The first article is written by Hootsuite's Inbound Marketing Specialist Kristina Cisnero and is titled "10 Benefits of Social Media for Business Every Skeptic Should Know" and takes a positive approach on why businesses benefit from having a presence in Social Media. Kristina goes into detail listing 10 benefits a business can gain from properly utilizing social media. Her article provides valuable insights using infographics and provides links to other source material.
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- Ask "Why?" - Ask yourself "What are my goals and expectations of using social media for my business?"
- Get Help - Do research online, ask a business associate who uses social media successfully, or seek a professional consultant to help get started and maintain.
- Stay Strong - Whether you choose to use social media for your business or not, stick to the plan that you have developed for your business.
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Social Media for the Small Business Owner - Part 1 - Getting Started
Social Media for the Small Business Owner - Part 2 - Content - What, How, and When to Post
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