Solutions for NextGeneration Web andSocial Media PresenceYour customers are mobile.Are you?Innovalysis.comsales@innovalysi...
It is no longer enough for a business to have a basic website.Users expect to interact in new ways. The rise of social med...
“By 2015, it is expected that Chief MarketingOfficers (CMOs) will have larger InformationTechnology (IT) budgets than Chie...
This session will cover a variety of topics that are important to amodern day, cutting edge web presence:• Content Managem...
For this presentation, it is assumed that the audience hasminimum experience in IT.Therefore, topics are kept at a high le...
It is well past time to stop paying high priced IT resources tomanually update web pages. A modern content managementsyste...
• Powers some of the largest websites in the world (i.e.CNN)• Free to download and install if hosting internally• If hosti...
• Out of the box, it is very easy for non-IT users tocreate content for the web.• To provide a truly professional website,...
• Professional themes can be downloaded andinstalled in Wordpress with incredible ease• There are a combination of free an...
• While all of the basics are covered out of the box,you can easily add advanced features with plugins:– Search Engine Opt...
• Same easy to use content management featuresfound in Wordpress• Requires a higher level of knowledge than Wordpressbut a...
• Many hosting providers will install Drupal for you.There are three main consideration with managing aDrupal website:– Di...
• Aside from the vanilla Drupal install, there are avariety of distributions you can pick with pre-installed themes and mo...
• Like WordPress, Drupal has a large number ofthemes you can download and install for your site.– Over 1700 themes are ava...
• Today, the most advanced websites use a“Responsive Design”• This technique leverages Javascript and CSS tricks todynamic...
• The true power of Drupal comes from the power toextend the website with modules:– Views (query and display custom data)–...
• Enterprise Class Web Analytics from Google• Find out more at www.google.com/analyticsGoogle AnalyticsInnovalysis.comsale...
• Track the number of visitors coming to your websiteover time to look for trends• Determine the most popular content• Eva...
• Incredibly easy to install on a website• Create an account with Google or tie GoogleAnalytics to your existing Gmail acc...
Google Analytics ExampleInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
• Advertise your website in Google Searches• Find out more at www.google.com/adwordsGoogle AdWordsInnovalysis.comsales@inn...
• Your website is highlighted in the most popularsearch engine on the internet• Will drive a large amount of new traffic t...
• A must have for e-commerce sites to separate fromcompetitors and drive traffic• A nice to have if your market is highly ...
• Maximize Revenue for Your Content• Find out more at www.google.com/adsenseGoogle AdSenseInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis...
• Turns your website into a profit generating machine• Shows relevant ads on your website based on the type ofcontent of y...
• Great solution for blogging and community sites todrive revenue for your content• Use of AdSense can make your website l...
AdSense ConsoleInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
• Definition: Media for social interaction using highlyaccessible and scalable publishing techniques.• Three most relevant...
• Most popular social media site and should be primary focusfor your business• Allows users to interact with you– Get “Lik...
• Useful for your business or personally for your publicpersona• Great tool for events, media engagement, publicspeaking, ...
• Designed to be a business focused social network• Use personally for your online resume, helprecruiters find you• For yo...
• For larger companies, the cutting edge social mediaapproach is to leverage sentiment analysis.• Sentiment analysis aims ...
• My favorite tool for bringing e-commerce to the smallbusiness community• Incredibly easy to get started:– Pick a theme f...
Shopify PricingInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
Example Shopify SiteInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.comThis is the Innovalysis e-commercewebsite.This theme works perfect...
• The advent of cloud computing has allowed modernsoftware to be delivered more effectively.• Cloud solutions are usually ...
Microsoft Office 365Innovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com• Cloud based hosting for Exchange, Lync, and SharePoint• Provides...
Salesforce.comInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com• Sales Cloud – Customer Relationship Management tool forsales productiv...
Salesforce PricingInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
PaySimpleInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com• Cloud based system for billing and invoicing thatsupports both web and mobi...
Mobile AppsInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com• Users now increasingly expect to interact withbusinesses through their mo...
• The growth of the mobile industry is incredible• In just over 3 years, over 20 billion apps have beendownloaded between ...
