Energise 2-0 Social Media Digest Vol. 1 No.4

Social Media Digest

Social Media Digest

Here are the posts that have grabbed our attention over the last month or so. Practical, strategic, insightful, controversial,  heartwrenching and banal – in unequal measure. Its another month in Social Media. Feel free to pick your way through this lot. Just remember to leave a comment or two as you go. 

10 things that have been crowdsourced in 2011

10 Tips for Posting on Your Brand’s Facebook Page

10 Top Funniest Facebook Status Updates This Week [eps.15]

20+ interesting social media statistics: One year later

20+ Mind-blowing social media statistics: One year later

5 Great Facebook Fan Pages That Truly “Get it”

A full month now and no updates from the Alterian RSS feed – very easy to monitor their SM activities

A Tale of Two Communities Part II – Salesforce.com

Academics to ’embrace Wikipedia’ – at long last – what took them so long – fear?

Another article on twitter stats – argues not as big as headline stats suggest

Behaviorgraphics: Better Understanding of Levels of Engagement

Brands being social and brands being in SM are two different things

But who is creating music rather than noise? – Twitter: 140 million tweets per day and counting

Charlie Sheen Sets New Guinness World Record for Twitter

Chrysler Social Media Agency Told To Hit the Highway After Twitter Foul Up

Debenhams reaches £1m in sales through its iPhone app – interesting

Delta launches online check-in via Facebook

Ecommerce Around the World [INFOGRAPHIC] – 57% consult reviews before buying online

EdgeRank – What Does It Mean for Brands?

Even more twitter stats

Facebook and Twitter are just places revolutionaries go

Facebook Jumps into the Q&A Scene

Facebook League Table for the Top 20 Football Clubs in Europe March update

Four web analytics gurus on key trends in 2011

Good advice from econsultancy on how/how not to retweet

Hands-On With HootSuite’s New Social Analytics Dashboard

How Social Media Monitoring Can Grow Your Business

How to Use Analytics to Achieve Your Next Blog Article’s Goals

HOW TO: Add Facebook Questions To Your Brand Page

In social media are you a novice intermediate or advanced?

Infographic: LinkedIn hits 100 million users

Interesting stats on customer satisfaction and complaints – 20% now use social media to sound off

LinkedIn Hits the 100 Million Mark – time to develop a clear strategy to max the benefits

LinkedIn is not a Glorified Resume – some hard hitting thoughts from anti-social media

Majority of FTSE 100 ‘fail’ at social media

MySpace loses 50 million users in a year

New Book: Web 2.0 in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality

New service offers help to those trying to connect in tsunami aftermath

New Social Analytics: This Week In Social Media

Scottish Enterprise publishes five point plan for economic growth

Seth Godin’s Advice For Creating Remarkable Content

Social CRM – Getting Down to Reality – very detailed article on what it is really all about

Social Marketing to the Business Customer’ – looks like a useful book for B2B social media

Social Media Is Changing CRM – interesting and useful for my customer management w/shops in Malta next week

Social media marketing for travel agents: Is it worth it? – interesting article for some of our customers

Social Media Monitoring is becoming mature, SocialCRM it’s future…

Some interesting stats on how sports fans access information

Some interesting stats on twitter’s 5th birthday

Step 6 (Post 2): Social Media Strategy Development – Setting Objectives

The accidental innovations of the “Will it Blend” guy

The Anatomy of a Social Media Policy

The Corporate Social Strategist – ‘Social Media Planning Pays’

The Onion: Facebook “Is Truly A Dream Come True For The CIA” (Video)

This Week In Social Media

Thoughts on the 5th birthday of Twitter: tweeting louder than ever

Tim O’Reilly: Building Brands and Seeing Patterns

Top Football Clubs take note – it’s also about Engagement:

Twitter isn’t very social: study

UK Sport Fans Most Prolific Tweeters in Europe

Useful advice on developing a Social Media Policy

Useful practical advice on searching

We are often asked – is SM not just for B2C – this article shows how some B2B companies are using it well

What’s Your Social Media Average Response Time? – some interesting stats here

Why Social Media Innovation Has Hit a Plateau [OPINION]

Why Social Success is No Accident – interesting pt about ‘being’ a social company first

Why you should have a hyperlocal Facebook strategy

Would suggest a new career for her as a Social Media consultant – ‘Worst song ever’ gets 16m views

Comments welcome

Jim, Alan and Vincent


About Alan Stevenson

Over the last fifteen years I have split my time almost equally between Developing Digital strategies for public and private sector clients and helping organisations visualise, specify, plan and optimise technology-based solutions within their organisation.
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