Friday, July 27, 2012

Is your business utilizing social media? It should be! {Guest Blogger}

Today we have a very exciting guest post from Adrian Brooks, she also has a passion for Social Media like we do and you can check out her blog with more posts by clicking here!

Many business’ are catching on that the use of social media can immediately boost their business and become the pinnacle marketing tool they need to reach the masses. Many of the big corporations are utilizing social media. However, it is the smaller businesses that have not joined the social media trend because they may not know where to begin or not grasp how beneficial it really could be. Though social media marketing is a relatively new idea and perceived as a younger generation niche, marketing through social media sites is only going to grow larger and become the only way to market. This being the very reason why it is important to educate business owners now on how to utilize social media for their company, before they fall too far behind the trend. Social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and even the new-comer, Pinterest, can be the only marketing a business will ever need. Making it even easier, is how these sites now correlate with each other. Gone are the days of commercials and print marketing. Though they still exist and are used, they are considered ‘out of touch’ and a slower method within society. Social media has now dominated the marketing world and is on a fast-track to being the only way of reaching customers, in the quickest amount time. Technology and social media feed into the fast paced lifestyle that our society thrives on. We seek information and deals quickly which businesses on social media can deliver.

Business owners that do not understand the social media world and may not know where to even begin are seeking help from social media professionals and marketing organizations.  Some businesses, large and small, have even begun hiring social media specialists’ positions as part of their Marketing/Public Relations department. Social media professionals can give business owners the education and building blocks they need to help market their business successfully. So business’ owners make sure you are utilizing social media and reaping the benefits that it can provide to you and your business!

By: Adrian Brooks

Thank you Adrian for sharing & remember if you need help taking YOUR business to the next level by using FREE Social Media, contact us today!

Monday, July 16, 2012

Social Media Marketing: Do's & Don'ts

Do's and Don'ts of Social Media Marketing!


DO set up accounts on all the Social Media sites
DO attempt to become active on Social Media sites for your business benefit
DO ask for help when needed
DO take Social Media Marketing one step at a time
DO look at other businesses similar to yours and ask for advice
DO make an attempt to communicate with others on Social Media sites, you never know who could end up your customer OR even refer you to others :-)


DON'T be intimidated by Social Media, one step at a time!
DON'T over post on Social Media sites, less content is sometimes MORE.
DON'T be afraid to ask for help when navigating or setting up Social Media sites.
DON'T limit yourself to just one Social Media outlet, they are FREE!
DON'T give up if you don't see results, it takes take to establish a business on Social Media

That's it for today, hope you found our tips helpful :-)

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