Paying to Play on Social Media

Branding, Business, Marketing, Social Media
Rumors to the contrary, it’ll cost you if you want to run a successful social media program. It’ll cost you both time and money, not to mention all the skills and experience you’ll need to help ensure a positive outcome. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but there is no more gravy train when it comes to social media success. There is simply too much competition among businesses and brands for eyeballs and wallets for any of these channels to be able to afford to give you a free ride. Organic reach has declined precipitously. Algorithms rule. You’ve got to pay if you want to play – and win – on social media. Seriously, have you looked at the statistics lately? Unless you’re paying to promote them, you’re…
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