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6 social media trends SMEs need to watch out for in 2016

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Forward looking Small and Medium business owners need to keep abreast with the upcomming social media marketing trends to up their game and stay ahead of competitors

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6 social media trends SMEs need to watch out for in 2016

  1. 1. 6 Social Media Trends SMEs Need to Watch Out for in 2016 Presented by Logan Nathan 2016 Social Media Trends for SME Business Owners
  2. 2. 2016 SEO Trends for SME Owners Note: solomoIT is an independent company based in not associated in anyway with LinkedIn. Training & Coaching we provide are based on our own independent research and ‘hands-on’ use of this platform for business and individual use. Read the full article Here
  3. 3. Read the full article Here 2015 has been a busy year for businesses seeking to position themselves on social media networks! Forward looking SME business owners can potentially leverage by keeping an eye on the emerging social media trends and get an edge over competitors! 2016 Social Media Trends for SME Owners
  4. 4. Read the full article Here Planning for 2016, I’ve outlined 6 Social Media Trends that can up the digital marketing game for your small businesses! Lets take a look at each of these… Read the full article Here 2016 SEO Trends for SME Owners
  5. 5. Stimulate Interest Through Story Telling Read the full article Here Irrespective of how compelling target ad messages get, social media consumers will continue to care more about the story behind the brand rather than the product or service offered!
  6. 6. Optimise Social Content For Search Engines Read the full article Here Growing the number of real targeted followers, getting external inbound links, optimising post for local searches, getting social shares and increasing your reputation on social media, can all slowly add up to result in better Google ranking!
  7. 7. Complement Marketing with User Generated Content Read the full article Here Content created by collaborating with social media influencers, employees and brand advocates, has the potential to amplify the message in a more powerful and meaningful way
  8. 8. Indulge Users Through Rich Content Read the full article Here 2016 will witness a greater obsession for in-the- moment updates via live video streaming giving a peak into a happening in business right now! This trend is expected to overtake simple videos that are captured and posted on to a later date! .
  9. 9. Read the full article Here Rise in the privacy concerns of social media users will require businesses to back off their intrusive marketing methods and respect their user’s privacy more Assure Privacy Protection
  10. 10. Leverage From Search Made Through Social Networks Read the full article Here With users searching for products and services directly from Facebook, Pinterest and YouTube instead of Search Engines, SMEs need to redefine keywords and hashtags to get found with ease
  11. 11. Read the full article Here 2016 will see a rise in brand story- telling and use of rich content! Small business will up their budget on social media ads, make privacy protection a priority and consumers will be using social media more through their mobiles to search for local business online. Conclusion
  12. 12. Integrate Social Media With Your Website In 2016
  13. 13. Lets Connect! Logan Nathan Digital Transformation Strategist, Social Selling Specialist, LinkedIn Trainer Leverage Social Media Marketing for your Small Business

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