Today there is wide choice of social network website, in comparison to the options which were available a few years back. Social media sites are one of the reasons why most internet users are online. There is every possibility that the internet users could be potential customers of your products or services. Hence if you have a small business with not much finance to go for an advertising blitz, the Social media sites is the place where you should go to seek business.
Here are a few social network website and their characteristics which one can choose as a platform to increase ones business prospects.
Face book- Happens to be one of the most famous and talked about social network website. It is very unlikely that anyone may not have heard about the Face book even if they are not a member or are not registered. Till February this social site has a subscription of over 845 million. That is a huge chunk of world population which is just waiting to be reached and probed. You can contact your out of station cousin or you can create a fan club to progress your own commercial ventures. Face book has thrown up the umpteenth number of opportunities and commercial opportunities.
LinkedIn–While the Face book has been primed for personal use, the LinkedIn is a social network website which calls itself a professional network site. It is immensely popular among corporations and commercial enterprises. It is a very good platform for some serious professional discussions in the form of different discussion groups.
Twitter–While the Face Book is primed for personal information and the LinkedIn for serious and professional discussions, Twitter is more fun and carefree and is best suited for short messages or tweets. Twitter has become the favourite of the Fourth estate or the journalists.
Quora– Things are pretty serious here since most of the members are giants in their field and have great depth of knowledge in their respective field. It essentially is a question and Answer site and has created a niche for itself among Social media sites with regards to the quality of the answers it provides which are often very exhaustive and complete.
Google+–The search engine giant is diversifying in a number of fields and this fact can be gauged by the fact that it has launched a number of consumer products in the past years. Google + may not be much different from other social websites notwithstanding the fact that it is linked to the Google search engine and will surely have an impact on the rankings. This space is going to get more important in the coming years.
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