We have all heard that joining social media sites can greatly affect your company’s business growth. I am trying to figure out exactly which ones to do and why. There are thousands of different networking websites, so obviously we need to choose the top sites to benefit from. It probably depends on what country your company is from and what countries your target audience may be from. I learned this when I decided to search multiple sites for lists of all social media sites. Sites like Wikipedia have a chart of all sites listed and how many people in which countries are signed up. This was very interesting, but I needed a site that narrowed my search.
After searching more on multiple search engines, I found a more relevant site to use; http://www.prelovac.com/vladimir/top-list-of-social-media-sites .
I consider myself somewhat of a social media expert. But, mainly only for these four popular social media networking sites, Facebook, MySpace, Linked-In, and Twitter. I want to learn more about the sites that I am not so familiar with. I have decided to take 5 sites and learn a little more about them, mainly by signing up and seeing what happens and if they are beneficial.
The sites I decided to try are:
- Merchant Circles
Signing up for these sites took around ten minutes each. I have learned through some research that Advanced Search is a very important tool to use. Before you sign up to any site, make sure you know who your target audience is.
So, I have signed up for all 5 sites and am still not convinced they are as effective as I had hoped. I feel it is hard to join new sites when you have no connections on the site at all. I have decided to wait it out for 30 days and see what the results will be…
How will I grow my connections? How will I get my company’s name out through the site? Most importantly, how do I get potential leads to my company’s website?
Hopefully, answers will follow! To be continued…