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.

By the Numbers 7 Amazing Uber Statistics (December 2014)

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Quite possibly the most notable and newsworthy (for better or worse) digital company of the year was Uber. In 2014, the ride-sharing company experienced some pretty serious controversies, blunders and roadblocks, while continuing to grow and rack up funding.

With so much going on with Uber lately, I thought it may be a good time to take a quick look at user totals and other interesting Uber statistics. As always, I will be updating this post periodically, so be sure to bookmark and check back for new stats in the future.

By the Numbers: 9 Amazing Evernote Statistics (December 2014)

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Lately, I have been focusing some of my stat posts on digital services that we tend to take for granted and rarely stop to think about just how massive they are. Here is one that I dare say just about all of us use and probably take for granted to a certain extent: Evernote.

It seems like Evernote has been organizing our lives forever. This highly customizable, multi-device tool is essential to clipping, saving and keeping projects on track. Personally, there is no way I could work a day job, kep my personal life on track and keep DMR (relatively) organized and updated without Evernote. It is a great product.

So, have you ever stopped to think about just how big Evernote is? You may be surprised to see that their user totals rival those of Pinterest and Snapchat. Here is a rundown of how many people use Evernote and other interesting statistics that I was able to dig up. As always, this post will be updated semi-regularly, so be sure to check back for more data in the future.

How To: Figure Out What Christmas Movie to Watch Tonight (Infographic)

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OK, so unless you are REALLY delinquent in your Christmas shopping and are going to be out until the stores close tonight, you likely will be looking for something to watch. How about a good Christmas movie? With so many holiday movies to choose from these days, the little visual elves at Lemon.ly have created this fun and informative infographic flow chart to help us in our Christmas movie selection. Just answer a few quick questions and you’ll have the perfect movie selection for the evening.

4 Awesome Ways to Track and Chat with Santa Digitally (2014 Edition)

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Every year, it seems like more and more digital companies are getting into the holiday spirit and showing off their creativity by offering fun ways for kids of all ages to reach out to Santa Claus.Most of this Santa-stalking started with NORAD’s online Santa tracking 60 years ago and really took off once digital heavyweights like Google and Microsoft entered the picture.

Now there are countless ways for kids to make a last-minute plea to the big guy and get on the nice list and to track his journey on Christmas Eve. In what has become a sort of tradition here at DMR, here is a quick rundown of my four favorite online Santa campaigns.

By the Numbers: 8 Interesting Box Statistics

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Yesterday, we looked at Dropbox’s stats, so I am keeping the cloud storage theme going and exploring another popular member of this space: Box. Box has been around for almost a decade and has seen steady growth over the past few years as cloud usage has become more mainstream. Box is definitely a digital company to keep an eye on.

Here are a few of the more interesting Box statistics I was able to dig up. As always, this list will surely grow over time, so be sure to check back regularly.

By the Numbers: 7 Interesting Dropbox Statistics

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With a great deal of my stat posts over the years spotlighting social networks and ecommerce platforms, it is time to switch a little of the focus to digital services and what better a place to explore than cloud storage services. This has been an area of significant growth over recent years with quite a bit of room still to grow.

The first cloud storage stat post is for one of the largest services out there: Dropbox. Dropbox has been growing exponentially since it’s launch in 2007 and continues to impress seven years later. Here are a few of the more interesting Dropbox statistics I was able to dig up.

How Many Facebook Friends Does the Average User Have? (New and Updated Facebook Stats)

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The holiday season and year-end always provide us social media stat geeks with some interesting Facebook facts and figures. Recently, I spent a little quality time with my various Facebook stat posts and added/updated a bunch of new stuff.

Below are a few of the new and updated Facebook stats from this round. For hundreds more, please check out each of the posts linked at the bottom of this post.