20 Ways To Grow Your Business Through Social Media – Day 14
Have you ever wondered why you can’t reach your audience like you would like to? The analysis shows that you might be increasing traffic but not making an increase in sales. Or, you have taken the time to create social media fan pages but you aren’t getting the response that you hoped for. What’s wrong?
It’s not easy to run a business. In the online arena, there are thousands of other websites to compete with. Because the Internet is always “on,” it’s a game changer for sure. But, there is one way to level the playing field between big and small companies. It’s your social media strategy. How you use social media can allow you to act like a big company with a small company budget. Because it’s free to use, the power is in your hands to make it what you imagine it can be for your business.
Make the Best Use of your Platforms
You may be wondering what you are missing with your audience. Well, ask them. Sometimes it’s as simple as that. Use social media to help. People love to give their opinions on just about everything. What you need is their opinion of your business and what you can do better to reach more people.
Try polls – people like it when their help is needed. Simple polls on your social media platforms allow viewers to comment. You can use widgets to set up simple polls or do it yourself.
Trivia questions – these can be about various aspects of your business or the niche market that you are working in. it gives your audience more information about you and the company. Find out what they don’t know and choose content and strategies that share more of you with them.
Host social media events – Facebook parties come to mind when talking about social media events. It’s completely online. You can engage people with questions, prize giveaways, and asking them to share their experience with your company with the rest of the group.
Hold contests – the subject of the contest is up to you. On a site like Pinterest, for example, you can ask viewers to create boards that represent how they feel about your company or their experience with your products. even though you choose one winner, you hit the jackpot with a wealth of information to help you refine your content, revamp your marketing approach and engage more effectively with your target audience.
Let your audience help you to help them.