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The Top 25 Mobile Apps (Twitter is 14th, Behind Yahoo Weather) [STATS]

The Top 25 Mobile Apps (Twitter is 14th, Behind Yahoo Weather) [STATS] | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
Facebook is comfortably the top app in the United States with more than 115 million unique visitors in June 2014, over 30 million more than second-placed YouTube.
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New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
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Social selling in the 21st century | LifeHealthPro

Social selling in the 21st century | LifeHealthPro | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
Two advocates of social selling tell their stories at the LIMRA LOMA Social Media Conference in Boston.
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10 Ways Insurance Companies Can Best Approach Social Media | PropertyCasualty360

10 Ways Insurance Companies Can Best Approach Social Media | PropertyCasualty360 | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
Sam Ford, with strategic communications firm Peppercomm, on how the insurance industry should be thinking about social media.
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70% of College Students Post to Snapchat Daily (Twitter: 46%, Facebook: 11%) [STUDY]

70% of College Students Post to Snapchat Daily (Twitter: 46%, Facebook: 11%) [STUDY] | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
Remember when everyone thought Snapchat was just a novelty app? Something trivial, used by kids? How we all rolled our eyes when Snapchat had the audacity to turn down a $3 billion buyout from Facebook?
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26 Creative Ways to Publish Social Media Updates

26 Creative Ways to Publish Social Media Updates | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
Are you struggling to find ideas for posts on Twitter, Facebook and Google+? Do you need to come up with additional social media updates? Even seasoned social media marketers can find it difficult to keep up with the demand for fresh content.
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Meet the lawyer behind Wall St.'s most bizarre social media 'success'

Meet the lawyer behind Wall St.'s most bizarre social media 'success' | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
Cynk Technologies’ wild 25,000% rise may be even wilder than Wall Street already thinks.
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8 Ways to Improve Customer Relationships With Social Media

8 Ways to Improve Customer Relationships With Social Media | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
Do you tell your fans how much you value them? Are you looking for new ways to say thank you on social media? Give and take is part of any successful relationship–online or off, business or personal.
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Growing your Small Business in social networks

Growing your Small Business in social networks | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
 
Social networks offer many benefits to business owners.
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You May Have Been A Lab Rat In A Huge Facebook Experiment

You May Have Been A Lab Rat In A Huge Facebook Experiment | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
A newly published paper reveals that scientists at Facebook conducted a massive psychological experiment on hundreds of thousands of users by tweaking their feeds and measuring how they felt afterward.

In other words, Facebook decided to try to ma...
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Status update: Facebook is back up after worldwide 30 minute outage - Digits - WSJ

Status update: Facebook is back up after worldwide 30 minute outage  - Digits - WSJ | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
Facebook was working again Thursday morning, after an outage affecting the social networking giant's apps and website across the world.
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9 Signs Your Twitter Strategy Is Broken - SocialBro

9 Signs Your Twitter Strategy Is Broken - SocialBro | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
“Tweet, tweet, Uhh Hello?” Using Twitter for business, but feel like you’re tweeting to a great abyss? We have 9 reasons why your Twitter strategy is a flop
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7 Social Media Trends That Are Shaping 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

7 Social Media Trends That Are Shaping 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it

7 Social Media Trends That Are Shaping 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]


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25+ tools to make the most of Pinterest

25+ tools to make the most of Pinterest | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
According to a recent Piqora study, an item shared on Pinterest generates 78 cents in sales. Half of orders also happen after 2 and a half months of pinning. Another interesting number: On average, pins are 100 times more viral than Tweets! Pretty incredible, right?

