Forbes 5 Social Media Tips To Protect Your Future From Your Online Past Forbes The growing trend for recruiters to scrutinize the social media profiles of prospective employees has also been adopted by business schools.
Would you like to attract more Pinterest website traffic?Pinterest can be a great source of traffic even better than Facebook as seen on some sites. So I created this infographic with 17 easy to absorb tips which can be used to drive more Pinterest website traffic. You can use the tips in this infographic to drive traffic to both websites and blogs. If you would like to get more Pinterest website traffic make sure you read this infographic, it should take you very little time…
The Independent Police use social media to share information The Sentinel With the rise of social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, the prevalence of information has never been higher — and some police departments are using that to...
Did you know that 58 percent of the world’s top brands have more than 100,000 followers on Twitter?Simply Measured studied how top brand marketers are using Twitter and discovered that 92 percent of companies tweet more than once per day, and more than one-third (36 percent) of top brand tweets contain links.Top brands averaged 20 percent follower growth on Twitter in Q4 2013, and brand tweets that included photos and links received 150 percent more engagement than text-only submissions....
"SEO in 2014 is still all about ‘great content’ such as relevant and interesting articles and entertaining and/or educational videos which are likely to create social shares and generate natural links online.
Overall, SEO is moving toward integrated marketing campaigns and away from online-only strategies such as guest posting and embeddable infographics"
"For businesses, invest time in rich product pins, because the pinned image can be paired with pricing as well as where the product is available for purchase. Considering Pinterest users place an average order of $169, well above the average for Facebook users ($95) and Twitter ($70), and pins that note pricing get 36% more likes, rich pins will be a worthy investment in 2014."
Whether you use them for reaching potential customers, interact with people, or to generate content, Social Media is a power tool for businesses. Check out some of the most popular online networks and how much of an impact they each have.
Social media is fast becoming one of the main destinations for news online. An infographic created by the University of Florida Online, explores the evolution of the news industry and the way news is consumed.
In 2012 there were 2.4 billion Internet users, and 1.4 billion of them were using social media. Nearly 50 percent of Internet users surveyed said they regularly or occasionally heard about a breaking story on social media before it broke on mainstream sources. In fact, since 2009, social media buzz has resulted in a 57 percent increase in traffic to news sites.
Now online dominates the news market, with 64.5 percent of people going to official sites like The New York Times to get their news. Surprisingly, nearly 30 percent of people still get their news from the papers, but social media is hot on print’s heels with 27.7 percent of consumers.
We’ve all heard that social media means being social, being there when the conversation happens, in real-time.
While Facebook has allowed brands to schedule updates for some time, many marketers and brand managers see Twitter’s recent addition of scheduled tweets as significant proof of the necessity of post scheduling.
Keep reading to find out how you can be there when your followers are most active.
When was the last time you checked your Klout score? And more importantly, did you really care about it? The answer to that question could help explain why, late last week, Klout gave itself a whole new business model.
Did you know that 60 percent of Twitter’s ad revenue is expected to come from mobile advertising by 2015?
Two-thirds of smartphone and tablet users already access social networks via these devices, and with 1.4 billion smartphones in use in 2013, marketers are doing the math – mobile marketing in the U.S. is on track to generate $400 billion in sales by 2015, up from “just” $139 billion in 2012.
Platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn are staking their claim, too – U.S. social media ad revenues are expected to reach $11 billion by 2017. This visual from WebDAM looks at 25 statistics that will drive the face of mobile marketing....