Awesome charts and data on how Social Media has grown just in the past few years! I know many of us have been using various aspects (MySpace, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc) for many years, but it is amazing how it has jumped just in the past 2 years or so.
Pinterest over the last 6 months has become the social network with buzz and it provides a visual platform that offers an ecosystem to experiment and play with images as a means of marketing and engagement and even selling.
I have found that using ALL social media avenues, as well as blogging, can help with attracting more followers, or "fans", which will eventually lead to potential customers. Try it and see for yourself. Remember, be patient, and persistent. Contact me for more info!
IIs there such a thing as having too much content? Marketo customers often ask me this question, so I thought I would pose it to a few experts to get their perspective.I consulted with Ann Handley, Chief Content Officer of MarketingProfs; Joe Pulizzi, CMI’s own Content Marketing Evangelist; C.C. Chapman, renowned storyteller, explorer, and humanitarian; Joe Chernov, VP of Marketing at Kinvey; and Marketo’s own Co-Founder and VP Marketing, Jon Miller.
Here are some of their thoughts, as well as my own, based on our collective experience with best practices and processes for creating content...
Professional networking service LinkedIn blasted through the 100-million-user mark in March, making it even more powerful for finding a job, keeping up with colleagues and promoting your resume.
LinkedIn is growing so quickly, it's adding a new member each second. As the size of its network grows, LinkedIn is steadily getting more useful. But how are people really using the fast-growing service? Researchers at Lab 42 asked 500 LinkedIn users that question and many more, and came up with a variety of answers in this infographic.
Among the fun facts they uncovered: We found it interesting the way top level executives use the service in vastly different ways from entry-level workers. Let us know in the comments how you like to use LinkedIn, or if you don't use the service, why not?...
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.