By now, it’s common knowledge that employee advocacy takes regular, average-joe employees and turns them into budget-friendly, highly effective brand ambassadors. Just to prove our point, recent surveys have revealed that consumers trust the word of an employee within an organization more than that of even the CEO of the company.
The value of a strong employee advocacy program to a brand is absolute. It places workers in the driver’s seat and allows them to advocate the brand and the workplace on social media. That said, an employee advocacy program can only work if employees indeed are willing to do their part.
Employee advocacy on social media has emerged as the go-to strategy thanks to thousands of companies across the globe that have already pioneered the trend by launching successful employee advocacy programs. Today, it is clear that marketers are taking full advantage of employees as assets that can drive company sales and brand awareness.
Many companies wait until after they’ve implemented an employee advocacy program to ask – What content will work best? Unfortunately, the answer isn’t as simple.