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  As unbelievable as it may seem, not all businesses are aware of the benefits of social media marketing. If this sounds like you, read on to discover the ways in which your business can benefit from being on social media.
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Increases Brand Awareness

Gaining social proof is one of the main goals of businesses on social media. That’s because customers want to buy brands that they know. In this day and age, social media is the most powerful tool for building brand awareness. Its advantage over traditional marketing is that it makes it much easier for people to discover your brand. Brand awareness is best built by paying attention to the little details on your social media page. Features like your profile and cover photos should be presentable enough to represent your brand. These features pop up first when people discover your brand, hence, they are powerful tools for building brand recognition.

It Is Cost-Effective

Not only is social media marketing more effective than its traditional counterpart when it comes to brand awareness, but it is also a more cost-effective option. First, you can create and sign up for free. Also, social media offers a form of paid advertising that is affordable and can be tailored to fit your budget. It’s always best to start small when starting out to see what’s possible. This cost-effective attribute of social media also makes it easy to attain a greater return on investment.
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Creates Conversations Around Your Brand

A good social media strategy always leads to interesting conversations around your brand. A great way to achieve this is to be strategic about the kind of news, stories, and brands you associate with. Don’t just post any trend, but go for trends that are relevant to your business and align with your brand’s mission.

Tell Your Brand’s Story

The most alluring businesses on social media are those that know how to tie a story to their brand. This is because sharing your brand’s story and mission makes it easy for your audience to resonate with it. Take a story-driven approach by sharing the accounts of people who have used your products or services or sharing the backstory or reason why your business exists.

Build Customer Loyalty

Thanks to social media, never have there been a time when businesses were more in touch with their customers. This creates a great opportunity to build brand loyalty which is achieved through active and regular engagement. From this, it’s easy to deduce that customers are not just looking for businesses to buy from but ones they can communicate and resonate with. Featured Image Source: IXTENSA
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This article was first published on 2nd June 2021


My name is Samuel Okoruwa. I am an ardent researcher, reading is life and writing is fun.

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