From a corporate perspective, the benefits of having your employees help build your corporate brand is very clear. Advantages of employee advocacy in social media include a wider reach (larger potential audience), better social media engagement, and overall increase in ROI. However, there are equally important benefits to helping your employees build their own personal brands.Read More
Social amplification through employee advocacy in social media is an incredibly powerful marketing tactic, but it isn’t foolproof.
There are eight major obstacles to success where social media amplification is concerned. Any one of these issues has the potential to diminish the success of your employee social engagement program, or even derail it entirely. To make it easy on you, we have brought them all together for you in one place.Read More
In the toolbox of social media strategies, employee social engagement is the tactic that many companies are striving to implement in 2017. The potential benefits of employee advocacy can be staggering. More success stories are published every day and it’s getting easier to get executive level buy-in. However, motivating your employees and getting their buy-in can be a bit more difficult.Read More
Buyer personas are a widely accepted component of the marketing industry, but that does not mean that they are used properly, or even understood by many marketers.
This gap in understanding leaves an amazing opening for people working within the realm of social media marketing. The proven tools and tactics used for offline sales are not always adopted for use on social channels—but they should be. Whereas social media used to be considered the wild west of marketing, that time has now passed.Read More
Whether you love it or hate it, Twitter is an unavoidable tool of the trade for modern marketers. It may not be the largest social media network, but with 317 million average users on a monthly basis (as of the third quarter of 2016), it is nothing to sneeze at either. With about 6,000 Tweets sent each second, Twitter is a busy place, so you need to be able to write the right messages to get attention.Read More
As a company, you spend a fair amount of time and financial investment in the creation of just the right marketing strategy. How you execute this plan, will impact all of your company’s campaigns and ultimately your results in engaging prospects and customers. In order for it to be fully effective employees should be part of the process.Read More
In our modern, efficiency-obsessed economy, the idea of a secret system that can make your employees more loyal, effective, and efficient seems too good to be true - but it actually is a real thing. They key is to tap into the elements of what we do for fun and bring those mechanics into the day-to-day workplace. Basically, you make work into a game through the process of gamification.Read More
Do you consider your employees when formulating your social media strategy?
Your employees are a more valuable resource than you think. Employee social sharing can produce eight times more interaction than content shared by your brand alone, and it can be re-shared as much as 25 times more frequently.Read More
A social media content calendar is arguably the most important device in any social media strategy. Planning and scheduling content saves time and helps reduce the chance for errors or over posting. As a bonus, having a pre-planned social media content calendar ensures you maintain business continuity within your social media implementation; not only does it keep you on the right track - if you ever need to use a backup employee for social media duties, they can do so with ease.Read More