Lack of etiquette in social media marketing could send all your efforts to the drains. Social media has managed to earn itself a name in marketing over the years. But it is more than just keeping track of your share count. Some practices could end up chasing away your followers, and you will only be left with little of your long-term efforts. You probably come across hundreds of articles covering best practices of social media marketing. However, there are practices that you should know of, that you are supposed to ward off. You need to take some time off posting content and evaluate your social media habits and mark them against the following.
1. Narcissism Yes, there exists conversational narcissism on social media. You could be guilty for it, even if it is once. It is a habit whereby, you as a business, tend always to bring the conversion back to being about you. Why is it harmful to your marketing? The primary reason is that it interferes with engagement. If you are doing too much brand promotion, you end up not listening to your audience. You should not make everything about you. Instead, your audience should be the priority.
To break this weird habit, you could focus a bit more on asking your audience questions, liking their comments and participating in their remarks to mention a few.
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