Where To Start Resolving Your Social Media Sales Issues And Problems

To resolve your social media sales issues and problems you should generally start by reviewing, checking, and/or

Determining If You Really Know What You Should Do To Profit

Some business owners/managers may actually not know what they should do, to profit in their business, with the social media, this may therefore be the reason why, you may be experiencing some issues/problems with your social media sales.

You can determine if you really know what you should do to profit in your business, by educating yourself on how to correctly set up your business for profit, on the social media. You can do this with the help of this article – Social Media Marketing: Are You Doing It Correctly To Profit?

Determining If You Are Only Doing What You May Need To Do To Profit Partially

Once you’ve determined what you may need to do to profit in your business through the social media as noted above, you should ideally then do every aspect of what you may need to do to profit fully. Doing anything less than this, will affect the results you can or will get through the social media in your business, it could mean that you may not be able to achieve your social media profit goal, you will want to avoid this.

If you have not been doing what you may have determined, that you need to do to profit in your business fully, as noted and discussed at Social Media Marketing: Are You Doing It Correctly To Profit?, you will need to correct and rectify this, if you wish to achieve your social media profit goal, and/or make as much as you want, in your business through the social media.

Determining How You Did Your Business Research

By doing the researches that your business need to profit, you should generally be able to

  • Determine some potentially profitable niche that you can sell to
  • Choose the right targets to sell to in the niche
  • Choose the right product/service to sell to your chosen targets
  • Determine the value that you should provide with your product/service that will make your product/service to sell
  • Determine some uniqueness or unique edge(s) for your business and/or your product or service that will make your targets to prefer you, instead of your competitors
  • Determine what your chosen targets want/need
  • etc

You will also be able to use such researches too to determine the right content, ads and offers to create for your promotions in order to sell too.

If you choose not to do this, that is, if you choose not to do the researches that your business need to profit, or you ended up not doing it well or correctly, you are most likely to have some issues with generating sales, first in your business and then through the social media (if you will be using the social media to generate some sales for your business).

You can generally avoid this by doing the researches that your business need to profit by yourself if you know how, or you can use the services of some other professionals for your research.

Doing such researches in order for you to profit is really not optional, if you wish to make money in your business, and if you will also want to generate some sales with your product/service, through the social media, in your business.

Determining If You Have Set Some Social Media Profit Goal For Your Business

You will need to set some social media profit goal for your business, if you wish to profit and make as much as you want, through the social media, in your business. Setting some social media profit goal for your business, will help you to determine what you will need to do to profit, through the social media in your business. Without doing this, it may generally be hard or difficult, for you to profit or generate any sales through the social media, in your business, you will generally want to avoid this.

You can learn more about this by reading this – Social Media Marketing: Are You Doing It Correctly To Profit?

Determining If You Have Researched The Social Media For Profit

You will generally need to do some research on the social media, on your chosen niche and targets and your competitors, in order for you to profit through the social media in your business.

Researching these on the social media will let you know what your competitors are already doing on the social media, where to find your targets on the social media so you can sell to them etc. If you did not or have not done this for your business yet, you may have some issues with generating sales through the social media in your business.

You can rectify this by getting the research done for your business. You can either do such researches by yourself, with the help of your employees and/or with the help of third parties.

Determining If You Have Been Able To Determine The Number Of Targets That You Need To Profit

You will need to know the number of targets (that is, potential customers) that you will need to reach or get to on the social media, at each point in time, in order for you to profit. You will need to know this, in order for you to be able to determine the number of promotions, content, ads and offers, that you will need to make as much as you want in your business, through the social media.

Once you have defined your social media profit goal, you can then set some initial value for the number of targets that you will want to reach or get to, through your promotions on the social media, and can then determine the number of targets that you will need to reach next, after your initial promotions, based on your tracked promotional results. You will then need to do this consistently, that is, you will need to consistently keep on using, your tracked promotional results in this manner with your promotions, until you have achieved your social media profit goal through the social networks.

This is how you can and will achieve your social media profit goal, within the specific period of time, you may have defined or set for it.

If you don’t know how to do any of this for your business, you may need some expert help with this, in the form of in-house social media managers/executives, or a social media management service.