Via Cendrine Marrouat - www.socialmediaslant.com, Steven Krohn
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23 (Rather Marvellous) Twitter Best Practices [INFOGRAPHIC]

23 (Rather Marvellous) Twitter Best Practices [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
Twitter comes with a pretty steep learning curve. When you’re just getting started and trying to figure everything out it can get really overwhelming, really quickly.
For example, who should you follow?
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The Internet of Things: Helping Insurers Make Better-Informed Decisions about Risk

The Internet of Things: Helping Insurers Make Better-Informed Decisions about Risk | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
The IoT is a major game changer for the insurance industry, and will likely affect every part of the insurance value chain. After all, insurance is data-driven, and thats exactly what the IoT can deliver relevant, actionable, real-time data that can provide an accurate picture of what is being or may be insured.
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Is it worth investing in social media?

Is it worth investing in social media? | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
As key American indices were hitting new record highs last month, Janet Yellen issued a statement – alongside a Federal Reserve report – warning about the stretched nature of social media stocks.
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Twitter Analytics Are Now Available to Everyone (And Here’s the Top Metric You Should Watch)

Twitter Analytics Are Now Available to Everyone (And Here’s the Top Metric You Should Watch) | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
Twitter revamped its new analytics dashboard back in early July but the update, useful as it was, was only available for Twitter advertisers and those with verified accounts.
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Infographic: Brands on social media are 57 percent more likely to increase sales leads

Infographic: Brands on social media are 57 percent more likely to increase sales leads | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it

Would you like your organization to attract the best employees in your industry?

Would you like to increase sales leads?

Do you want your organization to be seen as a fierce competitor?

Then become more active on social media,an infographic from LinkedIn and Altimeter Group advises.

The more engaged organizations are on social media (specifically LinkedIn), the more engaged, optimistic and inspired their employees are. And the happier your employees are, the better your organization performs.

According to the graphic, employees at socially engaged companiesare:

Twenty-seven percent more likely to feel optimistic about their organizations' futures.Twenty percent more likely to stay at their organizations.Fifteen percent more likely to feel connected to co-workers outside of their immediate teams.

The infographic also explains that socially engaged companies are:

Forty percent more likely to be seen as competitive.Fifty-seven percent more likely to see an increase in sales leads.Fifty-eight percent more likely to attract top talent.

You shouldn't need any more reasons to up your organization's social media use, but in case you do, take a look at the infographic:

 


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A summary of how communication and engagement can build brand relationships with employees and customers. Good reference value.

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Banned! 7 things you won't find in China

Banned! 7 things you won't find in China | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
China is gradually relaxing controls in many areas of life but Beijing keeps a tight grip on technology and access to media. These seven items are still off limits.
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How to Use Facebook to Increase Leads

How to Use Facebook to Increase Leads | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
Do you want to make Facebook a profitable marketing medium for your business? Is Facebook bringing you the leads you’re looking for? A few simple tweaks to your Facebook marketing can bring in more business.
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10 Tips For Building A Community On Twitter

10 Tips For Building A Community On Twitter | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
If a tweet is sent and no one is around to read it, does it make an impact?
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It Took Studying 25,782,500 Kids To Begin To Undo The Damage Caused By 1 Doctor

It Took Studying 25,782,500 Kids To Begin To Undo The Damage Caused By 1 Doctor | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
Here's the deadly results when people say things about science without actually looking at science.
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15 Things Parents Should Never Ever Do On Facebook

15 Things Parents Should Never Ever Do On Facebook | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
In the golden days before the advent of Facebook, kids only had to worry about their parents embarrassing them at school pick-ups and during chaperoned school dances. And the only time you had to worry about your parents finding about your dirty litt...
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PHOTOS: 9 Adorable Animals That Got Second Lives, Thanks To Science

PHOTOS: 9 Adorable Animals That Got Second Lives, Thanks To Science | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
Dogs, cats, horses, and other animals with close ties to humans used to be euthanized if they sustained a serious injury. Today, things are different. Yes, many animals are still put down--but thanks to advances in veterinary medicine and prosthetic ...
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Social Media Jobs Explode

Social Media Jobs Explode | Social Media Ground | Scoop.it
Social Media – The Hottest Career Move of the Past Five Years? From entry-level to executive, job opportunities are there!

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