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In today’s social media landscape, an employee’s brand is also the corporate brand whether you choose to accept that or not. HR and marketing executives should embrace the expanded LinkedIn Professional Publishing platform by offering guidance to their employees on how to use it for mutual branding value.
When a brand doesn’t have marketing systems in place with basic tracking of data such as customers by industry, product or persona, expectations must be lowered. The absence of marketing technology prevents insight into the benchmark against which future results will be compared and severely handicaps a brand’s ability to measure ROMI.
An internal social culture breeds trust and advocacy. Providing the culture and tools for employees to become brand advocates is a process that calls for tools, commitment and a culture of collaboration.
Five years ago, EMC set out to build a community of people that could benefit each other in many ways. The EMC Community Network, powered by Jive Software, enables people to seamlessly connect. This customer advocacy program has delivered many tangible business benefits to EMC.
By definition, a social business is data driven. So, why do so many marketers struggle with being data driven? The IBM Global CMO study points out that over 70% of CMOs struggle with the explosion of data. Why?
The “seduction” analogy works for social selling because it emphasizes the process from initial “touch” to closed sale. In The Invisible Sale, Tom Martin points out three ways to be “seductive” or to be successful in social selling.
Combined with their uptick in web activity (over 1 million monthly organic searches and the 11+ million views on YouTube) and THE SCARECROW search queries the campaign has generated in 4 months since launch, I conclude their video content strategy has been highly successful.
In a recent website audit we completed for an established company, we were very surprised to find that several pages with valuable content had “noindex” meta tags and therefore, these pages were instructing Google NOT to index them! This could happen to you…
Call it wisdom or reflection or maybe an “a ha” moment, but it’s become blatantly obvious that the most mutually successful business relationships I’ve had throughout my career AND in my agency have been those where the people involved have good chemistry.
With the rise in popularity of content marketing along with the proliferation of digital channels ranging from social media to smart phone and tablet devices for content distribution and consumption, we now live in a world where marketing content is penetrating (or attempting to) every waking digital moment. So, how does a brand get their content noticed by the people that matter and acted on?