Expanding Business Through Facebook Use

In today's society social media is everywhere and everyone is on it. Businesses are using social media to their advantage and using it often. One social media that is particularly useful in the business world is Facebook. A company can use it to promote their newest products or inform consumers about their newest deals. Facebook is an easy and free way to market a brand.

New strategy for a new age

Social Media Icons

The Future of Business is Now With Social Media

Social media has been growing and developing ever since 1969 when CompuServe became the first major commercial Internet service provider by using technology known then as dial up. By the year 1997, the web had one million sites and this was when the first form of blogging began.

Social say what?

Say What?

This weeks assignment was all about Social Profiles. I already had a Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest (the profile of my choice). I didn't have a LinkedIn, so that was interesting creating that.

Using Social Media to Keep the Spark Alive

Social Media and Social Networking: Are you using it correctly?

                                                       

 I thought I knew a lot about social media, I’ve been on it since middle school. However a lot has changed since the early 2000’s. Here are some of the things I learned:

 

Social Media: May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor.

Social Media: May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor.

This first week has been a experience to put it lightly. I have spent the larger majority of my time trying to improve my social media profiles and thinking deeper about what could possible give me an edge against my peers. I kept my same Facebook and Twitter profiles. I have had a Google+ but, I never chose to develop my profile and actually find connections. I had to make a LinkedIn and after hours of work, I finally am content with my profile.

Hop Aboard the Social Media Train and Punch Your Ticket



Social Media Profiles

So here you are with the task of building your social presence. Many of you have a social presence, or you have accounts on social sites with the goal of connecting with your friends and communicating. Some of you may share photos on Instagram, chat with your buddies on Kik or Snapchat. And Tweet away to stay in touch and banter on topics with people around the world.

Google Glass at MOCAD

Trying on Google Glass

Last week, I had the opportunity to try Google Glass for the first time at the #DetroitThroughGlass event at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. I have to admit: I was blown away. They're much lighter than I expected and I could see them becoming second-nature. So much better than constantly looking at your phone or computer.

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