Tuesday, May 29, 2012 5:46PM - By Diana Cook
It’s a group effort – Crowd Sourcing that is. While some debate the merits of creation by committee, there is no denying the popularity and benefits of a crowd powered business. We found this very cool infographic over at Indianapolis Chevrolet of all places. It highlights places businesses can turn to when looking to use crowd sourcing to complete a project, as well as some little known facts about the practice, including a country that turned to Crowd Sourcing to create its constitution.
Monday, May 14, 2012 5:31PM - By Diana Cook
Can all agree that wasting time searching for data is a lame way to spend two hours? Okay, now that we got that out of the way, imagine what could be accomplished with an extra few hours added to your day. Our friends over at Domo researched the question and created this infographic to show some of the most common – and surprising – answers.
Friday, May 4, 2012 10:09AM - By Diana Cook
Nearly half of all Americans are now members of at least one social network, double the proportion of just two years ago. This infographic created by Social media strategy firm Hasai reveals some surprising and not so surprising facts. Using information gathered from top sites like Facebook, Twitter and Tagged, the graph shows how Americans are using social media.
Monday, April 30, 2012 5:53PM - By Diana Cook
Are you planning a move in the near future that involves your pets? We found the resources and tips in this infographic very helpful to pet owners who plan on bringing their furry friends along with them to their new home. This graph higlights the best cities to move to if you have pets, and also helpful tips for getting your new landlord to approve of you pet.
Monday, April 23, 2012 9:32AM - By Diana Cook
The web contains a menagerie of personality types. You are likely to encounter several types of characters in your online travels. From Trolls to Spambots, this infographic created by Column Five and Flowtown was designed to help you identify the most common internet personalities. It can also help you decide which category you most likely fall under. Are you a Lurker or a Fact Finder? Do you regularly hangout on Twitter, Tumblr or Facebook? Check out the graph to figure out what type of user you are dealing with or how you may be seen by others.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 5:24PM - By Diana Cook
Are your closets overflowing? Do you keep items based on sentimental value alone? There’s a fine line between being thrifty and being obsessed with owning and consuming stuff. If you are worried you are on your way to become the next big reality star by way of Hoarders, you might want to take stock of how you are living. Our friends over at Column Five worked with MyMove.com to produce this flowchart that shows the various paths to Hoarderdom. Check out the graph below to determine if you are a dedicated collector, a bit messy, or in need of a hoarding intervention, then take the interactive hoarding quiz to find out.
Friday, April 6, 2012 7:43AM - By Diana Cook
Social discovery is on the rise. While the web has long been the place to gather information about things we were interested in, there’s a new way of going about the search. Traditionally, we would search for a product or service by signalling our intent in a search engine like Yahoo or Google. This model is rapidly giving way to a new form of online exploration. Social Discovery sites are where we learn about new products and services others like so much they’ve chosen to share their discoveries with the world. This infographic charts the rising players in the field of Social Discovery.
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 7:57AM - By Diana Cook
What really gets accomplished in a mere minute? In the blink of an eye or okay maybe two or three blinks, a maddening amount of stuff happens in the world of Social Media. You may be surprised to learn how many friendships are made over at Tagged.com, how many tweets are sent via Twitter and how many videos are viewed over at You Tube every every 60 seconds of every hour of every day. So what things are happening in social media this very second? Social Jumpstart put together this very cool infographic that shows what’s happening every 60 seconds.
Monday, March 26, 2012 11:35AM - By Diana Cook
Ever wondered what amenities are included when you work for a top technology company? From doggie daycare to catered lunches, 401(k)s to dry cleaning, sports teams to vacation days, this infographic highlights work perks from tech titans like Google, Tagged and Facebook. Tech companies more than any other industry seem to understand that quality of life affects productivity — and that adding work perks means you’re more likely to stay happy and focused at the office.
Check out the infographic below from ResumeBear for a breakdown of who offers what perks. Does your office offer anything comparable and if so do you take advantage of any of the perks? Let us know in the comments below.