The Social Media Bible

Author: Lon Safko
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118283455
Release Date: 2012-04-17
Genre: Business & Economics

The go-to guide to social media skills, now in an updated and revised Third Edition The Social Media Bible is comprehensive 700-plus page social media resource that will teach corporate, small business, and non-profit marketers strategies for using social media to reach their desired audiences with power messages and efficiency. This newly revised 3rd edition addresses technology updates to the iPad, apps, Foursquare, and other geotargeted networks. New case studies and company profiles provide practical examples of how businesses have successfully implemented these strategies, using the newest social media marketing tools. Updates and changes to Google's search engine algorithms More information on plug-ins, widgets, apps, and integration Updates on Twitter and Yammer and new information on Google+ The latest in mobile marketing Master the latest social media tools and deliver powerful messaging in the most effective way possible with The Social Media Bible.

Renegades Write the Rules

Author: Amy Jo Martin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118442289
Release Date: 2012-08-29
Genre: Business & Economics

Learn the rules to building loyal (and lucrative) digital followings Renegades Write the Rules reveals the innovative strategies behind the social media success of today’s top celebrities, brands, and sports icons, and how you can follow their lead. Author Amy Jo Martin is the founder of Digital Royalty and the woman who pioneered how professional sports integrate social media. In this book she shows how to build a faithful following and beat the competition clamoring for people's attention by continually delivering value - when, where, and how people want it. People want to be heard, to be involved, to be entertained, to be adventurous, to be informed. Reveals the winning strategies for using social media to achieve dramatic results Shows how to gain influence with social media that requires an unprecedented (and potentially uncomfortable) level of accessibility and ongoing affinity Filled with illustrative examples of social media successes (including Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal, and Nike) that show how humanizing a brand through social media leads to monetization Explores how Amy Jo Martin and other successful entrepreneurs are becoming renegades by using social media to innovate their personal and professional lives The book reveals one of the basic rules of digital media success: Humans connect with humans, not logos and creative taglines.

SocialCorp

Author: Joel Postman
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0321636309
Release Date: 2009-01-28
Genre: Computers

This book will help companies of all sizes develop and implement a strategy to become a SocialCorp, a company that has adopted social media intelligently and effectively, in a way that does not compromise the company's primary obligations as a corporation. While the conversational and engagement values of social media are well understood, many social media theorists often overlook the realities faced by the large corporation, like accountability to shareholders and regulators, and how these factors cannot be overlooked in corporate social media adoption. Using case studies and analysis of available social media tools, and proven corporate social media strategies, the book will help corporate communicators understand the new communications landscape, the power of social media, and how to adopt it intelligently in a corporate environment.

The Fusion Marketing Bible Fuse Traditional Media Social Media Digital Media to Maximize Marketing

Author: Lon Safko
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071801140
Release Date: 2012-08-31
Genre: Business & Economics

Turbocharge your marketing efforts with the powerful FUSE! strategy The Fusion Media Marketing Bible explains how to pinpoint the most effective elements of your traditional marketing efforts and combine them with social media and digital marketing to reach more customers than ever, while spending less money. Packed with case studies from LinkedIn, New Zealand World Cup Rugby, Sheetz Convenience Store Restaurants, and other companies that have made fusion marketing work for them, it provides everything you need to drive dramatic increases in traffic and revenues. Praise for the The Fusion Marketing Bible “As many marketers get attached to social media ‘tools,’ they have forgotten that all marketing is about having conversations and providing real benefits to customers. Lon’s techniques will teach you how to ‘fuse’ traditional media, social media, and digital media to create authentic conversations that build trust, loyalty, and, yes, revenue.” —Carmine Gallo, author of the bestselling books The Apple Experience, The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs, and The Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs “Perfect for entrepreneurs looking to better understand the relationship between traditional media and marketing and social media. A very likeable book indeed!” —Dave Kerpen, New York Times bestselling author of Likeable Social Media and Likeable Business “Lon shows us how to make traditional, digital, and social marketing work in concert. He gets us thinking about marketing in 3D.” —Erik Qualman, bestselling author of Socialnomics and Digital Leader Includes 21 videos accessible through QR codes

Yes We Did An inside look at how social media built the Obama brand

Author: Rahaf Harfoush
Publisher: New Riders
ISBN: 0321648692
Release Date: 2009-05-20
Genre: Business & Economics

FOREWORD by Don Tapscott, author of Wikinomics and Grown Up Digital The Obama campaign’s mastery of social media for everything from fundraising to volunteer coordination has been widely reported. Until now, there hasn’t been an in-depth analysis of how they did it. In Yes We Did, new media strategist and campaign headquarters volunteer Rahaf Harfoush gives us a behind the-scenes look at the campaign’s use of technology, from its earliest days through election night. She reveals strategic insights organizations can apply to their own brands. Discover how unwavering strategic vision and collaborative technologies—email, blogs, social networks, Twitter, and SMS messaging—empowered a formidable online community to help elect the world’s first “digital” President.

