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Teens Prefer Tumblr Over Facebook

The Realtime Report

Tumblr is more popular than Facebook among young social media users, according to a recent survey by Posterous co-founder Garry Tan. Out of an impressive field of social sites – including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat – Tumblr was the favorite social network for the two age groups surveyed, ages 13-18 (teens) and 19-25 (young adults).

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Social Networking Stats: Tumblr Draws Youngest Users Among Top 10 Social Platforms, #RLTM Scoreboard

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Facebook: 1.23 via  Facebook. Tumblr: 188 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Tumblr, Instagram, YouTube Attract Younger Audience. Among the top 10 global social platforms, Tumblr has the greatest share of younger users, with 47% of active users in the 16-24 year-old demographic. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. YouTube. via  VK.

Tumblr – Why, How & Who?

Mindjumpers

Most brands today are active on Facebook, Twitter and maybe Instagram. But if you’re one of the cool kids now, you rule Tumblr! Because Tumblr has potential. Today there are more than 170,000 million Tumblr blogs with 200,000 visits each month. The content is also designed to be highly sharable and the platform has an easy and intuitive feel to it. How to? Disney.

Build A Platform

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would argue that an individual with a powerful platform is someone who will never be unemployed. Platforms used to be something that someone else had to bestow upon you. That was the traditional platform. But that platform wasn't your own (it still isn't). The platform was owned by the media company that published the newspaper or put the radio station on the air.

Tumblr’s Revenue Per Visit Jumps 340% Year-Over-Year

The Realtime Report

Revenue per visit Q4 2013 [Adobe report] Visits from Facebook still provide the highest return, but Tumblr just rose to the #2 slot in terms of revenue per visit, with a 340% increase from last year.  A new study from Adobe reveals a record-setting fourth quarter 0f 2013 in terms of revenue from social media visitors, and Tumblr’s growth rate was the highest among all social media networks.

What’s Next for Tumblr?

Direct Marketing Observations

Yahoo’s recent announcement of it’s intent to purchase Tumblr has brought out the virtual fangs. Tumblr users are passionate and are worried about what will happen to their platform. ” If the deal goes down, Tumblr as you and I once knew it, may be done. Is that what lies ahead for Tumblr? How about Facebook? SEO/SEM Tumblr Yahoo

How Campbell’s Go Targets Millennials On Facebook, Tumblr, Spotify, BuzzFeed And Mobile Games

The Realtime Report

The campaigns reaches across multiple social platforms, including Facebook, Tumblr, BuzzFeed, Spotify and mobile gaming. Other social media efforts for Campbell’s Go include: Tumblr: Campbell’s Go has its own Tumblr page, which features similar content to the Facebook page. The page, just launched in October, already has over 110,000 fans.

It’s Not About the Platform

Justin Levy

Now that Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Flickr are out ahead as the major social networks, it becomes harder to debate social platforms, though it definitely still occurs, especially with location-based platforms. Other blogging platforms such as SquareSpace, TypePad and MovableType enter the discussion too but the main focus has been between the big 3. Debate is good.

Tumblr Now Has Live Video: Why and What Your Brand Can Do About It

Simply Measured

Tumblr just announced that it has live video with the sardonic, very Tumblr subheading, “This should be interesting.” Yes, Tumblr is throwing its hat in the ring with all the other social networks who offer live video to brands and audiences —  Facebook,  YouTube,   Twitter,  and Snapchat.  But instead of competing with these networks as another location for  creating  live video, Tumblr has chosen to be the  venue  and  home  for live video. This new feature is giving Tumblr a fresh sense of relevance. ” Yes, yes it will be.

Social Networking Stats: Tumblr Serves 20 Billion Page Views Per Month, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. Tumblr: 80 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Tumblr Serves 20 Billion Page Views Per Month. Tumblr is now “pushing more than 20 billion page views a month” said CEO David Karp at GigaOM’s Roadmap 2012 conference. With over 80 million blogs and tens of millions of users ( GigaOM ), the platform has grown popular for sharing pictures, stories and memes without losing its “intimate, community feel.” And judging by the platform’s growth, it seems to be working.

