There are several mistakes I see retailers making all the time, but the top social media mistake made by retailers is not having a social media plan. Having a set social media plan can make all the difference in the world. It’s going to keep you and your team accountable and ensure it’s getting done. So, keep reading to find out two simple ways you can overcome the top social media mistake mistake in 2019.
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Option #1: Set 1-3 SMART goals and then reverse engineer those goals to come up with your social media strategy. Remember, SMART goals are ones that are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and timely. Then put those strategies into action by adding them to your marketing calendar. When we write things down the more likely they are to get done, so this step is crucial!
Option #2: Go through the full Social to Sale training course. This training walks you through step by step on how to create a profitable social media strategy. It’s about 5 hours long, so it will require you to set time aside to complete it. The best part is that it’s a included when you become a CM Insider. Click here to learn more about becoming a member!
As a busy business owner, it’s easy to push things, like your social media, to the back burner when things get busy – I know we’ve all been there! But, when you don’t plan, you plan to fail, so let’s commit to getting your social media plan started and set up for success in 2019.
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