Every company needs at least a few great brand ambassadors. Champions for their business. Fortunately, one resource you already have can help your business accomplish that goal. With the right encouragement and guidance, your own employees can be best supporters of your brand.
Cultivating a mind-sight of championing the brand begins with creating a welcoming workplace where employees feel both valued and influential. You need to provide opportunities for them to help grow the business. They should believe that their actions directly impact the brand’s success.
You also need to encourage them to engage on social media. If you haven’t invited them to like your business Facebook page, do it today! Create a culture that is supportive of their social media efforts without being the “Big Brother” watching their every step. Keep them informed on your campaigns and invite them to participate.
You also want to instill in your employees the importance of connection. Whether you want to forge a connection directly with them or show them how to better engage with your customers, stressing the importance of building a true bond is important.
And it never hurts to let them take the lead. Nurture a business atmosphere that encourages both individual and team growth. Those who feel that their “team” wants them to succeed make for the best brand ambassadors. Invest in them and they’ll invest in your brand.
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