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How to measure the effectiveness of social networks

How to measure the effectiveness of social networks | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
What's the value to your business of a tweet on Twitter and a Like on Facebook?
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Tweet Etiquette Tips

Tweet Etiquette Tips | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
It has been established that Social Media Marketing is an amazing way to draw people to your website or business.
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It's Time to Refresh Your Facebook Marketing Strategy

It's Time to Refresh Your Facebook Marketing Strategy | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
in the new, maturing world of facebook, successful marketers not only need to shift their thinking, but also their available dollars and marketing processes.
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On social media and the power of real-world serendipity

On social media and the power of real-world serendipity | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
The way that social-media tools like Twitter, Foursquare and Instagram have changed our lives is often taken for granted, but the way that they can inject some much-needed serendipity into our lives is often overlooked -- even by those who use them...
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Social Media Sites as Tools: How to Post Quickly for Max Exposure

Social Media Sites as Tools: How to Post Quickly for Max Exposure | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
Battle of the Sexes on Google There are plenty of tools out there that help people post the same piece of content across multiple networks. Sendible, Hootsuite, Buffer - all make posting easy and convenient.
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Social Media Marketing with Twitter: Start Here

Social Media Marketing with Twitter: Start Here | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
If you need to integrate Twitter into your social media marketing but aren't sure where start, watch this video.
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Great Social Media and Mobile statistics from around the World 2012

Great presentation, filled with with 2,000 facts and figures on social media and mobile from 19 countries.


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5 Better Ways to Network on Twitter and LinkedIn

5 Better Ways to Network on Twitter and LinkedIn | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
Social media is great for networking, but it can also feel totally overwhelming. Here are a few ways to sift through the noise and find the people and conversations that you should be engaged with.
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Michael Wolff: Facebook is . . . MySpace?

Michael Wolff:  Facebook is . . . MySpace? | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
Facebook faces a big threat from upstarts that want to carve up its audience into narrower interest groups, the way big networks faced competition from specialty cable channels.
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Which Social Networks Take Home the Gold? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Which Social Networks Take Home the Gold? [INFOGRAPHIC] | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
We love the Olympics, but an international social media showdown is a little more our speed.

Ignite Social Media is back with the 2012 Social Network Analysis Report, breaking down demographic, geographic and search data that shows which networks are the underdogs and which are mounting the winners’ podium.


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Nice vintage-style ads for social-media sites

Nice vintage-style ads for social-media sites | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
Nice vintage-style ads for social-media sites, such as Twitter: The sublime, mighty community with just 140 letters!

 


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How Social Media Proves Effective Growth for Small Business

How Social Media Proves Effective Growth for Small Business | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it

The Success of Small business these days is rightly measured upon how they look at their business and what steps they take to make it a high pitch volume sales all through the day. However, one of the most particular reason why lot of small business are succeeding, its because of the fact that they are concentrating lot on social media these days.

 

Following are some data to prove our fact that how today’s business are concentrating more on social media than anything else which is not just essential but also a proven technique as a marketing strategy. While even though Facebook rank above all Social Networks in the country, but still people prefer Twitter and Linkedin over Facebook for quick and continuous growth when it comes to marketing perspective.


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Secondary social networks

Secondary social networks | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
Where to spend your hard earned money is always a hard decision. For a business owner, knowing where to invest your marketing dollars can be even harder. TV, radio, newspaper and Internet all have advantages and disadvantages.
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Social Media Tip of the Week: Fitting Humour into 140 Characters

Social Media Tip of the Week: Fitting Humour into 140 Characters | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
I once heard someone say “don’t try to be funny on Twitter, just be funny on Twitter”. Easier said than done.
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Seven Powerful Social Media Marketing Tools for Your Business

Seven Powerful Social Media Marketing Tools for Your Business | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
This article covers seven tools that will make your online social media efforts a little easier.

 

Note:  The article has obviously been spun to make it unique so I'm not sharing it for its having been well written!  Do check out the seven tools though!

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Social Media Takes on Drug Cartels and Corruption in Mexico

Social Media Takes on Drug Cartels and Corruption in Mexico | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
Mexicans now have a new tool to fight organized crime, corruption, theft and even traffic jams.
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Stan Smith's comment, October 11, 2012 1:03 AM
This may seem a bit off topic, but I liked how these two twenty'somethings provided a solution to a local problem using social media. Is there something unique to your part of the world that could be taken care of in a similar manner?
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The 1° Social Marketing Shift

The 1° Social Marketing Shift | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
I’m not talking about global warming or the Polar Shift. I’m talking making shifts alongside this globally social market evolving all around us. Often times small shifts in your marketing efforts combined can evolve into a 180° of success.
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Keeping up with social media–in 30 minutes a day (you heard me!)

Keeping up with social media–in 30 minutes a day (you heard me!) | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
Does this scenario sound familiar? You're stuck in meetings all day. You have absolutely no time.
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12 Principles Of Social Media Marketing

12 Principles Of Social Media Marketing | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
Social media marketing is changing the marketing landscape so fast that companies are struggling to adapt their strategies and tactics. What worked in 2001 or even last year is becoming less and less effective.
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How Does a Business Generate Traffic from Social Media?

How Does a Business Generate Traffic from Social Media? | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
Social media traffic generation advice and tips. Generate traffic from social media from building a following, listening, and engaging with your followers.
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Wearable Social Media: Jacket Rewards Facebook Likes With ‘Hugs’

Wearable Social Media: Jacket Rewards Facebook Likes With ‘Hugs’ | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
Just when you thought Facebook couldn't get any more creepy and intrusive, it can now hug you in the street. Thanks to the "Like-A-Hug" jacket, which is connected to the social network, you can get a virtual hug when friends like one of your posts.
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How Facebook Will Find Its Next Billion Users

How Facebook Will Find Its Next Billion Users | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
facebook crossed the billion-user threshold last week but where it finds its next billion is a tough question, especially since china is closed to it.
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Social Media ROI, Is Social Media Marketing Effective?

Social Media ROI, Is Social Media Marketing Effective? | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it
The question of Social Media ROI and whether social media marketing is effective is one that is constantly on the forefront of businesses.
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The 10 Countries Most Effectively Using The Internet

The 10 Countries Most Effectively Using The Internet | The Perfect Storm Team | Scoop.it

According to a recent study, not only does the US have a lower percentage of households with personal computers, but also offers slower bandwidth per user than countries such as Canada, Ireland, Sweden, Japan, and others.

 

 

 


Via Gust MEES, Dominique-Alain JAN, Jack Patterson, michel verstrepen, John van den Brink
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Andrea Zeitz's comment, October 7, 2012 1:33 AM
Thanks for this!