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Social Commerce: Which Social Media Platforms Drive the Most Sales? Business owners often wonder about the "ROI of social media".

Social Commerce: Which Social Media Platforms Drive the Most Sales?

Is my Facebook page actually driving sales? Is all this tweeting really doing anything for my bottom line? Should I be on Pinterest and Instagram? The 9 Must-Have Apps for Bloggers: Updated with more apps! WordPress increases its domination of the top 100 blogs. WordPress is strengthening its position as the dominating blogging platform or Content Management System (CMS) used by the world’s top 100 blogs.

WordPress increases its domination of the top 100 blogs

This year, WordPress is used by 52% of the top blogs, up from the 48% we identified in our study in 2012. With over 65 million WordPress sites in the world, it’s clear that Automattic’s platform is popular. But let’s have a look at the entire top 100. WordPress keeps on gaining in popularity. 9 Informative Infographics To Guide Your Visual Content Marketing. Since visual content arrived on the scene back in 2012, it has showed no signs of stopping.

9 Informative Infographics To Guide Your Visual Content Marketing

Best practices on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter always reference images and videos as key elements for driving engagement. At the beginning of every year, we like to read through some of the major reports on inbound marketing, content marketing, social media, and online behavior.

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, it’s honestly amazing how fast things can change in twelve short months -- and 2015 was certainly no exception. Download our full collection of do-it-yourself templates for designing stunning visual content here. This past year, we've seen the importance of visual content emphasized by the changes that occurred across almost every major social network, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. At the same time, both video and infographics have become powerful tools for brands looking to communicate more easily with their readers.

To help you keep pace with these trends, let's take a look at some statistics that demonstrate the impact visual content has on reach, engagement, and sales. 37 Visual Content Marketing Statistics You Should Know in 2016. Video Statistics. 5 Stages in the Digital Marketing Funnel. I ran into this colorful infographic depicting the digital marketing funnel the other day and thought I’d share it with you.

5 Stages in the Digital Marketing Funnel

That said, I shared this more because it’s colorful than the uniqueness of the content. In fact, the content is very similar to the existing marketing funnel. New Reporting Capability Aims at Delivering More Accurate Measurement of B2B Display Advertising. September 17, 2013: Bizo’s new reporting capabilities, “Full-Funnel Analytics,” allows B2B marketers to more accurately measure the impact of their display advertising according to specific marketing objectives, rather than relying on “last-click” attribution.

New Reporting Capability Aims at Delivering More Accurate Measurement of B2B Display Advertising

This according to press release launched today. The addition of “Full Funnel Analytics” allows B2B marketers to measure the number of new website visitors resulting from Bizo display advertising, and compare to visitors from other channels. Other notable capabilities include comparing the lift in website engagement and conversions of visitors exposed to Bizo display advertising versus those not exposed to ads, identifying the business demographics of those visiting—and converting—on their websites, and track trends over time, as well as measuring the number of display advertising impressions delivered against specific business target audiences. Facebook, Twitter Remain Top Social Networks Used by US Companies. December 2, 2015 |Social Media In 2015, marketers put more money, time and effort into social media marketing than ever before.

Facebook, Twitter Remain Top Social Networks Used by US Companies

By the end of next year, 88.9% of US marketers with 100 or more employees will use social networks for marketing purposes—and the areas in which they place their attention are expanding. According to a new eMarketer report, “US Social Trends for 2016: eMarketer Predictions for Video, Viewability, Buy Buttons, Messaging and More” Facebook and Twitter will remain the top social networks used by US companies in 2016, but Instagram will see rapid growth.

Are Sponsored Social Posts the Most Effective Marketing Channel? Social media users say sponsored social messages are equally—if not more—effective as other types of marketing tactics, according to the results of a July 2015 survey.

Are Sponsored Social Posts the Most Effective Marketing Channel?

Even newer platforms such as Periscope and Snapchat ranked higher than more mature tactics like search or print ads. Data from Izea, an online marketplace that connects brands with content creators, Lightspeed GMI and the Halverson Group found that nine out of the top 10 most effective marketing tactics comprised sponsored social messages. The survey polled US social media users ages 18 to 70 who spent 15 or more hours online and visited at least one social media site or app per month. Convert a Website From Any Other Platform to WordPress in 10 Simple Steps. You started your website on a platform that was popular at the time.

