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Posts Tagged ‘social media influence’

How Social Media Influences Business [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Social Media Influences Business [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that more than a quarter of all time spent online is now devoted to social networking?

It’s easy to forget that a decade or so ago social platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest didn’t even exist, but in that short period of time social media has changed the world, and the business of social media has never been more important.

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58% Will Purchase Based On Friends’ Social Media Recommendations [STUDY]

58% Will Purchase Based On Friends' Social Media Recommendations [STUDY]

Almost six in ten U.S. social media users will go on to make a purchase based on a friend’s social media post, with more than one quarter (28 percent) of 18-34 year-olds ‘fairly’ or ‘very likely’ to buy following social recommendations of friends, reveals a new study.

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6 Out Of 10 Buy Products Based On The Social Media Posts Of Friends [STUDY]

6 Out Of 10 Buy Products Based On The Social Media Posts Of Friends [STUDY]

Do you consider yourself an early adopter amongst your peers? Perhaps you frequently post photos and share thoughts about products and services that you’ve tried. Maybe you’re the sort of person who actually influences friends and family into buying the things that you buy.

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Webfluenz Monitors And Analyzes Brands’ Presence Across Social Media

Southeast Asia-based Webfluenz aims to be the complete business intelligence solution for businesses, brands, PR and ad agencies, analysts, and companies.

Webfluenz lets social media managers and digital marketers listen to, monitor, and engage followers across social media. Here’s how.

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5 Reasons Why Social Media Is So Influential [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social media is everywhere.

Facebook, YouTube, Google+, Twitter and LinkedIn collectively have billions of users, and they’re getting bigger and more important each and every year.

But what is it that makes them so influential?

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Why You Need A Social Resume To Get A Job [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that one in six job seekers credit social media with helping them land their current job?

Social resumes are growing in popularity, and employers are taking notice. 92 percent of companies reported using social media for recruiting purposes in 2012, and 88 percent of job seekers are now active on one or more social networks.

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Social Media And The History Of Influence [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that the first recorded advertisement, a Boston newsletter announcement seeking a buyer for an estate, dates back to 1704?

How things have changed. And how they’ve stayed the same. In today’s social media world, influence, and the perception thereof, is still a big deal. Big enough, in fact, for marketers and brands to be willing to pay for and reward influencers in their niche, and with good reason: peer recommendations drive sales. A recent survey showed that 70 percent of Facebook users were influenced into making a purchase based on a recommendation from a friend or family member on the social network.

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