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[WEBINAR] Big Fat Marketing Mistakes


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In this webinar, learn-from-trying expert Anna Sawyer from Trada reveals the scars of well-intentioned online marketing gone bad - and what YOU can do to prevent them! …

In this webinar, learn-from-trying expert Anna Sawyer from Trada reveals the scars of well-intentioned online marketing gone bad - and what YOU can do to prevent them!
-How to lose a lead in 10 days
-Budget: where does it go when you don't have much?
-The absolute worst thing you can do with your PPC campaign
-If you hate your customers, try this simple trick
-When your army of one is an army of FAIL
Note: these aren't exclusively boneheaded mistakes. These are common issues that you face as marketers! Learn how to avoid issues for a streamlined, effective online marketing program that gets results.

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  • 1. Big F A T Marketing Mistakes#marketingmistakes
  • 2. #marketingmistakes
  • 3. Anna Sawyer,Marketing Manager, Mistake Maker @annafsawyer
  • 4. BIG mistake # 1 You don’t know your goals.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 5. BIG mistake # 1 Successful marketers know their goals, and they watch data every day and constantly analyze not only the results, but what data matters.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 6. BIG mistake # 1 What data matters? If your focus is conversions, measure the success of every marketing activity in terms of ROI.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 7. BIG mistake # 1 traffic/reach conversions Program-specific metrics conversion cost/ rate conversion total costs revenueAnna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 8. BIG mistake # 1 Are you focused on opportunities, leads, sales? Marketing department metrics WTD/ MTD/ goal goal total costs revenueAnna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 9. BIG mistake # 1 Whatever your goals, you and every team member should know the goals, where you stand (on a daily basis) and be accountable for them.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 10. BIG mistake # 1 Teach your team to Solution! love data and to be motivated by goals by breaking them into attainable, digestible portions.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 11. BIG mistake # 2 Targeting everyone.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 12. BIG mistake # 2 Narrow your target audience - or segment your messaging - to speak directly to your customer.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 13. BIG mistake # 2 At Trada, we have many types of customers. Anecdote! smaller enterprise direct advertisers advertisers agencies resellersAnna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 14. BIG mistake # 2 We’ve tested segmenting the website, speaking more broadly about what we offer, and choosing our battles.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 15. BIG mistake # 2 Use tools like Google Analytics, AdWords and Optimizely to determine whatmessages work andwhere to spend your effort.thanks!
  • 16. BIG mistake # 3 You don’t follow up right away.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 17. BIG mistake # 3 Create a follow-up plan that responds to leads quickly. If possible, use a marketing automation system that allows you to prioritize leads.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 18. BIG mistake # 3 Call within 48 hours.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 19. BIG mistake # 3 Test your follow- up times.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 20. BIG mistake # 3 Develop a Extra credit! nurturing program that will keep leads warm when they’re not ready to commit right away.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 21. BIG mistake # 4 Wearing competition blinders.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 22. BIG mistake # 4 You can get invaluable information from your competitors. It is worth checking in on a regular basis to see which messages they are using...Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 23. BIG mistake # 4 ...and for PPC and SEO, you can spy on your competitors using tools.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 24. BIG mistake # 4 Use a keyword tool (Spyfu, Raven, KeyCompete) to find out which keywords your competitors are using. Create a list of competitor keywords, and use this list to brainstorm long-tail keywords. Ask friends to help (for diversity of thinking). Add keywords to your PPC and SEO campaigns and test, test test!
  • 25. BIG mistake # 4 Keep an eye on your competitors’ movements through social media. In a tool like Hootsuite or Tweetdeck you can create lists of competitors to watch.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 26. BIG mistake # 5 Starving the budget.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 27. BIG mistake # 5 With limited budget, it can be hard to determine where to spend what you have.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 28. BIG mistake # 5 If you’re very limited, spend budget on programs that are very predictable and measurable, like PPC advertising.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 29. BIG mistake # 5 Remember to be realistic about your click-through and conversion rates, though. With a very low budget, it can be hard to get measurable results.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 30. BIG mistake # 5 Cheap marketing ideas: Reciprocal partner marketing, like swapping blog posts, collaborating on collateral, webinars, cross-promotion.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 31. BIG mistake # 5 Cheap marketing ideas: Build out your referral program. Reward referrers. Try a tool like to track.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 32. BIG mistake # 5 Cheap marketing ideas: Get customers involved! Case studies are the first step: but you can ask a lot from dedicated customers. Reviews, testimonials and social “likes” are powerful.
