social-media-marketing-strategy

Another of those social media emails you didn't sign up to

I seem to receive an awful lot of emails like the one below, which I thought I’d share with you. Don’t get me wrong, I love social media and at Thinkbox we bang on about what good news it is for TV and we use it a lot ourselves, but I really am reaching the end of my tether about perpetual, unsolicited, meaningless ‘facts’ being emailed to me…

From: Someone in social media
Sent: Hourly
To: Everyone
Subject: Social media’s got some big numbers

Hi there!

Stop what you’re doing, you attractive media person you! Here are the big numbers in social media you need to know in this hour…

A trillion – Number of linkylikeyshareyclicks for something. Impressive isn’t it? Please RT.

About 50-60 – Number of unsolicited emails a day that you get from social media companies or about social media events.

0.5 – Average number of useful facts in the unsolicited emails about social media 

5,983 – The number of ‘fans’ the official Numberwang Facebook page has – a drop of 8 fans since the last email we sent you an hour ago. Might this have something to do with Facebook eliminating fake ‘likes’??

83 – The number of clicks the average cat makes a year by trying to catch and eat your desktop mouse, according to new research by MouseyCat.

99% – The percentage of social media gurus who agree that a brand being inactive on social channels makes them look like they’re cowardy-custard stick-in-the-muds living in the past and using, like, Nokia 5110s or something!

6 – Number of exclamation marks in this email!

That’s all for now! See you in 60!

Thanks for reading, stay social, The guys and gals at EmailYouStats

There wasn’t a great deal of fuss made last week when the Advertising Association revealed the

  • Lindsey Clay
    Lindsey Clay
    CEO, Thinkbox
  • Posted under
You might also like

Highlights from ITV

Switch on The Voice UK for new singers taking to the stage. The National Television Awards celebrate British TV in all its forms. Love Island continues with a host of brand-new love hungry contestants. White House Farm dramatically keeps unfolding the murder case.

Coming up on UKTV

Feel the heat over on MasterChef USA for its 10th season. Join in the fun with Richard Osman’s House of Games featuring celebrity guests. Watch Frankie Drake Mysteries for an edge-of-your-seat viewing. For an exciting unveiling of stories and mysterious buildings switch on Abandoned Engineering.

Sky Comedy launch edit

What’s on Sky in the next fortnight

Brand new channel Sky Comedy joins the family. Deciding matches in the Carabao Cup Semi Finals. The Righteous Gemstones arrive on screens. The original cast return for The L World: Generation Q. Can a team beat a crack team of detectives to keep a stash of money in The Heist?