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South By Southwest Interactive through the eyes of FedEx Digital and Social Media

sxsw-square.jpg Our FedEx social media team is participating in the South by Southwest Interactive Conference in Austin this week/weekend, and we'd like to share some of our observations with you.

If you're unfamiliar with SXSWi - it's the gathering which really launched Twitter into the limelight a few years ago, and has recently provided a forum for some of the brightest folks in the world to share ideas about media, technology, and the impact of both on our lives.

How to Make a Social Business Blend

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First, you start with one part Communications with an equal part of Marketing. Next you follow that by adding a heaping of Information Technology (IT), a dash of Human Resources and Customer Service. Then you top it off with some Finance and Operations. You mix all the ingredients together and voilà you have a social business blend. Of course, ingredients and the amounts can vary depending upon the company.