Friday, June 29, 2012

Social Media News For The Week Of 6/29/12

Social Media, Mobile Technology Use Grows Among SMBs: Report
In a study conducted by j2 Global, owners of small and medium sized businesses are optimistic about their use of social media and mobile technology. Seventy-six percent believe their companies will see growth in the second half of 2012. Thirty-nine percent of businesses state social media makes up a quarter of their marketing effort, while twenty-six percent say it is more than half. Full Story Here: 

American companies use social media more than European firms
A report by InSites Consulting USA states American companies have adopted social media for their marketing strategies at a higher level than their European counterparts. 80 percent of American companies use Facebook, 45 percent for Twitter, 48 percent use LinkedIn, and 31 percent are on YouTube the study said. Full Story Here: 

Choosing social media to market a small business
Social media can help a small business become successful in a crowded field. With all businesses striving for attention, social media helps small firms stand out and achieve their goals. Full Story Here:

States With the Most Social Small Businesses [INFOGRAPHIC]
According to an infographic by the sales intelligence firm, Radius, The West Coast tops the East when it comes to socially connected small businesses. San Francisco is at the top of the list, followed by Los Angeles and Washington D.C., with New York in seventh place. Full Story Here: 

Posted via OnFast -