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How to Make Social Media Your Friend

by Nadine Moussa on Dec 10, 2014 1:01:54 PM

published on Dec 10, 2014 1:01:54 PM

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Social media is almost a mini website for your company. It says a lot about who you are and what you stand for. Whether it is extremely popular websites such as Twitter and Facebook or more professional ones such as LinkedIn, they all still have a major impact on your business. The social media expands your customer reach beyond your company’s website. Also, you can communicate with your consumers through the different platforms.

In order to enhance your social media include keywords to help make your sites more searchable. You want people to easily stumble on to your social media just through a search. Also, make sure to include a link to your actual website in all of your different social media platforms so people can find it easily. Adding pictures and different visuals to your social media also piques the customer’s interest, which is essential to keep them coming back for more.

On Twitter, follow your customers back and interact with them. This will help build the relationship with them even more. You can also tweet at them to try to get feedback from them through a conversation on Twitter. This can be very beneficial because you will be able to know how you can improve your company. Always remember to use the cocktail party rule on social media. This means that you should not be talking all about yourself, but you should be listening to what your customers have to say and ask them questions. Also, remember to mix up what you post. You have a variety of things to choose from such as videos, blog posts, pictures, and questions.

It is important to utilize the power of social media because of the effectiveness it can have on your business. Therefore, get out their and make social media your friend!

 

Sources:

http://cdn2.hubspot.net/hub/137828/file-709516878-pdf/Certification_Files/Inbound_Cert_2014/Amplifying_Your_Content_With_Social_Media_2014.1-1.pdf?t=1416330600139

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