Based on the report, here are some reasons your channel partners should start using social media marketing.
- More Business Exposure – The report said that 88 percent of marketers said more business exposure is the number one benefit of social media marketing.
- Increased Traffic – Another advantage is increased traffic to your website. Seventy-seven percent of marketers cited this as an advantage.
- Improved Search Engine Rankings – When asked, 62 percent of marketers said that social media marketing improved their search engine rankings.
The report showed that 72 percent of marketers who have been using social media for more than three years helped them close more business. The report showed that small businesses closed the most business when using social media marketing.
Additionally 89 percent of small businesses that used social media marketing saw greater exposure benefits.
These are just a few reasons your channel partners should take social media marketing seriously. For more social media marketing tips for distributors and manufacturers, read the Right On – No Bull Marketing Blog.