There is a lot of advice available on how to write a ‘post’ that will go viral. We believe by sticking to tactics such as, using bulleted lists, and making your post easy to read will ultimately attract a much bigger audience. People are much more likely to share positive posts, but remember keep your posts short and to the point, if you need to elaborate on your post write a blog and ‘share’ it. Adding videos and photos are a great way to capture your targeted audiences attention as well. Adding share buttons is great way to allow Social Media to work for you. By posting it once and allowing your post to be shared by others will help you grow your audience base. Remember if used correctly Social Media Marketing will work for you by providing lots of advertisement for minimal expense!
A few tips for utilizing Social Media Marketing successfully:
- Seek out your competitors and out do them: Post often!
- It is not about who know, but what they know: Befriend experts and share their posts.
- Have patience: just because one idea doesn’t work the first time, doesn’t mean it won’t later!
- Choose one network and master it! Facebook or Twitter or Pinterest.
- Automated posts are NOT a substitute for personal interaction: It is still necessary to respond to people!
Social Media Marketing is a way that small businesses can use technology to build relationships, drive repeat business, and draw new customers through sharing with friends via Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. Because social media travels fast, it is important to set goals on what you want to achieve and how you want to achieve them through your marketing plan. Social Media gives you the opportunity to relate to your customers by building a stronger, more trusting relationship with them; ultimately creating a long-term connection.
By using social media to reach out to your local target customers, a small business will be able to gain repeat business and new customers. Social media has made a drastic impact on the way people connect, discover, and distribute information. For more tips on managing social media marketing give us a shout, call Thrive Creative Group at (931) 221-4991 or shoot us a message on our handy dandy contact form!
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