You’ve created a brand and you’re all set to paint the name across the skies, or, in modern terms, across computer screens and Smartphones. This means taking on the laborious project of developing social media sites, and waiting patiently as the numbers crawl up. Your brand is spread across the big names, from Facebook and Twitter, Youtube and Instagram, Google Plus and Vimeo, to the smaller ones, like Vine, Pinterest, Stumbleupon, Reddit and Outbrain, to name a few. Now all you need to do is spread and share…and watch as the numbers crawl up. Right?
Wrong. There are a lot more nuances that go into social advertising that you should be paying attention to then just watching the number of likes, re-tweets, or re-posts you are getting: social advertising is about growing a following, building a community. The magic trick is to create such a loyal fan base attached to your brand that your customers will become self-decided advertisers of your brand. Though the road of advertising a name brand is different for every company and depends on size, scale and output, there are certain shortcuts that make the road easier – paid social advertising is one such road.
Paying for advertisements on websites that are normally free sounds tedious and a bit pointless – but with traffic, and competition so high already on these sights, it’s extremely difficult to get your voice heard above all the other brands, and even harder to target the specific audience you want to without having them flock to you. If you want to target followers, the best way to do so takes more than just creating ads you know they will click on – it is about creating ads you know they will see. Here is a basic rundown of everything you need to know to get started:
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