Determining If You Know Where To Get To Your Targets

If you don’t know where your targets are, you will not be able to get to them and will therefore not be able to make the sale. In order for you to be able to make the sale, in your business through the social media then, you will therefore need to research the social media as noted above, in to know where your targets are, that is, the social media sites on which you can get to or reach them.

If you have not done this for business, this may also be one for the reasons why you may be having some issues/problems with your sales.

You can do some research on the social media to know where your targets are by yourself, with the help of your employees and/or with the help of third parties.

Determining If You Know How To Get To Enough Number Of Targets

You will need to determine how you will get to enough number of targets, if you wish to make as much as you want through the social media in your business.

Once you’ve set your social media profit goal, and have determined the number of buying targets, that you will need in order for you to make as much as you may have defined, as your social media profit goal, you will then need to

  • Research the social networks to know where you can find your targets
  • Determine the number of targets (potential customers) that you can actually get to on each social media sites daily, weekly and on a monthly basis

If we assume for instance, that for every 100 persons/targets that you will get to on the social media, 1 person/target will buy from you, if you then need to get 100 buying targets in your business, based on the assumption that we made here then, you will need to get to at least 10,000 targets, if wish to achieve your social media profit goal. You should note that the number of targets that you may need to get to, at each point in time, will generally change over time, depending on your (sales and lead) conversion rates, and how many people are actually buying from or through you.

This is basically how you can promote enough to get to enough number of targets, in order for you to achieve your social media profit goal.

If you are the social media expert for your business, you should generally know how to work this for your business and sales, you can also work together with a social media expert on this for your business too, if you want.

If you are not getting to enough number of targets (potential customers) in your business, you may have some issues with your sales.

Determining If You Have Set Up Your Business Correctly To Profit On The Social Media

If you have not set up your business correctly to profit on the social media, you are likely to have some issues with your social media sales. You can determine whether you have set up your business correctly or not for the social media by reading and applying this article – Social Media Marketing: Are You Doing It Correctly To Profit?, in your business.

Determining If You Are Using The Right Social Media Marketing Option For Your Business

Before you start with your social media marketing, you should ideally have reviewed, and done some comparison of some social media marketing options, in order for you to be able to determine, and choose the right social media marketing option for your business.

Doing this should generally have helped you, to choose the social media marketing option, that you can afford, that can provide you with the best returns, in terms of profits and sales, in your business. If you have not done this with your business, you may have some issues with your social media sales.

You can rectify this too by reading and applying the information/tips in this article – Social Media Marketing: Are You Doing It Correctly To Profit?, in your business

Determining If You Are Using The Right Promotional Methods In Your Business

Different types of promotional methods will work for your business, you will however need to use some promotional methods with your business, in order for you to know and determine how much they will or can work for, and in your business.

You can start with some promotional methods, track your results and then use more promotional methods, you can also determine too, what (that is the promotional methods that) is providing your business with the type of results that you want over time, in order for you to know the promotional methods to drop, and those that you should continue to use in your business.

If you are not using more than one promotional method in your business, this may also be one of the reason why you may be having some issues with your social media sales. You can rectify this by using some other types of promotional methods, in addition to whatever you may be using now, in your business.

Determining If You Are Getting To Enough Targets (Potential Customers) Daily, Weekly, Monthly And/Or Yearly

You should ideally check and ensure that you are getting to enough targets (potential customers), in your business from the social media on a daily, weekly, monthly and/or yearly basis, if you are not doing this, you may not be able to achieve your social media goal, and may also not discover early enough, that you are having any issues with your social media sales.

You can generally determine if you are getting to enough targets (potential customers) daily, weekly, monthly and/or yearly in your business through the social media, with the help of your ad tracking software/system.

Determining If You Are Generating Enough Sales Daily, Weekly, Monthly And/Or Yearly

You should ideally check and ensure that you are generating enough sales, in your business from the social media on a daily, weekly, monthly and/or yearly basis, if you are not doing this, you may not be able to achieve your social media goal, and may also not discover early enough, that you are having any issues with your social media sales.

You can generally determine if you are generating enough sales daily, weekly, monthly and/or yearly in your business through the social media, with the help of your ad tracking software/system.

