When you own a business, or even a simple blog – social media becomes a part of you, one way or another. If it wasn’t for social media, pretty much the whole vBSocial vision would be destroyed and not valid. Why do you think we develop plugins like WordPress social network? Not to mention Facebook like gallery for WordPress. The most recent one was Facebook like pages plugin, and we aren’t stopping any time soon!
It’s the user experience we strive to please, to help webmasters create flowing changes to their websites.
All those things aside, there are some real benefits out there, for using social media for either personal or business means. Any way you look at it, it’s in some way helping you to grow and learn, for the lucky ones – make enough money to retire!
I love to interact on social media, and I love to reap the enormous benefits, let me give you what I consider to be the four most important ones you should be aware of.
Building Trustworthy Brand
It’s one of those things that you can achieve only when you involve people, and that’s what social media is all about. It’s about connecting with people and letting them know about your business, right? I’ve always enjoyed the process of creating a name for myself and my brand, by always providing the best quality content to my followers.
Education from Social Media
Sounds crazy, but it’s not. Learning from social media happens all the time. When we’re tweeting, sending content to Facebook we are sharing it because we in some way like it. When we’re socializing we are learning some really great aspects, like marketing for example. We are learning how to essentially sell something to a person, isn’t that a great skill to posses?
What better place to look for new partners than social media? The current state of social media and the enormous amount of tools that are available to us make it incredibly easy to find people who are in the same boat as you are. In fact, it’s so easy you could find tons of people every day who in some way would love to partner up with you. Give it a shot!
Increase Exposure & Visibility
Exposure and visibility are two very important things for anyone who operates a business, essentially those two things determine the success of your business. Social media makes it incredibly easy to work on both. You just have to understand that it’s all about believing in that what you do.
What are your own experiences with social media? How do you think social media is going to look like in 2014?