Social Media Timesaving Tips for Business Owners

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Source: The Time Finder with Paula Eder

Businesses market their products on social media to gain customers and reach them in real time, but using social media as a marketing tool can be time consuming. Time is money in the business world. So, to help your business get the most out of social media marketing, here are some timesaving tips to keep in mind when using social media:

Schedule your posts

Utilize websites that will schedule posts for you so you don’t have to worry about doing it yourself when the time comes to post. Creating real-time posts could force you to spend all day on social media. Avoid spending more time than necessary by using social media management tools to schedule posts for you.

Cite outside sources

Before posting anything that has come from outside sources, be sure to credit them for their content. This will save you a headache later and will show that your company can be trusted with attributing credit for content that is not your own.

Proofread content

Nothing is worse for a company’s image than having a misspelled word or grammatical error on its social media site. Not only does it look unprofessional, but it costs you time to go back and fix the mistake. Proofreading your content (or having someone else proofread it) before posting will save you time and effort in the long run.

Post content that is interesting and engaging

This is the most important tip for saving time on social media. Everyone knows the saying “quality over quantity” and there’s a reason this saying is so popular. By spending more time creating quality content rather than creating a greater quantity of content, you save time and produce content that’s interesting and engaging. Have at least one post scheduled on your social media sites per day and you’ll keep customers interacting with your company.

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