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Which social media platform is best for your business?

Updated: Dec 16, 2019



Every marketer in the world will tell you that you need to get your business on social media websites and it’s true, you really must but it's important that you don't just join every platform and start posting instead you should focus on 1-2 platforms that are right for your business. So with that in mind, which social media platform is best for your business?. Use my handy guide below to help you decide which ones will suit you.

FACEBOOK


ALL brands can benefit from having a Facebook page. It is simple to update, has an ad platform and a large user base with over 24 million daily active users in the UK alone.


Having a Facebook page will allow you to position your business over the largest and most used social media service ever!!


51% of page fans purchase from brands they ‘Like’ and its a quick and safe way to build an army of clients who are 100% targeted to your business.


You MUST be on Facebook whatever type of business you have.




Instagram boasts over 800 million users worldwide, it’s not surprising considering the brain processes images 60,000 times faster than it does text.


Instagram is a great platform for brands looking to connect with their audience that appreciates visually appealing content.

Engagement with brands on Instagram is 10 times higher than Facebook, 54 times higher than Pinterest and 84 times higher than Twitter. If your business sells products then Instagram is a great platform for you.


Service businesses can also use Instagram and are actively encouraged to. Get creative with your posts and post things like quotes, tips, behind the scenes images, offers, discounts, testimonials and more.


ALL businesses can feature on Instagram and I recommend you get involved and set up your profile right away.



TWITTER


Twitter works best if your audience wants to be able to talk to a real person. People will interact with your Twitter handle before any other platform. Twitter is a great platform to build your brand and provide customer service.


Twitter is the most up to date platform on the internet and it’s a platform every type of business can benefit from.


Google scans Twitter continuously, therefore, if you’re business is active on Twitter Google will know and it’ll help up your website and social media profile search engine rankings.


Get on Twitter right now, no excuses.


SNAPCHAT


Snapchat’s biggest market is millennials. If your brand has a younger target demographic then you should tell your story on Snapchat.


Snapchat has over 301 million monthly active users and over 25% of all smartphone users in the UK use Snapchat.


Facebook knows how great Snapchat is, they tried to buy them for $3 million!



Those who want to target the younger generation need to get their business on Snapchat and start sharing.



LINKEDIN


LinkedIn is a business social networking platform. It’s great for more professional brands looking to establish themselves as a serious competitor and to interact with older generations.


If your target market is other businesses then LinkedIn is a great platform for you.

You can have both a personal profile where you can show off your skills and knowledge and a business page for your company.


LinkedIn also has groups and is a great way to connect with other businesses throughout the world.



PINTEREST


Pinterest is known as the worlds catalogue of ideas. It has over 175m active monthly users and 81% of those are female.


If you are a fashion, food, fitness or DIY brand Pinterest has a large female audience that you should be catering to.


Pinterest is a visual image site that allows you to put descriptions and links to other websites.



OTHER PLATFORMS


There are other social media platforms including Google+ and YouTube. ALL businesses should have profiles on these pages and be sharing quality content.


Google owns both of these platforms and having profiles on these will help Google find and index your website and increase your search engine ranking.


I don’t know how to create profiles, I don’t have time to create profiles, I don’t want to manage the profiles, I haven’t got time, I hate social media.


I hear you and I hear this every day! The great news is, you don’t have to create these profiles and you don’t have to manage them because….


I CAN DO IT FOR YOU! For more information about my social media management services click here. 


I can help get your business online quickly and easily and at a fraction of the cost of other digital marketing agencies. This is just another reason to use Mrs Marketing’s services.


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