Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Smart Tips For Making An Optimal Blog Design - #infographic

How to make a perfect and engaging blog design and layout that people want to read.

Most web surfers decide whether to leave or stay on a website in less than 8 seconds. So, if you want your site's visitor to stay for longer and consume your content, your website will need to leave a strong first impression.

Take a look at this infographic from Quicksprout that offers some tips on how to design a blog for a better user experience.

9 Ways To Refresh Your Social Media Pages - #infographic

9 Ways To Refresh Your Social Media Pages - #infographic

"It's a good idea to set aside some time once per month to clean up your social media accounts. Taking a step back to re-evaluate and update your current presence will help your brand to strengthen and grow your online marketing efforts in the future."

This infographic from Everypost proposes 9 ways to refresh your social media pages.

Update Bios: Make sure your about us sections are up to date. Regularly update any links and key messages.

Update Logo and Cover: Update your social media profile logo and cover images to represent the current trends and offers and keep your pages feeling fresh for your followers.

Monday, September 29, 2014

The ROI of Social Media Selling - #Infographic

The ROI of Social Media Selling - #Infographic

The popularity of social selling is undeniable. According to Nielsen, social media has become a marketing and sales channel adopted by over 70 percent of companies. However, only less than half of them know exactly how to track the success of their efforts. Do businesses realize the value of Social Selling? What results are they seeing? Can ROI be proved? Find out in this infographic which comes courtesy of Salesforlife.

Colors Around the World: The Top Color Trends of 2014 - #infographic

Trending colors of 2014 to use in your visual design - #infographic
Using a data set of 40 million images, the teams at ShutterStock has created a nifty infographic that illustrates which hues and hex codes have been the most popular, and which are on the rise in 2014.

Color trends in design:

"Some colors are consistently popular (or consistently unpopular) every year, but other fluctuate over time. Beige, for example, has started to decrease in popularity, while shades of gray have begun to climb in 2014.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Piecing Together A Super Social Media Strategy - #infographic

Piecing Together A Super Social Media Marketing Strategy - #infographic

Social media. A battlefield of short deadlines and even shorter attention spans. But help's at hand! An infographic from Axonn presents 10 great stats and 6 actionable tips you can use to develop an even more awesome social media strategy that'll impress your audience and improve your results.

The 20 Best Mobile Marketing Blogs of 2014 - #infographic

The Top 20 Mobile #Marketing Blogs of 2014 - #infographic

Mobile marketing is a dynamic field, constantly evolving as new technology and trends emerge. For any mobile marketer to succeed they must be on the pulse of any news an innovation in the filed.

"This infographic from Neonsms showcases the Top 20 Mobile Marketing Blogs of 2014, each is a must read for any innovative mobile marketer looking for tips, trends, and inspiration on how to run a successful mobile marketing campaign."

Saturday, September 27, 2014

The Art Of Going Viral On Social Media - #infographic

Your Guide To “Going Viral” on Social Web (Infographic)

For many brands and digital marketers, going viral on social media is a main goal. However, in real the vast majority of their content doesn't enjoy widespread attention.

"It isn't easy to predict what marketing strategies will produce viral content. To be sure, we've seen some blundering attempts recently, but take heart: There are some consistent elements in successful campaigns that your brand can follow."

This infographic from bestmarketingdegrees takes a closer look at the subject of virality and proposes some best practices to make your marketing campaigns more effective.

Bye, Bye, Orkut - Google Says Goodbye to its 1st Social Network on 30th September #Infographic

The History Of Orkut - A timeline Infographic

It has been 10 years since Google ventured into the area of social networking with its first social network Orkut. On the 30th of June last, Google announced it will be shutting down Orkut on the 30th of September. While Orkut is not very well known to the European or even US markets, at one time is was bigger than Facebook in Brazil and India. Interestingly Orkut launched less than one month before Mark Zuckerberg and friends launched "theFacebook" in their Harvard dormitory.

This infographic from oneproductions profiles the rise and fall of Orkut, now destined for the infamous "Google Graveyard" and takes us through its journey from conception to evolution and its final demise. In the end Google wanted to focus on You Tube, Blogger and Google+ which simply had much faster growth than Orkut.

Friday, September 26, 2014

How Social Media Automation Can Work For Your Business - #infographic

How Social Media Content Automation Can Work For Your Brand - #infographic

Curating and sharing quality content is a brilliant way to build your brand's online presence.

However, for some small businesses, resources may not be available to have a full-time manager who could handle all social media activities. This is where automation comes in.

Social media automation can help you to stay on point with your marketing by giving you the time and space to focus on engaging with your audience.

Take a look at this infographic from insuranceoctopus that illustrates how social media automation can work for your business.

The Timeline Of #Snapchat - #infographic

The Timeline Of #Snapchat - #infographic #socialmedia

Snapchat is a photo messaging application set up by Californians Evan Spiegel and Robert (Bobby) Murphy.

Through this social networking app, users can take photos, record videos (max 10 seconds), add text and drawings, and send them as a message to a controlled list of people. These messages are known as "snaps" and "disappear" after a prescribed time.

This dynamic photo application turns three years old this September and it is still to register a profit or provide ad space for commercial enterprises, but it boasts the notoriety of being known as the company that turned down a $3 billion acquisition offer from Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg.

This infographic from dpfoc visualizes the short history so far of Snapchat as a way to mark its third birthday. It looks at the background to set-up, the controversies along the way, the numbers involved and examines who actually owns the company.