Determining If You Are Using Enough Promotions Daily, Weekly, Monthly And/Or Yearly

You should ideally check and ensure that you are using enough promotions, in your business from the social media on a daily, weekly, monthly and/or yearly basis, if you are not doing this, you may not be able to achieve your social media goal, and may also not discover early enough, that you are having any issues with your social media sales.

You can generally determine if you are using enough promotions daily, weekly, monthly and/or yearly in your business through the social media, with the help of your ad tracking software/system.

Determining If You Are Using Enough Content Daily, Weekly, Monthly And/Or Yearly

You should ideally check and ensure that you are using enough content, in your business from the social media on a daily, weekly, monthly and/or yearly basis, if you are not doing this, you may not be able to achieve your social media goal, and may also not discover early enough, that you are having any issues with your social media sales.

You can generally determine if you are using enough content daily, weekly, monthly and/or yearly in your business through the social media, with the help of your ad tracking software/system.

Determining If You Are Using Enough Ads Daily, Weekly, Monthly And/Or Yearly

You should ideally check and ensure that you are using enough ads, in your business from the social media on a daily, weekly, monthly and/or yearly basis, if you are not doing this, you may not be able to achieve your social media goal, and may also not discover early enough, that you are having any issues with your social media sales.

You can generally determine if you are using enough ads daily, weekly, monthly and/or yearly in your business through the social media, with the help of your ad tracking software/system.

Determining If You Are Using Enough Offers Daily, Weekly, Monthly And/Or Yearly

You should ideally check and ensure that you are using enough offers, in your business from the social media on a daily, weekly, monthly and/or yearly basis, if you are not doing this, you may not be able to achieve your social media goal, and may also not discover early enough, that you are having any issues with your social media sales.

You can generally determine if you are using enough offers daily, weekly, monthly and/or yearly in your business through the social media, with the help of your ad tracking software/system.

Determining If You Are Using The Right Social Media Marketing Tools

You may not be able to promote your product/service quickly enough, in order for you to profit or to make as much as you want through the social media in your business, if you are not using the right social media management tools.

You will need the right social media management tools in your business that

  • You can use to promote your product/service on the social media sites where you can find your targets
  • You can use with social media pages, groups etc, that is, if you are using them for your promotions
  • You can use with the social media promotional methods that you may need or want to use for your promotions on the social media
  • You can use to promote as much as you may need to in order for you to profit through the social media in your business
  • You can use to promote quickly, so that you can have some promotional results to work with in your business, from the social media, and so that you will be able to know and determine how to work on your promotions early enough to profit

You can determine the right social media management tools for your business

  • By selecting some of the tools that may have the features that you may need to use to profit through the social media in your business and
  • By trying out such tools to determine if they will work for your business and then
  • By choosing those that you think will work for your business

Hence, if you are not using the right social media marketing tools for your business, you may have some issues with your social media sales.

You can readily try out a lot of the social media marketing tools that are available in the market in order for you to know and choose the right social media management tools for your business. You can start with some of these tools – Social Media Management Tools.

Determining If You Are Having A Facebook, Twitter Etc Specific Marketing Issue Or Problem

You will need to know when you are having an issue/problem that is specific to a particular social media site marketing such as Facebook, twitter etc, in order for you to be able to effectively resolve the issue/problem that you may be having with your sales.

You can determine this by yourself, with the help of your employees and/or with the help of third parties.

Determining If You Are Having A Promotional Method Specific Marketing Issue Or Problem

You will need to know when you are having an issue/problem that is specific to a particular promotional method such as organic promotions, paid ads etc, in order for you to be able to effectively resolve the issue/problem that you may be having with your sales.

You can determine this by yourself, with the help of your employees and/or with the help of third parties.

Not Promoting Where Your Targets Are

If your targets are not where you are doing your promotions, you are not likely to make the sale or any money with your product/service.

