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Old 14th September 2009, 10:17 PM   #31

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Social networking sites can be used to expand your network. Posting announcements and frequent updates via Twitter or Facebook are good marketing strategies to attract clients to your business.

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Old 5th October 2009, 04:35 AM   #32

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Social networking sites help one get great traffic. But it depends on what type of target audience one is looking at.

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Old 5th October 2009, 11:18 AM   #33
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Originally Posted by samson12 View Post
Isn't is possible that eventually social networking will be so filled with advertising that it will cease to become an effective medium? It seems that once a new area opens up, everybody signs on ad nauseum and then its effectiveness drops.
Does anyone share the same opinion?
On the contrary, the Internet is still the biggest marketplace and social networking serves as the current best way to expand your reach to highly targeted audiences as well as others. And until there's free and surefire way to better it, it will remain as an effective medium in my opinion.

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Old 19th October 2009, 06:50 PM   #34

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I am just starting at social networking and I was told by my business coach to join four main ones. Digg, Stumbleupon, Reddit and Delicious. At the moment I am just focusing on digg and stumbleupon. He told me when you first join these sites it is important to set yourself up well i.e explore the site and get comfortable using it, add things you like to your favorites, and try make as many friends as you can.
He said a good model was has two or three out of every ten sites you bookmark be related to your own site.
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Old 20th October 2009, 12:36 AM   #35

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Digg is very strict. They have banned me before for some unknown reason. However, i think Digg should be the first to start with. I think your selection is really good.

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Old 21st October 2009, 06:37 AM   #36

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Here is how I define social media marketing:
1- Reaching out to your target market
2- Connecting with your target marketing
3- Providing value for your target market
4- Redirecting them to your website

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Old 21st October 2009, 10:38 PM   #37

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Social networking is helpful for businesses because they can be used to interact with clients and establish networks to get new ones. They can also introduce your products and services to the worldwide web and hopefully invite them to your website.

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Old 23rd October 2009, 02:27 AM   #38

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Social Media can help you in your business in many ways. These networking sites can get you huge traffic on your website also.

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Old 27th October 2009, 02:02 AM   #39

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Getting traffic form Social Media depends upon, your presentation of yourself and the presentation of your business at these websites. No doubt social media websites like, stumble, facebook , Digg , can give you a good amount of traffic, but the thing that matters is the relevancy of the links that you are sharing at these websites...

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Old 27th October 2009, 01:02 PM   #40

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You just need the right network where contacts come to you!

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