When Instagram announced last year that they would be rolling-out shoppable organic posts for a select number of businesses in the US, few Australian retailers took notice. Now that the facebook-owned image and video app’s shoppable feature has finally hit our shores, it’s time businesses prepped their pages for the social shopper.
With 3 million active accounts in Australia, Twitter has become a great platform for customer engagement. Customers love interacting with brands they like, and really appreciate a response when they complain, with 96% of users being more likely to buy again after a good customer service experience on Twitter.
It’s no secret that social media dictates the way consumers interact with businesses today. Now more than ever, we view a company’s social media page as an online customer service forum, a chance for marketers to build positive relationships and boost awareness.
With over 100 million daily users and over 400 million snaps sent each day, there’s no doubt that Snapchat is taken the social media world by storm, but what does this mean for marketers?
A Survival Guide
As we have mentioned before, the Facebook Apocalypse is upon us. Another algorithm has been introduced that will prioritise content from friends and family while professional publishes will be pushed to the sidelines.
Your organic reach may begin to decline, but not to worry! Below we have prepared five simple social media marketing strategies to help navigate the End Times.
If you are unaware, and if you are you have been missing out, there is a large dog community on Instagram. There are thousands of accounts made by pet owners dedicated to their best friend.
The Political Arena
Marketers tend to avoid mixing politics and business in fear of backlash and alienating certain consumer segments, and that tightrope walk has been made trickier by social media marketing.
There’s no doubt Facebook has changed the way we engage with customers, but what about the way we hire? With over 65 million businesses on Facebook, it was only a matter of time before the social media giants unveiled a job search feature to match. Enter Facebook Jobs.