SOCIAL MEDIA OPTIMIZATION (SMO)

SOCIAL MEDIA OPTIMIZATION (SMO)

Social Media Optimization (SMO) is a latest buzzword of search engine marketing that helps in generating and more traffic to your website. It is a term used in the internet marketing world. And it also called as Social Search Engine Optimization (SEO), a process of social media activity with the intent of attracting unique visitors to website content.

Social Media Sites are media for social interaction, using highly accessible and scalable publishing techniques and a web based technologies to turn communication into interactive dialogue. Social media defined as a group of internet–based applications that build on the ideological and technological foundations of web. It allows the creation and exchange of user-generated content.

List of Social Media Sites

Media Sites Description
Ø  Facebook General
Ø  Avatars United Online games
Ø  Big Tent Organization and communication portal fro groups
Ø  Blauk Anyone who wants to tell something about a stranger or acquaintance.
Ø  Blogster Blogging community
Ø  Buzznet Music and pop-culture
Ø  Care2 Green living and social activism
Ø  CaringBridge Not for profit proving free website that connect family and friends during serious health event, care and recovery.
Ø  Classmates.com School, college, work and the military.
Ø  CozyCot East Asian and Southeast Asian Women.
Ø  Daily Booth Photo-blogging site where users upload a photo every day.
Ø  Epernicus For research scientist
Ø  FilmAffinity Movies and TV Series
Ø  Flickr Photo sharing, commenting, photography related, networking worldwide.
Ø  Fucos.com Business to Business worldwide
Ø  Fotolog Photo blogging, Popular in South America and Spain
Ø  Friendster General. Popular in Southeast Asia. No longer popular in Western world.
Ø  Gaia Online Anime and games. Popular in USA, Canada and Europe. Moderately Popular around Asia.
Ø  Google Buzz General, Social Networking/Gmail and Google Maps Application
Ø  LiveJournal Blogging. Popular in Russia and among The Russian-Speaking diaspora abroad.
Ø  Foursquare Social networking/Gaming Application
Ø  Blippy Social networking/General Purchasing Trends

 

Strategies in Social Media Optimization are the following; websites; blogs and forums; social networking sites; search engine optimization; sales through internet; know your top keywords; optimize your social media profiles; create content worthy sharing and make your content easy to share; listen to online conversation; encourage interaction and build relationship; develop content based on what you learn; participate, comment and generate interesting; be a resourceful.

RESOURCES

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_Media_Optimization

http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/5-emerging-social-media-sites-to-watch-in-2010

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List of Social_Media_Sites

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