Tag Archives: Social Media

How Facebook Can Get You Fired – Infographic

fired-for-facebook_52670117e4bd3We’ve all heard the horror stories about employees lashing out on social media about their jobs. This infographic shows how social media can carry heavy consequences for both employers and employees.

7 in 10 adults use social media, and the average person spends 15.5 hours per month on Facebook alone. This gives ample chances for employees and employers to create some large social media blunders-especially when 1 in 4 don’t manage their privacy settings.

Some states have created laws to protect employees and employers, but the laws in each state differ. While the First Amendment protects you from legal consequences, it won’t protect you from having to pay the piper after a rant on Facebook. Continue reading

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Social Media Consultants: How To Understand A New Client And Create New Content Ideas – Infographic

Social media and economic circumstances have created a new job and business opportunity for many people: Social Media Consultant

While many of the newly created social media consultants have the necessary experiences to deal and service a business client, many have only acquired their knowledge by posting “cat pictures” in the past. For those, this infographic will be of great value. While not perfect and by no means enough to replace important experiences and knowledge, the information provided is a good start to learn the basics on how to approach a new client and the new challenge.

By the way, for big or small businesses looking for social media help, don’t underestimate those that have created some influence with posting cat pictures. They know very well how to build and reach an audience. As we can see every day, that is something even many of the big brands, and big consulting companies, are still fighting with. Continue reading

Social Media For Hiring Is At An All-Time High – Infographic

It is no news that social media is a tool for companies to screen their candidates. While some companies are still living in the dark ages, the number of active “social media recruiters” is rising. Check the facts and numbers about social media recruiting and if you are a candidate, make sure you fit in. No drugs, sex and rock’n roll on your diverse social media outlets. Continue reading

Social Media For Social Good: Recent Trends Towards Charity – Infographic

social-media-for-social-good_525c44e98fbb2According to a recent survey, 83 percent of Americans want brands to support causes. In the same survey, it was found that 41 percent of people bought a product from a company because they knew the company was associated with a cause.

As more companies and nonprofits are evolving into social enterprises (a hybrid of charity and business), many are counting on social media to help them succeed. With online charity giving steadily rising, along with the ever-increasing popularity of social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube, and more, it’s not hard to find a number of recent examples of social enterprises that are effectively using social media to aid in their efforts.

This infographic highlights a few of these examples, and offers more supporting research for companies who are considering moving toward the ‘social enterprise’ business model.

Source: Bluehost

Twitter: Numbers, Events, The Players And More – Infographic

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There are now 218 million monthly active users on Twitter’s popular service, with nearly 80% of these users located internationally. The social media giant is growing by the day, while more and more investors look to it to gauge potential. See more about Twitter in this data rich infographic!

Source: MastersInFinance

Big Data And Marketing: Where To Use It, And Where Not – Infographic

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Marketing with data is a powerful and popular tool for marketers. With social media creating data like never before, many large businesses are sitting in front of large resources and have problems with handling and using them.

Big Data refers to having a data set so large and complex that you cannot process it using the regular database management tools. The definition of Big Data, however, is a moving target.

Attention Social Media Marketers: If Your Bet Is Data, You Are Doing It Wrong

Source: DemandMetric

Keeping Track Of Social Media: 25 Tools That Support Your Activities – Infographic

PrintSocial media is a busy world and is happening across multiple platforms. It is easy to lose oversight on what’s going on, if you don’t have any tools to keep track.

This infographic from The Social Media Strategies Summit takes a closer look at 25 awesome social media tools your brand should be using for posting, tracking your brand, finding trends and see who’s relevant these days. Have a look.

Source: The Social Media Strategies Summit

Crazy Stuff About Social Media Crime – Infographic

social-media-and-crime_5245d2ee1d7e4Did you know that 81% of Internet-initiated crimes involve a social networking site? This statistic is pretty unnerving to think about, especially since the majority of people in the U.S. maintain active accounts one one, if not multiple, social media sites.

This infographic has some crazy numbers and facts and with all the warnings about internet crimes, one wouldn’t believe what people still do.

Source: Instant Checkmate

Social Media: Important Stats And Facts – Infographic

social-media-2013Social media became important to all of us over the past few years. It refined the way we communicate, how businesses market their products and services, how we receive our daily doses of information and it created hundreds and thousands of new other ways we do things.

This infographic shows why social media and its platforms is so important. Have a look at the stats and facts.

Source: Mantas Malukas

Social Media And Destination Marketing – Infographic

LeadSift_Infographic_Destination-WebSocial Media is a big influencer for the tourism industry. 52% of social media users are getting inspiration for their travel from social media platforms. the inspiration is not only important for destinations, but for everyone involved in travel, hotels, car rentals, entertainment and more.

This is a huge opportunity for all travel related industries to create relationships with travelers, not just for one trip, but for many to come.

Infographic Source: LeadShift

Social Media Is A Revenue Creater – Infographic

Infographic---Social-Research-and-RevenueVery slowly the fact that social media can create revenue sets in with marketing and social media pros. While most brands and businesses still trying to figure out how to use data of what people did yesterday, others have grabbed the bull by its horns and have adapted a more aggressive and direct way to offer products and services for their followers and friends to use tomorrow.

This infographic shows how research has established that social media is creating revenue. One of the most remarkable number in this graphic is that 90% of all purchases is based on social influence. Have a look at this infographic.

Infographic Source: SocialAnnex

Social Media Marketing: Don’t Miss Out On The Huge Pinterest Market – Infographic

10-reasons-why-you-should-do-social-media-marketing-on-pinterest_52412e265081cA lot of social media marketers are focused on Facebook and Twitter, especially when it comes to brand awareness, community management and lead generation. Many forget that there is another very powerful social media platform with a huge reach: Pinterest!

Have a look at the infographic and see why you should consider Pinterest.

Source: BloggersTech

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#Fails: The Stupidest Social Media Blunders

Social media week has started in London with business and individuals attending to keep up with the latest social media trends. With adaptation though comes mistakes and, unfortunately for businesses, social media mistakes by big brands have a nasty habit of going viral. These are some of the best…or worst social media blunders. (Source: Bloomberg)

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Is Social Media Killing Social?

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"Quick Tips for Building Your Social Media Following" http://t.co/VozsK45Uq7 good read — Vitus Feldmann (@VitusFeldmann) September 21, 2013