Are you ready to launch on social media

Are You Ready To Launch Your Business on Social Media? Find Out

When starting to build a business presence on social media, you need to first ask yourself the following questions:

1. Do you know who the target audience (age, sex, likes, dislikes, job etc.) is for your particular business?

2. Do you have a marketing plan chalked out?

3. Do you have a logo and a website?

4. Do you have materials ready to be used in social media as well as on your website's blog (because without a blog and fresh content, what links are you going to post on social media?)

If your answer to all 4 of the above questions is 'Yes', then the next 2 very important questions to consider are:  

What is your budget for social media per month?

If your budget is less than $200/mth you will most likely be doing all the work yourself. In this case:  

How much time can you yourself spend on social media every day?

Social media activities do not have to take up your day if they are planned in advance and given a dedicated time slot in your daily schedule. During this time you can post one or two updates and schedule updates for the rest of the day using a post scheduling program like Hootsuite.