Inside Facebook Ideas and Tips for Facebook Hashtags in #SocialMediaMarketing Social Barrel The arrival of hashtags on Facebook opened a huge opportunity for social media marketers to take advantage of the company's 1.15 billion monthly active users.
If your company (small business) is feeling a bit skeptical about Social Media Marketing, and whether or not it’s worth the effort, then the following infographic highlights 10 reasons why it may be working better than you realise.
From apps to social media to mobile payment processing, doing business in the digital age means staying on top of new trends in technology. But with so many trends to keep track of, it’s easy for businesses to get lost in the shuffle....
Facebook remains to be one of the frequently visited sites of many people all over the globe with more than half of the users browsing the site through their mobile phones. Qwaya has released an infographic called “Facebook on Mobile” and below are the key takeaways:
- 75% of the world’s population now has a mobile phone (almost 50% are smart phones) - In the next 2 years, there will be more mobile subscription than people - Facebook has 955 million monthly active users, 57% use their mobile phones - Facebook is seeing 67% monthly active user growth - Americans spend 8.04 hours on average on their mobile phones browsing Facebook than in other sites such as Google, Yahoo! or Microsoft
Social Media Managers are always on the lookout for ways to increase engagement within their brand’s Facebook page.
In a recent report, Lynchpin SEO compiled statistics on the types of posts that garnered the most comments, shares, and “likes,” for more than 1,500 brand pages on Facebook.
These stats reveal an array of interesting things about brand pages. For instance:
Updates with emoticons saw higher interaction rates than those with picturesPosts that contain the words “take,” “click,” “submit,” “check,” and “shop” experience significantly lower rates of interaction.
See the infographic for more— and always, do take everything you read with a pinch of salt...
Much has been written about how to write the perfect tweet, from what link shortener to use to how many characters to leave room for retweets. Now the folks at Neomobile have tried their hand at creating a guide to composing the perfect tweet.
On April 3, the New York Times reported that LinkedIn is one of many competitors vying for a piece of Google’s search traffic.With over 5.7 billion professionally oriented searches performed on the site last year, LinkedIn has made continued efforts to improve the search experience, adding new features like auto-complete, suggested searches, automated alerts and a smarter query intent algorithm.
Content marketing on LinkedIn puts you and your business in front of the people you want to see it. Just like with Google, there is a renewed focus on content at LinkedIn as the company strives to compete with other social networks.A great example of this is LinkedIn’s recent acquisition and integration of SlideShare, a service used for uploading and sharing presentations.
Add to this the launch of new products like LinkedIn Today, LinkedIn Influencers (where a hand-picked crew of 200 celebrity professionals present exclusive content), and Sponsored Updates (allowing brands to promote whitepapers and branded content), and marketers have a powerful platform that combines search and social and connects content with influencers.
A massive survey of internet users reveals trends in social media usage across numerous platforms, ages, races, genders, population density and more...
The Pew Research Center has released the results of a comprehensive survey, conducted over several years to evaluate which demographics were using social media, and on which platforms. Which social networking sites emerged on top?
Of the online adults surveyed at the end of 2012:
67% use Facebook20% use LinkedIn16% use Twitter15% use Pinterest13% use Instagram6% use Tumblr
Find more statistics, findings and takeaways on how Americans appear to be using social media, based on this recent study.
Looking for the countries which could handle your privacy the best? You may be surprised to learn who is respecting your data the most.
Edward Snowden turned privacy on its head only a few months ago when he released top secret documents a government data collection program called PRISM. Since then countries around the world are reexamining how datra is protected, collected and used by government agencies foreign and domestic..
So, is there any one country that's beating out the others in terms of provacy? Check out the following infographic to see the best places for your privacy including Spain, Czech Republic, Iceland, Norway and Slovenia.
With such an overwhelming number of businesses turning to social media as a way to grow their business, it’s no wonder that there are so many tools on the market today to help you optimize and organize your social media efforts! Deciding which tools to use to help you drive your social media strategy can be complicated. A good social media strategy also means using the right tools to help you execute and measure success.
We’ve simplified the arena to show you how some of these different types of social media tools could be used together to maximize your results. Please review our attached infographic and see how social media can work for you and your business.
If you’ve ever wondered exactly how sites like Mashable get some much social traction, this might just help give you a little insight into it, and to be honest, it’s not an art, it’s a science, knowing post by post exactly what gets the most sharability per post…
From this Infographic, you’ll see that your optimal time to post new content, is when both the US and Europe are awake, that human interest/watercooler type content is by far the most popular content to share, with Images and Video being key, but it’s value depends on the social network.
Ragan has published a survey looking at how companies structure their social media teams. An infographic summarizing the findings is below and the full report can be downloaded here.
42% of companies have just one person looking after social media.40% of companies have 2-3 people looking after social media.9% of companies have six or more people managing social media.25% of companies have interns helping with social media.86% of companies measure social media in terms of likes and followers.Of all comms departments, advertising is the least likely to be in charge of social media in 26% of instances – marketing and PR are most likely (70% and 69% respectively).
Via Lauren Moss