There is a lot of hype about newer social media marketing platforms like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn. If done properly as part of a joined-up digital marketing strategy, social media marketing can enhance other marketing initiatives by:
Although there may not be large capital / sign up costs for these free services, they each require time and commitment to achieve great results. Few businesses can afford to do every marketing opportunity available: there are just too many.
What works for one company may not necessarily work for you. The challenge is to identify which of these social media marketing opportunities can most successfully be integrated into your overall digital marketing activities given your: business objectives; budget; brand; assets; and resources.
If in doubt, don't waste hundreds of hours playing with social media marketing: get some expert social media help.
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