As Craig Harrell of Rainmaker Marketing says, “A rubber-banded stack of business cards is not a sales strategy.” We have transferred the impulse to gather stacks of business cards from local networking events, to gathering stacks of “followers” on the internet.
A digram showing how Facebook has overtime opened up your data to the public.
Social Media Revolution: Is social media a fad? Or is it the biggest shift since the Industrial Revolution? This video details out social media facts and figures that are hard to ignore.
Web 2.0 Expo NY: Gary Vaynerchuk (Wine Library), Building Personal Brand Within the Social Media Landscape
Seth provides a reminder that social networking is not about the number of followers you have but about using social networking to connect with real people to form real relationships.
Very good video explaining social media
I was speaking with a business owner recently about a number of topics and we got round to marketing and then on to Twitter.
This discussion piece is for business owners seeking a no-frills explanation on how social media can add value to their business. So in essence social media is the effect not the cause for change. You first need to understand why social media has ramped up in importance for business.
Below are 4 videos showing the basics of Twitter right through to tools that help with managing your Twitter experience.
Facebook Summarized In A Diagram