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.
Do you think you’re tweeting enough? Or do you need to tweet more? This is a question I ask of myself and of our clients. So I spent an entire year trying to figure out what happens when you tweet more. Here are my results from a yearlong case study (of myself).
In 2014, we created what we now call The Ultimate Social Media Roadmap (in 2014 it was called the 5 Cs of Social Media). Why the name change? Because roadmaps are essential to get where you’re going. So here’s how to get from content to conversation with our tried-and-true social media roadmap.
Outsourced social media management is what we specialize in here at B Squared Media, though we prefer to call it done-for-you social media management. With our 5th birthday looming next year, we’ve taken stock of things and ranked what’s most important and least important with our outsourced social media management clients. Guess what? The most important thing we think done-for-you SMM clients must have is the thing that’s probably not even on your radar.
We are constantly being bombarded with new data about online marketing, and it’s so important to understand the online marketing facts. The key is doing your research, and not radically changing your marketing plan when something “shiny” pops up on your screen. I’ve done the research for you and created a list of 50 online marketing facts to help keep your marketing goals on track. (You’re welcome.) 🙂