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Last updated May 2012. The latest practical tools can be downloaded from http://www.smartInsights.com/digital-marketing-strategy. This is a one day masterclass I used to give on The IDM Diploma in ...

Last updated May 2012. The latest practical tools can be downloaded from http://www.smartInsights.com/digital-marketing-strategy. This is a one day masterclass I used to give on The IDM Diploma in Digital Marketing Strategy Session. It gives a structure and tools for developing a plan for online customer acquisition, conversion and development.

I developed the original Internet Marketing programme for the IDM in 2005 and gave this talk until 2012. All the latest tools are available on Smart Insights available in a Digital Strategy Toolkit and there is a popular free Internet marketing plan download for members too.

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IDM Internet Marketing Strategy IDM Internet Marketing Strategy Presentation Transcript

  • IDM Diploma inDigital Marketing Dr Dave Chaffeywww.smartinsights.com/presentations Burberry case study
  • Purpose of today’s strategy sessions• Give you: – A process for creating a plan – 2 key frameworks for planning – Questions to ask to define plan – Tools / URLs for analysis / best practice• Help you: – Assignments – Exams – Work – practical tips to apply back in office• Please… – Ask questions – Share your experiences• Introductions…
  • Introductions – About Dave Chaffey• Books  Online advice and consulting www.smartinsights.com  Qualifications and training www.theidm.com Smart Insights and IDM partners: 50% Discount to support students  Insights Director www.clickthrough-marketing.com
  • About you: IntroductionsPlease share…► 1. Your role – digital specialist and/or marketing strategist?For each table:► 2. What happens if we don’t have a strategy
  • Structure: 5 practical learning goals for today’s workshop1. Plan: Create or refine a strategy to improve results from digital marketing.2. Reach: Review company use of digital media to reach target audiences.3. Act: Assess content marketing techniques to encourage interactions on soci media and other platforms.4. Convert: Define approaches to increase conversion to offline leads and sales.5. Engage: Develop an integrated communications strategy for you website, social and email communications.
  • Digital marketing frameworks
  • Inbound/content, social and search marketing -The heart of your digital marketing strategy
  • PLAN: Segmentatio n Targeting Objectives Positioning (OVP) Integration? Resourcing? Output: SWOT, Key Issues
  • Q. Have we reviewed current online marketingeffectiveness in digital-specific SWOT?
  • Example digital strategies  When reviewing SWOT, group by  Plan – governance and brand management issues  Reach communications (e.g. role of Google and other intermediaries, mix)  Act i.e. content marketing and lead generation  Conversion (experience) Proposition  Engage - customer development including contact strategies, targetinghttp://bit.ly/smartswot
  • Q. Have we benchmarked ourdigital marketing capabilities? http://bit.ly/smarthealthcheck
  • Q. How will digital support growth using digital to align or impact?
