Social Media Tools for Work & Self Promotion


LinkedIn is a very professional social networking website for the people who in the professional occupations. By creating a complete profile of their personal summary, work and volunteer experience and any other award they got in LinkedIn, It can help LinkedIn uses find out appropriate work. Otherwise, In LinkedIn, people can not only connect with other professionals, but also can join the group discussion to board people’s vision and learn more knowledge in particular areas.


Facebook provides a platform for business professionals. Nowadays, it has tremendous users which can increase business’s influence.  Business professionals are not only use it to communicate with their employees and customers, but also post new products, update news on Facebook. Otherwise, Facebook also be used to establish brand awareness.


Twitter is an online social networking service and micro blogging services that users can send and receive instant messages which less than 140 characters to their friends, exports, celebrities and other companies. Moreover, Twitter also can get the latest news that occurred all over the word. Business people not only use it to announce their new product, but also post recruitment information.


YouTube is an online video website that be used for all over the world. Business professionals use it to improve brand awareness and attract new customer’s addition by posting unique videos. Business people use YouTube to build their reputation as a expertise in some areas.

Google Plus

When customers want to find out information, Google plus provide them relevant posts, photos and videos. Wherever the followers are, Google plus can bring them together and help business professionals talk with them, via 10 way video Hangouts

Nowadays, Social media tools are used wildly all over the world from student to celebrities, from personal to business. If you are not familiar with how to use social media, you are falling from the competition with others. All most all professionals use social networking tools to build appropriate personal brand and increase personal influence to do self-promotion. For example, The President Obama used social networking to communicate with his voter, build a brand with young, responsible and easygoing.   Otherwise, Professionals use social networking tools to show their work experience, the awards they got and more the positive information about them self to self-promotion and self-marketing. In addition, Professionals would like to share experience with followers to increase their communication. 

 Other Social media tool, like blog, is also being used by businesses. For example, business builds business blog to share more information with customers. They share their stories, opinions and particular knowledge with people to deliver valuable message to the internet users all over the world.

You may think social networking is not important. However, if you were a person who is looking for a job and you have great social networking, you would get the bonus. This is because the job recruiters are using the social media too. A piece of paper resume is not enough for a job recruiter to know about you, while a short video, several small stories and some messages you post in your social network will help job recruiter to know more about you. Through social network, they will know you work experience, your attitudes about work and life. If you don’t have social networking, create it right now to get your bonus.