Picking The Right Social Platform For Your Brand

Mindjumpers

Picking the right social platform is important in order to build the strongest possible social presence for your brand. But it might be difficult to keep up with the latest developments in the fast-moving world of social media, where new features and platforms are a daily occurrence. Facebook and Twitter tend to be the first choice for most brands. billion times a day. Google+.

Social Networking Stats: Active Usage Drops For Facebook and Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard

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Facebook: 1.23 via  Facebook. Tumblr: 186 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Active Usage Drops For Facebook and Twitter. New data from GlobalWebIndex  looks at active usage for several platforms, showing a decline for some of the largest platforms, but also huge gains for Instagram and Tumblr. Tumblr saw a 22% growth in active usage. YouTube.

How to Use Tumblr and Automated Tweets to Drive Awareness

Convince & Convert

Corcoran Group  plays the long game with their social media strategy : “While we can’t specifically tie a particular Tumblr post to a sale, we get that we need to nurture and build relationships with our followers in hopes that maybe, down the line, it could turn into something.”. Ello : This network wants to be the anti-Facebook. barimogil Tweet This. Much More Than Sales.

Shhh…Don’t Tell. You Can Still Post Your Tweets To Other Platforms

SocMed Sean

The impact of cutting off access, means that a platform like Linked In is no longer able to allow their users to bring their tweets into their LinkedIn profiles via automated methods. Facebook Featured Google+ LinkedIn Social Media Twitter content IFTTT social media social networking tips tweetsShhh… photo courtesy of Sarah G on Flickr via Creative Commons license. Cheers!

How to Use Tumblr and Automated Tweets to Drive Awareness

Convince & Convert

Corcoran Group  plays the long game with their social media strategy : “While we can’t specifically tie a particular Tumblr post to a sale, we get that we need to nurture and build relationships with our followers in hopes that maybe, down the line, it could turn into something.”. Ello : This network wants to be the anti-Facebook. barimogil Tweet This. Much More Than Sales.

A Comprehensive Guide to Your Social Media Image Sizes

Pamorama

If you want them to have an impact, they need to be the correct size for each platform so they maintain their clarity and proportions — otherwise you risk appearing unprofessional. Profile Image Dimensions for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube, Tumblr, and Vine. Facebook profile photo size. Facebook cover photo size.

Branded Content: 6 Things To Remember before Publishing

Mindjumpers

It doesn’t need to address your entire customer database or Facebook fans at once. The objective is for your content to have a consistent voice regardless of who is doing the writing, what platforms you are using and which segment you are addressing. Similar Posts: How to advertise and optimise posts on Facebook. Make sure all content is relevant to your business.

How to Use Viraltag to Schedule to Pinterest, Tumblr, and More

Kikolani

If you’ve been looking for a Buffer-equivalent for visual content, then Viraltag is the platform you have been searching for. In a nutshell, Viraltag allows you to create a schedule and schedule posts to Twitter, Facebook (profiles and pages), LinkedIn (profiles and pages), Tumblr, and Pinterest. How to Setup Viraltag. Setting up Viraltag is easy. on your social accounts.

23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

Hopefully you’ve caught up to these by now, but just in case, this post from Trevor LaTorre-Couch details (fairly) recent design and functionality changes from Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, and explaining for each change the benefit(s) of each change for marketers. Brian Solis’ Conversation Prism Catalogs The Best Social Platforms by Search Engine Journal. ** 5 STARS.