  • Situation analysis:Q. Is our plan in line with marketplace dynamics? Organisation E-marketing Efficiency Organisation E-marketing Marketplace Effectiveness
  • DEEPLIST for macro-environmentWhich are most important for digital? • Demographic: percentage of each population online can be analysed in terms of age, household size and type, income, gender, ethnicity, employment status, work patterns mobility etc. • Economics: taxation controls, monetary and competition policies, fiscal policies. • Environment: country specific attitudes towards physical environmental issues, for example energy consumption, spatial distribution of populations. • Political: power and influence of Government agencies and regulatory bodies, public opinion, pressure groups, Internet governance. • Legal: trading laws and restrictions, advertising standards and controls, taxation laws. • Information: Availability of consumer / company data and information, access to this type of data and how it is used, information control. • Social: needs and wants of target communities, extent of social exclusion, individual levels of trust and perceptions of security, social discrimination. • Technology: Access to technology, innovation, adoption rates, applications of technology.Tip: 1-2 sides max in assignment,can include DST under customer
  • Tip. Create an online marketplace map to understand your customer influencers Key Point Key Point
  • Q. Have we defined main targeting approaches? http://bit.ly/smarttargetingTargeting approaches Method1. Classic profile-based Target media or messaging based ondemographic segmentation characteristics2. Search behaviour Grouped by volume and value3. Content consumption Using ad networks including GDN4. SN interest-based targeting For example, Facebook, LinkedIn interests5. Web personas Combine other characteristics and behaviours6. Customer lifecycle Target messages according to length of time using online services7. Customer value Review current and future potential8. Campaign message response Use “sense and respond” behavioural targetingbehaviour based on RFM9. Buying motivations and Evaluation method and sensitivity to pricing behaviours against features, benefits, brand value10. Channel preference Communicate with customer in their preferred media (and according to value)
  • Tip – create a layered segmentation - an example from eBay
  • Using personas
  • Forrester Research on “site design personas” • Ethnographic researchers averaged – 21 i/views per project for 4 personas, $47K – $10K to 100 i/views for 8 personas, $500K • Examples: – Ford uses 3 buyer personas at Ford.com • Primary persona ‘Marie’ – just beginning car shopping process, hasn’t settled on brand, doesn’t know about cars, needs Help! – Staples.com has 7 for shoppers – Microsoft had 7 for Windows XP • Segment on key characteristics/behaviours – “Seeks high quality”, “Seeks low cost” – “Starting evaluation”, “Final decision” – Occasional visitor, frequent visitorhttp://bit.ly/smartpersonas
  • B2B examples: www.forrester.com, www.alterian.com
  • For each persona define preferences for: Platforms (web, email, mobile) Platform usage (hours) Content consumption: General site types & category-specific Social media - content creation & participation Search behaviour Trusted brandswww.dulux.co.uk
  • Q. Are we harnessing insight? Ruder Finn
  • Activity - always start with the customer!• What types of key information do we need to research about our online customer? Please share sources, research you have completed? – – – – – – – See http://bit.ly/smartkeywords
  • Q. Do we have the right improvement process?http://www.smartinsights.com/analytics-conversion-optimisation-alerts/dell-international-web-analytics-case-study/
  • Tip: Integrate Analysis: Goals: Strategies: Tacticshttp://bit.ly/smartintegration
  • Activity - Selecting the right digital channels goals and tracking metrics – “the critical few”Please suggest relevant objectives and measures of digital marketingperformance for i-to-i in these areas:a. Reach: Attract visits to your sites and presence,reach audience on other sitesa. Act: Engage with site or presence, convert to leadsc. Convert: Convert to saled. Engage: Developing long-term customer relationships
