The Social Media Field Guide is a complete guidebook for business owners and marketers to successfully navigate social media for marketing success. Social media is one of the quickest growing areas of marketing, and you can't afford to ignore it any longer. Don't waste your time making mistakes - this book covers social media marketing plan building, strategy and the sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Blogs and Video that will lead you to success. "Krista Neher gets it - and always has! She knows that 'engagement' is more than a cheap slogan, it is a disciplined practice that requires attentive listening, deep consumer understanding, humility, credibility and a keen sense of timing. She also understands the interdependency - nay, co-dependency - of paid, owned and earned media! Read this book...yesterday!" - Pete Blackshaw, author of Satisfied Customers Tell Three Friends, Angry Customers Tell 3000, Ad Age Columnist and EVP, Digital Strategic Services, Nielsen Online "The Social Media Field Guide is an invaluable resource for any business that wants to understand and get real results from social media. Never before have I seen social media explained in such a clear and easy-to-follow fashion - this book is a must-buy!" - Mike Grehan, Global VP Content, SES Conference & Expo./ClickZ/Search Engine Watch "Krista understands that 'Marketing with Meaning' is required for social media and she lays out exactly how businesses can strategically use social media to get results. This book is a must-have for business owners, marketers and ad agencies." - Bob Gilbreath, Chief Marketing Strategist, Bridge Worldwide and author of The Next Evolution of Marketing "The Social Media Field Guide is an outstanding tool for businesses looking to utilize social media to grow their business. It is more than a book, it is an action guide and marketing planning method. Don't waste your time making mistakes. Read this book first." - Bill Martin, author of Wahoo: A Fable About Team Effectiveness, Training Manager at Procter & Gamble Krista Neher is a pioneer in social media marketing, the founder of Boot Camp Digital and a sought-after keynote speaker, consultant and corporate trainer. She is also the Managing Director and curriculum creator for The Institute for Social Media at Cincinnati State and is authoring a textbook on social media. For more on Krista, visit www.bootcampdigital.com and www.kristaneher.com.