When you need to get a message to a colleague, what’s your preferred mode of communication? Do you dash off an email, pick up the phone, or maybe send an instant message via the company’s intranet? A lot has changed since the era of interoffice memos, and how you choose to communicate could well be a generational choice. According to a new study from Peter W. Cardon at the University of Southern California and Bryan Marshall at Georgia College, age differences increasingly result in sharp divergences in how employees connect and correspond with one another.
Email still reigns supreme in the workplace, the authors found, but social media networks are poised to take over.
LinkedIn just did something brilliant. And if you pay attention to what I’m about to tell you, it’s going to make selling on the world’s largest social network for professionals much easier – and fun – as a result.
Twitter has long been the place to turn for opinions on everything from who will win tonight’s game to ideas for your next blog post.
And now it’s just become even easier to gather opinions from your audience on Twitter.
With the release of its new Polls feature (available to all Twitter accounts in the coming days), you can now create super-simple polls directly on Twitter with just the click of a button or a tap on your phone. We can’t wait to test them out for ourselves at Buffer and see the results. And, as with many new features, we’ve been eager to learn:
How big is the Internet? How many online actions are taking place? How much digital content is being consumed?
To find out, Domo looked at publicly available data from a range of sources—including social networks, e-commerce sites, and Web traffic measurement tools—to determine the number of interactions happening online each minute, on average.
It’s been a while since we published our list of 9 Mostly Free Tools and Any Social Media Team Can Use, and our recommendations in that post still hold. In addition, we have some new ones to put in the mix. This new lists focuses mostly on visual content tools that we use daily or weekly to create images to share, add visual impact to our content or message, and make all aspects of visual content marketing easier. As noted in the headline, most of these tools are free, while those that aren't are very inexpensive, especially considering the value they add to your content marketing. Let’s get started.
Infographics are such a fun and effective visual way to display information. We at Buffer have certainly used them quite a few times to share information.
There are so many tools being released every day allowing us to easily create better and better images— including infographics—to share and use in our marketing efforts.
Even folks (like me!) who never thought it possible to create one ourselves!I had a lot of fun researching and testing out a handful of different infographic makers, and I’d love to share the seven tools I liked best to easily create beautiful infographics....
Do you suffer from pie in the sky delusions when it comes to setting goals for your social media marketing campaign? Or perhaps you have the opposite problem and you're experiencing difficulty in setting any goals at all. Whether you're dreaming of having a million followers or fans, or you're having trouble articulating your goals, the importance of having a strategy in placing for setting social media marketing campaign goals cannot be denied. With a solid strategy in place, you'll be able to establish realistic goals, determine how you're going to reach them, and be able to measure when those goals have been attained.
Here's some notes on planning your social media strategy.
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.