Grow your social media

How to Truly Grow your Social Media

Consumers like to be engaged – and look for fast ways to achieve this on social media for fast answers and interaction.

A small business that engages in general social media practices will always reap amazing results. It can take time, but done correctly, it will grow your influence significantly.


Don’t look at social media as unimportant or just wasting time, it’s much more than that. Social media requires some time and effort, but will always move your brand towards the future and that brand or message can change anytime. Maybe most importantly social media provides quick and effective Q&A customer support for your most important asset. I will let you guess what that is..

Don’t Choose Favorites.

I recommend not to fall in love with one social media platform over another. Think of social media in terms of most populated:

Here is a staggering visual of Facebook’s hold over your eyes and social attention:

Top social media platforms
Top social media platforms

My personal favorites in order;

  1. Facebook

  2. LinkedIn

  3. Twitter

  4. Instagram

  5. Reddit

  6. Quora

  7. Google+

My personal favorites for business in order;

  1. LinkedIn

  2. Twitter

  3. Facebook

  4. Reddit

  5. Quora

  6. Google+

With websites like WordPress you can schedule and publish article posts to a WordPress page and it will also push to your social media accounts automatically.

“Transparency may be the most disruptive and far-reaching innovation to come out of social media.” – Paul Gillin

6 Social Media Stats That Can Help Determine your Focus:

Depending on your business, your attention to different platforms might change from these choices:

According to [BlueCorona] statistics:

  1. 75% of male internet users are on Facebook as well as 83% of female internet users.
  2. 32% of teenagers consider Instagram to be the most important social network.
  3. Female internet users are more likely to use Instagram than men, at 38% vs. 26%.
  4. 29% of internet users with college degrees use Twitter, compared to 20% with high school degrees or less.
  5. 81% of millennials check Twitter at least once per day.
  6. Most Instagram users are between 18-29 years old.

Compliment your social media with other types of digital marketing like list marketing / helps grow your reach almost instantly.

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