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2nd Annual Middle East Social Media Marketing conference, Dubai, UAE - May 15, 2012

2nd Annual Middle East Social Media Marketing conference, Dubai, UAE - May 15, 2012



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  • Creating and ExecutingA Social Media Strategy -WorkshopStephen Jio, Dell - @stephenjatdell2nd Annual Middle East Social Media Marketing Conference, Dubai – May 14, 2012
  • Workshop: What to expect • Open discussion and collaboration • Sharing some of Dell’s best practices • Building a framework strategy • Looking at Social Media in a holistic manner • Quick thinking scenarios • Putting it all together!2 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Dell & Social Media: Our journey3 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Dell’s Social Media & Community History4 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Where Dell uses Social MediaProduct Development Marketing Communication• Feedback Loop • Demand Forecast • Rich Media• Early Warning • Lead Generation • Brand Reputation• New Product • Message Reach • Influence Ideation • Reputation Sales Customer Service Online Presence• Leads• Collaboration • Listening • Ratings & Reviews• Thought Leadership • Support Widgets • Communities• Blogs • Outreach • Customer Stories © 2012 - Dell
  • Social Media: Where do you start?6 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Let’s start by defining what Social Media means… to YOU Courtesy of @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Social Media: The exchanging of ideas between dynamic communities enabled through the technology of ever-evolving tools Direct2Dell8 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Social MediaStrategy:“Think before youjump”9 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Social Media StrategySummary - Build and Execute your strategy1. Identify what you want to achieve with Social Media2. Budget for scalability with Sponsorship from Executives3. Train your Staff for best practise engagement BUILD4. Listen first to what is being said, understand your Customer5. Engage and be part of the conversation and the solution6. Opportunity is there in all elements of your business EXECUTE7. Measure your results10 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Dell - Social Media Strategy What are the greatest internal challenges preventing your deployment or expansion of listening and engagement initiatives? Based on 200 US Marketers Source commissioned study conducted by Forrester for Dell 06/1111 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Brand Reputation Customer Stories Listening Feedback Identify: Conversation What do YOU want from YOUR Social Offers Transactions Media efforts? eVouchers Shareable Content Campaigns CRM Viral Content Demand Generation Potential Issues Support Important Announcements Competition Buzz12 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • …a paradigm shift is needed Survey: What companies are using Social Media for Resource: Econsultancy -The State of Social Report 201113 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Budget: Things to consider when you build your • Staff or Agency management budget • Training of Staff/Agency • Paid media and advertising • Agency creative work • Integration into business process • Promotional considerations • Infrastructure • What other factors are there?14 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Platform(s)?: Which Social Media platforms to get involved in15 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Courtesy of Econsultancy – Middle East and North Africa Digital Consumer Report - published Oct 201116 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Social Media: Brand Adoption Likes Followers17 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Middle East Courtesy of Econsultancy – Middle East and North Africa Digital Consumer Report - published Oct 201118 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Social Media Strategy – Sponsorship• Buy-in from Executives is critical Courtesy of @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • SOCIAL ALERT!:You receive a unprompted negative postwithout a lot of context around it I don’t think she likes us!What do you do?20 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • SLAs Tactical Execution: Agency or Budget Employees? Knowledge Dependability Resourcing Trust Creative Consistency21 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Tactical Execution: Paid, earned or owned content? Courtesy of essence-of-social-media-in-one-graphic.html22 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Paid Media: Examples are advertising, sponsorship…23 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Owned Media: Examples are website, pdfs, YouTube video…24 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Earned Media: Examples are word of mouth, journalist reviews…25 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Shared Media: Examples are Facebook, Twitter and YouTube interaction26 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • SOCIAL ALERT!: Your company Facebook page has a comment from a follower using Something’s foul here! unacceptable language in their thread. What do you do?27 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Train your Staff:Empower youremployees in SocialMedia28 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Employees are your best social advocates Empower Employees:• Make your Social policy available to all Employees Provide Social Media• Train and certify Employees (and Agencies), to engage training• Reinforce transparency in all engagement even personal• Provide internal social network as sandbox• Coordinate closely with external communications29 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Publish your Principles: Live by them What are YOUR Social Principles?30 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Execute your strategy: Listen, Listening Engage, Opportunity Engaging “Engaging in honest, direct conversations with Opportunity customers and stakeholders is a part of who we are, who we’ve always been. The social web amplifies our opportunity to listen and learn and invest ourselves in two-way dialogue, enabling us to become a better company with more to offer the people who depend on us.” - Michael Dell31 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Listening: What is the Community saying32 @stephenjatdell Dell Global Listening Command Centre © 2012 - Dell
  • Listening:Why we do itSocial Media helps Dell inachieving their purpose of:“Delivering technologysolutions that enablepeople everywhere to growand thrive.”33 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Why You NEED to Listen Customer Stories Listening:Peer to Peer Influence 26,000 posts daily Sales Lead Generation about Dell Support Brand Reputation Comments Instant FeedbackProduct Evaluation Potential Issues Queries on Product/Services34 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Listening Tools:• Helps you hone in on Listening, publishing subject matter that you and work flow want to focus on• Can perform intelligence in understanding the tone of the conversation• Provides workflow integration• Reporting capabilities 35 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • • You need to know what is being Why Listen: said about you They are talking• Listen (monitoring) about your Brand! • to see what is being said• Analyse the impact • is it a once-off comment or a trend• Influence • How can you change the attitude, not necessarily through direct engagement Courtesy of WSI – - published 201036 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • SOCIAL ALERT!: Product Recall Proactive or Reactive? Your brand has to do a recall because of health hazard due to mispackaged product How would you leverage your social channels?37 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Mass Social MediaEngagement: MarketCollaboration atmultiple levels External Community External Community Direct2Dell Community Hosted External Communities External Community Support Community Mastery & Use Affinity Ideation Extranets External Topical Experts Internal Internal Networks / Enterprise Workgroups38 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell Collaboration
