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Infographic: The History of Social Networking

Onlineschools.org created infographig of the major events in online social media. First online social connection began with the first email sent on 1971. From that time, many social websites started and vanished. The most used social websites nowadays are MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter. The History...

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A Marketer’s Guide to Pinterest

Posted by Martin Kovac | Posted in Social Media | Posted on 10-05-2012

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MDG Advertising produced an engaging video highlighting the facts, figures, and findings from its popular “Pin It To Win It” infographic about Pinterest:

Infographic: Social Media vs Search Marketing

Posted by Martin Kovac | Posted in PPC advertising, Social Media | Posted on 26-03-2012

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Social media and search marketing are becoming more and more linked. Nowadays it is a must for marketer to employ both.

MDG Advertising came with nice infographic of marketing battle between Social media vs Search marketing. The winning strategy is to use both simultaneously.

Infographic: Is Pinterest the Next Big Thing?

Posted by Martin Kovac | Posted in Social Media | Posted on 16-02-2012

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Pinterest is a virtual pinboard that allows you to organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web. You can browse pinboards created by other people to discover new things and get inspiration from people who share your interests.

Visual marketing company – Lemon.ly created the infographic below:

Infographic: The Social Media Lifecycle

Posted by Martin Kovac | Posted in Social Media | Posted on 19-01-2012

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People at uberVu, came with very robust infographic on the social media lifecycle. You can explore how some successful brands use
4 pillars of social media to reach their goals and how they measure their progress.

4 Pillars of Social Media are:

  • Monitoring
  • Analytics
  • Engagement
  • Reporting

  • The infographic below is inspired from the company’s white paper, which can be downloaded for free.

    LinkedIn Financial Results for Q3 2011

    Posted by Martin Kovac | Posted in Social Media | Posted on 08-11-2011

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    Here are some highlights:

  • Revenue for the third quarter was $139.5 million, an increase of 126% compared to $61.8 million for the third quarter of 2010
  • Net loss for the third quarter was $1.6 million, compared to net income of $4.0 million for the third quarter of 2010
  • Adjusted EBITDA for the third quarter was $24.7 million, or 18% of revenue, compared to $11.1 million for the third quarter of 2010, or 18% of revenue
  • Members grew to 131.2 million, an increase of 63% from the third quarter of 2010
  • LinkedIn training in Bratislava!?

    Posted by Martin Kovac | Posted in Social Media | Posted on 28-10-2011

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    Chris Brown, who works at LinkedIn, shared video documenting real life at LinkedIn in Europe.

    Did you know, LinkedIn trained clients how to use recruiting tool and it took place in Bratislava?!

    Watch for yourself:


    Social Networks are Still the Top Destination Online

    Posted by Martin Kovac | Posted in Social Media, Study | Posted on 14-09-2011

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    A new report on social media from Nielsen shows Social Networks and Blogs rule Americans’ Internet time, accounting for 23 percent of time spent online.
    More than twice the amount of time spent on the Online Games.

    To further put this into context, time spent on the 75 “Other” online categories combined only accounts for 35 percent of Americans’ total Internet time:

    Infographic: 64 Facebook Marketing Techniques

    Posted by Martin Kovac | Posted in Social Media | Posted on 08-09-2011

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    Maria Peagler, the founder of Social Media Online Classes, listed 64 marketing techniques in eight Facebook feature categories.
    Mix those techniques and make the best marketing cocktail for your company:

    Infographic: Instagram Fun Facts

    Posted by Martin Kovac | Posted in Social Media | Posted on 23-08-2011

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    Infographic from Followgram shows the journey that Instagram has taken since it’s launch into the Apple store back in October 2010.

  • There are currently 7 million users worldwide
  • Average upload is 10 photos per second
  • LinkedIn: Demographics & Statistics

    Posted by Martin Kovac | Posted in Social Media | Posted on 08-08-2011

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    LinkedIn is about to approach 120 million members worldwide.
    Europe represents 22% of members.

    United Kingdom (6.9 million), Netherlands (2.8 million), France (2.6 million), Italy (2.1 million) and Spain (2 million) have most LinkedIn users.
    German speaking countries are all behind, as they mostly use XING.