The term “social media” has only recently become a hot topic for businesses and bloggers. What began as a means of networking and connecting with friends and family has become an integral part of any marketing or engagement strategy.
Whether you’re starting a blog to finally quit that 9-to-5 job, or you need the one you have to take off, the proper use of social media is going to be on your radar. You may think it’s as simple as posting and moving on, but there’s so much more to it.
Lucky for you, I’m here to help with a massive infographic that has everything you need to ignite social media marketing in 2016. Let’s take a look at what you’re getting in this epic resource.
Infographic source: onblastblog.com
The Secrets of Social Media Revealed!
Some infographics will provide information on maybe one or two social media platforms, but not this one. Here you’re getting the complete rundown of five different networks:
Facebook alone has over 1.19 billion active users each month! The sheer potential to reach your audience is massive, and that’s an understatement. As I was saying earlier though, it’s not enough to simply post and move on. There are factors that affect your success, and they differ per platform.
For example, the best days to post on Facebook are Thursday and Friday. For Twitter, though, it’s entirely different; the best days are Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday! That’s just the tip of the iceberg too, there are also ideal times to post that differ per platform as well.
This infographic will reveal everything you need to unlock the potential of today’s largest social media platforms.
How Social Media Benefits You and Your Blog
Great, so you understand the intricacies of social media, but how does this benefit your online blog or business? The three biggest advantages of a proper social media strategy are audience engagement, increased traffic, and Brand Awareness.
Posting on the right platforms at the right time can bring in new readers, spread awareness of your site, and give you opportunities to engage your audience and grow your reputation among them. Many bloggers will make the mistake of only using social media as a means of promoting their content, but it does so much more if you know the secrets behind it all.
Take this infographic and run with it. This information will empower you to utilize social media to its fullest potential. Share your thoughts and your success stories in the comments below!