Social Media Marketing
1 What is Social Media Marketing?


   Social Media defined as "a group of Internet applications
    that build upon Web ...
What makes Social Media websites different?
   Communities of users, interacting with each other
   Emphasis on two-way ...
What you will take away from this session?




   Give you insights into Social Networking
   Provide you with tools and...
2: Types of Social Media

   We‟ll be looking at…
   Social Networking Sites (Facebook)
   Blogging (Wordpress, Blogspo...
Social Networks: Visualisation
Facebook: is it all hype?

   Facebook & Google:
       FB pages appearing in Google search results
       Google likes...
Facebook: Basics
   Start by signing-up as a User
       Note that you can control privacy settings
       Once you sig...
Facebook: Features of Pages
   Fans: people become fans of Pages, and it‟s easy to send
    updates
   Photos & videos
...
Facebook: Setting up a Page
   Go to: http://www.facebook.com/pages/
   Click on „Create Page‟
Facebook: Setting up a Page 2
   Select „Brand, Product, or Organization‟
       This, rather than „Local Business‟, giv...
Facebook Page: key elements
   Page is like your Profile
   Look for edit icons

   Main image:
    click to edit,
    ...
Facebook: Photos
   Allows you to
    organise into Albums
   Also allows people
    to post to „Fan
    Photos‟
   Use...
Facebook: Edit Photo Albums
   Edit Album option
    lets you:
   Add Captions
   Move to a different
    Album
   Mak...
Facebook: Events




   Lets you showcase event
   Lets you broadcast the event to your Page‟s Fans
Facebook: Promoting your page
   Use the „Suggest to Friends‟




       Link to your FB page
       Encourage your gue...
Facebook Tips: Privacy
   Very detailed control over privacy
Facebook Tips: Hiding
   Use the Hide button to avoid Facebook „overload‟!
   You can hide Applications, or even people
Facebook: Summary
   Starting point: signing-up
   Then create a Page for your business
       Make sure you choose „Br...
3: Blogging
   Why
   Blogs allow you to say more than Twitter, Facebook
   Blogs encourage dialogue (via comments)
  ...
3: Types of Blogs




   Wordpress v Blogger/Blogspot.com
   Wordpress.com:
       Better at organising pages into a we...
Blogging essentials
   Always use keywords & Labels!
   Blog regularly
   Use photos from your
    Flickr account (see ...
Blogging: RSS Feeds
   RSS feed „syndicates‟ your blog
   To people (e.g Google Reader) and to other websites
   http:/...
Blogging: other ways to push
   TwitterFeed.com
   Using your RSS URL, pushes it to Facebook, Twitter
4: Micro-blogging
   Twitter dominates, but others such as Plurk
   Growing trend web-wide
   So important search engin...
4: Twitter
       A Social Networking site in which a user can send (and
        read and re-send) short messages: Tweets...
Twitter: basics
   So, a Tweet is a message, 140 characters max, whereby
    you update the „world‟ about „what‟s happeni...
Twitter: tips
   Customise with a good background
    image

   Use keywords, hashtags
    (#Dominica) – remember, that
...
Twitter: Summary?
   Has a place in your marketing
   Use keywords, hashtags




    Twitter: Questions?
Photo Sharing




   Lets you share your photos to a wider audience
   Flickr, Panoramio, Picasa, Shutterfly Gallery, Ph...
Photosharing: Flickr

   One of the heavyweight
    photo-sharing sites
   4 billion images
   Now owned by Yahoo
   F...
Photo Sharing: Panoramio




   Another photo-sharing site
   Focus on „geo-location‟ – placing image on maps
   Integr...
Panoramio & Google Earth
Photosharing: Picasa
   Free: part of Google; #16 Top 20 websites
   1Gb storage
   Note: also allows you to upload via...
Video sharing
   YouTube dominates
   32 billion watched; 40% of market
   Another Google site
   Remember: other Soci...
YouTube:




   Videos up to 2GB & 10 minutes long
   Your account – „Channel‟ – can be customised
Photo & Video Sharing: Summary
   Flickr can facilitate blogging
   Picasa to tap into Google Images
   Panoramio to ta...
Pulling it all together
   Participating in the biggest of the Social Networking sites
    could take a lot of your time!...
Social Networking Strategy
   Use the ability to automate sharing
   Push, Pull and Feed!
Sharing: sending from your phone
   A mobile phone lets you keep easily update your Social
    Network sites
   Can send...
Sharing Updates via E-mail: How?
   Find out the private e-mails of your accounts – these are
    used to send updates (t...
Facebook Updates cont…


                     Step 2: Click
                     „Upload a Photo‟



 Step 3: Click
 „Uplo...
Facebook Update E-mail




   Final step is to note the unique e-mail address for your
    updates.
Sharing between sites
   It‟s relatively easy to feed an update across social media
    sites!

