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Social Media So Far in 2012

The social media world is in a state of flux with the Facebook IPO causing waves. That's the big news from this month, but it's been a rocky road throughout.

Social media has become one of the ways that business gets done. Car dealers are spending more time on it. Their customers are spending more time on it. Cracking that nut is tough, but it can definitely be done. Before getting into a long social media marketing discussion, let's take a look at the state of social media to date.

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State of Social Media 2012

Jennifer Sanford
Love the infographic. Fun to read.
Bryan Armstrong
Great Infographic. Kind of amazing to see it all laid out like this, know it's only the highlights and then think "wait...it's only May?" ;)
Jeremy Alicandri
What do you think of Google+ Business Pages replacing Google Places?
JD Rucker
It makes sense. Out with the old, in with the new. G+ offers more of the type of social functionality that a review/listing service needs. It will make them go from a mediocre offering to the best in that with the possible exception of Yelp.

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