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Social Media’s Shocking Statistics

Harp Interactive

With 500 Billion + people on Facebook and an estimated 280,000,000 Twitter accounts, there is no doubt that social media is eye opening.shockingly so. The significance of social media for businesses is equally big. Expanding your brand's potential reach via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more has become the holy grail of marketing.

Social Media’s Shocking Statistics

Harp Interactive

With 500 Million + people on Facebook and an estimated 280,000,000 Twitter accounts, there is no doubt that social media is eye opening.shockingly so. The significance of social media for businesses is equally big. Expanding your brand's potential reach via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more has become the holy grail of marketing.

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Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

companies now use social media for marketing (though the figure varies widely based on size of company)? Social Media Stats, Facts and Research Does Facebook Need To Build A Search Engine? companies now use social media for marketing.

101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013

Webbiquity SMM

of all marketers love blog posts about marketing statistics. Okay, that statistic was made up (though probably not far off the mark), but the social media and digital marketing facts and statistics below are real (or at least from generally reliable sources).

50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Social media marketing has gone well beyond the hype stage and is now mainstream business practice. Still, questions remain: how do I use social media most effectively across the enterprise? Which social media monitoring tools should I use?

11 Shocking New Social Media Statistics in America

Convince & Convert

You think social media is reaching maturity, and the whipsaw behavioral shifts that change like a Dwight Howard trade request are things of the past? You can access the entire presentation at The Social Habit microsite, but 11 social media statistics in particular stood out for me.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter’s 200 million users collectively tap out a billion tweets per week. Nearly 3/4 of active Twitter users are bloggers. Twitter users are twice as likely to purchase from companies they follow than are Facebook users. How can Twitter to used to support SEO efforts?

9 Surprising New Facts About Social Media in America

Convince & Convert

Social media is growing up fast. No longer a niche plaything of the digerati, social media is firmly entrenched as a societal game changer of historical importance. Data about how social media really works, who uses it and how, continues to surprise.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

the sources below provide a vast wealth of data, statistics and research results, as well as a bit of interesting social media trivia. How are consumers and b2b decision makers using social media in their buying processes? Social Media Facts and Stats.

Social Media Customer Service: Brands Respond More On Twitter

The Realtime Report

A new report by social customer service software provider Conversocial looks at how social channels are being used to connect with customers, and particularly the rapid growth of customer service on social media. 393% growth in the number of replies brands sent on Twitter.

31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Supplement your email list with your contacts’ social network info? Find out if the username or vanity URL you want is still available across dozens of social sites? Display a feed of brand-related comments from a variety of social networks on your website?

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The State of Social Media In The UK

Mindjumpers

Another chance to look at the social media universe, analyse the trends and make the strategies. But before starting this, it is always good to look back at how 2011 has been for our different sites and then go on to predict how it would be in future. UK Facebook statistics.

87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Though social media marketing is now used in about 90% of companies, techniques, platforms and best practices continue to evolve. What will likely be the hot trends in social media over the next couple of years? Social Media Stats and Demographics.

Changing Trends in Social Media Can Influence Your Business Model (part II)

Mindjumpers

She is trying to help people connect – and you can connect with her on Twitter @nabanita_roy. In my previous post, I have given an overview of the changing trends in social media. Take a look: Social networking: Connect, Share, Engage.

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How to Cut Through Social Media Hype with Simple Math

Waxing UnLyrical

Social media talking heads and agencies will use fancy numbers because they look impressive, and it benefits their businesses. Social networks will also do the same, partially to attract news coverage, members, and investors.

4 Social Media Mistakes Easily Prevented By Common Sense

Firebelly

Not everyone has common sense when it comes to social media. So, here are four social media mistakes that could’ve easily been prevented by common sense –. Facebook and Twitter are arguably the top ways right now to establish customer trust and loyalty.

5 Tips to Find Your Best Audience on Social Media Platforms

Waxing UnLyrical

A while back, my dad asked me if he should be on Twitter for his business, which involves liquidating furniture. Not every audience is on Twitter. But considering that there are plenty of other social media fish in the sea, it’s not his best option in terms of the time he has available.

Is Twitter Massively Overrated?

Convince & Convert

I was thunderstruck by new social media usage data released by Edison Research and Arbitron. Last year, 7% of Americans surveyed used Twitter (and ExactTarget (client) research found 5% follow a brand on Twitter ). Twitter is like IPA beer.

Monday’s 5 Social Media Must-Reads

Firebelly

Below are 5 social media must-reads from last week that we wouldn’t want you to miss. Social Media ROI for Idiots. By Jacquie McCarnan Some companies are still have trouble understanding the return on investment of a well-run social media campaign.

9 Surprising New Facts About Social Media in America

Convince & Convert

I analyzed my Top 6 blog posts for 2011 by total page views, and am re-running them this week as a “greatest hits” compilation. Outstanding research from Tom Webster that debunks some common myths about social media. Social media is growing up fast.

Indiana AIDS Fund’s #knowpositive Campaign: Social Media For Good

Firebelly

However, 500 people who cannot afford AIDS tests will benefit from this – and will be in the “know” And that’s big – especially with national statistics showing that 1 in 4 Americans with HIV don’t even know they have it. Social Media.

