When using social media to market your business, what you create and how you position your business online will be highly dependent on who you are marketing to.
Despite the common misconception that social media is a young person's game, the greater accessibility to smart devices with 4G or greater functionality means that all generations are fair game in marketing. Regardless of whether they're a zoomer or a boomer, more than 80% of people from every generation use social media at least once per day.
How you market to them, (or how you should market to them) is dependant on all of the characteristics that define these crucial segments. Users across different generations will follow different trends and to a greater extent and will also use the same platforms as their generational counterparts in completely different ways. Understanding the difference is key in developing a successful marketing strategy as such nuances in usage will impact your brand.
Read on to learn how to target demographics effectively, through understanding generational differences in social media and the implications it has for your social media marketing strategy.
Among those who have already hopped onto the Instagram train, many have seen dramatically successful marketing results such as reaching untapped demographics, increasing app installations and boosting product awareness. A lot of these success stories derived from sharing stories on Instagram, particularly by way of InstaStory.
Companies are blasting promotions and announcements in every banner, sidebar, post and corner of the internet. So you can figure it is not the best idea to expect a few searches on Google to provide substantial assistance for business marketing. As marketing continues to evolve alongside the digital revolution rapidly, crafts are designated to their specialists to meet customized needs and audiences.
It might be time for your LinkedIn to go through a refresh. Consider these tips when making your profile more sales centric.
The question really got me thinking. Each platform has a specific personality. All postings should be based on your audience, but you have to think about how they want to hear your valuable information. Do they want to read an extensive study? Would they prefer a humorous anecdote. What are they looking for? An easy way to make that decision is: What kind of attire is your audience wearing when they read your post?”
Twitter has become and integral part of my life since I joined in 2011. The microblogging site helps me to keep up with happenings in pop culture and events around the world.
Coming up on my 5th year anniversary on Twitter, I have compiled a list of my top 10 Twitter accounts to follow. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but these 10 are my must-follows.
My 10 Favorite Twitter Accounts to Follow:
While all channels of social media aren’t applicable to every business, if used efficiently they can be a creative avenue to reach target audiences. Currently, snapchat is the new wave.
Snapchat is a mobile application that allows users to send and receive "self-destructing" photos and videos called snaps. Additionally, users can post snaps creating a montage like “story” for all their followers to view. Snapchat has successfully distinguished itself from other media platforms with their live, then disappearing content characteristics.
Okay, enough back story. What can Snapchat do for marketers? Oh, how the possibilities are endless with this one, so here’s a few.