How To Profit With Social Media

We will help with this increasingly important element of the internet marketing mix.  As well as being a great source of new potential customers it allows the development of a real relationship with your customers.

It is also now being used as a key imput into the search engine algorithms for search rank position.

 So what are the key Social Media to use?

There are three key Social Media Networks:

  • Facebook
  • YouTube
  • Twitter

If you do not have time at the moment to develop your social media, you should as a minimum, sign up and register your company name on these networks to protect your future plans.

Are there any other sites?

We use close to 200 social websites sepending on the needs.  Some are very specialist, some are very good for music, others great for videos etc.

So there are many types of social networks and they are catergorised into the type of sharing:

Social Network Sites

Facebook and Myspace also have Orkut, Bebo, linkedin, Boompa, Ning, Plaxo, Crowdvine and Hi5 as rivals.

Link Sharing Sites

Delicious, Digg, Yahoo Buzz, Propeller, Technorati, Stumleupon, Reddit, Ma.gnolia, Mixx.com,   Document Sharing   Scribd, slideshare , authorstream and myplick   Music Sharing   Last.fm, iLike, Pandora and Odeo.   Picture Sharing   Flickr that has 5 billion images and Zoomr and Smugmug   Video Sharing   Youtube is the number 1, but others include metacafe, revver, viddler and blip.tv

This area is changing very rapidly  with increasing numbers of niche social networks and forums which can be key in developing targeted social networking marketing campaign.