Angela Crocker helps businesses communicate. She’s a writer, a teacher and an information organizer. Trained as both a business writer and a technical writer, Angela draws on her twenty years of business experience in marketing, fundraising, entrepreneurship, leadership and business communication. Since 2009, she's helped businesses figure out what content to share on websites, blogs and social media. Through her company, Angela Crocker & Associates, Angela provides practical information and concrete action to support a wide range of business owners from solopreneurs to large-scale businesses. She's worked with world-class chefs, best-selling authors, award winning musicians and thousands of entrepreneurs launching their business dreams. Angela was recognized as a finalist for the Self-Employment Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2011. An accomplished teacher, Angela has created and presented numerous college-level courses, custom workshops and one-on-one tutorials. In addition, she is a sought-after speaker for conference presentations and professional development events. She's also the author of 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Creating a Social Network' and 'The Content Planner' is her third book. On a personal level, Angela researches vintage toys, adores choral music and doodles with fine art supplies. Connect with her at www.AngelaCrocker.com.
The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Creating a Social Network takes reader through the technical aspects of creating a successful site - and addresses the responsibilities involved in running one.
? Covers how to build and maintain a website through a white label service such as GroupSite or Ning, and by using customized software for creating one's own network
? Addresses such issues as privacy, authenticity, fostering participation, quality versus quantity, moral and ethical guidelines, and much more
? Americans now average more than six hours per month on social networks, with an active unique social network audience estimated to be from 149 million-up 29 percent from 2009
? Ad revenue taken in by social networking sites is growing rapidly, and many people and companies are looking for ways to get in on this growth