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Great Insight on Why Combining Photos and Social Media Lead To Greater Exposure | Social Media Examiner

Great Insight on Why Combining Photos and Social Media Lead To Greater Exposure | Social Media Examiner | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

If you are curious of why Facebook bought Instagram for so much money or why Pinterest is worth so much money... the answer is our societies shift to attraction to photos is the age of information over-load.  Also, we have been hard-wired to visual communication since our cave-man days.  Here are 13 great examples of how and why adding strategic photos to social media can help your marketing.

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Social media photos: how to expand your social media presence with photos that attract and engage readers.

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Predicting the Next Social Media Trend Using Social Media Analytics | Social Media Today

Predicting the Next Social Media Trend Using Social Media Analytics | Social Media Today | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

This is a nice birds-eye-view of some growing  social media tools. I haven't touched Bebo nor MyYearbok, but I like the others.

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Track Social's Social Media Zone is a portal for assessing the activity of all Social Media Brands on the major platforms - Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.

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What makes people repin on Pinterest

What makes people repin on Pinterest | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Key Takeaways.  Still focused on fasion and cooking

Having tall pins will help you.

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Pointerest

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Pinterest - Why Should We Be Interested - Infographic (Pinterest - Why Should We Be Interested - Infographic http://t.co/vb7DIfzb...)...
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6 Reasons to Visualize Your Data in the Age of Distraction

6 Reasons to Visualize Your Data in the Age of Distraction | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

This piece was posted by Loren Sorenson for Hubspot, as she says "If you aren’t prepared for the visual content revolution, you may be left in the dust.

 

Not convinced? Let's take a look at exactly how visual content is positively contributing to marketing strategies -- it may just give you the push you need

 

"Learn why visual content is a critical part of your content creation strategy.

 

Here are some highlights:

 

**People remember only 20% of what they read. **83% of learning is visual.  Condenses and Explains Large Amounts of Information

 

 Selected by Jan Gordon covering "Content Curation, Social Business and Beyond"

 

Read full article here: [http://bit.ly/Ifujbp]


Via janlgordon, Deborah Verran, MegaAulas
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janlgordon's comment, April 11, 2012 3:21 PM
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Thank you for adding me to the wiki and for your kind words, it's greatly appreciated. Yes this is the conversation of the moment so to speak. I'm sure your presentation was amazing. Would love to hear it if you have a replay.
Beth Kanter's comment, April 11, 2012 10:08 PM
Jan: There's a link in the wiki to the live stream of the session - and a lot of notes and resources ... I love this topic! I'm holding myself back from created another scoop.it on it ...
janlgordon's comment, April 13, 2012 10:05 PM
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Thanks for looking forward to seeing this info. Knowing you, I can imagine that you want to start another scoopit on this topic but it's not necessary because you're already doing a wonderful job covering it now.
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Bay Area Bites

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Pinterest is the newest way to share recipes, dish photos, and other food-related delights. Perfect for the visually-minded, Pinterest is quickly becoming a culinary craze!
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Pinterest Popularity Explained: What's Behind The Pinning Addiction? (INFOGRAPHIC)

Pinterest Popularity Explained: What's Behind The Pinning Addiction? (INFOGRAPHIC) | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

What makes some social media sites reign supreme while others whither and die? It's a question that marketing gurus and users themselves have often pondered.

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Pinterest is blowing up – with cries of copyright infringement

Pinterest is blowing up – with cries of copyright infringement | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
What's the place of Pinterest at your library? Is there really a copyright issue?

 

"Pinterest's potential is huge - but does the platform pave the way to copyright infringements?

Pinterest is many things to many people. For some it’s a collection of things you aspire to own, for others a source of DIY inspiration, or even a way to pitch an advertising campaign. While it definitely appeals more to some than others, you can’t deny its overwhelming command of the social market and its incredible growth"...

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