Tuesday, April 2, 2013

2.7 Billion "Likes" Per Day and Other Mind-Boggling Social Media Stats

SkyPlanner Partners has covered the rapid increase in social media activity and the importance to connect with your customers through the social channels many times. But thanks to the latest Salesforce blog, your Miami Salesforce consulting company is now able to share with you some amazing statistics regarding social media and what that can mean for your business.

There's an enormous time spent in the social media world, from people creating content to people engaging and interacting with it to people sharing and consuming it. For example, it is said that 76% of Twitter users posts updates. At SkyPlanner Partners we share our blogs through our Twitter profile so our followers can see learn more about cloud computing and Salesforce. Twitter also allows us to get feedback from our followers. And speaking of blogs, Brandwatch states that there are about two million blogs published every day including this one.

Skype is another tool that allows people to use social media to do business. Your Miami Salesforce consulting partners regularly interacts with international and national clients via Skype. It allows us to have face-to-face meetings with our partners which helps us strengthen our relationships in a convenient way. Plus, when one of us is outside of the country meeting with clients just like last week when Rene was in Germany, we're able to review our day-to-day business matters easily. According to Brandwatch, there are 10 million minutes of Skype call every day.

And how can we talk about social media without mentioning Facebook. According to the Social Habit, Facebook users check their accounts five or more times a day. Digital Trends say there are 2.7 billion "likes" per day. (By the way did you “like” SkyPlanners Facebook page?) 80% of users prefer to connect with brands via Facebook and over 20 million US users have their birthday included on their profiles. Instagram, that was just bought by the Facebook giant, has 3,480 photos uploaded every minute. Yes, every minute of every day. And a new user signs up to the site every

According to LivePerson, 82% of users come to a website to get an issue resolved. This fact alone can do wonders for your business and bottom line, not to mention marketing strategy.  

So how are you going to use these mind-boggling social media statistics to increase your business' presence and profits?