Here’s what I know about you.

Here’s what I know about you, my friend. You’re fully aware that social media is here to stay, and it’s an integral piece of your overall digital marketing strategy.

In fact, it’s hard to imagine building a successful digital presence without it, right?!

With Instagram, Twitter (now ‘X’ apparently), Facebook, and more, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. 

You might even be asking yourself, where do I start? 

And that leads us to these four questions. I even included some PRO TIPS for you high achievers out there. Let’s dive in.  

01. Is Your Business Making the Most of Social Media?

When working with our clients on the agency side at Impact Social, I often find that many businesses are not taking full advantage of social media—usually due to a lack of understanding or fear of the unknown. However, we know that social media is not just a trend but a fundamental shift in how we communicate.

*PRO TIP* Don’t just have a presence on social media. You need to make sure you are active and engaging. Post consistently and put time and effort into understanding your audience.

How do I do that? Well, that brings me to my next point…

02. Are You Engaging Your Audience Effectively?

It’s not enough to simply have a presence on social media. Businesses need to engage with their audience in a meaningful way. This means responding to comments, asking questions, and showing appreciation for your followers.

But don’t phone it in! People can spot a “post and ghost” profile from a mile away. Dial in on the importance of authenticity in your social media interactions. Be genuine and personable in your posts and responses. This helps to humanize your brand and build trust with your audience.

*PRO TIP​* Set aside time dedicated to engaging with your audience and reaching out—trust me, it will be time well spent!

03. Are You Leveraging the Power of Content?

Content is king in the world of social media. High-quality, relevant content can help to attract and retain followers, boost engagement, and increase brand visibility.

But let’s be honest—we need to focus on creating content that provides value to our audiences. Each time you post, think to yourself, how can I add value here? Why does my audience care about what I’m sharing?

This could be in the form of educational posts, entertaining videos, or insightful articles.  

*PRO TIP​* Be consistent in your content strategy. This will establish your brand’s voice and build a loyal following. Have a content plan and make sure everyone on your team knows what content you are looking for at all times.

04. Are You Adapting to the Changing Social Media Landscape?

Social media platforms are constantly evolving—hello, Threads! With new features and algorithms introduced regularly, businesses and brands must stay up-to-date with these changes and adapt their social media strategies accordingly to maximize their success.

Be flexible and open to trying new things on social media. Experiment with different types of content, platforms, and strategies to see what works best for your brand. 

*PRO TIP​* If you’re going to try something new, pay attention to the metrics to understand what’s working and what’s not. Be ready to walk away if you aren’t getting the engagement you’re looking for—invest your time on a platform that is giving you results.

I hope you’re feeling less discouraged and more motivated now to take control of your digital marketing presence.

Here’s to reaching your marketing goals!



In a world cluttered with curated content and polished posts, Authentically Social is your ticket to breaking free from the facade and building a real connection with your digital audience.