That means...You are not a company that sells a product, but a group of talented individuals. Who are creating something remarkable! Because the world need something better, more stylish, and more affordable.Something that makes you happy, and gives you that really good feeling inside your stomach.
Social Media R.O.I.
Michael TaggartHead of digital and socialMRMTwitter: @michael_taggartBlog: mrm-london.com
What is R.O.I.? ROI =(Final value – starting value) starting value
Examples of non-financial outcomes• Increase in website visitors and/or time spent on the website• Change in the ratio of positive/negative brand mentions• Increase in Twitter followers or Facebook fans• Increase in requests for product information• A 20% increase in subscriptions to the e-newsletter• A 200% increase in YouTube video downloads• 15 comments on the latest blog post
Examples of financial outcomes• A 15% reduction in customer service costs by shifting a portion of customer service activity to Twitter• A 12% increase in online sales during a Facebook campaign• A decrease in cost per impression from £2.55 per person per mention of brand to £1.22 by leveraging social media channels• £500,000 in sales attributed to new customers acquired through Facebook.
Gary Vaynerchuck tv.winelibrary.tv Twitter $15,000 on direct marketing = 200 customers $7,500 on bill board advertising = 300 customers $0 (except time) on Twitter = 1,800 customers
Petco.compet supplier Reviews Return rate for products with reviews = 20% lower Return rate for products with 25+ reviews = 45% lower …saving on shipping, restocking, and customer service costs
Ford Explorer Facebook Customers who went to the website via a Facebook page = 30% more sales than those who went straight to website
Dell Computers Twitter Sales directly attributable to links on Twitter in 2009 = $3,000,000
Nick Bamford, IFA Informed Choice Blog, Twitter Blog about HSBC mis-selling + Twitter syndication = national media coverage
Sequence of events between Initial investment and gainInvestment Nonfinancial Financial Action Reaction (£) impact impact (£) Strategy and Tweets, RTs, Brand awareness, More customers… tactics comments, product sentiment spending more… ‘likes’, online reputation, more often (ie.campaign) loyalty, downloads (financial ROI) share of voice,
Sequence of events between Initial investment and gainInvestment Nonfinancial Financial Action Reaction (£) impact impact (£) This is great but it’s not where financial impact lives
Sequence of events between Initial investment and gainInvestment Nonfinancial Financial Action Reaction (£) impact impact (£) This is great but it’s It’s here!!! not where financial impact lives
Start with “why?” Enhance branding/awareness Protect reputationEnhance public relations Improve loyalty/retentionBuild community Enhance customer service Facilitate research & development Drive sales and leads
Showing a return• Overall objectives – what do you want to achieve?• Identify metrics• Set an intelligent measurable goal• Activity• Measure – the ‘return’ is successful achievement of the goal