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MAWC2013: Social Statistics You Need to Know

February 2nd, 2013

My brother Steve and I worked tirelessly on our social media presentation for the last day of Market America World Conference and I couldn’t be happier with how it went! The two of us actually went over our alotted time on stage because we were both so excited to speak with everyone and teach more than 20,000 entrepreneurs how to grow their online networks and gain more customers by social searching.

MAWC 2013 Day 3: All That Glitters



Social commerce sales are expected to climb to $14.35 billion in 2013 so I wanted to share a few incredible statistics with other businesswomen looking to capitalize on this boom.

MAWC2013: Social Statistics You Need to Know


  • 47% have acquired new customers online via Twitter
  • 79% of online shoppers spend 50% of their online shopping time researching products
  • 83% of shoppers enjoy sharing online and want to let others know about their purchases
  • 40% off Twitter uses regularly search the site for products
  • 53% of social media users follow a brand online


  • 684,487 pieces of content are shared on Facebook every minute
  • 2 million queries are made every minute
  • 72 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute
  • 47,000 apps are downloaded from the App Store every minute
  • 3,600 photos are shared on Instagram every minute
  • $272,000 is spent online by consumers every  minute

There is always more to learn – these social statistics blew my mind and I’m sure you feel the same way. In my follow up post, I will be outlining the part of our presentation on social searching and finding new customers online. Check back soon!

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