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Old 21st May 2010, 01:51 PM   #1
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Default 5 Surprising Social Media Business Success Stories

Chances are, most of the businesses you interact with as a consumer are on social media. Your local restaurant is blogging, your grocery store is on Twitter - even your favorite candy is on Facebook. Companies in mainstream, consumer-facing industries are all over social media. But how about other businesses? Manufacturers? B2B service providers? Equine dentists? Are they experimenting with social media? You bet!

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Old 26th January 2011, 09:17 PM   #2
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i've had good results with print media. I had a couple of brochures and flyers printed up. Then again my venture was local, so it may not apply if you're targeting a bigger market

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Old 4th February 2011, 08:10 PM   #3
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Social media is definitely the way to go moving forward.

Businesses however, especially us small ones, have to understand that SOCIAL MEDIAL = INTERACTIVE MEDIA and not just a free advertising platform. Our campaigns need to be aligned with that though in order for it to be successful.

Here's a link as to how a small business in Ireland has used social media effectively.

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