5 Ways to Make Your Brand Stand Out on Social Media

Updated: Aug 31

Get your brand to the top on social media with these 5 simple ways.

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Are you struggling with making your brand stand out on social media? Do you feel like the competition is preventing you from reaching your targeted audience? The Black Girl Initiative has your back. We want to see you reach your goals and rise to your full potential and make that money. Stay tuned as we talk about the top 5 ways that you can make your brand stand out on Social Media.

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1. Be Authentic and Transparent:

Users are more likely to engage with your social media profile if you seem real. If they can't tell that it's an account for a business or brand, then there is no way of knowing whether the person posting actually works at this company and what kind of content might be present on their page-- which means less interaction from potential customers! Be yourself; people love interacting within communities where everyone knows each other well enough already so as not to have any doubts about who "their friend" online really belongs.


2. Create Valuable Content:

What makes a social media page valuable? The content you post should be helpful and interesting to your followers. If they don't find it useful, then those following will likely stop paying attention as well! It's never fun when we come across pages full of information that doesn’t make sense- think back on any brand posts from today; how long did each one take place in time before scrolling past them because there wasn't anything worth seeing or reading here anyways? It's no secret that content is king. You can have all of these great ideas for social media marketing campaigns, but if the posts aren't engaging enough, then people won’t give them a second glance or care about what you're trying to say- even worse: they'll think your brand doesn't care enough! It may seem like common sense (and actually is) but making sure each post has an original message with fresh visuals will set it apart from any competing brands' content out there on relevant trending topics helps too


3. Engage With Your Audience:

60% of the world's population is now online. Social media has become one way for brands to reach their customers, but if they don't engage with followers then it's as though these companies are invisible! Engagement can be seen through responses or comments on posts made by users; often this will show how much care someone takes when interacting within a community-driven space like social networks where everyone feels welcome no matter what size network you belong too (Facebook? Twitter?). 31 Billion people go online every day - there really isn’t any excuse not try making your presence known today!"


4. Use Visuals to Capture Attention:

The use of visuals is a sure way to capture the attention of your followers. People like seeing color, videos, and much more when they're on social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter; so many people spend their time scrolling through various posts instead of reading text-based articles because it's easier for us mentally than focusing solely on what someone writes down (aside from anything related specifically in this passage). A quick way to lose those interested followers, though, would be posting something without sense - meaning if you have no clue why anyone should care then chances are good that most won't bother looking at all!


5. Stay on top of Trends:

Social media is a powerful tool for brands to reach many people in the shortest amount of time. One way you can figure out the current trends on social is by using hashtags to find out what trends are currently popular, and how your brand compares with these current preferences amongst consumers would be by using Twitter's Trends tab or Facebook Insights- both pages offer helpful analytics that let companies see exactly where their target audience enjoys browsing online; plus there will always be new ones popping up every day! Make sure your brand knows what's trending and that you're on top with hashtags, or they'll be lost before you know it!


In Conclusion:

Your brand's social media presence is so important for staying connected with your audience and showcasing the best of what you have to offer. We've highlighted five ways that can help make sure your brand stands out on popular platforms like Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, or Twitter. Whether it’s being authentic and transparent about who you are as a business or creating valuable content that will resonate with customers in their own personal lives, these tips should give you some ideas to improve your marketing strategy across all channels. What are your top five? Let us know in the comments below!


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