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49 Noteworthy Social Networking Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Though new social networks continue to be launched (e.g. SnapChat , Blab ) and some disappear (anyone remember Pownce or Friendster ?), the “big three” among both consumers and marketers continue to thrive and dominate. But there are no guarantees that leadership will last, and the social networking landscape is constantly evolving. Marketing Think ).

35 Stupendous Social Networking Facts and Stats

Webbiquity SMM

Though “social media” broadly encompasses a variety of platforms including blogs (WordPress, Medium, Tumblr), content sharing (YouTube, SlideShare, Instagram), and content curation (Scoop.It, Triberr, Paper.li), the term is nearly synonymous to many for the big social networks. Facebook is of course (by far) the largest social network. TechCrunch ). 3.

Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Is Most Important Social Network for B2B Marketers, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Google Plus: 170 million “people who have upgraded” via  Google. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. LinkedIn Is Most Important Social Network for B2B Marketers.

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The Life Cycle of a Social Network

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The launch of Geocities by Yahoo marked for some the beginning of a new revolution in the online media called social networking. Later, several other websites such as Classmates.com and Friendster contributed to the development of social networking to help reach our present day scenario, where we see the domination of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+.

The Future of Google+: Social Network or Search Enhancer?

Spin Sucks

I’ve been thinking a lot about Google+ since they launched their business pages last week. Google+ announced at 1 p.m. Sure, it makes sense that a social network with 41 million users could attract that many followers. Google has paid brands (both company and personal) to jump to Plus and bring their networks with them. But these are brand pages.

LinkedIn is the Best Social Network for Improving SEO

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When it comes to sharing links, Facebook and Twitter immediately come to mind as the social networks of choice. Dan Dan Zarrella, HubSpot social media scientist, recently conducted a study of link sharing and SERP (search engine results page) correlation on the top three social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn — to determine which platform improves search [.]. Facebook Google LinkedIn Marketing Metrics Search SEO Social Media Twitter Social media marketing

The Six Best Google+ Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Despite its detractors , Google+ remains one of the “big four” social networks and has its share of prominent fans in the business world. For most websites, Google+ doesn’t drive the volume of social traffic that Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter do. Google Review Count: 70,400. The easiest way to see Google+ in numbers. BuzzBlogger.

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Social Networks: Winners and Losers [Infographic]

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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. This informative infographic from Ignite Social Media offers some interesting statistics. Have you ever wondered which social networks are most popular with men? Here in the U.S.,

Social Networking to Advance Your Career

Janet Fouts

Silicon Valley Tech Women held a panel at the shiny new SalesForce offices in downtown San Francisco entitled Leveraging Social Networking to Advance Your Career. Global Social Media Marketing,  Cisco Systems. Most of the panel chunks up time throughout the day to manage their social networks. The size of your network should not be a primary focus.

Google+: The Social Platform We All Love to Hate

Spin Sucks

Kimberly Erskine says Google+ is not dead and makes the case on why businesses are discounting their SEO efforts if they don't use it consistently. The post Google+: The Social Platform We All Love to Hate appeared first on Spin Sucks.

Social Networking Spam – 5 Rules for Marketers

Convince & Convert

Josh Mackey is General Manager at PeekAnalytics , a Social Audience Measurement Platform. There has been a lot of talk recently about social networking spam – inactive and bogus accounts on social platforms. Instead of admitting that this “social thing” is not as easy as all that, some are pointing fingers at the platforms, saying SPAM! Bad ROI…Spam!

Social Networking Spam – 5 Rules for Marketers

Convince & Convert

Josh Mackey is General Manager at PeekAnalytics , a Social Audience Measurement Platform. There has been a lot of talk recently about social networking spam – inactive and bogus accounts on social platforms. Instead of admitting that this “social thing” is not as easy as all that, some are pointing fingers at the platforms, saying SPAM! Bad ROI…Spam!

10 Ways to Use Social Networks for B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Social networks are essential for expanding your web presence —not only for creating social signals now a key component in search engine rankings, which makes your website and blog easier to find in search, but also by giving you more places to be found online. Creating your profile on each of the major social networks is a first step, but just that. As with most things in life, you’ll get out of social networks what you put into them. This is a level deeper than the majority of more superficial social networks. Interact (e.g.,

Social Networking Stats: Google+ Hits 400 Million Users, One-Fourth Are Active; #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Google+: 100,000,000 monthly active users. via  Google. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. 400 Million Users Have Upgraded to Google Plus — 100 Million Are Active Monthly Users.

