This past decade and maybe for another couple of decade social media is becoming the trends to the society. You can see in the street, the restaurant and everywhere people are attached with their smartphones and I guarantee they are opening the social media, whether it is social media sites or apps. These social media booming also gives a big opportunity for businessmen. Social media is not longer a place for people connecting with old or new friends, but also a chance for people promoting their business. If you are starting small business, the social media is the best chance for you to promote your products.
Most of social media platforms are free, what a better way for promoting your first-time business right? If you write good marketing lines along with high quality picture or video, there is a chance for your product going viral in nanoseconds. However before you put your advertisement, you should know where the best social media sites to promote your products and who the most users in each of social media. These are the top social media webs for you who are just beginning the business.
This is the king of social media websites. Facebook users until now have reached more than 1.5 billion active users and the statistic says that 65% Facebook users log in daily. Facebook allowed their users share photos, video, texts and links from other sites. With so many active users around the world, this website is ideal for you to promote your products. Facebook also have Ads feature if you want to spread your advertisement even more beside your page.
This social media also one of social media which has million users around the world. Twitter allowed their active users share photos, videos and texts too, though for the texts is a little bit tricky because only 140 characters or less are allowed for one updates. The statistic says that 40% users are young adults with range 18-29 years old and almost 50% active users log in daily. Twitter is the best social media for spreading the word. With retweet and hashtag tools your marketing lines could go viral instantly.
Pinterest’s most of active users are women and moms. Pinterest is a website that allowed their users share the photos they like. The categories that are famous in the Pinterest are about DIY, food, photography, fashions and beauties. If your products are related to these categories or targeted to women and moms, why don’t you try Pinterest?
This also social media that is popular for sharing photos and videos. The categories that are popular in Instagram are foods, art, travel, fashion and beauty. Because instagram is a social media which targeted to visual platform, you should put your advertisement with high quality photos or video and a little bit artistic touch.
This website is combination between social media and blogging. Tumblr allowed their users put several words like blog though not so many words and get direct comments like other social media. The active users of Tumblr usually are young people. The users of Tumblr tend to make subcommunity based on the same interest. So if you think you had products that could attract these subcommunities, you could try Tumblr as promotion tools.
Nowadays YouTube is the biggest site among other video-based social media. The statistic said that people among 18-34 years in the US prefer to watch YouTube than any television cable network. Even celebrities promote their new released music video in YouTube so granted YouTube could also help the first-time businessmen promote their products.