These days more and more content creators are making a living from YouTube. However, making the big bucks on the video site doesn’t happen over night—YouTube offers the opportunity, but creators have to put in the legwork if they want to succeed.
It costs an astonishing $650 billion per year to the economy when you while away at social media sites during your working hours!
How many times have you found yourself diving into your Twitter or Facebook while you should in fact be working?Accessing social media accounts while at work can be a serious drain on your productivity...
Per the infographic,social media at work costs an astonishing $650 billion per year. And it has been equally bad for students and workers- many more have been found to be spending 2x more time on Facebook than on exercising. For University students, nearly 3 hours are spent on social media sites and only 2 hours on studies, resulting in lesser grades.
As for workers, 1 in 10 are interrupted every 10.5 minutes by either a tweet, a Facebook update or even a simple instant message and it takes them 23 minutes to go back to work.
So, wonder if all this social media updates are worth it when it is causing such a big drain on the economy? Check out the infographic for the answers...
It's not about controlling & setting up rules, it's about giving social a bear hug! HR Must Embrace Social ~ more than compliance.
The last time I went to a statewide HR conference several things happened:
the social media presenter didn't show up, (8 a.m. session), the other social media topics were about controlling social media behavior in companies, one taught by a lawyer / compliance person my own topic on peer learning and social media overload was met with some angst and even fear.
And...I learned a few things about the current state of things in the HR world.
A year has passed, and I'll be going back hopefully to share a new perspective on how shared learning and collaboration, with some good social media policy developed by staff themselves and good technology tools, can greatly help collaboration, creativity and learning on the job.
Ever run an online background check on a new employee you are at the verge of hiring or someone you met whom you are interested in? What happens when something unsavory turns up? Will this influence your decisions in both cases?
A constant challenge for Internet marketers targeting Facebook has been gaining engagement. Generally brands and page admins have defined engagement as things such as likes, shares, and comments, but more importantly to gain reputation with Facebook’s algorithm.
This infographic created by SocialMouths and American Express OPEN illustrates ways to help make a Facebook page’s post a bit more popular through optimization of post elements such as short posts, the use of emoticons, the best times to post, and contest ideas...
From simple charts to complex maps and infographics, Brian Suda's round-up of the best – and mostly free – tools has everything you need to bring your data to life...
A common question is how to get started with data visualisations. Beyond following blogs, you need to practice – and to practice, you need to understand the tools available. In this article, get introduced to 20 different tools for creating visualisations...
The top 9 networks are Pinterest, YouTube, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Foursquare. Depending on your business you might not take advantage of all, but use at least a few.