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Social Media Marketing 2013: The Secrets to Build Genuine Fans, Generate Leads and Close More Sales to Your Social Customer
Kathi Kruse Owner Nick Zulovich Moderator
Kathi Kruse Social Media Marketing The Secrets to Build Genuine Fans, Generate Leads & Close More Sales to Your Social Customer 2013
Targeted Marketing Relationship Building Self-Published Content
Social Media is Word of Mouth... Digitized
How do you buy?
Today’s customer doesn’t just buy what you sell. They buy WHO YOU ARE.
The Social Shift: Daily Operations
Be Where Your Customers Are
1.Clear objectives 2.Great design 3. Solid content strategy (what you’re going to post) 4. Promotion strategy (how you’re going to continually increase your fans/followers) 5. Engagement strategy (how you’ll respond to fans and build community) 6. Conversion strategy (how you’ll turn your fans into customers) 6 Elements of Social Media Marketing
The most frequently checked website on the Internet. 852 million daily logins 25% log in five times a day (Edison Research) 3.2 Billion Likes & Comments everyday!
Top Reasons People Like Your Page They’re already a fan in real life & want to show their affiliation Get exclusive deals & discounts Their friends like your page Your posts are engaging & highly sharable
“If I tell my Facebook friends about your brand, it’s not because I like your brand but rather because I like my friends.”
Greet Visitors Right: Timeline Cover
What NOT To Do
Cheap, Effective Facebook Ads Design Matters
Social Proof Ads Increase Conversions
Capture Leads with Landing Pages
Awesome Content Drives It All! Relevant Human Interested Helpful Teach, Don’t Sell Be Social
Successful Content Marketing Strategy Brand Discovery Answer These Questions: 1.Who are YOU? 2.Who is your CUSTOMER? 3.What is your GOAL?
Consistent with Brand? Self-Published Relevant Non-Auto Content Thought-Provoking Questions Cross-Promotion Sales & Service Specials Customer Loyalty/Appreciation What to Post:
2-3 Times/Day (Generally) Morning, Lunch & Early Evening Let the Audience Guide You When to Post Tools to Manage Your Time Google Reader Post Planner Heyo
What are people saying about your Competitor ….or YOU?
Conversational Conversational Person to Person Person to Person Impactful Impactful What Twitter IS:
Facebook Facebook Broadcasting Tool Broadcasting Tool What Twitter is NOT:
Leverage Tools Google Reader Bitly.com (URL Shortener) Hootsuite Refollow.com
Likable Expert Engagement Influence SEO Staff Participation Generate Leads Dealership Blog
Wordpress Best Blogging Platform: Self-Hosted Version Influence Comments Leads
Next Generation of Search Knowledge (not just information) Big Data….Contextualized Google Knowledge Graph
Catchy Headlines 250 to 500 Words High-Quality Optimized Content Frequent Updates Relevant Image/Videos Staff Participation Comments Characteristics of Successful Blog
Solve a Problem Customer FAQs Spotlight Local Happenings Employee Milestones Legacy Dealership Causes Video Blog What Do We Write About?
“In one month we saw 296% increase in traffic clicking to get a price. ”
“If a potential customer has read 30+ pieces of your OWN content, you have an 80% better chance of closing the sale.”
Social Media & Your Online Reputation
“Used Car Nightmare”
Over 130,000 views Over 200 comments $7000 car Conflict Resolution Process?
Fallout over 2 years later? Video & Website still on Google page ONE Links on dozens of consumer sites Hundreds of articles online Reviews on Yelp & Google Customer active on Social Media sites
How much has that $7,000 vehicle cost them?
Negative Review...Positive Experience Leverage your already-existing Conflict Resolution Process
When to Respond You genuinely need to make amends They’re missing the facts When the review develops legs The person is angry with you, not just life When someone else reads it & is offended for you.
How to Respond Quick is 1 st priority Listen Remain calm Be authentic Speak like a person Promise to be better
Success: Social Media Success: Internal Process & Staff Participation
“In the future, every employee will be trained on Social Media. They'll produce content & build lasting sales relationships with the Social customer.” Kathi Kruse POADA Webinar 12/4/12