Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Social Media Marketing and U.

Back in the fourth grade, I wrote a poem. It may have been my first one ever. It contained words that were easily comprehended by nine year olds. Except for one.


Don’t remember where I found the word. The line in the poem read “ubiquitous is this season”; the only line I recall from it. 

Guess I was really proud to find such a big word. I even pronounced it wrong. Instead of u-biq-ui-tous I spoke it as u-bi-quit-ous when we had to stand up in front of the class and read our poems. Hey, I was a kid!

Little used, under loved, ubiquitous, an adjective that’s really so big. Dictionary.com defines it as “existing or being everywhere”. Another source cites is as “having or seeming to have the ability to be everywhere at once; omnipresent”.

It’s really a word that more of us should use. Especially with social media.
Simply put, you and your business really do have to be “everywhere” as far as the major social networks. On Twitter. On Facebook. On LinkedIn. On Google+. On Pinterest. Rudolph, let your nose shine bright. 

You DO have to know what level of participation works best for your branding and company. There is no “one size fits all.” DO be experimental and play on all of them and have a good understanding of the nuances of each. It’s not “one post fits all either” and you’ll see over time how your fits in to a particular social network. It WILL take time. Have patience and do not expect immediate results.

Social media marketing is a long-term commitment; you have to stick with it and be involved for the long haul. 

And Social Media is ubiquitous. And since roses are pretty much everywhere, I posted  one. Here's a song from the ubiquitous Johnny Cash:

This is U in the Blogging A to Z challenge. Here's S and T.
Stop by and say hello!   FacebookTwitter, or Google+. 


Shannon Grissom said...

Car broke down in Winnemucca ...oooh the stories I could tell... the song is perfect for the blog :O)

Gerry Wendel said...

And I've been to Hackensack!

Buy Pinterest Followers said...

Chinese social network can tap US capital market but American social network can't tap Chinese consumer market? why?

takeshi007 said...

We infuse social media marketing into an established online marketing plan and the end result is the establishment of your brand in the top social media websites that currently represents over 40% 50% 60% 75% of all Internet traffic and as a byproduct, gets businesses ranked in the top of search engines.

Visit this link to know the Celebrity Social media mistakes

Darryl Tay said...

The good thing about using social networking sites is the convenience it gives to connect with your clients. It enables you directly give them updates on your products and services, and allow them to interact with you, which is a good strategy of building a relationship with them.

Darryl Tay

Fletcher Baines said...

Social media marketing is a good way of gaining attention for marketers, because almost everyone nowadays has their own social media account. This makes it easier for word to spread and for people to exchange information no matter where they are.

Fletcher Baines