5 rules for interacting on Social Media as a business - Social Media Explorer
5 rules for interacting on Social Media as a business
5 rules for interacting on Social Media as a business

The growing popularity of Social Media channels has made it possible for businesses to communicate directly and more efficiently to their consumers, that’s why it is so important to keep an eye on those interactions by following some simple rules. 

Social Media platform allows for a personal, faster approach to client-business conversations, becoming one of the most fundamental tools for developing e-commerce, along with tech advancements like SEO, shopify inventory software, or Facebook ads. 

That’s why a lot of brands have dedicated team solely focused on this, but if you don’t have the manpower to do all that, here are some easy guidelines for presenting your business online: 

  • Create a voice 

This is one of the most important rules of interacting on social media as a business, you have to create the base personality of your brand online so your communications can be guided by it. 

Having a unique voice, will make your business stand out from the competition, get your clients to trust increasing the chances that you will be heard and appreciated. 

Because there are so many brands out there, with so many voices, your business needs to ground its personality on something real and authentic. 

Take a look at what the top brands are doing on social media, but make it your own, with a little heart. 

  • Keep your cool

Social media etiquette is a must, you have to stay professional and calm even in the face of the worst internet trolls because you are a business with a lot to lose, so no ranting. 

Ther are many ways to deals with trolls online, your main focus should be to keep the conflict to a minimum. 

Stay in control, calm, and don’t be afraid to use the tools social media grants you, if the interaction gets out of hand: private message or block, delete and move on. 

  • Post valuable content

Generating content that your customers will value is one most profitable the rules of social media interaction, that will grant you online success and a healthy follower base.

Your business will be competing with millions of sources of content, so you need to know your audience and give them something that will hold their attention. 

  • Shine a light on your audience 

This social media rule will not only win you points with your costumers, but it will save you time and effort.

Take advantage of user-generated content to share on your business social media.

Real customers ’ experiences, reviews, or praise can be reposted to show the honest, personal impact your brand has. 

It is one of the best things you can do on social media because of the trust it will generate will your audience. 

You can also go to influencers to create a partnership and advertise your business. 

  • Stay simple 

This is an easy rule to follow, just keep it simple from your name to your captions, strive for easy, quick, and to the point. 

It will make for better communication, easy to follow, and digest for your audience. 

Stay true to yourself and best of luck out there! 

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Annika Bansal
Annika is a Senior Editor at Social Media Explorer. She travels full time and has lived on the road working remotely for over two years. You can check out her Instagram to follow her on the road.

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