A Guest Post
Connecting Online as a Strategy
Social networking has become common and it has developed sites such as facebook, twitter, yahoo messenger, livemocha, hi5 and tagged. When connecting with friends and family members it is most suitable to use this site and like for facebook it can help in finding long time friends. Public social networking can also be used in sharing of photos, sending messages to friends, chatting with friends, looking for jobs, sharing of ideas, finding the latest news, looking for the best furniture’s sold and finding the new models like fashion.
Since social network has become common, many businesses have developed thus many people have being employed to share information, create suggestions. The internal social network is used to the workers in working together. For small businesses it has lead to easy communication between workers and persons who work from home.
Benefits of Social Media for Small Businesses
There are three benefits of using social media on small businesses and they include: support creativity; the social network meeting will be used in taking of questions, suggestions, remarks and thought from workers and bosses. When an individual wants to advance the business then the workers will propose it and make comments to help in the improvement of the business, streamline communication; employees can communicate by means of emails. texts, immediate messages, face to face and lastly though telephone call, making employees feel linked; this is by making workers feel connected among themselves and the company thus the workers will maintain the acceptance of social networking that allows easy communication and conversation in business.
Limitation of Using Social Media for Small Businesses
There are many changes that will be faced when using social media and they include: time and money; when getting started with the internal social network system is it best to invest money and also to consider time. On the other hand also consider security and technical issues, security; safety is very significant especially to an employee who wants to use social network system. When having private information, the next step to take is to have a network security, efficiency; a few companies offer to facilitate and as a result of this it will determine the business efficiencies. On the other hand social network will provide understanding of the outlet that will distract employees to work effectively. Workers will spend most of their time on network thus output will refuse
Four Ideas to Adapt to Your Social Media Strategy
- Communicate Effectively
- Use Humor
- Incentivize Sharing
- Target Thought Leaders