Are you ready to leave Bedrock behind? Well, say goodbye to Fred and Wilma and join me on an expedition to search out the best social media websites.
Social networking and social media marketing are the cornerstones of almost every relevant business in the world. It is the quickest, least expensive way to reach the masses and develop valuable relationships. Not matter what type of business you conduct there is a social tool that will provide you endless amounts of communication and the ability to present your business or yourself to other businesses or just meet professionals. If you are interested in sharing with clients, business partners, and socially you should try:
Reddit.com- Upload stories and articles on reddit to drive traffic to your site or blog. Submit items often so that you’ll gain a more loyal following and increase your presence on the site. http://www.reddit.com/
Ning.com-is the world’s largest platform for creating social websites. Top organizers, marketers, influencers, and activists use Ning to create an online destination that weaves social conversations in content and inspire action. Based in Palo Alto, California, Ning makes it easy for brands of all shapes and sizes to build custom and powerful social websites. www.ning.com/
Digg.com- Is a place for people to discover and share content from anywhere on the web. From the biggest online destinations to the most obscure blog, Digg surfaces the best stuff as voted on by our community. We’re here to provide tools for our community to discover content, discuss the topics that they’re passionate about, connect with like-minded people, and make some new friends in the process. www.digg.com
Google+.com- Google plus makes connecting on the web more like connecting in the real world. Share your thoughts, links and photos with the right circles. Use easy, spontaneous video chat to strike up conversations with as many as nine people at once. Get everyone on the same page with fast, simple group chat. Check out hangouts, circles, ect. https://plus.google.com/
Facebook.com- Facebook is a social utility that helps people communicate more efficiently with their friends, family and coworkers. The company develops technologies that facilitate the sharing of information through the social graph, the digital mapping of people’s real-world social connections. Anyone can sign up for Facebook and interact with the people they know in a trusted environment. www.facebook./com
Twitter.com- Twitter is a real-time information network that connects you to the latest information about what you find interesting. Simply find the public streams you find most compelling and follow the conversations. At the heart of Twitter are small bursts of information called Tweets. Each Tweet is 140 characters in length, but don’t let the small size fool you–you can share a lot with a little space. www.twitter.com
These websites should provide a solid jumping off point. Take the time to evaluate each website to determine which best suits your personal needs. Stay tuned for additional sites and reference information to get you out of bedrock.