Create and maintain a successful social media strategy for your business
Today, a large number of companies still don’t have a strategic approach to social media. Others fail to calculate how effective they are at social media, one of the critical components of implementing any social media strategy.
When companies start spending time and money on their social media efforts, they need to create an internal plan that everyone can understand. Maximize Your Social is a social media strategy book which offers a clear vision of what businesses need to do to create—and execute upon—their social media for business road map.
Today, a large number of companies still don’t have a strategic approach to social media because they have not aligned business objectives with their approach to social media. Others fail to calculate how effective they are at social media, one of the critical components of implementing any social media strategy. When companies start spending time and money on their social media efforts, they need to create an internal plan that everyone can understand. Maximize Your Social offers a clear vision of what businesses need to do to create—and execute—a social media game plan.
Maximize Your Social details the evolution of social media and explains the absolute necessity for creating a social media strategy. It outlines the preparation for, mechanics of, and maintenance of a successful social media strategy. This practical guide allows any business, big or small, to create and maintain its own social media strategy—no more paying agencies or hiring expensive consultants. You can master social media marketing strategies and save a chunk of your business’s budget while achieving more effective results.
Learn how to leverage the strategic opportunities that each social media channel offers and implement a data-driven approach for monitoring the success, or failure, of your social media program. With expert guidance on all things social, you’ll learn how to:
- Focus your efforts in order to maximize Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and blogging
- Staff your social media efforts with the right people in the right roles
- Understand the importance of creating and maintaining legal social media policies as well as social media guidelines for employees
- Catalog all of the social media tactics that will be done on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis
- Determine the ROI of your social media strategy
You know you need to do social better. The social media strategy book Maximize Your Social will help you prepare and maintain a profitable social media strategy. Follow author Neal Schaffer’s advice, and you’ll be able to do it yourself—and do it right.
Praise for Maximize Your Social
“Looking for a smart social media strategy? If so, look no further. Schaffer’s Maximize Your Social provides a clear and effective road map that’ll help your business thrive in an ever changing social world.”
—Michael Stelzner, founder, Social Media Examiner and host, Social Media Marketing podcast; author of Launch
“Maximize Your Social provides an awesome framework for creating a powerful presence on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and really ALL social media sites. You will love the pragmatic, step-by-step tactics as well as the comprehensive and creative strategies. Get this book today, not tomorrow!”
—John Haydon, author of Facebook Marketing For Dummies
“Neal Schaffer is the real deal. He’s proven that social media can work for real business, and in Maximize Your Social, he provides the playbook. It’s a logical, realistic, clear-eyed recipe for doing social right.”
—Jay Baer, bestselling author of Youtility and The NOW Revolution
“Maximize Your Social is straightforward, simple, and superb. Two ‘Likeable’ thumbs up!”
—Dave Kerpen, New York Times bestselling author of Likeable Social Media and Likeable Business
“I’ve been working in social media for seven years, and there’s just about nobody in the business that I’d feel comfortable leaving alone with a client but Neal Schaffer. He gets the business case, the strategy, and the tactics—enjoy this primer of straight-up social media advice.”
—Adam Metz, The Social Concept and Firespotter Labs
“Neal has been a social media leader for years. With this book, he takes all of us again to the bleeding edge of how to survive in today’s world with a social strategy that actually works. This should sit on every CMO’s bookshelf.”
—Leo Widrich, CMO/cofounder at Buffer