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Re: 4 Steps to Social Media Success
Posted by: Pete Gombert 2010-04-29 05:49:35
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The new Main Street exists anywhere thumbs can hit keys or scroll across a touchscreen. So what does your online presence say about what you have to offer those virtually strolling by? Customers regularly seek feedback on future purchases from their social circle. Conversations about your brand are readily accessible, and any business can develop a substantial online presence with time and expertise. The emergence of social media has leveled the playing field, and small businesses have unprecedented marketing opportunities within their grasp.


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Posted by: GSiverson 2010-05-17 05:36:48 In reply to: Pete Gombert
Thank you for your well written article on the power of social media. I believe you are 100% correct. While you did touch on it, another relevant part of doing business in the social networking world is the link backs that you receive which increase your rankings within the SEO world.

True.

Some services use "No Follow" options which take away the advantage, but overall building relevant content with my niche target audience can be very valuable within an SEO campaign.
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How important is social media to the success of your business?
Highly -- Social media is essential to our business model.
Somewhat -- We do see benefit from social media, but without it our operations would continue.
Minimally -- We're on social media because that's expected, though it's influence on our success is negligible.
Not at All -- Social media is not useful to our business.