Social Media

New Stats On Social Media

I’ve been reading a number of reports on the results of social media. According to one of them, as many as 80% of consumers use social media for recommendations before purchasing a product. I know for myself how valuable I find Twitter. Just yesterday, I was having trouble installing a new software application I’d downloaded. […]

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Social Marketing – Are You Using It Yet?

I’m in Atlanta this weekend attending an Internet marketing event called Niche Affiliate Marketing Systems or NAMS.  Since social marketing is so popular these days, it’s been the topic of a number of the presentations. One speaker talked about how he used to spend thousands of dollars on pay per click Google marketing for his […]

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Facebook Fan Pages

While Twitter is my favourite social marketing tool, it works even better when coupled with Facebook. Not the personal Facebook site that you may share with your family and close friends. For your business, it’s best to create a Facebook Fan page. To accomplish that, go to the Facebook main page and at the bottom […]

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Using Twitter For Your Business

I’m often asked “what is the point of Twitter? Why would it be useful for my business?” My answer: I love Twitter! Yes, it can be a time waster, as can email or any part of the Internet. I try to limit myself to 2 or 3 times a day, no more than five minutes […]

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