Many business owners become overwhelmed when attempting to figure out how to use social media to grow their business. But they don’t have to, according to Jason Falls, author and CEO of Louisville, Ky.-based Social Media Explorer, a social media marketing, digital marketing and public relations consulting service.
“In order to understand what you want to accomplish with social media, you first have to understand what’s possible,” Jason encourages entrepreneurs to first identify one or more of these seven business goals for social media before even getting started:
1: Enhancing Brand Awareness
2: Protecting Your Reputation
3: Enhancing Your Public Relations
4: Extending Your Customer Service
5: Building a Community of Advocates
6: Facilitating Research and Development
7: Driving Sales and Leads
In this video, Falls shares examples of strategies business owners can use to achieve their social media goals.