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Much has been written about how to write the perfect tweet, from what link shortener to use to how many characters to leave room for retweets.

Now the folks at Neomobile have tried their hand at creating a guide to composing the perfect tweet.

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How to Use Social Media to Manage a Crisis [Infographic] – SocialTimes

16 June 2013

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers With some PR disasters happening in social media, most companies are quite hesitant to jump in at all. However, the above infographic shows some good examples on how social media can be used during crisis or calamities. See on www.scoop.it Like this:Like Loading…

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Social Media Infographic: Finding Your Way Around Google+

30 May 2013

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers It’s about time you give some love to Google+, a social media platform set to attract more people not only because of its new dressed up interface, but also by the recent features added. Google+ is obviously betting big on photos as it launches its ability to “auto awesome” images […]

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Social Influencers: Digital Marketing’s Most Overlooked Resource

1 May 2013

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers It is hard to believe that in a digital world where people are so connected, it still seems to be completely difficult for businesses to use that to their advantage to more efficiently maximize their ROI. Companies continue to spend on banner ads instead of on the people who […]

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Social Media Statistics: Huffington Post Infographic

14 April 2013

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Did you know that since Twitter first opened its doors back in 2006, more than 163 billion tweets have been sent on the micro-blogging social network? What if we told you that 25 percent of Facebook users don’t bother with any kind of privacy settings? Or that Google+’s +1 button is used 5 million times […]

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INFOGRAPHIC: (survey) Which Demographics Use What Social Media & How…

12 April 2013

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers A massive survey of internet users reveals trends in social media usage across numerous platforms, ages, races, genders, population density and more… The Pew Research Center has released the results of a comprehensive survey, conducted over several years to evaluate which demographics were using social media, and on which […]

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Mobile Data Usage in Australia [INFOGRAPHIC]

20 March 2013

In memory of my late father… I miss you pa. Al-fatihah. See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers The infographic from VividWireless.com.au shows the key figures such as mobile penetration, number of mobile services in Australia, mobile internet usage and other helpful stats on mobile data usage in Australia. Someone should do a similar infographic for […]

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A Printable Guide to Social Media [#Infographic]

3 March 2013

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Ask anyone to name the most popular social media tools used by students, and it’s a safe bet everybody could name the top two: Facebook and Twitter. But those are far from the only online applications making inroads. As administrators warm to engaging students through social media, the list of potential resources at […]

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INFOGRAPHIC: What Makes Social Media so Influential?

21 February 2013

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers If your impression of social media is limited to your friends posting cat videos and teenagers glued to their iPhones – think again. Social media possesses incredible influential power, and since the advent of the Internet it’s evolved from a simple way for people to keep in touch into […]

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The Path to Social Media Success in 2013: A 12-Month Plan [Infographic]

15 February 2013

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Often, the best way to reach a huge goal is to break it down into small, less intimidating goals. To help small businesses tackle the daunting task of developing a social media presence (without feeling overwhelmed), Intuit has created a “Path to Social Success in 2013″ infographic. The 12-month plan divides the goal of achieving social […]

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How Social Sites Make Money – Infographic

14 February 2013

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers The number of social media followers are growing. But how do they all make a profit? This infographic indicates which websites make money with ads, paying customers, mobile apps or affiliates. Take a look at which revenue streams help major social networking companies go from social service to successful business. Reeda […]

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Tomorrow’s world: A visual guide to the next 150 years

16 January 2013

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers As we begin a new year, BBC Future has compiled 40 intriguing predictions made by scientists, politicians, journalists, bloggers and other assorted pundits in recent years about the shape of the world from 2013 to 2150. They range from the serious to the fanciful, from the exciting to the […]

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Highlights in Social Media 2012 [Infographic]

24 December 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers 2012 has been one crazy year for social media. Pinterest was named Best New Startup, Facebook bought Instagram, Facebook went public, Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’ became the most viewed video in history, and the list goes on… Want to see just how eventful 2012 has been for social media? Check out […]