• Over 500,000,000 Android phones have been activated• Over 300,000,000 iPhones have been activated• Android owns 47% of t...
Why Mobile?• FACT: Customers are using mobile to find your competition.• Source: Google "Understanding Smartphone Users," ...
Why Mobile?• FACT: Not having a mobile experience can lose you business.• Source: Compuware, "What Users Want from Mobile,...
Why Mobile Apps?• FACT: Your customers prefer apps over mobile websites.• Sources: comScore, Alexa, Flurry Analytics, 2012...
But I want a mobile website?Innovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com• We offer both a mobile app and a mobile website.• Appear...
Why Our Company?• We make mobilizing your business simple & pain free• We help bring in new business and increase repeat c...
Information• App can display– Information on services– Restaurants menu (text or PDF)– All locations visible in Maps– One ...
Links to social networks• Customers can link to your social media pages.• Increase Facebook fans.• Increase Twitter follow...
Loyalty Coupons• GPS coupons– When at your location, customerscan ‘check in’ and receive bonuses.• QR code coupons– Used t...
Live Updating• Take full control over your apps content through theInnovalysis Management Console!• Console can update– Ev...
Push Notifications• Update your customers instantly– Special offers, updates, happy hours.• Push notifications break the b...
Many Other Great FeaturesInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
Modules- GPS Mapping and Location Services- Contact Management- Email Photos- Fan Wall- Information Display (Tiers)- Maili...
• Professional app design & set up fee: $1000 - $2500• Monthly hosting fee: $100/month• UNLIMTED Push Notifications• UNLIM...
Console - FunctionalityInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
Console - ContentInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
Console - AppearanceInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
Console - NotificationsInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
Questions?• J. Travis Howerton, travis.howerton@innovalysis.com• To purchase services, email Us at: sales@innovalysis.com•...
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Innovalysis CEO, Travis Howerton, delivered a presentation on Next Generation Web and Social Media solutions for the small to medium business market. This presentation was given during May 2013 to the Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce. Presentation also covers the Innovalysis mobile app platorm that delivers custom mobile apps for the small to medium business markets.

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  1. 1. Solutions for NextGeneration Web andSocial Media PresenceYour customers are mobile.Are you?Innovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  2. 2. It is no longer enough for a business to have a basic website.Users expect to interact in new ways. The rise of social mediahas created new opportunities for sales channels while the riseof mobile devices has increased the complexity of effectivelyleveraging those channels.Question: How can small businesses effectivelyand efficiently use these new tools to driverevenue and increased web traffic?BackgroundInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  3. 3. “By 2015, it is expected that Chief MarketingOfficers (CMOs) will have larger InformationTechnology (IT) budgets than Chief InformationOfficers (CIOs)” – GartnerWhy? Big Data and Social MediaThe FutureInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  4. 4. This session will cover a variety of topics that are important to amodern day, cutting edge web presence:• Content Management Systems• Web Analytics• Advertising and Revenue• Social Media Channels• E-Commerce Solutions• Software as a Service Platforms• Mobile AppsTopicsInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  5. 5. For this presentation, it is assumed that the audience hasminimum experience in IT.Therefore, topics are kept at a high level to cover a variety ofpertinent information.Innovalysis is happy to follow up with more information ontopics of interest.AudienceInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  6. 6. It is well past time to stop paying high priced IT resources tomanually update web pages. A modern content managementsystem can bring sophisticated web capabilities to smallbusinesses.The two most popular content management systems are:• WordPress – pick for ease of use• Drupal – pick for power to customizeContent Management SystemsInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  7. 7. • Powers some of the largest websites in the world (i.e.CNN)• Free to download and install if hosting internally• If hosting externally through a provider, manycompanies offer pre-installed Wordpress options forunder $10 per month• Useful for anything from simple blogs to advancedwebsites• Find out more at Wordpress.orgWordpressInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  8. 8. • Out of the box, it is very easy for non-IT users tocreate content for the web.• To provide a truly professional website, Wordpressshould be extended with:– Themes– PluginsExtending WordpressInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  9. 9. • Professional themes can be downloaded andinstalled in Wordpress with incredible ease• There are a combination of free and paid themesthat you can choose from• There are over 1,700 themes available for downloadat WordPress and even more available at otherrelated websitesWordpress ThemesInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  10. 