This is an awesome infographic that Trackur has on their blog. I really appreciate these figures - that 47% of all social media users actively seek customer service through social media - as I am one of the 47%; and 46% of internet users use social media to vent frustrations about your company.
The third most popular social media platform in the United States is Pinterest. Facebook tops them, and Twitter comes in second. The idea behind Pinterest is in 'pinning' images. It is now one of the most rapidly growing social media sites.
"There is no doubt that SEO has changed a lot over the last 12 months. I remember the days when SEOs, including me, focused our time and energy on boosting our rankings. We would track all of our keywords and watch them go up as we built links.
And although some SEOs still do this, I myself haven’t tracked my rankings in over a year.
Why? Because SEO has turned into a long tail game.
But before I get into how you can build up your long tail traffic, here is why you should focus your SEO efforts on the long tail".
Sci-Tech TodayGoogle Apps No Longer Free for Small Businesses Signing UpSci-Tech TodayAnalyst Charles King described the Google Apps for Business pricing plan as a natural evolution of the 'first one is free' market-building strategy.
Hindustan Times 14 Statistically-Proven Ways To Get Tons Of Followers On Twitter San Francisco Chronicle C.J. Huggo, Eric Gilbert and Sarita Yardi examined 500 active Twitter accounts and more than 500,000 tweets over a 15 month period.
Colleen Gray's insight:
Don't know if I completely agree with everything here; how about you?
ZDNet Google challenges hackers to take on Chrome OS ZDNet Well Google invites you to show up at the CanSecWest security conference on March 7 in Vancouver, BC to see if you can crack your way into Chrome OS.
Colleen Gray's insight:
BIg cash prize for anyone that can hack Google OS at the BC Conference!
ABC News (blog) Twitter experiencing intermittent connectivity issues CNET Twitter is experiencing a service disruption this afternoon that is causing intermittent connectivity for users on the microblogging site.
Business Insider Two Mystery Companies Owned By Twitter Just Surfaced In Ireland Business Insider This is how Alexander Macgillivray, Twitter's top lawyer, gained the distinction of serving simultaneously on the board of a dozen disappeared...
I am always noticing metaphors, symbols, patterns. For a long time I have noticed the powerful principles embodied in the design and structure of a tree as it relates to business. I hope it helps your business like it has helped ours...
Considering what Google did to its search algorithms in 2012, stronger actions are expected from the search giant in 2013 as well. And the likes of Google are expected to follow the footsteps. However, webmasters cannot ...