Author Archive for Craig Smith

DMR Publisher. Director of Marketing by day and I run this little site at night. Other interests include Sports, LEGO, Star Wars, Tech Gadgets and all things Boston.

How Many Users Did WeChat Remove Due to Prostitution Ties? (New and Updated Weibo and WeChat Stats)


I spent a little quality time with a couple of my more popular Chinese stat posts. Chinese super-networks Weibo and Wechat recently filed their quarterly financial reports and offered up a few interesting tidbits. The stats don’t flow out of some of our Asian friends as freely as most of the Western digital companies, so I pounce on them when available and update my posts quickly.

Below are a few of the more interesting WeChat and Weibo stats from this round of updates. Keep in mind that there are now dozens of stats listed in my Weibo and WeChat posts, so use the links below to check out each of the posts if you are looking for more.

30+ Advanced Google Search Functions You May Not Have Known About


Like it or not, Google search plays a major role in all of our lives. It started out as something you used primarily for education or entertainment purposes and has evolved into a go-to for just about everything we need to know to get through our daily routines. Many, many of our online travels each day start with a simple visit to In fact, more than 60% of the people reading this post likely found it from a Google search.

So, what if I told you there is a way to make your Google searching more productive and efficient? Actually, there are more than 30 ways to do this

How Many Apps Have Been Downloaded From the App Store? (New and updated Apple Stats)


I have to admit; there are three financial reports that I really look forward to every few months: Facebook, Google and Apple. You never know what interesting tidbits will be mentioned in the filing or in the accompanying conference call. I’ve given you Facebook and Google for this quarter already, so the last of the triumvirate for me to update is Apple.

Apple is interesting because their hardware and software products cut across so many channels. There isn’t much Apple doesn’t touch in the digital world these days. As expected, they continued their upward momentum into this quarter with another round of impressive tallies.

Below are a few of the more interesting Apple stats from this round of updates. Keep in mind that there are now hundreds of stats listed in my Apple posts, so use the links below to check out each of the posts if you are looking for more.

How Many People Have Access to Amazon Sunday Delivery? (new and updated Amazon stats)


Today’s stat updates are focused on Amazon. Amazon released their quarterly financial statement recently, and with that came some interesting stats. I have updated my Amazon and Kindle stat posts to reflect those new tallies, along with a few others that I’ve stumbled on recently.

Here are a few months of the more interesting new or updated Amazon stats. As always, you can find many more stats in the full posts, which are linked below the stats.

What is the Best Day and Time to Post on LinkedIn? (New and Updated LinkedIn Stats)


As the quarterly financial statements for the publicly traded digital companies continue to roll in, so do the stat updates. This weekend’s round of stat additions and updates were to my LinkedIn stat posts.

If you haven’t noticed, LinkedIn has become quite a bit more active recently. I am trying to find some solid engagement stats that measure this recent growth to share with all of you, but haven’t found anything god yet. The uptick in activity is conspicuous enough that someone will do a study on it soon, especially with long-form posts becoming available to the masses.

Anyways, here are some of the stats I was able to dig up.