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  • Digital trends you should know about Sarah Blake
  • I
  • Some numbers to amaze and excite you!
  • South Africa has more internet users than Belgium, Ireland, Denmark or Sweden
  • 2.83 million Facebook users in South Africa. (60% of SA Internet users)
  • Facebook SA Audience Profile Source: Total Poland active audience, Facebook internal, data Jan 2010
  • “Folks were tweeting 5,000 times a day in 2007. By 2008, that number was 300,000, and by 2009 it had grown to 2.5 million per day. Tweets grew 1,400% last year to 35 million per day. Today, we are seeing 50 million tweets per day —that’s an average of 600 tweets per second.” Twitter.com
  • Two thirds of the global Internet population visit social networks Source: Nielsen, Global Faces & Networked Places, 2009 Credit: Christian & Cie http://www.flickr.com/photos/christiangates/
  • 10% of total internet time is spent on a social network Source: Nielsen, Global Faces & Networked Places, 2009 Credit: Catherine http://www.flickr.com/photos/mayeve/
  • Social Media recently displaced Email as 4th most popular activity on the Internet. Source: Nielsen, Global Faces & Networked Places, 2009 Credit: Esparta http://www.flickr.com/photos/esparta/
  • 24 HOURS of video are uploaded to YouTube EVERY MINUTE… … it would take 413+ years to watch every video.
  • 100,000,000 videos viewed on YouTube every day Credit: Jared http://www.flickr.com/photos/generated/
  • The number of minutes spent on Facebook every day. Credit: Mark Auer http://www.flickr.com/photos/thegeekshallinherittheearth/
  • Social Media is transforming the way content is consumed..
  • It’s taken the loudhailer used by publishers… Credit: altemark http://www.flickr.com/photos/altemark/
  • … and given consumers a bigger one. “Technology is shifting power away from the editors, the publishers, the establishment, the media elite. Now it’s the people who are taking control.” Rupert Murdoch Mogul
  • In 2006 approximately 80% of all online purchases originated from search engines Source: Nielsen/Netratings
  • 63% of search related purchases occur in offline retail stores The Comscore Report source: www.flickr.com/photos/nateone
  • Zappos will sell more than $1 Billion worth of shoes online this year Credit: www.flickr.com/photos/purplemattfish
  • Net-a-Porter: £81,5m in sales, 2009
  • So, what?
  • The sidewalk is the new runway http://www.flickr.com/photos/occhichiusi
  • #tip The sidewalk is your market research! Consumer generated campaigns don’t mean ugly.
  • Online, style is interactive http://www.flickr.com/photos/riebschlager
  • Timesonline Live Chats with style experts. They also tweet from the runway.
  • #tip The power of the “like”. (This will come up again.) Be a leader while facilitating discussion. You have access to many leaders - this could be an opportunity to leverage them?
  • Fashion lovers want to share their style with other fashion lovers. Or, everyone’s a stylist http://www.flickr.com/photos/splorp
  • #tip Opportunities to connect with amateur stylists and style lovers. Find them and engage with them.
  • Online, fashion is about real people http://www.flickr.com/photos/csessums
  • #tip New style ambassadors? Creating / supporting bespoke networks.
  • The influencers have changed http://www.flickr.com/photos/redmozzie
  • Renowned photographer Nick Knight says: “Fashion glossies have now got to work out why they’re there. The industry side of it — showing you the clothes, saying where you can get them — is now much better done on the internet. Magazines should become much more a place where you see incredible, beautiful fashion photography.”
  • Bryanboy - a blogger Anna Wintour- not a blogger
  • #tip Build relationships with key bloggers as you would with journalists. But, don’t let the bloggers dictate to you!
  • Mobile is important http://www.flickr.com/photos/myxi
  • 56% of urban cell phone users take photos with their cell phones. (The Mobile Internet in South Africa 2010)
  • #tip Mobile is different. Personal, Always On, Always With You. Remember those facts so you can create engaging mobile experiences.
  • We want to share with our real social network http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmsmytaste
  • #tip Sharing tools at the point of inspiration or consideration. Capitalise on existing social networks.
  • So,what’s really important right now?
  • Online = print Credit: Caro Wallis http://www.flickr.com/photos/carowallis1/
  • Online = print • Interactive • Social • Sharing Credit: Caro Wallis http://www.flickr.com/photos/carowallis1/
  • Online = print If you treat it like print, you will create a poor user experience Credit: Caro Wallis http://www.flickr.com/photos/carowallis1/
  • Online allows you to build many real relationships at low cost Credit: Caro Wallis http://www.flickr.com/photos/dhammza
  • Search is a significant traffic driver, and will continue to be so
  • So, be aware of how your campaigns and digital assets affect search
  • A strategic approach to social media will help you build relationships, increase the effectiveness of campaigns, and dominate search results Credit: Stuck in Customs http://www.flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/
  • Wanna know more? Credit: mollycakes http://www.flickr.com/photos/mollycakes/
  • www.quirk.biz/emarketingtextbook www.quirk.biz/welovewoolies sarah.blake@quirk.biz Credit: mollycakes http://www.flickr.com/photos/mollycakes/
  • Thank you very much.
  • GLOBAL http://store.levi.com http://www.facebook.com/Levis http://www.weardrobe.com http://techcrunch.com/2009/11/18/like-com-acquires-street-style-fashion-community- weardrobe/ http://www.modcloth.com/ http://www.digitalbuzzblog.com/diesel-cam-connecting-stores-with-facebook-connect/ http://www.youngfatandfabulous.com/ http://designabikini.roxy.com http://www.bryanboy.com/ http://www.thestylerookie.com/ http://twitter.com/timesfashion http://thesartorialist.blogspot.com www.zappos.com http://artofthetrench.com SOUTH AFRICA http://www.we-are-awesome.com/streets/streets.html http://www.thatblog.co.za http://www.fashionjazz.co.za/ http://skinnylaminx.com/ http://www.daydreamlily.com http://www.beingbrazen.com http://www.stylescoop.co.za/ http://www.kimgray.co.za