2016 Social Media Trends And Statistics That Were Crazy!

Brandanew

Social Media has become an essential part of everyone’s life, it is addictive! Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat or Pinterest have opened a new gateway to express and connect. However some social media trends and statistics have really been crazy!

Amazon “Swipes Left” On New York City

Haystack

Today, Amazon announced it will entirely abandon its plans to build its second headquarters (a/k/a “HQ2”) in Long Island City, a residential neighborhood in the borough of Queens, New York City. Back when he left his hometown Cavaliers for a new team in free agency, he branded his announcement as “The Decision.” Another mayor or governor should swoop in, cut a new deal, and start selling the benefits of a potential 5-10x investment could have on their community.

7 Social Media Events In 2015 Most That You Can Still Make To

Brandanew

Are you a social media enthusiast longing to network with those from your field? Or someone who is setting foot in the marketing world because they found social media to be their calling? Social Shake-Up. image via social media strategies summit here.

Making Social Media Work For SMEs

YoungUpstarts

Small businesses rarely have the time or resources to invest in outsourced customer service support, and some are finding it more efficient to serve customers via social media platforms: one LinkedIn study from 2014 revealed that 81 percent of North American SMEs use social media [5].

7 Types Of Photos Your Social Media Fans Will Engage With

Brandanew

Having no engagement on posts is the social media equivalent of talking to yourself – it shouldn’t happen. Posting more photos your social media fans will engage with can help your brand. Use social media automation to save time and reach your audience.

Human Instrumentation at the New York Marathon

Feld Thoughts

Fred knows my obsession with human instrumentation, marathons, and social media. Fred Wilson emailed me a link to Dennis Crowley’s post I’m running the NYC Marathon tomorrow! And if you recognize Dennis’ name, that’s because he’s the founder / CEO of Foursquare. As I write this from my house in Eldorado Springs, Colorado, I can see that Dennis is at mile 4.64 of the NYC Marathon via RunKeeper. He just checked in at mile 5 on Foursquare.

20 Best TED Talks For Students Of Social Media

YoungUpstarts

As a student of social media, you undoubtedly know the impact that social media has had on the world. Be sure to check out these TED talks for a unique look into the world of social media: James Surowiecki: When social media became news.

The Secret to Successful Social Media

Up and Running

It seems like 2012 was the year of social media. Not only did we have even more new players, but there was more pressure than ever for businesses to get on the bandwagon of posting and tweeting to their market. You have the ability to become the “newmedia.

Here’s What The @NYTimes Should Teach Its Writers About Social Media

Both Sides of the Table

So it’s a disappointment to me that these esteemed journalists haven’t adapted to the modern media – to social media. But he hasn’t figured out that media is now two way. NYT Learn How to Use Social Media.

Founder Interview: Platinum Rapid Funding CEO, Ali Mayar

The Startup Magazine

His work in the finance industry showed him how difficult it can be for business owners to secure the funds they need to grow their business, so he left his job to in order to launch a brand-new business venture: Platinum Rapid Funding Group (PRFG).

Episode 30: Social Media Marketing with Shama Hyder and Tim Knox

Mike Michalowicz

Shama and Tim discuss how you can use social media marketing to turn your business into a profitable one. A trusted media expert and sought-after TV personality, Shama has frequently appeared on Fox Business, CBS, CW33 and Fox News. Also Available On. Show Summary.

PR Founder Provides Social Media Advice for Companies Looking to Grow Brand

Hearpreneur

Social media is here to stay and the best social media campaigns are those that captivate and engage their target audience. There’s a huge opportunity to do social media well and very few companies are executing it well.

Social Trends Podcast: Building Quality Human Engagement For Your Brand

Brandanew

We’re already mid-way in season 1 of the Social Trends Show, and I am thrilled to share my inspirations with you. Today we bring you a social expert who will talk through what it takes to stand out as a digital brand. Social Sharing.

How To Incorporate Social Media Into Your Business Plan

Up and Running

Online buzz about social media for business owners seems to be moving from “Should I” to “How do I?” I’ve been working on this a lot lately as part of my work on planning, and I’ve developed this process for a specific social media plan for small business: Start with strategy. Define how your social media serves your business. Strategy is focus, so you need to sort through the different social media options. new follows to add each month.

Is Social Media Making Us Less Human?

crowdSPRING Blog

A few days ago, I read an essay in the New York Times by Robin Dunbar. There’s much debate concerning social networks and friendships. Some assert that we’re living in the Renaissance of social media and our potential to build friendships is better than ever.

Launch of Harvard Business School Angels of New York

David Teten

Back in December, Richard Kane, President, Harvard Business School Club of New York , asked me if I’d like to chair the newly-formed Harvard Business School Angels of New York.

Why Social Media Stories Are a Big Marketing Phenomenon (And How To Use Them to Market Your Business)

crowdSPRING Blog

It doesn’t seem like that long ago that everyone touted Facebook’s newsfeed and Instagram’s feed as the new world for marketers to go forth and conquer. A recent example: the sports brand recently launched a design competition for its new Air Max shoes. New York Times.

