Having a social media presence is, without question, essential. Social selling goes a step further to help validate your brand or position as a thought leader in your industry and establish genuine relationships.
Building a strong network through social media channels ultimately boosts your conversions, as internal LinkedIn data shows sales professionals with a strong social selling index (SSI) have 45% more sales opportunities than others, and are 51% more likely to hit their sales quotas.
So, how should you post to maximise your social selling efforts?
Right place, right time
It’s not about whether you post content because you definitely should be, as well as liking, commenting and sharing others’ content. It depends on your industry and target audience but it’s more about when you post to gain maximum engagement.
Generally, the optimum days and times to post on each channel are:
Many social platform algorithms prioritise meaningful content such as engaging in discussion on posts, which is one of the reasons social selling has become such an effective marketing strategy.
Beyond creating high-quality content, one of the most effective tactics for beating the algorithm is to make sure you’re posting at the right time.
To find out more, please email me at email@example.com or call a member of the team on 01926422002 to discuss your social selling strategy.