What is Social Media?
The influence of social media on modern businesses is a reality we have to be aware of. Instead of considering social media as a type of entertainment and cool place for finding information, businesses should consider social media as a powerful tool to help them disseminate the promotional message and increase brand awareness.
What You Will Learn in This Workshop
Through this course you will learn what social media marketing is and what the most important social media websites are. There are so many social networks, but only some of them will provide benefits for your company, which is why you will learn about the most popular social networking websites, the features and the possibilities they offer and whether this is something you should and could use in the promotion of your business and the process of reaching potential customers.
You will also learn about blogging, how this activity should be used as a part of social media marketing and how to use blogging to improve your website’s performance and engage your audience. Social media activity and blogging combined can help you boost social media engagement and reach your target audience.
In this course, you will learn tactics for increasing engagement and reaching your target audience through the set of recommended activities and practices, which will result in better performance on social media, while improving the performance of your website as well.
Recommendations on sharing content on social media and the usage of social bookmarking websites are also part of this course. Being successful at social media marketing demands having a strategy, which is designed so that it uses the best potential of social media to boost the reach and ensure that you get the best out of your social media activity.
Therefore, you need to learn how to develop your own social media strategy and how to define an approach that will be genuine and professional, and that will ultimately help you present your business the way you want social media users to see it.
You will also find out what to do and what not to do if you want your social media accounts to be successful. Finally, you will learn how to use social media as a tool for promotion, regardless if you want to promote products or services, to use social media for branding, or establish relationships with your potential customers.
The overview will also help you understand social media ROI, to help you calculate the performance of your social media strategy, as well as recommended tools that will help you with planning, managing and monitoring.
The importance of social analytics, automation and the influence of social media marketing on other types of marketing are also highlighted as important segments in understanding how to successfully leverage social media activity into improving your business performance.