Presentation on theme: "Reaching your audience in the digital age Sarah Fracek Account Executive, Social Media Director."— Presentation transcript:
Reaching your audience in the digital age Sarah Fracek Account Executive, Social Media Director
Is traditional marketing declining? “People don’t watch TV commercials” “People don’t listen to the radio” “No one reads the newspaper”
During the next 20 minutes, Facebook users will … Upload more than 2.7 million photographs Share 1 million links “Like” 7.6 million pages
Just how big is the digital world? Twitter will have ~200 million users in 2011 Facebook has over 500 million users; half are logged on in any given day Web surfers view over 2 billion videos a day There are 32 million Wordpress-based blogs 1 in 4 U.S. Adults now use mobile apps Sites like Facebook and Twitter now account for 22.7% of our time spent on the web
Consumers are living digitally. Businesses must do the same.
Are your consumers breaking up with you? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3qltEtl7H8&feature=related
In the future … We don’t ADVERTISE to them online. We must PARTICIPATE IN A CONVERSATION and ENGAGE them. FACEBOOK is NOT the answer. Consumers won’t look for products and services anymore. They will find them via their social networks with WOM Brands need to develop more consumer- relevant content to keep relationships with customers and stay top-of-mind Digital will be the main content platform where all brand-related content is available. All other forms of media will carry teasers.
Evolution from Marketing to Conversations IdentifyFindListenEngageContributeReinforce
Print vs. Web Mainstream Online Images taken in before words Logo, bottom right Designed for freshness Interrupts their life Trying to make money Words taken in before images Logo, top left Designed for familiarity Visitor chooses to interrupt their life Trying to save money
Identify your consumers Job roles, industries, titles Names of individuals Traits of your social audience Determine your keywords All job roles/industries/titles and synonyms/variations Locale qualifiers Topic or trait indicators Search Facebook and LinkedIn Search roles/titles/industries/traits Add them to your community table Use the search engines Search known individuals for Facebook/LinkedIn profiles and blogs Search for communities directly Search Twitter Search for known individuals and include their URL in your table Search individual’s tweets for relevant keywords
Online Community Monitoring List Download at www.pkamar.com/WIMA
Start with a “good” Web site SEO-enhanced Easy to navigate Regularly updated Give them a reason to come back Motivation to visit (free stuff, games, interactivity, resources, information, etc.)
Tailor your message to the medium AwarenessDetail Instant Updates Visual Storytelling Surprise and Entertain Connection and Sharing
Reaching your audience in the digital age Slides can be downloaded online at www.pkamar.com/WIMI www.pkamar.com/WIMI Sarah Fracek Account Executive/Social Media Director E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org@pkamar.com LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/sarahfracekwww.linkedin.com/sarahfracek Twitter: @SarahFracek Phone: 262-241-9414