Many business people are asking questions abour marketing and what is the big picture for 2011. What works and what doesn’t? How big of a role does social media play? What are business trends in social media?
Question: How much do journalists rely on blogs for information?
89 % of Journalists Use Blogs as an Information Source – Study by Cision andn Don Bates of The George Washington Universit
Discussion: Blogs are opinion. Check the blogger’s credentials and authority of the information. Secondhand information is secondhad inforamtion.
41% of Those Who Use Twitter Have Gained At Least One New Customer – The Hub Spot
Question: What Interenet business are growing?
Discussion: if you are working on a social game, work fast! Once the competition sees this – they will be kncoking at the door. These are called virtual items and virtual services adding up to virtual sales.
Question: Do the users of social media understand the technology and strategize the use?
41% of The Business People Who Use Social Media Said They Have No Strategy – Online Media Daily
Discussion: Understanding the value of social media and gaining the full advantage requries a team. FaceBook, Google, Wikipedia, MySpace are all creations of multiple people with different expertise.
Question: How are employers blocking social network sites from employees?
Discussion: Employers are blocking Facebook, YouTuve, MySpace and Twitter along with porn. This shows an increasing concern among business proprietors concerning social networks sites and employee participation during work time.
Question: What os the most visited site in the world?
You might think Google, but in 2011 Facebook over took Google.
Discussion: Competitors are rising and if you look at MySpace and the decline, it shows one thing for sure: in the free market, you can not say with 100% exactness what will be the next “boom.”
Question: How much time do Internet users spend on social media sites?
Question: How accurate is Wikepedia?
Discussion: How big is Internet TV?
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