  • Measure Reach Encourage Convert Engage customers Audience Action incl lead To sale to retain and grow generationTracking  Unique visitors  Online opportunity  Online sales  Email list qualitymetrics  New visitors (lead) volume volume  Email  Visits  Offline opportunity  Offline sales engagement  Conversation (lead) volume volume quality volume generated from generated from  Transactions online onlinePerformance  Share of audience  Page engagement  Conversion rate  Active customersdrivers  Share of search rate (Bounce rate, to sale % (site and email(diagnostics)  Brand/direct visits duration)  Channel active)  Lead conversion rate conversion rates  Active social by engagement tool  Category followers conversion rates  Repeat conversion rateCustomer-  Cost per click and  Cost per lead  Average order  Lifetime valuecentric KPIs cost per sale  Customer satisfaction value  Customer loyalty  Brand awareness  Cost per sale index  Conversation  Customer  Customer polarity satisfaction advocacy (sentiment)  Products per customerBusiness  Audience share  Goal value per visit  Revenue per visit  Retained salesvalue KPIs (owned media) or  Online lead  Online-originated growth and  Share of voice contribution contribution to volume (earned media) (n,£, % of total) sales, revenue  Revenue per and product channel and category
  • Key Q. Do we have clear online positioning? Point• Core brand proposition = Marketing Mix: – Who you are? – What you do? – Where you do it? – What makes you different?• OVP - Online Value Proposition – What can your provide to help/inform/entertain me online? – Reinforces core brand proposition and credibility, but messaging shows… – Different OVPs for different markets and audiences – Value that a site visitor get from your online brand or campaign that… • They can’t get from you offline? • They can’t get from competitors? – Develop content strategy to develop OVPs – Communicate message forcefully: online and offline
  • What is your brand personality? • Personality is the unique, authentic, and talkable soul of your brand that people can get passionate about. • Personality is not just about what you stand for, but how you choose to communicate it. It is also the way to reconnect your customers, partners, employees, and influencers to the soul of your brand in the new social media era.Source:
  • Key brand messages definedthroughout the customer journey
  • Mobile and App OVP MOBILE EMAIL USAGE APPShttp://www.smartinsights.com/digital-marketing-strategy-alerts/mobile-marketing-statistics/
  • Q. How should we support integration?http://www.smartinsights.com/analytics-conversion-optimisation-alerts/multichannel-customer-
  • “Mapping Interactive brandecosystems” aka customer journeys FROM THIS TO THIS Source Nate Elliot, Analyst at Forrester Research
  • Making the 3 layers work together Transaction Interaction Reach layer layer layer Source Nate Elliot, Analyst at Forrester Research
  • Content hub example
  • Key Integration = Point Supporting channel-switching behaviourHow well do you support channel switching? Tracked call? Live Chat? Callback?
  • PRACE Summary - Plan• Digital marketing strategy is a channel strategy – Informed by insight on customer channel behaviour and marketplace activity = intermediaries, competitors – Objectives for future online and offline contribution % should drive our strategy – Channel strategy thrives on differentials – BUT, need to manage channel integration• Alignment - digital marketing strategy defines how we : • Hit our channel leads & sales targets – Improve efficiency of Acquisition, Conversion, Retention • Prioritise audiences targeted through channel • Communicate benefits of using digital channels • Deliver relevant experiences through a content or engagement strategy
  • REACH Investment? Search Display Social media
  • Q. Which media should we invest in?
  • A balanced traffic/online media mix?Source: Google Analytics data Analytics
  • Activity – evaluating the value of digital media channelsYour ideas on good practices to assess, to provethe effectiveness of digital marketing channels?•••••
  • How should we determine investment in digital channels?• 1. Setup marketing source codes for Google Analytics (to minimise direct traffic)• 2. Assess response rates = CTR  Conversion to lead  Conversion to sale• 3. Assess cost effectiveness = CPC  CPA  ROI  LTV• 4. Go beyond last-click to weighted attribution and multichannel assists in Google Analytics• 5. Branding effects = Awareness, Interest, Desire, Action (on or offline)• 6. Media multiplier / halo effect• 7. Incremental reach = Availability of impressions in different channels e.g. Maxing out on searches, targeted inventory, Increasing frequency• 8. Risk diversification – avoid all eggs in one basket?• 9. Opportunities to test and learn• 10. Hold out testing (part audience isn’t exposed to campaigns)
