Creating social media profiles
Planning on the Social Media Presence Creation is the first and foremost step in the Social Media Marketing Strategy –
It is important to have a presence in social media sites because it is inevitable for any business. The importance of creating a Social Media presence for your brand is discussed here – SOCIAL MEDIA ::: The Next Era on the Internet.
Let's discuss on how to plan on having a presence on social media sites. So, what are the sites you should have presence on?
Social Media can be classified basically as
- Microblogging and Bookmarking sites like Twitter, Digg, Diigo, etc.
- Social Networking sites like Facebook, MySpace, etc.
- Blogging sites like Blogger, WordPress, LiveJournal, etc.
- Photo Sharing sites like Flickr, Picasa Web Albums, Photobucket, etc.
- Video Sharing sites like YouTube, BlipTV, Vimeo, etc.
- Document Sharing sites like Scribd, Issu, Docstoc, etc.
There are also sites that are based on different industries or for a particular purpose.
The primary sites where you need to have presence are Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Flickr, Twitter, and Blogging platforms(like Blogger, WordPress, LiveJournal, etc.) Irrelevant of what industry/business category you are in, having presence in these sites is quintessential.
Check out our Social Media Directory to know what are the important sites that you need presence on.
Our Profile Name Availability Checker tool will help you to know whether the profile name is available or not.
So, in the vast space of Social Media, you should plan on creating the presence on the sites where you can have the attraction of your target segment. Creating presence in all the networks will help you grab your username and help people to find your company/brand/business online easily. But, inactive profiles will not help you in any means.
The key here is to plan on the sites to have presence on before start the presence creation process. Then create the required profiles.
Branding the profiles
Another important task of the Social Media Presence Creation is the initial branding of the created pages.
- applying appropriate theme,
- adding required apps/tabs for facebook page
- Designing and applying twitter skin, etc.
SocialNetGate – One stop solution to Social Media Management – has categorized the social media sites and create presence for their customers based on where their target segment will be. The best of the initial branding is done by us with the variety of available Facebook Apps and Twitter Skins