Social Media Marketing

What is Social Media?



The definition of social media is the use of websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking. This is something as simple as asking for your comments or as complex as recommending movies to you based on the ratings of other people that share similar interests.

Do I Use Social Media?

If you spend any amount of time online the answer is most likely, yes, you do use social media. Here are some examples of social media websites:

Social Bookmarking - (Del.icio.us, Blinklist, Simpy) Interact by tagging websites and searching through websites bookmarked by other people.
Social News - ( Digg, Propeller, Reddit) Interact by voting for articles and commenting on them.
Social Networking - ( Facebook, Hi5, Last.FM) Interact by adding friends, commenting on profiles, joining groups and having discussions.
Social Photo and Video Sharing - ( YouTube, Flickr) Interact by sharing photos or videos and commenting on user submissions.
Wikis - (Wikipedia, Wikia) Interact by adding articles and editing existing articles.

Is social media right for my business or charity?

One of the most common questions we are asked is how social media can be used to help promote a business, event or charity. Keep in mind that social media is just that, social. It is about conversations, connecting with an audience, community and building relationships and not just a sales and marketing tool. Remember, a business to business relationship is still person to person. People look for authenticity, honesty, useful, relevant and engaging information. Not only does Social media allow you to hear what people say about you and or your business, but it enables you to respond. By carefully creating a post with professional graphics and relevant information about your business, event or charity social media can do the talking for you.

Are people really using social media?

As of Jan 29, 2014 Facebook passed 1.23 billion monthly active users, 945 million mobile users, and 757 million daily users. As part of the financial results for its fourth quarter, Facebook has announced a number of new milestones. The social network has now passed 1.23 billion monthly active users.It is worth noting that 76.83% of Facebook's total monthly user base accesses the service from a mobile device.

How we can help

The Computer Guy & Company can help your business by focusing on helping people. Again, Business to Business is still Person to Person. We cam create content (on your website, blog, etc.) and promote your content on Facebook. We'll post a balance of DIRECT and INDIRECT lead generating content that includes a “Call to Action” telling your audience what to do. We'll create good visuals with professionally designed graphics or photographer level images while keeping your posts short and sweet . Contact us today to find out more about how we can help you manage your social media!

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About the Computer Guy & Company

The Computer Guy was started in 1996 as a way to make a little extra money by Bob Agoglia. In 1998 the company was incorporated. Working on computers in the afternoons after work the business grew each year to the point that in 2003 it became a full time job.

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