Using Social Media in New Businesses

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The rapid increase in the number of new businesses opening in online form only should come as no surprise. There’s a host of reasons behind the trend, but the savings to be made by not having to maintain a shopfront or office and the ease in which online business can be ...

Blog Date: 
Monday, May 5, 2014 - 10
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Advantages to online businesses provided by social media

There’s a wide range of social media available to promote your online business. Facebook/Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter are the best known, but there are many others. All that’s needed to begin leveraging the promotional power of social media is to register a free account and begin posting content. Social media is enormously popular in Indonesia, and an effective social media campaign will drive millions of potential customers to your website or online store. Social media is without a doubt the best way to attempt to build your brand recognition and overcome the difficulties of bringing your business to the attention of consumers spread across the vast distances of the Indonesian archipelago.

Is Social Media Important?

Without a doubt. An effective social media strategy will drive potential customers to your website or online store. The sales increases seen by businesses with successful social media campaigns have in some cases been astronomical – you need to be prepared for a huge increase in orders if you manage to create a campaign that goes viral by being shared widely amongst your page followers and across the internet in general. An effective social media campaign is the online equivalent of word of mouth advertising and  – as every marketing expert will tell you – good word of mouth is the best advertising a business can ever have! You need to be careful though – your strategy should always use positive and ethical techniques to generate interest – for every social media marketing success story, there’s a corresponding disaster caused by  ill-conceived marketing strategies that have backfired and caused a storm of negative comment across social media platforms.

Social media is an extremely powerful communication and marketing tool and you should be doing your best to leverage its advantages to your benefit. Consult a social media marketing expert for help devising the best strategy for your Indonesian business.

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