Thursday, July 31, 2014

Small Business Digital and Social Trends 2014 - #infographic

Small Businesses Have Gone Digital, Plus More Noteworthy Survey Findings — #infographic #socialmedia #Digitalmarketing

"The small business landscape is one that is always changing. What’s true of this intrepid group one year may take an unexpected turn the next. So it’s always fascinating to touch base with business owners and learn about their needs, challenges, and aspirations for their businesses."

To Get a clear picture of the state of digital marketing in small business today, the folks at webs.com selected over 2,200 U.S. small businesses and asked them about the role digital plays in their marketing strategy. Here's what they found:

Powerful Words That Will Help You Turn Everyday Copy Into Conversions - #infographic

Words And Phrases That (Almost) Always Convert [Infographic]

Creating persuasive copy is no easy task. Like any other marketing job, you need to rely on your skills, experience, and toolbox. However, you might be surprised by how effective certain deceptively simple words can be. What terminology has proven to be better for converting customers? How important are words for modern social media and content marketers? Get your answers and more in this infographic called Words And Phrases That (Almost) Always Convert, which comes courtesy of uberflip.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

10 Best Practices for Pinterest Mobile Marketing - #infographic

10 Best Practices for #Pinterest Mobile Marketing - #infographic  #socialmedia

Since the release of the Pinterest mobile app, use of the social network on mobile devices has skyrocketed in comparison with the web version and continues to grow. Pinterest is now one of the top contributors of traffic for bloggers and brands and much of this is thanks to Pinterest mobile. A recent study shows that 75 percent of all daily Pinterest traffic comes from mobile devices while nearly 50 percent of all social sharing on iPads is from Pinterest. So how can you increase the likelihood that your pins get shared and clicked-through on the mobile app?

Here's a handy infographic tilted Complete Guide to Pinterest Mobile Marketing from everypost team that proposes some tips to successfully marketing on Pinterest mobile.

Social Media Quick Tips: Creating Sequenced Ad Campaigns on Facebook

5 Tips For Creating Sequenced Ad Campaigns on Facebook [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that Facebook's sequenced ads received 87 percent more views-throughs and 56 percent more email subscriptions compared to sustained call-to-action campaigns.

"While producing a successful Facebook drip campaign requires notable time, creative input and strategic planning, the payoff can be worth it."

New to the concept? This graphic from Flightpath visualizing 5 rules for creating a successful sequenced ad campaign on Facebook!

Monday, July 28, 2014

A Breakdown Of The 40 Minutes A Day The Average User Spends On Facebook - #infographic

How You Spend Your Time on Facebook [CHART]

According to a new study from Facebook, an average user spends 40 minutes on Facebook on a daily basis.
And this comic/chart from JoyofTech visualizes what exactly we do in those forty minutes.

The graphic shows that much of our time is spent trying to adjust our privacy settings and deciding whether or not "Liking" a sad or tragic post is the appropriate thing to do.

From trying to avoid the ads that appear in our news feed to typing out posts or replies (but then deleting them), this is how we spend our time on world's largest social network.

How to Optimize Your Blog for Content Distribution - #infographic

Here’s How You Should be Optimizing Your Blog for ROI (Infographic)

Your blog is your most important owned property on the internet. If you want your content to make an impact, follow these best practices to make sure it's optimized for maximum results.

According to a BrightEdge Technologies study, blogs with social media sharing buttons generate 7X more mentions than those don't. So make sure you place social sharing button prominently at the beginning of each blog post. Include counters on these buttons to encourage other to share (and help track your social proof). Feature platforms that are most relevant to your audience.

Similarly. including images increases shareability and engagement up to 64 percent (according to OKDork/BuzzSumo). So add beautiful visual content in your posts.

Take a look at this infographic from onboardly that proposes 5 tips on how to optimize your blog or website for content distribution.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

The Terms, Laws, and Ethics for Using Copyrighted Images on Social Media - #infographic

The Terms, Laws, and Ethics for Using Copyrighted Images on Social Media - #infographic

Thevisualcommunicationguy created an infographic that sheds some light on what you can and can't do with online images.

For example: Can you share a picture that you found on social media or a website (or in Google image search)?

The infographic answers that:

"While the laws about distributing images through social media channels likes Facebook, Pinterest, Google+, and blog are still fuzzy, it is generally considered acceptable to redistribute an image that was originally intended to be publicly viewed by the creator. This is why you will typically find original images re-posted on blogs, news sites, and social networking sites even if the person re-distributing the images didn't obtain permission to do so.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Global Facebook Advertising Trends Q2 2014 - #infographic

Global Facebook #Advertising Trend Q2 2014 - #infographic #Facebook #socialmedia

With over 1.28 Billion monthly active users globally and commanding approximately 7 percent of the world's digital ad spend; Facebook is a must-buy for any social media marketer. As Facebook continues to grow, it will be even more important for marketers to have a strong understanding of their performance. This insights report from Shift blog provides context around key metrics and verticals based on Q 2014 data and also illustrates trends over the past five quarters.
Use this infographic as a guide to help provide clarity around your Facebook marketing.

How To Build Brand Awareness Through Internet Marketing

How to Build Brand Awareness for Your Company Through #InternetMarketing - #infographic #socialmedia search engine optimization

Are you looking for some effective (yet free) ways to grow your business online?

There are many channels (like social media, search engines, blogging etc.) when it comes to building brand awareness and marketing your products/service on the Internet.

"Naturally, you might be wondering where you should start or what channels you should use to achieve the best results, right?

Sadly, there is no one answer because it varies from business to business."

But fret not.

Neil Patel created a handy infographic that proposes some tips on how to build brand awareness for your company through internet marketing.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Become a Pinterest Warrior: Social Media Marketing on Pinterest - #infographic

Become a Pinterest Warrior: Social Media Marketing on Pinterest - #infographic

Is Pinterest part of your social media marketing strategy?

Pinterest has 70 million active users worldwide.

The social network also generates more traffic than YouTube, Google+ and LinkedIn combined. And when it comes to money per click, Pinterest generates 27 percent more money than Facebook and 400 percent more than Twitter. Because of these numbers, you have no choice but to leverage Pinterest.

And to show you how can you use Pinterest to promote your business, the folks at Emerchantbroker have created a nifty infographic called "How To Become a Pinterest Warrior" that breaks down everything you need to know about the visual based social network - Pinterest.