Ecademy Established in 1998, Ecademy is a UK based global social network for business people comprised of SME businesses, start-ups and entrepreneurs. Their members consider Ecademy to be a key part of their working day with over 41% of members visiting everyday and another 38% visiting every week: to establish new contacts for knowledge (share and learn) for support and trusted advice to collaborate and to find suppliers or partners to buy and sell directly or via recommendations Think of Ecademy as the Facebook of ambitious SME Businesses and Entrepreneurs.
Understanding the social networks LinkedIn is a business network, we talk business only, like a business conference where we pick up cards FaceBook is a nightclub, I go there with people I know and meet occasional strangers Ecademy is a wine bar where business people meet and discuss life and business, it is a social place where business happens Twitter is a search engine for conversations. ‘get found on Google, becomes ‘Get found on Twitter’
The Ecademy philosophy and process for businesses to be successful
Know Me, Like Me, Follow me – a social media process developed by Ecademy Know Me, through sharing knowledge, reading and creating news – (Blogging, YouTube, distributing your content via Twitter) Like Me through conversation and networking. Making friends and having people talk about you. Follow Me– once you have enough people Knowing and Liking you, you will achieve a natural following which will create momentum for you and your business