Oracle, Leader Networks, and Social Media Today recently conducted an online survey of over 900 marketing and technology leaders at more than 500 organizations from around the world to explore what it means to be a socially enabled enterprise.
Technology and Marketing executives from Chubb & Son, Shell and Whole Foods Market participated in in-depth interviews as part of the study and share lessons learned and provide practical insights from their perspective. Paul Gillin, veteran technology journalist and co-author of the bookAttack of the Customers, adds perspective based on his experience with applying social media to marketing, customer service and internal communications
Download this exclusive White Paper, The Socially Enabled Enterprise to learn more about the opportunities and challenges global organizations are facing in the transition to becoming socially enabled enterprises.
Published By: Curalate
Published Date: Jul 17, 2014
Its time! You're finally ready to harness the power of the visual web to increase engagement with your brand. But before you attract users to your Pinterest page, you want to have content for them to interact with, right? This guide will take you through the process of building your first boards.
Published By: Curalate
Published Date: Jul 17, 2014
In today's visual web, consumers are sharing brands’ images at record pace, taking content from brands' websites and saving it to visual social media like Pinterest, where relevancy trumps recency. This behavior significantly extends the life of products, creating engagement with images long after they've been sold out or removed from brands' (digital) shelves. In fact, nearly 50% of Pinterest's top pins send users to expired product pages, dead links and 404 pages. This is a major, major red flag...
The 2015 Waying Real-Time Marketing Report: Making Real-Time Moments Matter is a first-of-its-kind research study aiming to provide the marketing industry with a quantitative baseline for real-time marketing strategy, execution and trends as currently practiced by major brands. In surveying 200 marketing professionals, Director level and above, who are currently practicing real-time marketing at companies with $100 million in revenue or more, the study drives home the understanding that effective real-time marketing cannot consist of a string of sporadic actions. Instead it requires a carefully planned strategy with the resources to discover the right trends, audiences, and content and target them with meaningful marketing experiences at the time.
Stronger, more consistent experiences along the customer journey will build loyalty and customer lifetime value. A strategic look at improving across touchpoints—Download the Whitepaper.
• Key touchpoints along the customer journey
• Strategies for driving integration between departments
• Examples and insights from leading companies
Effectively measure the ROI of your social media marketing so you can optimize it.
• Strategies for effective social ROI measurement
• How to adapt measurement to your social strategy
• Tools to optimize the ROI of your social marketing
The growth in social media has overwhelmed many marketers. Things are moving so fast that many brand managers stay busy keeping tabs on the latest developments and trends, with little time to look at the mix of social media being put into the market.
Many times the social media team is siloed, outsourced, or even non-existent. But the only way to fully harness the power of social media marketing is to put it on the table with every other marketing channel and integrate it into a larger cross-channel marketing plan. Our eBook will give you five things you can do right now to integrate social media marketing into your current marketing strategy.
Learn how top marketers improved their Social Media Marketing. See how they generated results like these:
• Top gaming company increases social engagement on Twitter by 45%
• A top wireless telco boosts Facebook native ad performance 6x
• A leading U.S. telco sees a 5.7x lift in social engagement on Twitter
Published By: Meltwater
Published Date: Jan 16, 2015
Your customers and competition are talking. Are you listening? Social listening is the most significant technology to hit marketing since social media itself. But marketing isn’t the only department that can utilize social listening: your entire business organization can use social listening to inform its programs, products and business decisions.
Published By: Brandwatch
Published Date: Feb 25, 2015
This guide features tips, tricks and case studies to help you learn how to identify and utilize influencers, including:
• How influencer marketing works
• Working examples from a variety of brands
• How to evaluate and measure the success of your influencer campaigns
In the following paper, we will share the following key strategies that will fuel a successful social media strategy for your business. We will:
- Outline the six strategies and technologies for creating a framework for success
- Map out a social implementation model for setting up the distribution of your content in order to protect your brand when third-party platforms, such as Google and Facebook, inevitably make changes
- Share the right way to think about measuring, monitoring and managing your social media strategy and performance
Today, social media makes up 10.7 percent of marketing budgets. By 2020, CMOs plan to double spending to 23.7 percent.
Do you have the right numbers, if any, to prove that social is driving business results? Most don’t. According to the latest CMO Survey by Duke University:
- A mere 15 percent of marketers have proven social’s impact quantitatively
- 58 percent of CMOs feel increasing pressure to prove the value of marketing
- Only 2.3 percent of marketing budgets is dedicated to ROI measurement
“If marketers are unable to map social media back to business objectives, board members and C-suite executives won’t take their efforts seriously,” says Michelle Vangel, Cision’s vice president of insight solutions.
But how can you showcase social’s bottom-line impact, gain more influence as a decision maker and surge ahead of competitors? Turn to a single, intuitive social media platform, like Cision’s, to help your brand make decisions based on data, not blind guesses.
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