According to a new Citibank survey, more than three out of four small business owners have not found social networking sites to be helpful in either generating new business leads or expanding their businesses during the last year. Read More
An interesting new study shows that social media still can't get no respect in the workplace. According to a study by Robert Half Technologies, 54 percent of CIOs prohibit any social media use in the office. That's a serious number. Read More
Social media has developed into an invaluable marketing tool across industries for the promotion of products as well as customer networking. Allowing companies to become more attuned to customer concerns and needs, the various outlets for social media have revealed unprecedented marketing opportunities. Through proper utilisation of social media, Read More
Of those companies listed on Fortune1000's list, 75% of those actively online have conducted some form of Social Media Marketing. However, 50% of these ventures into cyberspace were unsuccessful. Brands who are constantly working towards improving themselves in the new world of Social Media Marketing will naturally suffer setbacks in the process. Read More
With more and more people riding the Twitter wave, this post is dedicated to help you improve your Twitter marketing effort. Read More
Cindy King is a contributor (together with Mari Smith, Jason Falls, Chris Garrett, Denise Wakeman, Casey Hibbard and Michael Stelzner) on the new online magazine with content-rich articles and videos designed to help businesses discover how to best use social media tools like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Read More
Follow the The Most Influential Small Business thought leaders on Twitter Read More
The truth is if you manage it well, benefits of social media use (not for work purpose) can make the risk you take worth it. If you can't think of any, let me help you with 3. Read More
Should your company start a blog? This question is a tough nut to crack. You might not need to fork out a cent but maintaining a blog can be enough to cause a nightmare. Either companies rather not think about it or they just don't see the true benefits of owning one. If the latter is the case, these 5 reasons should help clear some fog and get Read More
It's hard not to be skeptical about the social media craze, especially if you're a small business that's struggling to find a way to bring business context to platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Read More

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