Social media marketing is an important tool for all business owners to utilize. It is also important to understand the impact of social media market research. Social Media Examiner found that using social media for marketplace insight ranked as the third most valuable benefit of social media, with 72 percent of those spending 11 hours per week using social media for research reported seeing benefits. That’s a huge number, and with 78 percent of companies planning to further integrate or begin integrating social media data into marketing campaigns, more companies than ever are recognizing the value of social media for market insights. The folks at Insights In Marketing, a marketing research company have created this informative social media market research infographic that sheds some light on this important aspect of your social media strategy.
October begins the holiday season for businesses and marketers. You should embrace the new seasons and holidays as part of your social media marketing strategy. The seasons are a perfect time to produce relevant content that revolves around current situations all your customers and prospects are currently in. Holiday shopping begins before Halloween for 20 to 40% of all consumers. The fall season is a very busy time for people to be searching the internet and browsing social media for Halloween costume ideas, fall recipes, fall decorating ideas and crafts, the list is almost endless. It’s important your business has a strong online presence during this pivotal time to take advantage of a large audience. Below are some marketing tips for your business to implement this holiday season: Continue reading
There are many ways customers can find out about your business and properly implementing a local internet marketing strategy will allow for increased visibility, awareness and interest from customers. With the evolution of search engines, social media, mobile devices and as the general public become more tech savvy there are now multiple ways to advertise and communicate your business specifically to people in your region. In fact, 72% of all searches are related to a search for local content. Small businesses should make sure they’re developing and maintaining their local online presence.