A Quick Guide to Brand Building through Social Media - Social Media Explorer
A Quick Guide to Brand Building through Social Media
A Quick Guide to Brand Building through Social Media

Social media doesn’t feel quite ‘social’
when you are merely another face in the horde, does it? And then you glance at some
at likes of the Starbucks, or GoPro with their huge fan following and wonder
how you can replicate only a portion of their performance. However, the reality
is you are certainly not alone if you are struggling to be noticeable as a

Today marketer’s top priority is brand
awareness. Indeed, social media platforms are a one-to-many solution to get the
word out about your services and products. By building a strong brand presence
on at least one or two social media, you can easily target a broader audience.

If you have just started out with social
media to enhance your brand awareness, then you’re in the right place.  Here, you’ll learn the importance of brand
presence on social media and powerful strategies to boost your brand awareness
through social media.

Let’s dive right in!

The Importance of Social Media for Branding

Social media marketing provides
equal weights for all. All have a voice and all can share their opinion. There
are different kinds of social media networks and tools out there. You need to
build your brand using these platforms and tools.

Let’s have a look at some reasons
for choosing social media for brand building.

Google Loves Social Media

Social media marketing is great
for SEO. Because of the very intuitive temperament of online networking, the
primary platforms are at the greatest stage of the query items for your target
keywords. You just need to determine what your audience searches for and employ
these keywords throughout your social media websites and web journal.

Social Proof Your Brand

Many customers are looking
online for ideas and searching for feedback and results. Draw the attention of
such customers, demonstrate to them that your business is trustworthy and
secure by simply owning a social media presence.

Humanize Brand

By having a simple and genuine
social media presence and being keenly interested in feedback, you’re
permitting your brand sector for getting no holds barred. People purchase
services or products from ones they like, trust, and have faith. Engaging
social media websites can help you quite a lot.

Converse with Your Business Sector

media marketing helps you interact and join the group of onlookers, which are
relevant for discussions. During the middle of the discussion, you can plant
the seeds. However, this is not a method for direct marketing. It is a tool for
customer relationship management.

Boost Your Brand Awareness On
Social Media

1) Find Your Audience

Thousands of social networks are out there, below is
a quick summary of the major social media to help you determine your audience.

  • Facebook

More than 1 billion users are on Facebook. It is
important to remember how people use Facebook: to form relationships and chat with
. It makes Facebook an excellent place to
build your existing customer base’s loyalty.

  • Twitter

Twitter is a great platform to build and increase
your brand awareness. Twitter offers a search option to look into what people
are talking about, and you can craft your tweets with trending hashtags that
will engage your post. Twitter offers valuable insights into trending things;
it is the best social platform to grow your business.

  • Instagram

It is one of the rising social platforms among a
young audience. It focuses on conversational images and functions quite well
for visual businesses such as fashion, food, shops, and beauty. It helps the
business to generate leads as the scope is broader.

  • Google+

Google+ is well known for its older age male
population. This platform fits well for companies in the fields of software,
engineering, and design. As the platform is connected to Google Search, driving
traffic to your website takes a higher weight. Therefore, if your goal is to
automate your search engine, you should consider using Google+.

Start with at least one social media platform and
then start having your brand presence on more platforms and thrive day by day.

2. Content Is King

you concentrate on creating valuable content, people want to share rather than
cranking out the content into arbitrary publishing schedules. Just covering
subjects you want to read should go without saying; you’ll build much stronger
credibility as a brand.

Keep the
pointers in mind as you craft content for social sharing:

  • Every piece of content you post should
    support your brand image.
  • Figure what content would most likely to
    gain visibility on your social networks. Images could resonate with your audience
    better than blog posts.

If your content
ensures both i.e., quality content and the effective placement of that content,
then your brand image benefits over time.

3. Leverage influencers

It is essential
to publish engaging content to your social media, but it is just one part of
the equation. You will probably lose your voice in noise when you have a
relatively unknown brand. Although you can create your brand audience by
producing great content, it takes time.

A much easier
solution is to use proven market influencers to exploit their audiences. Below
are two ways to do that-

  • In your content bits, list their names or
    quote their websites.
  • Add any influencers to your post on the
    social media accounts you have cited.

All these acts
have the function of enabling them to share your content through social
networking with their followers.

Now it’s your turn

Building a buzz around your brand may
take a bit of experimenting, but developing a dedicated plan for visibility
remains the number one business concern today. Social media can be a fantastic
way to boost your brand presence. As more marketers jump on the bandwagon, it
can be challenging to compete with the marketing clutter. Be sure not only to
use social media as a branding tool but also to stand out consistently and keep
consumers involved and interested. You Got this!

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About the Author

David van der Ende is a full-time blogger and part-time graphic design enthusiast. He loves to write about a broad range of topics, but his professional background in both legal and finance drives him to write on these two subjects most frequently.

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