DescriptionFace Facebook, link up with LinkedIn, and tweet with Twitter using this all-in-one guide!
Marketing your business through social media isn't rocket science. Here's how to apply the marketing savvy you already have to the social media your prospects are using, helping you get and keep more customers, make more sales, and boost your bottom line.
Find the business side — explore the variety of social media options and research where your target audience hangs out
Collect your tools — discover ways to simplify posting in multiple locations and how to monitor activity
Establish your presence — start a blog or podcast to build a following
Follow and be followed — find the right people to follow on Twitter and get them to follow you
Fan out — showcase your company with a customized Facebook business page
Follow up — use analytics to assess the success of your social media campaign
Open the book and find:
Tips for finding your target market
Important legal considerations
Step-by-step guidance for setting up a campaign
Lots of helpful technology tools
Blogging and podcasting advice
How to make Twitter pay off for your business
Tools for analyzing your success in each medium
When to move forward and when to pull back
Book I: The Social Media Mix.
Chapter 1: Making the Business Case for Social Media.
Chapter 2: Plotting Your Social Media Marketing Strategy.
Chapter 3: Managing Your Cybersocial Campaign.
Chapter 4: Joining the Conversation.
Book II: Cybersocial Tools.
Chapter 1: Discovering Helpful Tech Tools.
Chapter 2: Leveraging Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Social Media.
Chapter 3: Using Social Bookmarks and Social News.
Book III: Blogs, Podcasts, and Vlogs.
Chapter 1: Developing Your Strategic Mix.
Chapter 2: Building Your Blog.
Chapter 3: Creating a Podcast.
Chapter 4: Producing Your Videocast.
Chapter 5: Measuring Blogging, Podcasting, and Vlogging Metrics.
Book IV: Twitter.
Chapter 1: Getting to Know Twitter.
Chapter 2: Communing with Like-Minded People.
Chapter 3: Twitter Applications and Other Delights.
Chapter 4: Using Twitter with Other Social Media Marketing.
Chapter 5: Measuring Twitter Metrics.
Book V: Facebook.
Chapter 1: Getting to Know Facebook.
Chapter 2: Getting Around on Facebook.
Chapter 3: Using Facebook Features.
Chapter 4: Analyzing Facebook Metrics.
Book VI: LinkedIn.
Chapter 1: Getting Started with LinkedIn.
Chapter 2: LinkedIn Nuts and Bolts.
Chapter 3: Maximizing LinkedIn.
Chapter 4: Measuring Your Results.
Book VII: Other Social Media Marketing Sites.
Chapter 1: Weighing the Business Benefi ts of Minor Social Sites.
Chapter 2: Ning.
Chapter 3: MySpace.
Chapter 4: Flickr.
Chapter 5: Maximizing Stratifi ed Social Communities.
Book VIII: Measuring Your Results; Building on Your Success.
Chapter 1: Delving into Data.
Chapter 2: Comparing Metrics from Different Marketing Techniques.
Chapter 3: Tallying the Bottom Line.
Chapter 4: Making Decisions by the Numbers.
Chapter 5: Multiplying Your Impact.
Chapter 6: Staying Ahead of the Curve.