Social media has been a game changer for brand awareness building, customer relations, and customer satisfaction. Shoppers are increasingly turning to social media for help with buying decisions. With this shift in advertising, consumers are paving a new purchase path for retailers to follow. Many businesses adopt social media as a promotional mechanism and use social media solely as if it were a traditional one-way advertisement instead of a two-way communication channel.
Here is a short list of common types social media business messages that create customer activity:
- Promotions and discounts
- Latest product information
- Customer support
- Entertaining content
- Ability for customers to offer feedback
For this assignment, you will write 300 words describing your business message by explaining which social media channel is ideal for your company. This assignment has two parts.
Create your business message by deciding on one goal. Do you want to increase sales? Or do you want to build affinity with your customers? As you brainstorm, you may want to use the bullet points above and any content from this module to decide on the type of business message you want to share.
Choose a social media platform that best fits your message. For this assignment, you can use any social media channel presented in this module. Explain and analyze why this social media channel is the right one for your message. You may compare and contrast why this channel works and why the other options are not ideal. Explain how you will measure whether the message was successful. In your conclusion, describe how a successful business message presented on social media can impact customer loyalty, ensure customer retention, and expand publicity. Make sure you cite any sources.