Social Networks Logos Guide (New Google Logo 2015). Infographics, you’re doing it WRONG!

Social Networks Logos Guide (New Google Logo 2015). Infographics, you’re doing it WRONG!

If you’re in – or hoping to be- in Social Media Infographics business/blogging, then by all means you need to stay up-to-date with the latest updates made by those Social platforms, especially when they update their identity/design/logos. Using an outdated / wrong / low quality logos is your 1st step to failure. It is not acceptable by the brands that you violate their guidelines and certainly does not leave the best impression in your reader’s minds.

The reason I’m writing this article is seeing so many good data being placed on a bad design in an infographic.

Through this article will try to summarize guidelines / logo updates of the major Social Networks, what to use and whats not to use.


Create Images for Social Media and Blog

Create Images for Social Media and Blog

Visual content is an essential part getting more shares to your content, as I mentioned in my article how to get you blog to be shared 1000 times.

Studies also said that photos gets 5x more engagement on social media so its only logic that putting a lot of effort into images and photos is very important part of your social media strategies and in writing successful blog posts.

How to Create Images for Social Media and Blog using simple tools?

In this post i will explain how I create images for Social Media and my blog posts, some of these tools are advanced and some are really simple, but either will sure enough to help you get more shares for your content

First lets see the steps how to create images for social media and blogs (click any of the steps to go directly to it)

  1. Find Stock Images to share
  2. Add Branding / Text to your Social Media Images
  3. Download Ready-made PSD Social Media Images Sizes Templates
  4. Creating Infographics
  5. Free Infographic Templates
  6. Free Online Tools to Create Images for Social Media & Your Blog Post on the fly
  7. Various Essential Tool for Blogging with images
  8. Auto create og:image with WordPress Plugin

10 Marketing Predictions for 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC] (Content Marketing, Blogging, Adspend)

10 Marketing Predictions for 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC] (Content Marketing, Blogging, Adspend)

Global ad spend is on track to grow 5.3% to $523bn in 2014, up from 3.9% in 2013, and will continue at 5.3% in 2015  and then rise to 5.9% in 2016 on the back of rapid developments in digital advertising, according to the latest Advertising Expenditure Forecasts from media agency ZenithOptimedia,

@Wheelhouse  made a comprehensive infographic , 10 Marketing Predictions for 2015, addressing issues from Email Marketing, to lead conversion, to automation platforms. In this inforgraphic they made 10 predictions for 2015 marketing.

Here’s some of the key points.



World Cup Twitter statistics Saudi Arabia – Infographic

World Cup Twitter statistics Saudi Arabia – Infographic

Less than a week for the greatest sports event of the year, World Cup 2014 in Brazil.

80% will be watching the World Cup from Home, and since 95% of the online public conversation about live TV takes place on Twitter,one can safely say that Twitter customers using the newly introduced TV Conversation Targeting will be more than satisfied with their campaign results. Based on this report, 61% of Twitter football lovers say that football news breaks faster on Twitter than anywhere else. if brands where able to use the moment properly, joined the conversation in-time and built upon their TV strategy with TV targeting, they will see great deal of ROI or great decrease of their CPA



12 entrepreneurship facts Infographic

12 entrepreneurship facts Infographic

This is an infographic of a post made by Dharmesh Shah on LinkedIn today ( 12 Surprising Facts About Entrepreneurs ). The post is based on a report from the Kauffman foundation for entrepreneurship. The report is titled “The Anatomy of an Entrepreneur”. It’s based on a survey of 549 company founders across a variety of industries.

The post has great entrepreneurship facts, I’ve taken the post and converted it into an infographic, below are some of the report’s points


+19 Twitter statistics infographic for 2014

+19 Twitter statistics infographic for 2014

Great Twitter statistics infographic for Q1 2014

1- Twitter is now 8 years old, it was started in 2006 by  @jack

2- 300 billions total numbers of tweets sent

3- Tweets with images have x5 times engagement rate on twitter

4- 20M is the total number of fake accounts on Twitter

5- Twitter Monthly Active Users (MAU) = 241 million


How Social Media helps Small Businesses – Infographic

How Social Media helps Small Businesses – Infographic

In an attempt to acquire more customers, Huxo team got together a great infographic about how social media helps small businesses, Dan from Huxo posted the infographic in Q3 2013, the data IMO might seem a bit old,  knowing that social media statistics changes pretty fast, although; the data can’t be that off.


Middle East Online Statistics 2014 by ASMR

Middle East Online Statistics 2014 by ASMR

On 18th of May 2014, Arab Social Media Report released their 2nd edition of White Paper report on The Middle East Online Statistics, covering almost every aspect of online activity in the region, including Social Media.

This white paper is produced by the Governance and Innovation Program at the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government in partnership with Bayt.com. It continues to examine Internet and mobile usage trends in the Arab region. The purpose of this series is to provide policy makers, business leaders and development organizations with updated information on the usage trends in an ever-changing ‘digital landscape’ in the
Arab World.

I’ve highlighted only a few numbers that I had found interesting


Social Media can help you find a job – Infographic

Social Media can help you find a job – Infographic

In this article I will not focus on “how social media can help you in your job search” or  “tips on how to improve your job search on social media”, there have been so many articles about that already, what we will focus on is the employer side, do they really use social media for screening their candidate? if so then how can Social Media help you find a job?