Friday, March 29, 2013

Political Parties & Public Figures: Social Media Statistics @ January 1st, 2013

Below is list of some Egyptian social media accounts and their statistics count of Facebook fans (and Twitter account followers plus YouTube channel views & subscribers) as of 1st of January 2013 for some political parties and public figures:

President Mohamed Morsi رئيس مصر الدكتور محمد مرسي

Dr. Mohamed El Baradei الدكتور محمد البرادعي

Dr. Heba Raouf الدكتورة هبة رءوف

Dr. Abdul Monem Fottoh الدكتور عبد المنعم أبو الفتوح

Wael Ghonim وائل غنيم

Amr Khaled عمرو خالد

Grand Mofti Ali فضيلة المفتي الدكتور علي جمعة

Army Spokesman المتحدث العسكري باسم القوات المسلحة

الإعلامي يسري فودة

Prof. Dr. Moataz Fattah الدكتور معتز عبد الفتاح

Nader Bakkar نادر بكار

حزب الدستور

مصر القوية

Al Nour Party حزب النور السلفي

Freedom and Justice Party حزب الحرية و العدالة

Supreme Council of the Armed Forces المجلس الأعلى للقوات المسلحة

House Of Wisdom بيت الحكمة للدراسات الاستراتيجية

US Embassy Cairo السفارة الأمريكية في القاهرة 

UK Embassy in Cairo

B2C & B2B Brands in Egypt: Facebook & Twitter Statistics @ January 1st, 2013

Below is list of some Egyptian B2C and B2B brands and their statistics count of Facebook fans (and Twitter account followers) as of 1st of January 2013:

Vodafone Egypt

Monginis Egypt

Molto Egypt

Nissan Motor Egypt

Toyota Egypt

Media, TVs & Newspapers in Egypt: Social Media Statistics @ January 1st, 2013

Below is list of some Egyptian social media accounts and their statistics count of Facebook fans (and Twitter account followers plus YouTube channel views & subscribers) as of 1st of January 2013 for some famous media & TV channels, news, and newspaper accounts:

كلنا خالد سعيد

ONTV TV Channel قناة أون تي في

B+ Bassem Youssef Show

Al Arabiya قناة العربية الإخبارية

CBC Egypt TV Channel قناة سي بي سي التلفزيونية

Al Jazeera Mubasher Misr TV Channel الجزيرة مباشر مصر

Ahram Daily الأهرام اليومي

Youm7 اليوم السابع

ElWatan صحيفة الوطن

Masry Youm المصري اليوم

Rassd News Network شبكة رصد الإخبارية

Cairo Traffic مرور القاهرة

هدهد الديوان

كان فين أبو إسماعيل قبل الثورة

FJP Portal بوابة الحرية و العدالة

مباشر من الإسكندرية

شبكة أخبار مصر

MAD Talkshow

احنا كمان بنهزر يا ساويرس

شبكة نبض الإخوان

مكافحة العلمانية

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Social Media Powered Talent Contest To Unveil #AwakeningStar

London, UK; March 14, 2013 – Awakening announced the launch of the Awakening Talent Contest, a pioneering worldwide online initiative which aims to discover musical talents. The Contest harnesses the power of social media, utilising Awakening’s 8.8 million+ Facebook fans; 1.4 million+ Twitter followers; and 260,000+ YouTube subscribers to find and vote on the new #AwakeningStar through the power of Likes, Shares, and Retweets.

Awakening stars Maher Zain and Hamza Namira, in addition to two of the co-founders of Awakening will form the Judging Committee. “Instead of only us deciding, we are giving our fans the chance to participate in choosing our artists. We want to capitalise on our strong online & social media presence to find our new star,” said Bara Kherigi, Co-Founder of Awakening and a member of the Judging Committee.

Awakening Talent Contest allows aspiring artists from all over the world to submit their YouTube videos on utilising a special YouTube-approved submission tool. There will be several rounds of engaging and voting until the three winners are announced. The Contest is open to all regardless of faith, gender, age and race.

Taking into consideration the votes and feedback of Awakening’s social media community across YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Google+, the Judging Committee will screen the finalists through different stages and the winners will be announced in early July 2013.

The first prize is signing a contract with Awakening Records while the second winner will perform live with one of Awakening’s artists. will be delivering a collection of Awakening products worth $1,000 to the third winner.

Notes to Editors:
1. Awakening Worldwide is a UK based media production company with a particular focus on publishing and music. The company brought Maher Zain, Hamza Namira, Sami Yusuf, Mesut Kurtis, Irfan Makki & Raef to the world. Awakening’s artists have performed in more than 100 concerts in 2012 in over 26 countries.

2. The Awakening Talent Contest is the first to its kind to be powered by social media. All press enquiries or request for interviews should be sent to

EGP 2,000 to 3,000 for Social Media Specialist (1-3 Yrs. of Experience)

An Advertising Agency in Zamalek Requires Social Media Specialist. Salary will be EGP 2,000 to EGP 3,000 per month for experience of 1 to 3 years.

Idea candidate will be:
Responsible for developing and managing social media activities [facebook, twitter, Youtube,google plus, pinterest, instagram, etc..].

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Will Celebrities Boost the Online Advertising CTR?

While browsing Masrawy dot com portal, I found below banner ad promoting Facebook application for LinkOnline (owner of Masrawy portal itself). The ad uses photo of the famous TV presenter Mona El Shazly seemingly to achieve better click-through-rate CTR.

Screen-shot for banner ad on portal, the ad promotes Facebook application for LinkOnline

Using celebrities within paid advertising campaigns (Facebook ads, banner ads, etc) is a commonly used technique by online marketing executives who seek higher CTR while promoting brands, companies, causes, products or even political parties.

Below post by on search engine watch portal highlights 5 tricks to boost CTR and conversions for your paid online advertising campaigns:

Will Celebrities Boost the Online Advertising CTR? What do you think?

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Government's Nose in Egypt Reaches Online Shopping

It seems that our lovely government is digging deeply into internet business operations and online media activities. In a recent press interview with the the head of Consumer Protection Agency (CPA) in Egypt, the guy unveiled some modifications to be sent to Shoura Council or the upcoming Parliament this year.

According to him, the modifications include regulating online shopping by allowing consumers to return the purchased items even if they were functioning properly (shipping charges to be paid by the online shopping portal not the consumer). This is based on a fact that consumer did not touch the purchased item before buying it online, hence returning right is justified according to CPA's head!

General Atef Jacoub, the head of CPA, added that the new e-Commerce regulations include unnamed key terms to affect electronic contracts ensuring more consumer protection.

His interview with the daily Shorouk Newspaper indicated that CPA's suggested modifications to the existing law will increase the law articles from 24 currently to 90 covering different commerce and trade aspects such as time share resort sales in addition to electronic commerce sales.

Are you optimistic about government's intervention in e-Commerce operations?
Do you think that CPA's initiative would lead to more severe intervention in the online media generally as well?

Friday, March 8, 2013

Facebook Fans of Israeli Pages @ January 1st, 2013

Below is list of some Israeli Facebook pages and their count of Facebook fans as of 1st of January 2013 including some Israeli public figures. Stay tuned please for another list of some Egyptian pages.


United With Israel
FB 200,000

FB 73K















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