Why social media is worth small business owners’ time

YouTube. Flickr. Digg. Metacafe. Stumbleupon. Technorati. Kaboodle. Fark. Furl. Swik. Mixx. Are social media tools like these the future or simply new ways to waste time? Can’t we slow this train down?

Unfortunately, we can’t. But if you think about it, we don’t want to either. The Web is a vital source of innovation, and it levels the playing field between small businesses and corporate giants. The only problem is keeping up with the pace of its rapid (some would say rabid) advances. Taking advantage of all the Web has to offer is like eating your vegetables or getting exercise—most of us don’t do enough, and even those that do could always do more.

Why Social Media Is Worth Small Business Owners’ Time – BusinessWeek. Flickr photo credit: laffy4k

By |2012-01-05T07:37:23+01:00January 16, 2009|Blog, Small Business|0 Comments

11 reasons you can’t ignore social media in 2009.

So, do you still think social media is a fad that we’ll all look back on and laugh at in the future? You can keep thinking that, but you’ll be stuck on the sidelines while social media continues to grow in 2009. In fact, let me give you 11 reasons you won’t be able to ignore social media this year. …more from Digital Labs. Photo credit: Caitlinator.

By |2012-01-05T07:15:26+01:00January 15, 2009|Blog, Online Marketing|0 Comments
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