Loads of people and companies are now just jumping into social media to complement their marketing and branding efforts. There’s tons of info floating around, loads of books, and a number of blogs offering up advice. the following are a few free industry e-books and resources that could help you to get started.. good luck with your efforts!
Twitter Means Business – How Microblogging Can Help or Hurt Your Company – For companies unfamiliar with Twitter, this book serves as a field guide. They will get a Twitterverse tour, and learn about the dozens of firms big and small that have harnessed Twitter as a powerful, flexible business tool. The bottom line: Twitter means business. This is an excerpt from the book “Twitter Means Business” by Julio Ojeda-Zapata.
Ten Innovative Ways to Use Twitter for Business – Download this free guide to learn how your business can convert conversations into actions, attract new followers, share information for potential customers and gain recognition. With this free guide you will also receive daily updates on new cool websites and programs in your email for free courtesy of MakeUseOf.
42 Rules of Social Media – Written by communications professional Jennifer Jacobson, this book is designed to help working professionals find social media that fits their business and get the most out of their social media presence.
Twitter: Best Practices and Tips– Even though half the universe is on Twitter these days, beginning out of nothing isn’t always that evident. If you really want your Twitter to fly high, it doesn’t end with just creating an account. Especially with this many people on Twitter, it’s important to know the tools you’re working with, and the dazzling reach of this innovating technology. In over forty pages this guide tackles every Twitter feature, tip and trick you can think of. Learn to work the interface, to Tweet from your desktop, cool Twitter bots and which people to follow.