Northwestern Technologies Social Media: Get in the Know
Today’s Agenda The history of Social Media & its evolution of the years What is Social Media? The Benefits of Social Media Networking How will MMAA help your company
Its History and Evolution In 1971 the first E-mail was sent In 1978 online bulletins boards were created In 1994 one of the internet first Social Networking, Geocites.com is founded. The concept was for users to create their own websites In 2002 Friendster.com was created, it being the first website that connected real world friends In the years following several popular social networking sites were launched
Just a few of the many social media sites out there today
Social Media A chance to build relationships A communication tool An excellent way to interact with consumers A n easy way to gain more business and exposure
Benefits of Social Media Networking Cost effective Conduct Market Research Increase in customer loyalty and trust Enhance your business contacts Build your personal reputation Listen to your consumers opinion Establish a brand and raise awareness
Conclusion NW Technologies will utilize the benefits of social media Save Money You’ll gain a better understanding of your consumers Gain more recognition Conduct research effortlessly
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