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3 Benefits of using Social Media to Drive More Online Bookings

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In the modern digital landscape, social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok and others have become powerful tools for outfitters to connect with your target audience. Beyond just building brand awareness and engagement, social media can also be leveraged to drive substantial traffic to your website. More traffic to your website, more potential bookings!

Here are just a few of the benefits of utilizing social media to increase website traffic and a few strategies you can implement.

Benefit #1: Expanded Reach and Audience Engagement

One of the primary advantages of using social media to drive website traffic is the vast reach that it offers. Social media platforms have billions of active users, allowing you to connect with a broad audience. By sharing engaging and relevant content on your social media channels, you can attract users and increase their interest in visiting your website for more information.

Strategy Recommendation: Make sure all your information is up to date and utilize the “call to action” button to direct users to your website to book online. You can learn more about how to do this on Facebook or check out the Recreogo Facebook page to see how we did it.

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Benefit #2: Enhanced Brand Visibility and Awareness

Social media provides an ideal platform for building brand visibility and awareness. By regularly posting you can generate brand exposure and increase the likelihood of users discovering and visiting your website. Consistency in branding, tone, and messaging across social media platforms and your website will create a cohesive and memorable brand experience.

Strategy Recommendation: Be sure to frequently post valuable content, updates, and promotions on your social media profiles. Do you have last minute rentals available? Are you starting to take reservations for the next season? Make a post to let them know and link to your website. Developing a regular schedule for posting (once a week to start is a great goal!) about your business is an excellent way to create awareness of your business and become more familiar with the audience you are trying to reach.

Benefit #3: Targeted Opportunities

Social media platforms offer sophisticated targeting options that allow you to reach specific audience segments based on demographics, interests, behaviors, and more.

Strategy Recommendation: Take advantage of the many ways that Facebook allows you to target customers. From location, to age, to interests like “Outdoors”, “Boating”, and “Snowmobiles”, there are many ways to target the most relevant audience and send them to your website. Check out these tips on how to target your ads properly.

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By incorporating social media into your digital marketing strategy, you can tap into a wide range of opportunities to drive meaningful traffic to your website, and ultimately, secure more bookings and more business!

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