Category: social media marketing best practices

Integrating Social Media and Messaging Apps to Optimize Customer Engagement

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Where Everyone Knows Your Name In the past, companies who wanted to engage with customers and prospects did so with face-to-face interactions as the person visited the business. Whether the neighborhood grocery or car dealership, relationships were the basis of most interactions. The better you knew your customers, the greater the chance they would stay […]

Increasing the ROI of Social Media Marketing

Measuring social media success can be a bit more challenging than that of other marketing channels. Nevertheless, it’s a myth that you can’t measure return on investment that’s produced by social media marketing programs. You can. In fact, some of America’s top brands (such as Walmart) are getting 10x the return on investment from social […]

Social Listening Best Practices for Better Customer Service

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Part 2 in the Series: Social Customer Service Social customer service is growing by leaps and bounds. Nielson found that 33% of customers prefer it to the phone – and that number will only go up. Listening to social conversations and detecting customer service issues are key – you can’t respond to customer questions or […]

Using Twitter’s Direct Messaging Deep Link to Deliver Better Social Customer Service

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Twitter has emerged as a vital customer service platform. With the recent advent of Twitter’s new Direct Messaging Deep Link, brands can more easily deliver social customer service that delights their customers. Customers are increasingly drawn to the convenience and speed of dealing with issues online. They’re rejecting the convoluted phone menus and call center […]

Look into the past to make social media work in the future for your brand

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No one can exactly see into the future, but some people, like LiveWorld’s CEO & Founder Peter Friedman, comes pretty darn close. Check out the recent Triangulation netcast above where host and renowned technology reporter Leo Laporte interviewed Peter. Not only does Peter providing fascinating details about the roots of social media from his days working […]

Are you taking advantage of the right social channels?

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Sure, you’re familiar with Facebook and Twitter. But what about Periscope? Or SlideShare? It can be hard to know if you’re using the right social media platforms for the right audiences. Plus, since Facebook continues to reduce organic, now is the time to extend or change your mix of social channels. For instance, you might […]

Make your Facebook marketing more effective by creating the right mix of organic posts and paid posts

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Facebook is changing its algorithms again, altering what content users see from brands. Although the organic reach of Facebook posts has declined significantly from the peak levels back in 2013, this is mostly just for product-centric promotional posts. Your posts can still reach a sizable audience, especially if they are written with strong social content. […]

Scaling Social Media Programs and Maximizing Value Is Easier Than You Think

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To paraphrase the late Notorious B.I.G. song, sometimes having more brands can mean more problems, particularly for procurement managers at Fortune 500 companies who need to scale social media programs while still maximizing their value. Redundancy and overwhelmed in-house employees clash with managing user-generated content and protecting the brand. Meanwhile, smaller brands are left to […]

An Executive’s Guide to Leading Social Media Marketing Across the Organization

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LiveWorld CEO, Peter Friedman, has written an informative new article for the C-Suite Network. In the article, Peter shares his experience working in social media with chief marketing officers and marketing executives.  He explains how engagement with customers is important, and how to lead on social media across a large enterprise. As Peter states in […]

How to Become the Starbucks of B-to-B Social Media

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I first got to know Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz in the late ’90s when I produced a virtual live event that featured both Schultz and Mark McGuire speaking on behalf of a social cause. The event took place on Talk City, a consumer-community website that LiveWorld created and managed during that period. During the run-throughs […]

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