Blogging Statistics – Where Do You Stand as a Blogger?

Blogging has grown in popularity over the years. In the same vein it has evolved into its own online money making industry over this period of time.

But beyond these changes one thing that has continued to be a surprise to many is the variance in success level among bloggers in different genre.

In this blogging statistic infographic by BlogTyrant.com a whole lot of insights is revealed. Of course, there are various blogging statistics published by different sources yearly but I’m intrigued by this one that I’m sharing it here.

As you read through it I want you to ask yourself a few questions:

1. Where do I stand in all of these as a blogger?

2. Where do I hope to be in the next year with my blog?

3. What one stat can I work on to move my blog to the next level?

Why I want you to ask yourself these questions is because of some of the insights from the survey.

For example:

  • Over 43.3% of bloggers surveyed listed “Hobby” as the reason for starting their blog(s)! Really? As someone who is always encouraging you to a business and not just a blog, that’s really not what I expected.
  • A surprisingly 69.6% are making $0 income from their blogs while about 0.6% are making over 1 million. Wow! Please read that again and see the disparity. But that just correlates well with the fact that a big number only take their blog as a “Hobby”!
  • A resounding 69.4% give lack of readers/traffic as their biggest worries compared to security (16.7%) and lack of earnings (54.9%).
  • Over 60% have started a blog only to abandon it while 40.7% have been consistent with their commitment to the blogs they started.

Alright, let’s get it on…!

Blogging Statistics for 2018

Blogging statistics updated each year can be found here.

Your turn: Will love to have your take in your comments below.

How to Get Super Results From Social Media, 60 Min a Day! [INFOGRAPHIC]

As a business person if you are not using social media as part of your marketing strategy, then you are missing out, BIG time!

But as much as this is true, the fact however, is that managing a business’ social media presence could be time consuming. As a result many have decided not to take it too seriously and so, they spend too little time on social media. And most time. they do it without any clear direction.

Others, who care to put in some effort, spend too much time thereby sabotaging their over-all success as too little time is spent on other areas of managing their business!

In this scenario the question then is, how do you effectively manage your social media presence to get the desired results in your business?

Like many others, I have asked this question a number of times. I’m not unaware of that social media demands a continuous tending if there must be positive results. But considering the little time available to handle task of managing business and running social media campaigns, I was really intrigued when I came across “Social Media Cocktail – How To Quench Your Social Media Thirst In 60 Minutes A Day”, an infographic presented by Dendrite Park.

The infographic is actually straight forward. But a careful look reveals that it indeed have a lot that can help you solve the time problem of social media marketing. It offers some practical and doable suggestions of what tasks to concentrate on and how much time you should spend on  each. All in all, it will only take you 60 minutes a day win the social media war if you follow the suggestions of this infographic. Indeed, it’s one infographic every business person should take some time to understand.

Do enjoy it …

How manage your social media marketing more effectively

So, how did you find the infographic? But most especially the tips presented therein? Interesting right? It’s clear that putting in the right effort into your social media marketing can truly produce the right results. So, why don’t you take these social media nutrition facts and start implementing them right now?

LinkedIn Marketing: 33 Quick SUCCESS Tips [INFOGRAPHIC]

LinkedIn, over the years, has become one of the best social media platform for B2B businesses. With over 347 million users, nearly half of which are very active, it is one site that any wise business owner, especially service to service or B2B businesses, should consider seriously.

But beyond claiming your company profile on LinkedIn, you need to know how to effectively use the social site to market your business. For example, when should you post on LinkedIn? What type of content should you post? How long should your updates be? Etc.

Ethos3 recently created an awesome infographic which you will find very useful is you want to market effectively on LinkedIn. There’s so much to learn from this infographic and I advise that you print it out for future references.

Please enjoy:

LinkedIn Marketing: 33 Quick SUCCESS Tips [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media Marketing Trends 2015: Here’s What to Watch Out For! (INFOGRAPHIC)

Social media marketing has no doubt caught on with marketers, whether they be online or offline. This is really not a surprise.

However, what is surprising is the rate of transformation. Over the past few years we have witnessed social media marketing trends that simply beats the imagination.

It was just some five years or so that the social media giant, Facebook, rolled out what we now know as the “Like” button. Since then, social media has grown into a huge worldwide phenomena. For example, imagine 2.46 million posts being posted on Facebook every minute!

