>> Friday, July 16, 2010
Are you the owner of a small business and curious about what Social Media Marketing is and what it can do to increase your business? Social Media Marketing has a direct impact on business:
*According to the "ENGAGEMENTdb study,"companies who measured as having "the greatest breadth and depth of social media engagement" grew revenues by 18% over the last year, while the companies that were the least engaged dropped 6% on average.
*According to Chadwick Martin Bailey and iModerate Research Technologies, "60% of Facebook fans and 79% of Twitter followers are more likely to recommend those brands since becoming a fan or follower. And an impressive 51% of Facebook fans and 67% of Twitter followers are more likely to buy the brands they follow or are a fan of."
*More than 700,000 local businesses have active Pages on Facebook.
*According to a WebProNews Survey, 81% say the number-one benefit is generating exposure, followed by increasing traffic and building new business relationships and over half saw a rise in search engine rankings.
Would you like tips on social media marketing for your business? Wondering what Twitter and Facebook can do for your business? Check out WAHM Business Interview with Social Marketing Media Expert.