Optimize Your Posts on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and More

Pamorama

There are many tricks of the trade, such as including a shortened URL in your LinkedIn posts, using mobile-friendly images on Facebook, and applying the rule of thirds on Instagram. Optimize your Facebook posts. Provide a link: If you include a link, use a URL shortener such as Bit.ly so you can track how many people are clicking through from Facebook. Shorten URLs: Bit.ly

How to Be a Problogger on Tumblr

ProBlogger

When it comes to blogging, a number of platforms have come and gone. Recently, Posterous was acquired by Twitter, signifying that a shut-down of the platform was imminent. noticed this in a big way; my blog, called I Love Tumblr , which focuses on Tumblr tips and tutorials, had a huge influx of new traffic (especially to my Tumblr vs Posterous article—no surprise there). also started to receive a ton of emails from former Posterous users asking me if the Tumblr platform was right for them (or whether WordPress or Blogger was a better choice).

Evolving Social Landscape – Social Media Channel Updates in 2016

Ignite Social Media

With new technological innovations on every platform, it’s up to everyone to stay informed and one step ahead of the changes. That’s why today you are going to be put through a crash course in some of the latest social media channel updates to various big time social media platforms in 2016, and there are A LOT. Facebook. Tumblr. Twitter. Instagram. Pinterest. Snapchat.

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Are You Too Focused On One Social Media Platform?

Small Business Mavericks

All to often a business will focus on one or two social media platforms, particularly Facebook and Twitter since they receive the most mentions. There are hundreds of reliable social media platforms available to small businesses and whilst you can’t cover them all, you do need to consider a balanced approach. What you shouldn’t be doing is focusing all of your attention on the one platform. Facebook, despite the hype, is not necessarily right for every business. Don’t simply look at the traditional big named social media platforms either.

Where’s Social Media Going in 2014?

Mindjumpers

And with Facebook’s new change in algorithm, articles and publications will get a larger reach, which means that social media probably will be our no. In 2013 we’ve seen a huge growth in visual platforms; Instagram, Vine, Snapchat, Tumblr, Buzzfeed and especially Pinterest have all gained millions of followers. Larger Pictures in Facebook Page Link Posts. The social TV.

10 Things to Consider As You Move to Google+

Spin Sucks

We’re all freaking out because we can’t import our Facebook and Twitter friends (you can export Facebook friends into Gmail now, if you’re patient and have a tiny bit of tech savvy). Our friends and fans aren’t moving to the newest platform with us. This is why it’s so important to build community on a platform that you own. Video. Access.

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Cinemagraphs: The “New” Facebook Ad Format is Mesmerizing GIF/Video Hybrids

Mindjumpers

As auto-play videos is now being fully established on Facebook, the social network is looking into ways to increase the quality of the ads displayed in the News Feed. A new ad format called a cinemagraph could be the answer and it is expected to start appearing soon. Jamie Burg and Kevin Beck have done Tumblr ads for Saks Fifth Avenue and Lincoln Motor Co. General Electric. Honda.

LinkedIn Grows 53% Year-Over-Year in New Zealand

The Realtime Report

The top social media platforms include: Facebook, with 1.95 Twitter trails well at the back of the pack in New Zealand, attracting only 249 million users, well below Tumblr’s 447 million. What demographics are engaging with each platform? Tumblr skews younger, with over 55% of users under the age of 35. Who’s using social media in New Zealand?

It’s Not About the Platform

Justin Levy

Now that Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Flickr are out ahead as the major social networks, it becomes harder to debate social platforms, though it definitely still occurs, especially with location-based platforms. Other blogging platforms such as SquareSpace, TypePad and MovableType enter the discussion too but the main focus has been between the big 3. Debate is good.

How to Be Successful Across All Social Platforms

Convince & Convert

Brad Walters , Director of Social Media and Emerging Platforms for Lowe’s Home Improvement , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss starting the conversation rather than letting the customer start it, tailoring content and strategies to individual platforms, and delivering consistently helpful content across all social platforms. Tailor to Your Platform.

Social Networks: Winners and Losers [Infographic]

Pamorama

the big kid on the social media block is Facebook. But a look at social networks around the world shows that there are many platforms competing for niche markets. Which platform has the oldest demographic? Some Takeaways: Facebook is more popular among women. Tumblr is the fastest-growing platform, while MySpace is declining the most rapidly. With women?

