Online marketing has been one of the primary methods of marketing to achieve success in business. But online marketing can work only when, it reaches to the right audience who could be interested in the products or services offered by the company. To achieve this, products or business are promoted through the social media channels to grab the attention of various people. This way of marketing through social media channels is called social media marketing.
Social media channels like Digg, Stumbleupon, Facebook, Twitter and various blogs have huge visitors and hence marketing through these social media channels can expose the product or services to a wide range of people. This is one of the low cost marketing strategies which can help in driving huge traffic and links to the website. These links and traffic in turn help in increasing the leads as well as get better rankings in search engines which are very crucial for the success in business.
Social media marketing has redefined the whole method of online marketing. It has turned out to be an efficient means of reaching out to various people. With social media marketing, the product is exposed to a wide social media, thus the fuss of building a huge email list and sending bulk emails is eliminated. Moreover, the marketing done through the social media channels reach out at a faster speed to millions of customers.
Social media marketing works best for small and medium businesses who are trying to enter the market, as well as big businesses who want to make a niche in the market. Social media marketing has been gaining huge recognition and is widely used by most organizations. A number of companies are developing innovative ways of social media marketing to progress in their business.Â Business organizations are considering key role, social media marketing plays in making the business prosper and hence allocating budgets for it.
In order to simplify social media marketing, various tools have been developed. One such tool is Reach 2.0 by infoAnalytica. Reach 2.0 is a better alternative to the traditional web marketing and lead generation concepts which provides the users with extensive reach within the target audience. Reach 2.0 increases the exposure and leads to the site which in turn help in increasing the sales thereby making the business flourish.
Reach 2.0 reduces the costs associated with traditional marketing and also simplifies the task thus eliminating the necessity of cold calling, email campaigning etc. Reach 2.0 mainly aims to reach out to the target audience.Â The buzz creation implemented through it drives more users who in turn drive heavy target audience thus increasing the exposure to the website. Reach 2.0 uses various social media channels like Facebook, LinkedIn, blogs, micro-blogs, online forums, groups and web portals and keeps the end users engaged through conversations.
Andrew Keen, author of Cult of the Amateur, gives an unashamedly sceptical talk at the Social Media Research conference. Keen argues that social media is in fact not social at all, and is in fact making us more isolated and individualistic than ever. Video Rating: 5 / 5