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20 Ideas for Social Media Content That Engages

Posted by on Apr 5, 2012 in Facebook, Facebook Marketing, Social Media, Social Media Marketing, Twitter | 0 comments

20 Ideas for Social Media Content That Engages

The cry of “Content is King”  has been a rallying call for bloggers and on-line publishers for years. Creating and marketing your content is now as easy as typing text and uploading images and videos and then hitting the publishing button. This has been facilitated by the advent of social networks and blogging software that facilitate fast efficient multi-media publishing. The reality is that everyone is now a publisher as social media has provided easy to use tools which has put a personal printing press in everyone’s hand. We are...

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5 Reasons Why Facebook Drives Consumer Buying – Infographic

Posted by on Apr 5, 2012 in Facebook, Facebook Marketing, Social Media, Social Media Marketing | 0 comments

5 Reasons Why Facebook Drives Consumer Buying – Infographic

Facebook  provides a wide ranging and encompassing online social network ecosystem that allows you to share music, photos and information that can be seen by your friends in their timeline and ticker. Its impact is also starting to be seen as influencing consumer decisions as people notice online comments by friends on Facebook and make purchases based on this sharing. Facebook’s role in the socialization of the online buying process continues to expand as it entrenches its presence as the social network of choice globally for over...

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5 Reasons Images are King with Social Media Marketing

Posted by on Apr 5, 2012 in Facebook, Facebook Marketing, Social Media, Social Media Marketing | 0 comments

5 Reasons Images are King with Social Media Marketing

It’s a well-known fact that people are visual. They like things that attract their eyes. Color, images, movement, all these things bring them in and make them stay and brings them back. So why do so many business bloggers forget this little tidbit? Why are their sites filled with words and empty of color, photos or images? Here are five reasons to add images to your blog, Facebook, and other social media accounts right now: 1. Drive Traffic from Pinterest The new big thing in social media, Pinterest is all about the pictures. This growing...

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50 Awesome YouTube Facts and Figures

Posted by on Apr 5, 2012 in Social Media, YouTube | 0 comments

50 Awesome YouTube Facts and Figures

YouTube is a modern phenomena. The social media  platform’s original concept is rumoured to have been inspired by the idea of being a video dating site with the unlikely title of “Tune In Hook Up”. In the end it launched as a simple video sharing site that has helped reinvent the web from a one way static channel to an interactive web eco-system (along with social networking channels such as MySpace, Facebook and Twitter) that has enticed and compelled us to engage globally with other internet users using a variety of rich multi-media...

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30 Terrific Twitter Facts And Figures

Posted by on Apr 5, 2012 in Twitter | 0 comments

30 Terrific Twitter Facts And Figures

Twitter has always suffered an image problem and is not usually taken very seriously by the general public. Its name doesn’t help with some people even saying that ‘Twitter is for twits’. Despite this glamor and brand problem this has not held back its growth after its humble origins and launch in 2006. Since then Twitter has gained popularity worldwide and is estimated to have 225 million users, generating 65 million tweets a day and handling over 800,000 search queries per day. It is sometimes described as the “SMS of the...

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The 10 Best Facebook Campaigns

Posted by on Apr 5, 2012 in Facebook, Facebook Marketing, Social Media, Social Media Marketing | 0 comments

The 10 Best Facebook Campaigns

Facebook marketing campaigns seem to be going all warm, caring and fluffy recently as brands realize that solving problems and helping those in need can be a very effective marketing tactic. Three of the Facebook campaigns in this list have an altruistic reason behind their campaigns, from donating $500,000 each to 20 schools to raising funds for the “Make A Wish Foundation”. The marketing goals for the Facebook pages vary but quite often the simple goal of just increasing their fan count to their Facebook page seems to be top of the...

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6 Social Media Networks to Watch in 2012

Posted by on Apr 5, 2012 in Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Social Media, Twitter, YouTube | 0 comments

6 Social Media Networks to Watch in 2012

Curiosity is a human trait that makes us want to discover what lies beyond the horizon, over the ocean or what can be seen and experienced from the top of a beckoning mountain. It makes humans take risks that are both life threatening and potentially rewarding and life changing. George Mallory, the English mountaineer and explorer who died in 1924 when attempting to be the first man to make the first ascent of Everest was famously quoted as replying to the question “Why do you want to climb Mount Everest?” with the retort “Because...

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5 Social Media Trends and Predictions

Posted by on Apr 5, 2012 in LinkedIn, Social Media, Twitter, YouTube | 0 comments

5 Social Media Trends and Predictions

As I was writing this article about Social Media trends I remembered a quote that I had come across a while back from Bill Gates of Microsoft… “We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don’t let yourself be lulled into inaction.” So when you read the list keep the trends in mind and prepare for a very interesting web world by 2019. Corporations will look to leverage their social media efforts Social business becomes serious play such...

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20 Social Media Statistics

Posted by on Apr 5, 2012 in Facebook, Internet Marketing, LinkedIn, Mobile, Mobile Web, Social Media, Twitter, YouTube | 0 comments

20 Social Media Statistics

These figures reveal the huge black hole that our time disappears into when we visit Facebook, Twitter or YouTube or other social media sites. One in every 7 people on Earth is on Facebook ( This number is calculated by dividing the planets 7 billion people by Facebook’s 1 billion  users) People spend 746 billion minutes per month on Facebook Each Facebook user spends on average 15 hours and 33 minutes a month on the site More than 250 million people access Facebook through their mobile devices More than 2.5 million websites have...

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30 Bizarre and Creative Packaging Design Examples

Posted by on Mar 31, 2012 in Branding, Communication, Creativity, Design, Inspiration & Ideas | 0 comments

30 Bizarre and Creative Packaging Design Examples

One of the things that identifies the image of a product is its packaging. Few elements like striking graphics, attractive colors, and unusual shapes are carefully thought of to come up with packaging design that catches the attention of the consumers.  A packaging design is a critical component in marketing because it is the packaging that makes it stand from the rest when consumers choose a product from the shelf. We usually see the packaging first instead of an innovative product. This post presents the clever and innovative ideas of...

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