Negative Effects Of Social Media On Business

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Social Media is used all over the world; people can connect social media accounts on their phones, computers and tablets. This can be used to connect to family and friends living in a different cities, states, or countries. Social Media accounts include Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest, etc. Social Media is a concept that anyone can use, some people use it to connect with family and friends, some use it to connect with customers and consumers, and others use it to promote a movie or product. Social Media is popular for brand new small businesses and big multi-millionaire companies, both are compatible to use social media to promote their business. A new trend that came out is that every business and company has two or more of …show more content…
Graham Jones says, “For your business to take advantage of social networks constant monitoring and changes to working practice must be enforced.” Changing the strategy of your business also includes adding an additional staff and adding a new training program. According to the article “Is Using Social Media Bad for Business”, Donna Amos says that “poor planning and naivety will do more harm to your business.” The business needs to plan ahead and see what strategy is best for the company. Charty Mercer says that “change in nature of business communication, favoring personal engagement and visual content over traditional marketing copy.” Costumers will also be involved with communicating to a business through social networks rather than talking to the business face-to-face. The language of social networking is also different, with only 140 characters; it can be difficult to communicate with …show more content…
Social Media can be used by anyone, big companies, small businesses, or new businesses. This theory is true because making social media accounts is inexpensive and people using social media uses it every hour of every day can be time consuming and predominantly cost worthy. Diana Amos says that “poor planning will harm your business.” For a business to run social media successfully they need to come up with a new plan and strategy. The plan should include when the business should post or upload, how many times they will post that week, what their strategy will be to gain more followers and how they are going compare social media status every month or so. Dianna Amos said that the business should “build a strong social media strategy that is customized to fit your business’s needs.” Building a strong plan or strategy is not only recommended for social media but for other aspects of business like inventory, marketing status,

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