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As a current or future small business owner, making your mark on the web is imperative to your business's success and longevity...but where do you begin?I recently had the opportunity to present to the University of Georgia's Small Business Development Center on this very topic, "how and where to begin making your mark on the web as a small business owner". The presentation slideshow is available, and I've included key talking points below. Protect Your Brand Regardless of the size of your business, defining who you are as a brand sets the stage for everything you do including your web presence....
The next time you're watching your favorite show on DVR or Tivo, instead of fast-forwarding through the commercials, keep tabs on the number of those advertisements displaying either the Facebook badge (that's the blue block with the "f" on it for non-facebookers) or have "or find us on Facebook" as the voice over trails off? As much as you might try to avoid it, everyone except you and your dog have a Facebook account...and the dog is considering it now that security has been tightened on friends of friends.
So is Facebook just another mindless tool for college kids or can it really be a viable business tool?