New Media Driver’s License<br />Instrument to Social Media <br />
Social Media & Big Business<br />Social media provides many opportunities for individuals or companies/business to advertise themselves as well as their brand. When you have incredible resourceful websites like Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook, youtube, and Yahoo’s Flickr you are given the ability to be anywhere at anytime as well as connected to anyone at anytime.<br />
Years to Reach 50 millions Users: Radio (38 Years), TV (13 Years), Internet (4 Years), iPod (3 Years)…Facebook added 100 million users in less than 9 months…iPhone applications hit 1 billion in 9 months. <br />Many companies use social media tools like facebook, to create and find their own target audience for research for a new product line and use digital marketing to create a window of endless opportunity for new faces. <br />Facebook<br />
Linkedin<br /><ul><li>Social media has truly become a world wild frenzy and most businesses are looking to cash-in on it
80% of companies are using LinkedIn as a primary tool to find employees.
Linkein network is full of companies with industry experts willing to share advice, professional references, business plans, and even a company directory. </li></li></ul><li>Blogging<br /><ul><li>Blogging creates such great opportunities for individuals to express themselves and their interests but many companies have also join the blogging wave.
34% of bloggers post opinions about products & brands.
Now Corporations like Bank of Amerca, Coco Cola, Foot Locker, Ford Motors, and many more all have their own blogs and really value others blogs for insight. </li></li></ul><li>Summary<br />New Media Drivers course has proven to be a life changing experience for me . I’ve learned so much about Social Media , digital marketing, blogging, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)….etc. Being connected through social media tools like facebook, twitter, linkedin, and google alerts allows me and others to be seen and heard by everyone. Not only creating an enjoyable environment to conduct business but Social Media has risen to the for-front and will continue to the best form media. <br />