Posts tagged “Visual Content”

 
Whilst most social media seems to be simple text or image posts, many forget the importance of videos. Video’s will capture your audience in just a few seconds, and if your content is interesting enough, the viewer is likely to stick around. With the rise of YouTube, TikTok and most recently Instagram Reels, many businesses now look to post engaging content for new audiences across these platforms. 
 
Videos allow you to create interesting, visually based content that is a lot easier to consume than written paragraphs or swiping across to view paragraphs on attractive infographics. Videos require little to no interaction from the viewer – they simply have to press play, or just stop scrolling due to the auto-play feature. If you take a look at some of the most successful companies on social media, they will often use videos, especially when they’re trying to reach new audiences. As long as you have a good idea about who your audience is, you’re likely to succeed. 
 
So, you have your businesses social media set up, and now you need to make an impression. Social Media posts can help you to sell and advertise your products to a larger group of people who may otherwise have never come across your business. 
 
Creating a social media strategy will help you with marketing your business online to the correct audiences that you’ve identified as good for your business, and a big part of that marketing is the content that you’re posting. Your content needs to speak to your audience, and if it doesn’t, you won’t be getting the engagement or potential sales that you desire from your social media. 
 
Here are some tips on how to write social media posts that sell.  
 
Research 
 
You need to research your audience and their interests before you create any content, whether that be the post copy, graphics or video content. What are they currently engaging with? It always helps to look at competitors who have similar audiences to the one you plan to target to see how they are getting engagement from their followers. You can also use this research to capitalize on areas that your competitors may not be the strongest in, and implement them into your posts. 
 
Research has shown that 85% of businesses now use video as a marketing tool, with 92% of marketers agreeing that it is an important part of their marketing strategy. From this data you need to be considering your options going forward. So, here are 5 reasons why you should be publishing video content on your social media platforms. 
 
Grab Their Attention 
 
Generations are changing and having a picture or a piece of long form text as a creative won’t grab their attention anymore on social media. Whereas, video is a fantastic way to hook your audience, as video content holds the viewers’ attention 5x longer than an image or piece of text. 
 
Video allows you to be concise and capture the viewers' interest in the first few seconds. It’s important to make sure that in the first split second of your campaign, you can attract people’s attention and make them stop scrolling through their feed to pay attention to your brand. This lies in your ability to condense information down into easily digestible snippets of content that is long enough to maintain viewers' attention but short enough to leave them wanting more. 
 
 
 
If you know how to write good copy for your social media posts, then you need to make sure the images you’re putting alongside it are as equally engaging and interesting. With visual content being one of the main things you need to focus on when advertising on social media, you have to make sure it is a good way to attract people to interact with you and follow you on social media. 
 
With images on LinkedIn having a 98% more engagement rate than plain text posts, getting your visual content right is important to sustain your social media growth. Here are some tips on how you can achieve this with your visual content online. 
 
Keep In Line With Your Branding 
 
If you have certain brand colours or a brand style guide, make sure you follow this when you create your posts. This will help to create a continuous and visually pleasing looking grid or feed and will help people to recognise your  
 
 
 
 
If you know how to write good copy for your social media posts, then you need to make sure the images you’re putting alongside it are as equally engaging and interesting. With visual content being one of the main things you need to focus on when advertising on social media, you must make sure it is a good way to attract people to interact with you and follow you on social media. 
 
With images on LinkedIn having a 98% more engagement rate than plain text posts, getting your visual content right is important to sustain your social media growth. Here are some tips on how you can achieve this with your visual content online. 
 
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