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Twitter Cheat Sheet For Better Tweeting

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LinchpinSEO, with the help of data by Buddy Media, has compiled a Twitter Tweet Cheat Sheet for companies to help them with increasing engagement on T

 

Cool Twitter stats for better tweeting.


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26 Tips for Improving Your Social Media Marketing

26 Tips for Improving Your Social Media Marketing | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it
Does your social media marketing need a boost? This article shares 26 ways, an A-Z guide, to improve your social media efforts.

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Neil Ferree's curator insight, March 30, 2:55 PM

If it were me, I would scale back these 26 steps to a more manageable 5 Steps in our SMM model.


Step 1. Scoop.it the Article

Step 2. Read the Article

Step 3. Tweet/Snip the Article

Step 4. Buffer App the Article

Step 5. Track your Traffic

Dean Ryan G. Martin's curator insight, March 31, 10:31 PM

"Social media marketing has come a long way. There are many new avenues to explore and places where businesses can stand out." I agree.

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Social Media Rules for Small Business Operators

Social Media Rules for Small Business Operators | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it

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Tahamida Mze's curator insight, March 28, 5:48 AM

ajouter votre aperçu ...

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adăugați înțelegere ta ...

Upstairs's curator insight, March 29, 9:03 PM

必読。

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13 Blogging Statistics You Probably Don’t Know, But Should [Infographic]

13 Blogging Statistics You Probably Don’t Know, But Should [Infographic] | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it
Are you making the most of blogging statistics to build a better blog? I did some research and created this infographic which contains blog stats that...


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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Blogging



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Tony Guzman's curator insight, March 25, 10:24 AM

This infographic shares some excellent information for bloggers on how to increase your audience/followers.

Jim Goldsmith's curator insight, March 25, 1:43 PM

This infographic should be of interest to bloggers.

M. Philip Oliver's curator insight, March 25, 11:31 PM

Thanks to Malek for this comprehensive infographic!

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How To Measure Social Media: A Step-By-Step Guide

How To Measure Social Media: A Step-By-Step Guide | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it

How do you know if your social media marketing efforts are effective?


Which posts drive the most traffic?


What social media metrics should you be monitoring?


How do you interpret the numbers once you…


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Neil Ferree's curator insight, March 18, 1:48 PM

Step 1: Set your conversion goals


Before you jump into measuring every single post, comment or like, first think about your business goals on social media.


Follow these guidelines to increase your online visibility and measure your social media marketing success.

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9 of the Best Free Social Media Analytics Tools

9 of the Best Free Social Media Analytics Tools | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it

Word-of-mouth advertising is very powerful. You need to earn the trust of your audience so they will recommend your products or services to their friends. Chances are that you’re already using Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms to create engagement and thought leadership in your space. Social media analytics tools can help you make sense of how well your social media marketing efforts are paying off and identify areas that need improvement.

These 9 free social media analytics tools are some of the best out there.




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Marco Favero's curator insight, February 24, 4:17 PM

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Mr Tozzo's curator insight, February 25, 3:06 AM

9 of the Best Free Social Media Analytics Tools

Bart van Maanen's curator insight, February 25, 7:23 AM

Met dit online gereedschap krijg je een beter beeld over wat er gebeurt met je social media berichten en die van anderen. Daardoor kun je uitvinden wat voor jou goed werkt en hoe je je posts kunt verbeteren.

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The thorny issue of social media in the workplace

The thorny issue of social media in the workplace | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it

Companies should consider the extent to which they embrace social media in the workplace. Increasingly, businesses are using social media as part of work, so it’s likely that lines between work and downtime will become increasingly blurred in the area of social media. 
 
An inappropriate remark on a personal Twitter feed can be reasonable grounds for disciplinary action by an employer. This follows the findings of an Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) after an employer dismissed a member of staff for posting allegedly abusive, non work-related messages on his personal Twitter account.

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Social Media Can Be Your Ally

Social Media Can Be Your Ally | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it
Remind, Twitter, and Instagram are just a few of the kid-friendly tools that teachers can use to enhance student learning within and beyond the classroom.
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Can in-house social networks work?

Can in-house social networks work? | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it
As Facebook launches an ‘at work’ version to aid businesses with internal comms – is it time for managers to embrace corporate social networks? Matt Chittock investigates
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7 Benefits of Social Media Marketing for Small Businesses

7 Benefits of Social Media Marketing for Small Businesses | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it

Boom! You have a shiny new website created by Impulse Creative. Now what? Let’s show it off and bring in the masses! Yes, we want people to visit, but not just any people. We want the right people. Creating content for your Buyer Personas and then distributing that content is going to get that new website to work for you

 

Social Media Marketing (SMM) for small businesses is a popular topic these days. These are indeed powerful tools in your marketing war chest, but like anything else you need a strategy behind it. Without a social media strategy your time and efforts can and will face plant on the sidewalk of good intentions.

