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  • Social Media Networks an Inside Look

    Posted on April 19th, 2010 rufo No comments

    A few months ago, a question was asked in one of the social media groups I belong to on LinkedIn:

    “How many social media profiles do you actively manage?”

    To date there have been over 830 comments from at least 500 people.  It’s a pretty active discussion.  It made me start to think…what a great informal research project.  So, that’s what we did.  We went ahead and tabulated how many social media networks this group uses regularly and what the most important/popular networks that are being used.

    Here’s what we found:

    Social Media Accounts LinkedIn users Manage Regularly

    Social Networks Usage from Study

    I found it interesting that most people that contributed to this called LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook “The Big Three”.  From the results you can see that a good portion of the respondents used these three social networks as their primary focus.

    One other thing we found from this Discussion Group was the preferred tools.  Here’s a listing of the “best” tools to help make social media more manageable:

    Let me know your thoughts.  Do you agree with the results?  How often do you update your online profiles for work or personal thoughts?

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