Snap Users Surge to More than 200 Million-
Well, any suggestions that SnapChat is a weak doormat for Facebook/Instagram to borrow ideas from, are blown away by these new growth numbers.

“Daily active users were up sequentially and year-over-year across North America, Europe and the rest of the world, as well as on both iOS and Android devices, Snap reported. Meanwhile, the average number of Snaps created every day grew to more than 3.5 billion in the second quarter, and the average time spent per user reached more than 30 minutes per day.” – Annlee Ellington, writing for Biz Journals

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SLICE is a M-F news digest targeted to assist Social Media Managers, Virtual Assistants, and Small Business Owners make sense of all the day to day social media news. Bypass the fluff. Focus on the good stuff.


10 Need to Know Social Media Stats-
As social media managers, you are aware that SM is an “essential connective tool” between your small biz client and target markets. But sometimes you need facts & stats to convince clients.

“91% of all social media users access social channels via mobile devices. Likewise, almost 80% of total time spent on social media sites occurs on mobile platforms.” – LyfeMarketing

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Fancy Text Generator-
Big “thank you” to Anita Kirkbride @anitakirkbride who tweeted a link to a website that helps you fancy up your content for twitter and quite possibly other social platforms.

“Did you know you could get different fonts to appear in your text updates here? All it takes is one fun little website and some creativity!

แ—ฏแ—ฉแ‘ŽT TO Tแ–‡Y IT YOแ‘Œแ–‡แ”•Eแ’ชแ–ด?” – Anita Kirkbride

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