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Posts Tagged ‘social media benefits’

Consumers Trust Social Media Recommendations (And Facebook Most Of All) [INFOGRAPHIC]

Consumers Trust Social Recommendations Over Other Channels (And Facebook Most Of All) [INFOGRAPHIC]

People trust product and brand recommendations from other people more than they trust traditional media or advertising channels, and friends and family recommendations on social media channels, particularly Facebook, are trusted most of all.

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Social Media 201

Social Media 201Starting October 13, Social Media 201 picks up where Social Media 101 left off, to provide you with hands-on instruction for gaining likes, followers, retweets, favorites, pins, and engagement. Social media experts will teach you how to make social media marketing work for your bottom line and achieving your business goals. Register now!

92% Of Companies Use Social Media For Recruitment [INFOGRAPHIC]

92% Of Companies Use Social Media For Recruitment [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social media for hiring purposes is at an all-time high: 92 percent of companies use platforms such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook for recruitment, and 45 percent of Fortune 500 firms include links to social media on their career page sections.

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What Businesses Get From Social Media And Websites [INFOGRAPHIC]

If executed correctly, a company’s web presence can transform their bottom line.

Strong social media assets and a robust website are the equivalent of a million-dollar TV ad budget of yesteryear.

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Social Media Increases Office Productivity, But Management Still Resistant, Says Study [INFOGRAPHIC]

46 percent of workers say that their productivity has greatly or somewhat increased because of social media use in the office, and more than one-third (37 percent) say that they could do their job better if their organisation’s management was more on-board in the use of social tools in the workplace.

Social media means business: big business. So why are so many big businesses still seeing it as the enemy? Ipsos and Microsoft surveyed almost ten thousand information workers across 32 countries and discovered that 34 percent of respondents believed that their management underestimates the benefit of social media in the workplace, even though two in five employees believe social tools encourage more collaboration and 31 percent say that they would be willing to spend their own money on a tool if it made them more efficient at their job.

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How To Find Your Missing Child Using Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that more than one million children go missing in the U.S. each year?

Thankfully, the majority return home safe and sound, but for parents, every minute that their child is not back by their side is an eternity.

Find Your Missing Child is a guide that teaches parents and community agencies how to use social media to find missing and runaway children. By tapping into the power of channels such as Twitter and Facebook, families and caregivers expand the network of people looking for missing kids, bringing more children home safely and quickly.

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The 7 Side Effects Of Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

So, you’ve heard all these things about social media, but has anybody told you about the side effects?

No?

Don’t worry – they’re all good!

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