Infographic: Why social media marketing is essential

If you’re not investing in these cost-effective digital channels, you’re missing out on prime opportunities to boost revenue and brand exposure. Consider these insights.

This article originally ran in 2019 and is part of our annual countdown of the most-viewed stories from PR Daily.

If social media isn’t a core part of your strategy, you’ll be left to play catch up.

According to an infographic from Three Girls Media, which cites Hubspot data, over half of brand managers that have used social media as part of their strategy for at least two years say it’s boosted revenue.

Social media also helps brands stand out on the crowded digital landscape.

Customers—current or potential—want to engage and interact with organizations and know that their concerns are being heard and that a brand is who they really claim to be. Social media is perfect for this. It allows you to communicate in real time and boost your organization’s visibility and credibility.

The full infographic shares more statistics and reasons why social media is essential for your organization.

Insights include:

  • Ninety percent of brand managers say social media has boosted brand awareness.
  • Social media offers marketers the opportunity to find their brand’s authentic voice.
  • Keeping an up-to-date profile can help improve SEO.

See the full infographic for additional insight into why you must make social media a part of your marketing efforts.


3 Responses to “Infographic: Why social media marketing is essential”

    Sandy Rodriguez says:

    The Infographic states that 92% of marketers say social media is important to their business. I wonder how that lines up with the % of executive team members percentage of those who feel this in important to their business. Something tells me they do not place a high priority on social media.

    Also – just an FYI – there is a typo in the Infographic (Compliment – should be Complement)

    Have a nice day…

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