One thing is certain in 2021: social media is necessary to expose your brand to your stakeholders and the platforms you choose need to reach the people you want to influence.
Fortunately, there are many social media experts who are willing to share their knowledge and this PR blog introduces you to 10 blogs where you will learn what you need to start a social media program or put you in a position where you can brief an agency on what you want to achieve.
WMC PR has a social media executive who can advise on the best social media program for you and your brand.
1. Social Media Explorer
Their mission is to “help marketers and business owners become rock stars through a deep understanding of business and how marketing can impact core business objectives”.
2. Social Media Examiner
This blog says it will “help you navigate the constantly changing social media jungle” and they provide original and comprehensive articles, expert interviews, original research, and the news needed to improve your social media marketing.
Contributors provide articles to help you learn about all the facets of running social media operations and the tasks required at each step to make it all work.
4. Social Media Today
Their mission is to “create and to curate conversation around the world’s most innovative business practices, so that they can make your work more relevant and meaningful”.
5. The Social Media Hat
This resource provides stories about the latest developments, reviews of the best tools, and in-depth articles on social media strategies and tactics.
6. Sprout Social
This offers a suite of social media solutions that supports organisations in extending their reach, amplifying their brands and creating real connections with their audiences.
Buffer is the all-you-need social media toolkit that lets you focus on doing what you love for your business. With social media analytics you can see what’s working and what’s not to create better content and messaging.
Provides Instagram marketing strategy, tips, tools and guides and offers a free Instagram scheduler. It claims to offer a simpler way to plan your visual content marketing.
There are hundreds of social media blogs so if these sites don’t answer your questions, you don’t have to look far to find others that are sure to address any queries you may have.
I’d recommend choosing a few that you like and regularly checking their website and social media sites. Signing up to receive their newsletter or notifications of new posts would also be worthwhile.
Plus, WMC PR can assist you if you don’t have the time, staff or inclination to undertake a social media program for your business.
Another useful resource is a social media content calendar template that is available free from HubSpot. When you plan your social media activities in advance, they say it will:
* Make it easier to coordinate campaigns
* Grow your reach and engagement
* Scale your social media marketing
* Boost your productivity
If you need any assistance with your social media program, we would be pleased to assist so contact WMC Public Relations today by completing this form.
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