  • 33. BIG mistake # 5 Cheap marketing ideas: Be part of the conversation. Comment on industry blogs with valuable insights and link back to your site (if it’s allowed).Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 34. BIG mistake # 5 Don’t forget! You have to spend money to make money.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 35. BIG mistake # 6 Counting on one touchpoint. 1
  • 36. BIG mistake # 6 Remember the rule of five when thinking about customer touchpoints.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 37. BIG mistake # 6 Use display advertising, Facebook ads and retargeting as “assists” to keep your product in the mind of the customer.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 38. BIG mistake # 6thanks!
  • 39. BIG mistake # 7Selling only to your new customers.
  • 40. BIG mistake # 7 Upsells and needs A searcher loyalty to know what the programs are will happen when he “low-hanging fruit” of marketing. clicks.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 41. BIG mistake # 7 Use the thank-you Apage to offer a searcher needs to know what will coupon for next happen when he time and to get social media clicks. follows.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 42. BIG mistake # 7thanks!
  • 43. BIG mistake # 7 Try gamification A searcher needs measures on your to know what will site with a tool happen when he like Big Door: clicks. bigdoor.comAnna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 44. Users who participate in our loyalty program areBIG mistake # 7 3X more likely to return When a site implements to the site than those not in the with BigDoor, their overall loyalty program. site engagement increases by 30%. LTY E A NG Y LO ENUE FO REV AG R O NS UR EA EMENT THIS M PARTNERS! ALL VI RA LIT Y Due to our innovative referral BigDoor’s reward program results in a 200% increase in sharing. mechanism, users who clicked on shared links are 7X more likely to registerthanks! on the site.
  • 45. BIG mistake # 8 Doing it all yourself.thanks!
  • 46. BIG mistake # 8 Many of us are marketers on A searcher needs small teams - but to know what will you can’t do happen when he everything clicks. yourself and be effective.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 47. BIG mistake # 8 A searcher needs to know what will Learn to delegate happen when he and outsource. clicks.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 48. BIG mistake # 8 A searcher needs Crowdsourcing to know whatsave solutions can will happen when he you money and extendclicks. reach. yourAnna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 49. BIG mistake # 8 Crowdsourcing: the process of handing tasks traditionally performed by one person to a crowd of people
  • 50. Lower cost Wide range of talent Diversity of Fast thinking results Simplified hiring
  • 51. Content creation Translation Software/website bugGraphic design/video testing Microtasking Paid search/online ads (and more)
  • 52. BIG mistake # 8 Check out for a 4-part webinar A searcher needs to know whaton panel series will happen to use he how when crowdsourcing as a clicks. small business marketer!Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 53. BIG mistake # 9Having tunnel vision.
  • 54. BIG mistake # 9 SoA searcherthat data we know needs tovaluable. But will is know what it’s more valuable if he happen when you use it! clicks.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 55. BIG mistake # 9 A searcher needs When you learn to know what will something, use it happenmarketing across when he channels. clicks.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 56. BIG mistake # 9 new Message from ad landingthat performs well page in your PPC email headline campaign display/print ad social offer
  • 57. BIG mistake # 10 Too many cooks.
  • 58. BIG mistake # 10 Too many people A searcher needs logging in and making to know what will changes can ruinhe happen when any testing... clicks.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 59. BIG mistake # 10 ... and too many team members being held A searcher needs accountable forwill to know what the same thing can result happen when he in noclicks.being one accountable.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 60. BIG mistake # 10 Each tool and channel Solution! Ashould have an searcher needs “owner”. To keep to know what will everyone honest happen when he about deadlines, try clicks. Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 61. BIG mistake # 11Getting married. To the way you do things!
  • 62. BIG mistake # 10 Solution! Constantly revisit A searcher needs where you spend your to know what will time and budget. Use happen when he data to determine clicks. what’s working.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 63. BIG mistake # 10 Solution! A searcher needs Question why you do to know what will things, and if they suck, happen when he fix them! clicks.Anna Sawyer: @annafsawyer
  • 64. Remember that in marketing, smallimprovements can greatly affect your ROI and the success of your whole company.
  • 65. Here’s where we take two minutes to show you howTrada can help you scale your online advertising... and it doesn’t cost any more than if you were to run PPC or Facebook ads campaigns yourself.
  • 66. Trada has thousands of online advertisingexperts who do PPC and Facebook ads for you.
  • 67. Multiple experts workon your campaign at the same time. You get: Diversity of thinkingConstant optimizationMultiple ad networks
  • 68. SpiritHoods: Trada customers since Nov. 2010
  • 69. SpiritHoods: Trada customers since Nov. 2010 CAMPAIGN STATS: Paid Search Experts: 15 Sales Revenue: 400% increase # of Conversions: 400% increase CPC: 58% improvement
  • 70. SpiritHoods: Trada customers since Nov. 2010 “My favorite part of the Trada relationship is that search no longer rules my life. The success of the campaigns has allowed me to hire a staff member to manage marketing so I can focus on new designs.” – Alexander Menduluk Owner, SpiritHoods
  • 71. @annafsawyer Time for questions!For more information or to schedule a Trada demo, email