It’s not surprising that some of the hottest trade show marketing trends revolve around social media. In the new age of social networking and technology it may seem like trade show marketing is a thing of the past. But with the use of social media tools like Facebook and Twitter, businesses can be even more successful with their trade show marketing.
Social networking websites continue to drive a growing share of referral traffic. Although Google+ has garnered a lot of attention recently, another new played has entered the game and could be appearing in your website referral traffic reports. In this infographic created by Columnfivemedia with Monetate, see how Pinterest is reshaping social commerce for online retailers.
New research from Pew shows that people who use social networking sites are more likely to make connections with others. This infographic done by Columnfivemedia withGOOD, looks at how sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin seem to also encourage trust, community, and social engagement.
2011 was a whirlwind year. And with the explosion of social media outlets like Twitter, it’s been exponentially easier for us to keep up with what’s been going on in the world. With everything from the Occupy Movement, to Osama bin Laden’s capture, to the passing of Apple’s leader, Steve Jobs, we’ve been able to stay informed and communicate with each other, down to the second. So as we begin a new year, what will we see when we look back on 2011? Here is 2011 in a nutshell in the words of Twitter, as well as what topics to expect in 2012.