Business, Marketing, Social Media

50 Shocking Social Media Statistics You Need to See To Believe

Social media is essential for every small business.

Just think about it for a minute.

There are an estimated 1.59 billion people on Facebook per month, 1.85 million people active on Twitter on any given day and 100 million users on Pinterest.

If you want to find new customers of any kind, chances are they will be on social media. Heck, even farmers in Kuwait use Instagram to sell their sheep. Want to know a few more unusual and shocking social media statistics? Read on!

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Apps, Instagram, Social Media

Managing Multiple Instagram Accounts On The Official App Is Finally A Thing

It has finally happened. Instagram has heard our prayers and the time has come where we no longer have to login and out of our different Instagram accounts like cave people. Okay, that might be a bit dramatic but I’m not exaggerating when I say having the option for managing multiple Instagram accounts is one of the most exciting social media updates I’ve seen in quite some time (the one before this was discovering CoSchedule).

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Just For Fun, Marketing

13 Of The Best Superbowl Ads Of All Time

Best Superbowl Ads of All Time
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While the Superbowl just around the corner – This Sunday, January 7th, 2016 to be exact – we thought now was a good time to share some of the best Superbowl ads of all time with you. With the Superbowl being one of the most viewed events on TV every year, advertisers are quick to jump at securing a spot during the game, and will pay just about anything to get it. That’s why we’ve come to expect some of the best commercials of the year to take place during this 4 hour span. Over the years, we’ve seen some hilarious, heartwarming, creative and unique ads and only a few of them could make it into our list. So here are our picks for the 13 best Superbowl Ads of all time!

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Apps, Social Media

The Only Photo Editing Instagram Apps You’ll Need in 2016

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First off, a big “congratulations” is in order to the revolutionary and fastest growing tech company the world, Instagram. We wanted to focus an entire post on Instagram as it’s recent popularity has been incredible. It has also joined the advertising game with it’s recent launch of sponsored posts, which have stirred up quite some controversy. If there’s one site our social media team can’t seem to stay off, it’s Instagram so we wanted to share our favourite photo editing Instagram apps to give you a sneak peek behind the scenes.
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Apps, Social Media

7 Free Tools To Boost Your Social Media Mojo

There are a ton of great apps out there that are going to make your job as a Social Media Manager easier, but this week we wanted to focus on the best kinds of apps – FREE apps! You’ll be surprised how many awesome (and completely free) resources we’ve found for everyone from new bloggers to marketing professionals. These apps do everything from up engagement, boost your following and increase your brand’s overall presence on all social media platforms.

We won’t leave you hanging any longer! Read more to see our top 10 Free Apps that are going to take your social media game to the next level!

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Business, Entrepreneur, Start Up

Chris Heivly (Co-founder MapQuest) on Entrepreneurship, Startups, and Life.

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“What’s the golden rule? He who owns the gold, makes the rules.”

It’s been an intensive two days here at Data Nerds HQ, as we’ve been blessed with the opportunity to interview, listen to and learn from Chris Heivly. Accelerate Okanagan hosted Chris in our hometown of Kelowna, British Columbia in order for local entrepreneurs to get a chance to meet and learn from one of the biggest and best.

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Blogging, Marketing, Social Media

How To Perfect Your Social Media Strategy in 3 Simple Steps

Social media can be frustrating, even for the pros. There will always ups and downs when it comes to running and monitoring a successful social media feed but we’re here to help make the task just a little bit easier. We know the struggle all too well here at Data Nerds since it is, in fact, what we do as part of our company. Experience has taught us some awesome tips and tricks, and we’ve also been able to gather lots of inspiration from some of the top names in Social Media like Quick Sprout’s Neil Patel and Boom Social’s Kim Garst. So whether you’re just starting out, are stuck in a rut or just want some more tips and tools about how to perfect your social media strategy, this post is one you’re going to want to keep!

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Business, Entrepreneur, Marketing, Start Up

13 Tools For Starting a Business and Staying on Track

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Prepare for everything to be far from perfect when starting your own business. The beauty of entrepreneurship is knowing success is entirely up to you.  Begin by solving a problem that you are passionate about, then find someone willing to pay you for it. Seth Godin said, “ Charge less than it’s worth and more than it costs you. Repeat.” Let’s dive in together.

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Business, Entrepreneur, Productivity

13 Things That Are Wasting Your Time And Killing Your Productivity

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Ever look at the clock to see it’s 4:45pm and find yourself wondering where in the world your day went and what you got done that day (if anything)? We did too. That’s why we decided to do some research on just where our time was going. Turns out, there’s a ton of things we are all wasting our time on on a daily basis, and with a few little tweaks, you can be back on the road to productivity in no time!

Spoiler Alert: We are definitely going to tell you to spend less time on Facebook. Sorry.

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Blogging, Business, Content, Hacks, Instagram, Social Media

Secret’s Out: The 6 Most Powerful Instagram Hacks We Use Daily

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Instagram is one of our favourite social media platforms, and as of September 2015 (when it surpassed Twitter), the world agrees with us! With over 400 million monthly users, we decided it might be nice of us to share some of our most powerful Instagram hacks with you so you can get in on this massive market of potential customers or blog followers. So without further adieu, let’s jump right into the top 6 things you should be doing daily to make your Instagram account stand out!

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