Friday, April 29, 2011

Full Sized iPhone Keyboard

Source: Dvice.

Is Social Media Ruining Students?


Thanks to Cathy Vance for pointing it out.
Source: Soshable.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

5 Tips For Better Business Storytelling



1. Think chronologically. 
2. Use philosophy, but don't preach.
3. Tell stories. 
4. Don't only use your own words.
5. Make the sum bigger than the parts. 

You can read more at HubSpot.

Monday, April 18, 2011

The 4 Biggest Myths of Content Marketing



Myth 1: Writing is easy.
Myth 2: Once the writing part is done, I just post it and readers start rolling in.
Myth 3: Let’s just keep writing and something will happen,
Myth 4: This content marketing thing sounds hard – let’s just do something with social media

You can read more at SocialMediaToday.

Monday, April 4, 2011

12 Mind-Blowing Statistics Every Marketer Should Know

  1. 78% of Internet users conduct product research online.
  2. In the past year, Web-based email usage dropped a staggering 59% among 12-17 year olds, who prefer to communicate via text, instant messaging, and social networks. 
  3. 78% of business people use their mobile device to check email. 
  4. 40% of US smartphone owners compare prices on their mobile device while in-store, shopping for an item. 
  5. 200 Million Americans have registered on the FTC's "Do Not Call" list. 
  6. 91% of email users have unsubscribed from a company email they previously opted-in to. 
  7. 84% of 25-34 year-olds have left a favorite website because of intrusive or irrelevant advertising.
  8. 57% of businesses have acquired a customer through their company blog. 
  9. 67% of B2B companies and 41% of B2C companies have acquired a customer through Facebook. 
  10. The number of marketers who say Facebook is “critical” or “important” to their business has increased 83% in just 2 years. 
  11. Companies that blog get 55% more web traffic. 
  12. Inbound marketing costs 62% less per lead than traditional, outbound marketing. 
Read more at HubSpot.