01 Oct Upcoming Social Networks for Businesses
Upcoming Social Networks for Businesses and Professionals
Social Networking is recurrently publicized as one of the greatest ways to drive businesses. Now-a-days, majority of businesses are dynamically using social networks like Twitter, Facebook, G+, and Pinterest to promote their products and services.
Everybody knows the future of marketing lies in digital. With the growing use of social networking sites, there is a continuous growth in their number of existence as well. There are several upcoming social network sites that are focused on the needs of the business users.
Following are some of such upcoming social networking sites that can be beneficial for the entrepreneurs, business owners and professionals:
Biznik is an online networking community for independent entrepreneurs and business people. Biznik can provide a profile for you, which is optimized for search. I have heard people saying that their profile was coming on search results page one, when searching with their business relevant keyword. Apart from this, Biznic provides you event management tool, groups, articles, Biz Talk, etc. Biznik works best only for B2B companies.
Medium is a new blogging platform from Evan Williams (co-founder of Blogger and Twitter). Medium realizes the fact that blogging is becoming influential part of a business’ content marketing strategy. Medium is perfect for those business professionals who are looking to attract new audience. This blogging platform makes you to focus on the content, not the CTA (call to action) or the video player.
EFactor is an online community and virtual marketplace designed for entrepreneurs. EFactor has over one million members in 222 territories across 240 industries. EFactor provides its registered members with the people, tools, marketing and expertise to be successful. If you are a new born entrepreneur, this social network is a must for you. Their website acts as a source of knowledge for entrepreneurs, especially for those who are in early stages of their business development. Efactor is focused on the core mission to inspire, support, and connect Entrepreneurs from all types of backgrounds and industries.
SunZu is a community of business people and business owners. SunZu gives you the access to people, learnings, news, updates, business opportunities and insights that help can help you with your business. SunZu offers its users four different levels of membership with the right to upgrade at any time.
Inspiration Entrepreneur is a place for entrepreneurs, businessmen and professionals to share inspiring ideas. It has boards like Pinterest, but with the difference of having micro blogs. You can share ideas, images along with an article. You can browse boards by topic and see what inspires other business professionals and entrepreneurs. This social networking site makes it easy for you to find like-minded business professionals.
Xing is a social network for professionals. The company claims that it is used by people from over 200 countries. Xing is available in many languages, which includes Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Swedish and Turkish. This social network also provides a particular Ambassador program, in which Ambassadors hold local events to endorse the use of social networking as a business tool. Here, members get a chance to introduce business ideas, and get to know each other on a personal level.
People simply love using social media. Social media can be that place where you can find your target audience. You can use the above mentioned social networks to expand your social networking strategy and to make beneficial contacts.
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