social networks

Monitoring Social Media 09 - London

MSM 09 will bring together global Social Media Monitoring experts, suppliers, PR & marketing professionals for a one-day conference in London on 17th November 2009. The event offers attendees a series of high-value talks, panel sessions and demo’s, featuring some of the worlds leading social media monitoring companies

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Date: 17 November 2009
Location: The Lewis Centre, UK

Social Media Influence 2009

More than 200 executives attended last year’s Social Media Influence conference. In the past the conference has featured in press coverage including, BBC Radio 5 Live, Reuters TV, BBC Online, Radio 4’ Today Programme, BBC World News and The Guardian as well as in countless social media outlets.

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Date: 3 March 2009
Location: Cavendish Conference Centre, UK

Creative Solutions for Marketing on YouTube

Find out how Heinz, Dove, Bazooka Joe and other major brands are using creative YouTube campaigns to gain millions of video views and direct engagement with consumers.

•  Comprehensive guide to campaign management

•  12 major brand marketing campaign case studies

•  Profiles of 100 video social networking sites

•  Download sample pages and table of contents PDF

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Facebook reckoning part 3: horizontal versus vertical

What’s better for advertisers - a blanket social network campaign with a high click-through rate or targeting your campaign to a niche, vertical social network?

Vertical networks are usually organised around a specific interest or theme. They’re usually either fan sites, are age/interest specific or for professional purposes.

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Facebook reckoning Part 2: the revenue race

Facebook are stuck between a rock and a hard place. After you’ve faffed about with the applications, added your photos and replied to those friend requests how do you keep the users hooked?

For the networks, it’s a tricky balancing act to achieve, you’ve gotta keep the cash rolling in and keep the user happy at the same time.

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Facebook reckoning Part 1: global expansion route

In the UK it’s more common today to have a Facebook application than it is to have a dog. But it’s into the global arena that its expansion plans have now moved.

With 65 billion page views per month, on average people spend 20 minutes a day on the site, plus it’s the number one photo-sharing site on the web.

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The British predilection for Twitter

A survey into social networks released in the last week by, the online marketing trends and research outfit, found marked differences between how social networks are used here and in the US. Most surprising of all is the accelerated growth of Twitter over the last year and its predicted growth for the coming year.

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It’s a treasure map but not as we know it

Ok it’s official. I’ve tried to deny it, talk myself out of it but I am indeed a geek. It’s true. Hey, it’s cool to be a geek. I would even go as far to call it chic. Geek-chic.

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Social Media for Business

A one-day course designed to give delegates a thorough grounding in the latest web trends for talking about your brand, business or organisation, as well as your own professional profile. Social Media is the next generation of communications, going beyond the traditional media to personal communications with individuals, fostering genuine relationships, creating your own messages and creating value through sharing useful and interesting information. Date: July 3rd, 2008 10:00 to 17:00 Venue: University of Westminster Full price: £175.00 Discount price: £150.00 Book a place Social Media for Business will cover: Blogs: why they are useful; how to set one up in five minutes; what to write; what not to write; dealing with comments; measuring ROI. RSS: what is it and why is it important to your business? Social Networks: does your brand or business belong on Facebook/MySpace/Bebo?; why?; Video Sharing: more than 99% of the videos submitted to YouTube are complete flops - how can you create something that stands out from the crowd? Virtual Worlds: the next big thing or the next big way to lose a lot of money fast?; strategy and tactics for deciding on emerging technologies. Buzz Monitoring: how can you keep track of and measure the impact of all this activity? Course Tutor Will McInnes is managing director at Nixon McInnes - his job is advising on and implementing web strategy for clients. He practises what he preaches when it comes to social media. For starters, you can read his blog here, catch his bookmarks here and the music he’s listening to here. There may well be additional ways to track him down.

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Date: 3 July 2008
Location: The Univeristy of Westminster, UK

Social Networking & Media for Business

Social Media and Social Networks - Facebook, MySpace, YouTube, Wikipedia - social networking sites and the surrounding buzz words are the talk of the industry right now, but how can companies actually leverage these sites for business ends?

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Date: 24 April 2008
Location: Hotel Hesperia, UK

Widgety Goodness 2007

The widgetization of content for social networks and its implications for brands and marketers...

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Date: 6 December 2007
Location: Corn Exchange, UK