IS Social Media Still Effective for Getting Visitors?

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HI Sir,
I am working from 10 years but when i post on any social media like facebook, twitter and any other not get visitors highly as people love to use for this same purpose can anyone give me answer of 1 Q

1 - Where i am Wrong in not getting visitors from Social media
2 - Still Social media effective.

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  • Profile picture of the author wartest
    Yes, it still is effective. You just have to learn from the data you gather from social media. Know your audience, know your data and know what you want to get out of your social media. You then measure its effectiveness from there.
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  • Profile picture of the author CenTex Hosting
    yes posting social will still get you customers. But if you just post once you are not going to get anything from it. It takes time to build up followers that are active and responding to your post.
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  • Both question work in different accordance. For Q1, if you're not active with regular posting content and engaging with peoples. Might be haven't strong userbase. For Q2, Still social media effective, if you shared eye catching content on the social media which will help you to grow your profile as well as your business.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ellen Chedid
    yes social media is still very effective and will probably be for a while. Perhaps try paid advertising to get more visitors. another way to increase is to make sure your content is engaging, funny and an extension of you.
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  • Profile picture of the author andyfyou
    Hey Sato,
    Fairly broad question - but Social Media is definitely still an effective tool. I have found a lot of success utilising instagram and facebook ads. If you like, DM me, happy to have a look over your pages and give you some feedback :-)
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  • Profile picture of the author michaelkoehler92
    Social media plays a good role in bringing returning visits. If you are not able to drive traffic from it then definitely you are not promoting over correct platform.

    You should spend time on building your followers and please them just by showing your link wont bring you much visits you must present catchy images and videos that are related to your niches so that followers can trust on you.
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  • Profile picture of the author Yvon Boulianne
    i usually have more than 1000 hits when i publish a good post on fb alone, best source of instant traffic
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  • Profile picture of the author Johnmooree
    Yes social media is still an effective way to get traffic but when we promote our business through social media we have to remember some points:

    Find relevant communities in your niche and join. Whether they are on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest wherever else they might be join. Most importantly, participate. Be useful and helpful.

    If you have a Facebook business page then make it more attractive and if you give any offer or discount on special occasion, mention on it. You should target niche audience like if your site is related to real estate then you have to find people who are interested in real estate like you can check people who like real estate property or home. Send them a friend request and interact with them on daily basis by messaging and chat. Hashtags were not very effective when Facebook first started, but in the last couple of years hashtags have been an effective source of traffic and exposure. Using 1-2 hashtags per post can get you an average of 593 interactions per post.

    In Twitter: Follow ALL the relevant people in your niche, re-tweet the content they post which is important for your audience. Use different titles and descriptions to see which works best to increase social media traffic - and if you find something is working really well, you should consider your Website blogs and articles headlines in that manner.
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  • Profile picture of the author karenjohnson
    Using Social media is not bad side for people. Visitors focus their terget and using social media for their good work then social media publishing is great.social media is still very effective and will probably be for a while. Perhaps try paid advertising to get more visitors. another way to increase is to make sure your content is engaging, funny and an extension of you.
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  • Profile picture of the author Paul Wilson
    I'm building folowers on twitter and post regularly but no promo tweets yet. What kind of tweet format works? I know it depends on your offer but my question is what kind of CTA will get people checking your link?
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    • Profile picture of the author Jamel Hassell
      First are you using twitter analytics ?
      Secondly The objective of disseminating information is to inform,educate,inspire,entertain.
      Thirdly you have to be strategic too ,don't just tweet ,run some test try using ,try tweetIng at different times. Use visual content too.

      Have you used twitteroid ?
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      • Profile picture of the author Paul Wilson
        Originally Posted by Jamel Hassell View Post

        First are you using twitter analytics ?
        Secondly The objective of disseminating information is to inform,educate,inspire,entertain.
        Thirdly you have to be strategic too ,don't just tweet ,run some test try using ,try tweetIng at different times. Use visual content too.

        Have you used twitteroid ?
        Jamel, using Massplanner to follow tweet and rt.

        I haven't any analytics yet. Tweeting at all different times etc

        Will look into Twitteroid.

        Thanks,

        Paul.
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  • Profile picture of the author marktay
    Off-course it is and it will remain effective in the future. But you should learn the art of driving traffic from these social media networks.
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  • Profile picture of the author adamcurran
    If I've learnt anything over the past few months it's just how valuable media social media is, and in my opinion it's only becoming more so and it's now more important than ever to get a handle on it. If you're not getting much reach and engagement you'd be wise to hook up with a social media manager who can do it for you because social media really is your best opportunity to build your brand, create a great reputation, engage with your future and existing clients and even make sales.
    If you're doing it properly and creating posts that are informative and which speak to your audience, you'll have no problems over time in building a genuine audience. The problem is when people try to take shortcuts and end up hitting their followers with loads of spam which jut annoys them and causes them to unfollow.
    There are a few suggestions I can make if you've been posting for 10 years and not getting a response, especially for Facebook. I hope you get some use out of this:

    1) Create posts that relate to your industry and your audience.
    2) Use images in your posts
    3) Make offers to your audience.
    4) Use competitions to get people excited about your product
    5) Use different posts for different social media avenues rather than re-hashing the same content.
    6) Respond to all of your followers directly.
    7) Always be present
    8) Connect with others in your niche
    9) Comment and share relevant posts (don't copy)

    If all that fails, I'd definitely recommend taking a processional on board who can turn the situation around for you, there's so much value in social media these days and while growing an audience is a slow process - it's definitely one that's worth it for the success of your business.
    Good luck.
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  • Profile picture of the author toysoldier80
    Depends if your looking for free or paid. I think the free methods has tapered off a bit with too many rules, memberships lost etc, however utilizing paid methods along with proper tracking and data collection will grow the right type of business in the proper niche to thrive.
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  • Profile picture of the author CeiphersClothing
    Facebook is most helpful to drive the users on sites and products as well.
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  • Profile picture of the author luciesmazanska
    you are not keeping your followers connected to you .Try to connect all of them with you by posting or asking some stuff related to all of them .
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  • Profile picture of the author marktman571
    Originally Posted by satotravel View Post

    HI Sir,
    I am working from 10 years but when i post on any social media like facebook, twitter and any other not get visitors highly as people love to use for this same purpose can anyone give me answer of 1 Q

    1 - Where i am Wrong in not getting visitors from Social media
    2 - Still Social media effective.

    Waiting positive answer...
    Yes social media is very effective if used smartly. Post fresh content daily in order to keep the page updated. Apart from that use images, GIFs and videos to attract audiences because research tells that human brains are more inclined towards animated material as compared to text based stuff.
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