How to Communicate Your Brand Message Using Social Media

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While all platforms should communicate the brand message and values, each platform serves a different purpose and thus has a different way of communicating that message. Each platform should produce different types of content and tone, which are tailored to the audiences who live on each particular platform. We’ve provided a simplistic guide to show a brand how to use some of the most useful platforms in the industry.

Let’s pretend we are a local bike shop. Some of the core values of our brand include dependable, trustworthy, strong customer service and environmentally friendly. If we were to start a robust social media program, we would want to portray these values through all of our messaging. Here’s an example of what that might look like.

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Illustration credit: Yuri Canales and Josh Epstein, Designers at Otherwise Incorporated.
Makenzie Davies is a Social Media Marketer for Otherwise Incorporated.