Dianne, social mediaSocial media is an communication tool for businesses to create relationships with their clients. Through social media channels you can have one-on-one conversations with your customers as well as establish an online branding personality. Knowing how to get client engagement can be difficult.

Before embarking on the social media train, make sure that your business has a well crafted story and strategy. Know what your voice, attitude, and tone will be throughout your posts. In general, people respond to honesty, authenticity, and passion. Communicating more like a friend than a robot spinning posts will help your fans connect with you and your brand. In this way, your audience will want to engage with your social media channels. Social media is your opportunity to build relationships, learn about your customers and discover how you can meet their needs.