Increase Your Online Traffic with these 8 Social Media Sites
As a small business owner, you need to use the internet to bring traffic and potential customers to your website. If you want to explode your traffic, then you must uses these 8 social media sites…and they are free.
As well as getting free online traffic, you will also get:
- Better search engine ranking…
- Build a name for yourself as an expert in your field…
- Maintain better customer relations…
- Get new ideas for growing your business!
We are talking about the internet’s most popular social media sites, where people meet to share information and build relationships. More importantly, as a small business owner, they are great place to meet potential customers and business partners. As well as building a network of followers who will advertise you for free by raving about your product or services to their family and friends. The best type of advertising, word-of-mouth.
And if some of these loyal customers start linking to your site from their sites, that can help you get a serious boost in the search engine rankings.
So, here are the top 8 social media sites that your small business needs to know about:
By taking part in these social media sites you are are interacting with, and building relationships with possible future customers. If you can give useful information and helpful tips, people will come back to you time and again and they WILL become customers. They will also spread the word about you, your business and your site all over the Internet!
A WORD OF WARNING:
Just make sure you do not break the number 1 unwritten rule of social media marketing:
You can’t just barge in and say, “Hey, everybody! I have a great product or service! You should buy it!” Imagine doing that at a dinner party — everybody would treat you like you had a contagious disease.
The same is true on social media sites. As the name implies people go to social media sites to socialize, and not to listen to marketing pitches. If you want to become a respected member, as mentioned before, offer great value and help and engage with other members in things that matter to THEM. Be friendly, be interesting AND interested, and above all, be authentic. Fake intentions are obvious in a social space.
If you follow the rules and create interesting and helpful content, you will be able to spread the word about your business to vast numbers of people. If they appreciate what you have to say, they will tell their friends, who will tell there friends and so on.
… And before you know it, you just may have an army of loyal customers getting the word out about you — free of charge!
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Original article by Marketingtips.com