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How Social Media Influenced Marketing

How Social Media Influenced Marketing

During traditional days, communication between business and customers were very rare due to which they were unable to build a relationship with each other. Now, thanks to social media which has given immense control and power to consumers and large corporations over their queries and solutions.


Large capitalization executives and business owners have realized that social media is a great platform to showcase their business and therefore, they have taken the opportunity to build their presence on social media. Mostly used social media sites by businesses are Facebook and Twitter as these are the most used social media sites by people across the world.


Social Media provides audience analytics that helps the brands and companies to create strategies on understanding the need of consumers and the reason behind their likes and dislikes towards the products and services.


In order to understand the consumer's behaviour towards the products and services, many businesses conduct surveys through social media and offer consumers to participate in it. The buyer's participation in the online survey motivates the buyer to perform purchasing action towards the relevant product or service. Moreover, some of them are creating polls, using hashtags and making videos to promote their brands effectively.


Benefits of Social Media for your Business Growth


Improves Search Engine Ranking: Making a presence in social media can automatically boost the search engine optimization goal as the ranking of search engines directly depends on the popularity which can be acquired through social media channels. Therefore, more people talk about your brands, share your page to others and recommend others to follow, more you get the preference to get a rise on the search ranking page with your website.


Build Awareness: Social Media is a platform where you can create awareness about your product through ads or regular post. This practice keeps your brand alive on their mind and as a result, a vast number of people will share your page on their walls and eventually generate followers and consumers for your business.


Providing Good Service to Current Customers: Potential customers are the one who is referred from your current customers because people tend to be satisfied with a familiar person more than any good reviews from a webpage. Therefore keeping happy the current customers with your seamless service is equally important than anything to convert any potential customers to a permanent ones.


How to Make Social Media Beneficial for Your Business


Here are the few steps through which you can make social media beneficial for you:


1. You need to select a desired goal that can clearly define your business objective.

2. Monitor analytics and insights to track your audience demographics, preferences and activities.

3. Use your message as a post on a regular basis. Your post could be in a form of text, image or video.

4. Provide a link on a post description on the relevant landing page in order to drive traffic for your website.

5. You need to be very attentive on social media for responding to queries as fast you can. This falls a positive impact on consumers towards your business.


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