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Harnessing the power of consumer
 advocacy to fuel efficient growth




            Art Ash, Deloitte
       Brandon Murph...
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3
))) Brands




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Friendship Actions build...




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Advocacy
       which sparks...




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Conversations   that lead to...




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Recommendations
           that turn into...




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Sales   which are usually...




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Higher
   in profit and lower in
   acquisition costs




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Are you                                               )))
 activating your
 advocates?
Consumers mention 56 brands in conv...
How can you do it?
                                 1)
                                      ROLES
                       ...
1)
Qualify your buyer base
TRUE ADVOCACY SCORE = %Advocates - %Critics


                                            Deter...
2)
Identify Improvement Actions
Regression analyses across more than 30 categories, 300
brands and more than 33,000 custom...
Results: CPG Beverage
 •   A CPG company held the #4 position within a flat market
 •   Our study revealed poor performanc...
3)
Creating Momentum

                                                     Company B




                           Compan...
Social Media
The catalyst for building momentum and
the forum for igniting advocates.


Rule # 1...




                  ...
NOT              social
                 media


an advertising platform...

Think of it as a value delivery platform.

  ...
“If I tell my Facebook friends about your
brand, it’s not because I like your brand, but
rather because I like my friends....
Social Media allows us to market
 with people instead of at them




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It’s a SOCIAL thing


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...you can’t control it


                          22
...you can’t ignore it


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It must be...

Authentic
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It must be...

Personal
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It must be...

Transparent
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It must be...

Inclusive
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It must be...

Honest
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It must be...

Funny
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It must be...
Conversational

                 30
most of all...

Bring Value
                 31
figure out what this means



    +Value=
Brand     Consumer              Social Connections
          (advocate)          ...
PROPAGATE
Light the fuse




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7 Common Pitfalls of social media.
                                     35
Lack of agenda and plan
No objective = no success
What to measure and how to measure it




                              ...
Metrics: Advocacy is the end.

                                    Fans/Followers
                    Shared pages
       ...
Lack of agenda and plan
No objective = no success
What to measure and how to measure it
Lack of content, narrative, calend...
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7 Learnings for social media success.




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Purpose (have a purpose over a positioning)
Content (varying types grow communities, organize for it)
Personality (communi...
Purpose (have a purpose over a positioning)
Content (varying types grow communities, organize for it)
Personality (communi...
Where do you fit into
the social graph?
                                                               ?
What will our “fa...
Purpose (have a purpose over a positioning)
Content (varying types grow communities, organize for it)
Personality (communi...
Purpose (have a purpose over a positioning)
Content (varying types grow communities, organize for it)
Personality (communi...
Purpose (have a purpose over a positioning)
Content (varying types grow communities, organize for it)
Personality (communi...
Purpose (have a purpose over a positioning)
Content (varying types grow communities, organize for it)
Personality (communi...
Purpose (have a purpose over a positioning)
Content (varying types grow communities, organize for it)
Personality (communi...
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Objectives and
                    7 Steps to a social media strategy.
Audiences


         Engage Communities
         & ...
)))   )))
Advocacy Workshops




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                    Meet with us – we would be honored to spend a half-day with
            ...
email: aash@deloitte.com                                                                                          Twitter:...
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Brand Advocacy and Social Media - 2009 GMA Conference

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Businesses must strategically align behind creating advocates for their brands. This presentations shows companies how to focus on advocacy and spark it with social media. It was given in partnership between 22squared and Deloitte at the 2009 GMA Social Media Conference in New York.