Social Networking Stats: Comparing Top Brands (Big vs. Small) on Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Google Plus: 343 million monthly active users. Please email marissa@modernmedia.co if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list.    . Facebook: 1.19 billion monthly active users. via  Facebook. YouTube. over 1 billion monthly unique users. via  YouTube. via  VK.

LinkedIn - A Newer Professional Social Network?

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Right after our segment last Monday, I hopped a plane to The Art of Marketing in Toronto. If Facebook is our social network, is Microsoft now our professional social network? We write a ton on Facebook, but shortly the world's largest online social network is predicting that it will be entirely mobile and - probably - all video. google. social media. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). morning show. This week we discussed:  . Think about that.

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The Social/Anti-Social Network

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Online social networking continues to change and evolve. The latest news is all about Google + (you can read some of my initial thoughts about the platform right here: Co-dependency In The Age of Facebook ). This week, Google CEO and co-founder Larry Page announced that Google + has over 10 million people using it in less than two weeks with over one billion pieces of content shared. Google + lets you be selectively social. the most common response is the ability to segment the social graph (Google + calls them, "circles").

20 Social Media Marketing Blogs You Should Read in 2013

Pamorama

Looking for the best social media marketing blogs? Social media is now mandatory for businesses. I’m always trying to keep pace with the evolving social media marketing landscape, and reading many of the fantastic blogs out there helps me stay on top of best practices. You’ve come to the right place! Here are some that [.].

Social Networks Have Little Influence on What You Buy Online

Pamorama

Google is very worried about the growth of Facebook, and with good reason. The company has been playing catch-up when it comes to the social Web. Case in point: Google Buzz. At launch it caused a privacy outcry that led to a class action complaint , which was settled when Google agreed to pay $8.5 Google should be really worried. million to make it go away.

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The Social Networks Your Organization Needs This Year

Conversionation

Socialbakers released an infographic a while back, providing an overview of the social networks that are important for organizations in 2012. The infographic is based on data that look at how some major brands and media companies do on the big social networks, taking into account three different parameters. Blog Connected marketing Research Social media marketing Facebook Google+ Jan Rezab social networks socialbakers TwitterIn a blog post on [.].

Social Networking Stats: Global Spending on Facebook Ads Increases 50%, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Google Plus: 343 million monthly active users. Please email marissa@modernmedia.co if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list.    . Social Media Statistics Facebook Kenshoo social networking statistics Facebook: 1.23 via  Facebook. YouTube.

Google Plus SEO: The Business Benefits

Pamorama

Google Plus offers business opportunities available nowhere else. The social network run by Google — the gateway to your business — is a game-changer. It ties together several Google products and delivers many rewards for brands. Google Plus and social signals. Google Plus and PageRank. Google Plus and Web influence.

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Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Tops 187 Million Active Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Google Plus: 100 million monthly active users. via  Google. via  SmartBlog on Social Media. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. the company’s marketing business which saw revenue growth of 60% year over year, and represented 25% of total revenue in Q3. Have you used the social networking site more often since the redesign? Facebook: 1 billion active users.

Top social networks: Guide to images for company pages

The Way of the Web

Are you setting up social network profiles for your business? Or maintaining social media which already exists? If you’re updating your company logos, re-branding, or simply want to change images to give your page a refresh, then it’s important to ensure you know the right image dimensions, file sizes and positioning for each social network.

5 Great iPad Social Networking Apps

Jason Yormark

There aren’t too many great social networking apps for the iPad, but I have found a select few that I find myself using on a regular basis. Below is the list that I use regularly that cover using Twitter, Facebook, blogging, news consumption and social/web stats. Synchs with Google Reader which is a major plus and easy to share articles to your networks. Ego ($2.99) – It’s not the most robust web/social analytics offering, but what it lacks in depth, it makes up for in simplicity and ease of use. My 9 Favorite iPhone Social Media Apps.

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The Future of Social: Networks

Spin Sucks

During the past few years, social media has been an individual sport: A way to put out your shingle and start making a name for yourself. While groups, businesses and associations can all leverage the tools, there is often the feeling that social media has been meant to level the playing field rather than support traditional hierarchy. So what is changing? So what’s next?

Social Media Sommeliers – Choosing perfect pairs of social networks

The New Strategist

A well maintained social media presence is like a fine wine; it develops more character as it ages. As you invest more time in to social media, joining additional networks and using new tools, your presence gains different characteristics that it did not have before. So it is with different social networks. They are both very visual networks with savvy users.

