Social Media Strategy for Small Business in 7 Easy Steps

Social Media Strategy for Small Business in 7 Easy Steps

Step 1: Set Your Social Goals

Step 1: Set Your Social Goals

While it may sound obvious enough, too many small business dive head first in the social media game without taking the time of learning to play by the rules.

Identifying and prioritizing your business objectives on social media is a sure way to get you rolling in the right direction.

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Choose Your Social Media Goals

Start by checking items among the following list of some simple goals you may set for yourself, and classify them by order of importance:

  • Promote your brand

  • Boost your online traffic

  • Develop your brand image

  • Increase your sales

  • Improve your customer service

  • Grow your customer base

  • Engage and Retain your Audience

Keep goals simple and actionable

If you want to keep things simple, you can stick to small business owners’ most usual social media goals, such as raising brand awareness, increase revenue generation, improving customer engagement and experience, or develop thought leadership.

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Match goals with business objectives

There are many straightforward ways to help you define social goals, such as the well-known SMART strategy, as applied to social media.

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Social Goals Key Take-Aways

  • At this point you may choose to focus on just one or two main objectives such as promoting your brand and build online traffic from scratch.

  • The paramount factor here is to set your mind on achievable goals that will shape how, where and when you will deploy your main social marketing efforts.

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Social Goals Digest

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