Optimizing Social Media to Generate More Sales

Marketing

Incorporating social media into your business’ marketing strategy can be a game-changing decision. It is even better to fail to try the attempt than not trying at all because social media has been a powerful tool that must not be neglected.

BrainstormsThere are three main benefits why you must allocate your business resources for social media marketing:

  • Business exposure
  • Customer interaction
  • Lead generation

In this writing, we are going to discuss social media marketing more, and what is the best way of incorporating the strategy.

How effective social media marketing is

Chart SalesWith the growing number of social media platforms users, business from small to large scale should not ignore such a potency. Facebook alone has approximately one billion active accounts; Instagram, five hundred million; Twitter, three hundred million; and Youtube, over one billion views with three billion hours watching hours every month. Imagine the exposure you can get from setting up a business profile or launching an advertising campaign on those platforms.

Each platform has their unique traits. Facebook combines photography, videography and social networking feature. Instagram focuses on visual-media sharing. And Youtube functions as a big portal for Internet videos.

Clusters of ideasCreating engaging marketing propaganda can generate lead customer and expand the market. Creative advertisement content from Samsung India Service has reached one hundred and fifty million views. Oreo sponsored Ping Pong trick video has ninety million views. That is a company exposure you can get from Youtube alone.

Laying out the plan

Social MediaYour company must start with a very good plan to maximize the potential of social marketing. Even if any attempt at social media marketing can be taken for granted as a good effort, because you get the exposure anyway, but to aim for the highest standard is a must.

First, you need to have a definitive and realistic goal. Estimate your target audience based on the number of your average customers.
For example, you want to launch a creative advertisement.

Start with making a content that is relevant to your customers. And if you have the budget, try to survey your customer’s response before you launch your company’s advertisement.

If they think it is cringy and weird, it should be alright because all you need is to catch the viewers’ attention. But even with that mindset, you also need to think of your brand’s image.

ScheduleThe second thing you need to think of is the consistency of your digital content. Making one viral content is not enough. It is even considered better to have a well-managed site that gets shared and positively reviewed by many social media users than to get just a one-time viral share.

Maintaining the relationship

Customer RelationLike all things in business, to begin is a lot easier than to maintain. Still strongly related to digital content consistency, you need to treat all of the viewer’s responses thoroughly. Those are your data, which you can process into predicting sales lead.

If you run a small to average business, you are most likely to be overwhelmed by the data. In such a situation, outsource your database to database provider companies. Usually, they offer not only storage service but also data analysis.…

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Making Easy Money with Apps

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Getting extra cash these days is much easier than the old days. You do not need to establish a strong social network on the street to know which businesses are hiring freelancers with a good wage, and which area needs your skill the most.

Also, the available jobs for freelancers were also too unanimous, back then. Monetization seems to have just found its way to global economy recently. With the availability of the Internet and smartphones, people have utilized them to both seek and create money-making opportunities.

Here, you are going read about ideas for making easy money by using your smart-phones or your laptop.

Rent away your property

investationWhen you hear the word ‘rent’, maybe you have got startled a little bit. Renting business used to be complicated because you need to have a room that was totally vacant, and the marketing was also costly.

But today, with the hype of backpacking and light-travel, people all around the world are exploring more places and do not really care if they sleep in an in-house studio room. Guest-house business is flourishing everywhere, and their target market is as vast as international tourists.

KeyNow look at your house, and see if there is space or a vacant room. If you find it difficult, think again about how often you read in the library, or the last time you host a sleepover guest.

If your library has been used the least, then it is the best candidate for rentals. Also, if you rarely host a sleepover guest, why not charging bucks to strangers who want to sleep in your guest room?

Airbnb has been famous in the rental business for providing easy access to landlords and fair profit share. Mobile Landlord is also another app that specializes in property rental. It does not only function to market your property but also to manage it.

Co-working spaceIf you do not like the idea of people sleeping over in your house, you can still deal in rental business, but in the working-space section. You can set a room that serves as an office, along with a phone line, proper Internet connection, and office stationery, and rent it.

Your target market is mobile workers and digital nomads. It has been a thriving business in Hong Kong, Bali, and South Korea. The three best Apps for this purpose are DesksNear.Me, LiquidSpace, and ShareDesk.

Survey apps

Online SurveyIf rental is too sophisticated for you, or you do not have the resources for that, you can try doing surveys online and get paid. Of course, the money you will get might not be sufficient to serve as your main income. But for passive income, the filling out surveys is worth trying.

iPoll

You need to own a smartphone to use iPoll. It supports both operating systems: Android and iOS.

What you need to do is fill a form about who you are, and the app will give you tasks to complete. The price ranges from 1 to 10 USD per survey. And it takes 20-30 minutes to complete.

MyPoints

MyPoints pays better than iPoll, 5 USD per survey, but it requires you to pay first for the membership. The app also offers you the chance of trying out some new games to earn points. And 700 points are worth 5 USD.

Selling photos & sharing contents

Smartphone PhotographyIf you do not mind spending time editing photos and videos on your phone, below are two apps that suit you.

Loot!

Loot requires you to be fluent in smartphone photography. The tasks come from popular brands, and they include taking photos and sharing content on social media account.

Each task pays you as little as 1 USD. And you need to have a PayPal account to withdraw the money.

Clashot

What you do with Clashot is basically selling photos. The app pays you anywhere from 50 cents to 70 USD, depending on the quality of your photos.…

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