49 Noteworthy Social Networking Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Though new social networks continue to be launched (e.g. But there are no guarantees that leadership will last, and the social networking landscape is constantly evolving. Image credit: Social Media Examiner. Social Media Examiner ). Social Media Examiner ).

Top Five: Social networks invest in quality news

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s must-know social media news for marketing and communications professionals includes headlines about Facebook’s attempt to clean up, support for journalism from Twitter and Google, the continuing importance of links in SEO and some new, clever features from LinkedIn.

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Top five: New features from social network giants

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top five: New features from social network giants. This week's top five social media must-know news includes new features from Facebook, Google, Instagram and Linkedin. The post Top five: New features from social network giants appeared first on Sherrilynne Starkie.

Social Networking Stats: Twitter Engagement Drops, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Twitter’s Growth Slows, Engagement Drops in Q4 . How will the company get user growth back on track?

Which Social Network Has The Highest User Activity? [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Are you considering which social networking site to spend your time and money on? Maybe this is due to the fact that Pinterest is a more engaging interface based on visual content – maybe it has also something to do with the fact that it is still newsworthy.

What drives participation in a social network?

Direct Marketing Observations

If you’re a social media consultant like Jay Baer , or a larger organization like Accenture for instance, one of the constant constants in social media is the amount of education required to get people all on the same page, before anything can really be accomplished.

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. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Top Brands on Twitter: Enterprise Brands Vs. Small Companies.

Four Points to Remember When Adopting a New Social Network

Waxing UnLyrical

While I haven’t given in to the craze yet, it’s impossible to ignore its meteoric rise in the world of social media, not just within our industry but in mainstream adoption. Here are some questions to ask yourself as you develop a strategy for social networks, both new and old.

Big Ad News at the Big 3 Social Networks | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram all made moves last week in the ad space that social media marketers will want to be up to speed on, in this week’s Social You Should Know. Photos generated 313% more engagement than tweets without.

Annual Social Media Budget Planning For Companies And Bloggers

SocMed Sean

If your or your organization is actively engaging in the social media space, you need to analyze your current budget allocation and either confirm or increase that commitment to social media in your budget planning activities. The Reality Of Social Media Budget Planning.

Top five: social networks are cleaning up their acts

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top five: social networks are cleaning up their acts. In this week's top 5 must-know social media news, we see major social networks rolling out initiatives to protect privacy and increase transparency. Social media platforms are trying to clean up their acts.

Social Networking Stats: Mobile Accounts for 43% of LinkedIn’s Traffic, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Social Media Statistics LinkedIn social media statistics social networking statistics social networking stats

Social Networking Stats: Faster Growth Predicted for Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . Easing user growth comparisons, combined with strong engagement driven by the World Cup in June, lead us to expect domestic user growth re-acceleration,” said Ken Sena, an analyst at Evercore ( Bloomberg ). Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube. over 1 billion monthly unique users.

Why Facebook Is Still the Hottest Social Network for Brands

Firebelly

This just in from Business Insider ‘s Matt Rosoff: “ When it comes to mobile social network usage, there’s Facebook, then there’s everybody else. The two numbers considered were the number of monthly average mobile users for each social network in the U.S.,

Monetization: Social Network Advertising

Laurel Papworth

Social Media Monetization is becoming THE hot issue in online community chatter. Probably because companies are getting past the “why should we care?&# for every 1,000 views; social sites dragged down the average online CPM by as much as 18% over the last year.

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.

Why Engagement On Your Social Platforms Is Important For Your Next Trade Show

Webbiquity SMM

However, digital technology, and social networking sites in particular, have fundamentally altered the way events are experienced. Through social media platforms , attendees and businesses can share content and experiences from the event. Guest post by Reno Macri.

Chances Are You’ve Met Less Than 5% of the People in Your Social Network

Direct Marketing Observations

The difference between a friend, an acquaintance and the friends and acquaintances we have met online is blurring…Social media would seem to dictate or would assume that I’m supposed to develop or have developed these deep online, networked, connections, i.e. That I have met them.

The Top 20 Health and Fitness Social Networks

Direct Marketing Observations

One of my clients, a very large sports drink company, has indirectly nudged me into taking a look at the state of what I drink, and ea, on a daily basis. The offshoot of this has been that I have been paying a lot of attention to the health and fitness social space.

Personal Brands RULE on Social Networks

Buzz Marketing for Technology

But on Facebook that interaction is relatively low and un-engaging. The interactions people may have with your brand will be limited to the people they interact with from your company. Yet many companies limit the use of Social Media at work which I think is very short sighted. "Of

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

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. 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. LinkedIn just topped 187 million users and is outperforming Wall Street’s expectations, according to the company’s Q3 2012 Earnings Report. Have you used the social networking site more often since the redesign?

6 Tips for Building a Successful LinkedIn Company Page

Oktopost

Let future philosophers decide whether LinkedIn is a social network for professionals or a professional network with a social overlay. LinkedIn company pages are now used to define and drive branding. The Future of LinkedIn Company Pages.