But do you know that such figures might soon become child’s play in the next few years if we’re to take seriously what the experts are projecting?

Yes, it is projected that about 2.44 billion users will be networking with friends and family on their favorite social networks in the coming year!

Can you, as a business person who wants to connect with, and engage potential customers ignore such figures? The fact that as much as 97% of marketers now use social media, with up to 92% acknowledging its importance in their businesses, should be another reason why you take note right now.

So, how do you ensure that you get the best out of your social media marketing?

The sure way is to stay up to date with the trends. The following infographic provides an overview of new trends, highlights and things to watch out for in the next year so you can prepare yourself and your business for what’s in store for social media in 2015.

Hope you learn one or two things from it. Enjoy!

10 Social Media Marketing Trends to Watch Out this 2015 (Infographic) - An Infographic from CJG Digital Marketing

Embedded from CJG Digital Marketing

How to Be An Instagram Superstar in Just Five Minutes a Day [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do you know that according to a research published by GlobalWebIndex early this year, Instagram is the fastest growing social media site worldwide? The report shows that Instagram increased its active user base by 23% in the last six months.

If as a business you desire to connect with the enviable under-35 demographic on social media sites, then Instagram is where you will want to look right now.But like other social media sites, you definitely need an innovative strategy for connecting with your target audience on the site if you want real success.

In this infographic by WhoIsHostingThis.com you are given some very simple but powerful steps for taking your Instagram marketing strategy to the next level. Carefully study it and then build these steps into your social media marketing strategy today. Enjoy!

Double Your Instagram Followers in Just Five Minutes a Day - Via Who Is Hosting This: The Blog

Source: WhoIsHostingThis.com

Making Money On Youtube – An Insider Guide (Infographic)

So you have heard how others are making money on Youtube.com, right? But have you considered how you too can do the same? What, you have?

Then this is good news for you!

Our friends at Free Youtube Downloader have put together an insightful infographic that walks you through how to make money on youtube.com. Apart from the fact that this infographic is aesthetically beautiful it is also glaringly clear that following the steps outlined is not something that will be tasking to you.

The tips and strategies in the “keyword research” section of the infographic actually got my attention. Since I have very little knowledge about doing keyword research on Youtube.com, I was immediately attracted to this section and I must say, I picked up some useful tips from that section.

Alright, let me leave you to enjoy this insightful infographic. Hope you learn one or two things on making money with your Youtube account.

 

Now, Your Thoughts on Making Money On Youtube.com

What did you learn from this infographic? Share your thoughts with us in your comments below.

Ignoring SEO May Be Harming Your Business [Infographic]

In the recent past, there has so much argument about SEO being a dead online marketing tactic. Thanks to the various search algorithm changes introduced by Google to clean up the bad work of unethical SEOs!

These unfavorable arguments not withstanding, SEO has continued to be a major factor factor when it comes to marketing your business online. In a recent infographic published by Conductor, it was revealed that organic search tops the list when it comes to driving visitors to your web offerings!

The infographic, produced from research findings from various sources like http://econsultancy.com/, http://blog.custora.com/, http://www.softwareadvice.com/, http://offers.hubspot.com/, http://www.slideshare.net/, http://www.forrester.com/, gives some insight into which online marketing channel (among social, organic search, email, and PPC) gets the most visitors, results in the most customers, and gives you the most bang for your click!

Some of the questions explored in the infographic are:

  • Which marketing channel gets the most visitors?
  • Which brings in the greatest amount of qualified leads?
  • Which channel gets the most customers?
  • Which sparks the best engagement?
  • Are there different effects on B2B and B2C companies?
  • Which channel has the highest ROI (Return On Investment)?

It’s indeed interesting that of all the marketing channels considered organic search stood tall above the rest on all points!

“Visitors from organic search are 2X more likely to be extremely engaged and visits more than five pages when compared to the other channels,” states Conductor.

If you think visitors does not directly translate into customers then you would be surprised to note that when it comes to customer acquisition search is still the channel to recon with! For example,  for Business to Business enterprises (B2B), social and organic search are the most effective at lead generation both scoring 14% while for e-commerce and B2Cs, organic search top the list with 18%!

