By The Numbers: 8 Interesting Meerkat Statistics

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Every year, there is a new darling of the digital world coming out of South By Southwest (SXSW). This year was no different, with the brand new live-streaming app Meerkat taking its place as the clear darling of the digital influencers at SXSW 2015. Despite taking a pretty significant blow just before the start of SXSW, when Meerkat’s access to Twitter was limited, their stats coming out of the event show that it didn’t slow their growth much.

Whether Meerkat can survive the cold shoulder (and possible competition) from Twitter remains to be seen. In the meantime, here are a few of the more interesting Meerkat statistics I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

By the Numbers: 14 Interesting Slack Statistics

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The team messaging app Slack has only been around for about a year, but it has certainly created quite a stir among influencers in its short existence. While it only has 500,000 daily users currently (a relatively small user tally these days), those who use Slack rave about the product and its user engagement stats are very impressive.

Slack stands poised to grow and become a real player in the group messaging market in 2015, so I wanted to take a quick look at some of their early numbers.

Managing Social Media From Beyond The Grave….

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The majority of us will take measures to ensure the safeguarding of our assets following our death. Most of us will write Wills or set up Trusts, to ensure that our property and possessions are passed onto our loved ones- but have you ever thought about what will happen to your online data?

A recent poll, carried out in January of this year, found that most adults have concerns regarding their online data. 71% (of 1,012 adults surveyed) stated that they wanted their online communications to remain private unless they gave prior consent. However, 43% stated that they wanted their private accounts to be deleted following their death, unless they had given prior consent for someone else to access them.

What You Need to Know About Emojis

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So, you thought emojis were just a millennial fad? Well, think again. Emojis allow advertisers to portray real-world expressions and feelings in one simple image, enabling them to easily add sentiment and emotions into their ad, without the use of words.

What Was the Most Overused LinkedIn Profile Word of 2014? (New and Updated LinkedIn Stats)

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I spent a little quality time updating my LinkedIn posts over the past week. In addition to some awesome user stat and revenue updates they released recently in their quarterlies, I also found about 30 more interesting stats about their demographics, company pages and job postings. Below is a quick sampling of these new and updated LinkedIn stats. Be sure to visit the posts linked at the bottom for hundreds more.

10 Indispensable Productivity Apps for Working on the Go

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In today’s fast moving digital and information age, many of us are working on the go and still others are telecommuting and also working from home. Enter the app, easily and conveniently downloaded to our omnipresent handheld devices. These clever tools offer many solutions, valuable tools, information and important data on our smaller screens while we’re on the go.

So without any further adieu, here are ten great mobile apps for those of us who seem to be constantly on the move:

Big Twitter Stat Updates

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In the four years I have been keeping track of digital stats for you all, I have never run into a shortage of twitter stats. Next to Facebook, Twitter is arguably the second-most studied and quantified social network on the planet.

This month is no different than previous and I just concluded a huge round of Twitter stat updates and additions. Because the main Twitter post was testing too cumbersome to manage, I spun off a new page dedicated to Twitter stats that impact businesses. Here is a quick sample of some of my most recent updates. Take a look at all of my newly-updated Twitter stat posts and, as always, be sure to check back often for new updates.

By the Numbers: 80+ Amazing Twitter Stats for Businesses

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Here is a comprehensive list of all of the Twitter stats that businesses need to know. This is an offshoot of our original Twitter statistic post, which was getting a bit cumbersome and tough to navigate as it eclipsed 300 stats. Hopefully, this new format will help you find the stat you are looking for much quicker.

9 Reasons Your Business Should be Listening Online

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Following on from last weeks blog post, here are 9 brilliant reasons why social media listening is vital for every brand:

1. Gain real market research on your brand: People post honestly on social media (good and bad), so if someone doesn’t like your brand…they’ll certainly tell you so. Social media allow you to gain real insights, opinions and experiences from real customers in real-time, and this in itself is priceless.