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Getting Started with Social Media: A Guide for Nonprofit Organizations and Government Agencies: Statistics about Social Media

Guide to resources and information about making a case for social media and developing a plan for which tools to use.

Sources of Statistics About Social Media

Below are some excellent sources of statistics, data sets, and infographics about Internet and social media use.

Infographics: Getting Started

Using infographics (visual display of data) is a great way to tell a story using statistics. In addition to the sources to the right, here are resources that make is easier to go beyond Excel when creating your own.

Tools for Creating Infographics

Below are tools that make it easy to create compelling infographics.