  • Latest UK ad spend figures (IAB/PwC) Online 25% of totalhttp://www.smartinsights.com/digital-marketing-strategy-alerts/uk-online-ad-spend-latest-statistics-released/
  • How good is your online campaign reporting in attributes leads and sales? • Q1. Are you using last click tracking only? • Q2. Do you understand multi-touch customer behaviour on path to purchase? Google Analytics “Multichannel Funnels” can help herehttp://www.smartinsights.com/blog/web-analytics/media-conversion-attribution
  • Use Google Analytics MCF to understand true value Measuring assists in Google Analytics Google’s new social reports 4 5
  • Use Google Analyticsto understand true value Measuring assists in Google Analytics 4 Google’s new social analytics 6
  • Creating funnel budget models for online marketingSee http://www.smartinsights.com/digital-marketing-downloads
  • “Average” response/ CTR rates, depends on CRITICAL factors • Display ads: – 0.05 to 0.1% • Facebook/LI ads: – 0.01 to 0.05% • Paid search: – 0.5% to 2% • Email (ad in Enews) – 0.1 to 1% • Email (House list) – 1 to 10%http://www.nellymoser.com/action-codes/scan-response-rates
  • SEM Strategy: The two types of Search Paid listings - Adwords Pay Per Click (PPC) <title> </title> tagsBlended oruniversal listings - <meta name=“description = > tags Or Snippets from page Natural or organic listings - Search engine optimisation (SEO)
  • Is ethical SEO “best practice”?• Dark Inky Black Hat SEO: So evil he’s a typosquatter installing spyware. Plain illegal, too.• Charcoal Hat SEO: Optimizes really unrelated pages for all kinds of queries, but within the bounds of legality.• Dark Gray Hat SEO: This SEO is e.g. a splogger stealing content from other sites. (What, that’s better than charcoal?)• Slate Gray Hat SEO: An SEO creating link farms and such.• Gray Hat SEO: An SEO who actually reads the search engine’s webmaster guidelines, but then tries as much “evil” as she can get away with.• Light Gray Hat SEO: This SEO creates original content (lots of it), but the content is still only aimed at search engines.• Off-White Hat SEO: This guy not only ensures the site is indexable – he’ll also make sure to get lots of backlinks from friends.• White Hat SEO: This person puts up the content that people are actually searching for, and prepares the site to make it very accessible. White Hat SEOs only optimize those of their pages they deem worthy to be ranking top in search engines.• Luminescent Pearly White Hat SEO: Not only does this SEO do everything the White Hat SEO does, the LPW Hat SEO also makes sure pages will not show up for irrelevant queries.
  • A case in point…
  • How good is your key phrase-level reporting?•Should show: • Potential demand from key phrase estimators • Your actual performance (position, clicks, conversion, sales, value): – Paid – absolute and relative – Natural – absolute and relativeUse “Google Keyword tool” to identify categories/volume of searches:Smart Insights Gap analysis spreadsheet
  • Which SEO ranking factors should we focus on?• On page optimisation: • <title> tag = 4.9/5 • Keyword frequency and density = 3.7/5 • Keyword in headings = <h1> = 3.1, <h2> = 2.8 • Keyword in document name = 2.8 • Meta name description = 2/5 • Meta name keywords = 1/5• Off-page optimisation: • More backlinks (higher PageRank)= 4/5 • Link anchor text contains keyword = 4.4/5 • Page assessed as a hub = 3.5/5 • Page assessed as an authority = 3.5/5 • Link velocity (rate at which changes) = 3.5/5 http://www.seomoz.org/article/search-ranking-factors http://www.davechaffey.com/blog/seo/update-to-seomoz-seo-ranking-factors http://www.seomoz.org/blog/lda-and-googles-rankings-well-correlated
  • SEM Don’ts = problems to avoid• SEO • Pay Per Click1. Insufficient key phrase Importance of QS not research and analysis recognised, i.e.2. Index inclusion and coverage 1. Click through rate poor 2. Ad text relevance (copy)3. Content owners / editors 3. Triggering text relevance don’t know rules of SEO 4. Landing page relevance and4. Insufficient unique content speed5. Internal linking strategies not used So, depends on brand,6. External link-building tactics copywriting, account structure, weak match types (broad, phrase, negative) and testing.
  • Q. Do we have adequatekeyphrase targeting for SEM?
