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A compilation of recent articles and facts on the use of social media - including the WHYs and HOWs, tips and tricks of best social media use for businesses and non-profit organizations.
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8 Types Of Viral Facebook Status Updates (Infographic) ~ Geeky Stuffs

8 Types Of Viral Facebook Status Updates (Infographic) ~ Geeky Stuffs | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it

Here is an infographic which shows the types of Facebook status which goes viral and engages the users. If you are trying to improve the engagement on your Facebook page then this Facebook infographic will help you for sure.

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The Do's and Don'ts of Social Media

The Do's and Don'ts of Social Media | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it

The rules of social media.Best practices and things to avoid... Social media etiquette does exist!

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How to monitor your effectiveness and influence on twitter

How to monitor your effectiveness and influence on twitter | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it

Twitter is an awesome tool to promote your blogs, website or any product. But just being your presence on twitter doesn’t helps a lot as the number of tweets on the micro-blogging website is increasing every day, hence try to be more creative in 140 words and have your followers click on your tweets.How can you measure your effectiveness or influence on twitter is very important and there are tons of tools to measure how well you’re doing on Twitter in terms of influence, engagement, impact, trends and more. A few of them are…

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How to Prove to Your Boss You Need Social Media. Interview with David Meerman Scott

How to Prove to Your Boss You Need Social Media. Interview with David Meerman Scott | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it

How to Prove to Your Boss You Need Social Media. Interview with David Meerman Scott - In this podcast Steve Farnsworth talks with noted new media marketing thought leader David Meerman Scott about educating senior executives about the new communications model and why it’s important to your company if you want to stay a market leader.

 

Audio Highlights

How do you help the C-level understand the significance that social media represents in the marketing mix and why your company needs to get serious?

 

Ask them the same questions David has asked other skeptics hundreds of times around the world. (Begins 00:25)

 

How to build a case for adopting radically different communications strategies that work when executives are stuck on old world strategies that no longer work effectively. (Begins 03:42)

 

Total Run Time 09:23

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Twitter Etiquette 101 – Following, Retweets and Follow-Back

Twitter Etiquette 101 – Following, Retweets and Follow-Back | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it

Some BASIC Twitter etiquette it's good to know when beginning to use Twitter.  "Nice to Tweet you! Today’s post is yet another topic that has been swirling around in the ole’ noggin for a while – it’s taken me a second to corral the thoughts enough to write them down."

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Twitter 101 for Advertisers – DM’s, @ Messages and Other Behaviors to Avoid

Twitter 101 for Advertisers – DM’s, @ Messages and Other Behaviors to Avoid | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it

3 great tips for Twitter advertisers and businesses using Twitter. Welcome to the next installment in the Twitter 101 series of articles.Read the Rest... 

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Why Social Media Customer Service Is A Failure

Why Social Media Customer Service Is A Failure | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it

Certainly not a statement you would expect to hear from the person formerly known as @ComcastCares, but I think it is an important perspective to consider if we are to build stronger relationships with customers.... Sorry, shutting your customer up is not customer service and trying to expedite resolution isn’t a metric for the new world of consumer influence.

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Social Media is a Waste of Time

Social Media is a Waste of Time | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it
But an online marketing expert explains how you can make Facebook, Twitter, and Groupon, among others, work for your small business.
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Why Richard Branson Always Makes Time for Social Media

Why Richard Branson Always Makes Time for Social Media | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it
Between meeting with climate entrepreneurs, checking out new space vehicles and hobnobbing with pop stars, Richard Branson still finds time to tweet. We asked him why it's so important for CEOs to stay social.
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The Anatomy of a Fan - Simply Stacie

The Anatomy of a Fan - Simply Stacie | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it

Let's take a look at what happens when fans of your brand engage on different levels....

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How the World Uses Social Networks [INFOGRAPHIC]

How the World Uses Social Networks [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it
We've taken a look at the social media breakdown of 10 countries -- how they're engaging with social networks, blogs and Internet culture.
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Some Important Newsfeed Tips for the New New Facebook | Off the Wall Social Media Management

Some Important Newsfeed Tips for the New New Facebook | Off the Wall Social Media Management | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it

While I’m still getting a handle on ALL of the things going on with the new Facebook updates, I can give you a bit of information on what I do know now, hopefully before more changes take place! Keep up to date on the new Facebook updates and changes with Off the Wall Social Media.

