Why is Social Networking Important to Website owners?
47% of online adults use social networking sites
73% of teens and young adults are a member of at least one social network
When it comes to social networking, websites such as Facebook and Twitter often come to mind. They function as a community for people with similar interests to share their ideas. Similar interests can range from religion, hobbies, to even shoe colors. We are social by nature, It’s our natural need to share knowledge and connect with others. Now more than ever, website owners and online businesses are starting to make use of social networking.
According to SaleSpider, which polled 384 small and medium business owners, 75% plan to make social networking a larger part of their marketing mix in the near future, while two-thirds said social networking has already served to boost sales, revenue, and traffic.
In order to take advantage of the social wave you will need to integrate social marketing as part of your web presence. Besides just content and products published on your website, you will want to integrate social media onto your website. Social widgets let your visitors recommend your article or product to their peers. A small icon can have a massive effect on bringing in more traffic. The website can slowly become viral and best of all, the visitors are highly targeted and interested in the topic at hand!
While social widgets are specific to the CMS (content management system) being used, there are many options to help owners implement them. Site Builders have recently made these social widgets available within their systems. Easy WebContent has made these social widgets easy to integrate within their Site Builder. The simple drag and drop nature of the system is effortless to use.Try Easy WebContent Site Builder for free and take a free test drive of Easy WebContent Site Builder by clicking here. If you are using WordPress or Joomla, there are many plug-ins that are available to use as well.
Do not wait to use Social Networking
Social networking is here to stay. U.S. marketers will spend $3.08 billion to advertise on social networking sites this year, according to new estimates from eMarketer. Shouldn’t you be doing the same?
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