The social media lead generation horse race

Horse Race
Louie Baur February 12 Facebook

Those in social media marketing as a profession realize that there are certain unknowns when it comes to the new web. We know that people are on social media. We know that they don’t want direct marketing. We also know they’d rather get direct marketing than pay for the services, so there’s at least a little room for something.

The question is, “what is that something?”

Whether from B2C or B2B, social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn give marketers the ability to try to reach the target audience and generate leads. The vast majority are trying. Most are failing, or at least not meeting their expectations if they’re not failing altogether.

This infographic breaks down how 2012 compared to 2011 from a lead-generation perspective.

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Brafton's Infographic: Social Media Horse Race
Written by Louie Baur

+Louie Baur is Editor at Long Beach Louie, a Long Beach Restaurant Review site as well as Skateboard Park. Find him on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.

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