  • Courtesy of Econsultancy – Middle East and North Africa Digital Consumer Report - published Oct 201139 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • • Engagement doesn’t mean Engagement: responding to everything! Food for thought• Do not use to neutralise or argue a dissenting opinion• Let the community respond; trust the community• Engage in conversations that are already happening, BUT LOOK FOR LANDMINES• Be prompt, Social Media moves quicker than any other channel of communication…and don’t Tweet when you’re in a badmood40 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • #FAIL: Think before Tweet • When you tweet for a company you are the company #&@&ig • Why training is so important • Forget the delete button – once its posted, its permanent41 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • SOCIAL ALERT!: Damage Control You’ve been tweetjacked! A campaign to talk about local produce goes awry when an employee decides to add hashtag - #McDstories How would you deal with this?42 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Taking a First Step:• Making a connection with a Building a Community community builds trust• Community nurtures an environment for members to share ideas with other like members• Allows for support to happen between peers• Builds loyalty and advocacy• It becomes a source for lead generation• Can help in terms of addressing critical issues43 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Engagement: A tool to see how you are doing @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Opportunity @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Opportunity: Social Integration in the Business46 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Key Influencers: Meet-ups can build relationships• Reach out to influential Social engagers – Customer Advisory Panel• Identifying key Influencers in Social Media to partner with• Help with understanding the brand view in the community and help improve• They become brand voices of the community47 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Trade Secrets: Community Sharing• Sharing best practice between companies• Using Twitter keeps it focused48 Confidential © 2012 - Dell
  • SOCIAL ALERT!: I heard you the firstYour company Facebook page has timeposted similar negative comments inmost of your threads.What do you do?49 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • ProductDevelopment:Crowdsourcing• IdeaStorm introduced 2007• Over 16,000 idea submitted• >470 implemented• EmployeeStorm for staff50 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Brand Association: Align with high profile partnersLeveraging Social Media• Promote social causes• Increase visibility reach for initiatives• Help drive sponsorship 51 17/03/2011 Stockholm © 2012 - Dell
  • Marketing:Social ProductIntegration• MTV EMA Awards – Red Carpet• Over 1,000 fans had their picture taken on the red carpet• Photographs taken with Dell Streak and instantly uploaded to Facebook page• Allow fans to comment on their images and have a virtual ‘keepsake’ of the event• Combined marketing campaign with advertising and features at Awards provided additional media goodness52 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Marketing:LinkedIn is a SocialOpportunity• LinkedIn company page• Over 275k followers• Recruitment and merchandising product opportunities53 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Communication:Shareable RichContent• Product launch teasers, customer stories, product reviews, interviews, press conferences• Dell Ultrabook Challenge had a million views in first 48 hours• Dell Vlog channel has generated over 12 million views since launch• Additional social properties – Flickr – Slideshare54 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Voice of the Community: Ratings & Reviews• Over 100,000 reviews from customers• Customers recommend to other customers55 17/03/2011 Stockholm © 2012 - Dell
  • Voice of the Community: Q&ACommunity Wiki• Users post questions and Community answers – Leverage rich community knowledge – Dell experts also provide answers• Over 2,500 questions so far56 17/03/2011 Stockholm © 2012 - Dell
  • SOCIAL ALERT!: You look familiar… One of your employees has begun to post positive anonymous comments about your products and services on various Social threads. What should you do?57 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Customer Service: Reaches beyond the ‘one to one’• Proactively reach out to customers• Integrating efforts with• Team engages with 1,000+ customers per week• Positive impact on customer satisfaction: 35% conversion of ‘demoters’ to ‘promoters’ 58 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Sales:Social Offers• Creating compelling offers – based on engagement with community• 1.5 million followers on Dell Outlet ‘Deals’ Twitter page• @DellHomeUK averages over 30 engagement on a daily basis proactively reaching out for sales opportunities59 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Groupon:Swarm Offers• Group buying – on Facebook – Unique limited offer – Group discounts – get better with when more join – Offers close after buying group minimum achieved – Launched in Canada, Australia – Launching in UK60 17/03/2011 Stockholm © 2012 - Dell
  • SOCIAL ALERT!: That’s not me! An Twitter impersonation account of your company has popped up that is mocking your company. What do you do?61 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Measure: How do you define success in Social Media?62 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • KPIs:• Brand Health – How we measure up Net Promoter Scores, Social Net Advocacy our Social efforts• Customer Satisfaction (Social Support) – Within the Social environment, community responses• Conversion (User Content) – Customer reviews, user generated content• Consideration – Effectively driving traffic to• Revenue – ‘Social’ associated purchases, indirect and direct attributed 63 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Survey:The most importantmetrics in assessingSocial Media… Resource: Econsultancy -The State of Social Report 201164 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Qualitative Results: Numbers do not tell the whole story65 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • SOCIAL ALERT!:You receive a unprompted complimenton Twitter You’re making me blush!What do you do?66 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Final Words: Sometimes your Social Media efforts ‘earn’ you things that can’t be measured…67 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell
  • Thank you! @stephenjatdell68 @stephenjatdell © 2012 - Dell