Social Selling: Good or Bad?
Social Selling. Is it good or bad? Experts in the field agree that soft selling on social media networks such as Facebook and Twitter can actually be a good thing. As the opportunity to make a sale on social becomes more and more acceptable- businesses are jumping at the chance. While this new method of selling is exciting, it’s also a process that should be done carefully with a well-though-out social strategy or plan.
This week I had the honor of being a keynote speaker for 'MPI of Greater Orlando Area Chapter' on social media marketing with a focus on Twitter and Instagram.
Since I was speaking mainly for event and sales managers that work in the hospitality industry, I decided to focus my topic on marketing for events and meetings. Today I wanted to pass along this useful information and explain how easy it is to market your event by leveraging hashtags
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