When it comes to marketing, content is king – but distribution is queen and the right channel matters. Smart marketers know to go where their target audience lives, learns and connects online. In the U.S. alone, 230 million people consume social media – and the competition for eyeballs is fierce, to say the least. TikTok is the it-app. Instagram wants its Reels to be the vanguard of viral video tomorrow. Or, wait, will it be YouTube’s Shorts? Or Bytes? Knowing which content belongs where is key to brand awareness and conversion.
It’s the sort of phrase that begs for an exclamation point. It’s not a question, but an order. If read aloud, Sally Fields would narrate it: LIKE ME!
Facebook is entrenched in the day to day lives of users, with more than 2 billion monthly active users worldwide, a number so large it is often used as an hyperbole (I love this candy so much I swear I could eat 2 billion pieces), but in this case it’s the real deal. Facebook remains the most-used social media site among all ages, reaching a whopping 64% of Americans over age 12, with more than 1.3 billion messenger users.