JESS3, a creative agency specializing in data visualization, has put together an amazing video which shows the current state of the Internet. We have highlighted some of the data below, but please also watch the video for yourself (it rivals the Social Media Revolution).
  • 1.73 Billion Internet users worldwide
  • 90 Trillion Emails Sent in 2009
  • 81% of Emails were Spam
  • 126 Million Blogs on the Internet
  • 27.3 Million Tweets Per Day
  • Faceboook serves 6 million pages per minute
  • 4 Billion photos hosted by Flickr
  • 182 Videos watched on average per month (per user)

JESS3 / The State of The Internet from Jesse Thomas on Vimeo.

February 28, 2010

Manoj has been in the Digital marketing industry for over 10 years with experience at some of Canada's largest companies: WestJet and Shaw Communications. Manoj first started in the search marketing industry with Enquiro Search Solutions, where he spearheaded web analytics, SEO Training and the development of cutting edge search marketing solutions for clients. Manoj is also an entrepreneur in the Mobile and Local Deals space.

Manoj is a Professional Speaker having participated at events such as Web Analytics Congress (Amsterdam), Emetrics, Web Analytics Xchange, WebTrends Engage, Internet Marketing Conference, Social Media Innovation Summit and Search Engine Strategies. He has also contributed to several leading online publications such as: Search Engine Land, Marketing Pilgrim, WebProNews, Search Engine Guide and the Web Analytics Assocation.

He founded and successfully sold Web Analytics World (a top 100 Digital Marketing Blog – and was voted #39th Most Influential Digital Marketer in North America – 2009 (see:


ugh ugh ugh - maybe it's cause i haven't been getting much sleep but how can i possibly compete.
I feel hopeless

Hang in there Jake. We've all felt that way.

I think you'll find this post useful because it provides lots of great tactics::

"Hey Local Business Wanna Do Some SEO"

And the post provides this bit of advice that is spot on:
As a local business involved in online marketing you must be prepared to spend 100’s of hours playing this game to be competitive.

You may already be familiar with that post. :-)

I found it to be a good post to read for anyone feeling discouraged because it's a reminder of how much work is involved but it also shows the time invested will pay off..

Keep plugging away, Jake, you'll be making great progress as time passes.

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