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When you’re a brand establishing yourself on social platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, in the very early days you’re usually less concerned about who is following you and more about how many...
It’s superficial, of course, but large numbers of followers on Twitter and Likes on your Facebook Page do have provide a level of social proof that makes you more attractive to new followers, and new Likes – when someone sees that you’re already popular, they’re far more likely to make the leap and get on board themselves.
But for businesses looking to maximize the ROI of their social media strategy, how many is always far, far less important than who. Pretty soon you realise that a big number is meaningless unless it’s actually converting into brand awareness, website footfall and sales – so who should you be looking to attract?
Early adopters, social sharers and power-users are all pivotal in helping your brand reach critical max, but they’re not alone. Indeed, lurkers and even haters can become powerful influencers if you take the time to engage and inspire them.
This infographic takes a look at the five types of social follower that every business needs...
Via Lauren Moss, ThePinkSalmon
Personal Branding With Social Media Infographic via Chris Voss
Why having the right social media tools matter:
"Social media tools have the tremendous power to put you in contact with thousands of people in order to build your online brand you need to know all of the possibilities, as well as how all of your activities are working together.
It's important to be consistent so that each part of your social media network is contributing positively to the brand you are trying to build.
Selected by Jan Gordon covering "Content Curation, Social Busines and Beyond"
See full infographic here: [http://bit.ly/JMXlS0]
This article is by Gregory Ciotti for Social Fresh, along with an infographic with data that contains some very important information.
(credits at the bottom).
Understanding your customer from a psyhological point of view will help you to engage with them, serve them better and potentially build a loyal customer base.
Here are a few highlights:
Understand the 3 Types of Buyers
Help customers break through "Action Paralysis" by setting minimums
for example: remind your customers how easy it is to get started (No payments for the first month)
Understand the 3 types of buyers -
By understanding the psychology of these 3 types of buyers, you can package your products, articulate your message in ways that speak to their listening
**61% average spenders
Use Urgency the smart way
**Urgency and scarcity are known to drive up sales, but according to research from Howard Leventhal, people are prone to block out urgent messages if the are't given information on how to follow up.
More data on this.....
Selected by Jan Gordon covering "Curation, Social Business & Beyond"
Read article and see infographic here: [http://bit.ly/SAchFm]
Infographic by HelpScout
Data by Gregory Ciotti
Via janlgordon, Dr. Luis Cañals