The Social Media Lifecycle [Infographic] | visualizing social media |


I selected this article, posted by Pam Dyer on socialmediatoday for its comprehensive Infographic and because it gives you great criteria for implementing a strategy that you can measure, tweak and get the best ROI.




We all know the purpose of any data is supposed to help us make business decisions faster while getting better results.


**When implemented correctly, social media campaigns on Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks enable brands of all sizes to track sentiment, spot trends, filter and analyze data, collaborate with fans, and improve ROI.


**These tools empower companies to start and maintain conversations, deliver first-class customer service, and drive sales — immediately, at the click of a button.


What you will find in this piece:


**How to use the Social Media Lifecycle: The key steps that get you from monitoring to decision, action, and results


**Best practices for monitoring, analytics, engagement, reporting and collaboration, modeled after the most successful brands in social media


**What Social Media ROI is, how to think about it, and ways to measure it


Selected by Jan Gordon covering "Content Curation, Social Business and Beyond"


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