Today I have some resources to help you improve your interactions in social media groups with these networking tools. Here’s four links with tips and tricks to kick start your work week.

Building an authentic community is not difficult when you know which groups to leverage on social media. Making the right connections can help you find new prospects and visibility for your products or services. There are several tools that can improve your networking through niche communities. Would you like to improve your personal branding strategy? Take advantage of these resources, and let me know how these work for you!

1) Reader insights – Goodreads

Want to connect with like-minded authors and readers? There are many different types of groups inside Goodreads, which is a social network owned by Amazon. Use this platform to stay up to date on what others are saying in your topic. Categories include non-fiction, fiction, literature, book clubs, and more. This is a good way to find out what your readers enjoy as well as gain insights from other published authors.

2) Email turned into groups –

Transform your communication into a global network. With users can engage in and create mobile-friendly and interactive communities directly through email. The software is integrated with management platforms like Trello, Zoom, Slack and Github. Unlike Facebook you won’t find those distracting ads here. Instead, the website includes chat options, user polls, and document attachments.

3) Open source forum – Reddit

Find out what’s going on in your industry with insights and information from others. Reddit connects you with real people who are experts in a particular niche or those just commenting on their experiences. Use this platform to track the latest trends, get your questions answered, and research your target market.

4) Product centered communities – Tribe

Would you to bring more eyes to your products or services on social media? It’s simple to do with this powerful app called, Tribe. The software helps brands create a stand-alone website or integrated communities for existing websites. Users can connect and start interacting, providing invaluable feedback and information you can use to help improve you business or book topics. Ready-to-use widgets for products are included along with powerful engagement tools such as instant messaging.

Hopefully you will find these community tools useful to your social media marketing strategy. Are there any that you would like to add as well?

Have fun with these tips and tools.