Social media has affected our lives in more ways than we could have possibly imagined when the networks first began to emerge. However, the technology community has been slow to adopt social media. Many business executives view Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn as suitable only for personal connections or think they just apply to consumer marketing. According to Social Media Examiner’s 2015 Social Media Marketing Industry Report, though, 92 percent of marketers said that social media is important to their business.
So, it’s clear that social media is having a huge impact on many companies – but what are for business to business (B2B) technology companies really gaining from their social presence?