The Zen of Social Media Marketing

Author: Shama Hyder
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1942952406
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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 Zen of Social Media Marketing

Author: Shama Kabani
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1937856186
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Ultimate Primer and How-To Guide for Social Media Marketing In the two years since the first edition became a global bestseller, the world of social media has grown and changed enough to require an updated guide. Whether you use social media now or not, people are already talking about your company online. By becoming part of the conversation in a more meaningful way, you can start connecting directly to your customers and clients and finding new ones right away with ease and efficiency. 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 Kabani, social media expert and president of The Marketing Zen Group (MarketingZen.com), teaches you the “Zen” of using social media tools to find your own marketing nirvana. With a foreword by New York Times bestselling author Chris Brogan and updated content on Google+, online advertising, SEO, and more, 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 updates and step-by-step guidelines for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and group-buying sites such as Groupon and LivingSocial • Tips on why, when, and how to use online advertising • Essential advice on content marketing and targeted tactics to enhance your SEO • New information on 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

Youtility

Author: Jay Baer
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101633883
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The difference between helping and selling is just two letters If you're wondering how to make your products seem more exciting online, you're asking the wrong question. You're not competing for attention only against other similar products. You're competing against your customers' friends and family and viral videos and cute puppies. To win attention these days you must ask a different question: "How can we help?" Jay Baer's Youtility offers a new approach that cuts through the clut­ter: marketing that is truly, inherently useful. If you sell something, you make a customer today, but if you genuinely help someone, you create a customer for life. From the Hardcover edition.

Social ECommerce

Author: Stephan Spencer
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449366988
Format: PDF, Docs
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Want to make money online? Then ignore social media at your own risk. Social media is vital if you want to your business to thrive, and though you can’t control the conversations, you can influence them. This book will teach you how. If mismanaged, social media can create more noise than signal. It can be a time and energy suck—for you and your audience. Or worse still, it can become an echo chamber for negative PR. If done well, guerrilla social media marketing can help you persuade, command attention, establish dialogue, differentiate yourself, capture new markets, and outmaneuver the competition—all on a shoestring budget. Whether you’re selling digital goods and services, physical goods, or local services, this book has the answers. Strategize and optimize your social presence in ways you didn’t know were possible Drive more clicks and sales with better-performing Facebook ads Develop remarkable content with viral potential Manage your online reputation, instead of letting it manage you Integrate social media into your SEO strategy, and vice versa Leverage online influencers to promote your brand, and become an influencer yourself

The Social Media Bible

Author: Lon Safko
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118283457
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Momentum

Author: Shama Hyder
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1942952260
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Searching for clarity amidst the chaos of digital marketing—plus better ROI? Today's online ecosystem can be summed up in one word: overwhelming. With new social media platforms popping up all the time and new technologies disrupting even the most “reliable” marketing strategies, business and nonprofit leaders and marketers are faced with the challenge of getting ahead in an environment that makes it seem impossible to keep up. Momentum: How to Propel Your Marketing and Transform Your Brand in the Digital Age will help you figure out what’s important and what can safely be set aside. No matter your industry, if want to gain momentum for your marketing efforts—along with the just rewards—Momentum is the resource you’ve been waiting for. Based on her experience as CEO of The Marketing Zen Group and her work with clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, Shama Hyder cuts through the complexity and explains the five essential principles required to develop a successful marketing plan that will withstand the digital world’s constant changes and result in real ROI: agility through analytics customer focus integration content curation cross-pollination Momentum will not only demystify the marketing landscape, but also show you how to spot opportunities to grow your organization and brand more easily and with more consistent results than you may have thought possible. Whether you’re a young business or an established company, Momentum will teach you how to thrive.

The Zen of Social Media Marketing

Author: Shama Hyder Kabani
Publisher: Tantor Media Incorporated
ISBN: 9781452625096
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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From Shama Hyder Kabani, president of the Web marketing firm Marketing Zen, comes an essential guide for using social media tools to help your business succeed.

The Power of Real Time Social Media Marketing How to Attract and Retain Customers and Grow the Bottom Line in the Globally Connected World

Author: Beverly Macy
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071753478
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Today's Hottest Trends for On-the-Spot Marketing! "A must read for media and marketers.” —Alan Cohen, CEO, OMD USA "What do fish tacos, data storage, and disaster relief all have in common? Each has harnessed the power of marketing that amplifies via the real-time social web. These and many other case studies are part of this engaging new book that details strategies for marketers to understand, evolve, and profit in the social age." —John Gerzema, Chief Insights Officer, Young & Rubicam, and coauthor of Spend Shift "Understanding what's possible and how to use social media will be essential for every marketer; this book will hold your hand in this brave new world." —John Miller, CMO, NBC Universal TV Group "Like it or not, social media is here to stay. It needs to be understood, managed, and harnessed. This book tells you how. Read it!" —Zhihang Chi, Ph.D., Vice President and General Manager, North America, Air China Limited "Beverly Macy is a true innovator and thought leader in the field of social media marketing." —Cathy Sandeen, Ph.D., MBA, Dean, UCLA Extension, University of California Los Angeles About the Book In an era when information travels at phenomenal speed along the “real-time Web,” a brand can explode into popular culture overnight--and die just as quickly. As a marketer, how can you stay ahead of the curve? How do you control the chaos? Two words: Social Media. With The Power of Real-Time Social Media Marketing, you'll learn how to take advantage of today's "fluid" business environment and develop innovative ways to meet market demands. And here's the best part: all your tools--Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other sites--are free! Leading figures in the exciting new world of sophisticated social media marketing, Beverly Macy and Teri Thompson explain how you can use this global, real-time platform to change how consumers interact with your brand. They then present detailed case studies illustrating how top organizations and emerging brand giants have proven the remarkable effectiveness of social media marketing. Find out how: The American Red Cross turned a single "tweet" into $33 million worth of donations to earthquake victims in Haiti Orange County Transportation Authority engaged citizens to participate in transportation planning and use DIRE CTV boosted customer loyalty and trust by finding and solving complaints in real time EMC transformed business processes by leveraging workforce social media proficiency and "open" behavior models Marketers no longer have the luxury of time to develop, test, and measure a brand. Use the lessons in The Power of Real-Time Social Media Marketing to launch your brand in a fixed amount of time, accurately measure the impact of your activities, and instantly adjust to any unforeseen events.

A World Gone Social

Author: Ted Coine
Publisher: AMACOM
ISBN: 0814433278
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Social Revolution's impact on the business world cannot be over-estimated. Like the meteor that likely precipitated the end of the dinosaurs, Social is the catalyst in an extinction event--and business as we know it has changed forever. A World Gone Social offers an eye-opening look at fundamental and powerful changes the social collaboration era has set in motion: Customers now have the power--just watch what happens as more realize it! With increased transparency, businesses must be more ethical--no more pretending Command-and-control leadership is now so inefficient, it is a liability Nimble and small is the new competitive advantage--few corporations are capable of the agility required by evolving marketplaces Recruiting is now a two-way proposition, with job seekers able to peer behind the corporate curtain Relationship and community-building is how customers and brand ambassadors are won--and retained Engagement--with partners, employees, and customers--is not a luxury; it is a requirement. Each chapter provides compelling stories and concrete examples of companies demonstrating enlightened business practices and doing Social right--and some that are not--and the lessons to be learned from their experiences. Finally, readers will discover how to objectively assess the fit ness of their own company's culture and social presence...so they may successfully transition from a 20th- to a 21st-century "social" organization.