One of the most common mistakes I see when it comes to social media marketing is when brands simply copy and paste the exact caption and photo amongst all platforms. Even worse is when they’re all uploaded at the identical time.
Trust me I understand how overwhelming it can be. It’s difficult to stay on top of one; let alone be active amongst all of them. However, if your goal is communicating your brand there is one thing you must do…
RESPECT THE PLATFORM’S LANGUAGE & TONALITY!
Not only are the demographics different between Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram but so is the intention we have when we visit them. On Instagram we go to see pretty pictures. LinkedIn is more business related while Facebook allows us to stay in touch with friends and family. Acknowledging those differences give you an upper hand in making a connection.
Think about it; how to talk at home may be different than work which is completely different than your tone at a sports game. Social media is the same.
Below is an example of a TV segment post and how I would caption it depending on the platform:
•Instagram: It’s a tough job but somebody has to do it. W2W for a job interview. #fashion #ootd #womensstyle
•Facebook: Did you see me on TV? I talked about what to wear for your next job interview. Watch here:
•LinkedIn: Do you have a job interview coming up? Looking for a promotion? Or perhaps want to improve your image? Watch…
Keep this in mind the next time you’re posting that amazing photo!