5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics

mashable.com

Sign in with Facebook or Facebook Mashable Social Media All Social Media How-To Facebook Twitter YouTube Google+ Featured in Social Media Tech All Tech Apps & Software Dev & Design Gadgets Mobile Featured in Tech Business All Business Advertising Marketing Media Small Business Startups Featured in Business Entertainment All Entertainment Film Gaming Music TV Featured in Entertainment US & World All US & World Politics Social Good U.S. Media.

7 Social Media Tactics Your 2013 Budget Needs to Succeed

www.clickz.com

Media. Media Planning Media Buying Publishing Display Advertising Video Mobile. Social. Social Media Community Management Social Commerce Social Integration Social Media Smarts. Leverage the power of social connections.

3 Best Practices of Generating Positive Content Via Campaigns

Brandanew

Running campaigns on social media can be exhausting. Instagram users post 220,000 new photos. YouTube users upload 72 hours of new videos. And even if it wasn’t just that, remember that positive stories are shared a lot more than any other kind of media.

Twitter Link Roundup #239 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! A group of second graders was treated to lunch at one of New York’s finest restaurants, Daniel.

Twitter Link Roundup #237 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Empower Your Small Business, brand NEW issue of @crowdSPRING ‘s SmallBiz newsletter – crowdspring.co/1mRxdfq.

Twitter Link Roundup #207 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! New research casts doubts on the benefits of open offices. New research casts doubts on the benefits of open offices.

Twitter Link Roundup #215 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Brand NEW edition of Empower Your Small Business, crowdSPRING’s small business newsletter – crowdspring.co/1gnb0N1.

Thinking About the Next Chief Digital Officer of New York City

This is going to be BIG.

When a new CEO for a company is hired, you might change out a few people, but you wouldn''t replace all the key folks. You wouldn''t hire a new GM and just immediately get rid of your All-Star players. improving communication with residents and businesses by enhancing government transparency and working closely with digital media. This is the first time the City has hired someone to streamline digital media communications across a broad array of City agencies.

Twitter Link Roundup #224 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! New edition of Empower Your Small Business, @crowdSPRING ‘s SmallBiz newsletter – crowdspring.co/1mY7CyW.

Twitter Link Roundup #223 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! The Startup Mass Extinction | The New Yorker – crowdspring.co/1jTnSQs.

Twitter Link Roundup #170 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! The chart above shows age distribution within major social networks and online communities. 14 New Free Fonts – [link].

Twitter Link Roundup #169 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! More founders reject VC money | Crain’s New York Business – [link].

Twitter Link Roundup #157 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! For the New Generation of Venture Capitalists, Their Advice Is More Valuable Than Their Money | Entrepreneur - [link].

Twitter Link Roundup #191 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Gilt, 10gen, DoubleClick: Meet The Duo Behind New York’s Most Successful Tech Companies | Forbes – [link].

What Most Small Businesses Are Doing Wrong on Social Media (And 5 Tips For Success)

Duct Tape Marketing

Dave Kerpen is the CEO of Likeable , a social media agency that has worked with more than 200 leading brands, including Verizon and Neutrogena. He is author of The New York Times best seller Likeable Social Media.

Twitter Link Roundup #168 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! More founders reject VC money | Crain’s New York Business – [link].

Twitter Link Roundup #151 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! How Much Traffic Do New York Times Links Generate | Entrepreneurs Unpluggd – [link].

Twitter Link Roundup #184 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Social Media ROI for Business: Facebook versus LinkedIn | by Daniel Burrus – [link].

Twitter Link Roundup #160 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Single User Utility In A Social System (by Fred Wilson) – [link]. Revenue is the new black | Gigaom – [link].

Twitter Link Roundup #179 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! How Marketing Legend Guy Kawasaki Manages His Social Media Presence | Hubspot – [link].

Twitter Link Roundup #177 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! For the full post, look in the Social Media & Marketing section below.

How Private Equity Funds Are and Should Be Using Social Media

David Teten

PEHub just posted this guest article: Can professional investors use social media? Or, is social media strictly for teenagers and staying in touch with your friends? Today, however, some are aggressively employing social media tools to discuss their strategies, deals in the pipeline, and even their political views and sporting accomplishments. Social media is valuable for more than just origination.

Twitter Link Roundup #124 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! crowdSPRING’s Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Milk & Media Studios – [link].

Travel industry should learn how to listen to social media

Austin Startup

She discussed the changes within social media for the travel industry. Later on, I joined with other bloggers to write for the Perceptive Travel blog, plus I covered NHRA drag racing on Fast Machines for awhile and then started my own personal blog and co-founded a learning community (Tourism Currents, [link] teaching social media for tourism. How many resorts are truly monitoring social media? So many see social media as a threat, not an opportunity.

Exposing the misunderstanding behind the belief that social media makes us less social

The Equity Kicker

Regular readers will know I’m a big believer in the power of social media as a force for good in our society. Now that everyone can publish their opinion and no-one can control the media integrity is becoming more and more important for brands and individuals, and I think that’s great. In other words social media is bad because it weakens our relationships. Privacy Social networks

Twitter Link Roundup #92 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Social Media Revolution – Facts and Figures (Updated) – [link].