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The Ice Bucket Challenge Has Raised More Than $13 Million -- Meanwhile, Medical Research Has Been Cut By Billions

The Ice Bucket Challenge Has Raised More Than $13 Million -- Meanwhile, Medical Research Has Been Cut By Billions | Anand's Social Media News | Scoop.it
While their videos have been unquestionably successful in terms of raising awareness (1.2 million videos uploaded) and funds ($13.3 million contributed) on behalf of an intractable disease, they have overlooked the most important message of all: vote...
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5 Key Steps To Mastering The Social Media Marketing Landscape - Jeffbullas's Blog

5 Key Steps To Mastering The Social Media Marketing Landscape - Jeffbullas's Blog | Anand's Social Media News | Scoop.it
I had the pleasure of  being accomodated at 5 star hotel the other day and when I went down to breakfast I was confronted by an array of  food selections that an ancient Roman Emperor would have been impressed with.
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Top 10 Brands on Social Media in 2013

Top 10 Brands on Social Media in 2013 | Anand's Social Media News | Scoop.it
Samsung was the most popular social-media brand worldwide in 2013, according to Starcount, which compiled data across Facebook, YouTube and other sites to come up with its top 10 list.
Although Sam...
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Why I Killed 61% of My LinkedIn Friends

Why I Killed 61% of My LinkedIn Friends | Anand's Social Media News | Scoop.it
Why I Killed 61% of My LinkedIn Friends http://t.co/bGdOkyKEvP via @SteamFeedcom
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The Social Cloud Primer (Oracle Social Spotlight)

The Social Cloud Primer (Oracle Social Spotlight) | Anand's Social Media News | Scoop.it
Blogs.Oracle.Com - Oracle Social Spotlight (The Social Cloud Primer via @oraclesocial http://t.co/7JL8g5d58h)
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Five Tips on Effectively Telling Your Brand's Story - A TPN My5 Featuring Butch Stearns - The Pulse Network

Five Tips on Effectively Telling Your Brand's Story - A TPN My5 Featuring Butch Stearns - The Pulse Network | Anand's Social Media News | Scoop.it
RT @_kerry_lynn_: @ButchStearns 5 Tips on Effectively Telling your Brand's Story #IMS13 http://t.co/V6TvQFcvH2 #ContentMarketing
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Customer Relationships: Breaking Up Is Hard, Making Up Is Harder [Infographic]

Customer Relationships: Breaking Up Is Hard, Making Up Is Harder [Infographic] | Anand's Social Media News | Scoop.it
Customer Relationships - Customers often break up with brands that ignore them. This infographic explains what happens when customers feel caught in a one-sided relationship with brands, and it offers tips for bringing ...

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Perrine Crampton's curator insight, April 23, 2013 1:32 PM

Painfully true. It is MUCH less expensive to keep existing customers than it is to gain new customers. 

 

Why? Just read the infographic. Negative comments spread like wildfire on social media channels and among friends. Negative comments are remembered during future purchases by potential new customers.

 

Big loss potential!

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Oracle Sponsors SXSW Interactive Festival | Oracle Social Relationship Management

Oracle Sponsors SXSW Interactive Festival | Oracle Social Relationship Management | Anand's Social Media News | Scoop.it
Oracle sponsors SXSW Interactive Festival; showcases its one-stop social platform, Oracle Social Relationship Management. (@JasonSilva: Check out my interview with @oracle after my #sxsw keynote, discussing Wonder, inspiration and tech!
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Oracle OpenWorld Call for Proposals Open Now Through April 12 (Oracle OpenWorld Blog)

Oracle OpenWorld Call for Proposals Open Now Through April 12 (Oracle OpenWorld Blog) | Anand's Social Media News | Scoop.it
Blogs.Oracle.Com - Oracle OpenWorld Blog
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Cloud Application Foundation--The Integrated Story (Cloud Application Foundation)

