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Making the most of social media for business

We are always advocating the use of social media to enhance your online presence however, there are ways of making it work for your business and ways of making it fail. The general advice is: do not treat social media as advertising, use it to connect with your followers and invest time on them. Here are some more tips to help you get the most from your social media campaign.

 

 

Perhaps the biggest barrier to an effective social media marketing initiative is both executives trying to sell social media internally and a failure to understand just how important social media marketing is to conversion.   I could give you a lot of data about social media, it’s short shelf life, the fact that only 16% of brands facebook posts are read and the fact that engagement is down since facebook evolved to timeline but it’s much more than that. Marketers need to have a deep understanding of what they are selling (hint: it’s not product features) and understand what makes someone want to purchase their product.  In addition they need to know that just because someone purchases their product does not mean they want to have a relationship with the brand….More at How much should you invest in social media marketing ? | New

 

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