How to Use Google+ to Update All Major Social Networks

ProBlogger

We tend to use social networks as channels that feed into each other, with certain channels for posting content and others for re-publishing it. The hub might represent a blog or Twitter feed, and all the spokes separate social media channels. Google+, however, does not allow Twitter feeds, Facebook activity streams or RSS feeds to be imported. Working with Google+.

Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need

The Social Media Hat

Social Media Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need. Make Sure That Your Social Profiles Are Cleaned Up And Ready For The Coming Year When my sister and I were growing up, as soon as the weather started to be consistently warm, we'd spend a weekend helping our mom with "Spring Cleaning." Certainly, stop sharing them to social channels.

Fad Four: 4 Social Networks You’ve Probably Forgotten About

Ignite Social Media

New social networks pop up every now and then, leading the marketing and tech blogging world to collectively proclaim it as the next big thing. In this post, I want to pour one out for the fallen warriors of social media innovation. 1. The simple app exploded in June of 2014 as shown with Google Trends for search, below. Yo, where’d you go? Peach. Nextt.

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Why people don’t get Google+

Janet Fouts

Google+ is a great social network. I can’t count the number of people I’ve said that to and they didn’t really believe me. People are constantly dissing this particular network even though it really has more intelligent conversation going on than many other networks. Google+ is worth the effort. But nobody uses Google+.

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My Social Networking Primer in 2014

Ari Herzog

With over 8,400 people in a LinkedIn group I manage about social media marketing , why did I create a new group using that dotcom name and ask people to join that? wanted to create new social networking channels on some of the leading platforms and watch them grow. Those LinkedIn and Google+ groups? already had a Google+ profile and I’ve begun using it more frequently. Put the "social" back in social media. realized that instead of creating new social networking channels, it made more sense to leverage my existing channels.

Social Network Identity: Anonymity, Pseudonymity and Accountability -Media140

Laurel Papworth

And let’s not forget to look at the fact Facebook and Google make money from your online Identity. Google Plus’ and Facebook’ Police would have a field day banning and removing left right and centre. And everything to do with selling marketing intelligence. Bottom Right Hand Corner – Market Intelligence. Rose Is A Rose… . Theme. Speakers.

When to Post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Pinterest

Pamorama

 Social media is always on. Determining the best times to post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and blogs is vital to content marketing success. Social media timing tools. Topsy , an app that has been around for a few years, performs social network trend analysis. Google+. There are many tools you can use to gauge your timing.

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

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Google Plus: 170 million “people who have upgraded” via  Google. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. ” Both companies earn significantly less mobile revenue than those with more established mobile platforms, like Google and Pandora. million in the US market. Facebook: 955 million active users. via  CNET. Twitter: over 500 million users. via  Twopcharts. via  CNET.

25 Google Plus Resources, Articles, and Reviews to Help You Get Started

Pamorama

Google+ (or is it “Google Plus&# ?), the search giant’s big social initiative, has arrived and there’s a lot to learn. Google’s answer to Facebook has been in the works for a year and has been delayed several times due to disagreements about its design, purpose, and execution. Facebook’s threat to Google’s domination of the Web was a wake-up call that ignited the development of the new social platform. and Canada , the network’s exponential growth frightened Google’s leadership into taking action.

How To Create a Presence on Google+

Mindjumpers

Tweet On November 7 2011, Google+ launched their highly anticipated pages. For long, Google’s message to business has been to “hold your horses”, while they were creating a proper solution for businesses and brands. Of course the reasons for having a Page on Google+ are those that we already know from Facebook: To build relations and to connect with your network. Pepsi.

Do You Use Google +?

Unspoken

Oh Google+. You had great hopes to become the next big social media site. Google+ is the social network brought to you by arguably the biggest Internet conglomerate of all time. When this brainchild of the Google brand was announced, many people thought it would be so successful that it could edge Facebook out of the social media market.

Don’t Make These 9 Social Media Marketing Mistakes

Pamorama

Social media marketing should be part of your strategy. Social networking is the most popular online activity, so it makes sense for businesses to try to engage that audience in an attempt to increase sales. But even large corporations with top-notch marketing departments make mistakes when it comes to leveraging social media.

24 of the Best Google+ Guides, Tips, Rants and Raves of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Will Google+ be a “Facebook killer” or just Google’s next failed social network? Then again, the average Facebook user spends nearly seven hours per month on the site—compared to just three minutes for the average Google+user. Many of this year’s best posts about Google’s newest social platform were written early in the year.