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11/08/2013 by
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7 Shocking Internet Trends & Stats – Infographic

If you are in some way involved in the internet industry this infographic with 7 shocking internet trends will interest you.

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Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower, Steve Jobs once said. And boy was he right?!

No matter if you are a CMO or a start-up, analyzing major trends will inspire you.

So I hope you’ll enjoy this infographic.

Infographic: 7 Shocking Internet Trends

Are you looking for emerging technologies that might give you strategic business advantage? Or trying to discover how internet technology is changing consumer behavior and lifestyle?

This infographic from our friends at Staff.com might give you some actionable insights.

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What did I find pretty impressive?

The staggering numbers at Alibaba.

Snapchat the runner up, now also on your watchlist?

My Opinion?
What I find shocking in my daily experiences? How ignorant decision people can be when it comes to adapting to the internet and other emerging technologies. So extremely risk averse.

Take for example the so many agencies and brands: They are like record labels. They know it is coming, but are worried about the ROI. To next discover that they should have jumped 5 years ago.

Many are now boiling frogs, a few dead men walking. My tip for the day?

Short term changes can be heavily overrated, but long term trends we tend to underestimate heavily.

Stay on top of the trends. Lead, don’t follow.

What About You?
What trends or stats were shocking to you? How do you use trends in your work? I would love to see your ideas in the comments below.

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About the Author
Igor Beuker was CMO at 3 listed companies, chairman at the IAB, jury member at Webby, AMMA and Esprix awards, founder of 3 digital agencies (sold to WPP) and global chief social officer at Mindshare. Now he is freejack consultant and still a sought after keynote speaker.

 

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