The tension between the monetization of social networks and people’s desire for privacy is something that doesn’t show any signs of resolving. The most valuable thing that social networks have is your information, and this infographic does a good job of vetting out where your information is and how vulnerable we all are because of it.
The basics of any social media account can be quickly mastered, but figuring out the heights and widths of all the images you will need to make your social outposts look awesome is a time-consuming and, unfortunately, often instantly forgettable business.
And it gets a heck of a lot more complicated when you start rolling out your Google+, LinkedIn and YouTube channels, and more.
Help is at hand, courtesy of this infographic from Raidious, which presents a one-stop social media spec guide for content designers.
People are increasingly using mobile devices like tablets and smartphones to browse the Web. The variety of screen sizes, resolutions, and platforms people use to access webpages has given birth to the rise of responsive Web design, where developers create one single site to function properly across all devices instead of producing multiple dedicated site designs to work with particular screen sizes and platforms.
While responsive Web design can be a great way for developers to ensure that their site is compatible with all devices, implementing it instead of targeted Web designs also comes with certain drawbacks. Here is an overview of the changing climate of Web devices, followed by tips for evaluating whether or not you should implement a responsive design.
Finally some relevant facts and persuasive arguements to show clients. We have been talking about this for almost 3 years and it has been extremely difficult to show clients the benefits and reasons to go mobile but still on a budget
Though calls-to-action are often neglected, these simple, yet targeted, phrases are directly responsible for encouraging your audience to take a next step toward becoming a loyal customer. Calls-to-action (CTAs) are among the most neglected of content marketing components — in both curated and created content. Yet, they are also among the discipline’s most essential features in terms of providing brand value. These simple, yet targeted, phrases are directly responsible for encouraging your audience to take a next step toward becoming a loyal customer, such as downloading your white paper, following you on Twitter, registering for your webinar, or sharing your content with a friend or colleague. Without a call-to-action, content marketing efforts amount to little more than writing exercises. It’s not enough to publish useful information; you want readers to engage with you and take an action that will provide value for your business. Here are a few examples:...
Early last year we learned that one hour of YouTube is uploaded every second. It was a bracing reminder of just how many people are spending their time online simultaneously.
Created by rewards site Qmee, the infographic "Online In 60 Seconds" is a pie chart that shows off the sheer amount of online activity that takes place every single minute. The amount of YouTube videos uploaded has already increased from January 2012's 60 hours per minute to 72. Additionally, over 1.8 million things are liked on Facebook, and 278 thousand bon mots tweeted. Not depicted in the chart: the amount of work that is going undone while all of these items are being viewed.
With social media ad revenues expected to grow to $11 billion dollars by the year 2017, social advertising has become a huge topic of interest amongst marketers. In fact, Facebook alone is expected to make close to $1 billion from its mobile ad revenue in 2013, according to the latest estimates.
Social media is fast becoming a bigger part of the ad buying efforts of brands and agencies across the globe, and for good reason. As Salesforce Marketing Cloud VP Peter Goodman notes, “Social ads reach the audience in which you’ve invested a lot of money and time into nurturing. You can see which audiences are engaging the most, so you can ensure that your ads are being bought correctly and you’re actually growing your fan base based on true data.”
LinkedIn has reached over 200 million members worldwide, making it the world’s largest professional network. The Ecosystem of LinkedIn infographic from Dynamic Search explains why LinkedIn is a must have tool for everyone.
Everyday Social Media numbers are growing, and here are 45 facts in an infographic by Digital Insights.
A few of the statistics:
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 Every second 8000 users like some or other photo on Instagram 80% of total Pinterest’s pins are re-pins 4.2 billion people use mobile device to access social media sites
Via Lauren Moss
The aim of social media is to facilitate brand awareness and develop your brand's personality. To do this you need to enter into meaningful conversations with your would-be customers, but before you can hold meaningful conversations you need to produce content that engages your followers.
This infographic provides you with 10 tips that will allow you to get the most out of your social media investment.
Almost everyone has an account on at least one of the major social networks on the Internet either Facebook, Twitter, Google +, or Pinterest. Some people like me have accounts on all four social networks and use the different social networks for different reasons. A main reason we use social networks is to engage with other people either with our friends and family, or anyone who has our same interests.
Here are some things to think about when you are writing a post for your social network.
This post provides you with tricks and tips about how to use Pinterest for marketing. Check it out and tell me what you think....I recently posted an informal Facebook poll asking the question: Pinterest or Instagram? Like all thing internet, the results were surprisingly contentious.And guess what?No one on my Facebook profile preferred Instagram! That’s right. Not a single person opted for Instagram over Pinterest.Much has been said about Pinterest’s popularity among women, so if your business or target market is oriented toward women, Pinterest should interest you (get it?).This post will explain how Pinterest can:- Benefit your business- Be used for marketing and provide some- Pinterest pro tips...
Great reminder and valuable tips..But according to LinkedIn’s co-founder Reid Hoffman, many of its users are not using it to its full potential. In a recent Wired Magazine profile “For LinkedIn Founder Reid Hoffman, Relationships Rule the World,” Hoffman said:“They think it’s a place they keep their CV online and maybe have some connections with people they know professionally. They don’t think of it as a place to get business intelligence, to research problems, to establish an online presence where other people in the network can find them. It’s as if we’re a screwdriver in a world where people don’t quite understand screws.”If the above description sounds like you, below are some tips to employ to better utilize LinkedIn....
Today, around the world more people have mobile phone subscriptions than have access to electricity and safe drinkable water. Today, almost a third of the world's population uses the internet (a 528.1% growth since 2000!
So what are we doing with all the time we spend online, and how do we know all that time is being spent in useful ways?
For many of us, the internet is among the first things we experience after we wake; in fact, 75% of users are online before 9 a.m. Over 75% of people in the US own a laptop, 53% a smart phone, and 31% a tablet. Email is the most common action performed by people on their laptops, while search is the top action for mobile phone and tablet users. 72% of people like to play games on their tablets while 70% use their mobile phones for social media. Where do we use these devices? 72% of people use their mobile phones while traveling, and 64% use them in restaurants and coffee shops. As for tablets, 88% of people use their devices in the living room, 79% in the bedroom.
Find more statistics and data at the infographic or article link.
Whether you own a large online business or a small booming startup, we’re sure you are actively using social media to give your brand the right dose of exposure and get the message across to your targeted audience.
This is a great list of useful cheatsheets for people who want to benefit more from social media marketing.
These 35 cheatsheets cover tips for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest, so you can better understand how to market via social media and how to design pages and content for optimum exposure.