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Webinar with Lee Odden Author of Optimize and David Alston of Radian6 on how to optimize your Content Marketing Strategy. Optimize for customers, experiences and outcomes transcends SEO, Social Media …

Webinar with Lee Odden Author of Optimize and David Alston of Radian6 on how to optimize your Content Marketing Strategy. Optimize for customers, experiences and outcomes transcends SEO, Social Media and other tactics. This is a strategic approach to building a customer centric content marketing program that leverages both search and social media as discovery and engagement channels.

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  • Lee, I attended the AMA Seminar last night in St. Louis Park. Very nice overview. We are executing a digital marketing strategy very similar to what you outlined in IBM, specifically in my area which is the Systems and Technology Group System z servers (sometimes called The Mainframe). We are using the Sirius Decisions Buyer's Journey model. Thanks again...I will send you an invite on LinkedIn to network further.
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  • Google disappearing from the web has a similar effect as your site(s) disappearing from Google, doesn't it? Of course, I don't mean just Google, but any algorithmic search engine.Focusing SEO efforts specifically on a search engine like Google, achieving great visibility and the ensuing traffic and hopefully sales is a beautiful thing. Until it goes away. If it goes away.
  • framework for content marketing strategy and practical optimization and social media marketing tips to grow business online.
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  • By creating a silo for your social media across your organization you cannot effectively target your customers via social media
  • The intersection of SEO, Social Media and Content Marketing arms marketers with a 360 degree opportunity to attract, engage & retain customers online.
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  • 1. Optimize& SocializeYour ContentMarketing Strategy@LeeOddenOptimizeBook.comTopRankMarketing.comTopRankBlog.com @leeodden
  • 2. @TopRank = Content Marketers Website Book Google+White Papers Twitter Articles Facebook Guides YouTube Webinars TopRankBlog.com FlickrGuest Posts LinkedIn Events Slideshare Press Releases @leeodden
  • 3. How many of theseGoogle services do you use? @leeodden
  • 4. What ifdisappearedtomorrow? @leeodden
  • 5. @leeodden
  • 6. What impact would ithave on your marketing? On your business? @leeodden
  • 7. Should Google Dominate YourGoogle+ Marketing?Dominates Search @leeodden
  • 8. Maybe So, But…Why not focus optimization on: Customers Experiences Outcomes Optimizing for consumers, experiences & outcomes transcends Google, Social or Content. @leeodden
  • 9. Shift Know Your Target Audience Consume ShareDiscover @leeodden
  • 10. What are they interested in?Where do they look for it?How do they prefer to consumethat content?What formats and media do theylike most?Why do they share & buy? @leeodden
  • 11. ShiftCustomer Focused OptimizationAudience Discover Consume Share/ActOptimize Attract Engage Inspire Interests Content Share Needs Media Buy Pain Points Social Refer Search Device Social @leeodden
  • 12. Optimized & Socialized Framework Awareness > Interest > Consideration > Purchase Research Keywords Content & Optimize Customer Topics Promotion Socialize Segments Message Plan PromotePreferences Search & Topics, SEO Social & SEOPain Points Social Data Calendar, Networking,Behaviors Sources Repurpose Link Building @leeodden
  • 13. Q&A@leeodden
  • 14. Shift Optimizing RobotsZRobot – Goals:• Increase product Automate your cleaning with ZRobot awareness All New Get Mean With Your Clean!• Grow networks ZRobot Dirt Terminator New series of dirt zapping robot.• Increase citations Available May 5, 2012: Small Business Pre Order Ninjas Clean Stressing Out over Dirt? in media & social Owners Save Money Without being seen! Bring in ZRobot Go Shopping Scientifically Special Offers• Increase sales Whlle Zrobot Tested Buy Now cleans for you On real dirt! @leeodden
  • 15. Shift Consumer Personas: Goals Carrie Stan Maria Small Biz Owner Single Professional Tech Savvy MomLow cost cleaning Easy cleaning Efficient cleaningSave on office costs New tech/gadgets Save time @leeodden
