Why Decentralized DMs (DCs) Unlock a Powerful Future for Brands & Influencers

updated on 17 May 2024

We recently read a great post by Angie Lile for Wholistic Media Agency (purported to be exploring the Metaverse) highlighting the rise of Direct Messaging (DMs) in social media marketing. But what if there was a way to take DMs to the next level for both you and your audience?

Enter Decentralized Social Media (DeSo)! DeSo flips the script on traditional platforms by putting users (and you!) in control. In this world, DMs are rebranded as Direct Casts (DCs). Here's how DCs on DeSo can supercharge your connections:

Privacy & Security

DCs use encryption to keep your conversations private and secure. You control who sees what, fostering genuine connections with your audience.

Open Communication & Community

Imagine seamlessly messaging fans and collaborators across DeSo platforms! Open protocols enable smooth communication, expanding your reach and strengthening relationships. DeSo platforms are also shaped by their communities, ensuring features cater to your needs.

Beyond Messaging: Building a Thriving Community

DCs goes beyond messaging. It's a space for user-generated content, allowing you to integrate brand messaging organically. Develop bespoke marketing strategies that resonate with your audience, leading to stronger engagement and brand loyalty.

Data Ownership & Rewards

DCs empower users to control and monetize their data. Your audience can get rewarded for their contributions, fostering a win-win situation.


Direct Benefits for Marketers

DeSo offers several advantages over traditional DMs:

  • Enhanced Targeting: Precisely target audience segments based on their interests (without privacy concerns).
  • Reduced Reliance on Algorithms: Bypass algorithmic roadblocks and ensure your message lands directly with your target audience.
  • Community Building & Advocacy: Nurture brand advocates who organically spread your message within their networks.
  • Measurable ROI: Track the effectiveness of your DC campaigns and optimize your strategy for maximum impact.
  • Omni channel Ready: How about sending DMs on both traditional and decentralized social channels? Apps like Yup.io (complementary platform to cross post on both traditional social platforms and decentralized) plan to support this to save time and energy!  
  • Potential for Monetization: Collaborate with influencers who can directly monetize promotions within DCs, creating a win-win scenario.
  • Transparency & Trust: Build stronger relationships with your audience by demonstrating a commitment to user privacy and data ownership.

The future of online connections is all about empowerment and personalization. DeSo's innovative approach to DMs offer a powerful solution for brands and influencers who want to build stronger, more meaningful relationships with their audience. DCs provides a private, open, and user-centric communication landscape that takes personalized connections a step further. As you all (brands, community, and influencers) journey through DMing on Deso, Percs can set you up for your next level of social media marketing!

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