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Inbound Marketing pulls buyer into your business. …

Inbound Marketing pulls buyer into your business.

Inbound Marketing is marketing using techniques focused on getting found by prospects; inbound marketing is a more efficient and cost-effective way to do marketing. Pull in customers to your business by creating content, optimizing that content for search engines (SEO) and promoting and sharing that content in various social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google+, Linked in, YouTube etc.

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  • 1. What is Inbound Marketing? Introduction to the „New“ Marketing June 2012
  • 2. What is Inbound Marketing? Inbound Marketing pulls buyers into your business
  • 3. What is Outbound Marketing?Outbound Marketing also known as TraditionalMarketing push the informations about your brandor your products to the public: • Print ads and TV / Radio ads • Telemarketing (cold calling) • Direct mail • Trade Fairs and Events • Traditional PR Releases
  • 4. Therefore… Outbound marketing strategies are becoming less effective in today’s world! – Only 14% of the population trust ads – But 90% trust recommendations of friends, acquaintances etc.* – Your client becomes more and more independant using the Internet and looking by himself for solutions – Unwanted phone calls and overfilled letter boxes are just bothering* Lemon 5 Fresh Consulting GmbH, Offenbach
  • 5. Solution = Inbound Marketing Content SEO Social Media* Graphik: IMU
  • 6. Good News About Inbound Marketing 1. Needs more brain than money  2. Lower costs per Lead…Source: survey of hundreds of businesses: HubSpot.com/ROI
  • 7. Key Questions to Get Started1. Am I regularly creating new, share-worthy content?2. Am I optimizing my content for search and social media?3. Am I promoting my content in social media conversations?4. Am I converting as many visitors into leads and sales as I can?
  • 8. 4 Steps to Successful Inbound Marketing 1. Create 2. Optimize 3. Promote 4. Convert & Analyse
  • 9. 1. Inbound Marketers are Publishers Time to !Stop thinking like a marketer or advertiser… …start thinking like a publisher and socializer!
  • 10. 1. Publish!o Start blogging! 55% more website visitors for companies that blog! Source: Data from over 1,500 small businesses - http://hub.tm/BlogROIo Publish Everything, Everywhere: Find out the adapted communities for your marketing persona!o Frequently shared content: • New market data, Infographics • Tips, Educational content • Content about your industry • “How to…”, “5 Mistakes to avoid…“, etc. X NO product info, NO content about you
  • 11. 2. SEO: More and better content…o 25% On-Page SEO (Context): • Page Title • Clean URL • Header & Content • Description
  • 12. 2. SEO: … bring more linkso 75% Off-Page SEO (Authority) : Authority is determined by Inbound Links. Get more inbound links with an interesting content outside your Website and setting the appropriate landing pages. Heighten your rank!o SEO Algorithm = Context + Authority!
  • 13. 3. Promoteo Remember: It’s not about you, EVER!o Target content to your marketing persona • You want to receive useful leads (in order to be able to convert them later into sales). • Publish adapted content knowing what your prospects are looking for!o Create an engaging presence: • Remarkable content: like graphics, photos and videos • Make sharing easy
  • 14. 4. Converto Put CTA on All Your Content • Ebook / White Paper Download • Webinar Registration • Newsletter subscription, etc.o Use Landing Pages with Forms • Your Lead comes directly to the desirable content • You gather important initial informations (Name, Email…)o Finally Check Your Leads • Filter out the right prospects and… • Start the next step nurturing them (with monthly personalized emails, invitation to Webinars etc.) 
  • 15. 4. Analyseo Conversion Rate + Analyticso Marketing Analysis
  • 16. Inbound Marketing SummaryUsing Inbound Marketing you will get constantly new Leadsand you will ensure new sales opportunities – heightening brand penetration – increasing your turnover at lower costs – enhancing brand awareness – driving more visitors to your Website – with qualified Leads Create Optimize Convert“Inbound Marketing is marketing using & Analysetechniques focused on getting found by prospects;inbound marketing is a more efficient and cost-effective way to do marketing. Pull in customers to Promoteyour business by creating content, optimizing thatcontent for search engines and promoting andsharing that content in social media.”
  • 17. What‘s coming next: Lead NurturingOnce you get Leads and after having them sorted out, yourobjective should be to convert them into customers.Start the Lead Nurturing phase and contact them regularlywith emails (and gain further information about them too). – Write a clear message (one topic per email) – Offer further valuable contents and topics – Write individually and be personal, engage your reader – Give your reader the opportunity to act (build in CTA) – Measure the results of your mailings (CTR = Click-through rate, Opt-out, Downloads etc.)   €  You may so heighten your brand awareness and convert your Leads into customers.
  • 18. Get started!Brandsensations – Inbound Marketing StrategiesFrançois Benner | Rudolph-Ulrich-Str. 4 | 41751 Viersen | GermanyM +49 171 6447879 | T +49 2162 8156480 | F +49 2162 8156482E francois.benner@brandsensations.com | USt-IdNr. DE278641216