Social Media Tools for Work & Self Promotion

1, Name checklist

This is a necessary tool for businesses as well as new companies who want to decide their new names. It allows people to check if the brandname, username, domain and vanity url are still available on the worldwide web. It is good for some business startups to avoid using the same name that other company has got.    

2, Wildfires

This is a great tool that has really caught on for big and small brands alike. Especially for small companies and brands, which are worried about the level of social media engagement between their customers compares to much large brands and companies. For example, you can offer the giveaways or coupons to your business as a promotion. Wildfire offers you the opportunity to run contests, promotions and offer discounts through using your social media channels. Their tools help you create the promotion and you simply broadcast it on your social networks.

3, Twitter

This is a mini blog style website that allows people to follow their interest to connect with people around the world. Businesses can follow other business professionals to keeps tags on what’s new going on around them in order to get the information they may need for business.

4, Sprout social

It is an social media tool to grow personal business. Spout social will deliver relevant messages from Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Blogs, and Check-ins and more directly to your dashboard. You also can engage with your customers by chat, post, and messages. Besides, it can help you monitor your brand, industry and competition conveniently, and you can measure your efforts with sent messages statistics to optimize your reach and impressions.

5, Hoot Suite

This is truly a time saving utility that is a must-have in our books if you wish to effectively manage your networks. Hoot Suite is a great all-encompassing social media management tool that is free for up to 5 networks. You can manage and update your Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn, Ping.Fm, WordPress and Foursquare and many more accounts all from this great tool.

6, Facebook

During the past decades, Facebook has gone from a college photo-sharing site to a burgeoning business- networking platform for self-promotion, advertising and multimedia interaction. With new apps and add-ons, Facebook users can send each other a virtual drink, create and host events, advertise their businesses through social ads, and more.

Through all those of social media tools, we can build a great social networking. Business professionals use those social networking tools to keep up with the current trend, and contact their consumers and partners. Besides, they can easily promote themselves by advertisement through these media tools. In the meantime, the accessibility of social networking makes job recruiters find potential job candidates easily as well. Except that, social networking actually can be a business itself. For example, Facebook itself is just a great enterprise. It can earn a great profit for millions of users’ contribution.

These two links below recommended other social media tools which could help people create a valuable, stand-out social media presence.

http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130328122015-15077789-7-essential-social-media-tools-to-stand-out-online

http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/3-social-media-tools-that-improve-the-sales-cycle/

 

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