The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Creating a Social Network takes reader through the technical aspects of creating a successful site-and addresses the responsibilities involved in running one.
• Covers how to build and maintain a website through a white label service such as GroupSite or Ning, and by using customized software for creating one's own network
• Addresses such issues as privacy, authenticity, fostering participation, quality versus quantity, moral and ethical guidelines, and much more
• Americans now average more than six hours per month on social networks, with an active unique social network audience estimated to be from 149 million-up 29 percent from 2009
• Ad revenue taken in by social networking sites is growing rapidly, and many people and companies are looking for ways to get in on this growth
|Series:||Complete Idiot's Guide Series|
|Product dimensions:||7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About the Author
Angela Crocker specializes in social media coaching, marketing strategy, and event planning for arts organizations and small businesses through her company, Beachcomber Communications.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Ms. Crocker has written a masterpiece on how to create, use, manage, and profit from social networking. This book is easy to read and her experience in the social network world shines. I purchase this book in eBook format for my Nook and I could not be more pleased. The format is perfect, the illustrations present themselves well, and more importantly the helpful hints that she offers are outstanding. Ms. Crocker explains in easy to understand terms exactly how to include video, linking your social network to facebook and twitter so that one may maximize their success. Ms. Crocker expertise shines as she leads the reader though the maze of software, services, and server services. She goest the extra mile and explains how to create a social network for business and personal needs without spending a fortune. If you are in business and you don't take advantage of this information you will not be as successful as your could be.