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Why you need online reputation management?

Mehdi Stark
Mehdi Stark
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Hello, why you need online reputation management? What is the benefits of this? Please explain something to me.

Why you need online reputation management? Answers

  • Sinan Donmez
    Sinan Donmez 20 March 2020 at 17:34

    With the increase in digitalization in recent years, the use of social media has rapidly become widespread. At the point reached today, social media channels are also very important for brands as they have gained great popularity among people. In this blog post this week, we will answer why social media management is important for brands and discuss what can be done about the subject.
    Why Social Media Management?
    The fact that social media has established a large communication network has made these media very important for all small, medium and large-scale brands or organizations that aim to be a brand. Regardless of your brand size, you should be involved in these channels where there is a great interaction. In this part of our article, we will try to explain why social media management is needed.
    • Reputation: You can strengthen your brand’s reputation through the eyes of your target audience via social media. Catching up to date and integrating it with your brand, announcing the services your brand provides, helps you strengthen your reputation on your target audience. So how is your brand’s social media reputation management done? Let’s list the answer to this question and the details of social media reputation management into items:
    With the advent of ‘Web 2.0’, the possibility of two-way communication between brands and people has been created online. This allowed people to interpret and spread social media posts and steps taken by your brand. At this point, all the steps taken by your brand both online and offline should be shaped taking this situation into consideration. In this way, you can take advantage of the advantages that bi-directional communication in the online environment can bring to your brand. For example, appreciation of a post or a work you do and the spread of it online can positively affect your brand’s reputation in people.
    Pro Proactive and reactive forms of communication should be used in the right place and at the right time for your brand’s social media reputation management. For example, a crisis that is predicted to emerge and spread about your brand or industry can be prevented through proactive communication or its negative impact can be reduced. The proactive approach in this example is that it can be predicted before a crisis occurs and measures are taken immediately.
    Markalar Brands should be transparent for proper social media reputation management. If there is an error, it should not be hidden or attempted to be covered. Brands must face people with their mistakes and truths. Even accepting errors correctly can strengthen your reputation.
    Eleştirileri It should definitely take into consideration the criticisms and recommendations made for your brand in the online environment and the right answers should be given to the critics accordingly.
    SW SWOT analysis of your brand should be done. The word SWOT stands for: Strength (weaknesses), weaknesses, opportunities (threats) and threats. As a result of the analyzes made in line with these, the weak and strong sides of your brand, potential threats to your brand and potential opportunities for your brand are identified. In this direction, reputation building measures are taken.
    • To Be More Visible: As stated in the introduction of our article, all brands, from the smallest brand to the largest brand, must effectively manage social media. Brands that achieve this make their products or services offered to their target audience and thus their brand more visible. So how can you make your brand more visible on social media? If you are a small business, you should definitely not use methods such as purchasing followers. You should grow your followers and likes organically. In order to have an organic audience, promoting your brand with paid ads at the beginning will benefit you in this sense.
    Görünür Being more visible does not mean constantly sharing. Creative content that will interact with your followers should be developed. For example, through social media channels, you can ask your followers a question that suits the dynamics of the relevant social media platform and get their attention by interacting.
     It is not enough for more people to interact with your brand online. Social media management requires two-way communication. You should respond to the comments of your followers on behalf of your brand. Steps like this can help your followers feel special and develop a positive attitude towards your brand.
    Yaratıcı Social media content that has the potential to be creative and viral, which will allow your followers to enjoy and share your posts, should be developed. In this way, your message and the name of your brand will reach larger audiences.

