- Marketwire blog - http://blog.marketwire.com -
6 reasons why your business should be using social media
Posted By Nick Shin On September 2, 2011 @ 10:04 am In Articles,Branding,How-to,Marketing,Social Media | 1 Comment
More and more companies, both B2B and B2C, are integrating social media into their overall marketing mix because they have realized the incredible opportunities that exist across the social web. The ability for real-time customer service, lead generation, brand and reputation management, sales opportunities…the list goes on. Let’s go over a few reasons why your business should be using social media.
Social media will continue to become an essential part of the communications and business strategies of many companies, from Fortune 50 to boutique agencies, and from B2B to B2C. Social networking sites will come and go, but the idea behind social media will not. It’s changed the way companies do business and raised the expectations of consumers. There are dozens of reasons why your business should be using social media – many will be specific and relevant only to you. This list is merely a starting point; feel free to comment on additional reasons.
Download the Sysomos white paper, “Building a Business Case for Social Media. A Guidebook to the Benefits of Social Media and How to Sell it to the C-Suite ,” and learn why it’s critical for your business to start benefitting from social media.
Article printed from Marketwire blog: http://blog.marketwire.com
URL to article: http://blog.marketwire.com/2011/09/02/6-reasons-why-your-business-should-be-using-social-media/
URLs in this post:
 Tweet: https://twitter.com/share
 audience engagement: http://blog.marketwire.com/2011/08/05/still-think-audience-engagement-isnt-essential-to-public-relations-three-reasons-why-you-need-to-think-again/
 social media monitoring: http://www.sysomos.com/
 Building a Business Case for Social Media. A Guidebook to the Benefits of Social Media and How to Sell it to the C-Suite: http://sysomos.marketwire.com/whitepaper-sysomos-social-media-business-case.html
 Image: http://www.addtoany.com/share_save
Copyright © 2011 Marketwire blog. All rights reserved.