Yahoo! Answers For Brand and Link BuIlding
Yahoo recently announced a new mission statement – to “connect people” and as Dr. Hunter Madsen said in his keynote on the impact of social media, Yahoo! has long been focused on building communities.
They are now building what they call ‘brand universes.’ Pontiac Underground is a great example of how to do this – Yahoo! groups, Answers, Flickr and more all in one social space under a brand umbrella.
Yahoo! Answers has some great link and brand building opportunities. It’s a knowledge sharing Q&A based social network with over 90 million users worldwide with around 18 million users in the United States.
Loren Baker of Search Engine Journal has a list of ideas on how to build your reputation and market your site, business and services on Yahoo Answers.
Becoming the pinnacle Social Media offering online because of its ease of use and community feel, Yahoo Answers is a vibrant web neighborhood of information sharing and a fresh alternative to traditional web search.
Here is Loren’s list of to-do’s:
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