Monday, June 29, 2009

Effective Strategies for a Social Marketing Success

Long gone are the old linking strategies of submitting sites to 2,000 directories or creating hundreds of articles with relevant topics to your site. A new online marketing approach knocks the old procedures and the result is tremendously amazing and has been proven effective by most webmasters, either a rookie or veteran in the field of link building.

Nowadays, social media have been useful for many people since the primary function of these sites is to let registered users search for any information that interests them and share these information through bookmarks. Interaction between registered users of the site consult opinions to each site member with simiar interests of their chosen topics.

It is a fact that these social media sites serve as the "voice" throughout the world wide web using online web tools or programs for members to interact with their target communities. Interaction is being done by sharing content or information by bookmarking links in sites like Digg or Stumbleupon and recommend services or products by using the "thumbs up" or "thumbs down" strategy. Product/Service reviews are useful for buyers and has made this as a basis for him to buy the new product or service.

Business Profiles

Commonly neglected... Creating business profiles in social sites like Linkedln, Facebook, Vois and similar sites is the most important part of your marketing campaign to let your site be known in the web world. It even starts to create credibility not only for your business but even your personal presence in reaching out to your target online market.

Search Engine Results are from Social Media Sites

You may notice that when you make a search in any topic, the results generally from social media sites such as YouTube or Flickr. Observing further, these sites are always included in the top 10 results of major search engines. Take note that some of the living proof that can attest to this is when a famous rock band, Journey was scouting for a new vocalist and discovered Arnel Pineda. Who is now the current vocalist, replacing Steve Perry.

Well, thanks to YouTube! The site where he was discovered by the band members.

Now that you are convinced how powerful social media is and it's effect of making a business grow tremendously in a short period of time. The key is researching all information about your niche and start joining social sites and social media communities.

How to do this? Check this page for more details: Social Media Promotion

More news and updates soon... Thanks for those who followed me in Twitter!