IS YOUR BUSINESS MISSING A MAJOR OPPORTUNITY?
Most business owners are too busy running their business to learn the more advanced social marketing strategies and what all the new various platforms can actually do for business.
Most everyone’s heard of Facebook and YouTube, but there are hundreds of other up-and-coming social media sites as well. Your businesses should be leveraging at least a few of the top ten.
Here’s Our List of the Top 10 Most Popular Social Sites Your Business Can Use.
2. Google +
CAN YOU AFFORD TO IGNORE THOSE PLATFORMS?
To stay relevant, doing some form of social media is essential for success in today’s day and age. While the competition is getting smarter every day, if you ignore the changes in the web and commerce you are sure to be left behind. We’re living in a day and age where the survival of businesses depends upon business owners being at least semi up on emerging marketing trends.
Some social media platforms are more appropriate for some audiences and marketing strategies.
Pinterest has a much higher female user base and is picture oriented, so naturally is a great place for photographers to promote their business.
Instagram has picture sharing as well though is also well known for being a great platform for videographers to show off their work and drum up more business.
Twitter is an incredible marketing tool if you know what you’re doing, the great thing about Twitter is that short 140 characters post is the norm, so coming up with content is not that hard, the hard thing is coming up with ongoing fresh tweets every day. Either hire a social media manager or learn tools like HootSuite and dedicate a few hours a week to coming up with all of your content.
Linkedin is a great place for professional networking, new job opportunities and prospecting, allowing users to showcase their talents and newly it acquired skills. A must for any serious business professionals!
SOUNDS LIKE A LOT OF WORK RIGHT?
I’m sure you can imagine that having the budget to create high-quality content and post on all these various platforms consistently would be a great thing, most people should be able to understand how this would get the word out about your business much more cost efficiently than ever before. Most people can see the power in doing this, though you can likely also see that it would take a lot of work.
After all who has time to Tweet 8 times a day every day like clockwork, let alone post on the various other social media platforms?
To a smart business person, the necessary work would be completely justifiable, as long as it brings a good return on investment with a plan that actually makes sense.