Getting In With Social Network Sites Facebook and Twitter
Social media is seen as an important tool to sell products and services. Integration of websites with pages that have share/ like/tweet pages it an easy way to make traffic and potential sales shoot up. Two social networking and micro-blogging sites are widely used by people world wide- Facebook and Twitter.
Like Facebook As An E-commerce Tool?
Facebook is considered a business-friendly social media tool. You could use the “Like’ button in your site by linking it to your Facebook page and people could share that content to their friends as well. It is almost as good as “the word of mouth” for in most cases, people just communicate through Facebook walls or messages instead of texting or calling.
When we go about setting up a facebook page will will set up the following features which are helpful for all type of websites:
- Complete Boxes on Info and about
- Upload Photos
- 10 Plans For Updates
- Plug-ins are included and suggested by Facebook
- Sharing to contacts and followers on Facebook automatically
- Image, link and implementation for ‘Join Us’ on Facebook for websites
- Infographics that include salient points about the business
- Addition of “Like” button to your website
Following Twitter, Following Sales
Twitter is a micro-blogging site that allows twits/tweets of 140 characters. Twittering is posting simple text fit to a single post. There is no need to follow a lot of people, they just have to follow you! There is no need to post a lot of things through the day. For companies a post a day is enough.
There are companies that use Twitter as a customer service vehicle. For your business, you could consider other angles as well such as the following:
- An added brand personality to your site
- Feedback venue for your products or services
- Vehicle for announcing sales, special deals and other activities
- Building buzz for your company or website
- Micro press releases are made easier and convenient
- Create nest for potential buyers
Integration of these two social media sites to promote your site and to strengthen your community presence is easily doable. Jonny Ross Consultancy also integrates social media to websites to boost site rank, link and presence.
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