Category: Social Media

Quick Tips for Better Social Media Marketing

Once you get a social media profile set up and a campaign underway, there are lots of things you can do in just a few minutes each day to boost your presence and performance. For small businesses, social media campaigns usually involve batch-creating content that will be shared on social media over time. This includes graphics, links (often to your business’s website), and text. For example, you might create a campaign in which you share one tip with your customers each week. If you’re an electrician, you might share tips about the best lightbulbs; if you’re a hairdresser, you might Read More

           
           

Social Media Marketing: Does Your Small Business Need a Facebook Page?

These days, small business owners are flocking to social media networks to promote their businesses. Social media marketing provides ample opportunities for businesses to strengthen customer loyalty, generate buzz, and attract new customers. Social media is not difficult for anyone with basic computer and Internet skills. However, there is a learning curve for each network. Twitter and Facebook don’t function the same way or share the same purpose. LinkedIn is targeted to a different audience than Pinterest. In order to truly benefit from social media marketing, it’s crucial to examine each social media network and decide whether it’s a good Read More

           
           

Social Media Marketing for Small Businesses

We’ve already defined social media marketing. Now let’s look at some best practices for small business owners who want to leverage social media to reach their customers. Many small business owners are setting up social media profiles and trying to use these networks to market their products and services. Some are seeing great results: an influx of traffic, connecting with existing customers, and getting those customers to promote their products and services online, which draws new customers. Indeed, the benefits of an effective social media marketing campaign can be far-reaching.

           
           

Social Media Marketing: Tips for Managing Your Twitter Profile

Twitter has proven to be a powerful marketing tool for some businesses and entrepreneurs. But many others wonder why they aren’t getting followers, why nobody retweets their content, or why followers unfollow them in droves. If you’re using Twitter as a tool to connect with customers, then you need to take a professional and strategic approach. This doesn’t mean your tweets have to be formulaic, but it does mean you need to be mindful of your target audience. For example, if you’re trying to sell auto repair services, your customers may not respond to a profile image that shows you Read More

           
           

What is Social Media Marketing?

Social media has been all the rage for many years now; rather than a passing fad, it’s proving to be a permanent fixture in modern culture. Ordinary users, celebrities, businesses, and even politicians have found social media to be a powerful tool for communication. Yet many of my clients are confused by social media. What is it? How do I use this? Why should I use it? These are just a few of the questions I get about social media. Understanding Social Media Before you can use social media marketing to promote your business, you need to understand what social media Read More