Social Media Universe: What Were The Largest Social Media Platforms in 2020?

Size does matter whether we’d like to admit it or not. While I’m not the greatest fan of many of these networks, as I view my interactions – the largest platforms are where I spend my most time. Popularity drives participation, and when I want to reach my existing social network it’s the popular platforms where I can reach them. Notice that I said existing. I would never advise a client or person to ignore the

Brandmentions: Reputation Monitoring, Sentiment Analysis, and Alerts for Search and Social Media Mentions

While most marketing tech platforms for reputation monitoring and sentiment analysis are focus purely on social media, Brandmentions is a comprehensive source for monitoring any or all mentions of your brand online. Any digital property that’s linked to your site or mentioned your brand, product, hashtag, or employee name… is monitored and tracked. And the Brandmentions platform provides alerts, tracking, and sentiment analysis. Brandmentions enables businesses to: Build Engaged Relations – Discover and engage with

Smart Ways to Combine Content Marketing with SEO

The folks at Blogmost.com developed this infographic and named it Little Known Ways to Build High Quality Backlinks in 2014. I’m not sure I like that title… I don’t think companies should focus on building links anymore. Our local search experts at Site Strategics like to say that new strategies require earning links rather than actively building them. More importantly, I believe this infographic combines a ton of tools and distribution sites where you can

Which Social Media Platforms Drive the Most Sales?

Wow… to better understand how social media is impacting the ecommerce industry, Shopify analyzed data from 37 million social media visits that led to 529,000 orders. Here are some highlights from the infographic they shared: Nearly two thirds of all social media visits to Shopify stores come from Facebook. An average of 85% of all orders from social media come from Facebook. Orders from Reddit increased 152% in 2013. Polyvore generated the highest average order

Men vs. Women Online Shopping

Who likes gender assumptions? I do… I do… mostly because everything that talks about gray, divorced fat guys in their 40s is spot on with my lifestyle. I’m a typical hunter when it comes to shopping… I want, I get, I get out of there. My research starts typically after I open the box and find out I bought something I didn’t need, want, or understand. I’m a single father who lives with a 19