Not on LinkedIn? I suggest you get yourself and your business on there immediately, and here are 9 riveting statistics (in infographic form) that will convince you to do so.
Category: Social Media
Social media is not only a great platform for social interactions: it’s ideal for digital marketing, and there’s a plethora of social media statistics floating around the Internet. I have combined a list of ten essential facts you should keep in mind when using social media to market your business.
Having a presence on social media is highly suggested, not only to synchronize your marketing efforts, but also to provide a seamless user experience for your website visitors, customers and potential customers.
The third largest social media network, Twitter is the “buzz generator” of the social media world. Often the place where people go for late-breaking news and updates, Twitter is ideal for any business, especially if that’s where your audience is. (I’m sure you’re wondering if your audience is even on Twitter, and to that I say, sign up and find out!)
But first, here’s a guide to being on Twitter – why you should be on it, what you should post, when you should post, how to build a following, who you should be following and how to sign up.
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So what are we digging for? Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest have built-in analytics. I’ll talk about what metrics within those analytics can be helpful and valuable for tracking, analyzing, and further developing your social media marketing efforts.
Here’s a little something special for our fellow East Coast readers. Available now (and free to download) are five brand new Twitter headers, featuring NYC, Buffalo, Toronto, Boston and Miami.
When I first joined Instagram, I was pretty skeptical. I thought Instagram was just an app that allowed people to parade as faux photographers and take pictures of food or, even worse, take selfies. Did some of my Instagram stereotypes prove true? Sure. But I quickly realized that Instagram is much more than a culinary-capturing tool.
And as a marketer, I found that there are a number of brands with great Instagram marketing strategies. In May 2013 Simply Measured published a study that looked at Instagram adoption by Interbrand’s top 100 brands. Simply Measured found that 67% of the top brands have Instagram accounts, and 34% have over 10,000 followers. Here are some brands doing amazing things on Instagram: what they do that works, how they leverage the platforms power, and how you can incorporate these practices into your Instagram efforts.
I’m going to begin Part III of this Google+ series by diving right into the good stuff.
If you’ve just started out on your Google+ journey but aren’t really feeling the social network and think it couldn’t possibly have any good stuff, then take a few minutes and learn about Google+ Ripples. (I promise it’s worth it.)
Last week I kicked off a series on Google+ with a wicked in-depth guide to Google+ Profiles. For the second part of the series, I’m going to talk about Google+ communities. If you’re trying to heed the advice of everyone and get on board with Google+ in prep for Author Rank but feel like you just exist on Google+ in a vacuum, communities can be really useful for finding other active Google+ users in your field and discovering new blog posts/videos/resources/tips.