What is Social Marketing?

Social Marketing is simply using your Facebook and Twitter for example, Linkedin too for businesses, if you don't already have these accounts you really should sign up today. There are many social marketing sites to join but if you start with the most popular and grow from there you will going in the right direction.

Once you start adding updates to them on a regular basis and search for others you can follow, and hope they follow you back, then before too long your business will have quite a good network of potential clients.

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Modern Social Networking Sites

Twitter, Facebook, Youtube?. If I said these words to you years ago you would have looked at me like I was crazy!

The aforementioned are websites used to fuel the might of the social network. In case you are not aware of how social networking sites function, people use these sites to form associations with others that share the same personal or professional interests. Millions of people are using these sites to keep in touch with their families and friends.

Now companies are jumping on the bandwagon and incorporating social networking sites into their marketing campaigns. Although, social networking is relatively new, it is gaining status as the new way for companies to effectively market their products and services.

We all use Facebook and Twitter, and of course, Linkedin and Google plus, but try to use Youtube and Pinterest too as these are specialists social sites, Youtube for video of course and Pinterest for images, although Instagram is getting thousands of new members each week now, so get involved.

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Value of the Wordpress Blog Site

We have a system that we incorporate into your own website, it's called the wordpress blog.

It's very simple to use, even a child can use it, when you want to add something new to the blog, called a blog post, (basically a new page), it updates everything for you.

Let's say for example, you have a new promotion or a special offer you want people to know about, you add this to your website blog and this in turn will update your social network sites for you, automatically.

The wordpress system is so versatile there are many professional websites being build by this system throughout the world every day.

To be successful online you will need to go social so get in touch today to see how we can help you and your business.

Social Networking

In times gone by your only option for getting visitors to your website was by the art of search engine marketing but things have moved on and you now need social networking too.

Everything You Wanted to Know about Social Networking

Social networking refers to the task of grouping people into different categories using social media. This task has been used at workplaces, in high schools and universities. However, its popularity has become very popular among online marketers and businesses.

This can be attributed to the increased use of social networks by both consumers and marketers. The Internet has many individuals who use social networks to meet and interact with other people. People are also using social networks such as Facebook and twitter to get and also share first-hand experiences and information. New friendships and relationships are also being established through these social networks.

See the diagram below, once this is set up, you don't need to lift a finger.

Not only that but everytime your keywords are mentioned in any article that is contributed to your blog, it will automatically convert it into a hyperlink back to your website, so the links back to your site are increasing every week, all on auto pilot!

To see a sample go to our web design blog and scroll down the home page and you will see some web design links, these link back to this website, it's the same throughout the blog too, any page on the blog that mentions anything to do with our business, such as web hosting, web design or Internet marketing will link back to Web Centre Plus.

Social Marketing

Marketing your website using social networking sites has become very popular since the launch of Facebook and Twitter, then Youtube and many others.

You can really increase your visitors dramatically using these social networking sites and the key is to constantly update with useful information, many businesses use social marketing for keeping people updated with their latest news and special offers.

Social Networking Sites

There are so many social networking sites you can add your website to but the most popular one's are;
Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Linkedin and Myspace.

There are many more and different people have their favourites but we only use these, and remember, social networking and marketing is an important part of your Internet marketing strategy.

How online social networking works

Just like traditional networking, online networking through social media uses common interests that are shared among individuals. Social websites such as Facebook and twitter are used to identify interests of different individuals. Common interests used in categorizing individuals may include lifestyles, politics, religion and hobbies among others.

After joining a social website, individuals are allowed to socialize. This socialization entails reading profiles of other members as well as contacting them. Through this socialization, individuals are able to make new friends, exchange ideas and information as well as build relationships. Since social sites use the internet, individuals can socialize with people from all over the world.

Benefits of social networking

There are many benefits that are associated with online interaction through social networks. Through the internet, new relationships can be developed. Older relationships can also be strengthened due to continued exchange of information and ideas. Although there are dangers associated with this socialization, it is possible to gain positively from social networks when used properly.

There are social networks that focus on specific communities, however, some are not specific and they allow anyone to join regardless of their beliefs, views and hobbies, nevertheless, people create communities after becoming members of such online communities.

Businesses and companies are using social networking to gather information and communicate with their target markets. Through the social media, companies and businesses are able to learn about the perception that different publics have towards them and their products. A company can use the internet in researching how a product or service is performing after launching it. Many people share information about their experiences in using a product or service through the social media.

A company or business can know whether customers are satisfied by its products and/services through their comments and updates on the social media. Similarly, consumers of products from different companies can use social networks to learn about them. Many companies are using social networks to disseminate information about their services and products to the target markets. This marketing technique has become very popular due to the high number of people who are using social networks.

Companies have established fun pages that they use to disseminate information about their products, events and services. In addition, there companies that offers social media networking services. They enable their clients who are commonly businesses to build social relations through the social media. Majority of these companies are web-based and they help their clients to achieve their online marketing goals through social networking.

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