Third party social media tools are great for bringing in new visitors and keeping your brand in front of loyal followers. What if you could create your own social media sphere where your visitors can connect with each other? Do you think you would have more people stick around?
- Twitter-like activity streams
- Users can create groups like they do in Linked-In
- Users can friend people like they do on Facebook
- Online forums
- Private messaging
- User generated blogs
You don’t have to use them all, of course, but the functionality is there.
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