Getting Social Media Right: Insights From the Social Media Club

social media expert interviewIn this video I interview Chris Heuer, founder of the Social Media Club, a popular social media network with local support groups in more than 240 cities around the world.

Chris shares the story of how he took advantage of cheap airplane tickets to hold roundtables in various cities to start the Social Media Club and how it has evolved since then.

You’ll also find out what businesses are doing wrong in social media today and hear how Chris sees human nature impacting the future of social media.

Be sure to check out the takeaways below after you watch the video.

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Five Facebook-Only Strategies For Business Success

It’s hard to find a business participating in social media that isn’t doing something on Facebook. In fact, “I want a Facebook fan page,” has replaced, “I want a company blog,” as the single most heard request from clients in the social media world these days. With 350 million accounts and growing, it’s no wonder.

Facebook is one of my favorite places to recommend for businesses for a lot of reasons. The primary one is that Facebook offers almost of all the various social media tools that companies can apply to their brand.

Facebook allows you to participate without having to spend time or money on your own website. Still, few companies are using Facebook well. One example of a business doing it right is Ernst & Young Human Resources effort (brilliant).  But for every good Facebook presence there’s a brand page we like to call a “campground.” Not because lots of people hang out there, but because all you hear when you visit is crickets.

To give you a leg up on getting smart with Facebook, here are five facebook-only strategies for business success.

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