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Why social networks?



The use of social networks has gained a lot of fame and hence becoming a place where one can venture. But you need some knowledge on how to start a social networking site in order to be successful in this field. Yes, you can be the next originator of the next biggest social networking site. Simple, you just need to have that passion and use the steps below on how to start a social networking site to overthrow the existing moguls in this field. It’s really paying. Below are some steps that you can follow in order to be the next big name in the social networks industry.


Steps on how to start a social networking site



There are certain steps that cannot be overlooked if you need to start your own social networking site. Follow them and reap profits from just following the step.

1.       Have the concept

In order to start a social networking site you need to have the concept. This will require you to know how the social networks work and who you target to use the site. You may target the professionals, couples, lawyers or simply everyone. Just use Twitter for a few days and you will get the concept I’m talking about.

2.       Name your site

The next step is to provide a name for the prospective site. Here you need to be creative in order to craft the name. You can opt to blend the common names but remember your name should have some relevance to the purpose of your site. The name should also not reveal everything.

3.       Get the capital

Starting a social network will need some money to get the wheel rolling. Remember there are employees to pay, domain name to acquire or servers and other expenses. There are many firms that can offer financial assistance. Just write down the expenses and present your proposal to these firms. They will give you the check if you convince them. Cash the check.

4.       Program your site

Develop the code that shall operate the social site. You may do it yourself if you are a programmer or hire some employees to write the website code for you. You can also use templates and customize them to your taste.

 

5.       Launch your site

Look for some hosting company and get a domain name for the site. You can then upload the codes immediately ready to start reaping your profits.

6.       Make it known

Advertise your site to the targeted audience. Use any suitable method to reach the audience. Selling the site may be a bit tactical and so you need to use the right strategy.

7.       Wait for the gains.

If your site becomes popular wait for the gains, just rest. You can earn when asleep. But remember to maintain the site and include the current technologies and trends as they occur. Also remember to pay the financing firm, right?

With the site up and running, the difficult decision to make shall now be; benz, cardillac, or bentley for your car. Good luck!