   Upload a photo to
   ...
Review Your Progress
   You must review the results of your Networking
   Ultimately, your aim is to drive traffic to yo...
Facebook Insights
   Analytics for
    Facebook
Watch the stream
   Search for you business, product
   What are people saying about you?
   Participate in discussions
Summary
   Use update e-mails
   Share… and connect your networks
   Use analytics & Insights
The End
   Thank you!
   Questions?
   Check http://www.delphis-intl.com for material
   Stay on for a practical demon...
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Social Media Marketing

  1. 1. Social Media Marketing
  2. 2. 1 What is Social Media Marketing?  Social Media defined as "a group of Internet applications that build upon Web 2.0, and that allow the creation and exchange of user-generated content.”  We define it as “Utilising social media websites as a means to promote your business”  Wide variety of sites: ranging from social networking to sharing photos, videos  Minimal cost, high returns  And it can be fun!
  3. 3. What makes Social Media websites different?  Communities of users, interacting with each other  Emphasis on two-way communication with potential customers.  Compare this with offline brochures: static, one-way tool  Neither a fad, nor something for „teenagers‟  Recently, Facebook topped Google as most used site…  …400 million members worldwide: 23% of all internet users  France one of the fast-growing countries (17m users); other major countries = all our target markets  25% of UK travel bookings influenced by social networks
  4. 4. What you will take away from this session?  Give you insights into Social Networking  Provide you with tools and tips  Show you strategies to link them together
  5. 5. 2: Types of Social Media  We‟ll be looking at…  Social Networking Sites (Facebook)  Blogging (Wordpress, Blogspot)  Micro-blogging (Twitter)  Photo Sharing (Picasa, Flickr)  Video Sharing (YouTube)  But there are many other sites
  6. 6. Social Networks: Visualisation
  7. 7. Facebook: is it all hype?  Facebook & Google:  FB pages appearing in Google search results  Google likes the „freshness‟  New: Bing will use FB in search results  60% of FB users are over age 35 - matches our target demographics  Case study: immediacy – 2 books sold from our Dominica page almost immediately posted!
  8. 8. Facebook: Basics  Start by signing-up as a User  Note that you can control privacy settings  Once you sign-up, you can populate your personal profile…  …and create a Page  Group vs Page  Important distinction  Groups like „clubs‟, association of people, lack features for promoting your business  Pages: indexed by search engines  Allows your personal profile to be distinct from your business
  9. 9. Facebook: Features of Pages  Fans: people become fans of Pages, and it‟s easy to send updates  Photos & videos  Wall  Discussions  Events  Insights
  10. 10. Facebook: Setting up a Page  Go to: http://www.facebook.com/pages/  Click on „Create Page‟
  11. 11. Facebook: Setting up a Page 2  Select „Brand, Product, or Organization‟  This, rather than „Local Business‟, gives you „Company Overview, Mission‟ options  Give your Page a name  Click „Create…‟ button  Once you log-in, you‟ll be able to administer your page Once created, flesh it out
  12. 12. Facebook Page: key elements  Page is like your Profile  Look for edit icons  Main image: click to edit, browse to select  Basic & Detailed info  The more you put, the better!
  13. 13. Facebook: Photos  Allows you to organise into Albums  Also allows people to post to „Fan Photos‟  Use „Edit Photos‟
  14. 14. Facebook: Edit Photo Albums  Edit Album option lets you:  Add Captions  Move to a different Album  Make a photo the Album „cover‟  Tag someone
  15. 15. Facebook: Events  Lets you showcase event  Lets you broadcast the event to your Page‟s Fans
  16. 16. Facebook: Promoting your page  Use the „Suggest to Friends‟  Link to your FB page  Encourage your guests to become Fans, post photos  FB also offers paid advertising  Don‟t forget to check your Page‟s Insights
  17. 17. Facebook Tips: Privacy  Very detailed control over privacy
  18. 18. Facebook Tips: Hiding  Use the Hide button to avoid Facebook „overload‟!  You can hide Applications, or even people
  19. 19. Facebook: Summary  Starting point: signing-up  Then create a Page for your business  Make sure you choose „Brand, Product, Organisation‟  Choose Page Name carefully  Use main elements: photos, events…  Check Fans contributions  Use Insights! Facebook: Questions?
  20. 20. 3: Blogging  Why  Blogs allow you to say more than Twitter, Facebook  Blogs encourage dialogue (via comments)  Blog allow you to become an „authority‟ on a topic  Blog allow you to enhance your company‟s reputation  A well-written blog is loved by search engines…  …especially Google  Blogs can automate „distribution‟: „feed‟ to people, other sites
  21. 21. 3: Types of Blogs  Wordpress v Blogger/Blogspot.com  Wordpress.com:  Better at organising pages into a website-like structure  Can also be installed on a website to add to it, or even replace it as a full CMS  Blogger – part of the Google „empire‟  Traditional date-ordered format  Updates show in Google in real-time  Other blogs: e.g. LiveJournal, Moveable Type
