There are lots of social media sites hanging around the web. And many of them are doing well in their own niche of business by owning a lot of users. But what to do when you are thinking about maintaining social media sites for your business! How many of them can you follow? How many of those would work? Not to worry as after going through years of browsing, question and personal research as well as association with few companies I have found the following platforms vital to maintain:
Facebook: This platform is more than essential and there are very few people around the world today who wouldn’t have heard the name new social media platform of this social media site. Maintaining a business page in Facebook is possibly the first and foremost thing you should do for your business after setting up your website.
Twitter: Twitter is another platform which has a strong social media presence. It’s quicker to follow the popular persons and companies that you prefer. And the twitter character limit of one hundred and forty alphabets makes it an exact message based social media platform. There is no fluff and only precise messages are sent through this site. Your business should maintain this profile too.
LinkedIn: In recent times linked in has maintained a strong influencing presence in social media sector. It is necessary to maintain a linked in page for your business in order to maintain the professionalism and reliability attitude of your business. Linked in is defined as a professional platform and the best platform enabling you to not only take care of your own company page but also get a looks of your competitors.
Google+: It is important to maintain a Google+ profile for your business as it is needed in order to have access to Youtube too. And Youtube profile has to be ascertained in order to demonstrate few video profile of your business. People like it and it in addition helps to manufacture a good impression.
Pinterest: A lot of business sectors: especially fashion, weeding and jewelry business, is progressing great in platforms like Pinterest. A Pinterest profile should be maintained for your business in order to tag all those necessary pictures to frame it in a board and add your company domain’s URL to drive traffic which is inevitable for your business.
Theres huge number of platforms of social media. There are platforms like: Mocospace, Instagram, Tumblr and many other. But the above platforms are widely accessible platforms. There is no harm if you want to maintain more and more social media platforms. The more you cover the better the likelihood are for growing your business. But these platforms should be ascertained first and then you may think about targeting specifically on Tumblr, Orkut and so on. And according to your neighborhood and niche of business the additional social media platforms might vary. For example: If you are a fan of music and you want to grow quickly among attendees who love music, platforms like: Zoripa would turn out to be useful. But the five social media platforms that i have emphasized on, are inevitable for your business to maintain regardless of your niche of business.