Getting social with small business: it isn’t a waste of time

Time is a Tickin'

If you can’t tell, DoctorDave Computer Repair in Lawrence is a social company. We don’t just socialize with our customers during service calls, but we are on Twitter, Facebook, Yelp, and Google Plus as well as blogging (just like this)

I won’t lie and say it’s not time consuming because it is! Before I started being active in social media I was involved in BNI and that took quite a bit of time spreading worth of mouth and helping others. Now that I’m not involved in that, those few hours a week are spent connecting with customers online.

Blogging is a part of social media because it lasts long after a tweet or status update maybe be forgotten. If you need some specific reasons why a business should blog, check out this link. Need more reasons or some ideas of what to blog about? This link has it all and this link explains how blogging fits into the big picture of a social media marketing campagin.

Where to start? This blog post shares some ideas and this one as well as this gives you some ideas about how not to get overwhelmed and how to properly manage your time .

Maintaining a social presence takes work but unlike traditional marketing, the payoff is visible and often immediate. Consider taking time and resources from your advertising budget and move it towards working to be seen more online.

Tags: , , , , ,

Leave a Comment

Copyright © DoctorDave Computer Repair in Lawrence Kansas |   intrepidity Theme by Top Blog Formula on WordPress |   Log In