  22. 22. Blogging essentials  Always use keywords & Labels!  Blog regularly  Use photos from your Flickr account (see later)  Make use of your RSS feed
  23. 23. Blogging: RSS Feeds  RSS feed „syndicates‟ your blog  To people (e.g Google Reader) and to other websites  http://delphisltd.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default  E.g. lets you pull in your blog to Facebook
  24. 24. Blogging: other ways to push  TwitterFeed.com  Using your RSS URL, pushes it to Facebook, Twitter
  25. 25. 4: Micro-blogging  Twitter dominates, but others such as Plurk  Growing trend web-wide  So important search engines including them in results  Facebook, Google Buzz all getting on bandwagon
  26. 26. 4: Twitter  A Social Networking site in which a user can send (and read and re-send) short messages: Tweets!  A user answers the question „What‟s happening?‟  140 characters limit because it was originally SMS-driven  4 billion tweets in 1st QTR 2010; 18 million registered users: 10% of Internet users
  27. 27. Twitter: basics  So, a Tweet is a message, 140 characters max, whereby you update the „world‟ about „what‟s happening‟ in your world  A Retweet is the re-posting of someone‟s tweet  Following is becoming a „fan‟ of someone  You can „Direct Message‟ someone privately  Functions not supported by Twitter directly are provided by third-party applications – e.g. the ability to post a photo is done via a site like TwitPic.com
  28. 28. Twitter: tips  Customise with a good background image  Use keywords, hashtags (#Dominica) – remember, that search engines are using Twitter is one of the reasons we are!  Use to deep link into your blog, website
  29. 29. Twitter: Summary?  Has a place in your marketing  Use keywords, hashtags Twitter: Questions?
  30. 30. Photo Sharing  Lets you share your photos to a wider audience  Flickr, Panoramio, Picasa, Shutterfly Gallery, Photobucket  Each is its own search engine  As is Google Image search
  31. 31. Photosharing: Flickr  One of the heavyweight photo-sharing sites  4 billion images  Now owned by Yahoo  Free and Pro accounts  You should add a Description and keyword Tags to your photos
  32. 32. Photo Sharing: Panoramio  Another photo-sharing site  Focus on „geo-location‟ – placing image on maps  Integrates with Google Earth/Maps  Now owned by Google  Google Maps „#1 travel website‟
  33. 33. Panoramio & Google Earth
  34. 34. Photosharing: Picasa  Free: part of Google; #16 Top 20 websites  1Gb storage  Note: also allows you to upload via e-mail.  Importantly, you can control who you share with, which will allow your photo to be included in Google Image search results.
  35. 35. Video sharing  YouTube dominates  32 billion watched; 40% of market  Another Google site  Remember: other Social Networking sites (Flickr, Facebook) can host video clips  Strategy:  Host your videos on YouTube, & link to or embed them  Make use (link/embed) of others  Don‟t forget to use keywords when describing your video
  36. 36. YouTube:  Videos up to 2GB & 10 minutes long  Your account – „Channel‟ – can be customised
  37. 37. Photo & Video Sharing: Summary  Flickr can facilitate blogging  Picasa to tap into Google Images  Panoramio to tap into Google Earth  Host your videos on YouTube, and link to them from your blog, twitter, website Photo & Video Sharing: Questions?
  38. 38. Pulling it all together  Participating in the biggest of the Social Networking sites could take a lot of your time!  So make the process easier!  Use the ability of Social Networking sites to „share‟  Sharing
  39. 39. Social Networking Strategy  Use the ability to automate sharing  Push, Pull and Feed!
  40. 40. Sharing: sending from your phone  A mobile phone lets you keep easily update your Social Network sites  Can send updates direct to Facebook, Twitter, blog  Even better, you can send photos  Key to this: each site has an private „updates‟ email For example, at Carnival I updated Facebook, Twitter, Blog by sending one e-maill with a photo.
  41. 41. Sharing Updates via E-mail: How?  Find out the private e-mails of your accounts – these are used to send updates (text/photos) to the account. Don‟t share these! 1. In Facebook, click on the „Photos‟ icon on your Profile
  42. 42. Facebook Updates cont… Step 2: Click „Upload a Photo‟ Step 3: Click „Upload via e- mail‟
  43. 43. Facebook Update E-mail  Final step is to note the unique e-mail address for your updates.
  44. 44. Sharing between sites  It‟s relatively easy to feed an update across social media sites!  Upload a photo to Flickr  Click „Blog This‟  Choose blog or even Twitter  Post it!
  45. 45. Review Your Progress  You must review the results of your Networking  Ultimately, your aim is to drive traffic to your website. So check traffic using a tool like Google Analytics.  Don‟t judge „results‟ by bookings, check the source of your traffic  Use your Facebook Page Insights
  46. 46. Facebook Insights  Analytics for Facebook
  47. 47. Watch the stream  Search for you business, product  What are people saying about you?  Participate in discussions
  48. 48. Summary  Use update e-mails  Share… and connect your networks  Use analytics & Insights
  49. 49. The End  Thank you!  Questions?  Check http://www.delphis-intl.com for material  Stay on for a practical demonstration of creating a Facebook Page

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