Retweet in The Dictionary? 5 Other SM Words That Are Dictionary-Worthy

By on August 29, 2011

Several social media words have been added to the reverent Oxford English Dictionary, proving that social media is not only changing the way we communicate, but it’s changing the English language 네이버 블로그 동영상 다운로드. Just this month, news reports poured in about the word retweet being honored, as the newest word to be found in the dictionary. We were wondering – which social media words will be next Download Sketch-Up V-Ray 3.6?

#1: Inbound Marketing

Commonly defined online as a strategy in marketing, that focuses on getting found by clients, instead of seeking them out 윈도우10 xps 뷰어. This form of marketing differs from various other definitions of marketing found in the dictionary these days, but is crucial to the concept of social media Javafx. As social marketing progresses, the customer will find the businesses they like and become part of their community.

It will no longer be necessary to track down customers, because they will find you 김용임 노래 다운로드. Very nice concept Brian Halligan (HubSpot) – and dictionary-worthy.

#2: Content Curator

As more and more people online are sharing, the content curators are taking a greater role in social media than the content creators 리멤버 아들의 전쟁 다운로드. A content curator is someone that finds niche bits of content, and shares it on a number of platforms with their social community.

Every time you repost a blog, an article, share a video or retweet a tweet – you are curating content for your community Download Windows Viewer. Like a museum curator, you’re finding the best of the best in your niche, and displaying it for a select group of people.

#3: Social Proof

As businesses become clued-up about their social presence, they need concepts to help them sell online citra 안드로이드 다운로드. Social proof is one of these concepts. Any form of social evidence that your business has been interactive with your online communities, is considered social proof 쯔꾸르 게임. The most common form of social proof, is the testimonial, especially on sites like Twitter.

Social proof can also be reviews, Facebook comments, blog and video comments, poll answers, clicks, check-ins, badges or your Klout score 바이두 황금왕관 다운로드.

#4: Geolocation

Since the rise of social sites like Foursquare and Groupon, geolocation marketing has been a huge buzzword online. It involves the specific targeting of a demographic within a certain area, or location. Geolocation is used in many analytics tools, and for a variety of marketing reasons. Selling to people in your vicinity has never been so easy – which is why ‘geolocation’ needs to be in the dictionary.

#5: Freemium

Another buzz word in the social marketing sphere is freemium. A combination of the word ‘free’ and ‘premium’ is alludes to a high quality product that a marketer or business is giving away for free. These freemiums are used to drive traffic to websites or social sites, and eventually, to sell other products and services. In the social world online, a freemium is just about the most powerful marketing tool out there. Everyone likes free stuff.

Know a social media word that you think is dictionary-worthy? Leave your suggestion below, and be one of the first people to propose its induction into the modern English language.

About John Souza

John Souza is founder and chief strategist of SMMU and Social Media Impact, and is a bestselling business author. He won the 2011 Tech Marketing Awards ‘Social Media Marketer of the Year’ and most recently the About.com Reader’s Choice Award for Best Online Education Site. John has appeared on The Michael Gerber Show, and his business has been honored at the Mashable Awards, Forbes Business Awards and The Stevie Awards.
Close

Like what you're reading?

Like us on Twitter, Facebook or Google+ for more!