Have You Tried Marketing Your Business Using Social Media Sites?

Try Social Media To Help You Grow Your Business

Social media is an amazing avenue for posting campaigns to a new and exciting way to market your business. Business owners who are new to social media generally don’t have any idea what goes into a campaign, targeting an appropriate audience, or make the best use of the budget they have for marketing. The tips below can improve your social media marketing and they’re free.

Let’s start with Twitter

Twitter may be a great way for your business. If you invest some hours into learning how Twitter operates, you could possibly gain exposure from hundreds, or thousands, of people. Take the time required to learn about using keywords, and all other things in the Twitter world. Twitter help you get more followers by linking you to your email contacts and allowing you to invite them.

Here’s a handy Twitter video tutorial for beginners

Have you joined LinkedIn?

I have and so should you, take a look at the Tim Sabre profile and you can see that you can not only put a full profile on your experience, previous work and recommendation from workmates, customers and managers.  You can also share updates on LinkedIn about your products, services and news.

Your social profiles can draw customers to your online store. You should use your profiles to let people know about discounts you’re doing, openings of new stores or other information that may be of interest to your readers.

Make sure to respond to all comments that come from your social media pages. This should even be done for negative comments. If people feel important to you and you build a strong personal connection, they are more likely to trust in your products and brand. Always respond to customers as quickly as you can so they don’t feel ignored.

If your company has a blog, you should make certain that updates to the blog are announced on the various social media websites that your company participates in. This is a very effective way to immediately inform all of your followers that there is news on your company has published new content that they may want to check out.

Is Instagram for you?

Instagram has taken off, with millions of users of users sharing millions of photos of just about everything and anything. So how do you use it to help your business and is it really for you?

Is your business visual? The businesses that real do well on Instagram are business that can feature well using photos like:

  • Photographers
  • Fashion Designers
  • Artists
  • Restaurants, Cafes and food in general
  • Fitness

Think about how you can visually present your business to the world with photos and you will have success on Instagram. A good place to start is to see what your competitors are doing. Want to know more, here’s  great article on Mashable by Stephanie Buck

Use social media to research new products and to get feedback on existing products.They can give you information you did not realise about your product, and the best thing about this is that it’s free.

So don’t hold back, sign up today and get your business registered on social media sites, here’s a few we recommend:

  1. Facebook
  2. LinkedIn
  3. Twitter
  4. Instagram

The Big No No

Don’t sign up for a social media site they you never intend on using or updating. I always recommend starting with one, make it work for you and then add the next one until you build your social media network.

Hopefully this article has you well-prepared to start carving a place for your business on social media sites and incorporating them into your existing marketing strategy. Keep in mind that this method of marketing can speak to your customers, cultivate new customers from anywhere in the world and get the message out about your business in a very effective and economical way.

Tim Sabre

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