You want to get your business into the social arena. You’ve set up your Facebook, Google+ and Twitter accounts… but now what?

SmallBiz expert Melinda Emerson teaches us about her HELP mantra and basic do’s and don’t for using social media for your business in this three minute video.

Takeaways:

How to use social media effectively? Follow the HELP mantra:

  • H – Help others.
  • E – Engage people.
  • L – Listen to people.
  • P – Promote yourself with care.

Top Do’s and Don’ts

  • Do: Have fun – Be yourself!
  • Do: Employ some of the scheduling programs available to share your content.