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25 Tweaks To Capture Attention In Social Networks [infographic]

25 Tweaks To Capture Attention In Social Networks [infographic] | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

You only have few seconds to capture their attention before your message gets drowned in the sea of updates. Now, if you know how to capture attention in social networks, you are one step next to the successful marketing campaign. Find out 25 tweaks that you can implement right away, which are often overlooked, to capture attention in the social networks.


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Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, December 6, 2014 9:00 AM

Good food for thought here.  Check this out and get an idea or two to improve your social networking.

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Infographic: The Blogconomy and Blogging Stats

Infographic: The Blogconomy and Blogging Stats | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

This infographic has some interesting data and statistics regarding blogging. For example, 61% of US consumers have made a purchase based on a blog post.


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, September 17, 2013 6:23 PM

Valuable reference point for bloggers. Another H/T to Lauren Moss for sharing it.

jmwakasege's curator insight, September 25, 2013 11:54 PM

Very detailed infographic to date about blogging.

Rosemary Davey's curator insight, September 30, 2013 6:53 AM

Looking forward to seeing how ENv2 changes this dynamic.

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Social Media & Sustainable SEO: Infographic

Social Media & Sustainable SEO: Infographic | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

The world of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is constantly changing and with the rise of social media, the field has changed even more.


With this in mind, here is an infographic that compares Old SEO and New SEO with social media in mind and gives tips for sustainable and algorithm-proof SEO methods that work in 2013.


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Ali Anani's curator insight, July 30, 2013 12:53 AM

Great work and I like the idea of organic traffic.

Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, August 1, 2013 7:14 AM

GREAT way to think about and monitor social media, content marketing And SEO.

Carlos Cardoso's curator insight, August 2, 2013 7:00 AM

SEO New vs.Old

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The Do's and Dont's of Content Marketing - Infographic

The Do's and Dont's of Content Marketing - Infographic | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

Content Marketing is the New SEO.

Having a Content Marketing strategy for your online business is key to online success in 2013. However, Content Marketing should be done correctly by following certain guidelines.

 

Take a look at this infographic which shows the Do’s and Dont’s of Content Marketing.


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Two Pens's curator insight, June 10, 2013 1:10 PM

Content marketing basics for beginners.

John Thomas's curator insight, February 12, 2014 12:50 PM

The Do's and Dont's of Content Marketing - Infographic

Emmanuel 'Manny' Gigante's curator insight, July 11, 2014 11:43 AM

 get #leancontent.   it's good for your stress  and your company's growth. 

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2013 Digital Marketing Map For Online Entrepreneurs

2013 Digital Marketing Map For Online Entrepreneurs | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

Online marketing has hundreds of individual factors that can make or break your success. 

Hallam Internet Limited compiled all the factors of digital marketing and mapped them out in an easy to read diagram that clearly displays how each major factor breaks down. For example: Link Building includes backlink analysis, deep linking, competitor link analysis, etc...


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Anne-Marie Delfgaauw's curator insight, February 23, 2013 5:12 AM

Online marketing for dummies :)

Philippe Trebaul's curator insight, March 2, 2013 6:45 AM
2013 Digital Marketing Map For Online Entrepreneurs.

"Online marketing has hundreds of individual factors that can make or break your success. 

Hallam Internet Limited compiled all the factors of digital marketing and mapped them out in an easy to read diagram that clearly displays how each major factor breaks down. For example: Link Building includes backlink analysis, deep linking, competitor link analysis, etc"...


2013 Digital Marketing Map For Online Entrepreneurs via @MYDstudio http://sco.lt/...


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How Much do Small Businesses Spend on Social Media?

How Much do Small Businesses Spend on Social Media? | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

The hype around social media just keeps growing and growing. The problem is that many small businesses jump on the bandwagon without even analyzing whether or not it will be a waste of time for them.


So how much time do small businesses really spend on social media platforms?
This infographic from VerticalResponse attempts to answer that question...


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The eCommerce Guide to Social, Local & Mobile [Infographic]

The eCommerce Guide to Social, Local & Mobile [Infographic] | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

SoLoMo, short for “social-local-mobile,” is essentially the addition of local information to search engine results in order to capitalize on the increasing use of mobile devices.

 

SoLoMo has also evolved to include mobile-specific offers pushed out to consumers based on their current location. If you are among the growing population that now has smart phones, you have no doubt seen and even taken advantage of these kinds of offers.

