Tag Archives: Likes

Goldilocks and the Social Media Bear!

Every business – whether it’s small, medium or large and regardless it’s a B2B, B2C or B2G – either has or must have a stake in its brand to thrive.  In a recent post, “5 Mistakes You Might Be Making … Continue reading

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Top 12 Reasons Why “A Comment is worth a thousand Likes.”

In the B2C world, social media marketers are constantly trying to calculate their true “Cost per Like.”  Back in November 2011 an EdgeRank Checker post titled “Comments 4x More Valuable Than Likes” stated the following: “For every Like a Post … Continue reading

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Facebook IPO Fallout–The Seven Doggone-Its of Highly Effective People!

In our April 14th post “If Facebook Were a Country…” we hinted at the “irrational exuberance” that was being generated by the Facebook IPO.  Since early April, MahaTweeter (The Marketing Id’s Twitter handle) had been trying to stand “athwart history, … Continue reading

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When BI Harry Met SM Sally–Why Business Intelligence Needs Social Media?

It’s a classical marketing conundrum when the logical, left-brained, structured, quantitative world of business intelligence (BI) clashes with the creative, right-brained, random, qualitative world of social media (SM).  Some BI purists believe that 80% of SM data is chaff and … Continue reading

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Top 20 Social Media Savvy Companies of the Fortune 100 (Part 2)

Social Media Category 3: F100 Top 10 FiFo Ratio Imagine being the only company in the F100 with a FiFo ratio under 1 – that distinction belongs to UnitedHealth, which is the only company to be Following Outbound (Fo) more than … Continue reading

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Top 20 Social Media Savvy Companies of the Fortune 100 (Part 1)

Introduction Social media usage has been baked into the business psyche for at least three years and its adoption in the commercial domain continues to grow. So The Marketing Id felt there was sufficient history to determine which of the … Continue reading

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