Social media picked up significant momentum in 2009, especially with businesses and brands seeking new ways to strategically communicate with consumers. This is the time of year that everyone gazes into their crystal balls, or for those hit hard by the recession, they are shaking their Magic 8 balls. Most social gurus, ninjas, wizards, and mavens are predicting that the social media phenomenon will only grow more important in 2010.
If your business or brand has a profile on Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, Digg, or any other social site, there are different ways to accelerate a profile past just pictures and comments. You can optimize your business profile on social media sites to effectively drive traffic and potential customers to your website. Here are some Social Media Optimization (SMO) tips to make your 2010 social life a lucrative one.