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Social Media Marketing - Boost Traffic and
Performance for Your Website

Social Media Marketing is becoming more and more important for your affiliate business, do it right to drive more target traffic, gain credibility, and get higher ranking for your website.

With the right strategy and efforts, you can strive to acquire higher traffic which surpasses search engines sources. With this outcome, you can increase your sales volume significantly.

How Social Media Marketing Works?

Social media marketing is the process of gaining website traffic, getting attention, and establishing credibility through social media networks. It’s also a proper marketing to brand your product or service.

You can undertake in two directions: implement widgets such as like button, comment box and share button on your website. And then also participate in social media site to share and post content.

By creating content that draws attention and encourages audiences to share it across their social networks, and resulting word of mouth about your website, product, and service. And eventually, you can progress your business in snowballing effect.

These interacting include 3 types of actions.

  • Voting (Likes)
  • Commenting
  • Sharing

Paid Traffic Scheme

For active social media marketing, you can implement paid traffic scheme such as PPC Campaign on Facebook, to drive highly targeted traffic – through filters and others selected criteria, to your monetization platform.

If you’re selling your own product, or any high profit model, this is one of the traffic sources you can consider, the only factor is the ROI you need to measure, whether worth or not to carry out.

Benefits of Social Media Marketing

Attract more Traffic – You may gain more traffic which diversifies form social media sites, not only from audiences of your posts, and also their circle of friends, it’s easily become viral to generate lots of traffic in snowballing effect.

Building Credibility – By gaining votes of confident and likes, showing that visitors like your site, trust you as friend, follow you and become fans, eventually you will establish as authority in your niche.

Higher Ranking – Since social signal, as a factor of ranking, search engine will monitor the responses of visitors for your website. By creating and updating your social media pages, you’re receiving more social signals, and get credit for ranking.

Monetize – You may provide links on your social media posts to promote your product, to earn more income.

Promote Your Website – By sharing your webpages through social media sites, you’re actually establishing credibility, and visibility for your website, with these inbound links, your target visitors can easily reach your website. If you can fulfill their intentions, these outcomes will definitely skyrocket your result.

Participate in Social Media Site

There are factors that you should consider how you involve in these social media marketing activities.

Time Consumption – How much time available for you to involve in these activities? Your priority is to develop your website by creating more content, these social network activities should not disrupt your routine and schedule to develop the main business, spend your time wisely to complete all necessary jobs seamlessly.

Choose the Right Model – Depends on what type of business and niche you involve, to get the best result from social media marketing, choose the best suited model to participate.

Personal Interest – You might find particular media very interested for you to involve, with passionate, you may develop an effective channel, in conjunction with your affiliate business. Most important you’re enjoying during these activities.

Passive and Active

These are two common ways to carry out activities on your involved social media site.


It’s preferable for beginner to involve in passive way, you will set up simple tools like Facebook like, Google +1, Twitter buttons, sharing buttons and commenting boxes. It just needed little time for maintenance, since the voting buttons are one time set up, and you only have to respond to visitors’ comments.

By participating general page such as Facebook; you can publishing your post, sharing webpages, and adding more friends when you find extra time to carry out. These activities will help to establish your website and business.


If you can find the time for deeper involvement, you may set up business page for social media site. In this way, you need more time to create fresh content, and updating frequently, in return, the result is better. If you’ve decided to participate actively, ensure to do it properly to acquire the best performance.

If you’re running professional service, such as web-design, copy-writing, consulting, and etc., you should participate in active way to establish your business effectively.

Social Media Networks

Social media sites are expanding fast, with new players emerge frequently, there are so many choices; you should focus on the platform which best suit your need for better performance.

Here are some famous models you might interest and favor.


Facebook is a popular free social media that allow registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends. A platform to find members who have common interest, you can easily “add friend” to extend your circle of friends.

You may create a business page to build around a specific topic to promote your product, It’s best for local business owner, or other digital products.

Google Plus

Google+ is Google's social networking. Its services function and many features are similar to those of Facebook.

Features in Google+ include Posts for posting status updates, Circles for sharing information with different groups of people, Sparks for offering videos and articles users like, Hangouts and Huddles are for video chatting with friends.

  • Google+1 button for voting.
  • Google+ business page is another channel to promote your business.


Twitter is a social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140 or less character messages called "tweets". Registered users can read and post tweets, users access Twitter through the website interface, SMS, or mobile device app.

Get ready to tweets several times a day if you decided to join the community. It’s good for niche twittering, build relationship and gain inbound link sources.


Pinterest is a free website which requires registration to use. You can upload, save, sort, and manage images as pins, through collections known as pin board.

You can browse the content of others on the main page, and then save individual pins to your own board by using the "Pin It" button, with Pin board typically organized by a central topic or theme. You can personalize your experience with Pinterest by pinning items, creating board, and interacting with other members.


LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking service; it is mainly used for professional networking. It has great potential if you’re a professional, and want to expand your business network.


YouTube is a video-sharing website now operates as one of Google's subsidiaries. The site allows users to upload, view, and share videos. Available content includes video clips, TV clips, music videos, and other content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos.

You may upload your video to promote your product, and gaining traffic to your website.         

There are still many choices such as Instagram, Tumblr, Viber, and so on… sure you can find some of these models suit your demand.

Social media marketing for now is an essential strategy to develop your affiliate business, make your choice wisely, do it properly to progress your business to higher level.

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