Something remarkable happened in mid March: the most visited site on the internet for the week of March 8 – 14 was Facebook, not Google. More on this here: http://www.yousaytoo.com/facebook-is-bigger-than-google-in-usa/224067
Over the weekend, while doing my blog reading, a similar theme kept coming up: a proficiency in social media is the number one skill set needed in the market. And, that this skill set is best complimented by getting back to basic communication skills: writing, speaking, and networking to name just a few.
The excuse of “not having time” for social media – that’s over. It is now time to permanently banish comments like “Why do I care what people are having for lunch?” or “I don’t care about Farmville and that’s all that’s happening on Facebook”.
When you here business owners voicing comments like that – make a mental note to see where they are in a year.
Are things like Farmville and Mafia Wars rampant on Facebook? Yes. But it’s not an excuse to ignore the platform.
As with my Twitter for Beginner series, I will be writing a series on how to leverage Facebook for your business.
For starters begin by opening up a Facebook account, you can invite me to be a friend. Here are a couple of informational sites you can follow: