Branding Tips in the Age of Social Media

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[et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]The rise of social media has allowed communication to be easier than before. With different platforms reaching high numbers of audiences, advertising and marketing have greatly benefited from it too.

Social media is accessible practically everywhere, so it makes sense that it is utilized to increase brand awareness. Businesses can interact with their consumers quickly and also get to know what they like. Having a good social media strategy will be valuable in establishing a company’s branding.

There are plenty of approaches to use social media to your advantage. Some of them are listed here.

  1. Have a Distinct and Engaging Social Media Presence

In posting events and announcing relevant information, the brand must have its own personality. Way too many businesses go over-the-top formal, but professionalism doesn’t always mean rigidity. Some brands now go out of the box with their social media presence, which has worked positively for them.

Responding to engagement from customers and interested potential clients is an opportunity to establish a distinct brand personality. Have fun and be comical instead of trying to be serious all the time. People love authenticity, so having a humorless social media personality is nothing new and worthy of notice.

A balance must be achieved between the informal and unprofessional manner of talking. The social media manager must have enough knowledge of what the target audience likes. If that is done correctly, the brand will be more well-established, and patrons will support it even more.

  1. Have a Subscription Box

Subscription boxes are very interesting because they evoke a sense of personalized mystery. The concept is very effective in compelling followers to try a subscription-box service even if they haven’t tried it before.

Boost your business by having a business plan that includes a custom subscription-box design and packaging. The packaging must be well-designed to generate interest and encourage existing clients to post about it on social media. This becomes a natural advertisement where they share their personal sentiments about the box. Instant and authentic—that’s the power of social media working on you.

This branding model can boost sales and, at the same time, allows companies to know their customers. Having a more solid idea of what customers like can help improve the service as you come up with a more strategic marketing approach.

  1. Work on a Social-Media Schedule

There are so many social media platforms that can be utilized for various projects. The usual trio—Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram—is commonly operated by businesses. Posts in each platform should be consistent in the message they’re conveying; otherwise, it can be very disorienting for customers.

Having a regular schedule when it comes to activity isn’t so bad. In fact, it urges preparing early, which is good for the content. Organizing what will be posted is a positive social media ethic.

Some applications and programs allow people to schedule posts ahead of time. Even if a person isn’t in front of the laptop, the post will publish as planned. Sharing content on a regular schedule will help customers keep up with the business easily.

  1. Be Consistent with the Visual Content

A business’s publicity materials and other visual content should always look aesthetically pleasing. It must always be consistent with the brand and should keep up with its existing image. It’s not just simply choosing a color theme; it’s also about establishing a personality and style.

From the logo to the posters to the videos, everything must be well-defined. It is with the visual content that entices most people and encourages them to engage.

It’s easy to see what has been posted months before. Right off the bat, businesses should invest in a good graphic designer and illustrator. It will be beneficial in the long run, and your visuals will be distinctive from those of your competitors.

Be Careful with Social Media

It’s difficult to build a good image with customers, but it’s so easy to be ruined. Mistakes like accidentally posting something meant for a personal account can be damaging. Ensure that social media managers, as well as the marketing staff, are experienced for the line of work.[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column]

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Lorenzo Gutierrez is a Digital Marketing Consultant and a certified Google Partner. He helps small businesses and corporations grow their revenue online. He does this by mixing passion, innovation, & expertise.