Top 10 Social Media Statistics - Social Media Marketing
Top 10 Social Media Statistics
Every now and then it’s good to remind yourself just how fast socialmedia is progressing. It’s become suchan important part of marketing, that ithas become a fundamental step in any businesses success – on or offline. That’s why today we’re bringing youour top 10 social media statistics. Hotoff the press and ready to inspire you to greater heights.
#1: According to Ning via TheNextWeb – It only takes 20 people to bring anonline community to a significant level of activity and connectivity.
This stat is still astounding. Considering that most marketers are constantly looking to add numbers to their social sites, is this really all ittakes? Yes! Just 20 people chatting and interacting on your social sites, will be enough to help the more passive members of your site to engage with you. Makes you think.
#2: Everyday on Facebook, over 20million apps are installed. If you’ve been wondering how much yourbusiness would benefit from one – here’s your answer.
#3: The average Facebook user spends15 hours a month on Facebook. That’s900 minutes, or almost 2 full working days!
#4: Twitter publishes 190 million tweets a day. This is where the conversation is! Perhaps investingmore time in Twitter is a good future investment.
#5: There are 181 million blogs on the internet. 34% of these bloggers post opinion pieces about businesses and products. If you’re looking to make agood impression, the right thing to do would be to launch a blog outreach campaign.
#6: 80% of all people that use Twitter, do it from their mobile phone. The mobile industry is growing, and businesses need to get in on that technology now.
#7: HubSpot recently reported thatsmall businesses intend to spend up to 19% of their marketing budgets on social media. This is in contrast to big business, which has only set aside 9% on social media spending. Looks like small businesses are leading the way once again.
#8: Every minute, 3000 new images are uploaded on Flickr. Are you usingFlickr as a marketing tool? It could be a highly rewarding untapped traffic source.
#9: There are more than 25 million users on Google+ right now.Unfortunately, activity on the site issteadily declining. We’ll have to wait and see for this one.
#10: According to the NYTimes, usersare more likely to buy your products, ifyou answer their questions on Twitter. Is this the future of your customer service department? Trends say it could be.
Once glance at these stats and it reaffirms our belief in what we’redoing. Are you doing enough on socialmedia to benefit your business in thenear future? According to these stats, investment in social media is a sure- thing! Budgets and users continue to expand, with mobile technology emerging as the new way to connect with your customers.
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