Do You Need a Social Media Agency?

This is where the market is headed. It is estimated that 6-out-of-10 consumers use it each and every day. It is also estimated that social media was responsible for an uptick in on-line sales in 2010
By: Barrie Le Gall
 
Feb. 25, 2011 - PRLog -- As more and more companies began to see the benefits of SM, the noise increases. The shear volume of conversations taking place on social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube are staggering. It's hard to cut through all of that and get your message across.

This is why working with a social media agency may be beneficial. An agency has experience in cutting through the noise. They understand what times of day, through what platforms and to which audience the message needs to be conveyed.

Working with an agency can save you valuable time and money that would otherwise be spent trying to shorten the learning curve - which is also ever twisting with new iterations.

A typical approach to working with an agency looks like this:

The first step is to conduct an assessment to determine your own internal strengths and weaknesses.
The second step is to develop a social media strategy that defines a target market, audience and message.
The third step is to execute. This stage will focus on the specific components and best practices required to execute your strategy.
The final step is to monitor and analyze the results and measure return on investment.
Each step includes a series of details that are specific to each client. But this is the general approach. You'll also want to consider the proximity of the agency to your company headquarters. Being able to collaborate and brainstorm in-person is a huge part of developing a voice that is in tune with your brand.

I own a social media agency called FoundUB4 Social Media. We work with small business owners, advertising agencies and non-profits, locally, nationally and world wide to help them meet their marketing goals.

To find out more about FoundUB4, please visit http://www.foundub4.com

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FoundUB4 Social Media Agency and SEO Consultant. If your looking for a Freelance Social Media Agency Consultant or SEO Consultant with 100% dedication to success, then please get in touch today at http://www.FoundUB4.com
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Source:Barrie Le Gall
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Tags:Social Media, Social Media Agency, Internet Marketing, Advertising
Industry:Advertising, Marketing, Internet
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