    • Reaching More People from the Target Audience: As a result of effective and accurate advancement of social media management, those who are still at the branding stage can reach more people than their target audiences over time. This is important for you to establish a greater interaction between your target audience and your brand. So how can you meet your brand with a larger number of people than your target audience?
    Ulaş Reaching more people from your brand’s target audience online is linked to the fact that your brand is more visible. As a matter of fact, providing more visibility online means reaching more people from your target audience over time.
     There are many people in the target audience of many brands. One of the ways to reach them effectively in the short term is social media ads developed with the right strategies and delivered to the right audience.
    W Create a WOMM effect for your brand. The word “WOMM” stands for “word of mouth marketing”. It is about people in your daily life giving you positive thoughts and advice about the brand, rather than the brand’s direct message to a certain segment. Developing creative content on social media will enable you to talk more about your brand, that is, create a WOMM effect.  Instant and temporary strategies will not work. Long-term social media strategies should be developed and implemented in a planned manner, taking into account your target audience, brand targets and the advantages and disadvantages of the social media channels you take part in. With the right strategy, you will see that you can reach more people than your target audience.
    • Better Understanding the Audience: Today, dozens of companies of different sizes are struggling in all sectors. Therefore, competition is very high in every sector. Therefore, in order to stand out from your competitors and show your difference, you must understand and interpret the consumer, that is, your target audience, very well. So how can you better understand the target audience of your brand?
     You should take advantage of the power of data in a digital environment. Every individual of your target audience leaves footprints that tell their journey online. Therefore, through these data, you can see how your brand communicates with the target audience, interpret and develop communication strategies accordingly.
    Tüketici One of the most important points about social media management is consumer complaints. Nowadays, consumers tend to report their complaints online. Therefore, many complaints can be seen on the social media for your sector or your brand directly. Based on these complaints, you can get insights about what you can correct for your brand. So you should definitely listen to your target audience.
    Programlar You can do target audience analysis based on data and effectively through programs such as Twitter Audience Insights and Facebook Audience Manager. If these analysis programs are used correctly, you can get very good insights in understanding your target audience.

    • Better Competition with Other Brands: Dozens of big and small brands from all sectors are on social media. As a result, your competitors also receive social media management services. Since most of the people now research on social media before purchasing a product or service, your presence in these media is of great importance. The communication agency that manages the social media of your brand can observe what your competitors are doing in this environment and they can develop strategies based on the real-time marketing approach based on their mistakes. Such opportunities also allow your brand to compete more strongly with competing brands in these channels. So how is competitor analysis and competition with competitors on social media?
     For healthier competition with other competitors in your other sector in social media, you should first evaluate the positioning of your brand and its image in the eyes of the consumer.
    . You should analyze the current developments and the structure of the sector in depth. As a matter of fact, the structure of the sector you are in, the opportunities it offers and the restrictions it causes will have a great impact on positioning your brand or creating / strengthening its image.
    Lemeli You should measure and evaluate the situation of your competitors in social media. So you can see what people are saying for both your industry and your rival brands. In addition, you can observe the work done by competitor brands, identify mistakes and learn lessons, and make creative communication and content studies in line with your brand image by making use of the communication studies it does not.

    • Increasing the Loyalty of Your Target Audience to Your Brand: The functional features of the services or products sold to consumers are of course important today. However, products at the same level in today’s conditions are sold by dozens of brands. Therefore, only providing functional features creates problems in differentiating you from other brands and keeping in mind. At this point, brands that offer emotional benefits to the consumer, can communicate with him, entertain him come to the fore. Social media channels are invaluable for doing this. So how can you positively improve your target audience’s attitude towards your brand and increase your loyalty?
    Birçok Many issues mentioned in the previous sections are actually aimed at increasing the loyalty and positive attitude of your target audience to your brand. These include activities such as understanding your target audience, communicating more and strengthening your reputation.
    Iyi You should know the reasons why your target audience is on social media. You should also be able to entertain your target audience by carrying out creative communication activities in social media channels.
    . You should make your target audience feel special. As brand and brand employees, you must show that you value your target audience. No consumer develops loyalty to the brand that does not value it. It is in search of another brand that you can establish loyalty among tens of brands in your sector.
    . You should gain the trust of your target audience. In fact, the issue of being transparent, which we talked about earlier, is about making your target audience trust you. Nobody develops positive thoughts about a brand they don’t trust.
    The issues we mentioned above are just some of the tens of blessings that a good social media management offers to your brand. You should also conduct social media management correctly in order to make your brand more visible on social media and to achieve your goals more easily. You should leave social media management, which requires a long time and effort, to the experts.

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