Choose the right social media sites for business

Posted on: June 26th, 2013 by admin No Comments

social networksNew social networking sites come into existence every other day and most of those look like being good for your organization. But how should it be known if they would not waste the time of the organization? Here you will come across some social media sites with the types of business that are benefited by their use.

Facebook: Let us first start with this immensely popular and widely used social media site. The number of users Facebook has presently goes well over billions and it has become one of the most important sites for business. The opportunity to increase reach is incredibly good. The paid advertising strategy becomes both effective and easy with the efficient targeting tools and analytics on the site.

Twitter: Though Titter cannot boast of so large a user group as Facebook, it is still remarkable. Even Twitter boasts of an appeal all over the world, and it becomes all the more useful for business purposes with regular and constant updates. Just think of the restaurants and hospitals, food trucks, daily deal services, and other media services.

Pinterest: This social media site aims at creating a beautiful visual impression, and this implies that Pinterest should be chosen for products that are attracting. This site is very useful for almost all types of businesses which include design firms, florists, restaurants, building contractors and more. More commonly, Pinterest can offer greater use when the business focuses more on the products than the services. It, however, cannot be held as an implication that the service oriented businesses or firms would not be able to put it to effective use.

Google+: The use of Google+ is quite interesting. It is true that Google+ has not managed to make it through to the world in such massive scale as most of the other social media sites have done. It is therefore obvious that a similar interaction quality cannot be found here at Google+. Despite all this, creating an account on Google+ is beneficial. A stronger presence in Google+ should help in search engine optimization.

LinkedIn: LinkedIn is a social media site and making and maintaining an account on LinkedIn is a very good idea indeed. Posting updates on products as well as company news is quite helpful. However, human resources is the field where the site can make a genuine impact. This social networking site can be used significantly for hiring professionals as LinkedIn can generate a larger number of interested candidates. More specifically, LinkedIn comes with a greater usefulness for the B2B sites. This offers a better way of prospecting for new leads.

There is, however, one thing required when the business has a large number of accounts on social media networks, and it is to put greater effort and time after maintaining them. Accounts, if they are to be abandoned eventually, are better not created. This is because vacant profiles do not offer a very good image of the business. It is important to choose such sites that are useful for the business and the owner should most evidently offer fresh contents regularly to attract a larger number of customers.

 

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