Social Media Marketing: Is it Worth It?
Social media are basically interactive media which allow the generation or sharing/ exchange/aggregating of various types of content through social networks and virtual communities. They have become so popular in recent years. They include Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and many more… Each one of them has a different purpose and it’s popularity is due to different reasons, but mostly it’s because of their ability to make your business grow online. With such a good opportunity in front of you Social media promotion is definitely the way to go.
You see Social Media may not be able to directly attract or drive traffic to your website like marketing does but that’s not its only benefit, it has a number of other advantages. First of all it has a wide range of audience with thousands of potential customers every day logging on to these social networks for different purposes. If you can provide quality content on your pages that is useful and interesting to your audience they will surely come back to see what’s new on your page or blog and recommend it to their friends and this would result in an increase in targeted traffic to your website or blog. Another great advantage is that with social media you have the opportunity to reach out to a wider audience and meet new people.
And don’t forget that once you start using social media you also get to build your brand name and establish your image. When your audience becomes familiar with you they will automatically start trusting you which will increase the possibility of your product being sold. This means that the success of your online marketing lies in the amount of trust that your audience has in you and your writing skills. So when you start publishing pictures on Facebook or sending emails to your fans you should remember to write something interesting and remember to share that you share with your friends… People love to share!