Social media is now part of the mainstream. Rather than seeing it as a threat you need to see it as an opportunity. If you have not already realised it, it is time to do things differently. In your business you may see your people using social sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn … More STOP: Time to rethink social media at work
Social media’s role in driving e-commerce sales has never been so great. As this infographic highlights 74% of consumers rely on social media when making their decisions to guide purchases. Many turn to companies social presence to research products and to learn more about the companies they could soon be doing business with. Along with … More Rise of social media in e-commerce
The annual reviews continue to flow, and here Twitter takes a look back on the biggest Tweets of 2013.
In this infographic we see how social sharing is evolving, in particular the huge growth of Pinterest who’s share of the social sharing landscape grew by 4% in the last quarter along with its dominance on Ecommerce. By contrast Facebook’s share of social sharing shrunk by 9%.
As millions tune into the final of the X Factor many are predicting who they think will win this years competition. Twitter analytics service Tweview thinks it knows and has throughout this years X Factor succesfully predicted the bottom acts each week and now says that based on sentiment on Twitter Nicholas McDonald will win. … More Who won the Twitter #XFactor ?
This infographic shares insight into the range of languages being spoken on Twitter, together with data on the most popular social networks putting Twitter in fourth place behind Facebook, Google+ and YouTube.
So many people still believe with the web that build and they will come, they wont. Build with great quality content, they might. Build with great quality content promoted via an integrated search, social and email strategy then you are more sure of success. This is a great infographic that shows that investing in original quality … More Creating content that Google search will love
Nearly half of B2B marketers intend to increase their marketing budget this year, over 67% intend to increase the amount they spend on digital. Other trends shown in this infographic by Ambassador shows the continued growth in the use of content as a method to reach and engage with customers, with over 72% of B2B … More B2B marketing strategies – continued growth of digital
This infographic shows what happens in 60 seconds on some of the most popular domains/apps. Some stand out stats include the fact that in 60 seconds there are 278 thousand tweets, 20 million photo views on flickr, 2 million searches on Google and 72 hours of video uploaded to YouTube. Rising social stars such SnapChat … More What happens in 60 seconds on the internet
This is a great infographic that shares some useful tips on how to get more retweets by your Twitter followers. One tip is quite simple, ask for the retweet in your tweet, with ‘Please Retweet’ having a 51% retweet rate. Another key takeout is not to talk about yourself in your tweet, with followers less … More Please retweet this: Top tips for getting retweets
So how do you increase your influence on Twitter? In a previous post I discussed how you can increase your ‘Klout score’ which is a way of measuring your influence on social networks. Here is another tip for Twitter, which is something you can do today to give a jump start on increasing your social influence. … More One simple way to quickly increase your influence on Twitter
Klout attempts to put a value on your interactions on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social networks. Based on an algorithm, Klout aims to rate you based on the more you interact on social networks resulting in a higher score for you. Klout looks for likes, mentions, retweets, +1’s and other evidence that you engaging with … More How to have more Klout on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn
When the Princess of Wales died I discovered this as I woke to the morning news. When John F. Kennedy died many discovered via the morning newspaper. When Michael Jackson died I discovered it via my Twitter feed. In a Twitter world can family and friends have any time to grieve? In pass years the … More No time to grieve – the death of Michael Jackson on Twitter
A Hotspot report “State of the Twittersphere” (pdf) has revealed some interesting insight into the popular micro blogging site. With massive growth in the last year (600% according to compete.com) 70% of users joined in the last year. With 35% of Twitter users having 10 or fewer followers and 9% of Twitter users not following … More Follow to be followed on Twitter