Monthly Archives: July 2013

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Super Placement – ‘Man of Steel’: Most Product Placements Ever

“Man of Steel,” the new Superman movie, set a record before even one ticket was sold: It had the most promotional tie-ins ever, with more than 100 companies paying around $160 million to get close to the man in blue. Bloomberg’s Rachel Crane reports.

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The 10 Biggest Social Networks In The World – Infographic

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Very interesting infographic about the world’s 10 biggest social media platforms. 5 of the 10 are out of China. Have a look at this one and see the potential they still all have.

Source: 8 MS Blog

 

Visualizing Vine Video Sharing – Infographic

visualizing-vine-video-sharing_51f668ba97683With over 14 million users across iOS and Android, Twitter’s six second, stop-motion video sharing app Vine is here to stay. Despite Vine’s recent, short-term skid following the release of Instagram Video, the platform has serious traction and meaningful differentiation); has been embraced by both brand marketers and agencies; and isn’t going anywhere any time soon.

To celebrate Vine’s first, approximate half-birthday (Twitter originally launched Vine in the iOS app store this past January following its Fall 2012 acquisition), the BuzzFork data visualization team put together a quick stat-rich info-graphic to visualize some of the key stats and milestones achieved by the video app so far.

Source: BuzzFork

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Shoppers Beware: How Retailers Are Spying on You

Identifying the online behavioral patterns of consumers is a walk in the park compared to the challenge physical tracking poses for marketers. The solution? Companies are turning to high-tech gadgets, even spy gear, to collect data about customers. Bloomberg’s Rachel Crane takes a look at a few of these sneaky devices.

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Can Cyber Attacks Prompt the Next Financial Crisis?

Howard Schmidt, former White House cybersecurity coordinator, discusses the threat to the U.S. economy from cyber attacks against corporations and the black-market for the selling of information on system vulnerabilities. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

How To Become Popular On YouTube – Infographic

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In 1968, Andy Warhol was quoted as saying “In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” YouTube has, by and large, facilitated the realization of this prophecy.

Have a look at the popular people on YouTube and what it takes to get there.

Source: Host Gator

Blogging: 4 Quickies To Remember – Infographic

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Over the past years blogging became one of the more important activities in marketing departments. Creating good content for your blog is one thing, but make your readers come back is another.

In order to create a reader base that keeps coming back to your blog, requires a few easy steps.

Have a look at some other mandatory things that will support your blog and the number of returning readers.

Source: eMerge

Content Marketing: What You Need To Know – Infographic

content-marketing--what-you-should-know_51ee985b74291Does your business have a blog? Are you satisfied with the role it plays in your marketing?

A lot of times, business blogs fall under the label of “cost of doing business,” which basically means “We’re not sure what it does, but we’re afraid to stop doing it.” Here we will go through exactly how you can use your blog as the focal point of your content marketing and start building brand strength, customer loyalty & more revenue.

Source: eMerge

Intellectual Property: How Intellectual Is Yours? – Infographic

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Did you know that intellectual property (IP) accounts for 20% of the US gross domestic product (GDP) and for 40% of the country’s economic gains? Or that IP-intensive industries employ close to 55 million workers?

Source: upcounsel

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New York City Impressions – Downtown Skyline, Sunset

New York City Impressions – Short video taken from Brooklyn Bridge Park showing the downtown skyline in beautiful colors and light.

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Cramer: Facebook’s Secret On How To Make Money

The Urken siblings school Cramer on why Facebook’s monetization strategies are working. – The Street –

Digital Photography: Smartphones Eating Digital Cameras Lunch – Infographic

the-rise-of-smartphones-over-digital-cameras_51eec9a13c924Smartphones and tablets are now almost in every household, and they are often even replacing traditional desktops or, even more surprisingly, digital camera. This trend will only continue to grow and cause a bigger dent in the market that companies like Olympus or Cannon had.

So if you’re interested to see just how much damage the smartphone companies caused in term of profits for camera makers, here is an nice infographic that puts things into perspective.

Source: BestChoiceReviews

Customer Satisfaction: Decrease Waiting Time And Increase Profits – Infographic

why-we-wont-wait_51eecbf48a82dWhen you count your revenues and profits and you wonder how you could do more, have a look at your customer service lines and see how you can shorten them. Customer satisfaction issues cost US businesses $83billion a year.

Have a look at this infographic with some valuable facts and tips on how to improve customer satisfaction, and your revenue with some quick and easy steps. An entire guide to improve customer service is available here.

Source: Lavi Industries

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Sexy Lingerie Battles For Market – Adore Me Takes On Victoria’s Secret

Morgan Hermand-Waiche, Adore Me CEO, is facing off against bra and panty juggernaut Victoria’s Secret with a cheap, membership-based option.

Advertising: Get The Basics Or Refresh Your Memory – Infographic

advertising-101_51eed0f143779Advertising possibilities are growing. It is becoming more and more important to find the right strategy, words and ways to do it.

This infographic can serve as a bridge when you sit over your next campaign and look for ways and styles to do so.

Have a look and refresh your memory.

Source: Collaborative Lead

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