Forget spending all your time and resources on an expensive traditional Website. A major news outlet quoting an industry report released in April says most small business owners view social media as important to their business with Facebook and Twitter listed as the top two social media Websites for small business use. – WSJ
Facebook Is Tops for Small Business
About seven in 10 small-business owners say they “strongly agree” that social media is important to their business, recently released data show. But they prefer to use some social platforms far more than others.
The most popular is Facebook, followed closely by Twitter & LinkedIn, according to a report from SocialMediaExaminer.com, a free online magazine on how businesses use social media. The findings are based on a survey of 2,573 owners with 100 employees or less.
Blogs and video sites like YouTube ranked in the middle while MySpace scored the lowest, with Groupon just one notch above.