February 16, 2012
Social Media has taken off and there is no looking back. The top dogs are Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and for professionals, LinkedIn. Just 3 years ago MySpace was huge but in the world of Social Media, today’s winner is the next niche site when the next big thing takes its place. I prefer to use the trifecta of Facebook, along with a business page, Twitter and LinkedIn, which is more than enough for me to handle. I wish there was a means to do this effortlessly and save myself tons of time weekly…Hmmmm…
Sweeping the Social Media Market
As I’m finding out and you likely are too, social media is all about creating significant or at least functional relationships one person at a time. One technique to do that is to put your valuable content in front of as many eyes as possible via social media updates then awaiting the few who respond. Voila! Relationship begins. If you had to do this on your own opening every account it would push you to consume unhealthy quantities of things unhealthy for your liver.
Ping.fm is a site that allows you to effortlessly post updates to multiple accounts. Watch this educational video clip to find out how it works and how to set it up. It is a time saver for you in an endeavor to slay the Social Media dragon.
If LinkedIn is part of your social media method, operating it properly and really getting payoffs is time consuming and can be confusing. Need help? Click here.
What time savers have you found in order to engage in Social Media without going berserk?
Karl Walinskas is the CEO of Smart Company Growth, a business development firm that helps small to mid-size professional service firms build competitive advantage in an online world of sameness. He is the author of numerous articles and the Smart Blog on leadership, business communication, sales & service, public speaking and virtual business, and Getting Connected Through Exceptional Leadership, available in the SmartShop. Get your FREE LinkedIn Profile Optimization eBook & Video Course, Video Marketing video and course, or Mastermind Groups e-course & video now.