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A Guide to Social Media Marketing (SMM)

By: Ana Cunha

Date Added : September 29, 2011 Views : 468
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Social media sites such as MySpace, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook have revolutionized the way people communicate, especially younger people. If you are interested in expanding your business, you should seriously consider social media marketing (SMM). SMM has several advantages. SMM is natural. Search engines value natural links and the high number of links exposes you to a wider audience spontaneously. Potential clients also value natural links because they have no overt commercial overtone. SMM increases conversation about your product or service. This is because you will have access to a wide audience and social media sites are based around online conversations. The more people talk about your brand, the more you are likely to succeed.

Marketing using a social media marketing strategy brings down your marketing costs. SMM generates backlinks and these help in search engine optimization, meaning you will rank highly. This increases your visibility and consequently leads to more traffic and more sales. SMM allows you to reach a targeted audience because you can target a particular demographic group. It is possible to do SMM together with traditional marketing for higher effectiveness of the advertising campaign.

When doing social media marketing, there are several things you should consider for success. You should know who your target audience is and you should know what they want. Do surveys and research to determine what is not available in the market and to determine what your audience wants. You should consider the length of your campaign. Have reachable goals and develop a long-term strategy to achieve them. Define success and work towards this. Do not give up because of failure in the first few months of your campaign. Consider the strength of the product or service because it will be instantly exposed to a large audience. Having a bad product or service may ruin your reputation seriously. Encourage comments and suggestions and improve your product accordingly. Depending on your goals, consider the time constraints. If you want instant success, you should concentrate on a few websites rather than targeting multiple websites.

For social media marketing success, listen and make timely response to the customers. This will improve brand loyalty and you will understand the needs of the customers. For success in SMM, you should add a personal touch to your campaign. Avoid standard letters and automated responses – they will have negative effect. Be transparent – people see through hidden agendas. You should work towards being part of the online community. This way, potential clients will consider you to be one of them. This may also help you build networks that will extend offline.

You can do social media marketing by yourself or you can enlist the services of professionals. Getting professionals is easy because all you need is a simple search with ‘social media marketing’. Enlisting the services of professionals is important in that you will gain from their experience and skills and it gives you the opportunity to concentrate on improving your brand and running your business.

Ana Carla Cunha is the author of this article on Marketing Digital. Find more information on Consultoria Marketing Digital here

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