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SOURCE: Marki Lemons Unlimited
While the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported unemployment rates remained high at 8.26% in 2012, jobs requiring social media skills rose 87% from 2011 to 2012. Social media education needs to be integrated in a strategic way across multiple disciplines to insure employees are prepared for an increasingly digital and socially savvy marketplace, according to Marki Lemons Ryhal who has successfully trained over 20,000 people.
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 11, 2013
Marki Lemons-Ryhal an award winning social media speaker and educator of the year has seen a substantial increase in companies booking her to speak about social media. According to a study by Manpower Group, 90% of employers provide no social media training to their staff, yet 73% of Fortune 500 companies now have active corporate Twitter accounts and 66% have a Facebook Page. "Companies have to overcome their challenges which include a lack of social media knowledge, training, and resources in order to remain competitive and not lose sales. Through proper education and training these challenges are easy to resolve" said Marki Lemons-Ryhal founder of Marki Lemons Unlimited. Marki believes that companies should concentrate on the solution and not the problem. Education and training are the solution.
Over the past seven years Marki has been hired as a social media Keynote Speaker, Certified and Licensed Instructor by dozens of associations, franchises, banks, and businesses. Marki teaches them how to implement a strategic social media presence on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, Foursquare, Pinterest, and Instagram.
LinkedIn has surpassed 200 million users and Marki Lemons-Ryhal is in the top 1% of profiles viewed. As an active user since 2007, Marki has received 37 glowing recommendations and over 1,000 endorsements. In addition her profile is ranked #1 out of 1,662,149 for the term instructor and #2 out of 1,406,036 for the term trainer.
Since 2009 through utilizing a comprehensive social media strategy Marki’s Twitter Grade is 100 out of 100, and her efforts have rendered a Klout score of 66 or higher.
Marki Lemons-Ryhal provides social media education and social media training resources to help organizations train their staff. Education will increase sales and reduce their spending on traditional marketing while leveraging the cost effective tool of social media and inbound marketing. All social media courses address any recent changes and new tools as they occur in real time.
If you would like to learn more about how you could book social media speaker Marki Lemons-Ryhal, click the following link: http://about.me/MarkiLemons .
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