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8 Reasons That Content Is the Most Crucial Element of SEO Today

April 24, 2014 by Julia McCoy

Content for SEO

If you are in the SEO business or in case you are thinking about it, there is one major rule you will have to keep in mind: the search engines don’t care about companies; they only rank content. It doesn’t matter how great your company is if you can’t offer the readers high quality content.[read more]

Don’t Humiliate Yourself on Social Networking Sites [INFOGRAPHIC]

April 23, 2014 by Brian Wallace

Social media etiquette

Be sure to act your age and avoid trying to act so cool. Be selective with what you post: the world doesn’t necessarily care where you check in every single day. You should ask before you tag as well—not everyone wants to be associated with embarrassing stories or photos.[read more]

10 Facebook Rules Every Business Needs to Know Before Posting [INFOGRAPHIC]

April 22, 2014 by Matthew Kobach

Facebook posting cheat sheet

On Facebook there isn’t one “perfect post” or ideal time of day to post. Instead, you can develop a strategy that gets different types of content to different types of people, at different times. The key factor to remember when creating Facebook content is that you need to be vigilant—constantly looking to diversify what and when you post.[read more]


The Explosive Growth of Cloud Computing [INFOGRAPHIC]

April 17, 2014 by David Eaves

Cloud computing.

The 1st section of the infographic is about the growth of cloud computing, from its initial inception in 2008, to the widespread adoption we see today. There is a graph that shows that in 2008 the cloud computing industry was estimated to be worth $46 billion and in 2014 it is estimated to be worth more than $150 billion.[read more]

5 Things to Check Before Publishing Your Blog Post [INFOGRAPHIC]

April 14, 2014 by Irfan Ahmad

Before publishing your blog post check these things.

Writing blogs may be an effective way for marketers to share ideas with their readers, but that doesn't mean you have to rush through the procedure. By spending just a few minutes before hitting the publish button, you can add more value to your content, value that can bring massive eyeballs and may be higher conversions.[read more]

Understanding Social Media in China in 2014

April 14, 2014 by Simon Kemp

Internet penetration in China

Continuing our series of studies into digital trends and developments around the world, our new China report profiles a variety of critical data points, including the penetration rates of different technologies, the top-ranking social platforms, and a wealth of interesting facts and figures on Chinese netizens’ behaviour.[read more]

Retailers Love Millennial Women [INFOGRAPHIC]

April 14, 2014 by Vibhushan Waghmare

Millennial women and shopping

With an estimated purchasing power of $2.45 trillion worldwide by 2015, it’s no surprise that the millennial generation has become the most sought-after target segment for Internet retailers. But retailers are particularly interested in millennial women, who bring in the highest volume of referral traffic to their e-commerce stores.[read more]


Personal Branding: A to Z, 1997 to Today [INFOGRAPHIC]

April 13, 2014 by Barry Feldman

Personal branding.

Personal branding is a new imperative, a survival tactic in today's business world. This article traces its history—from Tom Peters to Dan Schawbel to Michael Hyatt. An infographic presents 26 vital tips: The Complete A to Z Guide to Personal Branding.[read more]

Rise of Social Media in Ecommerce [INFOGRAPHIC]

April 11, 2014 by Seema Nayak

Social media in ecommerce.

Every day, more and more ecommerce businesses are making the switch to social media, despite the fact that online retail experts are still debating the impact of social media on ecommerce sales. What are the benefits of doing so? Why are brands investing heavily in social media channels? This infographic spills the beans.[read more]

Are You Protected from Hackers on Public WiFi? [INFOGRAPHIC]

April 8, 2014 by Jillian Ryan

Public WiFi.

A new study revealed that 66% of U.S. adults have used public WiFi; and 39% of those who have said they have accessed or transmitted sensitive information while using it. Despite the fact that they transmit sensitive information while using public WiFi, there are potential online security risks that people recognize.[read more]

LinkedIn Content Marketing Score Industry and Audience Trends 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]

April 4, 2014 by Berrie Pelser

Top 10 Best-in-Class companies

The Content Marketing Score is a recommendation engine that quantifies your impact by measuring your audience’s engagement with your content. It also reveals how you stack up against your competitors. You can even see a breakdown of how your content is performing across the LinkedIn platform.[read more]

Measuring Your Facebook Page Performance [INFOGRAPHIC]

April 3, 2014 by Irfan Ahmad

Facebook page performance. 

Facebook is becoming a challenging marketing platform to understand for small businesses. In fact, many business marketers don't understand it at all. They don't know whether their Facebook page is performing well or not, or if they should be getting more likes or shares based on their number of the followers.[read more]

Using Twitter as Marketing Tool Is Tough for Brands [INFOGRAPHIC]

April 2, 2014 by Irfan Ahmad

Twitter as brand marketing tool.

Is Twitter an effective marketing tool for brands? According to a recent survey conducted by SMMU, 40 percent of brands consider Twitter to be an effective marketing tool. Brands face a number of challenges using Twitter as a social media marketing tool, with measuring ROI being the greatest challenge.[read more]

Content Mixology: Engaging Audiences With Custom Content [INFOGRAPHIC]

March 31, 2014 by Irfan Ahmad

Content mixology.

Like mixing a drink, content marketing demands that business marketers serve information in ways that are attractive to their audience. This includes creating and curating custom streams of content, which give users richer and more appealing experiences.[read more]

Stay Savvy Online: Social Media Tips for Job Seekers [INFOGRAPHIC]

March 30, 2014 by Irfan Ahmad

stay savvy, jobseekers

Today social media allows us to be more connected than ever before. Unfortunately this means that potential employers are able to learn more about us than we would like. It's more common than you may think for these discoveries to prevent employers from even considering an application.[read more]


Instagram Hits 200 Million Users: What Does This Mean For You?

March 27, 2014 by Avtar Ram Singh

200 million

Instagram just hit 200 million active monthly users - meaning Instagram managed a growth rate of 100% in the last year. This may tempt your brand and company to jump into the social network. But in spite of the growth, is this the network for you to be on?[read more]

#SXSW2014 Interactive Social Media Chatter [INFOGRAPHIC]

March 26, 2014 by Irfan Ahmad

SXSW 2014 / meltwater

The meltwater team analyzed the buzz around South by SouthWest (SXSW) between Feb 26 - March 12 and put together their findings in this infographic. One noteworthy stat: National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden topped all subjects during the interactive festival, with over 170,100 mentions.[read more]

Lessons Learned from Analyzing 1,000,000,000 Company Mentions [INFOGRAPHIC]

March 25, 2014 by Clément Delangue

social mentions

Analyzing one billion company mentions, or instances where companies are referenced online, detected from almost 200,000 alerts created by brands and businesses, is a great way to answer some of the questions raised by many social media managers when it comes to their company’s online presence.[read more]

Top 7 Reasons Your Business Should Be On Google+ [INFOGRAPHIC]

March 24, 2014 by Tracy Sestili

Google Hangouts are a big "plus"

As a business owner, I am on Google+ for SEO purposes. As a writer and blogger, I am on it for credibility for Google Authorship. But if that’s not enough to convince you, here are 20 reasons you should be on Google+ in an infographic by Infographic Labs.[read more]

10 Years in Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

March 23, 2014 by Irfan Ahmad

Social Media Decade

A decade is a long time - especially in the world of social media. Today's major social networks barely existed ten years ago, and early mainstays like Friendster and MySpace hardly resemble their former selves. And a decade later, we are Liking, Tweeting, Pinning, Plussing, and following more than ever.[read more]