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BHive Social Media Laboratory Introduces Save the Bees Founding Members Promo

Toronto, ON – July 12, 2013 BHive Social Media Laboratory is looking for individuals and companies who are passionate about their business and understand the importance of growing their social network organically. The innovative social media agency has introduced a cost-effective solution to help businesses meet new people and get their brand in front of their target audience with its latest Founders Club promotion.

On July 1, 2013, BHive launched its first "Save the Bees Founding Members Rush" offer. The first 100 individuals to join will gain access to a growing online network of almost 300K worldwide, Twitter content and management services as well as the opportunity to help raise awareness of the rapidly declining bee population. Bee-harming pesticides and viruses are causing our world pollinators to die, thus leading to entire ecosystems, agriculture and food productions to be at risk. All Founding Members bear a small badge on their Twitter page to both raise awareness and identify themselves as a member. Membership fees for the "Save the Bees Founding Members Rush" range from $83 - $337 per month depending on audience (i.e. regional, national or international) and on your current business size. For more information on membership fees and to subscribe, please visit www.bhive.ca/club. Scroll down to the bottom for answers to popular questions and to read client testimonials.

About BHive Social Media Laboratory Part social media agency, part writers’ collaborative, BHive has become a social media laboratory that connects a network of hundreds of thousands of followers through engaging content, innovative strategies and organic growth.

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#SaveTheBees Executive Founding Member Rush

 

Are you a senior executive? Are you looking to network with other senior executives, market yourself, your team and brand? If you are reading this, you have been invited to participate and take part in our #SaveTheBees Founders Club to gain access to:  Build your professional network in your local city, to your very own target audience.  You also access, our large network and help us raise awareness of the bee crisis.  Yes, we love bees and you should too!

Founding Member benefits:

1. Twitter Concierge Services – We go out there find and introduce you to other people with similar interests and/or potential clients using Twitter. Our Concierge services is an integral part of our Audience Strategy as described in our approach and will save you hundreds of hours over the course of your membership. So if meeting new people is part of your business model, then this has been tailored for you. Below is a peek at a confidence interval we have recorded in our network and clients.

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Useful Statistics on Social Media Today [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social media is the future of marketing. 85% of businesses who partake in social media have reported an increase in market exposure and yet 30% of businesses do not utilize social media fully because they lack professional employees in the field. To employ social media proactively requires skillful use of information but also an acute awareness in appropriately applying said information. For example, Tweets with 100 characters receive higher engagement rates than longer Tweets, and most information traffic occurs between 1pm to 4pm EST. The infographic below details many aspects of the social media arena that would be helpful to businesses, clients, and consumers in general.


University of Florida Online Masters in Social Media

 

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The Power of Positive Tweets

What's the value of a tweet? A lot according to a study conducted by Deloitte that concluded positive Tweets by brands were four times as effective as non-Twitter advertising for driving sales.

Image from: careerrocketeer.comThe study titled 'Tweets for Sales: Gaming', looked at the impact Tweet response had on the sales of 100 best-selling Xbox and PlayStation 3 video game titles of 2012 in the UK. It was found that Electronic Arts (EA) Games received over 500, 000 mentions and a 29 per cent engagement rate during its launch of the "Fifa 13", its most popular football game. How'd they do it? They planned in advance. Before a big match like the Manchester City and Manchester United derby, EA began building the relationship between the fan and the game through its fantasy team of the week via Twitter thus driving engagement and ultimately increasing sales of its game packs.

Another one of EA's biggest successes was the celebration of Lionel Messi scoring for the 86th time in 2012, in turn breaking Gerd Mueller's 40-year-old record for most goals in a year. Launching a giveaway using the #86messi hashtag, EA was mentioned more than 50,000 times.

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