Marketing on a social media platform sounds very easy. You may start by simply throwing a few posts up on Facebook, sending out a few tweets and placing a few photos on Instagram in order to be followed by hundreds or thousands of people. Once you get started, however, the reality sets in and you find yourself struggling to get anyone to notice you’re there.
Social marketing is a completely different animal than any other type of advertising out there. When you advertise on your website or through paid advertisements, you’re able to tell people up front what you have and to invite them to come and see it. With social media, this is a big no-no, unless you are actually placing paid ads on the sites.
Marketing on the social sites involves building relationships to establish better brand recognition while at the same time soft-selling your products and services. There is really quite a balancing act involved. You must grow your relationships without damaging them with hard-sell techniques.
There is the potential to reach thousands upon thousands of consumers through social media websites and to direct them back your site to see what you have to offer. There is a specific strategy involved with this type of marketing and when you use a consultant he’ll know exactly how to reach out to the masses in a positive way.
When you have a social media specialist working by your side you can devote your time to implementing the action steps towards building a successful business. You won’t have to spend your time putting up posts, videos and images that aren’t viewed or could be potentially damaging to your reputation. If you feel that your business could benefit from a social media consultant, please call us today at (416) 226-0563 or feel free to visit our site at www.qodesocial.com for more information.