General objectives that guide the activities and relationships of one state in its interactions with other states.

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Social Media Marketing for Beginners

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Everyone must have learned about the latest social media marketing tricks unless one is just back from Mars. Well, this is the new plug of today’s Gen X. To make it simpler, Social Media Marketing is the task of awareness building about you, your service or product through the diverse means of social media.

The goal is simple. It is to increase product visibility, enhance the website traffic, multiply followers on social media and to attract more customers. The trending social media of today’s world are Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

But why do you think Social Media Marketing is important? Read on to know the answer.

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• It is the fastest means of spreading about you or your new product, items, and service.

• It is the present trend. Most people spend a large amount of time on Social Media. So if you want to let the world know something, then you surely know where to find them.

• It is the present successful marketing technique.

• It holds power and direction of the business market.

By now, one must have got a clear idea about the importance of Social Media Marketing. But how can one take full advantage of it, especially the beginners? And what are the ways to build a perfect and proper presence in Social Media? The following tips will help you to get started.

• First, choose the right Social Media platform – The first point for the beginners is to select and work on one or two Social Media platforms. It is wise to concentrate and put effort on those few platforms rather than working on the entire platform at one time.

This is also the first mistake, the beginners do. They invest time on many platforms and at the end, quit without getting any benefit from it.

A smart way to find the appropriate platform to suit your business is to look for the influencers and investigate as to where they have attained more success. This way, you can get objective as to where to put your efforts and ideas without wasting much time.

• Optimizing the profiles of Social Media – After deciding the right Social Media platform, the next point to concentrate is to optimize your profiles on those specific sites.

According to Traffic Radius, it is always wise to upload your real photo and avoid uploading things, places or animals pictures. Give a clear description about you and your company and finally provide a link connecting to your website.

• The pages of Social Media should be connected to your blog or website.

• Your website must have social media buttons – This makes it easier for the readers to follow and share your content.

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• Balancing between the followers and the following – So, once you start following people, it is necessary to maintain a balance between the people you are following and those who follow you. The profile which shows its strength is that which has more followers than the following.

• Share interesting and happening contents – The sharing of content forms the base of a successful media marketing technique. The useful and interesting contents attract followers and will lead to sharing it with others. This way, more people may visit your website and there are chances of attracting new customers as well.

• Post it often, but never overdo – It depends on your business and network. Make sure to keep your followers updated but try to set limitations.

• Follow the rules and be patient – It takes time to get followers and customers. Do your best and wait for your work to prove its worth.



Ricardo is a freelance writer specialized in politics. He is with foreignpolicyi.org from the beginning and helps it grow. Email: richardorland4[at]gmai.com

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