10 Different Websites You Can Use to Promote Your Company
By Hannah Lang and Toni Smith
Pros: Businesses frequently use Facebook to interact or affiliate with businesses and organizations.
Cons: This site is blocked in several countries, and there are privacy concerns.
Pros: Businesses have the opportunity to create verified accounts, it can be accessed through an app or online, tweets can be promoted, and businesses can take advantage of the trending topics feature.
Cons: Tweets are limited to 140 characters, fake accounts, blocked in several countries, accounts are easily hacked.
Pros: Multitude of related apps, easy user interaction with companies and celebrities, use of hashtags.
Cons: Only available on smartphones, privacy controversies.
Pros: Can be connected with other social media sites, business pages, ability to follow other users or certain 'boards' of interest
Cons: Users have to be invited to join, most of the users are female
Pros: Connects to Gmail and YouTube, links to other social media accounts, ability to organize people into lists or groups, Google Hangout video conference service
Cons: Mostly male users, very similar to Facebook, government censorship issues
Pros: Available in multiple languages, contact network, employers can make job opportunities available
Cons: Have to pay for a premium account, spam, can be overwhelming