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101 Posts and Predictions for 2011 in Technology, Marketing, and Social Media

Friday, January 14th, 2011

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I’ve been reading the articles and posts predicting trends and advancements for the new year. It is interesting to see the different perspectives that have built themselves out over the year. I decided to list the posts I have read and the different predictions I have for the new year.

1. Technology in 2011: A Guide from the people at Pocket-lint

2. Websites have and will continue to become content portals instead of billboards.

3. Facebook will complete an IPO with Goldman Sachs.

4. I will not be able to buy the initial offering… as hard as I may try.

5. Social Media : The Hot Topic at CES for 2011

6. 75 New Year Resolutions for the Internet in 2011 from Doug Karr

7. 6 Predictions for Social Media in 2011 from Holy Kaw!

8. One-to-one direct response marketing will be the pinnacle of advancement in PR, technology, and marketing.

9. The job “social media consultant” will become a “commodity product.”

10. Google will lose even more ground to Facebook in the world of social media – from the Social Media Dudes

11. The Great Social Network Cleanup of 2011 < completely agree with this post.

12. Measurement will be even more important in the world of marketing because of the meshing of service offerings (direct mail + social).

13. ExactTarget will have an explosive year with their new Interactive Marketing Hub.

14. Any marketer who can take an online experience and add entertainment or some other real-world value will reap big rewards.

15. Conversion metrics will change drastically as technology becomes more advanced.

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