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Social Media


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Social media is a place to share, so here is a breakdown of 23 high-level numbers and statistics that can make jaws drop, and get the hamsters in their heads turning the wheel.  Feel free to share in presentations as you like.

  • In the US, there are 149M active Facebook users, 70% log in once a day – Ogilvy & BuddyMedia
  • Social media accounts for ~ 25% of all time spent online over 35 minutes per hour – Nielsen
  • Facebook accounts for 8.93% of all website visits in the US. All of Google’s properties including YouTube, Gmail, Google accounts for 9.85% – Experian Hitwise
  • 64% of Facebook users have liked a brand on Facebook – ExactTarget
  • By 2012, half of the world’s Internet users, 1 billion people, will have a Facebook account – TIME (12/7-1/3 edition)
  • Facebook’s fastest growing demographic is 17-35 year olds – TIME
  • 43% of Facebook users who “unlike” a brand do so because of too much push marketing – Exact Target
  • 46% of Internet users worldwide interact with social media on a daily basis –TNS
  • 25% of social media users are more likely to look into a brand advertising on social media – Adology
  • 15% of these users are more likely to purchase from social media advertisers – Adology
  • 38% of Small & Micro Businesses would use social media more if they had more time or a convenient management solution –  Vistaprint
  • 46% of micro business owners utilize social media – Vistaprint
  • $4.26 billion will be spent on social media marketing globally in 2011 – eMarketer
  • 17% of US online consumers have created a Twitter account – ExactTarget
  • 48% of Twitter users check their account at least once a day – Exact Target
  • 71% of Twitter users expect to receive marketing messages via the platform – Exact Target
  • 41% of users who have unfollowed a brand on Twitter did so because they were over-marketed to –ExactTarget
  • 46% of Twitter users meet with friends more in person over 2009 – Social Mythbusting
  • 78.6% of consumers have joined a company’s community to get more information on the company – Universal McCann
  • 71% of community members say they are more likely to purchase from brand – Universal McCann
  • 66% of company community members note that the community has made them more loyal to a brand –Universal McCann
  • 63% of corporate community members note that they will recommend brand to friends/family – Universal McCann
  • Ford’s 2011 Explorer launch on Facebook generated a 200% greater return than a Super Bowl ad –  Social Media Case Studies, Stories, Perspectives

 

These are just a few astonishing statistics of how powerful social media is today. If you are not currently utilizing these tools in your business you are missing out on the largest and fastest growing internet advertising market today.


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The world of paper is rapidly shrinking.  We now communicate using millions of electronic gadgets.  Computers, Laptops, Tablets, Smartphones, we can even surf the web from our tv’s…  Our point?  Where has your customers attention shifted?  Online… more and more people are being drawn to facebook, twitter, youtube, linkedin, pintrest and the list goes on and on…  A study just last year showed Americans spend over 16% of their time on FACEBOOK!  So ask yourself…

  • How well is my company being represented online?
  • Can my customers find me on Google?
  • Am I using social media effectively in my business?

If your answers are worrying you then you have just completed your first step.  Congratulations!  Now its time to fix it!
Good news is, internet marketing and social media are still relatively new.  Most businesses are not  competing online which is great for the people who take notice and get a jump start!

Big City Marketing is here to help your business.  Every business has different needs in regards to internet marketing.  Industries are different, your customers are different and so we customize every job individually to ensure we meet your needs to a T.

Contact us today for a free consultation.  Let the experts evaluate your business, find the areas you need to improve to drive more traffic to your business and expose your company to the world of Internet Marketing and Social Media!