5 Tips for Advertising on Social Networks (via Target Marketing)

I talked about creating a cool brand last week and roughly on selecting your target audience. Today, I came across a webzine discussion on  Social Media Marketing.

Social Networks are the perfect place for marketers to connect (or at least raise awareness) with their prospective customers due to the high traffic generated in these sites.

We all see ads on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, everywhere. If you notice, the advertisers are very consistent. Most of them don’t just target on either of the social networks but spreading there fishing net across all the social media sites – hoping to catch more fish. Yet, you may find that the “approach” to each individual network may differ, i.e. the copy of the ad, graphic and images.

Here are the 5 tips for advertising on social networks:

  1. Select the right target audience
  2. Be visual
  3. Choose words that resonate
  4. Experiment with your ads
  5. Track and optimize your campaigns

Continue reading 5 tips for advertising on social networks (via Target Marketing).

Here’s an example on how a business can be expanded with social networks.


About Jason Tham

Jason Tham is a PhD student at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. His research interests are digital pedagogy, connectivism and connected learning, computers and writing, and visual rhetoric.
This entry was posted in Advertising, Marketing, Social Media and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Tell me what you think

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s