Social Media has turned out to be one of the popular platforms of communication. Many people are using the social platforms as a medium to market their businesses. They are pretty easy to use. We have brought before you the top 10 popular social media platforms that can help you promote business online.
Most Popular Social Media Sites
Facebook is one of the popular social media websites used by millions and millions of people around the world. It has about 1.59 billion monthly active users and more than 1 million small and medium-sized businesses to promote their business.
Twitter is another popular social site used by 320 million users every month. Though there are 140 characters limt it is still used by many users everyday. Users can do their business on Twitter by interacting with their clients, answer questions, release latest news and also use the targeted ads.
LinkedIn is one of the most popular social media site for professional networking. It has 400 million registered users and is available in 24 languages. LinkedIn is apt platform for people looking to connect with people in similar industries, networking with local professionals etc.
Google+ is a great tool for small businesses because of its SEO value. It has 418 million active users performing their business needs daily.
YouTube has not so recently turned out to be a popular platform with its amazing features. It is owned by Google and has over 1 billion website visitors per month and is the second most popular search engine behind Google.
Many small and large scale businesses take place through Pinterest. It has100 million users and most of them are women who operate small businesses through this platform.
Instagram has lately turned out to be a business platform with more than 400 million active users. It is mainly used to post information about travel, fashion, food, art etc. It also got some extraordinary photo editing features unlike other sites.
Unlike other social sites we discussed, it is somewhat different. Tumblr is most interesting sites one can use. The platform allows several different post formats, including quote posts, chat posts, video and photo posts as well as audio posts, so you are never limited in the type of content that you can share.
Snapchat is an image messaging app that has gained popularity in pretty less time. It has 100 million active users as of 2015. It is used by 18 percent of all social media users.
WhatsApp is an instant messaging app using which people send and receive images, texts, documents, audio and video messages. Many users are using this platform to promote their businesses.
We hope this helped the people who are looking for platforms to promote their business.