There are many different reasons that social networks exist.
Likewise these social gatherings serve many purposes for those
who use them.
If you consider yourself Internet savvy, then you probably
already have a pretty good idea what social networking is.
Whether you are a networking professional or just getting introduced
to the Internet, social networking web sites are increasing and doing
quite well, both for the network creators as well as those who join
So what exactly is social networking and what’s it all
Read on as we explore this phenomenon.
A basic definition of social networking is important to
understand what it’s all about. A broad definition is the
gathering of people in an online community for the purpose of
sharing interests and activities together.
What are members looking to accomplish when they join a social
This may speak for itself on the surface but actually socializing
is one of the primary ways that we communicate with each other.
Thanks to the Internet, it is now possible to socialize on
virtually whatever level you desire with people from all walks of
life. Networks exist for every interest; from the simply trivial to the
absolute essentials. Since the Internet affords a level of anonymity that
many people appreciate, this online form of socializing can be intimate,
therapeutic, confidential and just plain fun.
This normally brings to mind the idea of people gathering
together to create a group of people with a common goal such as
finding jobs or raising funds for a charity or forming business
alliances. Today the Internet connects people from around the world
into social networks for sharing pictures, blogs, live chats, instant
messaging, emailing and virtually any other social idea you can come
NETWORK MARKETING/AFFILIATE MARKETING
Here are opportunities to promote products and services through
exposure that comes with belonging to a social networks. If you
are a member of a social network, you have probably seen the
advertisements that are placed on the pages of social network members.
Now, one of the greatest ways to get network marketing and affiliate sales
is by marketing your business on every available social network.
Plus, with the social networks that offer a compensation plan, there is
an added benefit for Network Marketers. As a Network Marketer, it can be
difficult attempting to recruit another Marketer into your business that
already has a business they promote due to the concerns of cross recruiting.
But, now Network Marketers can work together in a relaxed, non-threatening
way where there is no competition with another Primary business..Just
Marketers helping one another to succeed.
SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
Many website owners are turning to social networks to gain added
SEO with general information about a particular subject. These
articles can be placed as blog comments or stand alone pieces
that must be placed in the appropriate forums. With the proper use
of certain keywords placed as back links in the articles, an
article can create a wonderful search engine placement benefit
for those looking to generate new customers and increase
With so many urgent situations being broadcast in the media, the
opportunity to connect with others in a social setting such as the
ones that social networks provide is fun. After a hard day at work or
searching for work, there is plenty of pleasure to be gained from
sitting down in front of the computer and finding several messages
from friends in your social network. Social networking can relieve
stress and provide hours of enjoyable time online.
So if you have not joined a social network yet, go to your
favorite search engine, and search for some social networks
related to your interest. Find one that you are comfortable with,
one that looks active, and join the crowd!
Looking forward to networking with you soon..
Please connect with me on my social networks..you will find them on the sidebar of the blog.
To your success,