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Infographic: The Whirlwind History of YouTube

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How Well Do You Know This Internet Juggernaut?

Most people who use the internet on a regular basis are familiar with YouTube, the most popular video website in the world, with users watching 6 billion hours of videos on the site each month. YouTube is also the 5th most visited website in the world, falling behind only such behemoths as Google, Facebook and Yahoo. When you look at the video websites that attracted impressive amounts of unique viewers last year, YouTube was the decisive winner, with over 128 million. That’s compared to the site’s closest competitor, Vevo, which attracted just over 37 million unique viewers.

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Infographic: The New Rules of Search Engine Optimization

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Can You be Successful in the New World of SEO?

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Digital Influencer Outreach: 10 Steps to a Successful Relationship

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How Do You Win Over Digital Influencers?

How do you perform a successful digital influencer outreach? Find appropriate influencers and convert them into long-term brand advocates with the following approach:

5 DIY Design Tips for Engaging Infographics

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Guest Post: Creating Compelling Infographics

If you've been wondering what you can do to make the content on your website more visually appealing so that people will not only be more apt to read it and also pass your information (in the form of links) on to others, one great way to do that is by creating some infographics. Whether it's copy, data or some kind of knowledge that you would like to present in more of a "user-friendly" kind of way, infographics can be the solution to that dilemma. The thing is, you want to make sure that you design the kind that will be fun, memorable and also very engaging. If you would like a few tips on how to do just that, we've enclosed five of them for you below:


Keys to Great Infographics

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Infographic Design Tips

Gone are the days of boring pie charts and bar graphs. Infographics are bringing a new level of creativity to the visual data game. And luckily, you don’t need to be a designer to make a good one. Plenty of sites, such as visual.ly, infogr.am, and easel.ly let you use their free templates and tools to make eye-catching infographics. If you do want to create your own, however, you’ll need to keep some basic tips in mind to make it the best it can be. Below is one of our favorite new infographics, as well as a list of pointers for creating an awesome infographic and advice for beginners who aren’t sure know where to start.


Video Marketing, Social Media Branding and Marketing Content of the Week

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Home Runs of the Week

It's been a fascinating week in the world of social media and inbound marketing. We're swimming in the final data from the London 2012 Olympics, and the Twitter founders have announced they're hard at work on an all-new social media network. Our favorite content this week included a lot of visual topics: mind-blowing infographics and some expert advice on a low-budget video strategy that won't faceplant. From humor to original data, our home runs this week are more awesome than ever.

Go Viral: 3 Examples of Minimalist Infographic Design

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Infographics Design Can Be Basic

It's a fact that people go crazy over infographics. In an increasingly visual world of social sharing, infographics are perfectly optimized to go viral. Blog content that contains infographics generate 178% more inbound links than simple text with an image. If you're feeling a bit daunted over the idea of creating your own infographics, keep in mind that there is no law that each infographic has to represent hours of a professional graphic designer's efforts. Not every small business has the budget or resources to produce truly complex infographics, but that doesn't mean they shouldn't make them at all. An infographic is simply defined as a information presented visually. To illustrate some simple examples that really work, we've curated 3 Examples of Minimalist Infographic Design by searching Pinterest.

Twitter Showdown: @GaryVee vs @ChrisBrogan


Gary Vaynerchuk vs Chris Brogan

So we thought we would mix it up a bit and give you a Twitter Showdown between two of our favorite (and very influential) people on Twitter.

In the Left Corner: @GaryVee

Meet Gary Vaynerchuk, a 35 year old New York Times and Wall Street Journal Best-Selling author who is also a self-trained wine and social media expert. From a young age, it was clear that Gary was a businessman.

How To Develop an Inbound Marketing Strategy (Infographic)

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Inbound Marketing Strategy

Inbound marketing can be very complex, with mutliple channels to manage, social media strategies to implement, blogging and content creation, search emgine optimization (SEO) generating qualified leads, social media, and of course measurement of successes and failures.

2012 Social Media for Business (Infographic)

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