“En qué redes debo de estar presente” y “cómo comunicar en cada una” son las cuestiones que más inseguridad generan a la hora de abrir perfiles a las compañías.

THE GOAT WORLD

Las nuevas plataformas están cambiando la manera de operar de muchas empresas, pues ofrecen a éstas nuevas formas de relacionarse con sus clientes y dan la oportunidad de construir relaciones sólidas y exitosas. Gracias a esta nueva forma de comunicación podemos mostrar los productos y servicios de nuestra empresa llegando a mucha más gente y creando imagen corporativa.

Sin embargo, muchas empresas aún no se animan a abrir perfiles en redes porque desconocen las posibilidades que ofrece cada o no saben cuál es la más adecuada para su negocio. “En qué redes debo de estar presente” y “cómo comunicar en cada una” son las cuestiones que más inseguridad generan a la hora de abrir perfiles a las compañías.

A continuación  realizaré una descripción exhaustiva de cada una de las principales redes que ayudará a tomar la mejor decisión según el tipo de empresa y el mercado al que se dirija.

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Why The Best Social Media Algorithm Is Yourself // thnxz @simplyzesty !


Simply Zesty

When it comes to the Web, information is infinite. Or at least that’s what it feels like when you’re dealing with numerous feeds on a daily basis. If you think about the sites we visit on a daily basis, you’ll realise that without even trying, there’s a lot competing for our attention. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, RSS readers. Already, that’s a lot of feeds fighting for your attention without factoring in mobile apps or the numerous aggregation sites out there.

With more information, we need more help to make sense of it all since realistically, we’re probably only interested in half of what’s posted at any time. But are we placing too much trust in these algorithms?

Linear Progression

Our social media feeds have evolved to the point that we’re not just seeing what our friends are posting, but what the world is doing. Even just looking at how Facebook evolved in recent times, its focus has shifted from the personal to the global with articles, brands, links, news, games all fighting for your attention. What you’re left with is an overload of information that is almost impossible to take in.

Of course, Facebook and Google+ preempted this by introducing its own algorithms to help filter your newsfeed. Edgerank is the most prolific example out there, prioritising certain stories based on your interaction and preferences. For the most part, you don’t even have to interact with these posts for Facebook to figure out which posts you prioritise. Google+, on the other hand, focuses more on your circles. For each new circle you create, you can adjust how frequently its posts appear in your news feed. If you’re smart with how you use your circles, you can have a great deal of control over what appears and what doesn’t.

However, there are always flaws to such an algorithm. For one, people and pages won’t always be consistent with the type of content they post. Since taste is so subjective, there will always be a case where certain posts will resonate better with you than others. However, sometimes this can be a problem as an ignored post could mean it won’t appear the second time round, especially if it’s a business page, which is given less priority than personal profiles.

On the flip side, you only have to look at the likes of Twitter to see the argument against having an unfiltered newsfeed. The social equivalent to an RSS reader (but without the nagging unread section that guilts you into reading everything), you know that if something was posted 30 minutes before you logged in, the chances of you actually reading it is pretty slim.

This presents a dilemma of sorts. As our thirst for more information grows and the amounts available to us increases, our ability to consume large amounts of information and retain it remains the same.

Taking Back Control  [+full article]

Socialbakers World Tour: Local Insights for Brazil // @socialbakers


Socialbakers World Tour:  Local Insights for Brazil imageYet another successful event! This time it took place in São Paulo – we’ve brought you a recap of the event.

This time around, we invited speakers, Fernando Aguilar, from Natura, Chiara Martini de Campos Beuno, from Heineken, and Micheline Jeanfrancios, from P&G to share their social media marketing expertise.

Local Insights from São Paulo

On average, Brazilian brands post more than worldwide brands on Facebook.

The average Brazilian user is a fan of 21 pages.

Photos are the most popular post type by Brazilian admins and shared most by Brazilian users.

Guaraná Antartica, Skol, and Coca-Cola are ranked in the top three, according to Local Fan Counts.

SKY Brasil, Prevalia, and Peixe Urbano are the most Socially Devoted Brazilian brands on Facebook.

For more insights, check out January’s Social Media Report for Brazil here.

Sydney is our next stop on the World Tour. To sign up for events in your region, click here.

Apple and Samsung lead in Asia, except in Indonesia: Millennial Media // @CampaignAsia ;)


 

Via campaignasia.com

The Mobile Mix report is based on campaign and platform data from Millennial Media, and in Asia-Pacific it includes Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia, India, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and South Korea.

Overall in the region, Samsung drew an impression share of 32 per cent in 2012, up from 22 per cent in 2011, across all devices. But the iPhone was still the most popular mobile phone, accounting for 14 per cent of impressions.
Android-based tablets led with 50 per cent share in 2012, with Samsung the leading tablet manufacturer in that Android category. Apple’s iOS was a close second among tablet OSs, with a 49 per cent impression share, making Apple the top tablet manufacturer for 2012.
The report charts Samsung’s rapid growth in the region. Last year the Korean manufacturer had nine phones on the top 20 mobile phone list, nearly double the five phones it had a year before. Samsung’s strongest markets in the region include Hong Kong and Malaysia, where 10 of its phones made the top 20 list.

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A Collection of Interesting WordPress Icon For Free // thnxz @naldzgraphics :)


Via Naldz Graphics

We constantly showcase different icon designs here in NaldzGraphics which are definitely useful in all types of your application and web designing needs. Today, we would like to share another compilation of attractive icons we have gathered from around the web which are perfect for WordPress fans out there – the WordPress icon.

These icons are available in various sizes and file formats thus there is no need for you to rescale the icons for them to look great on your web and print projects. Please be reminded to read the license agreement indicated by the creator of the icon that you want to use for commercial purposes to avoid conflicts in the future. Have fun browsing!

WordPress Icon Set  + Here 🙂

Online Love Management // destacado! thnxz 40defiebre.com – @socialmood


Lo repetimos como un mantra: el amor lo es todo.

Cuanto más aprendes de esta industria, de esta forma de vida que es el marketing online, más entiendes que lo importante no son los KPIs, GRPs, ROIs y CTRs. Que los detalles técnicos, los pormenores del SEO, del SEM, de cómo ser un ninja de twitter, un gurú de la usabilidad y un mago del Indesign se acaban aprendiendo, tarde o temprano, porque los recursos están ahí, al alcance de una búsqueda en Google, y sólo necesitamos ganas y voluntad para aprender.

Cuanto más aprendes, y no hemos hecho más que empezar, más consciente eres de que en la vida todo trata de ponerle un poco de cariño a las cosas, de buscar dar en la diana con cada pequeño detalle, de poner amor y cariño a los pequeños gestos.

¿Online Love Management?

Desde hace un tiempo se ha venido repitiendo una máxima en Socialmood: Las cuentas con las que mejores resultados hemos obtenido han sido aquellas a las que más cariño les hemos dado. Esa cuenta que te da buen royo desde el primer momento, el cliente con el que te tiras 3 horas de reunión y te apetece irte de cañas, con el que hay confianza mutua. Ese proyecto en el que crees a ciegas y te esfuerzas como si fuese tuyo.

Lee el artículo completo en 40defiebre.com  🙂