If you are setting up a new website or thinking of setting one up, The best time to start your social media marketing is right now! The sooner the better because it will take some time to build up a following! The best way to get started is to jump in and do it! Start with getting your profiles set up on the main social media sites. Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn and Pinterest are a good start! If you are feeling ambitious you could try Instagram and Tumblr as well. Try to fill in as much of the profiles as you can! Also when you are getting set up make sure you read all of the terms of service and privacy policies. I know they are long and boring but they have some important things there that can save your butt down the road.
Ok! Now you have your profiles set up it is time to start sharing and following! A good guideline for things to post is to have 80% educational and inspirational content. A great way to start is gathering inspirational and upbeat quotes and posting them or create quote images. A great source for creating images is Canva.com or Picmonkey.com. Also following others in your niche or a related niche can be a great way to start however you must abide by the rules of the platform. While following just anyone is seen as ok for Twitter it is not for many of the other platforms. So often the best places to start is by following influencers in your niche and other businesses of products that you would use or work well with your niche. A good way to think of this is to follow the things that your customers may be interested in. This can be a great way to get ideas for creating your own content as well!
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