Fortune 500 companies, small businesses and non-profit organizations are successfully using social media and social networking applications like Facebook, Twitter, Ning and You Tube to achieve key business objectives. Brave the "new" frontier and gather tips to help your members do the same.
Facebook is adding between
450,000 to half a million users
Field of Dreams Twitter has experienced
1,382% year over year growth
in February 2009
Twitter’s 35-49 year old users
made up 3 million unique
users in February 2009 (almost
42% of the entire audience)
LinkedIn’s US unique site
visitors grew 22% in Jan 09
(over Dec 08) and time spent
on site doubled (96.8M
minutes vs. 47.6M)
Source – Nielsen Online & Tech Crunch; Creative
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