Advantages of Social Networking

Leading internet marketing specialist Text, advises businesses to take advantage of emerging social networking opportunities in order to maintain competitive in the current climate. Social networking is part of a growing web technology known as Web 2.0, it helps build a strong presence for your company and communicate with members, provide discussion forums and engage users, it also provides the opportunity to form mutually beneficial alliances and cross promote. There are a vast number of social networking sites on the internet today, the most popular ones include Facebook, MySpace, Linked In and Twitter. Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them. MySpace offers email, a forum, communities, videos and weblog space. LinkedIn aims to help visitors discover inside connections to recommended job candidates, industry experts and business partners. Twitter is a social messaging utility, allowing users to connect with others and build a network by sending and receiving short messages called tweets. "Social networking is a great way of communicating with your target market," commented Graeme Hastings, business development manager at Text. "Businesses need to recognise the importance of harnessing social networking and Web 2.0 to build and expand their online presence," adds Hastings. Connect with Text Internet Marketing on Facebook. About Text Internet Marketing - Text Internet Marketing provides a full range of services across the platform of internet marketing including web design, SEM, SEO, corporate video production and online PR in order to help businesses make the most of their online presence. Text's substantial portfolio of clients includes names from all business sectors including UKFast, Donington Park, Baines and Ernst, and many more. For more information on our online marketing solutions please contact a member of the Text Internet Marketing team on 0845 458 8444 or visit:

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