Fundamentals of Social Media MarketingPresentation Transcript
Social Media Marketing Massing Fires
Bring Marketing STEEL on TARGET
What We Will CoverWhat is Social Media Marketing?How Does Social Media Fit in Your Marketing Plan?What Social Media Channels are Right for You?What Messages Do You Send?What Tools to Use?How Do You Know It Works?Where do You Go Next?
What Is Social Media Marketing?
What is the Challenge?
Marketing PlanWhat is my MESSAGE? – Value PropositionWho are My CUSTOMERS?Where do they LEARN ABOUT ME?What MATTERS to my Customers?What is my SALES FUNNEL?
Feeding the Cash RegisterEmail BLOGLocal Search Off-Line Web Site
Getting the Word Out Spread the word on the RIGHT Channels Post it on a site that search engines can indexWhere we create content to FEED our Blog Create Content in a Form Customers Want
How To Find the Right Sites
Exactly Who Uses Social Networks? Are they my Potential Customers? Get detailed user data for 2012 at the ASU SBTDC Pinterest Site at our Social Network Stats 2012!
Get more Facebook user data on our Facebook 2012 boardVisit the ASU SBTDC Facebook Page!
See what the “Tweeple” look like: At Twitter 2012 InfographicConnect with the ASU SBTDC on Twitter!
Google + Offers Insight into users at Google Plus Stats 2012You can connect with us on Google Plus as well
Pinterest 2012 Stats and Figures…Plus How to Leverage PinterestWe love to Pin Interesting information at the ASU SBTDC Boards
Social network for businesses and Professionals LinkedIn Stats 2012Of course love to connect with you on LinkedIn
AND… A WHOLE LOT MORE! How do you get found in a universe with: 500 MILLION websites? 150 MILLION Blogs Over 200 BILLION Internet Display Banner Ads every 90 Days?
Monitoring Tools http://www.google.com/alertshttps://twitter.com/searchhttp://www.socialmention.com/ http://addictomatic.com/ Listen to the conversations! Read detailed “How To” set up at our storify posts http://storify.com/asbtdc_asu/monitoring
Monitor for:Your business or organizationYour CompetitionYour product or serviceIndustry
Monitoring will show you:Networks your customers useWhat they are interested inWhat they are saying about your competitionWhat they are saying about your productWhat they are saying about:
Industrial EspionageFollow your competition on social media See what networks they use Evaluate how they connect Evaluate “value” they add to customers Reactions of followers, fans, subscribers, etc.STEAL What works!AVOID what isn’t working
What is Good ContentEducatesInformsEntertainsProvides ValueBuilds TrustCreates Relationships…thenSELLS……
Why Good Content Matters
How to Spread Content Video Images, pictures – Articles Infographics eBooks/White Papers Webinars Podcasts Coupons/discounts/special offersKnow how subscribers in different networks PREFER to receive your content
Tools to Create ContentSlideshare.com upload your PowerPoint, word documents, pdf files,brochures, even video online to share with your audienceAnimoto.com Video creation and sharing tool that allows you to uploadimages and short video clips, add text, then mix with a great music libraryto share with your fans.YouTube – Fits as both a support tool and as its own social network.Shoot video from anywhere, upload to YouTube and share on your sites.Get more information about Slideshare, Animoto andYouTube at our Storify article “Tools to Create GREATContent”
Tools to Save Time Hootsuite.com Buffer.com Tweetdeck.com Facebook Page SchedulerRead all about these and other scheduling tools at ourStorify article “Scheduling Tools for Beginners”
What is Next?First Things First: Website If a Local Business – Claim Local Listings Leverage E-Mail to connect with customersDevelop a Buyer Persona to target best customer Determine what is important to that segmentSet Up Monitoring PlatformsDetermine the RIGHT social networksDetermine the RIGHT type of ContentStart Delivering Good Content they VALUEFind tools to make your Online Marketing Easier
FINALLY Take advantage of training available in your area on marketing, Online marketing, social media marketing and stay up dated. Meet with our consultants for assistance in developing the RIGHT social media marketing plan Stay informed HAVE FUN! Download this PowerPoint for links at:http://www.asbtdc-asu.com
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