Why you should switch from FaceBook to Google+ as your go to social platform

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A recent study shows that the majority of people use 1 social network on a regular basis, and 2 networks came in second. If you are one the people that only use one or two social networks, opposed to using all the social platforms available across the internet, then I would suggest you consider making Google+ your go to social network.

I came across an article today that reiterates my thought on this and I think it is a great breakdown of the advantages of Google+ compared to FaceBook.

http://www.michaelqtodd.com/move-facebook-googleplus

Social Media facts, figures and statistics 2013

Social Media facts, figures and statistics 2013

Here is an interesting info graphic done by Digital Insights that covers all latest Social Media facts, figures, numbers and statistics of 2013.  Some of the most fascinating facts are mentioned here-

  • 74% of marketers believe Facebook is important for their lead generation strategy
  • 28% of Retweets on Twitter are due to inclusion of “please RT!”
  • 40% of marketers use Google+, 70% desire to learn more and 67% plan to increase Google+ activities
  • 42% update their profile information regularly on LinkedIn
  • Every second 8000 users like some or other photo on Instagram
  • 80% of total Pinterest’s pins are re-pins
  • 4.2 billion people use mobile device to access social media sites
  • Social media generates almost double the marketing leads of trade show, telemarketing, daily mail, or PPC
  • More than 23% of marketers are investing in blogging and social media

They also created a great infographic that breaks it down in greater detail. Check it out here

20 Ideas for Social Media Content That Engages

Content is King. Creating and marketing your content is as simple as typing text and uploading  a few images and videos. I came across the article on JeffBullas.com, great site to for ideas and tips on creating content for your blog, and social platforms. 

Read more….http://www.jeffbullas.com/2011/08/25/20-ideas-for-content-that-engages/

2nd Annual Fit and Faithful Healthy Living Event, Saturday, September 21st @ SMU

2nd Annual Fit and Faithful Healthy Living Event, Saturday, September 21st @ SMU

2nd Annual Fit and Faithful LIving Health & Fitness
 Saturday, September 21st 3-8:30p. Great fun event supporting a great organization.

If you are looking for something to do on September 21st, think about coming out to the 2nd Annual Fit and Faithful Living Health & Fitness