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In the fast-paced world of social media, brands can either skyrocket to fame or crash into the troll zone. Mastering the dos and don’ts of social media marketing is key to staying afloat and thriving. Vinay Singh, co-founder, Digixpressions, talks to BrandWagon Online about the essential strategies and common pitfalls of social media marketing. 

1. What are the most common mistakes brands make on social media, and how can they be avoided to enhance engagement and brand loyalty?

Brands often make the mistake of focusing on self-promotion rather than focusing on consumer benefit. They also create barriers for viewers by not providing complete stories in each post. This can be avoided by shifting the focus to how news, posts and updates serve the audience. Additionally, using ad creatives as organic content, allowing legal teams to dilute the brand’s voice, posting for the sake of frequency, and using jargon are all missteps. By focusing on clear, audience-centric communication and quality over quantity, brands can enhance engagement and improve loyalty.

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2.How can marketers tailor their social media strategies to different platforms (Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube) to ensure they are making the most of each platform’s unique features and audience?

Marketers need to tailor their strategies to suit each platform’s unique characteristics and audience. On Instagram, visually appealing content, reels, effective hashtag use, and engaging stories can drive interaction. LinkedIn should be leveraged for professional networking, sharing industry insights, and thought leadership pieces, reflecting a more formal tone. LinkedIn has a more serious content appeal and should be accordingly used by organizations. YouTube excels with in-depth video content like vlogs, tutorials, podcasts and behind-the-scenes looks, benefiting from optimized titles and descriptions. Understanding and leveraging the strengths of each platform ensures that the content resonates effectively with its intended audience.

3. In the context of algorithm changes on platforms like Facebook and Instagram, what strategies would you recommend to maintain or increase organic reach?

To maintain or increase organic reach despite algorithm changes, marketers should focus on producing high-quality, engaging content that resonates with their audience. This involves understanding audience preferences and creating content accordingly. Supplementing organic efforts with targeted paid advertising can help reach specific demographics. Regularly monitoring analytics to assess content performance and staying flexible to adapt strategies based on insights are crucial. By focusing on content quality, targeted advertising, and continuous optimisation, brands can effectively navigate algorithm changes and sustain or grow their organic reach.

4. What role does data analytics play in shaping successful social media campaigns, and how can marketers use data to optimise their strategies?

Data analytics is vital for shaping successful social media campaigns by providing insights into engagement rates, click-through rates, and conversion rates. These metrics help marketers understand what content performs best, optimise posting schedules, and identify the most responsive audience segments. Data also aids in tracking brand reputation, allowing marketers to quickly address negative feedback. By leveraging these insights, marketers can create highly targeted, effective campaigns that drive results, turning social media strategy from guesswork into a precise, evidence-based approach.

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