Why Would I Want to Build an Online Presence With Social Media?

Here’s an interesting Social Marketing question that was asked at the recent Niche Affiliate Marketing System Workshop:

Q: Why would I want to build an online presence using Social Media?

The question came from the notion that Social Media and Social Marketing are just about connecting with your friends. Well, it can be about that. But it is now about so much more!

Get Found. Get Viewed. Get Traffic. Get Profits.

While Facebook may have started as something just for college students, it is now the number two website in the world. If the number of people who have Facebook accounts were a country, they would be the 4th largest country in the world.

And that is just one Social Marketing site. Let’s take a closer look at the value of strong online visibility.

Get Found – Because there are millions of sites on the Internet, the first and most important step is getting found. Having a strong online presence allows you to erect “multiple sign posts” leading to your information. And here is the bottom line: Getting found is everything. In all the noise in your niche, when you get found, you are heads and tails above everyone else.

Get Viewed – The steps here are simple – once you get found, prospects can view your information contained in the signposts you have erected. As prospects begin to consume your information and realize that you know what you are talking about, they begin to know, like and trust you. You can then direct them to other resources you may have, which leads to the next step.

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Jeff Herring

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