Cynthia Allen _September 6, 2013_IMKT120-1304A-01_Media Design ConceptsProf. Terry Powell
A company adopts social media as a way to benefit in internet technology practices; giving a corporation a chance to gain and share opinions, perceptions and views and to keep an eye on their competitors and employees.
Promotes: A way to expand the company’s name Endorse the company good and services Pick up new ideas and opinions for the company Gain new and future customer Build stronger relationship with regular customers
• broad reach - social media can reach millions of people all over the world• ability to target particular groups - many forms of social media (e.g. Facebook, Foursquare) allows your businesses to target certain groups, often in specific locations• free or low-cost – the costof social media are free for businesses, and paid options are usually • personal - social media helps to communicate on a personal basis with specific customers and groups• fast – your business can rapidly allocate information to many people• Easy there is no need for high-level skills or computer equipment to participate in social media
Facebook- Allow conversations with consumers, post pictures, videos, get opinions and more.Twitter- A blogging site that allows one to send and receive short messages or opinions from regular and potential customersYou Tube-is a video hosting site that lets people share their videos and advertisementsLink in- for people in professional occupations who are looking for a job or employees. Posts professional status, skills and educational trainingPine rest- a pin board type of photo sharing site that allows an individual to create and manage theme based images such as, events, ideas, interest, and etc.Blogs- posts a series of topics of interest and opinionsInstaGram- web based photo, videos and social sharing; it allow users to take pictures and video and share them.
• wasted time and money no perceptible return• the rapid spread of the wrong kind of information negative reviews posted by others)• legal problems if you don't follow privacy legislation and the laws regarding spam, copyright and other online issues.(Queensland Government)
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By Cynthia Allen
Understanding Social Media in the Corporation World
The use of Social Media in the
The different types of Social Media
TheWorld of Social Media within the
Social Media is a communication network that
creates, share, and exchange information through
virtual municipal and networks.
Social Corp is when a corporation links into the
social media world.
What is Social Media and Social Corp?
Why a Company should use Social Media
The company name
Goods and services of the company
Opinions and ideas about the company
New and future customers
Stronger relationship with existing customers
Benefits of Social Media in
the Corporate World
• Broad reach
• Ability to target particular
• Free or low-cost
You Tube Reed Blogs
Different Types of Social Media Services
The Risk of Social Media Within the company
Waste of Time
Spread of wrong information
Social media services are affordable and easy to use, and
can put your business in touch with customers like never
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