7 things you can inject to your marketing right now - Power Up Direct & Digital Marketing Workshop in Lisbon
7 things you can inject in your marketing mix and get results right now Michael Leander Lisbon, 10-11-11More information here www.michaelleander.com | www.michaelleander.me
Which reads the mostwords per minute – the eye or the ear? 2.500 words per minute 125 words per minute
Too many marketers focus on gimmicks, featuresand other irrelevant stuff, when they shouldfocus on results.
Fact 1: Direct mail is still highly efficientand plays on senses that digital cannotFact 2: Email marketing is growing, butbecoming increasingly difficult to handleFact 3: Gaining traction in social media isnot what most people think it would be
The average time spent on a taskbefore being distracted or switching to another is only 3 minutes 11 seconds.
People are being overwhelmed by 100,000 words and 34g of information daily
Your target prospect is exposed to6000 advertisingmessages every single day
Short attention span, loads of intrusion- how do you cut through the clutter? Do I know you? Do I need you? Brain Can I trust you? filter
5 things topower up yourdirect & digital marketing
Walk in the Park ABOA Emotional links3 email marketing tips Repurpose content
Be clear about the ”Why” – what are youtrying to achieve?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVQPY4LlbJ4&feature=related 42
Things to rememberABC = Always Be Closing• But do not necessarily try to close ”today” – build up to the close by engaging and build the relationshipsAIDA = Attention Interest Desire Action• How do I get the recipients attention?• How do I catch the recipients interest so that the person will desire to learn more, and eventually take action (to click or buy or …)? 43
The AIDA in practice Home page or Call to actions Compelling product home page message Product home Call to actions Benefit driven detailsCall to actions Product details Full story with all the bells and whistles
When writing copy for the web and emailABOAAttribute Benefit Objection Answer 45
The Walk in the Park Clearly defined navigation paths Build trust quickly Your MWR’s – Most Wanted Responses Be a guide to help your visitors go from A to Z Implement call to actions consistently Measure the effect and re-do if results are poor
When you write, consider• Benefit driven headlines, not descriptions• Experiment with headlines 2,3 or even 4 lines long and in different colors, bold/italic etc.• Compelling copy about YOU (the reader) – use You at least 3 times more than we or us
Put some emotion into your linksUsing ”Read more” is far less effective than forexample benefit driven link texts:• See how this marketing tool can save you money quicklyor• Go here to learn why others are raving about this marketing tool
Offer alternativesThink: Where might the visitor be in the buying cycle?Ask: What is the visitor likely to want / need to know next?
The First 30 Days and Welcome Flow In email marketing The experience at the beginning of the relationship impacts the LENGTH (how long the average subscriber will stay with you) and the VALUE of the relationship
The First 30 Days – What’s your flow? Sign-up First Push Contact referral First Newsletter Second newsletter Acquisition Sign-up First newsletter Second newsletter 3,4,5.....
Educate your new subscriber –sequential auto responder welcomingprogram Day 1 Day 3 Day 5 67
A 26,22% B 5,00% C 10,32%Can you guess the CTR (response) winner for theseemail marketing campaigns?A?B?C?
Intro links / Pre-header Functional linksIntro story (Credibility) Survey or result Can be differentiated ”Products and offers” based on profile Activate profiling call to action ”Article” Sender branding ”more articles” Functional links 69
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