, vol. 8, no. 1, Mar. 2017, pp. 43-50. EBSCO host , doi:10.1515/bsrj-2017-0004. It talks about how information can rapidly be exchanged thanks to social media and how back then it was different and how small businesses struggle to adapt to the growing popularity of social media due to the limitation in resources. It talks about twitter and how it has an affect on a small business and the pattern social media creates. This can engaged the conversation in that small firms are starting to understand how important social media is to they can reach their business goals. Bakeman, Melissa, and Lee Hanson. “Bringing Social Media to Small Business: A Role for Employees and Students in Technology Diffusion .” Business Education Innovation Journal , vol. 4, no. 2, 1 Dec. 2012, pp. 106–111. This journal article talks about how social media such as Facebook and twitter have been used by big companies to market and promote and how because of limited resources small business have, they have fallen behind in the use of social media or just use less of it. As well as preparing students to act as agents in the profess to diffuse social media within the small business economy. It can be used to engaged the conversation by finding ways for small businesses can get a hand on social media and be used efficiently. CYR, DANIELLE M. "Social Media for Small Business." Westchester County Business Journal , vol. 51, no. 6, 09 Feb. 2015, p. 24. EBSCO host , search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx? direct=true&db=b9h&AN=109458671&site=sbrc-live.
Guevara 5 This article is about social media in small businesses and it gives tips such as knowing your audience as well as the different social media platforms that can be used and how they might be used or are currently being used by small businesses or big companies. It also talks about how you can used social media smart and strategically and how it can strengthen relationship with clients as well as which type of business suit the different types of social platform available right now. This might be engaged in that it links social media to small businesses. Section 4. Primary Research sources 1. I would probably interview local business owners and ask them questions such as why they think they had such a success in their business and what they did and what were some problems they had to face during it. I would sit in the location and analyze the type of people that come in, how much they are spending and how often they’ll come back. I think it can help answer my question because it gives first hand data about what is going
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