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Programming problems and Competitions. 7 Sneaky Ways to Use Facebook to Spy on Your Competition. Previously on KISSmetrics, I covered the art of 7 sneaky ways to use Twitter to spy on your competition.

7 Sneaky Ways to Use Facebook to Spy on Your Competition

I don’t really consider it spying so much as simply competitor research, but spying makes it more James Bond-like. And who doesn’t want to pretend to be a secret agent every now and again? How to Successfully Outsource Social Media for Your Business. Previously we have discussed the importance of branding and building authority through social media through using a hands on approach.

How to Successfully Outsource Social Media for Your Business

But some businesses are not ready or able to commit the kind of time and personnel to managing a full-force social media campaign for their brand. This is where outsourcing comes into play. Businesses can instead find outside experts to help them run their social media. The question is, how can you do it in a way that will not harm your brand and ensure that it is truly successful? Marketing de conversion et impact du partage de contenu social sur le trafic. Pour beaucoup de spécialistes du marketing en ligne, le trafic vers le site Web demeure le must absolu et la mesure ultime de leurs activités.

Marketing de conversion et impact du partage de contenu social sur le trafic

C'est évidemment faux : ce qui compte, en dernier ressort, c'est la conversion, la valeur des visiteurs pour votre entreprise et l'engagement de ces visiteurs. Il a quelque temps, j'ai abordé le sujet du décalage entre les dépenses engagées pour augmenter le trafic et celles consacrées à l'optimisation de la conversion sur le blog SmartInsights de Dave Chaffey, en plaidant pour l'optimisation de la conversion. 6 Best Practices for Modern SEO. I Believe In Google Plus. Is this a contrarian view?

I Believe In Google Plus

I can’t even tell any more. On one hand, Google Plus now has 40 million users, it’s the fastest-growing social-networking site in history, and its users have uploaded 3.4 billion photos. Social Commerce: New Research from Gigya and eMarketer on Facebook Best Practices and Personalization Capabilities #scommerce #scrm « Gigya's Blog. Retailers, if your New Year’s Resolution was to bring social features to your own site, you’re in luck.

Social Commerce: New Research from Gigya and eMarketer on Facebook Best Practices and Personalization Capabilities #scommerce #scrm « Gigya's Blog

Rétrospective sur les 3 dernières années de Facebook. Souvenez-vous, en 2007 je publiais un article plutôt provocateur : Pourquoi je ne crois plus en Facebook.

Rétrospective sur les 3 dernières années de Facebook

Cet article m’a valu pas mal de moqueries, mais je ne regrette pas de l’avoir rédigé et j’en suis même fier. The Standard for Influence. Understand your online social capital. HTML5 key to Facebook’s mobile app discovery, engagement — Mobile Technology News.

Forest sell-off: Social media celebrates victory. The 38 Degrees website's Save our Forest campaign.

Forest sell-off: Social media celebrates victory

Photograph: 38degrees.org.uk "Victory! Government to scrap plans to sell our forests," declared the Facebook page of 38 Degrees on Thursday morning, as hundreds of social media users posted their congratulations on the site in the wake of the government climbdown. The jubilation was repeated on Twitter, where the saveourforests hashtag garnered thousands of tweets. The campaign group – the name 38 Degrees comes from the angle of the tipping point that triggers an avalanche – was one of the key opponents of the privatisation proposals.

Many of the campaign's Facebook supporters saw the government U-turn as a victory for "people power". "Great to know the online petitions do help," posted Sara Hancock. David Babbs, executive director of 38 Degrees, agreed. Other groups also helped to focus opposition to the sell-off online. Social media and websites did not have the field to themselves, however – traditional media also played a key role. Data super friends: can social media and enterprise applications team up? Everywhere I go in Silicon Valley, people are talking about social media and big data, but rarely do I hear real-world success stories about social media data in a business-to-business context.

Data super friends: can social media and enterprise applications team up?

We all know about the innovations of the consumer Web over the past ten years, including the amazing experiences that companies like Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Yahoo and others have created by crunching massive amounts of consumer data for personalization. But how are companies in other industries leveraging the big data that’s erupting from social media services? Social media presents an opportunity to make customer service organizations more responsive and proactive. It gives product development organizations an immediate feedback loop regarding product issues or key features that customers want. The roadblocks. Twitter Has 100 Million Monthly Active Users, 50% Log In Every Day.

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo shared some interesting stats about Twitter's growth, including that it has more than 100 million active users and that signups via iOS device have tripled since the launch of iOS 5.

Twitter Has 100 Million Monthly Active Users, 50% Log In Every Day

Twitter has been on a roll in recent months. The company surpassed 200 million tweets per day in June but has since jumped to nearly 250 million daily tweets. The growth has been tremendous: Twitter had around 100 million tweets per day in January 2011. Costolo shared these stats during an interview at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. Of those 100 million global active users, half of them log in daily. The company's growth amounts to about 40% quarter on quarter.