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New Facebook: 6 Things you Need to Know

New Facebook: 6 Things you Need to Know | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it

Lujure jumped in with a great overview:  Facebook released these new features on September 21st, a day before f8. These new Facebook changes mainly change the news feed layout. Top stories and most recent are now one news feed. The Facebook Ticker was released.... Other updates to be announced shortly, so stay tuned for more details.

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5 Fantastic Ways to Engage Your Social Media Followers

5 Fantastic Ways to Engage Your Social Media Followers | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it
There are many ways to engage with your audience on different channels. How are you making sure your prospective and current customers feel like they can get in touch with you and stay constantly engaged?

 

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Social Media Presence More Important Than Social Media Ads - eMarketer

Social Media Presence More Important Than Social Media Ads - eMarketer | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it

Continually working to keep social communities engaged will help marketers reduce turnover. And as social media marketers become more mature in their outreach and social networks improve their platforms, marketers can work to better target advertising to reach the right audience and track and measure success using better metrics. Time and experience with social media will help marketers overcome the challenge of maintaining communities at social sites.

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Top 5 Social Media Marketing Campaigns ~ Geeky Stuffs

Top 5 Social Media Marketing Campaigns ~ Geeky Stuffs | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it

The most successful social media campaigns are also the most creative and original. Although copying another company's marketing campaign won't get you anywhere, checking out the most successful campaigns may provide you with some great ideas.

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Google Plus Gets Real-Time Search & Working Hashtags

Google Plus Gets Real-Time Search & Working Hashtags | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it
In a rare appearance by engineering SVP Vic Gundotra himself, today's Google Plus update video introduces real-time search and actual hashtag support.
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Do the new rules of marketing work worldwide?

David Meerman Scott asks audiences around the world how they research products and services and how they solve problems. The answers prove that The New Rules of Marketing & PR apply the world over.

 

Quick summary - % of the attendees at these seminars said they had responded or looked to the following sources for information : Direct mail = <10%; Telephone Directories = 0%; Google = 100%; Social Media = 100%

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The Hectic Schedule of A Social Media Manager - Simply Stacie [infographic]

The Hectic Schedule of A Social Media Manager - Simply Stacie [infographic] | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it

Here we offer a glimpse inside a hardworking social media manager's day....

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Facebook vs. Google+ Privacy: All You Need to Know [Infographic]

Facebook vs. Google+ Privacy: All You Need to Know [Infographic] | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it

Facebook has always been in spotlight for exploiting the privacy of it's users. But is Google+, a social network from Google, safe enough to keep your information private?

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Twacked | When Good Twitter Accounts Go Bad - Simply Stacie

Twacked | When Good Twitter Accounts Go Bad - Simply Stacie | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it

Interesting info about Twitter hacking....

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The Hazards of Being Too Social in the Age of Social Media | BNET

The Hazards of Being Too Social in the Age of Social Media | BNET | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it
The quickest, easiest, and dumbest way to bring your career to an untimely end is to blab about stuff you shouldn’t.
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5 Tips For Using Social Media Safely ~ Geeky Stuffs

5 Tips For Using Social Media Safely ~ Geeky Stuffs | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it

With the ease and advancements of such an age it has become all too easy to become complacent about personal safety. In fact it's shocking to see what some friends disclose on sites like Facebook and Twitter, thereby setting themselves up for the possibility of untold amounts of trouble.

 

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f8: Facebook Announced Timeline, Music and Movies Streaming by Spotify, Netflix

f8: Facebook Announced Timeline, Music and Movies Streaming by Spotify, Netflix | Social Media News and Info | Scoop.it
Today at f8 developers conference announced that the social networking giant now has 800 million users. Facebook also announced many of the expected features which users have been waiting for months. Some of the most anticipated ones are music and movies streaming coming to Facebook. Along with the changes facebook made to profile pages by adding ticker feeds on the side bar, It als launched a new kind of user profile pages called “Facebook Timeline“.
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