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Imagery in Social Media & How to Leverage Visual Content [infographic]

20 December 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers While the origins of social media can be traced back to the late 1970s, the medium didn’t really begin to develop until 1993, with the world wide web. From here, we never looked back. But even as far as 2006 social media was predominately a text-based pursuit. So what’s […]

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Infographic: How to measure Facebook and Twitter ROI

6 December 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Seventy-three percent of CEOs think marketers lack business credibility and 77 percent believe marketers don’t talk about what really matters—sales. If this sounds like your business or company, it’s clearly time to find a way to measure the return on investment of all those hours dedicated to social media. […]

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Top 20 Social Networks [INFOGRAPHIC]

29 November 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers This infographic from Silverpop takes a look at the major players in social media – including those lucky enough to find themselves in the 100+ million user club – and provides some key statistics and growth data for twenty different channels. Aside from the global leaders, Asian social networking […]

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10 Google Search Tips All Students Can Use – Free Technology for Teachers:

26 November 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Richard Byrne shares ten techniques to help students become better searchers with Google. Some of his suggestions may be new to you and a number provide links to additional information. You can download a copy of the pdf from Scribd (free of charge). See on www.freetech4teachers.com Like this:Like Loading…

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Infographic: How Social Media Impacts Purchasing Decisions…

24 November 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Many professionals are turning to social media as a place of trust for their purchasing decisions and it’s no different for the IT industry. IT decision makers have a highly-regarded task of ensuring they recommend the best products and services for their organizations. LinkedIn, Forrester Consulting, and Research Now […]

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Social Media Revolution: Revitalizing Modern Business

23 November 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers The social media industry has revolutionized the online worlds, including the traditional methods to online marketing. Companies and businesses need to develop strategies of their own or they risk behind left in the dust by competitors. Adeo Internet Marketing published this infographic to show you why modern business needs […]

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Why Sales on Social Media Will Be Huge By 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC]

19 November 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Shopping on social media may not be big right now, but by 2015, it’s expected to explode… A new infographic by Vocus has found that “social commerce sales are expected to bring in $30 billion each year by 2015, with half of web sales to occur through social media,” writes […]

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Social Media A History | INFOGRAPHIC

14 November 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Social media aren’t a new story but just the evolution of online communication in our fast moving societies. Here is the whole history. See on infographicsmania.com Like this:Like Loading…

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Leadership lessons from Genghis Khan | TechRepublic

14 November 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers While we’ll leave judgment about the larger historical implications of the Khan’s rule to the historians, several things will strike you as relevant to IT leaders. The Khan frequently consulted outside experts for his own personal development as a leader, especially later in his life. Even at the pinnacle […]

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The Formula Behind Facebook Engagement [infographic]

10 November 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers A constant challenge for Internet marketers targeting Facebook has been gaining engagement. Generally brands and page admins have defined engagement as things such as likes, shares, and comments, but more importantly to gain reputation with Facebook’s algorithm. This infographic created by SocialMouths and American Express OPEN illustrates ways to […]

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Social Media Trends 2013: 1.5 Billion People Using Facebook

3 November 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers That’s right! By the end of 2013 there will be 1.3 to 1.5 billion people using Facebook. Facebook has grown more than 90 percent in just one year in those countries that, only last year, had populations big enough to matter but have not been taken over by Facebook yet. […]

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Has Social Media Turned You into a Zombie? [INFOGRAPHIC]

31 October 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers This fun infographic profiles several types of social media zombie — not dead, but not quite alive either, thanks to an over-enthusiasm for the social web. See on mashable.com Like this:Like Loading…

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How to Use Facebook to Build Your Brand: 4 Great Articles + Infographics

21 October 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers This article shares links to excellent brand-building articles- everything from marketing statistics to how to use Facebook Offers or run web-based contests. Clearly organized summaries for each link allow you to assess the focus and access the related infographics. Topics covered include: 12 revealing marketing stats about Facebook for […]

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A true Outlier – Darren Rowse

