The one that stands out in my mind was what a business partner told me. A coach he knows just closed a $12,500 contract just with back and forth on Twitter.
What a way to get new business!
I have to admit I'm behind the curve on social networking. So when I learned about the Social Media Success Summit 2009, I signed up. I need the information and this is the most convenient, efficent way for me to start to put together my own social media marketing plan.
More than 3 out of 5 marketers are spending five or more hours per week on social networking sites, according to a survey called the Social Media Marketing Industry Report.
The one Detroit automaker that isn't expected to file for bankruptcy in the next few weeks, Ford, is active in social media.
Dell Computer recently reported a million dollars in sales just by issuing coupons on Twitter.
On a personal note, the richest friend I have (he sold his latest business a few years ago to a Fortune 1000 company for over $100 million) recently told me he was at a business conference and all everyone was talking about was: social media, social media, social media.
You can download a free class on social media at the Social Media Success Summit 2009 site. Go to:
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