Make no mistake: Instagram advertising can be a powerful social media marketing tool, particularly if you are looking to reach young adults. The network now boasts more than 300 million monthly active users, and has become the preferred social media network of teenagers across the U.S.
Add to that the fact that because Instagram only recently announced the ability to advertise, the environment is relatively noise-free.
Increasingly, digital marketing is becoming a placement battlefield in which countless brands battle for position to advertise to the world’s most desirable audiences. On Instagram, you can still place your ads effectively without worrying about your competitors doing the same.
And yet, as with any other type of digital marketing, plenty of variables will influence whether your ads are successful. And perhaps the most important of these variables is the type of ad you choose to promote your business. Which type is right for you? Keep reading to find out.
Social media marketing can definitely be a frustrating beast to attempt to tackle. But, as many businesses are learning, it is definitely worth the trouble put into the process. Social media, as we know it today, first got its start way back in 1994. Along the way, it has changed greatly and evolved into something grand and mysterious.
Before reaching the point we are at today, many others took on the task of paving the road for us. It was through their hard work and dedication that social media marketing was built, methods were developed and tricks discovered. But, no matter how much work they put into the process, we are still pushing forward, striving for even more and better tricks to take us into the future.
With a new year upon us, now is the best time to begin developing your own tricks for the coming year. With them, you will be able to know that you are doing everything you can do to stay ahead of your competition and make your social media marketing for 2016 the best yet. Here are a couple of things to get you started.
If you’re in the marketing business, you’ve probably heard the words “social media marketing” so many times that the words have lost their meaning. But the truth is, if you’re failing to implement smart marketing strategies on social media platforms, you’re way behind your competitors. Platforms like Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat and Facebook are proven ways to not only get the message out about businesses you’re marketing, but more importantly, to engage with customers by getting them excited and interested.
We all make mistakes. But, hopefully you don’t have the misfortune of making the same mistake twice. Better yet, maybe you can watch other people make the mistakes and avoid them altogether. Naturally, in the world of online content marketing, it’s easy to make mistakes. Luckily, others have already made them and we can now sit back and learn from them.
Here are some real-life social media marketing examples that will make you cringe.
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