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Many marketers are looking to invest on Tumblr to reach younger audiences. Here are all the numbers, stats, users of Tumblr:

How Big is tumblr?

What is Bitcoin and How it works is becoming a trending topic lately after seeing the whole banking crisis in western countries. Here is a great Infographic to understand how Bitcoin works and why is different from the traditional system.
The Infographic also shows key stats of Bitcoin.

Would you use Bitcoin?

How Bitcoin works

What is content marketing?

Any form of marketing that relies on or draws from editorial content is considered content marketing. It has always existed, although what it’s called and the tactics around it have matured over time. Companies have long created white papers, articles, charts and graphs, videos, and reports to position their brands as thought leaders and industry experts deserving of loyalty, with the goal of generating leads and sales. It’s the delivery model that has changed — mailboxes used to be chock full of ads of every type, from sales circulars to envelopes full of coupons, while newspapers and magazines consistently ran ads for consumer products, clothing, attorneys — you name it. That content is now delivered digitally via search engines, email, social networks, and corporate websites.

The current state of content marketing

Content marketing is hot. The mantra today is that if you build it, they will come — create compelling content and customers will visit your website, buy your products, and help you rank higher in search engine results. The better your content, the more likely your audience is to share it on social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, and Pinterest. All of these activities can help your product become part of your audience’s initial purchase considerations. Some facts:

  • 20% of Internet users’ online time is spend on content
  • 68% of people spend time reading about brands that interest them
  • 57% read content marketing information at least once a month
  • 80% of people appreciate learning about a company through custom content

Your content can take many forms, including:

  • Articles
  • Blog posts
  • Advertorials
  • White papers
  • Email campaigns
  • Newsletters
  • Web content
  • Infographics
  • Illustrations
  • Photos
  • Videos
  • Tutorials
  • FAQs
  • Webinars
  • E-books

The goal is to attract and retain customers, and help ensure that not only will they purchase more of your products and services — they will also become brand evangelists.

Benefits of content marketing

Content marketing improves brand loyalty, generates more sales leads and conversions, and costs 62% less than traditional marketing methods.

  •  It improves SEO (search engine optimization). Your company can’t achieve or maintain a high ranking in major search engines without a steady stream of fresh, branded content. Google is constantly changing its algorithm to improve search results. Over the past several years, many of these changes reflect its efforts to favor content that’s really useful. When you create relevant, helpful content about your products, Google recognizes that you are providing real information that helps your visitors, and you appear higher in SERPs (search engine results pages).
  • Helpful content is shared. Sharing is in our DNA. People like sharing what they find online with their friends, family, and colleagues. If your content adds value and is easy to find, people will share it with others and also earn credibility themselves — if I share a picture of a pair of shoes I like with you and you like them enough to share the photo with others, you’ve just validated my fantastic judgment and great taste! Sharing also creates deeper brand connections and increases positive reactions to your company and products.
  • A stream of new content offers many promotional opportunities. You may not roll out new products every week, but you can push out information about them on a regular basis. This creates multiple outreach opportunities: Write a blog post that explains a unique feature of your product and feature it in your newsletter, on your website’s front page, and on your social media pages; tweet a link to a new video on your YouTube channel that demonstrates how easy your product is to use, etc.
  • Excellent content helps people make buying decisions. Covering the right topics and presenting your products in ways that specifically appeal to what your target audience is looking for will help them recall your brand message when they’re thinking of making a purchase.


Guide to content marketing

Guide to content marketing

Via: Pamorama

Here are the top benefits that companies are seeing from social media marketing:

89% of respondents said that social media marketing has generated more business exposure
64% saw lead generation increase by using social media 6 hours or less per day
69% of marketers use social media to gather marketplace intelligence
62% of marketers using social media for 2+ years reported a rise in search engine rankings
62% of businesses with 10 employees or less reported that social media has reduced marketing expenses

Top benefits social media for business

Top benefits social media for business

Via: SocialMediaToday

Facebook numbers 2013

By on junio 14, 2013

Another interesting Infographic with updated numbers for Facebook (2013) Facebook: Behind the Numbers Source: Great Business Schools

It seems we finally got a right way to measure influence. These are good news!

