Social media marketing has become easily accessible to anyone with Internet access and who want to get clients to their brands by creating an inexpensive social media buzz.
Profiling your business on social media networks is not only FREE but necessary in attracting clients. If you have a business and are not partaking in these important social media tools – then you’re missing out big time! I currently use them and have gained many clients while profiling my expertise and brand awareness. Get started today and learn how you can get clients with social media buzz:
With over 665 million active users each day, this social media network is absolutely essential to your business. It is the most used social network service worldwide. First, create a captivating profile. Once you’ve created your profile, you want to find and invite friends, business associates and/or family members to grow your list. Use Facebook search to find groups that are interested in your business niche. After you find groups, send a friend request. You may want to include a personal message along with the request to let the receiver know a little something about who you are. Follow their guidelines and showcase your niche’s expertise.
Based in San Bruno, California, YouTube uses Adobe Flash Video technology to display a wide variety of user-generated video content, movie clips, TV clips, music videos, amateur content video blogging and short original videos. You may post unlimited content video and update it as often as you’d like, also known as channels. You may use YouTube’s themes and colors to spice up your YouTube channels or use your own business background image.
The goal is to provide valuable video channels for viewers to see and subscribe too. You also want to provide your business information in the “about me” section of your channels. Remember to provide your website link on your “profile” section for extra exposure.
A business-oriented social networking site founded in December 2002. LinkedIn is mainly used for professional networking and has more than 259 million registered users. At LinkedIn, registered users can share ideas, articles, information and business opportunities. You can invite others to connect and maintain a list of contacts and connections of people you know and trust.
Twitter is owned and operated by Twitter Inc. Twitter offers a social networking and micro blogging service, enabling its users to send and read other users’ messages called tweets. Tweets are text-based posts of up to 140 characters only and can be displayed on the user’s profile page. User tweets are publicly visible by default. Users may subscribe and follow other author tweets in hopes for a reciprocal follow in return. There are many social twitter tools that can facilitate tweet functions such as the following:
- Tweetdeck is a personal browser for staying in touch with what’s happening now, connecting users with user contacts across Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn and more.
- Dossy a.k.a. Twitter Karma is a Flash application that fetches your friends and followers from Twitter when you click the “Whack!” button, then displays them for you, letting you quickly paginate through them. You can follow, unfollow and sort the list alphabetically in either ascending or descending order by Twitter ID. Very cool!
- Twitter Search is another cool site that gives you quick access to real time news. Check it out today!
When Pinterest first came into the web scene, I had no idea what it was. So, I researched and wrote an article on it. I found out that Pinterest is a web and mobile application company that lets you discover ideas and projects via visionary boards. You can share photos, videos, status updates, articles, etc. It is a fun way to visualize your brand.
A social news website that enable you to seamlessly integrate your content and engage everyday users as they discover and curate content online. With Digg widgets, buttons, and badges, you can easily integrate Digg into your own site.
Social Media Management tool for brand management created by Ryan Holmes in 2008. Hootsuite helps you keep track and integrate many social network channels within its dashboard.
The above are just to name a few. You can get clients for your business with social media buzz if you’re an entrepreneur and have an online business presence! Don’t wait another moment. Remember, you can get clients with social media only if you apply yourself.
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