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Social Media Mistakes Nigerian Business Owners Must Avoid by sammytee30(m): 11:43am On Jul 04, 2017
Social media is a bold new frontier for groups huge or small. At the same time as some agencies are doing high-quality stuff and growing connections with their target audience, a few aren't doing so well.

Even as the most pointed out social media disasters are via big brands, this doesn't suggest small organizations do no longer err on social media too, reflect on consideration on it, there are over 16 million Nigerians on Facebook and Instagram as of April 2017 has seven hundred million each day lively customers international.

This huge quantity of customers on social media means is that your small business has an expanded variety of potential clients, but, this massive range of humans have such various backgrounds, beliefs, experiences and cultures that you need to be cautious now not to alienate your clients.

While it's far not possible to delight everybody, there are a few errors your small commercial enterprise can and should avoid, here are 6 of such mistakes.

1. Insensitivity

Inasmuch as social media encourages manufacturers to be informal and greater risque than traditional communication, you still want to be careful no longer to return off as rude or insensitive. In case you are being funny, pass for self-deprecation in preference to snarky replies or as they're better acknowledged, ‘clapbacks’. While clapbacks gets you retweets, stocks and LOLs, you may come off as impolite and insensitive.

2. No Attention

You do no longer need to be on each social media platform. Locate the one that works first-rate for your brand or that your capacity customers use and focus on that. Being everywhere can be a little too overwhelming in your target clients.

3. Inconsistency

Creating a brand is a protracted con, equal for developing a social media following. Social media customers can be fickle, so keeping your commercial enterprise off social media for a long time is a big mistake. Be constant about posting. Do not post in sporadic bursts.

4. Bad Grammar

Proofread all of your posts. No textual content talk, you are not speaking to your friend. Horrific grammar reflects off your brand, your customers will assume in case you can't write proper sentences then you may offer true services or products. Use spellcheck and use a second pair of eyes to observe posts earlier than publishing.

5. Silence

Social media is set interplay. Communicate with people, speak with brands. If there are questions about your brand, respond speedy and do no longer be condescending on your response.

6. Hashtag Abuse

Even as using a trending hashtag on your posts gets extra human beings to look your publish, if the hashtag is unrelated for your write up or your business then do now not do it. Watch what traits and spot if it reflects your .........


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