Social media spending in the U.S. is forecast to increase from $716 million this year to more than $3.1 billion in 2014, a 34% compound annual growth rate, Forrester Research said this week at the Forrester Research Marketing Forum.


A recent ASI E-News Survey found that the adhesives and sealants industry is once again keeping up with the trends. More than 60% of respondents said that they use LinkedIn and nearly 40% use Facebook.


Here at ASI, we’re excited to be a part of the social networking realm. In addition to this blog, you can find us on Facebook®, connect with our staffers on LinkedIn, and keep on top of industry trends and news with our Twitter feeds. Click on to read our “tweets” and to be one of the first to know about breaking news and Web site updates; take part in informal surveys and brainstorming sessions; and more! I’d love your feedback – send me a tweet @TeresaASI.


Find us on Facebook by searching for Adhesives & Sealants Industry, then become a fan of our page and connect with other like-minded users.


And please do connect with us and build our network on Linked In; you can find me at


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