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Social Media

by Georgann Yara – Apr. 30, 2011 06:02 AM When Dean Slover and his business partners were preparing to open RnR Restaurant and Bar, they debated over whether to hire someone to manage the business’ social-media aspect. Nearly 14 months after the doors opened last March, the continued buzz and steady stream of patrons let Slover … Read more

You can't ignore Facebook in your Social Media Advertising

According to the new Nielsen ratings released today, users spend and average of 7 hours per month on the social media and social networking site Facebook! Back in June 2009, Nielsen estimated that the average U.S. user spent 4 hours and 39 minutes on Facebook per month. That’s about 9.3 minutes per day in a … Read more

Five Social Media Marketing Stats That Will Blow Your Mind

The December 2009 data from comScore (SCOR) were released Tuesday, and the results for the social media sector are nothing short of staggering. Fifty-four percent (112 million) of the 205 million-strong U.S. internet-user population are on Facebook, with 27% (57 million) still using News Corp.’s MySpace. But according to data from both comScore and Experian … Read more

40 Ways Business Owners can Use Twitter

Twitter is an important part of your social media and social networking infrastructure. Twitter helps businesses: Build Credibility 1. Share your opinion and expertise 2. Pass on interesting links/posts 3. Strengthen relationships with client, competitors and jv partners 4. Tweet often to keep your brand on top of your customer’s mind 5. Share quality content … Read more