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Brand Advocacy and Social Media - 2009 GMA Conference

  1. Harnessing the power of consumer advocacy to fuel efficient growth Art Ash, Deloitte Brandon Murphy, 22squared
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. ))) Brands 4
  5. Friendship Actions build... 5
  6. Advocacy which sparks... 6
  7. Conversations that lead to... 7
  8. Recommendations that turn into... 8
  9. Sales which are usually... 9
  10. Higher in profit and lower in acquisition costs 10
  11. Are you ))) activating your advocates? Consumers mention 56 brands in conversation a week. 1 in 3 people come to a brand through a recommendation. Customers referred by loyal customers have 37% higher retention rate. 11
  12. How can you do it? 1) ROLES Understand the role the brand plays in the consumers life and the role the consumer plays for your brand. ))) 3) MOMENTUM 2) Create momentum, get people talking more and ignite ACTION conversation about your brand. Identify the actions the brand must take to increase advocates and ultimately growth. 12
  13. 1) Qualify your buyer base TRUE ADVOCACY SCORE = %Advocates - %Critics Determine what “brand actions” are driving active advocates and active critics. SHAREHOLDER EVANGELIST RECOMMENDER REPEAT SATISFIED ADVOCATES BUYERS CRITICS MARGINAL CUSTOMER DISSATISFIED CUSTOMER ACTIVELY AGAINST 13
  14. 2) Identify Improvement Actions Regression analyses across more than 30 categories, 300 brands and more than 33,000 customers Drivers of True Advocacy™ Potential Actions Illustrative Keep it Fresh Stay in Touch • Improve / evolve existing CRM solutions • Execute targeted marketing Be Transparent • Improve call-center response and support Be Exciting • Ensure consistent cross-channel Share a POV experience and messaging Spend Q-Time Be Empathetic • Assess and revise pricing policies Support Them • Improve loyalty and rewards programs Give More • Implement CSR initiatives • Wrap products with free services that Be Authentic create immersive customer experiences 14
  15. Results: CPG Beverage • A CPG company held the #4 position within a flat market • Our study revealed poor performance on several critical drivers • Improvement initiatives were identified and executed • A robust advocacy activation program was initiated in three phases Advocacy* Qualified Leads Brand X Brand X +80% All Competitors All Competitors +29% +28% +24% +9% +8% +1% -11% -6% -6% Loyalty Advocacy Momentum Market Share Revenues 22squared Friendship Model Research *Change in advocate population (trade/end-consumer) vs. average of all tracked competitors 15
  16. 3) Creating Momentum Company B Company E Company F Company G Company A Company D Company C FADING STABLE GROWING Stopped Talking To Bored to Talk Talking 16
  17. Social Media The catalyst for building momentum and the forum for igniting advocates. Rule # 1... 17
  18. NOT social media an advertising platform... Think of it as a value delivery platform. 18
  19. “If I tell my Facebook friends about your brand, it’s not because I like your brand, but rather because I like my friends.” - Mike Arauz, UnderCurrent 19
  20. Social Media allows us to market with people instead of at them 20
  21. It’s a SOCIAL thing 21
  22. ...you can’t control it 22
  23. ...you can’t ignore it 23
  24. It must be... Authentic 24
  25. It must be... Personal 25
  26. It must be... Transparent 26
  27. It must be... Inclusive 27
  28. It must be... Honest 28
  29. It must be... Funny 29
  30. It must be... Conversational 30
  31. most of all... Bring Value 31
  32. figure out what this means +Value= Brand Consumer Social Connections (advocate) (result of advocacy) 32
  33. PROPAGATE Light the fuse 33
  34. 34
  35. 7 Common Pitfalls of social media. 35
  36. Lack of agenda and plan No objective = no success What to measure and how to measure it 36
  37. Metrics: Advocacy is the end. Fans/Followers Shared pages Embeds Posts Social Bookmarks Mentions Content Uploads Comments ADVOCACY Tweet : Retweet Impressions Downloads Sentiment Registrations Views Time spent Search Rank Repeat Visits Unique Visits Subscribe ENGAGEMENT 37
  38. Lack of agenda and plan No objective = no success What to measure and how to measure it Lack of content, narrative, calendar etc. Failure to listen and learn Overlook reach: networks & relationships Under-estimate people power needed 38
  39. 39
  40. 7 Learnings for social media success. 40
  41. Purpose (have a purpose over a positioning) Content (varying types grow communities, organize for it) Personality (communities are made of people, not brands) Experiences (that spark advocacy) Utilities (that make the brand useful) Earn vs. Buy (each brand earns fans in their own way) Listen (so you know what will work) 41
