I recently attended The Social Shake Up 2015. It was attended by approximately 500 people, mostly from mid-size to large brands. The event delivers 40 breakout sessions across 5 tracks running concurrently. I thoroughly enjoyed the event. In this post I share my insights and recommended actions from some of the sessions I attended. I encourage you to watch my (52 second) video summary of the event at the end of this post.
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There are two “buckets” of social media results to measure. As you review these two buckets, consider the specific social media metrics that are meaningful to your B2B business on your path to social business success.
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The updated Facebook Insights are more user friendly and offer quite a bit more data, providing real “insights” in your social media marketing on Facebook.
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