With all the social media advertisements out there, the social media machine is becoming a very competitive industry. There are various ways to advertise through social media by way of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc through paid ad placement. The key to successful social media is to do something unique and unexpected and you will notice the best social media is done by people who are aware of the trends in the world and the people living in it.
Social media is all the rage these days because of its ease and accessibility. With the majority of people being able to access the internet from the comfort of their very own home, office or mobile device, social media is quickly becoming the common way for a business or company to advertise their product or service. Social media can be done by just about anyone and usually it is free, if you know what you are doing. So, what’s a businessperson to do if they want to engage their company into the social media realm? Create an amazing social media advertising campaign that people notice or outsource it to an expert like me to manage on your behalf.
Still want to do it yourself? With an editing program and video camera, an amazing social media video can be created within hours or even minutes. Even taking a picture of something that defines your company or creating a template complete with your company logo can help brand your product or service online.
The secret in social media is networking, after all, it’s not about who you know but who knows them. The opportunities are endless when playing in the social media space. The internet is an open forum waiting for business people and consumers, just like you, to wow and impress. Use interesting colors, memorable phrases and funny wording and people will follow you in masses.
Do you have a Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn profile for your business? What you paid money to create an ad campaign on any of the social media sites? Why or why not?
About Alan Moore: Alan is an Internet Consultant with ReachLocal Baltimore. His mission is to help you increase your revenues and decrease unproductive advertising expenses through proven, online marketing strategies. He manages over $1.4 million in annual marketing budgets and has worked with local businesses, agencies, and the U.S. government. Give him a call at (877) 655-3438 to schedule a free consultation.
The article that inspired this blog came from http://mashable.com/2012/02/26/clever-social-media-campaigns/