Why is social media marketing important?

6-Tips on How to Promote a Business Using Social Media Marketing  -eHow

Social Media Marketing

Social media marketing provides a dynamic of opportunity for businesses to get involved with their community. Not every business is has a global plan to expand, for those that prefer to maintain a local reputation should be more involved with their community. This leads back to Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Stumble Upon, Digg and many more.

Aside from generating clients, this also boosts your website traffic and will result in better ranking over time. A study has been done showing the top 3-spots on a search engine receiving more than 70% of clicks for their search term. This leaves minimal opportunity for websites that are further down the list.

Website analytics

Many important factors to your placement in search engines. Search engines are able to detect how much traffic you generate monthly. Judging by your traffic, unique visitor count and amount of time spent on the website will all play a small factor in your placement.

Don’t shy away from social media marketing, it’s free opportunity to get involved and find out what your customers are looking for. Get your business setup to get the most exposure, recommend 8-10hrs monthly dedicated to this type of marketing. If you’re looking for more information on it, feel free to leave a comment and I’ll be sure to post a follow-up with various important information.