Our new look website is now up and a running! Very pleased with the outcome of this one!
Unless you have been living in the middle of the desert for the past 5 years without Internet access, then you should know that social media is a massive deal right now. Around 80% of adults use some form of social media, and that number is steadily increasing, even among 55-65 year-olds. If you want to get ahead in your industry — and appear savvy to your target audience, then creating a social media presence is absolutely necessary. Here are some reasons why your business definitely needs social media:
As I am sure you hate phone calls, customers hate phone calls, being on hold for hours, and e-mails left unattended. In the world of social media, however, users can leave comments/opinions right on your pages and blog posts — and you can respond directly to them, with little cost to you. If you are friendly, helpful, and quick, customers feel like their opinions matter and you can improve your brand image and name. You can also monitor your online reputation through social media by doing a quick site search on company keywords and keeping track of these periodically. In a nutshell? Social media helps your company to avoid being impersonal and faceless, and build better relationships with your customers over time.
Maybe you aren’t sure if you need social media as part of your business strategy right now.
You have too much stuff going on, or you just don’t care.
Just think about this: Are your competitors using it???
Do you think it’s working for them?
What are the odds that customers are going to them instead of you because of their social media presence?
If they are getting customers, possibly your potential customers, what does one or two customers mean to your bottom line?
Can you afford to not do social media as part or your marketing strategy now?
Our job isn’t to tell you what to do, it’s to let you know what your options are, and what’s best for your business in the short and long term.
The world around us changes so much and fast. Maybe you are scared of computers, I know a lot of people are scared of the words ‘Facebook’ or ‘twitter’, but I feel businesses need to draw the attention of these certain people that used to socialise outdoors but now do it on computers and mobile phones. Drag them back to your shops and businesses, give them a reason as to why your business is the best.
Don’t sell yourself short either!
46% of Facebook users say they would talk about or recommend a product on Facebook
44% of twitter users have recommended a product.
58% of people said that if they tweeted about a bad experience, they would like the company to respond to their comment.
source -A. Schoenfeld
– See more at: business doesn’t need a social media strategy
Have a look at this slide show on 10 tips to run a successful business page.
Social Media Today Source: Social Media Today
I know you are all busy trying to run your business, juggle finances and trying to think of new ways to get more customers to notice you. Then there is no harm in trying. We are always here to help you anyway we can, if in doubt send us an email: (we read our emails at least 10-20 times a day, so you WILL get a response)
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I would love to know what your thoughts are on our site, on social media, and if you feel this information is relevant to you.
Have a fantastic day!
Owner/Founder of LT Vast Media
I am the owner of LT Vast Media. I wanted to build a company that helps businesses build a better relationship and conversation with their customers. I wanted to harness what they REALLY thought of your business. We did this by setting up business websites and linking it into all social networking accounts that are relevant to our clients businesses.
I know to some people that may seem complicated, but I can assure you we are trained up to a high standard and have over 12 years experience in this field.
I wanted to make sure that the clients we have pay out less than they have been doing in the past, but still get what they are paying for and more!
When your customers go home they probably say different things about you behind closed doors, and that’s what we are here to do…..get that information to you so that your can understand how they feel and what they need and want.
Did you know that 33 million adults accessed the internet every day in 2012 in the UK, more than double the 2006 figure of 16 million, according to the Office of National Statistics.
Sounds crazy right? I thought so too when I first found out.
As soon as I mention the Internet a lot of people slam the phone down or just abruptly say “NOT INTERESTED!!!” How can you not be interested when around 83% of people in your country are doing just that?
Here are some statistic charts to make this writing look colourful!
Before I forget I want to let you know that if you like our facebook page (Facebook) we will give your website a FREE SEO checkup. No strings at all. No purchase and no sales talk either.
Even if you are not from the UK, we can still work with you! Drop us an email!
Thank you for your time and have a lovely weekend! I think I have just this second realised its the weekend…..
Have you ever sat down and thought about the government, privacy and social media? Government agencies regularly rely on social media to engage with their customers for improved citizen services and cost savings.
It is great news for local government that 98% of councils in the UK are using some form of digital or social media to engage their communities and digitise their services. This approach brings many benefits, including greater transparency, direct interaction with residents and real time customer service.
In recent years, some countries, states and local law enforcement agencies have also begun to rely on social media websites as resources. Police departments have reported using social media websites to assist in investigations, locate and track suspects, and monitor gang activity.
Without a lot of us even being aware of it, social media plays a part in everyone’s life. From the usual facebook user, right down to an email your doctor sends to a specialist or to update your records. I don’t think social media is going to slow down at all. It has only just begun!
Of course there are some issues of having or using social sites. There are privacy concerns, crime online e.g cyber bullying, organised crime, kidnapping and many more. But there are ways to make sure that your privacy online remains private. There is usually always a ‘settings’ button with ‘privacy settings’ attached.
I still get frustrated and don’t understand why people tag themselves at home on Facebook? It just doesn’t seem clever to let everyone know exactly where you live and where you are at all times.
Do you not notice how in business online everyone’s businesses seem perfect? They don’t share the downs, only the ups? I think that it’s a vital part of business and personalisation of what your business is about. We should all share the ups and downs of our life, believe it or not it helps others in the future and it helps people to feel ‘connected’ in a sense to what you do.
Don’t ever forget the simple saying whilst doing so, “You Are What You Share”.
Have a wonderful Thursday, whatever you are doing!!!!
Happy Independence day to all of the American Readers!
Here is a preview of one of our clients webpages:
Within one week of starting up Mr Whales account with us we managed to gain the account over 2,000 mentions around the area about his business and website. In only 2 days of managing Mr Whales website and social networking accounts gained over 5,000 views.
Every social network account that is created along with a website is mobile phone friendly as you can see. We do this because most people are actually mobile looking around for a local service and it makes things a lot easier to be mobile friendly for those with gadgets.
If you need your website managed or your social networks updated for your business, then look no further. We won’t let you down with just how many things we can do.
Affordable prices and no scams!!!!!!
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