[Infographi] Social Media the Root of Modern Marketing Social media is here to stay.  It's now a mainstay of marketing plans across industries from fortune 500 to small businesses.  Is your business capitalizing on social media? If not here are some stats compiled by Zift Solutions that should entice you to join the social revolution.

87% of all small businesses say that social media has helped their business. That stat alone should be enough to show the value that social media can have for a business.  Why is this number so high? Well, the value that customers place on social recommendations. 85% of business decision makers say that social media is very important when it comes to making business technology solutions.  Customers love getting recommendations from friends, social media makes this easier than ever!  Including 40% of small businesses reporting that social media has amplified traditional word of mouth referrals!

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While a website's traffic can increase after only 6 hours of social media marketing work, the more work that is put in the higher the return on investment. Not every business may have the staff or resources to promote themselves on social media.  It takes time, effort and a firm understanding of  how to use each social media network for the best interests of the brand and it's marketing needs.  That's what makes companies like LOLSMG so valuable to brands! We offer full social media management services to let you run your business while we take care of your brand on social media.