Social Media Strategy

An effective Social Media Strategy for small businesses

The importance of social media

  1. Marketers confirm Social media marketing is essential for their businesses
  2. More than 90% of marketers are engaged in Social media marketing
  3. Sales teams using Social media reach their target quotes with these channels of outreach
  4. More than 50% of purchasing consumers use Social media to investigate a product before buying
  5. More than 50% of marketers use social media networks for lead generation.
  6. More than 4 billion active users on social media networks

 

Creating a Social media marketing strategy

1: Define your target audience
– Age, gender, demographics, income and education level – Resources to acquire: Google Adwords & Facebook insights

2: Research buyer Personas
– Age, location, interests:  – Resources to acquire data: Google Analytics, Facebook insights.

3: Identify influencers
– Bloggers, forums, facebook groups  – Resources to acquire: Google Analytics, Facebook insights & Buzzumo.

4: Identify Social media platforms used by your target audience/ buyer personas
– social media channels to focus on – Resources to acquire data: Google Analytics, Facebook insights & SEMRush.

5: Research competitors Social Media networks
– monitor their presence and campaigns and frequency of posts – Resources to acquire:  SEMRush and Social media networks

6: Create a content strategy  and social media calendar focused on your target audience
– research what, when and where they are searching for  – Resources to acquire data: Google Analytics,  Quora and on forums.

7: Collect  and create content and media for the social media campaigns
– hire content writers, create video’s and other forms of media like white papers, infographics, ebooks and pictures

8: Schedule frequency posts on your chosen social media network.
– Based on your Social media calendar

9: Monitor  user engagement and engage whilst building a relationship
– Document/track engagement metrics – Resources to acquire: Google Analytics, Facebook insights & SEMRush.

10: Maintain a systematic publishing schedule
– Schedule a post frequency you can maintain with useful content to keep the audience engaged and interested in the brand
– Resources to acquire: Social media calendar

11: Advertising budget
– Investigate the target audience and data collected to plan a  ad campaign to increase user reach in targeted area
– decide upon which goals to achieve; website traffic, follower increase ect.
– Resources to acquire data: Google Analytics, Facebook insights & SEMRush.

12: Consider automating social media posts
– investigate which social media platform best suits your business needs – Resources to acquire: social media platforms

12: Analysis  the user engagement data collected to plan future campaigns
– Consider advertising to increase social followers to increase brand awareness and to identify new audiences  – Resources to acquire data: Google Analytics, Facebook insights & SEMRush.

 

 

 

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## Awareness / Attention##

The first hurdle for any piece of writing content is to capture the reader’s attention. To get their attention, you first have to start with a concept that’s deeply relevant and timely to the audience that you’re trying to reach. Here are some questions that you can start to ask yourself when you’re in the planning stages to help write an attention-grabber:
Who is reading this piece?
What kind of solution is this piece offering to their problem? Is it the introduction to an idea that could shift the way that they think about their lives, or a product that they can go out and buy? How, specifically, will it solve their issue?
How does my audience talk about their problems? What are powerful words or concepts that would immediately create resonance?
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There are a lot of options and things to consider when submitting to infographic directories/blogs. There are some that require registration, offer paid options, and more. Is the link follow or no follow? What is the anchor text? Even if the website offers no follow links, it can still help you build traffic. Below are the top 20 free infographic directories along with the answers to some of those questions.

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2. Fill Out the Local Listings
3. Create Some Buzz About Your Establishment
4. Get the Right Local Keywords and Make Good Use of Them
5. Ensure Your Website is Compatible with All Devices
6. Interact with Your Customers; Ask for Reviews
7. Make Good Use of Social Media
8. Visual Content is Important
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SEO KPIs

Webpage Rankings

  • Find a ranking solution
  • Find the opportunities

Organic search impressions and clicks

  • Prioritize by lowest CTR – Look for pages that have a large amount of Impressions, but low CTR.

Organic search share

 

  • Create and circulate a dashboard –  This should show the monthly year-over-year organic search trend, total visits, conversions, and revenue generated from the website.
  • Provide a holistic view of performance –  Also create a dashboard showing the organic search share against PPC and other online channels.

 

Landing page metrics

  • Order your analytics report – Do this by sorting by organic visit and note the pages with a high bounce rate
  • insure that the correct keywords are being targeted
  • List of landing pages

Most popular templates of landing pages

Average number of keywords per landing page

This helps to understand how well developed your “long tail” area of search is. The more unique keywords which drive traffic

Pageviews to organic visits ratio

Divide pageviews by organic search visits, and put in descending order

Indexed Pages

Conduct advanced site searches on Google for “site:site.com” at all levels and /categories

Revenue per Search Visit

Divide revenue into organic search visits to establish dollars per search visit for each landing page

Conversion rate per keyword

Number of unique keywords that drive traffic

Top organic keywords seem to be obvious but are definitely worth taking into consideration.

 

Total organic traffic

Number of unique branding keywords that generate traffic

Keywords used in first / last visit in the purchasing process

Top profitable / popular keywords in different search engines

ROI of the SEO process

Branded to non-branded traffic

 

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