Social Media Groups Give You Clout and Followers
When you are part of a social media group around a particular industry, and you begin to build a reputation as an expert, people start to listen to your opinions. This means that you can make product recommendations and give advice that may result in you being able to earn affiliate commissions or other monetary rewards. However, this is a great responsibility and so you want to be careful to only promote things that you are sure are valuable to those you are influencing. You will lose all of your credibility if you begin to promote items that are worthless just to make money from your followers.
Speaking of followers, you’ll be able to increase your following by joining these groups by a huge amount. For example, if you’re part of a Facebook group people are going to want to follow you on your Facebook account if they like what your posting. No matter what your social media platform, if it has a group you have a chance of gaining followers and not just on that social networking site but also on the major social networking sites where they can find you. If they stumble on your account on Twitter they’ll follow you because they know you from the Facebook group.
There is no doubt that Facebook and other social media groups have enormous benefits for someone who is looking to market their website
without spending any money. These groups are free to join and only require an investment of your time and expertise to pay dividends.
Some other social media platforms with groups functionality you want to get involved in are:
LinkedIn Groups – https://www.linkedin.com/directory/groups/
Google+ Communities – https://plus.google.com/communities