In this infographic from Monetate, learn how SoLoMo is having an overall impact on traditional eCommerce, and how consumers are using their smartphones to access social and local sites which ultimately influence purchases. It also also touches on the showrooming effect, providing retailers a guide to making the most out of SoLoMo opportunities.


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10 Creative Secrets For Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

10 Creative Secrets For Social Media Marketing [Infographic] | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

 

“10 Creative Secrets For Social Media Marketing” is an Infographic, so its creators hope you enjoy this one as much as you did with their previous infographic, “21 Rules For Effective Social Media Marketing“

 

View the complete infographic for ideas and tips on how to best leverage social media for marketing and business.


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bhumika's curator insight, September 28, 2014 5:44 AM

Great ideas for marketing using social media.

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State of Social Marketing Survey [Infographic]

State of Social Marketing Survey [Infographic] | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

As we look ahead to 2013, where will marketers invest their resources? Where will they look to expand their presence and offering and what will they name as their top challenge?

 

Learn what almost five hundred marketers from a wide variety of industries and companies, both large and small, along with social marketing experts have to say about the state of social marketing today and in the future...

 

View the complete infographic and read the survey results for more deatils on social media and business objectives, measurement methodologies and social marketing investment...


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90 Percent of Small Business Use Social Media [infograhic]

90 Percent of Small Business Use Social Media [infograhic] | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it
A survey of 600 small business owners across the United States indicates that 90% are actively engaged in social networking sites and 74% perceive social networking as valuable — if not more valuable — than networking in-person.

 

When 42% of owners say that 25% of new customers discovered them through sites such as Facebook and Foursquare, it is crucial that your business is online and social.

But the news is not all merry, as 58% of surveyed owners said they struggle with promoting their Facebook pages — if they have a page at all.

The takeaway is clear. You need to be where your customers are. Forget what your competitors are doing, as their customers are different from your customers. You also need to integrate internet communications into your normal routine of business networking.


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The Best (And Worst) Times To Post On Social Media: Infographic

The Best (And Worst) Times To Post On Social Media: Infographic | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

Different social media sites offer different virtues for your business. Here's how to optimize each one based on when you post.

But what savvy social media users know is that there's a science to getting it right--all it takes is some knowledge and forethought, and anyone can be well on their way to posting engaging content.

Thanks to this infographic from online payroll company SurePayroll’s blog, we know the best and worst times to post.

 


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Brian Mawdsley's curator insight, November 13, 2014 5:43 AM

Best and worst times to post on Social Media

Darcy Bevelacqua's curator insight, January 12, 2015 10:00 AM

Social media needs to be customized to our business - use this as a guideline and then measure what happens to make the right decisons for you. 

Jakarta Web Developer's curator insight, January 12, 2015 10:01 AM

be Social: 
https://www.facebook.com/JakartaWebDeveloper

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Infographic: How To Get Your Content Shared

Infographic: How To Get Your Content Shared | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

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.


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Paul Reichman's curator insight, October 3, 2013 8:47 PM

fascinating insights into driving virality

Phil Lauterjung's curator insight, October 4, 2013 2:35 PM

add your insight...

 
Nick Peperell's curator insight, October 5, 2015 12:35 PM

Should we be publishing content when Europe and the US are both awake.? The science and common sense seems to think so.!

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[Infographic] Facebook Ad Performance by Industry

[Infographic] Facebook Ad Performance by Industry | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

Ever wonder if your Facebook ads are performing better or worse than the industry standard for ROI – searching for some Facebook benchmarking data? What is the average CPM, CTR, CPC, the average cost per like, or average page like rate for your industry or business?

 

This graphic is based on data from Social.com’s study of 1 million ad units and over 114 billion impressions from January 1st to March 31st, 2013. The report analyzed the top 25 countries globally and top five countries per region based on impressions. All rates were converted to U.S. dollars using the average daily conversion rates during the reporting period.

 

You can use this data in many different ways – one of which is determining ROI of your Facebook Campaign to determine if social media is worth the ROI for your business.


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Ana Quillinan's curator insight, July 13, 2013 8:47 AM

How your ads rank on Facebook could have countless other reasons why it performs better or worse, ie - timing, image quality, messaging, target market, etc. Test on a relative basis with multiple ads. 

DOLORES FRAGUELA's curator insight, July 14, 2013 1:42 PM

Stats très intéressantes. Cela permet de se comparer.

