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Perfect Social Media Strategy | Medium

Before sending your first post, it’s important to have a detailed social media strategy in place.

This should outline what you want to achieve, such as more brand awareness, additional traffic to your website, or increased sales.

This strategy should then document what you need to do in order to achieve these set objectives and be used as a guide throughout the rest of your process.

Review your branding to ensure it’s clear and consistent across all of your social media channels (and other marketing platforms).

Use your logo for your profile pictures and ensure your cover images clearly display your business’ USP (unique selling point).

What Type of Social Media Marketer Are You? Interactive challenge

The major key is being remarkable and the best part is that social media allows a company to receive feedback on any campaign, even those not run online.

If a marketing or advertising campaign is remarkable in any way (good or bad), the company will hear about it, as the average customer today is very likely to share his or her experiences or opinions with their trusted circle on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites.

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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.

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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.

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What’s are the Best times to Post on Social Media?

Social Media Tips & Tricks: Be sure take advantage of social media’s peak hours whenever you post about your business or related information. I see businesses every day posting updates, company news, articles at the worst times of the day/ and night and the results will always be less than satisfactory.

What’s are the Best times to Post on Social Media?

Have you ever posted something to Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter and wondered why no one cared? Maybe it was the odd time of day you shared your update!

Here is a list of the best times to post to your social media, for best results (2016)

  • LinkedIn: best time to post weekdays 5:00–6:00 p.m. Other optimal times include Tuesdays from 10:00–11:00 a.m., and Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 7:30–8:30 a.m., at 12:00 p.m., and from 5:00–6:00 p.m.
  • Facebook: best time to post on Facebook is 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Other optimal times include 12:00–1:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays and 1:00–4:00 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays.
  • Twitter: best time to post on Twitter is weekdays from 12:00–3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
  • Pinterest: The best time to post on Pinterest is in the evening any day of the week, especially Saturdays from 8:00–11:00 p.m.
  • Instagram: The best times to post on Instagram are Mondays and Thursdays at any time except between 3:00–4:00 p.m.

In theory, the Eastern or Central time zone would be the best time to base off for a United States audience to reach the most people through your social media shares.

If you have anything to add, or any suggestions, comments, updates or questions please comment below;

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