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What is Social Media?

What is Social Media?

Social computing is not a fad. Nor is it something that will pass you or your company by. Over time, social computing will impact almost every role, at every kind of company, in all parts of the world.

REF: Forrester Research, Social Computing

So how big a deal is socialmedia?  a very BIG deal indeed!

•152 million – The number of blogs on the Internet (as tracked by Blog Pulse).

•25 billion – Number of sent tweets on Twitter in 2010

•100 million – New accounts added on Twitter in 2010

•175 million – People on Twitter as of September 2010

•7.7 million – People following @ladygaga (Lady Gaga, Twitter’s most followed user).

•600 million – People on Facebook at the end of 2010.

•250 million – New people on Facebook in 2010.

•30 billion – Pieces of content (links, notes, photos, etc.) shared on Facebook per month.

•70% – Share of Facebook’s user base located outside the United States.

•20 million – The number of Facebook apps installed each day.

Videos:

•2 billion – The number of …

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Social Media Marketing

The Future of Business is Social: Social Media and Social Networking aren’t going away any time soon. The major players and the types of social sites may change of the course of time, but this is a trend that online marketers need to adjust to. Without finding ways to build a website or blog through social media soon you could be left standing by more agile competitors.
Social Media Marketing Offers Some Great Benefits

Quick Results:
Building a successful website takes a considerable amount of time and effort. On the other hand, with social media you can develop content and be seen by thousands of visitors within the same day. For this reason, social media is a great option for getting a new website or blog noticed *right away. We have systems to syndicate your content across hundreds of portals instantly.
* Stable long term rank in Google requires consistent management.
Its Flexible:
There are so many different social media websites that just about every imaginable niche is covered in one way or another. There are social news sites, bookmarking sites, and general networking …

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Why Put #Hashtag?

Hashtag use

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Facebook Marketing - Why Be Bothered?

Facebook Marketing is A Viral Marketing Strategy

As the world’s most powerful social network with 800 million registered users and increasing daily and the second most visited site (second only to Google), Facebook is more than just a social networking where internet marketers can implement the what is called Facebook Marketing. It has become the heart of most social media marketing campaigns both for large and small companies. This social media machine is a powerful platform and tool where businesses can reach their target market, sell products and services, and make profit.

Facebook Marketing – What does make it so important for your business?

Let’s just say you’re selling skateboards, so naturally your customers would be skateboarding enthusiasts. You have two ways to reach them: You can physically go to the locations where these enthusiasts hang out and try to sell them your product, or you can find where these people hang out on Facebook and advertise your product to them. One would take lots of logistics; the other is …

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Facebook Dominance

facebook marketing

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Best Practices in Creating Your Facebook Business Page

Is Facebook Business Page Really Important?

The most successful Facebook business page employs certain practices that make them more engaging to their target markets, and therefore more effective in helping companies attain their objectives. While there exist no set rules that you must apply in order for your Facebook page to work for you, there are certain rules of thumb and best practices you can apply to enjoy the advantages of social network marketing.

Facebook Business Page Best Practices

1. Post every day. This may seem needlessly excessive, but as people gain more friends your posts may get pushed to the bottom. Some studies show posting between 3 to 5 times a day can be good amount for Pages. You can vary the frequency of your posts and observe resulting statistics to see what works best for your community.

2. Make engagement your priority. Don’t try to sell anything outright. Your primary objective will be to deepen your relationship with …

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Why You Need To Try Social Marketing

 
Learning Social Marketing

The marketing paradigm has shifted and the new way to optimize revenue and reach out to more customers, is through  social marketing.  The internet has been able to connect people from all over the world but because things move at lightning speed, it is no surprise that most companies are not even aware of the advantage of social media marketing. There are literally millions of people all over the world that can be reached through Twitter, Facebook and YouTube and if you are able to utilize all any, or three, of these amazing channels, you will   rapidly reach a much larger proportion of your target market.

Twitter – If you want a way to each out to a group of people within a matter of seconds, Twitter is the answer. Companies have been able to create contests and raffles on their Twitter sites  to connect with their customers. Competitions are a great way to reach out to potential new customers and encourage loyal fans. You will be able to …

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Social Media: Cost & Rewards

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Social Media Blog – Stand Out From the Rest

Starting a social media blog is a great way to build authority in the industry and share your knowledge with the world. Blogs can boost your influence in the subject domain and people will view you as an expert.Customers would usually want to find out more about a product or service and they can find what they need to know with the good use of a blog. Your blog can be the heart and soul of your company, the reason why people would want to conduct business with you.

Social Media Blog – Getting Started

Getting your new social media blog the readership it deserves can be a real challenge. You may be confident that your blog is one of the best in its niche, but unless you use the right strategies, the rest of the world may never even know your blog exists.

There are two very important ways to make yoursocial media blog stand out and help viewers who need the information …

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Social Media for Business - The Secrets For Success

The challenge that business faces in the new marketing paradigm of social media for business is the pace and rapid expansion of the medium. Success hinges on adaptability and responsiveness to change in the dynamic world of today’s social media environment.

Social Media For Business – Larger Organizations

For larger organisations an in-house Social Media champion is a worthwhile hire and for smaller companies a solid outsourced service would be mandatory. Whilst budget is always a major factor it would be counterproductive to ignore the importance of Social Media as a key marketing tool for the 21st Century. To ignore or minimise this new marketing norm could have long-lasting negative effects on your branding, market awareness efforts, and ultimately, your competitive edge.

Although relationships have always played an important part in winning customers and gaining loyalty, personality and personability now come into play as key factors for business success. Great products or professional services are obviously important but market share will still …

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