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7 Social Media Marketing Habits That Lead To Failure


If your campaigns are using a range of social media marketing habits that lead to failure, then it's time to make a change. Sign me up. .

What's Wrong With Sensationalist Media

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Check out this email I got from a major media company this past week: I was just talking to my boss about New York's tech scene and the types of stories I should go after. He  He wants me to get a little personal like digging into how founders and investors are actually using all this money flowing into the city.

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The State Of E-Commerce Checkout Design 2012

UX Study The State Of E-Commerce Checkout Design 2012. September 4th, 2012. September 4th, 2012 7:05 am. Smashing Media.

7 Worst Tweets of 2012

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Don't make these social media mistakes. This will be remembered as the year business took the social media plunge. ” pop-up helps.

Favorite Longreads of 2012

Snow Fall may be a seminal accomplishment in multimedia where the insertion of each media type builds upon the story in a remarkably compelling way.

Media Metrix Multi Platform

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

If you are a Media Metrix user, you will see the option to get Multi Platform data on your key measures reports. Take Google.

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Build Social Media Into the Customer Experience

Startup Professionals Musings

Social media connections, if they exist, are buried elsewhere or reserved for monitoring purposes only. You need insider “deciders” here.

Too Many Small Businesses Still Ignore Social Media

Startup Professionals Musings

Develop a marketing strategy specific to this media. Social media demands two-way communication, rather than outbound only.

Five Valuable Tools to Facilitate Your Social Media Strategies

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Utilizing social media in your online endeavors should be an essential component of your overall strategy. Crowdbooster. Hootsuite. Sendible.

12 Female Entrepreneurs Who Inspired Us in 2012

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

These young women behind companies including Spanx and Polyvore made it big in 2012. Here's how they made an impression on YEC members.

Social Media Strategy for Novices

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Have you been avoiding social media because you don't know where to start? Why are you going into social media? Social media is global.

Define Startup Social Media Goals and Metrics Early

Startup Professionals Musings

If you are an entrepreneur these days, or trying to grow an existing business, everyone is telling you that you need to use social media.

Secrets of a Lucrative Social Media Campaign

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

How one unsexy company used social media to reach an entirely new, youthful customer base, and grew revenue 96%.

5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics

5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics. February 9, 2012 by Ann Smarty. Ann blogs on search and social media tools. Social media analytics and tracking can be very time-consuming and expensive. You’ll find quite a few smart social media monitoring tools, but what if you can’t afford them?

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Boston Tech Community – August 2012

Rob Go

Just hired Yahoo’s VP Media Sales. Another year, another guide. Boston is a great place to start and build a company. The Grand-daddy.

Serious Entrepreneurs Master Media Training Early

Startup Professionals Musings

Most entrepreneurs I know admit to a poor first media interaction, and many are still waiting for the instant replay. Marty Zwilling.

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Social Media Is One Big Cocktail Party

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

So the way to be successful with social media is to embrace the simple but tried and true rules of relationship and word-of-mouth marketing.

5 Steps to Successful Marketing With Multiple Media

Startup Professionals Musings

Entrepreneurs and startups often ask if they should use social media for marketing, digital media, or traditional media.

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Top 5 Social Media Fails

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Fact is, your social media strategy could use an upgrade. Here are their top social-media mistakes to avoid: 1. A pro at Facebook?

Secrets to a Successful Social Media Strategy

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The secret to successful social media marketing is to use what you've already got. Same goes for any news articles or mentions in the media.

Highlights On The Business of Software (2012)


With what I had seen over the past two years, I had full confidence that the 2012 lineup would be top notch. Day 1. Kathy Sierra. abhamster.

Better Social Media Strategy: Show, Don't Tell

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Business owners quickly learned the benefits of adding a visual component to their social media strategies. Show off your stuff. Get close.

Israeli Consumers Prefer ONLINE Media

VC Cafe

Israelis Value Online Media 1.5x More Than Offline Media- Highest in Global Survey. Digital media is a recent phenomenon in Israel.

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The Classy Way To Get Media Coverage For Your Startup


Nicholas is the co-founder of MediaGraph , a public relations platform that enables small businesses to manage their own media outreach. Access.

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How to Sell Anything Using Social Media

Duct Tape Marketing

How to Sell Anything Using Social Media This content from: Duct Tape Marketing. There are couple reasons this. Target your message. Engage.

Basic Social Media Mistake Everyone Makes

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

This time I talked to Shama Kabani , the founder and CEO of The Marketing Zen Group and the author of The Zen of Social Media Marketing. No one.

Social Media Marketing: Why It's Not Working

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

This time it's the power--or, in my opinion, the lack thereof--of small business social media marketing. You're not the only one. category.

Social Media Made Easy

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Let social media aid your sales efforts. Make your engagement original and don't copy and paste content across social media platforms.

5 Ways Introverts can Get the Conversation Going on Social Media

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Social media is the introverted public relations or marketing professional’s fantasy come to life. Be a Good Listener. Be Strongly Perceptive.

11 Reasons a 23-Year-Old Shouldn't Run Your Social Media

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Nor do I believe there are no young people capable of managing a business's social media responsibilities. Sure, she understands Instagram.

Tips on Social Media in 2012

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here Dave tells that story--and what you need to know about word-of-mouth marketing in the new year. View the video on at: [link

The Importance of a Social Media Schedule for Your Business

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

There are several web apps that will allow multiple updates on all types of social media all at once. You’ve likely forgotten about them!

Who Is Using Social Media Now?

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A new study shows a sharp increase in the number of small firms on social media--and highlights pain points and favorite tools. Which platform?

7 Kinds of Social Media Companions You Must Avoid

Life Beyond Code

Social media seems easy but only those who have tasted it know that it can be super-frustrating. Well, you know this but not everyone does.

Don't Sabotage Your Social Media: 6 Sure Ways

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here's a basic checklist to quickly make sure your social media tactics are on the right track. Get your branded social media account!

Where CEOs Spend Their Time (& Money) on Social Media

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A new survey shows that more small business owners are not only using social media but they are willing to pay for help. So are they?

Secrets to a Perfectly Crafted Social Media Post

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

That means optimizing your social media strategy across different platforms. What you say is important. But so is how and when you say it.

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On Social Media, Authenticity Always Wins

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Social Media is no different. There is a meme in the online world with respect to social media that suggests businesses should "just dive in".

Media: What's Past is Prologue

Apr 19, 2012. Media: Whats Past is Prologue. At the same time, over the past few years we have seen the transformation of how media is produced and distributed. In this environment, the role for the "media company" is vastly different than the last few decades. Media: Whats Past is Prologue. Tweet.

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2013 Trend: Social Media Takes Over

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Remember everything you've learned about the power of Facebook, Twitter, and other social-media sites to promote your business?