What do you want to achieve by Social Networking?
Do you want to make business and online internet marketing contacts? Or do you want to make personal contacts or both? Or do you want to create a targeted contact list you can send messages to?
What can you do on a Social Network?
Post blogs; Write articles; Join forum discussions; Join and create online groups; Upload photos and videos; Post on your wall or timeline.
Making contacts with the same interests is easy. Just do a search for related keywords of your choice, or by Country and find like minded new friends to make contact with. Hook up on SKYPE or use the online social network chat that comes free with your membership.
This is like a goldmine of free advertising and a good way to start making a potential client list for your products. You can also network with other affiliate marketers and see how they are making money online and how they have become a success in online business.
And you can send out ads or personal invites to free trials and membership to online business opportunities and also new affiliate programs.
With social networking you can also upload your own photos and videos and direct your contacts, friends and family a link to your online photo gallery at your favorite social network. It is also a great way to keep your business and other contacts up to date and in touch with what you are doing, or what events you have attended or entertainment photos at parties or special occasions like Christmas.
With some social networks you can even earn money and start your own ad campaigns to advertise your products and business to. You can also write articles and share them at Social Bookmarking websites.
Using social networking website is a very popular way to make contacts and get leads and potential customers for your business. Creating your own groups can also be useful as you can organise your online business in categories like products to sell, how to get leads for your business and so on. Then you can invite new members to join and get them to post their adverts as well and start discussions or ask questions. You can build a team of other interested members as well like this and get some good advice and feedback from other online marketers and home business on the internet.