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101 Smart Ways to Use Social Media Automation for Sales and Marketing

Social networking is perhaps the easiest way to waste your day away. You can scroll through Facebook and Twitter all day and still not read everything that’s posted. Try to be friendly and reply to everyone, and you’ll quickly decide that social networks are a Rube Goldberg machine of friendliness.

But for many of us, social networks aren’t just about wasting time or keeping up with our friends. They’re also for work. We’re sharing the new deals at our stores, the new products our team is working on, and our latest blog posts. We’re crunching numbers, trying to find ways to make more viral content, and crossing our fingers that people will come.

Surely they’ll come. You’ve already spent your whole afternoon on writing 140 character posts until you’re thinking in sound bites. Suddenly you hate Facebook and Twitter with a passion you didn’t know existed.

It doesn’t have to be that way. You could, instead, be growing your social media following by thousands each month and finding new time and opportunities to expand your business through social media. That’s why you need Zapier.

“It would take a few hours for our staff to do what Zapier does in seconds.”

Lucas Hall, Cozy community manager

How to Automate Social Media

We’ve compiled 101 Zaps—an instance of automation on Zapier—across five categories that smartly put social media automation to use for sales and marketing. Some of them we thought up ourselves, but a most are the genius of our awesome customers here at Zapier.

 

Via @Zapier – View the full article here Social Media Automation