Google Plus, Facebook, Social Media Which One is For You?
Hello, and Welcome to LilacsNDreams! Glad to have you here, and happy that you stopped by to visit with me. Lot of buzz going on lately with the changes at Facebook, and also with the new Google Plus that has now opened to everyone. There are many Social Medias out there that all serve the needs, and interests of many. What you do with all of it is up to you, and what your goals are. Do you belong to facebook, and if so, how you are adjusting with the changes? Do you like them, and is facebook doing what you want it to do for you.
How about Google Plus? How many of you have signed up there, and how has that been going for you? Do you like it, and is it doing what you would like to see it doing so far. I know they are still not releasing the part of it for the businesses, and have you signing in with your personal names right now. Some have had the issue of being warned, and having their accounts removed if they tried to put in their business as they are not wanting it there yet.
Besides Google Plus, and Facebook do you have other Social Medias that you also belong to. What are they, and how have they benefited you with all that you do?
I do have an account at Facebook, and have had it for quite a while. I can’t even remember when I first signed up with them. Long time ago I remember. I had been enjoying my time with Facebook, have met many people there, have seen many things from others, have learned from others, and have felt it to be a good experience and found it beneficial to me as well. But, with the changes that have come out recently, and are still happening I am not quite sure yet. I have always had problems with glitches on facebook. Some small, some I have over come, and some have been quite aggravating too. Right now I feel like I have been missing out on posts that others have shared, and it just does not quite feel as comfortable as before. Changes I can handle, but I am still not sure with all of this at Facebook yet. I will keep my account there as there are many friends, and acquaintances that have been made. I guess I will see if it is still beneficial to me with the changes that have been made, and if it is still helping me in anyway.
I have had a Google Account for a long time, the profile, sharing my links to everything there, and all of that. Since Google Plus has come out I did get another profile done for me using my own name….THAT was a change right there! I have used my LilacsNDreams name for so long, and have come accustomed to answering to Lilacs that it feels really odd to see my name there. I know many do not know my name at all which will be an adjustment. But, my avatar does have my business name with it so that others can find me. For the time I have been using the new google plus I have enjoyed it really. Much cleaner pages, I do not feel like I am being spammed with everyone showing their items for sale. Some sellers I would receive 1/2 to a full page of them alone with listings they have done in their stores. I do like with all my friends that I can put them with different circles to how I am associated with them. It feels more organized that way. When I do post something I have the option of making it public, or maybe just sharing it with the groups in general it would pertain to. I have not really had that much of a problem learning things with this new google plus, and I am adjusting with it quite well.
As for other Social Medias I do belong to a few. Use to be much more, but I was not benefiting with them, and it would show with my google analytics who I was benefitting more with too. I belong to The Vintage Village which keeps growing. You can show pictures of things there you offer, the premium membership is not a bad price to pay for all the site does for you, they do have free accounts there too. I have met many through there, learned from others there, if I have a question I can freely ask it with many members who will offer their knowledge to help you out. The owner is a great person there too. A sister site to this is The Vintage Rising which is for those members who deal with items that are still vintage, but have altered vintage pieces they have made that they have in their homes, or offer them for sale as well. Then, there is Treasure Seekers Unite which Angie the owner is a great person too. The site is under maintenance right now, but is also a great place with different groups to be involved with, sharing things whether it is business or personal, etc. When you get a chance, stop by to visit the sites I have noted, and check them out. The more, the merrier it is when we can all come together to share, converse, learn, and strut our stuff with our products we have to offer.
It has been a pleasure to have ya’ll stop by, and visit with LilacsNDreams. Thank You, and come visit with my anytime! Take care, and hope to see you again:)