10 Ways Social Media Will Change In 2009!

10 Ways Social Media Will Change In 2009!

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You have heard it numerous times… It is not what you know, but who you know that will get you farther in life. Think about where a majority of your opportunities have come from for jobs, activities, events, parties…they are all from our personal network of friends, family, co-workers, and the people that are closest to us. Also, who do people want to do business with? Friends or non-personable Businesses? Obviously we would rather do business with friends and people we have close personal relationships with. This is because we feel most comfortable and know we will not be getting taken advantage of. Now why do I mention this? I mention this because this is exactly what all the social networking tools on the internet do! Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, MySpace, Orkut, FriendFeed, Flikr, Digg, Del.icio.us, Reddit, Ning and many many more… they build relationships! The most popular tools by far are Facebook and Twitter. Their ease of use and simplicity make it extremely easy to update your status, build your network, post photos, instant message, make a fan page, create a group and much more. The power of these sites is in how you can build close trust and relationships by your connections through networking and social media. People will get to know you and trust you. I am not saying meeting people face to face isn’t important, it is! That’s why they have tweetups. This is an event where people from twitter come together and actually converse face to face. This is community building. This is POWERFUL! When you start to have a big following you will realize the power of Social Media and Social Networking. You will connect with a broader range of people in your specific interests and businesses that you could never have if you weren’t using social networking tools such as these. So if you aren’t on board, sign up for Twitter and Facebook right away and start making friends and relationships that will last a lifetime! It’s a BLAST!

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