In a world where potential customers are exposed to advertising nearly every waking minute, it's tough to create an effective message that truly resonates with your target market. That's where effective social media implementation and marketing comes into play, but how to decide which social media platforms are best for your small business is a challenge on its own. Marketing via social media is so much more than simply posting to Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Google+, or Instagram. If all you're doing is posting blindly, you might as well be casting a net into the open ocean. It looks promising, but you're not likely to catch what you’re looking for, or anything at all.