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|Top 10 Social Networking Sites for Entrepreneurs
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The number of social media sites overwhelming growth is what can I say? overwhelming! Deciding to join all of them means scattering your energy and getting nowhere! Your best bet is to go for few carefully chosen ones and take your time to build effective presence there.
Guess what, we have done all the hard work on your behalf! Here are the top 10 business/entrepreneur oriented social networking sites in no particular order.
1.Perfect Business - www.PerfectBusiness.com
This site is perfect for you if want to gain some competitive edge and take your business to the next level. It is loaded with investors, experts, and visionary entrepreneurs that you can form Win-win relationships with. Perfect Business offers a free basic membership or a monthly Gold membership for .99.
2. Entrepreneur Connect- www.eConnect.Entrepreneur.com
If you want to stay up-to-date on what’s going on in the entrepreneurial world (small/micro business), this site is ideal for you. You can easily check out the latest polls, industry groups, videos, resources, events, you name it! In addition, you can connect your company to profile to Facebook and network effectively with like-minded entrepreneurs.
No matter what your occupation is (freelancer or CEO), this site is for you to shine like a pro and actively engage in discussions and conversations. Building the expert image is by far the most effective way to boost your online reputation. So if you feel that you have something genuine to share, Biznik is the place to be.
LinkedIn is one of the biggest social networks for companies and professionals. Unlike other social media sites, linkedin is strictly professional. It is a great place to get/share expert advice while promoting your business and actively participating in your niche groups/networks.
Unlike other social networking sites, eFactor is created by entrepreneurs for other entrepreneurs which makes it particularly unique. It is a place where you can find potential partners, funding opportunities, customers, events and more thanks to their global marketplace. Even the business VIP travelling pass can be found there!
Designers, programmers, investors, innovative entrepreneurs can all mingle and collaborate at Cofoundr. It is a great place to for big ideas to blossom.
This site allows you how to leverage social networking to grow your business by sharing knowledge and building networks. It is a great place to start if you are new to social networking.
True to its name, StartupNation is designed for business newbies, offering loads of step by step guides, podcasts, articles, contests, expert advice, blogs, to name just a few. What makes this site particularly useful is that it is created by successful entrepreneurs who know how to play the game and win. On top of that, their member-to-member networking feature allows to build strong relationships with like-minded entrepreneurs.
Are you both “the young and the restless”? In other words, are young but also restless about taking your business to the next level? YoungEntrepreneur experts can give you all the answers you need to get your business up and running.
As you probably guessed form its name, theFunded is a place where you could tap into great investors and funding opportunities. However, you will need to give them good reasons why you deserve to join their inner circle. But that’s no catch if you are serious.
Depending on your unique business goals, try to closely check out these sites and in order to make them work for you. And remember that the one-mouth-two-ears rule applies to social media. In other words, listen more than you talk and talk after you listen. Good luck!
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