Monster Loyalty presentation - annotated slides


Published on

This handout is an accompaniment to my keynote presentation on my new book "Monster Loyalty: How Lady Gaga Turns Followers into Fanatics." More on the book here:

Published in: Business, Sports, Technology
No Downloads
Total Views
On Slideshare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Monster Loyalty presentation - annotated slides

  1. 1. How to Build a Loyal Following LIke LADY GAGA
  2. 2. 6short years Let’s take a tour through Gaga’s accomplishments in
  3. 3. Grammys: Albums: Singles: 130million 27million
  4. 4. Those sales numbers do not include the new Grammy-winning jazz duets album with the legendary Tony Bennett, called“Cheek to Cheek.”
  5. 5. 45million Twitter followers
  6. 6. 61million Facebook likes
  7. 7. She is an amazing loyalty marketer who has build a worldwide passionate fan following.
  8. 8. lessons that Gaga can teach businesses on how to build passionate loyal customers are from my new book.... 7
  9. 9. #MonsterLoyalty @jackiehuba Let’s look at a few of the lessons…
  10. 10. One Percenters LESSON: Focus on your
  11. 11. ADVOCATES EXISTING NEW In the universe of customers, we have new customers, existing customers, and the super-engaged loyal customers, who advocate to others on our behalf.
  12. 12. 1% NEW EXISTING Gaga focuses on those advocates, the 1% of the fan base that are the most loyal. The One Percenters is based on the 1% Rule research from my book, Citizen Marketers.
  13. 13. Amber Brown 9 Monster Balls 5 BTW Balls 1st in line BTW Ball St. Louis Not all of Gaga’s fans are teenagers and young people in their 20‘s. One of Gaga’s One Percenters is Amber Brown who is 38, works in insurance, lives in Illinois.
  14. 14. Your product doesn’t have to be sexy to have One Percenters. Ron Susi is a Costco One Percenter and buys everythig from the store. His wife made him this shirt.
  15. 15. I am a Pittsburgh Steelers One Percenter. I was born there and currently I run the Austin, Texas Pittsburgh Steelers fan club. Yes that is my Steelers tattoo.
  16. 16. OnePercenter What are you a for?
  17. 17. They have Shiny New Object Syndrome, focused too much on new, new, new CMOs top marketing objectives
  18. 18. Much less focus on keeping current customers happy and coming back for more CMOs top marketing objectives
  19. 19. 5xcheaper to keep a customer than get a new one
  20. 20. “It’s more important to have onemilliondiehardfans, than to have 54million[Facebooklikes].” -Troy Carter, Gaga’s manager
  21. 21. EXISTING NEW 1% The lesson of focusing on One Percenters to grow business through word of mouth is one the top lessons that companies can learn from Gaga.
  22. 22. values LESSON: Lead with When we share our values, and what we stand for, customers who share these same values can create an emotional connection to us.
  23. 23. Gaga is very open with her values and what she believes in. Gay clubs booked the unknown singer and gave her a chance. Gaga repays their loyalty by adopting the fight for issues, like marriage equality. Gay youth are bullied 6x more than straight youth, and she supports efforts to stop bullying wherever it occurs.
  24. 24. Gaga’s 2nd album was dedicated to her fans. Her message was one of believing in yourself; don’t let others define you; you are perfect because you were born this way.
  25. 25. In 2012, Gaga launched the Born This Way Foundation -- more of a movement than a charity -- to inspire youth to be brave, accept & love others, and that bullying is for losers.
  26. 26. Gaga partnered with Harvard University, the California Endowment, and the MacArthur Foundation. She launched the Foundation with Oprah and Deepak Chopra’s support.
  27. 27. Part of the Foundation’s work was to have Born Brave buses at Gaga’s US tour dates for kids who wanted to talk with counselors about bullying or other issues.
  28. 28. Companies that lead with values outperform the market Source: Millward Brown Optimor Research shows investment in companies that lead with values have 400% better ROI than S&P 500. Stengel 50 is the top values driven companies identified by former P&G CMO Jim Stengel.
  29. 29. Method, the green cleaning company, is part of the Stengel 50 and is a terrific example of a company who leads with its values.
  30. 30. “We are a catalyst in a happy, healthy home revolution.” -- Eric Ryan & Adam Lowry, Method co-founders
  31. 31. While conglomerates like Clorox who jumped into green cleaning product category see a decline in sales during recession, customers continue to buy Method because they believe in same values.
  32. 32. values? What are your
  33. 33. community LESSON: Build Key to building more loyalty is to build a sense of community among your One Percenters. Find ways to connect One Percenters to each other so they can share their passion for you.
