Thursday, August 11, 2016

Minimum Social Media Tools You Should be Using for Your Business

Minimum Social Media Tools You Should be Using for Your Business


At New Media, New Marketing, Inc., we use social media tools daily to improve our ranking among competitors. We use these tools whether they are for creating a simple event using email marketing or to marketing through social media accounts such as Facebook, LinkedIn, etc. As a result, we’ve had a successful past and present with using social media tools daily. These are the social media tools you should be using for your business:

Blog: Level one tool that can bring a lot traffic and business to you. If you blog every day you will see amazing changes to your business, as long as you optimize your content, and provide valuable content.

Social Networking: Social media tools such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Myspace (great SEO tool).

Micro-blog: Twitter is one of the best micro-blogs out there.

Email Marketing: Email marketing is a great way of providing valuable experience for your business. It works well when combined with social media, for example: Constant Contact’s Social Share tool.

What is the number one social media photo sharing site that can make a difference to your business? Pinterest! Although Instagram has many users and it’s owned by Facebook, you can engage with Pinterest and with Instagram you can’t.

Local Business Directories: Sometimes you don’t know where to start listing your business. Posting in local business directories is a must. You can get started by posting on these Top 20 listings:

1. Google
2. Bing
3. Yahoo!
4. Yelp
5. MerchantCircle
6. YellowPages
7. WhitePages
8. SuperPages
9. YellowBook
10. Manta
11. CitySearch
12. MapQuest
13. Local.com
14. Foursquare
15. Angie’s List
16. Judzu
17. Facebook
18. Biznik
19. CitySlick
20. AmericanTowns

When dealing with these types of listings, you want to include at least your Business name, address phone number, website address, business category, and tags/labels.

Video sharing: Video tools such as Youtube, Vimeo.

Presentation Sharing: Slideshare.net is a simple presentation sharing social media tool. You can use videos and info graphics. Social media press release: One of the most important Press Release tool is PR Log. The reason why PR Log is important is because it shows on searches.

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Manny Sarmiento
President / CEO New Media, New Marketing, Inc.
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