How much time should I spend on marketing thru social media?

As we do Online Marketing workshops across the state – one question always is asked!  It is just me or me and my spouse as the business owners – how much time do we devote to marketing thru social media?  We have ‘customers’ to serve!

SocialMedia Examiner has just published a new report entitled “How Marketers Are Using Social Media to Grow Their Businesses”

According to the report – most businesses new to the social media marketing efforts spend 1 to 5 hours a week!  Can you afford this?  Well maybe you cannot as the report also indicated that the Number One benefit of using social was greater exposure – in fact 85% reported a greater exposure.  Other benefits included improving traffic, building new relationships/partnerships and a rise in search engine rankings.

You’ll have the either read the report for more information or go to their blog –


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