Lately it seems like everyone has a presence on social media. Personally, I can only think of one person in my social circle who doesn’t have any social media accounts, and frankly, I think it’s weird. But is social media truly mainstream?
Think fast: Why do most new small businesses fail? According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), the top reasons are as simple as they are avoidable: lack of capital, poor management of credit, and lack of experience. This last point may be the most daunting. After all, how do you get experience other than going through the hard work of trying and failing? But fortunately, savvy small business owners will work to learn from the experiences of others to stay competitive with their business rivals and secure customers, capital, and ultimately, financial success.
Sometimes we all need a little comic relief. Where else to turn than to the Internet! Rife with .gifs, memes, and funny stories, the Web is the perfect place to find humor. Social media is certainly no exception. You can find loads of funnies on Facebook, Twitter, and more.
Is anyone else completely shocked and overwhelmed that the holiday season is quickly approaching? I can’t believe that it is already closing in on the end of September. It seems as though the time of year that is coming is one of deals, bargains, and sales campaigns. Any business or retailer who doesn’t make an effort to capitalize on the holiday season is frankly just silly!
Social networks are undoubtedly the perfect platform for social activism and the promotion of good causes. Because of their reach, social networks are perfect for talking about issues that affect us in our everyday lives. One of the more prevalent issues that has come to light recently is cyber-bullying. The phenomenon of participating in social causes via the Internet is sometimes referred to as ‘clicktivism.’