11 Best Social Media Tools For Small Businesses And Individuals

Brandanew

Creating a brand presence on all major social platforms – Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+ and LinkedIn has become a must for businesses irrespective of their size. But does it all end at fancy social profiles or does social media marketing run deeper?

7 Social Media Marketing Habits That Lead To Failure

Brandanew

If your campaigns are using a range of social media marketing habits that lead to failure, then it's time to make a change. Social media marketing (SMM) not working is simply a sign that you need to identify what's going wrong and try again.

How Restaurants Are Using Social Media Effectively (And What You Can Learn)

Brandanew

When all businesses are using social media , why should restaurants be left behind? However, due to very nature of their business, the social strategies across industries need to be customized. It also helps if a mobile service is present.

7 Tips On Maximizing Social Media Returns At Low Cost

Startup Professionals Musings

If you are an entrepreneur today, and not using social media to promote your business, you are missing out on a huge opportunity. One of the classics, “ How to Make Money with Social Media ” by Jamie Turner and Reshma Shah, Ph.D.,

How To Use Social Media To Promote Your App

YoungUpstarts

If you have not landed on Earth from a faraway planet, you must be aware of the potential of social media already. With social media playing such robust presence for everything in our life, it plays now a leading role in digital marketing and promotions.

New Social Media Trends For Brand Success in 2016: What To Expect On Facebook!

Brandanew

We had recently shared the digital media trends for your brands in 2016 , and some of the changes recommended by Facebook, seem to be playing into those totally! These are the new social media trends for brand success in 2016. The larger images, updates are all mobile optimized.

7 Features Of A Successful Social Media App

YoungUpstarts

Social media today is an integral part of the internet, and some may even argue it is the current climate of the internet as a whole. The Digital in 2017 Global Overview research done by We Are Social, and Hootsuite also reveal that approximately 2.80

A 2014 Social Media Forecast

YoungUpstarts

The past year saw some radical developments in social media – witness the rise of Vine and Snapchat – and 2014 looks to promise more of the same. Below are some social media predictions for the coming year. Investment in Social Media Experts Will Become a Necessity.

Entrepreneurs Must Measure ROI On Social Media

Startup Professionals Musings

If you are an entrepreneur today, and not using social media to promote your business, you are missing out on a huge opportunity. One I read a while back, “ How to Make Money with Social Media ” by Jamie Turner and Reshma Shah, Ph.D.,

More Thoughts on Lanier’s Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

Feld Thoughts

A few weeks ago I read Jaron Lanier’s Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now. He makes a reasonable case (obviously with a lot of room to dispute individual points) that social media is “bad” in general and a source of concern. ” Many of the arguments are not about how the use of social media affects the reader directly as an individual, but rather its systemic effects.

Is Your Use Of Social Media For Marketing Working?

Startup Professionals Musings

Isn’t it frustrating to think you finally understand something in business, like marketing with social media, only to realize that the landscape changed while you were looking at other priorities? In a recent book on social media by Jim Tobin, “ Earn It.

[Infographic] Why Women Are The Real Power Behind Social Media

YoungUpstarts

Well, not to rock the boat, but statistics show otherwise, especially when it comes to using social media. Let’s take a look at some of the statistics from the United States – more women use top social media platforms than men.

[Infographic] Miles Apart: How Women And Men Use Social Media And Mobile

YoungUpstarts

If men are from Mars and women are from Venus, how do Martians and Venutians differ when it comes to using social media and mobile phones? Let’s take social media, for example. Usage of mobile phones also differ between the sexes.

Tools To Help You Stay 24x7x365 on Social Media Without Losing Sleep

Brandanew

Time doesn’t wait, nor does what happens 24x7x365 on social media. Tools To Help You Stay 24x7x365 on Social Media Without Losing Sleep. Buffer is by far the smartest and easiest way to schedule and publish post across all social platforms.

7 Proven Ways to Increase Customer Engagement on Social Media

crowdSPRING Blog

Not all social media marketing is created equal. So, if your social media marketing isn’t living up to expectations what can you do? Consider these 7 proven ways that will help you rise above the social media noise and better engage your audience on social networks.

How to Create Remarkable Video Ads On Social Media

Brandanew

We have a plethora of technology platforms from YouTube, to Facebook, Vimeo, Vine, Instagram where consumers are creating and sharing short videos effortlessly and directly from mobile devices now. As videos gain more prominence on social media, brands are working through this trend.

Starcount.com: Charting The Stars In Social Media

YoungUpstarts

Measuring Your Popularity On Social Media. Starcount , he explains as he demonstrates the site via his laptop projected on a large TV screen, is a social media measurement engine that aggregates and measures social media popularity on a global and local scale across any genre.

Managing Social Media With Fetch Plus

YoungUpstarts

One of the companies that will feature at the upcoming web and mobile technology startup conference Echelon 2011 is Fetch Plus , a social media and mobile application development company. Young Upstarts is a media partner of e27 and Echelon 2011.

[Infographic] Leverage Your Social Media Obsession

YoungUpstarts

Admit it – some of us are so obsessed with social media that we’ve walked into lamp poles or stepped into potholes while tweeting or Facebooking on our mobile phones.

How To Turn Your Social Media Traffic Into e-Commerce Revenue

YoungUpstarts

If you know anything about e-commerce, you cannot deny the importance of social media in marketing and establishing a business brand. It is evident that social media platforms are big drivers for e-commerce, from the beginning to the end of each customer’s journey.

