Social Media Strategy – Start With The 5 Ws, Add An H

There is a great blog post on the Webbiquity blog that focuses on the questions to ask when you are developing a social media strategy. It says to “think like a reporter” and that’s good advice.

As a former reporter, I would like to add one more question: How? Once you go through the five Ws, then you have to ask yourself how you are going to achieve this. Defining a strategy and a plan is crucial, but you have to develop one that works for your organization. You need to make sure that you have the resources and the support necessary to execute, otherwise it’s just a really great plan that sits on a shelf or in a drawer.

How are you defining your social media strategy? Can you clearly answer the five Ws and the H?

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