8 Steps to Social Selling, from Small Business Trends.
You’ve built up your Facebook likes and Twitter followers. You’ve been circled on Google+ and you’ve got people following your pin boards on Pinterest.
You’re building relationships and engaging on social media, and you’re thinking it may be time to take it to the next level.
Did you know that you could actually sell from some social media channels, such as Facebook?
Social selling is a growing trend, according to Google Trends, since it first started appearing in 2012. Here are 8 steps to get your business into social selling:
1. Build Relationships First
One of the quickest ways to turn people off is to launch into hard selling from social media accounts, right out of the gate. Social selling is not something you do immediately. It takes time to build up to. Start with developing relationships and get some engagement traction on social media.