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A collection of stories related to the successful utilisation of Social Media.
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Domino’s Pizza social media drive for sales

Domino’s Pizza social media drive for sales | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it
Domino’s Pizza chief executive Don Meij thinks social media will be the key driver of sales growth at the online retailer that is trading on one of the highest price earnings multiples in the market.
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16 Stats That Prove Social Media Isn't Just a Fad [New Data]

16 Stats That Prove Social Media Isn't Just a Fad [New Data] | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it
Take a look at this post to discover stats on the ROI of social media for businesses.
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Are You Maximizing Opportunity After You Attend Events?

Are You Maximizing Opportunity After You Attend Events? | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it
When I began speaking at conferences, I measured my performance in business cards. The better my presentation, the more cards I collected. After an event, I’d rush back to enter every new contact in our CRM. Once the leads were in our database, I employed one of two conversion strategies: If [...]
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It Pays to Listen: Avaya's $250K Twitter Sale |

It Pays to Listen: Avaya's $250K Twitter Sale | | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it
A social media marketing success case study on how Avaya created a social media listening dashboard and created a social media team to bring in a $250k sale from one tweet.
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How to Make Money by Blogging on LinkedIn

How to Make Money by Blogging on LinkedIn | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it
An entrepreneur reveals how he generated leads and revenue with his LinkedIn blog and show how you can do the same.
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The Latest Google+ Stats Prove It’s a Powerhouse Site - SiteProNews

The Latest Google+ Stats Prove It’s a Powerhouse Site - SiteProNews | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it
There is a misconception running rampant in mass consciousness that Google+ is a waste of effort, or worse yet, a failed social experiment. Nothing could b
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How did this man land a $4 million contract on LinkedIn?

How did this man land a $4 million contract on LinkedIn? | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it
David Ogilvie hits the jackpot on the business social site.
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OracleVoice: 1 Million Facebook Fans Prove Maersk Line's Remarkable B2B Social Smarts

OracleVoice: 1 Million Facebook Fans Prove Maersk Line's Remarkable B2B Social Smarts | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it
Does B2B have to mean Boring-to-Boring? And are B2B companies doomed to being so industrial-strength impersonal that they have no shot at leveraging social media?
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Richard Carter's comment, August 20, 2013 8:08 PM
Maersk was my very first client,back in my Cable & Wireless days.
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5 Non-Tech CEOs Using Social Media To Drive Business Results

5 Non-Tech CEOs Using Social Media To Drive Business Results | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it
Social media isn't only for tech companies. Here are 5 non-tech CEOs using social media to drive business results.
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Contractors Embrace Social Media

Contractors Embrace Social Media | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it

"As contractors become more comfortable with social media, there is no doubt that they will continue to discover new and innovative ways to harness its power in order to boost business."

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Social Media and the Not-So-Sexy Business

Social Media and the Not-So-Sexy Business | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it
Actually, it wasn’t much of a challenge at all to find a few examples of not-so-sexy businesses that are doing great things with social media. Here are three stories that may help you see some possibilities.
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Four Seasons Social Media: Setting a High Bar for the Hotel Industry

Four Seasons Social Media: Setting a High Bar for the Hotel Industry | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it
A case study on Four Seasons social media. Taking home awards in the social media space last year confirmed the level of excellence of the Four Seasons.
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From a YouTube clip to global distribution deals

From a YouTube clip to global distribution deals | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it

"How I gained all the contacts was I did a YouTube video. I invented the product and patented it, and sold my house to do it,” he says. “I did a YouTube video and got emails from all over the world. People loved the product and wanted to distribute it."

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Why small business needs to get smart about social media

Why small business needs to get smart about social media | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it
Small businesses have fallen behind the curve when it comes to social media, but new research shows exactly why it should be a vital component of a company’s strategy.
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New tools for businesses

New tools for businesses | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it
Since we created business accounts 18 months ago, businesses like yours have helped people all over the world discover and collect the things they want to buy, plan and do.
We love hearing stories of how businesses of all sizes have used Pinterest to grow, including:
— Artifact Uprising, a Denver-based custom prints business that—with a single viral Pin—went from a basement startup to a multi-million dollar company that's seeing triple digit growth in under 18 months
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Want Hard Proof that LinkedIn Works? Ask a Lawyer

Want Hard Proof that LinkedIn Works? Ask a Lawyer | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it
A recent covert to social media marketing, Mark L. Poniatowski, reported in on his immediate success using just the basic networking tools LinkedIn provides. He reaped a 10x ROI in just a month of working that social medium channel. He expects that success to continue if he sticks with it, which is the key success factor with any social media marketing campaign, isn't it?
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LinkedIn for B2B Leads and Conversions | Social Media Today

LinkedIn for B2B Leads and Conversions | Social Media Today | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it
New research shows that LinkedIn not only drives more traffic to corporate websites, but that LinkedIn also generates the vast majority of B2B leads and conversions, reinforcing its position as the key social platform for B2B marketers.
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Puerto Rico Harnesses LinkedIn To Build Entrepreneurial Hub That Drives Economic Progress

Puerto Rico Harnesses LinkedIn To Build Entrepreneurial Hub That Drives Economic Progress | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it
In an interview with Alberto Bacó-Bagué, Secretary of the Department of Economic Development and Commerce in the Government of Puerto Rico, we discussed why officials turned to LinkedIn as their primary platform to build a hub for entrepreneurs and to foster innovation across the country—all in an effort to address [...]
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Google+ Reaches 1 Billion Users Mark: +1 Button Is Viewed 5 Million Times A Day

Google+ Reaches 1 Billion Users Mark: +1 Button Is Viewed 5 Million Times A Day | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it
Google+ has reached to 1 billion registered users mark, while +1 sharing button is being viewed for 5 million times a day. This makes Google
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10 Examples of Social Media ROI [Infographic] - Business 2 Community

10 Examples of Social Media ROI [Infographic] - Business 2 Community | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it
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Richard Branson on Being Social Media Savvy

Richard Branson on Being Social Media Savvy | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it
The Virgin CEO offers insight on how to make your posts and company stand out in the social media world.
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Tips On Using Social Media as Your Secret Sales Weapon

Tips On Using Social Media as Your Secret Sales Weapon | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it
Have you ever worked in sales? How many calls did you have to make before you actually connected with someone? How many emails did you send out that never got replies? Not many people will spare the
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The World's Biggest Social Media Team - Tourism Australia

Promoting Australia as a tourist destination might not be too hard to do, but Tourism Australia have taken a novel approach to doing so across their social media channels- and it’s paying off.

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How I Got 2,000+ Impressions for Our Linkedin Company Page in 2 Days

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How Social Media Put a Tiny Yarn Shop on the Map

How Social Media Put a Tiny Yarn Shop on the Map | Social Media Success Stories | Scoop.it
The first Jimmy Beans Wool video went up on YouTube in June, 2008. Three months later, sales had increased 67 percent.
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