  • 16. Shift Customer & Content Optimization Maria: Tech Savvy Mom Buying Keywords Social Topics Content Type Cycle Time Saving Housekeeping, Blog post, articles in Awareness housekeeping tips Naptime Cleaning relevant magazines robot cleaners, What types of automated Interest automatic Demonstration video cleaners are there? Maria cleaning Mom Product feature/benefit robot cleaner What are the best robot Consideration list. Comparison to reviews cleaners? competitors Customer Pain Points robot , Zrobot Store locator, geo-specific• No time to clean Purchase how to buy, Where can I buy a Zrobot? store pages, FB fan pages• 5 small children who spill and make Zrobot prices messes Zrobot cleaning How to get more uses from Blog posts, guest posts, Retention• Light colored carpet tips your Zrobot video• Cannot afford a weekly maid Zrobot fans, Zrobot mom user group Q Facebook Fan page, Advocacy Zrobot and A, tips Forum, Zrobot Newsletter accessories @leeodden
  • 17. Shift Optimized Editorial Plan ZRobot Content Calendar SuzyBusiness Owner Maria Mom • Planned topics • Media • Dates • Promotion channels • Titles • Repurpose plans • Categories • Cross linking • Keywords @leeodden
  • 18. Hub & Spoke Publishing How to Auto Clean Videos Webinars Enewsletter Microblogging BlogIndustry Pub Testimonials Article Buying Guide @leeodden Case Study
  • 19. Keyword GlossaryCompetitors Keywords Popularity Categories @leeodden
  • 20. Editorial Plan @leeodden
  • 21. Grow Networks & Participate Topic B Topic C FocusTopic A Topic D Topic E @leeodden
  • 22. Just Say No to SilosTo scale, companies need to look beyond social formarketing, PR & service & look at evolving a social business. Marketing Marketing Community Customers Customers Public Relations Public Relations Sales VS Sales Customer Service Customer Service Human Resources Human Resources @leeodden
  • 23. Q&A@leeodden
  • 24. Holistic SEO, Social & ContentBlogs Topical Focus Search Words Social Topics Social Topics @leeodden
  • 25. Optimize for Awareness Awareness > Interest > Consideration > Purchase I need a clean office but mybudget is small. Blog subheadings are prime for keywords. Breadcrumbs > Are > Beautiful All New Robot Low Cost Clean! Terminator Watch a Demo Video The content of the blog post appeals to the Categories: interests of the consumer Robot Cleaning Robot using language that is search Cleaning Tips cleaners? I and social media friendly. Save Timenever thought Save Money of that. Efficiency Tips Tags: Keyword, Word, Key @leeodden
  • 26. Optimize for InterestAwareness > Interest > Consideration > Purchase #Optimize Video Tips: Demo Videos: • Shoot video with promotion channels in mind • Host with YouTube, Vimeo • Embed video on blog, site • Optimize with keywords • Promote video via relevant social channels • Give the viewer options: Share, Refer, More Info, Purchase @leeodden
  • 27. Optimize for Consideration Awareness > Interest > Consideration > Purchase Reviews & Product Pages Have you ever heard of ZRobots or robots for cleaning offices? #Optimize Reviews Tips: Clean Times Mag • Pitch your product for reviews • Monitor for organic reviews Robot Invasion! Top 10 Robot Cleaners for Your Office • Build links to positive reviews 1. ZRobot • Socially share reviews Product descriptions are good for keywords. • Promote reviews from social 2. Roombot Product descriptions are good for keywords. • Make your own product 3. Officebot comparison page Product descriptions are good for keywords. 4. Click Clean Product descriptions are good for keywords. 5. Biz Bot @leeodden
  • 28. Optimize for Purchase Awareness > Interest > Consideration > Purchase Offers, Store Locator Special Offer! Store LocatorOptimize for morespecific topics: Order• Location• Product Special Offers Buy Now Go Shopping Whlle Zrobot Scientifically Tested• Outcomes cleans for you On real dirt! @leeodden
  • 29. What Would Your Hub Look Like? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? @leeodden ?
  • 30. Social KPIs - Business Outcomes Social SEO KPI’s Business Outcomes • Fans • Share of Voice • Friends • Improve Service • Followers • Shorter Sales Cycles • Comments • Increased Order • Likes Quantity, Frequency • Google Plusses • More Referrals • Links • Lower Marketing • SERPs Costs • Search Traffic • Grow Revenue • Improve ProfitsTools:Social Media MonitoringWeb AnalyticsSocial Media Marketing Management @leeodden
  • 31. Use, Evaluate Recommend For Social Best Practices @leeodden
  • 32. Takeaways• Identify your content optimization approach• Research & develop searcher personas• Build out and refine a keyword glossary• Leverage persona and keywords for a content plan• Determine ratio of content creation and curation @leeodden
  • 33. Thank YouLee Oddenlee@toprank.org@leeoddenTopRankMarketing.comTopRankBlog.com OptimizeBook.com Buy the Book – Get Optimized! Wiley - 2012 @leeodden