MySpace is known in its field as it can be considered one of the very first few social networking websites which has taken the internet community by storm. MySpace initially began as a marketing oriented website which adapted the then blockbuster hit start of Friendster. It thought of incorporating the feature-full characteristic of social networking websites to attract plenty of users which in time are going to be potential advertisers, marketers and consumers in the website; and they have not failed.
Throughout its stay in the business, MySpace has proven its worth as a social networking website and a venue for marketers. It has developed and evolved lots of features that allows flexibility and strategy for advertisers on the website. Their secret has been to not push too much until MySpace already has plenty of users. After accumulating a large of number of users, they started turning the website into a marketer's haven.
MySpace awesome start as a social networking website/marketer's haven inspired lots of other websites to follow their footsteps. Facebook and Twitter are some of these websites. Both made their names despite MySpace presence because of their features which are unavailable in MySpace. Unfortunately, this meant competition for the latter.
A sudden trend of switched users is noticed in month's time. They have not fully left MySpace but these users opted to market their goods in the newer websites. Competition is getting steeper as time passes by which brings us to the question of whether advertisement in MySpace is still ideal for most marketers' goods.
The answer is a Yes and No
For early users of MySpace who started out their online businesses in this social networking website and established their markets through it, the answer is yes. However, options are still wide open for them. It can be considered a business expansion for them. They can go ahead and keep their MySpace accounts while trying out Facebook's and Twitter's market as well.
If you are just a starting out online business owner however, it is highly recommended that you start fresh. Focus on what is new and trendy. Establish a market within social networking websites which offer new opportunities. You are not prohibited to use MySpace but your focus should be undivided. Pay equal attention to each of your strategies if you decide to join multiple social networking websites.
Finally, the key towards success is still within you. It is still your goods and services that people would look at. Advertisement is just a way to reach out to the crowd but your selling points are still right at the very palm of your own hand.