A great real-time, real-world look at how we connect.
What a wild year it’s been. You could say that 2013 was the year of social media and you’d be correct. What was once a novelty for people bored and surfing on the ‘net has risen to be an industry in and of itself that companies large and small have embraced around the world as a powerful cornerstone of their marketing initiatives.
In case you got lost in the details of 2013, we’ve laid out all the notable moments of the year, month by month, in this handy infographic.
What was the most notable social media moment in your life in 2013? Let me know in the comments.
The marketing benefits of social media make it compelling to institute into an online marketing strategy.
Social media has evolved into active engagement with the consumer and has shown to increase a business’s exposure, improve search rankings, generate leads and grow business partnerships. As stated below, 40% of businesses who engage in social media have seen an increase in sales.
|Linkedin is an online network that allows you to manage your professional identity by networking with potential employers online. All you have to do is make a profile, from there you’ll get to discover new, professional opportunities, all while learning about the latest news, opportunities, and business ventures. It’s pretty much the young professional’s version of Facebook.|
From their YouTube: The State of Online Advertising polled consumers and marketers in seven countries across the United States, Asia-Pacific and Europe. We hope this research helps fuel some great discussions among marketers who want to make it better.
Having trouble keeping track of all the advice out there about creating great social content?
Check out this cheat sheet that summarizes many of the main points we see again and again from Edge Media.
Via Edge Media
The Beatles are quite possibly the most influential pop culture icons in history. Their music has reached millions ‘Across the Universe’ and stood the tests of major shifts in the music industry and more importantly, time.
Over the weekend, The Beatles very own Ringo Starr celebrated his 73rd birthday. In his honor, we bring you this special infographic to see what the Beatles can teach us in the internet age about content marketing.