(Some) Digital Planning Basics Planning Bootcamp Guest-Lecture @MiamiAd School | Christian Riedel | @mindcaffeine | 2011 *All pictures used for educational purpose only*
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01 Finding Insights
No insight or strategy without clear goals. .But goals need to be transformed into user actions Goals Actions Buy Sell more stuﬀ Like Get Coupon Branding Share Request Try Awareness Play Download Fan-‐Building Read Leave Email-‐Adress Loyality Comment Spreading Product InformaUon Read later Bookmark Market Research add to shopping cart Product Test Digital Strategy = How do we get there?
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5 Digital Sources to start with
http://www.google.com/insights/searc h/Google Insights shows real interest in a brand.
https://adwords.google.deThe Google Keyword Tool shows the ex act wordspeople are searching with in connection with a brand.
http://www.google.de/blogsearchGoogle blogs crawls the bloggoshere foropinions.
www.twazzup.comtwazzup is an easy twitter search engin e andshows real time opinions.
http://compfight.com/Compfight is a flickr search engine.It shows what people like to photograph inconnection to a brand. Great for visualconcepts and inspiration.
http://www.facebook.com/ads/create/Facebook Ad Manager allows real tim evisualisation of target groups and int erestson facebook.
4 Digital Trends to watch
1. APIs API=Application Programming InterfaceAn API allows to tranfer user-data from oneservice to another. Understanding theprinciples of APIs helps to inspire data drivenideas.Read: http://developers.facebook.com/do cs/coreconcepts/
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3 Tools to help you organize
Google Docsdocs.google.com/Write documents and presentations as a team.
Google Docsdocs.google.com/Write documents and presentations as a team.
Google Readerreader.google.com RSS.Follow blogs on diverse topics via
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02 Inspire Ideas
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03 Writing anIDEA Business Plan
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Monitoring Services like Radian6
Christian RiedelCommunication Strategist + Story Architect„I build stories beyond media borders“@mindcaffeine on email@example.com