Using DIY (Do It Yourself) Social Media Marketing To Profit

DIY (do-it-yourself) social media marketing is the act of doing your social media marketing by yourself. Although DIY social media marketing is generally one of the slowest way to profit through the social media in a business, it may however be the only viable option that some businesses have, to use with their social media marketing, due to lack of funds.

Whether you are using DIY social media marketing with your business or not, in order for you to profit through the social media in your business, you will generally need to do the following

  • Research some potentially profitable niche, targets and product/service for your business, research the value you should provide with your product/service, research some uniqueness for your business and/or product/service etc
  • Set a social media profit goal for your business for some specific period of time
  • Review and compare several social media strategies/plans, to know and determine the social media strategy/plan that you can afford (that will give you the best and optimal returns in your business), that can potentially help you to achieve the social media profit goal that you may have set or defined for your business. You can do such reviews and comparisons in your business with the help of Social Media Marketing Costs: Doing It For Free, At A Low Cost Or At A Premium.
  • Implement the social media strategy and plan that you may have determined that will work for you and your business

You can learn more about how to do all these at the following links

You Can Use Your Reviews/Comparisons To Choose The Best Social Media Strategy And Plan For Your Business

You can generally review and compare several social media strategies/plans as noted above, by yourself, to know and determine the social media strategy/plan that you can afford, that will give you the best and optimal returns in your business, that can potentially help you to achieve the social media profit goal, that you may have set or defined for your business. Or you may need to seek for some professional help on this through outsourcing (that is, you may need to use a business consultancy service to do such reviews and comparisons for your business).

You can use such type of reviews and comparisons to determine, if DIY social media marketing is, the best option for you to profit, with your social media marketing, before you start.

You will generally use DIY social media marketing in your business, if you have determined that, it is the best option for you to potentially achieve your social media profit goal, within some specific period of time, or if it is the only option that you may have determined that, you can afford to do in your business, after you may have done some reviews and comparisons, of some social media strategy/plan options, as noted above.

You May Or May Not Be Able To Handle Or Do DIY Social Media Marketing For Your Business

If you choose to use DIY social media marketing for your business, it will mean that you will be the one that will be creating and/or providing your business with the skills, content, ads and offers, promotions etc, that it would need, to potentially make you as much as you may have defined or set as your social media profit goal.

You will need to ensure that you can actually do this (by yourself) for your business, if you truly wish to achieve your social media profit goal, and if you wish to succeed with your DIY social media marketing.

You can determine the type, amount and the level of skills, content, ads, offers, promotions etc, that you will need to potentially profit with DIY social media marketing, in your business before you start, by doing some reviews and comparisons as noted above, before you start with your social media marketing, this should let you know if you can handle or do DIY social media marketing for your business by yourself or not.

Generally with DIY social media marketing, what you can or cannot do by yourself for your business, will typically determine if you will be able to profit, or make as much as you may have set or defined as your profit goal, within the specific period of time, that you may have defined/set for your business.

You may do DIY social media marketing, as a business owner/manager with some experience in generating sales, through the social media, or as a newbie.

You may need to get some training and/or coaching for yourself in order for you to be able to implement DIY social media marketing in your business. Once you’ve done some social media strategy and plan reviews/comparisons as noted above for your business, you should be able to determine what you need, what you can handle, what you may need some training/coaching on, and if you can afford the training/coaching that you may need, and then get the training/coaching that you need, in order for you to profit through the social media, in your business.

You can get some training/coaching for yourself through one or more social media management services, you may check out some social media management services at Social Media Management Services on this.

