2017 Social Media Demographics: What You Need to Know [Infographic]

Did you know, there are currently 2.8 Billion people on social media? No joke, 2.8 Billion people are out scrolling, commenting and engaging with people, brands and influencers across today's top social media sites. Not only has the population and participation on social media dramatically grown, but so to have the social media sites themselves. [...]

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Best Days and Times to Post on Social Media [#INFOGRAPHIC]

Use the Infographic below as a guide to help you better understand the optimal days and times to post your content in order to receive the most bank for your buck.

B2B Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

As the importance of social media for B2B companies continue to grow, some marketers still remain unclear on how to utilize social marketing for their business. Some B2B marketers struggle specifically with the concept of developing an integrated social marketing strategy for their business, what social sites to use, and how to create proper success [...]

CEOs on Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Every wonder what the impact of having your CEO actively participating in social media could have on your business? Judging by the findings in this cool infographic from Go Gulf there are profound effects brand and business perception both internally and externally when the CEO actively participates on social media sites. Here are some interesting stats about CEO social [...]

6 Simple and Easy Ways to Improve your Facebook Business Page

Struggling for ideas on how to improve your Facebook Business Page? Here are 6 simple and easy ways to that you can impact and improve your Facebook Business page today! Tie in Twitter: Twitter is the 3rd fastest growing social network just behind Google+ and the monster that is Facebook. I'm going out on a [...]

Social Media and The Super Bowl – Your Social Media Guide To Super Bowl XLVII

Happy Super Bowl Sunday everyone! Today the Baltimore Ravens take on the San Francisco 49ers in SuperBowl 47 in beautiful downtown New Orleans at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Today friends, is the one day where millions of people will get together to watch the biggest football game of the year. With that we are sure to expect that there will be alot, and [...]

Top 3 Social Media Events to Attend This Year

There are plenty of exciting new events and conferences surrounding social media in 2013. If you haven't made plans for which events to attend this year, fear not, for I have compiled some of the top social media events that you should be looking to attend in 2013. Social Media Marketing World Social Media Examiner, [...]

The Art of Getting Retweets [INFOGRAPHIC]

Are you looking to get more retweets for your Business? If so, check out this great Infographic created by @NeilPatel of QuickSprout that explains the art of getting retweets. Neil includes some great findings, tips, and tactics to try to implement for your Business which can help get you one step closer to receiving more [...]

5 Pinterest Tips for B2B Companies

Has your business ponied up and created a Pinterest account? If not, it's time put down the pen and get pinning. Did you know that Pinterest for is now the 3rd most popular social network in the U.S. in terms of traffic. (Experian) Not to mention, since it's launch daily Pinterest users have increased by [...]

Introducing the SC Referral Program

Do you know or have clients, friends, even business partners that are in need of help with Business Blogging and Social Media Marketing? If so, Social Chadder can help! In today’s business world, it’s not what you know, it’s who you know. Personal business referrals and business credibility are very important. Knowing the right people to [...]

Every Minute of the Day [INFOGRAPHIC]

Every minute of the day incredible amounts of data are generated across the internet. With over 2.1 billion people making up the global internet population data trails from users daily internet and social activities can include massive amounts of data. Every minute of the day... Google receives over 2,000,000 search queries Twitter users send over [...]

NBA rolls out 1st Annual Social Media Awards

Now more than ever, Sports and Social Media seem to go hand in hand. Teams, players, and leagues are all using Social Media to communicate, engage, respond, and market to their fans and followers. From live score updates via Twitter, posting game photos via Facebook, or highlights via video on YouTube, Social Media has become [...]

Infographics explained via Infographic

So what exactly is an Infographic? Infographics are fun and quick way to learn about a topic without alot of heavy reading. I bet you like the sound of that already. Infographics and data-rich visualization analysis have become extremely popular not only within the marketing world, but in all business cases and instances where analytics and measurement [...]

How will Facebook Scheduled Posts affect Third-Party Apps?

Facebook finally took a feature that has been used and developed by third-party apps, scheduled posts, and will now allow it on their platform. Page Admins will now be able to prepare a post and schedule it to appear at a future date and time. Type your post, notate your time and date for which you [...]

Popularity of Pinterest [INFOGRAPHICS]

Pinterest is now 9 months old and has created quite a buzz around the social media world. From home design sites like HGTV to social media strategists like Jay Baer, many have adopted Pinterest and put forth a strategy and effort to explore, indulge, interact, and most of all engage in pinning and repinning some [...]

How To Follow NCAA #MarchMadness via Social Media

The NCAA Tournament officially kicked off today as 64 teams play for there chance to make it to the big dance and earn the right as the national champion of college basketball. Last year Nearly 100 million (99.9 million) viewers watched all-or-part of CBS Sports’ and Turner Sports’ coverage of the 2011 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship [...]

Super Bowl XLVI and the Social Media Command Center are set for Take-Off

Super Bowl XLVI kicks off tonight, between the New England @Patriots and the New York @Giants,  in downtown Indianapolis at @LucasOilStadium. What's unique about this year's Super Bowl, is not that this is a re-match of Super Bowl XLII between the Patriots and the Giants, is the introduction and creation of the NFL's very own Social [...]

