Are You Taking Advantage of Social Media to Promote Your Business?

Last Updated on August 3, 2012

Social media has become a large piece of the marketing puzzle for businesses, but many business owners fail to understand the true value.  While social media strategies will differ from business to business, each should implement and use social media.

Some business owners feel their business is not the “right fit” for social media because they see it as a tool for “social” businesses such as restaurants or clothing stores.  This is not true as National Business Capital itself can show you. We have a social media marketing plan which focuses on educating and engaging our customers rather than posting silly pictures for caption contests or coupons for nachos. Understanding the various social networks and their individual value propositions is important for every industry.

It’s not all fun and games. Social media has become a key piece in search engine optimization.  The businesses who find themselves at the top of search results pages typically have active social media channels. It is also important to note that using the channels is not enough.  Take the time to learn how to use social media for business as it is a whole different beast than using it for fun.

Social media is a viable tool for each and every business.  Take the time to do research and speak with professionals to help guide you in developing a successful plan. How about starting by looking at National Business Capital’s social media?  Follow the link to our website and click on the icons!

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About the Author, Megan Capobianco

Megan is passionate about helping business owners along their journey - providing them with relevant content they can use in their day-to-day operations.

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