Ten Preventable Social Marketing Mistakes

 ponders about 10 Preventable Social Marketing Mistakes. She writes:

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The shadows of your mistakes will follow you. Image by Steve-h via Flickr

Social media have made a profound impact on the way businesses market their products and services. Did you think Facebook and Twitter wouldn’t last when they first came out?

Many of us did but boy were we wrong! Social media have taken most of the world by storm and if you own a business you definitely need to incorporate social media marketing in to your business plans.

Social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, blogs and LinkedIn have grown faster than radio or television! Social media has made such a big impact on business more than 70% of companies now have a Facebook page.

Social media does take time and work and must be done effectively. Below is a list of ten social media mistakes and what you can do to prevent them from happening.

  1. Not Being Consistent
  2. No Interaction
  3. Not Adding Personality
  4. Not Linking Accounts
  5. Not Asking for Likes and Follows
  6. No Quality Content
  7. No Call to Action
  8. Not Writing Effective Profiles
  9. Not Proofreading
  10. Getting too Personal
Read her explanations and what you can do about them in her article. She concludes: Social media marketing has opened doors with incredible speed and power so if you are not successfully taking advantage of that, you need to start learning and open up those social site accounts.
Read the full article at the Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/6900809

Hmm — I think I have to go through these 10 points myself with a healthy portion of self-criticism…

What other Social Media mistakes are you aware of? What is bothering you on other sites?

About Hellmuth Broda

Independent Information and Communications Technology Strategist with an interest in the construction sites between business, society and technology. http://www.hellmuthbroda.com
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