Trivia: First infographic was created by Cristoph Scheiner in 1612(wow!) where he used a series of images to explain the rotation of the sun over time.
Social Media Stats(Infographics Post vs Traditional Post):
- Facebook: An infographic posts received 61 likes while a traditional post 69 likes. Thats about 12% less likes for the Infographic post. - Twitter: The infographic post was retweeted 578 times while the tradional post received only 62 retweets, making the Infographics posts 832% more popular over the traditional post. - Google Plus: Infographic most was more popular within Google Plus users receiving 9 +1′s while traditional one received 4 +1′s, thats a 125% increase. - LinkedIn: Again Infographic was the winner getting shared 51 times, about 629% more than the traditional post shares(7 shares). - Stumbleupon: SU generated 330 pageviews for the infographic post while the traditional one got 39 pageviews. Infographics once more was more popular by 746%. - Pinterest: Newly born social media of Pinterest created the same amount of views(62 views) for both type of posts Infographic and traditional one.
If you run a website, you know how important search engine rankings can be. Getting your site on the first page of Google can bring in advertising dollars, an influx of new customers, or widespread awareness of your cause.
However, there is much more to ranking high on Google than just optimizing your website for certain keywords. Social media can help (or hurt!) your placement – and the folks at TastyPlacement have done a little testing to see how much Google+, Facebook and Twitter really do affect search results.
Facebook all'indomani dell'inizio del suo roadshow per spiegare la sua IPO che aprirà l'ingresso a Wall Street tra un paio di settimane, fa un altro passo importante verso il Moble acquistando Glancee giovane startup co-fondata nella Silicon Valley...
"Social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest have ushered in visual marketing as the breakout trend for 2012.
Search engines now rank content based on social conversations and sharing, not just websites alone. Brands can use visual content on their social media to increase engagement and inspire sharing and viral marketing. The rise of platforms like Pinterest and Instagram, and Facebook's multimillion-dollar acquisition of the latter, shows how visual content is becoming an increasingly important force for communication online".
Giuseppe Mauriello: Bitly announced new service called Realtime. It's a social search engine in private beta for finding the most clicked on Bitly links. It allows users to filter searches by keywords, topic, social network, country, target domain, language.
From review article on The Verge: "Bitly's calling it an "attention ranking engine," and that seems apt in our testing so far. Unlike Twitter's trending topics or the competition, you're able to find out which webpages are most shared, rather than simply the most viral comments on those stories.
As reporters, we're definitely fans of the idea: we can see it being a very useful tool for people who want to know what's interesting right this moment.
Of course, the results are only really useful if Bit.ly gains popularity yet again: Most social networks have their own URL shortener these days..."
Se ci fosse ancora bisogno di qualche numero per spiegare l'importanza dei social media, ecco allora una serie di statistiche pubblicate su slideshare da Mile Van Opstal di Wavelab, e relative a Facebook, Google+, YouTube ...
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