Social Media Statistics You Can’t Ignore!
There are currently 3.03 billion active social media users, and with an estimated new Social Media user every 15 seconds, it is more important than ever for small businesses to jump on the social media superhighway!
1. Recent Studies show that between 70-80% of people will research a company online before visiting the business in person or making a purchase with them. If you can’t be found online, you may not be found at all!
2. 90% of marketers believe their social marketing efforts have increased publicity for their business, and 75% say they’ve increased traffic. There is no better way to gain new customers than by having a strong social media presence.
3. 71% of consumers who have experienced positive social media services with a small business are likely to recommend it to others. A recommendation goes a long way.
4. Customers spend more money (20-40 %) on brands who engage directly with them on social media (Social Media Today). Engaging with your audience reaps financial reward!
5. 60% of small businesses have gained new customers through social platforms. There’s no better way!
Socially Said is a social media marketing agency which supports SME’s with their Social Media Strategy.