Consumers today like to do their own research, evaluate their options and find their ‘best deal’. This however, does not mean you should wait their twiddling your thumbs until they discover you themselves. Prime their minds with your name so it’s always right there at TOPA (top of mind awareness). Use social media to gain this brand awareness without seeming to in your face advertising-like.
Frequently clients ask me to help them develop ROI models and marketing metrics that serve as a foundation for effective decision-making. I’m glad they do, because understanding value returned from marketing investments is essential to a successful marketing effort, and it’s not as easy as it seems.
To advance your business, you must publish captivating, high-quality content, which truly speaks to your target audience by answering important questions, offering key solutions and providing valuable, in-depth thought leadership. Content is your avenue for getting highly ranked.
Email marketing has always had critics. These skeptics will tell you all the reasons why the email marketing channel will eventually fizzle out. However, recent studies have shown the average return on investment in email marketing to be anywhere from $32 to a whopping $44.25 for each dollar invested.
Being active on social media is no doubt effective and important for your business, but what concerns businesses is the complex task of measuring the return on investment from social media campaigns. It can be a daunting task but it is not impossible.
Best practices for measuring social media marketing are still evolving, and even though brands are committing an increasing percentage of their budgets to social channels, many are still skeptical about its value and return on investment (ROI). What’s a marketer to do?