Archive for March, 2013
Perhaps not very surprisingly, a recent report by Nielsenwire found that Internet users now spend more time on social networks than on any other website category. And the B2B buyer of today is able to pick and choose where and how to consume information online, making it more difficult to control the brand message. You are beholden to what is written and said about you via social media, whether you like it or not!
For marketers, this means it’s no longer a question of whether or not to use social media, but how to create compelling content, generate leads, and accurately measure their social ROI – something that has been quite difficult to do up to this point (and also the reason why some companies balked at using social media earlier in the game).
But marketers must master all aspects of social communication, from creating website content that engages potential customers and drives leads, to supporting these SEO-related/organic efforts with paid advertising using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and a number of other important social networking and bookmarking services. If you aren’t currently using social networking sites to a fairly high degree by now, you have ALREADY fallen behind your competition quite a bit. Companies that embrace social media as part of their larger web content creation and distribution strategy will be the ones who succeed in the future. What does YOUR social media management plan look like?
(If you don’t have any answer to that question, you need to Contact Us today to learn more about potential solutions, before you slip behind your competitors even further!)