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Have You Given Up on Social Networking for Your Business?

Posted by Allison Semancik

Deciding to create a Twitter profile or a Facebook page for your business is a big step. Actually, let me rephrase that, it should be a big step. 

All too often, I see businesses that jump into social networking without a plan and then just give up and walk away.  Because there are so many benefits to gain from social networking, I hate to see businesses who haven't sent a tweet for 6 months.

So if your business has stopped interacting on Facebook, Twitter or other networks or if you haven't even started yet, here are some benefits you can expect to see from social networking if you stick to it!

1. You have the opportunity to make great connections.

Getting social online gives you the chance to "talk" with people you might not be able to reach by phone, email or in person.

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Tags: Social Networking for Business, Social Networking

5 Social Websites Where You Can Share Your Business Knowledge

Posted by Allison Semancik

So you already have a Facebook page for your business and you have been diligently tweeting.  Now it's time to step it up a bit and get even more social.  Social sites that allow users to ask and answer questions are a great way to expand your social network.

On social Q & A websites, you have an opportunity to share your unique knowledge.  Benefits of answering questions on these sites helps:

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Tags: Social Media, Social Networking