Lee Tonitto's curator insight, July 19, 2013 9:51 AM

Here is a great source of metrics for your next social media campaign

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Infographic: How consumers really shop online

Infographic: How consumers really shop online | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

How do consumers research products and pay online - and why do they make the choices they do?

A new infographic from Wishpond illustrates just that...


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Yasmina Dumont's comment, March 8, 2013 8:05 AM
Google --> viewing the product --> buying!
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Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest & LinkedIn: Global Social Media Statistics [INFOGRAPHIC]

Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest & LinkedIn: Global Social Media Statistics [INFOGRAPHIC] | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

This infographic takes a look at some key social media statistics from around the globe.

 

Did you know that Japan is the only major country where Twitter is more popular than Facebook? This year, Pinterest has seen enormous growth in the U.S. – the highest increase rate of anywhere in the world – and India is now just behind the United Kingdom in LinkedIn use, with 15 million people using the site. And they’re not planning to stop there, as India is tipped to become Facebook’s largest market by 2015...


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Maxwell Stinson's comment, December 9, 2012 8:49 PM
great infographic!
Wanda Rawlins's curator insight, December 15, 2012 8:24 AM

I didn't know that about Japan and Twitter -this is great info thanks for the share and insights.

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Global Social Media Usage [infographic]

Global Social Media Usage [infographic] | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

Though the social media revolution has seemingly conquered the world, there is a broad range of global usage from country to country and channels used.

At this infographic, see the comparisons in a visual format, showing how each different social media channel is used differently by one county to another...


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How to increase the visibility of your Facebook Page [infographic]

How to increase the visibility of your Facebook Page [infographic] | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it

Facebook is seen by many as the ultimate social media marketing platform to engage with your customers and prospects. Nearly 1 billion potential customers are using it, providing you with the means to reach and engage with all of them.

Promotional activities seem to center around a singular, focused social media marketing objective of increasing Facebook “likes”. Often all other social media and marketing strategies are ignored because of this obsession. The longer term tactics of content creation, optimising for search engines and building email lists are forgotten in the “liking” acquisition frenzy.

Visit the link to read the complete article and view the infographic; learn more about Facebook pagerank, marketing and optimizing posts...


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21 Social Media Marketing Tips (Infographic)

21 Social Media Marketing Tips (Infographic) | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it
Today, businesses define social media marketing in many different ways. Some businesses see it as an extension of offline and online advertising.

Others use social media as a way to interact with current customers. But no matter how your business uses social media, there is one thing you should remember: social media is a place to be social.
If your business has a presence on social media, but is not actively communicating with consumers, you could be missing out on reaching potential customers and boosting customer loyalty with those who already follow you on social media. This infographic illustrates 21 social media marketing tips your business should remember in order to get the most out of your social media efforts, and give the most to your fans and followers...


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10 Amazing Social Media Statistics [INFOGRAPHIC]

10 Amazing Social Media Statistics [INFOGRAPHIC] | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it
Did you know that Twitter is grabbing more new registrations than Facebook, with more than half of its entire userbase compromised of people who have signed up in the last year, compared to just 19 percent for Mark Zuckerberg’s baby?

What if I said that almost a quarter (23 percent) of Facebook users check their account five or more times each day, Twitter users are 33 percent more likely to be Democrats or – sorry Foursquare – that 74 percent of Americans are unfamiliar with the concept of ‘checking in’.

 

These, and several other amazing social media statistics, can be found in the infographic on social media statistics...


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LuciaSilva's comment, October 7, 2012 4:35 PM
Great post!
iPhone Developer's comment, October 12, 2012 7:51 AM
That's ow some good job
Ciberbebe.com's curator insight, July 23, 2013 4:56 AM

#socialmedia statistics

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Infographic: The Astounding Power Of Pinterest

Infographic: The Astounding Power Of Pinterest | Business for small businesses | Scoop.it
In our upcoming October design issue, one of the many fascinating feature stories we’ve lined up is a lengthy profile of Pinterest and its elusive CEO, Ben Silbermann.

That story goes live later this week, but until then, here's an infographic about Pinterest, created by Fast Company's staff and designed by our own Ted Keller.

In this profusion of figures, you find out a few, key things about the image-sharing service. For one, it’s dominated by women. Second, something about its layout and culture stokes an enormous buying impulse. And third, major brands are getting in on the act. It’s not a stretch to say that soon, at least on retail sites, a Pinterest button might become as ubiquitous as a Facebook Like. Check out the infographic, or tour the major findings in the accompanying slide show...


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