Shift Happens Are You Ready?

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In life it is easy to get caught up in the little details while missing the bigger picture. The world is changing quickly, that is obvious, but what isn’t so obvious is how incredibly enormous the change is.

The video is titled… Did You Know and is a shorter version of the the Did You Know? presentation on Youtube which is a year old and has been viewed 2.4 million times

Did you know

Shift Happens Wiki

Karl Fisch, The Fischbowl
Scott McLeod, Dangerously Irrelevant,

Here are a few of the statistics from the video:

~In 10 years China will be the #1 English speaking country

~Top 10 in-demand jobs in 2010 did not exist in 2004

~1 out of 8 married couples in the U.S. last year met online

~200 million registered users on MySpace
If MySpace were a country it would be the 5th largest in the world

~The #1 ranked country in Broadband Internet Penetration is Bermuda
#19 U.S.
#22 Japan

~31 Billion searches on Google every month
In 2006, this number was 2.7 Billion

~1992 first text commercial
Today the number of text messages sent and received everyday, exceeds the total population of the planet.

~Years it took to reach a market audience of 50 million

  • Radio 38 years
  • TV 13 years
  • Internet 4 years
  • Ipod 3 years
  • Facebook 2 years

~The Number of Internet Devices

  • 1984 1000
  • 1992 1,000,000
  • 2008 1,000,000,000

So What Does All of This Mean??

For business owners the answer is simple…..if you are not part of the shift you will be left behind.

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Bridget is President of The Get Smart Web Consulting Group, a web presence and digital strategy firm with offices in San Diego County California and Collier County Florida. But more importantly she is a web, tech, and Twitter addict!