10 Tips For Being More Productive, From The CEO Of Red Hat

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Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO of Red Hat, outlines 10 steps to exceptional daily productivity in this article for Inc.

“The key is to create structure and discipline for your week — otherwise you’ll just let things come to you… and urgent will push aside important.”

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Key Digital Marketing Statistics for Small Businesses

 

Social Media Statistics

1) 72% of adult internet users in the U.S. are now active on at least one social network, up from 67% in 2012 and just 8% in 2005.
2) 71% of consumers receiving a quick brand response on social media say they would likely recommend that brand to others.
3) 60% of LinkedIn users have clicked on an ad on the site, and 43% of U.S. marketers have obtained at least one new customer through LinkedIn.
4) 93% of online research starts with a search engine, and 68% of consumers check out companies on social networking sites before buying.
5) 78% of small businesses attract new customers through social media.
6) 4.2 billion people use their mobile device to access social media sites.

Mobile Vs. Desktop

from 9/2011 to 10/2012:
83.4% desktop
11.4% mobile
5.2%   tablet

from 10/2012 to 11/2013:
62.6% desktop
24.1% mobile
13.3% tablet

Small Business Websites

1) 45% of small business had a website in 2009
2) 53% of small business have a website in 2014
3) 37% of smart phone users have purchased an item via m-commerce

 

Via White Media.