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Using Social Media by Micro Enterprises – Case Study for Understanding Motivation, Practice and Expectations

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  • Melinda Majláth

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This paper examines whether microenterprises can use facilities given by the internet successfully in their marketing communication or not. Tinta Publisher has been chosen as a case study, a Hungarian microenterprise specializing in publishing books on linguistics and dictionaries. The publishing company uses Facebook, Twitter and Youtube for popularizing their publications. The paper summarizes the expectations, techniques, experiences and disadvantages of using social media.

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  • Melinda Majláth, 2012. "Using Social Media by Micro Enterprises – Case Study for Understanding Motivation, Practice and Expectations," Annals of the University of Petrosani, Economics, University of Petrosani, Romania, vol. 12(1), pages 171-180.
  • Handle: RePEc:pet:annals:v:12:y:2012:i:1:p:171-180
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    1. Kaplan, Andreas M. & Haenlein, Michael, 2010. "Users of the world, unite! The challenges and opportunities of Social Media," Business Horizons, Elsevier, vol. 53(1), pages 59-68, January.
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    Keywords

    social media; online marketing; Hungary; microenterprise;

    JEL classification:

    • M31 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Marketing and Advertising - - - Marketing

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