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

SocialFish

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

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Instant Games: Facebook’s New Cross-Platform Experience for Messenger, News Feed

SocialTimes Facebook

2020 Connect, Softgames. Facebook Tuesday announced the launch of Instant Games , an HTML5 cross-platform gaming experience for Messenger and News Feed on both mobile and the web.

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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.

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

Socialmedia.biz

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.

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. eCommerce exploded onto the scene in the early Nineties, and has only grown from strength to strength since then. From stationery and suitcases to guitars and groceries, there’s a wealth of goods and services available at our fingertips.

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.

How to Increase Your Brand Awareness Via Social Media

Socialmedia.biz

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

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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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?

Treat Digital Like Real Property

SocialFish

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.

Facebook in 2016: U.S. Presidential Election, Chewbacca Mom Rule

SocialTimes Facebook

2020 Election Countdown. The U.S. presidential election was the most-discussed topic on Facebook globally in 2016, while Candace Payne ’s Chewbacca Mom was the most-viewed Facebook Live video for the year.

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.

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Tomorrowland: Conquering the EDM world through influencer marketing

Audiense

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.

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.

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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“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?

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.

The Future of Social Media Is Mobile. Are You Ready?

Simply Measured

billion by 2020. people in the world by 2020. Video is further projected to account for 75% of mobile traffic by 2020. There’s no denying the trend that mobile is taking over the digital landscape, particularly amongst the 18-34 year old demographic. There are currently 2.6

50 Video Marketing Stats to Help You Create a Winning Social Media Strategy in 2017

Buffer Social

1) Online videos will account for more than 80% of all consumer internet traffic by 2020 ( CISCO , 2016). Video is taking over social media.

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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

Post Election Digital Skills Shortage

Proactive Report

Video: According to a Cisco study by 2020 75% of all Internet traffic will be video consumption. One of Donald Trump’s major platform promises is to tighten immigration laws.

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.

TED Conference, Flying Cars, UberEATS And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM

Twist Image

The company is hoping to have a demonstration ready for 2020 and earmarked 2023 for putting them into service. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio out of Montreal (home base).

36 Sensational Social Media Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

By 2020, it’s projected brands will spend a whopping $27 billion on social media. Though social media marketing has become ubiquitous, most companies and brands still struggle to achieve their desired results. Or to accurately measure their results.

Which Sponsors Captured the Most Social Engagement During Rio 2016?

Simply Measured

Obrigado Rio and roll on 2020! We can only guess what Tokyo 2020 will mean for marketing, what new platforms will emerge, and what new tactics brands will adopt.

2018 Social Media Trends Report: 10 Key Insights Into the Present and Future of Social Media

Buffer Social

A survey by Oracle found that 80 percent of senior marketing and sales executives around the world are already using chatbots for their business or plans to use them by 2020 16 Business Insider , 2017. Social media is changing at a rapid pace.

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6 mobile app trends to watch in 2017

Socialmedia.biz

By 2020, 85% of customer interactions will be managed without a human. Post by Andrew Gazdecki. W ith the first few weeks of 2017 behind us, now feels like the best time to look at how mobile apps are going to change throughout the year.

Job Opportunities After MCA in India - Digital Marketing Is New World Order

Social Media Marketing

Search Engine Optimization According to a research report published by Borrell Associates the SEO will grow into a $72 billion industry by 2018 and $79 billion by 2020. Tens of thousands of Indians graduate with a MCA degree every year.

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.

Is Social Media the New TV for Brands?

Simply Measured

Cisco even estimates that by 2020, 75% of the world’s mobile traffic will be video. Traditional TV viewership is declining and streaming services are picking up the slack — this is what the numbers are showing.

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47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

The share of marketing budgets spent on social media is expected to more than double over the next five years, from 11% today to 24% by 2020. ( Social media use isn’t quite universal—but it’s getting close. 70% of the U.S.

How to Build Your Brands Social Media Content Library

Ignite Social Media

Globally, traffic from online videos will constitute over 80% of all consumer internet traffic by 2020. Let’s face it—generating quality, engaging content is tough. Some days you’re strapped for time, working against the clock, while other days the creative well has run dry.

8 Tips for Social Video Storytelling

SocialFish

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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Blog #7.1: The Rise of AI

SalesChoice

According to IDC, by 2020, our digital world will have nearly as many digital bits as there are stars in the universe. It is doubling in size every two years, and by 2020 the digital universe – the data we create and copy annually – will reach 44 zettabytes, or 44 trillion gigabytes.

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.

Instagram Stories Vs. Snapchat Stories

Pixlee

Worldwide mobile ad sales are expected to reach $196 Billion by 2020 , revenue for which Snapchat and Instagram are both competing. Instagram Stories Vs. Snapchat Stories. A robust social media presence is a requirement to be relevant in today’s mobile-centric economy, and the most successful businesses are dedicated to meeting their customers where they are – on social media.

4 Questions Sports Marketers Need To Answer About New Markets

Audiense

In 2017, the global sports market is set to drive over $90 billion of revenue, as a billion people around the world are set to join the affluent middle class between 2009 and 2020.

5 Facebook Live Success Stories

Simply Measured

Even Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg believes Facebook will be mostly composed of videos by 2020. Facebook Live has been a huge success thus far, with incredible data coming out of various studies and research into the tool. Turns out, people love live video. With over 1.71

When Millennials Take Over [Book Review]

Waxing UnLyrical

2010 to 2020. By all accounts, Maddie Grant and Jamie Notter’s new book, When Millennials Take Over , launched to riotous success at SxSW last week. I’m going to now add my $0.02 (and yes, book reviews are back on WUL!) – it’s awesome. Go get it (disclosure: I received a free review copy but no other incentives, monetary or otherwise). What When Millennials Take Over is about.

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