6 Small Biz Social Media Articles & Great Examples

Preparing for my "Putting Social Media to Work for Your Small Business" presentation last night (described and available for viewing here), I came across some great articles and examples on the subject--with help from social media friends of course!  Here are the articles I referenced, with links; I'd welcome suggestions for others to add:

Small Businesses Benefit from Social Media, Study Reveals From Social Media Examiner

5 Quick Ways to Liven Up Your Twitter Stream Mashable.com (with good small biz examples)

30 Social Media Case Studies Penn-Olson.com

How Social Media Grew Foiled Cupcakes Sales by 90% BizSugar.com

Businesses Liking Their Chances with Facebook Scott Kirsner article on Boston.com

How Social Media Drives New Business TechCrunch.com (with 6 examples)

I also compiled suggestions of good small business use of Twitter here on this new list http://twitter.com/socialcap/smallbiz. Can you think of anyone I should add?  Below are some of the Facebook business pages I cited as examples in the presentation--with an emphasis on Boston area examples.

El Mundo Boston


Diaper Lab

Frog and Toad

Compare Supermarket


Social Media Articles

David! Thank you so much for sharing your presentation! I bet it was an exciting class to be part of! Thanks again! Irene