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How to use social media to promote a business?



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How to use social media to promote a business?

What are some effective ways to promote a business using social media? I've heard a lot about these social media managers, but I'm not sure if it's worth paying for such a service when your business is small and need the money for other investments. Aren't you better off doing it yourself? I think everyone can promote themselves on the internet.

I'm just curious if hiring a professional in marketing through social media would guarantee a growth in your business.

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cmoneyspinner

Guarantee? Nothing is a guarantee. Ask TommyCarey. He can advise you better than I can.



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mark8625

That is right. I think he does good for advice too.



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ivandelrey

I think it's a good idea for small or new businesses to use Facebook/Instagram ads even just for the first few months, it's very effective and I've used it before and it really helped me build awareness for my brand because I can target specific groups of people plus if you don't want to spend big money on it, you can control the pricing/budget. Yes, you can do it yourself by sharing it with your friends but I think ads give faster results (if you want quick results). If you're not familiar with how to use Facebook/Instagram Ads, check YouTube.



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vhinz

Social media marketing is great to promote a business and reach more potential customers. But when using it like Facebook ads, make sure you know what you are doing or you should hire a professional to do it for you so you won't be losing money.



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kaushikangara

Set up a social media page for your business venture and keep the content intact. Post on a daily basis and try to build followers for your page. Interact with users and make comments. You can also create an open group for business so that interested people can join.



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esteban123

I think that social media sites is something that is very helpful in promoting our business to a wide number of people as it is the most convenient for advertising something . It is a good tool to be used because it is free and very easy to use which is something that is very good in this platform.



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antonToledo

Social media is a great platform to spread the awareness of your business. You can make blogs or pages to better promote your product or business. It is very easy o do and it doesn't consume a lot of time unlike promoting your business person to person.



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MelanthaKrasos

Social media platform is one of the most common advertising channel any business-minded individual would rather go to. Some social media platform needs investment which would require them to spent few bucks in order to popularize and sell a product. However, while there are costly ways to do it, online business can now be profited without paying money through facebook and messenger. All you need is to upload pictures of online item and you are good to go.



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Jeane

I'm just curious if hiring a professional in marketing through social media would guarantee a growth in your business
Hiring a professional to handle your social media marketing doesn't guarantee growth. While yes, social media marketers will most certainly help your business gain more exposure, that doesn't necessarily translate to more conversions. My advice would be for you to learn social media marketing and do it yourself.

Whilst you are learning, join relevant Facebook groups. Ask and answer some questions. This is a sure-fire way to build relationships and grow your audience as some of these people will follow you.



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burgosmichael24

Social media sites are great platforms for marketing your business. It gives you the opportunity to promote your business to more potential customers. Social media sites are also good platforms to generate traffic for your sites. To find the best social media marketing strategy for your business depends on what business do you have and who are your target market?



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Kakashi2020

It really depends on the kind of business you have and what social media platform/s would you be tapping. But generally speaking increase social media presence means increased visibility which translates to more engagements and thus revenue.

You can do it yourself more so if you're into social media, that's if you're not busy. Because it's a very time consuming and laborious work. That's why most people just hire social media managers to do the job.



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Tehilah27

You can use Facebook to advertise. Do you have groups you belong to on Facebook? Ask permission from the admins to advertise your goods and services. Share it on your Facebook page and ask friends to reshare. Tell your family and friends to help you share on Instagram and Facebook. Do a giveaway for people to join your Instagram page and invite five people each and u will gather a following. A give away on Facebook would also work, tell them to make a comment under your product and the person with the highest number of likes would receive a gift. You need to create a buzz about your product. Finally, Facebook ads are not too expensive so u could try that out and if you get good feedback, you could pay for more coverage.



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overcast

You can use social media following ways-

1. Make business page on facebook, twitter, pinterest.
2. Post images of your products, office and the people you work with.
3. Post images of quotes and items related to the your service or product.
4. Ask clients and the friends to like the page.

And from here onwards it's all pure strategy of gaining new customer through these channels. You can promote various things related to your business. And that should build the business in the due process.



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dullian

Thanks for all your suggestions. I think I have to delve deeper into this. I just wasn't sure how effective would be doing it on my own but doesn't look that complicated if I dedicate time to learn the ropes.



