Friday, January 4, 2013

Social Media News For The Week Of 1/4/13

5 Social Media Marketing Strategy Lessons From 2012

Now that we have turned the page of another year, it is a good time to reflect back on some of the major developments and trends in social media during 2012 and look forward to strategies for success during the coming year. 2012 social media milestones include Facebook reaching the 1 Billionth user mark, LinkedIn attaining 175,000 new users each day, and the impact of social media on the recent elections. Strategic points of interest to consider in 2013: The rise of Pinterest, Google , and LinkedIn. Full Story Here

Here are 10 of the worst social media mistakes brands made in 2012

Engaging in social media marketing can be a highly effectual technique for growing any business, if handled with care and restraint, even when faced with negative commentary by your brand’s audience. Here are some examples what not to post on your company’s social media networks. Full Story Here

A plumber and his dog win social media attention

Some businesses seem, on the surface at least, to not be suited to social media marketing efforts. Sometimes a little creative thinking can have a dramatic impact on the marketing campaigns of any business that chooses to leverage the viral nature of social media. This heart-warming story of a plumber and his dog is a great example. Full Story Here

5 ways to maximize your business via social media in 2013

Integrating social media into a company’s overall marketing efforts has evolved from a luxury to an absolute necessity during the course of the last few years. Some ideas to get the most out of social media for your business during 2013 are presented in this article. Full Story Here

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