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The truth is that social media works. Agencies that are successful on social media tend to be successful, period. If you are going to put any investment (time, money, resource) into social media, you need to have a plan and clear objectives on what you want to accomplish. If you don’t, you will most likely be wasting more than just time.

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Patrick Sitkins — partner/managing director of SiliconCloud and coauthor of “Brand Damage – It’s Personal!� — contributed this article. To learn more about SiliconCloud, a digital marketing firm, or connect with Patrick, visit www. or @patricksitkins on Twitter. a Berkshire Hathaway company

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