Is social media a fad? If you totally doubt the power of social media, you probably wouldn’t be reading this. However, this video helps one think about how all this is fundamentally changing how we communicate and interact as a society. As an economic developer and a business person, social media and technology in general has and will continue to change how business is done. Ignore it at your own peril.
Think about what happened to the buggy whip manufacturers… like Westfield Whip Manufacturing Company. Their website is www.westfieldwhip.com. Yeah, you guessed it, they can be found on Facebook, too.
… it’s probably here somewhere
Daryl Phillips, CEcD, EDFP
I work as an economic developer consulting with communities and companies developing locations, building communities and identifying and developing workforce. However, my opinions on this blog are free and my own, as is the blog itself.
I am a member of International Economic Development Council, Southern Economic Development Council, Tennessee Economic Development Council and International Council of Shopping Centers.
I have earned over 20 years experience in economic and workforce development. I have earned and maintain the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) from International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification from National Development Council. I have earned a Master of Business Administration from Tennessee Technological University.
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