Social Media Marketing | Admin | Last Updated: 2010-09-09
You must have heard a lot about Social Media but are still in a quest of understanding, what it actually means? If yes, then this write up is there to help you learn about social media completely. Social Media is constituted by two words, one is Social and other is Media. Media is an instrument or a vehicle of communication like radio, newspaper, etc. And, social means society. So, Social Media stands as a social instrument of communication. Social media is a very powerful tool that not just gives you information, but also interacts with you. Unlike regular media, which can also be referred as one way street where one cannot give a feedback, Social Media gives a person liberty to share his views & opinions.
A Social media website offers a common platform to the users where they can share their views, opinions and can directly communicate with each other. One can also be overwhelmed with the availability of plethora of social networking sites available these days. Some of the social networking sites are Facebook, Twitter,MySpace, etc.
The Main Factors For Using Social Media Websites Are : ? Web traffic ? Regular readers ? Subscribers ? Money ? Links and exposure.
Large organizations appoint social media specialists for maintaining their company's social media presence online. The best ways in which one can capitalize social media impact in minimum investment are:
Downfalls of Social Media :
Today, every big and small firm is rushing towards establishing its identity on the social media platform. The only thing that the companies need is, to set manageable and measureable goals. Start with the targets that are likely to be achieved by your company. Your ultimate aim is to build customer trust and loyalty.
So, social media is basically the user generated content and a compilation of websites, which allows people to interact and communicate online. Hope this article has helped you in drawing a clearer picture of what actually social media is all about.
4 thoughts on "Social Media. Let's know the basics"
16 December, 2010 at 5:48 am
I appreciate this information. I think social media is a way to promote your website and link.
02 November, 2010 at 5:38 am
You summed up all the things needed for beginners. This is a great post.
11 September, 2010 at 12:10 am
I am so happy to read this. This is the kind of manual that needs to be given and not the random information that is at the other blogs. Appreciate your sharing this best doc. Really thanks a lot..
09 September, 2010 at 4:53 am
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