While we’re all pretty much acquainted with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other popular sites and apps for social media, there are some others that you shouldn’t ignore. The more you spread yourself across the Internet in a social way, the better your chances of exploding your business. Here are 5 sites and apps to explore that can help widen your reach in this social media world.
If you’re trying to appeal to a younger audience, this is where you’re going to find them. This app was released back in September 2011 and reportedly has more than 100 million users visiting the site daily. This has been an especially appealing app for the younger crowd and if a picture is worth 1000 words, you’ll certainly get a lot of mileage by using Snapchat.
This website continues to maintain its popularity and visitors flock here day after day to add content. Text posts and direct links can be seen here and you’ll be able to vote for submissions. The submissions that get the most votes will appear on the main page or in the highest category. Approximately 231 million people visit Reddit monthly and this type of traffic shouldn’t be ignored.
Post your videos and images on this platform that dates all the way back to 2004. This is a great way to share your photos and connect with other photo and video-sharing individuals. Members from 63 countries numbering approximately 110+ million users per year visit Flickr. If you have a lot of photos to share you can do it here. Put up impressive business photos and invite potential customers or business connections to view them from this platform.
This is another social networking site that is perfect for business owners. It is much like LinkedIn, to a smaller degree. This social media platform has been on the scene since 2007. At this site, you’ll be able to share blog posts, podcasts articles and videos to other members. Similar to Reddit, you’ll be able to vote on your favorite submissions and others will be voting on yours. While BizSugar isn’t one of the bigger social media sites, it may be the one where you meet your next big client or business connection that could bring your business up to the next level.
This is a video sharing social app that has really taken off since its release. The video clips here can only be 6 seconds long, which makes things extremely interesting. You should check it out for yourself before waving it aside. Both small and large companies are using the Vine platform and many are seeing huge success from it. Sound intriguing? Download Vine now to see for yourself how a few short seconds can make a difference.
Don’t ignore the smaller or less talked about social media sites. There is still enough traffic going to these sites to make them worthwhile. You can never overdo your social media presence so don’t be afraid to dig a little deeper and connect with some of these lesser-known media sites.