Facebook Commits to Training a Million Business Owners in Digital Literacy by 2020

Social Media Today

Facebook is launching a new set of programs to help train small business owners in digital literacy

[Cool Infographic Friday] The 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020


OK, no surprise to you guys why I love this one. Source: Top10OnlineColleges.org. Cool Infographic Friday

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Facebook Plans To Double Size Of AI Research Unit By 2020

Forbes Social Media

The Facebook AI Research group is hiring as many leading research scientists as it can. But it's competing with DeepMind, and many other companies. NASDAQ:FB

1310 News PowerLunch: Who will be the Canadian Prime Minister in 2020?

Sherrilynne Starkie

The post 1310 News PowerLunch: Who will be the Canadian Prime Minister in 2020? I often visit Mark Sutcliffe in the 1310New studio for the #PowerLunch where we chat about the headlines of the day. In this episode we are joined by Toon Dreessen of DCA Architects.

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The Big Question For 2019: Can Democracy Be Saved From Datacracy?

Forbes Social Media

There is no doubt that the pressure to get ahead of these problems in advance of the US 2020 elections will be intense. 2019 promises to be a politically energetic year. As they brace for the year ahead, the major social media platforms ought to keep a few things in view discussed here

Mobile app stats & growth trends you need to know (infographic)


Both the iOS and Android platforms are projected to grow substantially by 2020, and as mobile technology continues to evolve, the potential for companies of all sizes to get involved in mobile sooner than later has never been more important. Post by Andrew Gazdecki. CEO at Bizness Apps.

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The 4-1-1 on the (Not So) New Marketing Trend: Influencer Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

But with the stratospheric rise of Instagram, influencer marketing is expected to become a $10 billion industry by 2020. Guest Post by Dawn Buzynski. If you are a communications pro, I don’t need to tell you that influencer marketing is hot and could soon outpace traditional paid media spend.

16 Smart Inside Sales Trends In 2016 [Infographic]

Social Selling Masters

There will be over 6 million salespeople in the US by 2020. An estimated 1 million salespeople will be replaced by computers by 2020. It’s estimated that 40% of Americans will be part of the gig economy by 2020, and they will hold more than one single job.

10 Social Media Predictions for 2019

agora pulse

In fact Global research firm Gartner predicts that chatbots will power 85% of customer service interactions by 2020. In fact it’s anticipated that 50% of all searches will be voice search by 2020.

The Top #Nifty50 Men Writers on Twitter for 2013

Webbiquity SMM

Proud to be an invited contributor to the Wharton FOA’s Advertising 2020 Project. Active Member of the Wharton Advertising 2020 Contributor Community. By Cheryl Burgess, originally published on the Blue Focus Marketing Blog.

Euro 2016 on Twitter: 10 Great Accounts Every Fan Should Follow

Talkwalker SM

If England win @UEFAEURO I'll do the first game at Euro 2020 in just my undies… hey it worked for Leicester. Euro 2016 is now well underway with every goal, incident and meme sending social media into a frenzy.

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4 Emerging Social Media Platforms To Watch In 2019

Social Media Strategies Summit

By 2020, an estimated 80% of global internet traffic will be attributed to videos. By 2020, an estimated 80% of global internet traffic will be attributed to videos.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Setting Up a Facebook Messenger Chatbot

agora pulse

No wonder that 80% of businesses already use them or plan on using them by 2020. If you spend a considerable part of your day online, you must have noticed chatbots. They’re the next big thing in the digital world—all set to revolutionize the way customers interact with businesses online.

4 Brands Demonstrating the Power of Podcasting


After increasing by 86 percent last year, podcast ad revenues are expected to double by 2020. We’re in the midst of a podcasting boom, and brands are beginning to take advantage of the brand building opportunities available in the rapidly growing $314 million industry.

2019 Social Media Trends to Watch

Ignite Social Media

In fact, a recent report from eMarketer predicts that AR ad revenues will top $2B by 2022, with US total AR users expected to surpass 67 million by 2020. 2019 Social Media Trends to Watch. A few months ago, we shared relevant trends for the back half of 2018.

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Treat Digital Like Real Property


Maybe you don’t know what you’ll need on your website in five years or how transactions will occur in 2020 (which is only 4 years from now, by the way!). This post originally appeared on the Tanzen Consulting Blog. —— I am planning to sell a house soon.

ICYMI – Digital Wake, Tweetdeck, Snapchat

Danny WhatMough

billion by 2020. Here’s my weekly round-up of things you need to know and might have missed this last week in the world of digital PR and social media. Want this in your inbox each week? Subscribe here. Max Tatton-Brown and I recorded our latest version of Digital Wake this week. Listen to it here. Twitter launches Tweetdeck teams. Sky News becomes the first UK specific channel on Snapchat. Facebook rolls out dynamic product ads.

How Century 21 Creates Award-Winning Real-Time Social Media

Convince & Convert

By 2020, half the world’s population will be accessing the internet via mobile devices. Tweetable Moments Today’s consumer wants it right now. MattGentile Tweet This. Earbud Giveaway.

Can monkey’s tell stories?

Direct Marketing Observations

The company’s Content 2020 advertising strategy is to “move from creative excellence to content excellence”. How important is content to marketing professionals?

The Do’s and Don’ts of Setting Up a Facebook Messenger Chatbot

agora pulse

No wonder that 80% of businesses already use them or plan on using them by 2020. If you’re one of those who spend a considerable part of your day online, chances are you must have come across chatbots.

