10 Facts on Social Media for Business Mindset

Understand that despite all the rage in media about social media tools like Twitter and Facebook, most businesses fail when trying this environment.
There is a mindset and a behavioral paradigm that needs to shift and be in place for it to work. Social media is not advertising as we know it and you have to learn to live with it.
Here are some basic points:
● Understand that this is a new ground with new rules.
● Consumer behavior has changed and will not be ever the same again
● The consumer has more choice, more power and wants to be part of your brand
● You need to listen first
● You will see results over time, there is no such thing here as instant gratification.
● You can repurpose your content which will save you a lot of time. This needs to be an easy process.
● Spend your time in order to create relationships with influencers. They blog, they Tweet, they podcast and they have profiles on Facebook. Boy, they are everywhere! That is why you need to listen first.
● The Rule of thirds reigns here: (1/3 web presence, 1/3 one-way, 1/3 social)
● Track everything you do so you know what works and what does not work. In the new economy you need to know which half of your marketing efforts is working.
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