  34. 34. Gaga and her team launched an online community called“ for her die-hard fans. There are over a million fans who have signed up for the community.
  35. 35. The community is very visual, a cross between Pinterest and Reddit. Many of the images are fan art. The chat room translates 57 languages in real time so Monsters around the world can talk together.
  36. 36. Gaga posts very personal messages to fans on the site. This is Gaga commenting a fan’s post about being bullied. . Most fans have not met her but the intimacy of the messages makes fans feel like know her well.
  37. 37. MINI’s philosophy is that current MINI owners are the best salespeople so the company finds ways to build community among their One Percenters to keep the enthusiasm high.
  38. 38. There are over 107 volunteer-run MINI owners clubs in the U.S.. MINI lists them all on their website so you can connect with your fellow MINI One Percenters.
  39. 39. MINI also holds an bi-annual owners’offline event, called MINI Takes the States to bring their One Percenters together to connect with each other.
  40. 40. In 2014, the trek was over 5,000 miles, with events in 15 states. Over 4,000 owners participated.
  41. 41. Often 900 MINI owners would attend these events with their MINIs to connect with other owners.
  42. 42. Over 400 people drove the entire Boston to San Francisco trek!
  43. 43. community? How do you build
  44. 44. talkabout LESSON: Generate something to We need to give our One Percenters things to talk about. They want to evangelize us but we need to continue to give“pulses”of things to spread to their networks.
  45. 45. The celebrity perfume category is crowded with lots and lots of entrants. Gaga was very hesitant to to do a fragrance at first. Here’s Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera’s perfumes.
  46. 46. Beyonce’s fragrance makes you want to feel the Heat and“catch the fever.”
  47. 47. Katy Perry has a perfume for the the woman who......likes cats?!?!?
  48. 48. Even Justin Beiber has a perfume. In fact, he has two of them.
  49. 49. Gaga told Coty, the perfume manufacturer, that she wanted the perfume to be called “Fame.“ She wanted the liquid to be black but spray on clear.
  50. 50. Pic of Fame Coty initially told Gaga this could not be done; the technology did not exist. Finally they tasked their scientists to figure it out and they did. Now the the newly invented process is patent-pending.
  51. 51. “[Gaga] was really behind the mostimportantinnovation in the fragrance industry in the last 20 years.” -YaelTuil, Coty Gaga pushed Coty to do something worth talking about (the first ever black eau de parfum) and “Fame”became the fastest selling fragrance after Chanel No. 5.
  52. 52. 2Q13 Vision Leadership Meeting Alamo Drafthouse is a theater chain based in Austin TX. Entertainment Weekly named it the best movie theater chain in the country.
  53. 53. Alamo mission Providing an awesome experience fortruemoviefans Founded in 1997 by Tim and Karrie League, the Alamo’s mission is to cater to movie One Percenters and create the ultimate movie experience.
  54. 54. Alamo rules We do not play ads before the film. We do not allow children under 6. We do not allow unaccompanied minors. Ifyoupersistintalkingortexting, wewillthrowyouout. The Alamo has strict rules that they adhere to, including not tolerating talking or texting. Upon a 2nd warning, the offender wil be thrown out of the movie with no refund.
  55. 55. The Alamo runs a“public service announcement”before movies to educate patrons on their rules. One customer who was thrown out of a movie for repeatedly texting left an angry rambling message on the corporate voicemail. (Did I mention they serve food and ALCOHOL at the Alamo?!) The company turned the voicemail into a hilarious YouTube video, transcribing the customer’s comments over her audio, and it went viral. Mainstream media outlets picked it around the world. Click here for link to video.
  56. 56. “Tim League, great American hero...I think that guy should win the Nobel Peace Prize.” -- Anderson Cooper, CNN Anderson Cooper even featured it on his“RidicuList.”Lesson here is be creative and give customers things to talk about and spread to others.
  57. 57. talkabout? Do you give customers things to
  58. 58. Loyalty lessons from Lady Gaga Generate something to talkabout Lead with values Build community Focus on your OnePercenters We’ve covered some of the loyalty lessons Gaga can teach businesses. Read Monster Loyalty to learn more about the lessons not covered in this presentation.
  59. 59. I wanted to write this book because I have been inspired by Gaga. She is bold, creative, takes risks and isn’t afraid to stand out. I hope you will be bold, take risks and stand out in all that you do.