We have a few corporate clients who insist on being buttoned up on social media. That means no humor, no witty banter, and certainly no emoji usage. At first glance, you can understand why corporate brands may take this stance. But guess what? Being buttoned up on social may be costing you BIG TIME.
It’s safe to say that most businesses and brands now understand the power of social influencers. Many are shifting their marketing strategies from traditional methods to influencer marketing. Over the last few years, influencer marketing has gained great popularity. In fact, it is projected that spending on influencer marketing will be between $5 billion and $10 billion by 2020. Also, the number of searches for the term “influencer marketing” increased to 71.7% from 2017 to 2018. So how can you leverage social media influencers for your own company?
You’re probably asking what a quarterly marketing review (QMR) is. It’s just like a quarterly business review (QBR) but for marketing. The QMR takes place when we schedule our quarterly review with our clients to go over key performance indicators and business goals. We like to show (not just tell) the client how we’re meeting their goals through our marketing efforts. Whether you are or aren’t having a quarterly marketing review, here’s a look at how things go down.
When we talk to companies about their social strategies, most are focused on sales. While this isn’t a bad strategy, focusing solely on sales through social media is lacking a modern and mature approach. Here’s where to set your sights instead.
It may be time to outsource social customer care. Many companies can’t keep up with social media customer care requests. Or they’re not able to fulfill the online customer service needs they get on a daily basis — even if they’re all positive. Or perhaps you just don’t know the difference between social customer care and social customer service. If this is you, keep reading!