  • Google+ matters (to SEO)
  • Q. Are we using display advertising effectively?• What CTR/IR are you generating• Re-marketing? – Google Display Network – Other networks: Struq, Criteo• Google Promoted ad and TrueView video• New “social ad formats”?• New buying options on ad exchanges: – Real-time bidding (RTB) – Demand-side platforms (DSPs)
  • Do you use display effectively?http://www.comscore.com/Press_Events/Presentations_Whitepapers/2010/When_Money_Moves_to_Digital_Where_Should_It_Go
  • New display ad opportunities for B2B
  • http://www.advertisingperspectives.com/adblog/media-technology/are-ad-exchanges-and-real-time-bidding-the-next-big-thing
  • Social media marketing: What are your challenges and opportunities?• 1 Managing reputation• 2 Delivering customer service• 3 Acquiring new customers• 4 Increasing and sales existing customers• 5 Increasing engagement with your brand by adding value to customers• 6 Harnessing insights to develop the brand3-5 should run on a continuous AND campaign basisThey require a content ANDcommunications strategy to define resource and execution
  • Managing social “publishing” with limited resource 1. Be relevant. Understand the content that will appeal to different audiences. 2. Create an editorial calendar. Your social media marketing will be more effective if you produce content on a regular, consistent schedule. 3. Offer distribution choices, but keep a focus. Offer choice to alert subscribers to content using different types of channels since they will have different preferences. 4. Syndicate through partners. Identify partner sites and networks who may publish your content, either in it’s original form or tailored for their audiences. 5. Make communications two-way. Don’t just treat the channels as an alert or update service. Engage!5 rules of SMO – Rohit Bhargavahttp://www.smartinsights.com/social-media-marketing-alerts/what-is-social-media-optimisation-smo/
  • Get into a rhythm…Download “Building your Business with Facebook Pages”
  • Use a “conversational calendar” Download “Building your Business with Facebook Pages”
  • Love your influencers! Source: Influencers post
  •  REACHOutreach! Collaborate with partners and influencers to maximise impact of social media
  • 8 techniques to encourage engagement on Facebookhttp://www.smartinsights.com/social-media-marketing/facebook-marketing/case-study-what-makes-these-some-of-the-most-engaged-facebook-pages-in-the-u
  • PRACE Summary Reach:• Create a budget model to optimise investment in mix – Review the relevance of attribution models• Bought media: – Increase reach and efficiency• Earned media: – Prioritise investments in social media• Owned media: Optimising content marketing• Integration: – Using paid, owned, earned together – Integrating SEO,PPC,PR,Social, Display
  •  ACT  Content marketing  Email triggers  Customer journeys (next section?)
  • Q. How can we make the casefor investment in content marketing? Stelzner: Primary vs Nuclear fuel?
  • TEFL Taster exampleSmart Insights Explainer example
  • Content strategy example 68% CTR >1,000 downloadsSee http://www.smartinsights.com/blog/conversion-optimisation/online-content-marketing-strategy-2108/
  • Social channel OVP • Recruiting to TwitterTip: Recruit to Twitter • via a prize draw • promoted in Twitter or FB via Email
  • Example of an integratedsocial media campaign
  • McKay case study
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  • E-newsletter OVP: success is all about relevant content• B2B • B2C – Make my work easier – Make my life easier – Help me develop – Help me learn / have fun – Make me look good – Make me look good – Give me a great deal – Give me a great deal
  • Do you send out emails based on the following triggers?
  • Targeting by Lifecycle personalisation – typically using event-triggered email Purchased Active Purchased Inactive Tesco.com Purchased once •“Logged-on” •“Cautionary” Registered visitor •“Developing” Newly •“Established” registered visitor •“Dedicated” Return visitor •“Logged-off”First-time visitor
  • BT - It’s all about past actions… “Recognition of activity”Recognition of Purchase previous purchase Dispatched +7d +14d +21d
  • Example of an optimised email sequence • 1. Generic branded follow-up email : +10% conversion rate. • 2. Personalised remarketing email with a promotional code for a 5% discount time limited to 72 hours: +100% conversion rate. • 3. Personalised remarketing email with a promotional code for a 5% discount time limited to 48 hours: +200% conversion rate.Source: http://www.smartinsights.com/email-marketing-ecrm-alerts/email-remarketing-an-example-of-how-to-test/