10. • While all of the basics are covered out of the box,you can easily add advanced features with plugins:– Search Engine Optimization– Spam Blockers– Analytics– Form Creation– Image Galleries– Social Networking– Security Tools– ForumsWordpress PluginsInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  11. 11. • Same easy to use content management featuresfound in Wordpress• Requires a higher level of knowledge than Wordpressbut allows for fine grained control• Perfect solution for a company with 1 – 2 powerusers who want full control and advanced features• Innovalysis.com is powered by Drupal• Find out more at Drupal.orgDrupalInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  12. 12. • Many hosting providers will install Drupal for you.There are three main consideration with managing aDrupal website:– Distributions– Themes– ModulesExtending DrupalInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  13. 13. • Aside from the vanilla Drupal install, there are avariety of distributions you can pick with pre-installed themes and modules targeted for specificwebsite types:– E-Commerce (Commerce KickStart)– Community Sites (Drupal Commons)– Government (OpenPublic)– News Media (OpenPublish)Drupal DistributionsInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  14. 14. • Like WordPress, Drupal has a large number ofthemes you can download and install for your site.– Over 1700 themes are available atDrupal.org/project/themes– Must make sure the theme you are downloadingis the appropriate one for the version of Drupalyou are running– Nearly everything in Drupal can be downloadedfree since it is an open source projectDrupal ThemesInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  15. 15. • Today, the most advanced websites use a“Responsive Design”• This technique leverages Javascript and CSS tricks todynamically redraw your page based on the size ofthe screen.• This technique allows you to support any device UserInterface (UI) through one website• www.innovalysis.com uses a responsive themeAdvanced ThemesInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  16. 16. • The true power of Drupal comes from the power toextend the website with modules:– Views (query and display custom data)– Pathauto (simple URLs)– WebForm (create surveys and web apps)– IMCE (advanced text editor, like MSFT Word)– CCK (add custom fields)– FileField (allow file uploads)Drupal ModulesInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  17. 17. • Enterprise Class Web Analytics from Google• Find out more at www.google.com/analyticsGoogle AnalyticsInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  18. 18. • Track the number of visitors coming to your websiteover time to look for trends• Determine the most popular content• Evaluate the number of unique visitors• Determine the web browsers used to access your site• View where in the world your website is beingaccessed• Monitor average visit duration and bounce rateWhy Analytics?Innovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  19. 19. • Incredibly easy to install on a website• Create an account with Google or tie GoogleAnalytics to your existing Gmail account• Pre-built modules for installing on WordPress andDrupal (just provide your details to the module)• For an existing website, just paste script into the“master page”How Google Analytics WorksInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  20. 20. Google Analytics ExampleInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  21. 21. • Advertise your website in Google Searches• Find out more at www.google.com/adwordsGoogle AdWordsInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  22. 22. • Your website is highlighted in the most popularsearch engine on the internet• Will drive a large amount of new traffic to yourwebsite• Paid Service – you pay for each time your website isdisplayed in a search and can track “click throughs”• Can be expensive – suggest setting daily maximumcharges to avoid an unexpectedly high billWhy AdWords?Innovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  23. 23. • A must have for e-commerce sites to separate fromcompetitors and drive traffic• A nice to have if your market is highly competitive,your site will show up first in search and make theuser more likely to pick your site versus competitors• Not likely to be a good fit for most non-profits,government websites, or other entities that are notdriven by revenueWho should use AdWords?Innovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  24. 24. • Maximize Revenue for Your Content• Find out more at www.google.com/adsenseGoogle AdSenseInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  25. 25. • Turns your website into a profit generating machine• Shows relevant ads on your website based on the type ofcontent of your page– Tries to understand who the user is– Tries to understand the content on the page– Creates a best fit match for ads• The more people who come to your website and click thelink, the more you get paid• Over 2 million websites today use AdSense to driverevenueWhy AdSense?Innovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  26. 26. • Great solution for blogging and community sites todrive revenue for your content• Use of AdSense can make your website look lessprofessional if not carefully thought out• Avoid placing too many ads on a page (doesn’tusually drive any more clicks)• Not a good solution for e-commerce sites (may drivecustomers to your competitor!)Who Should Use AdSense?Innovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  27. 