Wikipedia broadly defines social media as the use of electronic and Internet tools for the purpose of sharing and discussing information and experiences with other human beings. Kagan sums it up nicely saying “social media is people having conversations online”. The important thing with this Google+ Local listing is to get reviews, citations, links, and social shares. People buy chiropractors like they buy books online these days. If you have the most reviews, you establish the highest social proof.
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Inspired by Twitter and Facebook, it’s a business-focused social networking tool designed to increase communication while decreasing email traffic. Launched on stage at TechCrunch50 in September 2008, it’s now used by such corporations as Xerox, Disney and the BBC. That means you only have a limited amount of characters on your key pad that you can use to post. In a regular blog, you can post paragraph after paragraph and it is good to use that for detailed information about what you are sharing with your readers.
microblogging puts little snipits along with links and it allows your readers to decide http://wearesocial.sg/blog/2012/06/social-asia-tuesday-tuneup-34/ a bit easier if they want to go and read all you have to say. Yammer helps flatten companies in the sense that it allows information to flow more freely. But you don’t have to be a flat organisation http://www.andreavascellari.com/2010/05/age-of-conversation-3-from-theory-to-social-media-practice/ to use Yammer. One of the features that we rolled out after launch was ‘groups’. So you can create a group for your department, your team and just have private conversations within those groups.
That the company can ultimately decide who gets to see that information is a very important part of it as well. The mechanisms for these conversations include a number of mediums – some are communicative, others collaborative and others include multimedia or a combination of all three. Social media can take many forms, but one element that consistently sets all of its incarnations http://www.hastac.org/blogs/chamberlin/wall-within-portrait-pixelated-dream apart from “traditional” media, is that it is produced to be shared.