WE’RE HIRING

Posted by on Aug 23, 2017 in blog

WE’RE HIRING

Good morning world! Qode Social is now accepting applications for a new, part-time Social Media Intern / Consultant, starting September 6th 2017. Pay will be based on experience and attitude with plenty of room for upward mobility. Our social media family is a small but vibrant division, presently expanding our digital footprint and investing in the growth of our parent company Qode Media. Social Media Consultant: Skills – Photoshop/basic graphic design is mandatory – Excellent Copywriting Skills – Blog Writing experience – Superior Editing Skills (contextually and for syntax) – Excellent Organizational Skills – Knowledge of WordPress is an asset – A Passion for Social Media Trends and Culture – Scheduling using Hootsuite/Buffer – Social Listening Job Type – Contractual Job Location – Toronto location, 4789 Yonge Street Suite 807 Required education: – Bachelors Degree is an asset, but not required Required experience: – Social Media Marketing: 1 year is an asset, but not required Required language: – English – French is an asset If interested, please send an email to hello@qodesocial.com with a cover letter and your resume. Please address all emails to Kelly. Share this with a...

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How to Create a Strong and Interactive Presence on Social Sites

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in blog

How to Create a Strong and Interactive Presence on Social Sites

No matter what type of business you are running, you need to start engaging with others on social media sites. It is here that you can create the messages that you want to send out to your potential and existing customers. It’s not just enough to create your own profile and then send out a few posts once in a while though. You need to engage with your audience through interactive and interesting stories and information that will make people stand up and take notice. Types of Content Your presence all boils down to how well you know your target market and understand their wants and needs. This involves taking a look at the most popular social sites for your niche along with your audience to determine what they are expecting in terms of media content. In some fields you’ll be able to connect better with your customers through text while others will become more engaged when they see videos and photos. Various Platforms You should be using multiple social platforms to reach out to people and the content on each site should be unique. When you start recycling your content your presence starts to become boring and you’ll find that your audience is looking elsewhere. You need to consider every social site as a brand new experience with different methods of communication. If you are using Snapchat or Instagram, for example, you’ll want to be posting pictures while if you’re on Twitter or Facebook you can offer text or visual media. Interaction You should always interact with your audience by replying to their comments or at least by hitting the “Like” button. If you simply make a post and then walk away from it forever, users will notice and will not bother making any further comments. The Competition One of the best ways to find out what your customers are relating to on the social media sites is to look at the competition. Study a few of your most successful competitors to find out what they are posting, when they are making their comments and how they are following up with their audiences. When you study a few of them you’ll see some similarities in the way they are handling their social networks. This is valuable information that can help you build an engaging presence on social media sites. If you don’t have the time to manage your own social campaigns give us a call at (416) 226-0563 or send us a message through our site at qodesocial.com. At Qode Social we manage social sites for businesses to help increase revenue while solidifying a positive...

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