A new portal to increase your online brand presence has finally been released to the world. Savvy internet marketers and businesses have already tested the power of G+ and will be making use of the new social network to create more online brand presence for the products and services.With beta testing finished, Google opened their G+ social network to the world on 21 September 2011.
To date, the G+ admin have been quite strict on the use of G+ as a business tool but the worldwide launch will allow users to set up business pages and product pages. Although this has been tipped as possible competition for Facebook and Twitter, the two giants of social media, clever marketing people will think of it as another avenue to create online brand presence for the business.
Having an online brand presence is a vital part of marketing and the power of the internet should always be used. This is especially important for small business owners who don’t often have the resources and the time to invest in advertising on a large scale. The use of social media and business networks has been the saving grace of small and medium businesses in the recession.
If you create an effective online brand presence, it is possible to market your products and services to millions of potential customers without having to invest a huge amount of money.
Online Brand Presence: Keep Your Reputation Intact
It is not always easy to create an online brand presence using social media, and it is very important that you manage your online reputation as carefully as possible. If you are using your personal reputation to promote a business, you need to make very sure that everything you post on the internet is congruent with the services and products that you offer as a business. Managing your online reputation is a key area where businesses often struggle. Remember that everything that you post on social networks becomes part of the public domain. Be careful about what you post, blog or write about in case it has a detrimental effect on your business.
With G+ you are able to carefully position how you share posts and manage your online brand presence and reputation quite easily. Many small business owners are turning to professionals to ensure that their online brand presence is enhanced by their online reputation.