These Are the Biggest Disruptors to the Future of Email Marketing

Convince & Convert

Given all of these changes, we were curious what the next several years had in store, so we asked 20 experts: “How will email marketing and the subscriber experience change by the year 2020?”. By 2020, the ability to use these data points to inform campaigns will become the status quo.”.

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Shape Up Your Social Media For 2019

agora pulse

Video is going to dominate 80% of all web content by 2020 and as viewers retain 95% of a video marketing message as opposed to 10% when reading text, it makes perfect sense. New year, new you, right? January’s a great time to break those bad habits and set your positive plans in motion.

Tomorrowland: Conquering the EDM world through influencer marketing


billion euros and is expected to double by 2020 1. According to Festival Insights, the music festival industry was valued at more than 2.3 There is a growing trend of music tourism whereby festival goers choose to travel abroad to attend such events also contributing to the annual turnover.

“What We’ve Got Here is Failure to Communicate”

Waxing UnLyrical

If we look at the math, when we reach the year 2020 we could easily be dealing with up to five different generations in the workplace. Guest Post by C.A. Newberry. Every time you try to reach out, do you end up frustrated and feel like quoting “ Cool Hand Luke ?” ” Well, I’m sure you aren’t the first, and I can guarantee you won’t be the last. Communication in general can be a very complicated topic. Is it external? Internal? Are we reaching our audience?

7 Enticing Twitter Tactics for Your Business Outreach


And, tweeting about hurricane Florence would not be a good idea in 2020 anyway! Thread On. As we all know, tweets are short lived. But, they are highly influential in this short life-span. Threading of tweets is an excellent way to beat this.

3 Predictions For IG Shopping and the Future of Ecommerce on Instagram

Buffer Social

Instagram is rumored to be building a standalone shopping app, IG Shopping. But what would a separate shopping app mean for the future of ecommerce on the platform? Social media marketer, Thea Neal, investigates.

9 Resolutions Every Marketer Should Make for 2019

The Realtime Report

Some 58% of consumers say they have already used voice search to find a local business and it is predicted that half of all searches may be conducted via voice by 2020. 9 Resolutions Every Marketer Should Make for 2019. As we head into the new year it’s time to make some resolutions.

How to Increase Your Brand Awareness Via Social Media


billion by 2020. The Internet and social media have reshaped the world as we know it. There were 2.46 billion social media users in 2017, and it’s set to grow to 2.95

Our Predictions for the Next 10 Years in Social Media Marketing

Ignite Social Media

Facebook released new research on media consumption trends in their ‘Shifts for 2020’ series. Last month, we hosted a webinar talking about the past 10 years, the present, and the future of social media. Overall, we had three major predictions on what the future of social media looks like.

How to Create the Perfect Social Media Marketing Mix

Rebekah Radice

Did you know: by the year 2020, more than 85 percent of all buyer-seller interaction will occur online? By 2020, only 15% of sales interactions will be outside of social, mobile, and video #influencerchat pic.twitter.com/2RnapMtVHr — Vala Afshar (@ValaAfshar) May 6, 2015.

How eCommerce Is Helping The Environmental Cause

The Realtime Report

A number of big names including Amazon and DHL are currently trailing the technology and, if successful, we could expect to see drones filling our skies by 2020. How eCommerce Is Helping The Environmental Cause. By Victoria Greene.

Facebook Is Global, But Social Is Local


Context influences the way people understand expressions. The challenge for global brands is to create stories across countries without being lost in translation, wasting impressions or inhibiting local engagement.

How to Increase Blog Traffic For Free – Best Tips

Social Media Marketing

billion by 2020. Hey, guy, I am going to share my favorite way to improve your website traffic and trust me these are very helpful. So, here I start Social media Social media is one of the best ways to increase your blog/website traffic from zero to millions. According to Statista Survey , 2.46

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How Century 21 Creates Award-Winning Real-Time Social Media

Convince & Convert

By 2020, half the world’s population will be accessing the internet via mobile devices. Tweetable Moments Today’s consumer wants it right now. MattGentile Tweet This. Earbud Giveaway.

7 Tools for More Effective Management of your YouTube Channel

Razor Social

Did you know that online videos will account for more than 80% of all consumer internet traffic by 2020? Another staggering statistic is that more than 500 million hours of videos are watched on YouTube every single day. Video is growing and will continue to grow rapidly.

VMA Viewership is Down, but Social Media is Alive with Conversation

Convince & Convert

Editor’s Note : After a lovely and relaxing Labor Day, it’s Tuesday, which means that we’re gearing up for a new installment of Realtime Today, a joint effort between Zignal Labs and Convince & Convert.

The New Kind of Customer Loyalty Your Company Needs

Convince & Convert

It has been predicted that by 2020, price and product will no longer represent a brand’s biggest advantage for standing out in a crowded marketplace. Image via Unsplash.

5 Web Design Principles You Should Never Give Up On

Small Business Mavericks

What was important in 2010 may not be important in 2020. Website design, like a lot of other things, changes over time. What was a best practice in 1996 is certainly not a best practice in 2015. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t website design principles that are practical and eternal. Here are five website design principles you should never abandon: Put your users first – A website is for visitors, potential customers, people who browse the Web.

Independent Workers Are the Economy of the Future

The Realtime Report

It is projected that by 2020 half of all workers will be independent freelancers, responsible for their own fortunes and well-being. Independent Workers Are the Economy of the Future. Starting one’s own business may soon become the most viable path to achieving the American dream.

8 Tips for Social Video Storytelling


75% of the world’s mobile data traffic will be video by 2020 (Cisco). Amy DeLouise is a video director-producer who specializes in telling real people stories that help nonprofits and companies tell their brand story.

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