It is no longer a question whether a business should use social media.
There are currently 4.2 billion active users across social media platforms, who habitually rely on social media for entertainment, news, education and inspiration.
With this explosive growth of social media, your target audience is bound to be reachable on a platform. This makes it an invaluable tool to instantly access your customers in a fast, effective and inexpensive way.
Here are three ways why social media is essential.
- Build brand awareness
The increased use of social media globally has prompted users to rely on social media platforms to discover new products or services. On Instagram alone, 83%of users say they discover new products of the platform. This presents a valuable opportunity to leverage social media to build brand awareness and sell your products or services.
- Demonstrate your expertise
Social media presents a platform for you and your brand to demonstrate your expertise and knowledge. Sharing educational information to your target audience can establish your authority and provide added value for your customer.
- Engage with your audience
Social media presents the opportunity to make meaningful connections with your audience. You can interact with your customers, start conversations, answer their questions and get to know more about them. This shows authenticity and can easily build your reputation as a brand.
When optimised, social media can be incredibly effective for growing your brand and aiding the success of your business.
If you need help in establishing your brand’s social media, our team are always happy to help. At Savvy Creations we specialise in helping businesses grow through establishing a strong digital presence.