Social Networking websites such as Facebook and MySpace have revolutionized marketing. There is no doubt about it. When a business is able to integrate Social Media technologies into their Marketing Strategies, the possibilities are endless. Here is some information you may not know about Facebook and MySpace.

About Facebook

Quick Facebook Statistics:

  • There are more than 500 Million active facebook users and half of those users log in daily
  • The average Facebook user has 130 Facebook friends
  • There are over 100 million active users currently using Facebook through their mobile devices.
  • Those who use Facebook on their smart phones are twice as active on Facebook than non-mobile users.
More Facebook Statistics 2010
What does this all mean? It means Facebook is a force to be reckoned with. There are 500 million active users on Facebook. 500 Million. This is a huge number of potential customers that are right at your fingertips. Facebook was originally designed for college students but since its inception has grown to cover a wide range of age demographics. This makes Facebook an excellent Marketing Tool for many services and products. Myspace was considered the “top dog” of Social Networking until Facebook users surpassed MySpace users in April of 2008.

About MySpace

Not too long ago, several dedicated professionals felt it was necessary to reach out to a targeted demographic between the age of 18 – 23. These professionals used MySpace to reach out. Their pages included photos, videos, and blogs about their services. These men were running for the presidency of the United States.
While Facebook, Twitter and Blogging currently dominate the social media marketing practices of many businesses, it would be foolish to discount MySpace. MySpace has over 100 Million users and while that’s not 500 million, it’s still a huge number. MySpace has made great strides to stay competitive with Facebook and now supports many of the same features. These are described on the MySpace Quick Tour Page.
According to the MySpace Quick Tour Page:
MySpace is a place for friends
  • Search friends – Curious about what your competitors are up to?
  • Find old friends – Whatever happened to those old business partners?
  • Make new friends – Reach out and meet new customers that have an interest in your product.

MySpace is Your Space

  • Express who you are – MySpace can be customized.
  • Upload pictures and video – Allows you to show your product through media.
  • Your own web address – Leads people to your company’s main homepage.
MySpace keeps you connected
  • Keep up with your friends – Businesses can observe changing preferences in customers.
  • MySpace Mobile – Reach customers where they are through the MySpace APP.
  • Share what you are up to – Let your customers know you are current.

Facebook vs. Myspace for Pennsylvania Business ?

In actuality Facebook and MySpace are more similar than they are different.  So which service should your business use? The answer: Both. A better question to ask would be: What combination of these two Social Medias (and others) will most benefit my business? The answer will depend on different variables such as type of business and target market. At Central Penn SEO we can implement a combination of Social Media Platforms to ensure the Optimization of your unique business at an affordable price. Call to set up a Free Consultation.

(717) 991-0055

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