How Pink Panties Heralded India's Social Media Movement

Waxing UnLyrical

In the Indian context, the web has begun to move beyond a media genre that was no different in terms of interruption when compared to conventional media like television and radio. Apprehensions of a social bubble, destined to eventually attain saturation, still linger.

Using social media across cultures

Janet Fouts

Most businesses are now well aware of the benefits that using social media can bring, such as driving sales, getting customer feedback, building brand awareness and more. However, the majority are still only focusing on major social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Whilst these channels are undoubtedly very useful, there are also extremely popular social networks in other countries which should not be overlooked. Social Media in Action

New Features Added to B2B Marketing Zone and Social Media Informer

Webbiquity SMM

Several great new features were recently added to the B2B Marketing Zone and Social Media Informer by co-founder Tony Karrer. Topics on B2B Marketing Zone include social media , inbound marketing and business blogging.

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79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and inbound marketing techniques have been a boon for marketers. Not only do leads generated through social and content marketing cost half as much as traditional outbound-generated leads (see below), they also close at higher rate (again, see below). Twitter.

The Role of Social Media in Lead Generation [presentation]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Recently, I wrote a blog post with some simple tips on how to generate leads using social media. Social media is one peace of the puzzle. The presentation starts by making an interesting point about the fact that social media is not magic.

Our Dangerous Addiction to Social Media Case Studies

Convince & Convert

The two most important words in social media should be “so what?” Tom was referring to data-dredging and the spate of statistical “best practices” that bubble up in social media like something in Jed Clampett’s back yard.

How Social Media Transformed a Nonprofit Medical Professional Society

SocialFish

Read her analysis of their social media efforts here. We began compiling statistics on ASN’s own social media efforts while we educated ourselves about social-media best practices and the ways social media helped other organizations reach target audiences. The team gathered data on what other groups were doing, as well as statistics on ASN’s own efforts.

Best Facebook Marketing Tips, Techniques and Tools of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

You know the statistics : Facebook is the most popular method for sharing online content. Find the answers to these questions and many more here in more than 30 of the best articles and blog posts on Facebook marketing of 2011.

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The State of Social Media in Norway

Mindjumpers

Norway is one of the leading countries of social media usage. These statistics are both helpful and interesting if you plan to do any marketing activities or strategizing on a recruitment plan on the Norwegian market. The Norwegian social media and Internet users.

Social Media Optimization 3 Steps to Tweeting with a Purpose

Convince & Convert

Social media optimization gives you the ability to not waste bullets. As Charlene Li said – and I routinely steal this line – “social media isn’t inexpensive, it’s different expensive.&#. Killer social media marketing software.

36 Sensational Social Media Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Though social media marketing has become ubiquitous, most companies and brands still struggle to achieve their desired results. Those are among the conclusions it’s fair to draw from the collection of social media marketing facts and statistics below.

55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

If 2009 was the year many marketers puzzled over, poked at and pondered incorporating social media into their marketing mix, 2010 was the year of diving in. According to a HubSpot study, 71% of marketers viewed Twitter as a useful marketing tool last year, up from just 39% in 2009.

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Buffer Review – My Favorite Time Saving Twitter Tool

Kikolani

As I recently mentioned in my BlogWorld recap , I met Leo Widrich , one of the guys behind the Buffer App for Twitter sharing. Now as many of you might know, I’m a huge fan of HootSuite for my Twitter management needs. For statistics junkies, here are your analytics options.

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Social Networking Stats: 80% of World Leaders on Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Twitter: over 218 million monthly active users. via Twitter. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . 80% of World Leaders On Twitter.

102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)

Webbiquity SMM

With 92% of companies now incorporating social media into their marketing efforts, it’s no longer sufficient to just “be there” on social networks. What do buyers really want from social media marketers? 25 Social Media Facts and Statistics.

Three Ways To Wag The Long Tail Of Content

Dave Fleet

As someone pointed out to me on Twitter, Google “good communications plan” and this post is the top result. social media statistics analyticsTweet.

100% of U.S. Senators, 90% of Reps Are On Twitter

The Realtime Report

On Friday, Twitter announced that 100% of the US Senate and 90% of the House of Representatives are now active on Twitter. When Congress convened back in 2011, only 44% of the Senate and 35% of the House were actively using Twitter.

39 More (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

The notion of using social media for business has gone from cutting edge to commonplace in an amazingly short time. And for those laggard firms still resisting social media, recent changes by Google now make it all but imperative. Social Media Marketing Tips and Tactics.

Feature Friday: Social Media Marketing Across Global Cultures

Ari Herzog

The Social Network might have hammered the Facebook brand even further into the public consciousness but, even without this rush of publicity, the bigger social media sites are difficult to avoid. The benefits of social media marketing.

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

A few nights ago, I went to the bloggers/Twitterers briefing for News.com new digital subscriptons for news hosted by Chief Executive Officer – News Digital Media and The Australian Richard Freudenstein and The Australian’s editor Clive Mathieson. Social Ads can be that direct.

Reasons Why You Can’t Do Without a Company Blog

Mindjumpers

Tweet At the moment, we are beginning to see more and businesses running a company blog after having established a presence on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. First of all, the use of social media and blogging has gone through a great increase.

79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and inbound marketing techniques have been a boon for marketers. Not only do leads generated through social and content marketing cost half as much as traditional outbound-generated leads (see below), they also close at higher rate (again, see below). Twitter.