The New Relationship Marketing
How to Build A Large, Loyal, Profitable Network Using the Social WebBook - 2011
"A top social media guru shares the secrets to expanding your business through relationships. People have always done business with people they know, like, and trust. That's the essence of "relationship marketing." Today, the popularity of online social networking has caused a paradigm shift in relationship marketing. Businesses that use both new and traditional ways of nurturing connections with their customers are winning. This book helps businesspeople and marketers master this crucial new skill set. Social marketing expert Mari Smith outlines a step-by-step plan for building a sizable, loyal network comprised of quality relationships that garner leads, publicity, sales and more. If you're a businessman or businesswoman feeling the pressure to shift your approach to using social media marketing, to better understand the new soft skills required for success on the social web, and to improve your own leadership and relationship skills through emotional and social intelligence, this book is for you. Outlines how to become a significant "center of influence" for your customers and prospects Explains the unspoken rules of online etiquette--and the common "turnoffs" that drive customers and potential partners away. Details the unique culture of Facebook, Twitter, and other popular online platforms. Shows exactly what to automate and delegate to build your social media persona, yet still retain the personal touch. Mari Smith is coauthor of Facebook Marketing: An Hour a Day. Even if you have zero presence online, this book will help you see measurable results in a short time. If you're already using social sites to market your business, but want to see a major improvement, the proven nine-step formula will equally apply to you. Use Mari's methods to foster high-quality relationships with stakeholders, and you'll see a measurable increase in the size of your network and, ultimately, your profits"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2011
Branch Call Number: 658.872 S6552n 2011
Characteristics: xxxiii, 238 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm