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Nashville, TN, United States, 2007/05/07 - LinktoNashville.com promises to become the "MySpace” for all business segments in Middle Tennessee. By allowing companies and indiviuals to connect, LinktoNashville.com will provide a unique way for business people to network effectively.
LinktoNashville.com has launched the first Metropolitan Social Network for Middle Tennessee, which will enable individuals and companies to connect, share, collaborate and stay informed.
LinktoNashville.com is a collaborative effort to help Middle Tennessee business and individuals “connect” through the global community of business social networking. LinktoNashville.com is a Social Network enabling participants to use various functions and features to connect, collaborate, learn, share and get business done faster. LinktoNashville.com is the next generation for savvy business executives in Middle Tennessee.
Among the features provided by LinktoNashville.com, are video, picture and image posting; polling; groups set up for special interest topics; Visualspace – a means of determining how closely linked one professional is to another; RSS feed capabilities and unlimited invitations to mention a few.
“My kids live on MySpace.com*,” Greg Parsons, President of Parsons Aviation said, “instantly connecting with others and posting comments of common interests. I recently joined Linkedin and found it very useful to find other business people with whom I have common interests.”
LinktoNashville .com provides businesses in Middle Tennessee with many of the same features social networking programs offer to teens – by allowing the typical businessperson to seek out someone in a particular industry or even to find a freelancer.
“Most adults have yet to learn the power and productivity of on-line social networking as a business tool,” says Jay Deragon, Moderator for LinktoNashville.com. “As a resident and business owner in Middle Tennessee, I wanted to create a mechanism that can help other professionals reach related parties, promote their own business and enjoy global connectivity to other businesses and individuals.”
And since Web 2.0 Technologies has brought a wave of opportunities for people and companies to improve communications efforts both internally and externally, all related parties are able to connect on a one to one basis as well as to an entire marketplace.
Last year, 408 million people used social networks and the market is growing at 35 percent each year, according to an article by the The Washington Post, Feb, 07.
For addition information regarding LinktoNashville .com, contact Jay Deragon or visit the website. LinktoNashville.com is for all business segments in Middle Tennessee, industry trade groups, associations, trade press, print and on-line publications, etc.
Jay Deragon has been a strategic consultant for over 20 years advising firms from around the globe including Fortune 500 companies. Most recently he has been working with market leaders involved in Social Networking Strategies and Web 2.0 Technologies. He has started and sold four businesses and recently launched LinktoNashville.com. Currently, Deragon is working with other major metropolitan leaders to launch similar initiatives throughout the United States.