When I started Blogging in 1998 in USA using Gurlpages.com and AOL, that was awesome, imagine reaching my family in the Philippines via AOL chat and posting all the destination photos I’ve been in my blog so that my family and friends can view it, amazing. That was more than a decade now and yet, the Social Media in the world is being used now for business. We are more connected and as what Mark of Facebook announced days ago that Facebook users now is 2 Billion, wow! that’s one huge database, the biggest in the world.
Filipinos is one of the most active in Social Media and being declared as the most active users on a number of web-based social network sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter. The use of social networking website has become so extensive in the Philippines that the country has been tagged as “The Social Networking Capital of the World,” and has also become part of Filipino cyberculture.
The Philippines is 100 Million in population and according to statistics 114 Million are mobile connected plus 30% of the users are using the internet. Imaging tapping those 30% for your business? Voila! You just need to filter your primary target clients out from that 30% and have an effective online campaign.
There are lots of successful internet marketing guru in the world and one of them is Gary Vaynerchuk. According to him, human beings are very lucky..why? well, there is 400 Trillon to one odds on becoming a human being and now you are, lot’s of opportunities especially in this age of the internet. You can reach a lot not just locally but globally, it’s limitless. Now, if we will just focus in the Philippines alone, you have 100 Million clients just waiting for you. Grab the opportunity to tap them and then again, they are all in Social Media. Start doing that effective campaign to have presence online. Start it now.