The Social Media Blog

18 Reasons to Use Social Media [Author: Lisa Barone]

Dear SMB readers,

Although this blog is dedicated to the personal use of social media, many of you are small business owners and have contacted me regarding how to use social media for your business.  Below is a post by author Lisa Barone that I believe may be helpful to you.  


Kristi Marc

Social media is not the end-all, be-all of your business. It’s not the magic bullet that will allow you to take a struggling business to the height of success simply by claiming your Twitter account. But what social media can do is make you a better company by allowing you to listen, react and build faster and more efficiently than ever before. Below you’ll find 18 quick reasons that your SMB may want to get involved in social media. These are the benefits you can achieve faster in social media than most other mediums.

Is this a complete list? Not by a long shot. But perhaps it will demonstrate the power of these channels and why social media is far more than simply “playing on your computer.”

What can your business achieve through social media?

See the full article here.

[Author: Lisa Barone]