One in three small businesses are using social media and, as this number grows, a social media presence has become something that customers have come to expect. But for businesses that have yet to dive in to the social media arena, it can be a little bit overwhelming. How do you know which networks you need to build a presence on and how do they work? Flowtown and Column Five have put in the work so you don’t have to – they’ve put together a Social Media Cheat Sheet for small businesses that covers the ins and outs of the social media ecosystem and can help you navigate the major social media sites on the web.
The infographic starts with a comprehensive overview of the major social media sites—Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google+, Tumblr and Digg—to help you determine which sites are right for your company. They then guide you through the setup and lingo for each of the networks.
Check out the infographic below to find out everything you need to know to start using social media for your small business. Which networks are you currently using? Do you plan to add any?
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