Friday, May 25, 2012

Social Media News For The Week Of 5/25/12

IBM: CEOs Who Find Openness - Social Media, Collaboration -- Grow Business Faster
A survey of over 1,700 of the world's top CEOs found 57% of them expect social media's role in customer engagement to expand over the next few years. Also over 50% see greater use of the medium to communicate with other companies and internally within their own organizations as well. 71% see social media having the largest impact on their companies among many factors. Full Story Here: 

Social Media Networks Vital To Attracting Customers
Social media continues to transform how companies market themselves and a study by the global workplace provider, Regus, found it would be second in importance only to face-to-face networking. Online advertising has fallen behind social media in its significance to businesses. Full Story Here: 

Restaurant Chain's Recipe For Social Media Success
Restaurants such as the Clover chain and food trucks from Boston are turning social media into success. The company, which has two locations and six food trucks, has used social media to connect with their customers. The chain asked for opinions on Twitter and their blog about their menu items, tweeking them in the process. This has lead to better customer relationships and increased exposure for the business. Full Story Here: 

Why You Shouldn't Write Off Facebook
All the news this past week has been filled with stories of Facebook's less than stellar IPO. It is important to realize the difference between the value of shares of a now public company and Facebook's immense impact on world connectedness and communication. The tremendous opportunities for businesses on the social media giant still remain. Full Story Here: 

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