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on May 5, 2010 Share As much as Facebook may not be kind to businesses , it’s still a tremendously valuable business tool.

Social Networking Stats: Teens Prefer Instagram Over Facebook, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1.23 via  Facebook. Tumblr: 180 million blogs. via  Tumblr. via  Facebook. Teens Prefer Instagram Over Facebook, Twitter. Instagram is on the rise as the favorite social network for teens, but this increased popularity is coming at Facebook and Twitter’s expense, according to new data from Piper Jaffray. billion monthly active users.

Realtime Olympics: 60% of London 2012 Visits Came Via Mobile; Facebook Was 2nd Highest Traffic Source

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The Games organizers also used a remarkable array of platforms, strategies and applications to drive fan engagement around the games. Social media played an enormous role in driving traffic and engagement: 66% of web traffic (to London2012.com) during the Games came from search; Facebook was the top referring traffic source after search. London 2012 on Facebook, Twitter and Beyond.

Social Networking Stats: Twitter’s US Mobile Ad Revenues Top Facebook’s, #RLTM Scoreboard

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Facebook: 955 million active users. Tumblr: 72 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Twitter’s US Mobile Ad Revenues Top Facebook’s — But Facebook Will Win Next Year. Twitter takes the lead over Facebook in US mobile advertising revenues in 2012, according to the latest eMarketer forecast. But by next year, Facebook will beat out Twitter “by a significant margin.” ” Both companies earn significantly less mobile revenue than those with more established mobile platforms, like Google and Pandora. via  CNET.

Customer Satisfaction: Social Media Websites Rank Among The Worst

The Realtime Report

Facebook and LinkedIn generated higher satisfaction this year, but according to their own users, these platforms are still worst in the industry. However, both platforms generated an 8% increase in user satisfaction, reaching an ACSI score of 67 – LinkedIn’s highest score to date. How satisfied are consumers with social media sites? Social Media.

Social Networking Stats: Twitter Users Hit ‘Share’ Nearly 5X More Than Facebook Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

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Facebook: 955 million active users. Tumblr: 68 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Twitter Users Hit ‘Share’ Nearly 5X More Than Facebook Users. While Google+ claims 170 million users (second only to Facebook), very few of them are active — sharing is 7X higher on Facebook and 2.5X people were likely to share an online story on Facebook.

Social Networking Stats: Facebook Drives More Dollars, But Twitter Drives More Traffic [Study], #RLTM Scoreboard

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Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook. Tumblr: 78 million blogs. via  Tumblr. Facebook Drives More Dollars, But Twitter Drives More Traffic [Study]. Facebook drives more revenue from ticket sales than Twitter or LinkedIn, according to a new study by Eventbrite. The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. via  Twopcharts.

Social Media Campaigns Kick-Off 2014 World Cup

The Realtime Report

Social media is expected to play a huge role in this year’s tournament, and we’ve compiled some of the most popular and creative marketing campaigns centered around the event: Hyundai’s dedicated Tumblr site will release 120 pieces of football related artwork including GIFs, quotes, illustrations and short films throughout the 2014 World Cup.

Twenty Tips to Make You a Successful Entrepreneur

Spin Sucks

Pete Cashmore of  Mashable  credits past mistakes for the success of the web-oriented news platform. Success in entrepreneurship doesn’t come if you want overnight success, and even Mark Zuckerberg had to ward off hundreds of mouthwatering offers; just look at Facebook today. ” This is according to Adam D’Angelo of Quora who quit Facebook to start the Q & A platform.

Are Brands Confusing Advertising With Marketing?

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It turns out that the major advertising networks think that Yahoo made a mistake in the acquisition of Tumblr. That''s the news you get when you read the Business Insider article, Marissa Mayer''s Biggest Problem With Tumblr, Summed Up In A Single Quote. Digital advertising people can''t figure out the social aspects of Tumblr or where to put all of those ads that their clients want to spread out to as many eyeballs as possible. It''s a complex and highly fragmented platform with many players vying for attention in some strange ways. It''s not just Tumblr.