Convert a Website From Any Other Platform to WordPress in 10 Simple Steps

Perhaps it was the first one that you came across. But now that you’ve used it for a while you’ve decided it no longer does what you need it to. You want to move your website to WordPress. Smart move. WordPress is an amazing platform. Why LinkedIn Is Now Such a Powerful Content Marketing Tool. In September, Andreessen Horowitz partner Benedict Evans published a Google Analytics chart of his blog traffic spanning back to 2010 when he launched it. These days, the blog attracts monthly audiences in the hundreds of thousands, but for the first few years the traffic was miniscule, barely producing a blip in the chart. By posting it, Evans sought to show how building a sustained audience on a standalone blog, while possible, takes time and requires that you update it constantly. 25 Video Marketing Statistics for 2015 [Infographic]

It's no secret video is becoming a bigger and bigger part of companies' inbound marketing strategies. This year alone, we've seen Twitter launch video autoplay in our feeds, Facebook give advertisers the option to buy video ads, and the rise of live streaming video via Periscope and Meerkat. Nowadays, the play button is becoming "the most compelling call-to-action on the web," to borrow the words from business leader Andrew Angus.

Top Media Outlets - The Power of Visuals: How four companies effectively used visual content and three tools to get you started. An image is a powerful tool in the digital world. 10 free tools for creating infographics. For all the importance we place on text, it's an indisputable fact that images are processed in the brain faster than words. Hence the rise and rise of the infographic which, at its best, transforms complex information into graphics that are both easy to grasp and visually appealing. No wonder magazine readers and web visitors love the best infographics. The only problem is, infographics that look like they were simple to make are often anything but. Demographics of Key Social Networking Platforms. Facebook 71% of adult internet users/58% of entire adult population Fully 71% of online American adults use Facebook, a proportion unchanged from August 2013.

Usage among seniors continues to increase. WordPress.com : créez un site ou un blog gratuitement. WordPress › Blog Tool, Publishing Platform, and CMS. Infographic Comparison: WordPress.org vs. WordPress.com. WordPress is one of the most popular and widely used publishing platform that lets anyone publish content online with ease. Best Video and Multimedia WordPress Themes. Kits of the future.

Harness the Power of Videos. 5 New & Improved Twitter Features Marketers Should Use. Social-media-networks.png 1,650×1,275 pixels. Ericttung.sharedby. 10 Social Media Facts and Statistics in USA you Should Know in 2014. The Blogging Food Groups: A Well-Balanced Diet of Content [INFOGRAPHIC] 10 Tips to Get More Followers on Pinterest. The Ultimate Guide to CMS. Marketers Find Success on Social Through Customer Engagement. How to become a highly effective blogger using WordPress. WordPress is by far the most widely used and powerful blogging platform in the world. It dominates the Internet’s list of most successful blogs and is the platform of choice for most of today’s blogging pros.

Boasting a variety of plugins, template editing options, customizable themes, dashboard functionality and all kinds of other productivity plugins, WordPress is a unique system that was built with a specific type of blogger in mind. 7 copy editing tips to improve any content piece. Creating intriguing and relevant content is key to successful content marketing. Are there any options for an online store. And WordPress.org. WordPress is a publishing platform that makes it easy for anyone to publish online, and proudly powers millions of websites. It comes in two flavors: the fully hosted WordPress.com, and the self-hosted version, whose software is available for free at WordPress.org.

Moving a Blog. Moving Between WordPress.com Blogs You can change your current blog URL to another WordPress.com URL with the Changing a Blog Address tool if the URL is still available. If you already own the blog, please follow these steps: How to Build Your First Content Marketing Strategy. 30 Inspiring Ideas To Develop Content For Your Blog. How Digital Time Spent Breaks Down by Device, Gender, Content Area. 6a00e54fd9f0598833019aff72ba20970b-pi (JPEG Image, 700x2450 pixels) - Scaled (26%) 6a00e54fd9f0598833019aff72ba20970b-pi 700×2,450 pixels. Tactics that are seeing a budget increase (and decrease) Agencies Use Content, Case Studies to Generate Leads.

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