Social media monitoring tools are essential business elements that every business should do in running their day to day activities. These tools are of great significance as they help in identifying customer’s response, data analysis and coming up with business marketing strategies. Here are 30 top social media monitoring tools that you need to try as a social media manager, marketing manager or even as a project manager....
The world of social media is ever-changing. It’s important to keep current on best practices to ensure that you’re doing all you can to keep your marketing campaigns and initiatives fresh. The team at Vocus has researched the latest and greatest trends in marketing on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Flickr, Pinterest, Instagram, Vine, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
Although still largely considered the baby of the marketing family, with Facebook just recently ringing in its 10th birthday, social marketing has already grown up and undergone some major changes over the years. Modern marketers’ push toward more measurable, data-driven initiatives has shifted social focus from cultivating shares and engagement to driving valuable behaviors that translate into KPIs.
This new social marketing landscape requires a fresh outlook and fully developed strategy, so we’ve put together an A-Z guide of the key social marketing terms you need to know to achieve real social ROI.
Email as a marketing channel isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. According to Nielsen, email is one of the most effective methods for mobilizing contacts. This suggests that if you hope to improve your clickthrough rates or increase your conversion rates, using a personalized email message could be one of the best avenues to explore.
One thing that unites Facebook users in Asia, Europe and America: They all love Disneyland, and want everybody to know about it. Four of the top 25 locations that were most checked-in to by Facebook users this year—excluding transportation hubs such as airports—were Disneyland Tokyo, Disneyland Hong Kong, Disneyland Paris and Disneyland California.
Apart from Disneyland, many of the top places on Facebook’s list were predictable tourist attractions: The Blue Lagoon in Iceland, Piazza San Marco in Venice, the Sharm el-Sheikh resort in Egypt, Las Ramblas in Barcelona.
Many studies show us that our brains prefer storytelling to facts.When we read facts, only the language parts of our brains work to understand the meaning. When we read a story, the language parts of our brains and any other part of the brain that we would use if we were actually experiencing what we’re reading, light up.This means that it’s easier for us to remember stories than facts. Our brains can't make major distinctions between a story we’re reading about and something we are actually doing....
We love visual content. In an ever-changing world of digital marketing, visual content can help provide a look into quick tips and tricks around engaging topics in one colorful and compact package.
With this in mind, what’s better than an infographic?
There are many varieties of infographics available that surround the topics of Digital Marketing and Social Media. To help sort through the volume, we’ve picked out five infographics your brand can use for developing and improving your content strategy....
This infographic from insuranceoctopus explaining how to concentrate on the right social media platforms and manage the effectiveness of your campaigns.Some key takeaways:Focus on the "big four": Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.Consider these three things about your target marketer: Age, Gender and Interests.Establish your identity and tone of voice depending on company values.Be consistent, push out a mixture of your own content but also related industry links.Build up relationships and listen to your followers...
Consumers are more influenced by word of mouth in buying decisions than by print media, TV and movies, brand websites and even social media. The six-month survey of 2,458 recent purchasers of auto vehicles, beauty products and smartphones found that word of mouth topped the influence list.
Top ten points of influence:
Word of mouth (74%)Retailers and store visits (69%)You Tube – how-to videos, product visualisation, entertainment (64%)Twitter (61%)Company/brand websites (59%)Facebook (56%)Pinterest (56%)Newspapers and magazines (55%)TV and movies (51%)Search (51%).
The study – revealed at the Google Beach Pavilion in Cannes – notes that consumers now make purchasing decisions in the same way they consume content – with the purpose of choosing brands that engage their passion and interests....
Social media marketing is the driving force in most bloggers’ strategy. You’re probably posting to social media every day, using your blog links as bait to lure the reader to your site in some form or fashion. But, for some reason it may not be working…
There are a lot of things happening behind the scenes in your social media marketing. Relationships need to be built on social media, and a lot of people really don’t dive that deep into this sort of stuff, because you can find lots of articles about how to do the same old things over and over again....
"Design thinking can be described as a discipline that uses the designer’s sensibility and methods to match people’s needs with what is technologically feasible and what a viable business strategy can convert into customer value and market opportunity.” — Tim Brown “A business model described the rationale of how an organisation creates, delivers, and captures value” — Alex Osterwalder
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“3 social media marketing tips for 2014ABS CBN News2013 was truly a social year. New social platforms continue to emerge, and budgets have swelled, as more companies are beginning to embrace social media presence.”
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Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.