Archive for May, 2010

The Biggest Shift Since The Industrial Revolution

It’s getting harder to ignore some of these numbers:

YouTube is the second largest search engine on the web.
50% of YouTube’s 300 million users go at least once a week.
Facebook usage is up 400% since last year.
3.5 billion pieces of content are shared each WEEK on Facebook.
96% of 18-35 yr olds. are on a social network.
34% of bloggers post opinions about products & brands.
25% of search results for the World’s Top 20 largest brands are links to UGC.
80% of Twitter usage is on mobile devices – Imagine what that means for bad customer experiences?

Social Networking Time Management Tips

The key to success with social media is to outline a strategy which considers the amount of time you can realistically dedicate each day to your online marketing efforts. If you plan your activities, use time-saving tools and make sure your ROI expectations are reasonable you’ll be in a good position to succeed at social networking.

Storytelling in Sand

This morning I was completely captivated by the storytelling of this woman; Kseniya Simonova – Winner of Ukraine’s Got Talent. The next Susan Boyle may have come from the Ukraine. Kseniya Simonova is not a singer. Instead she is an amazing artist and storyteller. Her means of conveying a story is not with words, but [...]

Social Media Success Summit – Guy Kawasaki Keynote #SMSS10

Guy Kawasaki Keynote Last year was my first exposure to the Social Media Success Summit Virtual Conference and I must say it was well worth it. This year I wanted to continue posting the keynote tweets from other marketers who were in attendance. Guy is the co-founder of Alltop, a managing director of Garage Technology Ventures [...]

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