Wouldn’t it be great if you could get more people to follow your message and interact with your business online? You should think of your “friends list” as a form of mailing list and you might start to see the importance of Social Media. Imagine being able to constantly be in front of them sharing your knowledge and expertise? Start off by being their teacher, not their “sales person.” They will love your solid nuggets of information, and hopefully turn to you when they need your services. This could give you a great advantage over your competition.
A growing number of businesses are creating positions for, and increasing their resources into, social media marketing. Although it can be hard to track through traditional ROI, the value can be easily seen in the sheer amount of potential consumers that are using these social tools today.
Some of the Social Media and online statistics from 2012 are a bit staggering so we have broken it down by to the minute of the day so that it’s a bit easier to swallow. Every minute…
- 1 million Tweets were sent
- 684,478 pieces of content were shared on Facebook
- 2 million searches were done on Google
- 144,000 minutes of video were uploaded to YouTube (every minute)