Somehow about 70% of Oman Collective Intelligence's readers are women so this post is dedicated to them. Below you'll find some articles and posts i have collected from various sites and blogs written by women and meant to be of help for women on social media.
All focusing on social media, some of them will tell you how to get your message out to the media as well as directly to your audiences, while others will give you stats such as women are 3 times less likely to care about the size of their network than men. Others will show you how build relationships with bloggers, and lots more.
Women spend 30% more time on social web than men
A global report from digital market measurement company comScore, found that social networking sites reach a higher percentage of women than men, with 76% of women visiting a social networking site versus 70% of men. Women spend significantly more time on social networking sites than men, with women averaging 5.5 hours per month compared to men’s four hours, demonstrating the strong engagement that women across the globe share with social sites. Read more at Social Times
For women, social media is more than “Girl Talk”
Social media offers benefits and improvements to a woman’s quality of life. Whether it’s adding convenience to a work arrangement, harnessing information for decision-making, managing relationships, or juggling a variety of other responsibilities, social tools provide a convenient and efficient way for women to manage the various aspects of their lives. The practical benefits that social media affords, combined with its emotionally fulfilling features make it likely that women will not only continue to engage with social media, but with future related innovations, as well. Read more at Mashable
On social media as in real life, women love to share
On a recent October Monday, Holly Van Zeeland relished the pumpkin muffins a friend had made using a recipe Van Zeeland shared with her. The sweet taste of her friend’s baking came not through the muffins themselves but through a status update on Facebook. Read more at PostCrescent
Real women do social media
It really is great when you finally meet someone in person that you’ve known online for sometime. There is still nothing that matches this personal connection. “Real Women Do Social Media”… is a program on social media marketing specifically for women entrepreneurs and business owners designed and taught by Lip-sticking blogger, Lena West! Read More at Lip-sticking
One third of young women check Facebook when they first wake up
One third of women aged 18 to 34 check Facebook when they first wake up, before even going to the toilet, according to new research.Young women are becoming increasingly addicted and dependent upon social networks according to a study conducted by Oxygen Media and Lightspeed Research.The study polled the habits of 1,605 adults using social media between May and June 2010 in an effort to chart behavioural trends. Read More at Telegraph.com.UK
If you know any good social media sites / articles feel free to add them.