Connecting Women From Kittery to Fort Kent
Social Networking
If your business limits its online presence to advertising banners and blogging, it's missing out. The Internet provides powerful networking opportunities that allow users to effectively target their audience by logging on to social sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Digg and more. Take advantage of these tools by asserting your company's presence online and reaching more potential customers, business partners and employees.

Start by connecting yourself with Maine Women's Network on Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.


And...these helpful articles:

For Women, Social Media is More Than "Girl Talk"

Why Social Media Means Big Opportunities for Women

42 Million U.S. Women Use Social Media: Blogs Most Influential

How To Stand Out In Your Social Media Marketing

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Plus, check out these other social media platforms that you may find useful to your business:

  Facebook:  Facebook is no longer just for college kids who want to post their party pics. Businesses vie for advertising opportunities, event promotion and more on this social-networking site.

  Twitter:  Twitter is a social networking and microblogging service that allows you answer the question, "What are you doing?" by sending short text messages 140 characters in length, called "tweets", to your friends, or "followers."

    Digg:  Digg has a huge following online because of its optimum usability. Visitors can submit and browse articles in categories like technology, business, entertainment, sports and more.
    wikiHow:  Create a how-to guide or tutorial on wikiHow to share your company's services with the public for free.

  eVite: Evite is a free internet service individuals/businesses use to inform others of upcoming activities or events. The Evite is distributed electronically via email and contains details about the event as well as RSVP capability.

  Squidoo:  According to Squidoo, "everyone's an expert on something. Share your knowledge!" Share your industry's secrets by answering questions and designing a profile page to help other members.

     Timebridge: Send a single email to coworkers, clients, or friends and TimeBridge finds a meeting time everyone can make. No juggling act required.

  LinkedIn:  LinkedIn is a popular networking site where alumni, business associates, recent graduates and other professionals connect online.
    YouTube:  From the fashion industry to Capitol Hill, everyone has a video floating around on YouTube. Shoot a behind-the-scenes video from your company's latest commercial or event to give customers and clients an idea of what you do each day.

  Poll DaddyPoll Daddy allows you to create surveys and analyze results. It's an easy to use tool and free to Join!

    dimdim:  Dimdim lets anyone host and attend live meetings, demos and webinars using just a web browser. Save money, time and travel by instantly sharing documents, web pages, whiteboards, audio, video – even record your events - with no software to install.

    Yelp: Yelp is a fun and easy way to find, recommend and talk about what's great - and not so great.  Members share their favorite recommendations - everything from the latest restaurants and shops, to the best hair salons and spas, to doctors and yoga instructors.

    Survey MonkeySurvey Monkey is an easy-to-use tool for the creation of online surveys.


Doodle helps scheduling meetings and other appointments. Doodle is simple, quick, free and requires no registration. Simply set up a poll, send a link to everyone on your contact list. Recommended by our members.

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