Social media can be a powerful tool for online marketing. But how can you make the best use of them for your business or nonprofit? Check out these articles to find out.
As a graphic designer, I probably use Pinterest more than the average male. I find myself creating boards and looking for inspiration for web design, logo creation, print design, and loads of other design projects almost every day. But did you know 40% of Pinterest users are men? Your ideal client may spend more time on Pinterest than you realize.
You’ve probably seen those good looking pictures with text over them on Instagram, or another social media platform. Something with an inspirational quote, promotional message, or even something funny over the top of a good looking photo can help you connect with your audience. But maybe, like me, you’ve thought, “I’m not a graphic designer. How can I make something like that?” I have great news! There is an easy-to-use tool that can help.
Ever looked at someone’s email signature and wonder how they linked to their business’s social media page? Fortunately, if you use Gmail or Gsuite for your email, that’s practically built in! You can easily link to your Facebook profile, your Facebook Page, or any other social media platform you have a presence on.
Confession time. I love Snapchat. But I might love Pinterest more. If visual social media makes sense for your organization, you may wonder which of the two would be a better fit for your marketing strategy. While Pinterest has more than 335 million users every month, Snapchat isn’t too shabby with 210 million active daily users. So, which one is the best fit for you?
As I write this, most of the United States is practicing social distancing in an effort to slow down the spread of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. During any worldwide crisis—and even local crises—digital channels make communication easier than ever before. But if you haven’t developed a full-blown crisis communication plan, that can feel overwhelming!
If you haven’t considered using Instagram to market your business, it’s probably time to think about it. 1 billion people use Instagram each month, making it the second most visited social network behind Facebook. In fact, 37% of American adults use the platform, giving you a better than 1 in 3 chance of reaching your audience using the platform.
Is your organization active on Instagram? Maybe you’ve moved past the Instagram basics for businesses and want more people liking and commenting on your Instagram posts. Of course you do! After all, the Instagram algorithm likes it when people are more engaged with your posts. The key is to get followers that are more likely to engage with you. So how do you do that? It can take some work, but this system is pretty straightforward.
If you’re wanting to invest time or money in digital marketing, Facebook is usually one of the options that makes a lot of sense. And with 2.37 billion active users, that should come as no surprise! While I almost never recommend a Facebook Page instead of a website, it’s definitely a must-have if you’re going to use Facebook to market your organization.