The Time Is Now To Develop A Social Media Marketing Plan For Your Business
You have likely heard about it, in fact you are likely part of it yourself. Chances are at a minimum you have a Facebook profile.
But if you don't that doesn't mean you have to stop reading. After all, if you landed here, you have at least a piqued curiosity over what all the buzz is about surrounding "social media".
Here are 8 articles that do an excellent job of discussing the role that social media will play into the future of our marketing and advertising platforms.
1. How To Develop A Strategy
Step 1: Make a plan. Rather than just leaping forth with Social Media because everyone else is doing it, sit down and have a long hard think about the reasons you need to 'go social'. Think about your: Business objectives and ...
2. How To Get Started With Social Media
Mastering social media marketing is something that takes plenty of time, work, and dedication. The basic information in this article will help you start your social media marketing plan.
3. Don't Stop Your Other Advertising Cold Turkey, Learn About Integration
Steps For Integrating Social Media Into Your Marketing Plans. Traditional means of advertising are yielding less benefits with the increasing success ofsocial media efforts. Social media marketing ...
4. Grocery Stores?...The Last Place I Would Expect To Go Social
Print media has been a mainstay for the marketing departments of supermarkets and grocery stores almost since they first opened their doors, and new data reveals that won't be changing in 2012, reports eMarketer, citing ...
5. Frequency Is A Key Element Of Social Media Participation
One of the keys to a successful social media marketing plan is frequent updates. To capture and keep an audience a small business must have a constant and diligent presence on any social media site they utilize.
6. Get Out Your Camera, Forget The Stuffy Suit and Tie....Snap Some Pics Of FuFu
These two truths are undeniable, so why not leverage them in your business' social media marketing plan? Companies small and large are incorporating increasingly visual social media marketing strategies to drive social ...
7. Yes, It Works For B2B As Well...Actually Not That Much Different
As B2B marketers assess the strengths and weaknesses of their SEO programs so far this year, the relationship with social media marketing must come into focus. As I wrote in a column last year, 66% of organizations with a ...
8. How To Know If Your Efforts Are Paying Off Or Not?
The social media world is rapidly transforming, the written plan allows you to mark how things change and to track success or malfunction. A good social mass media marketing plan also creates a practical reality without ...
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