Hotels.com has released two Romance Survey infographics that share their own research behind romance and Valentine’s Day. Pack your bags, Sweetie Pie, we’re going on a romantic getaway! We surveyed guys and gals of different ages who shared their secret dreams about the perfect romantic weekend. Here’s how our lovebirds responded. via
The cleaning services industry brings in more than $50 billion a year, from janitorial services to residential cleaning agencies, and the industry is projected to continue growing. Americans generated more than 250 tons of garbage in 2010. What's In Your Trash infographic, find out what is really in your trash and how important cleaning services and janitorial services are. Through recycling and waste incineration, as much as 90% of waste can bypass the landfill! Presented as an infographic to help you more easily visualize and retain this important information.
The internet is a wonderful thing but let’s faces it, we have become more and more dependent on the ability to stay connected to our friends, our job or anything that we care to be involved in. Today’s world practically forces us to stay in front of a computer all day long, but have you ever wondered how you spent your time and money online? Or even more importantly, how will you do it in 2012? This inforgraphic includes interesting and fun internet usage predictions for 2012, including varied aspects such as online gaming, shopping, mobile usage and video streaming.Read More
Who’s going to win a Grammy on Sunday? Webtrends gives us a sneak preview, using Twitter as its crystal ball. Check out the prognostications in this exclusive infographic created fresh this morning using hot trending data from millions of tweets all over the world. Webtrends, a digital marketing and analytics agency, uses the Twitter API to search for all kinds of data concerning the Grammys — for example, topical hashtags, artist names and twitter handles, and album and song names. They started collecting this stuff a week ago, and the data has been flowing fast and furiously at a rate ofRead More
You may be surprised by some of these stats about smartphone adoption and usage in Japan. For a nation that normally leads the globe in terms of technological advancement and usage they have been very slow with converting to smartphones.
It’s undeniable that small businesses today benefit greatly from the use of social media sites. Whether for promoting their enterprise, reaching out to clients and responding to queries from customers, regular networking efforts on social media indeed has its rewards. A big chunk of entrepreneurs using Facebook, Twitter and so on belong to the small business industry. It should be noted, however, that even the Fortune 500 companies are also taking advantage of these sites. Apart from the real time communication that the sites offer, it’s absolutely free to promote a business and keep in touch with customers. One does not needRead More
Free shipping was once a something that could set your online retail business apart, has it become cost of doing business? The infographic below from Monetate points out that: - Nearly half of all online orders now include free shipping - Shoppers spend more when shipping costs are waived
We all love coffee well, maybe on 80% of us, but that’s a lot. But who would have thought coffee played such a big role in the creation of American as a country, much less American culture. In this infographic designed by Lumin Consulting, you’ll learn how coffee truly changed the history of America.
A new study by Millennial Branding, of 4 million Gen-Y Facebook profiles from Identified.com‘s database of 50 million, uncovers that Gen-Y (ages 18 to 29) is inadvertently using their profiles as an extension of their professional personality, even though they are socializing with family and friends. 64% of Gen-Y fails to list their employer on their profiles, yet they add an average of 16 co-workers each to their ‘friend’ group. Major findings in the study of Generation Y and Facebook include: - 80% of Gen-Y list at least one school entry on their Facebook profiles, while only 36% list a job entry.Read More
The folks at BestVendor.com interviewed 500 developers and compiled this profile of the tools that they actually use. A few stalwarts predominate, such as Git, Eclipse, AWS, Dropbox, MySQL, and Google Analytics. But there were a few surprises too, including 23% using Notepad++ as their text editor and 8% using Heroku to host their apps. Many of the categories are wide open. All of those surveyed are from companies of less than 100 people from around the world. Thanks ReadWriteWeb