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jessie271

I have my beauty product business. I usually use Facebook in promoting my business and reach a larger market. Facebook has been a huge help to me at the moment. I am able to reach people in all areas of my country.



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Adrian120501

Actually i think you don't need to hire a professional in marketing to just help your business growth. I think you can do it yourself, you can growth your business in your own in the help of social media. Social media can help you promote your business to grow it more faster like promoting it on facebook, instagram and twitter. That three social media platform is well known in the whole world and i think it can help you grow your business by promoting it in the help of these platform.



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Corzhens

It is very common in Facebook to see a post about their business and the most common business is drop shipping. It is all right to use social media for promoting your business. In fact, it is the most practical way of marketing because posting in Facebook and Twitter is free and easy. However you have to exercise discretion with your posts because it is annoying if you will post your business promotion too often.



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NikSuks

I think that you can do it on your own. You do not need any marketing expert for it. You just need to have a lot of patience when it comes to building your own business. What you also need to have is a lot of time. Maybe you could grow your business on social media by making a profile or page where people could buy your products. You would need a great logo or a picture in order for your brand to be recognized among your potential customers. You could use help of some of your friends also. You could ask them to share your page, ask people to check it out and something similar to that.



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jaymish2

I think this depends on what you are trying to promote.Your niche will determine what social media platform is best for you to use. You also need to decide whether to promote for free or it will be better for you to pay for ads. The biggest advantage of ads is that they are more targeted. If you want to promote on social media you will need to make sure that your profile is on point, so if you don't have time this is where a social media manager comes in.



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astraherondale

Facebook, twitter, and instagram have some special features for business owners. You can create business pages and set-up paid advertisements that will be shown to your target audience. These sites can also provide you with data and analysis of your business' performance.



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beerthooyah

If your business is just small and you have plenty of time to spare. It is better of to manage or promote your business on social media by yourself. Social media marketing is a great tool for small businesses to promote their product or services since it is the cheapest and most effective way of reaching your target market on a small and larger scale. There are many techniques that are taught online on how you can fully maximize the utilization of your social media account in promoting your brand and businesses. Just do your due diligence and search online to help educate yourself on this matter.



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blindwitness90

Nothing can guarantee you that your business will be successful, but a good digital marketing specialist is always a good start! The niche your business is in is of the outmost importance! It should not be over saturated! Also it is very important WHAT you OFFER to the consumer! Your value proposition must be better than that of the competition!!! You need to be better than them, offer a better product and/or service and than it is the social media managers job to promote it and get people to see it and be aware of your awesome product!



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lokesh91

Social media sites on which to share your content. The number of sites is growing every day. Sharing your content on the right platforms is crucial to your success. Here are some tips for effectively promoting your business on social media.
1. Choose the Right Platforms
2. Encourage Engagement
3. Share Video, images



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diolola456

I think you first need to create a Facebook page about your business detail on how they will join and on how they will buy some of your products this social will make your business more profitable and easy to monetize also you should watch some YouTube tutorials on how to make your business using social media and I wish this message will help you thanks.



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jaymish2

When you are using social media they are important things to consider. You need to build a following for your social media page to help in successfully converting your offer. Its true that generally posting on social media can help promote any content/product that you may have, but to ensure that you have a wide audience it is wise to get as many followers as you can on as many platforms as you can.



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TeejObsena

Social media is must if someone wants to market their business or any kind of service. It helps very much because everyone who uses the Internet is on social media the approach of social media is much more than any other platform.and also we spend to much time using it subconsciously.Social media business is certainly very effective because there are so many people on social media and we can also interact with buyers.



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Kakashi2020

Using Social Media as a marketing / advertising tool can benefit your business in a lot of ways and that includes revenue. But there are no guarantees as to what increase you'll get. It really depends if your product or service is marketable.



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ghednepo

Do some online business like selling shoes, phone, foods and any products



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TeejObsena

Social media can be used to support just about all of your marketing goals. If you're a social media professional, be sure to keep these things in mind the next time you're pitching social media to your boss or your clients. You'll be sure to sell them on a social media marketing plan!



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cash90

Social media is the best site to promote anything. It is part of cheap marketing strategy. It also show your product authenticity. When you have a social media presence, you make it easier for your customers to find you and connect with you.



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