How Much Content is Produced Online in 60 Seconds?

mostYou may have noticed a bit of a lull in my posting of recent. While publishing daily has become part of my DNA in recent years, I’m also challenged with advancing the site and providing more and more features. Yesterday, for example, I continued with a project to integrate relevant whitepaper recommendations to the site. It’s a project that I shelved about a year ago and so I took my writing time and turned it into coding

Some Social Media Stats from 2014 to Help Plan 2015

Seems as though every time we get a plan and process in place that the behavior of prospects online changes. The only constant in online marketing is that it’s constantly evolving and we must be agile to adjust with the changes. Which social media platform is growing fastest? Which has the youngest audience? The highest visitation rate? Which social app is the fastest-growing? Didit’s latest infographic summarizes the state of social media as 2014 comes

What are the Most Engaging Content Categories Online and Mobile?

Content marketers may want to take note of the latest AddThis analysis of content engagement on desktops and mobile devices. The company’s Q3 analysis uncovered interesting trends and behaviors when it comes to the content consumers most engage in, where they engage, and the time of day they’re most likely to be viewing it. According to AddThis, the content categories that saw the most engagement on mobile were family and parenting with pregnancy related content

Follow the Top Social Media Influencers of 2014

Dr. Jim Barry of the Edu-Tainment Social Content Marketing blog has put together a list of the top social media influencers (with yours truly on it!). The good Doctor has written up a fascinating, detailed post on the 4 archetypes of these influencers, describing the traits and types of influence they have in the industry, including: Educators – provide help and insight Coaches – engage and assist (you’ll find me here!) Entertainers – engage and

What Will the Internet Look Like in the Next Century?

To think that my children are growing up in an age where the Internet was always here is quite amazing. The fact that we’ve moved from simple dial-up to having dozens of devices in our homes that are connected, recording, and helping us navigate daily is incredible. Thinking 100 years from now is well-beyond my vision. With the explosion of mobile and our devices getting more and more powerful, I can only guess that displays

Is Marketing Really Changing Radically?

This infographic pulls together some great results from a Accenture’s CMO Insights of 2014, but I’m afraid that it opens with a dramatic title that’s misrepresented. It states: 78% of Respondents Agree that marketing is expected to undergo radical changes over the next 5 years. Respectfully, I disagree. Marketing is evolving and digital is in the forefront of most strategies. Budgets are shifting, social and content strategies have skyrocketed, and the tools are getting more