  • Engaging through OVPs in triggered emails “Learn more through time” “Watch, don’t ask”
  • Quality content develops OVP
  • http://bit.ly/smarttriggers
  • PRACE summary: Act• Content marketing is vital for cut-through in many markets to encourage consumer engagement and provide a fuel for outreach• Triggered or behavioural email marketing is effective to start relationship in many sectors• Understand customer journeys to make your messaging more effective
  • CONVERT Site design and UX CRO Customer journeys
  • Activity: improving site effectiveness• For each site please summarise – 1. Audiences targeted – 2. Key brand messages – Product or service offer – Online value proposition to encourage interaction and return? – 3. Key outcomes or Analytics goals• Group to feedback: – Examples of techniques where 1-3 are effective – Suggestions for improvements of 1-3
  • Bad design isn’t hard to find…
  • Q. Are we following persuasive design “best practices” Source: Jakob Nielsen useit.com
  • Persistent UX myth 1: 3 click rule Source: UIE
  • Persistent UX myth 2:Make the home page scrollable Source: CX Partners
  • Source: CX Partners
  • Persistent UX myth 3: The home page is most important to get right / optimiseIn 2003, 39 percent of the page views for a large research website were for the homepage. By 2009, it was down to 19 percent. In one month in 2008, of the 70,000 page views a technology site received, 22,000 were for the homepage. For the same month in 2010, of the 120,000 page views the site received, only 2,500 were for the homepage.Another technology website had roughly 10 percent of page viewsfor the homepage in 2008, and by 2010 it was down to 5 percent.One of the largest websites in the world had 25 percent of visitorscome to the homepage in 2005, but in 2010 only has 10 percent. Gerry McGovern: The Decline of the homepage
  • Q. Do we have a structured approach to improve site effectiveness
  • Source: Craig Sullivan independent survey
  • Leverage your analytics through granular analysis - content drilldown shows relative effectiveness of page types
  • How effective is your scent? Example SCENT TRAILS NEW CUSTOMER?<CUSTOMER-CENTRIC SERVICE NAMES> WHERE / HOW TO BUY? WHY CHOOSE US?
  • Are you appealing to different buying behaviours and motivations? • The Methodical focuses on HOW-type questions: – What are the details? – Whats the fine print? – How does this work? • The Humanistic focuses on WHO-type questions: – How will your product or service make me feel? – Who uses your products/service? – Who are you? Tell me who is on your staff, and let me see bios • The Spontaneous focuses on WHY- and sometimes WHEN-type questions: – How can you get me to what I need quickly? – Do you offer superior service? – Can I customize your product or service? • The Competitive focuses on WHAT-type questions: – What are your competitive advantages? – What makes you the superior choice? – What makes you a credible company?See http://www.grokdotcom.com/topics/copywritinghype2.htm
  • Effective home page examples
  • B2B example: The evolution of Salesforce landing pageshttp://www.smartinsights.com/blog/web-design/perfect-landing-page
  • Autoglass MVT case study - control
  • TV ComparisonTV - Off TV - On
  • Service message testing
  • Source: Craig Sullivan (Belron/Autoglass)
  • Mobile best practice? Source: Mobile marketing 2015
  • Key mobile marketing questionsBusiness Implementation• Q. Can we use mobile to • Email expand reach? – Should we support mobile?• Q. Will mobile • Website: increase sales? – Do we need a mobile• Q. How much will mobile version of our website? increase customer – Will mobile SEO help us? engagement? – Should we use Adwords mobile • Apps: – Should we create (apps?)
  • PRACE Summary: Conversion1. Use analytics to understand entry points, sources into site – path analysis.2. Define primary customer journeys and brand messages (don’t forget the OVP!)3. Use AB and MVT to optimise conversion4. Use feedback tools to assess and improve experience and what it adds to the brand5. Don’t forget offline journeys6. Invest in the right type of mobile experience
  •  ENGAGE  Customer comms  Social media  Mobile marketing
  • Parasuraman,A.;Berry,Leonard L.;Zeithaml,Valarie A.,“A Conceptual Model of Service Quality and Its Implications for Future Research”, Journal of Marketing, 1985, 49, 4, 41-50.
