A recent Simply Measured study revealed that 99% of brands are on Twitter. Although small businesses may have paved the way for Twitter marketing success, the world’s largest brands are adopting the platform as both a customer service and marketing tool at an increasing rate. Let’s take a look at which companies—big and small—have seen the most success with Twitter, with this infographic from WhoIsHostingThis.com.
Why should SMBs have a social media presence? As humans, it is engrained in our DNA to make personal and emotional connections. Social media offers companies an opportunity to humanize the brand by providing customers with a forum for personal interaction with the people behind the brand.
There are many communications apps available in 2014. Here are some of the best of those apps that are free to use. There are certainly plenty of simple and FREE conference call apps to choose from, and below you will find a short list of ten of the best communication apps available in 2014.
Recently, someone wrote me saying: “I have absolutely no idea how you have time to spend so long on Twitter/Facebook/LinkedIn, plus write articles for every site imaginable—and respond to all the comments?”
The only industry changing more quickly than PR is the media, and the two are inextricably intertwined. Beyond the mechanics of how we communicate with audiences, the heart of good PR has been, and will be the same.
What marketers are starting to figure out is that creating and publishing content alone usually isn’t enough to cut through the noise. Without an existing and established audience, published content in many industries will fall on deaf ears no matter its quality or quantity.
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