3 F’s of Social Media Follow, Friend, Fan

By Debra Leitl, e mentor marketing:

If you are just starting an online business one of the strategies you should include in your marketing plan is social media marketing.  If you are not familiar with social media it may seem like a complex task however, there are many free tools available that make social media a breeze to use for your online business.

Social media includes social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, video sites such as YouTube and Viddler, and social bookmarking sites such as Digg, to name a few social media opportunities.  Although you may have heard of these using them may seem like another story.  Here are a few social media “how to” rules of thumb to follow as you get involved with the social media communities online.

Be a Follower

I know, you are probably thinking, “Say what?” I thought running an online business was all about being a leader and not a follower! Well, for the most part this is true however, if you want to be successful with social media one of the social media “how to” rules of thumb is following the expertise of others… Read more

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