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The reality is that even businesses with a small audience and long-time relationships can benefit from the insights that social media gives them into their markets and their competition. What’s more, online conversations may yield opportunities in markets that the company doesn’t currently operate. And the cost of experimentation is low. Here are five approaches to consider, whether you sell to consumers or other businesses.
Still using your Facebook page to push product to your followers? People aren
Most consumers get annoyed with having to sign in to a merchant’s website. A recent survey conducted by Janrain research found that 75% of people are bothered by registering on a website and will change their behavior as a result.
Now that Facebook.com has overtaken Google.com as the most used website on the Internet, some are questioning whether search engine optimization is still
Social media has been a charm for some merchants and a flop for others. But even the successful social sellers have made a faux pas or two along the way. And for many, making mistakes while trying to build their “social nation,” as social software provider Mzinga’s chairman/CEO Barry Libert calls it, has meant damaged reputations for their brands.
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Speaking at the NEMOA fall conference in Newport, RI, on Sept. 15, Landay said Trainer
Orvis launched a Facebook page as a way of communicating with the fly fishers who make up a significant part of its audience. For Kmart Design, Facebook
Engaging in back-and-forth dialogue and spreading the word about what others are saying are critically important parts of the Twitter ethos. But research in the 2010 Global Social Media Checkup study by consulting firm Burson-Marsteller indicates that too many companies are doing much more talking than listening.