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Introduction to Social Media Marketing: A Guide for Absolute Beginners by Todd Kelsey

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© Todd Kelsey 2017

Todd Kelsey, Introduction to Social Media Marketing, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2854-8_1

1. The Basics of Having Fun and Building Skills

Todd Kelsey

(1)Wheaton, Illinois, USA

This chapter covers the basics of social media. With any luck, you’ll have fun along the way as well!

Return on Investment (ROI)

ROI , or return on investment, is one of the themes following you around throughout this book.

But don’t be alarmed.

Actually, do be alarmed—not by the concept of ROI, but by the consequences of not measuring ROI.

In the context of social media marketing, it simply measures the financial return when a business, organization, or individual spends money on social media marketing.

This issue has gotten out of control in social media—there is a ...

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