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Why Women Are The Real Power Behind SOcial Media?

13 Mar

This infographic designed for FinancesOnline.com, goes into detail about why women dominate social media. In the USA alone one- third of women access Pinterest, vs 8% of men. On Tumblr it’s 54% to 46% in favour of females. On Instagram there is a smaller difference of 20% to 15%. Clearly women are dominating the fast- growing, visually oriented websites. Why do you think women dominate social media? Do you think social media will become “girl territory” Feel free to leave your thoughts in the comments section below.

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Infographic: 45 SOcial Media Stats of 2013

2 Feb

The social community online is growing daily. Are you looking at how to engage with your online community?

This infographic created by Digital Insights goes into detail about social media numbers, stats, facts and figures for 2013. The key highlights from this infographic are:

  • 74% of marketers believe Facebook is important for their lead generation  strategy
  • 28% of Retweets on Twitter are due to inclusion of “please RT!”
  • 40% of marketers use Google+, 70% desire to learn more and 67% plan to  increase Google+ activities
  • 42% update their profile information regularly on LinkedIn
  • Over 1 billion LinkedIn endorsements
  • More than 16 billion photos already uploaded on Instagram
  • 80% of total Pinterest’s pins are re-pins
  • 4.2 billion people use mobile device to access social media sites
  • Social media generates almost double the marketing leads of trade show,  telemarketing, daily mail, or PPC
  • More than 23% of marketers are investing in blogging and social  media
  • Around 46% of web users turn to social media for making purchases

What are your thoughts about this infographic? Do any of these following stats surprise you?social-media-activities-infographic-2013

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Infographic: The Rise of SOcial Media as a Profession

29 Jan

Within the last few years, careers in social media have been recognized as value for companies wanting to connect with customers online.

Offterpop, a social media marketing platform compiled data from a LinkedIn study where since 2010 there has been a 1,357 percent increase in social media marketing positions posted.

Want to know more about the rise of social media jobs? Check out this infographic below.

The rise of social media as a profession- Infographic

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Millennials & SOcial Media = ?

5 Dec

Did you know that over three quarters of 15-34 year olds knows as Generation Y log on to social media everyday?

This infographic created by InSites Consulting discovered that 56 percent of respondents said they use social media as a way to communicating and sending private messages while 54 percent use it to kill time. 92 percent of GenYers have no intention to stop using social media channels- which leaves a huge market for the whole social universe.

Guess what site was names the site with the most awareness? Yep you guessed it,  Facebook it is followed by Twitter, Google+ and Myspace ( Myspace what?) and LinkedIn.

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Infographic: Halloween Costumes for Entrepreneurs

31 Oct

Happy Halloween!! I wanted to share this cheeky infographic created by Entrepreneur with you.

What are you dressing up as this Halloween?

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How to Market on LinkedIn [Infographic]

15 Oct

This infographic by mindflash.com showcases LinkedIn marketing.

Some basic stats include: the fact that Linkedin has over 135 Million users worldwide, the average household income of a LinkedIn user is $109,000 and that 77% of LinkedIn users are 25 or older.

Having a complete profile on LinkedIn is imperative as well as giving recommendations on skills and jobs. Expand your network with people you don’t know to create new connections. Get involved with groups related to your industry on LinkedIn.

Are you using LinkedIn? Why or why not?

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Using SOcial Media For Lead Generation

18 Jul

Social media can be an effective lead generation tool for your business.

This infographic created by Wishpod  goes into detail about how Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Pinterest; the top social networks when used right can help your business grow with new leads and attract new customers.

Facebook, the largest social network in the world is still king when used for a lead generation tool. The infographic states that 77 percent of B2C marketers say that they have acquired a customer through Facebook. At 26 percent, Facebook is the leading source of referred social media traffic to websites. With Twitter second only to Facebook at a minimal 3.6 percent.

What are your thoughts about using social media as a lead generation tool? Have you acquired new customers via Facebook? Leave your thoughts in the comments section below!

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When Animals Take Over SOcial Media…

11 Jun

Are you an animal lover? Then you wouldn’t be surprised that on social media networking channels such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Tumblr, and Pinterest the rapid growth of animals has surpassed that of famous celebrities worldwide. Do you know about the grumpy cat called Tard, what about the dogs Boo and Fenton?

Why the animal phenomenon on social media? This infographic created by Edgemere and webtise goes into detail about the most popular animals with the largest following on social media and why exactly the social media sphere loves animals so much.

What are your thoughts about animals having their own social media page? Does your pet have a Facebook profile or Twitter account? Would you create one for them?

