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A social media overview for the business and community leaders of Dublin, Ohio

A social media overview for the business and community leaders of Dublin, Ohio

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  • 1. SOCIAL MEDIA FOR DUBLIN 11/5/08
  • 2.
    • Web 2.0 overview
    • Why is it important?
    • Guidelines and applications
    • Case studies
    • Key takeaways
    TODAY’S DISCUSSION
  • 3.  
  • 4. 18% 25% 12% 25% 48% 44%
  • 5. Projected growth of CGM
    • Spending on social media and
    • “conversational marketing”
    • – albeit still in their nascent stage –
    • will surpass traditional marketing spend
    • by the end of 2012
    • - TWI Surveys, Inc
  • 6. Communications landscape
    • New sources of information and influence
    • We are no longer in control
    • Authenticity and openness are essential
    • Business conduct must be ethical and transparent
    • Social media/Web 2.0/CGM is here to stay
  • 7. Continuing evolution
    • Lines blurring between:
    • Converging marketing disciplines
    • Online/offline reputation management
    • Public and private communications
    • “ Pros vs. Joes” (journalists and bloggers vs. anyone with a computer)
  • 8.
    • Social media is even more important in the travel, tourism and hospitality business!
  • 9.
    • Social media even more important in the travel, tourism and hospitality business!
  • 10. Social media guidelines
    • This must become part of how we do business
    • Balance emphasis on social media with expertise in content
    • Incorporate social media strategies and tools the way we would any other
    • Deliver the right message to the right audience via the right medium
    • Unique opportunity to listen to, learn from and influence the consumer-led conversation
  • 11. Basic social media strategy
    • Listen to the conversation
    • Review and analyze learnings
    • Engage if and when it makes sense
    • Monitor and adjust
    • Measure results
  • 12. Top 10 reasons to monitor social media
    • Complaints – catching something early shows responsiveness
    • Compliments – capture and share via Del.icio.us
    • Expressed need – monitor key words, offer assistance
    • Competitors – reach out to customers proactively
    • Crowds – watch for trends, spikes
  • 13. Top 10 reasons to monitor social media
    • Influencers – easy to identify via social media
    • Crises – watch for triggers
    • ROI – measure impact of efforts over time
    • Audit – analyze sum of online communications
    • Threads – conversations across different platforms
  • 14.  
  • 15. Social search
    • Aggregators
      • Del.icio.us , Shadows , Yahoo's MyWeb , Furl , Digg
    • Collaborative directories
      • Prefound , Zimbio , Wikipedia
    • Taggregators
      • Technorati , Rojo , Bloglines
    • Social Q & A sites
      • Yahoo Answers , Google Answers
  • 16. Blogs
    • Every niche has online influencers
    • Online buzz about a site or brand is priceless
    • Blogs deliver invaluable market research
    • Blogs can create a community of brand ambassadors
  • 17. The big picture
  • 18. The big picture
  • 19. Takes one to know one
    • Start a blog yourself
      • Serves as a home base for all social media activity
      • Facilitates two-way conversation
      • Search engine optimization benefits
      • Powerful market research tool
      • Give voice and personality to your brand
  • 20.  
  • 21. Top social networking sites
    • Myspace
    • Facebook
    • Flickr
    • LinkedIn
    • Fastest growing: Twitter, Tagged, Ning
  • 22. Niche social sites
    • Tripadvisor
    • IgoUgo
    • Virtualtourist.com
    • Chowhound
    • Guidespot
    • Yelp
    • MyTravelGuide
    • RealTravel
    • Epinions
    • DontGoThere.org
  • 23. Online reputation management
    • Google is your true home page
    • Show your best face online
        • Check entries on Wikipedia, travel Web sites
        • Monitor and participate in blogs and message boards
    • Respond when it makes sense
      • Reach out and fix problems where possible
  • 24. Personal brand management
    • How are you connecting?
    • How much is too much?
    • Define role and value of social media for you as well as your brand
    • Know that what you say online to one person, one time … you’re saying to everyone, all the time
  • 25. CASE STUDIES
  • 26. Experience Columbus
    • Launch of edgy new destination marketing campaign
    • Goal: get local ambassadors talking and engaged
    • Hosted blogger event 7/31
    • Invited 50 and 35 bloggers attended – all 35 blogged
    • Results: overwhelming response, BUT thick skin needed!
    • “ The campaign may not have received four-star reviews. But Experience Columbus certainly did.” ~Advergirl
    • Results saved online at http://delicious.com/LaraK/ExperienceColumbus
  • 27. Caminito Argentinean Steakhouse
    • Single-location restaurant in Northampton, Mass
    • The Prime Cuts Blog shares cooking and kitchen tips, tricks, recipes and more
    • Prime Cuts TV channel on YouTube and Viddler for weekly/bi-weekly how-to videos
    • Social monitoring and response program
    • Active on Yelp.com; encourages visitors to leave reviews there
    • Presence on MySpace , Upcoming , Facebook , Twitter , Plurk , FriendFeed , LinkedIn and Flickr
    • Results: 30% increase in sales when competitors are flat or down
  • 28. GETTING STARTED
  • 29. Joining the conversation: Listen
    • Observe online communities where your brand is actively discussed
    • Participate in conversations as if with someone in real life whom you respect
    • Pay attention to how community members interact with each other
    • Reach out to people as a person NOT as a marketer or communicator
  • 30. Joining the conversation: Engage
    • Be helpful and bring value to the conversation
    • Positively represent the personality and perception of your brand
    • This is the only way to earn your online audience’s
      • Respect
      • Business
      • Loyalty
      • Referrals
  • 31. Four Stages of Engagement I. Listen IV. Evaluate III. Contribute II. Participate
  • 32.
    • Creating content
    • Participating in larger conversations
    • Integrating into social networks
    • Provide a valuable application
    • Build relationships on and off-line
    Contributing to the community
  • 33.
    • Blogs: Blogpulse, Google, IceRocket, Technorati
    • Podcasts: Digg
    • Twitter: Tweeterboard
    • Tags: Del.icio.us
    • YouTube and Flickr: Rankings/counters on-site
    • Forums: Board Tracker
    • Web Stats: Compete, Alexa, Google Analytics
    • Wikipedia Edits: Wikiscanner, wired.reddit
    • Paid Services: Radian 6, CustomScoop, Nielsen Buzz Logic, Cyber Alert, Andiamo Systems
    Measurement tools
  • 34. Benefits of social media
    • Deeper relationships with visitors/guests
    • Increased awareness for brand
    • Better communication with audiences
    • Broadening of professional network
    • Search engine prominence
    • Increased web or blog traffic
  • 35.
    • Join – and really maximize – LinkedIn and Facebook
    • Use RSS feeds to bring your news to you daily
    • Join Technorati – aka blog central
    • Start a del.icio.us page for your brand and/or yourself
    • Read travel blogs and join relevant socnets/communities
    • Join Twitter and try microblogging (70/20/10)
    • Begin social media monitoring/listening program
    Seven things to take away
  • 36. QUESTIONS? [email_address] @LaraK on Twitter Blog at www.larakretler.com 614-383-1618 (w) 937-271-9151 (c)
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