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3 Surefire Tips to Improving Your Business’s Social Media Presence

December 14, 2018 No Comments

Featured article by Lora Young, Independent Technology Author

social media 300x200 3 Surefire Tips to Improving Your Business’s Social Media Presence

If there’s one thing that’s self-evident in the world of business today, it’s the fact that social media has become an important part of revenue generation and long-term growth. For these reasons alone, businesses will have to adapt to the need to build an effective social media presence. One thing’s for sure, customers also use social media to search for the solutions they want.

For that matter, an effective social media presence is second to none as it provides a business the visibility it needs. When people see that your brand is being constantly talked about, expect people to learn more about you. It’s in this way that your social media presence can impact your bottom line.

Hence, you should be able to focus on keeping your brand constantly visible online. There are several ways you can do this. Let’s look at a few of them below:

1. Draft a social media marketing strategy

You can’t pull a rabbit out of a hat. Likewise, you can’t get customers without having a clear strategy. Your campaign’s effectiveness will depend on how well you plan for it. In this case, you will need to take your time in building an effective social media strategy that coincides with your overall business goals.

For this, make sure to know the metrics you should be aiming for. Will you focus on getting more followers? Or will you concentrate more on getting a healthy stream of conversions through Facebook? Each goal has its own specific strategies to use, so choose carefully.

2. Use content curation to create the “sauce”

An effective social media presence has to be complemented by a content strategy that’s just as great. One thing’s for sure, it’s the content you publish or share that keeps your social media campaign in constant activity. It’s all a matter of choosing the right content you should deliver to your audience.

That said, you can use content curation tools like Scoop.It and Storify. These tools can help you find content pieces that your audience likes. That way, you can create a constant stream of stories that get a lot of engagement from potential customers.

3. Beef up your fan base

Your social media presence will benefit greatly from your existing fan base. One thing’s for sure, more people will be drawn towards your business if they know that you have a healthy pool of brand advocates and followers.

Now, there are many ways you can nurture a strong fan base for your business. One surefire way is to create valuable content that educates and provides thought leadership. Using a good mix of blog articles, videos, and infographics, you can create a compelling basis for people to like your brand.
There are other tactics you can use to grow your fanbase. Some companies buy Instagram followers while others go the old-fashioned route by analyzing their metrics and doing an audit of the types of content they publish. At any rate, it’s always possible to grow your base of followers. What’s important is that you focus on creating positive experiences for people online.

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