News reports continue to broadcast throughout the media about the benefits that social media marketing can bring to a business or organization. You know that it is essential that your business or organization get connected with your audience, but where should you begin?
As a small business owner, your marketing budget may be tight. Your schedule may be jammed packed with little or no time to spare. Should you make the calculated investment to explore and invest into the social media scene and if so, where do you concentrate your efforts?
An ongoing analysis of the the top social networks will keep your finger on the heartbeat of the social media arena. One company that specializes in the collection and analysis of Internet data is Hitwise. The top five U.S. social networking websites for the industry ‘Computers and Internet – Social Networking and Forums’, ranked by Visits for week ending June 18, 2011 according to Hitwise are Facebook, YouTube, Meebo, Twitter and MySpace.
The following pie chart shows the top 5 social networks according to Hitwise.
If you have limited time or resources to spend on social media marketing, the above pie chart will help in determining the leading social media networking websites that you might consider spending your marketing budget or time on.
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Experian Hitwise specializes in analyzing Internet usage of ten million US web users and how they interact with over 1 million websites, across 160+ industries.