There are many surveys which have proved that an effective social media marketing strategy has the capability to make a start-up a successfully running brand. Some of the examples include KLM, the Dutch Airline, that roughly makes around €25 million annually just by doing social media marketing. Another name to take an example from is IBM, that has re-tooled its SMM strategies and now earning roughly 4 times its past sales.
With these stats, there is no doubt in concluding that an effective SMM strategy is the mandatory tool for all the budding start-up to reach the market within the limited budget. In this article, you will read the guidelines to improve the SMM for your start-up.
- Develop a campaign that is near to the customer’s heart
While planning a campaign, always think to keep yourself in place of the customer. Your customer must personify himself and relate to the campaign you run. This is only possible when you interact with customers first and then create the campaign.
- Always connect with buyers and ask ‘why?’
Any business works on the principle of demand and supply. If your start-up will fulfil the demand of customers, they will remember your start-up for good. Therefore, whenever you find any loop hole in your plan and feel like failing, communicate with your audience and ask them ‘why?’ They will give you the reasons to improve!!
- Bring in ‘Influencer Marketing Strategy’
Most of the brands in the market are utilizing influencer marketing strategy where they gain sceptical audiences by present a campaign run by an influential personality. This brings an affirmation within your audience and they positively relate with your brand.
- Always remain updated with latest social media trends
Trends are ever-changing and the same happens with social media also. Every time there is a new trend to follow. Therefore, to bring better reach for your brand, always remain updated with ‘what’s latest in themarket?’
A start-up always has a long way to go! It would be only possible if being the owner you are responsible enough for its marketing campaigns. Apart from these guidelines, you can also go through 5 rules for success on Business.com.