Top 5 social media tips for small business in 2020

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Are you looking for a way to engage with your audience? Traditional means are not working? Is the budget too low for the project?

If you are looking for answers for the above questions then you are ta the right place, reading the correct article.

In this article, I will talk about the few tips on how you can use social media in a positive way.

Tips for social media

For a small business social media can be a boon. People love to visit places that have their presence on social media. Social media presence can be your testimony to justify your brand, service or product’s authenticity.

Without further ado, let us go to the tips:

Research your market place and your audience

Before stepping into social media marketing, you need to have a good idea of the market and the kind of audiences that visit to that market.

In marketing information is the king. If you have knowledge of every little change that is happening in the market then you will be able to take relevant decisions in your favour.

Start researching what the audience needs.  Take your time and strategies a plan that can provide the product and the services as per audience need.

 What are the things that need to research?

  • Needs of the audience
  • Rivals present in the market
  • How they are fulfilling the need of the audience.
  • Strategies can be used to convert rival’s audiences.

Running contest

Social media is all about engaging with your audiences. The main purpose of increasing your social media presence is to create a satisfactory feeling in audiences’ minds. If you fail to do so, you lack social media management skills.

There are many ways that you can indirectly force your audience to engage with them. You can run a contest, start a campaign, can play games and ask audiences to do the same. This way audiences feel like they are a part of your brand.

You can even reward them for winning the contests. This way you can ensure that your audiences are with you.

Is it really worth running contests?

  • Contest increase the traffic
  • Increase audience engagement
  • Increase the range of target audiences.

Use video in your content

I am very disappointed that many of you do not use video in your social media content. People are getting more attracted to audio-visual then only text content.

Adding video in your content can increase the range of the audiences. Videos can help you to engage with audiences more conveniently.

Tik Tok is a prime example of how audio-visual is gaining popularity. The year 2019 has seen a major change in video marketing. It is still growing. You can hope to see the audio-visual reaching the greater heights in the year 2020.

You do not have to create only the video content to attract an audience, you just have to mix up your normal content with the video content for the best results.

How can video content be helpful?

  • Increase in view time
  • Increase in audience reach
  • Highly attractive

Start social media groups

Having a social media account is good but not having social media groups can be a fatal flaw in your social media marketing. Social media groups provide a community forum for your brand, product, and services.

It is a great place to one-to-one talk with your audiences. You can talk with them, you can ask their reviews, can solve their problem individually, etc. This way you can gain their trust and make them loyal towards your brand.

Advantages of social media groups:

  • You can sell your product without the sales way.
  • It can increase your traffic
  • Gain trust

Change with the trends

Social media is all about being flexible in your approach. You need to have all the information on the market and need to keep an eye on every change.

Staying ahead of your rivals can help you gain more audiences. Keeping pace with dynamic trends and mood swings of the audience can help you to prepare yourself beforehand for it.

Here are some trends in 2020;

  • Facebook stories, people are sharing their Facebook stories to showcase their precious moments for others to see.
  • Virtual reality has been a hot topic this year.
  • Live videos cannot be neglected in this list.

Being social

Social media marketing is just like being social with others in a professional way. How can you build a good reputation among the common masses? The answer to this question is to engage with them, talk with them, try to listen to their side of the story and give a tailored solution.

This way you can slowly but steadily increase your brand reputation. You must remember that investing in social media is a long-term investment. 

This article reviews the tips that can help you with social media. 

If there is a question regarding the article, feel free to comment down below.

Author bio

I am Ariana, a freewheeling Freelance Blogger who likes to explore the digital and technological world of Search Engines and Social Media. Ariana Smith is the feature writer of follow the fashion. she has successfully developed and implemented online marketing, SEO, and conversion campaigns for 50+ businesses of all sizes. She is the co-founder of Finance team.


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