It is no secret that social media is a powerful tool for brands to connect their customers, spread awareness and share real time updates. However, not utilizing the data and analytics behind your posts can cause a loss of connection or damage your social interaction. Social media analytics helps you keep tabs on the progress of your marketing strategy as well as the welfare of your clients and competitors. Obtaining and using analytics from your social media accounts and social media management platforms will help you increase your brand awareness as well as help you be more successful on social media in the long run. Let’s focus on a few key metrics you can use to start thinking more strategically when creating your social content.