8 online mistakes for marketers to avoid

Though social media has become a common element to many campaigns and brand efforts, marketing pros can still struggle with these digital missteps.

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It’s been long enough that we should have a firm grasp on what to do and what not to do online—but mistakes (lots of them) still happen.

Every organization is different, each platform has its intricacies and we approach our jobs with different skillsets. So, before you launch into writing, posting, interacting, measuring and optimizing your social content, start with a firm understanding of those three things: your organizations, social platforms and your gifts (or lack thereof) in the online space.

Once you’ve established that understanding and it’s time to make serious plans, consider avoiding these eight mistakes, which come courtesy of Digital Marketing Philippines.

1. Having no social media strategy. How will you know what to post or whether your social media efforts are working unless you begin with the end in mind?

2. Creating too many accounts too quickly. Grow your presence—just not overnight.

Launch your presence on a platform when you know that your audience is already there and will be receptive to your message on that channel. You don’t want to take on too much and get overwhelmed. Start with what you can manage.

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