  • Q. How effective is our feedback cycle? Source: ACSI
  • Ask “Why” as well as “what” - use feedback tools Key Point iPerceptions http://www.4qsurvey.com “Bad web site. Difficult to find item as no search box provided for short cut” “I cant find any prices on your website” “Would like to see where I can buy products from” .Satisfaction : Intent toolshttp://bit.ly/smartfeedback
  • Gaining site and business innovation ideas through Uservoice
  • Your email marketing capability?Presented by Grant Baillie of Argos at 2008 Email marketing conference, with permission
  • Example of dynamic content insertion Tip. Change order of offers or features according to segment to increase relevancePresented by Grant Baillie of Argos at 2008 Email marketing conference,, with permisssion
  • Disclosed Demographics Cliniqueuse different stylesand tones for girlsand boys segments
  • Combing tech + social segmentation E.G. Receive MMS E.G. Receive Bill insert Source:
  • Source:Example – combined segments
  • Targeting customers based on value Customer Good customers Very good customers quality 15 % 15 % high One time shoppers Average customers with low potential low 60 % 10 % Customer low high potentialIndicators for customer quality Indicators for customer potentialOrder value per received catalogue Last date of purchaseOrder value per season Number of active seasonsGross margin in % of net sales Channel usage scoreReturns in % of order value Number of different product categories Source: Chris Poad, Otto, E-consultancy masterclass 2006
  • RF engagement scoring example Scoring: Recency Low 1 = > 24months 2 = 19-24 months 3 = 13-18 months 4 = 7-12 months 5 = 0-6 months High Frequency Low 1 = One purchases 2 = Two purchases 3 = Three 4 = Four 5 = Five High Note here boundaries are defined to illustrate behaviour. There are a different number in each groupSource: Interactive Marketing journal – January to March 04 – SilverMinds music catalogue
  • Build in social sharinginto contact strategies Source: eCircle case study
  • PRACE Summary: Engage• Understand the “satisfaction gap” for your site and related customer service• Review approaches to email marketing targeting to deliver more relevant messages
  • All the best for your digital journey! Questions & discussion welcome • Blog www.smartinsights.com/bloguk.linkedin.com/in/davechaffey • Feeds www.feedburner.com/smartinsightsfacebook.com/smartinsights • E-newsletter www.smartinsights.comtwitter.com/smartinsights
  • Key E-campaign ingredient 1?
  • Buzz = “Big Idea” Engaging + Participative + Shareable• Example engagement devices: – Search boxes – Questions – Quizzes – Polls – Calculators – Interactive Q&A – Call-backs – Viral games
  • Key E-campaign ingredient 2Big idea connected to campaign goals
  • Key E-campaign ingredient 3?
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  • How effective is our media planning?• Balancing Reach and Frequency: – Reach: percentage of people within a given universe who are exposed to a particular advertisement at least once within a given period of time. – Frequency: Number of times a unique web user is exposed to ad. – Effective Reach: percentage of the universe reached at a particular frequency. Tip: Ask agency to plan/report for Reach and Effective reach. Source: Atlas Institute Insights: http://www.atlassolutions.com/institute_marketinginsights.aspx
  • Key E-campaign ingredient 4?
  • Reach prospects and customers through your web or network
  • Key E-campaign ingredient 5?
  • Example of an optimised email sequence • 1. Generic branded follow-up email : +10% conversion rate. • 2. Personalised remarketing email with a promotional code for a 5% discount time limited to 72 hours: +100% conversion rate. • 3. Personalised remarketing email with a promotional code for a 5% discount time limited to 48 hours: +200% conversion rate.Source: http://www.smartinsights.com/email-marketing-ecrm-alerts/email-remarketing-an-example-of-how-to-test/
  • Social channel OVP • Recruiting to Twitter • via a prize draw • promoted in TwitterTip: Recruit to Twitter or FB via Email
  • Success factors According to Jas Dhaliwal Head of communities 1. Content Own + Curated 2. Community Listen to build better products and offer better service 3. Customer service Dedicated support channel – encourage to log ticket 4. Collaboration Encourage community to help othersView case study
  • Example of an integratedsocial media campaign
  • McKay case study