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Learn How To Integrate Social Media Into Business Practice - Boost Your Brand On Social Media

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Learn How To Integrate Social Media Into Business Practice - Boost Your Brand On Social Media

  1. 1. LEARN HOW TO INTEGRATE SOCIAL MEDIA INTO BUSINESS PRACTICE: BOOST YOUR BRAND ON SOCIAL MEDIA Afzal Khan, Head Digital Marketing & SEO January 29 2016
  2. 2. Today’s Webinar Topic • Why does your Business or Company needs Social Media? • Framing your business case to be ready for social media. • Content strategy for sharing on various social channels. • Best practices using social media for Online Branding. • Learn about various social media channel’s & finding the right platform/channel for your Business. • Social media tools [Measurement, Listening & Monitoring].
  3. 3. Why does your Business need Social Marketing?
  4. 4. GLOBAL Statistics • Global active Internet users totals 3.175 Billion, nearly half of world’s population (7.357 Billion) • As for Social Media, over 2.206 Billion active users, a global penetration of 30% • There are 3.734 Billion Unique Mobile Users, accounting for a 51% worldwide penetration • 1.925 Billion users utilize their mobiles for Social Media platforms • Social Media users have risen by 176 Million in the last year • Facebook adds ½ million new users every day; 6 new profiles every second. An ever-expanding market worth tapping into. • 12 new active mobile social users are added every second, that’s 1 Million per day • WhatsApp has gained 300 Million new users since this time last year (August 2014), a year on year growth of 60% Source: Forbes
  5. 5. INDIA INTERNETUsers • 243 million internet users in India. • Total users may increaseto 500 million by 2018. • India ranked 3rd in terms of total number of Internet users after China & US. MOBILE • Mobile penetration of active internet users is 220 Million • Total 92+ Million active social media users via their mobile, which is almost 41% of the total mobile internet users. SOCIAL MEDIA • Facebook is the mostbrowsed socialnetwork on social media with a largebase of 100 Million users. Morethan 80% of those users access Facebook via their mobile phone. • Twitter users in India are33 Million and fromthis base 76% of users access it via their mobile phone. Source – TechinAsia.com
  6. 6. Why your Company need Social Media? • Your customer’s are online. • Ton’s of Opportunity to add values. • Customer Advocacy: Your greatest marketing asset. • Identify Potential Advocate’s. • Social can be springboard for success in other marketing channel’s.
  7. 7. Framing your business case to be ready for social media.
  8. 8. Framing your Business Case • What are your Objectives? • What problem are you solving? • Who you are targeting? • How will you measure Social campaign success? • What resource will this effort requires? • What type of investment is needed? • BONUS: Social Media Templates - Ready to use, will save you hours of work. http://goo.gl/TQlErX
  9. 9. Social Media Policy • Have Social Media Policy in place. • Adidas Social Media Policy http://goo.gl/TYR6jz • Yamaha Social Media Policy http://goo.gl/jcex6U Bonus: Best practices for developing a social media policy for your Company. http://goo.gl/PTeTvd
  10. 10. Social Media Content Strategy What kind of Content to publish and share? • Adjacent Content • Tips & Tricks • Responses – Twitter Chats • Non-promotional company information • Job Openings • Industry Round ups – curate best content from your industry to become go to source for all information
  11. 11. Golden Rules of Social Marketing • Don’t take yourself too seriously. • Have good content, solid offers and clear call to action. • Social as an inbound marketing tactic is not enough. • Always add value • Never forget that Social is a two-way street • Listening is most important on social. • Don’t Do Social; Be Social : The 4-1-1 Rule Source Credit:Marketo.com
  12. 12. Frequency of Updates: Best time & day! • Buffer.com - https://goo.gl/DUxPX8
  13. 13. Content Mix Pyramid Content Marketing Institute
  14. 14. Content Presentation Method Content Marketing Institute
  15. 15. Engagement & Interaction • Ask for Help • Keep it Simple • Cross promote your content for discoverability • Monitor and Listen • Gamify
  16. 16. BRANDING
  17. 17. Consistent Branding & Voice • Brand Guidelines • Know your audience • Be Human • Integrate your Campaigns