As you might know, Brian Solis (Altimeter) developed a pretty interesting piece of research about Digital Influence. Basically, they found out that Digital Influence can be defined by 3 main pillars: Reach, Resonance and Relevance. In my opinion, I think it’s a great way to measure it. I would add some more elements like for example Antiquity and Industry. Antiquity because the older you’ve been publishing the more likely you are to be influent because you got many back-links and you are kind of a reference for the new comers (Obviously if you did well). Industry / Narrative , it’s another factor. I mean, there are industries more likely to spread than others (Celebrities VS History).

So basically, using this model, Traackr has developed this cool Infographic and a corresponding research. I do really like the fact that we can tailor our influencer strategy depending on the goal we are trying to achieve. For instance, if our goal is to increase awareness we definitely will go with a mix of celebrities, connectors, activists and probably journalists.

Types of influencers

Types of influencers

Hope you find it this interesting!

How many fake accounts there are on Facebook and Why there are so many has been buzzing around laterly. The answer? An image is 1000 words worth :-) [HUMOR]

Pinterest has been one the top Buzz words this year, however I’m totally convinced about its capacity to deliver as a powerful marketing tool.

This infographics shows cool data and argument to believe on its potential.

Pinterest ecommerce Infographic

I was pretty impressed with the high number of imitators or similar platforms.

I kind of like this Infographic to explain how a brand is all about a group of parts moving all together and how each one plays a different but essential role.

Anatomy of a Brand [Infographic] – Better Business Brand

I think many people knows about it but both agencies and marketers seem to agree on keep it hiden.

The Underground Economy of Buying Twitter Followers

The Underground Economy of Buying Twitter Followers

The Study

As part of this study, beginning in May 2012, Barracuda’s team set up three Twitter accounts and purchased between 20,000 and 70,000 Twitter followers for each of them from eBay and another website searched from Google. After collecting these followers’ profiles via Twitter API, as well as additional information from eBay sellers and Google search results, we found many interesting highlights of this business, summarized as follows into 3 categories:

Dealers (those users who create fake accounts and sell followings)
Abusers (those users who bought followers (most of which are fake) in order to look more popular or to use the accounts for selling ads)
Fake Accounts (created by dealers for selling followings or tweets business)

Several quick conclusions about these statistics:

- Dealers are controlling the following speed and total following number of these fake accounts to avoid being suspended by Twitter. Dealers built various business services from the controlled accounts, as every cent is still money, e.g., selling 2000 re-tweets for $5 at here.

- Half of the abusers have 4,000-26,000 followers, which makes them the most likely to be “cheating” group; and 3/4 of Abusers have set a URL in their profiles, meaning they might buy followers for website promotional purposes.

- Fake accounts normally follow a lot of people, but normally no bigger than 2001 followings, indicating Twitter may internally uses this number as a cutoff for abused account detection.
Still, these statistics of fake followers can be easily used for detection purposes. However, Dealers can apply obscure techniques to make them hard to detect, e.g., randomly following some famous and some average people, or posting tweets grabbed from the Twitter stream, etc. This is one reason that the prices of followers vary dramatically on eBay and other online websites, ranging from $2 to $55 per 1,000 followers. The higher the price is, the more real these followers look.

- On the other side, Abusers can try to avoid being caught as well, by buying followers multiple times from different services. For example, since March 2nd 2012, the world’s “Top One” security expert Gregory D. Evans (@GregoryDEvans) seemed to be purchasing 4 times to gain at least 50,000 new followers from several resources, which we do not know. But, by running an overlapping check between his followers and our purchased followers, we found 470 fake accounts shown in both list. Bingo! That is also the **magic** number used in our study to detect all other Abusers.

Source: Barracudaslabs