In today’s world of business, social networks are an important avenue for growing your brand reach and increasing sales. In fact, we would argue that you should start your social media campaign before you website is ready to go. It usually takes a lot of time investment to create a substantial following on these social media accounts. However, the payoff for success can be huge. Its literally free advertising for your product or service, if you consider the time you spent building the profiles to be free
TOP SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITES
This is easy and is the first place to start. Why build a social media account on a website that no one knows of? If you want to make a bet on the next best thing then do that with a test account. Your primary efforts should be focused on the following websites
This is of course for our western readers who are focused on the north american market. These platforms change once you get to places like China or Russia.
Don’t believe anything anyone tells you. The fact of the matter, unless they work for one of those companies listed above, their comments are guesses. These companies do not publicize how they work or weigh your profile. They don’t even admit that they shadow ban profiles, a practice of reducing their visibility which has been documented by countless users across the internet
The fact of the matter is, by time you read this, chances are that the engineers at twitter, facebook, etc, have upgraded their algorithms to work differently. What you can learn from this post is what these companies publicize and what has worked for others in the past. Here is some food for thought
Maybe because of the fight against fake news, or these sites have just become too cocky. Ultimately, its more and more difficult to get a foothold on these platforms but don’t give up. There is still a chance for you to be successful by utilizing these platforms
This is no game people. Your teenager might be using it as one but for the adult with real money invested, this is big. Many social media professionals use at least 2 if not more accounts. This is because you should never bet the farm on 1 horse. Yeah, you might win but chances are, you will need to switch at some point.
What i’m referring to is account banning for any reason. Say you login to your twitter account on a vacation trip to bali. There is a chance twitter will lock up that account. They have been very good as of the writing of this post, with eventually replying to emails and unblocking accounts. We hope this holds up, but what if your account is blocked and lost forever? You better have a backup account
Even getting setup is becoming more and more difficult today. Many social media platforms will lock your account on signup and demand a phone number to unlock it. That’s if you you are lucky. These companies have been known to ban accounts at any time and for no publicized reason.
If you want to be successful online, social media platforms are a great way to extend the reach of your brand and increase sale conversions. We mentioned banned accounts a few times in this post. Thats not to discourage you. Its to make sure you understand the fight that’s ahead of you. If you would like help managing your social media platform, contact us today