For any small business owner, figuring out areas to invest in can be a constant debate. When a company’s time and resources are limited, it’s easy to focus on tasks that immediately need to be solved and move longer-term problems down the schedule. But when it comes to technology, small businesses no longer have to choose between these two options. From apps to hardware, numerous free to low-cost resources are available to help businesses run both smoother and smarter.
Everyone wants to prove social media ROI. It’s all, “show me the money!” However, social media ROI isn’t always that simple to track. While it can be, there’s usually a not-so-direct way social media magic happens. Here are a few very true, very BIG wins I’ve gotten from my social media investments.
Outsourcing your social media marketing is not an easy decision. No one knows your business better than you. On the other hand, you don’t have the time to manage every single notification, much less work 365 days a year. Use this guide to decide if outsourcing your social media marketing to a third party is the best solution.
Digitally, we are trying harder than ever to connect with customers. On social, those connections are identified through social media engagements. How do we measure the quality of social media engagements? And how do we identify the quality of those engagements? We have a few answers for you.
As someone who owns a social media marketing agency, I’m supposed to say you should always outsource social media marketing. The problem is I don’t agree. There are many reasons why you should manage your own social. For instance, because no one knows your business better than you. But if you’re not 1000% committed, you could be wasting a lot of time and money on your social media efforts. We’ve got 10 signs that point to YES when asking if yourself if you should outsource social media marketing to someone else, plus the warning signs of DIY social that’s in trouble.