Social Media 101: Businesses using Facebook, Twitter to build customer base [Author: Casey Gisclair]
Facebook and Twitter can be use for more than simply following your friends on celebrities, it can actually help you build your business.
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 an article by Casey Gisclair of the Tri-Parish Times & Business News that I believe may be helpful to you.
There once was a time in the not too distant past where “liking” someone involved elementary school romance, love notes and heart-shaped boxes full of assorted chocolates.
During that same period in history, a “tweet” was nothing more than a mere whimper made by a cute, innocent yellow bird sitting idly in the neighborhood oak tree.
What a difference a few years can make!
Now, a “like” and a “tweet” take on completely different meanings – they are common forms of business promotion.
[Author: CASEY GISCLAIR, Tri-Parish Times & Business News]