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Links We Love: March 23rd

Happy Friday everyone! Check out this week’s roundup of our top five reads.

Stat of the Week

Marketers are seeing dramatic results from social media.  They’re getting more traffic, leads and customers.  CMOs have noticed:  A Duke University survey found that CMOs are expecting to increase social media spend by 46% over the next year.  CMOs Say Social Media Spending Will Surge 46% in Next Year – via MackCollier.com

List of the Week

Your Twitter timeline doesn’t have to be filled with loads of rubbish.  Here are 140 Twitter feeds that are ‘must-follows’.  The 140 Best Twitter Feeds of 2012 – via Time

Tip of the Week

46,000 re-pins.  113,000 unique page views.  Two minutes, 43 seconds average time spent on page.  Want your content on Pinterest to bring you results like these?  Here’s a lesson.   Going Viral on Pinterest: Driving Big Traffic and Making Pinterest a Real Marketing Solution – via SEOMoz

Stroke of Genius of the Week

Domino’s Australia are giving their nearly 500,000 Facebook fans a week to build the perfect pizza.  Fans can vote on the pizza’s base, sauce, toppings and name – and whatever they come up with is going right on the menu.  Brilliant! Domino’s Australia Lets its Facebook Fans Create Social Pizza – via Simply Zesty

And Finally…

People post 60 hours of video to Youtube per minute.  Now, Youtube is posting their own, half-hour comedy show once per week.  It was just a matter of time, wasn’t it? First Live Daily Comedy Series to Premiere on Youtube – via Mashable

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