Thursday, July 5, 2012

Choosing The Best Social Media Marketing Tools For the Right Niche

Social media networks are expanding by day and it is becoming even harder to know which marketing tool suits a particular niche or business. While most social media tools can be used together such as using a tweeterfeeds to posts links to your Twitter accounts, Facebook or other networks. One important thing that people need to understand is the social media sub-categories. These sub-categories are powerful tools when it comes to marketing and choosing the right tool for the right job, would create more meaning in social networking.

If you are looking for the right social media tool for the right job, this post will guide you in selecting one that fits your needs. Here is a  list of social media tools and the niche that they fit most;

Communication Media Tools
Blogging: Blogger, Livejournal, Open Diary, Typepad, Wordpress, ExpressionEngine
Micro-blogging: Twitter, Plurk, Tumblr and Jaiku
Social Networking: Bebo, Facebook, Linked, Myspace, Orkut, Skyrock, Hi5
Events: Upcoming, Eventful, Foursquare

Photo Sharing; Flicker, Zooomr, Photobucket, SmugMug
Video Sharing: YouTube
Livecasting: Ustream, Skype
Music sites: The Hyper Machine,, ccMixter

Wikis: Wikipedia, PBWorks, Wetpaint
Social Bookmarking: Delicious, Stumbleupon, Stumpedia, Google Reader, CiteUlike.
Social News: Digg, Mixx, Reddit
Opinion sites: Epinion, Yelp MouthShut

Reviews and Opinions
Products Reviews: Epinions, MouthShut
Q $A: Yahoo answers, WikiAnswers
Local business reviews: Yelp, Citysearch, Yahoo Local

Virtual worlds: Second Life, Forterra Systems
Game Sharing: World of Warcraft, Farmville

These are only a few of the social media tools that are availabe online. Choosing the right social media tool for the right job enhances the audience experience and your business/blog is more likely to perform much better.


  1. Nice list of useful tools, now we just need to combine these all into one, something easy to use and manage.

    1. Sure. Knowing the right tool to use can help in improving your site performance.

  2. I'm impressed, I must say. Very rarely do I come across a blog that's both informative and entertaining, and let me tell you, you've hit the nail on the head. Your blog is important, the issue is something that not enough people are talking intelligently about. I'm really happy that I stumbled across this in my search for something relating to this issue.

    1. I agree with you when it comes to choosing the right social tool. Most bloggers just assume any tool can serve the same purpose while indeed it is not true.

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