2011 in 166 collective reviews

Every year, I assembled here what experts from around the web have published as their 2011 wrap-up. You may also want to compare 2011 in review (below) with what experts were predicting for 2011 at this time last year.

Last December 27th, I published 2011 in 79 collective reviews. The predictions below are all new articles published since then (over the last 6 weeks), so please go check it out if you haven’t already.

Please note that a few of the articles listed below are in French and have been identified with FR in front.

2011 IN GENERAL (26 ARTICLES)

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FR Les chiffres du web en 2011, from Marketing On The Beach by Jimmy

FR Best of 2011 & Happy New Year, from Marketing On The Beach by Louise Maton

2011 Gov 2.0 year in review, from Pew Internet Rss Feed: All Content Update

The Five Business Books That Shaped 2011, from Six Pixels of Separation – Marketing and Communications Insights – By Mitch Joel at Twist Image by Mitch Joel

6 Important Startup Trends that Defined 2011, from Mashable | The Social Media GuideBusiness & Marketing by Sarah Kessler

Recap of Our 2011 Predictions: Trends Uncovered; Brands on Their Way, from Social Media Today by jjansky

My top ten list of top ten lists for 2011 …, from Mindshare blogs

Best of 2011: Hispanic Buying Power Projected to Reach $1.3 Trillion in 2015, from Marketing Forecast from Ad-ology by Faye Oney

2011: The Year of Reversal, from Mashable | The Social Media GuideBusiness & Marketing by Peter Pachal

Best of 2011: Ad-ology Auto Buyers Forecast: Gas Mileage, Technology, American Brands to Influence Purchase This Year, from Marketing Forecast from Ad-ology by Faye Oney

Best of 2011: Gen Y to Account for Nearly 40% of Car-Buying Population by 2012; Influence Other Consumer Segments, from Marketing Forecast from Ad-ology by Faye Oney

2011 in Headlines: Facebook, Deals, and Mobile Ruled, from ClickZ News by Zachary Rodgers

My Top 10 ‘Top Ten’ Lists of 2011, from Social Media Today by Jay Dunn

Goodbye 2011, from chrisbrogan.com by ceb

AD SPEND (5 ARTICLES)

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Spending trends, top spots from 2011, from 4A’s SmartBrief

ADVERTISING (6 ARTICLES)

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Which ad shops went viral in 2011?, from 4A’s SmartBrief

Free Powerpoint: Top Charts of 2011, from Borrell Associates, Inc – Latest from Category: Industry Papers

CINEMA (1 ARTICLE)

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COMMUNITY WEEKLIES (1 ARTICLE)

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Content (2 article)

Custom-content spending bounces back in 2011, from Custom Content SmartBrief

2011: Reflections on an Amazing Year of Storytelling, from Microsoft Advertising Community by Laurent Delaporte – MSFT

ECOMMERCE (11 ARTICLES)

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2011′s Biggest Winners and Losers in Ecommerce, from Mashable | The Social Media GuideBusiness & Marketing by Erica Swallow

Best of 2011: Online Ordering Offers Sales Opportunities for Restaurant Chains, from Marketing Forecast from Ad-ology by Faye Oney

Best of 2011: Avoid Asking Prospects These Questions, from Media Sales Today by Faye Oney

Best of 2011: “Fatal” Sales Mistakes, from Media Sales Today by Faye Oney

Best of 2011: Retailers Can Win Back Unhappy Customers Through Social Media, from Marketing Forecast from Ad-ology by Faye Oney

Best of 2011: Apparel Industry Marketers to Change Strategy, from Marketing Forecast from Ad-ology by Faye Oney

Best of 2011: Energy Drinks Driving Sales in the Beverage Market, from Marketing Forecast from Ad-ology by Faye Oney

EMAIL (8 ARTICLES)

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How Many Emails Did You Handle in 2011? This App Knows All, from Mashable | The Social Media GuideBusiness & Marketing by Sarah Kessler

Best of 2011: What’s Wrong With This Prospecting Email?, from Media Sales Today by Faye Oney

Best of 2011: Quiz: Which Is the Best Way to Contact the Prospect?, from Media Sales Today by Faye Oney

HUMAN RESOURCES (7 ARTICLES)

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Survived 2011? You’re doing better than these CEOs, from SmartBrief on Leadership

5 serious CEO failures of 2011, from SmartBrief on Leadership

Best of 2011: Five Signs of A “Bad” Salesperson, from Media Sales Today by Faye Oney

Best of 2011: Boost Productivity With 7 Steps, from Media Sales Today by Faye Oney

LOCATION BASED SERVICES (3 ARTICLES)

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Location Based Marketing: 2011 Retrospective, from Social Fresh by Aaron Strout

MAGAZINES (1 ARTICLE)

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Marketing (3 article)

B2B Marketing: 6 lessons learned in 2011 from 7 marketing experts, from Marketing: Case Studies Know-How from MarketingSherpa

2011: Reflections on an Amazing Year of Storytelling, from Microsoft Advertising Community by Laurent Delaporte – MSFT

Marketers Hold The Promo Line In 2011, Coupon Volume Drops For First Time In Years, from MediaPost | MediaDailyNews

MEDIA (6 ARTICLE)

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Best of 2011: Avoid Common Errors During Sales Calls, from Media Sales Today by Faye Oney

Best of 2011: The “Dumbest” Sales Questions, from Media Sales Today by Faye Oney

Best of 2011: To-Do Tips for New Salespeople, from Media Sales Today by Faye Oney

