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SBTDC - Social Media Workshop

SBTDC - Social Media Workshop



Have you jumped on the social media bandwagon but aren't sure how to use these marketing powerhouses to connect to your audience and drive traffic?

Have you jumped on the social media bandwagon but aren't sure how to use these marketing powerhouses to connect to your audience and drive traffic?



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    • Mike Duncan mduncan@sageisland.comfacebook.com/MikeADuncan
    • “37% of shoppers find online social sources to be an influential driver when making decisions” Google 2011Source: Brian Solis & Jesse Thomas
    • Increased relevancy can be achieved by developing &distributing compelling messaging specific to differentgeographic markets or user locationsGeoMessage Website Email Display Social Search Mobile
    • NOTHINGS BIGGER THAN FACEBOOK25 Facebook Facts and Figures 1. 1 in every 13 people on Earth is on Facebook 2. 35+ demographic represents more than 30% of the entire user base 3. 71.2 % of all USA internet users are on Facebook 4. In 20 minutes 1,000,000 links are shared on Facebook 5. In 20 minutes 1,323,000 photos are tagged 6. In 20 minutes 1,851,000 status updates are entered 7. In 20 minutes 2,716,000 photos are uploaded 8. In 20 minutes 2,716,000 messages are sent 9. In 20 minutes 10.2 million comments are posted 10. In 20 minutes 1,587,000 wall posts are written 11. 48% of young Americans said they found out about news through Facebook 12. 48% of 18 to 34 year olds check Facebook right when they wake up 13. 50% of active users log on to Facebook in any given day 14. Average user has 130 friends 15. People spend over 700 billion minutes per month on Facebook 16. Average user is connected to 80 community pages, groups and events 17. Average user creates 90 pieces of content each month 18. About 70% of Facebook users are outside the United States 19. Entrepreneurs and developers from more than 190 countries build with Facebook Platform 20. People on Facebook install 20 million applications every day 21. Every month, more than 250 million people engage with Facebook on external websites 22. There are more than 250 million active users currently accessing Facebook through their mobile devices 23. There is over 16,000,000 Facebook fan pages 24. Texas Hold’em Poker is the most popular Facebook page with over 41 million fans 25. More than 650 million active users
    • developers.facebook.com
    • addthis.com
    • Facebook Profile
    • Facebook (Business) Pages
    • New Timeline - March 30
    • Facebook Groups
    • Facebook Events
    • Facebook Profile Images
    • Fangate - Welcome Pages
    • Fangate - Welcome Pages
    • Who’s Your Customer?
    • Or is it Mom?
    • Sales Post
    • News / Events
    • Dude
    • Real Time Event
    • Personal Industry
    • Products / Services
    • Image Questions
    • Questions / Surveys
    • Notes / RSS / Blog
    • Out of Ideas?
    • woobox.com
    • payvment.com
    • OPTIMIZATION• Use keyword tags to tell readers and search engines what your video is about.• Create a compelling headline to encourage viewers to watch your video.• Keep videos as short and engaging as possible with the most important messaging in the beginning. If viewers get bored, they won’t watch the whole thing.• Pay attention to your thumbnail image to entice viewers to click and watch. YouTube automatically selects a thumbnail by selecting an image from about halfway through your video.
    • NASCAR Driver TweetsFrom Car, Gains Over100,000 Followers inTwo Hours!
    • Build Your Follower Base wefollow.com justtweetit.com search.twitter.com/advanced
    • Engage Your Followers twtqpon.com - Create coupons for Twitter. Give incentive to follow you. strawpollnow.com - Poll your followers. Ask questions about your brand, get instant feedback. twitpic.com - Share interesting photos of new products, office antics, and other cool stuff yfrog.com - Share photos and videos
    • Monitor Your Brand tweetscan.com - et up alerts for mentions of your brand and related keywords; never miss @ replies tweetbeep.com - Like Google Alerts for Twitter twollow.com - Auto-follow people that mention your brand twittlerless.com - Graphs your followers and tells you who stops following. tiny.cc | ow.ly | cl.ig | tr.im | adjix.com | etc. - Shrink your URLs
    • Only 19% of ‘new customers’ return to the retailer/service provider after initial deal Inc Magazine
    • TIPS FOR DEALS Capture deal customer emails/phone numbers in-store with an incentive to return through an instant bounce-back coupon Incentivize deal customers to “like” and check-in  Check-in deal for repeat purchases Be prepared, provide stellar service, and ask for a local review Pair up with a manufacturer/retailer for a co-op coupon or dealTIPS FOR OWNED COUPONS Bid on coupon terms in Search (brand & non-brand) Use PPC ads and a “fangate” to offer a coupon on Facebook Make your web-based coupons mobile-friendly
    • 10 Million Users1 Billion Check-ins
    • Check-Ins, Deals, and Reviews
    • FOURSQUARE TIPS FOR CHECK-IN Add/Claim & Optimize your location profile with specials Create a brand page & create your own tips  Make them interesting and not 100% sales focused Monitor and reward mayors & other frequent customers Pair up with a brand for a co-op check-in special Pair up with a charity (e.g. 5Ks, Festivals, etc…) Monitor tips, many of which are essentially reviews Review check-in data for trends Promote the special
    • TIPS FOR FACEBOOK CHECK-IN DEALS Pair up with a brand or charity for a co-op check-in deal Simple copy is more engaging  Mention any restrictions  Include a clear call-to-action Be mindful of deal fatigue and the number of deals you run Logistics matter Promote the deal
    •  1/11 - 1M users 1/12 – 15M users Will hit 1B photos this year
    • TIPS FOR SOCIAL PHOTO SHARING Create, share, and pin photos that reflect your brand  Set up Boards using your city name  Name a Board after your business type and products  Try to post only high quality shots  Give your audience a behind the scenes look Always use descriptive text / hash tags Cross-promote on other social platforms Don’t be lame  Do more than just post product or other self-serving shots  Follow other users and participate
    • 70% of local business searches are now conducted online TMP Directional Marketing, Google/IPSOS
    • Get started @ getlisted.org and yext.com
    • >Map
    • >Organic Search
    • Google Agency Land
    • Google Agency Land
    • Drive-To Advertising Network
    • “83% of consumers say online customer reviews influence their purchase decisions” Opinion Research Corp.
    • Ask for the reviews!
    • TIPS FOR RETAIL REVIEWS Don’t fake reviews Request reviews from loyal customers  In-store, email, social, website  Segment email by domain (Gmail, Yahoo!)
    • TIPS FOR BRAND REVIEWS "Write-a-Review" link on product pages Email solicitation Order confirmation follow-up Provide past reviewers with samples Ask reviewers to describe themselves and how they use the product Monitor & engage wherever possible Leverage your best reviews as testimonials Take feedback to heart
    • Questions?mduncan@sageisland.com