Startups Must Balance Social Media Costs vs Value

Startup Professionals Musings

If you are an entrepreneur today, and not using social media to promote your business, you are missing out on a huge opportunity. One I read a while back, “ How to Make Money with Social Media ” by Jamie Turner and Reshma Shah, Ph.D.,

Implementing Social Media’s Secret Weapon

Feld Thoughts

Fred Wilson had an excellent post up this morning titled Social Media’s Secret Weapon – Email. I completely agree that email is the key communications channel for social media and have written about this before in posts like 100% Click Through Rate , Email – The Original Social Graph and Email Is Still The Best Login. While mobile phones used to only really work effectively with SMS, you now have SMS, email, and push notifications.

Social Media Isn’t Free to Entrepreneurs or Anyone

Startup Professionals Musings

If you are an entrepreneur today, and not using social media to promote your business, you are missing out on a huge opportunity. One I just read, “ How to Make Money with Social Media ” by Jamie Turner and Reshma Shah, Ph.D.,

10 Awesome Social Media Facts You Need To Know NOW

Brandanew

Social networks never fail to surprise us. I never thought the biggest blow to feminism will come from a new age social network. 46% people check social media for reviews and details while making a purchase. Close to 20 million Facebook users are mobile only.

7 Proven Ways to Increase Customer Engagement on Social Media

crowdSPRING Blog

Not all social media marketing is created equal. So, if your social media marketing isn’t living up to expectations what can you do? Consider these 7 proven ways that will help you rise above the social media noise and better engage your audience on social networks.

[Singapore][Event] Social Media World Forum Asia 2011 & Apps World Asia 2011

YoungUpstarts

Social Media World Forum (SMWF) Asia is back for its third edition! Organized by Bristol-based events company Six Degrees , this two-day conference and exhibition dedicated to all things social and digital media will take place in Singapore on 1st and 2nd September this year.

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ConnectYard Integrates Social Media Into School Communications

YoungUpstarts

While text messaging and social media tools like Facebook and Twitter have transformed the way that today’s students communicate, the problem is that most educational institutions haven’t quite kept up.

How to Use Social Media to Find the Perfect Employee for Your Business

Up and Running

For small businesses, it’s leveraging a tool that you use to market your products, promote Small Business Saturday sales, or to show off your new location—social media. Step 2: Choose the right social media channels.

5 Must-Have Customer Service Tools Other Than Social Media

YoungUpstarts

Social media has grown in leaps and bounds and has become a popular channel used by businesses for customer service. However, setting up and maintaining a social media command center can be difficult and expensive.

How To Suck At Social Media: An Indispensable Guide For Businesses

Occam's Razor

I believe that every human with time to spare, and a connection to the web, should be on social media. Do the big gigantic numbers imply that your business should use these social media channels? The assumption is: Big Social Audiences + Big Pimping = Big Social Profits.

Best Social Media Metrics: Conversation, Amplification, Applause, Economic Value

Occam's Razor

I am going to define a way for you to think about measuring social media, and you can't actually easily measure what I am going to recommend. Social media is evolving at an incredible pace. So what actually matters in Social Media?

How One Startup Combines Boston’s B2B Sense with the Valley’s Social Media Style

View from Seed

This is a guest post by Alignable CMO Dan Slagen about the missed opportunity the company has identified in social networking, and why they’ve chosen to build the business on the East Coast. Social Has Been a Tale of One Coast. What’s the ARPU of a business on a social network?

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Ecwid, The Number One e-Commerce App On Social Media

YoungUpstarts

The platform gives you the opportunity to sell products right on your website or social pages, like Facebook or Tumblr. In fact, Ecwid has more than 40,000 stores on Facebook, which makes it the number one e-commerce app on social media.

Best Social Media Tools For Your Small Business

crowdSPRING Blog

Do you want to know how you can best leverage social media to help your small business succeed and increase revenues? In a moment, we’ll look at some of the best social media management tools that will help you do more with less. Sprout Social.

Twitter Link Roundup #245 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

We like to talk about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, economics and other interesting stuff! Twitter Link Roundup #234 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More.

The State of Social Media Usage in America Today

Duct Tape Marketing

The State of Social Media Usage in America Today written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. I recently partnered with The Dash to find out how America’s most popular social networks compare, including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, and Snapchat.

Twitter Link Roundup #249 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

We do like to talk about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, economics and other interesting stuff! Eight social networks worth a closer look | ZDNet – crowdspring.co/1G48rfO.

Twitter Link Roundup #247 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

We do like to talk about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, economics and other interesting stuff! Food Trucks 101: How to Start a Mobile Food Business – crowdspring.co/1qW98Xf.

Twitter Link Roundup #248 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

We do like to talk about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, economics and other interesting stuff! 5 Brands With A Well-Rounded Social Media Presence – crowdspring.co/1u45Uwz.

Twitter Link Roundup #246 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

We do like to talk about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, economics and other interesting stuff! Food Trucks 101: How to Start a Mobile Food Business – crowdspring.co/1qW98Xf.

Twitter Link Roundup #244 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

We like to talk about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, economics and other interesting stuff! 50+ Free Social Icon sets for your blogs, websites and new project – crowdspring.co/1xb5FEH.

Twitter Link Roundup #242 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

We like to talk about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and various random stuff! 20 Free Device PSD Mockups for Mobile Apps & Websites – crowdspring.co/1zfrLbQ. Here we go!

Twitter Link Roundup #241 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

We like to talk about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and various random stuff! Be of Good Cheer – Social Media for the Holidays! People. Are you ready?