The Zen of Social Media Marketing

Author: Shama Hyder
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
ISBN: 9781942952404
Release Date: 2016-08-16
Genre: Business & Economics

The Essential How-To Guide for Social Media Marketing by Leading Expert Shama Hyder, Named “Social media’s zen master of marketing” by Entrepreneur magazine and One of LinkedIn’s “Top Voices” in Marketing & Social in 2015 In 2001, at the dawn of the millennium—and the digital marketing age—the first edition of The Zen of Social Media Marketing became a global hit. In the ensuing years, updated editions helped even more marketers, entrepreneurs, students, and professionals of all types navigate the sometimes-stressful world of social media. Now, this new, fully updated edition offers timely insight to the ways social media marketing has changed and specific steps to show you exactly how to thrive and profit with ease and efficiency. Whether you’re a novice, struggler, or mastery-seeker, you already know that engaging in social media is no longer optional. People are talking about your company online and you need to be part of those conversations. However, social media marketing isn’t like traditional marketing—and treating it that way only leads to frustration and failure. In The Zen of Social Media Marketing, Shama Hyder, social media expert and president of The Marketing Zen Group, teaches you the “Zen” of using social media tools to find your own marketing nirvana. The newest edition of The Zen of Social Media Marketing gives you: - A comprehensive overview of why social media works and how to use it to drive traffic to your website and fan page - A proven process to attract followers and fans and convert them into customers and clients - The latest social media trends and step-by-step guidelines for sites and apps such as Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, and more - Innovative tips for mobile design - Essential advice on content marketing, email marketing, video, and targeted tactics to enhance your SEO - All-new information on why, when, and how to use online advertising - Why self-expression is the true driver of social media use and how to leverage it for your business - Insights from dozens of leading online marketers and entrepreneurs, with strategies for success

The Twitter Book

Author: Tim O'Reilly
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449318963
Release Date: 2011-11-07
Genre: Computers

Twitter is not just for talking about your breakfast anymore. It’s become an indispensable communications tool for businesses, non-profits, celebrities, and people around the globe. With the second edition of this friendly, full-color guide, you’ll quickly get up to speed not only on standard features, but also on new options and nuanced uses that will help you tweet with confidence. Co-written by two widely recognized Twitter experts, The Twitter Book is packed with all-new real-world examples, solid advice, and clear explanations guaranteed to turn you into a power user. Use Twitter to connect with colleagues, customers, family, and friends Stand out on Twitter Avoid common gaffes and pitfalls Build a critical communications channel with Twitter—and use the best third-party tools to manage it. Want to learn how to use Twitter like a pro? Get the book that readers and critics alike rave about.

The Executive s Guide to Enterprise Social Media Strategy

Author: Mike Barlow
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118005236
Release Date: 2010-12-07
Genre: Business & Economics

Social media has already transformed society. Now it is poised to revolutionize communications and collaborative business processes. This book provides you with an actionable framework for developing and executing successful enterprise social networking strategies. Using straightforward language, accompanied by exhibits and fleshed out with real-world stories and revealing anecdotes, you will learn how to develop your own internal corporate social media strategy. Through the use of in-depth interviews with leading companies using these strategies, you will also discover best practices that will propel your business to new heights.

Social Media Marketing

Author: Dave Evans
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118240540
Release Date: 2012-02-15
Genre: Computers

Updated with 100 pages of new content, this edition is better than ever In the newest edition of his top-selling book, social media expert Dave Evans bypasses theory to provide you with practical, hands-on advice on developing, implementing, and measuring social media marketing campaigns. In what can be an overwhelming topic, he demystifies the jargon, dispels the myths, and helps you develop an effective, day-by-day plan. Revised and updated with more than 100 pages of new material on all the latest developments, Evans includes new and updated coverage on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+; the latest on listening and analytics platforms; how to incorporate mobile and location-based services like Foursquare and Gowalla into your plan; and more. Helps marketers, advertisers, and small business owners quickly develop effective, practical approaches to social media marketing campaigns Highlights the latest you should know about Facebook, Twitter, and Google+; as well as mobile- and location-based services such as Foursquare and Gowalla Shows you how to track and measure results and integrate that information into your overall marketing plan Features case studies, step-by-step instructions, and hands-on tutorials If you've been seeking ways to break down social media marketing into tasks you can handle and campaigns that deliver, this is the book you need.

The Social Media Management Handbook

Author: Robert Wollan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118003527
Release Date: 2010-12-15
Genre: Business & Economics

How do organizations manage social media effectively? Every organization wants to implement social media, but it is difficult to create processes and mange employees to make this happen. Most social media books focus on strategies for communicating with customers, but they fail to address the internal process that takes place within a business before those strategies can be implemented. This book is geared toward helping you manage every step of the process required to use social media for business. The Social Media Management Handbook provides a complete toolbox for defining and practicing a coherent social media strategy. It is a comprehensive resource for bringing together such disparate areas as IT, customer service, sales, communications, and more to meet social media goals. Wollan and Smith and their Accenture team explain policies, procedures, roles and responsibilities, metrics, strategies, incentives, and legal issues that may arise. You will learn how to: Empower employees and teams to utilize social media effectively throughout the organization Measure the ROI of social media investments and ensure appropriate business value is achieved over time Make smarter decisions, make them more quickly, and make them stick Get the most out of your social media investment and fully leverage its benefits at your company with The Social Media Management Handbook.

