The Best Social Networking Sites Available Today

Every single business should have its own social network aside from its marketing methods and is a perfect solution for your marketing aids. You probably would think that social network sites such as Twitter Facebook and YouTube are just to waste time and talk to friends. But more and more on TV and adds your noticing than companies are advertising their face the pages and score their twitter pages. Social networking is becoming more and more popular, and there are lots of them to choose from, but which ones are the best ones? This article will highlight some of the most successful social networking sites.

To start off twitter is a micro-blogging platform, where anyone can sign up and say what is going on in 140 character messages, or as they call them, “tweets”. If would name any celebrity or business, they probably have one of these twitter accounts and you might even be able to follow them. Twitter uses the following method, where you will see only the tweets of the people you follow, and the people who follow you will see all of your tweets. Twitter is a great tool to blog on-the-go and to meet other similar minded people.

The next social networking device is the powerhouse, Facebook. Facebook was created by college students and is also very popular among college/high school students. Additionally, businesses are using Facebook to connect with other businesses and clients. However, these businesses do not bombard their page with ads as you might expect. Most businesses use Facebook to receive feedback on their products and to promote them as well.

The next website is BlogTalk Radio. This website allows you to create an account and even create your own radio talk show for free. If talking publicly isn’t your thing, you can also listen to other member’s shows and talk with them and other viewers. On BlogTalk Radio, your show can pretty much be about anything.

The final social networking tool is Ning. Ning is a tool that can create your own social network. You and some friends can create a group together and support a cause, a certain opinion, or any other idea or trend. Ning makes it possible to create a group for anything.

The years 2000 through 2009 displayed a rapid growth in social networking and the Internet in general. Everyone can use the Internet, and everyone can talk to everyone else on the Internet. The Internet has grown so rapidly that businesses can use the Internet as an additional advantage against their competitors, which is why there are so many businesses with Facebook accounts and twitter accounts. Who knows what will happen to the future of social networking in the next decade!


Adrian O'Connor is a passionate business writing coach and a creative copywriter. He is out there to make Business classes more interesting for all the students out there.