Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, LinkedIn, Hulu, Digg, YouTube – the list goes on forever. What are they, what do they do? Welcome to the world of Social Media. Marketers believe Social Media is no longer a fad and it’s here to stay.
In the next few weeks, we will be taking a look at the various social networking Web sites and how you can use these sites to help build not only your business but also your brand. Be sure to check back in the next few Fridays for more in-depth articles on using Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube to grow your company’s online presence.
First up will be a look at Facebook on October 2nd. The demographic of Facebook is quickly changing. The biggest growth in new users is those over 35 years old. Be sure you know how to navigate Facebook to find new prospects.
On October 9th, we will be looking at Twitter and how businesses are Tweeting and listening to others’ Tweets to make sure their brand is getting noticed.
October 16th will feature LinkedIn. Is it more than just an online Rolodex?
We’ll wrap up on October 23rd with a look at YouTube. Did you know YouTube is one of the largest search engines in the world? Are your prospects finding you there?
To hold you over before the series starts, here’s a great video about the social media revolution. Take 4.5 minutes out of your day to watch this video about how social networking is changing the face of the world we live in.