Did you know the most popular activity by the 179 million smart phone owners in the U.S. is checking their social media accounts? And that there are over 1 billion Facebook and YouTube users apiece? And that the social media audience is enormous and represents an excellent opportunity for a business to build strong relationships with current and future customers, build up its business reputation and share its message with people eager to hear from them.
There's just one little drawback.
If not planned and executed properly, social media marketing can become an enormous drain on the one resource that is probably already stressed and that's time. Managing multiple accounts, responding in a timely fashion, creating quality content and measuring results can put a serious dent in any business's day. Toss in the fact that to be successful, social media marketing has to be an ongoing effort. It's easy to see how this type of marketing could require a significant investment in time.
So Is Social Media Marketing Worth It?
It certainly can be if it is done right. It starts with defining your business objective. Do you want relationship building with current customers, driving new business leads, creating brand awareness, and enhancing business reputation online? You can get all four depending on how well you position your business on the major social media websites.
Grab the Benefits – Avoid the Pain of Social Media
At Online Visibility Pros , we can bring you all of the benefits of social media marketing without the frustration and heavy time commitment. In fact the only time we will ask you to spend time is at the beginning when we work together to define objectives and discuss marketing concepts for your business. After that we will construct a blueprint for the campaigns and execute the plan.
We Do The Heavy Lifting, You Reap The Benefits.
Realizing that not all sub-contractors and trade businesses have the same expectations and/or need for social media marketing, we have developed four social media services for businesses to assist you reach your marketing goals:
Social Media Remodel – Complete social media branding and optimization package for business
Social Media Presence – Daily social media status updates on the most popular social media websites for consistent business visibility to your social media followers
Facebook Ad Campaigns – Demographic targeted paid advertising campaigns on the most popular social media website today
YouTube Marketing – Become visible on the 2nd largest search engine, YouTube, largest video sharing website online and don't forget that Google owns YouTube especially if you want to drive business from Google.
If you're a business owner and want to develop relationships with customers and prospects online that result in active business advocates who willingly spread your message throughout their communities, then you need to have a social media marketing plan.