Why Should You Care About Social Media?

Funky_Monkey_Media_200x250As at early 2014, almost 50% of the entire world’s internet users are active on Facebook, with 12 million monthly users from Australia alone. The growth from ‘visual platforms’ has grown enormously in the last twelve months – Pinterest and Instagram saw growth of 88% and 74% respectively in 2013. And don’t be fooled – social media isn’t just for Gen Y. The increase in usage by 55 to 64 year olds is greater than 100% for Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

Just some of the benefits of social media marketing: 

  • Increased exposure and visibility for your business
  • Increased traffic to your website
  • Increased engagement
  • Improved search ranking
  • Minimal set-up cost
  • Reduced marketing expenses
  • Increase in sales
  • Building loyal fans by creating and nurturing relationships
  • Lead generation stream
  • Allows your customers to provide feedback and review your business or product

If you think it’s time your business got serious about Social Media, you need help getting a start or you’re looking for someone to take the entire process off your hands, contact me today to find out how Funky Monkey Media can help you and your business.