 is about a new kind of browser experience, Photo Maps.” Almost like Instagram’s mobile-focused answer to Facebook’s Timeline, Photo Maps — available on both iOS and Android — is an attempt to provide narrative around the photos users have up until now uploaded with no real structure. Photo by alizasherman. 12 Pinterest Tools You’ll Want to Use. Pinterest is growing like crazy, so I thought I’d write a series on everything Pinterest.

Am. 10 Non-Profits Leveraging Pinterest for Social Good. There's no question that Pinterest is the hottest social network right now. From your friends and family to celebrities, athletes and designers, everyone's pinning visually interesting content. But did you know that non-profit organizations are pinning, too? Non-profits, like other companies and brands, are flocking to Pinterest and utilizing its features to gain exposure. They want to show supporters more about their missions and how their work makes a difference in the world. We found ten non-profits that are particularly awesome at pinning. Image courtesy of iStockphoto, mattjeacock. KLM Surprise. Revenue Growth Via Social Tools. How Social Media is Affecting the Way We Speak and Write — Online Collaboration. Do you speak “social?” There is a lot of writing out there about the effects of social media on business, marketing, branding and customer services.

5 Best Practices for Digital Marketers in 2012. Jonathan Gardner is director of communications at ad company Vibrant Media. He has spent nearly two decades as an innovator at the nexus of media and technology, having worked in communications leadership roles and as a journalist around the world. The egg nog’s been drunk, the bells are done jingling, and the mistletoe has been taken down.

30 Social Media Predictions for 2012 From the Pros. The Power of Lists and Collected Resources for Social Media Marketing. How to Make Your Startup Go Viral The Pinterest Way. Recording Information. Sparboe Update. Infographic: When do people share on social media? The Secret Sauce – Free Advice for Ragu. CHART OF THE DAY: How Many Users Does Twitter REALLY Have? How Crowdsourcing Helps Achieve Business Goals & Develop... Inside social media at Delta Air Lines. Smart Ways to Use Future Tech & Social Media. Looking For Social Media Experts ... Looking for influencers? Tools are not enough. - Digital Ingredients. The year of Social Media 2010. 5 Key Tips for a Successful Social Media Content Strategy.

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Yahoo Shutting Down Delicious, Buzz, Other Services. Facebook Meets Charity - Live Discussions. Twitter Tools. 10 Things I Learned About Facebook in 2010. The Oldest Social Gesture: The Handshake « The Nimble Blog. 7 Tips for Succeeding as a Social Media Strategist. Paula Berg: Turning Lemons into Lemonade: 11 Components of a Social Media Crisis Plan. Facebook.