Archive for December, 2011

You Always Win With This New Auction Site

December 30th, 2011 1 comment

If you’ve ever used a penny auction site to try and get high-end merchandise for just a few pennies, you know how addicting it can be.  The thrill of being the top bidder when the clock hits zero makes you feel like you’ve just one the lottery.  Only you didn’t win the lottery, and you had to spend money on each bid to become the highest bidder.  Sure, you may have won something at a great discount, but the money spent on each bid adds up.

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2011 Holiday Retail: Winners And Losers [Infographic]

December 27th, 2011 Comments off

The new infographic by Fast UpFront takes a look at the industries and retailers that do well during the holidays, and the ones that bide their time until spring. Some will surprise you in their losses during the season to be jolly, and others will show you just how successful you can be even in a recession.

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Holiday Shopping: Economic Stimulant Or Slump? [Infographic]

December 23rd, 2011 Comments off

Did Black Friday and Cyber Monday stimulate the economy or just put us all in more debt? The holiday season usually means a huge dip in your checking account. Fortunately, this new infographic by YouNeverLose offers new gift ideas that won’t leave you begging for change on the corner.

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A Hero Is Born: Flash Memory [Infographic]

December 22nd, 2011 Comments off

The economy is in distress and Consumerville needs a hero. Wikibon’s new infographic tells the tale of flash memory as if it were straight from a comic book. The graphics are wonderful and the statistics go perfectly with the story line.

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Is Your Job Killing You? [Infographic]

December 20th, 2011 Comments off

You have joked about it here and there, but it might not be as funny as you think, and deep down we all know just how serious it is. The new Infographic by Human Resources MBA show us all just how fatal over-stressed work environments can be. In Japan, 10,000 managers die a year from being overworked. The Japanese have a term for this, known as Karoshi. There are things that employers and employees can do to help relieve work stress, the problem is: are both willing?

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The State Of Customer Service [Infographic]

December 19th, 2011 Comments off

Even in today’s economy customers still expect the best and can make or break your reputation depending on their customer experience. The following infographic takes a look at just what you can expect from a disgruntled customer as opposed to a happy one.

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Epic Retail Fails of 2011 [Infographic]

December 15th, 2011 Comments off

This year we learned that even the highest and mightiest of the retail moguls can really lose it. We had the sad but hilarious pleasure of learning Victoria’s wasteful secret, we found out just how bad Netflix wants our money, and we lost one of America’s favorite bookstores. It has been an interesting year and Retail Customer Experience’s new infographic is here to help us reminisce.

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The Best Cities In American Pro Sports [Infographic]

December 14th, 2011 Comments off

When it comes to pro sports, championships, and fans: who rules the roost? Ticket Liquidators’ new infographic is truly a tribute to good, old fashioned sports fans who will stand up and fight all year round to get their team to number one.

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Are You Losing Patients? [Infographic]

December 13th, 2011 Comments off

Whether you are a hospital or a primary care office, your patient’s financial experience will effect not only their opinion of you but the opinions of many people they know. For instance, those who are very satisfied will most likely tell five of their friends about their positive experience. Also, 61% who are not satisfied will not recommend the physician or hospital.

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The Tale Of The New Year’s Fail [Infographic]

December 12th, 2011 Comments off

If you have not yet decided what your New Year’s resolution is going to be, take a look at Nexercise’s new infographic by NowSourcing. You will notice statistics of people who have failed at weight loss goals like so many of us, but this year we don’t have to fall into any of those categories. The infographic also gives positive statistics regarding those who have succeeded and how they did it.

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Fantastic Plastic: Celebrity Secrets [Infographics]

December 7th, 2011 Comments off

The land of beautiful people is not always so glamorous. This new infographic explores the plastic surgery disasters and the surgeries that actually made a positive difference.

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Can Facebook Get You A Job? [Infographic]

December 1st, 2011 Comments off

The task of finding a job has undergone several transformations over the past several years.  It started when Craigslist moved the classified sections to the web, and now people are using social networks to find their dream jobs.  But is it really possible to find and get your dream job by using a social network?  According to this infographic from, it is.  The graphic shows that over 18 million Americans say Facebook got them their current job, and 1 in 6 overall workers used social media to get hired.

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