Social Media Marketing, 2nd Edition
An Hour a Day
By Dave Evans
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: February 2012
Pages: 432

Create an Integrated, Successful Social Media Strategy

A Step-by-Step Guide

Using the proven An Hour a Day methodology, the exciting new edition of this industry bestseller helps marketers build winning social media programs with the latest platforms, tools, and technologies. You'll find solid advice and practical tips, learn the latest tactics for Facebook and Twitter, get up to speed on mobile marketing, find great techniques for adding location-based services to your current social media efforts, get current with the latest listening and analytics platforms, and much more.

This practical guide demystifies the process, dispels the myths, and empowers you to develop and implement an effective, day-by-day plan for social media marketing success.

  • Learn with specific, hands-on exercises
  • Effectively pitch a successful social media campaign inside your company
  • Get to the sweet spot of social media marketing—the consideration phase
  • Master crucial techniques for Twitter®, Facebook® , and Google+™
  • Plunge into mobile social with location-based services like Foursquare®
  • Use the newest measurement tools to quantitatively show your success
  • You'll also find:

    • Best practices for launching your social media program
    • Great ideas for collaborative technologies to accelerate your business
    • Real-world case studies that illustrate successes to learn from and mistakes to avoid

    Praise for Social Media Marketing: An Hour a Day, Second Edition

    "If you're looking for the definitive guide on social media, look no more. You are holding it in your hands."
    —Kip Knight, President, KnightVision Marketing, and former vice president of marketing, eBay

    "This is an important book not just for marketers but for all business leaders. It's a must-read for current and future business leaders of all types!"
    —Gautam Ghosh, Platform Evangelist and India Marketing Head, BraveNewTalent

    "The thing I appreciate most about Dave's book is that it is not only prescriptive but also built to fit into the busy schedule of any marketer (or executive). A must-read for anyone interested in putting social media marketing into practice."
    —Aaron Strout, Head of Location-Based Marketing, WCG

    "This practical guidebook integrates social strategy with the tools and metrics. I have used it with clients and business students with great results."
    —Ira Kaufman, PhD, Assistant Professor, Lynchhburg College, and President, Entwine Digital

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