Social Media Marketing

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image representing Social Media MarketingSocial media has become a major part of everyday life. Studies have shown that many adults visit a social media site every day. So, as a business owner, you cannot afford to pass up the opportunity to engage with them and possibly sell them your product or service.

However, most businesses don't have the time to devote to a website and particularly not social media. We can find out who is visiting your website, where they are coming from, and what pages they are viewing. This can help you immensely when planning your marketing strategy, and we can help you with this.

And, by the way, if you don't have the time, we can post items for you on your social media sites.

Why is it important for small businesses to engage their customers on social media?

  1. Your competition is already using it - just listen to the media.
  2. Your customers use several social media sites, including shopping on them.
  3. Google gives added weight in search rankings to those who are using social media.
  4. It helps you establish a bond and a relationship with your customers.

We introduce you to the most popular and often used social media sites for businesses. The descriptions below give you a brief introduction to each, with a link to more detailed information. Just click on the "Read More. . ." links for the social media site(s) you are interested in.

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image for Facebook logoFacebook, launched in 2004, is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages, keep in touch with colleagues, and potential customers. In order to market on Facebook, you need a Facebook Page, which gives your business a voice and presence on Facebook. It is designed to help you connect with customers where they can learn about your products and services. Facebook can help your business grow. It is happening every day. [Read More . . .]


image for LinkedIn logoLinkedin is undoubtedly the world's largest professional network, with 400 million strong and growing. It is free to join, but you can also subscribe to their Premium network for a price, but it is not necessary. With LinkedIn, you can build your professional identity online and stay in touch with colleagues and classmates. It’s great for meeting customers, getting in touch with vendors, recruiting new employees, and keeping up with the latest in business or industry news. You will find that not only professionals are a part of LinkedIn, but the average person who is retired or just wants to become part of something are also members of LinkedIn. There are many professional opportunities, business deals, tutorials, and new ventures out there that you can discover. LinkedIn offers business services that allow you to advertise, post a job, look for talent for your business, and more. [Read more . . ..]


image for Twitter logoTwitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called "tweets". Registered users can read and post tweets, but those who are unregistered can only read them. Users access Twitter through the website interface, SMS, or mobile device app. Twitter allows business associates and those with the same interests, etc., to communicate with each other to share interests, make plans, spread news about their businesses and interests, and also to introduce others to current activities in their "world." [Read more . . .]


image for YouTube iconYouTube is now larger than any TV network, making it a powerful way for businesses to reach and connect with their customers. It is another valuable tool in your social media arsenal. It will help you reach a new audience, grow your business, and build your brand. We are here to help you realize how you can build an audience on YouTube. [Read more . . .]


Pin it with us!Pinterest is a visual bookmarking tool that helps you discover and save creative ideas. They call these "pins.". . When you select a pin, it takes you to the site where the pin or information came from so you can learn more about the information you are interested in. There is boundless information about everything imaginable. You save your pins or picture files to a board. Boards help you save your pictures by theme or a particular topic. So, your favorite information is saved on your board ready for you to go find more information about a topic. Pinterest is full of pictures that are really known as infographics, so there is much information on most pins. Pinterest is very good for business. Many people are making money and growing their business by using Pinterest. [Read more....]


image for Instagram logo Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing, and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, and share them either publicly or privately on the app, as well as through a variety of other social networking platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Flickr. Instagram has many business advertising possibilities. The maximum duration for Instagram videos is 60 seconds. [Read more . . .]


image for Blog logoA blog is a website or a page on a website in which information is posted on a regular basis. Blog articles are usually informational in nature. It usually has text, images, links to other pages or video, audio, and other files. Blogs usually focus on a particular area of interest. For instance, a blog may contain information on insurance, website design, "how to do it" yourself articles, etc. This is how a business is promoted by getting potential customers to connect to your blog. It is usually arranged in chronological order with the most recent post at the top of the blog's main page. Blogs are usually updated regularly, such as every day, week, month, etc. You can have readers comment on your blog, but that is not necessary. [Read more . . .]


We have picked what we think is the best social media websites for most businesses. If you have any other thoughts about it, please feel free to call us. We always have the customer in mind. Here are some more for your consideration:

image for Snapchat logoSnapchat is a video messaging application. Users can take photos, record videos, add text and drawings, and send them to a controlled list of recipients. The photographs and videos are known as "Snaps." When a user sends a message they decide whether it will live for between 1 and 10 seconds. After that, it deletes. Of course, the danger is that there is a way to restore deleted Snapchat pictures.

image for Flickr LogoFlickr is an online photo management and sharing application where you can upload, access, organize, edit, and share your photos from any device from anywhere in the world. It is owned by Yahoo. In Flickr, you can give your friends, family, and other contacts permission to organize your stuff - not just to add comments, but also notes and tags. You get 1,000 GB of free photo storage.

image for Tumblr logoTumblr lets you effortlessly share anything. It is a microblogging and social networking website founded in 2007. It has been owned by Yahoo since 2013. You can post text, photos, quotes, links, music, and videos from your browser, phone, desktop, email, or wherever you happen to be. You can customize everything, from colors to your theme's HTML. You can explore and share from anywhere with Tumblr's mobile apps.

image for Periscope logoPeriscope is a live streaming video mobile app purchased by Twitter in February, 2015. Periscope enables you to "go live" via your mobile device anytime and anywhere. You can be your own "on the go" broadcasting station, streaming video and audio to any viewers who join your broadcast. It can also be replayed later for up to 24 hours. Periscope is a great tool for businesses to show "how-to" videos.