Startup 101

Which Social Media Platforms are Right for Your Business?

Almost every business knows it needs to be on social media, but do you know which platforms are right for you particular business?

In this Startup 101 video, Corey Patrick, director of marketing and communications for the Youngstown Business Incubator, talks about which platforms are necessary to have for your business and why.

The Youngstown Edison Incubator Corp, operating as the Youngstown Business Incubator at 241 W. Federal St., is a 501(c)3 charitable, nonprofit corporation and is an active collaborator and resource provider in a 21-county region of northeastern Ohio.

YBI is an internationally recognized program focused on the development of B2B software application companies in the Mahoning Valley.

Critical to successful business development, YBI also helps emerging businesses accelerate by providing an array of invaluable services. Among them are facilities, equipment, resource networks, entrepreneurial counseling and networking opportunities.

In 2015, the University Business Incubator Index named YBI as the “#1 University Affiliated Business Incubator in North America” and in 2016 ranked YBI No. 2 worldwide.

The incubator’s success has been documented well by Businessweek, Inc., The Economist, Next City, Entrepreneur, Details, Governing, Salon, the German Financial Times, and the BBC, CNN, NPR, MSNBC, ABC and Tokyo Broadcasting.

Have startup questions? Email Jim Cossler at JCossler@ybi.org.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.