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4 Key Metrics for Measuring Social Media Success

4 Key Metrics for Measuring Social Media Success | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it
Engagement

Ideally, customers would not only follow your channel, but also read, pay attention to, and engage with your content. Marketers measure engagement by looking at the number of views, page likes, comments, clicks on the company website from social media, and content consumption driven by social media.

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Neil Ferree's curator insight, February 15, 2:54 PM

Leads and Conversions


The Holy Grail and end game for all marketing efforts, including social, is leads and conversions.


Organizations that have marketing automation solutions that tie into their CRM system can generally track any leads from social media down the pipeline, tracking which content ultimately contributed to a particular deal.


At the very least, organizations can track gated assets by giving them a unique campaign ID which can then be tracked throughout the sales process.

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6 Tips to Create and Publish a Killer Article on LinkedIn

6 Tips to Create and Publish a Killer Article on LinkedIn | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it
Publishing on LinkedIn is a powerful way to reach your prospects and generate leads. Here are some tips to create and publish that killer article on LinkedIn
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3 reasons why a social media strategy is essential for your business

3 reasons why a social media strategy is essential for your business | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it

Billions of people around the world use social media and the conversations they have in their networks matter enormously. That is because people trust the opinions of other people over traditional sales and advertising messages. 


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donhornsby's curator insight, February 7, 7:51 AM

(From the article): Having a strong online presence means companies can at the very least deal with misconceptions or complaints before they spiral out of control. They can also track consumer preferences and adjust their communications strategy in real time. For example, digital strategist Yeves Perez shows how holding a liveTwitter Chat can not only lead to millions of brand impressions but also generate new prospects and warm leads. It can also be used for customer service.

 

Many things are possible but to influence conversations businesses must first be a part them. That means understanding why social media is important, how it fits into the $8 trillion dollar e-economy to determine how to properly invest in a strategy.

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The essential teacher's guide to social media - Daily Genius

The essential teacher's guide to social media - Daily Genius | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it

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M. Fagot-Karcher's curator insight, February 9, 12:08 PM

intéressant, certes.

 

Simon Awuyo's curator insight, February 11, 2:11 PM

Almost all our students are addicted to social media. this is a point to take advantage of their interest to make them learn without  stress.

David W. Deeds's curator insight, March 8, 11:09 AM

Thanks to Jim Lerman! 

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How To Go From Social Media Zero To Hero!

How To Go From Social Media Zero To Hero! | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it

Do you need tips on how to become a social media hero?


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donhornsby's curator insight, March 30, 11:17 AM

NIce infographic. 

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7 Social Media Mistakes Every Company Needs to Avoid - Huffington Post

7 Social Media Mistakes Every Company Needs to Avoid - Huffington Post | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it
Are you sure you're doing everything right on social media? Almost every company has a social media presence these days. But that doesn't mean they're all taking advantage of the myriad business benefits social can provide....

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donhornsby's curator insight, March 27, 10:12 AM

A great review of the key items you need to check in order to be successful in social media.

 

(From the article): Maximize the success of your social media marketing by avoiding the mistakes I discussed in this article. Once you have a good understanding of critical social media best practices, you're in a much better position to start seeing some great results. Good luck!

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How to start safely using social media in the classroom - Daily Genius

How to start safely using social media in the classroom - Daily Genius | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it

"It’s a controversial topic: do you introduce social media in the classroom or ignore it? Whether you use traditional social platforms or social-focused tools, many educators find that this technology helps increase engagement and excitement with students, many of who are already very familiar with it.

“Students communicate, research, collaborate, create and publish online with or without the help of parents or educators. These same students then hop on social media to promote, discuss and share their thoughts with the world. The digital environment is offering us some of the greatest learning opportunities that young learners have ever had,” says Gail Leicht, an 8th grade teacher.

Bringing social networking into the classroom gives quiet students a chance to shine; sharing their voice online is often easier than speaking out in class. It also opens the doors for collaboration and communication between peers, both inside and outside of the classroom. Not to mention, it gives teachers another opportunity to connect with students. "


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Develop Your Social Media Strategy In 60 Seconds

Develop Your Social Media Strategy In 60 Seconds | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it
All your social media marketing efforts will be for nothing if you’re not reaching the right people. Who are your customers? Even better, who are your ideal customers?

