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Online marketing for law firms | Increase leads & brand awareness

Laura Nicholson

Online marketing for law firms | Increase leads & brand awareness

Social media marketing is the use of social media platforms and websites to promote a product or service.[1] Although the terms e-marketing and digital marketing are still dominant in academia, social media marketing is becoming more popular for both practitioners and researchers.[2] Most social media platforms have built-in data analytics tools, enabling companies to track the progress, success, and engagement of ad campaigns. Companies address a range of stakeholders through social media marketing, including current and potential customers, current and potential employees, journalists, bloggers, and the general public. On a strategic level, social media marketing includes the management of a marketing campaign, governance, setting the scope (e.g. more active or passive use) and the establishment of a firm's desired social media "culture" and "tone."

When using social media marketing, firms can allow customers and Internet users to post user-generated content (e.g., online comments, product reviews, etc.), also known as "earned media," rather than use marketer-prepared advertising copy.

  1. ^ Felix, R., Rauschnabel, P.A.; Hinsch, C. (2016). "Elements of Strategic Social Media Marketing: A Holistic Framework". Journal of Business Research. 70: 118–126. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2016.05.001.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ Shaltoni, AM (2016-07-01). "E-marketing education in transition: An analysis of international courses and programs". The International Journal of Management Education. 14 (2): 212–218. doi:10.1016/j.ijme.2016.04.004. ISSN 1472-8117.