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ActSmart partners with Maybe* to help retailers find social media success

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ActSmart are partnering with the social media management platform Maybe* in a bid to get more cycling retailers up-to-date in the world of social media.

 

Social media has become increasingly important in today's selling environment. With online sales growth skyrocketing to a 13-year high, and the pandemic causing an irreversible shift to the consumer shopping mind set, it's never been more important to up your online game.

If your business isn't on social media, you could be missing out on significant value, including new customers, insights into your brand, and audience and engagement opportunities with customers and competitors alike. Plus, social media can be a highly cost-effective way of reaching your customers in a personalised way.

Maybe* has been helping businesses increase their use of digital channels for over 5 years and has developed a bespoke set of digital tools and widespread digital programs that help increase businesses digital skills, and both online/ offline sales.

This unique set of tools connects the online and offline world and is supported by a comprehensive training program that accelerates social media adoption and delivers business results. Maybe* have proven that enabling businesses to see comparative performance is a great motivator that inspires businesses to improve their digital activity in any location or sector.

"We are delighted to be providing ActSmart subcribers with tools and training that will help them make social media deliver more sales. The monthly workshops and trends report will provide all shops with a way to accelerate how they connect with their customers". Polly Barnfield, OBE. CEO Maybe*

 

How this partnership will benefit ActSmart members


The social media data, tools and training included in the dashboard that each businesses can access on demand includes:

👂What are customers saying
❤How do customers feel
👫Who is influencing their buying decisions
😍How can we engage them in our conversation
🤔What are our competitors saying
📈What is the impact of social media on our sales instore and online
⭐Automated custom audience building for Facebook ads
✅Multiple reports that can combine social media data with any other data set
📚Training on demand for all levels of users from beginners to advanced


Find out more about Maybe* now

 

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