What is Social Media Marketing you ask???

social-media-in-business-social-media-applications-guide1.jpgWikipedia defines social media marketing as a process that will gain website traffic or attention through social media sites.

Ron Jones at Search Engine Watch defines Social Media as a “category of online media where people are talking, participating, sharing, networking, and bookmarking online. That most social media services encourage discussion, feedback, voting, comments, and sharing of information from all parties.”

I’m a first time blogger and my blog, Taking Social Media Marketing, is for educational purposes. I’ve created this blog to follow me through the duration of this course. I will provide you, my readers, with a general understanding of what social media marketing is, the history behind it, the different social media tools/platforms and how, when used properly, it will benefit you and your business.