When animals take over social media channels

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What Makes a Successful SOcial Media Campaign?

5 Jun

How is a social media campaign best executed?

This infographic below created by Cox Blue highlights some of the universal components of a successful social media marketing campaign. What are your thoughts in regards to this infographic?

What makes a successful social media campaign?

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How to Create Five Fabulous Infographics in PowerPoint

31 May

Infographics are a powerful tool for capturing the attention of your target audiences. In fact, businesses that publish infographics grow their traffic an average of 12% more than those that don’t.

The hard part, of course, is finding the time and resources to create these infographics.

That’s why we’ve created five fully customizable templates that will give you the inspiration and foundation you need to build your own infographics right in PowerPoint.

The infographics created in this customizable PowerPoint template highlight how you can:

  • Create a color scheme
  • Use fonts for design
  • Design icons and shapes
  • Work with a theme
Start customizing your own infographics — grab these free templates over to the right!
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The Key to Building a Strong Online Reputation

27 May

In today’s digital work managing your brand reputation is challenging as it goes beyond traditional advertising onto digital media.

For example one slip up on Facebook or Twitter could potentiallty bruise your business’s reputation for the long haul. This infographic below created by MDG states that 92 percent of customers trust other customers opinions posted online, however less than half of marketing communications professionals are prepared to handle a brand crisis online.

What are your thoughts about this infographic? Do you trust opinions posted online by other customers?

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Why a SOcial CEO?

7 May

Did you know that only one in five CEO’s have a social network account?

This inforaphic created by MBA Online goes into detail about how this could have a negative impact on business.

What do you think about this? Should all CEOs get SOcial? Leave your thoughts in the comments section below.

Inside the mind of a social CEO [Infographic]

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SOcial MEowDia Explained

28 Feb

Do you love cats? What about social media? This graphic explains social media with cats was created by Avalaunch Media. “SOCIAL MEowDIA EXPLAINED” expands on social media marketing networks like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube and Instagram to name a few.

For example on Twitter people tweet that “I’m playing with my cat” while on Facebook people post “I like my cat” followed by “watch this video of my cat” on YouTube and “I’m very skilled at training cats” on LinkedIn.

What do you think of this infographic below? Let us know in the comments section below. MEOW!

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SOcial Media Predictions For The 2013 Oscars

23 Feb

This infographic ‘Social Media Predictions For The 2013 Oscars’ was created by digital ad firm RadiumOne. According to them Facebook and Twitter users would choose Hugh Jackman for best actor for Les Mis. For best picture for Twitter would be vampire thriller Breaking Dawn Part 2 with almost 1.3 million followers on the social media marketing network. Facebook users would also pick the Twilight movie as best picture.

What do you think about social media picking the Oscars? Tell us your thoughts in the comments section below.

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What Makes a Good Infographic?

22 Feb

What are infographics?

They are visual presented data within complex ideas that is easily understood by the audiences in various industries including social media marketing.

What makes a good infographic?

What are good infographics?

Finding interesting and reliable stats and data are key to successful infographics. Having a good visual story that delivers a message to their target audiences.

information, illustration & design infographic on infographics

What makes them so popular?

Since content marketing is king, infographics have become extremely popular due to ease of use, vast amount of information, generating new traffic volume and quality backlinks to your website.

Data visualization infographic

What do you think separates the really good infographics from the rest?

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The Rising Influence of SOcial Media

20 Feb

Social media has become an integral part of our everyday lives. With no online presence on social media marketing networks like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and Pinterest a potential customer or prospect may not take your company seriously in this 21st generation. In order to have a successful social media marketing campaign you need to genuinly engage with your audiences while creating highly shareable content like vidoes, images, presentations, infographics to name a few.

For organizations that are still ignoring social media… it is time to wake up and join in the conversation online! This infographic created by Brafton will convince you why you should be online.

Why do you think social media marketing so influential and powerful?

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Mobile Video – The Next Social Trend

15 Feb

This year Video is becoming a major social media marketing trend. Twitter’s app Vine was release last month which was shortly followed by Facebook’s video recording feature for iOS app.

This infographic created by Uberflip provides detailed figures ad facts about the video market currently happening in the market an what it means for how marketers do their jobs.

Are you surprised with the takeoff of mobile video?

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When To Post On SOcial Media Networks?

15 Feb

What are the best and worst times to post on social media? Finding the best time to post on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn Google+, Pinterest to increase your engagement, click throughs, likes, shares, retweets, and repins is today’s social media holy grail.

