The concept of social media marketing has gained a lot of popularity. The social media sites have succeeded in bringing the world closer together. Because marketing is done at the a place where there is congregation of people, the social media sites that bring millions of people together have been very popular target for carrying out the most successful marketing campaigns.
The following is some review information about the popular social networking sites in the world.
Facebook has many users that are nearing one billion. In terms of population, it comes only second to India and China. Based on its rapid population, it is expected to increase beyond that of the two stated most populous countries of the world. It is projected that by 20o6 or even earlier, Facebook will be the most populous ‘country’ in the world because its popularity keeps on increasing.
For marketing on Facebook, you should first create an account then a fan page and then get as many people as possible to like it. Some marketing and advertising campaigns at the site should be paid for but most others are free.
Most people cannot spend a full day without visiting YouTube. This is the site where you will be shown and told what you need to know. It is among the most highly suited sites in the world. The uploading of videos in to the website is very free. You can thus upload as many marketing videos as you need.
The hard task about marketing on YouTube is getting more views, positive comments and likes. To do this, you must first ensure that you upload video content that is relevant. The video should also not be unreasonably long because most visitors do not have the time to watch lengthy scripts. In short, YouTube marketing is done through Videos.
Twitter is ranked #3 in the rating of the most popular and highly visited websites over the internet. Some people refer to it as the site where people can send short messages to others over the internet. In other words, it is a microblogging platform where users post messages of not more than 160 characters.
The creation of twitter account is free and easy. After creating the account, you should ensure that you get as many followers as possible.
Pinterest is a social media site that makes the organizing and sharing of images very easy. It has of late emerged as one of the most powerful social media marketing sites. The users of the site are allowed to manage, sort save and upload images that are known as pins as well as other media content namely videos through pinboards. The pinboards are themed so as to make the organizing, categorizing and discovering of pins easy.
Pinterest integrates the features of the other three social media sites Facebook, YouTube and twitter because you can like or comment on uploaded photo, upload video, comment and repin (which is similar to the retweet in twitter).
For the best social media marketing results, you are advised to market your business simultaneously in all these four sites.