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The Year Of The Social Small Business [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Year Of The Social Small Business [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that 9 in 10 small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) use or plan to use social media in 2014?

Which is good news for everyone, as SMBs drive the economy, creating 6 out of every 10 new jobs while contributing $3 trillion in revenue in North America alone last year.

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Building A Social Business Beyond Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Building A Social Business Beyond Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

A truly social business doesn’t stop at social media.

Simply using social, mobile and cloud technology within your corporate strategy isn’t enough. A social business is one that builds an ecosystem around its social media implementation, creating a fully integrated, nimble, innovative business.

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The State Of Social Business [INFOGRAPHIC]

The State Of Social Business [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that 78 percent of companies have a dedicated social media team, up from 67 percent two years ago?

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How Are Businesses Using Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that almost one-quarter (22.5 percent) of all time spent online is used for social networking?

This, of course, presents a huge financial and marketing opportunity for businesses of all shapes and sizes across almost every industry worldwide. Indeed, global social commerce revenues are expected to reach an estimated $30 billion by 2015.

So how are brands capitalising on this social smorgasbord?

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How Are Credit Card Companies Using Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that American Express card members who connect their Amex cards to their Twitter accounts benefit from a range of special offers, including rewards and discounts on products and services?

Social media has revolutionised many businesses, and credit card companies have taken notice. And with some $50 billion in credit card debt on the table in 2012 alone, it’s no wonder many card providers have been amping up their social marketing strategies.

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How To Grow Your Business With Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Your business is only as strong as it roots. And if you’re using social media to market your services, then it’s essential that you dig deep.

Product ratings and reviews, customer support, lead generation and brand awareness are four key areas that, implemented correctly, will allow brands of all shapes and sizes to use platforms such as Twitter and Facebook to boost website footfall and drive sales.

So, here’s the most important question: is your company ready to grow?

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Burberry, Unilever, Shell And M&S Head 2013′s FTSE 100 Social Media Index [INFOGRAPHIC]

Since 2009, The Group have been monitoring the use of social media by companies in the FTSE 100, which is a share index of the 100 most highly-capitalised companies on the London Stock Exchange.

The 2013 report sees Burberry Group, who ranked second last year, heading the list, ahead of Unilever and Royal Dutch Shell, who tied for third place with Marks & Spencer Group. Travel and leisure group Carnival, who finished first last year, dropped down to fifth.

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Which Social Network Is Right For Your Business? [INFOGRAPHIC]

In 2012, five different social networks staked their claim as the most important platforms in this entire space – Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and Pinterest. While you can make a good case for the inclusion of other social networks such as Instagram and Reddit, brands looking to get started in social media should absolutely concentrate on the top five.

But, if you’re new to social marketing, taking on all of these channels at once would be a mistake. There’s a steep learning curve in social media and it differs from network to network – for example, what’s recommended and works on Twitter isn’t necessarily going to see the same results on Pinterest. There’s a lot of work involved (overnight success stories are very few and far between), and, particularly for SMBs, you’ll get much better results by focusing your efforts on one or two platforms, rather than spreading yourself thinly across everything.

So, which social network is right for YOUR business?

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The Social Help Desk Revolution [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that one out of every five minutes spent online is on a social network?

The business of social media is huge, and it’s getting bigger all the time. The medium has revolutionised the way that brands of all shapes and sizes across almost every industry engage with and inform customers, but perhaps the biggest game-changer is taking place in the world of social customer support.

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Does Your Brand Have A Social Media Blind Spot (Which Is Killing Your Reputation)? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that a recent survey showed that more than one-third of CEOs fail to consider their company’s social media reputation when making business decisions?

Business to business (B2B) companies are twice as likely to not engage an audience online to defend their reputation as their business to consumer (B2C) counterparts, while smaller firms are slower to respond to online criticism – and often ignore it altogether – than larger organisations.

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