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Online social media is a great way to promote your online store or business. Just having a store out there sometimes is just not enough to bring in the customers. So, how can you harness the power of social media to boost sales and bring in traffic? We’re here to help you get your online store thriving using social media. Read on to find out more.

How to Market Your Online Store With the Help of Social Media

Considering Different Social Media Sites

There are so many different social media sites out there to choose from. Keep in mind that you don’t have to pick just one! Most businesses use a combination of social media accounts to keep current and to reach potential and current customers. Some popular social media sites among companies include Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram and SnapChat, although more are popping up every day!

Setting Up Online Accounts

You’ll likely want to set up accounts online with these various media sites. If you want to just start out by signing up for one and learning how to use it, that’s fine too! All you’ll need to do is either access the site on your computer or by using an app on your phone. Create an account name and a password, and start familiarizing yourself with the site. There are many videos and articles that can help you do this if you’re not getting these sites, but it’s overall pretty straight forward. Most people know how to use Facebook, Twitter is very simple, and the rest are not too hard to figure out either, so don’t be worried!