Cloud Application Foundation--The Integrated Story (Cloud Application Foundation) | Anand's Social Media News | Scoop.it
Blogs.Oracle.Com - Cloud Application Foundation
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Are You Ready for the Brave New Cloud World? (Oracle University)

Are You Ready for the Brave New Cloud World? (Oracle University) | Anand's Social Media News | Scoop.it
Blogs.Oracle.Com - Oracle University
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TieCon 2013 Startup Expo May 17 and 18 - Mobile Monday Silicon Valley (San Francisco, CA) - Meetup

TieCon 2013 Startup Expo May 17 and 18 - Mobile Monday Silicon Valley (San Francisco, CA) - Meetup | Anand's Social Media News | Scoop.it
Mobile Monday is Silicon Valley's premiere mobile networking and authority for the mobile entertainment industry.
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The Expanding Role of Application Performance Management - Destination CRM

The Expanding Role of Application Performance Management
Destination CRM
Today's enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications—even those not CRM in nature—are designed to promote faster customer service.

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Content Marketing Rules: What to Ditch and What to Keep - Jeffbullas's Blog

Content Marketing Rules: What to Ditch and What to Keep - Jeffbullas's Blog | Anand's Social Media News | Scoop.it
Content marketing is now a key marketing strategy. What are some content marketing rules you need to keep and what should you ditch? Here are some tips.
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Is Social Media a Waste of Time? [Infographic]

Is Social Media a Waste of Time? [Infographic] | Anand's Social Media News | Scoop.it
Is Facebook and social networks a time sink that distracts us from our work and other activities? Is social media just a distraction or does it have some benefits for people and business?
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Google Ventures Puts $258M Into Uber, Its Largest Deal Ever

Google Ventures Puts $258M Into Uber, Its Largest Deal Ever | Anand's Social Media News | Scoop.it
A Certificate Of Incorporation unearthed by AllThingsD today shows that Uber has closed $361.2 million in its latest round. It’s unknown why TPG, which picked up 775,092 shares, paid a lower per-share price than the other participants.
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35 Cheatsheets & Infographics For Social Media Marketers

35 Cheatsheets & Infographics For Social Media Marketers | Anand's Social Media News | Scoop.it
How many hours a day do you spend on your social media accounts? Do you use it a lot to market your wares, services, sites, tools or yourself?
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Three Myths of Social Media ROI [Infographic]

Three Myths of Social Media ROI [Infographic] | Anand's Social Media News | Scoop.it
Metrics & ROI - Marketers usually discuss measuring the ROI of social media as a nebulous art or, worse, as an impossibility. But social media is measurable. The following infographic sheds light on that ...

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Perrine Crampton's curator insight, April 23, 2013 1:42 PM

Published October 2012 but sill true today. Really liked the myths 'mentality' and 'Reality' comparison. 

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5 Social Media Monitoring Tools to Simplify Your Marketing | Social Media Examiner

5 Social Media Monitoring Tools to Simplify Your Marketing | Social Media Examiner | Anand's Social Media News | Scoop.it
Social media measurement: learn about five platforms to help you measure your social media efforts.

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How to Become the Next Thought Leader - Forbes

How to Become the Next Thought Leader - Forbes | Anand's Social Media News | Scoop.it
What does it take to become a thought leader? (Photo credit: Wikipedia) For the past decade, Robert Scoble has been one of the most influential voices in online technology.

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Mitchell Levy's curator insight, March 15, 2013 11:04 AM

Scoble clearly has a good blue print for success in becoming a thought leader.

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Oracle consolidates the Cloud with its Volumes Bundle

Oracle is launching a new bundled offering currently referenced to as the Oracle Volumes Bundle (OVB).
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Oracle Announces Latest Release of Oracle RightNow Cloud Service,
Offering Rapid Response to Complex Customer Issues

Oracle Announces Latest Release of Oracle RightNow Cloud Service,<br/>Offering Rapid Response to Complex Customer Issues | Anand's Social Media News | Scoop.it
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