Here’s a hint . . . it’s NOT everyone.

I’m surprised at entrepreneurs who can’t answer this question. Or, if they can, they are often too vague. Be obsessively specific here. While we all would love to think everyone will want our products, it just isn’t so. Identify your potential customers down to their:

 

agesexeducation levelincome levelwhat publications they readwhat websites they visitwhat their budget isare they local or nationwide
So, now - What are your goals? Don't know? May be one of those top three:

Grow my businessIncrease my salesGet more visibility
Always ask yourself: what do you NEED to accomplish with social media marketing? Use the template and spreadsheet as a guide to answer questions to help you identify your primary goals.


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Marco Favero's curator insight, March 14, 4:36 AM

aggiungi la tua intuizione ...

Amarens Schuurmans's curator insight, March 16, 6:34 AM

Niet alle social media is voor elk bedrijf. Focus is ook hier het kernwoord. Dit overzicht helpt om snel een social media strategie te maken mét focus.

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10 Social Media Strategy Ideas that Generate Real Results

10 Social Media Strategy Ideas that Generate Real Results | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it

But, did you know that 97% of consumers say they now turn to the Internet before making contact with a business? That makes differentiation more important than ever before.

As a small business owner or entrepreneur, you know you need to maintain an established social media presence.


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donhornsby's curator insight, March 10, 9:43 AM

Creating an integrated strategy will keep you focused and agile. It will also allow you to listen, respond and meet the needs of your social media fans and followers in real time.

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aggiungi la tua intuizione ...

SageRave's curator insight, March 10, 8:20 PM

You can't have too many ideas. Right?

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Get More People to Share Your Content on Social Media With These Top 6 Tips - Huffington Post

Get More People to Share Your Content on Social Media With These Top 6 Tips - Huffington Post | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it
Who doesn't want their content to go viral and get thousands of social media shares? I'm sure you've seen or even created great content that didn't get much attention on social media....

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donhornsby's curator insight, March 2, 8:27 AM

(From the article): The tips I've discussed in this article are easy ways to boost the number of social media shares your content gets. Get your content in front of a much larger audience today by implementing these six important best practices.

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20 Top Pinterest Tips

20 Top Pinterest Tips | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it
Pinterest is an educator's dream come true because of its many options for curating and sharing ideas, displaying student work, and building a PLN.
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5 Pinterest Strategies That Drive Big Traffic

5 Pinterest Strategies That Drive Big Traffic | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it
How can you make Pinterest work for your business? Columnist Sonny Ganguly of WeddingWire has some tips.

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donhornsby's curator insight, February 18, 4:42 PM

As you work to expand the online reach of your small business, these five Pinterest strategies will help bring more visitors to your website. 

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Three New Twitter Updates You Need to Take Advantage of in 2015

Three New Twitter Updates You Need to Take Advantage of in 2015 | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it
Social Media - Twitter recently announced new features set to roll out during the first half of 2015. Here's what they are and why you should care.

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8 Simple Tools for Creating Engaging Infographics

8 Simple Tools for Creating Engaging Infographics | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it
Kelly Maher writes for eSchool News about 8 great (and simple!) tools for creating amazing infographics.

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5 Essential Steps to Success in Social Media Marketing

5 Essential Steps to Success in Social Media Marketing | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it
Social media accounts for 27 percent of all time spent online. It must be part of your marketing. Here are the 5 steps to success in social media marketing

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donhornsby's curator insight, February 11, 8:49 AM

(From the article): One goal of social media marketing is the same as any traditional marketing strategy, to increase sales. However, it is important to keep in mind that brand awareness is just as important. By keeping track of these metrics, businesses can use them to adjust tactics to increase efficiency and ROI, which is the bottom line for determining if any digital marketing strategy is effective.

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The 6 Step Social Media Marketing Strategy Plan for Your Business.

The 6 Step Social Media Marketing Strategy Plan for Your Business. | The Social Network Times | Scoop.it
A social media plan includes many of the same elements of a traditional marketing plan. Here is a template for a social media marketing strategy

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donhornsby's curator insight, February 6, 7:51 AM

Cleanly laid out; a straightforward and clear outline!


(From the article): I find in my marketing practice, social media intimidates many small businesses.  If you approach it like any other form of marketing and develop a plan, it can become a very useful and effective tool which complements your traditional marketing strategies.