27. AdSense ConsoleInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  28. 28. • Definition: Media for social interaction using highlyaccessible and scalable publishing techniques.• Three most relevant social media sites for yourbusiness are:– Facebook– Twitter– LinkedInSocial MediaInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  29. 29. • Most popular social media site and should be primary focusfor your business• Allows users to interact with you– Get “Likes” to create an advertising channel for your posts– Use Facebook ads to create advertising to people who haven’t likedyour page yet• If used properly, can get much higher Click Through Rates(CTR) than with Google• Find out more at https://www.facebook.com/business• Like Innovalysis @https://www.facebook.com/pages/Innovalysis-Corporation/179988668756251FacebookInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  30. 30. • Useful for your business or personally for your publicpersona• Great tool for events, media engagement, publicspeaking, etc.• Allows users to follow your business– Creates a new advertising channel• Find out more at https://business.twitter.com/• Follow me at https://twitter.com/TravisHowerton(@TravisHowerton)TwitterInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  31. 31. • Designed to be a business focused social network• Use personally for your online resume, helprecruiters find you• For your company, post job openings and searchprofiles to assist in recruiting• Build a network of business associates• Find out more at https://www.linkedin.com• View my profile at: www.linkedin.com/pub/travis-howerton/11/829/348/LinkedInInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  32. 32. • For larger companies, the cutting edge social mediaapproach is to leverage sentiment analysis.• Sentiment analysis aims to determine the attitude of thepublic to your company based on social media and webcontent feeds.• There are some free tools out there even for smallbusinesses: 1) SocialMention, 2) TweetFeel, 3) Twendz• More sophisticated enterprise tools are also available butare expensive (my favorite is Radian6)Advanced Social MediaInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  33. 33. • My favorite tool for bringing e-commerce to the smallbusiness community• Incredibly easy to get started:– Pick a theme for your store– Enter your products and manage your inventory– Setup banking info for your merchant account– Select the pricing option that works best for you• Innovalysis e-commerce is powered by Shopify• Find out more at www.shopify.comShopifyInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  34. 34. Shopify PricingInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  35. 35. Example Shopify SiteInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.comThis is the Innovalysis e-commercewebsite.This theme works perfectly in bothtraditional web browsers as well as onmobile devices.The solution also has APIs that allow usto let customers purchase servicesthrough our mobile app.View it today athttp://shopping.innovalysis.com/
  36. 36. • The advent of cloud computing has allowed modernsoftware to be delivered more effectively.• Cloud solutions are usually accessible both throughthe web and mobile devices.• These solutions are typically available on a monthlysubscription model.• A couple of high profile SaaS apps will be coveredthat may be of general interest.Software as a Service (SaaS)Innovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  37. 37. Microsoft Office 365Innovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com• Cloud based hosting for Exchange, Lync, and SharePoint• Provides robust email, unified communications, andcollaboration services. Also includes licensing for MicrosoftOffice.• Prices range from $6 - $15/user/month depending onnumber of users.• Innovalysis currently uses this service for all employees.
  38. 38. Salesforce.comInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com• Sales Cloud – Customer Relationship Management tool forsales productivity and revenue generation.• Service Cloud – HelpDesk automation suite for improvingcustomer service.• Marketing Cloud – publish ads across social media platformsand monitor the results of your ad campaigns.• Platform – build scalable cloud based applications withForce.com, Heroku, Database.com, and Site.com• Chatter – leverage an internal social network for yourbusiness• Work.com – cloud based HR system
  39. 39. Salesforce PricingInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  40. 40. PaySimpleInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com• Cloud based system for billing and invoicing thatsupports both web and mobile platforms• Accept Payments• Streamline Billing & Recurring Billing• Manage Customers• Real-time Reporting• Plans start as low as $34.95/month
  41. 41. Mobile AppsInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com• Users now increasingly expect to interact withbusinesses through their mobile devices• For the more advanced businesses, this is donethrough a mobile application that can bedownloaded from the appropriate app store (iTunesor Google Play)• With the release of the Innovalysis mobile appplatform, even the smallest businesses can nowhave a mobile app presence.