You will therefore need to ensure that you are not promoting in the wrong social media groups, to the wrong followers etc, on the social media. You should not be promoting for instance

  • Headphones In Social Media Marketing Groups
  • Food In How To Make Money Social Media Groups
  • Computers In Social Media Groups For Shoes
  • Web Hosting Services In Social Media Groups For Flowers
  • Bags To Social Media Followers That Are Interested In Cars
  • Cameras To Social Media Followers That Are Interested In Plumbing
  • etc

Not Using The Right Content, Ads Or Offers

It will take the right type of skill to create the right content, ads and offers that sell for your business and the social media, you may or may not be able to do this by yourself for your business.

Creating the right content especially, for your business on the social media, is extremely important, since there is virtually nothing you really can do, in terms of sales/profit, if you don’t have some form of content on your business social media profile or page on the social media, it is therefore not something that you can do randomly, without some specific planning, that is focused on achieving your social media profit goal.

If you are not sure that your content, ads and offers are as good as they should be, or you are not getting the type of results that you want through your content, ads and offers, from the social media, you can ask other people to review them for you and/or create the right content, ads and offers for your business.

It is somewhat surprising to discover that most businesses are not really using the right type of content with their business on the social media. Note that the type of content that you will need to write, or create for your business in order for you to sell, is not an ad or an offer, it is rather some relevant information that shows your targets, that you know what they want/need and that your product/service can provide the value that your targets want/need.

Have You Determined The Potential Cost For Achieving Your Social Media Goal?

If you don’t do this, you may end up not spending enough money on your social media marketing which may lead to some issues with your sales.

Have You Determined The Potential Skills, Services, Promotions, Resources, Tools And People That You Will Need To Profit?

You can do this while and when you know your potential cost to profit, you will need to know how much of each one of these, that you will need in your business, in order for you to provide your business with what it needs, to achieve your social media profit goal, within the specific period of time that you may have set for it.

Most Businesses May Not Realize That They May Need To Search For And Get To Their Targets Virtually Everyday In Order To Profit

Hence you should ideally track your promotions, determine how much promotions you will need next based on your sales conversion rates, determine where you are getting the results that you need or want in your business, and then keep on doing this, in order to achieve your social media profit goal.

This is how to ensure that you will be (searching for or) getting to your targets, and the targets that are likely to buy from or through you, and that you are promoting as often as your business may need you to, in order for you to achieve your social media profit goal.

Not doing these will definitely affect your sales.

Most Businesses May Not Have Enough Money To Make As Much As They Want Through The Social Media

This may also be the reason why you may be having some issues with your social media sales.

If you have determined that you cannot afford the potential cost of achieving some specific social media profit goal, in your business, you can always go for some lower figure that you can afford to achieve, as your profit goal, instead of trying to achieve what you cannot sustain or accomplish.

Most Businesses May Not Have Enough Money To Get to Enough Number Of Targets Quickly

This may also be the reason why you may be having some issues with you social media sales.

Hence, you may have to start small and/or it may take you longer than you may have planned, to achieve your social media profit goal.

Most Businesses May Generally Underestimate The Following

Some of what most businesses usually underestimate, that may also be responsible for your social media sales issues or problems include

  • The level of skills that you need to profit
  • The number of promotions, content, ads and offers that you will need to profit and how relevant your content, ads and offers should be to the value that your targets want or need in order for your content, ads and offers to sell for you
  • How much you may need to spend on creating the content, ads and offers that you may need to use in order to profit
  • How often you will need to promote in your business and for how long in order to profit

You can avoid underestimating each one of these in your business, by determining what you need to potentially profit, through the social media in your business, within some specific period of time, by yourself, with the help of your employees and/or with the help of a social media expert.


By the time you go through each one of the foregoing, you may be able to resolve the issues/problems that you may have, with your social media sales. You can resolve any issue/problem that you may have, with any of these, by yourself, with the help of your employees and/or with the help of third parties.

You may also want to review some additional reasons that may also be responsible for your social media sales issues/problems at the following links

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How To Make Money Through The Social Media
Using Social Media Marketing For Profit
Social Media Marketing: How To Make It Work For Your Business
How Do You Make Money On A Site Through The Social Media?
How To Generate Some X Amount Of Sales/Profits Through The Social Media
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Resolving Your Social Media Sales & Profits Issues And Problems
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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Social Media Marketing In Different Countries
Using Social Media Marketing For Profit In Australia
Using Social Media Marketing For Profit In The UK
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