Twitter Tips Tricks and Tweets

Author: Paul McFedries
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470908433
Release Date: 2010-05-14
Genre: Computers

Maximize your fun and boost your productivity with this updated, full-color guide to tantalizing Twitter tips! The popularity of Twitter continues to soar, and is fast becoming the most popular social networking site online. Whether you're looking to learn how to set up an account for the first time or are on the prowl for some cool third-party Twitter apps, this full-color guide will boost your entire Twitter experience. Allowing you to communicate with fellow Twitters within a 140-character limit, this fun and fascinating social networking tool is easier than maintaining a blog and quicker than sending an e-mail or text. With these tips, tricks, and tweets, you'll stay in the know and up to date on anything and everything you find interesting. Explores the newest Twitter features, including the new re-tweet feature, which adds a re-tweet button to each tweet on a person's timeline, much like the sites current "reply" button Discusses Twitter's new search widget, which is more sophisticated and precise Shows how to use the just-announced Geolocation API, which adds location-based information to tweets Explains how to tweet from mobile devices Shows how to add Twitter to a blog or to other social networking sites such as Facebook Offers ideas for using Twitter in business as well as for personal contacts Covers Twitter terminology and provides helpful tips and tricks for expanding Twitter's usefulness through third-party applications Explore the possibilities of Twitter and discover what the buzz is all about with this tremendously terrific guide to Twitter!

The Visual Marketing Revolution

Author: Stephanie Diamond
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780789748652
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Business & Economics

Offers advice on using visual methods to rapidly grow a business, discussing what tools create visual content, elements that grab customers' attention, and tactics for reaching customers through social media platforms.

The Social Media Strategist Build a Successful Program from the Inside Out

Author: Christopher Barger
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071768559
Release Date: 2011-11-04
Genre: Business & Economics

Build a powerful social media strategy to increase buzz—and the bottom line In today’s fast-paced professional climate, large companies are learning that launching a website and taking a wait-and-see approach to engaging customers is not enough. Competition is fierce, and those who master the social media space are the ones who come out on top. There is greater urgency than ever before to establish a vibrant social media program—and it all starts with a key strategist who can best organize and leverage all of the organization’s resources to cut through the bureaucracy and get real-time results. This is where The Social Media Strategist comes in. Before tackling specific social media programs, you first have to get your own organization—and everyone in it—on board with making social media a business strategy priority. Christopher Barger, the award-winning former social media director at General Motors and IBM’s former “blogger-in-chief,” describes all the challenges particular to getting a comprehensive social media program off the ground in a large firm. The Social Media Strategist teaches you how to: Manage internal office politics, from your legal team to the policy makers to the human resource department Present new ideas to lawyers and executives in a compelling, convincing way Teach your employees the guidelines and protocols they’ll need to represent your company Turn your organization into a true media outlet, publishing content that is generated by in-house employees and is truly engaging to an outside audience “Telling a company from the outside what it should do is one thing,” writes Barger. “Actually making it happen from the inside is quite another.” Here, he takes the bold step of starting where all successful endeavors begin: by planning well, by putting all the moving parts in the right place, by constructing a solid foundation. Consult The Social Media Strategist and build the best-suited social media infrastructure for your company. Then, and only then, can you begin to raise your profile, connect with customers, and increase your profits using the most powerful new business tool.

The Social Employee How Great Companies Make Social Media Work

Author: Cheryl Burgess
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071816427
Release Date: 2013-08-23
Genre: Business & Economics

Build a successful SOCIAL BUSINESS by empowering the SOCIAL EMPLOYEE Includes success stories from IBM, AT&T, Dell, Cisco, Southwest Airlines, Adobe, Domo, and Acxiom "Great brands have always started on the inside, but why are companies taking so long to leverage the great opportunities offered by internal social media? . . . The Social Employee lifts the lid on this potential and provides guidance for businesses everywhere." -- JEZ FRAMPTON, Global Chairman and CEO, Interbrand "Get a copy of this book for your whole team and get ready for a surge in measurable social media results!" -- MARI SMITH, author, The New Relationship Marketing, and coauthor, Facebook Marketing "Practical and insightful, The Social Employee is sure to improve your brand-building efforts." -- KEVIN LANE KELLER, E.B. Osborn Professor of Marketing, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, and author, Strategic Brand Management "This book will change how you view the workplace and modern connectivity, and inform your view of how social employees are changing how we work and create value in today's networked economy." -- DAVID ARMANO, Managing Director, Edelman Digital Chicago, and contributor to Harvard Business Review "The Social Employee makes the compelling argument that most organizations are sadly missing a key opportunity to create a social brand, as well as to build a strong company culture." -- ANN HANDLEY, Chief Content Officer, MarketingProfs.com, and coauthor, Content Rules