Fast Forward Marketing Social Media in Johannesburg

What is social media marketing?


Social media marketing or better known as SMM is a form of internet marketing that involves creating and sharing content on social media networks in order to achieve your marketing and branding goals. Social media marketing includes activities like posting text and image updates, videos, and other content that drives audience engagement, as well as paid social media advertising.


With the shift and advance in technology, Social media marketing is a way to go for any type of business to make more money and also grow. Amongst other things, there are many advantages of using social media marketing for your business.

  • Increased Brand Awareness

Social media is one of the most cost-efficient digital marketing methods used to syndicate content and increase your business’ visibility. Implementing a social media strategy will greatly increase your brand recognition since you will be engaging with a broad audience of consumers.

  • Cost-Effective

One of the most beneficial benefits of Social media marketing is possibly the most cost-efficient part of an advertising strategy. Signing up and creating a profile is free for almost all social networking platforms, and any paid promotions you decide to invest in are a relatively low cost compared to other marketing tactics. Being cost-effective is such an advantage because you can see a greater return on investment and retain a bigger budget for other marketing and business expenses. If you decide to use paid advertising on social media, always start small to see what you should expect. As you become more comfortable, fine-tune your strategy and try increasing your budget.


To help you better achieve your social media marketing goals you can use some of these platforms:

  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Investing in content marketing by building websites to promote their mobile apps, by optimizing these websites on search engines thus getting a larger audience to see their mobile applications. SEO is the most powerful form of digital marketing any mobile app development company can use.

  • Social Media Marketing.

Nowadays social media is not just for catching up with friends and family. It gives you an opportunity to reach out to a large group of people who are interested in what you have to offer. In this case, you have a mobile app and depending on what your app is about; you can use different social media platforms to gain traction. You don’t just have the opportunity to make customers on social media.

  • Pay Per Click Advertising (PPC).

This is a form of digital marketing that involves using sponsored links on major search engines to drive traffic. They pop up on the first page of a search engine during a search and redirect the user to the landing page, website, download link, etc.

  • Affiliate Marketing

This type of marketing has to do with getting more people to market your mobile app for you and reach a wider range of potential users. Affiliates have websites and blogs they use in marketing products. Most times, they write value-added content related to your app.

  • Social media influencer

Most strategists use influencers like celebrities and socialites either in real time or on social media. These celebrities already have a large, loyal audience. Fast Forward Marketing makes a deal with them to talk about an app and add a download link to the information.