  18. 18. Your Social presence is just an extension of your BRAND online. • What is your Brand voice and personality? • What do we stand for, and what do we represent? • What is our value proposition and differentiating factors? • What are our defined visual branding elements (logo, font, color etc.)?
  19. 19. How Brands earn Familiarity, Trust & Likeability • Show up • Be Human • Be Off-topic • Add Value • Don’t be Exclusionary • Practice Etiquette • Be aware of Current Events #DigitalVidyaLive
  20. 20. Social Media Platforms
  21. 21. Most Popular Social Networks • Facebook • Twitter • Google Plus • YouTube • Linkedin • Pinterest • Blogosphere
  22. 22. Social Media Doesn’t Stop here • Instagram • Forums • Quora • Vine • Slideshare
  23. 23. Finding the right social network? • There is no one answer to this question and varies for each and every Business. • Good First Step is to visit KnowEm.com - It allows you to check for the use of your brand, product, personal name or username instantlyon over 500 popular and emerging social media websites. • Grab your name and secure your brand before someone else does.
  24. 24. Roadmap Choosing Right Platform Small Exercise for all participants. 1. Objective & Goals 2. Target Customer 3. Ideal Social Site – Which platform fit in with as discussed company goals & requirements Useful Resource for moreinsights:https://goo.gl/y5s4xz Tip: Don’t limityour thinking to vertical,Go horizontaltoo.
  25. 25. Social Media ROI & Handy Tools for your success at Social media sites.
  26. 26. FREE Tools for Measuring Social Media Success 1. Hootsuite.com– It’s one of the best free social media management all around tool available to use for management and metrics tracking. You can schedule posts from multiple social media channels as well as create individual reports. The free metrics are somewhat limited, but for beginners it’s all you will need.
  27. 27. SocialMention.com 2. SocialMention.com is an aggregate tool similar to Google Alerts, but for social media only. This will give you insight into not only what is being said, but who is saying it and what the general sentiment is. It analyses data in more depth and measures influence with 4 categories: Strength, Sentiment, Passion and Reach.
  28. 28. Facebook Insigths 3. The Facebook insights dashboard gives you all of the analytics data for your Facebook page. The insights allow you to understand your audience, what they are reacting to, and adjust your content to meet their needs.
  29. 29. Twitter Analytics 4. Twitter now has its own analytics dashboard. With Twitter Analytics you can track timeline activity, including tweets that were favorited, retweeted, and replied to. The tool also tracks number of mentions, new followers and newly followed.
  30. 30. Google Analytics: Custom Social Media Reports 5. Google Analytics does a nice job tracking the number of visitors to visit a website from different social channels. These custom reports give you additional insights as to how traffic is being driven to your website.
  31. 31. Few more Free Tools • HowSociable http://www.howsociable.com/ • SumAll https://sumall.com/ • Bitly https://bitly.com/ • Tweetreach http://tweetreach.com/ • Keyhole http://keyhole.co/ • Followerwonk https://moz.com/followerwonk/ • Twazzapp http://www.twazzup.com/ • Google Alerts https://www.google.com/alerts • Google Analytics http://www.google.com/analytics/
  32. 32. Paid Social Media Tools
  33. 33. Paid Tools for Measurement • Crowd Booster http://crowdbooster.com/ • Social Crawlytics https://socialcrawlytics.com/ • Simply Measured http://simplymeasured.com/ • Moz Analytics https://moz.com/products • Demographics Pro http://www.demographicspro.com/ • True Social Metrics https://www.truesocialmetrics.com/
  34. 34. Paid Tools for Listening & Insights • Mention https://mention.com/en/ • Radian6 http://www.exacttarget.com/products/social- media-marketing/radian6 • Sysomos http://www.sysomos.com/ • Cision http://www.cision.com/us/social- software/ • Row Feeder https://rowfeeder.com/
  35. 35. Paid Tools for Monitoring & Response • Buffer https://buffer.com/ • Sprout Social http://sproutsocial.com/ • Mesh Fire http://www.meshfire.com/ • Hootsuite https://hootsuite.com/plans/enterprise • Social Studio http://www.salesforce.com/marketing- cloud/features/social-media-marketing/
  36. 36. Key Takeaways 1. Content value addition is more important than frequency. 2. Social media is integrated part of your entire marketing and everything. 3. Social can be springboardfor success in other marketing channel’s. 4. Listening is most important on social. 5. Brand Consistency and being real makes social campaign more powerful.

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