HITenlightenment Strategy Why WordPress?• 40% market share of all blogs1• Easy to setup and use• Plug-ins available to easily integrate with major social media platforms (e.g. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube etc.)• Low cost (Basic version is free use)• Other major social media platforms have WordPress plugins (e.g. LinkedIn) 1. http://wpcandy.com/presents/a-look-at-wordpress-market-share-numbers
HITenlightenment Strategy Features About Me/Banner Share post plug-ins Customdomain for SEO Subscribe to blog RSS or Email plug-in Connect to LinkedIn personal profile
Linked In Strategy (1 of 2) Integrated blogwith LinkedIn using WordPress plugin Anything posted toHITenlightenment.com also displays on LinkedIn profile
Linked In Strategy (2 of 2) Identified keyLinkedIn groups to promote in I am in Phase 1 75 members Phase 2: Phase 2 478 members Segmented LinkedIn groupsbased on number of members Posted to groups Phase 4 Phase 3 starting with the 125,680 members 1630 memberssmallest number of members first to refine blog design
Linked In Results Before HIT After HITenlightenment enlightenment
Google Analytics Results (1 of 2) A C B Week Promotion Strategy Response (Conversion rate)A 1 First post. Sent out email to 20 people in my office. 85% (17/20) over 1 dayB 2 Promoted first post through to two LinkedIn groups 8% (16 /75) over 2 days • RNAO ehealth Champions – 52 members • ONIG – 23 membersC 3 Promoted second post through two LinkedIn groups 3% (15/ 478) over 2 days • HIMMS Ontario Chapter -219 Members • COACH - 259 Members
Google Analytics Results (2 of 2) D E Date Promotion Strategy Response (Conversion rate)D Week 4 Podcast presentation to MBA class. Embeded 24 visits on first day presentation in blog using Slideshare. 7 visits on second dayE Week 5 Guest post from health informatics key influencer. No 4 visits over 2 days other promotion except post to blog
Google Analytics Results Promotion Market Size: Conversion Rate:Approximately 600 people 14% (84/600)
Learning (1 of 2)• Do not discount the power of email (high conversion rate)• Smaller niche LinkedIn groups may offer more engagement on your blog than larger groups• Monitoring your blog analytics can really help you understand what is working and what is not• There are lots of blog spammers out there (Be sure to moderate posts carefully and use a spam blocking plug- in)
Learning (2 of 2)• Use an SEO plug-in to help your blog better index in search engines like Google• New blogs require a promotion strategy for any traffic to occur• WordPress is awesome (Click here to start your WP blog today)• Blogging is fun!
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