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Social Media is becoming business, and business is becoming social. This channel explores and shares the news and trends. Also follow at http://twitter.com/#!/SocialBizLab.
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Ted Rubin: Why 'Return On Relationship' Makes Marketing Dollars (And Social Media Sense)

Ted Rubin: Why 'Return On Relationship' Makes Marketing Dollars (And Social Media Sense) | Social Business Trends | Scoop.it
Ted Rupin is the author of "Return on Relationship" (image courtesy of Ted Rupin) In January of this year, my collaborator Tom Lowery read an article about Ted Rubin, one of the “big fish” in the murky social media marketing pond.
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Social Media and the Mature Organization: An Interview With Ed Brill - Huffington Post

Social Media and the Mature Organization: An Interview With Ed Brill - Huffington Post | Social Business Trends | Scoop.it
Social Media and the Mature Organization: An Interview With Ed Brill Huffington Post The impetus to write Opting In was a belief that those running a business, such as product or brand managers, would be more inclined to read about social business,...
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The Twitter response

The Twitter response | Social Business Trends | Scoop.it
Close to one third of leading brands now boast dedicated customer service handles on Twitter, demonstrating a growing desire to divert negative attention and activity away from their primary brand accounts, says Simply Measured.
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Gimme data

Twenty nine percent of UK consumers are happy to provide their data to brands selling products they might consider buying, up from 20% some 18 months ago, according to the DMA/fast.MAP Data Tracking Report.
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Why Every Business Should Be On Pinterest | Social Media Today

Why Every Business Should Be On Pinterest | Social Media Today | Social Business Trends | Scoop.it
Every business should be on Pinterest because the site’s very structure makes it the most sales-actionable social media platform around.
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6 STEPS TO A SOCIAL BUSINESS Stage 1: Planning -...

6 STEPS TO A SOCIAL BUSINESS Stage 1: Planning -... | Social Business Trends | Scoop.it
6 STEPS TO A SOCIAL BUSINESS Stage 1: Planning - “Listen to Learn” The goal of this first stage is to ensure that there is a strong foundation for strategy development, organizational alignment,...
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Facebook VS LinkedIn - Who has better Marketing & Customers? | All Infographics

Facebook VS LinkedIn - Who has better Marketing & Customers? | All Infographics | Social Business Trends | Scoop.it
Infographic on Facebook Vs LinkedIn marketing opportunity and approach with social media marketing on Google+ Plus Vs Facebook B2B & B2C Marketing
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Top 50+ Best List of Online CRM & Social CRM Apps | All Infographics

Top 50+ Best List of Online CRM & Social CRM Apps | All Infographics | Social Business Trends | Scoop.it
Infographic on best online CRM and best social CRM apps with social media marketing by increasing branding & freelancing tools online for business ideas
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L.L. Bean: The importance of relationships in CRM and social in CSR - Brian Solis

L.L. Bean: The importance of relationships in CRM and social in CSR - Brian Solis | Social Business Trends | Scoop.it
L.L. Bean: The importance of relationships in CRM and social in CSR http://t.co/ozt64kTb
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How to take control of your company’s social destiny in 2013

How to take control of your company’s social destiny in 2013 | Social Business Trends | Scoop.it
Guest Post Social media is rapidly evolving into a data-centric and performance-driven marketing discipline. Here's what you need to do to succeed in 2013.
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O'Brien: Silicon Valley appears to have closed book on Web 2.0 - Inside Bay Area

The TechCrunch Disrupt conference often serves as a reliable barometer of emerging trends in Silicon Valley. But this year, what made it most noteworthy is the almost total absence of social media and social networking from the conference.
With the exception of such upstarts as Path, the mobile social network, the lineup was dominated by companies defined by mobile, big data or cloud technologies.
And three days of startup talk reinforced for me the notion that Silicon Valley appears ready to close the book on its Web 2.0 era.

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Social Media Coaching Can Bridge Skills Gap | Business 2 Community

Social Media Coaching Can Bridge Skills Gap | Business 2 Community | Social Business Trends | Scoop.it

A recent study by the Chartered institute of Management in the UK polled 1500 businesses worldwide about the use and attitude towards social media. They discovered that while businesses are investing in social media, managers’ lack of understanding means they are unsure of the returns. It’s a skills gap that is preventing businesses from getting value from social media.

