The Best Social Media Sites for Growing a Brand
Tweet, Like, Share, Chat, Friend and Pin are all common words in today’s social media networks. Social media sites have changed tremendously over the past decade. New social media website pop up every year and it becomes more difficult to determine which one's can benefit a growing business. Here is a list of today's top social media sites that can help you grow a better brand for your business.
micro blogging site using no more than 140 characters per tweet. This
site is a great way to engage with customers and people in your
industry. You share your thoughts related to your business and or
current global events. If you
are looking to share more than a typical tweet you may want to look into
Twitter Cards. These cards make it possible for you to tweet a link to
your content. Twitter Cards can drive traffic to your website and
increase your number of twitter followers.
visual based website. Experts believe that photo’s make up for a large
percentage of engaging posts. You must make your social media content
visual that rule of thumb works for all social media networks. If your
business is visually based in the industry of fashion, home décor,
foods, travel or photography then Pinterest is the site for you.
LinkedIn is essentially an online resume; it allows you to share your skills, work history, education and talents. It is ideal for professional wanting to build a business connection with people in their industry. This site is great for promoting yourself, your business and posting job opportunities. Being connected with LinkedIn is valuable in the world of business.
is a social site that allows people to meet offline in your local
community. You join groups and organize dates to Meetup with others that
have similar interests at social gathering. It’s a great way to learn
more about your industry and people working within it.
Don’t under estimate the value of Google+
it may not have the same connection with family and friends that
Facebook has grown to become but the potential for you to gain new
customers is quite possible. Google+ is operated by the world's top
search engine, everything you do on Google+ will be indexed by Google
helping you gain better SEO and overall ranking. New to Google is "Google My Business" this new tool will help small businesses retrieve better visibility towards Google search, Google Maps and Google+
Tube is the #1 social networking site for watching and sharing videos and is the world's 2nd largest search engine. Owned by Google and connected to Google+ it is safe to say that it can
bring a strong value towards SEO and better your ranking. A business
with strong video content branding and ads may want to consider becoming
regularly active amongst the You Tube community.