There is no doubt that social media is a hot topic and many business owners are still deciding how much valuable time should be invested in ‘new media’ and which of the ever-increasing number of platforms represents the best return in effort.
Social Media tools such as Facebook, Twitter and Blogs are simply new avenues to achieve the age-old aim of fostering long term relationships with your clients. The power to know which social media tools are right for your business and which are flashes in the pan comes down to your clients and how they spend their time online.
Like any other marketing tools, your business’ social media communication must be relevant and can be a fantastic method of breaking down traditional barriers to forge meaningful relationships. Ideas Into Action can help you cut through the social media noise and evaluate where your time is best spent by gaining a deeper understanding of what is important to your clients and where social media tools are able to add value to their online lives.
If you are feeling overwhelmed by the sheer number of options, require a strategic direction to integrate social media into your marketing arsenal or simply require a helping hand to proactively manage your online presence with fresh ideas, contact us now!
Social media marketing can drive significant traffic to your website by engaging potential customers and building the know, like and trust factors that influence decision making.
As a business owner you can use social media’s entertainment angle to build your online database of contacts and connections, to be more visible to prospective customers, and to get the word out in creative ways like YouTube videos, blog posts, images, tweets , podcasts and more.
The most important thing to consider when considering Social media is what you are looking to achieve – what are your objectives? Once we have these defined we can then recommend the social media channels that are best for your business and work with you to design, launch and maintain them.
The most common questions are:
- What are the key tools that I should use?
- How much time will it take?
- What are the best tactics to use?
- How to do I measure the effectiveness of social media?
- Where do I start?
In general, we believe the social media tools that have the highest potential and value for business owners are:
- Blogging – great for SEO
- Face Book – especially if you sell products
- You Tube – taking your personality online
- Twitter – sharing your opinions
- Linked In – essential for professional services
Building your brand through social media is a fairly simple process if you are willing to invest your time to maintain your social accounts and assets and follow a defined strategy. Contact us on 1300 998 558 to discuss how we can develop an effective social media strategy for your business.