Back on Track: Ways to Keep with Your New Year’s Social Media Resolutions

Posted on by Max Altizer

Social mediaSocial media channels have become an instrumental business tool over the past few years. These platforms have helped businesses of all sizes across the globe fortify online marketing campaigns, create interest, and maintain the image of a reputable brand. It is little surprise that at the start of the year, many companies make vows to strengthen their social media presence and use it as leverage for their business.

Unfortunately, not all are gaining traction with their social media goals. Instead of expanding their reach, they sometimes commit mistakes that impact business negatively. If you are among the many businesses finding it hard to stick to your New Year’s social media resolutions, here are some things you need to think about:

Having a daily plan helps you be consistent

Experts in social media mentoring have said time and again that having a daily plan helps you stay consistent and keeps you on top of your social media campaign. A regular Facebook update or tweet, for instance, keeps you visible and creates an avenue for engaging with them.

Each social network targets specific demographic

There is a good reason to be active on more than one social networking site. While all cater to a variety of users, each appeals to specific demographics. You might not be able to expand your reach if you restrict your brand to just one social handle.

Measure and analyze results

It is important to track your performance to see where your campaign stands and the direction it is going in. Some social networking sites have tools you can use to measure and analyze data. You can use the results to make changes in your strategy and determine the health of your campaign.

Social media can give your business a huge boost. If you feel you are failing to meet your goals, just remember these points and work with seasoned professionals to get your social media campaign back on the right track.

About the Author

Max is a Senior Marketing Consultant at a marketing firm in Los Angeles. He authored several articles for some marketing journals.