It’s a Big Day for Small Business

Today is a Big Day for Small Business. Why, because it's Small Business Saturday! A day in which you support local businesses within your community. Do your part by making a pledge to support #SmallBizSat and Shop Small. One small purchase can make a big difference. Small businesses are the lifeblood of our communities. Get [...]

Join 19 Social Media Experts at Web’s Largest Facebook Marketing Conference

Have you heard the buzz about Facebook Success Summit 2011—the web’s largest online Facebook marketing conference? http://bit.ly/fbsummit_11 Before I tell you how this virtual summit will help your business attract great customers and prospects, gain a unique competitive advantage, and measure your Facebook marketing results, let me share a story with you. PROOF FACEBOOK MARKETING [...]

How @ComEd used @Twitter for Customer Service to Restore Power

[tweetmeme source="socialchadder"]It's been 4 days now that we've been without Power in our home since a terrible storm came through the Northern Suburbs of Chicago and knocked out Power for some 850,000 people. Tonight at 8:03pm, Power was finally restored to our home by our Energy Provider, @ComEd. It was not easy by any means [...]

Who do you Follow on @Twitter?

Love this video from Twitter, "Follow your Interests. Discover your World" that came out when Twitter recently turned 5 years old. It poses the question, how do you use Twitter? Do you use @Twitter to listen, to speak, to follow, to engage? It could be used for any of those. Everyone uses Twitter in a different [...]

Major Update: Social Media Success Summit

[tweetmeme source="socialchadder"]Have you heard about the Social Media Examiner's Social Media Success Summit 2011? --It's the webs largest online conference for businesses that want to master social media marketing. Today, I have a major announcement for you... FIRST, WHAT IS THIS EVENT? Social Media Success Summit 2011 is the web's largest online social media conference--hosted by Social [...]

3 QR Code Platforms that Help Connect your Customers to your Business’ Social Network

[tweetmeme source="socialchadder"]The QR Code craze has caught fire my friends and if  you're not feeling the heat, this will help you add fuel to the flames. QR Codes are quickly becoming one of the more popular and useful applications for Businesses and Business Professionals to promote and market their Products, Services, and their Business to prospective Customers and Clients. What are QR Codes? [...]

Use Facebook Deals to Connect with your Customers [VIDEO]

[tweetmeme source="socialchadder"]Facebook just announced the release of Facebook Deals for Business. A new mobile application that lets customers get deals when they check-in to businesses using Facebook for iPhone, Android, or Windows Phone 7. The concept, to give businesses on Facebook the opportunity to connect more with their customers, create awareness, and build brand loyalty. View Video: Combine Facebook Deals with the new roll-out [...]

Turn Tweets and FB Topics into a Digital Newspaper using Paper.li

[tweetmeme source="socialchadder"] Extra! Extra! The Social Marketing Review is out! What's The Social Marketing Review you ask? It's the Digital Newspaper that I created using a cool New Social Application from Small Rivers called Paper.li. This unique Application from the privately held Swiss startup organizes links shared on Twitter and Facebook into an easy to [...]

Social Chadder WordPress Blog Year In Review – 2010

[tweetmeme source="socialchadder"]The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how the Social Chadder blog did in 2010, and here's a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is doing awesome!. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 3,400 times in 2010. [...]

5 Tabs Worth Adding to your Facebook Business Page

[tweetmeme source="socialchadder"]Facebook Tabs are an excellent marketing vehicle and promotional element to add to your Facebook Fan Page. Here are 5 Tabs worth adding to enhance your page. Twitter: The Twitter Tab powered by Involver is a great tab to add to your Facebook Business Page. If you have a Twitter account and are not doing this already, [...]

Will Messaging make Facebook your Homepage?

[tweetmeme source="socialchadder"]Facebook has come out with plenty of updates this year from Groups, to Places, to Messaging. Messaging by far is the most unique and interesting. A new communication method that combines chat, text, and email into one communication vehicle. It's the simplification of communication. Check out this video for an in-depth explanation: Interesting concept, isn't it? Messaging will [...]

WordPress bakes their own Blackbird Pie

[tweetmeme source="socialchadder"] Did you hear the new word from a little Blackbird? WordPress has now made it incredibly easy for WP Bloggers to embed Tweets into Blog Posts. If you're unfamiliar with this, it has become more of a common practice for quoting an individual to take their Tweet and paste it into a Blog Post for reference. Twitter currently [...]

4 Social Media Sites to Follow

[tweetmeme source="socialchadder"]Social Media is constantly changing and evolving and it is important to stay up to date in hearing the latest news, updates, info, and Social trends. Here are 4 Social Media Sites to Follow that I've found to be a great resource for everything Social. Follow these sites and you'll be in the know with everything that [...]

Hello WordPress Share Buttons!

[tweetmeme source="socialchadder"] Hey now, WordPress Share Buttons have arrived to WordPress.com blogs!  The new Sharing Buttons include the new Twitter Tweet button, Facebook Share or Like, Digg, StumbleUpon, Reddit, Email, Print, Press It, and WordPress' own Like button. This is a well deserved and needed addition for those us that are WordPress.com bloggers that have been having to add their own [...]