19 October 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers When I grow up, I want to be like Darren Rowse… Darren Rowse started blogging in 2002 and began making a full-time income from it in 2005. While he has been involved in blogs focusing on a diverse range of topics over the years, his main blogs are now […]

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71 Percent of Businesses Use Social Media [Infographic]

18 October 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Social media continues to be a key issue for businesses, and findings in this infographic show that 71.2 percent use social platforms for customer service, as well as conveying some fascinating insights into how businesses utilize these networks. Among the findings, 87.5% have seen a positive impact from using […]

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17 Social Media Cheat Sheets [Infographics]

18 October 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers People & businesses use a variety of social media sites for a variety of applications. These visual guides are a helpful way to understand the best uses of each site. Visit the article link for a list of cheat sheets for major social media sites. These infographic tools help […]

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7 Easy Ways to Boost Your Motivation

17 October 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Motivation is a powerful force, one that helps us make new commitments and carry them through. Like any emotion, though, motivation comes and goes.  You’ll have days when you wake up ready to leap into action – and days when you just want to hit snooze and curl up […]

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The Underlying Importance of Social Media [infographic]

14 October 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers As a business owner or marketer it’s very important to not only use social media to connect with customers, but also to understand the value in what social media brings. Social media is revolutionizing the way companies market, brand and connect with customers and potential customers in ways we […]

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Staggering Facts, Figures and Statistics about Facebook – Infographic

10 October 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Just last Thursday Facebook officially announced that they had passed this significant milestone. The number is sizeable and the moment is worth noting but it is the other facts and figures that accompany this fact that put into perspective how much social networks have woven themselves into the fabric […]

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How the Internet has Changed in the Last 10 Years [Infographic]

9 October 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers This infographic visualizes the spectacular rise of the Internet in the last 10 years and how some companies have failed to adapt to the changes. Here’s an interesting infographic that has been making the rounds across social media for the last two weeks. It visualizes the spectacular rise of […]

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Infographics – An easier way to get backlinks to your site

8 October 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Infographics are trending on the internet. There are used as a backlink bait by many of the popular brands. It serves as a dual advantage as it benefits both the creater and the user. The creator of the infographics is benefitted by getting a backlink to its website and […]

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Being social when crisis knocks Why and how companies use social media to communicate in a time of crisis

7 October 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Over the past years communication patterns have been changing continuously due to increased public demand for information and knowledge. Numerous social networks and websites have escalated and gained the attention of the academics and practitioners, as well as the business society. Previously scholars researched this field of interest from […]

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Different Social Networks: personal vs. professional use [INFOGRAPHIC]

6 October 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers The Mindset Divide – how people use different social networks is extremely interesting. In this infographic, we compare the use of personal and professional networks, and gain knowledge as to what some of the key differences are between how people engage, interact and use social media, whether for personal […]

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How to Know When It’s Time to Quit

5 October 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers You’re thinking of jumping ship. Maybe it’s your job, a relationship, a degree, or some other commitment that’s both so hard to keep doing and so hard to leave. Should you stay or should you go? Here’s how to decide. See on lifehacker.com Related articles How to Know When […]

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Sensational Social Media Facts, Figures and Statistics – 6 Infographics | Jeffbullas’s Blog

2 October 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Social media is no longer just about Facebook. Social media is splintering and fragmenting as more users find increased activity about their interests and passions residing on other social networks, such as Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter. See on www.jeffbullas.com Related articles Sensational Social Media Facts, Figures and Statistics – […]

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10 Social Media Optimization Techniques You Should Be Implementing | The Digital Connection

1 October 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers In as much as websites need to be optimized to rank highly, social networks need this too. While the two platforms (websites and social networking site) may be different, both have the reason for needing such and that is to acquire a competitive number of visits. A good site […]

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Blunders In Social Media History [Infographic]

30 September 2012

See on Scoop.it – Aspiring Outliers Have a gander at some of the most destructive social media blunders in the history of Twitter. Learn from other people’s mistakes instead of making them. Have a look at this infographic for more details. It only takes a thought to determine whether you should send an update or […]

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