  42. Purpose (have a purpose over a positioning) Content (varying types grow communities, organize for it) Personality (communities are made of people, of consumers 44% not brands) follow brands on Experiences (that spark advocacy) twitter for deals... 37% fan brands on Facebook for deals Utilities (that make the brand useful) Razorfish Feed Report, 09 Earn vs. Buy (each brand earns fans in their own way) Listen (so you know what will work) 42
  43. Where do you fit into the social graph? ? What will our “fans” want to do the most of? • Post Comments • Use Cool Apps/Widgets • Post Images• Post Videos • Get Advice (from us or friends) • Play Games, Quizzes... Win or Get Free Stuff • • Promotional/Research Driven Posts/Engagement Opt. 43
  44. Purpose (have a purpose over a positioning) Content (varying types grow communities, organize for it) Personality (communities are made of people, not brands) Experiences (that spark advocacy) Utilities (that make the brand useful) Earn vs. Buy (each brand earns fans in their own way) Listen (so you know what will work) 44
  45. Purpose (have a purpose over a positioning) Content (varying types grow communities, organize for it) Personality (communities are made of people, not brands) 65% of consumers Experiences (that spark advocacy) have had an online experience that Utilities (that make the brand useful) changed their perception about a Earn vs. Buy (each brand earns fans in their own way) brand...97% claimed that experience Listen (so you know what will work) influence their purchase Razorfish Feed Report, 09 45
  46. Purpose (have a purpose over a positioning) Content (varying types grow communities, organize for it) Personality (communities are made of people, not brands) Experiences (that spark advocacy) Utilities (that make the brand useful) Earn vs. Buy (each brand earns fans in their own way) Listen (so you know what will work) 46
  47. Purpose (have a purpose over a positioning) Content (varying types grow communities, organize for it) Personality (communities are made of people, not brands) Experiences (that spark advocacy) Utilities (that make the brand useful) Earn vs. Buy (each brand earns fans in their own way) Listen (so you know what will work) 47
  48. Purpose (have a purpose over a positioning) Content (varying types grow communities, organize for it) Personality (communities are made of people, not brands) Experiences (that spark advocacy) Utilities (that make the brand useful) Earn vs. Buy (each brand earns fans in their own way) Listen (so you know what will work) 48
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  50. Objectives and 7 Steps to a social media strategy. Audiences Engage Communities & Influencers Stage out narrative Establish metrics, tools and method for calculating ROI ID Social Platforms Develop mktg. Develop plan/determine fit content plan with other media
  51. ))) )))
  52. Advocacy Workshops 1 Meet with us – we would be honored to spend a half-day with you to review and share the ten most important tenets of Consumer Advocacy and understand how companies across a multitude categories have achieved above average growth 2 Share with us - potential products, brands and categories that you might be interested in applying Consumer Advocacy analysis to help grow your business Work with us - allow us to conduct a social media audit 3 beyond the usual buzz metrics to show you how to optimize your social media presence to mobilize advocates and build your community online. 52 22squared Friendship Model Research. Copyright © 2009 Deloitte Development LLC. All rights reserved.
  53. email: aash@deloitte.com Twitter: @brmurphy 22squared, one of the largest independent advertising agencies in the U.S., About Deloitte provides strategic marketing and creative services across multiple industries. Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, a Swiss Verein, and its network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity. Please see www.deloitte.com/about Believing today’s consumer is far more influenced by what a brand does than for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and its member firms. what it says, the agency applies its proprietary Friendship Model to assess the Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP relationship between brands and consumers and determine actions to optimize and its subsidiaries. it. With this intelligence, 22squared develops marketing and advertising that Copyright © 2009 Deloitte Development LLC. All rights reserved. motivates consumers to advocate on behalf of the brand, leveraging the power Member of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu of peer persuasion and ultimately increasing revenue. 53

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