How to Use Social Media Marketing to Connect
I’ve got a Twitter Account…
I’m on Facebook…
I don’t really get StumbleUpon but I signed up…
I get this social media question a lot and have attempted to give some StumbleUpon suggestions.
First I want to define what social media is according to Wikipedia:
Social media are primarily Internet- and mobile-based tools for sharing and discussing information among human beings.
Here’s a better definition of social media marketing:
(SMM) is a form of internet marketing which seeks to achieve branding and marketing communication goals through the participation in various social media networks.
You can read the definitions, study the books, and have a small understanding about what social media marketing IS, but now you have to break the “newbie ice” and JUST DO IT!
Gary Vaynerchuk, one of my favorite keynote speakers, talks in this video about how to use social media marketing to it’s fullest:
Now go “shake a lot of hands”, build friendships, be “social”, and GET OUT OF THE SIXTH GRADE for crying out loud!