This infographic created by Social Caffeine goes into how you can maximize the reach of your social media posts by learning the best and the worst times of the day to reach your target audience.

What are your thoughts about this infographic? Do you think this infographic got it right?

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The SOcial Grammys

11 Feb

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday was an impressive night of entertainment for both artists and fans. The Social Grammys’ infographic was created by activ8social. Using a social media analysis this social media infographic focuses on four awards, which correctly predicted two out of four artists. The results from this infographic were complied by nominees YouTube, Twitter, Facebook  and Instagram accounts to attempt who was running for the following: best new artist, song of the year,  record of the year, and album of the year.

Some artists may have a huge following on social media accounts in regards to followers, fans, likes, and views which  showcases their online influence but this does not directly translate into Grammys as members of the Recording Academy choose the winners.

Check out more information in this infographic below. Are you surprised at who won?

The Social Grammys Infographic

98% Of Job Recruiters Used SOcial Media In 2012

7 Feb

In 2012 98 percent of recruiters used social media during the hiring process, which is up from 2011 at 94 percent. The perferred social media marketing network of their choice was LinkedIn at 97 percent followed by Facebook at 51 percent and Twitter at 49 percent. 38 percent of recruiters are planning to use Twitter more in 2013.

The infographic below created by Bullhorn takes a closer look at recruiting in North America.

 

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The Social Super Bowl Ad Brawl

4 Feb
Whispr Group, digital consulting agency said that out of 20.9 million Super Bowl- related tweets on Twitter about 30% of them were in regards to advertisements. Number 1 with 290,000  reactions on Twitter was GoDaddys ad featuring Bar Refaeli  followed by Budweiser with 164,000. The ads did not significantly impacts brands following on Twitter.
The brands which brought in the most new followers around 10,000 were Budweiser and Taco Bell. Quick thinking by Oreo with their timely blackout related tweet helped them gain 7,700 new followers.Which brand scored the highest according to volume, social ROI and new followers? Taco Bell’s “Viva Young” advertisement took the prize with their ad parody including a group of retirement-age men and women sneak out for a night of clubbing.Twitter said that 24.1 million tweets about the Super Bowl were sent out during half time and the game. 26.1 million tweets overall were tallied by Nielsen’s SocialGuide.
Want more data? Check out this infographic below. What was your favorite advertisement during the Super Bowl?

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How Will Facebook’s Graph Search Change Digital Marketing?

3 Feb

With Facebook’s announcement of their new Graph Search feature impacted the digital marketing community.

How successful will Graph Search be? Since this feature has not been rolled out to everyone yet its too early to tell at this point. We can predict that it will change the internet marketing sphere and greatly impact SEO (Search Engine Optimization).

This infographic was created by wedo summarizes how Graph Search will change digital marketing. What are your thoughts about this infographic and Facebook’s Graph Search feature?
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Social Media Showdown: Super Bowl XLVII

2 Feb

What is turing out to be a social media spectacular? Super Bowl XLVI. As the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens make their way to New Orleans there is another battle happening across the social web.

What are the themes being discussed? Who has the advantage?  This infographic created by Networked Insights which is a provider of social media analytics used their technology platform SocialSence to create answers for these questions. Read more about the trends that are currently driving social media and what customers think in this infographic below.

Who do you predict is going to win Super Bowl XLVI?

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Why Invest in SOcial Media Marketing?

1 Feb

With Facebook having over a billion  users, Twitter with 500 million, followed by LinkedIn with 150 million on and last but not least Pinterest the fastest growing social media network with 11 million users, online marketing is key to target these users.

Want to connect with customers? Use social media marketing to build your customer base and and share your information with them using social media as an interactive forum. Social media networking has become a preferred medium by online marketers.

Social media data:

  •  On Facebook alone 5.3 Billion pieces of contest is shared every week.
  • In 2011, there were 3X more users on social media sites than email.
  • 53% of active social media site users follow brands.

This infographic was created by Socialkia on ‘Why Invest In Social Media Marketing’ with some interesting statistics below.

Why invest in social media (infographic)

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Your Social Media Roots

31 Jan

The metaphor “your business is like a tree” refers to being as sturdy as its roots. You need to first build a strong  foundation until you can branch out. The same goes for social media which is  becoming a more important component of today’s marketing mix.

Vertical Measures created this Internet Marketing Infographic which does into detail about social media best practices via four social media traits: Product Ratings and Reviews, Customer Service, Lead Generation, and Brand Awareness. This infographic “Your Social Media Roots” can help ensure that your business is ready to grow in 2013.

Your Social Media Roots

 

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