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Old 02-11-2014, 08:56 AM
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Default Do you Blog, pin, or tweet with your biz?

Do you use social media to advertise your biz? Do you think it's helpful?
Which one is the most effective?
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Old 02-11-2014, 10:46 AM
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I love social media and find it both helpful and effective. I use Facebook, Google Plus, Twitter, Pinterest and occasionally LinkedIn. I get a good amount of traffic from Pinterest. I think Facebook is the most powerful for building relationships, but blogging has been the most lucrative for me.
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Old 02-11-2014, 11:28 AM
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I use Facebook a lot! I am also working on getting others set up. I think Social Media is an amazing way to reach people. There are so many people into social media that it is impossible not to reach some people!!
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Old 02-11-2014, 11:37 AM
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I also love social media. It's a great way to connect with others and to get quality traffic to your sites and blogs.
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Old 02-13-2014, 07:07 AM
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I'm active on social media - I have a Facebook Business page just for communicating to customers, personal Facebook which gets a business post every now and again, a personal Twitter handle that I use for business all the time, and a blog that I'm only able to share very scarcely while it goes through approval with out corporate office.

I have found, though, that the blog has been the most beneficial. It allows people to go a little deeper, hear more of my voice, and find the information that they're looking for in my words.

I also try to move conversations offline quickly - I'm a big fan of snail mail full of goodies and samples!
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Old 02-13-2014, 03:51 PM
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Most of my prospects come from forums, blog posts and social media posting. ALL my prospects contact me, so yes, I find them all very effective.
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Old 02-13-2014, 05:43 PM
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I blog, share and tweet and yes it is helpful and effective.
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Old 02-15-2014, 12:17 PM
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If you are looking for fast results, I would advice you to go with pay per click advertising.

For Facebook, I would use their pay per click platform because if you are going to build relationships with people there, it is going to take you some time to build your business to what ever level that you want.
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Old 02-20-2014, 10:07 AM
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I have a Facebook business page to communicate monthly speciasl, etc, and do some on Pinterest. I am also a big fan of sporadic, but cute, snail mail with specials.
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Old 04-09-2014, 03:16 AM
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I am very active on Facebook, and also getting more an more on Pinterest Am on Google + I also blog too.

Love meeting people from all over and building relationships
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