This Social Media update breakes through to 2013, with predictions and lots of great tipe . . . here's the end of 2012 and beginning of 2013 media update :
* 30 tweets worth reading, retweeting, and maybe even printing out
* How to spot a trend: 7 social media trends that matter in 2013
* The Future of Social Media in 2013: Six Points to Consider
* 26 Tips for Managing a Social Media Community
* Email tweets directly from Twitter's website
* Using Instagram for Social Media Marketing
* 4 Ways to Improve Your Google+ Engagement
.... and the continuing world of social media and networking
30 tweets worth reading, retweeting, and maybe even printing out from
The great thing about Twitter is that for live events you can get in on the action without really being there.
For example, Association Media and Publishing is having it's annual meeting, which is kind of a big deal for those in the association media space.
Full story : #AMP12
26 Tips for Managing a Social Media Community
Do you wonder how to go about exercising good social etiquette and managing your social networking communities, all at the same time?
Social media community management has expanded into a growing field and there's a lot to think about.
Full story : Social Media Examiner
4 Ways to Improve Your Google+ Engagement
Are you looking for better engagement on Google+? Google+ has a unique culture and set of capabilities that set it apart from other social networks.
Here are four tips that have helped me build engagement and expand business networking.
Full story : socialmediaexaminer.com
Using Instagram for Social Media Marketing
Not too long ago a reader asked how to use Instagram hashtags within a social strategy. Well even before she asked that question, think of a bigger question:
In which ways can a marketer use Instagram in social media marketing?
Full story : Social Media Today
The Future of Social Media in 2013: Six Points to Consider
Neal Schaffer writes
>>> As we round the bend to the end of another term of learning and applying the principles of social media marketing, I wonder what 2013 will bring to the social media world. I have spoken to my classes about the history of Marketing, the emergence of social media, and how we utilize social platforms and tools for B2C and B2B.
But, now we need to consider what new tools, processes, trends, and gaps could appear as social media becomes more pervasive, effective, and required in business.
Full story : Neal Schaffer - socialmediatoday.com
How to spot a trend: 7 social media trends that matter in 2013
Rohit Bhargava writes, "Before even beginning, it is useful to understand why so many trend reports that are already out there don't really offer that much value.
It comes down to three big tips: Don't make it superficial, find real proof and Avoid being self-serving."
Full story : Social Media Today
Email tweets directly from Twitter's website
Twitter has started rolling out the ability to email tweets from its website. Announced mid-November, the feature allows you to send a tweet directly to someone else, complete with your own personal comments, regardless of whether or not that person is a Twitter user.
Available in Twitter's mobile app for some time now, on the web it exists as part of a “More” button beside the Reply, Retweet, and Favorite buttons. When clicked, the “Email Tweet” option appears below the More menu in a drop-down style that suggests Twitter may add additional options to the menu in the future.
Full story : Mashable
And that wraps it for this edition of Marketing Update from DTG. And if you want to dive into the world of social media with both feet, just get started on this list.
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