Let me re-phrase the question this way:
Does a normal person need an account on each of the social platforms: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr, Instagram, Pinterest, …?!
From blogging prospective, I need the following:
“Facebook Likes” might not be as important as Google +1s. Please refer to my post: Why it’s important to share links on Google+. However, it is still a good way for promoting your post(s). Honestly, engagements on Facebook pages are limited without paying money. So, I thought of this idea and I hope it works well:
I made a Facebook group named “Promote Your Blog Posts”. You may share the link of your blog post there. You may also try to like one or more of the links shared by others in this group:
There are a lot of topics over the net about how to drive or increase traffic to your website – free and paid methods. On WordPress, engaging with others might be the one with best results. Social networking is very important too such as sharing and engaging with people there through groups (Facebook), communities (Google+), boards (Pinterest), … etc.
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There are a lot of topics about the benefits of “Social Marketing” over the net. Among other social networks, Google Plus might be the best and most rewarding.
It’s very important for a blogger to share the link of their new blog post on Google+ for the following reasons: