Social Media sites your company should not avoid


We’ve listed the best Social Media sites your company should not avoid when it comes to running and growing your business:


Twitter enables you to send short messages of 140 characters to your followers, these messages are called Tweets. Within your tweets you can add relevant links which should link back to your website. Your followers receive these messages in their timeline enabling them to share your messages with their followers. There are over 200,000,000 active users on Twitter!


You can add a company page to Facebook using your personal account. Facebook allows you to post updates, video, events and share interesting topics relevant to your business. Facebook also enables you to connect, engage and share information making it one of the most powerful tools when marketing your business.


Every working professional should have a LinkedIn account. Within LinkedIn you can also create a company page where you can share your services, presentations, portfolios and videos. LinkedIn also has a number of groups which you should join and engage in to increase brand awareness and show off your skills and expertise.

Google +

Google + is vast becoming a popular social media platform to use. Having a company profile on Google + increases your chances of being found on Google as it is more likely to pick up posts, photos and videos from your Google + page. You can also set up video conversations with colleagues and customers and even live-stream and record your chat for others to watch.


If you’re not aware already YouTube is the 2nd largest search engine to Google and video is 50 times more likely to rank on the first page of Google results. If you haven’t got a company YouTube account yet, now is the time to get one and start filming!


Pinterest is another relatively new social network that is becoming very popular. PInterest allows you to showcase what you sell; share your company values and show what inspires you with photos.


Flickr is a popular online photo management and sharing application enabling you to share every event with your connections. You can also download the Flickr App to make posting photos much quicker and easier when you are out of the office.


Companies like Outsource PA Services can set up and manage all your social media sites for you to increase your brand awareness and help engage with your target audience.

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