Manage Social Media the Easy Way [INFOGRAPHIC]

When used correctly, social media is a great (and mostly free!) communication tool for reaching new and existing customers, building word of mouth for your business, elevating your status as an industry expert, and extending the reach of your marketing.

However, for many small business owners, social media also seems to require a huge amount of time for a questionable payoff, and most just don’t know where to start. The infographic below provides an easy-to-follow plan for managing your business’s social presence through each month of the coming year and answers the most common questions of ”How do I use it? Why should I use it? What do I say? Who has the time?”

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Infographic by Column Five

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About Tammy Lam

Tammy Lam is on Intuit's small business communications team. She lives in San Francisco and loves using mobile apps to explore the city's endless array of local restaurants and nightlife. Follow her on Twitter at @Tam_Lam and share your favorite spots!
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27 comments
airgun
airgun

This is a great Infographic to explain social media how to manage all Smo tactics to achieve business goal.well, I could say the suggestion given in this blog are really worthwhile, as they have told us the infograpic manner of social media. That means according to the graph of the information analysis of our social media we need to go forward in social media.


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This is a great Infographic to explain social media how to manage all Smo tactics to achieve business goal.

Williams Brown
Williams Brown

Very efficiently written information. It will be priceless to anybody who uses it, together with myself. Sustain the good work – for positive i will try extra posts.

Amy Jones
Amy Jones

I just paid for Quickbooks Pro 2014 for my new business. It won't install on my computer. I get an error message about drive E! Drive E?? I'm installing it on Drive C. I asked for help from the "online community" a week ago, and no one has responded. I can't even find a phone number for customer support. This is ridiculous.

Marc Berenson
Marc Berenson

I'm new to QB online and see it is fraught with bugs and customer service is terrible

akasha968
akasha968

Wow! These are so nice. Today social media is very popular for online marketing. Thanks for sharing this easy ways of doing social media. I will definitely try these tips.

Lana Moore
Lana Moore

Quickbooks is the WORST EVER! I'm going to RipOffReport and the rest of the sites, along with my own campaign against this company. You all ought to be ashamed to have someone on the phone with Customer Support for over 8 hours, switching people, and gouging money. Paid $215 now being told we need to pay over $400.

Ruthvik
Ruthvik

developing a social media presence is a great work

pawan kalyan
pawan kalyan

An informative look at SM with a real plan essential.  That’s great where you say don't get discouraged.

James Ousley
James Ousley

If i want to check it out are you going to lag for 4 days and then check my credit before i do? lol just wondering.

Ryan Cote
Ryan Cote

This is a great infographic. Businesses often make the mistake of presenting a monologue rather than listening and interacting - which is what makes social media so different and effective.

guptaabhijit318
guptaabhijit318

Excellent advice. It is most informative infographic. Social media is playing an essential role for making website appear higher on search engines. There are different online marketing strategies has been exposed. However, infographic is the most commonly use. Thanks for sharing this post.

Andres James
Andres James

You know, online visitors are really important!  We can help you decide on the type of look you want and our creative team will help develop your ideas into concepts and ultimately a brand image.

Elmhurst Locksmith
Elmhurst Locksmith

Thanks for the share. Social media is not just an activity, it requires investment of significant time and resources. We need to surround ourselves with people who not just support us and stay with us, but inform our thinking about strategies to WOW our online visibility. 

jean_knight
jean_knight

thanks for sharing a great resource on social media as its playing a pivotal role for making website appear higher on search engines

Anna Kitowska
Anna Kitowska

Great job @Tammy Lam ! Not only is it Informative (already shared with my friends who work with social media), but it's also aesthetically pleasing. Thank you for posting this :)

Carolyn
Carolyn

Can you make this available as a poster to download? I would like to use this as cheat sheet. Thanks.

Yasmari
Yasmari

Probably one of the most helpful IG's I've seen! Thanks for this @Tammy Lam . I have a couple of people I think will find this useful. Definitely sending it their way.

Tammy Lam
Tammy Lam

So happy you all are finding this helpful! Are there any other small business topics you'd like to see explained in this visual manner?

haroldgardner
haroldgardner

An enlightening look at SM with a real plan underlying.  I really like where you say don't get discouraged.

BelindaSummers
BelindaSummers

Even with the hype of social media these days, still many of our fellow marketers don't recognize and see the impact of social media. You can't get an overnight success. There is no such magic. Hence, it is the result of hardwork, dedication, patience the buse of right approach. Great inforgraphic by the way. If followed will result to 1 big year success. 

 

Gonna reblog  this infographic. Thanks Tammy!

Tammy Lam
Tammy Lam

Carolyn- Unfortunately we don't have it available in printable form, but if you click on the image, it should blow up in full size and you can try printing from there.

Tammy Lam
Tammy Lam

 @Curtman40 Glad you found it helpful! :) Please share with your friends, and if there are any other topics you think would be of interest to small biz owners, let us know!

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