Have you pay attention to social media trends in 2016?
Do you know among the biggest global brands, almost 99% have a social media presence.
I hope you realize the fact of that social media has changed the way marketing and advertising works.
In the year 2015, we saw a recognizable boom of the social media industry. More than 1 billion people are now using Facebook, and more than 80% of small businesses use social media for their branding and marketing efforts.
While 2015 was a great year for social media, this landscape continues to evolve at a rapid pace, for many of us, we live and breathe it daily. 2016 is predicted to be even better.
Just in 2015 alone, Twitter launched video autoplay, Blab rose to social stardom and Periscope grew to 1.85 million daily active viewers. Is that amazing statistics?
Social media has opened up new possibilities to online users. Company websites and shopping sites still have dominance when it comes to e-commerce, but social media is steadily rising up to the game. 2016 is undoubtedly set to be another fantastic year for many marketers.
If you want to push your business forward, you need to get and stay and social, you need to make sure you business and the content you post on the social media channels are valuable, relevant and accessible to consumers. You need to change your mindset in order to create the content, you need to adapt and you must keep up with the changing trends.The past is like using your rear-view mirror. It’s good to glance back and see how far you've come,… Click To Tweet
Whether you decide to embrace those changes today or tomorrow, one thing is for sure. Without a strategy and plan in place to manage it all, you are doomed to repeat your past mistakes.
Remember the timeless principles. 2016 is time to adjust your thinking, adapt to upcoming trends and implement what makes sense for your business.Adaptability is the powerful difference between adapting to cope and adapting to win - Max McKeown Click To Tweet
Top Social Media Trends in 2016
Forks from PostPlanner pinpoint out some predictions on social media trends for this year.
Get started today by envisioning the potential impact social media and an online strategy can have on your business. Embrace these social media trends and position your company for success in 2016:
- Social Customer Service Will Have Transformative Powers
- Employee Advocacy is the New Norm
- Video Continues to Take the Social World by Storm
- Businesses (Finally) Get Smart With Influencer Marketing
- Companies Learn How to Show, Not Tell
- Mobile Is No Longer an Option, It’s a Necessity to Survive