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How to Grow your Business using Social-Media

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How to Generate Leads from social media.
Converting the Leads from social media.
Factors that matter most in Creating a social media strategy for your Product or service.

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How to Grow your Business using Social-Media

  1. 1. Social Media Goals and Strategies
  2. 2. • Organization’s Goals & Objectives' • Ensure Actions consistent to achieve them. • creation of solid marketing strategies. • successfully execution of the plan. Need of Social Media Marketing Plan?
  3. 3. Social Media Marketing Planing Cycle Its a continuous process. Skilled social media marketers constantly monitor the progress of the plan’s foundational elements, test alternative approaches, and adjust the plan based on the results
  4. 4. •what people are saying about U? •guides you in setting social media goals & strategies. •helps you better understand what the competition is doing & discover what people are discussing before you join the conversation Are You Listening??
  5. 5. . focus on what you want to do for them by Using Social-media . Setting Realistic Time bound goals. understand your audience’s behavior, location, tastes & needs, . Setting goals that • satisfy your audience’s unmet needs & • capitalize on your organization’s strengths. • The opportunities available to it. .
  6. 6. How do you plan to accomplish your goals? Identifying specific methods you will use to accomplish your social media goals Defining Specific strategies
  7. 7. identify the audience That you want to reach via your social media communication. •It may be your current audience & people like them or • a different group altogether Identifying the Target audience
  8. 8. the goals, strategies, target market and tools are taken into consideration in creating actionable (social media platform specific) marketing tactics. Executing well-defined tactics makes it possible for an organization to implement its general social media strategies across multiple social media platforms and realize the company’s marketing goals. Execution:
  9. 9. After determining the social media sites (where your target audience resides). focus on your organization’s social media efforts on those platform Selection of tools
  10. 10. It’s important to track, measure and evaluate your organization’s social media marketing initiatives. You may need to tweak your initial methods. You also likely will discover that your organization and your audience change over time, resulting in the need for adjustments. Monitoring
  11. 11. There is nothing stagnant about social media. Its a constantly changing method of engaging directly with your audience. These dynamic platforms result in the need to continuously adjust and improve your social media marketing campaign to maximize its success. e.g. You can’t just post a photo on Instagram and sit back and watch your audience (and customer base) flourish. It just doesn’t work that way. Tuning
  12. 12. Your organization can’t afford not to communicate with 70 percent of people online. But you also can’t take a chance of communicating the wrong message or wasting your efforts because they’re not strategic. Using this social media planning cycle will help you create and implement a strategic social media marketing plan instead of just adding to the noise and potential creating problems for your organization.
  13. 13. In online marketing, there are three broad categories into 1. Building/Strengthening the Brand 2. Driving Conversions 3. Increasing/Monitoring the Presence Social Media Goals Starting at this broad level and thinking about the goals you have for your business can help you begin to write up a list of realistic ways in which social media might help you reach those goals.
  14. 14. Goal #1: Build Your Brand Building and reinforcing your brand, social media is one of the most powerful marketing tools available. It gives you the strongest and broadest opportunity to both find your target audience and to engage in conversation with them. differentiate yourself from your competitors you’re forced into the unwinnable battle of competing for the lowest prices and the fastest shipping.
  15. 15. Think about the things that make your company different from your competitors; your Unique Value Proposition. Display and Market your USP
  16. 16. Goal #2: Driving Conversions the potential boost it can have to your conversion efforts. Whether you are looking to drive sales, increase leads or simply drive people to action, conversions are an easily trackable goal in the realm of social media. Sit down and write out a list of all the potential actions someone might take while engaging with your company’s web site or while interacting online. Obvious options like buying your products or becoming a lead spring to mind, but don’t forget about other valuable actions like subscribing to your newsletter, rewetting a blog post or downloading a white paper.
  17. 17. Read over your list and think about the different ways you might be able to use social media to increase conversions for each item. Often times, this is the best way to start planning your social media efforts.
  18. 18. Goal #3: Increase Presence Finally, we come to the goal most often associated with social media outreach efforts; increasing the conversation about your brand. After all, social media is all about the conversation. It’s about the only space in the world where consumers talk to each other and to companies in an environment that can be tracked, sorted and followed-up with. This makes social media a prime outlet for PR driven companies who want to know what customers are saying about them.
  19. 19. Goal #3: Increase Presence Finally, we come to the goal most often associated with social media outreach efforts; increasing the conversation about your brand. After all, social media is all about the conversation. It’s about the only space in the world where consumers talk to each other and to companies in an environment that can be tracked, sorted and followed-up with. This makes social media a prime outlet for PR driven companies who want to know what customers are saying about them. Setting up even a baseline of social media monitoring can go a long way toward helping you follow these conversations. Whether you’re launching new product and aiming to get people buzzing about it or trying to reach out to a new target audience to share information about one of your best selling services, it’s all trackable.
  20. 20. When it comes to the conversation people might be having about you online, ask yourself a few questions. · Who do you want to hear talking? · What do you want them to be saying? · Who do you want them to say it to? These are your starting points for setting up key goals within the realm of increasing your presence.
  21. 21. Social Media Strategies Goals and objectives guide your social media strategy to help you successfully connect with your customers.
  22. 22. 1. Clarify your goals. What you’re trying to accomplish with your presence on social media? To drive awareness? Increase website traffic? Improve conversion rates? You won’t be able to create a useful game plan unless you know what it is you’re trying to do – simply throwing random content up on a blog or Twitter feed without a specific purpose in mind will not lead to results. Creating Strategies
  23. 23. Who is your ideal customer? If you are trying to reach women between the ages of 18 and 29, you’d be smart to focus most of your attention on Facebook. If, on the other hand, you’re aiming your marketing at men with graduate-level education, you’d be better off using LinkedIn. Your audience determines not only where you spend your time marketing, but also the type of content you will be providing, as well. 2. Define your audience.
  24. 24. 3. Consider your resources. Be realistic. If you’ll be implementing this marketing strategy on your own, keep your time limitations in mind as you plan. If, however, you have an entire marketing department at your disposal, take full advantage of it!
  25. 25.   see what sort of online marketing your competitors are doing. Check out their strengths and weaknesses, use that information to craft your own unique strategy that fills those Gaps 4. Analyze your competition.
  26. 26. .  to write 2 blog posts a week, …or to post 3 Facebook updates per week… or to contribute to 2 LinkedIn discussions each week. You’ll also need to decide what your official voice or tone will be in all these posts. Funny? Conversational? Formal and businesslike? Choose a tone that will appeal to your audience. 5. Decide on  Tone and Frequency
  27. 27. Decide & Plan in advance what sorts of things you’ll write or post about, You can even plan out an editorial calendar to help in the generation of ideas. 6. Identify core topics. 
  28. 28. 7. Engaging  your  audience.  Share Relevant content, Engage your audience in conversations, to build those relationships. 8. Using  Analytics Tools  see what’s working and what isn’t. Analyze your performance based on the goals
  29. 29. Website: www.digitalmarketing.ac.in Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/digitalmarketing.ac.in Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/DigitalMktg Linkedin: https://in.linkedin.com/in/instituteofdigitalmarketing Email Us: info@digitalmarketing.ac.in

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