Best of 2011: Tips on Selling to a Small Business Owner, from Media Sales Today by Faye Oney

Media M&A Grew 9% In 2011, from MediaPost | MediaDailyNews

MOBILE (17 ARTICLES)

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Best of 2011: Ad-ology 2012 Marketing Forecast: Mobile is the Next Advertising Frontier for U.S. Small Businesses, from Marketing Forecast from Ad-ology by Faye Oney

Special offers, partnerships helped advance mobile payments in 2011, from MMA SmartBrief

The 15 Best Mobile Apps of 2011, from Mashable | The Social Media GuideMobile by Amy-Mae Elliott

The 10 Best Android Games of 2011, from Mashable | The Social Media GuideMobile by Carter Dotson

The Top QR Code Fails of 2011, from Mashable | The Social Media GuideMobile by Todd Wasserman

Top 10 iOS Apps of 2011, from Mashable | The Social Media GuideMobile by Christina Warren

Best of 2011: Mobile Game Marketing to Increase, from Marketing Forecast from Ad-ology by Faye Oney

Best of 2011: Marketers to Fuel Growth of Fourth Screen, from Marketing Forecast from Ad-ology by Faye Oney

MUSIC (2 ARTICLE)

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2011: The Year of Dubstep [infographic], from Daily Infographic by Tim

REAL ESTATE (1 ARTICLE)

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Real time bidding (2 articles)

A View From The European Sell-Side: A 2011 Retrospective & A Look To Some Trends In 2012, from ExchangeWire.com by ExchangeWire

eXelate Looks Back on 2011, from data management blog – eXelate by eXelate Marketing

SEARCH (4 ARTICLES)

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Google Leads Nielsen’s Top 2011 Digital Properties, from MediaPost | Metrics Insider

2011 in Review: Top Searched for Items on UK Bing and MSN #Trends #PPC #SEO, from Microsoft Advertising Community by Simone Schuurer – MSFT

SOCIAL MEDIA (39 ARTICLES)

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FR RecordSetter : les médias sociaux battent des records en 2011, from Marketing On The Beach by Savinien

FR Finir 2011 sur une note positive: 30 personnalités Twitter dont on a envie de dire du bien, from Mashable | Reseaux Sociaux & Communautes Virtuelles by Alexis Thobellem

The Top Tweets of 2011 [Infographic], from Social Media Today by brandignity

A Social 2011 In Review, from MediaPost | Social Media Insider

The Web’s Most Buzzworthy Questions of 2011, from Mashable | The Social Media GuideBusiness & Marketing by Sarah Kessler

5 Social Media Favorites from 2011, from Social Media Today by sbhsbh

Reflections from 2011: Focused and Purposeful Social Networking, from Social Media Today by LuisSuarez

Top 10 Twitter Brands 2011, Winners Announced, from Social Fresh by Jason Keath

Eatin’ Crow: My Biggest Social Media Lesson of 2011, from Social Media Today by ChrisSyme

Top Social Media Acquisitions of 2011, from Social Fresh by Jason Keath

ComScore 2011: It’s a social world, from We Are Social by Sandrine Plasseraud

The 12 Blogs of Christmas – 2011, from Social Media Today by ChrisSyme

5 lessons from the most popular social media stories of the year, from SmartBrief on Social Media

5 Best Social Media Books of 2011, from Social Media Today by ChrisSyme

Best of 2011: Retailers Can Win Back Unhappy Customers Through Social Media, from Marketing Forecast from Ad-ology by Faye Oney

Infographic: What The World Tweeted in 2011, from Digital Buzz Blog by Aden Hepburn

Four Tweets That Changed My Life in 2011. . ., from Social Media Today by johnserpa

The State of the Blogosphere 2011, from Social Media Today by Billives

The State of Social Media Marketing, from Social Media Today by Elizabeth Lupfer

TECHNOLOGY (5 ARTICLES)

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The 10 Best iOS Games of 2011, from Mashable | The Social Media GuideMobile by Carter Dotson

11 Tech Factors That Changed Education in 2011, from Mashable | The Social Media GuideBusiness & Marketing by Michael Staton

TELEVISION (6 ARTICLE)

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Football delivers 9 of 10 largest audiences in 2011, from 4A’s SmartBrief

U.S. online TV audience grows 21.7% in 2011, from IAB SmartBrief

What were 2011’s top automotive spots?, from 4A’s SmartBrief

Football Reigns in 2011’s Top Telecasts, from MarketingCharts

History, FX, Syfy showed prime-time growth in 2011, from 4A’s SmartBrief

VIDEO (9 ARTICLES)

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2011: Best and Worst in Holiday Marketing on YouTube, from ClickZ News by Anna Maria Virzi

MeFeedia Mobile Video Charts – Best of 2011, from MeFeedia Blog by Trey

Looking Back At 2011: The Unexpected, from MediaPost | Video Insider

YouTube in 2011: How Its Busy Year Affects You, from Mashable | The Social Media GuideBusiness & Marketing by Brian Anthony Hernandez

The Very Best of YouTube in 2011 [VIDEOS], from Mashable | The Social Media GuideVideo by Zoe Fox

VIDEO Games (2 ARTICLES)

FR Les jeux vidéo marquants de 2011 en une vidéo, from Geeks and Com’ by Benoît Chamontin

The 10 Best Android Games of 2011, from Mashable | The Social Media GuideMobile by Carter Dotson

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