Daily Archives: July 30, 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.

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