'There are close to two and-a-half billion people online around the world – this number has grown 566 percent since the year 2000 – and 70 percent of them use the internet every day. As you might imagine, with that kind of presence, which amounts to more than a third of the global population, quite a lot happens over the course of each 24 hours.
The Internet never sleeps. Is it possible to even fathom the idea of any given moment without someone in the world being connected to the Internet for one reason or another? It wasn’t that long ago that the Internet wasn’t even a thing, but anymore it’s something that we can’t do without. ztake a look at “A Day in the Life of the Internet”...
From Google's Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide, to Webmaster Tools, and who to follow at Google, here's a great collection of website optimization tips, guides, resources, and tutorials you can get straight from Google.
We all know that marketing strategy is a very important part of any company growth because only great marketing strategy and team can fly the company in the sky.
This infographic of social media marketing will help to understand the latest social media marketing strategy. Check out the Infographic and share which social media marketing strategy you use the most for your project at the article link.
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
Did you know that between 2011 and 2012, time spent on social media increased by some 30 billion minutes, representing a year-on-year increase of 37 percent?
But, according to one study, while Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest remain popular with users aged 30 and over, it’s the formerly niche social platforms such as Reddit, Github and DeviantArt that can boast the highest representation amongst the important 18-29 demographic.
Digital agency iAcquire partnered with SurveyMonkey to track the behaviour of social media users, presenting their key findings in this infographic...
Wouldn’t it be great to get weekly website performance updates as a simple, easy-to-read graphic?
Now you can go beyond the Google Analytics dashboard with a new creative – and free – tool by Visual.ly. The New Google Analytics Report automatically delivers an infographic depicting your favorite metrics right to your desktop. See the infographic at the article link for a sample of a full infographic that is generated...
Facebook Graph Search is predicted to change the way people search online.
With the amount of data Facebook users create every second, it is easy to understand the need for a tool that can crawl and index information in real time. In this infographic, learn how Facebook is using Graph Search as a way to break into the Big Data space and what it means for marketers.
Volgens mij zijn er nog steeds meer aangemelde gebruikers dan actieve gebruikers, maar duidelijk is dat Google+ nog steeds groeit en veel mogelijkheden biedt. Hier zijn 20 overwegingen om het actief te gaan gebruiken.
If your impression of social media is limited to your friends posting cat videos and teenagers glued to their iPhones – think again.
Social media possesses incredible influential power, and since the advent of the Internet it's evolved from a simple way for people to keep in touch into a massive global network connecting organizations, communities and people.Social media is the easiest, fastest and most explosive way to transmit and receive information! And best of all – absolutely anyone can take advantage of it.
Check out the infographic to learn how to embrace the ubiquity of social media and use its power to better yourself, your business, or cause, and find a host of statistics and facts that may surprise you about the influence of social media...
Google gaat de Google Reader service, een rss feedreader, stopzetten. Nu is Feedly een uitstekende vervanger, maar ook MultiPLX lijkt een goed alternatief. Het design heeft veel weg van Pinterest. Toch denk ik niet dat ik mijn Feedly account snel zal opgeven.
Flipboard, Zite, Pulse, and their peers are giving news companies a second chance at dealing with the rise of aggregators. Will they come out of this round any better than the last?
Bart van Maanen's insight:
Door de nieuwe generatie content apps krijgen nieuwsmedia, kranten en tijdschriften opnieuw een kans om in het digitale tijdperk een grotere rol te spelen. Toepassingen voor het mobiele web, zoals Flipboard en Pulse, of het door Yahoo! geacquireerde Summly zijn daar goede voorbeelden van. Niet voor niets dat Google binnenkort stopt met de ontwikkeling van Google Reader. Deze relatief nieuwe apps doen hetzelfde en zien er een stuk beter uit.
Infographics are changing the way we share information, so we thought it would be a good idea to gather 12 essential ones that would help marketers and businesses understand what’s currently taking place in the online world as well as make better use of the tools we have at our disposal.
'The 18 minute "Connecting" documentary is an exploration of the future of Interaction Design and User Experience from some of the industry's thought leaders. As the role of software is catapulting forward, Interaction Design is seen to be not only increasing in importance dramatically, but also expected to play a leading role in shaping the coming "Internet of things." Ultimately, when the digital and physical worlds become one, humans along with technology are potentially on the path to becoming a "super organism" capable of influencing and enabling a broad spectrum of new behaviors in the world.'
Platforms such as Twitter and Facebook come with a pretty steep learning curve – certainly when used for business marketing – and to maximize return on investment it’s essential that you implement a winning strategy.
It's important for businesses to select the right individuals to manage social channels and to use specific metrics to analyze feedback and success.
Learn more about social media strategies from this infographic, which presents an 8-step strategy for successful social media marketing...
Goed en overzichtelijk stappenplan om naar de social media marketing te kijken. Met de waardevolle toevoeging (die nogal eens wordt vergeten door bedrijven) dat het bij alle automatisering wel om mensen gaat en niet om logo's.