Social media marketing is the process of taking full advantage of Twitter, Facebook, etc. to promote your business.

Marketing is a part of business these days. Social media marketing is process of promoting business or website through social media channels like facebook, twitter and linked in etc.

Amazingly, often one of the only free forms of marketing. Just a huge time investment and commitment.

Different social media have the different pattern to achieve the targeted task.

1. Facebook : Make a fan page and post on the wall and recommend friends to go on the page. Also try to gain more fans for your page.

2. Twitter : Make interesting tweets to attract the followers and always keep them engaged in your tweets.

social media marketing helps the businesses to gain trust with clients and especially it helps when making buying decisions .By utilizing this factor one/business can earn increase the sales/leads conversion

there are a lot of sites in social media marketing like facebook, twitter, linkedin, myspace, google+, you just make your business profiles on these sites and make fane page on facebook and post you link and join your business relevant groups

Can you help in social media marketing how can do SMM?

Follow the Four Steps to start your social media campaign

POST - P - Profiles, what kind of users you're interested in targeting

O- Objectives - What is your objective of the campaign

S - Strategy . What strategy is employed

T - technology - What are the technology needs

Basically, you can start a profile in Twitter and search for like minded people usingg Twitter search feature. start a discussion with them and seed thoughts about your products.

Social media marketing is not just the use of many social sites , or social media is not just the twitter or FB. But social media marketing is the thing to connect with many people and to provide the useful content to them ,and also to get reviews and advice from the people. Know the requirement of the people and try to satisfy it. And one thing more needed is to be live all time on social media and be continuous in discussion. This all included in social media marketing for getting the better result.

- Join and participate in related online communities
- Join and participate in niche related forums
- Join and participate in niche related blogs
- Invite guest blogging
- Build a strong social networking profile
- Share posts/ news/ hot deals on social media platforms frequently
- Social bookmarking
- Add RSS feeds to your website

Social media optimization is a good and popular way nowadays to promote your sites on social networking sites. Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and myspace are some good sites to connect with people.

The thing is that each network has its own advantages and all are promising sources of traffic - thus a bit pricy sometimes.

You can make thousand of fans over facebook or twitter and let them aware about the latest updates of your company..this is how you can grow the traffic using SMM.

It is way of promoting your site, company or brand through social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ etc. It has great benefits. If you are looking for brand promotion then nothing can be better than this.

Amazingly, often one of the only free forms of marketing. Just a huge time investment and commitment.

Normally you need to outsource this to save your time. So actually SMM also involves money.

It is a truism of commerce that wherever people go, businesses soon follow. A recent example of this principle can be seen in the emergence of social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google+ as websites with lucrative business potential. For a business to maximize its online marketing opportunities, being a member of these sites is necessary.

Remember that social bookmarking sites like Reddit and Digg can promote small boosts in traffic, but you'll need to optimise and promote properly for regular traffic.

Social media marketing is making use of social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook, Linked In etc to promote your business online.

you don't say, really, thank goodness you came along to inform us

Today Social media marketing is becoming very popular media for getting traffic to your site through social networking sites like twitter, facebook etc.

Some good answers above... In addition, social media marketing is more than just trying to market your product through Facebook, Twitter and Youtube, but it is also about building a community around your brand. Just like user 'prcys' mentioned, it is about finding the one (or several) thing(s) that connects your target market and then creating conversations around that. Position your business/product around the topics that relate to your product.
Example 1:
If you sell basketballs and then topics that bring people to your social network sites could be about tips on how to do a three pointer shot, or dribbling techniques or how to increase your fitness etc. This will place your basketball as an authority on basketball which will help when you do promotions.

Example 2: If you sell dog food, then possible topics that would be of interest to your target audience would be dog training, healthy dog nutrition, how to care for your dog type of content. etc

Think about what conversations will position your business as a leader in your industry

Engaging and participating in social media sites like Facebook and Twitter and suggesting valuable tips and working actively is social media marketing.

Hi i am agree with all of you. Social networking sites act as "word of mouth".your information about your product is put and is getting repeated so the result is to gain more traffic to the product.

Social Media Marketing is to do marketing with the help of Social networking sites like twitter, Face book, Google+, Linkedin etc. The main task for this is to built up a profile(strong and trustworthy) on these sites and increase your fan follower and friends.

Hi book marking, articles, and directory both are social media sites it will helps to you.

well this is the best way for marketing now a days,smm really helps to promote our business internationally so cheap n rapidly o facebook n twiitter are really helpful sites for smm purposes

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