The internet has changed how sellers interact with buyers. Social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. are overflowing with potential buyers that companies are dying to get their attention. When sellers finally discover a new way of appealing to internet users, a better method emerges leaving sellers always struggling to entice social media users.
Social media marketing experts such as Syed Balkhi are out to help small businesses to make use of social media to increase sales. In his recent article published in the Huffington Post’s Contributors’ Platform, Balkhi identifies seven ways that could change the social media marketing prospects of the small enterprise.
Balkhi identifies the use of humor as an effective method of appealing to social media users. Marketers that have used humor such as the team that marketed the 2016’s Deadpool movie can attest to the fact that humor attached to a brand’s internet presence works in favor of the brand.
Short clips of behind the scenes when shooting a commercial resonate well with social media users. Such clips enable them to see their favorite actors in their real state. Balkhi stresses that movie companies have used this trick for ages and they have found success with it.
New trends emerge on the social media almost every day and businesses can take advantage of popular trends such as the 2014’s ice bucket challenge to get the attention of potential buyers of their products or users of their services.
The modern world has an array of problems such climate problems that companies can associate with. Balkhi argues that a business may pick a vital cause such as climate change and devote itself to the cause. Social media users are inspired by brands that seek to make a difference
Celebrities and other famous individuals are essential additions to a business team. Research indicates that internet users tend to trust information passed across by people that they already know. Other methods include the use of ChatBots and giveaway contests.