How to Conduct a Social Media Audit

How to Conduct a Social Media Audit

Wondering if your social media marketing efforts are paying off?

Want to better understand what’s working?

A social media audit will help you analyze the impact of your social media tactics.

In this article, you’ll discover how to perform an audit of your social media channels.

What Is a Social Media Audit?

When you conduct a social media audit, you collect and analyze detailed data from all of your social media accounts. You look closely at your activity, results, audience, and financial investments (including ad spend).

Ultimately, you want to find out if your social media efforts are relevant to your current objectives and goals. Do you still have a Facebook group for an old subscription-based coaching program that you no longer run? Have you pinned posts to send users to your latest landing pages? An audit can help you pinpoint these details.

Doing an in-depth audit is similar to creating a budget for the first time, where you may discover you spend $2,000 a year on pizza delivery or new equipment you don’t need. For the social media equivalent, you may find you’re spending too much time or money on a platform that’s not delivering results, or that you’re lacking key demographics in your audience on Twitter but not Facebook.[…]