It seems as if every recent news article and business discussion has some tie to social media. From stories going instantaneously viral due to the power of social media, to businesses using it as a marketing tool, to talks of social media companies going public; social media can be seen everywhere. What’s all the buzz about? That is what we are going to be investigating in this week’s Social Media Blog Series! The globalEDGE blog team will be exploring the impact that social media has on international business. Today’s post will provide an introduction into the world of social media and how we here at globalEDGE use social media in our new interactive site.

For us here at globalEDGE, social media is a very powerful tool that we use to promote our website and interact with our followers. It is an easy way for our users to stay up to date on all that globalEDGE has to offer. We use a few different social media services so our followers can interact with us on whichever site they find most helpful. Love using Facebook? Check out our Facebook page for interesting articles that we find and share. Or follow us on Twitter to stay up to date on international business news. Share your ideas with us or retweet our content to your followers. For business professionals, we are also on LinkedIn. Join our group to connect with hundreds of professionals that share the same international business interests as you! Find an interesting story that similar professionals may find intriguing? Share it and start a discussion! Connect with us on any or all of these sites and let us know what you think!

As part of this week’s Social Media Blog Series, we will also be taking a look at how businesses worldwide are using social media to benefit their operations. We will also have posts on the global economic implications of social media, and financial aspects of the recent trend of Social Media Initial Public Offerings (IPO’s). Additionally, we will take a look at some of the most innovative social media companies in the world. We hope that you enjoy our series, feel free to leave us some feedback!

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