As a blogger I feel it is very important to keep up with marketing and all the bits that go along with it. I am always researching things like the latest trends and applications for social media. With technology changing so fast, it is important to keep up and understand what those changes mean. Often it’s time to learn a new way of doing things, other times it’s learning about added benefits for your business. Such as Facebook page content being indexed by Google and being able to track number through impressions, likes, shares as well as more in depth graph stats. Both can help you gauge your followers and gain a better understanding of who is liking you and what their interests are. If you signed your business up as a profile unfortunately you do not reap any of those valuable free benefits.
In today’s research I found an interesting business related write up about a 2011 survey from Constant Contact. Some of the findings were, social media marketing has surged to be a top contender in small businesses’ marketing tool kit; 73% of small businesses report using social media to market their business, and this appears to be a growing trend. Of those who are not currently using social media marketing, 62% expect to begin using social media marketing in the coming year. Further, 81% of those currently using social media marketing expect to increase their efforts this year. [follow link above to read full article]
Many small businesses in Belize and worldwide view social media as one of the top effective and inexpensive ways to promote their brand. However, not all are not maximizing the potential of facebook and social media to the extent they could be to market their business.
Think about it – social media really is is revolutionizing how we build communities and do business. It’s allowing everyone to connect and communicate in real time and to share information with people at a global level. For your businesses it is a way to interact directly with people worldwide who are looking for what you are offering. This presents unlimited possibilities at your finger tips.
Why not start using Facebook to the fullest for your business? Stand out from the crowd by combining a new look for your page, along with consistently promoting quality content so you can enjoy the end result of increasing your brand’s reach on the world wide web.
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You don’t want to burden yourself when it comes to social media. Set a schedule for how often and how much time you will devote to it and be consistent.
Quality is more important than quantity for posts. If all you do is update daily about your business promotions, you are pretty much asking people to click hide this post or potentially stop following you. Keep a balanced posting ratio adding quality content to the mix. This will keep people interested in what you have to say and keep your business from being too spammy.
Here are some examples of tricked out Facebook pages done by deSEo Advertising and Design