Yup it’s official. If you want an online presense then you have to incorporate social media into your business model. If you still haven’t discovered social media then here are the top 10 reasons you must get involved.
1. With the exception of time it is the closest thing to free you are going to get. For small businesses with no advertising budget it is the perfect tool. With the right skill you can advertise, market and brand yourself or product.
2. Creating a profiles or facebook pages means you don’t need a website. You get all the SEO benefit of social media web site high rankings. What makes it even better is it’s free and easy to setup.
3. Use social media websites to deliver exclusive discounts and free gifts available only to your loyal followers.
4. Social media is the most effective way to reach targetted prospects with your offers. Get your best offers infront of hot prospects instantly.
5. Connect on a personal level with your customer base. You can use social media to give your loyal fans what so many big companies lack. Personality. Your customer are going to know who they are buying from.
6. Having a social media present means improved SEO. This is the most effective way for your pages or profiles to rank high in the search engines. These social media websites also serve as banklinks.
7. Social media is perfect of lead generation. You can benefit the viral effect of your posts being shared across on the internet and you have a global reach everyday of the week.
8. Social media is perfect for market research. Get feedback through groups, updated and reviews. Find out exactly what your target prospects are looking for. This can lead to you creating better products and providing a better service.
9. Social media is the perfect platform for branding yourself. Give your customers the opportunity to interact directly with you. Get your brand across the internet.
10. The internet is full of locations where your customers hang out. You now have the perfect opportunity to reach people who are interested in what you have to offer. Get your products or offers infront of hungry buyers where they hangout on the internet. You can reach them 24 hours a day.
So there you have it. If you have been hiding under the internet equivalent of a stone for the past 6 years you really need to get involved with social media as soon as possible. Get started today.
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