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06 July, 2014

5 Countries Where Facebook Still Dominates the Social Media Marketing [Infographic]


Facebook, despite the troubled reputation due to the recent psychological experiment on users and the degrading grip on privacy, tops the list of social media marketing. No one can deny the behemoth hold it has over the entire digital marketing force. You may blame it on the huge global userbase Facebook already has.

Country wise social media marketing

Here, in this social media infographic, I would like to stress on 5 countries (US, UK, UAE, Brazil and India) where Facebook dominates the social marketing area with its constantly growing userbase.

10 June, 2014

5 Killer Social Media Infographics: Summer Collection


5 Social Media Infographics

This summer, while you're busy sweating on your digital contents and profiles, these 5 cool social media infographics somehow have brilliantly managed to steal the smell. From overall social media marketing to Facebook time these infographics clearly stand out. Do check'em out...

21 April, 2014

5 Ways Facebook Still Dominates the Social Media Landscape


Whether it’s the blue little privacy dinosaur or the latest layout tweak in that blue bird or the mail-fail by the red+ giant, all these social media platforms are always evolving and trying to make their services more attractive to woo the user.

Citing that competition and following their moves, Facebook with its largest user-base leads the league in the following 5 ways:

17 March, 2014

17 Steps to an Exploding Facebook Contest


How to have an exploding Facebook contest?

In the age of social advocacy, contests are the best ways to gather such social advocates conveniently. Facebook contests have always been an eye-candy for not only the social media marketers, but also the seasonal online marketers who utilize FB.

Now, here're the 17 steps in infographics that you need to have an exploding Facebook contest irrespective of the products/services you would be using it for:

06 February, 2014

Your Dream Job through Social Media: The Ultimate Guide



Finding the perfect job or say your dream job is not that dream easy, you know. But utilizing social media to market yourself is the definitely best way in today's connected world to enhance your chances. As I wrote in my previous article/slide http://www.socialmediasimplify.com/2013/03/social-media-and-job-you-want.html never put yourself into a static point of job search, rather try to be as much dynamic as possible.

And if you are really eager to know 'How to get into it?', I would simply suggest you all the job aspirants to go through the following infographic published by Ciphr recently:


08 December, 2013

Social Media in 2014: 5 Trends & Predictions



With all the goodness, social media in 2014 will definitely be there in the regime of digital media with a newer dimension than ever before. With the decreased level of online interest span, the rise of social media platforms and apps that emphasise more on quicker circulation, images, videos and news centric contents will definitely see a boost in 2014.



1.       An era of news centric contents:

20 November, 2013

4 Proofs that Micro-Social Network is a Pain in Face for Mainstream Social Media


In 2014, robust use of the micro-social networks will definitely be one of the prominent social media trends if the usage continues to grow at the current pace. As I wrote in my previous article, OTT service providers would be on top contributing to the rise of the micro-social networks.


Source: WorldOfCEOs


BYOD making it to the acceptable levels of organizational penetration, human beings almost everywhere are becoming more of a dependent on their smartphones. At such an hour, it is obvious that anything mobile gets noticed easily and earlier than most of their mainstream counterparts.

The mainstream social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, G+ etc. feels the heat of the rise of the micro-social networking very well. So, here’re the 4 solid points to prove that micro-social networking is a pain in face for the biggies in rule.

30 August, 2013

Micro Social Networking: Is This The Future of Social Media?

Call it a phase, despite enhanced privacy features now we hate sharing personal stuffs on Facebook but not on a platform enabling a direct one to one interaction to the closed ones. Most of us even hate leaving a direct message on someone’s FB wall or even a direct tweet unless a moment of psychological pat/aid (e.g. birthday, a surgery etc.) is in place.

Source: Line website

09 July, 2013

Facebook Graph Search: Search and Protect Yourself


In the month of January this year, Facebook announced a revamped search version named 'Graph Search'. And it was on a limited beta test period with availability to a selected users across States and the globe with US English as their FB preferred language. Gladly, I was one of them and enjoyed it a lot. Along with the beauty of Facebook graph search, I also noticed a few things in this feature that literally gave me goosebumps.

Actually, Facebook graph search would allow one to see specific information about his/her friends using its set filters. And that puts one on a cautionary note to set his privacy settings properly.


So, with the global roll-out of this feature today onward (for those using Facebook in US English only), wanted to share some the stuffs you need to be cautious about to protect yourself from unwanted search on this platform.

As Facebook says, the beauty of this graph search lies in:

26 May, 2013

5 Social Media Stories This Week (26th May, 2013)


Top social media stories this week varied from a range of acquisition to geographical delays in rolling out  features by social platforms.

To name Google I/O event, Yahoo's Tumblr acquisition for $1.1 billion, Salesforce acquiring Clipboard, Facebook's delay in launching home for Europe etc. are few of these stories.

Among these, I found the following 5 interesting:

1. A Social Network for Parking Spots:
Social network indeed is/can be for everything. The addition of a new networking platform for parking spots just proves that. ParkTag, is the social networking platform that helps finding a parking place. This app applies the game theory very well and each user gets point based bonus on each tag on parking spaces.


05 May, 2013

Best/Top of Social Media News/Stories This Week (5th May, 13)



Talking about the top social media stories this week, stories like 'Facebook blocks Path's ability to access 'find friends' function as it violated FB's platform policy', 'today on 5th May, 2013 Linkedin turns 10', 'availability of a YouTube app for Google Glass', 'new tag feature by Instagram' etc. add to the list.

Out of these bagful stories, I found the following few interesting. Hope you would enjoy'em as well.

Credit: S. Kenwright

27 April, 2013

Best of Social Media News/Stories This Week



Starting with the hack of Associated Press's twitter handle which ultimately led to a momentary crash in NASDAQ, to all new Linkedin Contacts, Facebook buying Parse, Pinterest on Nook tablets are some of the top happenings from best of social media world this week.

Among them, these 8 (as below) have caught my attention as a social media strategist and so putting them up as best social media stories I read/heard/learnt this week.



14 March, 2013

Facebook Gifts: Thumbs Up or Down?



Sending a real gift to your friends on Facebook is now a possibility. With that previously rolled out Facebook Card, now one can actually send real gifts to friends on Facebook. Facebook Gift


As Facebook says - now you can "Buy real gifts for friends to celebrate birthdays, new jobs and other big moments. Just pick out the perfect gift, add your message and it’s ready to ship". And YES, you don't need to mention any address, the receiver can add at his own, saving both of the parties of  privacy concerns.

05 March, 2013

Recent Development in Facebook: The Facebook Card

Facebook Card is the new buzz; So are you in?

It could be soon seen in your wallet, yes, in your wallet. Introduced on 31st January, 2013, Facebook Card is gonna be the next super-hit idea from FB.

And the Social Graph Search, introduced in January 2013, has already stirred the scene of the search in the worldwide web arena. Whatever comes to your mind, just search it out and get some great results in and within Facebook.

In case you haven't used the social graph search, just visit https://www.facebook.com/about/graphsearch and click on that try graph search button. Well, you would experience a whole new look with all the notifications, messages and friend requests on right just by the side of the settings.

Back to point, With Facebook Card, you might feel that indeed FB is coming more into your offline line/life. :)

Source: Facebook

02 March, 2013

Social Media and the JOB you want



Using social media to find your dream job (or any job). Workshop presentation from JEC (Jorhat Engineering College) today.



Social Media and the JOB you want from Syed M Raza


From the workshop conducted by Social Media Club - Assam for the students of Jorhat Engineering College, Jorhat, Assam.

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