One of the most important and underated internet technologies is without question social media...
Social media is delivered to us in many formats and in many methods (Iphones, PC's, Blackberry's). Many of us use social media websites and use these tools to 'communicate' to each other, usually in an instantious moment, pretty much like older technologies such as SMS (texting) or in simpler terms, compare it to digitally meeting and discussing with friends, colleagues and perhaps even complete strangers - Who would have thought in just 5 years we have gone from having a simple contact list to now having our friends, colleagues and customers virtually sat in our pockets?
Unquestionably social media websites such as Facebook and Twitter are here to stay, constantly developing and providing new and improved ways of us communicating through our everyday lives, so how does that help businesses? - Quite simply, it is a massive opportunity to push your messages to everyday Joe Bloggs, other businesses and even competition.
Tweeting, Facebook pages, blogs, press streams, news feeds, video messages and so much more is available. It is a highly complex digital world and Ripla can help take that complexity away by ensuring that your 'following' remains loyal and your brand and product is professionally marketed using freely available social media technology.
Ripla can and do manage entire social media areas for our clients, it's just not enough these days to have a website on its own, social media will probably never replace personally tailored websites but they will drive traffic to your website and hopefully provide genuine 'hot' leads to your products and services, it is also a very useful method to provide lightning fast updates to your clients and to keep them updated with your very latest news, views and promotions all with distinct possibility of instant replies and feedback.
Ignore social media at your peril, to put it bluntly if your company isn't using social media to get your messages across, you can bet that your competitors probably will be...
Get in touch to see how we can help drive your social networking strategies