You can also use the content/articles on this site to profit with DIY social media marketing too. You may want to start with the following content/articles

Using DIY Social Media Marketing For Your Business May Mean

  • You may need to start small
  • It may take you a while to profit through the social media
  • It may take you quite a while to generate enough sales in your business through the social media
  • You may only be able to afford to do organic social media promotions, that is, promotions that you will not need to pay for
  • You can start small with your social media marketing and grow with it over time
  • You don’t really have a lot of money
  • You may not have any money
  • You may have to do every aspect of your social media marketing by yourself, that is, you may need to create and implement your social media strategies/plans by yourself, create your social media content, ads and offers by yourself, do your social media promotions by yourself etc

DIY social media marketing may actually not be the best or the right social media marketing option for your business, you can check this, by doing some reviews and comparisons of different types of social media strategy/plan options, as noted earlier with the help of Social Media Marketing Costs: Doing It For Free, At A Low Cost Or At A Premium.

Always Only Do What You Can Afford

You should generally only do what you can afford with your social media marketing, since this is what will help you to profit.

One of the fastest way to fail with social media marketing (that is, any type of social media marketing including DIY social media marketing, using a social media management service etc) is to start with what you cannot afford, you will want to avoid this.

You can do some reviews and comparisons of different types of social media strategy/plan options as noted earlier, to know and determine what you can afford to do with social media marketing, in your business.

You Can Use Your Employees’ Efforts And/Or An External Team(s) With Your DIY Social Media Marketing

In addition to doing your DIY social media marketing by yourself, you can also use your employees’ efforts and/or an external team(s), for some of what you may not be able to do by yourself, or some aspect of your social media marketing too, in your business. That is, for instance, if you know that you cannot or will not have the time to create the social media content that you will need to promote your business, you can either train or hire an employee(s) to do this for your business, or you may choose to outsource it out to third parties etc.

You will need to evaluate this together, with all the options that you may have with your social media marketing, to determine what will work for your business.

If You Are Already Using DIY Social Media Marketing In Your Business

If you are already using DIY social media marketing in your business, and it is not working for you, you can review and check out each one of the following, in order to resolve any issues that you may have. All or some of the following may be the reason why you may be having one or more issues with your DIY social media marketing

  • You have not set up your business correctly to profit on the social media
  • You don’t know your niche, targets, targets’ location, product, value, uniqueness or competitors
  • You have not defined a social media profit goal for your business
  • You have not created a social media strategy and plan to achieve your profit goal
  • You are not using other people’s efforts
  • You are not using experts
  • You are not using the right, any or enough content, ads or offers
  • You are not doing any promotion
  • You did not start with enough number of promotions with your social media marketing
  • You are not promoting often, enough and/or quickly
  • You are not promoting based on your tracked results
  • You are not promoting now, daily and/or several times in a day
  • You are not providing the skills, services, people, resources, tools and funds that your business need to profit
  • You are not providing enough or the right amount/level of skills, services, people, resources, tools and funds that your business need to profit
  • You don’t know how to sell your product/service
  • You don’t know how to sell your product/service in the specific country where you can get your targets
  • You don’t know how to sell your product/service on Facebook, twitter, pinterest etc

You may also check some additional reasons why, you may be having some issues/problems with your social media sales/profits too, at Social Media Marketing Issues And Problems.

You may choose to resolve any of your issues by yourself, with the help of your employees and/or through outsourcing.

You may choose to get some expert help to determine what could be wrong with your DIY social media marketing too.


DIY social media marketing will most often than not be slow going, you can however still use it to achieve your social media profit goal(s), and grow and/or build on it over time.

To get the type of result that you want through DIY social media marketing in your business, you will need to provide your business with what it needs in terms of skills, resources, tools etc with your DIY social media marketing, doing anything less will affect your results.

You should note that, it is usually better and ideal to use other people’s efforts with your social media marketing, you are likely to get some better and faster results that way, you can however use and do DIY social media marketing by yourself alone too, if you truly don’t have any other option.

To profit through the social media in your business with DIY social media marketing, you will generally need to do more than set up a social media account, and/or get likes, shares etc.

You may also want to check these out too:

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How To Make Money Through The Social Media
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If You Are Having Some Issues With Your Profits/Sales
Some Core Reasons For Your Social Media Sales/Profits Issues Or Problems
If You Are Not Making Any Sales
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