What’s This Going to Cost?
In This Chapter
• Confirmation that you can create a network by spending little or no cash
• The range of potential costs from the social network service provider to create and maintain your network
• Additional costs considerations including back office expenses for hosting, storage, bandwidth, and backups
• Understanding the value of time invested in social networking
To create a social network, you will incur some costs. These costs could be expressed as money, time, or a combination of both. How much of each you spend depends on the choices you make. The features you choose to include, the size of your network, and technical decisions such as hosting and data backup can all cost something.
In this ...