Thursday, June 23, 2011

The Hectic Schedule


These are all words that are often used to describe the constantly evolving social media manager of today. In order to be a successful one, he or she must take on a pretty demanding schedule of constant updates, meeting and tweets - all the while maintaining an effective online presence. Here we offer a glimpse inside a hardworking social media manager's day...
Social Cast
Social Media Explorer
Pay Scale
Web Pro News

Sunday, June 19, 2011

How Are Mobile Phones CHANGING Social Media?

Social media is a natural sweet spot for mobile since mobile devices are at the center of how people communicate with their circle of friends, whether by phone, text, email, or, increasingly, accessing social networking sites via a mobile browser.

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Everybody's Doing It - How Marketers Are Utilizing Social Media in 2010

Social media is hot. And for businesses it represents a marketing opportunity that transcends the traditional middleman and connects companies directly with customers. This is why nearly every business on the planet - from giants like Starbucks and IBM to the local ice cream shop - are exploring social media marketing initiatives.

Flow Town
Social Media Examiner

Friday, June 17, 2011

Social Media - Facts & Figures for B2B Sales

A negative customer review on Youtube, Twitter or Facebook can cost a company about 30 customers.

The world now spends over 110 billion minutes on social networks and blog sites!
Social Network sites are visited 75% global consumers who go online!
The average visitor spends 66% more time on social sites a year ago (2009-2010)!


Thursday, June 16, 2011

The 2010 Social Networking Map

Social networks have changed dramatically in the past few years, with new networks dominating and other networks fading into internet oblivion.

Geographic area is indicative of estimated number of users per designated social network.