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Social Media Marketing Packages & Prices Compared

Updated on March 28, 2015

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Is It Worth It To Pay?

In my opinion, if you're a small business owner trying to make a name for yourself and build a strong web presence, then YES it is worth it to pay for social media marketing services. But it's not just important for small business owners, it can also be good for website owners, blog owners, music artists, contractors and anyone else with a service or product to promote.

If you're spending all your time trying to run your business, work on projects, serve clients, create new products, etc then how will you have time to keep up with the marketing side of your business? You can't, yet you must! With the huge influence that social media has now, it's extremely important to have a presence on as many social networks as you can along with having a blog, writing articles, promoting your content, using social bookmarking sites, etc.

Furthermore, in order to effectively grow your business you have to monitor your brand and what people are saying about your company. Most of these opinions about your company will come from social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and other blogs. So it's important to continually monitor what's going on in the social media world.

Let's not forget about the never-ending cycle of new social media tools that are rapidly popping up on a daily basis. How will you know which tools are best for you? How will you know what works? If you're busy doing more important things in your business, there's no way you can test out all of these new tools, keep up with tech and social media blogs, and try things out to see how it benefits you. This is why it's worth it to pay for social media marketing services.

Why Is It Important?

Which One To Choose?

Everyone can claim to be a social media "expert" but it's up to you to decipher which ones are the actual experts. Also, after finding some companies that do offer services, you have to next compare prices and see which ones are giving you the most for your money AND meets your needs. Some may charge a large fee but not offer as much as another company does. Which ones you choose will all depend on your wants and needs. Whichever company you choose, just make sure that their package best benefits your company.

How big of a Web presence do you want? The larger your presence, the more services you'll need to have an account on. It will greatly benefit you to have accounts on at least Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Squidoo and Hubpages as well as have a properly SEO optimized blog. You'll need your blog to be updated on a regular basis and remain active; you'll also need those blog posts promoted and it would be great to have a decent amount of retweets on Twitter.

Most importantly, you'll want a company that will not only create social media accounts for you but will manage them on a regular basis. That includes keeping the information updated, posting new updates and interacting with other users. There's nothing worse than a profile that just promotes its own content and never engages with their followers; that's really boring, plus it looks spammy. So, it's really important to pick a company that has your followers' best interest at heart also!

I took the liberty of creating a comparison chart of 8 different companies that offer extensive social media marketing services, in all different prices ranges. As you'll notice, the majority of them have at least 3 different packages to choose from. The lowest package gives you the least amount of services, while the highest packages are booming with services and will really explode your company on the Web.

You'll definitely want to take the time to include social media marketing in your budget and this chart will show you why. Social media marketing will be one of the best investments you've ever made, so be sure to choose wisely.

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    • ShaamCA profile image

      ShaamCA 

      6 years ago from India

      Social media plays a major role now a days, so we need to have our presence in popular social media sites, thanks for the comparison chart and this video helps me to understand more clearly....

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      TIF 

      6 years ago

      Thanks for the update. Useful comparisions.

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      Greg Baker 

      6 years ago

      When social media burst onto the scene a few years ago, no one knew what it was, or how to use it. Certainly reputable businesses wouldn’t give it a second thought as far as marketing or actually joining was concerned.

      Today though, social media has taken the world by storm and more and more businesses are jumping on the band wagon. You’d be hard pressed to find a major business without a Facebook or Twitter account. Everyone from Comcast to AT&T to JCPenney has social media accounts.

      http://www.optimum7.com

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      anooptmg 

      7 years ago from Delhi

      Thanks for updated packages, This is affordable packages.

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      Web Design Sydney 

      7 years ago

      Amazing Package , insights & thoughts , thanks for sharing this one =)

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      Vizz Media 

      7 years ago

      Great share! Very useful comparisions!

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      Social Media Marketing Portland 

      7 years ago

      Very good article, and informative chart. It's nice to see, whereas there is so much pie in the sky in the social media industry. Now, how to monetize the awareness...

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      tnvrstar 

      7 years ago from doha, qatar

      wow great article and thanks a lot for sharing. Social media marketing and Seo are really important to be successful publisher. I know a person named Murray Ambler-Shattock. Murray specialises in helping Business Start-Ups to promote themselves cheaply and quickly via the Internet. He is a highly qualified Seo and social media marketing assistant who can easily help to promote a website or publisher to have maximum success. Do visit his profile and for full inquires

      http://www.MAS-IT.co.uk

      If anyone searching for a good seo or entrepreneur, media marketing assistant then he is the right person to contact with

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      MichaelRoberts 

      7 years ago from New Orleans, LA

      Great work here. Social Media Marketing seems to be such an ambiguous topic with people promising the moon. It's incredibly helpful to see real numbers matched up against one another.

    • electricsky profile image

      electricsky 

      7 years ago from North Georgia

      Some good information on Social Media in this Hub - Thanks!

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      Social Media Packages 

      7 years ago

      Great page and good info about social media packages, there is another company offering a social media package http://www.boyddigital.co.uk

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      Research Help 

      7 years ago

      WOW!!! Beautiful Icons!!! I love this site! :)

      Kind Regards

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      Clotilde Blanchet 

      8 years ago

      Thanks for the comparison table. There really is a huge difference in what people are offering.

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      Social Media Marketing Services 

      8 years ago

      You really need to have an expert at least teach you how to do social media these days. There is so much to be gained from social that just winging it is not the answer.

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      Social Media Marketing Expert  

      8 years ago

      Social Media is the buzz today and the results are truly rewarding.

      Nice packages and truly informative hub.

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      YourIdentity 

      8 years ago from Control Your Internet Reputation and Identity

      Great chart! Thanks for putting it together.

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      Charnita Fance 

      8 years ago from Eufaula, AL

      @Chris Definitely!! :) Glad you agree.

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      Chris Ormiston 

      8 years ago

      It is worth it! The ROI on social media is real and can be measured. If you aren't using social media in your company's marketing strategy you're going to fall behind!

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