Benefits of Social Media

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NSaulnier
Date
 June 17, 2015
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There are many of benefits of using social media for your business. SOS Media has listed some of those benefits below for you to consider.

Improved Brand Loyalty.

Brands that engage on social media channels have higher loyalty from their consumers. A strategic and open social media plan could prove to be influential in morphing consumers into being brand loyal. Those who follow brands on social media are more loyal to them giving the brand increased brand recognition.

Elevated Brand Recognition. 

Every opportunity you have to increase your visibility is valuable. Your social media networks are channels for your brand’s voice and content to be expressed. This is important because it simultaneously makes you easier and more accessible for new customers, and makes you more familiar and recognizable for existing customers. 

Increased Conversation Rates.

Social media marketing results in higher conversion rates in a few distinct ways. Perhaps the most significant is its humanizing element; the fact that brands become more humanized by interacting on social media channels. Social media is a place where brands can act similar to how people do, and this is important because people like doing business with other people; not with companies.

Enhanced Brand Authority.

Interacting with your customers regularly is a show of good faith for other customers. When people go to compliment or brag about a product or service, they turn to social media. When they post your brand name, new audience members will want to follow you for updates. The more people that are talking about you on social media, the more valuable and authoritative your brand will seem to new users.

Reduced Marketing Costs.

If you can lend a couple hours a day to developing your content and strategy, you could start seeing the results of your efforts. Start small and you’ll never have to worry about going over budget—once you get a better feel for what to expect, you can increase your budget and increase your conversions correspondingly. This will create better search engine rankings with the more platforms you are actively present on.

Successful Customer Experience.

Social media, at its core, is a communication channel like email or phone calls. Every customer interaction you have on social media is an opportunity to publicly demonstrate your customer service level and enrich your relationship with your customers.

Exceptional Customer Insights. 

Social media also gives you an opportunity to gain valuable information about what your customers are interested in and how they behave, this can be referred to as social listening.