Social Media Update 1202-03

by Fred Showker

Online social media update from DTG MagazineKick off this February with a Social Media Update packed with goodies :
* Infographic: LinkedIn boot camp
* Social Media: Just One Big Tidal Wave?
* Don't Miss Twitter's Great New Way To Embed Tweets
* Top 10 Facebook Apps for Fan Engagement and Building Community
* Top 10 reasons to have a social media strategy
* Optimize your LinkedIn company page in 15 minutes
.... and the emerging world of social networking

Top 10 Facebook Apps for Fan Engagement and Building Community

Are you looking for ways to better engage Facebook fans and build your community?
      These top 10 Facebook apps are, in my opinion, some of the most useful ones for pages when it comes to encouraging fan engagement and giving value to your community.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : www.socialmediaexaminer.com

Top 10 reasons to have a social media strategy

In this article, Danyl Bosomworth of SmartInsights.com shares tips on best practice to get better results from digital marketing. Danyl looks at the problems of taking a tactical approach to social media.
      Social media is not a standalone skill-set, nor is it even a vocation in its own right. It's a mindset, a set of specific tools and most importantly, it's a process weaved into content and social media marketing.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : MyCustomer

Don't Miss Twitter's Great New Way To Embed Tweets

Last week, Twitter rolled out a major update to a number of its products: twitter.com, its "official" mobile apps and TweetDeck.
      With the major redesign came a very simple way to embed tweets.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Ethan Klapper - www.mediabistro.com

Infographic: LinkedIn boot camp

Even after 9 years in the social media stratosphere, LinkedIn is still an elusive platform to master.
      While there's still only a fraction of LinkedIn users compared to Facebook, the platform boasts a highly targeted and engaged audience that is there for one purpose: business networking.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Mashable

Optimize your LinkedIn company page in 15 minutes

LinkedIn company pages are becoming an increasingly popular tool for marketers to engage with their networks, generate leads and showcase their products.
      To help you get some similar benefits, here are 10 quick tips to help you optimize your business' company page in 15 minutes. Ready? Go!
READ THIS REPORT Full story : HubSpot Blog

Social Media: Just One Big Tidal Wave?

You know the old saying, what goes up, must come down? Will that be the case with social media? Nothing stays around forever especially in the rapidly changing world of technology. People are fickle when it comes to tech.
      We love something today but then something cooler and more useful comes out and the former gets dropped like a hot potato. Is social media that hot potato?
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Allyson Kapin - Frogloop


More: Social Networking and Media Updates

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.
Don't forget ... we encourage you to share your discoveries from the world of publishing, media, online and creative. Just give me a shout!

And, thanks for reading

Fred Showker

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