Linkedin: Social Media Revolution 2017

Linkedin: Social Media Revolution 2017

Socialnomics 2017


Here’s a recap of what the video shares with us:

  1. We don’t have a choice on whether we do social media, the choice is how well we do it. (Source: Erik Qualman)
  2. Over 50% of the world population is under 30 years old. (Source: UNESCO)
  3. Today’s college students have never licked a postage stamp. (Source: NBC News)
  4. World population:
  5. 53% of millennials would rather lose their sense of smell than their technology. (Source: The Motley Fool)
  6. The return on investment (ROI) of social media is your business will still exist in 5 years. (Source: Erik Qualman)
  7. 93% of buying decisions are influenced by social media. (Source: Nielsen)
  8. By 2018 video will account for over 2/3 of mobile usage. (Source: Cisco)
  9. Shrinking attention spans.
  10. Goldfish have an 8-second attention span.
  11. Humans have a 7-second attention span. (Source: Statistic Brain)
  12. More people own a mobile device than a toothbrush. (Source: 60 Second Marketer)
  13. 1 in 3 marriages starts online. (Source: NY Daily News)
  14. The fastest growing demographic on Twitter is grandparents. (Source: Global Web Index)
  15. Every second 2 people join LinkedIn. (Source: LinkedIn)


For more tips like this from Erik, check out his new book How to Sell on LinkedIn.

About the Author: Erik Qualman

Often called a Digital Dale Carnegie and The Tony Robbins of Tech, Erik Qualman is a #1 Best Selling Author and Motivational Keynote Speaker that has spoken in 49 countries.

His Socialnomics work has been featured on 60 Minutes to the Wall Street Journal and used by the National Guard to NASA. His book Digital Leader propelled him to be voted the 2nd Most Likeable Author in the World behind Harry Potter's J.K. Rowling. Qualman is a sitting professor at Harvard & MIT's edX labs.

His latest book What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube is a Pulitzer Prize nominated work.
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