Small business owners and entrepreneurs are reaching millions of people with their business brand in 140 characters or less: Twitter! According to recent research from eMarketer, there will soon be about 18 million U.S. adults who access Twitter monthly. Usage is expected to reach 26 million U.S. adults in 2010. An exclusive interview with one of Twitter’s co-founders provides small business owners with tips in this video.
More than 56% of marketers plan to incorporate social media into their businesses next year, according to the Center for Media Research. Many savvy business owners and entrepreneurs I’ve met in our SBTV.com community already seeing amazing results and we’ve got their stories!
One of the newest features on Google Search has the potential to turn the Web into one huge network!
The new tool allows users to comment on any Web site and then displays comments from other users in a side bar as move around the Internet. Rather than personal connections, the comments displayed will be based on a number of rankings, including the users’ reputation. This feature could position Google as another type of social network.
SBTV.com is constantly developing social media resources to help small business owners and self-employed professionals stay ahead of the competition including this video case study of successful small social media entrepreneurs!
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