Social Media Examiner TV launches Pilot Episode

[tweetmeme source="socialchadder"] Social Media Examiner launched the Pilot Episode of SMEtv today! Very exciting news for Social Media Enthusiasts, Fanatics, and Marketers like myself! Great opportunity to follow some of the most influential Social Media Professionals, interact, connect, and learn a little more about the latest strategies and trends new to Social Media. The first episode is hosted by Mari Smith, Relationship Marketing Specialist. In the episode [...]

The Importance of Social Media for Business

[tweetmeme source="socialchadder"]Marketing is changing and evolving. Social Media, Social Networks, and Social Technology have become the future of business marketing. Adding Social Media to your business marketing plan is no longer a consideration, it's a must. If you're a business owner and your business is not Social, you need to re-evaluate your marketing strategy. You are missing out on a big opportunity [...]

Top Twitter Analytic Tools to Use

[tweetmeme source="socialchadder"]New Twitter tools seem to be popping up more and more every day. With so many tools, you start to ask yourself, which ones should I use? Which tools are the right tools? And why should I use this one over that one? Well in this post I'll introduce you to some of my favorite Twitter Analytic [...]

Get yourself a Google Profile

 [tweetmeme source="socialchadder"]Do you have a Google Profile? You don't? Well after reading this, I bet that you'll consider creating one for yourself. What is a Google Profile? As stated by Google, a Google Profile is simply how you present yourself on Google products to other Google users. In other words, it's an informational profile that allows [...]

Gatorade Mission Control Center ready for Social Media Liftoff

[tweetmeme source="socialchadder"]Check this out! Gatorade has developed a wicked Mission Control Center at their Chicago headquarters for their marketing team to track everything social that relates to the Gatorade brand. Mission Control features 6 monitors and 5 seats where the Gatorade social gurus get down to work analyzing various data visualizations, social dashboards, and blogs conversations. This is [...]

4 Fun Promotional Marketing Strategies for your Business

[tweetmeme source="socialchadder"]Promotional marketing strategies are an important piece to the puzzle in creating a successful marketing mix. Why? Promotional marketing strategies are great brand builders that create excitement for your customers about your business. Promotions encourage customers and consumers to visit your webpage, come into your store, and ultimately it reminds them of your company and brand. Here are 4 fun [...]

The 3 most important Social Media Profiles for Business Professionals

[tweetmeme source="socialchadder"]Social Media has taken over the world, let's face it. And as a business professional, what do you do? You can either ignore the hype, or make it apart of your life. The more wise choice of the two would be to make it apart of your life and get started on creating your professional Social Media Profiles. Here are the [...]

4 keys to creating a successful radio advertisement for your business

[tweetmeme source="socialchadder"]Radio advertisements can sometimes be tricky to create and it can be difficult to convey your message effectively. You could be sending the wrong message or presenting the wrong offer and consumers are changing the channel. It's very important to capture your audience right from the beginning of the ad spot and reel them in to [...]

Company Follow Announced for LinkedIn

[tweetmeme source="socialchadder"]Company Follow was announced this past Thursday, April 29th, by Ryan Roslansky via his post on the LinkedIn Blog. What is it? It's a great new Business Tool that allows you to Follow Businesses and Companies that interest you. As a LinkedIn Professional and User this is a welcome addition to the already great features, applications, [...]

5 Lessons Learned on LinkedIn

 [tweetmeme source="socialchadder"]After using LinkedIn for some time now and working to better my Professional Profile I have learned 5 valuable Lessons that have enabled me to increase my network, add professional connections, and obtain fans and followers of my work. Here are the 5 Lessons that you to should consider using and adding to your [...]

5 Wonderful WordPress Widgets

[tweetmeme source="socialchadder"]Do you have a WordPress Website/Blog? Are you familiar with the sidebar Widgets? If not, listen up because Widgets are a great tools that you should be using that can help improve your WordPress Blog. Here are my Top 5 WordPress Widgets that I am currently using here on Social Chadder.      1. Text: The Text Widget allows [...]

TweetUp to the Top

  [tweetmeme source="socialchadder"]If you are a Business owner and you are using Twitter to promote your Business Services and Special Offers to your Customers, Followers, and Fans, then you are going to want to check out TweetUp. What is TweetUp? TweetUp is a Twitter Search Engine Tool that allows Businesses and Partner Advertisers to Pay to Promote their Content, [...]

The Power Of The #Hashtag [INFOGRAPHIC]

Key highlights and tips surrounding the power of the hashtag

Content and Social Sharing – A Perfect Match for Today’s B2B Marketers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Content and social sharing are a perfect match for today's B2B marketers

How B2B Marketers Engage on Twitter [STATS]

Key Social Media Insights and Stats surrounding B2B Marketers on Twitter

Improve your Web Presence by Optimizing your SEO Efforts

Set yourself up for success by making SEO a key part of your marketing efforts

B2B Content Marketing Benchmarks, Budgets & Trends

Complete overview of the state of B2B content marketing in North America