The only problem with any discussion of statistics, including the numbers that track the astounding growth of Social Media, is that there’s the potential of de-personalizing the relationships behind the numbers.
However, Relationship Economics is the engine driving the statistics you read below. Pull marketing is in and meaningful communication will always be the heart of any lasting success.
So it is with awe, I share some current stats from Craig Smith’s Digital Marketing Blog. I’ve often said that social media channels tend to proliferate like rabbits and his post proves it with stats on over 100 social media channles, apps and services.
Facebook: 1 Billion Users
Etsy: 20 million users, 100 million products Google Plus: 243 million users LinkedIn: 200 million users
Google Plus: 243 million users
LinkedIn: 200 million users
Pinterest: 49 million Users Stumbleupon: 25 million users Twitter: 500 million users (200 million active)
Stumbleupon: 25 million users
Twitter: 500 million users (200 million active)
WordPress Blogs: 74 million blogs
YouTube: 1 billion unique monthly users
By the way, are we connected on FaceBook?? We better be… it’s the “happening” place!