Mobile Social Media Stats Americans spend ~2.7 hours a day socializing on their mobile devices 92% of mobile Internet is to socialize (compared to 79% on desktops) People use their mobile phones 49% of the time for social networking Over 1/3 of Facebook’s 600 million+ user base uses Facebook Mobile 50% of Twitter’s 165 million users use Twitter Mobile 200 Million+ YouTube views per day on a mobile device 30% of smartphone users access social networks via mobile browser Women ages 35-54 are the most active group in mobile socialization
Minnesota-based KSID Studio Interior Design.KSID Studio Built up almost 2,000 followers for its more than 100 different boards “Chinoiserie” “Glamorous Boudoir” “Pool House Lighting” Uses Pinterest to reflect its brand image rather than simply present its portfolio of work Highly recommended by experts for this particular medium
Connects millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home improvement professionals across the country and around the world “With the largest residential design database in the world and a vibrant community powered by social tools, Houzz is the easiest way for people to get the design inspiration, project advice, product information and professional reviews they need to help turn ideas into reality.”
Houzz’s prominent “Find Local Pros” button allows users to find an interior designer within a specific radius of his or her home, browse photos of the design firm’s projects, and read reviews written by clients. Interior designers can also interact directly with potential clients via the “Discussions” section, where users post public questions about their home environments and seek advice from other Houzz users.
Leading online platform to showcase & discover creative work A must for interior designers and firms Called the “LinkedIn for creative professionals” Behance makes it easy to showcase your projects: Each post prominently displays how many views it’s had Shows “appreciations” (thumbs up) and comments. Users clicking on a project thumbnail can then choose to “follow” a particular user or firm and to send a direct message
A potential client can: Select the “Interior Design” category Then filter the results by location, most viewed, most appreciated, most discussed, most recent, or by a specific content tag This means there are dozens of ways for your firm to connect to the right audience.
Productivity Apps Paper by Fifty Three If you're looking to turn your iPad into a blank slate that you can easily, beautifully fill with anything from a sketch to a flow-chart, a list to an diagram, get Paper and get creating.
Productivity Apps Google Goggles Search by taking a picture: point your mobile phone camera at a painting, a famous landmark, a barcode or QR code, a product, a storefront, or a popular image.
Productivity Apps CamScanner Turns your phone into a scanner and fax machine. Auto-crops image, enhances image quality and creates a PDF file Shares PDFs via email, fax or printed via Internet, uploaded to cloud, and managed by tagging or searching.
References Social Media for Interior Designers https://www.doodlehome.com/blog/87d9f/social-media- for-interior-designers The Best Social Media Marketing For Interior Design Firms Is Visual http://info.means-of- production.com/blog/bid/256590/The-Best-Social- Media-Marketing-for-Interior-Design-Firms-is-Visual Useful Resources on Social Media for Interior Designers http://www.yuchenkuang.com/My-Research- Library/useful-resources-on-social-media-for- interior-designers.php Step by Step Guide to Creating a Professional Houzz Page http://cdn2.hubspot.net/hub/179740/file-271610781- pdf/A_Set_by_Step_Guide_To_Creating_A_Profession al_Houzz_Page.pdf Social Media Marketing for Designers http://www.molloymanagement.com/interior-designer- social-media-marketing/ Exposure of blogs benefits designers, readers http://www.sfgate.com/homeandgarden/article/Exposure -of-blogs-benefits-designers-readers-3172283.php The Social Network http://www.iida.org/resources/category/1/4/4/0/documen ts/Social%20Network.pdf Mashable – Interior Design http://mashable.com/category/interior-design/ Interior Designers: Expanding Your Reach http://www.interiorsandsources.com/article- details/articleid/13499/title/expanding-your- reach.aspx Social Media for Interior Designers (SlideShare Presentation) http://www.slideshare.net/GeorgianneBrown/social- media-for-interior-designers-7282140 How A Design Influencer Uses Social Media http://www.rimonthly.com/Blogs/ridaily/May- 2013/Tweeting-About-Interior-Design/
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