Grappling with how to integrate digital into your marketing mix? You've taken some steps to embrace interactive tools and processes, but are now wondering how to increase your engagement and impact with your target audience. You're not alone, as many organizations across all sectors are evaluating new tools, approaches and processes to increase their digital marketing effectiveness.
Rapid changes in search and social media technology have put customers (and their highly influential virtual networks) in control and they have raised the bar for marketers. This presentation will prepare you for the new challenges and opportunities ahead and will lay the foundation for a successful social media strategy that facilitates collaborative experiences and dialogue that your customers value and will increase your revenue.
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“ Web 2.0 is about people using technologies to get the things they need from each other — rather than from traditional institutions like corporation.” Groundswell by Charlene Li & Josh Bernoff
How has the consumer buying process changed?
The latest research from Forrester cites social media as the fastest growing marketing channel , expected to reach $3.1 billion by 2014.
How has this change influenced
Note: As expected, Generation Y still accounts for the lion’s share of activity, but Generation X isn’t far behind and Baby Boomers are quickly catching up, particularly in the use of social networking sites, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Orkut, and QQ. Baby Boomers have demonstrated the most growth in terms of numbers using such sites. In 2009, 50 percent of Baby Boomers were using social networking sites.7 Based on our survey, that number had swelled to 72 percent by 2010. Notes: 1) Sample size N=1056. 2) Generation Y: People born between 1975 and 1992 (18 to 35 year olds): Generation X: People born between 1965 to 1974 (36 to 45 year olds): Baby Boomers: People born in or before 1964 (46 year olds and older). Source: IBM Institute for Business Value analysis. CRM Study 2011 Gen Y born between 1975 and 1992 (18-35) Gen X 1965 – 1974 (36 – 45), Baby Boomers Born before 1964. IBM Study Methodology In October 2010, we conducted two online surveys: The first was completed by 1,056 consumers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, India, China, Australia and Brazil. Participants represented a distribution of ages among Generation Y, Generation X and Baby Boomers, with annual household incomes from US$25,000 to more than US$100,000.6 The second survey went to 351 business executives in the same countries (except Canada). Executives represented companies from the following sectors: Distribution, Communications, Financial Services, Industrial and Public Sector/Healthcare. In addition, to capture qualitative data from executives responsible for social media programs, we conducted 17 interviews in the United States and the United Kingdom. In partnership with Oxford Economics, we also established a Social CRM blog to solicit feedback on Social CRM topics from social media and CRM specialists and other interested individuals.
Companies large and small are beginning to explore social media as a new marketing avenue,
Digital Consumer: Engaging your digital audience
Digital Consumer:Engaging your digital audience 1 Digital Marketing Summit 2012 Sallie Burnett email@example.com
Agenda• Four Ways to Grow Your Business• Customer Buying Process• Social Media’s Influence on Purchase Decision• Brands LOCKED OUT• Q&A
Poll Question Christmas 2011: What web brand did US Internet users spend more time on than ANY other website?
Most Popular Internet Brands US Internet users spend more time on Facebook than ANY other Web brand. Top 9 US Web brands by total minutes in billions, home and work, May 2011 4.3 17.2 4.5 EA YouTube Yahoo 9.5 AOL Media 3.5 Apple Network 4.3 53.5 Ebay Facebook 12.5 9.1 Google MSN/WindowsLive Bing Source: Nielsen 2011 Q3 Social Media Report
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