This is a quick post just to point some thoughts on why I think that businesses large, medium and small should start taking Social Media Marketing very seriously.
If you are one of those hundreds of thousands of companies that are suffering daily to make a simple sale on something that you know has value, is priced right and is something that a customer/consumer can and will use then you need to ask yourself why you haven’t yet taken into consideration the power of social media marketing.
This post is inspired by a TV advert. I am a web addict and love web design, development, search engine optimization and social media marketing so it is very rare that you will catch me in front of the TV. Yet here I was, eyes glued to the TV set, jaw dropped to the ground and in AB-SO-LUTE awe! I will not mention any brand names but what I saw was a cellphone being marketed as a Social Media Networking tool. Yes. That’s right. Yahoo!, Flickr, YouTube, Facebook were all mentioned. One can come to the conclusion that if cell phone companies are marketing like so, then there is a demand for it. More people will purchase cell phones for networking which will result in more people using PC’s to access social networks. This only means that now all businesses small and large can benefit from creating more branding, marketing and awareness about their products.
Consider that before you go saying that your company does not or will not need Social Media to market your business. Once the initial costs are over and your company has built a grounding for social media networking you can be sure that more people will recommend you as a trustworthy source for a specific service or product.
Here’s the bottom line, your competitors already have the edge against you. How much longer will it be before you realise the importance that this plays in the ever increasing world wide web and the impact that it has on people all over the world, people that are ultimately YOUR customers.
Do not let your competitors get the edge our you – use Social Media Marketing NOW!