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In the digital age, social media has become an essential tool for businesses to showcase their values and achievements, connect with target audiences and attract new work, but many struggle to effectively utilise it. We’re here to provide you with tips and strategies for using social media to enhance your business' online presence.
To stand out on social media, you need a consistent and engaging content strategy. Identify your target audience and develop a plan showcasing your business and its achievements. This can include project progress, introducing team members, sharing industry news, and highlighting your company's values and mission.
Use a mix of photos, videos, and written content to keep your followers engaged and interested.
Use a variety of social media channels to reach your target audience. Instagram and Facebook are popular channels but consider using other platforms such as LinkedIn, YouTube, X and Threads. TikTok is the world’s fastest-growing social media platform, but you will need to consider if it is the best avenue to connect with your target audience, with the majority of TikTok users aged 18 – 34.
Once you’ve decided on the social channels you wish to use:
Use social media to engage with your audience and build a community around your brand. Respond to comments and messages promptly and encourage feedback from your followers.
Examples of businesses that successfully utilise social media include:
We love to see profiles sharing amazing shots of Cat® gear, but your followers are also interested in non-working content. Think outside of the box, share photos of your team working safely, short videos of back office antics, or even dabble in some meme action!
We’ve gathered a few examples to help:
One of the fastest ways to build a following is to follow and like a bunch of construction, civil and industry profiles and influencers. This engagement will expand your reach and increase credibility.
Some notable profiles to engage with include:
By implementing these tips and strategies, your businesses can effectively utilise social media to connect with your target audience, build credibility, and showcase your expertise and values to build your brand.