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The Business of Social Media
Posted on November 8th 2011
The astonishing growth of companies such as Facebook and Twitter has prompted many businesses to stake their claim on the social media landscape. Needless to say, these social networking platforms have shown some serious staying-power. However, with nearly 79 percent of companies owning a profile on a major social networking site, it is no longer enough to just have a Facebook Fan page, a Twitter handle or a LinkedIn group.
Moving a company into a social business model today requires a solid commitment to a social media mindset – a new way of thinking – that impacts every marketing decision, interaction and conversation.
Impact the long term value of your social media efforts by understanding the 5 ways your business can benefit from "thinking social."
Founder & CEO of The ODM Group. Thanks for taking the time to read and respond to my articles.
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