Understanding LinkedIn Company Page Analytics

Devumi

Just recently, the popular social networking site LinkedIn introduced two new features. These features will help companies engage their audience, as well as compare their current performance to competitors.

Pew Research Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks.

Adam Sherk

The content on search engines and social media gets a little lost among all the stats and charts so I thought I’d summarize that data here. Social Media 19% of the public regularly (7%) or sometimes (12%) get news or news headlines through social networking sites.

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How Recent LinkedIn Updates Can Be Leveraged to Engage Your Audience

Ignite Social Media

LinkedIn has prioritized on-platform engagement over the last few months, developing a handful of new features that encourage dialogue and help facilitate interaction between members. With record levels of engagement – up 24% year over year – it seems those efforts are paying off.

Use Instagram to Create Visual Engagement

Mindjumpers

The Facebook-owned mobile photo editing and sharing network Instagram has been around since October 2010 and by April 2012, the platform had 30 million users worldwide. How Threadless Engages its Community on Instagram. How to Create Engagement Through Facebook Timeline.

SalesForce Marketing Cloud – The Next Step In Social Media Engagement?

SocMed Sean

I know it’s been a few weeks since I posted last, but that’s what happens when your full-time job is leading a social media team. So…apologies for the break, but the good news is there a LOT of great posts and social media comics coming soon.

Good Or Bad – You Must Engage With Your Customers Through Social Media

SocMed Sean

Today’s post comes from Laura Clarke,a blogger and lover of all things social media. Laura currently works on behalf of Sentiment Metrics, a leading provider of social media management software. Never has social media been such a brilliant marketing and customer relation tool.

6 Ways To Increase Engagement on your Facebook page.

Socialmedia.biz

billion people logging into Facebook every day, almost 50 million businesses continue to use the 13-year old social networking platform for attracting new customers and interacting with their existing audience. below average engagement rate. With an average of 1.47

Is LinkedIn Poised To Be The Next Big Social Network. For Brands?

Forbes Social Media

As companies seek new ways to engage customers, employees and stakeholders, while also wrestling with the fallout from scandals on Facebook and Twitter, a surprising number are turning to LinkedIn

Are You Wielding Your Social Media and Blog Like These Fortune 500 Companies?

agora pulse

LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook are the most utilized social networks by Fortune 500 companies, according to recent research from UMASS Dartmouth’s Center for Marketing Research. Social Media Marketing Social Media Marketing News research

Are You Skilling the First Step of Your Daily Social Networking.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Are You Skipping the First Step of Your Daily Social Networking Maintenance? Daily Social Networking Tasks: It’s not all about content blasting. Sometimes we are overly anxious to jump online and start posting or sometimes we just don’t have a lot of time and a very important task of social networking maintenance falls by the wayside.

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The Ideal Image Sizes for Your Social Media Posts: Guidelines for All 6 Major Social Networks

Buffer Social

This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with the latest ideal image sizes for the various social media platforms, as of August 2017. You’ve got all the great tools to create engaging images for social media. You know what the brain loves about visuals and how to build something beautiful to drive engagement. We’ve collected all the answers here, along with our favorite two templates to fit any network. .

THE BEST SOCIAL NETWORK FOR LAWYERS, OR ANYONE, IS….

Myrland Marketing

The question had to do with a recommendation for the most effective online social network for lawyers. I’ve spent the past 2 years studying the Social Web in depth, even going through Certification last year because of my passion for this area. Now it’s all social media.

5 Email Engagement Lessons from the Big Social Networks

ProBlogger

Email remains one of the best ways to increase the reach of your blog and to increase engagement with your readers, since it requires a choice to opt in and is delivered directly to inboxes. However, there is quite a bit that bloggers can learn from this network’s strategy.

You Are The Company You Keep

Waxing UnLyrical

Are you keeping company with people who are successful and learning as much as you can? Two of the big reasons I may not engage with someone online are: either there is too little interaction, or they are very negative all the time. Misery loves company.

The 7 Types of Social Media Users and How to Engage Them

SocialFish

Using social media to market your company is an undoubtedly wise decision. This is the type of user who has liked you on Facebook or followed you on Twitter, but they rarely engage with you. To engage with them, you need better calls to actions.

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Aggregate Social Network Data Using the New Group Report

Sprout Social

The report combines a variety of social media analytics from Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn to benchmark your business’ overall success on social. More Networks, More Data. Engagements. Turn Social Data Into Actionable Insights.

Companies Embrace Social Media

Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers is in a collaborative partnership together with the Bees Awards – the first social media marketing award show that will take place 9th November in San Francisco.

5 Secrets to Better Brand Engagement on LinkedIn

agora pulse

When it comes to B2B and B2C companies, brand engagement on LinkedIn is the holy grail. What’s more, the network is known for being a serious spot for acquisition, retention and recruitment. Over half of all social traffic to B2B sites comes from LinkedIn.