Infographic: The Social Media Lifecycle

People at uberVu, came with very robust infographic on the social media lifecycle. You can explore how some successful brands use
4 pillars of social media to reach their goals and how they measure their progress.

4 Pillars of Social Media are:

  • Monitoring
  • Analytics
  • Engagement
  • Reporting

  • The infographic below is inspired from the company’s white paper, which can be downloaded for free.

    LinkedIn Financial Results for Q3 2011

    Here are some highlights:

  • Revenue for the third quarter was $139.5 million, an increase of 126% compared to $61.8 million for the third quarter of 2010
  • Net loss for the third quarter was $1.6 million, compared to net income of $4.0 million for the third quarter of 2010
  • Adjusted EBITDA for the third quarter was $24.7 million, or 18% of revenue, compared to $11.1 million for the third quarter of 2010, or 18% of revenue
  • Members grew to 131.2 million, an increase of 63% from the third quarter of 2010
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    Social Networks are Still the Top Destination Online

    A new report on social media from Nielsen shows Social Networks and Blogs rule Americans’ Internet time, accounting for 23 percent of time spent online.
    More than twice the amount of time spent on the Online Games.

    To further put this into context, time spent on the 75 “Other” online categories combined only accounts for 35 percent of Americans’ total Internet time:

    LinkedIn: Demographics & Statistics

    LinkedIn is about to approach 120 million members worldwide.
    Europe represents 22% of members.

    United Kingdom (6.9 million), Netherlands (2.8 million), France (2.6 million), Italy (2.1 million) and Spain (2 million) have most LinkedIn users.
    German speaking countries are all behind, as they mostly use XING.