In the maze of tools and tweets it is easy to get overwhelmed through the supposedly highly impactful and time-saving devices connected to the social marketing must do’s. Trying to be everything to everyone or just trying to be yourself and not get sucked in by the insistent cry that you must participate and the maelstrom of activity, is almost impossible.
The truth is do you NEED to be on Facebook? Is it imperative that you tweet? I don’t know. I know that I have accomplished the objectives for which I have utilized social media as a tool.
Whether any of these tools would be valuable to you depends on several things, including who are trying to reach? Where does this audience participate in the online community? What message would be most effective in connecting to my prospects on line? How do I move connections to customers?
Although social media is “free” so to speak, there can be a high cost in time and effort. Just as you should know your market and message before you employ traditional advertising and marketing channels, you should spend time to identify your market, message and best channel when embarking on a social media campaign.
Armed with clear cut goals, strong strategic objectives and a plan – social media could help you to continue to build your brand, build relationships, drip market, enhance customer service and drive business to and through e-commerce applications. For creative dollar leveraging of traditional resources, when applied strategically, social media can be highly results generating.
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“Just because you can doesn’t mean you should.”