Social Media Assessment
Twenty important questions that can save you money, time, and prevent social media anxiety.
Where are you in your business growth plan design?
How many years have you been in operation?
Do you currently have a business website?
Are you interested in selling online?
Do you have an online store?
Y/N Do you currently have photographs and pricing of the majority of your products?
Y/N Do you have written text that can be used for your site?
Y/N Do you have pricing for your products/services?
Y/N. Have you considered how you will ship and shipping costs?
Y/N Do you have a 3-5 minute video-story of your business online?
Do you have Facebook, Instagram accounts?
Y/N Are you set up as a personal page?
Y/N Do you post for your business on your personal page?
Y/N Are you set up for a business?
Y/N Do you use Meta?
Are you comfortable using Meta? Y/N, Somewhat
What other social media platforms do you currently use?
What business social media platforms would you like to use?
Who manages any social media you now have?
Social Media Manager
How comfortable are you, yourself in using social media?
Not at all
What questions do you have about social media? (use back if needed)
If/when you engage your business in social media platforms. How much time do you think you will invest in posting stories and reels; tweets etc. a week?
1-2 hours a week
3-5 hours a week
6-10 hours a week
At what point in your business growth will you be able to hire a social media manager? Circle response. (Social media management will likely charge $250 per month for startup and small businesses) https://www.mainstreethost.com/
Now or within the next six months
In another year
In another two years
A social media manager is not my priority at the moment.
What benefits do you expect from investing your time on social media platforms. (circle all that applly)
Peak consumer interest and lead to your website or online store
Build a following
Direct sales of product
They contact me
Name and product recognition
Increase website visits
Lead to online sales
Do you have a good understanding and operation of:
SEO Search Engine Operations
Algorithms (analysis of how your page is performing)
Meta Business (Facebook and Instagram linked posting system)
Social Media Boost/paid adds
How much pressure do you feel to use multiple social media platforms?
I don’t feel any pressure
I love it and thrive on it
I don’t care one way or the other
It overwhelms me
It overwhelms me but I feel I have to use social media
How does social media fit into your growth plan and financial plan at the moment?
Do you have a volunteer social media manager?
If so, how many hours a week do they post for your business?
Are you financially set to hire a social media specialist at or below $250 a month?
Are you creating your own social media posts inhouse at this time?
If so, does this fit well in your plan?
Does doing your own social media serve you the way you imagined it would?
What more would you want to learn about social media?
How long will you post in house before it becomes too much to handle yourself?
Is creating social media taking you away from other aspects of your business?
What would you work on if you had the 10 or 15 hours a week spent on social media?
What has worked for you?
What social media platform not worked for you or disappointed you?