Four Metrics to Better Evaluate and Optimize Your Social Media Content

It’s important to constantly evaluate and optimize your best social media content to ensure your feeding content into an engaged and active audience.  Whether you’re a large brand or a blogger, if you’re spending time creating and sharing content no one is interested in, well, you’re just waiting your time!  Avinash Kaushik’s four major socialContinue reading “Four Metrics to Better Evaluate and Optimize Your Social Media Content”

The Social Domino Effect

According to new research from the University of California in San Diego sharing an uplifting quote or status update on Facebook or other social media platforms can be contagious. Emotions expressed online both positive and negative can be contagious. Researchers reviewed the emotional content of 1 billion Facebook posts and found that the language usedContinue reading “The Social Domino Effect”

Social Media is Here to Stay, just watch Erik Qualman’s #Socialnomics 2014

We don’t have a choice on whether we do social media, the choice is how well we do it.  -Erik Qualman In his latest Installation and update of his famed Social Media Revolution video, Erik Qualman once again creates another fantastic video highlighting some key statistics. Erik reminds us that the four p’s of marketing (product, place, price, promotion)Continue reading “Social Media is Here to Stay, just watch Erik Qualman’s #Socialnomics 2014”

The Do’s and Don’t of Marketing Automation

Do leverage data and analysis to make automation work for your brand. Review, revisit, measure and adjust to understand the full range of data triggers from your campaigns and get the most out of your automation. Take advantage of the rich behavioral data provided by marketing automation to create more focused, personalized, and successful campaigns.

Social Media is About Reach and Engagement, see past the Dollar-Value Returns — Here’s What Marketers Should Measure Instead

A fantastic article published by John Heggestuen in Business Insider reinforces the idea that Social Media Marketing isn’t always about the dollar value returns, but should be focused toward new metrics that evaluate social media strategies in terms of audience-building, brand awareness, and customer relations. It’s important to have clearly defined business objectives and realistic expectations before launching aContinue reading “Social Media is About Reach and Engagement, see past the Dollar-Value Returns — Here’s What Marketers Should Measure Instead”

My guest appearance on FIR #B2B Show #6 with @pgillin & @allanschoenberg

This week I had the honor of joining Paul Gillin and Allan Schoenberg for their FIR B2B Show #6 titled Marketers Struggle With Reinvention. Paul and Allan discussed the latest in B2B and Social Media News covering: 1) Recent research from Demand Metric reinforcing the importance of lead generation as just 9% of B2B marketers sayContinue reading “My guest appearance on FIR #B2B Show #6 with @pgillin & @allanschoenberg”

Do You Have a Strategy for Responding to Negative Social Media Posts?

Earlier this month eMarketer posted a great article, Are You Still Missing a Strategy for Negative Social Posts? where they shared that most marketers respond within a day to negative posts.  A staggering 88% of employees will use social media for marketing in 2014 however many still have trouble identifying ROI, but also responding to the negativeContinue reading “Do You Have a Strategy for Responding to Negative Social Media Posts?”

Five Simple Rules for B2B Social Media Marketing Success

Inspired by a slideshare posted by Natascha Thomson, The 10 Rules of B2B Social Media Marketing, I wanted to share my top five rules for B2B Social Media Marketing Success.  Let me know if you agree, or what rules you follow by tweeting me @MarissaPick. #1: BREAK THE RULES AND HAVE FUN! Social media provides a wayContinue reading “Five Simple Rules for B2B Social Media Marketing Success”

Ten Tips for Using Social Media to Further Your Career

Ten Tips for Using Social Media to Further Your Career It’s no surprise that as we enter into 2014 we’ve seen a social media explosion.  Now there’s over 800 million people connecting with each other on social media networks including LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and many more. I had the privilege of joining Sarah Lawrence, seniorContinue reading “Ten Tips for Using Social Media to Further Your Career”