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Social Media Marketing

With Facebook commanding more than 800 million active users, Google+ acquiring over 100 million in less than 7 months, Twitter having over 100 million users with 1/5 being in the USA and LinkedIn coming in at just over 64 million users in North America alone the power behind Social Media has never been stronger. That being said those are only a few social media platforms with plenty of other note worthy sites such as YouTube (Soon merging with Google+), Reddit, and the latest craze Pinterest.

If you are not taking advantage of Social Media Engagement you are missing out on a huge opportunity to Innovate, Create and Engage on a ever growing and evolving way of gaining traffic and attention to your business. To back this up I present you with some astounding statistical data in regards to Social Media.

General Social Media Statistics 2012

Facebook Statistics

  1. An average Facebook user has 130 friends and likes 80 pages
  2. 56% of consumer say that they are more likely to recommend a brand after becoming a fan
  3. Each week on Facebook more than 3.5 billion pieces of content are shared

Twitter Statistics

  1. 34% of marketers have generated leads using Twitter
  2. 55% of Twitter users access the platform via their mobile

General Statistics

  1. 30% of B2B marketers are spending million of dollars each year on social media marketing
  2. 20% of Google searches each day have never been searched for before
  3. 43% of all online consumers are social media fans or followers

Google+ Statistics

  1. Over 100 million users in less than 7 months
  2. Could affect SERP placement