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What is Social Networking?

How to Use Social Networking to Market Your Blog

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Social Networking Definition

Online social networking occurs through a variety of websites that allow users to share content, interact and develop communities around similar interests.

How Can Social Networking Help Promote My Blog?

One of the most important parts of building a successful blog is creating a community around it. Social networking gives bloggers the opportunity to interact with like-minded individuals who may be interested in reading more from the blogger thereby potentially increasing traffic to his or her blog.

Social networking sites allow users to create groups around similar interests and make connections with people from all walks of life. It also gives bloggers a chance to interact with new people who may not find their blogs through keyword searches. In short, social networking provides one more portal for bloggers to get their names and messages in front of people who may be interested in visiting their blogs.

Examples of Social Networking Websites

Popular social networking sites include Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace, Twitter and Friendster. There are also numerous social networking sites dedicated to specific interests.

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