Interesting stats, right?

Here’s the full gist;

Which Marketing Channel Gets Brands The Most Bang For Their Click?


Online marketing channel that gives brands the most reward!
 

Over to you: From these eye-popping stats do you think it is a wise thing for marketers to ignore search engine optimization? Share your thoughts with us in your comments!

How Do You Craft A Killer Blog Post? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Blogging is a powerful tool that online marketers are presently using to promote their businesses online. Blogs are not only good for interacting with your site visitors but they are very good in driving traffic from the search engines.

For example, research have shown that Companies that blog regularly drive about 88% more leads each month than those who don’t while a whopping 92% of those who publish multiple times a day on their blogs have landed a new customer through their blog!

However these statistics notwithstanding, simply adding a blog to your business site does not automatically produce these results. The secret is really what you write about and how your blog posts are created! How your blog readers respond to your posts will be determined basically by how much the post is able to connect with their needs. It’s important therefore that you craft killer posts that will intrigue, inform and connect with the readers.

Unfortunately, not every entrepreneur or business person knows how to craft such blog posts. This is why this infographic by Who Is Hosting This.com is really a must read for all blogging entrepreneurs. I invite you therefore to carefully study it to learn the secrets of crafting a truly engaging and informative blog post that will help you drive traffic and generate leads from your business blog.

Secrets of a Killer Blog Post by Who Is Hosting This: The Blog

Over to You: What are your views on this post about crafting killer blog posts? Share with us in your comments below.

Generate Qualified Leads on LinkedIn With A 5 Minute Daily Plan! [INFOGRAPHIC]

5 minutes LinkedIn marketing plan infographic!There is no gainsaying that in the past couple years social media marketing has grown to a point where it is not about “IF” you should jump in but “HOW” you need to go about social media marketing as a business!

It will interest you to know that presently, social media has overtaken porn as the #1 activity online! More and more people now spend their time on the web on social media sites. Many savvy businesses seeing the marketing potential in this trend have jumped in body and soul! As at today, many have created social media profiles on different networking platforms but unfortunately, many of these profiles are far from achieving anything for such enterprises.

It has become clear to many of these enterprises that if you truly want to make any headway with your social media marketing efforts, setting up a workable strategy is definitely something you must consider. This is why this LinkedIn marketing strategy infographic from the good people at Bluewire Media is something you should take seriously.

The infographic is about growing your LinkedIn networks to produce qualified leads working a 5 minute daily marketing plan. The strategic plan is divided into 3 sections for beginner users, intermediate users and advanced users.

Carefully study this infographic, you will definitely get something from it no matter your level of experience on LinkedIn.

Enjoy!

5 Minute LinkedIn Marketing Strategy Infographic

This 5 Minute LinkedIn Marketing Strategy Infographic is produced by Bluewire Media
Over to You: Do you have social media marketing plan specifically designed for LinkedIn? Which of these strategies are you presently using? Share with us in your comments below!

The Internet – The Evolution In Under Ten Years! – [INFOGRAPHIC]

If, in 2002, someone undertook to predict where the internet would be a decade later, I don’t know how accurate that person would have been.

I can still remember vividly how a magazine I read back in 2003 described the internet as the new industrial revolution and internet marketing as the new Gold Rush that you cannot ignore.

I remembered that even when at that time I knew very little about computers, I made up my mind to get involved in this Gold rush! And so, when a few years later I got the opportunity to have access to the internet in my place of work, my whole focus was to learn this internet marketing of a thing!

Barely a decade later, I can say that that magazine was not far from the truth. The period 2002 to 2012 can really be termed the real information age considering what has happened within this decade. The internet has not only evolved into a more efficient way of gathering information but new and emerging technologies have continued to dictate designs. Smart phones, mobile friendly websites smart web designs, etc are now an every day pleasure.

But, how was it 10 years ago? Oh yes, using the internet then was really a leisure but today if you are not on the internet you are definitely missing out in life! 🙂

In this animated infographic by bestedsites.com, you will be taken on a voyage of the evolution of the internet in the past decade. Indeed technology has come a long way but the sure thing is, there is still more to come!

And talking about more to come, can you predict where the internet will be another 10 years to come? Share with us in your comment!

the internet a decade later!

 

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