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2013 Consumer Holiday Spending Forecast – Infographic

The National Retail Federation just released its annual holiday spending forecast, and it’s a bit of a mixed bag. Have a look on what Holiday shoppers are up to in 2013.

Source: Bplans/UpAndRunning

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Celebrating Women In Business: The Norms Have Changed – Infographic

women-on-top_523b40aedc548Return on sales: increase of 42%. Return on equity: increase of 53%. Return on investment capital: increase of 66%. Total sales: $1.3 trillion. Those are indomitable statistics and they all have one thing in common: they’re derived from businesses owned or operated by women.

To say the norms in business have changed would be an understatement. The stats presented above are impressive and they’re surely likely to continue being so. With more women than ever before in the workforce, more women attending college and more women-owned business just killing it—we thought it was high time to provide you with an illustration. Continue reading

Baby Boomers: Getting Older Used To Be More Comfortable – Infographic

baby-boomers-are-getting-older--who-cares_51e7881fd07b6Getting older is inevitable. Few people are comfortable thinking about aging and losing independence. Senior Care communities that strive to support staying healthy and independent are faced with growing numbers of elderly people, incomes down, health conditions up, and a wealth of new technologies hitting the market. How are communities supposed to navigate what is needed to meet the expectations of the current aging population?

This infographic shows some interesting facts and numbers about demographics that have a major influence on our society, the health care system and how we want to represent ourselves as a country. Have a good look at this infographic. If you want to get political with it, go ahead.

Source: Independa

Social Currency: Social Media Stats And Facts – Infographic

the-effect-of-social-media-on-commerce_51dc7f46cc7d4The use of social media platforms is growing at an exponential rate. To be exact, within the past 7 seven years the use of social media has grown 365 percent.

Everyday millions and millions of people are expressing their feeling and experiences about products and services through social media. Therefore many companies are focusing their attention on social commerce. Check the infographic and see why

Source: Fedelta

Facebook: Facts, Numbers and Power – Infographic

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Facebook has power. Check out how much!

Facebook is always impressive when it comes to statistics. Here is a new infographic with some numbers and facts as of May 2013. Have a look, it is, as always, biiiiiiig.

Source: YouTheDesigner

Predicting Customer Behavior with Analytics

predicting-customer-behavior-with-analytics_51d343209de91Want to get more value from your customer data? This infographic illustrates the most widely used sources of customer data, and the benefits you can get when you predict customer behavior.

These findings are based on a recent study by Alteryx and AbsolutData, and include some challenges that prevent analytics from being used as effectively as it could be to drive critical improvements in sales, marketing, customer satisfaction/loyalty, and operational efficiency.

Source: Alteryx

Direct Mail Statistics: Still Making A Difference – Infographic

Direct Mail is still making a difference to marketers and customers alike, with an impressive 48% of the UK population responding to a Direct Mail piece they received in the past year. Let’s take a look at some more Direct Mail statistics for 2013. Continue reading

Social Media: The Evolution of Scientific Data – Infographic

From print media to the internet, scientists have progressed from using magazines, newspapers and tradeshows to the internet, social media, and virtual events. It wasn’t until the 1980’s, following the personal-computer boom, when science reporting began drastically changing from newspapers to the internet. Continue reading