The Social Media Universe: LinkedIn, Google+, You Tube, Twitter and Pinterest
Regardless of what it is that you may be attempting to accomplish now days in social media, there are 5 websites out right now that ultimately leverage or dictate all of your content postings and content searches. Those sites are LinkedIn, Google+, You Tube, Twitter and Pinterest.
Why are these 5 sites so important in relation to marketing, business and job seeking? Unlike Facebook (Yelp, Klout, Digg,etc.) these 5 sites provides the operator with more creative control and allows the user to manipulate the environment in which they are surrounded. In other words if you are searching for professionals, entrepreneurs, human resource personnel, etc., these particular social media sites allow you to effectively search your targeted audience or category without randomly sending you somewhere that you do not want to be.
Let's view this blog from a more elemental point of view:
You have 5 elements and those 5 elements are the social media websites stated above. Then you as an individual would be in the center of it all! Think of it as a solar system that needs one particular element, planet or moon to transition into another specific action and phase that also supports another needed action of a different element. Let me explain how this works:
In closing, don't spend so much time in your own Social Media Universe, you will never get ahead that way. Be innovative and creative. Learn how to properly leverage these essential foundational social media sites by viewing other people's connectivity. This is actually what you should be doing in social media, learning new strategies in order to compete!