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How Web 2.0 is changing the way we work: An interview with MIT's Andrew McAfee

Andrew McAfee's new book, Enterprise 2.0: New Collaborative Tools for your Organization's Toughest Challenges, explores the ways that leading organizations are bringing Web 2.0 tools inside. McAfee calls these tools "emergent social software platforms"—highly visible environments with tools that evolve as people use them—and he is optimistic about their potential to improve the way we work.

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Top Major Planets of Social Media B2B Business Universe | Infographics

Top Major Planets of Social Media B2B Business Universe | Infographics | Social Business Trends | Scoop.it
Infographic on Social media Universe with social media platforms for business with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ Plus, Pinterest, Instagram
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Video Of The Week: The Jack Dorsey Interview

Video Of The Week: The Jack Dorsey Interview | Social Business Trends | Scoop.it
A bit over a week ago, I was asked to interview Jack Dorsey at the NYU Entrepreneur Festival. I posted that news to AVC and all of you helped me compose the set of questions I used for the interview.
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Spotify hits the road

Spotify hits the road | Social Business Trends | Scoop.it
brand-m: Spotify has gone on the road with Volvo and is now plugged into the car brand’s Sensus Connected Touch system for entertainment, travel and navigation, information and communications.
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The New Facebook News Feed: 5 Ways to Use it to Grow Your Business | Social Media, Mobile Marketing, Digital Marketing | Carlo Mazzocco | Il Web Marketing su misura

The New Facebook News Feed: 5 Ways to Use it to Grow Your Business | Social Media, Mobile Marketing, Digital Marketing | Carlo Mazzocco | Il Web Marketing su misura | Social Business Trends | Scoop.it
Are you looking for new ideas on how to use the new Facebook news feed for your business? Here are 5 ideas you can use today along with action steps.Carlo Mazzocco's insight: E voi?
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SoundCloud may finally be gearing up to make some serious money

SoundCloud may finally be gearing up to make some serious money | Social Business Trends | Scoop.it
SoundCloud is one of those rare European online startups that is cornering its market: if you want to embed or share pure audio, whether it be music or podcasts, you’ll probably use this service.
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Where WordPress is headed: Longform content, curation and maybe even native ads

Where WordPress is headed: Longform content, curation and maybe even native ads | Social Business Trends | Scoop.it
WordPress is a content company, CEO Matt Mullenweg stressed in a panel Saturday at SXSW Interactive — and longform content is an area that the company is especially interested in. That could include native ads.
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Yammer Founder David Sacks' 3 Tips for Tech Entrepreneurs

Yammer Founder David Sacks' 3 Tips for Tech Entrepreneurs | Social Business Trends | Scoop.it
From raising capital fast to being innovative, startup advice from the SXSW Interactive festival.
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Report: Content spending to spike in '13

Looking ahead to 2013, content is expected to get a second or maybe third glance from brands. That according to a recent Custom Content Council/ContentWise survey, which predicts that branded content spending will increase in the New Year.
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Should C-suites and boards of directors be exempt from social media training? | Business | Blog | Holtz Communications + Technology

Should C-suites and boards of directors be exempt from social media training? | Business | Blog | Holtz Communications + Technology | Social Business Trends | Scoop.it
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Pinterest Finally Rolls Out Business Accounts: How to Set Yours Up Today

Pinterest Finally Rolls Out Business Accounts: How to Set Yours Up Today | Social Business Trends | Scoop.it

Pinterest Finally Rolls Out Business Accounts. Pinterest announced that it's not only letting companies set up business accounts (as opposed to personal accounts), but it's also releasing a business-specific terms of service, totally separate from the TOS for regular ol' people like you and me.

Pinterest cited the contribution of quality content from the business community as a reason for launching these business-specific accounts


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Pinterest rival Fancy gets into group gifting

Pinterest rival Fancy gets into group gifting | Social Business Trends | Scoop.it

While the tech world waits for Pinterest to reveal a money-making strategy, social discovery rival Fancy is rolling out yet another shopping feature.

The New York-based startup, which lets people curate and purchase items through its site – and even compensates users for their actions – is now giving users the option to organize group gifting on its platform.

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How Hiring A Social Media Manager Can Help Your Bottom Line

How Hiring A Social Media Manager Can Help Your Bottom Line | Social Business Trends | Scoop.it

In running your business there is one thing you can never have enough of-time. The fact that there are only 24hrs in each day and that our bodies do require us to sleep from time to time leaves us limited to the things we can do in one day. Sometimes investing in the knowledge of an expert can save you just that-time. Hiring a social media manager may be right for you.

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