How many Social Media Networks are You on?
If you answered less than one or two, you are already behind the curve. The truth is, you need to be on EVERY social network. Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, LinkedIn and all of the others… even the less important ones.
Sure, you will only need to focus on the major ones that everyone is using, but it’s important to secure your personal name and/or web site name on all of the networks. It’s very likely that someone else in the world has the exact same name as you, but if you act fast, you should be able to secure your name on the newer social networks.
Why? Simple… it’s all about -
Social Media Branding!
The key to long term success and growth in the world of internet marketing and business is all about growing your brand and building a loyal following.
If someone is going to search for your name or brand on Google, you are going to want them to easily find all of your social networking pages and follow you.
This is especially important for everyone out there who hasn’t thought up a name for their web site or brand yet. Choose something that is available on all of the social networks.
There is cool tool at NameChk.com that allows you to insert a name or word, then show how many of the social networks have that name available as a URL or account. It’s only a matter of time before someone creates an account with your name or brand, so make sure you act fast at securing yours.
Another important thing to note when creating your social networking page, is to make sure that you always use the same profile name and logo/picture. This is something I talked about in my Twitter backgrounds are branding machines post. I use the same logo on all of my social networking pages and my blog. Not only does this make it easy for my followers to quickly notice my brand and know it’s my content, but it also keeps my branding working for me 24 hours a day across all of the major social networks.
So now it’s time to ask yourself the following questions…
(1) What brand or name do you want to be known as?
(2) Are you currently on every social network?
(3) Is your branding working for you 24/7?
These three simple questions and answers can lead you to improved branding and revenue as more people will continue to read, trust and use your business brand.