  42. 42. • The growth of the mobile industry is incredible• In just over 3 years, over 20 billion apps have beendownloaded between iPhone and Android devices.iPhone salesin millionsMobile IndustryInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  43. 43. • Over 500,000,000 Android phones have been activated• Over 300,000,000 iPhones have been activated• Android owns 47% of the U.S. smartphone market• iPhone owns 29% of the U.S. smartphone marketGrowing NumbersInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  44. 44. Why Mobile?• FACT: Customers are using mobile to find your competition.• Source: Google "Understanding Smartphone Users," 2011Innovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  45. 45. Why Mobile?• FACT: Not having a mobile experience can lose you business.• Source: Compuware, "What Users Want from Mobile," 2011Innovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  46. 46. Why Mobile Apps?• FACT: Your customers prefer apps over mobile websites.• Sources: comScore, Alexa, Flurry Analytics, 2012Innovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  47. 47. But I want a mobile website?Innovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com• We offer both a mobile app and a mobile website.• Appear in the iTunes App Store, Android Marketplace, andmobilize your existing website.• Complete mobile marketing solution.
  48. 48. Why Our Company?• We make mobilizing your business simple & pain free• We help bring in new business and increase repeat customers• We handle everything from start to finish• We’re mobile experts• We’re extremely affordable• We’re fast & easy to useInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  49. 49. Information• App can display– Information on services– Restaurants menu (text or PDF)– All locations visible in Maps– One click calling– Reservations– Shopping– Events and more…Innovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  50. 50. Links to social networks• Customers can link to your social media pages.• Increase Facebook fans.• Increase Twitter followers.• Approximately 40% of socialmedia users access theiraccounts through mobiledevices.Innovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  51. 51. Loyalty Coupons• GPS coupons– When at your location, customerscan ‘check in’ and receive bonuses.• QR code coupons– Used to replace stamp cards.– Increase customer loyalty!28% of customers reported that they are“Extremely Likely” to increase their visitsto a business if they have a loyalty rewardcard for them. (Total Research Corp &Custom Marketing Corp’s Loyalty Monitor Study)Innovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  52. 52. Live Updating• Take full control over your apps content through theInnovalysis Management Console!• Console can update– Events– Specials/Coupons– Image gallery– InformationInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  53. 53. Push Notifications• Update your customers instantly– Special offers, updates, happy hours.• Push notifications break the barrierbetween you and your customers.– Included completely FREE.– Compare to SMS texting planson average cost ~$200/monthInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  54. 54. Many Other Great FeaturesInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  55. 55. Modules- GPS Mapping and Location Services- Contact Management- Email Photos- Fan Wall- Information Display (Tiers)- Mailing List- Merchandise (e-Commerce)- Mortgage Calculator- Notepad- QR Codes/Coupons- Tip Calculator- Website (Browser)- Voice Calling- Mobile Forms- Event Management- Food Ordering- Loyalty Programs- Menus- Message History- Music- PDF Viewer- Reservations- Voice Recording- YouTube ChannelsInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  56. 56. • Professional app design & set up fee: $1000 - $2500• Monthly hosting fee: $100/month• UNLIMTED Push Notifications• UNLIMITED App Downloads• Over a $50,000 value!Our PricingInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com25% Discount for Chamber ofCommerce Members50% Discount for CharityOrganizations
  57. 57. Console - FunctionalityInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  58. 58. Console - ContentInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  59. 59. Console - AppearanceInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  60. 60. Console - NotificationsInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com
  61. 61. Questions?• J. Travis Howerton, travis.howerton@innovalysis.com• To purchase services, email Us at: sales@innovalysis.com• Visit our website at: www.innovalysis.comInnovalysis.comsales@innovalysis.com

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